In 2004, artist Howard Hallis celebrated the devilishly wonderful crossover of Disney and Goth culture with the now-classic "Haunted Bela," a mash-up of Bauhaus's "Bela Lugosi's Dead" with the spooky narration heard in Disneyland's Haunted Mansion dark ride. Listen above! Howard also created the enchanting artwork, titled "Goth Princesses."
In the video below, Banjo Guy Ollie (previously) demonstrates one of the curious instruments in his collection: a Suzuki Andes A-25F flute keyboard [Amazon]. It's similar to a melodica, in that you blow into it, but unlike a melodica in that the keys direct air to individual flutes instead of a reed plate. The result… READ THE REST
The noises coming out of this circuit bent television would be a great addition to a track on an experimental noise music album. At times, the noises go from sounding like creepy static to resembling the sound of a woman screaming. I find the paranormal-looking flashes of light on the tv to be very pretty… READ THE REST
The Stern Grove Festival, now in its 84th year, embodies the diverse and joyful culture of San Francisco at its best: It's a series of summer Sunday concerts by musicians across myriad genres, takes place in the heart of the city in a stunningly beautiful natural amphitheater lined with giant redwoods, fir, and eucalyptus trees,… READ THE REST
There's only so much squinting you can do at a tiny smartphone screen before you start wondering why we ever thought it was a good idea to build devices so small in the first place. Sure, portability is a plus, but when you're trying to watch videos on your phone, that itty-bitty baby screen won't… READ THE REST
It's not often that life comes into such extreme focus that you can see it all playing out right in front of your eyes. And it certainly doesn't happen often right on your desktop. Or on a window sill. Or perched on your coffee table. Yet, that's the joy of the AquaSprouts Garden. Wired called… READ THE REST
So, how's this for a plan? We've rounded up 12 sets of career redefining training with top-notch instructional material. These course bundles contain guidance in coding with Python, creating in Adobe CC, building video games, investing in cryptocurrency, and so much more. All 12 bundles would cost less than $300. Now, we aren't endorsing that… READ THE REST