"Money For Nothing" by Dire Straits is a song remembered for many things: a dirty hook to kick things off; background vocals by Sting; a cool, early-VR-style video; and the inevitable Weird Al parody. It was a successful single on Brothers in Arms, a successful album that was one of the first major hits on those…
On October 1, 1982, Sony released the first ever CD player in Japan. Seven months later, it finally arrived in the U.S., complete with a vast library of 16 available albums. Its price? $1000.
With disasters sprouting up over the world, you might need to recover your CDs from a flood one day. Well, if you still have CDs that is. But it's best to be prepared! Instructables has a great little write-up on what to do and surprisingly it involves more water. But clean water! And no solutions! Check out the whole…
Sorry Kanye, sorry Diddy, sorry Taylor, sorry Coldplay. Unless your next album looks like a perfectly packaged piece of delicious cured meat, like Shidlas's Saliami Postmodern, I'm not biting.
Where do all those "1000 HOURS FREE!" AOL discs end up? Apparently at Long Knoll Park in Kilmington, England, where a group of 160 friends recently laid 600,000 discs to create CDSea, a massive waterway of obsolete media.
Agent Kay: "This is a fascinating little gadget. These are going to replace CDs soon. I guess I'll have to buy the White Album again."