Practise (Not Parentage) Makes Musicians

Genetics and environment work together to help people become accomplished musicians...

Read More

The Eye of Time : Acoustic

The album Acoustic places you in a paused sense of feeling, a disruptive and causal sense that yesteryear and future are being played out....

Read More

Watching TV Shortens Lifespan

As the population ages, sedentary behaviors will become more prevalent, especially watching television, causing additional health problems related to aging....

Read More

Loitered Lens : Deadline

Photos of UK punk/hardcore band Deadline....

Read More

Where are all the Penguins?

Satellite imaging is being increasingly recognized as a valuable method for remote animal population monitoring...

Read More

Of Old Gits and Hamsters’ Arses

Farage and Co. are not a bold rejection of the old order – they’re simply extreme expressions of it...

Read More

A Baldness Cure that Works!

"By eight months there was full regrowth of hair," said co-author Brittany G. Craiglow, M.D....

Read More

Naked from the Waist Down

'No matter how well prepared you are, you can’t predict all the uncertainties.' A half-naked man proves a metaphor for travel in Africa....

Read More

Cheer Up, or Just Shut Up?

People with low self-esteem want their loved ones to see them as they see themselves. As such, they are often resistant to their friends' reminders of how positively they see them....

Read More

Stylus Stories

It is modern folklore, providing an insight into the human condition and a soundtrack to match. Stylus stories listening club....

Read More

Unlucky or Just Lazy?

The way they label people on welfare – by calling them 'lazy' or 'unlucky', for instance – can easily have a big impact on people's attitudes to people on welfare...

Read More

Can Analytics Drive Creativity?

For some this questions appears to be the unholy marketing spawn of a top floor baking table. For others, knowledge and data have always facilitated the creative market. ...

Read More

Thinness and the Mediterranean Diet

Children with a high adherence to a Mediterranean-like diet were 15% less likely to be overweight or obese than low-adherent children...

Read More

Metrist : The People Without

These are not clean, conventional productions and are all the more interesting for it. ...

Read More

Sunshine is Addictive

There is real health value in avoiding sunlight as a source of vitamin D. Boo!...

Read More

British Folk Art at Tate Britain

Challenging our perceptions of art and viewing rituals in art galleries : British Folk Art....

Read More

Mixed Race Couples Spread the Love

Couples that interacted with couples of another race showed a greater positive attitude toward the other group. News...

Read More

Loitered Lens : Beast Within UK

This is rock and roll and the brakes can't be put on for a bunch of overpaid kids kicking a ball and falling over a lot whilst people starve to death nearby....

Read More

Tesla : O2 Academy, Islington

No glitter, no razzle-dazzle, but a rapport that oozes sincerity and solid music to follow up. Tesla, Live at the O2, Islington. ...

Read More

Empire’s Ghost Pt. 3 : Scottish Nationalism

Scottish Nationalism has always been just a reaction to a changing world, and an attempt to find a place in it...

Read More

The Taste of Moonshine

NASA scientists have created a new recipe that captures key flavors of the brownish-orange atmosphere around Saturn's largest moon, Titan...

Read More

Forbidden Rice

With rice so readily available today, it is hard to imagine that stealing something as simple as a handful of black rice could result in a death penalty...

Read More

Sobering Thoughts and the 100 Yard Stare

Soldiers who kill in combat are less likely to abuse alcohol post-deployment...

Read More

Finding Nick Tosches

I asked him how he had gotten his first book published. “It’s a dead industry”, he said....

Read More

Peer Pressure and the Cool Kids

Seeking popularity and attention by trying to act older than one's age may not yield the expected benefits. ...

Read More

Hearts Aren’t for Drowning (Nicole Atkins)

My old label had some suggestions that I sing like Alanis Morisette! I said, 'F*ck that!' ...

Read More

Gore Grabs Attention, Generally

People exposed to core disgusts (blood, guts, body products) showed higher levels of attention the more disgusting the content grew...

Read More

Hans Bouffmyhre

Four different tracks from an album given different treatments. Hans Bouffmyhre's Where I Belong remixes. Review...

Read More

Smartphones Cause AIDS!

ell, who’da thunk it? ‘Smartphone apps carry higher infection risk than online dating sites or clubs’. Even those clubs with sticky carpet and chipped melamine tables. Trebuchet is...

Read More

Death of a Salesman – Harare Style

In Zimbabwe... relationships are still alive, still important. They’re the only thing that carried so many through such trying times....

Read More

Our weekly newsletter

Sign up to get updates on articles, interviews and events.