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These Are the Unofficial Cars for Each of the 50 States

If you were to take a list of the most popular cars in each state in the U.S., it’d be a pretty predictable list. The Ford F-150 would feature prominently, along with the Chevy Silverado, and of course the Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry.<p>But we were curious: What car is the most <i>overrepresented</i> in …

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Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair …

10 influential pulp novels that are criminally good

American pulp fiction first appeared on cheap, wood pulp paper. In the early 20th century, it lived in fiction magazines that cost no more than a …

Literature

Earthquake lessons: A Chilean city develops a new way of living with nature

At first glance, the southern banks of the Maule River look positively lunar. The ground is bare, cleared of the construction and landscaping that once covered it. Taking shape are undulating mounds of earth being arranged by a team of earth movers into a design that bears a passing resemblance to …

Public photos mined to create beautiful time-lapses

In many ways, the internet is simply an extremely badly coordinated attempt to document our planet. Hundreds of millions of photos are uploaded online every day, depicting ourselves, our cities, our landscape, and our food. However, they're also isolated and disparate: it's difficult to sieve …

The Beatles 'did not spark a musical revolution in America'

A new study suggests that the Beatles may have been given too much credit for the musical revolution which started in the US in 1964<p>When The Beatles burst onto the US music scene with ‘I Want To Hold Your Hand’ in February 1964 they were credited with sparking a British Invasion across The Atlantic.<p>…

Introducing Stereotropes - data analysis, data visualization, design

The Data Visualization Team here at Bocoup has been hard at work building an exciting interactive experience. Today we are really thrilled to share …

The Worst Place to Sit on a Plane

Your seat location on the aircraft can affect your health<p>Forget the window seat next time you’re booking a flight longer than six hours. According to new research, enjoying window views from 30,000 feet ups your odds of suffering from deep venous thromboses (DVTs)—or blood clots—than being in an …

Muscle

9 Morning Exercises To Start Your Day Stress-Free

Are you feeding your mind in the morning? (That jolt of coffee doesn't count because that's just artificial stimulation.) Exercise increases the birth and development of new nerve cells in your brain—the very components of your brain that slow down and even die because of stress. A recent study …

Workouts

Massive Data Visualization Brings NYC’s Busiest Street To Life

On Broadway visualizes New York’s iconic street from millions of Instagram photos, Twitter updates, Fousrquare check-ins, and more.<p>What does big data tell us about the character of an iconic street? Created by data viz maestros Moritz Stefaner and Lev Manovich, On Broadway is an unprecedented …

Red Bull's "Winter Wakeskate Wonderland" featuring Brian Grubb

Extreme athlete Brian Grubb is known for taking the sport of wakeskating to places it’s never been,<p>Extreme athlete Brian Grubb is known for taking the sport of wakeskating to places it’s never been, literally. From boarding across rice terraces in the Philippines to a bog in Wisconsin, Grubb is …

Raplyzer Algorithm Determines Which Rappers Have the Best Flow

Data mining student Eric Malmi recently created Raplyzer, an algorithmic program that analyzes<p>Data mining student Eric Malmi recently created Raplyzer, an algorithmic program that analyzes hip-hop lyrics by gauging the best multi-syllable rhymes, and ranks rappers on the basis of their so-called …

Check Out How One Of Birdman’s Ridiculously Long Shots Was Made

Director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s <i>Birdman</i> deserves the high praise it has received from critics, and not just for its brilliant writing; hyper-meta deconstruction of fame and self-perception; and excellent acting by its stars. Famously, <i>Birdman</i> was filmed to look like one continuous shot.<p>To make …

Jeep Leaves Incredible Ice Sculpture Perfectly Frozen in Place

A Reddit user captured this incredible phenomenon, in which the ghostly silhouette of a Jeep Cherokee is frozen in ice, in the parking lot of a North Carolina hospital. The rare occurrence is attributed to a couple hours of rain during freezing temperatures as the Jeep sat in the elements.<p>When the …

Crazy Slo-Mo Video Explains Why Rain Has That Distinctive Smell

Have you ever smelled that distinctive, sweet aroma that lingers after it rains?<p>Scientists call it "petrichor," and since the 1960s, they've believed it comes from oils and chemicals that are released when raindrops hit the ground.<p>Now, for the first time, scientists at MIT have used high-speed …

How to Succeed in Uncertain Times | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kyle Eschenroeder.</i><p>“It is not given to human beings – happily for them, otherwise life would be intolerable – …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos12 hours agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>Wear …

15 Most Stylish Movies of Modern Time

Fashion inspiration is everywhere, as long as you’re looking. Sometimes you don’t even have to look too hard, because it’s projected 30 feet high on …

ListenUp

Sylas: Shore<p>If you've never heard of Sylas, take note. The London-based duo's debut EP features none other than the legendary Brian Eno, who they collaborated with after a chance encounter. It's no wonder Eno got involved—we haven't stopped listening to "Shore" since it popped up on SoundCloud …

Pointer 2014 Fall/Winter Lookbook

Pointer continues with its pared-down aesthetic in this season’s lookbook with a range of<p>Pointer continues with its pared-down aesthetic in this season’s lookbook with a range of reinterpreted classic silhouettes. The collection’s palette sways between bright, warm tones and cooler, earthy tones …

Lovely CG Sculptures by Guzz Soares

I really enjoy seeing badass sculptures... but it's totally rad when an artist comes up with clay looking 3D sculptures like these by Brazilian …

A Game For the Driving Enthusiast, Finally

Click the right arrow to see more<p>All the images in this post were taken in-game with Horizon 2’s photo mode. If any automakers are interested in …

Near-Death Photos from Brad Domke’s Mind-Numbing Video Shoot

<b>We’ve heard about it.</b> We’ve even seen the video. But these still images from the shoot, taken by a second photographer that <i>isn’t</i> Mark Mathews, give …

Eric Geiselman’s Shark-Infested Hometown Surf Session

<b>Eric Geiselman is no stranger to sharky waters.</b> His hometown of New Smyrna Beach, Florida, has plenty of them. In fact, Volusia County – of which New …

Spiewak Fall/Winter 2014 Collection | Highsnobiety

Rebirth: That’s what Spiewak says about their relaunch this Fall/Winter 2014. The storied 110 year-old American brand has decided to put a modern …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Can BrandBlack Compete with Nike and adidas in the Athletic Footwear Industry?

With strongholds such as Nike and adidas (and in some markets, Under Armour) maintaining the bulk<p>With strongholds such as Nike and adidas (and in some markets, Under Armour) maintaining the bulk of the market shares within the athletic footwear industry, independent athletic footwear companies …

30 Minutes With: Alastair Humphreys

Alastair Humphreys knows a thing or two about epic adventure. He’s bicycled around the world; embarked on polar expeditions; completed a …