Matthew Sophios

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Texas Death Row Inmates Don’t Pick Their Last Meals

On June 7, 1998, a forty-nine-year-old African-American man from Texas, named James Byrd Jr., was brutally murdered by three men. While Byrd was …

Two British Teenagers 3D Printed A Wristband That Records TV When Its Wearer Falls Asleep

Whenever I’m watching television late at night, I worry incessantly about whether or not I’ll be able to stay awake during my favorite shows. Will we finally find out who the mother is? What will Lady Gaga wear on the <i>Tonight Show</i> this time? Who shot J.R.? Who am I kidding? I don’t watch television …

A Man Penned A Furious Open Letter To Russell Brand After The Actor’s Protest Ruined His Lunch

Last week, actor-turned-revolutionary icon Russell Brand made news yet again when he got into it with Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK’s Independence Party, on the BBC’s <i>Question Time</i>. Brand accused Farage of, among other things, drinking too much, and Farage has since responded that Brand is the …

4 Chinese Tourists Reportedly Blacklisted After Hot Water Attack On Flight Attendant

BEIJING -- Attacks with scalding water, a bomb threat and a half-hearted suicide attempt -- all in one plane ride. Mark this down as one of the most bizarre stories in a long time of bad behavior on a flight.<p>Passengers who were aboard a Thai AirAsia flight from Bangkok to the Chinese city of …

What 'GTA 5' Teaches Us About The Unsettling Future Of Immersion

Grand Theft Auto 5, out for more than a year already, has found itself even causing controversy in its re-release, something only Grand Theft Auto could do. The issue is that in response to an online petition, Target and Kmart have pulled the game from store shelves in Australia, leading to an …

Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist

The actor insists on viewing Moses through a modern lens, but in a world in which everyone believes in the supernatural, there’s nothing certifiable …