Casey Lalonde

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Guitarist Randy Bachman Demystifies the Opening Chord of The Beatles’ “A Hard Day’s Night”

You could call it the magical mystery chord. The opening <i>clang</i> of the Beatles' 1964 hit, "A Hard Day's Night," is one of the most famous and …

The NASA 2017-2018 Catalog of Free Software Is Now Available

NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which includes hundreds of free, royalty-free applications for a wide variety of uses.<p>The …

Hundreds of Vintage Posters Are Now Available to Download and Print 100% Free

Soviet propaganda, old liqueurs, and advertisements for 60s airlines— start your printers!<p>If the posters of today still had the look of those of yesteryear, would they still get tagged and trolled as often? Much work today, it seems, lacks the graphic audacity of yore, opting instead for forms and …

Creative Commons' New Search Engine Makes It Easy To Find Free-To-Use Images

Busted! You copied an image on your blog that you saw on the internet. You didn’t think you were doing anything wrong but it turns out you were. The image was copyrighted and now the copyright holder is threatening to take you to court unless you pay a fee. That threat may be nothing more than …

Creative Commons

Someone made theme songs for fonts and they're pretty great

The unique qualities of the fonts we read every day are rarely appreciated. Composer Miriam Daly wanted to change that, so she wrote and recorded theme songs for a bunch of fonts -- and they're fantastic.<p>"I had opened up the Font Book on my computer a while back and was stunned to see how many …

Japan’s love for acid house, from adverts to anime

The 80s was a divided time for Britain: for some it was an era of prosperity, but for almost everyone else it was an era of dismantled communities under Thatcherism. Towards the end of the era, however, the combination of the new drug ecstasy and the new dance music form of acid house ushered in a …

House Music

More Accurate World Map Wins Prestigious Design Award

The AuthaGraph map is the most accurate map you'll ever see. You probably won't like it.<p>You probably don’t realize it, but virtually every world map …

The Most Popular Netflix Show in Every Country

Japanese artists have a way with wood: They can use it to make thick, fibrous paper called <i>washi</i> for origami, or, on the other end of the spectrum, …

Black Mirror

Watch: Porter Robinson and Madeon Commissioned an Anime for the "Shelter" Video

11<p>SHARES<p>Anime and electronic music overlapped quite often in the early years of the musical movement, so even though Porter Robinson and Madeon are …

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It’s Impossible To Watch Just One Of These GIFs Of Japanese Wood Joining

Traditional Japanese carpentry is almost unfathomably complicated. Timber was joined, not by nails or screws, but by carving extremely intricate patterns into the wood, then interlocking them as self-reinforcing joints.<p>These aren’t your dad’s Lincoln Logs or Lego, though. The patterns include …

Plantlife: Jessica Albarn's meadow art

At the family farm in Devon, artist Jessica Albarn has turned a sheep field into a study plot for her electric ink drawings of spiders, crickets and bumblebees<p>Crickets bounce, bees wobble, hoverflies dart and Jessica Albarn stands in the middle of her steep, sunny meadow and scrunches up her hands …

Visual Art

These Amazing Sculptures Were Constructed Inside Test Tubes

All the minor details included.<p>When you ask Amsterdam-based art director Rosa de Jong about her background in design, she starts by saying that she grew up on a boat in the harbor of Amsterdam, without any access to television. Which explains a lot, actually. With her design studio Micro Matter, de …

NASA puts Groot and Rocket Raccoon on official space station patch

Groot and Rocket Raccoon, the talking racoon and tree from Marvel‘s <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>, are becoming a part of official NASA history. The pair …

Makoto Kobayashi On Mecha Design And The Importance Of Red And Blue Paint

There are a few classic figures in anime and manga in Japan with a unique style and approach. One of these is the mecha designer and anime director Makoto Kobayashi. I was lucky enough to catch up with him and discuss what he’s done over the years.<p>Meeting up in Nakano, he turned up on his bike and …

This Video of Japanese Papermaking Is the Calmest Thing You'll See All Day

No words, just paper.<p><i>Washi</i> is the oldest style of making paper known to Japan. It's over 1,300 years old, having come to Japan from China in the 7th century along with Buddhism. This video, filmmaker Kuroyanagi Takashi, shows exactly how it's done.<p>With his still, calm shots, Takashi emphasizes the …

The American flags on the moon have all turned white

NASA<p>While lunar images have proven that the American flags planted during the Apollo missions are still standing on the moon , lunar scientists have …

Apollo Missions

Anime masterpiece Millennium Actress now streaming online for free

Thanks to the Paramount Vault<p><i>Millennium Actress</i>, one of anime director Satoshi Kon's feature films, is now available to watch on YouTube for free. The 2002 film is the latest addition to the Paramount Vault, a collection of full-length movies and short clips, all viewable for free.<p>The sci-fi …

Ash Dome: A Secret Tree Artwork in Wales Planted by David Nash in 1977 | Colossal

<p>In 1977, sculptor David Nash cleared an area of land near his home in Wales where he trained a circle of 22 ash trees to grow in a vortex-like shape …

How a Tape Recorder Mishaps Helped Create Johnny Cash's 'I Walk the Line'

A few weeks after the song’s release, 24-year-old Johnny Cash performed “I Walk the Line” on <i>The Grand Ole Opry</i>, with Ben A. Green of the <i>Nashville</i> …

Learn What Makes a Photograph 'Art' with The MoMA's New Photography Course

Don’t understand why Ansel Adam’s monochromatic landscapes are considered “art?” New York’s Museum of Modern Art ( MoMA) can get you up to speed. …

Books

Circuit Simulator Lets You Play Around with Electronics Components in Your Browser

Part of the fun of DIY electronics projects is tinkering with things to learn how they work, but that doesn’t mean planning ahead isn’t a smarter …

Dear HP: Your new logo is amazing and you should use it everywhere

This week we got our first look at the HP Spectre 13.3 – and with it, the newest (and yet old) HP logo. This logo is fantastic. It was originally …

Hewlett Packard

NASA Wants You to Design a New Logo

NASA is in the market for a new logo for one of its projects.<p>The space agency has launched a logo-designing contest, open to the public, in …

Nintendo Entertainment System Console Backpack Can Carry King Koopah

Jason Lazarus March 28, 2016 1938<p>Just casting your eyes on this playful Nintendo Entertainment System Console Backpack should get your adrenaline …

The Grand Theft Auto V Deer Cam

Artist Brent Watanabe modified <i>Grand Theft Auto V: San Andreas</i> to create the San Andreas Deer Cam. In other words, it's a deer wandering the world of</i> …

Original Parts From Vintage Vespas Turned Into Strikingly Modern Office Chairs

The legendary Vespa motorbike has been reimagined as a unique piece of office furniture. Created by Spanish studio Bel & Bel, the <i>Scooter Chair</i> uses original parts from the Italian vehicle to form a striking silhouette. The 1980s-style chassis has been cleverly upcycled as the seat back, with its …

Furniture

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