World’s Strangest

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Baba Yetu

(YouTube link) The theme to Civilization IV made history last night by becoming the first song written specifically for a video game to win a Grammy award. Composer Christopher Tin accepted the award for Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists for the song “Baba Yetu” {wiki}. The lyrics are the Lord’s Prayer in Swahili. Vocals are by [...]

The Dubai Fountain

[YouTube - Link] Reminiscent of the amazing musically coordinated fountains of the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas the Burj Dubai fountains named “Dubai Fountains” certainly are impressive. This $217 million project was built by the same California based company WET Design (whose website I highly suggest checking out as it is beautiful!) that created the Bellagio [...]