Mark Frazier

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An App That Allows You To Identify Any Plant With A Picture

<i>Shazam</i> changed our music lovin' lives by allowing us to find out the artist or title of virtually any song playing by letting the app "listen" and …

What Is Apocalypse Now Really About? An Hour-Long Video Analysis of Francis Ford Coppola’s Vietnam Masterpiece

The distorted sounds of helicopter blades. The drunken punch that shatters the mirror. The "Ride of the Valkyries" attack. "I love the smell of …

Vietnam War

Met Museum releases 375,000 images for free, unrestricted use

The Met unleashes a bevy of free images that can be used any way you want.<p>The Metropolitan Museum of Art's entire collection of public domain art is now available under the Creative Commons Zero license. You can download any one of the more than 375,000 high-resolution images of famous artworks and …

Museums

6 Must-See Attractions in Scotland

With all the ancient castles, majestic mountains, quaint towns, and scenic spots that Scotland has to offer, it can be hard to know where to start …

7 Reasons You Should Quit Facebook

Ten years ago Facebook was just cresting as the cool new social media site that helped you keep in touch with the people you didn’t actually like in …

Are These the Most Stylish Hotels in the World?

One of my favorite things to do on Pinterest is look at pictures of the kinds of hotels I could never afford to stay in; places with an aesthetic so …

The Most Dangerous Philosopher in the World

The revelations about Russian involvement in the hacking of the Democratic Party officials, intending to vault Trump over Clinton, have added more …

What Greek myths have in common with Indian mythology (and why it matters)

Devdutt Pattanaik’s new book unveils convergences and spots connections.<p>If you are even remotely active on social media, chances are you have come …

Hear The Beatles' Isolated "Revolution" Guitar Track

11<p>SHARES<p>Even though most of the Beatles' music is no longer readily available on YouTube, you can still find the odd nugget or two.<p>Like this one, for …

I’m leaving Facebook. Won’t you follow me?

Dear Facebook friends,<p>If you don’t see me gushing over the pix of your Thanksgiving pies, take no offense. It’s not that your pie is a bore (though, …

Social Media

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Netanyahu denies inciting 1995 Rabin assassination

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has rejected accusations that he helped incite the 1995 killing of then-premier Yitzhak Rabin. His …

Who Benefits From Donald Trump's Tax Plan?

Donald Trump has proposed a very detailed tax plan — but his statements on the campaign trail don't always match what his proposal would really do.<p>For instance, at a rally in Scranton, Pa., Trump promised to "massively cut taxes for the middle class, the forgotten people, the forgotten men and …

Donald Trump

Fantasy Football Week 10 Rankings: Latest Position-by-Position Rundown

Link to Media<p>We're already into the 10th week of the 2016 fantasy season, which means those of you fighting for a playoff spot are entering crunch time.<p>Over the final few weeks of the fantasy regular season, each and every roster decision is likely to be critical. One wrong move could leave you …

Fantasy Football

De Profundis: Patti Smith Reads Oscar Wilde’s Stirring Letter on Suffering and Transcendence, Penned in Prison

“I have got to make everything that has happened to me good for me… There is not a single degradation of the body which I must not try and make into a spiritualising of the soul.”<p><i>“Oh, to be reborn within the pages of a book,”</i> <b>Patti Smith</b> wrote as she contemplated time and transformation. <i>“Everything</i> …

Albert Camus on the Will to Live and the Most Important Question of Existence

“The body’s judgment is as good as the mind’s, and the body shrinks from annihilation. We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.”<p><i>“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance,”</i> Alan Watts wrote in …

Nobel Prize

The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

Fantasy Football Week 9: Tips, Trade Value Rankings for Top 100 Players

Link to Media<p>What a time to be alive. World Series droughts are ending. Presidential elections are forthcoming. And fantasy deadlines are looming.<p>OK, so maybe one of these things isn't like the others.<p>No matter. It's an important time of your season, and the trade offers are going to be flying …

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Week 9: Weekly Fantasy Trends Report

Link to Media<p>Welcome to Week 9 of the NFL and fantasy football season—or as I like to call it, bye-pocalypse 2.0.<p>Yup, it's another week with six teams on bye: the Arizona Cardinals, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Houston Texans, New England Patriots and Washington Redskins.<p>This may actually be …

Fantasy Football

Bill Maher Destroys Donald Trump On Facebook Live

"I hope when we look back on this, Trump is going to be like Y2K."<p>Comedian Bill Maher pounded Donald Trump for about 45 minutes on Facebook Live Wednesday ― and the time flew by.<p>Maher destroyed the Republican presidential nominee in his “Whiny Little Bitch” standup event using his sometimes-obscene …

Donald Trump

How Bowie's, and others fed the music industries darkest obsession

August 16th 1977 was the day that The King died. On that day 39 years ago one of the most morbid but resonant obsessions infiltrated its way into …

How The Election Could Get Even Crazier on November 9

With the race tightening after Comey-gate, it’s time to consider the nightmare scenario: The contest doesn’t end on Election Day.<p>In just a few days, this utterly not-of-this-world election will come to an end, and we can start trying to make sense of what has happened.<p>Or maybe not. With the race …

Government

NFL Picks Week 8: Expert Predictions, Odds Guide and Over/Under Lines

Link to Media<p>Good luck finding a safe bet in the Week 8 slate of NFL matchups.<p>According to Odds Shark, none of the 13 games on tap feature a team favored by so much as a touchdown. Five of the games boast spreads of less than a field goal. For bettors, it's probably fitting that a set of odds this …

Football (U.S.)

Fantasy football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: How to set your lineups for NFL Week 8

The quarterback position emerges relatively unscathed from the Week 8 byepocalypse. The six signal callers taking a seat this week are Ben …

Fantasy Football

See Iggy Pop, Josh Homme's Visceral 'China Girl' on 'Austin City Limits'

Iggy Pop and his <i>Post Pop Depression</i> band, including Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme, blitz through a visceral version of his 1977 track "China …

Austin City Limits

How Classic Movies Foresaw the Rise of a Trump-Like Campaign

Years from now, when the presidential campaign of Donald Trump is a distant memory, it’s more than likely that someone will try to make a movie out …

NFL Roster Cuts Tracker: Latest moves for all 32 teams as they trim to 75

Follow the roster cuts of every team as they trim to 75 players before Tuesday's 4 p.m. ET deadline.<p>NFL teams have already started making their …

Football (U.S.)

The 100 best films of the 21st century, according to 177 film critics

David Lynch’s narratively non-linear, néo-noir masterpiece <i>Mulholland Drive</i> has been named the best film of the 21st century to date by 177 film …