March 07, 2014
A company called Bite Labs has set up a website offering the concept of “Celebrity Meat”, where cultures of cells scraped from famous people are grown, in vitro, before being mixed with cow and pig meat into salami sausages.
Why do we give books to children? Common answers to that question involve the use of words like “expand”, “open” or “broaden”, followed by “minds”, “hearts”, “horizons” or “imaginations”.
You don't read Shakespeare in a straight line, and other lessons from eye-tracking research
In the cafés, in the shops, on the streets of Kiev everyone is asking the one question that matters in one particular way: Will there be war? No one can quite finish the question: Will there be war with Russia?
What will the world be like without "effulgent" and "grandiloquence"?
It also has good advice about chickens.
The creator of Amazon's "Transparent" talks about Jeffrey Tambor's feminine side, watching the Oscars, and the trouble with True Detective.
March 06, 2014
The orgy of navel-gazing is about to begin.
And will probably drive your friends nuts.
March 05, 2014
Can't Work, Must Chat
How Internet chat made everyone's jobs impossible.