To many scientists, Dennis Overbye needs no introduction. As science writer for the New York Times, he’s been a main bolt at the junction where science meets society. His well-read and well-written articles on physics and astronomy have helped launch many of our favorite projects and some…
About one of the most resolutely sexual albums of the last few years. A shame that Grantland’s huge audience is exposed to this level of crude misrepresentation masquerading as coy/self-effacing insight.
The U.S. sales numbers of Pitchfork’s top 50 albums. The ones with suspiciously round numbers are estimations for releases I don’t have firm numbers for. If you have verified numbers to fix any mistakes or omissions, send them along. (UPDATE: US numbers are current up to 1/1/12. UK numbers courtesy of the Guardian
We spend time in video game worlds, learning our way around the constructed environments. We make mental maps of these places as part of the process of trying to progress through them. We learn where the good bits are hidden, remember the hard bits that got us killed every damn time.