Unfortunately, we still can't ban hipsters from music festivals. Thankfully, YouTube and Dell are providing live-streaming four major festivals this summer, including The New Orleans Jazz Festival, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and Austin City Limits. Problem solved! Also perfect if you're looking for all the enjoyment of a…
Happy Mabon! Isn't Mabon just your favoritest holiday of the year? Well, maybe not, but perhaps it would be if you were a pagan. Today marks the Autumnal Equinox. Days and nights are of equal duration, so here's seven tools to help get crunk!What, you're going to have a pagan party without large amounts of fire?…
Either London band The Vaccines think they're being really clever here, or they're scraping the bottom of the barrel for ideas. Whatever the reason, this could prove very comical, with fans asked to hashtag Instagram pics using #vaccinesvideo or upload to a site.
It's pretty much impossible to make a movie about robots that I don't want to see. Well, aside from Surrogates, maybe. But that atrocity isn't playing at this year's Robot Film Festival! Giz and io9 are giving away tickets to the event to the best robot rhymers.
Is it just me, or does this new building in Aomori look like a rectangular version of everybody's favorite Adam's Family member?
Giant music festivals are awesome, but wouldn't it be nice if you could just hover above without any of the packing or mud-caked feet? This tilt-shifted video gives a stellar vantage point, and makes it all look so damn cute.
While I've never done the dropped-acid-and-burnt-wicker-men-alive thing (at least, not at Burning Man festival), from my understanding the event is meant to be somewhat of an escape from the humdrum of daily life. Meaning, you leave the iPhone at home.
To me, a festival is a field, a few musical acts, pair of rain boots, and heaps of mud. But then, I do live in England. Roboexotica, on the other hand, is robots and cocktails. Much more civilized.
Reminder to you lucky bastards in the Bay Area: Maker Faire—the world's largest DIY festival—is happening this weekend at the San Mateo Event Center. There'll be huge Tesla coils, battling battleships, cybernetic giraffes, and lots of crazies running around. Like Burning Man, but safe for kids. [MF]
Brooklyn's Blip Festival 2008, which is taking place this weekend, December 4th through 7th, is a celebration of modders, music, vintage game consoles, and graphics. Artists come from all over the world to perform electronic music created with Game Boys, Commodore 64s, and Famicoms, and it's more than just bleeps and…