In which a card-carrying member of the East Coast cultural elite travels the length of the border in search of Donald Trump's America — and learns to stop worrying and love the Wall.
Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 film "Akira" is largely considered the most important animation of all time. By nearly every measure, it was the masterpiece that put a chokehold on pop culture’s psyche.
We’re talking all about mental illness and justice during our next Justice Talk with the Marshall Project, on Wednesday, June 1. For context, browse our guide to key reading on the issue.
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En route to the clubhouse for a cool piña colada, this big guy decided to take a shortcut across the green.
Two California teenagers who recently visited the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art were less than impressed by some of the exhibits and wondered if they could do better. Turns out a lot of patrons thought so after they pulled a hilarious stunt.
CNN reporter Jim Acosta was just trying to do his job — reporting on the most recent Donald Trump speech in front of Trump Tower. But of course, this being live TV and involving the most contentious man in politics, things quickly went awry.
Yes, this guy is a little bit of a tool, but we remain very impressed nonetheless.
A team of physicists has added an interesting and potentially quite useful twist to the normal Schrödinger's cat picture: another cat.
Why bars in former toilets should be a call to arms in the battle for public loos.
Flying costs a lot of money, both for airlines and passengers. So how is it that budget airlines are so much cheaper?
How much do you value your privacy? Sirin Labs is a new company making its debut in London today that stakes its future on very wealthy people believing their privacy and security to be priceless. Well, worth $16,666, to be more precise.
People who are locked in prison for the rest of their lives have a lot of time on their hands, which means that plenty of art is produced by some notorious killers. Here are their renditions of Charles Manson, in an interesting series of "murderabilia."
We're laughing and we're crying at this squeaky, mumbly version of Depeche Mode's 1981 hit.
Today's episode of Flash Forward goes to a future where all pop stars use avatars, clones, robots or cartoons instead of their real bodies and faces. What does that do to music? Can everybody pull off an avatar? And why would any pop star even want that?
The idea of a woman being violent, even murderous, is shocking. But why?
Finnish woodworker Rudi Merz takes us through the life of a slat chair back, from log-splitting to band-sawing.
For $1,000 a day, David Markovich will teach the old people in your office how to use Slack.
Preston Tucker did a lot of the same things Elon Musk is doing now — building affordable, high-tech automobiles and consistently butting heads with the government. Tucker ended up bankrupt, might Musk be following in his footsteps?
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It's not exactly "portable" but it'll free up a window and you can rest easy knowing that it wont plummet to the earth if things go south.
A defiant candidate speaks to Rolling Stone on what he's trying to achieve and how he'll do it if he lands in office.
You don't actually have to go to the Genius Bar and waste your time and money with Apple. There are people who know how to fix your laptop. And this guy is proof that they're experts too.
Summer in New York City means ice cream trucks — and their long-running, occasionally bloody turf wars between ice-cream vendors for control of the city’s prime selling spots.
It was a long weekend for those in the US, but the news never takes a holiday. Here are the big stories that you might have missed from this weekend, from Eric Holder's statements on Edward Snowden to a Mexican soccer player's daring kidnapping escape.
There’s nothing simple about this candidacy — or candidate.
By processing passengers in parallel instead of one at a time, Delta hopes to prevent slow passengers from screwing up the entire line. An idea we can get most definitely get behind.
The new version of the 1977 classic miniseries is the rare work that focuses on slavery from the perspective of the enslaved.
Many critics of burger smashing say that the technique forces out crucial burger juice. But the folks over at The Food Lab discovered — this isn't always the case.
You don't hear "Intel Inside" too often these days. The company's new slogan, "Experience what's inside," has been kicking around for a while, but its deployment betrays a shift in Intel's priorities, and an acceptance of a harsh reality.
Come on. It's true, and you know it.
When polled, an overwhelming amount of academics identified most with 18-century Scottish philosopher David Hume.
Everyone knows about the Monday back-to-work blues — it is common knowledge that working is, for most people, miserable. Except that might not be true.
Inside cutting-edge canning in the Netherlands.
EDM producer KSHMR was performing in Toronto when the venue's speakers died. KSHMR, who was wearing headphones, was quite oblivious to that fact and kept on doing his thing.
One writer uses the power of spreadsheets and data to understand why she cries.
Sweden is experiencing a male surplus of around 12,000 men, which doesn’t seem like a lot when compared to a population of 10 million, but researchers expect there to be a growing gap between genders.
While it comes as little surprise that families pass on their wealth to their children, it’s still somewhat remarkable that these families were able to maintain their wealth through various sieges of Florence, Napoleon’s campaign in Italy, Benito Mussolini’s dictatorship, and two world wars.
When a DJI Phantom 3 loses signal, it tries to return straight to its home point. Which can be a problem if there's something in the way, like, say, a church steeple.
In her teens, strangers flashed her on the subway, teachers asked for hugs and boys joked about her breasts. Should she laugh off a lifetime of objectification — or get angry?