Alex Rusnak

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Optical illusion: These hearts are all the same colour - so why do they look different to you?

When you look at the image above, what do you see? Most people see alternating purple and orange hearts - but, in fact, they're both made up of the same colours.<p>If you take away the background, here's what you're left with:<p>This optical illusion has been baffling the internet in recent days thanks …

James Franco Is, Actually, an Artist. So Why Won’t the Art World Take Him Seriously?

James Franco has famously resisted being identified as merely an actor, pursuing a simultaneous life in the art world — making videos of dollhouses …

Art

NES Zapper-Inspired Real Handgun Lands Manufacturer in Hot Water

A custom gun-making company has created a handgun modeled after the NES Zapper from Duck Hunt. Not everyone was happy with the creation, and now its maker, Texas-based Precision Syndicate, has spoken up to respond to concerns and stress the company has no plans to mass-produce the pistol.<p>"In light …

NES

Tom Delonge's Post-Blink-182 Life: UFOs and Secret Government Meetings

The musician's talks about his new project, Sekret Machines, and his alien obsession.<p>It wasn't long ago—just shy of a year and half to be exact—Tom Delonge was on stage singing some song of adolescent teenage angst to which he'd long ago lost the ability to relate. He'd been doing the pop-punk rock …

Opinion: If socialism is incompatible with markets, how can Nordic stocks perform this well?

Sen. Bernie Sanders is unlikely to be elected president, but his campaign has put “democratic socialism” on the political agenda — or at least that …

Google is trying to make artificial intelligence history — and it could happen this week

Google<p>At 1 p.m. in South Korea on March 9th, Google will attempt to make history.<p>A program called AlphaGo, designed by Google's DeepMind artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

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The First Hand-Painted Feature Film Brings Van Gogh’s Paintings To Vivid Life

Poland-based painter and director Dorota Kobiela recently teamed up with Academy Award-winning producer Hugh Welshman to create <i>Loving Vincent</i>, the …

How I’m Exposing Shirtless Slut-Shamers

I wanted to start this reflection piece with a breezy personal bio, but the Internet has taught me better.<p>See, I woke up last week to a guy …

Feminism

Newly Uncovered Photo Shows Young Bernie Sanders Getting Arrested at Civil Rights Protest

Special Collections Research Center/University of Chicago Library<p>The Washington Post/Getty Images<p>Donna Light—AP<p>Donna Light—AP<p>Courtesy of Bernie …

Bernie Sanders Is Winning Feminists, Even at Hillary Clinton’s Alma Mater

On the morning of her 22nd birthday, Wellesley College student Hannah Lindow woke up under a framed TIME magazine cover of Hillary Clinton, opened …

This Incredible 3D Printer Can Make Bone, Cartilage, and Muscle

Oh, hey, future.<p>A team of biomedical researchers at Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine has just completed an invention 10 years in the making. It's a 3D printer that can craft relatively simple tissues like cartilage into large complex shapes—like an infant's ear. Using cartridges that …

Brazen sexism is pushing women out of America’s atheism movement

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>I was eight years old when I decided that I didn’t believe in God. The realization occurred to me after my Methodist pastor reduced my queries about God and the universe to the same kind of “just because” reasoning my mother used for questions like why I couldn’t run …

Donald Trump’s white America is revolting: New numbers show just how noxious the GOP front-runner’s coalition is

<b>Donald Trump (AP/Gerald Herbert)</b><p>Exit poll data proves it: Trump is the candidate of voters who resent African-Americans and immigrants<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>February 12, 2016 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump wants more things for “us” and fewer things for “them.” The question then becomes, who gets to define and …

Atheists’ Letter to Obama Includes Big Request That Asks Him to Do Something ‘Historic’ That ‘No American President Has Ever Done’

Atheist activists penned a letter to President Barack Obama on Feb. 4, imploring the commander in chief to “do something no American president has ever done: reach out to secular America.”<p>The letter, which was penned by Freedom From Religion Foundation co-presidents Annie Laurie Gaylor and Dan …

Unless It Changes, Capitalism Will Starve Humanity By 2050

Capitalism has generated massive wealth for some, but it’s devastated the planet and has failed to improve human well-being at scale.<p>• Species are going extinct at a rate 1,000 times faster than that of the natural rate over the previous 65 million years (see Center for Health and the Global …

Capitalism