No Fracking Wonder. Earthquakes linked to Hydraulic Fracturing

Fracking - not wastewater disposal - linked to most induced earthquakes in Western Canada ...

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(Why) Nothing Ever Happens, Nothing Happens at All

Possessions, Suffering, Charity. A trinity to stultify a population and assuage the morality of the comfortable pragmatists....

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No Nookie for the Picky: How Sexual Perfectionism Puts Women Off

When women feel their partner demands perfection, sex life suffers ...

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Rearrange the Deck Chairs and PLAY ON! Titanic Mass (Dynazty)

Dynazty's technically-profuse Melodic Scandinavian Metal album is as huge as you'd expect. It even has a power ballad....

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Technoboffins Rejoice! Phone-based laser rangefinder works outdoors

Depth sensor built from off-the-shelf parts filters out ambient infrared light...

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‘More alike than we are different’. noeverything I AM (Interview)

Their music blends innovative electronics, pop-influenced sweetness, and spiritual elements. Codex Europa interviews noeverything....

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How to Make Friends, Influence People, and Get Given Fish: Antarctic Birds Learn to Recognize Humans

How brown skuas, which evolved and lived in human-free habitats, recognized individual humans just after 3 or 4 visits...

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Hanging Offence: Jo Melvin (Director of the Estate of Barry Flanagan)

Dr Jo Melvin, Director of The Estate of Barry Flanagan expounds on curation, controversy and the responsibilities of maintaining an artist's legacy....

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Can Your Name Shorten Your Life? Um…Kinda.

What's in a name? In some cases, longer life ...

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Loitered Lens: Jesus and Mary Chain (Forum, 2016)

Photos of the Jesus and Mary Chain live at Kentish Town Forum, March 11 2016...

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The Wince Test. How to Tell if You Suffer From Empathic Pain

Emotions consist of general components that are also elicited by similar impressions and specific components...

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Celebrating the A&M Years with Monster Magnet

Reviving material from their years with A&M, Monster Magnet's only UK show of 2016...

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Too Much, Too Soon. How High Intensity Training Could Hurt You

Warning: High-intensity training could hurt you if you're not an athlete ...

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Playing Out Desire’s Magic Theatre (Purson)

Psych-rockers Purson treat the 100 Club to some oldies, as well as new material from their Desire's Magic Theatre album...

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Peaty Pinots and Gamay in the Gloaming. Global Warming Moves Wine Regions North

Global warming pushes wines into uncharted terroir ...

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Hillary’s Hair-Trigger Partisans Versus Trump’s Smalltown Nostalgists. A Zero Sum Game

In a battle between Trump and Clinton, should it come to that, no-one wins. Essay...

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Useless Old Holiday Photos? Not quite. Tourist Snaps Show a Rise in Seabirds

Old tourist photos show a rise in seabirds over the last century ...

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Make Better Music 81: Monetizing Music

Doing it for the love will only last so long. What happens when you have to eat? How to make better music, and make money doing so....

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Scuttled, Sunk and, er, Mislaid. The Wreck of the 1-400 Mega-Submarine

Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast ...

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Music rooted in a landscape, yet unapologetically synthetic. (Avalon Emmerson)

Avalon Emmerson musically evokes her home state, without reducing it to Marlboro man cliches...

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A Computational Tool to Tame Golf’s SCARIEST Drive

Computer simulations may help golfers tame the sport's 'scariest 155 yards' ...

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Caliban’s Rage at the Blank Touchscreen: On Becoming a 21st Century Savage

The acceleration of technology beyond the layman's ken makes us little more than blissfully ignorant slaves - should we not be noble savages instead? ...

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Shawn Klush’s Elvis, With the King’s Original Band Members (Watford Colosseum)

Fronting an act featuring members of Elvis Presley's own band, Shawn Klush brings the King to the Colosseum...

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Loitered Lens: Stiff Little Fingers (The Forum, 2016)

Never tired, never complacent, Stiff Little Fingers revved the Kentish Town Forum to the redline. Photos...

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Feel the Bern if it Makes You Happy, but Don’t Hope For a Fairytale Ending

Sanders as president is a dream too far, writes Phil Rockstroh from New York...

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Can the Clean Fuel Movement Ketch Up With Florida’s Tomato Battery?

Creative thinkers in Florida develop an innovative use for waste material - the tomato battery...

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Post Punk Drone and Cultural Imperialism. (Wire)

Wire - A band so good they named both a cult TV series and a snotty music magazine after them. Live review...

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The Cutpurse Code. Hidden Messages in England’s Oldest Printed Bible

Historian uncovers secrets of the Reformation hidden in England's oldest printed bible ...

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Search Deep Inside Yourself (Surgeon)

The continuing evolution of Surgeon's techno sound is apparent in a futuristic new EP. Review...

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How Much for a Booty Call?! The Danger of Sentimental Purchases

Beware the dewy-eyed late-night online shopping session. Love trumps budget in sentimental buys....

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