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Tim Burton’s Early Student Films: King and Octopus & Stalk of the Celery Monster

Tim Burton started his live-action directing career making <i>Pee-wee's Big Adventure</i> and went on to direct a string of blockbusters including a CG-heavy …

The Rehearsal Sessions For Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged Appearance (1993)

Debuting in 1989, MTV’s <i>Unplugged</i> promised to cure the culture’s slick 80s hangover with acoustic guitars and earnest, coffee-shop intimacy from the …

Johnny Cash Impersonates Elvis Presley: A Slapstick Version of “Heartbreak Hotel” (1959)

In his autobiography, Johnny Cash recalled meeting Elvis Presley in Memphis, circa 1954:<p>The first time I saw Elvis, singing from a flatbed truck at a …

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Bob Dylan Releases a New Cover of Frank Sinatra’s “Full Moon and Empty Arms”

Yesterday, much to their delight, visitors to bobdylan.com discovered that the singer-songwriter had posted a new track -- a cover of “Full Moon and …

Modular Phone Organization Phonebloks Now Seeking Support Companies to Design Modules

Phonebloks (see previous post), an organization centered around a modular phone concept by Netherlands-based designer Dave Hakkens, has revealed that …

Retired Bosnian Man Spent Two Years Covering His Volkswagen Beetle in Thousands of Wood Pieces

Bosnian retiree Momir Bojic spent two years covering nearly every inch of his Volkswagen Beetle in wood. Most of the car is sheathed in tiny oak …

The Style Guy: May 2014 Photos | GQ

<b>Bare Ankles Rankle</b><p><i>I get the dress-shoes-with-no-socks thing. And I even think it looks good. But how do you get around the inevitable stink that comes with socklessness?</i><p>You get it? I don't. I don't get a guy in a three-piece suit and monkstraps going foot commando. I kind of get it during the …

The Perpetually Tired Man's Guide to a Good Night's Sleep

Pretty much everyone says they're not getting enough z's, and we can relate: Who's got time between work, family, and Game of Thrones? But you can get the kind of deep, restful, just plain better sleep that will make your waking hours a whole lot happier. Turn out the lights and prepare to upgrade …

Heart of Sharkness

It was a show of unprecedented aggression in a surfers' paradise: ten shark attacks in the past two years, three of them fatal. Now the surfers are biting back, calling for a posse to hunt and kill the offending animals. Bucky McMahon paddles straight into the insanely unsafe waters of Réunion …

Class, Privilege and Wealth at Two Very Different High Schools

University Heights High School is located in one of the poorest congressional district in America, and six miles away, the Ethical Culture Fieldston …

High School

'West Wing' Uncensored: Aaron Sorkin, Rob Lowe, More Look Back on Early Fears, Long Hours, Contract Battles and the Real Reason for Those Departures

Sidney Poitier was the first choice for president; Bill Clinton was a fan; and Sorkin and Tommy Schlamme created a show "about democracy run by a …

The Healing Power of Human Fat Tissue

In Aeon, Jalees Rehman, an associate professor of medicine and pharmacology at the University of Illinois, discusses the potential healing power of …

University of Illinois

The Story of Leo, Baloo and Shere Khan: The Inseparable Bond Between a Bear, Lion and Tiger

The BLT are the only bear, lion and tiger in the world that live in the same enclosure. In 2001, <i>Baloo</i> an American Black Bear, <i>Leo</i> an African Lion, and</i> …

Terry Gilliam: 'I hope the Monty Python reunion is cancelled'

One of the five remaining Pythons claims that the comedy group have 'sold out' by reforming for the O2 shows<p>There are just eight weeks to go before the five remaining Monty Python members reunite for ten dates at London's O2 Arena. However, Python member Terry Gilliam has said he hopes the shows …

David Brent, live, review

Ricky Gervais' Office star finally gets his standing ovation<p>Watching Ricky Gervais revive his most famous creation for a rock concert, it is difficult to tell whose fantasy is being most fulfilled, that of character or comedian. Either way, the audience lapped it up, guffawing at every corny …

Real Dandelions Turned Into Remarkable OLED Lights

Despite the revelations revealed about some Japanese fisherman by a recently released dolphin based documentary the Japanese have always had a …