The Science Of Happiness

October 3, 2013

Believe it or not, it’s not what you have or have done that contributes most to your happiness; it’s how grateful you are for both. Don’t think so? These scientists had their doubts, too…but they were quickly unfounded.

What People In 1939 Thought 2000s Fashion Would Look Like

October 1, 2013

It’s laced in a little misogyny, sure, but this 1939 advertisement was pretty prophetic. Anyone else see Lady Gaga in there?

An Amazing And Rare Interview With Malcolm X

September 29, 2013

The civil rights leader was certainly a divisive one, and that carries through in this rare, color interview taking place in 1963. Here, he discusses how the African experience in the United States is one that–right down to surnames–is denied its own, authentic history. Fascinating stuff.

The Barreleye Fish’s Amazing Transparent Head

September 25, 2013

Aptly known as the spook fish, this translucent ocean dweller’s telescope-like eyes face directly upward to keep an eye on potential prey. To enhance its vision, the barreleye’s head is completely transparent, so as to allow its eyes to collect even more incident light and aid in its collection of food. Pretty cool!

New CGI Video Explains How The Titanic Sank

September 23, 2013

James Cameron can’t quit the Titanic. Swapping Leo for some skilled video makers, engineers and researchers, Cameron and co provide a detailed account of the vessel’s demise.

Russell Brand Lets Loose On Designer’s Unsavory History

September 21, 2013

Alienating the world one cutting quip at a time, Russell Brand took the time to tear into designer Hugo Boss’s ties with the Nazis…at an event sponsored in part by Hugo Boss. Enjoy.