Jimi Hendrix: Auld Lang Syne

December 31st, 2012 No Comments   Posted in Uncategorized

As we charge into the future (at least here on the East Coast), maybe take a few minutes to travel back to the past for a spectacular version of that classic New Years song that’s playing practically everywhere tonight. There’s not much to be said about Jimi Hendrix’s Auld Lang Syne that isn’t summed up in the phrase “Jimi Hendrix’s Auld Lang Syne” so let’s just leave it at that. Happy New Year! [Spotify, Amazon, iTunes] More »


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This Is What The New Year Looked Like in 1957

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A lot of things have changed in the past 56 years, but some things will always be pretty much the same. Take a look at this footage of Times Square on New Years Eve from 1957, for example. No one is carrying portable, cellular phones or updating their statuses on any so-called “networks of sociability”, but they’re still tightly packed into a public place (and sauced, no doubt), waiting for a clock to hit a number so they can scream. And that’s what the New Year is all about, right? [YouTube] More »


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Should the Internet Be a Utility?

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Our nation’s high-speed internet is in the hands of just a few private companies that act, in many regions, like monopolies. That’s indisputable. But while it’s easy to attack the monopoly part, should we be focusing on private? Is the internet such an ingrained part of existence at this point that it should be considered—and regulated as—a public utility? More »


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NASA’s Curiosity Rover Has a Special Message for You This New Year

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It’s New Years. Balls will be dropped. Kisses will be kissed. Bubbly will be drunk drank drunken dranked consumed. But that’s all normal. This year there’s something different: a message from Mars, apparently. More »


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Musicplayr: Here’s Your New Year’s Eve Playlist

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You’ve got your 2013 novelty glasses, your case of champagne, and now all you need is a playlist. Musicplayr’s got your back. More »


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Pay Homage to Two Hip Hop Legends With Biggie and Tupac Snowboards

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You don’t have to be loyal to only the East Coast or the West Coast to appreciate these Biggie and Tupac Trouble Boards from Yes Snowboards. More »


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The 10 Most Important Gadgets of 2012

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OK, 2012 wasn’t the greatest year for tech, but it wasn’t a total bust either. Wade through the glut of comically oversized phones, tiny tablets and fruit company refreshes, and you’re bound to come across a few shiny needles in that crummy haystack. Here, in no particular order, are the 10 most important gadgets of the year. More »


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12 Tech Heroes of 2012

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Behind every great innovation, breakthrough technology, or life-changing machine, there are people who worked to make it a reality. These people deserve a little damn credit. More »


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Watch The New Year Roll In By Creeping On Strangers’ Instagram Pictures

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Thanks to our planet’s roundness and the timezones we have to cope with it, the “New Year” isn’t just one moment; it’s a whole bunch of them. And with Instagram’s New Years collection you can watch 29 of them pop off in all their filtered glory. More »


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This Is Why You Don’t Donate Sperm on Craigslist

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If you’ve ever considered selling some or your swimmers on Craigslist for a little extra scratch, you might want to give it a little more thought. William Marotta, who did just that, wound up having to pay child support for his biological child, despite having signed away all rights to the little guys and any humans that might get made from them. More »


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