Watching Guardians Of The Galaxy Is Like Getting Back Part Of Your Soul

Guardians of the Galaxy isn't just one of the year's best movies. It's also a really interesting experiment with form — it blends hilarious comedy, utterly sincere classic-rock corniness, and massive hold-onto-yourself cosmic adventure. The result might make you look at classic adventures a new way. NO SPOILERS… » 8/01/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

This Lovely Music Video Is Also a Lesson in How Cells Grow

British digital artist Andy Lomas has created a virtual model of cellular growth, allowing us to watch as intricate bio-inspired sculptures slowly take shape. Recently, he collaborated with techno-producer Max Cooper to create a music video titled Seething, named for the unstoppable and unrelenting propagation of life. » 7/21/14 12:40pm 7/21/14 12:40pm

Scientist Ejected From Classical Music Concert For Trying To Crowd Surf

A recent attempt to provide an "accessible and informal" alternative to traditional classical music performances by encouraging audience members to "clap and whoop" to the music misfired this week, when an overly enthusiastic audience member attempted to crowd surf on his fellow concertgoers. » 6/21/14 1:09pm 6/21/14 1:09pm

An Archaeologist Excavates a Hippie Commune, Preserved in 1969 by Fire

In 79 AD, the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius covered Pompeii in ash, preserving the city for millennia. In 1969 AD, a fire broke out at the mansion of the famed Chosen Family commune north of San Francisco. Most of the possessions were left behind—providing archaeologists with a one-of-a-kind time capsule of hippie life. » 6/18/14 10:08am 6/18/14 10:08am