They got him. Just as I feared they would. My nephew Kyle came to live with us this summer after his freshman year of college. Apparently he’s now a deputized member of the cultural-appropriation police.
Can a hotel room be so groundbreaking that it deserves a patent? If it’s the WorkLife Room, billed as the “guestroom of the future,” the answer apparently is yes. The United States Patent and Trademark
Japanese filmmaker and animator Hayao Miyazaki has long delighted and inspired people around the world with his original imaginative universe. Now, those that have found his work artistically influential
Ready for another round of dead pig anecdotes? Last summer, as comic-book movie fans were still licking their wounds from the flash-band assault of Jared Leto’s Joker in 2016’s Suicide Squad, Warner Bros.
January 2, 1979: Entrepreneurs Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston incorporate their company Software Arts to publish a little program called VisiCalc. The first spreadsheet for the Apple II, the $100 VisiCalc
Not a good year for humanity, but a great year for books 2017 was a hard year for a lot of people. With climate change, haywire politics, and tech companies running amok, there are lots of reasons to the
This soul-crushing video of a starving polar bear on dry land shows how global warming is destroying wildlife
• Heartbreaking video shows a starving polar bear scavenging for food on dry land.• The scene in Canada's Baffin Islands was taken by National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen.• Nicklen said he his
With the goal to transform the world through culture, the Europeana Collections is a massive digital archive with the objective to make Europe’s cultural heritage widely available for researchers and lovers.
From Kazuo Ishiguro’s laconic intimations to Mark Twain’s garrulous energy, these are masterclasses in the difficult art of beginning Sometimes I want an opening to slap me in the face; other times I’d
Android is the more flexible OS of the two, which means that it can be highly customisable with apps that are exclusive to it. Some of them actually allow you to change how the very system works, in a
Two years after IBM created the world’s first 7 nanometer chip, the company said it has now developed a breakthrough process to build an even more densely-packed chip at 5nm. The chip will pack 30 billion
Over the course of 30-plus years, the two went from cautious allies to bitter rivals to something almost approaching friends — sometimes, they were all three at the same time. It seems unlikely that Apple
"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" is critic-proof. You're gonna see the most anticipated movie of the summer whether critics give it thumbs up or thumbs down. But for those of you on the fence about giving
How Activision’s shooter presents the conflict should be watched closely by those interested in public history to bring about a dialogue between academia and games Finally, it seems fans of the military
Is it time to begin to review Einstein’s relativity theory? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by