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The Webs of Covid-Related Caution Tape Across London
The Webs of Covid-Related Caution Tape Across London
- 7 Jun 20, 9:00am -
Artist Rachel Cabitt Is Trapped in a Quarantine Horror Film
Artist Rachel Cabitt Is Trapped in a Quarantine Horror Film
- 1 Jun 20, 9:00am -
The Women of Ukraine's Railroads Keep the Trains Running
The Women of Ukraine's Railroads Keep the Trains Running
- 31 May 20, 9:00am -
Space Photos of the Week: An Eternal Voyage of Discovery
Space Photos of the Week: An Eternal Voyage of Discovery
- 30 May 20, 9:00am -
High in the Alps, Giant Blankets Slow a Glacier's Ice Melt
High in the Alps, Giant Blankets Slow a Glacier's Ice Melt
- 26 May 20, 9:00am -
Space Photos of the Week: Keeping an Eye on Jupiter's Storms
Space Photos of the Week: Keeping an Eye on Jupiter's Storms
- 23 May 20, 9:00am -

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Geekologie

  • A longboarder's closest calls over 10 years of filming
    Lonboarder Josh Neuman put together this compilation of his ten closest calls while filming his longboarding over ten years. What he says about his number one closest call:What Happened: While on a production shoot we had one of the crew members…
    - 25 Aug 21, 2:57am -
  • Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot doing parkour
    This is incredible (chilling?) video of Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot doing parkour.Parkour is the perfect sandbox for the Atlas team at Boston Dynamics to experiment with new behaviors. In this video our humanoid robots demonstrate their whole-bo…
    - 19 Aug 21, 5:27am -
  • Absolutely stunning and hypnotic stop-motion animation using matches
    This is an incredibly well done and hypnotic stop-motion animation by Tomohiro Okazaki featuring every conceivable play on matches. And as if the creativity wasn't impressive enough on its own, it plays back at 60fps. The stop-motion video I made f…
    - 11 Aug 21, 2:22am -
  • This is a snownado
    Apparently snownados exist and if you guessed that they're dust devils but with snow you'd be correct. They're not nearly as interesting as Sharknados or firenados, but those are impossibly high bars for a 'nado. Keep going for another video of…
    - 10 Aug 21, 3:41am -
  • Surreal phone booth videos
    This is a series of surreal phone booth videos by TikToker solopsist. You may be wondering what a "surreal phone booth video" even is and I couldn't explain it to you if I tried, so I'll just let you experience them as I did. @solopsist There are…
    - 5 Aug 21, 2:59am -

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Geeks of Doom

  • Book Review: What Kind of Mother by Clay McLeod Chapman
    What Kind of MotherHardcover | Kindle | AudiobookBy Clay McLeod ChapmanPublisher: Quirk BooksRelease Date: September 12, 2023My grandma always says, "Where there’s a thought, there’s an image; where there’s an image, there’s a…
    - 19 Sep 23, 10:17am -
  • Fall 2023 Book Recommendations
    Fall is almost upon us! This is my favorite season of the year in general, but also my favorite time for reading. There's always a plethora of titles being released for the season, many of which are perfect for Halloween and even the Christmas Ho…
    - 18 Sep 23, 3:16pm -
  • Book Review: The September House by Carissa Orlando
    The September HouseHardcover | Kindle | AudiobookBy Carissa OrlandoPublisher: BerkleyRelease Date: September 5, 2023Bleeding walls, nightly screams, and mutilated apparitions are what Margaret and Hal are up against in their new home…
    - 15 Sep 23, 12:19pm -
  • Book Review: Dungeons & Dragons: Bigby Presents: Glory Of The Giants
    Dungeons & Dragons: Bigby Presents: Glory Of The GiantsHardcoverD&D AccessoryWizards Of The CoastRelease Date: August 15, 2023Good day and well met, friends! I hope today finds you well and I am absolutely excited to present this newe…
    - 6 Sep 23, 9:48pm -
  • Book Review: Dragons of Fate: Dragonlance Destinies: Volume 2
    Dragons of FateDragonlance Destinies Volume 2Hardcover | Kindle | AudiobookBy Margaret Weis and Tracy HickmanPublisher: Random House WorldsRelease Date: August 1, 2023It has been almost four decades since I was fourteen and I read t…
    - 28 Aug 23, 8:57pm -
  • Summer Reading List: Summer 2023 Book Recommendations
    Summertime is here! And with it brings lots of great reads to enjoy during the warmer weather.Below are some this year's releases that I personally am looking forward to reading over the Summer. After the main list of newer releases, I’ve i…
    - 29 Jun 23, 11:45am -
  • 2022 Stoker Awards: Kolchak: The Night Stalker 50th Anniversary Wins Best Graphic Novel
    [2022 Stoker Award-winner Kolchak: The Night Stalker 50th Anniversary. Cover by Colton Worley. Image courtesy of James Aquilone.]Kolchak: The Night Stalker 50th Anniversary won the 2022 Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel…
    - 19 Jun 23, 11:17pm -
  • Book Review: How To Sell A Haunted House by Grady Hendrix
