Tagged: culture

Momiji tempura

Tempura, the Japanese style of batter-fried food the is perhaps one of the most well-known exports the country has to offer. Crunchy tempura vegetables, shrimp, and chicken are beloved by citizens not only in...

The engineering of the drinking bird

While most references credit Dr. Miles V. Sullivan as the inventor of the drinking bird because he patented it in 1946, the idea of using heat-driven oscillating liquids to repeatedly tip small mechanisms has...

Traditional Laplander reindeer castration

Lapland casts a powerful spell: there’s something lonely and intangible here that makes it magical. The midnight sun, the Sámi peoples, the aurora borealis and roaming reindeer are all components of this – as...

The Art of War

  The Art of War By Sun Tzu  Translated by Lionel Giles I. Laying Plans  1. Sun Tzu said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. 2. It is a matter of life...

40 years of Hip Hop in 4 minutes

Over 150 songs from more than 100 artists representing 40 years of hip hop all crammed into 4 minutes. It’s not a chronological history of hip hop. It’s rappers from different eras finishing each...

Wasteland

Join over a thousand attendees coming from all over the the United States (and beyond) to gather in the Southern California desert for a four-day post-apocalyptic festival.  Set up camp at our wasteland compound, surrounded...

Cyberpunk

Cyberpunk is a 1990 documentary that explores the world (and term) that William Gibson invented with his book Neuromancer.  The bulk of the documentary consists of interviews with Gibson, Jaron Lanier, Timothy Leary and Michael...