When the disembodied voice of the Protoss commanded you to construct additional pylons, this is not what it had in mind. A group of eight Lego artists have been working on a crazy 14-foot […]
Building StarCraft units from LEGO is always awesome. Building an entire map, with all three races with their buildings and units included, is really awesome. An international group of LEGO builders just did that: A huge set featuring everything StarCraft. Read more...
The Canon 35mm f/1.4L expected to be replaced in the near future, and after previous reports claimed the Mark II was being tested in the field by a select group of photographers, we’re now hearing that the lens is ‘done’. A release date is unknown at the moment and is said to be dependent on [...]Show More Summary
A group of South Korean women who were forced into sex slavery by Japan during World War II in order to serve its soldiers announced on Tuesday that they will sue the Japanese government for $20 million in a California district court on July 1 unless it makes suitable amends before then. Show More Summary
Russian art group in[visible] studio created a miniature real life version of the bloodiest battle of World War II. They used projection mapping to bring a small-scale model of the city ruins to life with planes and soldiers fighting. The result is incredibly realistic. Read more...
Last week, we took a listen to the Grateful Dead in their so-called "primal" stage. We’ll pick up the thread seven years later, to find the group climbing to an experimental, unclassifiable plateau. In 1974, the Dead were making some truly strange sounds—and stranger still, they were making them in packed stadiums full of rock'n'roll fans. Show More Summary
G. C. Cameron is the lead vocalist on The Spinners' breakthrough hit "It's a Shame" in 1970 but because of a contractual obligation to Motown, he was unable to remain with the group when they signed to Atlantic in 1972, and began their fabled run of hits with producer Thom Bell. Show More Summary
Hooray! Net neutrality is finally, well and truly, the law. The courts did not uphold industry groups’ requests to press pause on the implementation, and so as of right now, ISPs are common carriers under Title II and are not allowed to mess around with your connections. Does that mean they’ll all behave perfectly well in perpetuity and we can … [More]
For the final installment of our future icon prospectus (see Part I and Part II), we’re changing it up a little bit. Because today we take on the most important group of all—the bubble guys. These are the fellas who might seem obvious at first glance, but are missing a crucial element or two that would otherwise make them no-brainers. Show More Summary
ALISON HAYWARD ON THE IRS: From today’s Tea Party to the pacifists, socialists & anti-tobacco groups of America before World War II, the tax man has a long history of trying to shut people up. Yet another reason to get rid of the income tax. Or to abolish official immunity for government employees.
The Palace of Ashurnasirpal II in Nimrud, pictured in 2007. The Islamic State group reportedly bulldozed the city in March 2015( M.chohan / CC BY-SA 3.0) The cultural war being waged by the Islamic State most recently provoked international...Show More Summary
“‘We sang songs of hope in that strange time after World War II, when already the world was preparing for Cold War,’ Ms. Gilbert recalled in ‘The Weavers: Wasn’t That a Time,’ a 1982 documentary about the group. ‘We still had the feeling that if we could sing loud enough and strong enough and hopefully […]
My previous post began a series of posts focusing on teaching, writing, and youth. The new anthology Please Excuse This Poem is the catalyst for this investigation, and I shared poems and reflections from a group of minors charged as adults who are currently… Continue reading ?
A group of bikers in Arizona are planning to hold a protest outside an Islamic center on Friday -- but local clergy hope to head them off with a message of inclusivity. The bikers' protest, dubbed “Freedom of Speech Rally Round II,” is scheduled to take place outside the the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix. Show More Summary
Next week, the Tedeschi Trucks Band and Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings begin one of the summer's biggest tours. The two groups – plus opener Doyle Bramhall II – aren't playing stadiums or arenas, but they're both bringing double-digit ensembles that could crowd even the country's largest stages. "There's not many groups that...
When one sees a group of Islamic terrorists, using a Nazi howitzer used during World War II, it’s a clear sign that the world might have gone wrong.
Patients with COPD grade III with no more than one flare-up per year and grade II patients benefit from the new aclidinium Bromide/formoterol drug combination, researchers note.
War and disease have marched arm in arm for centuries. Wars magnify the spread and severity of disease by disrupting populations. As large groups of people move across borders, they introduce and encounter disease in new places. Often, they move into crowded, resource-poor environments that allow...
Meet Lt. Col. Christine Mau, the first woman to fly the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet. Lt. Col. Christine Mau, 33rd Operations Group deputy commander, puts on her helmet before taking her first flight in the F-35A on Eglin Air ForceShow More Summary
The family of an American tank commander who won three historic paintings playing poker during World War II returned the stolen art treasures on Tuesday to their rightful owners. Two more paintings acquired by a librarian while serving...Show More Summary