Toby Hoyte

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Listening for Silence With the Headphones Off

Immersive portable audio—the ability to be out in the world while listening to your favorite music privately, on headphones—is a relatively new phenomenon. In 1972, a man named Andreas Pavel more or less invented it. At least that’s the way he tells the story in Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow’s fantastic …

Headphones

A Dream Ended on a Mountain Road: The Cyclists and the ISIS Militants

Asked why they had quit their office jobs and set off on a biking journey around the world, the young American couple offered a simple explanation: They had grown tired of the meetings and teleconferences, of the time sheets and password changes.<p>“There’s magic out there, in this great big beautiful …

Cape Town

Home Flaming Pines

July 18, David Velez album launch, Iklectik, London with Phil Maguire + Kate Carr<p>July 25 Encounters: The Avian Speculative with Sharon Gal, Lee …

Fight Club author Chuck Palahniuk on his book becoming a bible for the incel movement

Very little of what I do is invention – most of what I do is journalism<p>It’s fascinating that the incels have adopted Fight Club. It shows how few metaphors men have. Just that and The Matrix<p>First his father-in-law died of cancer. Then came the suspicion that his income for the last few years had …

Books

How running gait increases injury risk

Maybe it’s not the pounding after all.<p>Since the 1970s, biomechanics researchers have been searching for the telltale traits that predict which runners will get injured and which won’t. Most of their attention, understandably, has focused on the vertical forces that radiate up through the legs each …

Top 10 books about gangsters

It’s not hard to understand the enduring appeal of gangsters in fiction. From the romantic notion of the outlaw antihero to the caricature of the psychotic mob boss, they have been portrayed in many different lights; but the unifying theme is that they live by a set of rules alien to the …

The Incredible Buddha Boy

“A legend is growing in Nepal, where people say a meditating boy hasn’t eaten or drunk in seven months. He barely moves, just sits under a tree, …

Donald Glover on the return of Atlanta: ‘I’m not making a TV show, I am making an experience’

“There’s that saying that you have your whole life to make your first album, and then eight months to make your second,” says Donald Glover. “And when the first one’s fire, and everybody loves it, then they will all come up to you and say: ‘Hey don’t let me down with the second one, now.’ That was …

Elysium Found?

<i>In early 2018, I was invited to write a response to the new film Arcadia, directed by Paul Wright and compiled from over 100 years of archive footage</i> …

Out of their minds: wild ideas at the ‘Coachella of consciousness’

An annual conference on consciousness in the Arizona desert takes an anything-goes approach to some seriously wacky theories<p>By Tom Bartlett<p>Start with Noam Chomsky, Deepak Chopra and a robot that loves you no matter what. Add a knighted British physicist, a renowned French neuroscientist and a …

Mathematics

Summary of Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines by Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas was an English poet and writer who had written some brilliant poems in his life-time. He had written some poems which had made him a …

British Library Sound Archive - From Dusk Until Dawn

LISTEN BACK<p>One hour of field recordings made between the hours of dusk and dawn, selected and mixed by Cheryl Tipp, Wildlife and Environmental Sounds …

Five myths about the refugee crisis

The cameras have gone – but the suffering endures. Daniel Trilling deconstructs the beliefs that still shape policy and public opinion<p>The refugee crisis that dominated the news in 2015 and 2016 consisted primarily of a sharp rise in the number of people coming to Europe to claim asylum. Arrivals …

Myths

Josh Eggleton’s recipe for spaghetti with roasted garlic and anchovies

This recipe is quick, simple and easy to rustle up with staple ingredients that you’d find in your cupboard. You can really make this dish your own by adding a host of seasonal ingredients whether it be vegetables, herbs or spices. I’m trying to eat less meat at the moment, so the anchovies in this …

Jordan Peterson, Custodian of the Patriarchy

TORONTO — Jordan Peterson fills huge lecture halls and tells his audiences there’s no shame in looking backward to a model of how the world should be arranged. Look back to the 1950s, he says — and back even further. He tells his audiences that they are smart. He is bringing them knowledge, yes, …

