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The Best Budget Headphones

Just because you don't want to spend thousands of pounds on audio equipment (and as many hours configuring it) doesn't mean you can't enjoy quality audio. In the case of headphones, a single c-note can reap rewards.

Only a Mathematician Could Love the World's Ugliest Music

By Andrew Liszewski on at

Many mathematicians set their sights on concurring the stock market, with dreams of unbridled financial success. But Scott Richard, who holds degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering from MIT and Princeton University, has dedicated himself to solving problems that matter to the average person. Which confusingly includes using mathematics to make another attempt at composing the world's ugliest piece of music. Um, thanks Scott?

Echo and the Bunnymen: The Game

By Kat Hannaford on at

The hair! The shorts! The Carmen Miranda-style fruit hat! Echo and the Bunnymen had a great sense of humour hiding under that goth-like rock exterior, most obvious in lead singer Ian McCulloch's lyrics. The Game, released in 1987, is one of those songs, the lyrics of which haunt you for hours.

Why It Doesn't Matter That Coldplay's Not Streaming Its Mylo Xyloto Album on Spotify

By Kat Hannaford on at

According to reports, Coldplay's record label EMI is "a little embarrassed" about Coldplay's decision to ban the streaming of its latest album, Mylo Xyloto, on any streaming sites -- including Spotify. Disregarding the fact that Coldplay has gone downhill since A Rush of Blood to the Head and that Chris Martin is Devon's answer to Bono, the band's decision won't change album sales. Here's why: