An astrophysicist explains where you should be and how you should prepare for the Total Solar Eclipse occurring on August 21.
The gated reverb drums that dominated the music of the '80s actually started with a mishap that happened during a Genesis recording session.
A lot of people know this by now, but the guy we celebrate every year on the second Monday of October really, really sucked.
It would be extra convenient to skip traffic or the subway every morning and just take the whirlybird to work. But there's a reason that's not really an option.
Humans have been looking to beat the heat for centuries, trying everything from importing mountains of snow to freezing their underwear.
Forget what you've heard: anchors aren't actually responsible for holding a boat in place.
Synesthesia is a puzzling concept to learn about if you don't have it, because it involves imagining a completely new way to perceive stimuli. But synesthete musician Adam Neely does a solid job of laying it out in black and white.
Everyone likes the Beach Boys, but outside of "Full House," no one ever talks about them too seriously. This video makes a convincing argument that that shouldn't be the case.
Every summer, people around the world hit the beach to swim, relax, and soak up the sun, and many of them are wearing tiny two-piece swimsuits. But when did getting a tan become a thing? And how did the bikini become so many women's swimsuit of choice?
The way punches are shot and how its sound effects are designed have a deep impact on how we understand the violence of the films.
No art exists in a vacuum. The most recent episode of "Thrones" drew from a wide array of films like "Lord of The Rings," "The Revenant" and even "Saving Private Ryan."
Steven Soderbergh has the technical knowledge and distinct vision to act as his own cinematographer.
"Let us demonstrate that by throwing animals from buildings."
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The Mona Lisa may be considered a masterpiece today, but the reason behind its fame has almost nothing to do with the painting itself. SUBSCRIBE to get the l...
What does all this Russia business point to? It's simple. Vladimir Putin wants to make Russia great again.
In only fifty years, China went from a murmur to full-fledged behemoth on the global stage — how did they do it?
The pitcher can't hit. That's sad. Let's make it sadder.
"The route to our best, most genius-like thoughts is not to be afraid of our stranger-sounding insights and hunches."
Even if you know nothing about music theory, we're confident you can find some enjoyment in this bizarre chord with an ugly name (F# over G7) that doesn't make a whole lot of sense, but still sounds pretty.
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