Why Do People Still Go to Dollywood?


By: Victoria Bekiempis/Newsweek.com The main parkway through Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, population 6,036, is lined with dinner theater venues and theme-based museums. The Titanic Museum, for example, looks like the doomed ship, and Jaws, a big-box gift shop with a great-white-shaped entrance, promises LIVE SHARKS. Inside, there is indeed an aquarium where creatures that look like … More Why Do People Still Go to Dollywood?

Does Facebook Know You Better Than Your Mother? Or Roommate?


By: Stav Ziv/Newsweek In the 2013 sci-fi romance Her, a writer falls in love with his computer’s operating system. Theodore Twombly, played by Joaquin Phoenix, begins to feel as if his Samantha—the female identity of his OS, voiced by Scarlett Johansson—knows him better than his closest friends do. After Wu You and Michal Kosinski saw … More Does Facebook Know You Better Than Your Mother? Or Roommate?