industrial revolution

england

How Margot Henderson Learned to Love 'Plain' British Food

British food’s plainness is its brilliance. Food that has a giving unctuousness, food that is cooked with love and also gives love—massaging you from the inside out.
Margot Henderson
5.10.16
Motherboard Blog

Physicists Built an Engine That Runs On a Single Atom

Adorable!
Sarah Emerson
4.16.16
uk

This Horrific-Looking Prehistoric Water Monster Has Returned to England’s Rivers

Yay?
Victoria Turk
9.4.15
VICE vs Video games

‘Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’ Looks Great, But It's a Bore to Play

After running through a preview of the new game, I feel this series should have taken a sabbatical.
Mike Diver
7.21.15
uk

​Study: Rising Fossil Fuel Emissions Will Screw With Carbon Dating

One scientist says that our atmosphere is artificially “aging” so it’ll soon be hard to tell old from new.
Victoria Turk
7.20.15
Goodbye Meatbags

This Is What the Fourth Industrial Revolution Looks Like

Smart products will know what you need before you do.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.13.15
Art

Four-Story Cube of Light Takes Over LA Rooftop

We stepped inside futurist designer Heather Shaw's two-night multidimensional audio-visual installation in Los Angeles.
Tanja M. Laden
2.23.15
Culture

How The Industrial Revolution Ended Naps

Believe it or not, before the Industrial Revolution, people used to take a "first sleep" and "second sleep" everyday.
Max Cherney
9.1.14
Culture

Why Wife-Selling Was Advantageous for Wives

An economist explains how an Industrial Revolution-era English practice isn't as bad as it sounds (even though it sounds bad).
Ben Richmond
4.5.14
Food

The Real Drunk History

Being gluten-free might not be as shameful as having a micro-penis or a father who is the BTK killer, but it’s close. It automatically excludes you from important things like pizza, sandwiches, and beer. When I was diagnosed as gluten-intolerant last...
Chris Grosso and Emily Ruane
11.13.13