There is a widespread consensus amongst psychologists that tyranny triumphs either because ordinary people blindly follow orders or else because they mindlessly conform to powerful roles. However, recent evidence concerning historical events challenges these views.
Researchers demonstrate the world’s first white lasers More luminous and energy efficient than LEDs, white lasers look to be the future in lighting and light-based wireless communication.
Thousands of Apps Secretly Run Ads That Users Can’t See Advertisers lose $895 million per year to invisible fraud within mobile apps
CrossFit mascot is a homicidal-looking shirtless monstrosity called Pukie the Clown. Thirty days in a gay CrossFit cult
Swimming under the surface is faster than swimming on the surface. And the fish kick may be the fastest subsurface form yet.
Do observers like curvature or do they dislike angularity? [PDF]
If sea levels rise as feared, some of the world’s island nations may disappear this century. Does that mean they no longer exist as countries?
Is it possible to gauge how wealthy a New Yorker might be just by the way they pronounce their /r/ s? And: The Social Stratification of (r) in New York City Department Stores [PDF]
The brain shrinks over the course of the day, ending up smaller in the evening – before returning to its full size the next morning.
Derived from the lapis lazuli stone, the pigment was considered more precious than gold. A brief history of ultramarine