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Music festival boom and bust: Lollapalooza, Coachella and Desert Trip boast big sales, but some fests are suffering

Despite Lolla’s blockbuster 25th birthday, a formula for multi-day festival success remains complex and elusive<p>This weekend in Chicago, Lollapalooza is celebrating 25 years in existence with a bang: four days of music headlined by acts such as Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, J. Cole, Lana Del …

First modern scans of people high on psychedelic drug has given researchers unprecedented insight into neural basis for its effects<p>The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug.<p>The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a …

Psychedelia

David Guetta thanks piracy for selling concert tickets

In a recent interview with the BBC, world-renowned French DJ and music producer David Guetta thanked music pirates for being able to sell-out his …

The 100 Best Songs of 2015

271<p>SHARES<p>You’ve seen <b>our 50 best albums of 2015</b>, now check out our 100 best songs:<p>(Listen to the list in playlist form on: <b>Spotify</b> or <b>YouTube</b>.)<p><b>100 Jai</b> …

How Disaster And Tragedy Spawned A Radical Music Movement In Haiti

Notorious for blending the political and profane, denounced for its roots in Vodou, rabòday music is the defiant — and wildly popular — sound of a new, disaffected generation of Haitians. As the country prepares for long-awaited elections starting in August, the genre's populist stars have become …

This could be the first airplane on Mars

When I think of airplanes on Mars, I imagine a sci-fi scenario with robotic winged flying machines swarming through the Martian air, gathering data like a flock of hyper-intelligent space seagulls.<p>The first airplane on Mars will be pretty far from this fantasy. Chances are, it will look a lot more …

Carbon Fiber

Cuba first to ​eliminate mother-to-baby HIV transmission

World Health Organisation hails ‘one of the greatest public health achievements possible’, five years into regional initiative<p>Cuba has become the first country to eliminate the transmission of HIV and syphilis from mother to baby, the World Health Organisation has announced.<p>The WHO’s director …

Public Health

5 Findings From The First Major Analysis Of Medical Pot Benefits

35 of LIFE Magazine's Best Summer Covers

June 28, 1937 LIFE Magazine cover "Sea, Sand and Siren" (photo by Herbert Matter).<br>LIFE Magazine<p>1 of 35<p>For all of LIFE Magazine’s coverage of serious …

Oliver Sacks on Storytelling, the Curious Psychology of Writing, and What His Friendship with the Poet Thom Gunn Taught Him About Creativity and Originality

“The act of writing is an integral part of my mental life; ideas emerge, are shaped, in the act of writing… a special, indispensable form of talking to myself.”<p>Who we are and who we become is in large part the combinatorial product of the people and ideas we surround ourselves with — what William …

6 Personal Finance Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List

Source: Thinkstock<p>Summer is almost here, so it’s time to get your beach reading in order. If you’ll be going on vacation soon and have a bit of free …

Photographer Highlights the Incredible Variety of Windows Around the World

Windows are a vital part of any building – they help activate a space and bring it to life. Portuguese photographer Andr Vicente Goncalves pays tribute to this architectural element in his ongoing series called <i>Windows of the World</i>. In it, he documents a variety of colorful exteriors, sills, …

Beautifully Designed Furniture Reveals Much More Than Meets the Eye

Sebastian Errazuriz is a Chilean-born, New York City-based designer whose stunning furniture cleverly transforms into something completely unexpected. Using woods like maple and bamboo, he crafts pieces that can look fairly innocuous but be manipulated in ways rarely seen in cabinet building. Each …

A Rectangular, Concrete Home that Doesn’t Disturb the Landscape

The Sambade House is a Portuguese residence built in the countryside of Penafiel, Portugal. Designed by spaceworkers, the long, rectangular volume …

Architecture

12 of the Best in Coffee Brewing Technology

Though tea may be the more civilized beverage, it’s the roasted bean of coffee which flows within the veins of many designers and non-designers …

Architizer

Articles about can neglected urban waterways los angeles river become thriving greenways on Dwell.com - Dwell

With new natural features and recreation opportunities, rivers in city centers across America are getting a chance to shine again.<p>An ambitious, year-long civic engagement project wants Angelenos to play along their waterway.<p>For the bathroom inside a renovated Hollywood bungalow, architect Noah …

Barista Cabinet Made From 3 Wine Crates • Recyclart

Ecocapsules: off-the-grid pods could change camping forever

Environmentally friendly, self-sufficient eco-pods, that can be towed on a trailer or shipped anywhere in the world, could transform the way we experience the outdoors.<p>The egg-shaped Ecocapsules, designed by Slovakian design firm Nice Architects can house two people for a year off the grid, with …

Long Weekends Like a Local: Packing List

Camping is one of the best and easiest escapes into nature, away from the chores of daily life. The more nights this summer you can spend staring at a campfire and sleeping under a canopy of stars, the better, even if you stay close to home. Here are ten ways to make it more fun and happen more …

Coffee Grinders