This is incredibly cool. Isaac Newton worked at the Royal Society, and the organization has kept since 1688 the original telescope that Newton himself built.
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In this chilling black-and-white animated short, Ismael Nazario remembers the horrors he encountered as a teenager: When he was 16, Nazario was sent to Rikers Island, a New York City jail, where he went on to spend more than 300 days in solitary confinement before he was even convicted of his crime.
BlackBerry will do anything to keep you as a user, including sending its top brass to your house. Recently, CEO John Chen traveled to the White House to beg Barack Obama and other high-ranking officials to keep using their devices.
A new Pew Research survey finds a demographic trend in the United States that threatens to push the Republican Party into permanent minority status unless it changes quickly.
Celebrities: They don't have to deal with any of our day-to-day nuisances. Except, apparently, they sometimes do (insert tiny violin here).
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In what may be one of the splashiest media sagas of this year, a Duke University freshman has revealed her secret porn performer persona after being "outed" to her classmates by an insensitive male friend earlier in February.
It looks like John Oliver is going to be alright in his new home at HBO. After his December departure from The Daily Show, we've finally got our first taste of the weekly program.
Someone's gotta do it. Here's a video interviewing some of the 400,000 brave souls eager to take a one-way trip to Mars.
Brides sit quietly as they wait to take their wedding vows during a mass ceremony in New Delhi, India.
This year's pride parade might have found its grand marshal: the Dalai Lama. The Buddhist monk told Ora.TV's Larry King yesterday that he's okay" with the same-sex unions as long as "both sides fully agree" to it.
On Wednedsay, HBO promised that they'd be releasing a free Game of Thrones mixtape featuring rappers like Big Boi, Common, and Wale before the week was over.
In a new episode of the Political Wire podcast, we spoke with Sasha Issenberg, author of The Victory Lab, about the behavioral science behind modern campaign strategy and winning campaigns.
Yesterday, AMC released the first cryptic teaser for Mad Men's upcoming seventh season: A 15-second shot of Don Draper disembarking from a plane.
At best, a fortune cookie is good for a laugh, if you're the kind that still gets a giggle from adding "in bed" to the end of the statements.
Last fall, a Scottish brewery debuted the world's strongest beer: Snake Venom, an English-style barleywine with an incredible 67.5 percent alcohol by volume (ABV).
There's really no need for this, but the Internet is going to do it anyway. The masterful animators behind "8-Bit Cinema" remade 1999 cult classic Fight Club as it would appear on an old-timey Nintendo game console.
Everybody hates Day Light Savings time. In just one night, your body is expected to course-correct against the schedule it's kept for the last six months.
The Grand Budapest Hotel, in theaters today, has garnered extremely positive reviews from critics, with Andrew O'Hehir at Salon calling it his "most serious, most tragic" work yet.