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"All I Want for Christmas Is You" Is Still the Biggest, Best Holiday Song

A study by 'The Economist' says that Mariah Carey's classic rules Christmas streaming. It never left our hearts.
Phil Witmer
12.5.17
Rock 'Em Sock 'Em

Despite All My Rage I Am Still Just AI In a Cage

What happens when two AIs fight, Thunderdome-style?
Jordan Pearson
2.9.17
Film

An Udderly Ice Cold Look at What Milk Means in Movies

The most fascinating four minutes you've ever spent thinking about cow's nectar—I guarantee it.
TCP Staff
1.8.17
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Investigating the Theory That Drake and Rihanna’s Collaborations Are Part of One Big Concept

In many ways, Drake and Rihanna have created a musical tetralogy: a four-track mini-concept album which treads the narrative of someone seeking everlasting love.
Daisy Jones
8.2.16
Art

A Kinetic Installation Is Materializing Parallel Universes

Installation artists visualize Boris Chimp 504 and Alma D’ Arame, visualize quantum theory in an kinetic interactive sculpture.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.25.16
Art

Misbehaving Materials Ooze and Decay in a Gallery in Berlin

Curator Melanie Buehler explains her interest in the circulation of objects and ideas.
Alyssa Buffenstein
7.6.16
Trending Now

Hold On, Is Donald Trump Actually a PC Music Project That's Gotten Way Out of Hand?

Listen to the newly released "Trump Jam" and we're sure you'll agree.
Angus Harrison
1.14.16
deep dives

So What Is Post-Internet Music, Anyway?

Ahead of the London Contemporary Music Festival, we spoke to artists, composers, and theorists about what constitutes post-internet art.
Robert Barry
11.11.15
All in Your Head

We're Scared of Robots Because We're Scared of Humans

Fear can't hide forever.
Jordan Pearson
10.28.15
Numbers

The Math That Shows How Fewer Roads Can Lead to Less Traffic Congestion

Meet the Braess paradox.
Michael Byrne
9.6.15
Theory

Rock Climbing, Jet Planes, and the Delicate Art of Technological Redundancy

Why systems fail in unanticipated ways.
Michael Byrne
6.22.15
techno

Ben Sims Doesn’t Trust DJs Who Can’t Dance

"If you've never lost yourself on the floor then frankly, you shouldn't be up there."
Rachael D’Amore
6.3.15
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