In its heyday, You’re The Man Now Dog (YTMND) rode the cresting wave of early mainstream online communities, alongside its brethren like 4chan, Something Awful, and Newgrounds. The site allowed anyone to pair a gif (animated or not) with looping sound, to be voted on and shared by other users. At its peak, YTMND had four million monthly users. Read more...
Coming off a heat wave, it’s hard to believe that Labor Day is this weekend. To me, Labor Day signals autumn, and autumn means sweaters, falling leaves and warmer fragrance. Comme des Garçons Blackpepper should come with “autumn” stamped on its label. Perfumer Antoine Maisondieu developed Blackpepper. Show More Summary
Setting aside superstition over broken mirrors and bad luck, the Slow Mo Guys, Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy, threw a hammer through a large mirror and filmed it at 120,000 fps. At that speed the camera was able to capture a shock wave moving through the glass even before it started to shatter. Follow Laughing Squid […]
The CMJ Music Marathon has been around longer than many of its participants have been alive. Like infinite waves of incoming NYU freshmen, the marathon arrives in New York City every fall, without fail, bringing with it money to burn, widely disparate degrees of actual “talent,” and heightened levels of media attention. CMJ is “music’s […]
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: Matt Robins believes there is a monster shark swimming off Newquay after the brutal attack on Sunday.
HTC made the One A9 official in October of last year, and while the company made waves recently when it confirmed the One A9 wouldn’t be updated to the newest version of Android within 15 days of Nexus handsets, that’s not stopping HTC from prepping a successor. According to VentureBeat, HTC plans on [...]
Germany's outspoken economy minister, and Angela Merkel's vice-chancellor, Sigmar Gabriel continued to make waves over the weekend when he attacked her handling of the migrant crisis, forcing the German chancellor to defend her refugee policy and firing the gun on the campaign for a general election next year. Show More Summary
Implantable memory prosthetics could be the first in a wave of cyborg devices available for the enhancement of the human brain.
A transit ferry en-route to Seattle stopped to help a small boat in distress on Friday during rush hour. The small act of kindness, made waves with the boaters, who told Q13 News their story.
Ready or not, a wave of next season’s beer is already hitting shelves. But fall doesn’t just mean a selection of spice-fueled pumpkin brews. You’ll also find clean and balanced classic German-inspired Oktoberfest beers at stores now. Here are a few suggestions for each family of autumnal beer:...
September is the month when parents wave their children off to college or on a gap year. But take heart, alongside the tears, there will be a new delicious freedom. Five top writers share their thoughts on why children leaving home could...Show More Summary
Mylan will start selling a cheaper version of its EpiPen after absorbing waves of criticism over a list price for the emergency allergy treatment that has grown to $608 for a two-pack, making it unaffordable for many patients without insurance or with high-deductible coverage. The drug maker said...
Oh, is Anthony Weiner waving his dick around again? Huh.
Zhongwang USA LLC, an investment company majority-owned and led by Chinese billionaireLiu Zhongtian has agreed to buy Aleris Corp., a global aluminum rolled products producer in a transaction worth $2.3 billion. In the latest in a wave of China investments in the U.S. this year, Zhongwang will pay $1.11 billion in [...]
I mentioned the birthdays example in a talk the other day, and Hal Varian pointed me to some research by David Lam and Jeffrey Miron, papers from the 1990s with titles like Seasonality of Births in Human Populations, The Effect of Temperature on Human Fertility, and Modeling Seasonality in Fecundability, Conceptions, and Births. Show More Summary
The Browns released veteran pass rusher Paul Kruger as part of their first wave of roster cuts Monday. Kruger, 30, signed a five-year, $40 million deal with the Browns in 2013, not long after playing on the Ravens’ Super Bowl championship team. That was four offseasons and two administrations ago, and this move probably didn’t…
The latest wave of Islamic refugees to Scandinavia has surprisingly brought more converts to Swedish churches, which otherwise had been losing their flocks at an alarming rate. However, the fresh converts are by their own admission subjected to pressure and threats from radical Muslims.
New Wave Foods says “we disrupt food, not the oceans,” and they mean it. Their plant-based shrimp supposedly looks, tastes, smells, and feels like the real thing, but without the pesky environmental destruction and ethical quandaries. Show More Summary
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police identified on Monday a third suspect wanted in connection with a wave of bombs in tourist towns this month that killed four people and for the first time linked the attacks to Muslim separatists operating in the far south.
By analyzing the impact on radio waves of human motion, researchers could identify people and watch their activity -- even without seeing them or being in the same room.