Skateboarding’s ascent to the Summer Olympic Games in 2020 may have finally established it as a legitimate sport, but it’s had a plentiful share of trials of tribulations.
Sounds Of The Unexpected by Various Artists (Fun Time) on Ace Records
Monika Pon-Su-San passed away on the 14th June from natural causes in Johannesburg. She was 86. In 1952 she met the Russian artist, Vladimir Tretchikoff, while she was working at her …
My mother was a dictionary. She was one of the last ?uent speakers of our tribal language. She knew dozens of words that nobody else knew. When she died, we buried all of those words with her. My m…
‘Listen to the dead whale’s wake-up call, look closer and see what plastic pollution does to the ocean.’
The Italian design firm Stefano Boeri Architetti is planning a “forest city” for China, modeled after the firm’s completed green towers in Milan.
One of only two dozen ever made, a super rare vintage BTR-3 tape machine from Abbey Road Studios has been found in Southampton University.
“My life has been one non-stop unfolding miracle – and I don’t believe in time.” Billy Childish begins his weeklong takeover.
With decreasing freshwater supplies, Egypt may face nationwide shortages by 2025
GDP is no longer the gold standard for measuring a country’s progress.
The Latin soul craze that hit New York 50 years ago only lasted a few years, but its effects still linger – Oliver Wang takes a look at the defining songs of the scene
Rex Tillerson dodges question about who knew what when at ExxonMobil about company’s history of promoting and funding climate science denial, as state AG probes continue.
Global sea ice levels are at their lowest in recorded history, according to new statistics from the U.S. National Snow & Ice Data Center.In the Arctic, the loss is due to climate change and extreme weather events that are likely influenced by global warming, while the changes in the Antarctic may be attributed to natural variability, the center said.
Many researchers previously argued that giant animals became extinct soon after the arrival of the First Australians
A pair of First Nations are using a monumental 2014 Supreme Court of Canada decisions as legal precedent in their protest against major fish farms on Vancouver Island.
Drinks that fell out of fashion as the epitome of kitsch are being revived as joyfully composed craft cocktails.
Source: Tiki’s Comeback
Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s “frozen wall of earth” has failed to prevent groundwater from entering th
Recent research provides a better understanding of urban populations throughout history, digitising almost 6,000 years of data for the first time
PineappleGate in Madagascar is much more than meets the eye.
In classic art, the Ocean is frequently featured as a dark and dangerous entity, waiting to destroy ships and lives. Marine art progressed along with the evolution of ocean going vessels. Swell-pro…
Nerdwriter Evan Puschak put together a video about The Ren & Stimpy Show, a “seminal cartoon of the animation renaissance.” When the psychotic chihuahua and imbecilic cat debuted in…
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Unlike most people, the children of a Thailand tribe see with total clarity beneath the waves – how do they do it, and might their talent be learned?
THE TL;DR: “Bershukor: A Retrospective of Hits by a Malaysian Pop Yeh Yeh Legend” is a new vinyl collection of Adnan Othman’s sixties psychedelic rock that was curated and produced by my brot…
L.A. Art Show fetes the painter of sexy girls, hot rods and cartoon monsters
“These traditions come from Neolithic times — from shamanism — and they have never stopped,” said Mr. Fréger,
The Beach Boys film Love and Mercy portrays Brian Wilson as experiencing music playing constantly in his head. A growing body of research suggests that this rare phenomenon might have been behind his creative talent