What caused the Mayan civilization to collapse, how did the ancient Egyptians build colossal pyramids, and what's the story behind a 2,000-year-old "computer" called the Antikythera Mechanism? Listen to Life's Little Mysteries 40: Mysterious Archaeology, to find out! … [Read more...] about Live Science podcast ‘Life’s Little Mysteries’ 40: Mysterious Archaeology
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It's been a few days since the shock general election result ended in a hung parliament, and we're still waiting for prime minister Theresa May to form a minority government propped up by Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party. Naturally, we're still dissecting the outcome and, in conversation with Evan, we look at so-called fake news and why it was nowhere in the election campaign. … [Read more...] about UpVote: Evan Davis on fake news, bullshit, and the election fallout
Other Japanese-developed games have also shown an ability to highlight non-stereotypical characters of color. Last year’s Pokémon Sword and Shield featured a good number of relevant and well-rounded characters and gym leaders that are black and brown. And in Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding, Die Hardman, portrayed by Tommie Earl Jenkins, arguably delivered one of the best performances in the game. These prominent and positive portrayals may seem small, but they highlight how the industry can do better. … [Read more...] about RPG remakes maintain the problematic racial representations of their pasts
Learn more by listening to the episode 'What's the most amazing thing about the universe?" on the Ask A Spaceman podcast, available on iTunes and on the Web at http://www.askaspaceman.com. Thanks to @iva_987 for the questions that led to this piece! Ask your own question on Twitter using #AskASpaceman or by following Paul @PaulMattSutter and facebook.com/PaulMattSutter. … [Read more...] about What’s the most amazing thing about the universe?