    How to Sell a Haunted HouseHardcover | Kindle Edition | AudiobookBy Grady HendrixPublisher: BerkleyRelease Date: January 17, 2023If this book had a title like Coming Home Again, I'd probably be starting this review by saying something…
    - 23 Jan 23, 6:35pm -
  • Seandps’s Top 10 Movies of 2022
    Well folks, we did it. One more year has passed and things continue to move towards getting back to normal. Although the meaning of normal is still up for debate. For me, normal is a year full of movies that I got to enjoy in the theaters, and mo…
    - 17 Jan 23, 1:00pm -
  • Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Music
    Jim Morrison once waxed on wax about how “the future is uncertain and the end is always near.” Well if that’s the true-be-all-end-all-whatsit statement folks, then it’s a good thing that music is always near to help with the confusion. No…
    - 26 Nov 22, 8:40pm -
  • Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Dungeons & Dragons
    Welcome, readers! Once again, I am honored to be able to show off a few of the amazing Dungeons & Dragons releases that were made available this year. I know I may have omitted a few items, but these are the big ones that I think would make for a…
    - 26 Nov 22, 5:09pm -
  • Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Books, eBooks, and AudioBooks
    Another holiday season is almost upon, which means another great reason to buy and gift all things books! And there are some truly beautiful offerings from the publishing world this year, such some new illustrated editions of J.R.R. Tolkien works…
    - 17 Nov 22, 12:00pm -
  • Book Review: Dungeons & Dragons: Dragons & Treasures (Young Adventurer’s Guides)
    Dungeons & Dragons: Dragons & TreasuresDungeons & Dragons Young Adventurer's GuidesHardcover | KindleD&D AccessoryWizards Of The CoastRelease Date: November 1, 2022Well met, readers. I hope Halloween treated you all well and you are…
    - 15 Nov 22, 8:28pm -
  • Halloween Reading List: Spooky Book Recommendations For Fall 2022
    The spooky season is upon us, with Halloween coming up soon! Below are some appropriate books for the season, ranging from kid-friendly to super creepy to absolutely terrifying, including new releases from Stephen King and Clay McLeod Chapman and…
    - 24 Oct 22, 7:21pm -
  • Book Review: Dungeons & Dragons: Spelljammer: Adventures In Space
    Dungeons & Dragons: Spelljammer: Adventures In SpaceHardcoverD&D AccessoryWizards Of The CoastRelease Date: August 16, 2022I must admit, I never expected to ever see a Spelljammer expansion ever again. I believe it was a holiday gift…
    - 1 Sep 22, 12:33pm -
  • 408: Que Será, Será – Violent Delights: A Westworld Podcast
    Violent Delights is an aftershow podcast where hosts Andrew Sorcini, Dwayne DeFreitas, and Tosin Onafowokan discuss HBO’s Westworld, and the larger questions this ambitious show hopes to tackle.On this week's podcast, Andrew, Tosin, and Dwa…
    - 15 Aug 22, 10:01am -
  • 407: Metanoia – Violent Delights: A Westworld Podcast
    Violent Delights is an aftershow podcast where hosts Andrew Sorcini, Dwayne DeFreitas, and Tosin Onafowokan discuss HBO’s Westworld, and the larger questions this ambitious show hopes to tackle.On this week’s podcast, Andrew, Tosin, and D…
    - 8 Aug 22, 10:22am -
  • Book Review: Dragons of Deceit: Dragonlance Destinies: Volume 1
    Dragons of Deceit: Dragonlance Destinies: Volume 1Dragonlance DestiniesHardcover | Kindle | AudiobookBy Margaret Weis and Tracy HickmanPublisher: Random House Worlds Release Date: August 2, 2022Nostalgia is a fickle thing. I have fo…
    - 4 Aug 22, 3:09pm -
  • 406: Fidelity – Violent Delights: A Westworld Podcast
    Violent Delights is an aftershow podcast where hosts Andrew Sorcini, Dwayne DeFreitas, and Tosin Onafowokan discuss HBO’s Westworld, and the larger questions this ambitious show hopes to tackle.On this week’s podcast, Andrew, Tosin, and D…
    - 1 Aug 22, 6:20pm -
  • 405: Zhuangzi – Violent Delights: A Westworld Podcast
    Violent Delights is an aftershow podcast where hosts Andrew Sorcini, Dwayne DeFreitas, and Tosin Onafowokan discuss HBO’s Westworld, and the larger questions this ambitious show hopes to tackle.On this week’s podcast, Andrew, Tosin, and D…
    - 25 Jul 22, 12:27pm -

Neatorama

  • newRussian Writers' Thoughts on Summer
    Summer is probably my least favorite season out of all the four, with winter following its heels. Some people may love summer because of the warm, nice weather which allows them to go out, frolic, and maybe go to the beach to take a dip in the water.…
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  • newA Short History of Footnotes
    When reading a book, article, journal, or other scholarly or academic writing, we might notice the small superscript numbers attached to certain words or phrases, which lead us to the fine print at the bottom of the page, i.e. the footnotes. For a mo…
    - 5 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 10:19pm -
