The Wave Organ is a huge musical instrument situated on a Jetty in the San Francisco Bay. This ocean-powered organ was built in 1986 by artist Peter Richards, in collaboration with the Exploratorium. It was built from carved granite and marble that came from a demolished cemetery. The part of the organ that makes sound is built from over 20 PVC and concrete pipes. The pipes stretch down into the water and amplify the sounds made by the surrounding waves. If you're planning to visit The Wave Organ, keep in mind that the acoustics can only be heard when the tide is in. It's best to visit during high tide.
When it comes to the subject of acapella music, I think Mr. Marshall Mathers said it best. In "three verses," his acclaimed treatise on verbal evisceration, Mr. Mathers claimed that he was "more towards droppin' an acapella that'll chop a fella To Mozzarella, worse than a helicopter propeller." If you pay close attention, the stanza… READ THE REST
Ikea's Obegränsad lineup, allegedly heading to stores this fall, includes a turntable designed with Swedish House Mafia. The OBEGRÄNSAD record player celebrates the timeless joy of the listening experience with vinyl records. The record player has a sleek, minimal style and works with the ENEBY speaker. "The solid, chunky design gives the player a presence… READ THE REST
With timeless artist Kate Bush enjoying mainstream success thanks to her enchanting 1985 number "Running Up That Hill" (below) featuring prominently in the new season of Stranger Things, it's a fine time to revisit the full album from whence the song came. Hounds of Love was Bush's fifth album, a self-produced masterpiece that she composed… READ THE REST
Summer is here, which means we're spending less time under blankets and more time under stars. And, while we're no longer chasing the sun quite as fast, sometimes random household chores do need an extra flash of light here and there. This One80 LED Headlamp will help you get the darker things done so you can get back… READ THE REST
From your music streaming subscriptions and bank accounts to your work laptop, passwords unlock the most vital things in our lives. Unfortunately, that's a mess to track unless you're exceptionally organized or have some intricate communication system for your passwords and logins. If you aren't, you might deal with many forgotten unique passwords, annoying security questions, and botched password… READ THE REST
From tripping on your shoelace to dropping your phone in the toilet, life is full of disappointing moments — it's just the way it is. But why is it that your car never breaks down when you have a day full of absolutely nothing to do or nowhere to be? Talk about throwing a wrench… READ THE REST