If These Goats Don’t Make You Smile, Nothing Ever Will

It’s a goat’s world, we’re just living in it. There are some things in the world there simply isn’t enough of: chocolate, puppy dogs, rain forests, flowers, mountains, sunshine, poetry, and goats bouncing around. Despite years of practice, The Airspace has yet to conjure a mountain from the movement of the tectonic plates (five of […]


The Death Star Gets Audited: “What A Piece of Junk”

Even institutions as large as the Galactic Empire from the Star Wars universe must have oversight boards to make sure budgets are set and spending stays in line. Michael Peck drafted a letter for Foreign Policy addressed to “Lord Vader” and the “Imperial Navy” from the “Imperial Government Accountability Office” concerning the lack of project […]


Watch: How Animals Eat, Street View Hyperlapse, & Bitcoin Explained

Today, in the name of editorial laziness, The Airspace has decided to give the people what they want: awesome things to stare at. You may be familiar with the term timelapse, but if you take a timelapse and start moving the camera, you get what’s called a hyperlapse. Teehan+Lax Labs created a way to make […]


10 Definitive Reasons Against Gay Marriage

There are at least ten definitive reasons why gay people shouldn’t marry.


Everybody’s Twerkin’ for the Weekend: The Harlem Shake and Trap Music

For a few months, the an ultra-rad future-crunk type of music called “trap” has been working its way through the underground scene, but an ancient dance move, spring-break style baditude, and YouTube might just break trap into the mainstream music scene. Trap music has been turned into a meme by ways of the “Harlem Shake.” […]


Presidential Stand-Up: The Best Romney and Obama Comedy from the Al Smith Charity Dinner

With election season coming to a spectacular end in the coming weeks, President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney met on stage at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City for the 67th annual Al Smith white-tie charity dinner. The two presidential candidates took a respite from the campaign to deliver speeches that are essentially […]


11 Untold Stories of Bilbo Baggins for Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Trilogy

Peter Jackson, famously known for directing the award-winning Lord of The Rings trilogy ten years ago, has such a love for halflings that he simply cannot let Tolkien’s universe alone. In keeping with hints dropped at Comic-Con earlier this month, Peter Jackson’s film adaptation of The Hobbit will now be divided among three films. On Monday, July 30, Jackson issued a statement: “I’d like to announce that two films will become three.”

Since Jackson will need to restart production to shoot enough film for a third installment, I implore Petey J. to consider including the following previously untold stories from Tolkien’s archives.


Absurd Former Olympic Sports and Their Proposed Alternatives

It’s been an exciting run for the modern Olympic games. Since 1896, athletes a world apart have convened in different cites across planet Earth to prove how quickly and forcibly their muscles can react. It’s an occasion for each country and their constituents to show the skills they possess and the games said skills are […]


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  • Google Glass Lets You Take Photos With Your Brain
    July 12, 2014 | 4:02 pm

    If you haven’t heard, electroencephalograms (EEGs) have been getting better. Way better. Artificial limbs and even video game controllers are utilizing the non-invasive brain-wave monitoring method to guide computers by thought. Now English startup This Place has developed a way to bring the technology to Google Glass, allowing Google’s wearable to read your mind. Well, […]

  • Android Art: The Accidental Selfies of Google Art Project
    July 5, 2014 | 11:11 am

    Within the cultural centers of the world lurks a mechanical beast draped in silver spinning madly and capturing everything, sometimes even itself. In 2011 Google created the Art Project, an initiative to bring their Street View technology inside the cultural epicenters of the world. Google enlisted 17 world-class museums in short time. Institutions such as […]

  • Purple Mountunes Majesty: The Most Patriotic Playlist
    July 4, 2014 | 12:13 pm

    A while ago, Paul Lamere of The Echo Nest, a music-analysis company, took to finding each state’s most distinctive, yet popular, artist in a viral article. Spotify took note, purchasing Echo Nest for their analytical talent. Together, they’ve released a blog post documenting each state’s most distinctively American song creating a patriotic playlist for the […]

  • Emojinealogy: Where the Heck Emojis Come From
    July 2, 2014 | 3:10 pm

    On June 16th, the Unicode Consortium announced that 250 new emoji would be added to the list of symbols available to people’s cellphones and computer devices. The list of the new symbols can be found on Emojipedia. And no, the list doesn’t include the much needed minority representation, but it does include your favorite (?) […]

  • The Decline and Fall of the American Mall
    June 24, 2014 | 9:07 pm

    For ages, the shopping mall was as essential to the architecture of suburbia as Levittowns and freeways. But in an era of online shopping, these epicenters of brick and mortar yesteryear are quietly being abandoned across the country. While the U.S. currently has around 1,500, the number may soon shrink, and rapidly, leading to abandoned […]

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