Stoner calisthenics, a weekend mix from JX Cannon
The NYC-based electronic musician shares some of his favorite footwork cuts and tells us about his favorite drinks, first parties, and how he is not Beyonce.
Testing the "God" frequency: What's the difference between 440 and 432 hertz?
Sound artist Patrick Noecker constructs a blind taste test to examine an audience's reception to the same piece of music played at both 440 and 432 Hz. This is his story.
How much jet fuel did Arnold Schwarzenegger waste as governor?
Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of people who know what they're talking about. Today, we approximate the amount of jet fuel Arnold Schwarzenegger "terminated" as governor.
I monitor missile activity with satellites for Lockheed Martin
In this installment of Hopes&Fears' anonymous interview series, we talked to a Lockheed Martin systems engineer who fields missile warnings for the US Military.
How long does an average marriage last around the world?
This week in City Index we measure up the longevity of matrimonial bliss, up until it ends.
I loved working at a legal brothel in Australia
In the latest installment of Hopes&Fears anonymous interview series, we talked to a sex worker who plied her trade in a legal brothel and had the time of her life.
The ultimate guide to analog control panels in sci-fi movies
We break down some of the coolest consoles and control panels from film history.
No, teenagers did not invent STI-detecting color-changing condoms
Scientifically, “S.T.EYE” is a pipe dream. And it's pure tabloid bait, combining some of tabloids' favorite things: smart children, sex, and shaming people.
What are the worst ways to die?
Hopes&Fears answers questions with the help of people who know what they're talking about. Today, a neurosurgeon, a forensic psychologist and two horror experts speculate on most unpleasant deaths.
The ultimate guide to pinball
From its surprising origins to tips on becoming an unstoppable player, we break down everything you need to know about the iconic analog glory of pinball.