The first movie with CGI

The first movie with CGI

Both of these images are groundbreaking. And connected. On the left, you’ve got the world through Yul Brynner’s eyes in Westworld, the 1973 movie where

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We measured pop music’s falsetto obsession

We measured pop music’s falsetto obsession

This is a chart that has never been seen before. This one hasn’t either nor has this one. None of these have. That because I

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The scandalous painting that helped create modern art

The scandalous painting that helped create modern art

In the 1800s, most paintings looked like this. Muted colors, complex scenes, and lots of mythological stuff. But in 1865 something came along that was

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How scientists colorize photos of space

How scientists colorize photos of space

This is all the light in the universe that we can see. It’s just a fraction of what’s out there. Most frequencies of light are

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How a recording-studio mishap shaped ’80s music

How a recording-studio mishap shaped ’80s music

This thing keeps happening every single time I listen to one of my favorite songs of the last 5 or so years. I hear this

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Vladimir Putin’s topless photos, explained

Vladimir Putin’s topless photos, explained

Russian President Vladimir Putin is know for his bizarre photos ops. In the West these seems crazy. They’re the type of things we turn into

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Does IKEA make BILLIONS selling ART?

Does IKEA make BILLIONS selling ART?

Ikea is, quite literally, a household name.. pretty much everywhere across the world. However, most people probably won’t rate Ikea’s furniture as museum worthy. They

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How sign language innovators are bringing music to the deaf

How sign language innovators are bringing music to the deaf

This is Amber Galloway Gallego, she’s interpreting a song for you in traditional American Sign Language. Now here’s the same song but it’s in a

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Aretha Franklin’s musical genius in 2 songs

Aretha Franklin’s musical genius in 2 songs

Aretha Franklin is the Queen of Soul – she not only embodied the spirit of Soul in her music but she lived it. Because, very

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This new type of 3D printing was inspired by Terminator 2

This new type of 3D printing was inspired by Terminator 2

So a bunch of scientists from a company called Carbon 3d just introduced a totally new kind of 3d printing. They were actually inspired to

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