The genius of actors is their ability to portray different people from different walks of life on the big screen. They dazzle us by taking on entirely new identities with unique personalities and life circumstances. Many actors have worked in other professions throughout their lifetimes, and they use those experiences as inspiration for their on-screen […]
Out of all of the expeditions in search of El Dorado, the most successful moment was probably the discovery of Lake Guatavita, near modern-day Bogota, by Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada in 1537.
Will Forte is certainly no stranger to dark comedy. He played a Satan-worshipping villain in the 2019 horror-comedy Extra Ordinary. The premise of his sitcom The Last Man on Earth was that most of humanity had been wiped out by a virus, a situation that hits entirely too close to home in 2021. Even the […]
Scientists have come a long way in learning about how human beings communicate with each other. Obviously, we can talk and use sign language. We can read and write. We can send each other GIFs and emojis to express our emotions toward a meme. One method of communication that scientists have recently begun to dig […]
I’ve become a bit jaded to the eccentricities of the internet and very few things surprise me. However, I recently began to come across the phrase “humans are space orcs” quite a bit, and I was immediately intrigued.
BioRender already has over 200,000 users, and it seems inevitable that more and more of the scientific community will transition over to using BioRender rather than less-specialized programs like PowerPoint and Illustrator.
What has brought Lil Darkie to such prominence on platforms like SoundCloud, Reddit, and Tik Tok is the way he combines jarring and aggressive lyrical images with an insightful underlying meaning.
The land of ladyboy cabarets, massive mountaintop Buddha statues, ping pong shows, and roadside fried insect vendors, the Kingdom of Thailand can feel like both an idyllic island paradise and a bad acid trip at times to the Western traveler. Most visitors tend to follow a generally similar route through the country: fly into Bangkok […]
Pepe Silvia, this name keeps coming up over and over and over again. Who is Pepe Silvia? What happened to him?
Kangaroo Island, which sits a few miles off the coast of South Australia, is widely renowned by the scientific community as an ecological haven. Separated from the mainland around 10,000 years ago by rising seas, the island environment has facilitated the evolution of species that can’t be found anywhere else in the world. The terrain […]
The latest wellness craze to blow up on the internet is called mewing, and it supposedly has the power to completely restructure your face, most notably your jawline.
There’s a new toy taking the world by storm, and they’re not just for kids. If you haven’t heard about Orbeez, they’re the magical little balls that are adored by children, overworked parents, avid consumers of marijuana, and old ladies with foot problems alike. So, what are Orbeez? And why are they so universally appealing? […]
Never heard of Pappy Van Poodle? What a tragedy. Well, unless you downloaded Rusty’s Real Deal Baseball on the Nintendo 3DS and played the game in a very specific way, you probably never would’ve come across Pappy Van Poodle.
When you see an ant crawling around your kitchen, you probably don’t give much thought as to whether it’s an organism or not. It’s got six legs, two little antennae, and a body. Of course it’s an organism, right? While ants are still considered organisms all on their own, the highly intricate social systems within […]
Whether or not you’re particularly well-versed in the world of cryptocurrencies, you’ve probably heard someone mentioning NFTs in the last several months. Maybe you read about them on the news, made you saw a meme about the Nyan Cat NFT selling for nearly $600,000, or maybe your crypto nerd friend just won’t shut up about […]
Unfortunately, not all trash ends up in a dump. If you’ve never heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, you’ll be very surprised by what you’re about to read. Spanning over an area of about 1.6 million square kilometers in the North Pacific Ocean, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection of plastics and […]