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5 Historical Manias That Gripped Societies, Then Disappeared

“Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.” …

Civil Rights

American Icons: The Scarlet Letter

<b>This is the novel that invented forbidden love.</b><p>One of Nathaniel Hawthorne's ancestors was a judge in the Salem witch trials. In his novel of early …

Literature

"Married Kama Sutra" Is The World's Least Erotic Sex Manual

Warning: these entirely safe-for-work images might make you never want to get married. Via The Married Kama Sutra by Simon Rich and Farley Katz.<p><i>The Married Kama Sutra</i> by Simon Rich and Farley Katz is out now in the UK. Order via Amazon. US readers, meanwhile, can pre-order a copy.

8 Websites That Will Dramatically Increase Your Internet Productivity

Take your procrastination to the next level.

What's the Origin of the Word "Dude"?

For some time now, we have known the basic outline of the story of “dude.” The word was first used in the late 1800s as a term of mockery for young …

Family Court

Super Scratch Programming Adventure! - guide to kids' programming language

Scratch, an excellent and free drag-and-drop programming language for kids developed at MIT, has a new web-based interface. My 10-year-old daughter …

Hit the Road, Jack

Today's action adventure films are so full of explosions and special effects that there is little opportunity to imagine what might be going on in the hearts and minds of their major characters. At the conclusion of Thornton Wilder's 1954 play, <i>The Matchmaker</i>, Dolly Levi suggests that the youngest …

Skull of Homo erectus throws story of human evolution into disarray

The spectacular fossilised skull of an ancient human ancestor that died nearly two million years ago has forced scientists to rethink the story of early human evolution.<p>Anthropologists unearthed the skull at a site in Dmanisi, a small town in southern Georgia, where other remains of human …

Learn the History of Typography Through Type:Rider, a Super Mario-Esque Game for Your Smartphone

We all have a favorite font. But how much do you really know about it? You may be a self-classified "font fanatic" who knows Gary Hustwit's <i>Helvetica</i> …

Typography

Ikea Product or Death Metal Band?

If you read our previous article, 10 Things You Didn't Know About IKEA, you already know a little about IKEA's strange product naming system. And if …

Gweek 115: Year Zero

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The Dance of Death

One of the bestsellers of 1538 was a book of woodcuts by Hans Holbein the Younger called <i>The Dance of Death</i>. Later editions were also popular (more …

Paul McCartney Claimed To Have Invented The Selfie On Fallon Last Night

Former Beatle and full-time haircut Paul McCartney was on Jimmy Fallon last night, and he talked about being a pioneer. Not just musically, but photographically. You see, Paul McCartney claimed that he invented the selfie, the now ubiquitous picture of one taking a picture of oneself. But then Sir …

18 Places to Generate Great Blog Post Ideas - Thought leadership - mark-making*

Coming up with ideas to slot into your editorial calendar is not easy. Whether you are just starting out or if you are writing for an already …

Master Of My Domain: 5 Fascinating Facts About ‘The Contest,’ ‘Seinfeld’s’ Best Episode

If you want to feel really old, consider this: “The Contest,” arguably one of the best, if not <i>the</i> best episode of <i>Seinfeld</i> of all time is 21 years old. TWENTY ONE YEARS OLD. That episode of <i>Seinfeld</i> is five days older than Miley Cyrus. That is insane.<p>If you don’t recall which episode of <i>Seinfeld</i> “The …

Awesome Cult Car Art Series

Comic Book Artist Turns Breaking Bad Episodes Into Killer Posters

If you're a fan of <i>Breaking Bad</i> – or, for that matter, you just happen to enjoy well-designed, eye-catching illustrations – then you should check out …

Finally, A Decent Smartphone Controlled Vibrator

Meet the Clicktorix, a $85 smartphone controlled vibrator. The intensity is controlled via a free app, which also provides an estimated time till …

Google unveils major overhaul of its search engine

Google's changes are a big deal because so many other companies rely on Google search results to get visitors to their own websites.<p>Google's 'Hummingbird.'<p>(Photo: Alistair Barr, USA TODAY)<p>Story Highlights<p>Dubbed Hummingbird, it keys in on voice-based queries<br>• Revamp affects 90% of Internet giant's …