Have Humans Evolved Beyond Nature?

Have Humans Evolved Beyond Nature?

Such is the extent of our dominion on Earth, that the answer to questions around whether we are still part of nature ” and whether we even need some of it ” rely on an understanding of what we want as Homo sapiens. And to know what we want, we…

Oscars 2020: All The Winners

Oscars 2020: All The Winners

The 2020 Academy Awards have landed and there’s some huge contenders for the biggest categories this year. If you can’t be bothered to watch (or re-watch) the whole thing, or just want to know if Parasite (rightly) wins Best Picture, we’ve got you covered.

Volvo Keeps Doing This

Volvo Keeps Doing This

Volvo, founded 93 years ago in April, wobbled in the dying days of Ford’s ownership in 2010 before a surprising turnaround under Geely. These days, it is doing better than ever.

Uh Oh, Antarctica Just Set A New Heat Record

Uh Oh, Antarctica Just Set A New Heat Record

It’s positively balmy in Antarctica. The National Meteorological Service of Argentina announced on Twitter that its Esperanza weather station recorded a new high for the continent: 18.3 degrees Celsius.

The OA Co-Creator Brit Marling Wants More Than ‘Strong Female Leads’

The OA Co-Creator Brit Marling Wants More Than ‘Strong Female Leads’

One of the biggest criticisms of Brit Marling’s Netflix series The OA was the way that the story”people hopping across dimensions”placed more emphasis on emotional intelligence and the power of empathy (and, yes, interpretative dance), rather than “traditional” super-science and the kinds of action we’ve been conditioned to expect from…

Victor Gorelick, The Editor In Chief Of Archie Comics, Has Died

Victor Gorelick, The Editor In Chief Of Archie Comics, Has Died

Big Archie Comics fans undoubtedly know the name Victor Gorelick. As the company’s most recent editor in chief, he helmed Archie’s world through one of its biggest moments ever, as it had a resurgence as a comics darling and expanded successfully into the world of moody teen TV dramas. Now,…

Baby Yoda Is The Most Preordered Funko Pop Of All Time

Baby Yoda Is The Most Preordered Funko Pop Of All Time

Ah, Funko Pops, the best collectibles money can buy if you’re really into beady eyes. As a style that better suits some characters than others, Funko’s house vibes are perfect for The Mandalorian’s Baby Yoda, who already has big beady eyes and a pretty big head. Which might help explain…

BoJack Horseman Perfectly Captured The Agony Of Writer’s Block

BoJack Horseman Perfectly Captured The Agony Of Writer’s Block

In BoJack Horseman’s final season, Diane undergoes one of the series’ most significant transformations after she decides to leave her life in Los Angeles behind in order to start fresh in Chicago. After spending so much time chasing after happiness in the form of hollow professional success, Diane realises that…

Coronavirus Fears May Bring Mobile World Congress To A Halt

Coronavirus Fears May Bring Mobile World Congress To A Halt

The wireless industry’s biggest event of the year, Mobile World Congress, is still on the books for the end of February, but now the trade show’s future is in doubt after one of its largest exhibitors just pulled out due to the spread of Wuhan coronavirus.

Here’s The First Boring Arse Formula One Livery Of 2020

Here’s The First Boring Arse Formula One Livery Of 2020

The Haas F1 Team recently unveiled the car it will contend the 2020 Formula One season with. Freed from the ridiculousness of its Rich Energy partnership, the team was able to ditch its boring black and gold livery—which Elizabeth gave a D+ rating last year. Able to forge their own…

There Is Now Scientific Proof That Jerks Prefer Fancy Cars

There Is Now Scientific Proof That Jerks Prefer Fancy Cars

I’m feeling pretty validated, today. The International Journal of Psychology has released the findings of a recent study that confirm jerks, or at least Finnish jerks, much prefer luxury cars—specifically BMW, Mercedes, and Audis or—to just about anything else. Hence why it feels like every BMW driver is driving egregiously…

Mercedes-Benz Is Making The Factory Compact Camper Van Of Your Dreams

Mercedes-Benz Is Making The Factory Compact Camper Van Of Your Dreams

Hashtag vanlife has blown up in the last couple of years. In that same amount of time, Volkswagen’s let Jalopnik road-test its T6 California minivan-sized camper. I still get emails from readers asking if they can buy one. If you’re in America, the answer has been “no.” Until now. Now,…

Why Do We Make Saliva?

Why Do We Make Saliva?

I’m a dentist, so I know a bit about what’s happening inside our mouths, and I can tell you saliva is very important. It helps us enjoy our food, it helps sores in our mouth get better, and it fights nasty germs ” just to name a few.

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 Feels Like A Lower-Budget Porsche Macan

The 2020 Mazda CX-30 Feels Like A Lower-Budget Porsche Macan

The first crossover I ever drove was a mid-2000s Mazda Tribute, a re-badged version of Ford’s Escape, in turn based on Mazda’s old 626 sedan (GF) platform. It was my mother’s first new car since 1991, and it was decidedly un-good. Now, if you want proof of how far Mazda…