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Reggie the Puppy-sitter

(YouTube link)<p>Reggie is a very patient and long-suffering cat. He’s well aware that these Australian terriers are puppies and don’t know any better, …

These Images From 'Serial' Bring The 15-Year-Old Murder Case To Life

"Serial," the world's most popular podcast, is coming to an end next week after just 12 episodes. The real-life mystery show about a 1999 murder has become a smash hit -- for a podcast, anyway -- and cultivated a strong community of fans.<p>Seriously, don't doubt the loyalty of the "Serial" fan base. …

Plenty of Room for Stupidity: On P. G. Wodehouse

Devotees of P. G. Wodehouse, and I’m one, don’t respond well when he’s criticized. We have snap rejoinders. <i>He wrote too many books</i>? Hardly—why, he published only ninety-six in his long lifetime. <i>He was repetitive</i>? It’s called variations on a theme. <i>His characters did not live in the real world</i>? Would …

Hilarious Reviews for the Sexy PhD Costume

Once a year, at graduation exercises, I slip on my sultry academic regalia and sashay out with the other faculty. But I don't look quite like …

The Economist defends America's enslavement of Africans

When <i>The Economist</i> reviewed The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism, its anonymous reviewer condemned it, sticking …

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Latest<p>Ryan Reynolds Responds to Kanye West About 'Deadpool 2' Music<p>Deadpool 2 13 minutes ago<p>Deadpool 2<p>'Mob Psycho 100' Season 2 Reveals New Visual<p>Mob …

An Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up with a Fresh Cup of Coffee

<i>The Barisieur</i> is an alarm clock that brews a fresh cup of coffee to wake you up in the morning. Designed by Joshua Renouf, the Barisieur eases you …

Holland’s beautiful goals put the wonder back in World Cup

Vicente del Bosque was not expecting that, and Louis van Gaal – “We had a plan but I never imagined it would work out quite so well” – was not expecting it either. Ron Vlaar, penalised for the first foul challenge after just 13 seconds, was not expecting it, and neither were the six Spain fans in …

The Right To Be Forgotten

An unexpected ruling in the EU resets the balance between search engines and individuals

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A Tongue Eating Parasite That Becomes The Fish’s Tongue

Photograph by Matthew R. Gilligan<p>Certainly one of the more disgusting species I’ve come across, the <i>Cymothoa exigua</i> or Tongue eating louse (louse …

Dolphin Swims to Diver to Ask for Help

(Video Link)<p>Keller Laros was diving off the coast of Kona, Hawaii on January 11, 2013. A bottlenose dolphin swam up to him and hovered. Laros could …

Bruce Springsteen Thrills Australian Fans With ‘Highway to Hell’ Cover

Bruce Springsteen knows just how to endear himself to an Australian audience. He kicked off his show at the Perth Arena on a thrilling note Friday …

You Know We're Living in the Computer Age? Computer History According to Law & Order

<i>Artist Jeff Thompson received a Rhizome commission in 2012 for his project</i> Computers on Law & Order<i>, for which he watched every episode of</i> <i>the</i> …

55 Bodies Exhumed At Reform School Site In Florida

Researchers say they have exhumed the remains of 55 people at Florida's Dozier School for Boys, a notorious reform school that closed in 2011. The total found by University of South Florida researchers represents 24 more bodies than official records say should be there.<p>"They also found remains …

Selling Shame: 40 Outrageous Vintage Ads Any Woman Would Find Offensive

Advertising has always invented problems that can be solved with your money and their product. This is especially true when targeting women. We are …

Computer code in the movies -- and what it actually does

On-screen code from the flicks, with its prop purpose compared to what the program actually does. Above, Julian Assange changes the world in <i>The Fifth</i> …

What It Looks Like To Smoke Out Of A GameCube

We've been covering the GameCube-meets-e-Hookah 'Vape Cube' for a while now, but in case you're wondering what it actually looks like to use one of …

The Incredible Physics of Ants

(YouTube link)<p>Are ants solid, or a fluid? Ants clinging together in a ball act differently from an individual insect. Banded together, they change …

2013 Mac Pro Review: Apple’s New Desktop Boasts Dramatic Redesign, Dramatic Performance

Apple’s new Mac Pro is a sight to behold: In black aluminum with an eye-catching cylindrical design, there’s little chance you’ll ever mistake it for any other computer. The previous Mac Pro was iconic too, of course, but this one is also just slightly larger than a football and dimpled on the top …

Mars Curiosity Rover becomes a Lego set, while real rover wheels suffer damage

Here's another use for your newfound holiday cash: On New Year's Day, the Mars Curiosity Rover will become an official Lego set. It's the latest success from the crowdsourced Lego Cuusoo project, which previously brought us the <i>Back to the Future</i> Lego DeLorean and — fittingly — a miniature <i>Minecraft</i> …

Play practically every game for five vintage consoles in your web browser

The Internet Archive is on a mission to ensure that decades-old software isn't lost to the vicissitudes of time — and that anyone can use it on the web for free. In October, that meant releasing a Javascript port of the extremely nimble MESS computer emulator, and 25 choice apps and games. This …

Three-Way Merging: A Look Under the Hood

<i>For several years, Pablo was a blogger for Dr. Dobb's covering Agile technologies and best practices. With this article, he returns as a regular</i> …

Tag: Design Travel

Vipp Loft: The Latest Lodgings in Copenhagen by a Danish Design Favorite<p>by Izabella Simmons<p>An Artful Hotel on the Swedish Island of Gotland<p>by …

What to Do with Leftover Wine

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: So you popped the cork on too many bottles this holiday season (who didn't?) -- here's what to do with all that wine when it's no longer good enough to</i> …