Slashdot Items Tagged "history"

Date / Time Story
Friday July 22, 2016 @04:04PM Apple: Pokemon Go Sets Record For Most Downloads In Its First Week
Thursday July 21, 2016 @06:33PM McDonald's 'Make Burger History' Site Hijacked With Offensive Burger Ideas
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:03PM Hacking Group 'OurMine' Claims Credit For Attack On Pokemon Go Servers
Monday July 11, 2016 @05:29PM PSA: Pokemon Go Has Full Access To Your Google Account Data
Friday July 08, 2016 @05:09PM George Takei Opposes Gay Sulu In 'Star Trek Beyond'
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:01AM Historic Route 66 To Feature Solar Road Technology
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @07:59PM Scientists Say The Asteroid That Killed The Dinosaurs Almost Wiped Us Out Too
Monday June 27, 2016 @04:17PM President Obama Should Pardon Edward Snowden Before Leaving Office
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:35AM BBC: UK Votes To Leave The European Union
Thursday June 23, 2016 @02:24AM Computer Simulations Point To the Source of Gravitational Waves
Monday June 13, 2016 @04:55PM FBI Director Comey: 'Highly Confident' Orlando Shooter Radicalized Through Internet
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @12:54AM Password Autocorrect Without Compromising Security
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:20AM Bill Gates: AI Is The 'Holy Grail'
Friday May 27, 2016 @01:57AM Mars Is Coming Out Of An Ice Age
Saturday May 14, 2016 @01:38PM Ask Slashdot: What Was The Greatest Era Of Innovation?
Saturday May 07, 2016 @03:29PM Researchers Are Reconstructing Babbage's Analytical Engine
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @05:23PM 'Largest Recall In American History': Takata To Recall Nearly 70 Million Airbags
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @04:46PM Slashdot Asks: What Do You Think Is The Most Influential Gadget Of All Time?
Friday April 29, 2016 @09:53PM Bison To Become First National Mammal Of The US
Friday April 22, 2016 @05:14PM Earth Day: 175 Nations Sign Historic Paris Climate Deal
Thursday April 21, 2016 @05:45PM RIP Prince, A Legendary Musician With A Complicated Internet History
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @03:54PM US Treasury To Feature Harriet Tubman On $20 Bill
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @10:00AM Slaughter At The Bridge: Uncovering A Colossal Bronze Age Battle
Friday March 25, 2016 @09:03PM Is Old Tech Putting Banks Under Threat Of Extinction?
Friday March 25, 2016 @08:37PM Saturn's Moons and Rings May Be Younger Than The Dinosaurs
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @10:16AM The Irish Not of Celtic Origin?
Monday March 21, 2016 @05:35PM Scientists: What We're Doing To The Earth Has No Parallel In 66 Million Years
Monday March 21, 2016 @03:12PM Obama Lands In Cuba As First US President To Visit In Nearly A Century
Friday March 18, 2016 @11:35PM What Lies Beneath: The First Transatlantic Communications Cables
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @02:11PM How Far Have We Come With HTTPS? Google Turns On the Spotlight
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @05:22PM This Was America's Warmest Winter On Record
Saturday March 05, 2016 @03:06PM Join the Hunt For the Government's Oldest Computer
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @02:29PM Computer Engineer Wes Clark Dies at 88
Friday February 19, 2016 @10:43AM What Bell Labs Was Like C.1967
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @01:23PM Auschwitz Museum Releases Software To Rewrite Holocaust Nomenclature
Saturday February 13, 2016 @01:46AM Even Einstein Doubted His Gravitational Waves
Friday February 12, 2016 @07:50PM US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia To Remove the Diary of Anne Frank
Friday February 05, 2016 @11:50AM Grandma's Phone, DSL, and the Copper They Share
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:51PM How To Build a TimesMachine
Friday January 29, 2016 @02:47PM Ancient Babylonians Figured Out Forerunner of Calculus
Thursday January 28, 2016 @01:26PM 30 Years Since The Challenger Disaster: Where Were You?
