Marc Vanderkolk

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Hurricanes With Women's Names Kill More Because People Don't Respect Them As Much, Prepare Properly

In news that's hard for me to wrap my simple mind around, a recent study has discovered that hurricanes with female names have historically killed …

Frozen, Done In The Style of Call of Duty Videos

Even beloved <i>Frozen</i> can lend itself to the <i>Call of Duty</i> montage style, provided few key changes—namely, adding dubsteb, obnoxious cuts, horns, and …

Scientists extract clean water from cow pies

The planet's 1.5 billion cows are (innocently) an environmental scourge thanks to the copious amounts of horrible greenhouse gases theydisgorge. Scientists from Michigan State U have flopped that around, however, and figured out how to turn the resulting manure into something good for the planet: …

One Reason There Still Isn't A Wonder Woman Movie

Despite being one of the most iconic superheroes in the sprawling DC Comics universe, Wonder Woman still hasn't received the same big-screen …

Here’s What Frozen Would Be Like as a Horror Movie

Just over twenty-four hours ago, I asked the Internet to give me a mash-up of the audio from <i>Godzilla</i> trailer with clips from the Disney movie <i>Frozen</i>. …

Horror

Characters From Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Illustrated in the Dark Style of Tim Burton

Japanese artist Yoko has created a marvelous series of illustrations that imagine characters from Disney‘s animated film <i>Frozen</i> in the dark style of …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Biotechnology

The SAT is going back to 1,600 points

The College Board, the private nonprofit that administers the SAT, just announced radical changes coming in 2016. The college entrance exam will drop back to a 1,600-point score, make the essay optional, and replace arcane vocabulary words with more common ones, among other major reforms.<p>The test …

This Nintendo Miiverse Smash Bros. update about Rosalina raises so many weird questions...

This Nintendo Miiverse <i>Smash Bros.</i> update about Rosalina raises so many weird questions...

We All Have at Least Three Eyes—One Inside the Head

The pineal gland in the human brain has the structure of an eye. It has cells that act as light receptors, as the retina does. It has a structure …

Consciousness

5 Changes President Obama Wants To Make to NSA's Surveillance Programs

In a major address this morning, President Obama tried to soothe Americans' fears about NSA spying by promising these changes.<p><b>Earlier this morning, President Obama</b> spoke about a number of reforms he wants to make to the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, which have been widely …

After AT&T failed to buy T-Mobile, here’s why a Sprint/T-Mobile merger could make sense

In these United States there are essentially two carriers that offer “unlimited everything”: Sprint and T-Mobile. Both have advantages over each …

The Difference Between Republican and Democratic Brains

What Demo­crats and Re­pub­lic­ans don’t have in com­mon goes far bey­ond the bal­lot box. Their per­son­al­it­ies, like their core be­liefs and …

Tea Party