  • newWhy <i>Plan 9 From Outer Space</i> is Actually a Good Movie
    Ed Wood's 1957 film Plan 9 From Outer Space is often cited as the worst movie of all time, mainly because it was shot in a few days on a budget of $60,000, which was far too little for the grandiose special effects in the storyline. The resulting mov…
    - 14 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 2:06pm -
  • newDrowning Pool Goes Disco
    Here's a little tunr that confirms what we've always known, but rarely admit: the beat is the most important thing in a song. The latest mashup by Bill McClintock (previously at Neatorama) just dropped today. This work of art combines the hard rock o…
    - 14 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 1:56pm -
  • newThe Historic Scandals of the Summer Olympics
    Embed from Getty ImagesThere was a time when the hundreds of thousands of condoms handed out at the Olympic games would have been a scandal, but that doesn't even make the cut anymore. Since the modern Olympics began in 1896, the international sporti…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 10:14am -
  • The Galactic Influence of the Tutu Academy
    Imagine if aliens landed on earth to find out what residents of this planet were all about. It would be easy for them to figure out that humans are the dominant species, even though we've seen jokes that say otherwise. If a guy in a flying saucer wer…
    - 1 day ago 22 Jul 24, 8:20pm -
  • Computer Programs Written Before Any Computer Could Run Them
    We know that the world's first computer program was written by Ada Lovelace in 1848. It would have run a theoretical computer called the Analytical Engine designed by Charles Babbage, but he never actually built the computer. However, computer progra…
    - 1 day ago 22 Jul 24, 6:53pm -
  • A Nature Film About the Wolverine
    National Geographic gives us a film about the wolverine. It is the largest member of the weasel family, but that's about all we learn about it, because the narrator got bored, and so the film is unexpectedly short. He does give us some hints about th…
    - 1 day ago 22 Jul 24, 4:41pm -
  • Dishwasher at Red Lobster Finds 1 in 30 Million Orange Lobster
    Jose Romero has been a dishwasher at the Red Lobster restaurant in Pueblo, Colorado for twelve years. He's also responsible for unpacking newly arrived lobsters. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that, on July 12, Romero spotted an orange lobster. Romero…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jul 24, 12:18pm -
  • The Ducking Stool
    Throughout history, there have been many methods of meting out justice depending on the severity of the offense. The Romans invented perhaps one of the most, if not the most cruel form of physical punishment for heinous criminals: crucifixion. In the…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jul 24, 7:34am -
  • When It's Too Hot to Sleep
    Have you ever experienced tossing and turning in your bed because the sweltering heat and humidity makes it difficult for your body to cool down and be comfortable enough to fall asleep? Experts suggest that the most conducive temperature for sleep i…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jul 24, 6:53am -
  • Ranking Zodiac Signs Based on Their Knack for Comedy
    Let's pause for a moment and have a light-hearted discussion on which among the zodiac signs have the most knack for comedy, according to this ranking created by Reader's Digest with some help from astrologers Liz Simmons and Meghan Rose.I would like…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jul 24, 4:25am -
  • The Most Misguided Album Covers From Major Music Labels
    Rolling Stone published a list of the 50 worst albums covers of all time. For young folks, an album cover was a 12-inch square cardboard sleeve that covered a vinyl recording of songs. The artwork on the cover was very important, and often involved a…
    - 2 days ago 21 Jul 24, 7:34pm -
  • The Remains of the Jeans
    No, these aren't the latest jeans from a luxury fashion house selling for thousands of dollars, but considering some we've posted before, you would be forgiven for thinking so. About six years ago, the fashion reseller behind Darn Vintage came across…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jul 24, 7:41am -
  • Mongolia Wins the Olympic Uniform Competition
    Less than a week to go until the opening ceremonies for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, and fashion is at the forefront. The stunning uniforms that the team from Mongolia will be wearing at the opening ceremonies have gone viral for their opulent el…
    - 3 days ago 21 Jul 24, 7:32am -

GeekDad

  • newCongrats to the Spiel des Jahres 2024 Winners
    This year's Spiel des Jahres winners were announced!Click through to read all of "Congrats to the Spiel des Jahres 2024 Winners" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us via Patreon or use this link to shop at Amazon. Thanks!
