Bora Yoon: Sunken Cathedral

The experimental artist's new album is a culmination of seven years of works, blending everyday objects with celestial voices

Chicago-raised, NYC-based composer (and professional soprano) Bora Yoon has the uncanny ability to blend recorded samples that depict everyday life—her mother’s voicemails, Bible pages, aluminum cans, loose change—with the dreamiest and holiest of instruments, including her own powerful voice that reaches high notes with ease and the equally enthralling organ at the Church of Ascension in NYC, where she works. The 2014 TED Fellow collected …

Nuji’s Lively Mobile App

An obituary for the Great Barrier Reef, vintage Nike ads, life as a professional line-sitter and more in our weekly look at the web

A go-to for discerning shoppers since its inception, London-based Nuji is taking its web platform to the small screen with their new mobile app that allows users to create social wishlists and follow the world’s most beloved brands and top fashion editors for the best in clothing, accessories and homewares. An intuitive menu system is supported by seamless social integration, yet what really sets Nuji’s …

The Professional Line-Sitter

An obituary for the Great Barrier Reef, vintage Nike ads, life as a professional line-sitter and more in our weekly look at the web

Necessity is the mother of invention, and the long lines in NYC—whether you’re attempting to taste a Cronut for the first time or to see popular art installations like the “Rain Room” at MoMA—have bred a new type of startup: line-sitting. Chelsea resident Robert Samuel started his business Same Ole Line Dudes (or SOLD Inc) after losing his job. Now, he endures 19-hour waits and …