‘Antidotes’ Still Hints at Foals Being This Generation’s Radiohead
Ten years on, Foals' first record is a singular, expansive piece of art.
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.
The Tardigrade Will Be the Last Living Thing On Earth
Water bears shall inherit the planet.
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.
last week in art
New Research Reveals Leonardo da Vinci’s Mother Was a 15-Year-Old Orphan
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
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.
Dogs May Have Been Domesticated Twice
Such genome. So archaeology. Wow.
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.
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?
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.
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.