Diversions + Tunes: August 9, 2013

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Aug 9, 2013 | By HB HQ

1. MURDER ON THE MOUNTAIN: Eleven climbers were recently killed in Pakistan. / Outside

2. Tom Donhou rides his bike at 102MPH. / Cool Material

3. HOW KEYS WORK: Explained in one oddly satisfying GIF. / Ultra Linx

4. Elon Musk can go from LA to NYC in 45 minutes. / Wired

5. DEMISE OF THE STATION WAGON: Future dads breathe a sigh of relief. / Gear Patrol

6. Usain Bolt's stealth speed, explained by science. / BBC

New - FROM BARCELONA WITH LOVE by CHNNL A. A mindlessly enjoyable tune. LISTEN

New - THIS IS THE LAST TIME BY THE NATIONAL: A hidden gem from their May release. LISTEN

Old - WICKED GAME by Chris Isaak. Don't miss the video which made #13 on VH1's 100 Greatest Videos. LISTEN

Old - WALK AWAY BY TOM WAITS: His voice sounded "like it was soaked in a vat of bourbon." LISTEN