David Rush now holds the Guinness World Record for the most juggling catches in 60 seconds. Rush had the record before, with 556 catches, until Michael Ferreri snatched it with 558. Now, 586 catches later, the record is Rush’s once again. From UPI:
Rush also decided to take on his own record for speed juggling using the slower cascade pattern of juggling and managed 502 catches in one minute, beating his own 2016 record of 428 catches.
The Idaho man, who has broken more than 100 Guinness records to promote STEM education, said the speed juggling records were the most difficult that he has attempted.
Arthur C. Clark’s short story “Transit of Earth” appeared in the January 1971 issue of Playboy. It’s a moving tale of an astronaut stranded on Mars, on the verge of death, waiting to watch the Earth pass in front of the Sun. Above, Clarke’s reading of the story as found on his 1978 spoken word […]
For a little over $1500, you can own a machine that will cut vinyl records in the comfort of your own home. This machine, the Phonocut Home Vinyl Recorder, is being promoted as a way to make your own analog “mixtapes,” for musicians to record on demand, and for “people in love” to woo their […]
Enjoy this beautiful song “Everyone Hides” from Wilco’s forthcoming 11th album, Ode To Joy, out on October 4. The album is also available in a limited-edition vinyl box set designed by my Grammy-winning pal Lawrence Azerrad who co-produced the Voyager Golden Record: 40th Anniversary Edition with Tim Daly and me. Check out the specs on […]
“Surfing the web,” is one of those casual terms that actually says a lot about the way we use the internet. “Surfing,” after all, sounds fun, almost passive. Just let the wave of information carry you, it seems to say. But what if we actually need to stay put for a while? Sadly, the layout […]
Commercials for grills, jeeps and hiking boots make the great outdoors seem like a magical place, and it is — until you have to clean all that grimy gear afterward. There’s no getting around it, but there is a better way than that hand towel or worn-out brush you’ve been using. The Brush Hero is […]
There’s art software for beginners, and there’s art software that packs in all the bells and whistles. Usually, the two are mutually exclusive, but Clip Studio Paint DEBUT is one of the rare exceptions: A platform for budding artists that don’t put a ceiling on their options once they’ve outgrown the fundamentals. Even if you’ve […]