This video provides a tongue-in-cheek exploration of inattentional blindness with Professor Dan Simons and the often ignored Invisible Gorilla himself.
Lenders use the starter interrupt device, which has been installed in about 2 million vehicles, according to The New York Times, to deactivate car ignitions remotely if borrowers are late on payments. Lenders can also track cars’ movements using the GPS on the device, and the device emits beeps when a payment due date is approaching.
Notorious artist Istvan Kantor strikes again, vandalizing a wall inside the Whitney’s perfect Jeff Koons retrospective with an X of his own blood yesterday.
The 13 groups of lactic acid bacteria were discovered in the stomachs of honey bees, as well as in the honey they produced.
NYC-based art director, designer and GIF master Kevin Weir takes historic black and white photographs and turns them into dark, scary, but ultimately amusing GIF animations.
This mix-tape is a gem because it’s DJ Chorizo Funks live induction mix to the Austin Boogie Crew.
In Girl World, like Crack World, there is an unspoken set of codes that keeps the order among the groups. Just as you wouldn’t trust a fellow user to watch your stash, you can’t rely on a frenemy to give you an honest opinion on your outfit.
As a trope the Damsel in Distress is a plot device in which a female character is placed in a perilous situation from which she cannot escape on her own and must then be rescued by a male character, usually providing a core incentive or motivation for the protagonist’s quest.
At price-conscious establishments, vague, positive adjectives (“delicious,” “tasty”) clutter the item descriptions, because, as Jurafsky concluded, “only the cheapest restaurants must overly protest the toothsomeness of their treats.”