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A Way To Give Meaning: #GivingTuesday

It's here again; that time of year when we start thinking about the holidays and often that means making sure we have a list of the gifts we need to purchase. Black Friday has us standing in lines at midnight on Thanksgiving. Small Business Saturday has us remembering to buy locally and spend our money at the small businesses in our local town. Show More Summary

Communicating Climate Change: A Story of Apocalypse, Money and Mind-Games

How to not communicate climate change and the justification for my TEDxTeen Talk: Climate change is not only extremely important it is also extremely hard to communicate. It is a monumentally vast topic area -- climate change is notShow More Summary

A Tax on Bunny Rabbits

Animator Nathaniel Akin’s lighthearted short film plays out entirely using old school typewritten ASCII art, and does a shockingly good job conveying its story and sense of humor despite its minimal characters.

Does 'Batman v Superman' Video Reveal Wonder Woman's Homeland?

Aerial footage from the Deming, New Mexico set hints that they may be shooting Wonder Woman's homeland Themyscira in 'Batman v Superman'. [...]

A Mother that Claims to Have Killed Ten Taliban Militants has Become a National Hero in Afghanistan

A woman in Farah province, Afghanistan, has shot to fame after she avenged the death of her son and fired on Taliban militants from the checkpoint where he was killed.

Ellen Remakes The 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Trailer And Now We Really Can't Take It Seriously

Ellen Degeneres is more than 50 shades of hilarious here. After her successful spoof of Matthew McConaughey's bizarre Lincoln ad, Ellen decided to insert herself into the infamous trailer for "50 Shades Of Grey" for her show on Tuesday. And her version of the character Anastasia Steele has some choice words and facial expressions for Christian Grey. "Oh my," indeed.

Andrew “I’m Not Gay No More” Caldwell’s Inevitable Album Drops, Church Threatens Lawsuit

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Milking your fifteen minutes of fame is no easy feat. When the world met Andrew Caldwell, he was testifying to God and the Church of God in Christ convention in St. Louis that he is not gay no more, he doesn’t like mens no more, has been delivered, women women womenenn woowoowoom. While the internet was shaking […]

Scope Noob: Probing Alternating Current

I finally did it. After years of wanting one (and pushing off projects because I didn’t have one) I finally bought an oscilloscope. Over the years I read and watched a ton of content about how to use a scope, you’d think I would know what I’m doing. Show More Summary

Gorillaz – “Feel Good Inc. (James Blake Remix)”

“Feel Good Inc.,” the De La Soul collaboration that probably still stands as the single best-known Gorillaz song, is now nine years old. At some point in the past nine years, James Blake put together a remix of that song. It’s remained buried until now. Rich Reason threw Blake’s remix into a recent Fabriclive mix, [...]

Muslim and Christian Prayer

The United States Institute of Peace proudly hosted an interfaith dialogue last month including faith leaders from over a dozen Syrian religious communities. After two days of dialogue, we discovered that despite the clamor of the western...Show More Summary

Watch this turkey run away from Thanksgiving in slow-motion

Ben Franklin wanted the turkey to be America's national bird -- if he'd had this amazing video on his side, he might have won.

Erasure - Reason

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

This is the second single from The Violet Flame, which is now available. Their current tour concludes in Manhattan on December 30th and 31st at Terminal 5. Erasure first entered the US charts 29 years ago with Who Needs Love Like That, which peaked at #8. The first single from the new album, Elevation, peaked last month at #3.

The Wal-Mart Protester and the Ghost of Tom Joad

When I was a dumb high school kid, I read The Grapes of Wrath, and remember being struck by the countless indignities systematically inflicted upon the decent, hardworking Joad family and their fellow migrant workers in the name of pure financial profit. Show More Summary

The Vagina Bio-Hack That Wasn't: How Two 'Startup Bros' Twisted and Took Credit for a Young Woman's Company

Austen Heinz and Gilad Gome, of biotech start-ups Cambrian Genomics and Personalized Probiotics, announced at last week's DEMO conference, "New Tech Solving Big Problems," that they had created a bio-hack to make women's vaginas smell...Show More Summary

One Man Left Launching the "Tilty-Tilty Boom Boom Bundle" on Thursday

If you haven't gotten a chance to play the Tilt to Live series yet, or have only enjoyed free versions without playing the full versions, well, Thanksgiving is going to be a pretty good day for you. Tomorrow, on November 27th, One Man Left is launching the "Tilty-Tilt Boom Boom Bundle," which is by far

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