Drumming but visualized as bouncing balls.
Free pictures of monkeys.
Here's a Houston Chronicle article about the renovated Rothko Chapel. If the real thing is even close to the photo at the top of the article with the improved natural lighting, it'll be like a whole new experience - in a great way.
If you like the Vim text editor, you may like browsing the web with vimium, a Chrome extension.
In the beginning, there was a perfect fluid (aka quark-gluon plasma).
A couple of years ago, I got to see fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls that were on tour as a museum exhibit. Just recently, new fragments have been discovered.
Speaking of discoveries, a secret Cold War project in Greenland drilled some ice cores and then forgot about them in storage. When rediscovered, they were found to contain fossilized plants.
To celebrate Tony Levin's 70th birthday, Unquiet Music compile and released Prog Noir (Unquiet Remix with TLEV Collage) which is available for free (or name your price).
|Sam Gilliam, The Color of Music, 1967-1973 (source). Lush, rippling with understated energy, with a nearly hidden lyrical line. |
How about a wee bit of King Crimson in the form of a "remnant" from the recording of THRAK: Did We Make the Album?
Yet another reminder that the World Championship Air Race (nee Red Bull Air Race) is coming back in 2022.
If you're a fan of the band Stick Men (Markus Reuter, Pat Mastelotto, Tony Levin) you can enjoy recorded web event with the band and fans talking about the history.
ICYMI, Kansas (yes, the band) has a new live album, Point of Know Return.
Excellent 4-part series of articles on which color scale to use when visualizing data.
Gluons glue together quarks to form protons and neutrons. The odd thing (pun intended) about gluons is that odd numbers of them don't like to be together; only even numbers of gluons are typically found. Well, science has proven the existence of odderons (a clump of an odd number of gluons) by smashing together protons at high speed.
|From Futility Closet: "Walt Disney World draws its power from a pylon surmounted by a circular steel tube and two elliptical rings."|
The taste of chocolate comes, in part, from fermentation. I did not know that.
The notional F-36 Kingsnake is a fighter aircraft to replace the F-16. It is compared to a Nissan 300ZX and because I'm not a car guy I have no idea what that means.
Yes. It's time for True Facts: The Bats! and Trap Jaw Ants.
A long article on how the music industry is strangling economically the musicians from whom they make their money.
Enjoy Hypersonic from the new Liquid Tension Experiment album.
Baby born with 3 penises makes history. Because 2 penises was a snoozer, apparently.
A beginner's guide to ambient music.
Based on imagery from the JAXA Kaguya Orbiter, enjoy Earthrise in 4k UHD.
|It'll be interesting to see how closely this bit of concept art matches the actual configuration of the Next Generation Air Dominance fighter (i.e. the F-22 replacement).|
Give a listen to a preview track called The Giant Nothing from Supervoid.
What happens when scientists write haiku?
Opening 20 June at The Modern is Sean Scully: The Shape of Ideas.
Feels. It's like Where's Waldo but with emojis.
Said to be a classic and a very approachable introduction to the subject, Thompson's Calculus Made Easy (1910) is now available in an online HTML version and a PDF version.
Goldeneye 007 for N64 is worth a lot of money today.
This could be very handy: Ojoy, upscale an image while improving its quality.
Do you like Lava Lamps?
Ze Frank's True Facts is at it again: Deception in the Rainforest and Dangerous Little Ticks.
Science discovered that pigs can breathe through their butts. Doctors wondered whether this gave them an option when treating human patients with lung problems. I think you see where this is going.
Speaking of butts, ever wonder how they evolved?
Happiness is the way. ~Buddha