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The music industry is still screwed: Why Spotify, Amazon and iTunes can’t save musical artists

Pandora, Spotify and Beats aren’t making a profit. If they never do, your favorite band will need a day job<p>What if the future of streaming music is a bust?<p>On June 9, a musician named Michael St. James tapped into a deep vein of insecurity shared by all artists challenged by the ongoing digital …

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Israeli civilian, Palestinian girl killed in Gaza flare-up | Reuters

GAZA (Reuters) - A Gaza sniper shot dead an Israeli civilian over the border on Tuesday and Israel hit back with air strikes on two Hamas training camps which hospital officials said killed a Palestinian girl near one of the targets.<p>A member of Palestinian civil defense extinguishes a fire at a …

Fed study predicts what we'll be driving in 2040

The government's Energy Information Administration released its 2014 Annual Energy Outlook report this week and it had plenty of nuggets on what it expects Americans to drive between now and 2040.<p>EIA expects overall vehicle-miles traveled to increase, on average, 0.9 percent between 2012 and 2040 — …

Her Is the Smartest Movie About Artificial Intelligence In Years

Either Spike Jonze is intentionally coy, or he really doesn’t care, one way or another, about science fiction cliches. That his new movie <i>Her</i> is the smartest, most thoughtful on-screen exploration of artificial intelligence (AI) in years appears to be a happy accident. Jonze didn’t consult with …

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Surprise Staff at Chicago Pizza Place

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West gave the staff at a Chicago pizza restaurant a special holiday treat with all the toppings Thursday.<p>A day after West’s …

'PKPKT' is a Bluetooth iPhone game for kleptomaniacs

<i>PKPKT</i> (pronounced "pickpocket") is a new iPhone game that uses Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) to simulate digital pickpocketing. Each player starts with $1,000 dollars in fake money, and can make more money by stealing from nearby <i>PKPT</i> users even if the app isn't open, thanks to the technical wizardry …

Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …

How Brands Can Best Partner with Tween YouTube Stars

YouTube star Blair Fowler has been a longtime fan of L’Oreal mascara, often referencing it in her beauty tutorials and other videos throughout the years. L’Oreal approached Blair to create a video about the contest they were hosting as a means of driving more engagement to their promotional contest …