Tag: Culture

Anthony Bourdain Dead at 61 of Apparent Suicide

Anthony Bourdain, the chef, writer, and Emmy-winning television personality, has died of an apparent suicide at the age of 61. His death was confirmed to CNN, which reported that the Parts Unknown host was in…

MIT Scientists Unveil First Psychopath AI, ‘Norman’

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveiled the first artificial intelligence algorithm trained to be a psychopath. The AI was fittingly dubbed “Norman” after This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: MIT Scientists Unveil First Psychopath…

Judge in Brock Turner Sexual Assault Trial Recalled

Judge Aaron Persky, who handed down the controversially lenient sentence in the Stanford swimmer sexual assault trial, was recalled from office following a vote Tuesday. Persky faced nationwide scrutiny in March 2016 when he handed…

Meet the Woman Bringing Social Justice to Astrology

Chani Nicholas doesn’t care for the hulking Alex Katz painting, depicting a trio of suited white men, hanging behind the front desk of the Langham hotel in New York. It reminds her of the patriarchy,…

Roseanne Barr and the NFL: What Counts as Free Speech?

Yesterday, after Roseanne Barr tweeted a racist statement about former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett, comparing her to an ape, ABC cancelled the comedian’s newly rebooted sitcom, Roseanne. In the wake of that announcement, many took…