Kristin Anderson

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'The Office' spinoff movie is coming to Netflix, says Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais has announced that <i>The Office</i> movie spinoff is coming to Netflix.<p>On Tuesday, the comedian revealed on SiriusXM’s the <i>Opie with Jim Norton</i> …

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LOS ANGELES — Democrats have claimed new life in their bid to retake the House, with a path back to the majority that once again runs squarely …

"Heroin: The Hardest Hit"--A documentary on heroin and prescription drug abuse in Virginia

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Awesome Art Picks: Silk, Joker, Mockingbird, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …

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Someone Compared Old Justin Timberlake With New One And Now Everything Makes Sense

If you ever wondered what happened to Justin Timberlake’s (in)famous noodle hair, wonder no more. Because we have the answer, and it’s really quite …

How Artificial Intelligence Is Helping Brands Create Ads Just For You

IBM and the Havas Group have launched Havas Cognitive to give marketers Watson’s cognitive computing power.<p>Consider all the information about your likes, dislikes, wants, needs, and behavior that are out in the world. Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, apps, games, or any other digital interaction, it …

Why IQ matters more than grit

How to think about intelligence — a conversation with an IQ researcher.<p>Intelligence quotient — or IQ — can be an awkward topic.<p>As I wrote yesterday, there's a mountain of research showing that it's a genuinely powerful predictor of your health, prosperity, and well-being. But because IQ is …

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

My brain made me do it: will neuroscience change the way we punish criminals?

Australian law may be on the cusp of a brain-based revolution that will reshape the way we deal with criminals.<p>Some researchers, such as …

Boldly Going Where No TV Prop Has Gone Before

At the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, they have curators for everything you would expect, like telescopes, missiles, planetary science and space shuttles. But Margaret Weitekamp’s collection is completely different. It includes things like ray guns, board games, pins, hats, t-shirts, …

An Artist Takes Selfies of His Microbiome

Selfies come in many shapes and sizes: historical selfies, hijacker selfies, funeral selfies. Even bear chase selfies! But François-Joseph Lapointe, a Montreal-based artist and biologist, has made what may be the first microbiome selfies – gloriously colorful self-portraits created from the …

Watch: Studio 360 Live with Wyatt Cenac and The Story Collider

As part of our ongoing Science & Creativity series, Studio 360 is hosting a sold-out live storytelling event on Tuesday, May 10th, in collaboration with The Story Collider. But if you can't make it, we've got you covered with a livestream. Bookmark your browsers, set a reminder for 7 p.m., and …

How Do You Draw Dark Matter?

"Dark matter" has been in the news again lately as scientists in Switzerland have begun mapping what they believe is its prevalence across the universe. But they're not the only ones focused on identifying and describing it. French artist Abdelkader Benchamma has been making intricate drawings of …

A Crash Course in Designing Life

The innovations that are happening in synthetic biology will change life on Earth. But most of the decision-makers in the field are at large research institutions and corporations. In the past few years, there’s been a growing movement around the world working to democratize biotech and put these …

A Quantified Artist Turns Her Data into Sculpture

Take a look at Laurie Frick’s artwork, made up of colorful wooden blocks mounted to the gallery wall, and the first thing you think of is a childhood playroom strewn with building blocks. But Frick’s artwork is actually a complex response to the growing trend of self-tracking. She takes data …

A Neuroscientist Throws Science Overboard for Art

Neuroscience is a vast field. Here’s how Greg Dunn describes it: “It’s as if in New York, there’s like a little neighborhood for electro-physiologists, there’s a little neighborhood for the behaviorists and for the cellular specialist. It’s quite a labyrinth.” When he was studying in grad school, …

The Computer As Artist

Computers have taken over an astonishing array of tasks humans used to do. They fly our planes, give us directions, recommend books, set us up on dates. But can they tell us a good story?<p>Meet Brutus, a computer programmed to write fiction. Through a series of mathematical equations, its programmers …

Captain America hailing Hydra isn’t the end of an icon, it’s just the next great chapter

<i>(This story contains spoilers for events happening in the first issue of “Steve Rogers: Captain America.”)</i><p>“Hail Hydra.”<p>Two words heard frequently in Captain America’s 75-year comic-book history. We’ve just never heard those words coming from Captain America himself, until now.<p>The comic-book reading …

Meet Featured Artist Aaron De La Cruz

We spoke with our site’s featured artist for this month, Aaron De La Cruz, on his technique and creative motivations while painting. De La Cruz is …

[App Addict] 3 Meme Creating Apps You Should Have

For better or for worse, memes have become an integral part of the way that we as a culture share ideas. It doesn’t matter if you’re a casual social …

6 Fun and Simple Art Projects Guaranteed to Lower Stress

When you think about art, you probably think about your nearest museum and all the fancy pictures of naked ladies and sculptures of Greek gods there. …

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When Painting Furniture

Everything old is new again.<p>There's no shortage of online tutorials about painting furniture. And I've used a lot of them to paint dressers, console tables, chairs, mirrors, and more. But I have found issues with a lot of these tutorials — the paint chips, the finishes aren't smooth, the paint …

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Making A DIY Pallet Mud Kitchen

<i>Mud kitchens or outdoor kitchens</i> are basically for your kids to play outside may be in the patio or even in garden. This is just an inspiration for …

DIY Kid's Fort From Recycled Pallets

In this website of ours, we have recycled pallet projects for house hold, for commercial purposes, for kids, some kitchen creations especially for …

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

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