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Terry Crews: Modern Day Masculinity Can Be as Damaging as the Taliban

While you probably know Terry Crews from <i>Brooklyn 99</i>, <i>Everybody Hates Chris</i> or his time playing in the NFL, you might be less familiar with his work as …

God's Lonely Programmer

Terry Davis, a schizophrenic programmer, has spent 10 years building an operating system to talk to God.<p>In the beginning there is darkness. The screen erupts in blue, then a cascade of thick, white hexadecimal numbers and cracked language, "UnusedStk" and "AllocMem." Black screen cedes to blue to …

Donkey Kong

Counterfeit Paris & Other Fake Cities Built in the Name of Espionage

<i>Plaque marking a London zeppelin raid from 1915 (photograph by Christoph Braun/Wikimedia)</i><p>Whether it was the terrifying drone of a German heavy bomber …

Someone Made a Video of The Count Counting Pi to 10,000 Decimal Places

Here's a weird little corner of the internet for you to devour. YouTube user Crysknife007 is well-known for hours-long sci-fi marathons of idling …

Time Cloaks Are Almost Ready for the Real-World

An entirely new sort of encryption technology.<p>​Time cloaking isn't a brand new idea. The principle has been realized before in lab settings with help from man-made metamaterials, mostly as a proof-of-concept or theoretical demonstration. It's amazing nonetheless: stitching together the past and the …

Quantum Mechanics

Got milk? Humans did 5,000 years ago - Futurity

Plaque on ancient teeth is helping solve the mystery of when humans first started to drink milk from animals.

Calculus

Cumann na mBan: Forgotten Women of Revolution

On 2 April 1914, over 100 women gathered in Dublin to discuss the role of women in the lead-up to revolution.<p>They became Cumann na mBan - an …

The Suffragettes, Black Friday and two types of window smashing

‘The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics’, declared suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst<p>A hundred …

My copy of "The Instagram Book" arrived today. It's full of beautiful work, and I'm pleased to be in it.

Lost Museums of New York

Earlier this year, the metal façade of the American Folk Art Museum was dismantled and taken into storage as the Museum of Modern Art absorbs the …

Hell on Earth: Five Experiences of Eternal Damnation before Death

Devoured by a monstrous worm or boiled nude in a vat of searing pus — what sort of extraordinary agonies await you sinners in the afterlife? …

The 1920s Puppeteer Whose Inflatable Monsters Changed Thanksgiving

<i>Tony Sarg & an elephant balloon (via printmag.com)</i><p>As the procession of bands, balloons, and high-production spectacles makes its annual appearance in …

Morbid Monday: Maps of the End of the World

Maps of the End of the World<p>Back in 1919, a Baptist reverend named Clarence Larkin published an unusual book breaking down each verse of the Book of …

A Guide to Flatland: What It’s Like to Live in Two Dimensions

Author: Jason Kehe. Jason Kehe Science<p>Date of Publication: 11.20.14.<p>Time of Publication: 5:00 am. 5:00 am<p><b>Mathematician Ian Stewart</b> wants us to see …

When She’s Not Drawing The Simpsons, Liz Climo Makes Funny Animal Comics

When Liz Climo isn’t busy drawing characters and storyboards for <i>The Simpsons</i>, she’s working on her own hilarious series of animal comics which you …

Social Media

Dairy industry in 'desperate state', MPs told

<b>The dairy sector is in a desperate state, MPs have been told, with farmers being paid less for milk than the cost of production.</b><p>Four hundred milk producers have quit the business so far this year, compared with 200 over the whole of last year.<p>Farmers now get paid around 27p for a litre of milk, …

Forestry

How The London Boroughs Got Their Names

More than fifty years ago, the London Government Act 1963 received Royal Assent. It paved the way, two years later, for radical changes in London's …

England

Graves of 'vampires' discovered in Poland were cholera victims

Archaeologists have discovered the graves of cholera victims which were treated like vampires to stop them rising from the grave and infecting the locals<p>When archaeologists discovered graves in Poland where the dead had been buried with sickles across their throats and rocks under their chins, they …

Archaeology

The slow death of Soho: farewell to London's sleazy heartland

For years, relentless gentrification has been squeezing the life out of the infamous district. The closure of Madame Jojo’s feels like the nail in its coffin<p>The news that Madame Jojo’s has had its licence revoked and the doors locked will have stirred a familiar sense of doom – not only in those …

Three glasses of milk a day can lead to early death, warn scientists

Drinking three glasses of milk doubles the risk of early death and does not prevent broken bones, new research has shown<p>Milk has long been recommended by doctors and nutritionists for boosting calcium intake and helping to keep bones strong.<p>But research suggests that it does little to strengthen …

Public Health England

Milk Might Not Save Your Bones, Study Says

The bone-strengthening powers of milk have been claimed over and over again in advertisements, pop culture and around the dinner table. But a new …

Blast From Holidays Past: The Complete Great Comics That Never Happened Holiday Specials

Major comics publishers were pretty light on holiday stories and holiday specials this year, but there's no need to be blue this holiday season - …

Tracy. Christmas Day

Germans! Skulls! Rabbits! Better than a visit from an old man with a beard. They’ve been rubbish anyway since Only Fools and Horses ended. Happy …

Happy Christmas Folks

Sin-Cat Shorts – Xmas Lesbians

Sin-Cat is Christmassy kind of a cat. He likes to spend it with his pals: Kels, Janey, The Riot Grrrls with Jetpacks and the Tea Bun. They cosy up …

Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer

Peggy Orenstein has a hell of a piece in the <i>New York Times</i> magazine on "pink ribbon culture," and her frustration (which, as a woman with breast …

Amanda Visell's Ren & Stimpy carved wood figurines

Amanda Visell hand-carved an excellent collection of Ren & Stimpy sculptures. To give you a sense of the scale, Ren is 2" x 8" x 3". The set of five …