Megan Polisso

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DGA Noms: The Story Behind the Snub Everyone's Talking About (Analysis)

Was 'Selma' director Ava DuVernay excluded because she's black, because she's a woman or because Paramount never mailed DGA members screeners of the …

Scientists Discover That Drunk Birds Sing Like Drunks

If you've ever listened to karaoke at a bar, you know that drinking can affect how well someone can sing. Christopher Olson and his colleagues at Oregon Health and Science University recently set out to find if the same was true for birds, specifically zebra finches.<p>"We just showed up in the …

This Time-Lapse Reveals the Insane Amount of Work That Goes Into Stop Motion Animation

Want to know how much work goes into an old fashioned stop motion animation movie? The short clip above will show you. It’s a short extra scene that …

Microsoft Is Rumored To Be Building A New Browser That Is Not Internet Explorer

Remember when Chrome was fast? Microsoft might, if ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley’s recent report that the software company is building a lightweight browser, codenamed “Spartan,” bears out.<p>According to Foley, Spartan is “new” and “isn’t [Internet Explorer].” Her post notes that it could be set free inside …

Why Disneyland Closed its Doors on Christmas

Disney had to close its flagship parks because they reached maximum capacity. Shareholders are laughing all the way to the bank.<p>It might have been a …

8 Things We Learned About Shake Shack From Its IPO Filing

From Manhattan's unique love affair with the Shackburger to concerns about the fate of Moscow's Shake Shacks amid Western sanctions, there was plenty to learn in the company's SEC filing.<p>That's equivalent to about 1.5 million of its $4.95 Shackburgers, which would equal more than 4,000 burgers sold …

Chilly Winter Scenes From Europe and Asia

The winter solstice took place a week ago, and the short days and longer nights have recently brought wintry weather to parts of Europe and China. Ground cover coated with frost, new sleds on fresh snow, soccer matches in snowstorms, and preparations for an upcoming ice festival, all included in …

17 Things Guys Think About Showering With You

"I was under the impression this was going to be a lot more sexy."<p>Unless we're hopping into the shower for some fun (and even then, shower sex might be a bit overrated), showering with a partner winds up being 10 seconds of admiring them naked ... and 10 minutes of awkwardly maneuvering around them …