Entering a new phase since the recent departure of its founder, Samuel Ross,  A-COLD-WALL*  presents “Pink Noise” for its SS25 collection. Exploring concepts such as ephemerality and functionality, anonymity and audacity, “Pink Noise” draws inspiration from subcultures of Britain — specifically sonic culture and the practice of illicit radio broadcasting. Source

In ‘A Collective Glow,’ Gigi Chen’s Surreal Acrylic Paintings Channel Togetherness and Safety

 Art #animals #birds #Chen Teeth #painting #surreal June 18, 2024 Kate Mothes “From Above” (2023), acrylic on wood, 15 x 11 ⅛ inches. All images © Gigi Chen, shared with permission Bluebirds are often associated with happiness, love, hope, and positivity, making them an apt subject for New York-based artist Gigi Chen (previously), whose … Read more

Are You an NPC? (Or Do You Have Free Will?)

Are You an NPC? (Or Do You Have Free Will?) Kurzgesagt attempts to answer the question (from the perspective of physics): Do we have free will? Here’s the deterministic perspective (from the show notes): Now imagine that if right after the Big Bang, a supersmart supercomputer looked at every single particle in the universe and … Read more

Parole and probation rules limit travel. That can be complicated for people seeking abortions.

Published 2024-06-18 08:00 8:00 June 18, 2024 am In the two years since Roe v. Wade was overturned in June 2022, the number of patients forced to seek out-of-state abortion services has doubled. Fourteen states have total abortion bans, three more restrict abortions after six weeks — before most people know they are pregnant — … Read more

Podcast #999: The Epic Adventures of America’s Forgotten Mountain Man

Plenty of famous explorers and frontiersmen emerged from America’s periods of expansion and exploration, and today the likes of Daniel Boone, Kit Carson, and Davy Crockett remain household names. You’re probably not familiar, but should be, with the name of another prominent pioneer: Jedediah Smith. Smith was a hunter, trapper, writer, cartographer, mountain man, and … Read more