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Yo La Tengo Cause the Apocalypse in Video for Cure Cover "Friday I'm in Love"

Yo La Tengo bring on the apocalypse in their new video for their cover of the Cure's "Friday I'm in Love", which appears on their forthcoming miscellania collection Stuff Like That There. Directed by Jason Woliner, the wacky video sees the band's Georgia Hubley singing the song as she strolls …

Yo La Tengo

Pema Chödrön and Jack Kornfield on "The Wondrous Path of Difficulties"

Photo by Christine Alicino.

A conversation with Pema Chödrön and Jack Kornfield, moderated by Michael Krasny about the everyday difficulties that …

How Fender Guitars Are Made, Then (1959) and Nowadays (2012)

When you think rock ‘n’ roll, you think electric guitars. And when you think electric guitars, you think about Fenders and all of those Telecasters …


Watch a Luthier Birth a Cello in This Hypnotic Documentary

It’s always interesting to see how things are made—crayons, Fender Stratocasters, cartoon eggs…The documentary above takes you through the creation …

Cool Stuff

Nadine Burke Harris: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, …

TED Talks

Kirby Ferguson: Embrace the remix | TED Talk |

Nothing is original, says Kirby Ferguson, creator of Everything is a Remix. From Bob Dylan to Steve Jobs, he says our most celebrated creators …


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The Observer

You have to find your own way



Bye Bye Norway, Country of Fairy Tales

Surfer's Beach, Punta Borinquen


Queen Butterfly

Bella Vista

Isla Pancha

On Her 100th Birthday, Watch Rock Pioneer Sister Rosetta Tharpe Wow Audiences With Her Gospel Guitar “British Invasion” as a historical phenomenon, has achieved a status almost like that of Paul Revere’s …


Don’t Always Trust Your Perceptions

Thich Nhat Hanh offers a short teaching on perception and the value of remaining calm.The post Don’t Always Trust Your Perceptions appeared first on …

Thich Nhat Hanh

“I Have Made It Though the Winds and Waters”

A man walks through water as he makes his way through the 9th Ward on Sept. 4, 2005, in New Orleans.Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images Joshua Cousin …

New Orleans

Hear Cee Lo's Soulful New Song 'Sign of the Times'

Laid-back track from singer's upcoming 'Heart Blanche' LP samples iconic groove from 'Taxi'

"Why can't we open our eyes to the sign of the times?" Cee Lo Green pleads on his soulful new song, which samples Bob James' flute-and-keys groove from the classic TV series Taxi. The laid-back "Sign of the …

Cee Lo Green

The Myths of Katrina

People walk through high water in front of the Superdome on Aug. 30, 2005, in New Orleans.Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images This story was produced by


Good Weather For An Airstrike - You're Slipping Away


David Puttnam: Does the media have a "duty of care"? | TED Talk |

In this thoughtful talk, David Puttnam asks a big question about the media: Does it have a moral imperative to create informed citizens, to support …

TED Talks

Watch The Idea, the First Animated Film to Deal with Big, Philosophical Ideas (1932)

Into Tomorow

The Good Listener: Should Fans Fear Side Projects?

We get a lot of mail at NPR Music, and alongside the T-shirt we bought to express our love of goats is a slew of smart questions about how music fits into our lives. This time around: thoughts on side projects.

Ann in County Cork writes via Facebook: "I am a super-fan of The National and have seen

Bon Iver

Touching Critical Mass