Saturday January 09, 2016 @11:28AM WW2 Hero Who Captured Enigma For Allies Has Died
Thursday January 07, 2016 @11:26AM The E6-B Flight Computer Is 75 Years Old, Still In Use
Friday December 25, 2015 @06:34PM Tour the Turn of the Century Electrotherapy Museum (Video)
Sunday December 13, 2015 @08:55PM Untangling the Tale of Ada Lovelace
Saturday December 12, 2015 @08:22PM How Much Is That Click, Clack Worth?
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:07AM B-52s: The Plane That Refuses To Die
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @09:45AM Understanding the Antikythera Mechanism
Sunday November 15, 2015 @05:31PM The Intel 4004 Microprocessor Turns 44
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:59AM Celebrate the 200th Birthday of George Boole With Logic
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:25PM "Father of the Space Shuttle" George Mueller Dies At 97
Friday October 16, 2015 @08:27PM Jefferson-Designed Chemistry Lab Discovered In UVA Rotunda
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @10:40AM How Analog Tide Predictors Changed Human History
Thursday October 08, 2015 @12:18PM The Mutant Genes Behind the Black Death
Saturday October 03, 2015 @07:52PM Apollo-Era Photos Now Up at NASA's Flickr Account, In High-Res
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @08:52AM John Harrison: Inventor and Longitude Hero
Thursday September 17, 2015 @09:47AM Finnish Diver Finds German WWII Submarine Near Estonia
Thursday September 17, 2015 @09:35AM New Analysis Concludes Nazis Weren't Close To the Bomb
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @12:24PM Carbon Dating Shows Koran May Predate Muhammad
Saturday August 29, 2015 @02:26PM Germany Wants Facebook To Obey Its Rules About Holocaust Denial
Sunday August 23, 2015 @03:51PM In Germany, a Message-in-a-Bottle Found 108 Years After Its Release
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @10:02AM Jason Scott of Textfiles.com Is Trying To Save a Huge Storage Room of Manuals
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @08:48AM Smithsonian Increases Goal For Spacesuit Crowdfunding Effort
Thursday June 18, 2015 @08:53AM Russian Official Calls For "International Investigation" of the Apollo Program
Monday May 04, 2015 @12:06AM How Silicon Valley Got That Way -- and Why It Will Continue To Rule
Saturday May 02, 2015 @10:04PM Bill Gates Owes His Career To Steven Spielberg's Dad; You May, Too
Thursday April 30, 2015 @01:32PM Submersible Photographs WW2 Japanese Sub's Long-Lost Airplane Hangar
Thursday April 30, 2015 @09:58AM How Google Searches Are Promoting Genocide Denial
Monday April 27, 2015 @12:34PM Liquid Mercury Found Under Mexican Pyramid
Monday April 20, 2015 @01:28AM Pull-Top Can Tabs, At 50, Reach Historic Archaeological Status
Saturday April 18, 2015 @11:07AM Turing Manuscript Sells For $1 Million
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @01:32PM Turkish Hackers Target Vatican Website After Pope's Genocide Comment
Friday April 10, 2015 @07:41PM Massive Lincoln Archive Goes Live On 150th Anniversary of His Assassination
Thursday March 05, 2015 @10:56AM Paul Allen Helps Find Sunken Japanese WWII Battleship Musashi Off Philippines
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @09:42AM Microsoft Translator Now Supports Yucatec Maya and Querétaro Otomi Language
Monday January 26, 2015 @05:38PM Plan C: The Cold War Plan Which Would Have Brought the US Under Martial Law
Sunday January 25, 2015 @04:47PM A Call That Made History, 100 Years Ago Today
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:23AM NJ Museum Revives TIROS Satellite Dish After 40 Years
Sunday January 18, 2015 @10:29AM Winston Churchill's Scientists
