At the end of every record is the lock groove. It keeps the needle from skittering off the record and being damaged on the sticker. Usually, there isn't any audio, but that changed with the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper and its rather creepy loop. Steve Mould shows how being a little creative with something that only serves a very utilitarian function makes vinyl special.
Leonardo DiCaprio finally got his statue in 2016. Daniel Day-Lewis, Heath Ledger, Marlon Brando, and fully half of Oscar winners since 1951 have used method acting to prepare for their roles. Vox looks at the impact the school of acting has had on film and the search for the ultimate in authenticity.
The 19-69 brand was birthed in an effort to bottle counterculture movements from the past. Over the course of two years, the brand went through an exhaustive creative process with artisans in Scandinavia, France, and Italy before launching their fragrances in Paris. Each scent is inspired by an era, culture, or setting and the music and trends that help shape them and brought to life in the names, packaging, and the fragrances themselves.
Since 1888 Kodak has continued to invent and revolutionize photography and motion pictures. That historic tradition continues with the KODAK Digitizing Box. Following in the footsteps of millions who trusted KODAK to develop their film by mail, KODAK Digitizing Box offers mail-in digitizing for all brands of videotapes, film reels, slides, and printed photographs. Simply load up the iconic yellow box with your old media, and they'll take care of the rest, professionally digitizing each memory. After a couple of weeks, they'll send them all back along with your new DVDs, thumb drive or digital download. You'll even receive personalized updates during each step of the digitizing process.
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Presented by Kodak.
Who is Doug Jones? Hollywood's most famous faceless man, Doug Jones is the guy in the suit — from Hellboy to the Faun and Pale Man of Pan's Labyrinth, The Shape of Water's Fishman, and about 150 other roles. When he isn't in a monster suit, he's just a tall, skinny guy on the street and much nicer than the characters he plays.
Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, and Jeff Goldblum form a scary indestructible pack of alpha dogs in the latest from Wes Anderson. The stop-motion film sees a Japan 20 years in the future that has been overrun by dogs. In an attempt to solve this crisis, the evil Mayor Kobayashi has banished all K9s to Trash Island which leads a 12-year-old boy to the area in search of his furry friend, Spots. Greta Gerwig, Frances McDormand, Courtney B. Vance, Fisher Stevens, Liev Schreiber, Bob Balaban, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, F. Murray Abraham, and Yoko Ono also lend their voices when the film comes to theaters March 23, 2018.
Protecting your property shouldn't involve drilling holes and running wires. The Simplisafe Home Security System requires none of the above, and is easy to install yourself. It starts with a base station that connects to their service via WiFi with a backup cellular connection for emergencies. You can arm and disarm it from the keypad, with a key fob, or with your phone. Add on as many entry, motion, smoke, glass break, and CO sensors as you need — the system is easily expandable to fit your needs, and comes with the assurance of 24/7 monitoring.
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Originally launched as a modification shop for Rolex hunting watches — hence the name — Pro Hunter now offers a full range of specialized, sought-after sport watches from the Geneva-based firm. Each timepiece from Pro Hunter starts life as a brand new Rolex with box and papers; no refurbs or restorations here. It is then carefully customized with DLC coatings and other modifications, with inspiration taken from noteworthy vintage Rolex models, but applied towards a goal of superior style, functionality, and exclusivity. Specifically, we're offering Stealth black-hued versions of the GMT-Master II, Daytona, Submariner Date, and Submariner Military. All Pro Hunter Rolex watches are accompanied by a 5 year warranty and exceptional service directly from Pro Hunter.
Boeing and NASA are working on the Space Launch System, the most powerful rocket in history. Being built at a facility outside of New Orleans, the Space Launch System is the first step on the road to putting humans on Mars.
Athletes, actors, and Bill Nye band together for Nike's latest ad. When the Earth comes to a screeching halt and there isn't a Marvel superhero in sight, the regular Joes of the world, along with Kobe Bryant, Kevin Hart, Simone Biles, and The Science Guy, do their best to get it back in motion.