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11.03.14 Rhett Jones

The Internet Archive continues to be one of the coolest destinations on the web. On Monday, the site pulled out 900 games for you to play for free in your web browser. And it’s not just a bunch of rinky-dink garbage either — there are tons of classics and overlooked gems in there. While it’s […]

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09.16.14 Marina Galperina

Holy shit, it’s another app. Shrub is the new drawing app for iOS by Linked by Air/Jeffrey Scudder. The world around you is your paint. It’s free today! It’s easy; “paint” to capture, move camera to change what you’re capturing and “paint” on some more. Look, those are all my eyes. And face hole. I’m Fritz Lang, […]

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06.09.14 Marina Galperina

And just like that, Death Grips has just dropped the first half of their new double album, the powers that b. Below, listen to the eight-track “niggas on the moon” for free and download a zip at thirdworlds.net. The album features Björk on every track, mostly as beautiful vocalizations, sampled to thump and glow under MC Ride’s bellowing raps. […]

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12.23.13 Marina Galperina

According to Kremlin-run news agency Russia Today and other Russian media, Pussy Riot’s Maria Alyokhina has been released from prison, just minutes ago. However, the circumstances are bizarre. Her lawyer confirmed the release, despite Alyokhina’s desire to stay in prison. According to Russian-language tweets from @gruppa_voina, Alyokhina was escorted out of jail via a Federal Penitentiary Service vehicle and her lawyer was unable to […]

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11.04.13 Kyle Petreycik

To commemorate the Free Art and Technology Lab’s five-year anniversary, the group has released a free book chronicling many of their projects, each of which has been developed using open source software and shared online in such a way that easily allows for anyone to copy or modify them as they see fit. F.A.T.: The Manual features selection […]

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09.20.13 Marina Galperina

Printed Matter’s free annual New York Art Book Fair opened last night at MoMA PS1 and two hours in, I hadn’t even made it into the main building, still roaming “The Schoolyard” section. The giant tent right of the dome housed 60 small publishing crews of artists, photographers, writers and stacks, piles, rolls, vials of… printed […]

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08.27.13 Kyle Petreycik

Starting today, Bruce High Quality Foundation University is accepting students for their upcoming semester. The group currently exhibiting works at the Brooklyn Museum has an ongoing interest in education… the free kind. The Bruce High Quality Foundation University is a learning experiment where artists work together to manifest creative, productive, resistant, useless, and demanding interactions between art […]

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04.05.13 Julia Dawidowicz

Ever wonder where all those nifty props, set pieces, and period costumes go once a play stops running? The East Village’s Fourth Arts Block has come up with a “junk” repurposing solution where everyone wins: tomorrow they will be giving away old furniture, clothes, and other theatrical goodies to the public for free. I repeat, […]

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03.20.13 Julia Dawidowicz

First day of spring? Sure, whatever. (Free) Macaron Day NYC? HELL. YES. What, you might ask, is a macaron? It’s a French confectionary tradition, a dainty cookie with a soft, almond-based shell with a creamy ganache center. Basically, it’s how the French do Oreos. Yum. Today, bakers all over NYC will be dishing out these […]

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02.16.11 Marina Galperina

Yesterday, Hulu dropped some big news, unleashing 150 Criterion films that you can stream for a monthly price of a quarter of a Criterion DVD’s retail value. There’re 800 more coming, special features and all. So, what do you watch first? […]

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