Kyle Walker

Kyle Walker is yet another defector from the physical sciences. After discovering he could not be in two places at once, Kyle abandoned physics and charged head-first into online journalism. In his spare time, Kyle wanders the Met admiring the furniture.

Culture

Friendsgiving Is the Hippest, Easiest Way to Dodge Thanksgiving Angst

A Friendsgiving potluck is for millennials ... and anyone else who wants to eat on Thursday.

Culture

Boy Scout Merit Badges and the Paradoxical Digital Future of Being Prepared

The call to "Be Prepared" no longer has anything to do with camping. What is a boy scout to do?

Science

Theoretical Physics, the Scientific Method, and the Damage Done

German quantum gravity expert Sabine Hossenfelder is fighting in the battle over theoretical physics, a clash between those looking for evidence and those looking to move forward faster. 

Innovation

Three Simple Tricks Will Make Tic-Tac-Toe Actually Fun Again | PUZZLES 

There are mathematical surprises buried in that nine-square grid.

Entertainment
Culture

Human Rights Watch: Teens Get Sick Working in America's Tobacco Fields

Acute nicotine poisoning plagues child workers in the land of the free.

Culture

How Quantum Computing Works

Take a byte out of quantum physics to go with your lunch.

Culture

'No Man's Sky' Has to Outmanuever Time Dilation and Skip General Relativity

Time isn't consistent in interstellar space, but it is in video games.

Entertainment
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Science

The 2015 Guide to App Gifts That Are Also Thoughtful Gifts

The app store doesn't have to be the shop of last resort this holiday.

Science

Physics Says Emperor Palpatine Must Eat Mad Calories to Use Force Lightning

Energy in a closed system can't be created or destroyed. Darth Sidious must have quite the appetite.

Entertainment
Innovation

Design and Play the Game of Your Dreams at NYU's Game Center 

What happens when you play video games for four years at NYU? You get a degree.

Science

How the Psychology of Risk Explains the Flame War Over Syrian Refugees

The governors who reject refugees are ignoring basic math, law, and common sense.

Science

Explaining the Guy Who Threw a Champagne Bottle and Turned It Into a Rocket

We needed propulsion physics to calculate how hard it bounced back to nail him.

Science

Why Oklahoma's High Plains Are Turning Into a Sea of Juniper

If you want grasslands 50 years from now, it's time to break out the fire.

Culture
Entertainment

How Machine Learning and Jazz Piano Luminary Art Tatum Power Online Radio

Art Tatum played so fast they named the musical atom after him.

Culture