Sunday January 11, 2015 @04:50PM Fields Medal Winner Manjul Bhargava On the Pythagorean Theorem Controversy
Thursday January 01, 2015 @09:59AM Vast Nazi Facility Uncovered In Austria; Purported A-Bomb Development Site
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:52PM Belize's "Blue Hole" Reveals Clues To Maya's Demise
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @11:05PM How a Massachusetts Man Invented the Global Ice Market
Thursday December 18, 2014 @10:24AM Did Alcatraz Escapees Survive? Computer Program Says They Might Have
Friday November 28, 2014 @08:51PM New Analysis Pushes Back Possible Origin For Antikythera Mechanism
Friday November 28, 2014 @02:54AM Edsac Goes Live, At UK's National Museum of Computing
Monday November 17, 2014 @06:52PM Real Steampunk Computer Brought Back To Life
Friday October 31, 2014 @07:48PM Khrushchev's 1959 Visit To IBM
Friday October 31, 2014 @07:23PM Researchers Claim Metal "Patch" Found On Pacific Island Is From Amelia Earhart
Monday October 27, 2014 @01:39PM Century Old Antarctic Expedition Notebook Found Underneath Ice
Friday October 24, 2014 @08:26PM Peter Kuran:Visual Effects Artist and Atomic Bomb Archivist
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @02:18PM 6,000 Year Old Temple Unearthed In Ukraine
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @11:24AM Xerox Alto Source Code Released To Public
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:48PM New Music Discovered In Donkey Kong For Arcade
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @01:28PM How English Beat German As the Language of Science
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:23AM Maps Suggest Marco Polo May Have "Discovered" America
Thursday September 11, 2014 @02:54PM Hidden Archeology of Stonehenge Revealed In New Geophysical Map
Sunday September 07, 2014 @10:06AM New DNA Analysis On Old Blood Pegs Aaron Kosminski As Jack the Ripper
Saturday September 06, 2014 @01:17AM Bill Gates Wants To Remake the Way History Is Taught. Should We Let Him?
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:27AM Heinz Zemanek Passes At 94
Thursday July 10, 2014 @05:13PM The Oatmeal Convinces Elon Musk To Donate $1 Million To Tesla Museum
Monday June 30, 2014 @01:11AM The Internet's Own Boy
Sunday June 29, 2014 @03:55PM EDSAC Diagrams Rediscovered
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:12PM The Profoundly Weird, Gender-Specific Roots of the Turing Test
Monday June 09, 2014 @05:33PM DNA Study: First Farmers Were Also Sailors
Monday June 09, 2014 @04:28PM Rising Sea Levels Uncover Japanese War Dead In Marshall Islands
Friday June 06, 2014 @09:28PM Tetris Turns 30
Friday March 21, 2014 @06:22PM Origins of Blarney Stone Revealed
Saturday March 08, 2014 @08:03PM The Brief Rise and Long Fall of Russia's Robot Tank
Friday March 07, 2014 @10:37PM How Tutankhamun's DNA Became a Battleground
Friday March 07, 2014 @08:57PM Einstein's Lost Model of the Universe Discovered 'Hiding In Plain Sight'
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:48AM Online Database Allows Scientists To Recreate Early Telescopes
Thursday February 13, 2014 @01:37PM Vikings' Secret Code Cracked
Sunday February 09, 2014 @12:26PM Britain's Eastern Coast Yields Oldest Human Footprints Outside Africa
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @01:27AM Bletchley Park's Bitter Dispute Over Its Future
Thursday January 16, 2014 @02:24PM Previously-Unseen Photos of Challenger Disaster Appear Online
Thursday December 26, 2013 @02:03PM The Archaeology of Beer
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @09:43AM First Hard Evidence for the Process of Cat Domestication
