Andrew P. Han is an graduate student in NYU's Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program (SHERP). He studied astronomy and the history of science at Dartmouth College, but his main interests have expanded to include evolutionary biology and genetics as well.
While rumors have been swirling for days, Yahoo finally confirmed this morning that it has acquired popular blogging service Tumblr for about $1.1 billion. Notably, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer promises Yahoo won't ruin the Tumblr experience. "We promise not to screw it up," Mayer said in a blog post today.
Either 3D printing has totally jumped the shark, or it's hitting the mainstream. Maybe both. In any case, Disney has definitely jumped - on the 3D printing bandwagon. You can now turn yourself in to a real, live (sort of) Disney action figure: a Imperial Stormtrooper.
This is post is part of a series of posts describing a predictive model for the Eurovision Song Contest. The full set of posts can be found here. After Tuesday night's disappointing result, I was somewhat worried about the changes to the model for this year, and considered reverting to last year's model.
A list of monikers ruled illegal by officials is updated as parents try to give their babies wacky and sometimes shocking names. If you want to call your new baby Majesty, Queen Victoria, Knight or simply '\' in New Zealand then you can think again.
Some narcissists are bad. Not all of them, though! Some narcissists are amazing. Take Ahmed Angel. Recently in the West, Angel's images have started to appear on forums and on websites. This weekend, Japan discovered him. There are those who are being mean to Angel-which isn't cool!