    - 23 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 5:00am -
  • GeekMom: The Ornithologist’s Field Guide to Love
    I have a passion for books set in slightly altered versions of our own. While I love the high fantasy of The Lord of the Rings, I adore the world bending of A Discovery of Witches and Emily Wilde. In the latest book coming out this week from India Ho…
    - 2 days ago 22 Jul 24, 5:03am -
  • ‘Shipwrecked’ by Jenny Pearson: A Book Review
    Sebastian and three friends are marooned on a desert island. 'Shipwrecked' is the hilarious tale of how they survive. Click through to read all of "‘Shipwrecked’ by Jenny Pearson: A Book Review" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, plea…
    - 4 days ago 20 Jul 24, 6:00am -
  • ‘Talisman: The Magical Quest Game, 5th Edition’ Brings a Classic Game Back to the Table
    'Talisman: The Magical Quest Game, 5th Edition' is an adventure board game where players take on roles of competing adventurers and explore a magical land, encountering creatures and treasures along the way to their ultimate victory.Click through to…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 24, 11:00am -
  • TeeTurtle Celebrates 25 Years of SpongeBob With a New Plushie Collection
    If you're looking for a fun way to celebrate SpongeBob's big anniversary, are in need of a gift for that special kid in your life, or simply want to relive your favorite Bikini Bottom memories with your family, look no further than TeeTurtle's 'Spong…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 24, 6:00am -
  • ‘The Boy to Beat the Gods’ — A Book Review
    Drawing on the Yoruba Pantheon of Orishas, middle-grade read 'The Boy to Beat the Gods' delivers a rich narrative of friendship and heroics.Click through to read all of "‘The Boy to Beat the Gods’ — A Book Review" at GeekDad.If you value conte…
    - 5 days ago 19 Jul 24, 5:00am -
  • Build Towns and Cities in ‘Construction Simulator: Gold Edition’
    'Construction Simulator: Gold Edition' is a simulation game where players take control of all types of construction equipment including bulldozers, cranes, excavators, road pavers, trucks and many more as they complete jobs around cities and even a s…
    - 6 days ago 18 Jul 24, 11:00am -
  • Narwal Freo X Plus Robot Vacuum and Mop Review
    Narwal Freo X Plus takes care of the vacuuming and the moping in one shot. It doesn't quite make the cut on carpet but on tile, it excels.Click through to read all of "Narwal Freo X Plus Robot Vacuum and Mop Review" at GeekDad.If you value content f…
    - 6 days ago 18 Jul 24, 9:30am -
  • Usagi Yojimbo- The Crow # 4- A Surprising Allegiance
    When Usagi's crew finally caught up with Yukichi a conundrum presents itself.Click through to read all of "Usagi Yojimbo- The Crow # 4- A Surprising Allegiance" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us via Patreon or use this…
    - 6 days ago 18 Jul 24, 8:30am -
  • Celebrate ‘D&D’s 50th in Style With Beadle & Grimm’s Classic Module Dice Sets
    Revisit classic D&D modules with these dice sets.Click through to read all of "Celebrate ‘D&D’s 50th in Style With Beadle & Grimm’s Classic Module Dice Sets" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us via Patreon or use th…
    - 6 days ago 18 Jul 24, 7:30am -
  • Crowdfunding Tabletop Roundup
    Just catching up on some crowdfunding tabletop projects now that I'm back from some summer travels!Click through to read all of "Crowdfunding Tabletop Roundup" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us via Patreon or use this l…
    - 6 days ago 18 Jul 24, 5:00am -
  • DC This Week Roundup – Old Foes
    Ghosts of the past emerge to bedevil our heroes in Catwoman #67 and John Constantine, Hellblazer: Dead in America #7. Click through to read all of "DC This Week Roundup – Old Foes" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us vi…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jul 24, 10:00am -
  • Review – Green Lantern: War Journal #11 – The Lost World
    John Stewart travels back to worlds long gone to discover the secrets of the Radiant Dead. Click through to read all of "Review – Green Lantern: War Journal #11 – The Lost World" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us vi…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jul 24, 9:00am -
  • Review – Batman/Superman: World’s Finest #29 – The Last Trick
    Doom-Mite has arrived, and the heroes of two worlds make one final stand against the cosmic entity. Click through to read all of "Review – Batman/Superman: World’s Finest #29 – The Last Trick" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, plea…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jul 24, 8:30am -
  • Review – Titans #13: Predators Within
    As Raven sinks her claws deeper into the team, an old enemy from Beast Boy's past returns. Click through to read all of "Review – Titans #13: Predators Within" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us via Patreon or use this…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jul 24, 8:00am -
  • Review – Nightwing #116: Dick Grayson, Fugitive
