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How Big Is Texas, Compared to Other Land Masses?

Texas is enormous, but it’s hard sometimes to put its size in perspective: just listing the distance from, say, El Paso to Beaumont (824 miles!), and …

The Tomb of One of The Most Important Women in Ancient Egypt Has Just Been Unearthed

The woman behind Egypt's most powerful rulers.<p>The daughter of a prince and the mother of two of the most powerful governors in the Middle Kingdom of …

A professor built an AI bot to make teaching easier. Will it replace him someday?

Ashok Goel had run into a problem. As a computer science professor at Georgia Tech, he taught an online course on artificial intelligence, and its 300 students sent in thousands of questions via an online forum each semester. The sheer volume of messages overwhelmed Goel and his eight teaching …

Artificial Intelligence

A ridiculously cute puppy found outside a stadium has been adopted – by the team

A squiggly, downright lovable puppy has been adopted by the Savannah Bananas, a collegiate-baseball league team whose fandom just increased …

Cute

6 signs your cat really loves you

Cats, as their owners will know, are pretty mysterious creatures.<p>We adore them, we love looking at pictures and gifs of them, but we also suspect …

Pets

Target CEO responds to nationwide boycott of the store over transgender bathroom policy

Target CEO Brian Cornell has now spoken publicly about the backlash the company experienced after releasing a statement declaring that transgender individuals shopping at the retail giant can use whichever bathroom corresponds with their gender identity. Among that backlash is an online petition by …

LGBTQI

"Please Tell Me! Galko-chan" Marks New Releases With Special Manga Chapter

This month, volume 2 of the of <i>Please Tell Me! Galko-chan</i> anime is out on the 25th with episodes 7-12, jacket art by manga artist Kenji Fujisaki, …

Is China Ready to Ditch Typing?

Baidu's speech recognition neural network could change the way people type.<p>Google may have DeepMind, but Baidu, China's homegrown Google, has Deep Speech.<p>Deep Speech, which debuted in December 2015, is a speech recognition system that uses an artificial neural network to translate audio input …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About "Packing" a Penis

And no, it's not like a suitcase.<p>When I first asked some of my queer friends how they felt about packing (which Wikipedia defines as "wearing padding or a phallic object in the front of the pants or underwear to give the appearance of having a penis"), a lot of the replies I got were, "You mean …

J.R.R. Tolkien’s guide to inventing a fantasy language

The success of Peter Jackson’s <i>Lord of the Rings</i> and <i>Hobbit</i> trilogies brought the languages that J.R.R. Tolkien invented for the Elves to the attention of a much wider public. There are now numerous books and websites that allow devotees to learn Quenya and Sindarin. The origins of Quenya in Finnish …

Ancient genome from Africa sequenced for the first time

<b>University of Cambridge</b>—The first ancient human genome from Africa to be sequenced has revealed that a wave of migration back into Africa from …

IBM's Sword Art Online Virtual Reality MMO Project Posts More In-Game Footage

Brief view of what testers saw inside the "Nervegear Prototype" in last month's test<p>IBM Japan posted more in-game footage from its "Sword Art Online: …

short stories for people who find short stories boring

There is no reason why fiction should be segregated according to emotional / intellectual or readable / innovative. Great writing soars above such …

Literature

Everyone In Japan Is Losing Their Minds Over A Character From An English Textbook

Her name is Ellen Sensei. She's from Boston, she's a huge fan of the Red Sox, and she's won over an entire nation.<p>Saw the English textbook that my little brother brought back from school. The characters are all so cute. Especially Ms. Ellen Baker. I think I'm in love with her.<p>The picture is from an …

27 Cat Pictures That Are Never Not Funny

Cats are proof the internet loves us and wants us to be happy.

Is this Britain's most useless cat?

We all feel a bit like we aren't fulfilling our purpose sometimes.<p>This cat is no stranger to that feeling - Audrey may be Britain's most useless cat.<p>She was captured trying in vain to catch a little mouse, who peeked out from behind a table almost as if he was mocking her.<p>It looked like a real-life …

Senior Citizen

'Recently, my sister is unusual.' Manga Ends in May

Manga inspired television anime, live-action film adaptations in 2014<p>The May issue of Kadokawa's Monthly Dragon Age magazine announced last Saturday …

Girl in Japan falls to her death after watching anime cartoon about children who could fly

Child apparently slipped after using a chair to climb on to a one metre-high balcony fence<p>A six-year-old girl in Osaka plunged to her death from her family penthouse in a 43-floor condominium on Sunday after watching an anime DVD that told the story of children who could fly.<p>The girl was watching …

Anime

Hakuōki: Otogisōshi TV Anime's 1st Episode Streamed

Flash anime featuring SD Hakuōki characters also aired on TV<p>Flash animation studio DLE's official YouTube channel began streaming the first episode …

Why some women prefer to watch gay male pornography

Research published in the scientific journal <i>Porn Studies</i> has investigated the motivations behind women who watch male-on-male pornography. The …

"The Way We Fall": Eerie Illustrations Of An Apocalyptical World By Yuri Shwedoff

Whether we imagine the world as a futuristic dystopia or a charred wasteland, post-apocalyptic images weigh heavily on our cultural imaginations. In …

Japan Opens Hedgehog Cafe (And It's the Cutest Thing Ever)

Because cat cafes weren't enough.<p>Move over cat and dog cafes, Tokyo residents and visitors have a new choice when it comes to adorable animal-themed spots: a hedgehog-themed cafe. Located in the Roppongi district of Tokyo, the Japanese cafe houses 30 hedgehogs, and, since opening in February, has …

A study of ancient Japanese bones might challenge our ideas about human nature

The skeletons told an alarming tale: One belonged to a woman who died with her hands and feet bound. The hands, chest and knees of another were fragmented and fractured — likely evidence of having been beaten to death. Stone projectiles protruded ominously from skulls; razor-sharp obsidian blades …

Funimation Adds First ‘Yona of the Dawn’ Anime DVD/BD Trailer

Posted by <b>Chris Beveridge</b><br>March 30, 2016 at 05:25 PM<p>Funimation is beginning its marketing approach for the upcoming release of <b>Yona of the Dawn</b> with the …

Manga

The Gay Young Adult Novel You've Been Waiting For Is Finally Here

Get ready for Tim Federle's The Great American Whatever.<p>Award-winning novelist Tim Federle makes his first foray into young adult fiction with <i>The Great American Whatever,</i> and it's every bit worth the wait.<p>The new book, which hit retailers March 29, follows Quinn Roberts, a 16-year-old aspiring …