Culture

Why you should consider buying music on vinyl, CD and music files

March 19, 2020

The fact is, no one has to buy recorded music any more. Most of it is available when and where you want it on YouTube for free. You could also pay for a [...]

Some Oculus employees weren’t sure if Facebook was creepy or evil

March 16, 2020

  Editor’s note: Below this introduction is an unedited excerpt from The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution That Swept [...]

Trump reportedly installed a $50,000 golf simulator inside the White House

March 15, 2020

US President Donald Trump may not have to leave the White House to play golf anymore. According to a report in The Washington Post, the president installed [...]

Someone just bought a cryptocurrency cat for $172,000

March 15, 2020

Meet CryptoKitty #896775. Her name is Dragon. She has chestnut coloured eyes, her base colour is ‘cottoncandy’. According to her bio she [...]

New J.R.R. Tolkien book may be Lord of the Rings author’s last

March 9, 2020

In just a few days. J.R.R. Tolkien fans can get their hands on what might be the late author’s final work. The Fall of Gondolin will be published [...]

Eat your burgers upside-down, food experts say

February 12, 2020

It doesn’t matter if your idea of a perfect burger is a double cheeseburger with bacon or a veggie burger with sprouts. Bottom line: you’re not [...]

The queen of England is hiring a social media strategist

February 9, 2020

Those who think their tweets and Instagram posts are worthy of Buckingham Palace might want to apply for a new job working for the UK’s royal family. [...]

Stephen Hawking’s motorized wheelchair is up for auction

January 26, 2020

Items belonging to the late physicist Stephen Hawking, including one of his earliest motorized wheelchairs, will be put up for auction beginning on [...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez drops in on Twitch stream, says Nintendo 64 is the best console

January 18, 2020

On a day where Aaron Sorkin encouraged newly elected Democrats to ‘stop acting like young people’, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a different [...]

A tower for the Space Age: Exploring Seattle’s beautiful Space Needle

January 15, 2020

  ‘Googie.’ It’s not a misprint, it’s an architectural style. You might not know the name, but you’ll probably recognize it. [...]