Dead Mansion Walking: This zombie-proof cabin aims to keep you safe after the zombie apocalypse

Architecture, International
Friday, October 30, 2015
Zombies not included. (Courtesy Tiger Sheds)

Zombies not included. (Courtesy Tiger Sheds)

As Halloween lurks around the corner, the need for protection from zombies has never been more urgent. So far, the survival technique of “grab Liz, go to the Winchester, have a nice cold pint, and wait for all of this to blow over” has sufficed for centuries, if not millennia, though contemporary Zombies pose a much more vicious threat.

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Sound Artist Chris Watson Maps the Aural Landscape of Sheffield, England

City Terrain, International
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Sheffield City Center (Courtesy Tim Webber / Flickr)

Sheffield City Center (Courtesy Tim Webber / Flickr)

Sound recordist Chris Watson has returned home for his most recent project: creating an aural map of the contemporary landscape of Sheffield, England. Two years ago, the Guardian reported, Museums Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery asked Watson to undertake the project, mapping the noises of a town he has not lived in for thirty years. Over the past 18 months, the audio artist made a series of ambisonic recordings of the natural and urban environments of the city. The result is a 36-minute sound journey, Inside the Circle of Fire: a Sheffield Sound Map, on current exhibition at the Gallery.

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