You know what would make LEGO even better? A base tape that lets you build against gravity.
The Onion founding editor Scott Dikkers says every joke can be categorized in one of 11 "funny filters."
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Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson explains the nature of time and the conundrums of time travel in a recent interview.
A new study suggests always-improving video games are keeping young men without college educations unemployed or out of the workforce entirely.
Disney does more than make cute movies. Researchers from its innovation branch want to turn your living room into a magnetic field.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Comedy writer and producer Scott Aukerman on Michael Bolton, transgression in comedy, and cultural turmoil in the USA.
Don't work with children or animals? Sir David Attenborough laughs in the face of danger.
There's an app that detects manterruptions—but we round up the research to find out which groups of people are really doing the most interrupting.
Conceptual artist Jonathon Keats proposes neuroscience-based fashion.
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There is a wide definition of fake news, and a narrow one. These two types of fake news have different origins.
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The moment we divided the world into opposites, we opened the gates of Hell.
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Author Tony Dokoupil predicts a Liberal backlash against grass now that it’s becoming legal.
In one of the best examples of free education this year, Pixar has released a six-part online course called 'The Art of Storytelling'.
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Jonathon Keats proposes a "Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative" to help return the favor after taking so many great ideas from them.