You probably knew that William S. Burroughs had experimented with some unusual ideas during his time — but did you know he joined the Church of Scientology? Pop Apocalypse author and English professor Lee Konstantinou reveals the secret history of how Burroughs almost became an Operating Thetan.
Psycho-Geographic Lines by Anastasios Logothetis for #ETINTERBRO
Animals are exceptionally complicated things. So complicated, in fact, that we’ve never actually built one ourselves. But the day is fast approaching when we’ll be able to create digital versions of organisms on a computer — from the way they move right through to their behaviors. Here’s how we’ll do it.
Ten insights into today’s most impressively, terrifyingly, stupidly cutting-edge virtual reality
Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un! Steven Seagal and Putin! Beyoncé with the Qaddafis!
Sometimes a strange signal comes from the dark and it takes a while to figure out what that signal means. In this case, scientists analyzing high-energy gamma rays emanating from the galaxy’s center found an unexplained source of emission that they say is “consistent with some forms of dark matter.”
The cool, creative class has been priced out of London, which means the capital is becoming more bland and boring by the minute, says Alex Proud