interview

Talking Hoops With Sean Naismith, Great-Grandson of the Inventor of Basketball

Sean Naismith elected not to go to Kansas University, where his great-grandfather James coached basketball, the sport he invented 127 years ago in a YMCA….

The Future of Robots Won’t Be Like ‘The Terminator’ — It’ll Probably Be Worse

Maxim Pozdorovkin, the director of The Truth About Killer Robots, is tricking us with the title of his new documentary. While the film, which aired…

A People’s History of the ‘Slav Squat’

Probably without you noticing it, you’ve acquired this stereotype of a young Russian man. He favors Adidas tracksuits, newsboy hats and pointed leather shoes. He…

The 27-Year-Old Guy Who Tweets for Steak-umm Is Millennial Angst Personified

Nathan Allebach doesn’t consult a formula, research keywords or track online trends before he hits “send” on one of his tweets. That would, in a…