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The Weekender: on Jaws and jazz in space

We've gone from the Flint Center to the Cretaceous period and back, and the world will never be the same. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec was one of the most highly regarded painters of the Post Impressionist period. The Body Lautrec at … Continue reading

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The Weekender: Labor Day Weekend edition

For those of you not popping Molly at Electric Zoo in New York this Labor Day weekend, Budweiser and Live Nation (with plenty of help from Jay Z) are throwing the annual Made in America Festival. This year, however, the … Continue reading

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The Weekender: Long live Hack Week

We're totally blowing up our site: we've given our reporters and editors the entire week to play with new tools and experiment with new storytelling ideas, while members of our amazing product team have gathered in New York to help … Continue reading

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The Weekender: winning the internet and making mixtapes

Built inside the Cathédrale Notre-Dame of Strasbourg, France, the Strasbourg astronomical clock (the third of its kind in its spot) was state of the art when it was freshly built in the 19th century. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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The Weekender: on supermoons and playing god

The Agostinho Neto Mausoleum in Angola's capital city Luanda is a towering monument to the country's first president, António Agostinho Neto. The series follows Claire Beauchamp, a World War II nurse thrown back in time to 18th century Scotland — … Continue reading

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The Weekender: the week of finger implants and smelly fears

It's a good thing Franz Kafka isn't around to see this exhibit from Colombian sculptor Rafael Gómezbarros, which features giant (20 inch/50cm) ants blanketing a room wall-to-ceiling. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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The Weekender: mapping mythical social networks and going to the moon

Sunday marks the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the moon. If you're not somewhere buying moon boots, the Slooh Community Observatory will broadcast high-definition live footage of the moon as seen from Dubai while giving a talk on … Continue reading

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The Weekender: regarding EDM, exorcisms, and Independence Day

Our esteemed design aficionado Aaron Souppouris recently visited Digital Revolution at London's Barbican Centre. The company has not, in fact, merged with Blackwater. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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The Weekender: on perfecting pixels and rebuilding roller coasters

If you're visiting Latvia, stop into Riga's Café DALI, a gallery-cum-coffeshop inspired by surrealist painter Salvador Dalí. Titled LEGO Memories, the show features more than 60 mini figurines pulled from the likes of Super Mario Bros., Purple Rain, and Escape … Continue reading

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The Weekender: making music, advancing animation, and saving species with smartphones

We sat down with Dream Theater's Jordan Rudess and drum tech Martin Yee to hear about how recent tech is removing limits on what musicians can do. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo News

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