A Call For Grand Emojis

We all know what emoticons and emojis are, they are the cute little images that are part of operating systems and social media, a succinct way of expressing a feeling or reaction, or strung together, symbols th...

Humans Robots Weirdness & Kawaii

The 1970 study Bukimi no Tani, by pioneering roboticist Masahiro Mori demonstrated that the aesthetic appeal of a robot increased with an increasing likeness toward the human. Then, at a degree of almost, but n...

EVEREST – Behind The Scenes

Because it's there. We all know the easy reason why people climb mountains. A challenge not only to physical endurance, skill and determination, but also a challenge to the human spirit. The mountain is not onl...

Fuckin Abbot

The first recorded use of the word in English occurs in a 1528 manuscript copy of Cicero's epic work of moral philosophy, De Officiis. In the margin an anonymous monk has written, "fuckin Abbot". It is not imme...