Thing of the week 07/25/14

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An Illuminated Musical Swing Set Installed at Green Mountain Falls in Colorado

Canadian design collective Daily Tous Les Jours (previously) was recently invited to bring their fantastic musical light swing installation to the …

10 Awesome Photos Of People Shooting Out Of Waterslides

What can you tell about a half-naked human blasting out of a flume? Even after looking through the photography of Iowa-based shutterbug Krista Long, I’m not sure. But one thing’s for sure: on these hot summer days, it makes me want to drive myself to the nearest waterslide park and spend the day …

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The Man Who Made the Beastie Boys' Masterpiece Possible

Paul's Boutique, 25 years later<p><i>When it was released on July 25, 1989, exactly 25 years ago, the Beastie Boys'</i> Paul's Boutique <i>confounded expectations. Those who expected a rap-rock follow-up to the band's multiplatinum debut,</i> Licensed to Ill<i>, found instead intricate sound collages pieced together</i> …

John Dingell Is As Confused by Kim Kardashian As Everyone Else

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The longest-serving member of Congress has never heard of Kim, or any, Kardashian.<p>The discovery was …

Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

"Beth," "Sister Christian" and more smashes performed by unlikely vocalists<p>While there are many bands without even one good vocalist, some groups are …

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