Our Galaxy's Core Mysteriously Erupted With a Beam of Light, Scientists Say

The explosion stretched for hundreds of thousands of light years into space and "must have been a bit like a lighthouse beam", researchers say in a new study.


How Napalm Death Influenced a Generation of Indonesian Metalheads

"Harmony Corruption" was the album that gave birth to the country's death metal scene.


Semibreve Festival Announce Appearances from GAS, Laurie Spiegel and More

Portugal's best festival just got even better.


GAS’s First Album in 17 Years Is a Trip Down a Familiar, Foggy Path

Wolfgang Voigt’s return to his most loved moniker picks up the frigid formula that made the early records so great.


Holy Shit, There's a New GAS Album on the Way!

Wolfgang Voigt's triple-LP 'Narokpop' arrives on the 21st of April.


This Bike Lock Is Supposed to Make Thieves Vomit if They Cut It

Cyclists may soon start waging chemical warfare on thieves.


How Scared Should I Be of NOS Balloons?

Just take it easy with that stuff.


Surreal Photos of a Rainforest Filled with Gas Stations

Iconic Warhol-nurtured photographer David LaChapelle finds inspiration in American legend Edward Hopper.


The Most Embarrassing Thing That Ever Happened to Me At School

The classroom is nothing but a petri dish of humiliation and shame.


The Canadian Province Where People Think Oil Is More Important than Water

It turns out people across the massive country have pretty very different answers to the question "what is our most important natural resource?"


How the Sputtering Oil and Gas Industry Is Destroying Men

Men are falling behind in one Canadian oil town and, not surprisingly, they aren't handling it well.


Ambient Music Isn’t Boring, It Changed My Life

The sound of Brian Eno, William Basinski and Fennesz helped me find calm between crippling anxiety and debilitating panic attacks.