Should we ever need to explain David Bowie to aliens, and have less than a minute to do it, we are covered. Watch Bowie's entire career unfold in one, ingenious take.
Today, Oct 14th, marks the 43rd birthday of "Heroes," David Bowie's 12th studio album and the 2nd of his seismic-shifting "Berlin trilogy" records (preceded by Low, followed by Lodger). Here is a somewhat rare video for the track "Sense of Doubt." Here's producer and long-time Bowie collaborator, Toni Visconti, in the studio breaking down the… READ THE REST
Recently, for my ongoing series on the history of cyberpunk on Adafruit, I wrote about David Bowie and Brian Eno's cyberpunk-adjacent 1995 record, 1. Outside (The Nathan Adler Diaries: A Hyper Cycle). In the piece, I talk about the various experimental processes Bowie and Eno employed in creating the record, such as using Burroughsian cut-up… READ THE REST
Earlier this week, an international team of scientists from the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration published two reports — one in the Physical Review Letters, and the other in The Astrophysical Journal Letters — about a strange gravitational wave phenomena they observed. Approximately 17 billion light-years away from the Earth, a black hole that was… READ THE REST
Fidget toys are made for relieving anxiety and stress, but there's a very ephemeral quality to finding fidget toys that actually do the job. Many are just clutter on your desk or can even be just kind of annoying. But the best ones slip into your hand almost unconsciously, providing a very soothing tactility and… READ THE REST
With the announcement of the iPhone 12 just a few days ago, everybody is assessing their smartphone needs and making the big decision about upgrading. While the smartphone may be at the heart of these latest tech questions, it's probably also a good time to give your entire Apple device collection a once over and… READ THE REST
It's no newsflash to say the world is full of entertainment options. Heck, just restricting yourself to the digital universe, there are hundreds, even thousands of ways to learn new skills, improve your life, and yes, just relax and veg out on videos whenever you like. But with that many options for entertaining yourself, where… READ THE REST