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The Big Lebowski pinball table, it's real and it's spectacular

New details about The Big Lebowski pinball machine has been a long time coming — so long that the weaker-willed among pinball enthusiasts might have started to wonder if this promised officially licensed pin was ever going to happen.<p>But earlier this week, Dutch Pinball put all of those concerns to …

How Google Sold Its Engineers on Management

Artwork: Chad Hagen, Graphic Composition No. 1, 2009, digital<p>Since the early days of Google, people throughout the company have questioned the value of managers. That skepticism stems from a highly technocratic culture. As one software engineer, Eric Flatt, puts it, “We are a company built by …

Christmas shopping so stressful it triggers primal 'fight or flight' response

Battling through throngs of Christmas shoppers has become as much a part of the festive season as trees and mince pies. But psychologist Dr David Lewis claims crowds are so big now they are stirring up deep primal fears.<p>Christmas shopping feels so stressful because huge crowds spark a primal ‘fight …

The Apollo Lunar Lander (And How We Screwed It Up)

'The Day of the Doctor' Trailer: John Hurt Seeks the Doctor – /Film

“I’ve had many faces, many lives,” says Matt Smith’s Doctor at the beginning of the new trailer for the Doctor Who anniversary special <b>The Day of the</b> …

John Hurt

Overthinking 'The Little Mermaid': 15 Questions You Never Asked as a Child

This week Disney released the Diamond Edition of "The Little Mermaid," an instant classic that remains evergreen with the younger princess-chasing …

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …

Hollywood and Venice: A love story

Explore the backstreets and backlots of one of Hollywood’s favourite film location.<p>More so than Los Angeles, New York and London, there is one city above all others that film producers, directors and location scouts depend on: Venice.<p>The city’s good looks have provided the backdrop to some of the …

La Biennale di Venezia

© La Biennale di Venezia 2017 - All website contents are copyright protected<br>P.I.00330320276<p>We use cookies and third-party cookies to enhance your …

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31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Paramount Pictures

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best news and culture images from around the world over the past seven days<p>First published on Sat 3 Aug 2013 07.59 EDT

On Getting Drunk in Antarctica

When you spend nine months isolated in nonstop, freezing darkness, you run out of the good beer fast.<p>There comes a point every summer where the hot weather starts to feel less like an opportunity for outdoor fun and more like a full-body rash that won't go away. New Yorkers are flocking to an ice …

Music Video Uses Animations Projected Onto Warm Breath in Freezing Temps

Here’s a really creative idea that makes for a really cool and unique music video. For the second single off of his upcoming album <i>Where You Stand</i>, …

Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England (by Old-Man-George)

<b>Bluebell Cathedral, Ashridge | England</b> (by Old-Man-George)

New Trailer for the Cannibalistic Sci-Fi Thriller THE COLONY

Hilarious Star Wars Inspired Elevator Force Prank

the unintentional beauty of science and research facilities

<b>‘SOLAR / ANECHOIC’ solo-exhibition by alastair philip wiper</b><br>all images © alastair philip wiper – with permission<p><b>alastair philip wiper</b><b><br>etage gallery,</b> …

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About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

The 2013 Songs of the Summer

<b>This is the second year</b> I've compiled a Songs of the Summer package, but let's be clear: I'm not any closer to believing the entire "Song of the Summer" concept is anything more than a bullshit media construct. Like I said last year, Major League Baseball is seasonal. Music shouldn't be. Yes, there …

The 10 best Roald Dahl characters – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2013/jun/15/10-best-roald-dahl-characters<p>720<p>As Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the Musical makes its …

The Cities That Live Behind Walls

For thousands of years, humans have been defending their cities by building huge walls around them. Over time, the cities often spill over the walls …

Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles launching free for iOS May 4

Free-to-play Lego Star Wars spin off <i>Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles</i> will launch on iOS May 4, The Lego Group announced today.<p>The game will also be playable on Lego's official website, and is slated to launch for Android this summer. <i>The Yoda Chronicles</i> integrates the Lego ID system, so players …

NASA Wants To Send Your Haiku To Mars

Submit your three-line ode to the red planet by July 1!<p>When NASA launches the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft in November, it wants to pack onboard a DVD containing three poetic messages to everyone's second-favorite planet. Any Earthling can submit a haiku about Mars by …

Sid Meier's Ace Patrol revealed

The next game from Civilization designer and industry veteran Sid Meier has been revealed. 2K and Firaxis Games today announced Sid Meier's Ace Patrol, a World War I-set air-combat game launching May 9 on iOS as a free download.<p>The game was conceived, designed, and programmed by Meier himself. In …

Cryptic, Wizards of the Coast aren’t worried about ‘D&D Next’ hurting Neverwinter MMO

Neverwinter hit its open beta phase Tuesday. The upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game from developer Cryptic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment is one of the few major <i>Dungeons & Dragons</i> games in development during this generation of gaming.<p>This transmedia project — not only …

Watch The Flaming Lips perform Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots in full

The Flaming Lips performed their seminal album <i>Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots</i> in full for the first time ever during a showcase at last month’s South …