In Meet Jack. Or, What The Government Could Do With All That Location Data, the ACLU's Jay Stanley presents a slide deck from the near future in which a government intelligence service presents a glowing account of how it convicted "Jack...Show More Summary
Today's a cool day for casting rumors -- earlier we heard that Jason Momoa has potentially been tapped to play a role in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie, and now it's been announced that Chris Pratt is in final negotiations for the Jurassic Park sequel. Hmmmm. This case just remained interesting.
NASA's current International Space Station robot is unable to get around on its own, and honestly, we'd feel safer that way after seeing the nightmare that is the new version with legs. Now we're just wondering how long we'll be safe before someone welds this thing to Alfred Molina's back.
(Video Link) A whole pile of bones, a comfy bed and, more importantly, a human to feed the bones to you so you don't have to move around in the bed. Now that's a perfect fantasy for any pooch. Oscar the Boston Terrier's owner put the...Show More Summary
One of the perks that comes with winning a Nobel: Access to the bully pulpit. In the last week, Peter Higgs (of boson fame) spoke out against the pressure to publish — pressure that he thinks prevents younger scientists from taking the time to formulate really groundbreaking new ideas.
To the women who choose not to have kids, I have one thing to say: thank you. You probably don’t hear it enough. In fact, you probably don’t hear it at all.
The Four Cable Drawing Machine uses a computer-controlled system of four cables to move a drawing head in a trough of sand, creating geometric sand designs in the process. The machine was created by David Bynoe for the TELUS Spark science center in Calgary, Canada. photos and video by David Bynoe via Viral Viral Videos
Success begins on the inside right under your skin – forget about the outfit you wear but instead focus on the attitude you project. Our world is cruel and only the strong survive.
If there is time to be courageous, it’s now. Otherwise, never at all.
Companies don't want you being that loyal with their loyalty programs. If you are, they will squash you.
Artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz has created a series of 12 sculptural shoes inspired by 12 romantic partners from his past in the project “12 shoes for 12 lovers.” Each shoe is accompanied by his design plans and personal stories and snapshots that are often sexually charged. The project is on display at the Melissa [...]
I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.
Once more into (or was it “unto”?) the breach, dear readers: Bleeding Cool has it on the authority of “two dependable voices” (whatever the devil THAT’s supposed to mean) that Jack O’Connell–a young British actor best known for starring in This Is England, Harry Brown, and Tower Block, and will play a supporting role in […]
DeviantARTist E-The-Zombie and her sister Fezhead11 tempted fate by creating this awesome Dalek snowman. It looks so great that we’re wondering if one of the tools they used was a sonic screwdriver. Here’s hoping their creation behaves and the Whovian sisters make it through winter without anyone being exterminated. [via Nerd Approved]
Artists Amy L. Rawson and Brian East (previously featured here) have returned with an all new awesome and eldritch Santa Cthulhu creation. We’ve loved the previous incarnations, but this year they’ve outdone themselves my painstakingly...Show More Summary
Yesterday, Google marked the 107th anniversary of the birth of the great computer scientist Grace Hopper (1906-1992) with a Google Doodle logo. The only shocking thing about that was the fact that Google had never paid Doodle tribute to her before: nobody has ever been a more logical, deserving subject. Show More Summary
This week’s celebrity endorsement comes from Harry (without the Hendersons)! As you can see, he’s happy to be sporting our Bigfoot Sweater to show his celebration of the human holiday, Chritsmas. Buy your own here
I have to say I'm starting to lose a little respect for Tila Tequila.
Portland, Oregon-based artist AJ Fosik (previously featured here) has created an awesome new series of dynamic and vibrant wooden sculptures. Each ferociously striking piece is made using locally sourced lumber from Oregon that is painstakingly...Show More Summary