Here’s your weekly moment of “EduZen” to think about this weekend: Russell Ackoff: The common view, one that underpins almost all educational enterprises that have arisen over the past 150 years, is that motivation must be instilled from without, by a pedagogically sophisticated educator. Show More Summary
Today is Cinco de Mayo and that means that we’re celebrating Mexican desserts and Mexican drinks today! Get ready to start your weekend early with this wonderful recipes. Tiny Kitchen Chronicles is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a batch of vegan Baked Margarita Donuts! These donuts are made with lime juice and zest, and they’re...
Devolver Digital and Steam are making it easier to part with your money this weekend. The newest sole-publisher-focused Steam sale highlights Devolver games, and there are some real bangers up for grabs. Let's get weird. Downwell for a measly $1.49? Yep, better grab that. Show More Summary
The Kentucky Derby starts this Friday, kicking off a weekend of two important Southern traditions: mint juleps and hats. For a cheat sheet on what to expect, the Cut turned to veteran Derby hatmaker Kenzie Kapp, creative director of the Mill by Kenzie, who has designed hats for the likes ... More »
Governors Ball is taking place the weekend of June 3rd, which is nearly one month from now. Those eager to Instagram their upcoming experience on Randall's Island, however, have already strapped on their wristbands. Don't do this. [ more › ]
Clear your Saturday night: Drake is returning to the Saturday Night Live stage to once again host, perform, and provide fodder for all your weekend memes. He'll pull double duty in May 14, just like he did back in 2014. (Give us a bar mitzvah sequel!) Fred Armisen is set ... More »
Fair warning: this is going to make you cry. In honor of Mother's Day this weekend, singer Beth Hart recorded a stunning new music video for her song "Mama, This One's for You." This video features touching fan-submitted footage as well as video of Hart hanging out with her own mother. Show More Summary
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If you're still waiting on your Oculus Rift pre-order, you might have an opportunity to get one this weekend.
Talladega is looney tunes. In its purest form, a race weekend at Talladega makes your stomach churn (or, it makes my stomach turn, at least). In recent years, that really hasn’t been the case. However, this past weekend brought it on big time, unlike any time since about 2005. Show More Summary
Large floppy hats, men in seersucker suits and plenty of mint juleps—it’s time for the Kentucky Derby. Known as the “the greatest two minutes in sports,” Derby (as locals call it) is taking place this weekend at Churchill Downs... via JustLuxe.com
Over the weekend, a video from Microsoft's Research Department demonstrated a new approach to a smartphone's interface. You already have touchscreens on your smartphone, and some handsets have pressure sensing '3D Touch' to go with it. Do we need to get ready for Microsoft's pre-touch?
The Swedish royal family spent this past weekend celebrating King Carl XVI Gustaf's 70th birthday, and they wore very festive outfits. But for the most formal event of all, a banquet at the Royal Palace, it was Crown Princess Mary of Denmark who invited the spotlight. Show More Summary
It’s been a celebrity photo-filled weekend, as the stars descended on Washington for the annual White House Correspondent’s Dinner. Roughly 500 miles away in Greenville, S.C., Amy Schumer reportedly had a run-in with a fan whose over-aggressive selfie tactics led the comedian to declare that she would no longer take pictures with people. So, when is it […]
Uber has experimented with all kinds of extensions of its basic ride-hailing service in different cities around the world. There's UberPOOL, for carpooling; UberEATS, for food delivery; UberCHOPPER, for your helicopter needs; and even...Show More Summary
Hot Docs livens your weekend with films about the migrant worker crisis in Canada, the eerie but possibly hopeful future signalled by new reproductive technologies, and a compulsive bus hijacker who only wants to get his passengers to...Show More Summary
Mother's Day is this weekend: it's the perfect time to be part of Talk To Me, and record your own conversation with your child or parent. Creating a Talk To Me video is simple and fun: see our guide to making one here. When Maria Shriver...Show More Summary
You know what we love to do on the weekends here at yr Wonkette? We like to kick back and read some longreads. Who doesn’t love to dig into a nice meaty story while drinking a cup of coffee or nursing a hangover or regretting who you brought home last night (or perhaps all three at
Monday, again. This time, Happy May! How did your weekend go? Did you sound smart? Did we have anything to do with that? If so, come back for more! If not, let us try again! Heads I win, tails you lose. That’s why I love coin tossesShow More Summary
Monday morning’s cold clutches are grabbing at your ankle, trying to pull you kicking and screaming into a whole new week. Rather than fight it and dread the gap between now and next weekend, take a little time to catch up on the tech headlines you missed. Show More Summary