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Cannabis contributes to California drought?

Posted on April 12th, 2014 by Bill Weinberg and tagged California, cannabis, Emerald Triangle, Planet Watch, United States.<p>The latest boost to …

Station to Station: The Past, Present, and Future of Streaming Music

<b>I. Merging into the Stream</b><p>On-demand streaming music has been part of the collective imagination for more than a century. It can be traced back to the 1888 publication of Edward Bellamy’s million-selling science fiction novel <i>Looking Backward</i>, in which a man falls asleep in 1887 and wakes up in 2000. …

Vinyl Records

The Emergence of Headphone Culture

A Drake Fansite

Started from<p>The Bottom<p>Toronto, Canada<p>1986<p>A singing rapper, child actor and sports fan is born<p>Aubrey Drake Graham was birthed into this world on …

AFROPUNK

Beautiful photo of Lupita Nyong'o by our friend Barron Claiborne. Learn more about his work in our film, The Triptych - a unique and profound film …

AFROPUNK

AFRO OF THE DAY #469: Her crown! <br>#afro #natural #black #hair #yearoftheafro

Inside England's New Shipping-Container Ghetto

What looks like a novel approach to fighting homelessness is actually a development scheme.<p><i>Richardson's Yard, the shipping-container housing project in Brighton, England</i><p>So how did artist Charlie Devus come to call a 40-foot metal shipping container home? “In this place, we’re all God’s polyps. All …

Housing

Weed Is About to Be Decriminalized in Our Nation's Capital

Debates about drug legalization tend to take place in exotic places like Uruguay and the state of Colorado. Now that it's reached into their own backyard, members of Congress are freaking out.<p><i>GOP Rep. John Mica assuring himself a place in the history books. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty …

Cannabis

This Giant LEGO Machine is a Better DJ Than You

Alex Allmont's 'Play House' is a generative loom made of stacks of LEGOs.<p><b>This article was originally published on August 16, 2014 but we think it still rocks!</b><p>Alex Allmont's <i>Play House</i> gives new meaning to PLUR, subbing the "love" in Peace, Love, United, Respect for LEGOs. Using LEGO Technic, the …

Lego

Matthew Schreiber's "Sideshow" Is A Laser-Filled Fun House

James Turrell's lighting expert uses holograms and lasers to muse on novelty and the occult.<p><i>'GateKeeper,' 2014. Laser diode modules</i><p>Working as the chief lighting expert for James Turrell for 13 years, Matthew Schreiber knows a thing or two about art exhibitions-turned-spectacles. "Right now museums …

Art

The Future of Weed: HIGH COUNTRY

FEATURE: The new wave of hip hop – Dope Bands You Should Know

<b>Hip-hop is always changing. Since the birth of rhyming over a beat, many artists have discovered different ways to enhance and innovate the genre. An</b> …

Neneh Cherry feat. Robyn – Out Of The Black

<b>Here are Neneh Cherry’s latest visuals for her single ‘Out Of The Black’ featuring Robyn.</b><p>Words by Sound Check

Carsten Nicolai Is Turning A Skyscraper In Hong Kong Into An Interactive Lighthouse

He's embedding the International Commerce Center with a responsive light installation for Art Basel.<p>Today it was announced that Berlin artist, Carsten Nicolai, will present a massive, new art piece during Art Basel's Hong Kong show from May 15th-17th. The currently untitled project will have the …

Art

Digital Maps Inspired By Joy Division's "Unknown Pleasures" Cover

Love will tear us apart, but these maps will bring a lot of data together.<p>I would argue that I see at least one New Yorker wearing a Joy Division shirt with the <i>Unknown Pleasures</i> album art every week. The iconic design, created by Peter Seville in 1979, was inspired by the lines representing the …

Maps

New Site Combines Nail Art And Art History

Paintings by Kusama, Basquiat and Barry McGee are all getting manicured.<p>3D-printed nail art may be pretty nifty, but sometimes sticking to the two dimensional classics is the best source of aesthetic inspiration. Susi Kenna, Assistant Director of Social Media at Fitz And Co., is blowing our minds …

Art

Do Ho Suh Created a Fabric Life-Size Home within Home

One of our favorite contemporary artists has just come out with his largest work to date. Do Ho Suh is a Korean sculptor and installation artist who's known for his thought-provoking sculptures that often have to do with migration and personal space. These themes reflect his own move from his …

Art

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<b>AQUAMAN | MIAMI 1961</b><p><i>[ OUR 1000TH TUMBLR POST ]</i> Cassius Clay (later known as Muhammad Ali) photographed by Flip Schulke during one his “secret” underwater training routines. THE BACKSTORY……The boxer allowed allowed himself to be photograph if Shulke would guarantee that the pictures would appear in LIFE magazine.Decades later Ali confessed that it had all been an elaborate ruse on his part to get featured in the magazine.

Le1f – WUT on David Letterman

<b>Did you catch AFROPUNK Fest alum LE1F’s performance on David Letterman last night?<br>Wut!<br>“Le1f makes his network television debut with his performance</b> …

We put #phhhoto backstage at the @maddecent party last night. #sxsw with @liz_y2k @nickydab @gentandjawns @diplo @jodyhighroller. Who do you 👀?

Shlohmo & Jeremih - No More by shlohmo - Listen to music

Vivian Kubrick e famiglia - Il Post

Lei è la figlia di Stanley, oltre che la regista del documentario su Shining: ha pubblicato alcune vecchie foto, dopo molti anni di cattivi rapporti …

What Difference Does It Make? A Film About Making Music (Trailer)

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