The fact that cults exist, that we join them, that they fascinate us, it all points toward a profound human desire, one complicated and dark, one full of a need for connection and meaning, one which so often goes unmet.
Why You Should Stop Googling and Start Remembering
In an age when much of our memory lives in the cloud or on servers in Mountain View, the use of mind palaces in BBC’s Sherlock reminds us of the power of our brains.
What Life Without A Phone Can Teach You
How does your life change when you’re without a phone?
What You Tweet Could Come Back to Haunt You. Just Ask Courtney Love
Courtney Love is embroiled in the USA’s first ever Twitter libel case. And the outcome could affect what you can say on Twitter.
Falling In Love With Robots: Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ Asks, Could It Be So Bad?
What, exactly, does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be in love? These questions are perhaps ever increasing in their relevance, and Her explores the answers in turns sweet, comic, and scary.
I’m Related to Mario Batali? Unearthing Our Hidden Histories Through Our DNA
Do we ever really find out who we are? Maybe not, but 23andMe helps us get a little closer by revealing our genetic secrets.
How Selfies Have Changed the Face of Dating
From duckface selfies to Snapchat, our narcissism has changed the face of dating.