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Some Excellently Geeky Members Of The U.S. Navy Made Their Own ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer

Why does the US Navy need pilots who can fly like this?

A stunning 360-degree video recorded inside a US Navy Blue Angel display aircraft raises a question: why do armed forces pilots need these skills?<p>They got their name from a New York nightclub. Their colours, though, are the official hues of the US Navy. Death-defying feats have been performed by …

Black MIDI: There Is No Denser Music

Imagine if you played all the keys on a piano at once. What would it sound like? Now imagine that you’d like to transcribe that music. What would it …

Inside The California Desert Community Where Societal Rules Do Not Apply

Welcome to Slab City.<p>Slab City is an unregulated squatter settlement in the dusty Sonoran Desert, located about 140 miles east of San Diego. In a former life, it was a Marine training base, but over the past 60 years, it's become a community for hippies, rebels and misfits of all kinds. Living in …

Star Wars Characters Reimagined As Ancient Greek Statues

Travis Durden, an artist in France who goes by a pseudonym, combined his two greatest passions – ancient art and pop culture – by re-imagining some …

Nicola Benedetti 'can't play' new concerto

<b>Violinist Nicola Benedetti says she feared she wouldn't be able to play a new concerto, set to premiere in London this Friday, during early rehearsals.</b><p>She said Wynton Marsalis' Violin Concerto in D presented multiple challenges in the final movement, which was inspired by a Scottish reel.<p>"I can't …

Two guys wearing jetpacks fly alongside an Airbus A380

We've already seen ex-fighter pilot Yves Rossy — a.k.a. Jetman — fly his jet-propelled wing in formation with another pilot, and we've seen him whizz …

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