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Amy Winehouse’s Father Denounces Amy Oscars Win

<i>Amy</i>, the Asif Kapadia-directed documentary about the life of Amy Winehouse, was crowned Best Documentary Feature at Sunday’s Oscars ceremony, but the …

Amy Winehouse

Review: Documenting the Madness of Philadelphia’s ‘King Georges’

<i>Do you like food? Do you like movies? Do you like movies about food? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you might enjoy Eater at the Movies, a column by Joshua David Stein which examines eating and drinking on screen.</i><p><i>King Georges</i>, Erika Frankel's debut feature documentary, is mostly …

A Tour de France Wine Scandal

The Tour de France has a Chilean wine sponsor… and French winemakers aren't happy about it.<p>Winemakers in southern France made public displays of …

Alice Cooper: 5 Songs I Wish I’d Written

Twisted Sister, “We’re Not Gonna Take It”<p>This has the same melody as "O Come, All Ye Faithful." It was a bull's-eye for the PMRC thing that was …

Rock Music

NASA Wants to Build a 'Quieter' Supersonic Jet

NASA unveiled the design of a “quieter,” supersonic passenger jet that will travel at nearly the same speed as the Concorde.<p>The thin-nosed jet, which …

Aviation

Fleshy Dog Hates Robot Dog

Boston terrier Dynamics<p>“Stand back, interloper!” the dog bellows with every bark, if we are willing to accept creative interpretation of what the dog is saying. “Begone, you iron mockery of my existence!” it yelps and howls as the BigDog robot, made by Google-owned Boston Dynamics, stares it down …

'Bachelor' alum Jade Roper reveals she was raped as a teen

Lady Gaga provided one of the most powerful moments of Sunday's Oscars ceremony when she was joined onstage by a group of sexual assault survivors as she performed her Academy Award-nominated song, "Til It Happens to You." The song, co-written by Diane Warren, is featured in the college rape …

Don't hold your breath for an Xbox VR headset

Xbox VR? Don't bet on it.<p>Microsoft doesn't see the need to produce its own virtual reality headset -- and even if it did, that headset probably wouldn't plug into an Xbox game console in the same way that rival Sony's PlayStation VR headset works.<p>"Would we ever do our own VR device? We could, if we …

Virtual Reality

Chris Ying and Lucky Peach examine the importance of what we eat without an extra helping of sanctimony

A half decade ago, Chris Ying wasn’t fully convinced that food was important.“When we started it, I always thought of food and the things I care …

Honda Civic, Audi Q2 prove Geneva isn’t all supercars

While the 86th Geneva Motor Show is <i>the</i> playground for the rich and famous, and the hedonistic supercars that line every aisle, there are also many …

Is Africa’s Ancient Baobab Tree Growing the Next Superfood?

Driving out of Dakar into the fine sandy dust of the Senegal countryside, people become scarce along the dirt tracks. All I see for miles are a few scattered thatch-covered homes, some patches of greens growing beside them, and lots of scrubby grass. Then, the landscape feels other-worldly as the …

Izzy Stradlin Will Have ‘No Involvement’ in Guns N’ Roses Reunion

Reclusive former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Izzy Stradlin has stepped forward to tell fans that he will not be participating in the band’s upcoming …

Music

These Earbuds Will Give You Bionic Super-Hearing

<b>Correction appended Wednesday, March 2</b><p>The world is a prison. As I close my front gate, it slams like a heavy cell door securing itself shut. My …

Consumer Tech

Joey Feek 'has been asleep for days,' husband Rory says

Rory Feek, of the country duo Joey + Rory, posted a heartbreaking update about his ailing wife, who has been battling cancer.<p>Rory Feek wrote that Joey Feek, 40, has been "asleep for days now and her body is shutting down quickly."<p>He said the singer's hospice nurse estimated she has only a few days …