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:19AM Scientists Uncover 3,700-Year-Old Wine Cellar
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @08:29AM 1.5 Million Pages of Ancient Manuscripts Online
Monday December 02, 2013 @08:41PM Reverse Engineering the Technical and Artistic Genius of Painter Jan Vermeer
Thursday November 21, 2013 @11:38AM Building a (Virtual) Roman Emperor's Villa
Monday November 18, 2013 @06:23PM Ancient Egyptians Created "Meat Mummies" So Dead Could Continue To Eat
Thursday November 14, 2013 @11:27AM Britain's Conservatives Scrub Speeches from the Internet
Saturday November 02, 2013 @01:42PM Microspotting: Inside the Microsoft Archives
Friday October 25, 2013 @06:30PM The Internet Archive Switches To HTTPS Connections By Default
Thursday October 10, 2013 @01:57PM Most Cave Paintings Were Painted By Women, Says Penn State Researcher
Sunday October 06, 2013 @12:34PM Over 100 Missing Episodes of Doctor Who Located
Friday September 27, 2013 @06:40PM Declassified NSA Docs Shed Light On Cold War (And Modern) Operations
Friday September 20, 2013 @06:02PM USAF Almost Nuked North Carolina In 1961 – Declassified Document
Sunday August 25, 2013 @05:52PM Ostrich-Egg Globe Believed Oldest To Show New World
Thursday August 01, 2013 @04:38PM Queen's WWIII Speech Revealed
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @09:53AM Sunken WWI U-Boats a Bonanza For Historians
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @08:15AM Oldest Lunar Calendar Found In Scotland
Sunday July 14, 2013 @10:15PM In India, the Dot Dash Is Done
Saturday July 13, 2013 @12:02PM When Space Weather Attacks Earth
Wednesday June 26, 2013 @09:33AM Why Engineering Freshmen Should Take Humanities Courses
Sunday June 16, 2013 @05:23PM Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle
Saturday June 08, 2013 @01:15PM Gaming Roots: MUD and the Birth of MMOs
Friday June 07, 2013 @10:52AM Atomic Bombs Help Solve Brain Mystery
Wednesday June 05, 2013 @06:10PM Israeli Army Retweeting 1967 War As It Happened
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @09:08AM Computer Network Piecing Together a Jigsaw of Ancient Jewish Lore
Sunday May 19, 2013 @07:07PM Military Dolphins Discover 1800s Torpedo
Tuesday May 14, 2013 @08:59AM Mayan Pyramid In Belize Leveled By Construction Crew
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @11:15AM "The Kissinger Cables": WikiLeaks Releases 1.7M Historical Records
Sunday April 07, 2013 @12:14PM Extended TeX: Past, Present, and Future
Saturday April 06, 2013 @09:56PM British Library To Archive One Billion UK Websites
Tuesday April 02, 2013 @10:07AM Alan Kay Says iPad Betrays Xerox PARC Vision
Thursday March 21, 2013 @08:03AM Declassified LBJ Tapes Accuse Richard Nixon of Treason
Tuesday March 12, 2013 @08:54AM Don't Write Them Off: A Palm Retrospective
Monday March 11, 2013 @06:19AM For Jane's, Gustav Weißkopf's 1901 Liftoff Displaces Wright Bros.
Saturday March 09, 2013 @04:08AM Computer History Museum Wants to Preserve Minitel History
Saturday January 26, 2013 @11:43PM What Alfred Russel Wallace Really Thought About Darwin
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @10:32AM One-of-a-Kind Chemistry Autograph Collection Goes Digital
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @10:20AM Islamist Hackers Shut Down Egyptology Research Journal
Tuesday January 01, 2013 @01:12PM Origin of Neil Armstrong's 'One Small Step' Line Revealed
Sunday December 30, 2012 @10:58AM Early Apple Designs Revealed, Courtesy of Hartmut Esslinger
Saturday December 29, 2012 @11:17AM Bletchley Park Codebreaker Honored
Monday December 24, 2012 @12:30AM World's Oldest Wooden Water Wells Discovered
Sunday December 16, 2012 @04:23PM WW2 Pigeon Code Decrypted By Canadian?
