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Cow Heading to the Slaughterhouse Makes Daring Escape, Hides in Forest and Becomes Social Media Star

Hermien, a plucky cow from Lettele, in the Dutch province of Overijssel, recently became a social media star and a symbol of freedom, after making a …

Social Media

Here’s what happened the last time the living things in our oceans and lakes died

On January 5, 2018, a paper published in the journal Science delivered a sobering message: The oxygenation of open oceans and coastal seas has been steadily declining during the past half century. The volume of ocean with no oxygen at all has quadrupled, and the volume where oxygen levels are …

Lake Erie

The Night Latin Jazz Was Born

The perplexed looks on concertgoers’ faces said it all at New York’s Carnegie Hall on the evening of Sept. 29, 1947. When music critic and patron …

Jazz

Quincy Jones on the Secret Michael Jackson and the Problem With Modern Pop

In both music and manner, Quincy Jones has always registered — from afar, anyway — as smooth, sophisticated, and impeccably well-connected. (That’s …

Lionel Richie

From Coltrane to Hancock, explore the history of spiritual jazz with this 12-hour mixtape

Jazz music is a multifarious beast. From the relaxed grooves of cool jazz to the off-kilter energy of free jazz, the genre has been warped and …

John Coltrane

(en) Jazz: the best guitarists

Jazz has often been described as America's ‘classical’ music, having originated in New Orleans in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, it grew out …

Guitar

Temptations Lead Singer Dennis Edwards Dead At 74

Dennis Edwards, former lead singer of the Temptations, died Friday in Chicago, one day before his 75th birthday, according to CBS Chicago.<p>The cause of death has not been made public.<p>Edwards joined the legendary Motown quintet in 1968 and sang lead on some of their biggest hits, including “I Can’t …

Soul Music

Artificial Intelligence May Have Cracked Freaky 600-Year-Old Manuscript

Since its discovery over a hundred years ago, the 240-page Voynich manuscript, filled with seemingly coded language and inscrutable illustrations, of …

Artificial Intelligence

A Heartbroken Man's Emotional Baggage Marks Him in a Most Unusual Way in Scifi Short Picture Wheel

Break-ups in the era of social media are rough—even if you “unfriend” and “unfollow” your ex, you’re still in danger of catching a glimpse of …

Relationships

Physicists Spot Evidence of 'Odderon' First Predicted in the 1970s

Scientists have uncovered some preliminary evidence for a nuclear physics effect first predicted back in the 1970s. The physics universe you’re about …

Physics

Trump escalates his war with U.S. law enforcement after memo release

The president hinted openly that he might yet fire senior officials over claims of bias against him.<p>The week began with the FBI deputy director abruptly stepping down from his job after months of open accusations of anti-Republican bias from President Donald Trump, and it ended with Trump hinting …

Donald Trump

Myanmar government denies AP report of Rohingya mass graves

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's government has denied a report by The Associated Press documenting at least five mass graves containing Rohingya Muslim civilians killed by the military with help from Buddhist neighbors, saying that only "terrorists" were killed and they were "carefully buried."<p>The …

Asia

Employee who sent false Hawaii alert says he was "100 percent sure"

Per a report from NBC News, the Hawaii emergency management employee who sent a false alert last month warning of an incoming missile says he "did …

FCC

'Dragon Ball FighterZ' Beginner's Guide on Xbox One or PS4 | Digital Trends

<i>Dragon Ball FighterZ</i> is remarkably easy to pick up, but mastering its various mechanics and combat strategies requires patience, practice, and a good …

Dragon Ball

20 Grammy winners who don't deserve the awards — sorry

The Grammys are supposed to celebrate excellence in music. But the Recording Academy misses the mark so frequently that they're almost a joke among music fans.<p>As one old "Simpsons" line shows, the Grammys aren't considered to be as prestigious as an Oscar or a Tony. There are currently 80 …

Steely Dan

All 57 Grammy Best New Artist Winners, From The Beatles to Adele to Milli Vanilli (Photos)

The Grammys have honored some major stars early in their careers — and also some head-scratchers (Debby Boone over Andy Gibb and Foreigner?)

Guitar

'Beetle Bailey' cartoonist Mort Walker dies at 94

Comic strip artist Mort Walker, a World War II veteran who satirized the Army and tickled millions of newspaper readers with the antics of the lazy private "Beetle Bailey," died Saturday. He was 94.<p>Walker died at his home in Stamford, Conn., said Greg Walker, his eldest son and a collaborator. His …

Boca Raton

Naked mole rats defy the biological law of aging

In the world of animal models, naked mole rats are the supermodels. They rarely get cancer, are resistant to some types of pain, and can survive up …

Biology

This 40 Year Old Antibiotic Could Fight Back Against The Worst Superbugs

We'd forgotten all about it.<p>As scientists look for new ways to tackle the growing problem of drug-resistant bacteria that evolve to resist our …

Medicine

This Could Be The One Key Hormone That Set Us Apart From Apes

It's not just about brain size.<p>Even though you might not believe it on a crowded subway train, humans have a unique set of social skills that set us …

Evolution

Man Finds ‘Deathbed Photo’ of War Photographer Gerda Taro

A man sharing a photograph of his father online has apparently stumbled upon the last known photograph of legendary war photographer Gerda Taro, …

Facebook will now ask users to rank news organizations they trust

Facebook unveiled major changes Friday to the News Feed of its 2 billion users, announcing it will rank news organizations by credibility based on user feedback and diminish its role as an arbiter of the news people see.<p>The move comes after the company endured harsh criticism for allowing …

Social Media

In Memoriam: Remembering the Bassists We Lost in 2017

It’s the end of the year and once again time to reflect on 2017. The world lost some incredible members of the bass community this year from …

Jazz rose to new heights in 2017 — plus year's best albums and concerts

It is remarkable that two of the greatest guitarist the jazz world has ever known, Allan Holdsworth and Mundell Lowe, were both longtime San Diego …

Malcolm Young, AC/DC Co-Founding Guitarist, Dead at 64

"It is hard to express in words what he has meant to me during my life." —Angus Young<p>18.8K<p>SHARES<p>Malcolm Young—one of the greatest rock-and-roll …

Guitar

Make These Smitten Kitchen Chicken Marsala Meatballs ASAP

If you love chicken marsala, you've got to try this smart twist on the classic dish. Instead of pounding chicken breast until thin and dredging it in …

Chef Isaac Toups shares dirty rice secrets for the holidays | NOLA.com

Along with the oyster kind, rice dressing could be considered the most Louisiana of the many regionally flavored Thanksgiving dressings that dot …

Recipes

Ella Fitzgerald Recording Will Be Released After More Than 60 Years in Record Label Vault

Ella Fitzgerald ascended to jazz royalty with her pitch-perfect renditions of "A-Tisket, A-Tasket," "Summertime," and tunes from the Great American …

Mirai Nagasu

Gluten May Not Be the Ingredient in Wheat That's Making You Sick

Celiac disease affects only an estimated 1 percent of Americans, but more people than ever before are eschewing wheat and other grains that contain …

Literature

40 Educational Facts About Sesame Street

On November 10, 1969, television audiences were introduced to <i>Sesame Street</i>. In the near-50 years since, the series has become one of television's …