Tomato fights, anarchic gymnasts and astrophysics drew festival-goers of all ages away from the mainstream music acts at Britain’s Glastonbury festival this weekend. The 1,500 hippies who paid one pound (NZ$1.95) to attend the first Glastonbury festival in 1970 would barely recognise the massive three-day event, where around 150,000 fans were watching 2000 acts on 58 stages, alongside thousands of workshops and stalls
Sir Peter Jackson has probably made a pair of Hobbit fans who filmed their frenzied reactions to the new trailer even more excited. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug teaser trailer was released yesterday, and one of the girls watching it had to bite down on a piece of tissue to stop herself from screaming
Rolf Harris made an odd choice for a final encore, considering. “This was the first verse that he wrote,” the iconic Australian entertainer said by way of introduction to Lead Belly’s Goodnight Irene
Bruno Mars returns to New Zealand next year and this time around he brings along special guest and Grammy wining artist Miguel. Mars and his full band are set to repeat the singers’ 2011 success when he first sold out Auckland’s Vector Arena.
The best thing about cloud computing is that word: cloud. Telling consumers their data is in the cloud is like telling a kid his dog has gone to doggie heaven.
Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the Lord of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing that there shall not be room enough to receive it.Malachi 3:10. This ancient text on tithing still looks sensible to Quaker Perry Hayden, an energetic mill executive of Tecumseh, Mich.
The arc of my upward mobility has come with a Faustian downside.
In August 1973, a quiet young courier took a print of Terrence Malick’s debut feature Badlands from Los Angeles to Manhattan for submission to the New York Film Festival. After the screening, festival chief Richard Roud said to the messenger, “Would you please tell Mr