When Eliot Became an Establishment, the People Who Went Midwest, and Mesmerism in America

When Eliot Became an Establishment, the People Who Went Midwest, and Mesmerism in America

Clare Coffey reviews a new book on mesmerism in America and discusses what it tells us about rationalism in a secular world: “Mesmerism is the brainchild of Franz Mesmer, a German doctor born in 1734 who practiced medicine in Vienna and Paris, and who believed in the influence of magnetic fluids and astronomical movements on…

Game of Thrones season 8 episode 5 recap: For whom the bells toll – CNET

Game of Thrones season 8 episode 5 recap: For whom the bells toll – CNET

Serious drama is coming. HBO It’s the second to last episode of Game of Thrones ever, and we still have so many questions. How many more of our favorites are going to die horrible deaths? And who will get to finally sit on the throne they’ve been gaming over for eight seasons? Let’s not lie to ourselves. Last…

Honey Harper – “Vaguely Satisfied”

Honey Harper – “Vaguely Satisfied”

A total resurgence of country music seems to be happening, spearheaded by artists with perspectives that haven’t been heard, never mind championed, within a genre that upholds content uniformity limited to beer, trucks, tractors, women, and not much else. One such artist ushering in this new era of progressive country is Georgia-born Honey Harper, aka…

‘She massaged the inside of my nostrils’: The bizarre world of modern wellness treatments

‘She massaged the inside of my nostrils’: The bizarre world of modern wellness treatments

What does “wellness” mean to you? Avocado toast and sunsets on Instagram? Fitbits and mindfulness apps? Maybe it’s a silk eye-serum formulated according to the ancient art of numerology, as offered by the Duchess of Sussex’s favourite London wellness centre Ilapothecary? Goat yoga? Or how about a guinea pig facial rub? I wish I’d made that…

CVE-2019-0912

Current Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge, aka ‘Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability’. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2019-0913, CVE-2019-0914, CVE-2019-0915, CVE-2019-0916, CVE-2019-0917, CVE-2019-0922, CVE-2019-0923, CVE-2019-0924, CVE-2019-0925, CVE-2019-0927, CVE-2019-0933, CVE-2019-0937. Source:  MITRE Description Last Modified:  05/16/2019 View…

CVE-2019-0913

Current Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that the Chakra scripting engine handles objects in memory in Microsoft Edge, aka ‘Chakra Scripting Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability’. This CVE ID is unique from CVE-2019-0912, CVE-2019-0914, CVE-2019-0915, CVE-2019-0916, CVE-2019-0917, CVE-2019-0922, CVE-2019-0923, CVE-2019-0924, CVE-2019-0925, CVE-2019-0927, CVE-2019-0933, CVE-2019-0937. Source:  MITRE Description Last Modified:  05/16/2019 View…

New emperor of Japan enthroned in wordless ceremony

New emperor of Japan enthroned in wordless ceremony

The only noises to be heard are footsteps and video editing suites firing up. The nice ceremonies come later. Gloriously impractical “pressure gauge” watch For many years, we’ve celebrated Tokyoflash’s glorious and impractical contributions to horology: the company has set itself on a long path to imagine what a watch can be in an era…