Recommended Reading: Making a shed a top-rated destination on TripAdvisor

I Made My Shed the Top Rated Restaurant On TripAdvisor Oobah Butler, Vice If you've ever wondered just how many reviews on sites like TripAdvisor are fake, you're not alone. One writer took maters into their own hands to prove the extent of the is...

Recommended Reading: The church of AI

Inside the First Church of Artificial Intelligence Mark Harris, Wired You may know Anthony Levandowski from being at the center of Waymo's lawsuit against Uber, but he's also the "Dean" or leader of a new religion of artificial intelligence. Wired...

Recommended Reading: Trust your gut

Is Your Gut Microbiome the Key to Health and Happiness? Amy Fleming, The Guardian You've likely heard the phrase "trust your gut" at some point in your life, but the key to being healthy and happy could actually lie in all of those organisms in yo...

Recommended Reading: Is ‘Stranger Things’ really that popular?

In Netflix's Upside Down Reality, 'Stranger Things' Is a Hit Before It Even Premieres Victor Luckerson, The Ringer The excitement around Stranger Things season 2 has been building for months. We've seen soundtracks, merchandise and all kinds of pr...

Recommended Reading: ‘Lore’ makes the leap from podcast to TV

'Lore' Proves Podcasts Can Inspire Disturbingly Effective TV Bryan Bishop, The Verge A year after Amazon greenlit the television adaption of the popular podcast, Lore debuted this week. The Verge reviews the series as it makes the jump from audio...

Recommended Reading: The ‘Blade Runner’ effect on electronic music

Do Androids Dream Of Electronic Beats? Al Horner, FACT After months of teases, trailers and short films, Blade Runner 2049 is now in theaters. FACT takes a look at the original film's impact on music, including comments from electronic music lege...

Recommended Reading: Streaming is changing the sound of music

Uncovering How Streaming Is Changing the Sound of Pop Marc Hogan, Pitchfork You don't have to look far to find evidence of how streaming services have dramatically changed the way we listen to music. But it's not just the consumption that's been a...

Recommended Reading: Behind the scenes of ‘Blade Runner 2049’

The Replicant: Inside the Dark Future of 'Blade Runner 2049' Brian Raftery, Wired The much-anticipated Blade Runner sequel is due to hit theaters in two weeks, but Wired wants to make sure you're properly prepared for that viewing. Step behind the...

Recommended Reading: Why Cassini had to be destroyed

Analysis: Why Nasa's Cassini Probe Had to Be Destroyed Fedor Kossakovski, PBS By now, you've likely read a bit about NASA's Cassini probe plunging into Saturn to end its tour of duty this week. You've also probably wondering why that had to happen...

Recommended Reading: Hollywood is really mad at Rotten Tomatoes

Attacked by Rotten Tomatoes Brooks Barnes, The New York Times The film scores tallied by Rotten Tomatoes are what many moviegoers use to decide how to spend their money. As you might expect, this doesn't make some folks in Hollywood too happy. In...