Andrew McGrath

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Who Pissed Off All the Mascots? An Investigation

Teams have found out that angry mascots appeal more to fans than friendly mascots.<p>If you're a logo designer in today's sports world, your first duty is to make the mascot scowl—make him, as the press releases and ensuing analyses always put it, "fierce." Most recently the Milwaukee Bucks and …

Ten apps to help beat the blues

Clinical researchers are increasingly turning to technology to assist young people, one in six of whom are affected by anxiety and depression, …

Would You Put a $300,000 Glass Sculpture on the Hood of Your Car?

In the 1920s and ‘30s, French glassmaker René Claude Lalique produced 30 different designs of pressed-glass hood ornaments, also known as mascots. …

Inconvenient Truths About The Apple Watch

When Apple first showed off the Apple Watch, I was stunned. It looked glorious and larger than life. Shiny and precision-machined. Like an object …

Here’s What Happened When A Neighborhood Decided To Ban Cars For A Month

Everyone loved it, obviously. And the world didn’t fall apart.<p>Two years ago, an average neighborhood in the South Korean city of Suwon embarked on a radical experiment: For one month, the neighborhood suddenly got rid of every car.<p>Called the Ecomobility Festival, it was created as a way to help the …

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photo by @joelsartore | A male Guianan cock-of-the-rock at the Dallas World Aquarium. #joelsartore #photoark #texas #beautiful #photooftheday

Luna's Eyes, Actias luna on the screen of a door. They like the hickories around the house. Photo by Ian Nichols @fnordfoto | @natgeocreative #luna #lunamoth #moth #eyes #insect #virginia #entomolgy #night

Panic Room, 2010. Part of @jee_young_lee's Stage of Mind exhibition @naughton_gallery @belfastphotofestival 2015 #installation day 2 keep her lit!

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The 16 Best Western Movies | The Art of Manliness

Few figures in history have had as powerful an impact on American masculinity as the cowboy. For over a century, the cowboy has — for better or for …

The naked chef? Chimpanzees can 'cook' and prefer cooked food – study

They may lack the secret of man’s red fire, but chimpanzees possess most of the intellectual abilities required for cooking, according to scientists.<p>A study found that chimpanzees prefer the taste of cooked food, can defer gratification while waiting for it and even choose to hoard raw vegetables …

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