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Overheard in the Art World

Hello, my beloved art world. I am back again, by popular demand, to deliver to you those lovely phrases that we all utter amongst our boastful, …

Climate Change May Put Half of North American Birds at Risk of Extinction

An Audubon Society study finds that climate change will force 314 bird species out of their current ranges.

Climate change’s deadly new threat

Scientists say harmful algal blooms like the ones currently affecting Lake Erie could be a sign of things to come<p>Algae have a lot to offer. They feed the world’s marine life, thicken ice cream, and may provide the key to solving the world’s energy crisis. Algae hold your California roll together. …

Krisztianna’s Eerily Exquisite Muertitas

April Blossom Muertita<p>Winter Muertita<p>Autumn Muertita<p>Spring Muertita<p>Summer Muertita<p>California based sculptor, Krisztianna, creates these eerily exquisite Day of the Dead inspired mounted female heads after coming home from her day job as an Art Director at an advertising agency. She calls the heads</i> …

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Automatic Audio Leveling Circuit Makes Scanning More Fun

[Alan’s] friend came to him with a problem. He loved listening to his scanner, but hated the volume differences between stations. Some transmitters …

The Fish That Could Save Antarctica

As long as we save it first<p>A primeval predator patrols the dark, icy waters of Antarctica’s Ross Sea, antifreeze proteins coursing through its blood. An icon of the Southern Ocean, the Antarctic toothfish is a crucial link in the rich food web of the planet’s most pristine marine ecosystem. Since …

Conservation

Why Ikea Is Immortalizing Its Disposable Furniture

The titan of low-cost Swedish design will establish a museum in its original 1958 location in Älmhult. Here’s why that is not such a crazy idea.<p>Ikea, purveyor of cheap Scandinavian design, is going into the museum business. A few weeks ago, the company announced a plan to turn its original store, …

Museums

50 Cent: Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire to Win

Earlier this year, 50 Cent slid from the world's biggest major to an indie deal – a move that, just a few years ago, would have been as unthinkable …

Damon Albarn and his sister Jessica on their special relationship

Damon Albarn's sister Jessica was key to Blur's early success – and he, in turn, helped her to be an artist. Now their children are the best of friends, too<p>His story<p><i>Damon Albarn, 46, musician</i><p>Jessica has always been a fantastic ally. She was very much part of the beginning of Blur. When she was at …

Pallbearer Announce New Album Foundations of Burden, Tour With Deafheaven

Following Pallbearer's excellent 2012 debut <i>Sorrow and Extinction</i>, the Arkansas doom metal band has announced its next record. <i>Foundations of Burden</i> will be out August 19 in North America, August 22 in Europe, and August 25 in the UK via Profound Lore, with a later release in Japan to be …

New Albums

The Rolling Stones Illustrations by Stavros Damos

Illustrated portraits of the the legendary Rolling Stones.<p>Thessaloníki, Greece based illustrator Stavros Damos has created this amazing series of The …

2014 Venice Architecture Biennale review: put yourself in their space…

Rem Koolhaas's excellent Biennale sets new sensibilities against old, and maps out Italy's history of grandeur and brutality<p>Welcome to the Future of Air Conditioning, says a poster at Venice airport, straight after passport control. Next to the words is an image of a composite Shanghai/Dubai-like …

What I see in the mirror: Charley Boorman

'I have a permanent moustache to raise awareness for Movember'<p>I am 47 but I still have a full head of hair: I am very grateful to my mother's side of the family, as they've all got quite thick hair and I think that's why I've still got some.<p>I have had a moustache and goatee for 10 years. When Ewan …