Science May 05

Computer scientists prove 80s pop music is boring

“Pop music is dead.” You’ve heard the refrain dropped by nostalgic music lovers at backyard barbecues. And it’s no surprise. Everyone thinks the tunes of their generation marked a sort of cultural pinnacle and that music has since become bland.

World Jul 28

Foreigners, diplomats flee Libya amid security crisis

In Libya, rival militias fighting for control of Tripoli airport set ablaze a major fuel depot. Some Western governments, including the U.S., have pulled their personnel from the country, as factional violence and regional rivalries unravel the gains of the…