February 2015 Archive

Film About Campus Sexual Assault Tells Survivors: 'You Are Not Alone'

Survivors Annie Clark and Andrea Pino brought a Title IX complaint against the University of North Carolina. “This is not about UNC,” Clark says. “We’re ...

Tense 'Eastern Boys': Cruising, and Bruising

NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews Eastern Boys, a French film that is half love story, half home invasion drama. » E-Mail This

World fair

A modernist, techno-utopia landed in New York in 1939, rocketing kids from the Depression into ‘The World of Tomorrow’ The post World fair appeared first ...

Can neuroscience give my brain the plasticity of a child’s?

Five years ago, in a new city and in search of a new hobby, I decided to try playing a musical instrument for the first ...

Leonard Nimoy Reads Ray Bradbury Stories From The Martian Chronicles & The Illustrated Man (1975-76)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LzhlU8rXgHc Ray Bradbury, author of The Martian Chronicles and Fahrenheit 451, contributed to science fiction a highly distinctive voice; the now departed Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek‘s Mr. Spock, also ...

Brian Eno Lists the Benefits of Singing: A Long Life, Increased Intelligence, and a Sound Civilization

View image | gettyimages.com In Brian Eno’s A Year with Swollen Appendices, one of my very favorite books, the well-known rock producer, visual artist, and “non-musician” ...

Plan for futuristic Googleplex raises hopes, fears

From search to mobile to self-driving cars, Google’s futuristic ambitions seem limitless — and that attitude now also applies to commercial real estate. The tech ...

Test-flying Parrot's new Bebop drone

Parrot‘s new Bebop drone has arrived, and we’ve been dying to play with it. The remarkably stable new aircraft sports a fully controllable fisheye camera, ...

Uber data breach may have compromised 50,000 drivers

Uber suffered a security breach last year that may have compromised the sensitive information of up to 50,000 drivers in the U.S In a statement, ...

Android games come to the TV via 'hover' technology, but is it any good?

Most Android mobile games don’t translate well to a TV experience for one reason: They’re designed to be played on a touchscreen. There are games ...

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