Nicola Johnson

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Your Pet Says More About Your Personality Than You Might Think

Cat people and dog people really do have different personality traits, new research suggests. People who own cats tend to be more creative, adventurous, and anxious. Dog owners, on the other hand, tend to be more extroverted, secure, and risk-averse.<p>Those differences were seen in a fascinating new …

The Evolution of 8 Beloved Video Game Characters

From pixels to polygons.<p>Incredibly, the modern video game era has been around for almost 40 years. And some of gaming's most enduring heroes have …

Who Is Running Phony Cell Phone Towers Around The United States?

A multitude of opinions<p>On August 29, Popular Science published a map of interceptor towers -- surveillance devices that masquerade as cell phone towers to intercept voice and data transmissions from every cell user in an area. 19 of the interceptors were found in the United States in August, and …

Hilarious Photos of Sexy Men and Adorable Cats in Similar Poses

<i>Des Hommes et Des Chatons (Men and Cats)</i> is a single-topic blog that pairs similar photos of attractive men with pictures of adorable cats. The brilliant match-ups feature a variety of heartthrobs (including celebrities like Channing Tatum and Michael Fassbender) posing seductively alongside shots …

Cute

Eerie Music Created Using Hacked Record Players and Modified Vinyl Records

Danish musicians Camilla Sørensen and Greta Christensen of Vinyl Terror & Horror create eerie musical soundscapes using an array of cut and modified …

An Amusing Version of Jenga Played With a Chess Clock to Add Tension

London-based tinkerers Tom Scott and Matt Gray have created what they call Chess Clock Jenga, a version of the block-stacking tabletop game Jenga …

The Surprising Connection Between Playing Video Games And A Thicker Brain

For all the negative news about the alleged downsides of playing video games, it’s always surprising to come across research that shows a potentially huge upside. A new study fills the bill by showing that heavy video game play is associated with greater “cortical thickness” – a neuroscience term …

11 Writers Who Really Loved Cats

Our institutions of higher education are finally teaching students things they'll actually need in the real world. This summer, Michigan State …

Literature

8 Things You Might Not Know About the Louvre

When it comes to adapting stories for the big screen, novels and comic books aren't the only things to get love from Hollywood (it just seems that …

Los Angeles

Zapping spinal cord with electricity helps paralyzed men move legs again

Four paralyzed patients have regained some ability to flex their toes, ankles and knees after receiving a novel type of electrical stimulation therapy known as epidural stimulation, according to a new study supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).<p>“The result of this study has been …

Goat Simulator review

It's a joke, of course. Goat Simulator's very existence is a sort of self-fulfilling meta-prank, in which a spoof idea proved so popular that Swedish …

Sonic The Hedgehog Rap. Need I Say More?

There are certain times where the less is said about something, the better. This <i>Sonic the Hedgehog</i> themed rap is one of those times.<p><i>Labyrinth Zone</i> …

Here’s An Analysis Of Your State’s Preparation For The Zombie Apocalypse

Real estate blog Estately has done America a huge public service and compiled the definitive data on which states are prepared to conquer an Army of …

Real Estate

Goat Simulator's launch trailer is a work of cinematic genius

Remember the Dead Island reveal trailer? Man, that had everything! Drama, tragedy, violence, a melancholy piano ballad, reverse slow-mo. But there …

Best JURASSIC PARK Parodies: Cat Raptor & More! - Nerdist News WTFridays w/ Jessica Chobot

Did Atari Invent Interaction Design? MoMA Exhibit Shows The Enduring Significance Of Pong

“Avoid missing ball for high score.” With those six words, Atari launched an industry in the early 1970s. The words were the complete instructions for Pong. Their brevity perfectly embodied Pong’s simplicity, and simplicity was the basis of Pong’s colossal success.<p>It was by design. Prior to …

Catlateral Damage is a first-person cat simulator

If you're anything like me, you probably spend much of your time wondering what your cat is thinking about. And until someone creates a human/feline …

Ways to Pet Your Cat

Portland, Oregon artist Michelle L. Nguyen, also known as Kubits, has created a comic about different “Ways to Pet Your Cat” like the Brain-Eater, …

PlayStation 4, Your Ticket to Internet Superstardom

New game machines are supposed to have The Game, the killer app that justifies dropping a few hundred bucks on a new machine. The transformational …

Infamous: Second Son (Neon Reveal)

5 Extinct Animals That May Still Exist

1. Thylacine<p>Reported extinct around 1936.<p>Thylacine, also known as the Tasmanian Tiger, means “the dog-headed pouched one” in Greek. Thylacines were …

5 Mysterious Ruins That Predate Known Civilization?

Artifacts and ruins discovered all over the world have made many scientists question whether the currently accepted understanding of prehistoric …

Life, Death & Rebirth Using The Power Of Makeup

Like most ladies, visual artist Emma Allen enjoys using a bit of mascara and lipstick every now and then to enhance her features. But recently she's …

Tearaway (A World of Paper)

Ka-ching! Today, Rockstar Games boosted everyone's online Grand Theft Auto V bank account by releasing the previously-promised $500,000 as way of …