Why Does Your Voice Sound So Different In Recordings?

If you've ever heard a recording of your voice – in a video, for example, or on somebody's voicemail – you know that the sound you hear in your head when you speak is different from the one heard by everyone else. Why is that, and why do we tend to prefer the voice we hear in our heads? » 10/01/14 9:30am A minute ago

A Webcomic About A Girl Who Mediates Disputes Between Kids And Monsters

When Charles moves with his parents to a spooky old building in Echo City, he's not exactly thrilled to learn the place has a monster problem. But when he meets a mediator who deals with turf beefs between monsters and kids, he's not sure which is more intimidating: the monsters or Margo Maloo. » 10/01/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

10 People on Whom Immortality Was Totally Wasted

It's hard for the average person to understand why anyone wouldn't want to be immortal. Immortality has been a fruitful lens for fiction to examine the human condition. But sometimes there are immortals who completely fail to get the horror of immortality across. Instead, you can't help but think you'd do better. Here… » 10/01/14 4:33am Today 4:33am

A new Gerry Anderson puppet show is heading to Kickstarter

Gerry Anderson is a name forever burned into the minds of kids who grew up with sci-fi series like Fireball XL5, Captain Scarlet, Stingray and of course, Thunderbirds - but with a little help from crowdfunding, we might get to see a new Anderson-created Puppet series hit screens called Firestorm. » 10/01/14 3:05am Today 3:05am

The Cast Reading the New Middleman Graphic Novel Is the Best Thing

THE BEST THING. NO THINGS ARE BETTER. The much-beloved Middleman only lasted on TV for 12 episodes, but it's still beloved by many a fan. And after a successful crowdfunding campaign, the original cast has reunited to read the script of the new graphic novel. So get out your milk flasks and your cruelty-free vegan… » 9/30/14 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

We Have a "Duty" to Explore Space, Says Elon Musk

Does humanity deserve to survive, after all the harm we've done? This is one of the main issues tackled in a fascinating interview with Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX. published today in Aeon magazine. Musk has a pretty eloquent answer. » 9/30/14 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm

Name Your Own Price On This Learn To Code Bundle

Interested in learning to code? Whether you want to become a pro developer or mess around with code as a hobby, it can be hard to get started. To get you up to speed, we've put together a bundle of courses, covering HTML5, CSS, MySQL, Objective C, Xcode, Python and more. The best part? it's name your own price. » 4/22/14 12:27pm 4/22/14 12:27pm