Believe it or not, there are a lot of fake photos on the internet. And the explosion in the number of spammy Twitter accounts like OldPicsArchive and HistoryInPics help them spread like wildfire. Today we're taking a look at 10 more fake-ish photos you may have seen in your social media streams recently. They're all…
Tech magazines of the 1920s were all about debunking magicians who claimed paranormal powers, conjurers, and other frauds. But they also showed you how these people pulled off their greatest tricks. Like in this November 1925 issue of The Experimenter where you could learn how to make a smoking crystal ball.
It's true that many recent 3D movies have sucked. But now Roger Ebert claims there's a scientific reason such flicks fail - our brains can't handle 3D. Now Slate's Dan Engber debunks the pseudoscience behind this widely-held belief.
To measure is to know, said Lord Kelvin. But as marketing departments get more and more creative with their published specifications, what we're left measuring—and by extension, knowing—about our gear is increasingly worthless.