Making an Appearance at a Conference for Ugly People
At the first annual Ugly Conference, attendees aren't trying to "reclaim" anything. They're just trying to be seen as they are.
This Week in Science
Research Has Probably Been Overstating How Smart Dogs Are
And other science headlines you don't want to miss.
I Asked Friends, Family, and Exes to Tell Me WTF Is Wrong with Me
I was recently ghosted by yet another guy. It got me to thinking that maybe I'm the problem?
Seeing Is Believing
Your Brain Might Be Distorting Reality
Some researchers are finding that the things you do could change what your brain sees–but not everyone is convinced.
Star Trek IRL
Scientists Created a ‘Star Trek’-Style Holodeck for Animals
Beam me up, Nemo!
Neuroscientists Hack Itching, Exposing a Mysterious Neural Circuit
A key to understanding why scratching an itch feels so good.
Narcoleptics Can Have a Hard Time Telling Dreams From Reality
It's worse than wondering if you really ate that late-night sandwich.
This Glass Umbrella Pipe Is Incredible Even If You Don’t Smoke
Intricate blown glass pipes and weed-smoking oil portraits take over Chesterfield Gallery in New York.
Physicist Explains Why Coffee Could Taste Best with Potatoes
Fancy some caviar and chocolate? The science of perception explains why these unexpected flavor pairings taste better than you'd think.
Dogs Know Your Secrets
Researchers demonstrate dogs' ability to understand human perspectives.
A Panda? An Office Building? A Galaxy? You Can Become Literally Anything in this F*cking Incredible Video Game
Animator and artist David O'Reilly reaches for the stars and beyond in 'Everything,' the follow-up to his critically-acclaimed, 'Mountain.'
Squeamish Alien Creatures Battle in a Nightmarish CG Video
A war between the real and make-believe goes down in animator David Brodeur's 'Ocular.'
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova