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'What a way to do a concert': experimental music festival takes over Darwin military tunnel

When Darwin’s world war two oil tunnels were built to protect supplies from Japanese bombing raids, the makers probably weren’t thinking about the extraordinary acoustics.<p>The tunnels are 170m long and four metres wide, dug into the cliffs at Darwin’s waterfront and surrounded by jungle-like …

Music Festivals

Comparing the Latte Macchiato and the Flat White

The difference is in the details<p>Our new Latte Macchiato and signature Flat White are pure, simple espresso creations with two simple ingredients. The …

Coffee

Race turns D.C. pot-legalization debate into social justice issue

WASHINGTON — A debate over legalizing marijuana in the nation’s capital is focusing on the outsized number of arrests of African Americans on minor drug charges.<p>Pot legalization supporters in Colorado and Washington state also spoke about racial justice, but their voters are mostly white and their …

Ebola comment gets passenger hazmat escort from plane

Ebola is no laughing matter, especially not at airports or on planes, where screenings have gotten tighter.<p>So, when a man on a flight on Wednesday may have joked that he had been to Africa and had the deadly disease, he received a special escort off the plane.<p>Four officials in blue plastic hazmat …

Relive The 'Blood Moon' With These Dazzling Lunar Eclipse Photos

Skywatchers were treated to the second -- and final -- "blood moon" of the year early Wednesday, Oct. 8, and it was quite a show (scroll down for some dazzling photos).<p>A "blood moon" occurs when the reddish hue from a sunset or sunrise reflects onto the moon's surface during a full lunar eclipse, …

Robin Williams a Roots Fan? Questlove Recalls an Unlikely Admirer

<i>Robin Williams' death has caused a flood of tributes and remembrances from his friends and co-workers. One unlikely anecdote came from Roots drummer</i> …

Siberian Discovery Suggests Almost All Dinosaurs Were Feathered

Jurassic fossils may mean that feathers were all in the family.<p>Almost all dinosaurs were probably covered in feathers, Siberian fossils of a tufted, two-legged running dinosaur dating from roughly 160 million years ago suggest.<p>Over the past two decades, discoveries in China have produced at least …

Hackathon Aims to Spread Global Information to North Korea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A "hackathon" held by the Human Rights Foundation will aim to bring more information inside the very …

Eighth Grade Metal Band Plots Future After Seven-Figure Record Deal

Before yelling at your rebellious pre-teen child to turn down that distorted basement racket, consider the curious case of Unlocking the Truth, a …

Music

Comcast Rep Stonewalls Customer in Cancellation Request Gone Awry

For anyone who's ever experienced customer-service woes, be glad this isn't you.<p>AOL product manager Ryan Block, a former editor with <i>Engadget</i>, shared …

The Virginia Man Who Crowned Himself King In Africa Is Much More Serious Than You Think

Heaton took the land to make good on his promise to make his daughter a princess.<p>Now, as the media descends on Heaton, his ambitions have moved quickly beyond giving his daughter royalty status. He says he plans on turning his land into a living, working kingdom called North Sudan.<p>"My family and I …

BMW 3D prints new thumbs for factory workers

German car manufacturer BMW has turned to 3D printing to physically augment its car-plant workers, giving them stronger, augmented thumbs.<p>The 3D-printed apparel acts like support brackets for the workers’ thumbs, reducing strain and helping them to fit certain parts into the cars more easily.<p>Each …

Supreme Court holds that privacy rights apply to cellphones, police need a warrant to search

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/BernardaSV<p>In addition to its decision in the landmark Aereo case, the Supreme Court also handed down a …

Willie Nelson Has Important Political Message for Stoners

Willie Nelson's Teapot Party movement, which now has more than 115,000 Facebook followers, was founded after his 2010 arrest for marijuana possession …

MSNBC Host Rips New York Times for Ignoring IRS Scandal: ‘This Is Why Conservatives Don’t Trust Print Media’

Joe Scarborough has had enough of the Grey Lady burying the investigation of the Internal Revenue Service.<p>“This is unbelievable,” declared “Morning Joe” host Scarborough on his show Tuesday. “The Washington Post and the New York Times are not putting on the front pages of their newspapers that an …

The million-dollar app that says 'yo'

Can you really call it a messaging app when there's no actual message-writing taking place?<p>A new mobile app called Yo lets users interact with friends and contacts in zero characters -- yes zero. And you thought 140 characters was tough! In place of an actual message, users send and receive push …

Chinese Mogul To Throw $1 Million Lunch In Central Park For The Poor

An eccentric Chinese multimillionaire who’s known for his unusual advocacy stunts is pulling out all the stops again, but this time he’s headed to New York City.<p>Chen Guangbiao, a recycling tycoon, wants to show Americans how generous people in his country truly are. So, he took out a half-page ad …

Starbucks Has A Brilliant Plan To Give Free College To Thousands Of Employees

The coffee chain is partnering with Arizona State University to allow Starbucks employees to get degrees through the university's highly-acclaimed online degree program.<p>Tuition will be completely free for juniors and seniors. For freshmen and sophomores, tuition will be discounted. The programs …

iPhone ringtones remixed into a club hit

While remixes of famous ringtones are hardly new, YouTube musician MetroGnome's delightfully infectious "iPhone" more than merits a watch. The song is made up of some of Apple's most recognizable sounds, including classic ringtones like "Marimba," "Opening," and "Xylophone." It even features a …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

'Right to Try': States Move to Expand Access to Experimental Drugs

Nick Auden didn't live to see the legislation, but the case of the Denver melanoma patient who died while seeking access to an experimental drug helped inspire a first-of-its kind law in Colorado.<p>The "Right To Try" law allows terminally ill patients to obtain experimental drugs without getting …

World War II veteran, 90, earns his college degree

A 90-year-old World War II veteran is living proof that you are never too old to earn a college degree.<p>Walter Bunker, of Kenwood, Ohio, graduated from Xavier University Saturday afternoon, describing his achievement as a lifelong dream come true. At the commencement he received a Bachelor of …

Suspect In Walmart Lug Wrench Attack Says Toddler Deserved To Be Beaten

A homeless woman faces attempted murder and hate crimes charges after she allegedly beat a man and his 4-year-old daughter with a lug wrench because they were Asian American.<p>The attack happened at a San Jose, California, Walmart on Wednesday morning. Prosecutors say that Maria Garate, a 20-year-old …

Saudis Kiss Their Camels In Defiance Of MERS Warning

Saudi Arabians are brazenly engaging in public displays of affection in defiance of the authorities. But this proud show of love is not between people, but man and his camel.<p>Saudi Arabia's government issued a public health warning last week asking people to wear face masks and gloves around camels …

Sip Smarter with the Viora Coffee Lid

With a conventional coffee cup lid, even the slightest jolt can send scalding liquid out of the porthole, only to be caught by the dish-like design, awaiting a second opportunity to splash onto you. Further, the lid traps all aromas inside, rendering your $4 pour-over barely more flavorful than a …

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Fantastic Fungi: The Startling Visual Diversity of Mushrooms Photographed by Steve Axford | Colossal

<p>To think any one of these lifeforms exists in our galaxy, let alone on our planet, simply boggles the mind. Photographer Steve Axford lives and …

How To Convert Your Room Into a Giant Camera Obscura

We heard how dangerous it could get outdoors with all of the traffic-crossings, pollen, UV rays and so on, and so we decided to stay inside and paint …