The more we learn about memory, the weirder it gets

Share This article For much of the history of brain science, the word “engram” has been a bit of a catch-all term, referring to the hypothetical physical incarnation of memory. If this turned out to be a storm of electrical activity, then that’s what the engram would be; if it turned out that networks of physical neurons were the […]



Jeff Golden/WireImage Graham Nash performs at The Greek Theatre on October 3, 2014 in Los Angeles. Graham Nash shutter-shames concertgoers who’d rather take photos than listen to the music at his shows. “We point it out,” says Nash, a two-time Rock and Roll of Fame inductee, once with The Hollies and again with Crosby, Stills […]


Larry Gagosian gets $18M for Upper East Side carriage house

Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for MOCA Musician Pharrell Williams poses with Larry Gagosian Enlarge StreetEasy Gagosian had owned the property for nearly 30 years Enlarge Gagosian, pictured with Pharrell Williams, had owned the property for nearly three decades The world’s most powerful art dealer is checking out of his longtime Upper East Side digs. Larry Gagosian, […]


Texas woman gets married, gives birth, all in one day

Allen Kramer/Texas Children’s Hospital Just married! Stephanie Tallent got hitched, and then was pushed into the maternity ward, where she gave birth less than two hours later. She was not about to give birth without getting married. Texas mom-to-be Stephanie Tallent was getting a routine ultrasound at a Houston hospital when the nurse made a […]


Naomi Campbell gets 6-month prison term from Sicilian court

LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images British model Naomi Campbell, infamous for her temper, received a six-month prison sentence from a Sicilian court for a 2009 attack on a cameraman, which injured the man’s eye. Naomi Campbell learned the hard way to never go in against a Sicilian — especially a Sicilian court. The supermodel has received a […]


Nina Agdal gets Momofuku ice cream delivered

ninaagdal via Instagram Real swimsuit models eat ice cream. Nina Agdal got a pint of Momofuku soft serve ice cream delivered Wednesday. That’s some Momofuking good service. Sports Illustrated cover girl Nina Agdal doesn’t wait in line when she’s craving ice cream — she gets it delivered. “Hi David! How long will it be u […]