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An Incredible Brass Band Cover of the Iconic Rage Against the Machine Anthem ‘Killing In the Name’

A fabulous band who call themselves “Brass Against the Machine” perform incredible brass band covers of iconic Rage Against the Machine songs …

Music

Someone tracked all the songs played on "WKRP in Cincinnati"

Someone watched reruns of <i>WKRP in Cincinnati</i>, tracked all the songs played on the show, and then put them in this spreadsheet.<p>Dr. Johnny Fever played …

A Remarkable Young Man From Andorra Who Builds His Own Arm and Hand Prosthetics Using LEGO

David Aguilar aka Hand Solo is an incredible young man who was born with an underdeveloped arm, has gone about making his own prosthetics since the …

Old school punk rockers' message to young'uns: 'Fuck Youth'

Punk rock never dies.<p>Neither has the Los Angeles power-pop punk trio Superbean (formerly "Bean" in the 1990s) and they want the youth of today to …

Text Messaging

Catching up with Rusty Wallace: From Blue Deuce days to today

When he retired from the rigors of more than a quarter century of NASCAR Cup racing at the end of 2005, Rusty Wallace envisioned a slower pace of …

Motorsport

Photos of San Francisco’s first mustachioed cycling fanatics put today’s bike hipsters to shame

A critical mass of “bone shakers” and “high wheelers” changed transportation in 19th century California, but spurred carnage overseas<p>In November …

18 Quotes on Bicycling From Famous People

There have been a lot of wise and insightful statements about bicycling made by a variety of colorful figures over the years. Here are 18 notable …

Literature

The Butthole Surfers Were Insane, Drug-Fueled Sell-Outs, and They Were Brilliant

Read an excerpt from a new book about the Texas punk reprobates.<p>The most entertaining chapter of Michael Azerrad's cult book <i>Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981–1991</i>, chronicles Texan punk reprobates the Butthole Surfers. From stories about how the band, led …

9 reasons why bike commuting is better than driving

What you're about to read can turn what might be the most boring, crappiest part of your workday into one of the better parts of your work week. Here …

Commuting

11 reasons why mountain biking is the best form of exercise - MBR

Like you need any more reasons to ride.<p>There’s nothing that’s better than mountain biking for giving your whole body – and mind – a complete …

Mountain Biking

22 Things You Never Knew About 'The Fifth Element'

Twenty years after the release of "The Fifth Element" (on May 9, 1997), we still have one question: What in the world was that?<p>Luc Besson's flamboyant, over-the-top sci-fi epic, starring a blond Bruce Willis, an androgynous Chris Tucker, a tragically-coiffed Gary Oldman, and Milla Jovovich left …

Animation

Hear the Only Instrumental Ever Banned from the Radio: Link Wray’s Seductive, Raunchy Song, “Rumble” (1958)

Link Wray’s 1958 song “Rumble” remains the most dangerous-sounding instrumental blues vamp ever recorded, unmatched in its raw, slinky cool until, …

Guitar

White House misses joke on article mocking its budget, shares it as example of good press

The White House circulated a hilarious satire column on Friday, mistaking its mockery of President Donald Trump’s budget plan to be complimentary.<p>The …

The White House

7 Drool Worthy Recipes to Break Your New Year's Resolutions With - Chowhound

It's not even half way into January but if you are anything like me, you are starting to go into holiday food withdrawal. That means cravings for …

Cooking

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes Put a Twist on a Breakfast Classic

Relationship-ending "are you a pancake or waffle person" debates notwithstanding, it's fair to say people love a good pancake. In fact, this guy …

Of course Norway has rad new ‘bicycle hotels’ to promote cycling

This glowing green-roofed example was just completed last month<p>Forget plain old bike racks, Norway is taking bike storage into a whole new stratosphere. Just look at this luminous new 5,000-square-foot public “Bicycle Hotel,” commissioned by Norwegian National Railways for its station in …

Check out these Marvel & Harley-Davidson official collaboration motorcycles

Captain America marks his 75th anniversary this year, so to help him celebrate Marvel and Harley-Davidson teamed up to design a custom Street Glide …

Motorcycles

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

Kids

Artist creates marvelous motorcycle sculptures made entirely out of spoons!

American artist James Rice is turning the humble spoon into something completely unexpected. He’s giving them a makeover into detailed motorcycle …

Sculpture

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This mind-blowing hallway mural changes shape as you walk through it

Four Italian graffiti artists recently unveiled a mind-blowing mural that changes as you walk through it. Titled <i>Space Oddity</i>, the work of art is an …

Punk is having a midlife crisis – just like its ageing fans

A couple of weeks ago, I went to see the Buzzcocks kick off their 40th anniversary tour at the Exeter Phoenix.<p>I was never a major Buzzocks fan – I preferred the Stranglers’ sound, and the Sex Pistol’s angsty spirit – but 2016 has been chosen as the 40th anniversary of punk as a whole, and I was …

Forty years of the Ramones: ‘They were the smartest dumb band you ever heard’

The fights, the drugs, the sound, the look: 40 years after the Ramones recorded their debut album, bands from the Sex Pistols to Blondie to Talking Heads recall the Bowery punks’ explosive impact

John Lydon: 'Have I mellowed? Absolutely f***ing not' – a classic interview

We celebrate the former Sex Pistol turning 60 on Sunday with this piece showing him on drunkenly eviscerating form, first published in Q in July 1989 and taken from Rock’s Backpages, the online home of music writing<p>In the bar of the north London rehearsal studio complex, John Lydon, wearing a …

Netflix Has Thousands of Secret Movie Categories You Can Only Access with This Hack

Oh hello, "Critically Acclaimed Romantic Dramas from the 1980s."<p>You know that horrible, rug-pulled-out-from-under-you, life-spinning-out-of-control feeling when you've poured the wine and settled into the couch and opened the Netflix...and realized there's nothing you want to watch? It's all okay …

Here are the 11 sexiest customized VW camper vans ever to grace road-life

There is hardly any vehicle on earth with more rugged sex appeal than the classic VW camper-van. Putting aside Volkswagen’s recent emissions scandal, …

Campers

Cycling slower in winter? Six excuses for slow winter riding and the truth behind them

The summer bike’s tucked up in hibernation. The winter hack’s been dragged out and the rattling mudguards have been fixed.<p>It’s dark early – and it’s …

Fold-up helmets and sandwich bikes: 12 designs that revolutionised cycling

Photograph: BucksPhoto/Design Museum<p>All aboard ... the Donky cargo bike, designed by Ben Wilson<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/496835d18577fbf0bb09cfe6a0d8c91455ce0699/0_0_4177_2505/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Emily Maye<p>The wonderful world of breathable clothing … a modern silk …