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How Bad Brains Created the Best Funk Metal Album 30 Years Ago

'I Against I' calcified a combination of hard rock and funk into something sexy, heavy, and thoroughly modern.<p>Calling Bad Brains influential to late-20th century rock music is like calling Abraham influential to Western religion. Henry Rollins may have never joined a band if it wasn't for lead …

Researchers uncover algorithm which may solve human intelligence

If we have the algorithm, we also have the key to true artificial intelligence.<p>The key element which separates today's artificial intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence

Drastically Cut Learning Time With Intervals | Guitar Lesson

Many are unaware of the huge simplification that a mastery of intervals offers, not to mention they are critical to controlling the emotional …

Gastown Then & Now on Vancouver's Birthday

You may wonder why Gastown has been coined, ‘The original Vancouver’. As the city’s historic heart, Gastown is where it all began. On April 6th, …

Renegade given ‘one business day notice’ to vacate building

A Vancouver arts hub operating out of the former Playhouse Theatre Company production facility is in danger of shutting down – which could have a serious impact on the local arts community.<p>The building, operated by Renegade Productions, provides rehearsal and production space for musicians, theatre …

This week Richard D James has been flooding Soundcloud with unreleased recordings. More musicians should follow his example and explore the creative opportunities of the web<p>For fans of Aphex Twin, the outside world stopped on Monday when a mysterious Soundcloud user started uploading tracks …

The Worst Of The Best: 6 Bad Albums By Otherwise Great Artists

Sometimes, good artists make bad albums. We put these records on, and wonder what kind of bad granola they must have smoked to release such a blatantly inferior product. The six albums below represent some of the worst music ever made by people who are usually a lot better.<p><b>6. Rod Stewart –</b> …

Music

Watch How The U.S. Stole Land From Native Americans

This land was not our land.<p>A new interactive map from the science and humanities magazine Aeon tells a vital story that Americans tend to conveniently forget: this land was not our land. Hit “play,” and you’ll see every cession of land from native peoples between 1784 and today. From the birth of …

Native Americans

BADBADNOTGOOD + Ghostface Killah: Ray Gun ft. DOOM

On paper, a partnership between a Toronto-based jazz trio, a prominent member of Wu Tang Clan and one of hip-hop's more mysterious MCs might not sound like the most natural of unions. However "Ray Gun" sees Ghostface Killah and DOOM spitting verses in top form over a full live instrument-backed …

The Chandelier That Produces a Shadow Forest of Wild Trees

A year and a half ago, we told you about <i>Forms in Nature,</i> a stunning light sculpture by Hilden & Diaz (Thyra Hilden and Pio Diaz) that casts shadows of trees throughout a room. The 3D printed piece takes eight hours of assembly by hand. Created in Copenhagen, the beautiful chandelier took the world …

Feathr launches wallpaper by tattooists, graffiti artists and surfwear designers

Finnish studio Feathr has launched its first wallpaper collection with designs by artists that specialise in disciplines such as surfwear design and …

Streetwear

Seaweed and paper combine to create furniture

Designers Jonas Edvard and Nikolaj Steenfatt have used a new material made from seaweed and paper to create a chair and a collection of pendant lamps.<p>…

Incredibly Easy E-Ink Keyboard

This ingenious wireless keyboard concept goes beyond simple keystroke shortcuts to make life easier. The technologically advanced design utilizes …

eReaders

STEP MINI Folding Chair

<i>Step Mini</i> is a folding chair that doubles as a step stool. It comes with a hook for wall-mounting. Design by <b>Karl Malmvall</b> for <b>Design House</b> …

How to Make a Salad You'll Actually Want to Eat for Breakfast

There's always a place for pancakes, but salads should become your new weekday workhorse breakfast. Here's how to build a salad you'll actually want to eat first thing in the morning.<p>At <i>Bon Appétit</i>, we all agree: Salad is awesome. We eat it for lunch. We eat it for dinner. We'll happily call it a …

Bronx Boys - Photographs by Stephen Shames | LensCulture

<i>My images reflect the feral vitality and hope of these young men. The interplay between good and evil, violence and love, chaos and family, is the theme, but this is not documentation. There is no story line. There is only a feeling.</i><p>—Stephen Shames<p>For over two decades, Stephen Shames injected …

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Photography

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations At CES 2015

Once again, we scoured the edges of the 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show looking for what we call Big Bang Disruptors.<p>Those are the innovations that enter the market both better and cheaper than existing products or services, creating the greatest …

Internet of Things

Shure Brings Its Legendary Microphone Chops to Your iPhone

From the stage to the studio, Shure makes some of the most ubiquitous microphones in the world. They're reliable, high-quality workhorses. With the …

Music Production

Beatchild - Endurance (Official Video)

Bono defends Spotify for turning fans into paying customers. But does it really?

Buried in an epic blog post summing up his 2014, Bono came out in defense of that most loathed of streaming services: Spotify.<p>The reason I respect …

Google Ventures: Your Design Team Needs A War Room. Here’s How To Set One Up

Want to foster creativity? Skip the foosball table and opt for a war room instead. Google Ventures’s Jake Knapp shows you how. Plus: a peek inside Google Ventures’s own war room<p>In the last two years at Google Ventures, I’ve done design sprints with more than 80 startups. One of the simplest tricks …

Short-Term Memory

2014 Was the Best Year for R&B Since Forever

2014 marked the first time in recent memory that hip-hop played the background role to its sister genre, as R&B became the more robust, more rewarding, and overall better genre.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Geert Vandepoele</i><p>If you were to judge the music scene for the last five years by only the blockbuster …

10 Foods You Should Resolve To Eat More Of In 2015

Each year, millions of people make New Year's resolutions that revolve around food. The only problem is that most of those resolutions are focused on keeping foods <i>out</i> of their lives, when really they should be focused on getting more foods <i>into</i> their diets.<p>Resolving to exclude great foods from your …

Be Vancouver on Twitter: "The Streets of #Gastown 😎 (Photo: valeska715) #Vancouver http://t.co/zXzlD01gBv"

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