Jon Urban

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Why Is Nearsightedness Skyrocketing Among Chinese Youth?

If you walk the streets of China today, you'll quickly notice that most young people wear glasses. In Shanghai, for instance, 86 percent of high school students suffer from myopia, or nearsightedness, according to the government's Xinhua News Agency.<p>Myopia has risen quickly in much of East Asia and …

Watch This Woman Try On 100 Years' Worth of Hair and Makeup Trends in Just One Minute

The evolution of beauty looks is amazing.<p>Time flies in this video of a woman being made over to showcase the most iconic beauty looks of each decade from the past hundred years. Which year did it best?<p><b>Follow Brooke on Twitter.</b>


'I Am Bread' Is the Weirdest Video Game of 2014

You play as a sentient piece of bread whose sole mission is to become toast.<p>There have been some pretty weird games released in 2014.<p>We had the HD remake of ​Hatoful Boyfriend, a bizarre pigeon-dating affair. <i>Jazzpunk</i> was a co-production from Adult Swim and Necrophone Games that casts the player as …

Robin Williams Talks Sex And Comedy In Newly Unearthed Recordings

It’s been four months since comedic titan Robin Williams tragically took his own life, and just as he will always be remembered for his legendary acting roles, he’ll also be remembered as someone who was emotionally attuned to the world–something PBS’s <i>Blank On Blank</i>, a web series that animates …

Joe jams: the sweet sounds of your morning coffee

There are many small pleasures that come with making a cup of coffee, from the warm mug in your hands to that first sip. But one thing you might not think about is the sound. Thankfully, composer and sound designer Diego Stocco — who has worked on the most recent <i>Sherlock Holmes</i> films as well as …

Scientific 7 Minute Workout Video with Songs