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Talking Heads / David Byrne “Stop Making Sense” https://t.co/3wRs4s5xA7

Assassin Drones Are Here. Now What?

It was perhaps inevitable that would-be political assassins would turn to off-the-shelf drones.<p>A failed attack by explosives-laden drones on Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro could be a harbinger of a new era. Cheap, easy-to-use, remotely-piloted aerial vehicles aren't just toys, anymore. They're …

Drones

The BBC Radiophonic Workshop in 1974 https://t.co/BJyv2OBwHo

Marie Curie’s Research Papers Are Still Radioactive 100+ Years Later

When researching a famous historical figure, access to their work and materials usually proves to be one of the biggest obstacles. But things are …

An airline employee stole a plane from an airport in the United States and was chased by fighter jets before crashing into an island near Seattle, killing himself in the process. Officials said the 29-year-old man had worked as an Alaska Air ground service agent. https://t.co/SAqRDmjk0x

Hieronymus Bosch’s Medieval Painting, “The Garden of Earthly Delights,” Comes to Life in a Gigantic, Modern Animation

For the 500-year anniversary of Hieronymus Bosch's death, the MOTI Museum in Holland commissioned a modern re-interpretation of the Dutch painter's …

Art

Hieronymus Bosch Figurines: Collect Surreal Characters from Bosch’s Paintings & Put Them on Your Bookshelf

Few painters have created as rich a world as Hieronymus Bosch did in <i>The Garden of Earthly Delights</i>. The late 15th- or early 16th-century triptych, …

The Astonishing Rise of Angela Merkel

The astonishing rise of Angela Merkel, the most powerful woman in the world.<p>A summer afternoon at the Reichstag. Soft Berlin light filters down through the great glass dome, past tourists ascending the spiral ramp, and into the main hall of parliament. Half the members’ seats are empty. At the …

Autechre on Their Epic NTS Sessions, David Lynch, and Where Code Meets Music

When Sean Booth and Rob Brown make music as Autechre, they rarely sit in the same room together. It’s been years since the two electronic musicians so much as lived in the same city. Instead, they wing software patches back and forth, not so much composing as iterating upon each other’s work. In …

Vinyl Records

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Two important things that we seem to have forgotten. https://t.co/GA89D9lWF5

Craft breweries collaborate to launch 808-themed beer

• Previous<br>• Next<p>Announced on Roland 808 Day, the seven-percent IPA is a joint effort between Japanese, British and American breweries.<p>There's a new …

Cover Art

Humans and supernova-born neutron stars have similar structures, discover scientists

As atoms in our bodies were made in stars millions of years ago, it’s been common to propose that we are, in fact, made of stars. Another …

Vintage Colorized Photos (35 pics) | Old Pics Archive | Page 9

Watch this woman breathe for the first time with a new pair of lungs https://t.co/sazZ4SLaKj

Hilarious Vintage X-rated Movie Posters (30+ images)

Since moving pictures were invented, nothing promotes a movie better than unashamedly sexual advertising.

Posters

The Clash - English Civil War (Johnny Comes Marching Home)/Pressure Drop February 1979 CBS https://t.co/6Hllyeif5L

New Aphex Twin video pulled from Adult Swim ahead of airing after failing epilepsy test, will premiere online instead

• Previous<br>• Next<p>The video for "Collapse" didn't pass the Harding test, which determines what is safe for photosensitive viewers.<p>A planned TV premiere of …

Los Angeles

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The ‘seismic communication’ of elephants treads a fine line between hearing and feeling

The trumpeting of elephants is a magnificent and unforgettable sound to human ears but, beyond the reach of our hearing, elephant communication …

National Parks

Extreme weather finally brings home the reality of climate change

EUROPE swelters. Greece, California and even the Arctic burn. Following record-breaking flooding, Japan is now being hit by a record-breaking …

Climate Change

Planet at Risk of Heading Towards Apocalyptic, Irreversible ‘Hothouse Earth’ State

We only have 10-20 years to fix this.<p>This summer people have been suffering and dying because of heat waves and wildfires in many parts of the world. The past three years were the warmest ever recorded, and 2018 is likely to follow suit. What we do in the next 10-20 years will determine whether our …

Climate Change

Panda Caretakers Wearing Panda Suits at China's Wolong Giant Panda Protection and Research Center https://t.co/sjLz1HWJuo

Kraftwerk’s First Performance – The Rockpalast Show In Long Hair and Leather (1970)

In 1970, the year the band formed, Kraftwerk performed their first concert, appearing in Soest, West Germany, dressed in long hair and leather. The …

2001 Is Still Teaching Us How to Pay Attention to Movies

Your mind need not be going.<p>It always feels like a cop-out when people sidle up to you as you’re discussing any overtly creative work of art and …

Science Fiction

BLADE RUNNER 2049 (2017) Cinematographer: Roger Deakins Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1 Director: Denis Villeneuve https://t.co/eGLVH1vnKE

Peek into Marqius de Sade’s Very NSFW Mind with a New Book of Illustrations

The namesake of "sadism" wrote and commissioned prolific amounts of erotica that still pushes the boundaries of taste over 200 years later.<p>Depending on who you ask, Marquis de Sade is either the embodiment of human depravity, a Larry Flynt-like martyr for free speech, or something in between. …

City Lawmakers Are Fighting to Remove Trump's Hollywood Star for Good

The West Hollywood City Council is voting on a resolution asking for its removal "due to his disturbing treatment of women," among a litany of other reasons.<p>Late last month, someone obliterated President Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with a pickax, becoming the second person to …

City Politics

Suzanne Vega’s 1987 Single “Luka” Is Still Courageous

When asked to think of a pop song, what comes to mind? Likely, it’ll be a song that covers topics like much of the rest. Most of our popular music …

San Francisco