Gay app Grindr crashes as Olympic athletes arrive in London.
North Carolina Man Arrested for Refusing to Leave Jail.
Smoking Banned Inside Santa Monica Residences.
New coating technology promises self-cleaning cars.
Alec Baldwin continues to be freaked out by a female stalker, and now Manhattan prosecutors have hit the perky blond fanatic with 20 new harassment counts.
The feds have raided dozens of synthetic-pot and bath-salt operations in more than 90 cities. They also seized $36 million in cash from dozens of manufacturers and sellers.
Numerous Top Bankers Call for Break Up of Giant Banks.
The two Chinatown women executed two weeks ago may have ripped off nearly $100,000 from Chinese thugs, law-enforcement sources believe. Police sources believe the victims were part of a “key club” — a sort of underground banking system.
Worldwide, there are about 6,000 mammal species, each with its own unique milk, but Americans get at least 97 percent of all our dairy products from one animal. (That would be the cow.)
Study finds fastest growing cities not the most prosperous.
The rise in women seeking a perfect vagina.
Men’s friendships with women ‘driven by sexual attraction.’
Two Myths and Three Facts About the Differences in Men and Women’s Brains.
Why Thinking of Others Improves Our Creativity.
Are we really at our most miserable at the start of the week, as the Blue Monday myth suggests? A new study conducted in the US claims not.
City’s drug patterns written in sewage. Drug testers sifting through raw sewage in 19 European cities found the highest cocaine use in Antwerp, a Nordic preference for methamphetamines and Amsterdam unsurprisingly leading in cannabis use.
Study shows the reasons why people find logic in magical rituals.
Hepatitis C can now be totally cured by new nanoparticle.
The Rabies Virus Remains a Medical Mystery.
Termites explode to defend their colonies.
Ice is an enigmatic, complex substance that continues to puzzle researchers.
Just days after a poacher’s snare had killed one of their own, two young mountain gorillas worked together Tuesday to find and destroy traps in their Rwandan forest home.
A new measure of arrogance, developed by researchers at the University of Akron and Michigan State University, can help organizations identify arrogant managers before they have a costly and damaging impact.
Psychology of Corruption.
Are we creating the future by predicting it?
Tween texting may lead to poor grammar skills.
The story of Microsoft’s lost decade could serve as a business-school case study on the pitfalls of success.
Why Computers Still Can’t Translate Languages Automatically.
How to Make Your Password So Secret, Even *You* Don’t Know It.
The success of the Avengers is only a small part of a broader phenomenon: the rise of “geek culture” as the single most powerful force, commercial and cultural, in the art and media landscape. At what point is the triumph of comic-book culture sufficient?
The first issue came out in February 1992. Its appearance prompted Julie Burchill to congratulate Ingrams on “producing the most pathetic magazine ever published.”
As Nietzsche’s ideas were being adapted to various and contrary ends by avant-garde artists, psychoanalysts, and racial ideologues, his death provoked a battle over his legacy. Kessler, a prominent patron of culture and a well-connected operator on the European art scene, took part in the fight.
Roland Barthes: It seems to me that, for a writer, the issue isn’t how to be “eternal” but how to be desirable after death.’
List of Authors Whose Copyrights Have Expired. [Thanks Fette]
Shakespeare insult kit.
Why is the letter Z associated with sleep?
The world’s first 3D-printed gun.
iPad painting App for cats invented by US company.
1980: Should we boycott the Olympics?
Tweak of Proximity by Joshua Davis.
In this episode of Skinema, Chris drives out to the world famous Al’s Diamond Caberet in Reading, Pennsylvania, to catch tattooed starlet Joanna Angel’s act and stick some fingers in her butt.
Unboxing the Statue of Liberty, 1885.
The fucking weather.
London Olympics. Gov. Romney and Mrs. Ann Romney cheer on Michael Phelps.