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Is Transparency The Music Industry's Next Battle?

The issue of how much musicians theoretically earn from their work has moved out of the trade press and into social media's trending topics recently, whether that's Taylor Swift demonstrating her clout via a successful protest of Apple Music or Jay Z's Tidal promising artists higher royalty rates …

Transparency

Champions League Betting: Newly-crowned Barcelona the early favourites to retain their title in 2016

After ruling Europe for the third time in just six years by beating Juventus in the final, Luis Enrique's team are already being tipped to go all the …

Soccer

Spotify Is Worth More Than The Entire Record Industry Combined (Kinda)

Most of the news about streaming services has been pretty grim lately, without naming names. But companies like Spotify seem to be doing just fine, meaning that they’ve eclipsed the entire U.S. record industry in terms of their worth. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Spotify is on the precipice …

Real Madrid 3-4 Barcelona: Lionel Messi Hat-Trick Decides Clásico (PICTURES)

Real Madrid and Barcelona produced the most enthralling Clásico since the teams' 3-3 draw in 2007 on Sunday night. And like that superb spectacle, …

Bitcoin Gets Valued: Bank Of America Puts A Price Target On The Virtual Tender

Virtual currency Bitcoin has no central authority, no national allegiance and no easy tracking mechanism. While enthusiasts have lauded it as an escape from the man (aka. the banks and government), detractors have argued that the system opens the door for money laundering, drug trading and even …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

South Korea Will Soon Be Home To An Invisible Skyscraper

Architectural firm GDS Architects has announced that it has received its permits to build the Tower Infinity near the Incheon Airport just outside of Seoul, South Korea. Although at 450 meters tall, it won’t be the tallest building in the world, it does have one unique feature: it will come …

End Of The Silk Road: FBI Says It's Busted The Web's Biggest Anonymous Drug Black Market

After two and a half years running the booming anonymous narcotics bazaar known as the Silk Road, the drug kingpin who called himself the Dread Pirate Roberts has allegedly been unmasked.<p>On Wednesday, the FBI announced that they arrested 29-year-old Ross William Ulbricht, the Silk Road’s accused …

Dallas Commuters Can Now Download Their Transit Tickets on Their Phones

Public transit riders in Dallas and Fort Worth can now pay for their passes using a new smartphone app, one of the first of its kind in the U.S.<p>The …

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Half-Ton Giant Freshwater Stingray With a 15-Inch Poison Barb

Sailor lore once told of a whale so enormous that captains would mistake it for an island, anchoring their ships to the beast and ordering men …

Embed Instagram Photos in Your Twitter Feed With This Workaround

Author: Michael Calore. Michael Calore Gear<p>Date of Publication: 10.01.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Since you follow me on Twitter, you’re …

National Parks: Shutting Down America's Best Idea

The parks are essential to the country's well-being.<p><b>Yesterday, as the U.S. government shut down, all 401 of our national parks closed their gates. The campers and visitors inside were given two days to leave. It was no great surprise.</b><p>We had gone to sleep the night before knowing that time had run …

This Beat's For You: The Making Of Drake's 'Furthest Thing'

The journey of a song from farm to table, so to speak, is not something listeners are likely to consider in the course of absorbing an album. And that's for the best. The song is part of a longer narrative. It fits and then is over. In the context of a longplay, its own story is not meant to be …

What Gaudí's Sagrada Familia Will Look Like in 2026

The <i>Sagrada Famlia</i>, a world-famous Catholic church in Barcelona designed by the late renowned architect Antoni Gaud, is set to finally complete construction in the year 2026 after over a century of work. Having first embarked on the ambitious architectural project in 1882, Gaud took his time …

Barcelona

Fall Music Preview: 21 Albums to Watch

From M.I.A. to N.I.N., 2013 wraps up with some big names.<p>Fall is always a hotbed of the year's biggest releases, but after a handful of long-awaited comebacks (Justin Timberlake, My Bloody Valentine), dueling records from rap's titans (Kanye West and Jay Z), and standout efforts from Vampire …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Qatar's Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Architecture

Aaron Hernandez pleads not guilty to murder indictment

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Six times on Friday a Superior Court clerk read a charge against Aaron Hernandez and asked for his plea, and six times the former New England Patriots tight end answered in a clear voice:<p>"Not guilty."<p>Hernandez is charged with first-degree murder in the June 17 killing of his …

Thanks to a new chip, the Galaxy Note 3’s huge screen won’t kill its battery

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>The charge on the Galaxy Note 3 is going to last a lot longer than you think – and not just …

Note 3 arriving alongside Galaxy Gear October 1st and 2nd for $299.99 (updated)

Samsung already announced that its new Galaxy Note 3 will arrive on all of America's major carriers soon, and today AT&T, T-Mobile, and now Verizon have confirmed the availability of the company's enormous new smartphone. AT&T and Verizon are both opening pre-orders today, pricing the handset at …

Verizon bundles Samsung Note 3 and Galaxy Gear for $599

The carrier has started preorders for Samsung's new phablet and smartwatch.<p>Verizon customers can now preorder Samsung's new Note 3 phablet alone or bundled with the Galaxy Gear smartwatch.<p>Launched on Friday, the order page for the Note 3 lists the device selling for $299.99 with the usual two-year …

Selling

A Reflective Six-Legged Wolf Covered in Mirror Shards by Tomoko Konoike | Colossal

<p>As part of her current exhibition titled <i>Earthshine</i> at Gallery Wendi Norris (which is also her American solo debut), Japanese multidisciplinary …

Kanye West Courts Human Rights Criticism With Kazakhstan Performance

Kanye West is at risk of yet another public-relations mess. Though the <i>Yeezus</i> MC more often runs into criticism for relatively small matters like …

PS4 will have voice controls, Sony confirms

<b>Update:</b> A Sony spokesperson has been in touch to confirm that "PS Camera does allow voice recognition". Exciting stuff. Original story follows.<p>We've …

Sony

Bloom.fm Brings Its Stunning Music Streaming App to Android

The popularity of on-demand music streaming services has exploded over the last few years. Competition is fierce as Spotify, Rdio and other industry pioneers attempt to fend off newcomers such as Xbox Music, Google Play Music All Access and Apple’s soon to be released iTunes Radio.<p>Most, but not all …

DEA can access all AT&T records

Vast network of metadata on 4 billion calls each day stored by the phone company can be sifted by the drug agency<p>The New York Times revealed Monday that the Drug Enforcement Administration has access to the entirety of telecom giant AT&T's phone records.<p>The phone company, in return for payment by …

Move over, Oculus: Sony reportedly building virtual reality headset for PlayStation 4

According to separate reports from <i>Eurogamer</i> and <i>CVG,</i> Sony is currently working on a virtual reality headset that could launch as an accessory for the PlayStation 4. <i>Eurogamer</i> says "multiple sources" confirm that the device takes after the Oculus Rift in functionality and would ramp up the sense of …

Jury deliberating Whitey Bulger trial asks judge first question

Jurors deliberating in the federal murder and extortion trial of reputed Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger on Wednesday asked their first question of the judge.<p>The jury, now on its second day of deliberations, is considering 32 criminal counts for the man who was one of the country's most …

$136 Million Jewelry Heist In France Was One Of The Biggest Ever

Authorities had initially estimated the robbery -- which took place in the luxury Carlton Hotel on Sunday in broad daylight -- was worth around 40 million euros.<p>The brazen robbery saw an armed man walked into the hotel through the main entrance undisturbed by security staff, and steal jewels that …