YouTube is still having trouble getting people to pay for YouTube

When YouTube Red launched a year ago, the plan was for the service to grow into a competitor against the likes of Netflix and Hulu. Now, less than a year later, subscriber totals show that YouTube still has a long way to go before the public will accept paying a monthly fee for YouTube. According... Continue Reading →

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Acoustic tiles can soundproof a room with a colorfol mosaic

Producers of the hexagonal soundproofing tiles call the material “woodwool cement board”. The Swedish design firm, Form Us With Love, debuted the product at the Stockholm Design Week, hailing its environmental friendliness and functionality. Formed into a modular beehive pattern in a selection of eight colors, the tiles are a mix of wood fibers and... Continue Reading →

Musical instruments from ice

Tim Linhart moved from Colorado to Sweden to create Ice Music, an orchestra of “ICEstruments” that are performed in a concert hall made of ice. Performances have a chilly indoor temperature of about -5 C (23 F). In the video below, Linhart tells the story of how ice is a unique material to work with,... Continue Reading →

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