What Happens to Your Social Media When You Die?
About 3 billion people will use social media by 2021. Every day, some of those users will die. HowStuffWorks explores how your social media posts can live on long after you're gone.
HowStuffWorks NOW: Meet Graham, the Car-proof Man
Humans are smart, but we’re also squishy, vulnerable, and prone to putting ourselves in heavy, machines that go in excess of 70 miles per hour. So what would happen if humans evolved specifically to survive an auto crash?
Fw:Thinking: The Internet of Things
In the future, the Internet of Things will impact our daily lives. Learn how the Internet of Things will work in this video from Fw:Thinking.
HowStuffWorks NOW: Let’s Turn This Cheese Electric
Ever tried to build a battery out of leftovers? It probably didn't go too well. Leave the task to the experts, such as the Arizona State University researchers who just made a functional supercapacitor out of cheese, seaweed and eggs.
Fw:Thinking: Solar Sails are the Future of Space Travel
One of the biggest challenges facing space exploration is propulsion. Our main go-to, rocket fuel, is heavy, expensive, and can easily run out during travel. Fortunately, the solution might come in the form of a giant solar sail.
Facebook, Privacy and the U.S. Government
By any measure Mark Zuckerberg's social media site is an enormous success. But who actually owns Facebook, and why do some people believe it's owned by the U.S. government? Listen in to learn more about Facebook conspiracy theories.