B. David Zarley

Culture

Nanny Fine Is Fine Art, Thanks to This Nostalgic Instagram Mashup

She had style! She had flair! She was there!
B. David Zarley
12.5.18
WTF

Turns Out You Can Put Takis Flavor Crystals on Everything

I opened a bag of Takis to find a giant, magical lump of nitro seasoning awaiting me. Here's what I did with it.
B. David Zarley
9.21.18
mental health

The College Program That De-Stigmatizes Mental Health Care in Sports

TOPPS is a mental health program at UNLV specifically tailored to the individual needs of athletes geared toward optimizing performance in sports, and life.
B. David Zarley
9.5.18
Darts

How an Astrophysicist Used Math to Take the Math out of Darts

A new pub chain is looking to make darts more accessible to younger people by creating automatic scoring technology. It's harder than you think.
B. David Zarley
6.26.18
dogs

Your Yorkie Was a Killing Machine

Many of the pups we now think of as purebreds and watch in the National Dog Show on Thanksgiving actually owe their existence to Victorian England's taste for blood sport.
B. David Zarley
11.22.17
Art

The Artist Using Star Wars to Tell the Story of the Iraq War

Michael Rakowitz blends politics and pop culture in his first major museum show.
B. David Zarley
11.6.17
Booze

Drinking Vodka on the Rocks Is Weird

Since when was this a thing?
B. David Zarley
10.4.17
Chicago

Proposed Rally to Save Chicago Taco Bell Spirals Out of Control

The event page started as a joke while its 23-year-old founder was waiting for an egg sandwich to heat up; then, things took a dark turn.
B. David Zarley
8.30.17
esports

How Esports Teams Decide to Expand Into New Games

The shuttering of pro squads prior to the launch of Blizzard's professional Overwatch league illustrates the risks and rewards teams like Immortals and Team Liquid must consider when choosing new games.
B. David Zarley
7.19.17
art collector

A Chicago Home Transforms Into a Museum of Latin American Art

The Salgado family loves art so much they filled their house with it.
B. David Zarley
7.8.17
public art

Get Sudsed Up by Chicago's Foam-Spewing Sculpture

Roger Hiorns’s soapy installation looks ridiculously fun.
B. David Zarley
6.30.17
apps

Become Takashi Murakami Art with This Facebook Messenger Filter

Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art teams up with Facebook to bring Murakami to the masses.
B. David Zarley
6.19.17
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