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The Roland TR-808: the drum machine that revolutionised music

It was in production for only three years, and was a commercial disaster. So how did it end up becoming the instrument that still sounds like the future?<p>The congas ring cheekily, the cowbell plays a corroded chime, the snare is parched and cruel – and the bass drum, a hard bloom of air, is barely …

The best pancakes in the world

Given their simplicity and spartan ingredients, it is unsurprising that pancakes are present in almost every food culture, from Russian blinis to Vietnamese banh xeo. So which are the best?<p>Recipe: Japanese okonomiyaki, or cabbage-based pancakes<p>Pancake Day is big business. Waitrose is forecasting a …

Who is the reclusive billionaire creator of Bitcoin?

Public awareness of Bitcoin has never been higher, but few are aware that its origins are a mystery - a secretive programmer called “Satoshi” invented the currency and still holds more than four per cent of all coins in existence. Who is he and what is his plan?<p>Thanks to intriguing stories of …

Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography

Changing Planet<p>The Arts Council of Greater New Haven has chosen our project ¨<b>Discovering the Higgs through Physics, Dance and Photography¨</b>, as one of the seven chosen to receive funding as part of Reintegrate<i>*</i>: Enhancing Collaborations in the Arts & Sciences.<p>The Project´s team is formed by Sarah …

Physics

10 Insane Rides by Boutique Carmakers

These aren't just upgraded versions of the original<p>Today's restomodders, replica builders, and tuners take an obsessive approach to performance. These vehicles are modified to a level of detail so far beyond their original roots that they are better described as brand-new production cars and trucks …

Sports Cars

Animated Photo Collages by Qi Wei Fong Shimmer to Life as Time Passes | Colossal

<p>Several months ago we featured a photographic series called Time is a Dimension by artist Qi Wei Fong that depicted layered collages of landscapes …

Yosemite - Morning Rise

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth with wheat noodles, slices …

Japan

Startrails: Photos by Evgeniy Zaytsev

Startrails: Photos by Evgeniy Zaytsev<p>Beautiful long exposure photos of stars taken in Russia. See also Lincoln Harrison's work.<p>SHARE:

Russia

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

Prosthesis human-piloted racing robot aims to usher in a new sport

"I can't believe a human-piloted giant mech racing league has not happened yet," Tippett, a Vancouver-based artist and part-time biomedical engineer …

Robotics

This is how Batman would look in real life

Batman

A soldier in an experimental supersuit storms a Nazi research facility

Lauren Davis

Obama jokes about creating 'Iron Man,' but military is already doing it

President Obama dropped quite the news at a press conference this Tuesday: "Basically," he said, "I'm here to announce that we're building Iron Man."<p>Of course, the president was only joking — he was really announcing the creation of high-tech manufacturing hubs — but that doesn't mean there wasn't …

Iron Man

Beck's Long Balancing Act

Beck was recording his latest album when he encountered an unexpected hazard in the studio.<p>"I got bit by a black widow in the middle of this recording session," he says laughing. "I was in the hospital, and my arm was all swollen up."<p>That was only one of the indignities Beck suffered on the way to</i> …

9 Chili Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Is there anything better than a bowl of chili?<p>Really, though -- it's spiced, warm, and hearty; it's flexible enough to endure endless variations; and, above all, it's the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Whether you're vegan, gluten-free, or the dreaded picky eater, no one can turn up their nose at a bowl …

Recipes

Beautiful Images of the Divergent Colors of Lava in Hawaii

Photographer Tom Kualii shoots beautiful images of the divergent colors of lava. Kualii is an imaginative photographer who was born and grew up in …

Indigenous Peoples

These NASA Photographs Of This Week's Sun Flare Are Epic

The folks at NASA are prolific in releasing mind blowing photographs of the solar system on a regular basis and should be a regular stop on your web …

Trick Photography and Special Effects Ebook and Video Course | Photography Ebooks

1<p>An eBook Like No Other!<p>It comes with <i>295 pages of instruction</i>, <i>9 hours of how-to video tutorials</i>, and contains over <i>300 creative photographs</i> created by …

Tutorials

Camouflage Photo Series Shows Just How Well Snipers Can Hide in Plain Sight

We spend all day staring at pixels, but really, just how good is our vision when it comes to noticing the small details in photographs? Well, I can’t …

Don't Miss These 7 Incredible Tutorials on Strobe Lighting for Portraits

As much as we love natural light, there are times when you have to rely on artificial light to create striking portrait images. Artificial lighting …

Nick Ballon's best photograph: on the trail of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid

'This dried-up riverbed in Bolivia is where Butch and Sundance held up their last stagecoach'<p>In 1908, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, the world's most famous outlaws, made their final journey through Bolivia, on the run from the Pinkerton detective agency, robbing stagecoaches as they went. In …

Photographer Alters Perception, Makes Houses Appear to be Sliding Down Slope in Clever Photo Series

American photographer Cameron Wittig shows all and sundry that the art of photography is also, still one of the greatest illusion agents. Wittig does …

Architecture

Get the Clients You Want: Adventure Photog Alexandre Buisse Dishes Out Advice

Commercial mountain photographer Alexandre Buisse is a natural adventurer. When it comes to rock climbing or going for his major dream client with a …

Outdoors

Magic Lantern RAW Video Used to Expose the Moon and Saturn in the Same Shot

The time-lapse above by photographer Colin Legg does a great job of showing off the power of Magic Lantern RAW video while capturing a cool …

A Look at Why DSLRs Still Sell Much Better than Mirrorless Camera Systems

One of the biggest battles currently going on in the world of photography is DSLRs versus mirrorless cameras. There’s no doubt that DSLRs are still …