Juxtapoz Magazine is running a Beastie Boys in this month’s issue. To celebrate, they dug out a 1987 appearance on the Joan Rivers Show. From Joan calling it Licensed to KILL to Adrock doing a Pee Wee Herman impression, MCA taking over her desk, girls in leather mini skirts dancing, a DJ Hurricane turntable encore…we’ve [...]
Magnetic putty is just like any other putty in that you can handle it, sculpt it, and squeeze it in a fist as you visualize your enemies. But place it anywhere near a strong magnetic field and it will SPONTANEOUSLY ANIMATE and move to consume anything magnetic in its path like a voracious mutated slug. [...]
Attention: A Life In Extremes is an examination of the psychology of risk-taking. It follows three protagonists; wingsuit flyer Halvor Angvik, freediver Guillaume Néry and cyclist Gerhard Gulewicz wth filmmakers Adri-Alpe determined to get to the bottom of why these men put themselves through what they do. Check out their Kickstarter campaign and keep an [...]
Frank Catalfumo is a 91 year old shoemaker and repairer in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. He first opened the doors to F&C Shoes in 1945 and continues to work five days a week alongside his son Michael. If you’re ever in the area, make sure to stop by the shop and listen to one of Frank’s amazing [...]
Shops that still sell tape cassettes are very few and far between these days, which means the tape is now more or less an obsolete format. The first mass produced Cassettes were made and sold in Germany in 1964 and companies like Memorex, TDK and BASF continued to manufacture tapes through the seventies and eighties [...]
In 1974, students in a Greenwich Village elementary school were asked to write essays on what they would say to Muhammad Ali if they ever had the chance to meet him. As part of a hidden camera show skit, Ali snuck into the classroom dressed as a janitor, disrobed into only his boxing shorts, and [...]
With the successful landing of the Mars rover on the face of the red planet last year, NASA has released a fascinating video on how they went about doing it. The clip is taken from the IMAX movie “Roving Mars” from 2006 . Click the pic to watch the video.
Ever wonder how Ink is made? A very passionate Chief Ink Maker shows how color and ink is created from raw ingredients of powder and varnish in this video from The Printing Ink Company. Click the pic to watch the video.
“The Subculture of Chess” looks at New York City’s vibrant chess community, from old chess clubs to aspiring young chess players. Directed by Matt Porter, the short documentary is the latest in the Subculture Club series by Thrash Lab. “From Union Square where chess is played for fun and money. To PS 183 where chess [...]
Remember Nora, aka “Piano Cat,” the piano-playing cat who took the internet by storm with her ivory-tickling skills back in 2007? Well, Lithuanian conductor/composer Mindaugas Piecaitis built an entire “CATcerto” around the video of Nora playing piano that now has over 24,000,000 YouTube views to its credit. Because why not?! And the end result is [...]