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Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics in LEGO

Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov famously devised three laws that all robots should follow: 1: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2: A robot must obey the orders given to it by human beings, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. 3: [...]

Why Ladies Love Angry Men

Men like it when women let them know that they’re happy. That much is not surprising, but what is remarkable is that the reverse is actually not true. According to research by psychologist Shiri [...]

100 Years of War Casualties

Clara Kayser-Bril, Nicolas Kayser-Bril and Marion Kotlarski collaborated to create this innocuously named yet truly gruesome infographic called 100 years of world cuisine. The project aims to provide an image to the statistics of the deaths caused by wars: Ten casualties. Ten million casualties. Our understanding of conflicts is often nothing more than a handful of [...]

Graphic Violence

(YouTube link) Two guys with a conflict turn into street art and behave like video game characters. This really neat animation was produced by CorridorDigital. -via Laughing Squid

Maggie, the Well-traveled Dog

Maggie the dog had a passport that would make most jet setters jealous, and over the course of her life she has crossed borders, braved wars, and experienced the world. Maggie managed to make friends on both sides of the conflict, with all walks of life, proving the old adage that dogs are  man’s best [...]