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A new study says some TV viewers are more moral than others. What kind of viewer are you?
Netflix’s new teen suicide drama has parents and many mental-health experts terrified.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Joyce Carol Oates on America, idealism, and the shackles we can and can't shake off.
The painting measures 12,000 sq. ft. and includes over 300 life-like figures.
Is Disney creating a G-Rated Westworld? Disney Enterprises recently filed a patent for a "soft body robot for physical interaction with humans." The result may be similar to Baymax, the inflatable...
Seemingly impractical things include pleasure reading, an overactive imagination, and the liberal arts. Each is commonly derided by all too practical people. Each is vital to us all.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Turkish-American writer Elif Batuman on truth in fiction, how language shapes us, and more.
Stand up comedians are twice as likely to die younger than dramatic actors. And according to at least one published medical study, the funnier you are the earlier you could die young.
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."
In his new book, Atlantic senior editor Derek Thompson argues for more disfluent feeds in our social media diet.
"Shut up and take my money" isn't just a meme anymore, it's the way people are increasingly choosing to access art, news, and culture.
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.