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‘Bone Rooms’: Where scientific racists stored their ‘evidence’

Skeletons and mummified remains of nearly 30,000 people dwell in the vaults of the Smithsonian Institution. Though their voices have long been silenced, what we say about them speaks volumes. In “Bone Rooms,” biological anthropologist Samuel J. Redman describes the cutting-edge technology brought …

Anthropology

Flowers of violence

Flowers

Scientists Were ‘Astonished’ to Find Bible Quotes on ‘Most Ancient Hebrew Scroll Since the Dead Sea Scrolls’

A burned parchment believed to be 1,500-years-old was unearthed near the Dead Sea in 1970, but researchers have just now succeeded in deciphering the contents of the find they have called “the most ancient Hebrew scroll since the Dead Sea Scrolls.”<p>Though the scroll was charred and tightly rolled, …

Archaeology

A Visual Diary About Distance - Photographs by Diambra Mariani | LensCulture

The unique visual language of this series of images needs no explanation. In fact, these photographs, in this sequence, transcend any ideas or thoughts that words could express. Enjoy!<p>—LensCulture

Photography

The Force Is Strong With Amy Schumer in Sexy 'Star Wars' Spread

Apparently those <i>were</i> the droids she was looking for! Ahem. Amy Schumer owns the cover and (occasionally raunchy) inside spread of GQ's August comedy issue. The Comedy Central and "Trainwreck" star is dubbed "the funniest woman in the galaxy," getting the Princess Leia treatment in photos someone …

Comedy

The World’s First 360º Video Shot Inside North Korea

Want to experience what it’s like to travel into North Korea? Photographer Aram Pan, best known for his 360-degree panoramas, has just released the …

Greece: How did it get into this mess?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Greece's affair with the euro began with the grandest of hopes. The country approved the euro in 2001, in time to be among the first countries to use the new currency.<p>At first, the most ambitious attempt ever to create a new multinational currency all seemed to go so well. The predicted …

Europe

Google calls for anti-Isis push and makes YouTube propaganda pledge

Executives vow video site will not be used as a platform for ‘brutally violent propaganda produced by terrorists’, but argue against blanket censorship<p>Google has issued a call to arms against Isis, arguing that the terror group has engineered a “viral moment” on social networks with propaganda and …

Internet

Isis video propaganda shows children training in caged ring as 'next generation' of militants

Video footage has emerged appearing to show young children being trained by Isis in an apparent propaganda attempt to “drive home the fact they will …

John Oliver tackles online harassment, and how little law enforcement will help women

John Oliver does a pretty good job of taking often complex subjects and boiling them down to easily digestible explanations of what's going on. What you're left with is an often over-simplified look at a complex topic, but a good way to get up to speed when you learn more.<p>And last night's 16-minute …

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Deep Web - Clip - Silk Road Server

Deep Web seeks to unravel a tangled web of secrecy, accusations, and criminal activity, and explores how the outcome of Ulbricht's trial will set a …

Game of Thrones: 5 Inside Jokes You Might Have Missed in This Week’s Episode

It’s no secret that the HBO series <i>Game of Thrones</i> has strayed <i>very</i> far from its source material this season. In fact, in the latest episode, “Hardhome,” there was only <i>one</i> plotline that cleaved pretty closely to the books. (That would be Cersei’s rough time in the Black Cells.) The book divergence …

TV Series

'Game of Thrones' star: Hardhome battle 'hardest thing I've done'

<b>UPDATED</b>:<i>Game of Thrones</i> just unveiled one of the biggest action scenes in its history. But unlike the climactic <i>Thrones</i> battles in previous years, …

You'll Feel Way Smarter After Watching These YouTube Physics Lessons

If you like the Explain Like I’m Five subreddit, which demystifies life’s mysteries in layman speak (like this one about why kids eat snot), then you …

Physics

Watch A Teaser For Coldplay & Peter Dinklage’s Game Of Thrones Musical

<i>Game Of Thrones</i> isn’t what anyone would really call a <i>funny</i> show. (Especially after last week’s ending. Yee.) But it does have funny moments, and most …

Game of Thrones: The Musical – Nikolaj Coster-Waldau - Closer to Home | Red Nose Day

Freed Nipples Still Causing A Storm. {Nude Photos}

<i>Update: four times, at least, Tove Lo flashes crowds in different cities in outspoken support of #freethenipple. Tove Lo flashed the crowd last week</i> …

Feminism

13 Days around Iceland

Beginning of March, I spent 13 days on a road trip around Iceland. It was a mix between holidays and personal projects.<br>After New-York and Tokyo I was …

Drones

A Photographer Visited This Lost Mongolian Tribe. And The Pictures He Took Are Stunning.

The margins of human civilization house some of the greatest secrets and mysteries. With globalization encroaching more and more on those that try …

Readers suggest the 10 best films about films

Living in Oblivion<p>Tom DiCillo, 1995<p>Recommended by: Chris7572 and henryhunter<p>Tom DiCillo’s “brilliant and hysterical peek behind the scenes of a low-budget film set” was a firm favourite for henryhunter and many more. The best part? “The scene when Catherine Keener nails the first scene (with no …

Top 10

Empowering Women One Brand at a Time

(Image via Shutterstock)<p>Women are everywhere. No surprise, right? They do, after all, make up 50 percent of the world’s population. Yet, everywhere …

The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) - Trailer 1

Taking inspiration from The Human Centipede films, the warden of a notorious and troubled prison looks to create a 500-person human centipede as a …

Mikal Cronin goes for grand-scale indie rock on the orchestral MCIII

Born from the same freak scene that immaculately conceived prolific front men like John Dwyer and Ty Segall, the more unassuming Mikal Cronin—who has …

Watch Black Widow: The Romantic Comedy

Marvel has a bit of an abysmal history when it comes to putting the spotlight on its female characters, and that trend continues when you try in vain to find toys based on those characters. Scarlett Johansson, in a <i>Saturday Night Live</i> sketch, does a great job poking fun at this depressing reality …

We Are Many: the legacy of the global anti-war protests in 2003 – video trailer world exclusive

We Are Many, directed by Amir Amirani, explores the legacy of the global anti-war demonstrations of 15 February 2003, an event that saw an estimated million people march against the Iraq war in London alone. Filmed over nine years, the film talks to key campaigners, including Damon Albarn, Ken …

Trailers

Some of us are simply born delicious – mosquitoes can taste it

I am extremely attractive to females. I just wish they weren't of the blood-sucking insect type<p>You might not be able to tell from my photograph, but I am extremely attractive to females. More specifically, the blood-sucking females of the genus Culicidae. I’d rather be attractive to humans, to be …

Insects

Woman Photoshops Her Body in Real Time in This Powerful Statement on Beauty

Personal trainer Cassey Ho is a YouTube star with an exercise channel boasting more than 2.1 million subscribers. In recent days, however, she has …