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Emoji Translation is a Job Now? Confusion Emoji

A London-based firm has recently begun posting advertisements for an "emoji translator" in what is thought to be the first such position ever. The position is centered on flattening misunderstands across cultures in what a linguist…

World’s Reindeers are Dying; Elves to Follow

I know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and...Vinny...was it Vinny? Fuck it, if you can't name all of Santa's reindeer, there's good news: Very soon they'll all be dead soon anyway. According to some kind of scientists, the population of…

Space Mining Could be on the Horizon for 2017

While Elon Musk and other silicon-valley bigwigs compete to be the first to get people into space, another kind of space race is taking place: one to bring ore and other materials from space back here to Earth. An amalgam of companies,…