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Why Beyoncé speaks for a generation

Beyoncé is the most powerful pop star in the music business – and her following among young people is almost cult-like, writes university student Henry Knight.<p>“The woman that every woman aspires to be.” That’s how one of my university peers describes Beyoncé. And she speaks for many. Few musicians …

Music

Solving The Vinyl Comeback's Big Problem, One Antique Machine At A Time

Saturday is Record Store Day, when independent music retailers around the country host parking-lot concerts and sell limited-edition pressings of vinyl records, which have made a small but forceful comeback in an age dominated by digital listening habits. But if there's one problem with the vinyl …

New Albums

"I Was Always on the Periphery, Watching Everyone Else:" Chloe Sevigny Reflects on Photos From Her New Book - PAPER

I'm 17 and a senior in high school. I was having a very difficult time in school. I was miserable, which you can't really tell from looking at the photo, because my smile seems genuine. I was dissatisfied with the town we live in and my high school. There were only 500 people who went to my school …

Time I

Best Coast Share "Feeling Ok" Lyric Video

<i>Photo by Janell Shirtcliff</i><p>Best Coast have let go of another one from their forthcoming album <i>California Nights</i>, which arrives May 4 via Harvest. "Feeling Ok" follows the title track and "Heaven Sent"; check out a lyric video below.<p>Watch Best Coast shop for dad rock with Pitchfork.tv:

These Gorgeous City Hall Weddings Are #Goals

We have to give it up to couples who are bold enough to ditch the whole (occasionally pretty gruesome) wedding-planning process, and hop on the …

City of Boston Proclaims Tomorrow "Riot Grrrl Day" in Honor of Kathleen Hanna

<i>Photo by Chloe Aftel</i><p>Today, Boston mayor Marty Walsh issued a proclamation designating tomorrow, April 9 as Riot Grrrl Day in the city, in honor of Bikini Kill/The Julie Ruin/Le Tigre's Kathleen Hanna, as Boston Magazine reports (via NME). At the Julie Ruin's performance at Boston's Wilbur Theatre …

The NYPD Is Investigating This Giant Bust Of Edward Snowden Erected In A Brooklyn Park

The New York City police department says its Intelligence Division is investigating a giant sculpture of National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden that was installed in a Brooklyn park early Monday morning.<p>(Photo via The Peace Factory.)<p>A group of unidentified artists wearing yellow …

United States

Adobe's new Slate app aims to turn anyone into a web designer for free

Over the last year, Adobe has been steadily beefing up its mobile offering with several new and rebranded apps. Though most of these require a …

20 striking portraits from the Vanity Fair Oscar Party

For A-listers lucky enough to attend the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, a simple photo booth just doesn't cut it.<p>Instead, <i>Vanity Fair</i> had renowned …

These Rare Vintage NASA Photos Show the Golden Age of Space Travel

Buzz Aldrin claims to have taken the first 'space selfie' during a spacewalk in Nov. 1966. However, a few months earlier<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA

Space Travel

Your subconscious is smarter than you might think

We feel that we are in control when our brains figure out puzzles or read words, says Tom Stafford, but a new experiment shows just how much work is going on underneath the surface of our conscious minds.<p>It is a common misconception that we know our own minds. As I move around the world, walking …

Consciousness

Man Buys House with Unused and Perfectly-Preserved 1950s Kitchen

Talk about a blast from the past! In 2010, furniture designer Nathan Chandler purchased an American home built in the mid 1950s. It was never occupied and the kitchen appliances were kept in mint condition. In fact, they were never used – the original manuals were still taped to them. This unique …

Kitchens

How To Copy Nyfw’s Coolest Beauty Situations

8 how-tos straight from the runway<p>Runway beauty looks might appear complicated, but usually they're really simple—which makes sense, considering backstage at Fashion Week is all about getting the models in and out of the chairs as quickly and efficiently as possible. Here, we take our favorite …

Hair

8 great movies that used to suck

or so people thought<p>Like a fine wine, some movies get better with age. Maybe they're ahead of their time, or maybe audiences need to see them through a historical lens, but some movies aren't embraced—by critics or audiences, or both—for their true greatness until well after their theatrical …

How A Single, Simple Guideline Could Help You Lose Weight

For some super-motivated people, counting calories, calculating macronutrient proportions or weighing food can help in their quest to lose weight. But for everyone else, it can be hard to keep juggling the cups and weighing scales and calculators for too long. If you fall into the latter category, …

Your Horoscope For This Week — Feb 15 2015

Double happiness! This Wednesday delivers the second consecutive new moon in Aquarius — an energizing sequel to the first one, which took place on …