[Warning: spoilers ahead for Westworld in general, and the season finale specifically.
Frankly, I was 40-year-old and dressing like a 20-year-old. I'd buy the same clothes over and over again because I wasn't ever sure what I owned — or, more importantly, what I really needed. When I cleared out my closet, I had eight garbage bags worth of stuff, and it was a real moment of truth.
If you want to write clear, correct English, you certainly need to pay attention to the grammar rules. To help you with that, we collaborated with the folks from Grammarly and Write To Done to create a list with 30 common grammar mistakes you should avoid. Enjoy!
Chris Ryan: “Park 1.” Which would suggest very strongly that there is a Park 2. So would the samurai. When Maeve asks Felix WTF, he tells her, “It’s complicated.” It is and it isn’t. It’s telling that very little of “The Bicameral Mind” mined the Old West for plot.
Since Estonia’s capital started providing free public transport for residents in 2013, it claims to have turned a €20m a year profit each year. But has the scheme achieved its ambitions of reducing traffic and saving people money?
Going into “Trace Decay,” the eighth episode of “Westworld,” some fans held out hope that Sidse Babett Knudsen’s clever performance as the theme-park underboss Theresa Cullen wasn’t at an end.
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In a political environment defined by widespread polarization and partisan animosity, even simple conversations can go awry when the subject turns to politics. In their in-person interactions, Americans can (and often do) attempt to steer clear of those with whom they strongly disagree.
It seemed like one day I was building forts and catching lizards, and the next I was sucking in my gut, picking at my face, and navigating an inescapable shame about my body – a shame that I’ve now spent the last twenty years trying to shirk.
One of the biggest questions hanging over Westworld since its beginning was whether the stories presented were told in the same time period, or over the course of multiple timelines.
SITTWE, Myanmar — SOON the world will witness a remarkable sight: a beloved Nobel Peace Prize winner presiding over 21st-century concentration camps.
You have your mom's smile, your dad's eyes, and the ear muscles of a Triassic mammal.Forty-two percent of Americans say that humans were created in their present form within the past 10,000 years — a percentage that hasn't changed much since 1982, when Gallup started polling views on evolution.Sev
This post contains frank discussion of Westworld Season 1, Episode 8, “Trace Decay,” as well as speculation as to what’s to come over the course of the next two episodes. If you’re not all caught up, now is that time to scurry back to your little loop.
Westworld's penultimate episode had several reveals, but its most significant moment is a small one. Maeve (Thandie Newton) — a robotic Host out for revenge on her makers — asks for help from the bandit Hector (Rodrigo Santoro). Since it requires him to “break into hell,” it’s a big ask.
Estonia claims the Panama Papers and British vote to leave the EU have boosted its recruitment drive for digital residents There’s a short application form, a €100 (£84) fee, and with a few clicks of a button you could be a digital resident of a country you’ve never set foot in.
Fully 71% of online adults now use Facebook, and usage among seniors has increased significantly in the last year. Some 45% of internet users age 65 or older now use Facebook, up from 35% who did so in late 2012. Women are also particularly likely to use Facebook compared with men.
Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Westworld" episode eight. As usual, several key references or smaller moments may have slipped past you. We're here to round up the most significant details from the episode.
To borrow an expression from the technology industry, harassment is now a “feature” of life online for many Americans. In its milder forms, it creates a layer of negativity that people must sift through as they navigate their daily routines online.
With the few fragments of brain we have left this deep into the first season of “Westworld,” let us try once again to remember the source of Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s series, the starting point of the maze in which we currently find ourselves.
Welcome to Vox Pop: Earworm!In my first episode of Earworm, I speak with Warren Lain. He's a Radiohead fan who also happens to be an incredibly talented musician and music teacher. In December 2016 he uploaded a 38 minute video to YouTube about a Radiohead song that I deeply love, "Videotape." He ha
Artificial intelligence has been around since 1956 and has made some giant leaps in that time: beating the best human at chess, the best human at US gameshow Jeopardy and recently beating the best human at complex strategy game Go.
On the campaign trail, Trump has brushed off questions about his temperament, his leadership style and how he would govern. He has derided the press as being "among the most dishonest people ever created by God" — insisting that reporters have gotten his story wrong time and again.
The first episode of Westworld laid out the scope and mechanics of the show’s sprawling yet self-contained universe. The second got at what it’s trying to say.
Western writer sparks social media storm over book outlining her experiences of war, spiders and ‘smiling children with HIV’ 07.01 EDT Last modified on Tuesday 5 July 2016 08.58 EDT Westerners writing about their gap year in Africa should be aware of the risks by now.
