One night in London in 2010, Taylor Hawkins convinced Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor to join his band for an encore of super obscure Queen songs they'd never done live.
“He was just the kind of guy that could just make that shit happen…” rollingstone.com/music/music-fe…
Growing up, identical twins Jill Justiniani and Erin Cheplak did just about everything in sync. Now, they've become parents together — on the same day, in the same hospital, within hours of each other. ❤️ 🙏g
Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron tells Rolling Stone that Taylor Hawkins had a "heart-to-heart" with Dave Grohl about his workload at the time.
The band disputes this. But an anonymous friend of Hawkins says the conversation was "freeing." MORE: rol.st/3wtZobf
After decades of going all-out for the band he loved, Taylor Hawkins told multiple friends in the last year of his life he "couldn’t fucking do it anymore," that he needed to dial things back.
It took Luca Iaconi-Stewart five years to build this 1:60-scale jetliner out of manila folders and dabs of glue, but it's almost as complicated as the real Being 777, down to the retractable landing gear: wired.trib.al/eeuv43N (From 2014)
From converting petrol mini-buses into electric vehicles at his workshop in Nigeria, entrepreneur Mustapha Gajibo is now building battery-powered buses from scratch in a push to promote clean energy and curb pollution reut.rs/3PoMVy7
A heavy sandstorm in Iraq, the latest of what Iraqis say is an unprecedented number to hit the country in recent weeks, closed some state schools and offices and halted flights at Baghdad International Airport reut.rs/3FOstCB
Eclipse watchers gazed up as the Earth’s shadow fell over the moon, causing it to appear copper-red in a phenomenon some call a blood moon. Here’s what it looked like from Mexico City and New York City. nyti.ms/3wwId8X
We had mathematician Moon Duchin stop by to answer your math questions. Questions like, "When will I ever need to use this equation?" and "How the f*** did Mayans develop the concept of zero?"
This is WIRED's Math Support:
From @Breakingviews: So-called stablecoins play a pivotal role in crypto markets and traders use them to store idle cash and avoid the cost and inconvenience of moving dollars into and out of exchanges, @LiamWardProud explains reut.rs/3yVTaE3