    Dick Grayson is public enemy #1 - and for answers, he'll need some help from beyond. Click through to read all of "Review – Nightwing #116: Dick Grayson, Fugitive" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us via Patreon or use…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jul 24, 7:30am -
  • Review – Dark Knights Of Steel: Allwinter #1 – The King Of The North
    Enter a new kingdom, as the man known as Deathstroke begins a lonely quest. Click through to read all of "Review – Dark Knights Of Steel: Allwinter #1 – The King Of The North" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us via P…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jul 24, 7:30am -
  • Review – Wonder Woman #11: High-Stakes
    Wonder Woman has created a refuge for magic as heroes come under attack - and she's not letting anyone in or out. Click through to read all of "Review – Wonder Woman #11: High-Stakes" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jul 24, 7:00am -
  • A Lifetime of Training: GeekDad Reviews ‘Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition’
    A must-buy for old heads, new players wishing to experience that original Nintendo renaissance in the most accessible way possible, and especially those of us who want to share this gaming history with a new generation, 'Nintendo World Championships:…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jul 24, 7:00am -
  • Review – Superman #16: Powerless
    Amanda Waller struck first. Now the heroes strike back - with some unlikely allies. Click through to read all of "Review – Superman #16: Powerless" at GeekDad.If you value content from GeekDad, please support us via Patreon or use this link to sho…
    - 7 days ago 17 Jul 24, 6:30am -

Longform

  • Longform Podcast #585: John Jeremiah Sullivan
    John Jeremiah Sullivan is a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine and has written for Harper's, The New Yorker, and GQ. He is the author of Pulphead and the forthcoming The Prime Minister of Paradise: The True Story of a Lost American Hi…
    - 28 days ago 26 Jun 24, 10:19am -
  • Longform Podcast #584: Ta-Nehisi Coates
    Ta-Nehisi Coates is an author and journalist. His next book is The Message.“I don’t think we have the luxury as journalists of avoiding things because people might say bad things about us. I don’t even think we have the luxury of avoiding thi…
    - 35 days ago 19 Jun 24, 6:53am -
  • Longform Podcast #583: Jay Caspian Kang
    Jay Caspian Kang is a staff writer for The New Yorker and a co-host of Time to Say Goodbye.“At some point, you have to kick it out the door, and it’s never finished to the degree that you would finish a magazine piece. But it, in some ways, is m…
    - 42 days ago 12 Jun 24, 12:37pm -
  • Longform Podcast #582: Joseph Cox
    Joseph Cox is a cybersecurity journalist and co-founder of 404 Media. His new book is Dark Wire: The Incredible True Story of the Largest Sting Operation Ever.“In the not too distant future, I will be a very old man, and maybe I won't be able to…
    - 49 days ago 5 Jun 24, 7:10am -
  • Longform Podcast #581: Tavi Gevinson
    Tavi Gevinson is a writer, actor, and the founder of Rookie. Her new zine is Fan Fiction.“Stories are unstable, and memory is unstable, and identity is unstable. All of these things that I've tried to make permanent in writing, they're actually un…
    - 56 days ago 29 May 24, 7:18am -
  • Longform Podcast #580: Rachel Khong
    Rachel Khong is a journalist and author whose latest novel is Real Americans.“It's about the ways in which we miss each other as human beings and can't fully communicate what it is like to be ourselves. … And I think that's what makes it so int…
    - 63 days ago 22 May 24, 8:45am -
  • Longform Podcast #579: Kelsey McKinney
    Kelsey McKinney is a features writer and co-owner at Defector.com. She hosts the podcast Normal Gossip and is the author of the upcoming book You Didn't Hear This From Me: (Mostly) True Notes on Gossip.“I was always very interested in how you stra…
    - 70 days ago 15 May 24, 7:54am -
  • Longform Podcast #578: Lissa Soep
    Lissa Soep is an audio producer, editor and author whose latest book is Other People’s Words: Friendship, Loss, and the Conversations That Never End.“I am so keenly aware of how much my own voice is a product of editing relationships and co-pro…
    - 77 days ago 8 May 24, 6:29am -
  • Longform Podcast #577: PJ Vogt
    PJ Vogt is the host of Search Engine.“One of our tests editorially is if we think we’ve got something good, but we haven’t started reporting or recording on it, I’ll just try asking the question at dinner and stuff. If it derails conversatio…
    - 84 days ago 1 May 24, 7:57am -
  • Longform Podcast #576: Lindsay Peoples
    Lindsay Peoples is the editor-in-chief of The Cut.“You see so many incredible people make one mistake and lose their job or they speak out about something and then the next day something blows up. And so I do think that I often feel like I have t…
    - 91 days ago 24 Apr 24, 7:25am -
  • Polk Award Winners: Jason Motlagh
    Jason Motlagh, a journalist and filmmaker, is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone and the founder of Blackbeard Films. He won the Polk's Sydney Schanberg Prize for “This Will End in Blood and Ashes,” an account of the collapse of order in Hait…
    - 96 days ago 19 Apr 24, 7:00am -
