In 1978, one of the strangest and most exhilarating comic book issues in DC’s history appeared in stores, featuring one of the greatest team-ups of all time: Superman and Muhammad Ali.
If you were young once upon a time, and maybe had some sips of alcohol and then made the mistake of going to a crowded club because your friends wanted to, you’ll know this scene that Mitchell Crawford paints in the short animationClub Drunk all too well. The crude animation perfectly captures the messiness of going out. The pre-party, the line waiting, the dancing, the drinking, the hooking up, the late night bodega visit—it’s all there.
A beautiful thing about science is that it’s constantly revised. In 1929, Edwin Hubble discovered that the universe was expanding. This means that the galaxies around ours are moving away from us as space is also expanding. As my Astronomy 101 professor explained it (and as plenty have before), you can think of as a sort of inflating balloon.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reportedly knows what’s up. Following the revelation in April that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was considering a federal rescheduling of marijuana, the FDA seems to be looking to our northern neighbors for tips on how best to regulate what’s now responsible for the coolest gym in the world (i.e. one you can be baked in).
We’re man enough to admit that bigger isn’t always better—at least in the nautical world. Sure, eye-popping superyachts have their place. But sometimes small and speedy is the way to go, as with De Antonio Yachts’ D33, which comes in bothCruiser and Open models.
The gene editing technique CRISPR promises to treat all kinds ofgenetically-linked conditions, but it’s so far limited to tweaking DNA, not the RNA that does everything from carrying protein sequence info to regulating gene expression. That may change soon, however. Scientists have discovered that a commonplace mouth bacterium (Leptotrichia shahii) can be programmed to break down whatever RNA you want. You could rip apart viruses, which are frequently based solely around RNA, or kill a cancer cell by denying it the chance to make vital proteins.
The new look for the spirit, Napoleon’s favorite brandy, “pays homage to the brand’s rich 200 year legacy of craftsmanship and innovation” and include a visual interpretation of the Eiffel Tower where, Courvoisier was famously served at the monument’s opening celebration in 1889.