A physicist remembers working on the Manhattan Project.
How making the most successful video game ever changed Alexey Pajitnov’s life.
At 9:14pm on November 22, 1987, sportscaster Dan Roan was doing the Bears highlights on Chicago’s WGN-TV when the station’s signal was hijacked. Someone wearning a rubber Max Headroom mask appeared, silently, on TV screens around the city. A few hours later, Headroom popped up again on another channel, this time for longer and with audio. Despite FBI and FCC investigations, the case remains unsolved.
A Southland Tales fanboy goes down the rabbit hole with the movie’s director.
The afterlife of 486 frames of Kodachrome II 8mm film shot by Dallas clothing manufacturer Abraham Zapruder.
Last Fall, America’s favorite focus drug suddenly went into short supply.