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PICS: Spikey Robot Hedgehogs Built For Mission To Martian Moon

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK Tech

Nasa has designed a spacecraft filled with robotic hedgehogs that could be used to explore the moons of Mars. Created by researchers at Stanford an...

Why Are CIA Drones Still Causing the Death of Innocents in Pakistan?

Clive Stafford Smith | Posted 24.11.2012 | UK Politics
Clive Stafford Smith

In Pakistan there are 800,000 people playing Russian Roulette. They do it 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It's not a voluntary game. Someone else holding the gun, refusing to tell how many projectiles there are in the chamber, or even who the weapon is currently aimed at.

Songwriting and the Evolution of Physical Media

MC Lars | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Entertainment
MC Lars

A good song comes from the heart: a good chord structure, melody and lyrics. Everything else is just a facelift. The fusion of the digital with the real is what gives art its power, and finding a balance between the two is what making art in the 21st century is all about.

Indie Hip-Hop Tour Essentials

MC Lars | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
MC Lars

The past five months of my life have been spent living in a tour bus, van and hotel rooms across the world. Touring is an essential part of the business model for today's indie artists. Here are some tips and tricks I've picked up what to have with you on your journey.

How a Rap About Herman Melville Brought Me to Nantucket

MC Lars | Posted 11.02.2012 | Home
MC Lars

Growing up, I had always felt like a cultural tourist in the world of hip-hop. I remember listening to Dr. Dre's Chronic album as a kid and marveling at how an adult like Dre could use words that I wasn't supposed to use around parents.