Feminism

The 'ISIS Bible' Isn't Apocalyptic. It's Brutally Pragmatic

<b></b> • <b>ISIS' main ideological text was just translated into English</b>• <b><br>Called the Jurisprudence of Blood, the text is "ISIS' bible"</b>• <b><br>Experts seem to have largely</b> …

From the royal wedding menu to Nigella – why bowl food is so wildly popular

Given the will he/won’t he soap opera surrounding Thomas Markle, you might have imagined that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle would be given a pass on the finer details of their wedding plans. But no. The news that the wedding breakfast will NOT be a sit-down meal (block caps the Daily Mail), but …

Hang Fire Smokehouse’s best barbecue burger recipes

<b>Real deal bacon cheeseburger (pictured above)</b><p>Make the effort to get the right cuts of beef for flavour and texture, add thick-cut bacon and the ooziest of cheeses, hold it all together in a robust bun ... probably the best sandwich you’ll ever eat.<p>Prep <b>10-15 min</b><br>Cook <b>20 min</b><br>Serves <b>8</b><p><b>300g short rib, 300g</b> …

Is Secretive Virtual Reality Startup Magic Leap Dreaming Up the Future of Music?

Our tech overlords have come to a realization: The internet is as ambient as the air we breathe. Confined first to computer screens, then phones, tablets, and watches, online information may soon be seamlessly embedded into our lives like never before. Silicon Valley’s big players are currently …

The Devil’s Henchmen

A stone skitters down the hillside, clips a tangle of cloth, and stops short of a human’s lower vertebrae. Next to it, strewn in the dirt and grass …

Mosul

The Doting Boyfriend Who Robbed Armored Cars

This article originally appeared in the May 2018 issue with the headline “The Sting,” and originally appeared on the web with the headline "The …

Nigel Slater’s paneer, cashew and aubergine korma recipe

The recipe<p>Make a spice mix in a food processor blender by grinding the following ingredients to a paste: 2 cloves of garlic, a 20g piece of ginger, peeled, 2 tsp each of ground turmeric, garam masala, ground coriander, ground cumin and the black seeds from 6 green cardamom pods.<p>Add 1 tsp of ground …

Recipes

From Alice Isn’t Dead to Untold: the best podcasts this spring

Untold – Cambridge Analytica<p>Untold’s investigation into the murder of Daniel Morgan was an iTunes chart topper and now the team have been busy looking into the still unfolding Cambridge Analytica scandal. This crowd-funded ten-parter will feature whistleblower Chris Wylie and take his story from …

The ISIS Files: When Terrorists Run City Hall

We unearthed thousands of internal documents that help explain how the Islamic State stayed in power so long.

City Halls

Essex Appeal

<i>The first of a series of dispatches from Tim Burrows based on journeys into and around the county of Essex, featuring its many voices and many forms.</i> …

DP World

David Mitchell meets David Peace: ‘I’ve slowed down. I can’t believe I published eight books in 10 years’

Fifteen years after they made it on to Granta’s best young British novelists list, the two authors discuss self doubt, obsessions and making a home abroad<p><b>David Mitchell:</b> To begin, I’d like to float the observation that every author has a limited bundle of archetypal themes – sometimes as few as …

Books

Why Wicker Man Culture Is So Strong on the Rural Island of Summerisle

As Americans have fled Summerisle—or Summerisle has fled Americans—many of them, living in cities, are left without an understanding of Wicker Man …

Great Depression

Jack White: ‘As an artist it is your job not to take the easy way out’

As the messiah of analogue and vinyl goes digital on his new solo album, Jack White talks about the need to be contrary, his love of objects – and his dislike of the press<p>Jack White is back in the UK for the first time since Seven Nation Army became the unofficial rallying cry for Jeremy Corbyn. …

Jack White

A Neuroscientist Explains: the evolutionary origins of social behaviour – podcast

What clues can our evolutionary past give us about human behaviour in the here and now? And, bearing in mind the likes of the recent #MeToo movement, does social conformity have a dark side?<p><b>Subscribe and review on</b> <b>Acast,</b> <b>Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Audioboom & Mixcloud. Join the discussion on</b> …