Will the Democratic National Convention’s 2016 platform call for a federal investigation of ExxonMobil's reported efforts to deceive the American public about the risks of human-caused climate change? Climate hawks...
Player Two is a short animation that explores the relationship that develops between two brothers of differing age growing up, and how video games foster that bond. [Zachary Antell]
Have you been once, twice, or always spoiled randomly by your inconsiderate friends on social media on the latest episode of Game of Thrones? If you had something else to do or your internet gave up on you when the latest episode of Game of Thrones released, then you are probably susceptible to the horror... Show More Summary
It's another installment of the weekly Tubefilter Chart of the Top 50 Most Viewed U.S. YouTube Channels and a little tyke is still in control of the top spot. Chart Toppers Ryan ToysReview is in first-place for the sixth week in a row. Show More Summary
Before I can tell you that story, I'm going to have to tell you this one. On Monty Python's Flying Circus.
Americans have never been so opinionated about laundry detergent as when a Chinese advertisement began making the rounds this week, shocking viewers with what westerners perceive as blatant and unequivocal racism. The company that makes the Qiaobi detergent featured in the ad, Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics Ltd. Show More Summary
Years before Google and Oculus started daydreaming about virtual reality, Apple already had a “VR” product on the market. Apple called it QuickTime Virtual Reality, or QuickTime VR. It's one of the strangest projects in Apple history:...Show More Summary
Apple might have a little dilemma on its hands. According to Google Trends, people are more interested in the older iPhone 6 from 2014 than the iPhone 6s that was released in 2015. Sure, the margin of interest between the iPhone 6 and 6s is pretty narrow. Show More Summary
Have you ever listened to a piece of music and felt your arms break out in goosebumps? You may be prone to frisson
Colorism, that which privileges lighter skin over darker, is an issue that not only affects African Americans, but pretty much all people of color around the world. From India to Compton, Brazil to Belize, one of the ways in which colorism rears its ugly head is in skin bleaching. We have all seen photos where […]
Like so many women online, I have become a casualty of the troll army. Last week, radio host and YouTuber David Pakman wrote a blog post about me on this site. It was the most recent sally in a three-week-long feud that has robbed me of my sense of privacy and left me psychologically exhausted. Show More Summary
Get lost in a visual tale of unrequited love and illustrated 2D graphics.
Artist Refik Anadol transforms architecture with choreographed visuals.
One of the most annoying things about being in China is that people will cut in front of you in lines when you're waiting for a bus, to buy a train ticket, or whatever. If you wish to achieve your aim, sooner or later you learn that you have to take defensive / offensive measures […]
OKLAHOMA CITY — It's not exactly a complex, but there is a chip on Stephen Curry's shoulder regarding a certain topic. Physical strength. For his entire life, he's heard he's too small or skinny. It's why he lasted until the seventhShow More Summary
Bizarre footage uploaded to YouTube, purportedly showing a dark, mysterious alien UFO captured on camera hovering in cloudy skies over a U.S. military base near Dayton in Ohio, has gone viral online. The footage was filmed last week on Wednesday, May 25, at a spot near the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, about ten miles from... Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) When I walked into Spaulding Auditorium to see The Best Years of Our Lives as an undergrad, I had never even heard of the film. When I walked out three hours later, I couldn’t believe I had never heard of it. It is a great film with a lot of truth and a big heart in it. Tonight TCM is carrying the film as part of its Memorial Day lineup.
Android updates are hard. And they're expensive. All the "shame lists" and pay-per-update ideas in the world won't change that. Once or twice a year the Android Blogger Conspiracy Working Group gets together to remind ourselves and everyone else that the update situation is a mess. Show More Summary
Ann Coulter wasn't the only bigmouth to open her gaping yap about President Obama's historic speech at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial this week. In between goosing the crowd during her introduction of presumptive Republican presidential...Show More Summary
When Boston Dynamics posted a video of its humanoid robot, Atlas, walking in the snow and recovering from getting kicked, Google was not happy. As one former employee told Tech Insider, it "soured the soup" of a relationship that was...Show More Summary