From 'Harry Potter' to 'Twilight,' the Enduring... →
We throw down over YAF’s value and appeal in the next episode. The Atlantic sheds a little light on why audiences can’t put them down.
Klein's Quartic Surface
hearseethink: Klein’s Quartic Surface turning itself inside out. This surface can be constructed from the equation u^3*v + v^3*w + w^3*u = 0. Animated by Greg Egan.
RE: Online Dating
Someone sent us a quickie e-mail throwing their two cents into our conversation about the success and perils of modern dating environments. Thankfully, they (cautiously) OK’d us reprinting it here: 1. There are plenty of guys i’ve dated that i would NEVER EVER pick out online. They were based on chemistry, pheromones, and things like that, rarely taste in music or books or films (hah)....
A third of all US patents registered in the 1890's... →
The Sophisticates: Episode 8
This week’s topics: Twitter Insurance (1:43) Profiling People When Asking for Help (12:15) The Context vs. Success Rate of Dating (20:42) This week, we’re glad to welcome a special guest to the show: PR guru and our friend, Elaine Hughes! Leave comments/retorts/suggestions by clicking the header, e-mailing email@example.com or following @sophisticast on Twitter! If...
Coming Soon: Twitter Insurance To Protect You (And... →
We’ll be talking about this one on an upcoming podcast. Do you think the idea of “Twitter insurance” is crazy or something we’ll all have in the future?
10 Essential Books for Thought-Provoking Summer... →
theatlantic: Everything from cutting-edge scientific ideas to a new philosophy of learning to art that honors living in the moment Have at it. Inspiring any possible topics for the show? Let us know in the “Ask” section or on Twitter.
The Sophisticates: Episode 7
This week’s segments: Sense of Freedom Vs. Geographic Location (1:01) The Self-Imposed Double Standard of Guys Dancing with Guys (11:57) The Push to Cut Back on Space Travel (20:40) Leave comments/retorts/suggestions by clicking the header, e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or following @sophisticast on Twitter! Download the podcast What do you think about this weeks topics?
Pictures: See-Through Frog, Other "Lost" Species... →
A see-through frog. See-through!? See-through.
The Sophisticates: Episode 6
This week’s segments: A YouTube Education (1:17) Standing Ovations as a Norm (11:35) Why We Need to Build New Monuments (21:32) Leave comments/retorts/suggestions by clicking the header, e-mailing email@example.com or following @sophisticast on Twitter! Download the podcast What do you think about this weeks topics?