I was disappointed by the recent summary for policymakers (SPM) of the intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC) assessment report 5, now that I finally got around to read it. Not so much because of the science, but because the way it presented the science. The report was written by top scientists, so what went [...]
This past October the 18th Annual At-Home Dads Convention was held. It was a success. Here is Dad on the Run's take on the experience.
One of the 12,000 students who needed just one more year to complete his college studies and get ready for a lifetime of higher earning potential. Four people joined forces to crowdfund the $419 Daniel needed to complete his degree... Show More Summary
Happy Holydays! That's the greeting from Panadería del Refugio at 1339 W. 18th St. in Pilsen. Their specialty is pan de Acámbaro, or sweet bread recipe from Acámbaro, Guanajuato, Mexico. Enjoy a sweet treat there or at any of the panaderías on 18th Street this holiday season.
Yes, I said it. Got 2 B Real, the diva talk show created by @PattiLahelle, is the greatest black Web series in the history of the internet.
In the Man Box, we isolate boys and men emotionally and then channel their resulting anger into the repetitious and addictive act of policing and punishing others.
Australian actor Harry Cook came out of the closet in a video posted to his YouTube account yesterday. Said Cook: "Life's too short to be anything but yourself. So, on that note...I'm gay." Cook said he was worried about coming...
As a child in the '70s -- before discovering the true greatness of the '80s, I was probably frightened most by three things: the introduction to Space:1999, the Bigfoot episode of Six …
Han Solo's blaster from Star Wars is up for sale? The same one he shot Greedo with?!? O.M.G. Can't breathe. It's as if a million nerds raced toward an online …
Our music man Josh Durham picks the best songs of the year and tells us why.
(Gore) A man finds himself in a sick hunting game. He and his fellow hostages can run away from their captors, but if they don’t stick together a bomb locked around their ankles will go off. An intense short film by Ryan Connolly.
Women in the Media: A Year in Review Via Upworthy, here. H/T Joan Gaylord. -Bridget Crawford Feminist Law Professors
(NSFW: Language) Another year, another mashup from YouTuber SleepySkunk. He used trailers for more than a hundred different movies, reminding us of the many highs and the many lows on the big screen this past year.
XCar Films takes a close look at Pagani’s flagship model, the million dollar Huayra. Everything from its aerospace-inspired frame to its absurdly flamboyant interior is a balance between luxury and performance.
A 3D-printed Rubik’s cube’s moves were made to correspond with lights on the Ars Eelectronica Center using an Arduino processor and Bluetooth modem to relay information to special software and allow passersby to try and solve the puzzle.
Matt Brennan doesn’t think that Charles Barkley or any other celebrity should be raising your kids. — “Just because I can dunk a basketball, doesn’t mean I should raise your kids.” Charles Barkley said these words in a 1993 Nike Air commercial when he famously declared he is not a role model. Though he didn’t […]
In December 2004, Boston magazine published an article from an anonymous abortion provider. The doctor, whose name, location and gender were not identified, described how she (for the sake of simplicity I will use the pronoun “she”) had originally not wanted to provide abortions: “When I started medical school in upstate New York, I didn’t […]
Yes. Yes we do. Our favorite naked rowers, the clothing-challenged blokes (’cause they’re British) from the University of Warwick Boat Club, are back and ruining whatever’s left of your plans to get anything done today. See? They agree. The guys have a new teaser out for their film documenting what went on behind the scenes […]
The Despacio is a 50,000w disco sound system by Jordan Acoustics, McIntosh, 2ManyDJs and James Murphy. Each of its 7 stacks has 4 15? bass drivers, 4 12? mid range drivers, 4 tweeters and 6 McIntosh amps. More here and here.
New satellite images further expose North Korea’s vast system of political prison camps whose very existence authorities continue to deny.