  • Polk Award Winners: Brian Howey
    Brian Howey is a freelance journalist who won the Polk Award for Justice Reporting after exposing a deceptive police tactic widely used in California. He began the project, which was eventually published by the Los Angeles Times and Reveal, as a grad…
    - 97 days ago 18 Apr 24, 7:01am -
  • Polk Award Winners: Meribah Knight
    Meribah Knight is a reporter with Nashville Public Radio. She won the Polk Award for Podcasting for “The Kids of Rutherford County,” produced with ProPublica and Serial, which revealed a shocking approach to juvenile discipline in one Tennessee c…
    - 98 days ago 17 Apr 24, 8:43am -
  • Polk Award Winners: Jesse Coburn
    Jesse Coburn is an investigative reporter at Streetsblog. He won the Polk Award for Local Reporting for "Ghost Tags," his series on the black market for temporary license plates.“You can imagine this having never become a problem, because it’s…
    - 99 days ago 16 Apr 24, 7:11am -
  • Polk Award Winners: Amel Guettatfi and Julia Steers
    Amel Guettatfi and Julia Steers won this year's George Polk Award for Television Reporting for “Inside Wagner,” their Vice News investigation of Russian mercenaries on the Ukraine front and in the Central African Republic. “One of the best ta…
    - 100 days ago 15 Apr 24, 9:20am -
  • Longform Podcast #575: Megan Kimble
    Megan Kimble is the former executive editor of The Texas Observer and has written for The New York Times, Texas Monthly, and The Guardian. Her new book is City Limits: Infrastructure, Inequality, and the Future of America’s Highways.“I have neve…
    - 3 Apr 24, 9:46am -
  • Longform Podcast #574: Zach Harris
    Zach Harris is a journalist whose latest article for Rolling Stone is "Meet the Gen Z Hothead Burning Up Pro Bowling."“I'm not like a staff writer who has … status and access. But if I come up with something fun that you've never heard of that…
    - 27 Mar 24, 10:12am -
  • Longform Podcast #573: Rozina Ali
    Rozina Ali is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and the winner of the 2023 National Magazine Award for Reporting. Her latest article is “Raised in the West Bank, Shot in Vermont.”“I think it’s very, very important to spea…
    - 20 Mar 24, 12:01pm -
  • Longform Podcast #572: Derek Thompson
    Derek Thompson is a staff writer for The Atlantic and host of the podcast Plain English.“I am an inveterate dilettante. I lose interest in subjects all the time. Because what I find interesting about my job is the invitation to solve mysteries. A…
    - 13 Mar 24, 8:31am -
  • Longform Podcast #571: Tessa Hulls
    Tessa Hulls is a writer and artist whose work has appeared in The Rumpus, The Washington Post, and The Capitol Hill Times. Her new book, a graphic memoir, is Feeding Ghosts.“This project is the thing I have spent my entire life running from. I wa…
    - 6 Mar 24, 6:44am -

The Hollywood Reporter - Heat Vision

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  • newWatch what happens when a seriously bright flashlight is magnified
    Watch as a 200,000-lumen flashlight is paired with a magnifying lens! When the light is pointed at the camera, we get an idea of just how incredibly bright it is. Do not look directly into this beam!Watch as it burn various materials like a solo cup…
    - 13 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 2:20pm -
  • newReality TV contestant kills and eats protected New Zealand bird — claiming he was "desperate and hungry" (video)
    Two contestants in the latest season of USA Network's Race to Survive were kicked off the reality show after one of them killed and ate a protected bird in New Zealand. Spencer "Corry" Jones admitted that he knew they were "breaking a rule" (as in t…
    - 14 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 2:05pm -
  • newSilicon Valley exec loses $398,359.58 in real estate wire fraud
    A tech industry veteran was tricked into wiring $400,000 – her life savings intended as a house down payment – to cybercriminals posing as legitimate parties in a real estate transaction.As reported by CNBC, Rana Robillard, chief people officer…
    - 14 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 1:41pm -
  • newFortnite LEGO: the Loot Llama, Battle Bus and more
    LEGO came to Fortnite last year as a fun, if a little too simple, open-world survival crafting game. Now, Fortnite is coming to LEGO with four new Fortnite-themed sets. The Battle Bus set looks great and includes nine classic Fortnite characters, i…
    - 14 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 1:33pm -
  • newParents furious as Delta strands kids around the country
    In the interest of child safety, Delta decided to leave unaccompanied minors stranded in unfamiliar cities in the wake of a global tech outage.As reported in The New York Times, Delta's solution to protect children from "being separated from their f…
    - 15 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 1:00pm -
  • newDon Junior tries to help his daddy
    Theoretically helping his felonious father's campaign, Don Jr. makes the least effective, stupidest appeal to Democratic voters yet.Don Junior thinks that Biden dropping out provides Democratic voters a fantastic opportunity to re-consider his adjud…
