February brought a ridiculously huge number of announcements about new bioarchaeological finds. For all the stories, you should follow Powered by Osteons on Facebook. Here I have collected last month's Roman and Roman-adjacent finds:Roman...Show More Summary
Today we learned that there’s a name for that hazy, dreamy, timeless state of consciousness we experience just before waking up, a space between dreaming and wakefulness. It’s called the Hypnopompic State and it’s when your dreaming brain is trying to make sense of the real world. Show More Summary
Richard Werner (economics professor at University of Southampton ) is the inventor of quantitative easing (QE). Werner previously said that QE has failed to help the economy. (Former long-time Fed chair Alan Greenspan agrees. Numerous academic studies confirm this. Show More Summary
What's the moral of the biblical story of Job?My understanding of it has always been that it's about a man who -- despite all the horrible things that happen to him during his life -- remains completely loyal to God. For that loyalty,...Show More Summary
Willow Shields is the youngest contestant in the history of Dancing With The Stars, a fact that’s drawing plenty of attention to the Hunger Games star, both good and bad. Willow’s age came as quite a shock to her partner, Mark Ballas, when he first found it out. Show More Summary
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell has been surprisingly all over the Hillary Clinton emails story since it broke -- landing himself in an RNC ad, no less -- and on Thursday said the former Secretary of State's entire system was "designed to defy the law." That law is, of course, the Freedom of Information Act.
(Or, why you've been delusional enough to stay here)
There goes our last bit of childhood innocence. Just in time for the new live-action "Cinderella," CinemaSins gleefully points out the flaws -- real and comically imagined -- of Disney's 1950 animated film. From observations on the evil...Show More Summary
Stock photos used to illustrate online articles are meant to reflect everyday life. Ironically, they rarely do. Getty Images and LeanIn.Org have a plan to change that. With the launch of #LeanInTogether -- a campaign that encouragesShow More Summary
This is a video of big wave surf legend Laird Hamilton riding some waves on a surfboard with a hydrofoil attached, so it rises up out of the water when it gets up to speed. Personally, you'd never catch me in the ocean with ANYTHING strapped to my feet. That's like, a death sentence. That surfboard might as well be cinderblocks because I'm a goner. Keep going for the video.
I first met Chicago producer Smoko Ono on the subway a little over a year ago, and, when he, a stranger, told me he was a producer and band member for Vic Mensa, I was skeptical. But it turns out he was telling the truth. And he is a...Show More Summary
Image via Ash's Twitter I sat down with Ash Avildsen, the founder and CEO of Sumerian Records as well as an agent at the prestigious Agency Group, to talk about his new venture into film as writer/director/star of What Now (Theaters March 19/VOD on April 3rd). Show More Summary
Sure, you might have accidentally finished a whole package of Oreos while watching The Notebook, but who’s counting? Well, scientists are.
Seth Rogen might not want anything to do with roasting Justin Bieber, but Martha Stewart and Shaquille O’Neal do. The noted chucklemeisters have signed up for Bieber’s Comedy Central roast, where they’ll be encouraged to “go hard” at the singer by host Kevin Hart. Show More Summary
Presenting a contest can be one of the most effective and rewarding methods to build your brand's presence and attract eyeballs to your product. From caption contests to photo competitions, the power of contests generates buzz, engagement,...Show More Summary
When I was 13 years old, I was handed a book: Developing the Leader Within You by John C. Maxwell. It changed my life trajectory. From that moment on, I dedicated myself to reading at least two books or academic journals on leadership per month for the rest of my life. Show More Summary
Empire actor Malik Yoba has backtracked on his statements about co-star Jussie Smollett’s sexuality after inadvertently outing him as gay last month during an interview with Black Film. The plot revolving around Smollett’s character, Jamal Lyon, has focused primarily on...
South Dakota lawmaker Rep. Isaac Latterell (R-Tea) was unable to revive a bill that would have banned a medical procedure that is commonly used for abortion care. Image: South Dakota Public Broadcasting via YouTube The post Anti-Choice Bills Fail to Gain Support in GOP-Dominated South Dakota appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Kobojo's Zodiac. The game features story and audio by Final Fantasy veterans Kazushige Nojima and Hitoshi Sakimoto. While the story is obviously difficult to judge from a short demo, the artwork is fantastic. It's all done in detailed hand-drawn style, and Kobojo has done an amazing job at making the game come to life with
Can a free-to-play conglomerate like Kabam truly make a game that is good, friendly free-to-play, with a story aspect to it as well? That's what they're trying to do with their upcoming action-RPG Spirit Lords, which we got a hands-on demo of here at GDC. The game features 4-player real-time dungeon crawling and loot collection,