A Map Showing The Popularity Of Musical Genres Across the US

We recently showed you maps of the most loved and hated popular musical acts in each U.S. state. Now, there's a new interactive map showing the popularity of musical genres across the country. Rock may still be king, but other genres are defying regional stereotypes. » 4/16/14 8:55am Yesterday 8:55am

The Muppets' Jesus Christ Superstar Is A Real Album That Someone Made

Here's a question we never thought to ask: how would Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera about the life of Jesus play with the Muppets? Now we know, thanks to the Muppet Christ Superstar album, with Kermit as Jesus, Gonzo as Judas, Miss Piggy as Mary Magdalene, and a chorus of clucking proto-Christian chickens. » 4/15/14 2:20pm Tuesday 2:20pm

Fossil Rock Anthem

Dancing paleontologists, colourful graphics, and unashamed catchiness make Fossil Rock Anthem one of my favourite scientific parody songs. Even better, it's educational effectiveness is backed by research into the developing field of using music to engage students in learning science. » 4/15/14 1:10pm Tuesday 1:10pm

The Science Behind Jack White's Amazing New Music Video

The music video for "High Ball Stepper" – the first cut from Jack White's forthcoming solo album "Lazaretto" – is basically four minutes of blazing guitar riffs set to visuals of two notoriously trippy scientific phenomena. » 4/09/14 5:00pm 4/09/14 5:00pm

Professional Violinists Can't Tell a Stradivarius From a Modern Violin

The violins of 18th Century craftsman Antonio Stradivari are legendary. The most perfect violins ever made. They're so perfect, in fact, that renowned violin soloists not only can't tell the difference between a Stradivarius and a modern violin, they actually tend to prefer the latter. Wait, what? Crap. » 4/09/14 2:50pm 4/09/14 2:50pm

Harley Quinn Parodies Frozen With "Do You Wanna Kill The Batman" Song

Even the Clown Princess of Crime loves herself some Frozen, as this fiendishly clever adaptation of "Do You Wanna Build a Snowman" so cleverly proves. And hey, if you're sick and tired of hearing Frozen covers, shouldn't the last one be about Harley searching for someone to help her murder the Caped Crusader? » 4/04/14 7:20pm 4/04/14 7:20pm