We’ve witnessed the home audio space undergo numerous technological advancements over the past century. The first real breakthrough came in 1877, when Thomas Edison created the mechanical recording machine known as the phonograph (a.k.a. the record player). Fast-forward to the modern era and the turntable is still treasured as a cult instrument utilized to entertain crowds in intimate settings.
Daily Archives: September 24, 2015
Child Brides Photo Series Proves Girls Are Simply ‘Too Young To Wed’
When Mejgon was 11 years old, her father sold her to a married 60-year-old Afghanistan man for two boxes of heroin.
“In my whole life, I’ve never felt love,” Mejgon, who endured years of abuse, told National Geographic photographer Stephanie Sinclair when she was 16.
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The Creator Of The ‘Hardest Super Mario World Level Ever’ Is At It Again
Right now, there’s a course titled “Pit of Panga: P-Break” floating around inSuper Mario Maker. Thousands of people have tried this level. Not a single person has beaten it yet. The creator is calling it the “hardest Super Mario Maker level ever made,” and when you see how grueling it is, you’ll understand why.
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Please Let the Sleepy Pope Take a Nap
Continuing a centuries-long tradition for Catholics around the globe,Pope Francis fell asleep in church today during his historic first mass on U.S. soil (at least it really, really looks like he did).
‘Guevedoces’: Rare Medical Condition Hides Child’s Sex Until Age 12
Some children with a rare genetic condition appear female at birth but later develop a penis and testes around the time puberty begins. But what causes this to happen?
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Baseball Legend Yogi Berra Dead At 90
Baseball Hall of Famer Yogi Berra, a three-time MVP and member of 10 World Series championship teams as a member of the New York Yankees, died on Tuesday night of natural causes, his museum announced. He was 90.
Watch deadly animals attack in slow motion
Chomp! Snatch! Snap! Attack. Here is a wonderful collection of killer animals from BBC Earth Unplugged showing the animals’ unique attacking methods attacking in slow motion. You’ll see owls and crocs and chameleons and praying mantises and others go through their specialty in all its detail. I think the chameleon is my favorite and the crocs makes me the most scared.