In her new book, "Women Who Work," she wrote about how she and her family observe the Shabbat from sundown Friday to Saturday night. "During this time, we disconnect completely -- no emails, no TV, no phone calls, no Internet. We enjoy uninterrupted time together and it's wonderful.
It’s a love affair that began in Imperial times, survived the Soviet Union and continues today. But is it really necessary to have mayonnaise with everything? It’s a love affair that began in Imperial times, survived the Soviet Union and continues today.
Among other things, “Westworld” is a metaphor for the act of creation — which, in essence, makes it a show about its own creation. We may have been promised the same thing as the guests: an Old West adventure, loaded with the sex and violence that we’ve come to expect from an HBO show.
During the 1972 election, Timothy Crouse penned "The Boys on the Bus" -- a book that introduced us to the gritty (mostly male) journalists on the campaign trail. Over four decades later, the daily grind of election may be the same, but the faces have certainly changed. Meet CNN's "Girls on the Bus.
Dialect coach Erik Singer analyzes some of the most famous "constructed languages" in movie and television history. Which real-life languages inspired "conlangs" like Klingon and Dothraki? Check out more from Erik here: http://www.eriksinger.com/Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►►
Sometimes the best way to deal with conundrums of jointly owned possessions is to retreat and rewrite, especially when one of the owners is represented by a pronoun. Once we try to replace a name with a pronoun/possessive adjective, however, things start getting uncomfortable.
Story highlights In Trump v Comey, the ultimate outsider faces ultimate insider Comey used leak to prompt appointment of special prosecutor Former FBI director repeatedly accuses Trump of lying (CNN)In the political drama that Donald Trump has created in Washington, he could not have dreame
To mark the centenary of the massacre, we asked readers to tell us how a legacy of mass killings and deportations has affected the way Armenians live now 00.00 EDT Last modified on Sunday 17 July 2016 04.
Over its first five episodes, “Westworld” began to build from a show with a lot of potential to a very good show. But very good is not good enough. With its outsize budget, its all-star cast, its union-hackle-raising orgy scenes, “Westworld” must clear a higher bar than most shows.
Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? It's what every young girl is expected to do: Grow up, get married and have kids. Or is it? Writer Kate Bolick questions that social edict in her new memoir, Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own.
Entrepreneurs from around the world gather for a three-day conference looking at how the continent can get creative with the internet What is the future of the internet in Africa? How can tech save lives, educate and light homes, in communities where schools and energy suppliers are failing?
Recently I’ve noticed some odd uses of the word lest. Some may be no more than typographical errors, but others appear to result from a misunderstanding of the meaning and function of the conjunction lest. Lest introduces a clause expressive of something to be avoided or guarded against.
By the summer of 1991 it was clear that the Soviet empire’s days were numbered.
You don’t need culinary school. You don’t need expensive equipment. You don’t even need that much experience. All you need to be a better cook today is a little bit of knowledge. Or, in the case of this list, 57 little bits.
Tahrir Square’s spirit of change was infectious, but activists looking back say Facebook and Twitter were just tools, never the driving force 07.35 EST Last modified on Tuesday 26 January 2016 10.
“No one leaves home unless / home is the mouth of a shark. You only run for the border / when you see the whole city / running as well.” This evocative stanza from poet Warsan Shire’s Home hit a nerve online recently as the European public finally woke up to the reality of the refugee crisis.
Seth Meyers onstage at the 2017 CFDA Fashion Awards. Given his reputation for cracking down on the Trump administration, Seth Meyers mostly stuck to a politics-free monologue at Monday's CFDA Awards, where he served as host.
Those looking for an unusual gap year option may look no further – a new volunteer programme is looking for English-speakers to help North Korea’s future tour guides improve their language skills and learn the basics of working with tourists.
The premise of Westworld, the theme park, is simple: what if we had a place where we could expose our worst selves, and to fall in love and fuck and kill without worrying about the suffering or autonomy of the objects of our love and rage.
The Westworld pilot threw its audience into the deep end of the pool, starting us inside the park, and from the perspective of Dolores and the other hosts. And even as the story pulled out to introduce us to the staffers running the place, there wasn't a lot of narrative hand-holding.
As I squinted and sweated to the office recently, I realized that summer’s here and it’s too late to work out. This is the body I find myself in, pale as the moon, heavy as the soil after rainfall, the only one I have to get me through to September.