Thursday December 13, 2012 @04:54PM Humans Have Been Eating Cheese For At Least 7,500 Years
Thursday December 06, 2012 @09:01AM Historians Propose National Park To Preserve Manhattan Project Sites
Friday November 23, 2012 @06:16PM After Weeks of Trying, UK Cryptographers Fail To Crack WWII Code
Thursday September 13, 2012 @08:59AM World's First Color Moving Pictures Discovered
Saturday August 25, 2012 @03:22PM Astronaut Neil Armstrong Has Died
Tuesday July 24, 2012 @09:17AM Correcting the Record: the Government's Role In the Internet
Tuesday July 17, 2012 @05:52PM The Web Is Not the Internet
Thursday July 12, 2012 @09:17AM Earliest Americans Arrived In Waves, DNA Study Finds
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @08:50AM Has a Biochem Undergrad Solved a Cosmic Radiation Mystery?
Monday June 25, 2012 @07:31AM A Look At the "Information Superhighway," As It Looked In 1985
Sunday June 24, 2012 @01:34PM Turing Archive Director Questions Alan Turing Suicide Report
Friday June 22, 2012 @12:51PM A Universal Turing Machine In 100 Punchcards
Saturday June 16, 2012 @12:39AM Looking Back At Australia's First Digital Computer
Monday June 04, 2012 @06:34AM New Evidence Indicates Amelia Earhart Survived For a Time on Pacific Atoll
Thursday May 24, 2012 @02:01PM NASA To Future Lunar Explorers: Don't Mess With Our Moon Stuff
Sunday May 20, 2012 @10:37PM Disentangling Facts From Fantasy In the World of Edison and Tesla
Friday May 18, 2012 @02:44AM GMU Prof Teaches How To Falsify Wikipedia — and Get Caught
Thursday May 10, 2012 @08:34AM Jars of Irradiated Russian Animals Find a New Purpose
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:49AM The Greatest Machine Never Built
Tuesday May 01, 2012 @08:33AM Face Recognition Maps History Via Art
Friday April 27, 2012 @07:20PM Squadron of Lost WWII Spitfires To Be Exhumed In Burma
Saturday April 07, 2012 @11:25AM CPU DB: Looking At 40 Years of Processor Improvements
Thursday April 05, 2012 @08:11AM Young Butchered Mammoth Discovered In Siberia
Thursday March 22, 2012 @09:26AM University Makes 80,000 Einstein Documents Publicly Available
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @12:03PM Satellites Expose 8,000 Years of Civilization
Thursday March 15, 2012 @09:22AM Berkeley HTML5 Timeline Tool Can Show a Day, Or the Lifetime of the Universe
Sunday February 26, 2012 @03:31PM Study Suggests Climate Change-Induced Drought Caused the Mayan Collapse
Thursday February 23, 2012 @12:06PM Interrupted Sleep Might Be the Best Kind
Thursday February 09, 2012 @12:30PM Sponsor a Valve On Colossus
Saturday January 07, 2012 @10:33AM Want To Get Kids Interested In Programming? Teach Them Computer History
Thursday January 05, 2012 @09:10AM Looking Back At the Commodore 64
Friday November 11, 2011 @07:02PM 60 Years of Business Computing Started With Tea Shops
Monday October 31, 2011 @08:11AM Dennis Ritchie Day
Tuesday October 25, 2011 @11:10AM Copiale Cipher Decoded
Saturday September 24, 2011 @10:15AM Work Underway To Finally Build Babbage's Analytical Engine
Friday September 23, 2011 @11:09PM Australian Aboriginal DNA Suggests 70,000-Year History
Thursday September 15, 2011 @10:25AM NRO To Declassify Cold-War Spy-Sat Tech
Tuesday September 13, 2011 @08:50AM NASA Sells Space Food, Shuttle Tiles To Schools
Saturday September 10, 2011 @12:44PM New Skeleton Finds May Revamp History of Human Evolution
Saturday September 03, 2011 @12:31AM Newly Digitized Film Shows Ed Catmull's 3D Graphics From 1972