- The Orb reimagine ‘Little Fluffy Clouds’ with Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry: The Orb have produced a new version of the 1990 classic, featuring fresh vocals from the inimitable Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry. The reworking replaces the analogue burble of old with acoustic guitars and languid dub-chamber percussion. The Upsetter contributes some freewheeling toasting, most of which sounds like a weatherman having a breakdown.
- AWAKENINGS: AN ANDROID DESIGN PROCESS: doubleTwist Alarm has been an overwhelmingly successful project. It has received universal acclaim, from Google executives to design publications and many Android and gadget websites. Yet, the first question on anyone’s lips was always the same: “Why an alarm clock? Why would you take a swing at something so trivial and small, something so elementary to any cellphone made since the 1980s?”
- Human urine causes high levels of caffeine in Pacific coastal waters: A new study from Portland State University has found elevated levels of caffeine at several sites in Pacific waters, off the coast of Oregon. The researchers speculate that, while wastewater treatment plants are effective at removing caffeine, sewer overflows are still flushing the contaminants out to sea. IS THAT EVEN NEWSWORTHY? COME TO THE SEWERS UNDER MY PLACE BEFORE WE HAVE A DEADLINE AND YOU COULD STAY AWAKE OFF ME FOR A MONTH
- Things You Didn’t Know About the Internet (Deep Web): No comment. The Deep Web has always been a fascination and this just came at the right time for a good story brainstorming.