In my younger and more vulnerable years a self-help huckster gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my head ever since. Whenever you feel like criticising anyone, he told me, tidy your room and fill your house with innumerable lobsters.
Lana Del Rey has just released her latest single, the fantastically titled ‘hope is dangerous thing for a woman like me to have – but i have it’. With a host of lyrical references to everything from Sylvia Plath to the iPad, the track is prototypical Del Rey, sharp and sombre against the backdrop of Jack Antonoff’s piano. Given Del Rey’s proclivity for lengthy titles...
From biomass to wind power, there are a number of great options when it comes to renewable energy. They all have their benefits, and anything you can do to contribute to a greener earth will always be of value, but let’s take a look at some of the reasons why solar energy is the best of the bunch.
I enter the doctor’s office with all the energy of a bag of paraplegic snails. I incline my decaying body forwards, approaching the sickeningly chipper receptionist at a forty-five degree angle. Leaning in close, I offer up my name, hushed and afraid. I’m told to sit in the waiting area. I’ll be called in due course. I spin around, proceed forwards and manage to lower myself, unscathed, into a dirty plastic chair. This takes a disgusting amount of time and just as my arse greets the plastic w...
A planned three-year REV (Reforming the Energy Vision) demonstration based in Ithaca, NY will explore the potential benefits of aggregated behind the meter energy storage for third-party customers and company stakeholders alike.
Following SEQR (State Environmental Quality Review) updates proposed in January 2017, the first in over two decades, the DEC (Department of Environmental Conservation) has announced that it will adopt the new regulations proposed, effective as of January 1, 2019.
The renaissance of Scottish indie-rock royalty Franz Ferdinand got me thinking about something that's always been bothering me and after extensive, arduous research, spanning almost an entire hour, I've done it. I've discovered the secret ingredient to success in the music industry - Alliteration.
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Coachella 2018 is rapidly approaching and takes place over two consecutive weekends next month in April - the 13th-15th and 20th-22nd - so it's about time you decided which culture you want to appropriate this year. "Does this neon yellow paint match my Native American headdress? Do my frat bros have the self-awareness to not talk about their 'guns' in the current political climate?" No is the answer to both questions of course. It's all about the music though (...
Georgia Nott is celebrating International Women's Day with the release of the first album from her solo endeavor The Venus Project, aptly titled The Venus Project: Vol. 1.