How to Efficiently Visit a Museum [Video]

In a nutshell, walk the full floor plan without spending too much time on specific areas, take a break and eat food, come back and now take the time to look at and read everthing that interests you. [Nick Gray | Via Neatorama]

A Look at Why We Lie to Ourselves and Damage our Chances of Hapiness [Video]

As humans, we are masters at knowing how to lie to ourselves. We pay a heavy price for this self-deception. [The School of Life]

The Year in News: What Happened Next (Stories From March-April 2016)

Let’s continue our look back at some of the news stories we’ve covered here at GaS in 2016 as well as following up on later developments. In March the Department of Defense launched a challenge for “white hat hackers” to try to breach their computer systems. Sensibly enough it was limited to approved US participants […]

Epic Rap Battle of History: Theodore Roosevelt vs Winston Churchill [Video]

Watch as Theodore Roosevelt fights Winston Churchill in the latest episode of Epic Rap Battle of History! [ERB]

The Story Behind the Worst Video Game of All Time [Video]

The video game ‘E.T, The Extraterrestrial’ for Atari 2600 is considered one of the biggest flops in gaming history. Yet the game’s designer, Howard Scott Warshaw, says he couldn’t be prouder of that honor. This is the story of an awesomely bad video game. [Great Big Story]

All the Roles You Never Knew Alan Tudyk Played

Imgur user GifFortuneTeller wrote this post in honor of Alan Tudyk and all the roles you probably never knew he played! There’s probably a couple missing from this list too! Can you name a few? Let us know in the comments section below! Let me tell you about this beautifully underappreciated bastard, Alan Tudyk. This […]

Neil Gaiman Reads The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe in Front of a Crackling Fireplace

From Neil Gaiman: The Worldbuilders charity passed its stretch goal of a million dollars, so I lit a whole bunch of candles, put on a coat once worn by a dead brother in the Stardust movie, and I read Edgar Allan Poe’s poem THE RAVEN by candlelight. [Neil Gaiman | Via Io9]

Emoji Translating Becomes A Job

A translation company is advertising for an emoji translator. The ad, which gives the impression of being legitimate, is seeking somebody to provide “the human touch where translation software is inadequate.” Today Translations says it has a network of 3,000 linguists covering more than 200 languages, but doesn’t yet have a dedicated expert for what […]

How Far Away Can You Get From Everybody Else? [Video]

How far away can you possibly get from every other human on the planet? The answer is actually quite far, there are a lot of extremely remote places left in the world and some of them have actually yet to be reached by anybody in all of history. [RealLifeLore]

10 Best Opening Title Sequences of All Time

The opening titles were never meant to be just boring text! They can have a life of their own! What are your favorite opening title sequences? Let us know in the comments below! [CineFix]

One of the Best Sci-Fi Book of 2016: Star Nomad: Fallen Empire (Book 1) – $0.99 (90% Off)

Amazon has ranked “Star Nomad: Fallen Empire” by author Lindsay Buroker as one of the top 20 sci-fi/fantasy books of 2016, and at just $0.99 for the Kindle edition (90% off,) I figured quite a few of you might be interested in checking it out! The Alliance has toppled the tyrannical empire. It should be […]

A New History (And Calendar!) for Humanity [Video]

We need a new year 0 for humanity. But which one should we choose and why? It is time to reframe how we think about our past. [Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell]