NASA releases actual recordings from space — and they’re absolutely breathtaking

Originally posted on Consequence of Sound:
Earlier this year, Lefse Records released The Space Project, in which acts like Beach House, Spiritualized, The Antlers, and more used actual recordings from the Voyager space probe to create songs and soundscapes. Though a neat gimmick, with some intriguing submissions, the resulting album didn’t necessarily reflect the true sonic aesthetic…

Interesting!… Your Ancestors Didn’t Sleep Like You – Are We Doing It Wrong?

  by Arjun Walia “Evidence continues to emerge, both scientific and historical, suggesting that the way in which the majority of us currently sleep may not actually be good for us. In 2001, historian Roger Ekirch of Virginia Tech published a paper that included over 15 years of research. It revealed an overwhelming amount of…

Photos of the heartwarming friendship of a 5-year-old girl with autism and her therapy cat

by Dovas “Remember when we wrote about Iris Grace, the incredibly talented 5-year-old girl with autism who paints beautiful pictures? It turns out that she has a behind-the-scenes helper who’s also worthy of praise – that’s Thula, her therapeutic cat. Thula, who is almost 1 year old, is a Maine Coon. This breed is known…

Wow! :) People At This Festival Slept On Hammocks Hanging Hundreds Of Feet Above The Italian Alps

by Dovas “The International Highline Meeting festival seems like one of the chillest festivals we’ve ever heard of, but it also might be one of the most terrifying – attendees spend most of their time strung up on tightropes stretched across the Italian Alps in Monte Piana. The attendees call themselves “slackers” because of the…

Impressive – hundreds of mountaineers climb the Alps for this epic photoshoot (+ video)

by Dovas “The sheer cliff wall or snowy, wind-blasted peak of an icy mountain is a rough place to create large-scale photographic works of art, but that’s exactly what Swiss photographer Robert Bösch does. His photos can involve hundreds of mountain climbers braving difficult conditions to get the perfect shot. To celebrate the 150th anniversary…

Речта на Ди Каприо за климата, изнесена пред 120 държавни лидери от цял свят на форум в ООН

“По всичко изглежда, че един от най-добрите холивудски актьори, който за пореден път се размина с “Оскар” за незабравимата си роля във “Вълкът от Уол Стрийт”, този път излезе на сцената за може би най-сериозното представление в живота си. Леонардо Ди Каприо изнесе малко над 3 минутна реч в централата на ООН в Ню Йорк…