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What If We Grew Our Shoes Instead of Making Them? | WIRED

<i>Natural Selection</i>, a new footwear collection by Liz Ciokajlo, was inspired by advances in synthetic biology and 3-D printing. <i>Photo: Stephanie Potter</i> …

Watch Andrew W.K. Attempt to Break Drumming World Record Right Now

Partying overlord Andrew W.K. has just started his attempt to break the world record for drumming in a retail store. The plan is to drum for 24 straight hours, and you can watch him in action in the livestream below.<p>He's being joined by a series of special guests, including ?uestlove, Marky Ramone …

Drums

Tyler, the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, Big Boi, AraabMuzik Set for Jambalaya Festival Tour

The Jambalaya Festival Tour will travel through Texas later this month. The tour will include performances from Tyler, the Creator and Earl Sweatshirt together as EARL WOLF, Big Boi, Zeds Dead, RL Grime, and G-Eazy. AraabMuzik is also scheduled to perform; hopefully, he will be recovered from being …

Festivals

Train Like an Ancient Hindu Warrior: The Steel Mace Workout | The Art of Manliness

The Great Gama: undefeated wrestler, owner of a heroic mustache, and mace trainer.<p><i>This post is brought to you by Onnit. Check out Onnit’s line of</i> …

Watch: Vampire Weekend and Steve Buscemi Get Turned Down by Grimes

The next chapter in the Vampire Weekend/Steve Buscemi video saga features none other than Claire Boucher, aka Grimes, and friend James Brooks (formerly of Elite Gymnastics). Buscemi bumps into Grimes at the park and invites her to Easter brunch with Vampire Weekend, which she declines. (Buscemi …

Vampire Weekend

Flying Lotus Scores, Jay-Z Produces New Film An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Jay-Z is really doing Hollywood these days. In addition to his heavy involvement in Baz Luhrmann's upcoming adaptation of <i>The Great Gatsby</i>, he's co-executive produced (along with Wyatt Cenac and Dream Hampton) a smaller indie film called <i>An Oversimplification of Her Beauty.</i> Directed by Terence Nance, …

Independent Film

Sick idea: how rabies spawned vampires and zombies

“What disturbs me is I smashed his mouth off, I smashed his teeth in, but he still wanted to continue in the attack mode. I was terrified at [its] resilience.”<p>This gory description could have been one of many zombie survivor stories from the novel <i>World War Z</i>, but it’s actually a man’s factual …

Preview Ghostface Killah’s Gritty, RZA-Produced Comic Book ‘Twelve Reasons to Die’

Ghostface Killah’s <i>Twelve Reasons to Die</i> isn’t just a promising new album powered by the searing soul production of Adrian Younge. It’s also a comic …

Thousands want to take one-way trip to Mars, but will you pay their way?

Organizers of the Dutch-based Mars One project opened up their website on Monday to take applications for a one-way trip to Mars in 2022.<p>That's right: These astronauts won't be coming back. The idea is to jump-start a permanent settlement on Mars, with more supplies and settlers arriving every …

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Apple is again sending around updated brochures to Cupertino residents on upcoming Campus 2 project

Last May, after some residents voiced concern about Apple’s planned Spaceship Campus 2 project, Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer sent out a brochure/mailer to local residents, hoping to alleviate concerns about the huge new office building and surrounding Campus 2.<p><i>Click to enlarge, via Macrumors</i><p>Apple …

Illegal ecstasy being studied to treat PTSD

Small study looks at how ecstasy allows users to be comfortable discussing traumatic memories.<p>CINCINNATI — Dubbed the "hug drug" and "X" by its users, the illegal drug ecstasy is being researched as a possible treatment for sufferers of serious stress disorders.<p>But a lot more research is needed …

Guess Something About A High Altitude Balloon And Maybe Win A Trip To Space

KLM is going to send someone into space on an SXC Lynx spaceship in 2014. They're releasing a high altitude balloon tomorrow morning and if you guess …

A 10-minute, total-body workout you can do anywhere, from the corner office to your hotel room. http://ow.ly/jKm77

Thee Oh Sees - "Minotaur" (Official Music Video)

The Monk

• <b>Author:</b> M. G. Lewis<p>The Monk: A Romance tells of the spectacular downfall of a Spanish monk. Ambroio lusts for the woman Matilda, who is disguised as a monk, but once he has had her he becomes infatuated with the innocent Antonia. This novel was the first to villainize a priest, and has all the …

lost boy lost girl

• <b>Author:</b> Peter Straub<p>A woman commits suicide for no apparent reason. A week later, her son—beautiful, troubled fifteen-year-old Mark Underhill—vanishes from the face of the earth. To his uncle, horror novelist Timothy Underhill, Mark’s inexplicable absence feels like a second death. After his …