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Comedy

"Not New Scientist" is back

A few years ago I got bored one evening and coded a Twitter bot that generates New Scientist-headlines, as seen on Buzzfeed and featured on New Scientist itself. I do like New Scientist and I was just taking the piss out of the more sensationalist headlines. I realised that the funniest tweets were the...

X-Men Apocalypse - I had to do this

I went to see the new Captain America last week and saw the final trailer for X-Men Apocalypse. There was a 2-second clip of Quicksilver sprinting at the camera and into reminded me of something. So without further ado, here’s my fan edit of the trailer....

Leaks reveal the US government used LinkedIn to locate Osama bin Laden

In 2013, whistle-blowing patriot/traitor Edward Snowden leaked classified government documents detailing surveillance efforts by the NSA on citizens in the US and abroad. The sheer size of the leak means that many important documents are still being analysed and reported. Fresh controversy has emerged today as new documents reveal the surprising role of...

Not New Scientist

I like New Scientist headlines. I think it’s hard to take some science topics and make them catch the eye and make sense for all potential readers. It’s a tough job to do well. New Scientist has kept me in stitches with hilarious headlines over the years. Some I really dislike, such...