“Getting seven rejections in one day feels like someone taking a dump on your face.”
A decade after graduating, a notorious incident with another classmate keeps coming back to haunt me.
No longer just a party trick, IBM’s data Goliath, Watson, is being used to assist doctors in developing novel new treatments for patients.
Derrick Hamilton and Shabaka Shakur’s Brownstone is open for business in Dumbo.
He’s a multi-billionaire now, but back in the ’80s, Sir James Dyson was just a guy with a good idea and a vacuum he couldn’t sell.
Boxer Vinny Paz could have been paralyzed. Instead, he fought back to win three championships. Now his life has been turned into a movie.
A critic’s awkward in-person mea culpa, and a filmmaker vindicated.
Before smartphones and ride-sharing apps, there was cartoon futurist Steven M. Johnson. He saw it all coming — and he’s awesome.
Jason Flom is the legendary A&R man behind acts like Katy Perry and Kid Rock. So what’s he doing in the studio with Amanda Knox?
A pioneering female astronomer at Harvard in the 1920s solved a fundamental mystery of the universe.
If you’re not sure who the a**hole is, it’s probably you.
It may be all in your mind, but brain scans suggest the effects are real.
It was the culmination of everything the comic has been working toward, a show that asked just one question: Can you guess what’s in the Dumpster?
Jailed in Japan for a crime she didn’t commit, a young American teacher learns the meaning of the phrase sho ga nai — “It can’t be helped.”
Judd Apatow, Aaron Eckhart, Andie MacDowell, David Hyde Pierce, and more on creative and professional vindication.
Three years after walking away from Facebook’s offer — and what looked like the chance of a lifetime —the founders are poised to do 10 times better.
The Knicks’ unicorn proves he’s a superstar in the making.
The infamous open-sourced internet encyclopedia has become an invaluable source of information, no matter what the haters tell you.
How LeBron, Peyton, Phelps, and more proved the naysayers wrong
Producer Lee Mendelson on the making of a TV special no one believed in — and why we might need the holiday classic now more than ever.
Citi thought they could push her around, so she gave the Justice Department an open-and-shut case and walked away with $30 million.
Depressed? Try dropping some acid. After a 50-year research hiatus, new clinical studies are pointing the way toward LSD’s redemption.
After making one of the most significant discoveries in modern medicine, Ignaz Semmelweis was beaten to death in an insane asylum
After starring in more than 200 films, the kung fu comedian finally has his very own Oscar.
The most vindicated man in rap is never wrong. And he’s said he’s running for president in 2020.
Thanks to an intrepid doctor in Boston, the leech has regained its stature as a legitimate “medical device.”
Just days before his death, at age 97, artist Si Lewen finally got the recognition he deserved.
“My life’s purpose has been completed,” said a misty-eyed Jones. “I will continue on. But for now, I realize, I have won.”
As far back as 1994, all the signs were there.
Tricky Dick’s encouragement may have planted the seeds for Trump’s run.
After five decades in the trenches, America’s longest-serving marijuana activist Keith Stroup takes a bow.
Those who stuck by Trump despite the lagging indicators are basking in the orange glow of his upset today.
Chachi is now a bona fide “influencer.” Close your eyes and think of England.
The real problem is that many observers mentally put a thumb on the scale for Clinton.
Before Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, there was Douglas Engelbart and “The Mother of All Demos.”
JFK confronted religious fears; Carter changed the map; Reagan softened
an extremist image and made the election about his opponent.
That new Trump-WWF meme reinforces what we already knew: The Donald is President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho.
Hillary Clinton is no stranger to federal probes that never quite find anything.
Will those predicting a Trump landslide be proven right? We’ll know in 24 hours.
The founder of Vanguard has been right all along about index funds. At 87, he’s finally feeling vindicated.
Meet the unsung genius whose ideas were partially responsible for the device you’re reading this on.
The guy who got a “Curse Broken 2016 World Series Champions” Cubs tattoo back in September? Totally vindicated.
The man who delivered a World Series to the Red Sox, has brought one to the Cubs.
As early as 1906, he saw before anyone else that wars would be won in the sky, and it cost him is career.
Recent scientific studies have confirmed that some of the most outlandish old wives’ tales about babies might have merit after all.
It’s fair to say the project hit some walls. Inventor Joe Jones walked us through the ten-year odyssey of getting his adorable robot vacuum to market.
Wireless prophets from Tesla to Asimov, plus the guy who created Quantum Leap.
From immigration to NAFTA, he’s been beating the drum of right-wing populism for the last 25 years. Now he’s ready to gloat.
The complicated legacy of Gaëtan Dugas, long vilified as the man responsible for the U.S. AIDS epidemic., now exonerated by science.
What we owe Clippy, Microsoft’s greatest shame.