A Forgotten Underwater Sound Experiment Almost Changed How We Measure Global Warming

In 1991, scientists lowered 10 speakers into the water off of a remote Australian island in order to blast a monotonous 57 hertz tone from them for 10 days. Other researchers listened for the distant sound at 15 monitoring stations in ocean basins around the world. This was all being done in the name of…

Seriously, Get Yourself a Sous-Vide Circulator This Black Friday

If you’ve ever eaten at a nice steakhouse, you were probably eating sous-vide meat. Here’s a secret though: It’s really easy to get those kinds of results yourself, and Amazon’s here to help with a $119 deal on Anova’s Wi-Fi sous-vide circulator. That’s a few bucks more than the early Black Friday deal they ran on…

You Shouldn't Believe Those Joss Whedon Batgirl Rumors

James Gunn discusses the possibility of Adam Warlock’s arrival in Guardians of the Galaxy vol.3. Even more flashbacks are being hinted at for Avengers 4. Rian Johnson teases where he’s at for his new Star Wars trilogy. Plus, new pictures from Agents of SHIELD’s return, and a Flash episode gets a delightfully revealing…

Hundreds of Perfectly-Choreographed Printers Are the Real Stars of This Fun Music Video 

By now the band OK Go is better known for its over-the-top, impossibly choreographed music videos than its actual music. So much so that you can enjoy the music video for its new song, “Obsession,” without actually having to turn your speakers up. It’s a visual treat starring a wall of 540 printers used to create a…

Tom Baker's Message For Doctor Who's Anniversary Is a Perfect Reminder of How Delightful Tom Baker Is

Today is not just Thanksgiving in America, but also Doctor Who’s 54th anniversary. That means while the U.S. has spent its day cramming Turkey into its collective self, well wishes of many happy returns have been sent to one of the U.K.’s most venerable scifi shows. Naturally, Tom Baker’s the best, by the virtue of…

How Did You Get Into Star Wars?

At some point or another, we were all bitten by the Star Wars bug—er—sandflea. We were dragged to a theater by a cool uncle, handed an N64 controller to play Star Wars Episode I: Pod Racer (let’s be kind to those whose first exposure may not have been the original trilogy), or just caught a marathon over Thanksgiving…

The Roomba For Your Lawn Has the Biggest Discount Ever For Black Friday, and It's Not Even Close

Robotic vacuums have finally started to catch on in the mainstream, but mowing the lawn might actually be the more odious chore, especially when it’s hot out. Luckily, the Roomba for your yard exists, and it’s on sale right now for $649, an all-time low by about $100.

This Photo Exhibit Captures Standing Rock's Striking Beauty

The indigenous-led force against the Dakota Access Pipeline drew nationwide attention last year in part for its powerful visuals of protestors and communal activism. Now a Minneapolis Photo Center exhibit offers a collection of some of the most powerful of these images by photographer Richard Tsong-Taatarii, who told…

Lizzie Borden's Potentially Haunted Second Home Is for Sale

If you’ve been considering purchasing a house in Fall River, Massachusetts, home to several lovely ponds and the site of two gruesome 19th century murders, there’s a fourteen-room Queen Anne Victorian currently on sale for a mere $799,000. The home once belonged to Lizzie Borden, famously tried and acquitted for the…

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