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A new audio app claims to treat tinnitus

Tinnitus affects the ears but it originates in the brain. The condition, which causes ringing in the ears, is mainly triggered by age-related hearing loss and prolonged exposure to excessively loud noise. But neuroscientific studies reveal that tinnitus is a symptom of abnormal hyperactivity in the …

Music Production

End of the Affair: What Parks and Rec Taught Me About Love

Tonight, the finale of <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, marks the second time America will lose the blessing of watching Adam Scott (Ben Wyatt) be in a …

Lenny Kravitz adds rocker aesthetic to new Leica camera

Lenny Kravitz has designed a camera for Leica and you are going to need rock-star money to afford it.<p>Kravitz, whose life-long love for photography is evident by the Leica camera often slung on his shoulder, has collaborated with his favorite company to design a limited edition Leica M-P …

Will Female Filmmakers Ever Get a Fair Shake at Oscars?

With an Academy membership that is 94% Caucasian and 77% male, the odds of marginalized voices making it to the big stage are staggeringly small.<p>Say what you want to say about the 2015 Oscars—NPH fell flat; <i>Boyhood</i> should have won; Patricia Arquette's comments were incendiary; No, they were …

Filmmaking

A weird Gmail bug has tons of people sending emails to the wrong contacts

Google's mail service seems to have a bug in its auto-suggest feature that's causing a bunch of people to send messages to the wrong contacts. Instead of auto-completing to the most-used contact when people start typing a name into the "To" field, it seems to be prioritizing contacts that they …

Gmail

Google removes Wallet’s biggest roadblock — carrier buy-in

Watch out, Apple: Google just inked a deal to have its mobile wallet preinstalled on all Android devices.<p>In a strange turn of events, Google is striking up a partnership with three major wireless carriers in the U.S.<p>Google Wallet announced a deal today with AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA, Verizon …

Jennifer Lawrence's Latest Dior Campaign Is Absolutely Gorgeous

We were experiencing some major Jennifer Lawrence withdrawals when she missed the Oscars, but now the star's stunning new campaign for Christian Dior …

Google-owned Blogger bans sexually explicit content

Google-owned blogging platform Blogger will no longer allow its users to post sexually explicit content, the company confirmed today. In a statement sent via email to selected Blogger users, Google said it would no longer allow blogs to feature "graphic nude images or video" from March 23rd. Any …

Chrome adds more warnings to prevent you downloading malware

Google's already making sure you don't download malware, and now it's expanding its Safe Browsing initiative. In addition to preventative warnings prior to downloading, the Chrome browser will now throw a red flag (pictured after the break) before visiting a site that may encourage you to install …

Chrome Browser