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Obsessive Tendencies

Dance Music Acts Sample This 80s Piano Line So Much for a Reason

From M People and Liquid to Bulgarian DJ KiNK, Marshall Jefferson's bittersweet chords on Cece Rogers’ “Someday” still stand the test of time.
Daisy Jones
11.7.18
Premieres

Unbuttoned's "Womxn Cry" Is A Visual Ode To Surviving As A Black Woman

“It is the only way I could tell my story. We are survivors.”
Sharine Taylor
7.5.17
Performance Art

Artist Figured Out How To Control Water With Her Mind

An EEG, a few speakers, and some metal plates filled with water compose the artist's brain wave-bending installations.
Beckett Mufson
7.3.17
Art

Saying Goodbye to the Gooey Glory of the Squishiest Art Vine Account, Primetimeslime

Even after the death of our favorite six-second video app, here’s how you can still watch minutes and minutes of gloopy goodness.
Peter Slattery
1.20.17
splash!

Splash Scientists Want to Make a Better Urinal

Yes, Oxford engineers study splashing, and yes, their research will be applied to urinals.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.12.16
Design

Liquid-Filled Vinyl Records Make Trippy Art, Music

Now, collectors can own playable albums sealed with glitter, hair, leaves, and even blood.
Anna Marks
9.17.16
Sugar

The FDA Says to Stop Calling Plain Old Sugar 'Evaporated Cane Juice'

Sugar doesn’t exactly have the best reputation, so some health food brands have taken to listing "evaporated cane juice" as an ingredient instead. The FDA is not pleased.
Nick Rose
8.1.16
Science

NASA's New Cups Will Change the Way Astronauts Drink in Space

Astronauts typically drink through straws, from bags filled with everything from water to coffee to cocoa. But a new cup developed by NASA dubbed the “Capillary Beverage Experiment” makes use of the “combined effects of surface tension, wetting, and...
Wyatt Marshall
12.2.15
Film

Japanese Animator's Characters Melt Together with Stunning Flow

Females, fish, and flowers fuse in Masanobu Hiraoka's newest animated short film.
Nathaniel Ainley
7.29.15
Art

Let's Watch Water and Paint Dance Inside a Fish Bowl—Again

Artist Hyde Park, a.k.a. Kamiel Rongen, shares the latest in the 'Waterballet' series.
Becky Chung
3.26.15
Motherboard Blog

Liquid Nitrogen Cocktails Look Cool, But You Might Lose Your Gut

Liquid nitrogen, the instant wart-removing, CPU cooling, cryogenic liquid that expands into gas at ratio of 1-to-694 in room temperature environments has now been linked with an unexpected gastrectomy (stomach removal) of a young woman near Lancaster...
Daniel Stuckey
10.12.12