Brian P. Roberts

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Psychologists Have Uncovered a Troubling Feature of People Who Seem Nice All the Time

In 1961, curious about a person's willingness to obey an authority figure, social psychologist Stanley Milgram began trials on his now-famous …

When Art Rocked: San Francisco Music Posters, 1966-1971

The Zebra Man poster is one of the most psychedelic in rock, but its source is taken from a photograph by Ralph Morse, whose December 6, 1954 cover …

Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty

As part of Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary celebration, the adorably cute character will be celebrated in numerous ways, including a birthday party, Hello Kitty Con and her first-ever museum retrospective at the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) in downtown LA's Little Tokyo neighborhood. …

Generation Flux’s Secret Weapon

In a world of rapid change and great uncertainty, the greatest competitive advantage of all may be at your very core.<p><b>Chipotle CEO Steve Ells doesn’t mince words.</b> “Our investors are here for only one reason: great returns. They want to make money.” Chipotle’s customers, Ells says, are equally …

Here’s everything you need to know about the new US passports

For global travelers, a passport is a golden ticket. And starting in 2016, US passports will be getting an overhaul and catching up with the rest of the world’s protocol. It’s a lot to take on: US passport holders have increased by more than ten-fold over the past two decades. If your passport is …

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A Visual Alphabet-Dictionary of Unusual Words

As a lover of language and words, especially obscure and endangered words, I was instantly besotted with Project Twins’ visual interpretations of unusual words, originally exhibited at the MadArt Gallery Dublin during DesignWeek 2011.<p>Some of the designs are available as prints in the Project Twins …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About ‘BoJack Horseman,’ Netflix’s First Crack At Animated Comedy

On Friday, Netflix continues its expansion into every corner of the entertainment and television universe with the original animated series <i>BoJack Horseman</i>. While it sounds like a terrible WWE gimmick created for a guy who looks like he could play Arn Anderson’s son, <i>BoJack</i> is actually an …

The Vanishing American Newsroom

One photographer's unrestricted look at a newspaper's struggle to survive.<p><b>"The Philadelphia Inquirer is my hometown paper," says photographer Will Steacy. "It is the paper my father worked for and the newsroom I grew up running around in."</b> But, like many newspapers, the Inquirer has been struggling …