Daft Punk started working on Random Access Memories in 2008, playing almost everything on their own and making loops, just like they had done before. But it didn't feel right. “It became clear…
On March 16th, the Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, who’d been in office for about a month, announced a strategy to solve the country’s banking crisis. This plan, which would be…
PUBLISHED: April 2, 2013
LENGTH: 14 minutes (3610 words)
BRRRIIIIING!It’s a journalistic axiom that when your phone rings early on a Monday, from a blocked number, it’s generally not because somebody loves your work. I picked up to hear an…
LENGTH: 2 minutes (509 words)
On December 24, 2009, a 6,600-pound orca killed trainer Alexis Martínez at a marine park in the Canary Islands. Two months later, trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed by an orca at SeaWorld Orlando. Should Martínez’s death have served as a warning about the lethal potential of killer whales being trained for our entertainment? Tim Zimmermann investigates.