    - 15 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 12:45pm -
  • newDonald Trump lashes out after Minnesota Gov. Walz laughs at Trump on Fox News (video)
    Minnesota's Tim Walz merrily laughed on Fox News when anchor Bill Hemmer complained about President Joe Biden dropping out and said it was ironic "that Donald Trump is bad for democracy." And then the amused Democratic governor set the faux news host…
    - 15 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 12:15pm -
  • newSharks test positive for cocaine
    Cocaine Shark isn't the title of an exciting sequel to B-movie hit Cocaine Bear: it's science. 13 Brazilian sharpnoses tested positive for the drug after being fished out the sea just offshore.The concentrations were as much as 100 times higher tha…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 12:08pm -
  • newButton Stealer is the weird internet hobby you never knew you needed
    What's more fun than collecting NFTs? Almost anything, actually. Take Button Stealer for example, a Chrome extension that copies one button from every website you visit and saves them to a collection. I'll take a button that says "Anthropometry" ove…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 12:06pm -
  • newJD Vance 2016: "I believe the allegations." JD Vance 2024: "Trump is my boss now"
    Political neophyte and Hill Billy cosplayer JD Vance trashed his new boss back in 2016. Having previously believed the many women accusing Trump of sexual abuse, Vance now believes Trump is a fine, upstanding running mate. In 2016, Vance thought it…
    - 16 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 11:27am -
  • newToday's dumbest clickbait for July 23, 2024
    A rule of thumb about news stories: If the headline promises something interesting but doesn't say what it is, you will be disappointed. To save you from disappointment, here are four articles that I clicked on so you don't have to. — Read the rest…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 11:10am -
  • newDonald Trump tries to pass himself off as a "brilliant young man" — and, naturally, it backfires
    Donald Trump's age is really getting to him now that fellow senior citizen President Joe Biden is out of the race. So much so, that he hilariously tried to pass himself off as a "brilliant young man," as if nobody would notice. — Read the rest The…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 10:44am -
  • newRussian soldiers pick smartphones over safety
    Talk about internet addiction. Russia is considering a legislative solution, as the loss of lives when exposed and attacked by Ukraine is not enough. This shows that Russian enlisted folks are either extremely confident or extremely stupid. Once it…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 10:35am -
  • newLove Hultén plays with music, and sewing machines
    Love Hultén created experimental music by combining vintage toy sewing machines, synthesizers, and a module. I like how this unique contraption is just as fun to watch as it is to listen to. The music from this fun combination of devices is wonder…
    - 17 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 10:15am -
  • newCapture and view constellations, moon craters, and planets with this telescope
    TL;DR: See the stars, lunar craters, and planets like an astronaut with the ABOTEC 800090 Telescope. It's now on sale for less than $120!One of the best parts about summer is that it's always warm enough to do an outdoor activity. — Read the res…
    - 18 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 10:00am -
  • newMan charged after decapitating seagull that ate daughter's fries
    A New Jersey man faces an animal cruelty charge after admitting that he decapitated a seagull on the Wildwood boardwalk, reports a local ABC affilate. The seagull had "stolen" his daughter's fries.According to court documents obtained by Action New…
    - 18 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 9:21am -
  • newWatch the up-close process of a deeply skilled fish taxidermist
    For the past 27 years, Owaga has been practicing the art of fish taxidermy. Ogawa taxidermy rare and special fish which are displayed in the eponymous Owaga Art Collection.The process is long, and involves carefully removing the fish skin, preservin…
    - 18 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 9:19am -
  • newBad dad Elon Musk blames a "woke mind virus" instead of himself
    Elon Musk blames his fractured relationship with his daughter on a made-up pejorative that targets people who care about others. Maybe he should buy a mirror.In a conversation with noted bigot Jordan Peterson, noted bigot Elon Musk blamed a "woke mi…
    - 19 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 9:08am -
  • newKawaii: a keychain-sized Nintendo Wii
    Kawaii is a tiny Nintendo Wii crafted by Wesk and Yveltal, who describe the creative journey on the BitBuilt forums: "The smallest functional Wii ever made, barely larger than the outline of the OMEGA trim itself. A literal keychain Wii! — Read the…
    - 19 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 8:46am -
  • newKamala was not what Biden's betrayers wanted. Too bad.
