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Vantablack

Vantablack

The Independent: “A British company has produced a “strange, alien” material so black that it absorbs all but 0.035 per cent of visual light, setting a new world record. To …

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  • Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument

    Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument

    One of the most popular keyboardists in Ethiopia is now a taxi driver here in Washington. In the 1970s, Hailu Mergia performed with a famous band in Ethiopia. In 1981, …

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  • Urban Isolation

    Urban Isolation

    A proper celebration of skateboard filmmaking bu Russell Houghten. Beautiful.

    Why Did We Blow On Nintendo Games?

    Why Did We Blow On Nintendo Games?

    “Did blowing on NES cartridges actually do anything?” Apart from damaging the cartridge? No, it didn’t.

    Crazy About One Direction

    Crazy About One Direction

    Meet the fans dedicated to One Direction. With extreme communication on Twitter, and fantasies of secret relationships between band members, is this a new phase of idolatry? And a little …

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  • Fact TV: Brussels' Best Record Stores

    Fact TV: Brussels’ Best Record Stores

    “Platenwinkels in Brussel zijn sociale bureaus” OndaSonora‘s Bart Sibiel (with whom we co-host the Beats section over at 22tracks, and co-organize Release and Bedroom Beats) is walking Fact through Brussels …

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  • Danger Dave

    Danger Dave

    Currently playing at Cinéma Aventure in Brussels, Belgium. Go watch this film! The trials and tribulations of a professional skateboarder who is on his last legs yet has no desire …

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  • Sun Ra - Spaceways

    Sun Ra – Spaceways

    Gorgeous black and white film of Sun Ra and the Arkestra rehearsing at the Sun Ra house at 48 East 3rd Street in New York for their appearance at Carnegie …

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  • Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives

    Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives

    Award-winning BBC documentary film about EELS leader and his father: Parallel Worlds Parallel Lives The BAFTA and RTS Award-winning BBC documentary Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives follows the lead singer of …

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  • The higher purpose of doodling

    The higher purpose of doodling

    Even its very name, “doodle,” makes it sound frivolous and pointless. But our scribbles and scrawls – sometimes recognizable, sometimes not – may actually have a point. Lee Cowan explores …

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