Kellen Terrett

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Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle

Australian archaeologists using remote-sensing technology have uncovered an ancient city in Cambodia that has remained hidden for more than a millennium under dense jungle undergrowth.<p>The discovery of Mahendraparvata, a 1,200-year-old lost city that predates Cambodia's famous Angkor Wat temple …

Opinion: Video Games Taught Me How to Write

When I finished college, I applied for jobs in publishing. I wanted to be a literary young man and be part of a recycled idea of a passionate, groundbreaking creative intelligentsia. I don't know that I would have admitted it to myself, but it's true.<p>But I didn't get that job in publishing. Maybe …

Travels in the New Psychedelic Bazaar

A few years ago, on the West Coast, I made the acquaintance of a 32-year-old whom some people call “the Wizard.” He’s a nice guy, quiet, with a long …

Steve Smith

Bitcoin Is No Longer a Currency

It's the ultimate dotcom stock.<p>(Flickr/zcopley)<p>Bitcoin might be a bubble or it might be <i>THE FUTURE</i>, but there's one thing it's not: a currency. It's a tech stock. The question is whether it's Pets.com or Paypal.<p>Now, for the uninitiated, Bitcoin is <i>supposed</i> to be the online currency that will free us …

On View Now | Welcome to the Pleasure Dome: Jon Kessler’s “The Web”

Jon Kessler has built a remarkable career out of rather clunky mechanized sculptures. A 1996 Guggenheim Fellow and a professor in Columbia …

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Spotify Master

The digital music revolution continues at a frenetic pace — we'd only just turned in our CDs for MP3s when streaming services came along to upturn …

Why Have We Stopped Seeing UFOs in the Skies?

One late evening in the early summer of 1981, lying sleepless in my student bedsit at the top of a house in Manchester, I became aware of a pattern …

The Real <i>Limitless</i> Drug Isn’t Just for Lifehackers Anymore

It took Peter Borden a while to come around to modafinil. He never takes prescription drugs. He doesn’t drink to excess. He’s into acupuncture and …

The Immense Value of Giving Men More Control of Household Tasks

As women are experiencing the satisfaction that comes from a professional career, men should also get to know the joy of investing in home life.<p>CarbonNYC/flickr<p>When my husband, Andy, and I were first together as a couple in the early 1990s, before we were married, we started giving dinner parties. …

Offline: making music and fighting my computer

Computers are where music goes to die. Now, I frequently like to point out that my internet abstinence has nothing to do with a dislike of technology itself — gesturing toward the iPad I’m holding to illustrate the point — but with music, I find technology to be the very devil itself.<p>Perhaps it …

Far Cry 3 lead writer advocates for Method acting in video games

Jeffrey Yohalem, the lead writer of <i>Far Cry 3</i>, began his panel conventionally enough, making an aspirational call to action. To improve games writing, he said, developers should treat players like Method actors.<p>Video games, Yohalem said, are the latest and most evolved form of performance. As …