Indulge Your Inner Child and Lose a Few Hours To This Online Spirograph

We've got computer graphics software that's so powerful it can generate images that make it seem like dinosaurs are back. But they still can't compare to the simple satisfaction you get from making a really complex hypotrochoid or epitrochoid with a marker and some perforated gears. So Nathan Friend was kind enough to… » 12/18/14 12:15pm Thursday 12:15pm

I can understand why theaters didn't want to take the risk in showing the film. Who's going to pay for extra security because of the threats? What theater goers are going to want to be security screened just to see a movie? The theater where the Batman film related shooting took place is being sued by people. Why… » 12/18/14 2:32pm Thursday 2:32pm

Will Cuba's Cars Need Protecting Now That Cuba Is About To Open?

I was actually very excited to hear the announcement that relations with Cuba would be normalized, for two reasons, neither of which involve cigars. First, my dad was born and raised in Cuba, and second, Cuba has one of the most interesting car ecosystems on the planet. But I'll be honest — I'm a little worried about… » 12/18/14 1:15pm Thursday 1:15pm