Illegal raves were popping up across post-industrial parts of London and Manchester in the late 1980s. These raves, where numbers sometimes swelled to tens of thousands, could go on for days. It was a hedonistic mix of thumping electronic music with an eclectic group of strangers swinging their hips and jaws.
The Conservative government responded accordingly – they shut it down.
Thunderstorm in the countryside, get your umbrella out. Jeff Boyce/Vimeo.
A storm’s a-brewin’ and it looks like it’ll last for five weeks.
Or for five minutes, as you can see below in the excellent time-lapse video filmed by Jeff Boyce of Negative Tilt Photography.
Boyce traveled across 15 states in America and Manitoba, Canada, for five weeks between May and June this year, chasing storms. Being a kick-ass photographer, he snapped over 70,000 high-resolution photos of the tumultuous weather to create this epic video.
Designer James Parr assembling the 3D-printed telescope. Science Magazine.
If you’ve been astounded by the recent images from NASA’s New Horizons flyby of Pluto but can’t wait for the next super-sharp image to wing its way to NASA, there’s some good news for you.
Using a 3D printer, you can now build your own powerful telescope at home. It may not be able to snap the famous dwarf planet, but you should be capable of collecting a pretty impressive montage of closer objects.