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Abbey Road with Alan Parsons

This weekend I went along to Abbey Road in London, the world’s most famous recording studio, to attend an extraordinary talk by Alan Parsons.

Playlist: Best Music of 2010

2010 has been another great year for new music, with fresh and original acts taking centre stage whilst many of our established heroes take a year out releasing albums forgettable or not at all. My fave tracks of the year are: Click any track to...

10 Reasons Why Rocket League is The Best

Rocket League
The game that sounds like the most awful genre mash-up ever - racing and soccer - has been a surprise hit amongst gamers. I, like many, first took a look at the PS4 version when it was one of the free games in July...

Best NASA Photos of 2010

Caroline Hirsch of the New Yorker has kindly compiled her favourite Hubble telescope images released by NASA this year and there are some stunners, like the one above. Check more out at The New Yorker.

Am I Right Or Left Wing?

The 7th May general election is growing near, but people in the UK are struggling to get behind any of the leaders due to the depressing fact that normal people seemingly don’t get into politics.So it’s likely to come down to which party’s wavelength...

6 Things ‘Her’ Tells Us About Our Future

Spike Jonze’s movie about a newly single man (Joaquin Phoenix) who falls for his computer operating system (voiced by Scarlett Johansson) has not only made a lot of critics’ ‘film of the year’ lists but also struck anyone interested in technology with it’s unusually...

10 Years Of The Beatles’ Styles

Illustrator Maxim Dalton has just released a limited run of 500 prints of this cool poster showing how the biggest selling band of all time evolved sartorially through the 1960’s in a fifteen-step change from all black Pierre Cardin suits to the confused, messy...

100 Amazing Diagrams That Changed The World

Diagrams, and particularly ‘infographics’ feel like an inherently modern phenomenon. Something that only people whose time is no longer consumed with avoiding plagues, scurvy and constant warring have the luxury of creating. But as 100 Diagrams That Changed the World: From the Earliest Cave...

Alan Partridge Returns. On YouTube.

Everyone’s favourite caractère tragique Alan Partridge (created and played by Steve Coogan) has returned after 8 years of absence from our screens, only this time round he’s fronting ‘Norfolk Digital Radio’ and we can see his hapless exploits in a Fosters-sponsored YouTube series 'Alan...