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Paul Plays Synths: When Classic Rockers Embraced the New Wave

In 1980 rock’s biggest stars confronted disco and punk — for better and for worse<p><b>By Stephen Thomas Erlewine</b><p>S<b>et the clock back</b> to the summer of 1980, …

A couple who quit their jobs to spend 7 months traveling the world explain how they stretched $8,000 across 13 countries

"We thought we'd do all of Italy, all of Greece, and all of Croatia," Gallagher recalls — but then they started crunching the numbers.<p>"We realized it could easily be a $10,000 or $20,000 trip," he tells Business Insider.<p>That's when the idea of living<i>,</i> rather than vacationing, abroad surfaced.<p>"Alex …

Articles about make your parents happy building them house on Dwell.com - Dwell

This seaside New Zealand house is a family affair.<p>Located on a quiet suburban street in South London, the shop Colour Makes People Happy is painted in a surprisingly subtle shade...<p>An Architectural Drama in Five...<p>The AJOTO pen is a joy to hold and use—a perfectly balanced writing instrument to …

iFidelity: Players Spark New Audiophile Debate for the Digital Era

For decades, devotees of high-end audio have fought bitterly over the limits of audiophile gear. Does a $5,000-dollar amp really make a difference? Are fancy cables a requirement or a scam? Do CDs really sound better than records?<p>Now, with high-definition audio formats and a new generation of …

Google's future campuses are as flexible as its technology

Hey, Apple and NVIDIA: you aren't going to be the only Silicon Valley giants with outlandish office space. Google has revealed a proposed redesign of its Mountain View campuses (specifically, four sites) that not only doesn't resemble a traditional workplace, but mirrors the company's open, …

The forgotten five: 2014's least memorable blockbusters

As the internet dissects the jumping sea dinosaurs of Jurassic World, or the football robots of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser, a recent explosion of hype only underlines just how forgettable the studio “tent poles” of 2014 have been.<p>Once again, Marvel has come out at the top of the tree. …

Mastodon: Once More ‘Round The Sun

"This time, things will work out just fine," drummer Brann Dailor sings in a rare moment of sunshine during the charging second track on Mastodon's …

Arcadia at Glastonbury - in pictures

The crew from Bristol have melded recycled military hardware, flaming lightshows, sculpture and adrenaline – and were soundtracked on the first night by Eats Everything, DJ Nero, Friction and the Arcadia Soundsystem