A Woman in Her 70s May Be the Oldest New Mum Ever After Giving Birth to Twins

An Indian woman named Erramatti Mangayamma has seemingly made history by becoming the oldest new mother ever documented. Her doctors reported that Mangayamma, said to be either 73- or 74-years-old, delivered a set of healthy twin girls via cesarean section Thursday. The feat was made possible through in-vitro fertilisation (IVF). Read More >>

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How To Backup Your Old PC So You Can Finally Throw It Out

Many old computers sit around gathering dust because owners are too lazy to clear everything off them, so they can finally be sold or recycled. But the task is actually much easier than you might think. Here’s how to get an old desktop or laptop ready to move out of your home. Read More >>

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Watch a Destroyed 17th Century Map Get Painstakingly Restored

A 17th century map was found in a chimney in Scotland and then delivered to the National Library of Scotland crumpled inside a plastic bag, basically destroyed. Just unravelling the fragile, centuries-old map seemed impossible enough, but the team at the National Library managed to figure out a way to salvage and restore it. Read More >>

Science Confirms That Old People Really Do Have a Smell

Think back to when you were a child visiting your grandparent's home. Do you recall a distinct scent when you walked through the door? Many people do and as it turns out, it's not just in your head. Read More >>

What’s the Oldest Tech You Have to Deal With at Work?

When I was getting a haircut a few weeks ago, I found myself in the chair, staring at the cash register from behind, and I couldn't help but notice how damn old their setup was. The CRT display looked to be 15 years old at least, the keyboard chunky and probably never cleaned, and all this attached by a rats' nest of cables crowded next to the enormous tower peeking out from under the desk. Read More >>

What Outdated Tech Do You Miss The Most?

Technology is always marching on, and for the most part, that's a good thing. Gadgets get more efficient, more powerful, cheaper, smaller, all around nicer. But for every innovation that you don't know how you ever lived without, there's something—usually something little—that you miss. What old, antiquated gadget makes your heart swell with nostalgia, even if it's demonstrably inferior to what followed it in just about every single way? Read More >>

Facebook’s Oldest User is a Whopping 101 Years Old

Yesterday Facebook announced their oldest registered user, Florence Detlor from California who is an astounding 101 years old. Not only that but she is also the oldest person to visit Facebook HQ in Silicon Valley. Read More >>

Ever Wondered What It’s Like As a 75-year-old? Here’s the Age Man Suit To Let You Know Exactly How

The world of medicine is a constant, evolving beast that looks to treat the ill and essentially extend the length of life for everyone. But I wonder, have doctors ever thought what it's actually like to be an old person interacting in the world? Researchers have come up with a suit to help answer that question, as it enables younger bodies to feel what it's like to be an elderly person. Read More >>

Can You Find the Hidden Mothers in These Old Photographs?

Back in the olden days of photography, big box cameras had slow-as-snails shutters, so it was nearly impossible to get kids to sit still for the duration of the long exposure. If they moved, the pictures would be blurry! So what was the old photog solution? Why let's have their mothers hide under blankets and blend into the background to comfort the kid! Read More >>