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Aretha Franklin Sings Prince's "Purple Rain," Herbie Hancock Performs at the White House: Watch

President Obama welcomes Esperanza Spalding, Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, jazz icons to the White House's International Jazz Day celebration<p>Last night, Herbie Hancock, Terrace Martin, and Robert Glasper played at the International Jazz Day All-Star Global Concert, held at the White House in …

Aretha Franklin

Gene Brown Is the Guy Who Finds the Rare Samples for All Your Favorite Hip-Hop Songs

Questlove, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, Just Blaze, and DJ Premier are just some of the legendary names who have turned to Gene Brown for sampling fodder.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Gene Brown</i><p>Long before Kanye West called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to help him achieve his dreams, he dialed Gene Brown.<p>Brown, a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p>• Watch the Guardian’s documentaries<p><b>Joshua Oppenheimer</b><p><b>The Texan director’s feature</b> …

Filmmaking

BMW's crazy shape-shifting future car is straight out of a science fiction movie

In honor of their 100-year anniversary, BMW just unveiled the car of the future. The BMW Vision Next 100 features augmented reality dashboards, a …

Why Warren Buffett Is Right About U.S. Innovation

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders recently gained a lot of attention when he pointed out one very important point …

Innovation

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

Time Management

Scientists Just Made a Major Breakthrough in Personalized Cancer Treatment

Scientists at the University College London (UCL) have made a major breakthrough that may further cement so-called immunotherapies’ status as the …

Immunotherapy

Netflix Wants To Pay You $2,000 A Week To Travel The World And Hang Out On Its Sets

Forget everything you’ve ever heard about a career in streaming Netflix all day not being a viable job. The streaming company is making dreams a reality by offering some very lucky viewers (with access to Instagram) the opportunity to get paid to watch their favorite TV shows and movies being made. …

‘Extraordinary’ cancer treatment breakthrough sees 94% of patients go into remission

Share Email Comments<p>A new breakthrough in cancer treatment is being hailed as “revolutionary” by scientists after reports of “unprecedented success” …

South Korea warns Japan over 'comfort women' accord after claims of no proof

Claim from minister in Tokyo that there is no evidence government coerced women into wartime brothels provokes anger in Seoul<p>South Korea has warned Japan not to undermine a recent agreement on second world war sex slaves, after Tokyo’s deputy foreign minister told the UN there was no documented …

Japan

Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 reveals new cast and first picture

<b>Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2</b> has officially begun filming, and a new press release from Marvel (via ComingSoon) confirms who’ll be joining Chris …

Comics

Japanese Researchers Want to Row to Taiwan on Rafts to Solve an Ancient Mystery

In the age of high-speed transport, Japanese researchers are turning to some vintage methods to find the origins of the Japanese people.<p>In the age of high-tech bullet trains and speedy air travel, it seems a crazy idea: A team of Japanese researchers are attempting to retrace an ancient sea voyage …

Anthropology

Watch Stephen Colbert Explain Why We Should Help Kanye West

Finally, someone supports Kanye's ideas.<p>From pleading with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to give him one billion dollars to being shaded by Taylor Swift during her Grammy win, it's been a rough couple of days for Kanye West. However, Ye seems to have won himself a supporter in Stephen Colbert on …

The Late Show

The 17th-century horror of The Witch is troubling on multiple levels

What if the architects and accusers of the Salem witch trials had it right the whole time? What if the women of their community really were in league …

Horror

A Comprehensive Guide to the Fall 2016 Fashion Trends

From statement furs to velvet everything, this is what's trending for fall 2016.<p>From statement furs to velvet <i>everything</i>, this is what's trending for fall 2016. See the hottest fall 2017 fashion trends.

See The Amazing Taylor Swift And Lorde Photoshop From A Post-Grammys Party

Taylor Swift was a busy lady on Monday night, as she picked up her second Album Of The Year award (the first woman to ever win it twice), threw some serious shade at Kanye West, and even debuted a new hairstyle on the red carpet. After the awards ceremony proper, she surely needed to let loose and …

Taylor Swift

The drama over Lauryn Hill's Grammy no-show intensifies

The dispute over Lauryn Hill’s absence from the 58th<p>Grammy Awardscontinues, with the singer’s rep maintaining their stance that her appearance was prematurely announced.<p>Among the surprising number of onstage snags during Monday's show, one of the most mysterious was the no-show of Hill, who was set …

Why Wood Pulp In Your Parmesan Won’t Kill You

It's called cellulose, and you've eaten it before. A lot.<p>There's good news and bad news about the revelation that a supposed 100-percent Parmesan cheese was adulterated with cellulose—a filler often made from wood pulp.<p>First the good: Eating cellulose won't kill you. There are no known harmful side …

Here Are the Best Sports Photos of the Year

Sports, 1st prize singles. Czech Republic's Ondrej Bank crashes during the downhill race of the Alpine Combined at the F<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Christian …

Photo Essays

What Happens When You Buy Wine Based on the Label?

You're not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but we know plenty of people choose wine based on the label. Is it really that great a sin?<p><i>Meet our new wine columnist, Marissa A. Ross, the non-somm who has drank her way through an education in wine.</i><p>The wine world is full of unspoken, and …

How to Create a Cobra Braid—the Newest Fashion Week Hair Trend You Can Wear Every Day

Yep, New York fashion week is still going on. And if you find yourself constantly rolling your eyes over all the high fashion and crazy makeup looks on your Instagram feed, we've got something here that could make you happier. Over the weekend, at the Leanne Marshall show, models wore an awesome …

13 Spots You Never Thought to Paint (But Definitely Should)

Here's proof that a little bit of color can make a huge difference.<p>Here's proof that a little bit of color can make a huge difference.

Ingenious Designer Decorating Secrets That Won't Break the Bank

Interior designers are masters at solving decorating dilemmas, coming up with solutions that address aesthetics and function all within a specified budget. Decorist, an online interior design service, offers virtual creative direction at a fraction of what a traditional designer typically charges, …

Home Decorating

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Absolutely Must Read in August

Here are the 2 ways the tech economy could be making inequality worse

We can watch almost any film or listen to any song at the press of a button. People pay their bills on their mobile phones. Stressed parents get to dodge trolley tantrums by swapping the supermarket run for online shopping. And let's not mention all that free online news.<p>But, for all the …

Automotive Industry

World's first white lasers demonstrated: More luminous, energy efficient than LEDs, white lasers look to be the future in lighting and Li-Fi, or light-based wireless communication

More luminous, energy efficient than LEDs, white lasers look to be the future in lighting and Li-Fi, or light-based wireless …

Wireless

Want To Become Super Productive? Stop Doing These 5 Stupid Activities

You are exhausted.<p>Another late work night is about to end…<p>NOT because it´s late…<p>NOT because you have completed all your important tasks…<p>but because …

Time Management

Awesome DIY Projects: 3 Amazing Diet Coke Can Hacks

Soda is not the healthiest drink on the planet, but everyone indulges once in a while in such a guilty pleasure. Next time you drink a soda keep the …

National Geographic Travel