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Paul McCartney brought James Corden to tears with the story behind 'Let It Be.'

Imagine you're sitting in a pub and Sir Paul McCartney walks in.<p>That's exactly what happened when he guested on an episode of "Carpool Karaoke." The …

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The Best Music Documentaries You Should Watch Right Now

As much as music is about the songs, it’s also about narrative, and the people who make it. An album is only as good as how badly people want to listen to it, and it takes interesting stories to create that connection with an audience. Since the origins of modern music, there has been a myriad of …

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Billy Gibbons On Cars And Guitars, Creedence Clearwater Revival And A ZZ Top Tour With John Fogerty

“Same three guys, same three chords.”<p>As ZZ Top approaches its 50th anniversary, those six words, frequently uttered by guitarist and vocalist Billy Gibbons, remain an adequate description of a band that, since it’s 1969 formation, has never experienced a single lineup change.<p>ZZ Top has sold in …

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Studio 54 review – a dry look inside the notorious New York nightspot

This documentary about the notorious New York nightclub tells the story of its inception in 1977, and its eventual downfall, in its founders’ words. Created by Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager, two entrepreneurial Brooklyn boys, Studio 54 co-opted the culture of black and queer underground nightlife …

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The Nix Mini Sensor lets you capture colors from the real world

popsci shop<p>This useful design tool is now 30 percent off.<p>Color makes a big difference in our lives—whether it's for a work project or designing your living room. When you find the perfect shade for your project, the Nix Mini Color Sensor will let you capture the color so you never forget it. This …

You Can Now Watch 10 Hours of Uninterrupted Footage of Life Below the Sea

Oceans are the largest habitat on our planet, and yet few people acknowledge its importance on a daily basis. In a bid to change this, BBC Earth has teamed up with OceanX Media to launch the <i>Our Blue Planet</i> project. The team aims to get “one billion people talking about our oceans” on Twitter by …

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18 Facts About Greta Van Fleet, AKA The Band That's Going To "Save Rock 'N' Roll"

"They are Led Zeppelin I." —Robert Plant

Satellites Are Zeroing in on Poachers and Traffickers in the ‘Outlaw Ocean’

Some vessels use ocean rendezvous to exchange contraband, and even captive crew. But big data tools are finding new ways to track these activities from outer space.<p>The oceans are Earth’s most mysterious frontier, and for that reason, they inspire enchantment and awe. But our lack of familiarity …

Anthony Bourdain saw the humanity in all of us

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anthony Bourdain, who died in France on Friday at 61, was always more of a teacher than an avatar. For the millions who watched his television series, "No Reservations" and "Parts Unknown," he redefined not just the travel show, but the whole point of travel itself.<p>If you were paying …

11 songs you need to hear this week - Alternative Press

You’re welcome: We’ve made finding new songs by rising bands easy. Each week, we’re gathering the best from the underground and offering it to you in …

La última (y más extraordinaria) portada de Time fue hecha por 958 drones [VIDEOS]

La última edición de la revista <i>Time</i> trata de la rápida explosión de los drones en la cultura actual. La revista, acostumbrada acompañar su logotipo …

H2Oh! Water is actually two liquids disguised as one

“WATER is very strange,” says Anders Nilsson. He should know: he has been studying the stuff for most of his working life. His claim may be hard for …

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New map shows many old-growth forests remain in Europe

Though you might read about deep, dark woods in fairy tales, the prevailing story today is that very little European old-growth forest remains. But …

Why African and Caribbean sounds are dominating British music right now

About five years ago, the British media sent itself into a frenzy when it was announced that Cockney – a derided but traditional London dialect – was entering its final days, to be replaced by Multicultural London English (MLE). Today, MLE is the sound of the city’s youth, a vocal mix of the …

The 10 Greatest Concerts Ever Staged At The Iconic Fillmore West

<i>Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music.</i><p>Next month, on June 14, a new venue named SVN West will open its doors at 10 South Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco, California. …

This 80/20 Color Rule Helps You Design for Success

Why color matters, and how you can use it leverage your way to marketplace success.<p>I love color. In design, this is one of my favorite areas and things to focus on, because it's fun, and it's creative, and color really allows you to separate yourself or your product from everyone else. However, …

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These Are the Best Beatles Books

In the decades since the Beatles’ 1970 breakup, the group’s rise and fall has been told as a myth. It’s also been told via children’s story, salacious gossip, dry history, detailed diaries, technical manuals, cartoons, and graphic novels. There are volumes dedicated to their recording equipment, …

This Interactive Pop-Up Book Turns Into Six Fully-Functioning Devices

Given her affinity for “simple things that don't behave as expected,” it comes as no surprise that designer Kelli Anderson has adopted the pop-up book as her main muse. While many of her past projects—including her pinhole camera—exist as stand-alone pieces, she has recently opted to compile her …

Building a Personal Online Brand with Brendan Fallis

As Jeff Bezos famously said, “Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room.” It’s real, it’s authentic, it’s your essence – …

Sonic Waters and Silent Worlds (Underwater Synth Music): Explorers Room with Flash Strap

<b>This is where all of culture and all of time are collapsed into one seductive portal and viewed through the panoramic lens of the exotic. Come and</b> …

Socially-Minded Beer Company Launches 13,000-Square-Foot Space For Impact Enterprises

About 10 years ago, Jacquie Berglund moved the offices of her FINNEGANS Brew Co. in Minneapolis to an old mansion where ten or so like-minded impact businesses also worked. There, Berglund experienced the benefits of laboring alongside people with similar socially-focused aims. Eventually, she …

Trudeau touts technological innovation, meets robots during MIT campus visit

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remembers asking his father why the stereo and other gadgets he had as a boy were made in Japan — …

Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 Updates +PLUS Offerings

Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 takes place July 20-22 at Chicago’s Union Park. Today, Pitchfork is happy to announce new additions to the +PLUS ticket tier, including express lanes at all bars in General Admission, specialty food and drinks within +PLUS made by James Beard Award-winning restaurant …

5 reasons to buy color-changing light bulbs

A lot of smart home gadgets try to disappear into your home, but color-changing smart lights from the likes of Lifx, Nanoleaf, Sylvania, and Philips Hue are a big, flashy exception. With countless shades of vivid, brightly-colored light available with just a voice command or a few taps on your …

Canon IVY Mini Photo, una impresora portátil compatible con papel fotográfico ZINK

La división de <b>Canon USA</b> ha lanzado una nueva <b>impresora portátil</b> compatible con el papel fotográfico <b>ZINK</b> en formato <b>2 x 3″</b>, una compacta alternativa a …

What You Need To Know Before Buying A Jet Card

Over the past decade, the number of private jet card programs has more than doubled. The reasons are varied. One driver was the Great Recession, which caused consumers to rethink buying full aircraft and fractional shares for alternatives that don’t have acquisition costs, have shorter commitment …

We're on the Brink of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Survive It?

It's better to prepare than adapt because, by the time you see the need to adapt, it may already be too late<p>One of the most interesting things I discuss in my book <i>Mapping Innovation</i> is what I call the new era of innovation, which will create profoundly new technologies, classes of data and business …

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The quest to map the mysteries of the ocean floor

The oceans’ floors are not a flat, sandy expanse – they are every bit as varied as the landscapes above water, with plunging valleys and huge mountains. Making a map of them has been a challenging task.<p>Geologists have charted mountain ranges and forests and desert tundras, astronomers the heavens …

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Chanel Iman Marries New York Giants Wide Receiver Sterling Shepard

<b>Chanel Iman</b> is officially a married woman!<p>The model, 27, and New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard, 25, tied the knot at the Beverly Hills …