Prince’s ‘tamboracca’ is back, and fans can buy the weird instrument for $80

Prince’s “tamboracca” is back in production. The Purple One commissioned the musical instrument – a mashup of a tambourine and a pair of maracas – in 1992. It featured a bright yellow hexagon shape inset with a purple variation on his love symbol, which he used as the title of his album that year and, soon after, adopted as his own name. Paisley Park has remanufactured Prince’s tamboracca, a hybrid tambourine/maraca he sold at his club and store in 1992. An original tamboracca sold for $290 on eBay in December, while the new ones will cost $80. At the time,
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Amazon’s cloud services are experiencing an outage.

Amazon’s cloud services are experiencing an outage. Photo by LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images On Tuesday afternoon, much of the internet froze on the East Coast when an arm of Amazon Web Services crashed. Just in case you needed a reminder that the internet is both fragile and reliant on large corporations! The source of the trouble was S3, Amazon’s largest service and one of the most commonly used cloud services to support websites and apps. According to the services health dashboard, S3 was experiencing “availability issues” for its services based out of Northern Virginia. It appears that Quora, Imgur, Trello, Giphy,
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Weird cloud hovers near Belgrade following explosions at Serbian military facility (PHOTO, VIDEO) — RT News

Published time: 28 Feb, 2017 18:43Edited time: 28 Feb, 2017 18:44 Huge explosions have erupted at an ammunition depot near the Serbian capital of Belgrade, followed by a fire and a weird-looking cloud hovering in the blue skies. At least one person was killed and 25 others injured after two blasts at the military facility in the city of Kragujevac, some 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the capital, AP reported citing Serbia’s defense ministry. The defense minister headed to the scene, public broadcaster RTS reported. Several people are still missing, as a roof collapsed, possibly trapping more people inside the
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Just a load of animals with pancakes because humans are weird

Humans aren’t content with tossing pancakes and eating them in a civilised fashion on Pancake Day. They must also put pancakes on their pets. On Pancake Day, people are sharing photos of pancake #FoodPorn, but they’re also sharing photos that are guaranteed to brighten your day. People are sharing adorable — and slightly weird — photos of animals wearing and eating pancakes.  Here’s a kitten eating miniature, kitten-sized pancakes.  Um, here’s a hedgehog eating a pancake. You’re welcome.  And, a cat checking out a blueberry-topped stack of pancakes. 😍 Here’s a dog with a pancake that looks just like him. 
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Kellyanne Conway’s Ultra-Casual Oval Office Photo Is Already A Weird New Meme

Well that didn’t take long.  A bizarre image of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway sitting on an Oval Office sofa with her legs tucked under her sent out Monday evening was already turning into a new meme by Tuesday morning. Conway had just snapped a photo of leaders of historically black colleges and universities with President Donald Trump: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI via Getty Images Kellyanne Conway snaps a photo from an Oval Office sofa.  But it wasn’t the roomful of academics or even the president that caught internet users’ attention. It was Conway’s very casual pose on the sofa, which seemed almost made for
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Watch Bill Paxton Talk About His Most Iconic Parts, from ‘Weird Science’ to ‘Titanic’ [Video]

The prolific, deeply respected actor Bill Paxton died Saturday at age 61 from complications due to surgery. Paxton leaves behind a film legacy that includes his weasily breakout in the teen favorite Weird Science, unforgettable roles in blockbusters like Apollo 13, Twister, and Titanic, and the amazing distinction of being killed in Terminator, Predator and Alien movies. In 2014, Yahoo Movies sat down with the congenial and candid Paxton for an extensive Role Recall interview where he walked us through some of his most iconic movies. Watch the video above. Related: Bill Paxton’s Most Memorable Roles Stripes (1981)Paxton’s first movie credit
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Dolce & Gabbana Made Cat Blanket Coats and Weird Justin Bieber Fan Tees for Fall 2017

Images via AP. Most of the reports about Dolce & Gabbana’s Fall 2017 show have to do with the casting—that largely, in lieu of typical models, the designers had an assortment of people like Lady Kitty Spencer (niece of Princess Diana), Sofia Richie, and Austin Mahone walk the runway, not-total randos with large social followings who increase the house’s Instagram cachet. I wouldn’t NOT wear this… That is well and good, but what is even more important than the fact that Corinne Foxx (Jamie’s daughter), Charlotte Olympia (the designer) and Pixie Lott all walked is the fact that within the
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From the archives: ‘Something weird happened tonight’ when a ND basketball team won with 4 points – Grand Forks Herald

Grand Forks Herald From the archives: ‘Something weird happened tonight’ when a ND basketball team won with 4 pointsGrand Forks HeraldFrom the archives: ‘Something weird happened tonight’ when a ND basketball team won with 4 points. By Forum News Service Today at 10:08 a.m.. DICKINSON, N.D. — On Feb. 27, 1992, a North Dakota high school district basketball game made … and more » Source link
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Thundercat Gets Weird on New Album “Drunk”

Despite being one of the most talented and influential musicians to emerge in recent years, Thundercat has flown under the radar of the general public for most of his career. While his body of work may not contain many “radio-friendly” singles that we tend to hear in today’s internet age of music, he has continued to improve and develop a unique sound with every new album release. What has set Thundercat apart from others has been his major collaborations in the past, many of which have been critically acclaimed in their respective genres. His resume includes Kamasi Washington’s The Epic,
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