Mangle – The Random (Russian) Image Generator

Using images from LiveJournal, Mangle have created a random picture generator that inadvertently showcases annals of Russian culture. This is due to LJ having been sold to Russian media company SUP Media in 2007 and approximately 50% of LiveJournal's audience originating in Russia. From memes to old Soviet architecture to NSFW photos, Mangle offers a look into a relatively private country with a rich …

Research Academic Gives Lectures On “How to be Beyoncé”

I can't tell you how many times I've seen the phrase "I wish I was Beyoncé" on Twitter or thereabouts. It's not going to happen of course but clearly her influence in pop culture is strong enough to warrant such widespread emulation. This admiration hasn't gone unnoticed, however, as a postdoctoral research associate (Madison Moore) from King’s …

Harry Shearer, Voice Of Mr Burns, Ned Flanders & Others, To Leave The Simpsons

The Simpsons is currently the longest-running American sitcom, animated program, and scripted primetime television series of all time but today it has lost some of it's most loved characters. Harry Shearer, voice of characters such as Ned Flanders, Mr Burns, Kent Brockman and Seymour Skinner, announced via Twitter that he is to leave the show after more …