The selfie stick that reminds you that you're going to die
We talk to artist Pablo Garcia about his new project "Memento Mori, and other Selfie Stick Add-ons" that uses anamorphic illusions of emojis and a skull by Hans Holbein.
Office Dictionary: Babeland
Every office has its own internal lingo. For Babeland… Well, we'll spare you the pun. Read on to learn why the asshole is a superhighway, and other bits of wisdom from the sex toy giants.
Which body part gets injured the most?
Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of people who know what they're talking about. Today we're curious as to which of our bits is most injury-prone.
Pitchier, Perfecter: a cappella tracks that don't suck
There's a little film making the rounds about a capella music. We haven't seen it. It might be cool. Who knows. Regardless, these a capella tracks are 100% solid.
The last Princess of FAO Schwarz Fifth Ave on the end of a dynasty
As FAO Schwarz gets ready to move out of its 5th Ave location, we take a trip down memory lane with the FAO Princess Heather Sparx on fixing baby dolls, personal shopping and the ass-grabbing dads.
What is the minimum wage in cities around the world?
This week in City Index we look into the minimum wages of global cities.
I freeze people's brains for a living
In the latest installment of Hopes&Fears anonymous interview series, we spoke to a cryonics specialist.
Death is not the end: video games wrecked my idea of mortality
Video Games have gradually turned death, the most (only?) influential and thought-provoking aspect of human existence, into a nearly-unexamined cliché. Let's examine it.
Blood, sweat and DVDs: owning a video store in the age of Netflix
What must a video rental shop do to stay open in 2015?
Artificial Sexuality: a roundtable discussion on screwing robots
If true artificial intelligence is ever achieved, what role will their potential sexuality play? We asked the experts to weigh in.
From Superman to the Avengers, how technology spawned your favorite superheroes
Your favorite superhero's powers didn't come out of thin air. Here's the technological history that birthed their origins.
We took a 1997 Lonely Planet tourist guide to New York City and tried to use it in 2015
What has changed? What has stayed the same? Is the city described in the guide the same city that exists today? We've scoured the pages and walked the maps. Here's what we found.