Brian Anderson

Features editor.

TIME TRAVEL

Do We All See the Man Holding an iPhone in This 1937 Painting?

Wait for it.
Brian Anderson
1.28.20
TIME TRAVEL

Do We All See the Man Holding an iPhone in This 1937 Painting?

Wait for it.
Brian Anderson
8.25.17
Interviews

The New Fuzz Record, ‘II,’ Will Make Your Head Explode

A chat with Chad Ubovich, who plays bass in the SoCal psych rock trio, about night terrors and recording the band’s subliminal sophomore record.
Brian Anderson
10.23.15
Tech

Two Years Later, Where Is Occupy's Internet?

Last we checked, Isaac Wilder, who heads up the Free Network Foundation (FNF), had woven himself and the FNF's vision of an open-access network into the Occupy movement. With Google Fiber's expansion moving quickly, and the web turning 25 this week, it...
Brian Anderson
3.14.14
Tech

Google Street View Will Now Teleport You to a Random Spot on Earth

Artist Jim Andrews's Teleporter uses the newest Google Maps panoramic photos to ping-pong you around the planet with the flick of a wrist. Where will you end up? Who knows!
Brian Anderson
3.11.14
Tech

How Drones Help Smuggle Drugs Into Prison

Over the weekend, a 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of using a small drone to smuggle illegal drugs into a prison in Melbourne, Australia. Here is a brief history of drone-assisted prison drug smuggling.
Brian Anderson
3.10.14
Music

Find Out What Every Habitat On Earth Sounds Like

Let crowdsourced nature sounds whisk you away from this blizzard.
Brian Anderson
2.4.14
Film

Watch Every Twilight Zone Ever At The Same Time For Maximum Insanity

You are traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of total mindmeld.
Brian Anderson
1.9.14
Design

Gaze Into the Faces of All 1.2 Billion Facebook Users

A composite of every user creates a pixelated collage.
Brian Anderson
9.27.13
Tech

Why Did FEMA Ground a Flood-Mapping Drone in Colorado?

In the largest disaster response since Hurricane Katrina, Chris Miser, owner of a small drone company, thinks he can help map the devastation. FEMA? Not so much.
Brian Anderson
9.16.13
News

So You Want to Abolish Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Small-Time Drug Dealers

It's a tall order, and probably high time. Attorney General Eric Holder sure thinks so, and plans to overhaul Justice Department policy to spare petty, non-violent drug offenders of lengthy mandatory minimum sentences. But a plan is just that: a plan...
Brian Anderson
8.13.13
Tech

That One Time the US Army Built a Spray Gun to Spoil 'Condemned' Food with LSD

The idea wasn't to kill you. The idea was to fuck you up for your own good—unless you were an insurgent, in which case spasming, puking, shitting your pants, clutching your stomach (your insides burn), and hallucinating could well have been the...
Brian Anderson
8.6.13
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