Wiley Bartine

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Humans Didn't Outsmart Neanderthals, We Just Outlasted Them

We modern humans feel pretty smug about Neanderthals. It's the story winners often tell themselves about losers: They couldn't cut the mustard, they …

Stephen Hawking warns about A.I. development

Physicist Stephen Hawking said the emergence of artificial intelligence could be the "worst event in the history of our civilization."

No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

New Weather Pattern Means Parts of the U.S. Could See Snow This Week

Just when you thought the crazy weather was over — we did just have two major hurricanes rip through the Caribbean and Florida as well as Texas and …

The 35 worst movies of all time, according to critics

To find out which movies critics have labeled the worst of the worst, we turned to review aggregator Metacritic to compile this list of the most critically panned films in history.<p>From ill-advised sequels like "Scary Movie 5" to a dubious documentary about Hillary Clinton, these films drew the ire …

Farmers' Almanac warns of brutal winter

The 2017-2018 winter weather forecast should elicit cheers from skiers, boarders and snowmobilers.<p>But hey — if you're someone eager to start planning …

The 5 Best Vintage Shops in Florence

Florence is known for its famous designers – Ferragamo, Gucci, Cavalli – but the city is also an exceptional destination for vintage lovers. In the …

Italy

You'll Never Look at the World the Same Again After Seeing These Maps

No, really. These fantastical maps actually do put the whole world into perspective.<p>If you’ve ever visited TheTrueSizeOf website, you’ll know one …

Geography

homemade barbecue sauce

This is a tangy, subtly spicy, delicious mutt of a barbecue sauce. On her show, Ina Garten explained that she had at one point tried to develop …

The Universe Itself May Be Unnatural

When it comes to the physical Universe, we fully expect things obeying the same fundamental laws to unfold in similar fashions, and to be comparable to one another today. By the same token, if they obey vastly different rules, we expect them to be different from one another today. If aspects of the …

Physics

Gravitational Waves Detected for a Third Time and the Visualizations are Stunning

In September of 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detected, for the first time ever, gravitational waves in the …

The Raciest Red Carpet Moments at the Cannes Film Festival Through the Years

While technically the Cannes Film Festival is about celebrating cinema, it’s undeniably about the fashion, too. The festival is known for it’s Old …

Meet Your New Crush, Master of None’s Own Italian Crush Alessandra Mastronardi

You could say Aziz Ansari’s <i>Master of None</i> is a love letter to New York City, good eats, and friendship. But above all else, it’s an anthropological …

Los Angeles Restaurant Scene Is on the Move and Mixing It Up

LOS ANGELES — It is a 25-minute drive from Hollywood to Salazar, a Sonoran barbecue restaurant on the site of an abandoned auto body repair shop in Frogtown, an eclectic neighborhood ringed by power lines and factories that is better known for its history of frog infestations than for its …

Watch the Trippy Screen Projections Used by Pink Floyd During their Dark Side of the Moon Tours

Even in the early years of Pink Floyd’s career, the band was experimenting with the possibilities of the live experience. Already dazzling audiences …

Rock Music

Grilled Filet with Blue Cheese Butter

This Wisconsin Cheese Was Named The Best In The Country

All the winners were from the Dairy State.<p>Most competitions seek to identify the cream of the crop, but in this contest, if you submit cream, it …

Dare to drive California's first freeway from L.A. to Pasadena

Jan. 29, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>L.A. County<p><b>Why</b>: To see where freeways in the western U.S. were born, and how far they’ve come.<p><b>What</b>: Covering a little more than eight miles between downtown Los Angeles and Pasadena, the Arroyo Seco Parkway -- a.k.a. the Pasadena Freeway, a.k.a. State Route 110 -- was the …

I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore wins top Sundance prize

The snowy peaks of Park City, Utah warmed up over the weekend as the 2017 Sundance Film Festival announced its annual set of award winners.<p>A pool of …

Film Festivals

A Unified Theory of Mental Illness: How Everything from Addiction to Depression Can Be Explained by the Concept of “Capture”

David Kessler--once the Commissioner of the F.D.A., later the Dean of Yale's School of Medicine, and eventually Dean and Vice-Chancellor at UCSF's …

The twenty-seven books this scientist read in 2016 as part of a long-term project to delve deeper into science and to escape it altogether<p>The most irritating thing about the books-of-the-year lists that appear in the Guardian and other papers around Christmas-time is that they are collated by …

Books

Italian newsreader accidentally flashes everyone on live TV

<b>In terms of bad days at the office, this one is up there.</b><p>It rivals weather presenter Tomasz Schafernaker’s difficult morning after the BBC Christmas …

BBC

Google's Insane Approach to Management Could Transform Your Company | Inc.com

I'm a big fan of Laszlo Bock, head of Google's people operations (a more adept way of saying he's the HR boss) for over 62,000 "Googlers," as they are affectionately known.<p>Bock wrote the magnificent <i>Work Rules!</i>, which has quickly become one of my go-to secret weapons on leadership and HR innovation, …

Marriott International

Stephen Hawking: Humans will die out within 1,000 years unless we leave Earth

Professor Stephen Hawking has warned that mankind will not survive another millenia unless it makes a home beyond Earth's atmosphere.<p>The celebrated physicist was addressing a lecture audience at the Oxford Union debating society on Monday evening when he gave the stark warning.<p>"Most recent advances …

Singularity

Van Jones' CNN Speech Is the Only Thing Worth Watching Right Now

"It was a white-lash against a black president."<p>The results are still rolling in, and people everywhere are afraid—especially those who aren't white, straight, cis men. But when so many of us despise everything Donald Trump stands for, how could he possibly be dominating the election? CNN …

Donald Trump

Why Does Time Go Forward Instead of Backward?

It's a more complicated question than you might think.<p>Why does time go forward and not backwards? This might seem like a simple question, but it's actually really complicated. Physicist Sean Carroll explains in a new video for Minute Physics.<p>Most of the laws of physics, like gravity and quantum …

Physics

The One Quality That Separates Great Leaders From Good Ones

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

New Research Says There Are 4 Basic Types of People. Which One Are You?

According to a recent study, 90 percent of us are either optimistic, pessimistic, trusting, or envious. Guess which group was the biggest.<p>How trustworthy are people? How far do we trust one another?<p>That's what researchers set out to discover. In a recently published study, scientists from a number …

Is There Anything Prettier Than a Vintage Ferrari?

As far as classic cars go, only a few stand out from the rest. Case in point, the Ferrari 275 GTB. Produced between 1964 and 1968, the two-seat front-engine Gran Tusimo Berglinetta was the first Ferrari to have a transaxle incorporated within a Pinifarina designed coupe body. Only 440,275 GTBs were …

7 of the Best Books On the Line Between Religion and Science

How I Lost My Faith and Found It Again Through Science<p>Mike McHargue; Foreword by Rob Bell<p>The titles of the two podcasts hosted by writer Mike McHargue give a sense of the breadth of his areas of concern: Ask Science Mike and The Liturgists Podcast. His writing focuses on finding a way to reconcile …

Books