People have many reasons for their decision to drink. Alcohol: why do we drink it? People have been consuming alcohol for at least 10,000 years. And when drinking water was rather risky, alcohol seemed a much safer bet. Amaldus of Villanova,...Show More Summary
ASUS isn't just announcing laptops and smartphones, but also robots too. The company has just announced the Zenbo, a new robotic companion for $599. Connected to the internet, Zenbo will be able to perform a wide variety of tasks, including communicating with contacts and interacting with smart home appliances. Show More Summary
Dark Souls 3 is such a beautiful video game. It doesn’t have the technical brute force of a game like, say, Uncharted 4 but man… the art direction, the aesthetic. Everything just feels so strange and designed. This gorgeously edited video takes a look at the boss battles of Dark Souls 3. Show More Summary
On the surface, the Clinton diehards who refused to get behind Obama in 2008 and the #NeverHillary crowd of 2016 would seem like perfect enemies. But they share a strange kinship.
In terms of grossness not much beats this. But it’s also strangely alluring. There is something satisfying about purging such filth from the skin. It’s cathartic. Where can we get
A strangely muted week to one of the most pack May schedules I’ve ever seen. Still: we have a new Hitman episode, Oxenfree comes out on PS4 and The Witcher’s new Blood and Wine expansion hits digital stores. More »
CEO's can invest in the best; here's a look at some of the strange and wonderful chairs that top their must-have list.
When I was much younger my mind was so open you could have driven a bus through it. Not that I was gullible (I always knew that was a word in the dictionary), but when it came to strange phenomena you could sign me up for every cranky belief going. Show More Summary
All the planets in our solar system orbit close to the sun’s equatorial plane. Of the eight confirmed planets, the Earth’s orbit is the most tilted, but even that tilt is still small, at just seven degrees. It was natural, then, forShow More Summary
Eksell Display is an odd font in more ways than one. Some of its letters are decidedly strange, but so also are its origins and its reason for being. The design is based on an alphabet?—?not a typeface?—?that Olle Eksell, a modernist Swedish designer, drew in 1962. Söderström has done little more than digitize the […]
The Indiana Pacers—it’s a sporty enough name, and it fits well for a basketball team. Without outside knowledge or a strange knack for putting two and two together, there wouldn’t be any reason to question it. But, as far removed as the two sports are, the Pacers actually got their name from the Indianapolis 500. Read more...
Recap: Della Tsang, a seventeen-year-old vampire who can also see and speak with ghosts, struggles with the revelation that her uncle may have murdered her aunt. In the meantime, her father acts strange and behaves coldly towards her. Show More Summary
Following her role as one of the Four Horsemen in "X-Men: Apocalypse," revisit the strange path the character took through Marvel's comics.
Have you ever listened to a piece of music and felt your arms break out in goosebumps? You may be prone to frisson
SAN SIRO, MILAN — The financial structures of modern football have led to many paradoxes, but none perhaps is quite so strange as the one that makes the UEFA Champions League easier to win for certain clubs than their own domestic league. There are a collection of perhaps half-a-dozen sides that are habitual Champions League quarter-finalists. Show More Summary
AND AT THE BOTTOM THEY FOUND AN EXAMPLE OF THE UP TILL NOW THOUGHT EXTINCT “HONEST POLITICIAN”: No, I’m kidding. They found nothing that weird. Romanian cave sealed for 5.5 million years is full of strange creatures.
Bullhead sharks have different personalities, and some individuals are bolder than others.
Say goodbye to Sadie Stein! Stein, who is moving on after two years as The Paris Review Daily’s correspondent, had this to say: “It is a strange thing to monetize your emotions. Anyone who writes or creates knows this. And the work one does on the Internet feels insubstantial, even by the flimsy standards of […] The post Parting Is Blah Blah Blah appeared first on The Millions.
Apes may be legal "persons," and the meat industry struggles to move past cruelty -- a new era in animal rights?
Have you read this sentence before? Perhaps it feels strangely familiar? The experience of déjà vu is a common one, but in rare cases, it can become a disorder. In a fascinating new Cortex paper, French psychologists Julie Bertrand and colleagues discuss the phenomenon of pathological déjà vu. Bertrand et al. Show More Summary