Will Lentz

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Remembering Rosemary Butcher – the choreographer who changed the way I see dance

My ancient Liddell and Scott Greek dictionary of 1849 defines <i>choreia</i> as ‘a dancing, especially with joy’. The word <i>choros</i> has a more technical definition: a round dance, or a dance accompanied with song (hence the word chorus). From whichever word ‘choreographer’ is declared to derive, the British …

Bound review

<i>Bound</i>'s ambition is nothing less than to unclutter the paths of our lives, the twisting corridors tangled with tentacular intrusions of personal and emotional barbs.<p>Its stark message is that the sussurating ties that hold us — family, career, friends, our own worst impulses — ought not impede the …

Dance

Take it from a cyclist, stop building me private roads that nobody else uses

EDMONTON — I was a year-round cycling commuter when I lived in Toronto, once spending four months cycling a 70-minute, one-way commute to National …

10 Science Fiction Authors Whose Books Just Kept Getting Stranger

A lot of authors tend to become more conventional over time. They get more mainstream cred, mellow out, and sand the rough edges off their work. But …

47 Awesome Stretching Exercises and Stretching Routines

If you’re reading this, it’s likely you’re someone looking for some guidance and direction when it comes to stretching. And let me start by saying, …

Amazing Video Clips Visually Isolate the Flight Paths of Birds | Colossal

<p>Chances are if you’ve on the internet over the last few years you’ve run into a few amazing bird murmuration videos, like this one from Islands and …

Absurd Animated Portraits by Romain Laurent | Colossal

<p>As a way to temporarily break free from a routine of personal and commercial projects, photographer Romain Laurent (previously) challenged himself …

MoMA Art Lab: Movement

Tony Lee Jr., a designer at MoMA Design Studio (and previously featured for his student work), recently sent over his updated portfolio. I was …

Motion and Mobility

Welcome to the April issue of <i>CODAmagazine</i>, where we share the best design + art projects from all over the world. The magazine is published once a …

Beautiful Clockwork Woodcraft Projects

German maker Christopher Blasius sent us the link to his wonderful projects that use some easy-to-build mechanisms to run whimsical clockwork toys. He has one free project – a cat and mouse toy – and one delightful coin bank for which he sells the design.

Schneckchen - Holzsparkasse (Wooden Coin Bank)

Orchestras

15 of the world's most terrifying airport runways

From a Caribbean island where the runway ends right at a popular beach to a runway made entirely of ice in Antarctica, here are 15 of the most terrifying airport runways around the world.

The East Coast Greenway Bike Trail May Be America's Best-Kept Secret

When completed, you'll be able to ride 2,900 miles from Maine to Florida.<p>You can take a mountain hike or road trip across America, but no adventure would be quite as epic as biking the entire East Coast on one path.<p>The East Coast Greenway is a little-known but totally awesome project that will make …

Soft Robot Walking and Crawling

Robotics

The Curious Story of Mushroom Jazz, Dance Music's Chillest Genre Ever

The surprising origins of the shroomy, genre-spanning sound, according to the man who invented it.<p>Back in the 90s, Mark Farina's <i>Mushroom Jazz</i> mix CDs were the perfect comedown solution for nights when the aggressive drum 'n' bass and post-acid techno of the American rave explosion got too …

The Big Book of Science Fiction is 1,100 pages of sci-fi history

This anthology is a definitive volume of the genre<p>As the title suggests, <i>The Big Book of Science Fiction</i> is a big book. I haven’t felt this sorry for mail carriers since the last Harry Potter novel came out. Weighing in at over 1,100 pages of fiction and commentary, Ann and Jeff Vandermeer’s massive …

Watch Facebook’s internet-shooting solar plane take off

Aquila will fly for 90 days at a time, blanketing a 60-mile wide area with internet access. But to prove it works, Facebook’s solar-powered plane just completed its first official test flight. Eventually, it will help 1.6 billion people in remote regions gain Internet connectivity.<p>Despite having a …

The Bicycle Problem That Nearly Broke Mathematics

<i>Editor’s Note (7/29/16): An earlier version of this story contained several biographical inaccuracies and did not give Jim Papadopoulos a chance to</i> …