Joe Grober

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44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind

Common fact: They're all weirdos.<p>1. George Washington grew large amounts of cannabis.<p>2. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson went to see William Shakespeare's home in 1786. They then ripped off a piece of Shakespeare's chair with a knife to take with them as a memento.<p>3. Thomas Jefferson invented the …

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USA TODAY

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Apps

Kelly Kopp

Meta, The Crazy AR Glasses That Aim To Do What Google Glass Can’t, Go Up For Pre-Order

Over a year after the announcement Of Google Glass, many folks I talk to still seem to be misunderstanding what Glass can actually <i>do.</i><p>“It’ll be great for Augmented Reality!” they say, assuming that Glass can render objects directly into your full view of the world (it can’t.) “Ooh! It’ll be like …

The Newest Epidemic Among College Kids: 'Sleep Texting' Syndrome

Mittens, to protect herself from her phone. To render her fingers unable to send those unconscious messages that are as embarrassing as they are senseless.<p>Yup: She's a sleep texter.<p>"It's a phenomenon occurring with the younger generation," says Elizabeth Dowdell, a nursing professor at Villanova …

Exactly When Is a City Strong Enough to Spar With Walmart?

Microsoft Is Backing Down From One Of Windows 8's Boldest Changes

The Start button is back.<p>According to reports by Microsoft experts Mary Jo Foley and Paul Thurrott, a forthcoming update to Windows 8 codenamed “Blue” will restore the familiar interface for navigating Windows.<p>A feature of Microsoft operating systems since Windows 95, the Start button allowed quick …

Guitar Center Employees Unionize in New York

Employees at Guitar Center's flagship store in Manhattan overwhelmingly voted on Friday to form a union of its 57 retail workers. The new bargaining …

Guitar

David Lee Roth Stars as an Assassin in Mysterious Japanese Short Film

David Lee Roth posted a curious new addition to his YouTube channel this week. Under the title "DLRmovietrailer," the Van Halen frontman offers what …

Box Office Report: 'Fast & Furious 6' Leads Record-Breaking Memorial Day Weekend

WINNER OF THE WEEK: <i>Fast & Furious 6</i>. Still going strong after 12 years and five sequels, the street-racing saga easily drove off with the box office …

Film Industry

'Tonight Show' Drummer Ed Shaughnessy Dead at 84

Ed Shaughnessy, who played drums with Doc Severinsen's <i>Tonight Show</i> band for nearly 30 years, died on Friday at the age of 84. The <i>Los Angeles Times</i> …

Rolling Stones, Carrie Underwood Rip Through 'It's Only Rock n' Roll'

The Rolling Stones stopped by Toronto's Air Canada Centre last weekend and brought out special guest Carrie Underwood during a lively performance of …

Pussy Riot Member on Hunger Strike Taken to Hospital

Imprisoned Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina has been hospitalized as she completes the first week of a hunger strike. The husband of one of her …

Hunger Strike

Wings: Wings Over America [Deluxe Edition]

<i>Wings Over America</i> was Paul McCartney’s bold arena-rock (as opposed to pop) move of the 1970s – a triple-disc live set, complete with vocal showcases …

Paul McCartney Leaves Guitar Pick at Elvis Presley's Grave

Paul McCartney paid his respects by leaving a personalized guitar pick on Elvis Presley's grave over the weekend during the former Beatle's first …

Guitar

Unseen Rolling Stones Photos to Go on Display

Rare photos of the Rolling Stones have surfaced, and are set to be exhibited in London this summer. <i>NME</i> reports that the never-before-seen pictures …

Hyde Park

Flashback: Paul McCartney Performs 'Abbey Road' Medley in 1997

In September of 1997, many of the biggest names in rock gathered at London's Royal Albert Hall to raise money for Montserrat, a small Caribbean …

Nine Inch Nails Announce New Album

Nine Inch Nails will release a new studio album — their first since 2008's <i>The Slip</i> — some time this year on their new label, Columbia Records.<p>"I've …