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26 hit songs that were allegedly stolen from other songs

1/<p>Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" and The Gap Band's "Oops Upside Your Head"<p>Larry Busacca and Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images<p>Though …

ShutterGrip makes your smartphone photos sharper and your videos smoother

popsci shop<p>Save 25 percent on this brilliant photo accessory.<p>Smartphones are capable of taking some amazing images nowadays. But the photos could be even better if you didn’t have to hold your device in a weird pincer grip. The ShutterGrip Smartphone Camera Controller is a simple attachment that …

Mobile Photography

15 Irish Songs You Need For This St. Patrick’s Day

From Dropkick Murphys to U2, here's the essential Irish songs that you need for St. Patrick's Day this weekend. Update your Spotify and Apple Music …

Music Videos

Questions linger about how Melania Trump, a Slovenian model, scored ‘the Einstein visa’

In 2000, Melania Knauss, a Slovenian model dating Donald Trump, began petitioning the government for the right to permanently reside in the United States under a program reserved for people with “extraordinary ability.”<p>Knauss’s credentials included runway shows in Europe, a Camel cigarette …

Donald Trump

NFL admits it screwed over the Cowboys 3 years later

Dez Bryant could have been a hero and the Cowboys might have actually ended their decade-long NFC Championship drought.<p>The NFL opened the door to …

Why the NRA Always Wins

It’s not the money. It’s the culture.<p>Your burning outrage about the Parkland school massacre is already starting to flicker. The special counsel’s indictments of the Russian hacker operation, and President Donald Trump’s dizzying response to them, is competing for your attention (“This is code red” …

Guns

The Contentious Physics of Wiffle Ball

An engineer sheds light on the ball’s much-debated curve. An Object Lesson.<p>Wiffle ball is a variant of baseball played with a plastic perforated ball. Eight three-quarter-inch, oblong holes cover half the ball’s surface area, while the other hemisphere is uninterrupted. Originally designed to …

Steve Earle calls Noel Gallagher ‘the most overrated songwriter ever’

"That guy Damon Albarn is a real fuckin' songwriter."<p>Steve Earle has dismissed Noel Gallagher‘s songwriting skills, suggesting Oasis scored enormous …

10 Free Marketing Tools Every Entrepreneur Can Use

Reach your audience effectively without compromising quality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're an entrepreneur just getting started, you know the meaning of a budget. You also probably know that in order to get your business idea off the ground, you have to …

The Attention Paradox: Winning By Slowing Down

Let's consider the work cycle of Jing - a hypothetical manager based in a typical multinational business. She gets out of bed at 6:30am and, like …

Timbre is a totally free app for editing video and audio

Good audio and video editing tools are somewhat hard to come by on mobile — a sentiment shared by app developer Xeus. The dev was prompted to create the Timbre: Cut, Join, Convert mp3 app after failing to find a “decent” tool for doing the same in the Play Store. And what Xeus has come up with is …

Apps

The Godfather director and cast reunite to discuss struggle of making the film

The Godfather is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential films in Hollywood history. At an epic night at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday, director Francis Ford Coppola and members of his cast – including Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire and James Caan, with …

Tribeca Film Festival

Capture the smoothest videos in the shakiest circumstances with Rigiet

You never know where your life is going to take you, but thanks to a new Kickstarter project, you’ll be able to capture images no matter how …

The Best Items For Your DSLR

If you've had a DSLR for any amount of time, you've likely realized a few things.First, there's a lot to learn about how to use your camera.Second, …

Landscape Photography

A Photographer’s Guide to Videography

The lines between photography and videography have begun to blur. At this point, almost every DSLR available has at least some video capabilities, …

Videography

13 Eye-Popping Quotes That Defined The Week

For someone who speaks with as much conviction as President Trump, he sure has a way of changing positions with an equal level of certitude.<p>We looked into those reversals here and here, and some of them make up a good chunk of some of the list below of eye-popping quotes from the week that was. You …

Donald Trump

Nubrella is a Hands-Free Umbrella That Can Keep Your Camera Dry

Nubrella is an innovative new umbrella that could come in handy for photographers shooting in the rain. It’s a hands-free, wind-resistant design that …

All the President's Flip-Flops

The simplest explanation for Donald Trump’s new positions on everything from Syria to interest rates? Ignorance.<p>In February 2017, Jon Stewart noted that Donald Trump had a remarkable affinity for a certain phrase: “Believe me.”* Trump used it over and over, which made Stewart wary: “Nobody says …

3 Reasons Why You Aren’t Taking Better Photos

No matter your current skill level, you could (and should) always be getting better. And if you ever find yourself in a creative rut—as we all do …

How to Focus Your Camera

When you're just starting out in photography, there are plenty of obstacles you have to overcome in order to create the most impactful image.One of …

Cameras

Was Bo Diddley a Buddha?

CHICAGO — When I was in my 20s, I had the good fortune to play guitar as an opening act for the blues legend B. B. King. This lucky break opened many doors for me, and I soon found myself playing with other great blues musicians — Koko Taylor, Buddy Guy and Bo Diddley, to name a few. During one …

Bo Diddley

Wynton Marsalis Gives 12 Tips on How to Practice: For Musicians, Athletes, or Anyone Who Wants to Learn Something New

<i>Photo by Eric Delmar, Wikipedia Commons</i><p>Practicing for countless hours before we can be good at something seems burdensome and boring. Maybe that's …

Everything You Need to Know About Modes, Part 1

393<p>SHARES<p>Sooner or later, guitarists begin to wonder about the modes: what they are, how best to learn them and how to use them effectively when …

Sales slump for a 7th straight quarter at General Mills

The maker of Cheerios breakfast cereal said net sales fell 5.2 percent to $3.79 billion in the third quarter ended Feb. 26, falling short of analysts' average estimate of $3.82 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.<p>General Mills, like rivals ConAgra Brands Inc and Campbell Soup Co, has …

President Trump's Untruths Are Piling Up

The need for Congress to figure out why he and his team keep misleading the public about Russia grows more urgent by the day, even if they are ultimately exonerated.<p>Let’s be clear from the start: There is no evidence that Donald Trump or his campaign coordinated with Russia to hack the Democratic …

America's 'Complacent Class': How Self-Segregation Is Leading To Stagnation

In a new book, <i>The Complacent Class,</i> economist Tyler Cowen argues that the United States is standing still.<p>People have grown more risk averse and are reluctant to switch jobs or move to another state, he says, and the desire to innovate — to grow and change — has gone away.<p>In an interview with NPR's …

Economics

This Photo Has No Red Pixels: A Fascinating Optical Illusion

I initially refused to believe it when this photo came across my feed. My eyes aren’t broken! I can see they’re strawberries, and they’re definitely …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump jumps the gun on NATO, jobs claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted in his speech to Congress that new money "is pouring in" from NATO partners, which it isn't. He also …

Health Care

Advice on how to play a gig by Thelonious Monk

In 1960, saxophonist Steve Lacy wrote down a list of advice from jazz pianist Thelonious Monk on how to play music. Among the items on the list:<p>Just …

The world's smallest wireless mic could redefine your acoustic guitar sound

<b>Piezo and under-saddle pickup systems are convenient, sure, but nothing captures acoustic sound like a microphone positioned near the soundhole; the</b> …