Legion Boss on Why He's Ending the Show — and Introducing Professor X

Legion‘s story is drawing to a close this year… but not before a much-anticipated family reunion. The upcoming third season of FX’s mind-bending mutant drama will be its last, the network confirmed this week, and creator Noah Hawley says that was his plan all along. “I think endings are what give stories meaning,” he told […]

A Harvard professor says most of us squander 5-minute opportunities to be happier every day

Girl Geek Academy/Flickr Don’t waste small pockets of free time by mindlessly checking email. Instead, consider chatting with a coworker, which might make you happier than you expect. That’s according to a Harvard Business School professor, who writes that we overestimate how long it will take to enjoy an experience. Harvard Business Review’s recent cover […]

Recreational drug use 'widespread' among English footballers, says professor

Drugs such as cocaine and marijuana are commonly used by England’s top flight footballers amid claims that the FA does not take drug-testing seriously, according to an expert in researching the use of drugs in sport. Professor Ivan Waddington, who works at the University of Chester, has spent decades analyzing the impact of drugs on […]

‘Grossly predatory’: Sex professor points ‘MeToo’ finger at God over Virgin Mary

A Minnesota professor has taken aim at Christmas, putting the Bible under the MeToo spotlight by arguing that the virgin birth story shows God as the ultimate sexual predator. Eric Sprankle, a professor of clinical psychology and sexuality studies at Minnesota State University, opened the proverbial can of worms this week, tweeting that “The virgin […]

MIT professor accuses Bellingcat’s Higgins of enabling ‘war criminals’ to walk free in Syria (VIDEO)

A debate between Bellingcat’s Eliot Higgins and MIT Professor Theodore Postol on the alleged chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria in April 2017 got heated as the two accused each other of covering up war crimes. The opponents met on the grounds of the Center for Investigative Journalism’s Conspiracy conference in London on Saturday, […]

‘Professor Layton and the Curious Village’ comes to iOS and Android

Today, the beloved adventure game Professor Layton and the Curious Village is out for both iOS and Android. Studio Level-5 remastered the classic puzzle game in HD and optimized it for mobile. You can pick it up today for $ 10 from the App Store or Google Play Store. The game, which Level-5 originally released […]

Retired professor sues Lyft for patent infringement

A retired Georgia Institute of Technology professor has sued Lyft for patent infringement, Reuters reports. The professor, Stephen Dickerson, filed his complaint with the New York Southern District Court on Monday through his company RideApp, and it claims that Lyft’s business model infringes on Dickerson’s ride-sharing patent, which he filed for in 2001. The patent […]

D*ck pics for science: Professor asks for intimate photos for ‘self-esteem’ study

An American academic would like to see pictures of your penis – for science. Professor Alicia Walker is studying the correlation between penis size and self-esteem and has turned to the internet in search of volunteers. Read more The Missouri State University (MSU) sociology professor is in urgent need of men willing to submit“anonymous penile […]

Meet the ‘rockstar’ MIT professor who’s been linked to Brad Pitt and billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman

Riccardo Savi/Getty Brad Pitt is reportedly spending time with MIT Media Lab professor Neri Oxman — though the relationship isn’t romantic. Oxman is reportedly dating billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman. Oxman was born in Israel, coined the term and pioneered the field of “material ecology,” and has her work featured in museums across the […]