Death by Blackhole - Neil DeGrasse Tyson This guy is really easy to listen to. Lots of interesting stuff on the end of the world and that kind of light chatter. More end of the world talk here. Stephen Petranek on the 10 ways the world could end.
Tone Matrix →
Simple sequencer with very pleasant results. Play around with it in combination with ambient stuff from this post. Enjoy!
Music fun →
Try this out. It’s great! Step 1. Go here and play with the sequencer. a) Set the sequencer to Gminor GM7 at the top left. b) I recommend you mute everything at first. Find a decent drum beat and introduce the other things gradually. Step 2. Open this in a new tab and play around with the great ambient sounds. Step 3. Open this in a new tab and play random things.
Art, Altered States & Louis Wain
I’m surprised I haven’t posted about Louis Wain before. He was an illustrator who mainly drew cats and cats going about things that people usually do. The thing that fascinates me most about his work was the change that took place in his art that was accompanied, unfortunately, by a deteriorating mental state. It was thought that the mental condition was largely responsible for the...
The Ascent of Money →
This is a good 6-part documentary about how money came to be and how it has developed over the past two millenia.
Biosphere - Times When I Know You’ll Be Sad ...