oxford

Remembering Things

‘Antidotes’ Still Hints at Foals Being This Generation’s Radiohead

Ten years on, Foals' first record is a singular, expansive piece of art.
Sam Willis
3.26.18
wine

What I Learned from Competitive Blind Wine Tasting at Oxford

I figured if I was going to be at Hogwarts, I might as well put on a goddamned wizard robe.
Myles Karp
9.6.17
water bears

The Tardigrade Will Be the Last Living Thing On Earth

Water bears shall inherit the planet.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.14.17
World Refugee Day

A New Student-Led Campaign Sends Refugees to Oxford for Free

Students at the UK's oldest university are giving refugees a chance for an education.
Alexis Chemblette
6.20.17
last week in art

New Research Reveals Leonardo da Vinci’s Mother Was a 15-Year-Old Orphan

Oh, Caterina.
Nathaniel Ainley
5.22.17
boat highlights

An Unexploded WWII Bomb in Thames Might Stop Cambridge vs. Oxford Boat Race

Police say that it's too early to tell how the bomb will affect the race, but will try and send in a bomb squad at low tide to investigate.
Liam Daniel Pierce
4.1.17
ANIMALS

Plants Can Assess Risk Similar to Animals

Researchers made a pea plant ‘decide’ between growing in two different pots, demonstrating for the first time that plants assess risk similar to animals.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.3.16
dogs

Dogs May Have Been Domesticated Twice

Such genome. So archaeology. Wow.
Becky Ferreira
6.5.16
security

Snowden's Surveillance Leaks Made People Less Likely to Read About Surveillance

New Oxford study shows evidence of post-Snowden “chilling effects” in what people read on Wikipedia.
Janus Rose
4.30.16
uk

Why the US Is Buying Up So Many UK Artificial Intelligence Companies

DeepMind, SwiftKey, VocalIQ—Does the UK need to worry about a brain drain in artificial intelligence?
Nicole Kobie
3.15.16
Stuff

I Hung Out with Shia LaBeouf in an Elevator in the Name of Art

He's staying there for 24 hours and live streaming it.
Morgan Harries
2.19.16
drinking

Being a Regular at a Bar Is Good For Your Health

The local drinking hole could be one of the last bastions of meaningful human interaction in an increasingly digitized age.
Nick Rose
2.2.16
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