Leon S. Tucker

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These Scientists Made This Music Track Way Cooler By Just Adding Fire

Yay for science.<p>A Rubens' tube is a pipe with holes in it. You put a flammable gas through the pipe, and then light it on fire. Kind of like the pipes in your gas-powered barbecue.<p>But what happens when you play music through the tubes? These scientists in Denmark built a "Pyro Board" to find out, …

Prince Gains His Catalog in Landmark Deal With Warner Bros.; New Album Coming

The legendary artist returns to Warner Bros. Records, will re-release "Purple Rain" and "other planned projects"<p>Prince has returned to Warner Bros. …

Associated Press News

Gray Wolf to be Removed from Endangered List

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has officially moved to eliminate the gray wolf from the list of threatened and endangered species. A 90-day comment period now begins for proposals seeking additional scientific, commercial, and technical information. Under the plan, state wildlife management …

Cleveland kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro charged with murder, hundreds of rape, assault counts

Ariel Castro, the Cleveland man accused of kidnapping three girls and holding them for years in his home, has been indicted on two counts of aggravated murder and 327 other counts, including rape, kidnapping and assault, prosecutors said Friday.<p>A Cuyahoga County grand jury indicted Castro, 52, on …

Manslaughter Charges Expected for Crane Operator in Philadelphia Building Collapse

Authorities expected to file manslaughter charges against the man who was operating the crane at a Philadelphia building collapse that killed six …

Facebook and Google insist they did not know of Prism surveillance program

America's tech giants continued to deny any knowledge of a giant government surveillance programme called Prism, even as president Barack Obama …

Associated Press News

Five dead, including gunman, in shooting rampage near Los Angeles

Four people were killed and five others injured Friday when a gunman clad in black went on a shooting rampage through Santa Monica, Calif., before being shot to death in the library of a community college, authorities said. A police spokesman said that investigators had concluded the gunman acted …

Snoop Dogg Talks Snoop Lion, Reincarnated and Bob Marley

Quincy Jones Q&A: The Legendary Producer At 80

Lianne La Havas Q&A @ The Warner Sound SXSW 2013 Showcase

A Tribe Called Quest Q&A @ The Next Big Thing SXSW 2013 Showcase

R.I.P. Phil Ramone

According to <i>Billboard</i>, Grammy Award winning producer and engineer Phil Ramone died Saturday. He was 72.<p>A native of South Africa, Ramone worked with …

Residents Wait To Return Home After Landslide On Puget Sound Island

Residents forced from their homes on Puget Sound's scenic Whidbey Island in Washington State are waiting for a green light from geologists and engineers after a large landslide knocked a house off its foundation and threatened to damage several others.<p>The landslide on the island, about 50 miles …

Bee deaths stir up renewed buzz

This past winter has been exceptionally rough for honeybees — and although it's too early to say exactly why, the usual suspects range from pesticides that appear to cause memory loss to pests that got an exceptionally early start last spring.<p>Friday marked the start of an annual survey that asks …

Oklahoma to allow horses to be slaughtered for meat

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Oklahoma took a step toward allowing livestock owners to slaughter horses for food on Friday when the governor signed a bill that permits the practice, but processing plants must first be authorized by the federal government.<p>Governor Mary Fallin's action legalized the slaughter of …

Bodies found in Central African capital

The Red Cross in the Central African Republic has announced that it has "found 78 bodies" in the streets of the capital Bangui since it was seized last weekend by the Seleka rebel coalition.<p>"Since Saturday til today, our volunteers have found 78 bodies that were taken to the morgues.... We ask the …

Robbie Rogers says it was impossible to stay in soccer after declaring he was gay

United States international Robbie Rogers has said it is "impossible" to remain in soccer after publicly declaring your homosexuality.<p>The 25-year-old, who last played for English second-tier side Leeds United, said last month he was stepping away from football after becoming only the third …

Praying for Mandela and his health

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …