Articles tagged "tv"
While the West spent the last few weeks debating Miley Cyrus’s right to gyration, Syrian citizens continued a three-year long discussion about Syrian actresses and soap operas' public disapproval of President Bashar al-Assad.
To quote NASA's multimedia liaison, "Space is hot right now."
It's a case that feels as modern as it is dreadful.
Maybe grandma was right. Too much TV really is bad for you.
And now they're on the internet right here to enjoy sans football. Everyone wins.
Would R.E.M. have been so popular in the 90s if they had always sounded this happy?
Coke is fighting back against "sugar control" with a pair of saccharine TV ads that feature happy, beautiful and non-obese people drinking their beverages, and the message that by "working together," America can fight obesity.
For over fifty years, Patrick Moore was the very British face of the space age – an eccentric, monocle-wearing, xylophone-playing mix of Carl Sagan, Jack Horkheimer and Walter Cronkite.
For the first times in years, mainstream media outlets are flooding the airwaves, pointing out the link between a warmer world and nastier storms.
Television had been lingering around the political scene for a few years before the first televised presidential candidate debate, on September 26, 1960. It was between Vice President Richard Nixon and the relatively unknown Irish-American senator Jo…
This week, there's a strange new invention making waves at the IFA technology conference in Berlin: an eyeball controlled TV. It pretty much works just like you'd expect it to. Look at an area on the screen like the channel, for instance, blink and t…
Before Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and weirder than Carl Sagan, he was the zaniest ham and cheesiest poet in television astronomy history.
No thanks to NBC’s offensively terrible television coverage this time around, to properly experience the Olympics, serious viewers have been forced online. It started with the opening ceremony, which was tape delayed in the East Coast and then agai…
"The three astronauts aboard the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft return capsule said they 'feel good' after the capsule landed on Friday morning," reported China's wire service, "Xinhua":http://english.cntv.cn/20120629/107569.shtml. Their capsule came barrelin…
_It turns out smoking hookah is a lot worse for your lungs than previously thought. I guess getting herpes isn't the worst thing to come out of sharing a pipe._ h3. ONE: Synthetic Cells could speed up the creation of vaccines and biofuel-produc
Let's do a little Internet forensics. The items in the headline appear as evidence in a murder case in a 2008 episode of CSI:NY, which centers around an underground prep school party where teens regress to childhood with the help of a club drug. They…
I don’t want to spoil anything, but I’m assuming that I’m the only one who DVRs Jeopardy, so if you missed the trifecta of Watson episodes this week, you’ll probably never see it anyway. Well, in a surprising turn of evens, Watson, the super
Today, Britain’s car industry is like its royal family—kept around as an over-the-top pantomime of Britishness, and more or less German by blood. Volkswagen, which sells about six million vehicles a year, owns Bentley, which sells about 5,000. Th…
The toppling of a statue of Saddam Hussein in Baghdad's Firdos Square in April 2003, shortly after the American invasion of Iraq began, had profound effects on the world's perception of the war, even if it had little to do with reality.