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NYC Subway Map Turned into a Musical Instrument

(Video Link) Alexander Chen took Massimo Vignelli’s iconic 1972 map of the New York City subway system and turned it into a musical instrument. The routes are treated like strings, and whenever a train intersects a string, that string is plucked: Length determines pitch, with longer strings playing lower notes. When a string is in the middle [...]

10 Famous Found Films

We just looked at 10 famous films that might be lost forever. But there’s hope! Here are 10 famous films that were missing before magically turning up. 1. The first version of John Cassavetes’ Shadows John Cassavetes shot his first film, Shadows, twice. Unhappy with the first version, he scrapped and reshot nearly sixty percent of it. Boston University [...]