cultures

president obama

After Years of Inhumane Treatment, Chelsea Manning Will Be Freed From Prison

President Obama has commuted Manning's sentence, but that doesn't fix his terrible record on domestic human rights.
Jason Koebler
1.17.17
climate change

This Sperm Whale Relocation Is Further Evidence They Have a ‘Culture'

Two vocal clans around Galápagos took up and left. Others moved in.
Kate Lunau
10.18.16
Music

Virtual Reality Owes a Lot to the Air Guitar

We talked to VR pioneer Jaron Lanier about virtual reality’s musical roots.
Meghan Neal
5.18.16
News

Inside the Legal Challenge to Chicago's 9 Percent Netflix Tax

The 'streaming tax' appears to be illegal on several different levels.
Jason Koebler
9.15.15
Gaming

'Left 4 Dead' Rises Again In Japan

No more ex-biker survivalists, meet Kudo your new first Japanese person shooter killing zombies.
Zack Kotzer
12.26.14
Canada

The Canadian Business of War: CANSEC

You looking for a new F-35? Smart rifle to geo target the enemy? CANSEC has you covered.
Ben Makuch
12.16.14
hackers

The Steel Rooms Helping Cops Fight Cyber Crime

Storing seized cell phones is a lot harder than you think.
Ben Makuch
12.12.14
nintendo

‘Captain Toad’ is So Fucking Cute It Will Make You Sick

Honestly, it is so violently adorable we just can't.
Zack Kotzer
12.2.14
Canada

The Game That's Literally About Writing a Novel

Part Lovecraftian tale, ‘Ice-Bound’ makes you piece together the broken novel of a dead author.
Zack Kotzer
11.28.14
Canada

People Are Still Using the Original Facebook For Newfies

“We were and are punk or independent or off-the-beaten path, and I like that.”
Nick Laugher
11.28.14
the internet

​The Syrian Electronic Army Put Annoying Pop-Ups on a Ton of Websites

They say it’s because the press can’t tell the difference between civilians and ISIS.
Jordan Pearson
11.27.14
Canada

Russia Wants New Hypersonic Missiles

There's lots of new military goodies on Russia's Christmas list.
Ben Makuch
11.18.14
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