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Here Are the 10 Scariest, Most Bone-Chilling Stories You'll Read All Year

We’ve read your emails and dug deep into the grave—sorry, the <i>greys</i>—to find the most buried, most frightening stories submitted by you, our dear …

Rule of Rose Is Now 10 Years Old And Still Savagely Twisted

I was young when I saw the not-at-all good 1990 adaptation of <i>Lord of the Flies</i>, but the scene where Piggy dies is still etched into my memory. It’s …

5 Common Mistakes SUPER MARIO MAKERS Make In Level Design

We’re educating our kids all wrong: The progressive argument against standardized-test mania

Backlash against overtesting, “accountability” and Common Core is right on. Here’s how we empower teachers and kids<p><b>Failing grades for the accountability movement</b><p>I’ve been delighted to watch a popular backlash building against an educational “accountability” movement that has robbed students of …

“I get really affected by bestiality”: Meet the moderators who watch horrific videos so you don’t have to

For eight hours a day, these Internet garbagemen stare into the dark underbelly of humanity. The job takes its toll<p>When you scroll through Facebook or Twitter, you expect to see photos of friends’ recent vacations, well-wishing birthday posts and Buzzfeed articles about porcupines eating pumpkins. …

5 reasons to suspect that Jesus never existed

A growing number of scholars are openly questioning or actively arguing against Jesus’ historicity<p>Most antiquities scholars think that the New Testament gospels are “mythologized history.” In other words, they think that around the start of the first century a controversial Jewish rabbi named …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Turning School Into An RPG Where You Level Up By Studying

I thought we all agreed gamification was deeply uncool and never to be mentioned again? That hasn’t stopped <i>Classcraft</i><i>’s</i> RPG-based program for schools …

Where’s Servo?, A Where’s Waldo-Style Poster Featuring Characters From ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’

Jersey City, New Jersey artist Steve Seck has created “Where’s Servo?,” an amazing <i>Where’s Waldo</i>-style illustrated poster that features one character …

外国人がビックリした日本の驚くべき「事実」18選

I was a horrible hooker: Schoolgirl outfits, wealthy execs and Hawaii — Asa Akira remembers her two escort experiences

Escort money seemed so easy for a porn star. Then I forgot the condoms and had my own “Pretty Woman” cliché<p>I’ve hooked twice. Well, technically three times—but twice was with the same guy.<p>So I don’t know if it counts.<p>The first time, I went with Laila. Fresh out of a long, drain-circler of a …

“I’m in love with being on display”: Adult film star Asa Akira on her insatiable love of porn

<b>Artwork from the cover of "Insatiable: Porn -- A Love Story" (Grove/Atlantic)</b><p>The porn star talks to Salon about her memoir, smoking crack in BDSM dungeons, and why she’s smitten with her work<p>Tracy Clark-Flory<p>May 4, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>It is common for mainstream porn stars to explain their choice of …

Record Numbers Renounce U.S. Citizenship---And Many Aren't Counted

The number of Americans renouncing United States citizenship or terminating long-term residency is on a record pace. Every 3 months, the government publishes the names of individuals who renounced U.S. citizenship or gave up a green card. This public outing puts Americans on notice who relinquished …

Cancer And Death by Radiation? Not From Fukushima

It’s always amazing when a United Nations report that has global ramifications comes out with little fanfare. The latest one states that no one will get cancer or die from radiation released from Fukushima, but the fear and overreaction is harming people (UNIS; UNSCEAR Fukushima; UNSCEAR A-68-46). …

Christianity’s faith-based freakout: Why atheism makes believers so uncomfortable

Rather than respecting the right of atheists to disbelieve, christians are constantly forcing them to fake it<p>Why do so many religious believers want atheists to lie about our atheism?<p>It seems backward. Believers are always telling atheists that we need religion for morality; that we have to believe …

Fox Is Airing Episodes of ALMOST HUMAN Out of Order?!

Tadashi Shoji: For the Regal Sensualist in You

New York Fashion Week saunters on: yesterday Tadashi Shoji showed his fall/winter collection, which was inspired by Moorish …

Making An Original Game Is Hard, Yo

Clash of Clans is one of the most successful video games of all time. So, as you can probably guess, it has clones. <i>Lots</i> of clones.<p>Reddit user …

A speech about Free-to-Play game design – The Witness

About a month ago, I gave a speech at Creative Mornings in Portland about the way the Free-to-Play business model affects game design. I compared …

The neuroscientist who discovered he was a psychopath

“The Psychopath Inside” author James Fallon on learning he was lacking in empathy and prone to aggression, violence<p>One afternoon in October 2005, neuroscientist James Fallon was looking at brain scans of serial killers. As part of a research project at UC Irvine, he was sifting through thousands of …

Illinois’ fracking and coal rush is a national crisis

Illinois and its Mississippi River banks are becoming another ground zero in the war over climate change<p>What happens in Illinois doesn't stay in Illinois -- especially when you're dealing with the national ramifications of a combined fracking and coal mining rush unparalleled in recent memory.<p>As a …

Tornado activity hits 60-year low

Quiet tornado season forecast to last into next week, at least.<p>The USA in the past 12 months has seen the fewest number of tornadoes since at least 1954, and the death tolls from the dangerous storms have dropped dramatically since 2011.<p>Just two years after a ferocious series of tornado outbreaks …

Interactive Map of North American English Dialects

In his free time, linguist Rick Aschmann collected a treasure trove of information on the English dialects of North America on his website, North …

Yakuza gang wars spiraling out of control

Facing a shrinking pot of spoils, five Japanese mafia syndicates are wreaking havoc on the coastal city of Fukuoka<p>KITAKYUSHU, Japan — Visibly nervous, the chairman of a local construction company asks that we lower our voices at the lunch table, and that his name be withheld from publication.<p>A few …

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Escher Reptile Flooring: Lizards Under Foot! - Technabob

If M.C. Escher were still alive today, I’m betting he’d redo all of the floors in his house with these wood tiles…<p>Madrid, Spain flooring contractor …