Eugene Theriault

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Appreciation: Jazz musician Charlie Haden spoke for beauty

I'd probably only been covering jazz for the Los Angeles Times for a year or so when the phone rang at my desk and on the other end was Charlie Haden.<p>For a half-second, I was terrified. Was this how I was going to find out that the tiny voice in my head, the one that plagues so many writers, was …

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Dave Grohl Says Crowdsourced Shows May 'Change the Game' of Touring

Dave Grohl said the fan-orchestrated and crowdfunded concert the Foo Fighters agreed to play in Richmond, Virginia could be the future of how bands …

Foo Fighters

6 Surprising Things That Can Influence Your Dreams

<b>By Aatif Zubair, Delhi Technological University, India</b><p>What goes into creating dreams is a subject of great interest to almost everyone—including …

Action Hero

New to Nature No 126: Asbestopluma monticola

A killer sponge in the deep Pacific uses microscopic hooks to capture its prey<p>Organisms stuck in place like a potted plant generally make poor predators. But try explaining that to an amphipod impaled and partially digested on the branches of a killer sponge in the deep Pacific. Most of the 5,000 …

In-flight science: how the world works when you're sitting on a plane

1. The wing myth<p>For many years we taught the wrong explanation for the way wings keep planes in the air. It was thought that the wing shape meant that air has further to travel over the top surface than the bottom, making the air above move faster to keep up, reducing pressure and producing lift. …

Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks

We show, via a massive (<i>N</i> = 689,003) experiment on Facebook, that emotional states can be transferred to others via emotional contagion, leading …

Neurology

Privacy group to FTC: Facebook 'purposefully messed with people’s minds'

EPIC, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, filed a formal complaint today with the Federal Trade Commission over Facebook's 'emotional …

Russian MPs tighten control over internet data storage

Critics say new legislation to store personal data is part of a campaign to muffle dissent and diminish privacy on the internet<p>Russian MPs have passed a law that will force internet companies to store the personal data of Russian citizens inside the country.<p>Opponents condemned the new legislation …

Russia passes law requiring online personal data to be stored inside its borders

A new law passed by Russian parliament today requires that internet companies store the personal data of Russian users inside the country's borders, a move that could make it easier for government officials to keep tabs on citizens. Members of parliament have defended the bill as a measure to …

Want To Communicate Anonymously Without Being Monitored Or Tracked? 'Blackphone' Now On Sale

Snowden, the NSA, getting “Scroogled”; do these various buzzwords making the rounds these days get your hackles up? Frankly, I don’t blame you. Personally, I don’t have enough “interesting” information to share. And though I lead a rather “regular” existence, I do realize there are plenty of folks …

Brian Eno / Karl Hyde

In 2010, the announcement that Brian Eno had signed to Warp Records was an event. His decades-long history of groundbreaking electronic music had a lot to do with Warp even existing at all, so the fact he was going to be working with the imprint known for taking the torch in the 1990s and 2000s …