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Mr. Moonshine - Wolves on Parade

Sounds like: Queens of the Stone Age, Muse, The Darkness Song: Mr. Moonshine - Wolves on Parade What's so good? Mr. Moonshine is a four-piece band out of Long Beach with a taste of the flamboyant – they formed after collaborating onShow More Summary

Radical Islamists? Fear the Radical Christians Too

Lately we've been awash in a debate over the term "radical Islamist." Should we use it or not? For my money the answer is yes. In addition to savage beheadings and mass shootings, they want to send women back to the stone age. But as...Show More Summary

Stone Age Economics

(January 27, 2015 10:44 AM, by Scott Sumner) Back in 2000, Robin Hanson wrote a paper entitled "Shall We Vote on Values, But Bet on Beliefs?", which offered a way forward for economics in the 21st century. Unfortunately his ideas were ignored (and even ridiculed) and today we... (0 COMMENTS)

Sundance 2015: National Lampoon's 'Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead' is a Must-See Lesson in Comedy History

Sadly, for anyone under the age of 30, the name National Lampoon is synonymous with terrible straight-to-DVD comedies, with the exception of the more celebrated films of the Vacation franchise (the original and Christmas Vacation). However,...Show More Summary

A Dog's Tale of Aging Well

An American friend, Jim Stone, who is wintering in New Zealand where it is summer, emailed urging me to read a story he had found with some good advice from our dogs about how to deal with old age. Before...

Beleaguered Banker Benchslapped Back To The Stone Age

Whatever you do, don't lie to a judge. They really don't like it when litigants do that.

Melting glaciers reveal items lost in the Stone Age

Losing mittens and other personal possessions isn't a modern-day woe: it appears that our Stone Age ancestors misplaced their personal belongings just as often as we do. An archaeological team working in Oppland County, Norway, has been doing research among

Watch Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner Join Mini Mansions In London

Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner joined Los Angeles’ Mini Mansions — a group that includes Queens Of The Stone Age bassist Michael Shuman — on stage at their show in London last night. Turner sang his verse on “Vertigo,” a new song that features him from the band’s forthcoming sophomore album The Great Pretenders. The [...]

Robert Stone, Out of the Sixties

last weekNews : News Desk

Numerous sentences from the novels of Robert Stone are permanently lodged in my mind. I didn’t sit down to memorize them—they’ve stayed with me because Stone, who died last week at the age of seventy-seven, had the power of being memorable. Show More Summary

Stone Age artefacts found in Norway's melting glaciers

Around 7,000 years ago the Earth was enjoying a warm climate. Now glaciers and patches of perennial ice in the high mountains of Southern Norway have started to melt again, revealing ancient layers. A small knife with a wooden handle,...Show More Summary

Tabletop Gag Reel: Stone Age

Sometimes, YouTube stops to buffer and I get some pretty great Tablederp. This week’s gag reel is one of my favorites in the history of the series:

Yabba dabba d'oh! Stone Age man wasn't necessarily more advanced than the Neanderthals

A multi-purpose bone tool dating from the Neanderthal era has been discovered by University of Montreal researchers, throwing into question our current understanding of the evolution of human behaviour. It was found at an archaeological site in France. Show More Summary

AUDIO: 46 Clicks’ “Home”

46 Clicks are a band that will be releasing an album called Home on the 6th of February. Already compared to the likes of Queens of the Stone Age, Smashing Pumpkins, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, and Nirvana, now they’re hoping they will be a band who others will choose to compare themselves to. […]

Neanderthals May Have Used Tools, Making Them Smarter Than We Thought

A multi-purpose bone tool dating back to before the Stone Age was discovered in France

Stone Age humans weren't necessarily more advanced than Neanderthals

A multi-purpose bone tool dating from the Neanderthal era has been discovered by researchers, throwing into question our current understanding of the evolution of human behavior. It was found at an archaeological site in France.

Mini Mansions and Brian Wilson team for “Any Emotions” — listen

Queens of the Stone Age offshoot and the Beach Boy join forces for a hypnotic indie pop number.

'Escape From New York' up next for Hollywood butchering (err, I mean remake)

"Snake Plissken... I thought you were dead." Actually, the last we saw of Snake, he had just managed to send the entire planet back to the Stone Age in Escape from L.A. Hollywood would have been smart to leave the remake business in the same age, but instead …

The Stones of Stenness in Orkney, Scotland

The United Kingdom is awash in rings and rows of standing stones placed by ancient peoples for rite, rituals, and funerary purposes. With their astounding age, finding the actual oldest one is no small task, but the Standing Stones of Stenness are as likely a specimen as any. Show More Summary

Mini Mansions – “Any Emotions” (Feat. Brian Wilson)

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Mini Mansions are a Los Angeles trio featuring Queens Of The Stone Age bassist Michael Shurman, and they lined up one of the biggest gets possible for their new single “Any Emotions.” Brian Wilson himself is on the track, contributing his harmonious touch to the group’s airy, beat-driven psych-pop. Wilson is obviously the hook here, [...]

Author Robert Stone has died at 77

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

National Book Award-winning Robert Stone died Saturday at age 77 at his home in Key West, Fla. His agent told the Associated Press the cause was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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