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ADHD and what it tells us about society

What happens to autistic people when we get old?<p>This morning I had the privilege of listening to several perspectives on aging at IMFAR 2014. Three …

Psst! Wearable Devices Could Make Big Tech Leaps, Into Your Ear

It's early evening on a Thursday and you're at a networking event, balancing a small plate of appetizers in one hand. Someone comes up to you to say hello. She acts like you've met before, but you can't recall where.<p>"It's Jackie Barnes," she says.<p>"Jackie Barnes," you repeat like you remember. "It's …

How To Wean Yourself From Your Smartphone, At Least Temporarily

We have been exploring our increasingly smartphone-aided interactions and what they're doing to the old-fashioned ways of being together, like talking face to face. Hundreds of you wrote in with your thoughts, which tend to be a variation on a theme <i>All Tech</i> reader Cassie Anderson laid out:<p>"I want …

'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' Still Strange And Beautiful

<i>All week, NPR Music has been examining the legacy and impact of Nirvana's</i> Nevermind<i>, which was released (gulp) 20 years ago this week. Today, we're taking a momentary break from Song Of The Day's usual format to look at a real-life epiphany that could have been ripped straight out of a cheesy movie</i> …

Beck's Long Balancing Act

Beck was recording his latest album when he encountered an unexpected hazard in the studio.<p>"I got bit by a black widow in the middle of this recording session," he says laughing. "I was in the hospital, and my arm was all swollen up."<p>That was only one of the indignities Beck suffered on the way to</i> …

NCAAF College Football Scores - NCAAF Scoreboard - ESPN

Now<p>This is the way Im feeling today. Can't wait for CFB Season! pic.twitter.com/UoeBfx67Bj<p>This is how Im@feeling today. Come on CFB Season! …

This Letter Steve Albini Wrote To Nirvana Is Just Incredible

The 20th anniversary reissue of In Utero contains an awesome historical document.

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week on Dwell.com - Dwell

From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from around the world.<p>John Pawson's minimal home and an experimental residence by …

Arizona expands ban denying driver's licenses to immigrants

By Tim Gaynor<p>PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona, long at odds with President Barack Obama's administration over immigration reform, is expanding a ban on …

The Fed's Surprising Decision: Should You Cheer Or Boo?

If you are trying to buy a home, you just got good news: The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it is not going to try to drive up long-term interest rates just yet.<p>Stock investors are happy for you. They like cheap mortgages too because a robust housing market creates jobs. To celebrate, they bought …

My Bloody Valentine frontman slams Mercury prize list

Kevin Shields has accused the Mercury prize of "banning" My Bloody Valentine from consideration for the award. The band's frontman claims that mbv, their first album in 22 years, was left off the Mercury shortlist because the group bypassed corporate powers such as Apple, Amazon and record …

Review: Mazzy Star, 'Seasons Of Your Day'

Mazzy Star came out of the Los Angeles neo-psychedelic indie-rock scene of the '80s — a spin-off the band Opal, which dissolved after lead singer Kendra Smith bailed. Hope Sandoval was essentially her replacement; as she murmured over the group's woozily tuneful folk rock, with a brighter vocal …

Daft Punk Releases Latest 'Lose Yourself To Dance' Music Video

Daft Punk is following up their "Get Lucky" song of the summer with a new music video for "Lose Yourself To Dance."<p>Featuring Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, the video is full of disco, glittering St. Laurent jackets, and of course, gold-plated helmets.<p>"An insular production, the video was …

Healthy Italian diet suffers as economic crisis bites

<b>Italians have long been praised for their Mediterranean diet, rich in vegetables and fruit. But many are turning to cheaper, less healthy foods as the effects of the financial crisis bite, finds the BBC's Emma Jane Kirby.</b><p>Giovanna Azi takes a spatula from her kitchen drawer and scrapes up the last …

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Dave Grohl And Krist Novoselic Share Memories, Unreleased Tracks From 'In Utero'

Few bands ever reach the popularity, influence and status of the early-'90s rock group Nirvana. Anyone who's old enough to remember knows that the trio from Aberdeen, Wash., helped pioneer grunge rock. But more than that, Nirvana became a symbol for an entire generation of ideas and popular …

Listen to Seattle indie-pop trio Cumulus’ new single, “Middle”

Like many up and coming bands, Seattle’s Cumulus balance their rock and roll aspirations with day jobs. Just as recently as this summer, frontwoman …

America's Solar Revolution Is Twisting The Utility Industry Into Knots

This week, we gave you two extremely bullish projections for the future of solar energy in America.<p>The focus was on distributed generation in both cases. This includes all solar installations — even small ones on your home rooftop.<p>Interestingly, the renewable energy revolution is being led by …

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Apple Won’t Introduce New Apple TV Box Next Week, Will Upgrade Software

There are very, very good odds you’re going to hear about new iPhones at Apple’s event next Tuesday.<p>But if you’re looking for a new Apple TV, you’re …

Opponents of Syria Strikes Gain Edge In Lobbying Fight

The interest groups opposed to U.S. military strikes against Syria had a very good week. That made it a very bad week for President Obama and those who support his plans.<p>Anna Galland, executive director of the liberal MoveOn.org — which opposes military action in Syria — said that by midweek, her …