    Kamala Harris has already secured the Democratic nomination—and it's not what the centrists who ejected Biden wanted. It turns out that the obvious enthusiasm for Harris among Dem voters and delegates isn't well-reflected in media commentary. In f…
    - 19 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 8:16am -
  • newHieronymus Bosch inspired piñatas
    Artist Roberto Benavidez creates piñatas inspired by Hieronymus Bosch and medieval illuminated manuscripts. His unique piñatas are made with incredible craftsmanship and shown in museums.I love the detail and whimsy of the Bosch-inspired piñata c…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 8:03am -
  • newRoblox failing to deal with its "pedophile problem"
    Bloomberg News reports that Roblox, the social media game platform marketed heavily at the children who use it, is infested with pedophiles and that the company is "not always winning" its "battle" against them. Doc's dark, edgy humor only made him…
    - 20 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 7:35am -
  • newRare gold Nintendo cartridge expected to fetch a fortune at auction
    You wouldn't happen to have a 1990 NES limited-edition competition cartridge titled Nintendo Gold World Championships, manufactured in gold plastic but without a label, would you? At $57,000 to start, one just like it is expected to be among the most…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 7:05am -
  • newScience says puppies are bad for your mental health
    A study shows 45% of respondents were made "significantly miserable" by their pets. Doggone it!The common wisdom is that pets, particularly dogs, are good for you. Leading anthrozoologist Hal Herzog has taken a lot of heat for pointing out that you…
    - 21 hours ago 23 Jul 24, 6:46am -
  • Republicans can't find an angle with Harris, but she's got Trump's number
    Attacks by convicted felon and adjudicated rapist Donald Trump and his surrogates against Vice-President Harris are falling flat, while her campaign gains momentum. The worst factual thing Republicans can find to point out about Kamala Harris is tha…
    - 1 day ago 22 Jul 24, 6:55pm -

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  • Nerd Rant: The “What if” Arguments
    Any time Hollywood remakes something, and changes a characters skin color to anything not white, white people have complete breakdowns over it. I’ve seen so much outrage recently between The Rings of Power, and now The Little Mermaid, it’s just d…
    - 13 Sep 22, 2:41pm -
  • Watching: DC Animated Shows
    I’ve been on a kick lately, a nostalgia superhero kick. I grew up watching superhero cartoons, and never really stopped. It really hit me though that most of the animated shows I watched were DC. Of course I loved some Marvel stuff to, like X-Men,…
    - 10 Aug 22, 5:35am -
  • That Time At The Library
    Once upon a time, 13 year old me, and my two best friends (one bold & one goofy) were at a public library. We were doing some research for a school project we had to work on, and pretty much minding our own business. Aside from whispering, when we ne…
    - 26 Jun 22, 1:40pm -
  • My Favorite Underrated Movies
    We all have those movies we love, but it feels like no one else likes them. These are a few of mine. One of the great things about the internet is finding out that I was not alone in liking these movies. Josie and the Pussycats (2001) Such cheesy goo…
    - 25 Apr 22, 7:03pm -
  • The Guild
    On July 27th 2007, back when I obsessively payed World of Warcraft, Felicia Day dropped The Guild on YouTube. I’m having trouble processing that this year will mark 15 years since then. It just doesn’t seem that long ago to me, yet, somehow, it d…
    - 28 Feb 22, 12:38pm -
  • “Forgotten” Early 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
    If it wasn’t for the fact that people uploaded things on YouTube, I would have thought I was the only one who remembered some of these shows. I consider them “forgotten” simply because of the fact I never hear any one talk about them, or know w…
    - 19 Jan 22, 12:13pm -
  • The Villains Lair
    I’m not sure how this went unnoticed by me for so long, but recently YouTube decided to make a suggestion to me, and I don’t know why they waited so long. But, now I have discovered The Villain’s Lair. Here are the first two episodes from the p…
    - 11 Jan 22, 8:38am -
  • Encanto: Mirabel’s Gift
    When we get to the end of Encanto some people felt it wasn’t clear if Mirabel had a gift, or what it was. But, I think I might be on to something with my theory. Let’s start at the beginning, not of the movie, but where the gifts came from. Abuel…
    - 5 Jan 22, 9:21pm -
  • If My Life Were A Disney Soundtrack
    Sometimes I like to put together playlists on Spotifty. Recently I wondered, if my life had a soundtrack, what would it be? Then I went completely blank.  After thinking on it, I figured the best place for me to start would be with songs from Disne…
    - 2 Jan 22, 10:34am -
  • Nerd Nostalgia: BK Commercials
    I’m not sure how I ended up down this rabbit hole, but here we are. This post is an unintentional ad for Burger King, because they saw talent before they were famous. Little “Buffy” at Burger King Before she worked at Double Meat Palace, Buffy…
    - 27 Dec 21, 12:25pm -

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