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Nicole Mitchell And Ice Crystal On JazzSetWBGO

Nicole Mitchell grew up in California, but Chicago is where she became the original artist she is today. From her mid-20s into her 40s, she played and taught there, and composed and presented complete works for creative spirits like science-fiction novelist Octavia Butler (<i>Xenogenesis Suite</i>) and …

The Tale of John and Ann Bender and Their Quest for Paradise

The city of San José, Costa Rica, is a sprawling gray mess that doubles as the sex-tourism capital of Latin America.Thanks to legalized prostitution, parts of downtown look like Disneyland for horny, middle-aged Australians. The urban center is a mix of shopping malls, semi-rises, and fast-food …

Mesmerizing Translucent Waves from 19th Century Paintings

The late 19th century Armenian-Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky created some truly spectacular paintings of seascapes that capture the beautiful, shimmering essence of the tumultuous waters. The marine artist gained recognition for his impeccable ability to recreate the expressive …

Photographer uses rusty old cans to create tintype photographs of desert scenes: "The result is an object that has history as an artifact and an image that ties it to its location. These cans are the relics of the advancement of our culture, and become sculptural support to what they have witnessed." http://www.treehugger.com/culture/photographer-uses-rusty-old-cans-create-tintype-photographs-desert-scenes.html

The Cocktail Party Guide To Igor Stravinsky

So last weekend at the craft-cocktail den, a few of your more "cultured" friends suddenly diverted the conversation — from the botanical attributes of new navy strength gins to the big 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky's ballet <i>The Rite of Spring</i>.<p>"It started a freakin' riot in Paris at its …

Driving a 1936 Rolls Royce Across India

<b>Rupert Grey is making a good run at the world’s most interesting man.</b> After graduating Wellington College in the UK in 1965, he moved to Canada and …

Google reveals unlocked Samsung Galaxy S4 running stock Android, coming to Google Play for $649 on June 26

Google likes the Samsung Galaxy S4 so much, it wants to spin its own “Nexus version” of it. Today at I/O 2013, Google demoed an S4 device, but with a stock version of the most recent build of the Android operating system. In short, everything Samsung did in terms of software has been scraped …

The Globe (Hedron) Is a Geodesic Greenhouse for Urban Farmers

Predicting food shortages in the 21st century, Zurich-based UrbanFarmers AG and Conceptual Devices have teamed up to produce plans for the Globe …