A plethora of excellent songs have been flooding the interwebz lately. Check out this playlist forist, our most recent favorites from James Murphy, Phoenix, Jagwar Ma, Broken Bells, Flume and more!
Microscope photography has advanced to new levels, presenting us expository images of everything from neuron activity to shrimp eyes to dinosaur bones preserved in agate. Photographers use techniques such as Stereomicroscopy, image stacking, focus stacking, conofocal, florescence, focus stacking, darkfield, brightfield, and differential interference contrast. Check out the best of Nikon’s Small World photo competition. … Read more
14-year-old Zev from Natick, Massachusetts, has taken the photography world by storm with his surreal photo manipulations. Better known by the nickname of ‘fiddle oak’, Zev presents a highly imaginative portfolio of surreal self-portraits, which he created together with his sister Nellie (aged 17). His work seems to mirror the transition from the fairy-tale childhood … Read more
Some of the amazing songs that were released this week! Ellie Goulding beautifully covers Alt-J’s Tessellate. Disclosure (First album ‘Settle’ releasing June 3rd) continues to release songs that do not disappoint. You can now stream the entire album here. Toro y Moi has already remixed one of the song’s from Disclosure’s forthcoming … Read more
As a long time fan of Daft Punk (who isn’t?), I am beyond ecstatic over the early stream of the long-overdue album Random Access Memories. However, we cannot overlook the other fantastic song and album releases that took place over the past week. From the jump-worthy sounds of Boys Noize and Baauer to the classic … Read more
If you asked 100 different people what their favorite sets from Coachella 2013 were, I am positive that you would get different answers from each person. Each year there are so many unbelievable acts, that you can’t really go wrong in who you choose to see. The best part? After the festival, you can re-watch … Read more
The Mountain Gorillas small population is confined to the Virunga mountain range on the borders of Rawnda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The mountain gorilla population has increased from 620 to 880 individuals in the last 20 years due to very successful conservation work. Thats a 40% population increase! These animals are the only primate … Read more
It has already been made apparent that the slow-release of Daft Punk’s newest album, Random Access Memories, is and will continue to be monumental. We have already heard from Giorgio Moroder on his collaboration with the project, but there is much more to be revealed. From the legendary Nile Rodgers (Producer of Diana Ross, Madonna, … Read more
These mistakes probably shouldn’t have happened. but they did.
On Friday February 8th, winter storm Nemo wreaked some serious havoc on the Northeast. While most photos of the storm portray cars buried in white fluff or ‘end of the world’ scenarios, one man was able to make some beautiful art out of the unfortunate weather. Photographer Brian Maffitt decided at some point during the … Read more
A few weeks ago, the Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara was said to have broken his own world record for the largest wave surfed when he caught a wave reported to be around 100ft off the coast of Nazaré, Portugal. Speaking to the Observer in 2011 after his record-setting 90ft ride, McNamara explained: “We’d been invited by the government … Read more