It wasn't a fluke when social media powerhouse Nicholas Megalis became responsible for the most viewed Vine in history, he's a legit creative talent. I dare you to watch it once and stop it. Impossible. Check out his conversation with HuffPost's Chaz Smith as they try to keep focused hanging out in some massage chairs. Show More Summary
Noisy gymnasiums, restaurants where conversations are nearly impossible and concert halls less than perfect for the music are all acoustical problems. Now Penn State acoustical engineers are using functional MRI to better understandShow More Summary
Utrecht, The Netherlands & Notre Dame, Indiana, USA Here is a chance to reflect on book reviewing, and here is something to tell you up front: I am an impossibly slow reader and writer, and no one is pounding on my door for my thoughts on poetry books. For each review, I have to do […]
Conversations between Islamic State recruiters and U.S. citizens seeking to join the extremist group are becoming almost impossible to track thanks to encryption software used by IS once an American expresses interest in becoming a jihadi.
(PG-13: Language…we think) YouTuber kmlkmljkl tried to caption a conversation from a Scottish tabloid talk show, but the bickering couple’s accent and the heat of the moment made it impossible. Good thing commenter Daniel Gwillim managed to break the code.
Tycho: This was the conversation I had with Gabriel on his birthday, and we have rendered it for your consumption. He’s basically impossible to buy things for, it’s a tremendous pain in the ass, but I have learned and thus absorbed an...Show More Summary
What if I told you how tall I was? You wouldn’t really care, would you? Five-foot-six on a good-posture day, but whatever. What if I told you what shoe size I wear? Let me guess your response: Shrug. Seven-and-a-half, sometimes an eight. Just FYI. What if I told you how... More »
It's seemingly impossible to take part in a conversation about Game of Thrones without the subject of Jon Snow?s fate come up. And while that?s definitely an interesting train of thought, we?re more interested in the fate of another character.Click To Continue Reading
New website wants your speech mistakes: We’ve all had our mind go blank in the middle of a conversation. Suddenly, it’s impossible to pull up the word for a thing, place, or person. We gesture with our hands and feel like we’re on the verge of remembering—but the word just won’t appear. It’s a predicament […]
Is there a subject that is sure to make the average American more uncomfortable than race?
Reluctantly I write about politics. In today's climate it's impossible to start such a conversation without talking about Donald Trump, and like many Americans, my invigorated interest is exclusively attributable to him. Trump is beyond single-word descriptions, unlike his lackluster rivals in the Republican field. Show More Summary
It took 12 years, but Nike is finally bringing new school technology to Chuck Taylors. On the outside, it’s near impossible to (...)
After doing more than 150 Random Roles for The A.V. Club, it would be nearly impossible for me to look back at the interviews I’ve conducted for the feature and narrow it down to my single favorite conversation. I can, however, tellShow More Summary
"In the history of the motion picture business, the number of beautiful, really beautiful women - a Lucille Ball - that are funny, is impossible to find," former Disney CEO Michael Eisner said in a conversation about mindfulness, of all things, with Goldie Hawn at the Aspen Ideas Festival. "The...
In a conversation with Goldie Hawn at the Aspen Ideas Festival, he was trying to explain (mansplain?) his view on how her career was so successful.
On Thursday, at the Aspen Ideas Festival, in an on-stage conversation with actress Goldie Hawn, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner postulated that the rarest kind of person is a woman who is both beautiful and funny. “From my position, the hardest artist to find is a beautiful, funny woman,” Eisner said. Read more...
The psychotherapist Avigail Abarbanel was born in Israel but says that trauma lies at the heart of Israeli institutions and makes the country impossible to reason with. In conversation with Hazel Kazan
Tom Cruise looks like he’s having an intense conversation on the phone in the rain while filming Mena on Tuesday (May 26) in Atlanta, Ga. The 51-year-old actor’s Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation co-star Alec Baldwin recently praised the star for his dedication and commitment to his movies. “I looked at Tom and what he [...]
“Honey, what do you want to watch tonight?” “I don’t know, what’s on the Star Wars channel?” That seemingly impossible conversation could happen if Disney CEO Bob Iger has his way. The man in charge was recently doing an investors call...Show More Summary
It would be impossible to write about gay cultural practice—as I’ve done in my new long-form piece “What Was Gay?” which is live in Slate today—without discussing drag. The art of gay men transforming themselves with paint, wigs, and...Show More Summary