Categories: Science Support more videos like this at patreon.com/rebecca! Sorta transcript: After months of waiting, scientists have confirmed that all the rumors really are true: Kanye has released a new album. Also,... (Read more....
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley are releasing a free Android app today that uses smartphone accelerometers to detect earthquakes -- and potentially warn users of upcoming seismic activity. The app, called MyShake,...Show More Summary
Anything For Love is a charming new Hallmark movie that is coming to the channel that’s been named the ‘heart of romance.’ It’s definitely an appropriate choice to watch in the days leading up to one of the most romantic days of the year—Valentine’s Day. Show More Summary
As I did two weeks ago, I’m using this week’s Indie Spotlight column to showcase a series built around an ensemble cast of curious characters. This time, the series in our sights is Brooklyn Sound, a mockumentary set at a down-on-its-luck...Show More Summary
On Sunday, February 7th, Beyoncé made a powerful statement during her performance at the Super Bowl, a day after releasing her song Formation, where she touched on historical and still-present issues of structural racism. Photo credit:...Show More Summary
If there's one thing that you can learn from fast food commercials, it's that people love to be satisfied. The fine folks at Digg also know that, which is why they put together this supercut of visuals that are oddly satisfying. From...Show More Summary
(PG-13 Language) Aunty Donna’s new series 1999 kicks off with a short musical about an office worker who’s so prejudiced he’s earned the nickname “Bigoted Bill.” But when we meet him, he doesn’t come off as an – oh. Oh.
Last night, this homeless outreach worker pleaded with the Seattle chief of police to stop sweeps of encampments, to no avail. The full exchange between them is below. Ansel Herz "Get on board or consider other options." That was the...Show More Summary
Spotify is trying to play the role of old-fashioned matchmaker with an extra dash of data this Valentine's Day. The music-streaming service is doubling as a dating service specifically for people who work at advertising agencies. For...Show More Summary
Platinum Games' Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan looks to be mixing up the formula of the old-school TMNT beat-'em-ups I grew up on, and I'm okay with this. Judging by this new gameplay footage of Leonardo, who hasShow More Summary
Have some Brahms for Friday evening. Crank it up.
Today, the web is laughing at a set of extra credit questions attributed to an unknown statistics professor. This one at the top is my favorite. Almost certainly some anxious student is going to jump on his desk and yell "Oh Captain! My Captain!" -- a reference to the Robin Williams film Dead Poets Society. Show More Summary
[JoergSprave] has done it again. His latest, most ridiculous weapon? A Gatling gun that fires crossbow bolts, using compressed air inside coke bottles — and an electric screwdriver. For those of you not aware, [Joerg] is our favorite eccentric German maker, a purveyor of slingshots and all things ridiculous and weaponised. Show More Summary
Movies are sort of at their most honest when things go off script and unplanned. It’s when actors transform into their character and react as their character would to certain situations that you get some truly hilarious stuff. Here are...Show More Summary
I recall time stopped at noon on the 14th of February 2005. I was driving down to Hamra when I saw two friends, one of whom incidentally worked for Solidere, the company founded by Rafik Hariri to rebuild downtown Beirut. Due to Lebanon's lax traffic rules, we stopped at the side of the highway and agreed to have lunch in Bliss Street. Show More Summary
A dramatic time-lapse video shot by the California Air Resources Board shows the plume of gas from the damaged Aliso Canyon well disappear over seven minutes as crews gained control of the leak. The footage was taken shortly before 8 a.m. Thursday. The agency started shooting the video a few hours...
What could possibly be better than the four-on-the-floor grooves of the disco-era Rolling Stones? How about Annie Clarke, a.k.a. St. Vincent, covering that group’s 1980 song “Emotional Rescue?” Well, slip on your platform shoes and set...Show More Summary
In Stalin's Russia, mild applause could be very dangerous.
Someone posted three dramatic "lost" scenes from the 1993 film Mrs. Doubtfire to YouTube, and they might make you really, really sad about Robin Williams. Look at how good he is at both the dramatic and comedic sides of his performance! It will also make you realize that, deep down, Mrs. Show More Summary
(Gore) Frame By Frame summarizes one of the old criticisms against Quentin Tarantino: that he stole the story of Reservoir Dogs from Ringo Lam’s 1987 classic City on Fire. Then they argue that Tarantino did the same thing with The Hateful Eight.