Tag: research

Mar 26, 2017

Boaty McBoatface Just Set Off On Its Antarctic Adventure

Boaty McBoatface Just Set Off On Its Antarctic Adventure

Last year the UK gov launched an online contest for the public to name its new polar research ship. Boaty McBoatface won in a landslide but

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Sep 29, 2016

Speed Test Comparison of Every iPhone Ever

Speed Test Comparison of Every iPhone Ever

A speed test comparison of every iPhone ever made; from the 2G to the 7 Plus.

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Sep 19, 2016

Data Analysis of 18 Million Amazon Reviews Finds Incentivized Reviewers Give Higher Ratings

Data Analysis of 18 Million Amazon Reviews Finds Incentivized Reviewers Give Higher Ratings

People given free or discounted products in exchange for reviews were found to rate products 0.4 stars higher

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Aug 26, 2016

Why The Dark Knight’s Joker Is The Perfect Antagonist

Why The Dark Knight’s Joker Is The Perfect Antagonist

Heath Ledger’s performance as The Joker is universally celebrated—and with good reason—but there is more to the character than his excellent performance

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Aug 19, 2016

The MIT Tech That Lets You Manipulate Video Objects by Analyzing Vibrations

The MIT Tech That Lets You Manipulate Video Objects by Analyzing Vibrations

I’m pickin’ up good vibrations

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Jun 15, 2016

Close-Up of the First Mechanical Gear Ever Found in Nature

Close-Up of the First Mechanical Gear Ever Found in Nature

The biological form of a mechanical gear was observed in juvenile planthoppers, a common insect found in gardens across Europe

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Jun 2, 2016

Your Brain is Two and What Makes You, You

Your Brain is Two and What Makes You, You

CGP Grey and Kurzgesagt collaborate on a two-part video series about our brain(s) and what we’re ‘made’ of

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