we asked an expert
Ask a Lawyer: What Happened with the BBC 'Slay in Your Lane' Ads?
In 2018 Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené trademarked their book's pun title. Then it showed up in an unaffiliated BBC Sport campaign.
Exploring the Actual Science Behind Why Music Makes Us Feel Good
From the calming frequencies, to dopamine released when we hear our favourite tracks, can music really heal us? Or is that bullshit?
Science, Please, Explain Why Catchy Songs Loop in Our Heads Forever
Is there more to an earworm than a snappy hook? We spoke to various clever people in music to understand.
Brexit-Related Lower House Prices Won’t Make Property Affordable
We asked an economics academic about yesterday's headline on Brexit projections and falling house prices. It doesn't look good.
We Asked an Expert If Jakarta's Traffic Will Ever Get Better
It's going to take more than an MRT project to fix Jakarta's traffic.
We Asked an Expert What Would Happen if Australia Got Together to Boycott the Census
We could all just "go camping" or, apparently, just not be home because we're at an all-night Tuesday rave.
We Asked a Cybersecurity Expert if Clinton's Email System Could Have Jeopardized National Security
Hillary Clinton won't face charges over her use of a private email system while serving as secretary of state, but she still took some risks.
We Asked an Expert What Will Happen to Obama’s Immigration Plans Now
Does the Supreme Court's 4-4 split on the president's executive actions on deportations mean those measures are definitely dead?
We Asked a Foreign Policy Expert if Trump's Ideas Are As Crazy As Clinton Claims
She wants voters to accept her opponent's insanity as an article of faith.
We Asked an Expert Why the UK Is so Bad at Prosecuting Stalkers
When harassment crosses over from weird but endearing to creepy, why do laws in the UK seem slow to catch up and protect people?
We Asked An Expert if Donald Trump Is Right About the Republican Nomination Scam
If Trump expected the voice of the people to guide the direction of a political party, he picked the wrong party.
Why Should Anyone Still Care About Hugh Hefner?
He's getting old—turning 90 today—so we asked an expert if Hefner and the Playboy empire are still relevant and influential.