Eric Myers

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How one of the best films at Sundance was shot using an iPhone 5S

A breakout hit made with an $8 app<p><i>Tangerine</i>, a breakout hit from this year’s Sundance Film Festival, is full of surprises. There’s the subject matter: transgender prostitutes working in a not-so glamorous part of Hollywood. And there are the characters: flinty, funny, nobody’s victim. But the story …

Three ways cats can control our minds

Greg Foot visits Battersea Cats and Dogs Home to get up close and personal with our feline friends, and see how they have the ability to manipulate and control humans.<p>Cats… aren’t they lovely, cute and fluffy? Think again. These loveable pets are fantastic at being able to control the human mind. …

Social anxiety disorder warps view of friendship

People with social anxiety disorder tend to have trouble making friends—and to assume the friendships they have are not high quality.<p>The problem with …

Depression

'Computer Man' Video Shows '80s Digital Effects And Rap Techniques At Their Finest

As far as rapping about computers over digital backgrounds go, the 1980s were dark, terrifying times.<p>These days technology is able to blend human beings with a digital backgrounds pretty seamlessly. But back in the '80s, humans floated above "cyberspace" back drops like they were abandoned souls …

Mac DeMarco Stars in Goofy Comedy Video "Backer"

Mac DeMarco stars in a goofy video sketch called "Backer", directed by Cole Kush. He plays a character named Dave Fuck who is a "backer", as in, it is his job to help drivers back up their cars. However, he turns a seemingly menial task into something more poetic, exploring his dreams and …

Indie Music

Did Led Zeppelin Plagiarize 'Stairway'? A Pa. Judge Will Decide

Everyone who knows rock 'n' roll knows the opening riff to Led Zeppelin's 1971 hit "Stairway to Heaven." Play it side-by-side with the 1968 song "Taurus" by the band Spirit, and they sound almost the same.<p>The songs were released more than four decades ago, but just this week, a judge in …

Pet Shop Boys’ ‘Always On My Mind’ voted ‘top cover version’

Johnny Cash's 'Hurt' and The Stranglers' 'Walk On By' also made the Top Three in the BBC Music poll<p>The Pet Shop Boys‘ version of ‘Always On My Mind’, …

Spencer Wells: Are All Human Beings Related?

<i>Part 1 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> How It All Began.<p><b>About Spencer Wells' TED Talk</b><p>Geneticist Spencer Wells describes how he uses DNA samples to trace our individual origins going back 2,000 generations.<p><b>About Spencer Wells</b><p>Written in our DNA, we have a historical document that takes us back in time …

What is a Wormhole and Will Wormhole Travel Ever be Possible?

Science fiction’s favorite method for exploring the universe, most recently in the movie Interstellar, won't be easy.<p>As a curious species, humans have long dreamed of traveling to the farthest depths of space. That's the major theme of the upcoming science fiction epic <i>Interstellar</i>, which will take …

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Batteries

How to save your memory

Are there ways to stop yourself losing your memory? The latest brain research suggests there’s hope for the forgetful…<p>Memory loss has to be one of our biggest fears. Names, words, facts and faces – nothing is spared.<p>As the latest video from the Head Squeeze team describes above, mental …

Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino Will Appear on Weezer's New Album

Weezer's new album <i>Everything Will Be Alright in the End</i> is out October 7. Today, they previewed their song called "Go Away", which features Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino (and was reported back in 2010). "I co-wrote + am featured on a song on the new Weezer album so basically, all my teenage dreams …

New Albums