Rafael Rojas Abuchaibe

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New Music: Alicia Keys “Better You, Better Me”

You can never go wrong with some new Alicia Keys to start the day. In addition to executive producing the movie itself, the 32-year-old songstress …

Feed Me Scales the ‘Lonely Mountain’ – Song Premiere

Feed Me’s Jon Gooch takes listeners on an EDM odyssey in his new song “Lonely Mountain.” The track spans more than five minutes, and is divided into …

Music events pulled in 6.5 million people to tune of £2.2bn last year

Undeterred by the prospect of wading through a quagmire to reach chemical lavatories or paying inflated prices for lager in plastic cups, 6.5 million people travelled to music festivals and concerts in Britain last year, spending £2.2bn in the process.<p>Overseas visitors made up 6% of those music …

Listen: Bruce Springsteen covers Suicide’s “Dream Baby Dream”

Fact: Bruce Springsteen is a longtime fan of New York’s cult electro-punk duo Suicide. <i>Nebraska’</i>s “State Trooper” owes plenty to the group, and in …

40 Years Of U.S. Nutrition Data Is "Fatally Flawed" and "Physiologically Implausible"

Turns out people lie about how much garbage they eat. Even to the government.<p>A new study from researchers at the University of South Carolina took a closer look at the numbers from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, or NHANES. NHANES surveys Americans to find out what they've …

Report: Chinese University Students Forced To Manufacture PlayStation 4 In Foxconn Plant

<i>Yet another labor scandal hits Chinese supplier Foxconn.</i><p>According to a report by the Dongfang Daily, over a thousand Chinese university students from Xi’an Technological University were required to work in a Foxconn plant that manufactures the PlayStation 4 video game console.<p>The students were …

The High Cost, for the Poor, of Using a Bank

In September, I attended a meeting on how to help low-income people get better access to financial services. I found myself sitting next to an executive from a large financial-services firm, who told me that he had recently pretended to be without a bank account for an entire afternoon. He and …

The Real Reason for Israel’s Brain Drain

On a visit to Eastern Europe last week, Yair Lapid, Israel’s telegenic finance minister, wrote a defiant yet innocent-seeming Facebook post: “A word to all of those who are ‘fed up’ and ‘leaving for Europe,’ ” he began,<p>I happen to be in Budapest at the moment. I came to give a speech in parliament …

Screenwriting Advice, in Six Seconds or Less

The first Oscar for Best Original Screenwriting, awarded during a brisk fifteen-minute ceremony that took place over the clinking sounds of dinner in the Blossom Room of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in 1929, went to Ben Hecht, though he very nearly did not win. Hecht, then thirty-five years old, …

Michael Bloomberg wants to be mayor of the world

Michael Bloomberg wants to be mayor of the world. As time runs out on his days ruling New York City, the billionaire reformer is taking his crusade global. Find our new issue on newsstands today. Read a preview now.<p>(Photograph by Charles Ommanney / Reportage by Getty Images for TIME)

Quentin Tarantino: Batman is 'boring' but Lone Ranger 'excellent'

Quentin Tarantino has dismissed Batman as a boring movie character, while explaining why he placed critical turkey The Lone Ranger on his recent top 10 of films from 2013.<p>Interviewed by French magazine Les Inrockuptibles, in comments subsequently translated by The Playlist, the Oscar-winning …

Martin Luther King biopic marches on with Jamie Foxx and Oliver Stone

The long-planned biopic of civil rights activist Martin Luther King appears to be on track, after reports emerged that producing studios Dreamworks and Warner Bros are aiming to attach actor Jamie Foxx and director Oliver Stone to the project.<p>With last year's Lincoln having re-established the …

Sony cedes US smartphone market to competition, for now

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai has been speaking to the press over in Japan today, where he's outlined his company's priorities for the near term. Pivotal to Sony's improving fortunes is the company's mobile division, whose success in the last quarter helped offset other losses in driving Sony to a moderate …

Your doctor is going digital: What the rise of medtech means for you

Five years into the future, doctors will be empowered with a wide array of exponential technologies and will become the most efficient they have ever …