Ska Therapy

from SPIN How Ska’s Revival Is Pushing Mental Health Despite a battle against the memes, ska is back and with a new generation’s message By Brendan Menapace At this point, the jokes about ska are about as tired as the jokes about fedoras — which are maybe one of the...

Not Right

from AP News At $249 per day, prison stays leave ex-inmates deep in debt By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Photo/Jessica Hill HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Two decades after her release from prison, Teresa Beatty feels she is still being punished. When her mother died two years ago, the...

Super Moon

from CBS Sacramento Two astrophotographers have captured “the most ridiculously detailed” photo of the moon BY LI COHEN A viral post has revealed an incredible new image of the moon – but it wasn’t captured by NASA. “The most ridiculously...

Frankenstein’s Volcano

from Nautilus The Volcano That Shrouded the Earth and Gave Birth to a Monster Three years of darkness and cold spawned crime, poverty, and a literary masterpiece. BY GILLEN D’ARCY WOOD / Illustrations By Wesley Allsbrook Two hundred years ago, the greatest...

Nothing Is Everything

from Nautilus How the Physics of Nothing Underlies Everything The key to understanding the origin and fate of the universe may be a more complete understanding of the vacuum. by CHARLIE WOOD Millennia ago, Aristotle asserted that nature abhors a vacuum, reasoning that...

The Bird That Can’t Be Killed

from reason The Failed Campaign To Kill To Kill a Mockingbird Recent moves to censor the book have come from Virginia, Mississippi, and California. by JASON RUSSELL (Photo: Harper Lee; Donald Uhrbrock/Getty; Illustration: To Kill a Mockingbird (cover detail);...

ICE Sad

from The Atlantic The End of Manual Transmission Stick shifts are dying. When they go, something bigger than driving will be lost. By Ian Bogost Katie Martin I drive a stick shift. It’s a pain, sometimes. Clutching and shifting in bumper-to-bumper traffic wears you...

Meta Sad

from CNBC Mark Cuban: Buying real estate in the metaverse is ‘the dumbest’ idea ever by Cheyenne DeVon Christopher Willard | Disney General Entertainment Content | Getty Images Buying digital land in the metaverse may not be the best use of your money, according to...

NFT Sad

from WIRED No One Cares About My Framed NFT Art Some NFTs are frame-worthy, just like any other photo. What you’re actually framing is still a mystery. PHOTOGRAPH: FAMIDU/GETTY IMAGES STEPHEN CURRY WIGGLES his shoulders on my kitchen counter. No one cares, not...

Andy’s Benz’s

from InsideHook New Exhibit Revisits Andy Warhol’s Mercedes-Benz Collaboration “Andy Warhol: Cars” is on display now at the Petersen Automotive Museum BY TOBIAS CARROLL Art and autos converge in a new museum show. / Petersen Automotive Museum Over the course of his...

When Dead Whales Are Good Whales

from Nautilus Humans Are Overzealous Whale Morticians We hastily dispose of dead whales, ignoring the ecological significance of their carcasses BY BEN GOLDFARB When, at the dawn of the 19th century, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark traversed western North America,...

Olivia Newton John Gone

from TMZ OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHNDEAD AT 73 Olivia Newton-John, who soared to international stardom as both a singer and movie star has died. Olivia hit it big in 1971 with songs like “If Not for You,” and in 1973 “Let Me Be There.” She followed that...

Jaydon Hibbert Nails The Triple

from World Athletics Hibbert springs triple jump stunner to win world U20 title in Cali by Jess Whittington One jump was all it took. Breaking the championship record in the first round of the final, Jamaica’s Jaydon Hibbert claimed the triple jump crown in superb...

Cosmic Chorizo

from CNN Top scientist admits ‘space telescope image’ was actually a slice of chorizo By Toyin Owoseje A French scientist has apologized after tweeting a photo of a slice of chorizo, claiming it was an image of a distant star taken by the James Webb...

Choco Taco Resurrected!

from The New York Post Choco Taco lives! Klondike looks to bring back treat ‘in the coming years’ By Caitlin McFall Klondike, which has engaged with its customer base on social media, encouraged Choco Taco fans to try other frozen treats they offer. Klondike Bar...

Shapiropalooza

from InsideHook What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been for Rock Concert Promoter Peter Shapiro Shapiro just published a new book about a life in music bookended by the Grateful Dead BY EVAN BLEIER  “Sometimes you have to leave it all on the field,” Shapiro...

Rickrolled Whiners

from UPROXX Everybody Gets Rickrolled, Even The Director Of Rick Astley’s Infamous Video: ‘It’s The Worst Thing’ by DERRICK ROSSIGNOL YOUTUBE Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” has perhaps the most famous music video ever, or at least the most famed of the...

Fasten Your Earthbelts

from The U.S. Sun HONEY I SHRUNK THE DAY Earth records ‘shortest day EVER’ after scientists reveal planet ‘spinning faster’ by Sean Keach EARTH has recorded its shortest day since records began – but did you even notice? A faster spin meant that Earth’s usual...

Choco Taco Gone

from CNN The Choco Taco is gone for good By Danielle Wiener-Bronner Pour one out for Choco Taco. The beloved Klondike product, packaged ice cream in a taco-shaped cone, has been discontinued. “Over the past 2 years, we have experienced an...

Check The Robot

from CNN Chess-playing robot breaks boy’s finger at Moscow tournament By Masha Angelova and Mitchell McCluskey A chess-playing robot broke a boy’s finger during a match in Russia last week, the president of the Moscow Chess Federation told state news...

Electric Bus

from The New Yorker The VW Bus Took the Sixties on the Road. Now It’s Getting a Twenty-first-Century Makeover Once, it sparked dreams of community and counterculture. What’s gained—and lost—when flower power is electrified? By Jill Lepore The new version of the...