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Being Married to Brad Pitt Is "Hard Work"

This Christmas, let's all say a prayer for Angelina Jolie and the adversity she faces in her blessed marriage to human golden retriever Brad Pitt.<p>You …

Brad Pitt

Hear a Man Seamlessly Dip In and Out of Various U.K. Accents in One Minute

Dialect and dialogue coach Andrew Jack knows his way around the United Kingdom’s many dialects and accents. In fact, according to his Web site, he’s the ace who “helped turn Robert Downey Jr. into Charlie Chaplin,” “taught Irishman Pierce Brosnan to perfect his British Accent for James Bond,” and</i> …

One Man’s Mission to Name an Island After Busta Rhymes

<i>Roman Mars’ terrific design podcast</i> <i>99% Invisible</i> <i>covers design questions large and small, from</i> <i>his fascination with rebar</i> <i>to</i> <i>the history of slot machines</i></i> …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Creativity

A rare interview with Stanley Kubrick (1966)

99% INVISIBLE — Human-Harp is a clip-on sound interface for...

'A Christmas Story' of Jean Shepherd, the man behind a holiday classic

Odds are good you'll watch (or at least encounter) a showing of <i>A Christmas Story</i> at some point today — but the radio personality behind the harrowing tale of Ralphie Parker is a little more obscure. <i>The Atlantic</i> talks about the life and death of Jean Shepherd, whose down-to-earth tales on radio …

Nine Months In Nigeria, One Brilliant, Difficult Funk Musician

Yale Evelev, head of world music label Luaka Bop, digs up information about great-but-forgotten musicians for a living. His quest to compile and release the work of Nigerian funk legend William Onyeabor, though, was a unique challenge.<p>"I was going to call the record <i>This Is William Onyeabor</i>, up …

What It’s Like To Watch A Documentary Made With Google Glass

Project 2×1, which premiered this week, is one of the first films to be shot largely with Google Glass, a device that isn’t available to the general …

The Power Of Empathy, Animated

Dr. Brene Brown’s poignant and popular talk on the “Power of Vulnerability” comes to life in a clever new animation.<p>Dr. Brene Brown’s 2010 TED Talk on “The Power of Vulnerability” has gotten nearly 12.5 million views online. And it’s no wonder: Brown delivers insights into human connection, …

Surreal Tree Branches Sprout Out from Indoor Support Beams

<i>Baitogogo</i> is a half-sculptural, half-architectural installation by Brazilian artist Henrique Oliveira that presents a surreal growth of tree branches out of white columns. The So Paulo-based artist's piece offers a unique perspective of indoor design while reminding viewers of the materials used …

A Magic Box That Makes Music Out Of Manga

This hand-cranked mechanical device gives Japanese comics a real-time soundtrack.<p>Even in the silent film era, when full orchestras would perform a score live as a movie flickered overhead, we have expected our movies to have sound. Yet we don’t have the same expectations of reading. Why not? Why …

Zimoun

Cardboard Headphones Make The Beat Drop

These limited edition art pieces from Studio Zimoun use cotton balls to drum rhythms straight into your ears.<p>Do they have noise cancellation? Nope. A bass boost mode? Definitely not. What about a 3.5mm jack to plug into an iPod? Negatory!<p>But you know what? We want a pair of Studio Zimoun’s kinetic …

New York's Roaring '20s come alive with interactive audio map

The term "Roaring '20s" is used to describe a specific period of economic growth, but it's an apt description for another reason — the decade was quite noisy. Created by a group at the University of Southern California, "The Roaring Twenties" is an interactive site that aims to show this by letting …

Larry King on Getting Seduced | Blank on Blank

BBC Radio 3 - Between the Ears, Between the Ears at 20, Consequences, She Said/He Said

Five radio producers from around the world hijack The Essay for a week to play a game of audio 'Consequences'.<p>As part of BBC Radio 3's celebration of twenty years of Between The Ears, the BBC's home for adventurous feature-making, five radio producers from different corners of the world play a …

Sounds of the Hardware Store

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The Sound of Horror: Why Hearing Stuff is Scarier Than Actually Seeing Stuff

There are a great number of things that can go wrong while making a horror film, but nothing is quite as bad as making one that isn't scary. In a …

Janet Cardiff's 40 Part Motet

The Cloisters is a faux-medieval abbey in a park in Manhattan, and it houses the Metropolitan Museum of Art's medieval art collection. For the first …

Art Galleries

The Sounds Of New York City, Circa 1920

We can hear the music of the Roaring '20s anytime we want. But what if you could hear the day-to-day sounds of what it was like to live at that vibrant time?<p>That's the basis of Emily Thompson's project "The Roaring Twenties." She's a history professor at Princeton University who's been mapping the …

A Free and Playful Introduction to Audio Engineering

Signup opens today for “Play With Your Music” (playwithyourmusic.org) a free, 6-week online course where participants will explore, mix and remix …

Owl City’s Adam Young reveals himself as creator of iOS 7’s sounds (Update:removed)

According to his discography page, Owl City founder and singer Adam Young is the creator of iOS 7’s sounds. While the visual design changes are most evident in the new operating system, another noticeable change is how most of the regular sounds are revamped and a slew of new ring and text tones …

Amaral Loft Stairs by feedback-studio http://www.contemporist.com/2013/01/23/amaral-loft-stairs-by-feedback-studio/

Prahan Hotel by Techné Architects http://www.contemporist.com/2013/06/10/prahan-hotel-by-techne-architects/