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Portishead made just $2,500 off 34 million streams

The fact that streaming services like Spotify, iTunes, and even YouTube do next to nothing for an artist’s income is not a new revelation. But just …

Intent of Russian military aircraft near U.S. shores remains unclear

The air is frigid and the wind is howling as Air Force Col. Frank Flores lifts a pair of foot-long binoculars and studies a hazy dot about 50 miles west across the Bering Strait.<p>"That's the mainland there," he shouts above the gusts.<p>It's Siberia, part of Russia, on the Asian mainland.<p>Named for an …

Black Sabbath to Record New Album, Plan Final Tour

Following the global success of their most recent album <i>13</i>, which debuted at Number One in the United States and several other countries, Black …

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Wallenda to Wear Blindfold for Chicago Tightrope Stunt

Add another challenge to Nik Wallenda’s upcoming Chicago tightrope stunt. The Discovery Channel announced Friday that the daredevil will wear a blindfold for a portion of his walk between 50-plus-story towers. The stunt will take place in one of the city’s windiest areas, at night, and Wallenda …

New Military Helicopter Can Cruise At 253 MPH

The Raider brings speed to the battlefield, proving that helicopters can be faster.<p>Sikorsky’s S-97 Raider looks like the future. Not the distant future -- not the “Star Trek” future -- but a closer, more attainable future. Its design is based primarily on Sikorsky's X-2 project, and as the name …

Tasty or addictive? Chinese restaurant serves noodles laced with opium poppy

The noodles were not just tasty. They were addictive.<p>A Chinese noodle vendor in northern Shaanxi province has been detained for 10 days after admitting he added powdered poppy plant — from which opium is made --- to his dishes to keep customers coming back, Chinese media has reported.<p>The owner said …

Dr. Dre's Next Album Won't Be Called Detox

<i>Photo by Natalie Kardos</i><p>If and when Dr. Dre's infinitely-delayed album <i>Detox</i> ever arrives, it looks like it won't be called <i>Detox</i>. In an interview with Pitchfork contributor Jeff Weiss and MC Nocando on their "Shots Fired" podcast, Aftermath producer Dawaun Parker says Dre scrapped that title two …

M.A.S.S. electric bicycles are designed by Philippe Starck

Moustache Bikes, maker of electric bicycles, has teamed up with famous French designer Philippe Starck to design a series of four new bicycles. These …

Ricoh WG-M1 Rugged Action Camera Now Available To Pre-Order For $300 (video)

Ricoh has this week taken the wraps off its new Ricoh WG-M1 action camera which is equipped with a 14 megapixel CMOS sensor that makes it capable of …

Trey Anastasio & Seattle Symphony Lead Wilson Chant

Last night Phish front man Trey Anastasio returned to Seattle, the home of the NFL Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks, for an orchestral …

Ryan Adams Gives Letterman Something Good Twice

Singer-songwriter Ryan Adams has made a number of past appearances on <i>The Late Show With David Letterman</i> over the years and has become a show …

The Smartest Travel Gear

Crying babies, endless delays, and that one aggressive seat-kicker are almost inevitable travel companions. Doesn't mean you can't have a nice journey: savvy packing will keep you collected and calm. We can't promise the same for the new parents across the aisle.<p>Upgrade Your Luggage<p>Rollers …

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Glen Campbell's Final Song to Be Released This Month

Glen Campbell has recorded his final song and the result, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," is a poignant, confessional tune that serves as a stunningly …

Music

This Fork Zaps You When You Eat Too Fast

There's a new tool for athletes who shovel down their recovery meals. The HAPIfork is an electronic fork that glows and vibrates when you don't take enough time between bites.<p>The HAPIfork was developed by French company Slow Control, which also produces a personal activity tracker. According to the …

Meet Dreadnoughtus, perhaps the biggest creature to ever walk the planet

He was a big boy. A very, very big boy.<p>In fact, the Dreadnoughtus schrani dinosaur unveiled Thursday was one of the biggest -- if not THE biggest -- land animal ever to grace the Earth.<p>Experts estimate that back in its day -- the Upper Cretaceous period, approximately 77 million years ago -- this …

Black hole bends light, space, time -- and NASA's NuSTAR can see it all unfold

NASA's black-hole hunting telescope has captured a cosmic battle between dark and light.<p>NuSTAR, formally known as the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, has observed a supermassive black hole's gravity tugging on X-ray light that's being emitted near that black hole.<p>That light is getting …

Marianne Faithfull: My Ex-Boyfriend Killed Jim Morrison

Marianne Faithfull said in a recent interview that her boyfriend at the time, a heroin dealer named Jean de Breteuil, was responsible for Doors …

The Titanium Multi-Tool Designed For Your Jean Coin Pocket

The fifth pocket on your jeans was originally designed for a watch. When people started wearing watches on their wrists, supposedly they started …

Clapton, Petty, Willie & More Honor Cale With Tribute Album

On July 29 a new tribute album from <b>Eric Clapton & Friends</b> dedicated to the late J.J. Cale entitled <i>The Breeze</i> will be released. <b>Tom Petty</b>, <b>Derek Trucks</b>,</b> …

Jack White Plans 'World's Fastest Released Record'

"Speedy" Jack White plans on recording, pressing and selling the single "Lazaretto" on Record Store Day for what he's calling the "world's fastest …

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Jeff Beck and ZZ Top to Tour Together this Summer

Jeff Beck and ZZ Top will hit the road together for a five-week run this summer starting August 8th at Ogren Park in Missoula, Montana and wrapping …

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David Letterman: The Rolling Stone Interview

Here is Letterman, tortured king, fully ascended. Here he is, running Comedy. Like Carson before him, he stands alone, above the fray, whatever side …

Wu-Tang Clan: "Keep Watch"

The first single from Wu-Tang's maybe-it'll-ship-on-time 20th-anniversary album, <i>A Better Tomorrow</i>, probably would not have raised any eyebrows back …

Snooperscope Night Vision Camera

A night vision camera for iOS and Android devices. It doesn’t need your device’s camera; instead it wirelessly streams video to your device through …

From the Wurlitzer to the 808, These Are the Greatest Drum Machines Ever Made | WIRED

There's a common sentiment among some musicians that drum machines have no soul. Don't tell that to Joe Mansfield. The drum machine collector and …

Marijuana Odor Prompts New Detection Device

Although recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado, the smell of pot is not as welcome. With an increase in marijuana use, the complaints and calls to enforce the odor ordinance have skyrocketed across the state. In comes The Nasal Ranger. This olfactometer, or smell-o-scope, is designed to …

Aspen Goes High-Tech for Mountain Webcams

Colorado's Aspen ski area will install its fourth Roundshot camera next week, becoming the first location in the U.S. to implement these high-definition cameras. Roundshot cameras aim to replace the universal low-quality webcams with 66 megapixels of panoramic beauty, which can all be seen with an …