Eugenics is the now-defunct (and creepy!) practice of breeding supposedly superior humans to achieve genetic improvements while sterilizing undesirables. Sound familiar? It's the exact same thing we now do to dogs and it's responsible for a range of health and behavioral issues in them. — Ed.
A few months ago we did a little fact-checking and found out that UberFacts is full of shit . So we wanted to give them another shot. The results? UberFacts is still spreading way too much misinformation.Read more...
When you look at pictures of individual snowflakes, the snowflakes are clear. So why is snow white and not clear?Read more...
Bitcoin devotees and other cryptocurrency fans say that math gives their radical ideas so much potential. But starting a new value system also requires a level of faith in the people using the math. As “shitcoin” scams pile up, it’s becoming clear that new currencies need trust, too.
Humans use all kinds of gimmicks to win over mates — but you’d think that in nature, it would be all about honest competition. The biggest antlers, the brightest feathers, the most beautiful song, the most perfect displays – each signals the owner’s desirability as a mate.
Not heroine. Hero, period. While it’s rad that Ellen Ripley happens to be a woman, that doesn’t at all impact her level of badassery—though it does inform her character in ways that make her much more interesting than virtually any other cinematic hero. She’s complicated, she feels real,
The price of these popular Bowflex adjustable dumbbells has been yo-yoing for weeks, but generally speaking, any time they’ve dipped below $200, they’ve sold out fairly quickly. So if you missed out on the last few opportunities, Amazon’s spotting you another chance today.Read more...
After four and a half years of not speaking to my mom I’ve learned to stay away from social media on Mother’s Day.Read more...
Not all hot peppers are created equal, and few are as unequal as the Dragon’s Breath chili—a new breed that may soon find itself atop the “world’s hottest” throne. Forged by Wales horticulturalist Mike Smith, the red-orange,
The Russian Tu-95/-142 Bear has been showing up in a lot of places it maybe shouldn’t be over the past month, as the Russian Air Force and Navy continues to probe the air defenses of several nations.
Controversial cellphone tracking technology is being deployed as a tool in President Donald Trump’s expanding effort to arrest and deport illegal US residents.Read more...
Variety is reporting that Tom Hardy, who played Bane in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises, will next play another iconic comic book villain, Venom. The frequent Spider-Man villain is getting his own film next year, which will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who made Zombieland.Read more...
Google's Project Tango lets pocket-sized computers see the world in 3D, which could lead to amazing things. Augmented reality shopping . Indoor navigation . Drones that don't crash into foreign objects.
Microsoft has rung the death knell for Internet Explorer — and it's likely that few of us will mourn. IE has been sort of a joke for years, but there was a time when it was mighty. How far back into browser history do you go? Tell us what you remember.Read more...
Supersymmetry is a short film made by Trent Jaklitsch as an ode to his father. But really, it's an inspirational tale for all of us. Using personal footage from his childhood along with NASA archival footage and other publicly available clips,
我觉得思考点还是挺多的，比如：1）如何最大化挖掘既有玩家的关系链和社会化资源（特别是如何将这种主动强分享或探讨意愿植入游戏的体验进程中，并且将分享对象转化为下一个分享源，比如Draw Something之类的）2）用户的游戏需求并非纯粹的直线单向演进（比如从Casual到Midcore到Hardcore）需要不断累加各种复杂逻辑，而在于能营造单人版的沉浸和多人版（包括游戏外的比照）的交互（比如从Farmtown到Farmville到Hay day）3）什么样的游戏类型可以在学习曲线适当的状况下设置有挑战性的难度，用户在什么样的条件下有相对好的游戏失败容忍度（特别是不厌其烦地重复体验认知意义上完全像是的游戏）4）手机游戏的发行契机和成败定论是否需要重新考量一个弹性空间，是不是发行反响一般的游戏同样存在：发行时机、营销资源和用户需求不对扥的问题5）小型团队引爆全球手机游戏热潮的机会是否仍然存在，这些案例诸如：Flappy Bird的Nguyen Ha Dong、Cut the Rope的ZeptoLab、Fruit Ninja的Halfbrick、Tiny Wings的Andreas Il
美国太平洋时间6月2日上午10点，一年一度的WWDC苹果全球开发者大会在旧金山开幕，就如先前的预想那样，Mac OS X Yosemite和iOS 8成为了绝对的主角，至于很多人耿耿于怀的“没有发布硬件这件事”，如果要我说那完全是硬件党自己意淫的，WWDC本来就不是硬件的秀场，而是开发者的狂欢。
Mobile devices might just be the next big frontier for video games. Sure, the free app charts on Google Play might still be dominated by casual games that simply idle away the time. But a dedicated gamer can find plenty to enjoy. After all,
If it's not yours: hands off.Believe us, it's for your own good.SEE ALSO: Office worker tells harrowing chimichanga experience, then offers them to coworkersReddit user Phantom0591 posted this picture of a Coffee Mate bottle with an enlightening and hilarious message on it.