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Neil Young Albums Ranked Worst to Best

Neil Young is one of rock's most brilliant, confounding, defiant and frustrating artists. His long career as a solo act -- which started in 1968 …

8 Better Ways to Display Art in Every Room of Your Home

It's time to create an Instagram-perfect wall.<p>In her new book <i>Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating</i>, designer Lauren Liess shares her favorite, not-always-conventional ideas for livening up any space with art.

Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Roger McGuinn and Others Rehearse in 1992

6<p>SHARES<p>The video below offers a rare treat: a superstar cast of guitarists—including Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Tom Petty …

Dave Grohl performs 'Whole Lotta Love' with Jewel

Dave Grohl, Foo Fighters frontman and king of the summer concert circuit, has a well-documented love of Led Zeppelin, even forming a supergroup in …

Abandoned & Forgotten: A 15-Year Urban Exploration Photo Project

<i>All images by Jan Stel. Used with permission.</i><p>Photographer Jan Stel was born in the Netherlands in 1970, and describes himself as a self-taught fine …

UFO Sightings: New Evidence of Alien Spaceship Landing Near US Airbase Surfaces - IBTimes India

Amid reports of pressure on several governments to reveal records of UFO (unidentified flying objects) sightings in the past, an army officer has …

Meet the Street Artist Using Optical Illusions to Transform Buildings into Faces

Argentinian street artist Guri uses optical illusions to turn run-down buildings into his "imaginary friends."<p>Bulbous faces are plastered all over Argentina thanks to street artist Guri. His work often captures the joy of innocence and magical realism, and occasionally supports environmental …

The greatest rock concert in San Francisco history was …

I was expecting a huge number of “how could you forget …” e-mails after this week’s Our San Francisco feature about great rock concerts in the city’s history. I know from experience that whatever combination of concerts I included, there would be at least 50 “how could you forget …” notes. This, of …

Clarification: Christie-Lottery Woes story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story March 31, due to an editing error, The Associated Press reported that Gov. Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's …

New Jersey

The Truth: An Exclusive Interview With an Anonymous Freemason

Those familiar with my writing understand I am a fan of long intros for lengthier or complex pieces. Part of the reason for this is one can clear a …

A Modern Surrealist Painter Picks Up Where Dalí Left Off

Ships become clouds and towns become cobblestone streets in the magical realist works of Rob Gonsalves.<p><b>This article originally appeared on The Creators Project Germany.</b><p>Rob Gonsalves is a 55-year-old Canadian of Portuguese descent who paints scenes that fill in the space somewhere in between …

Jack White and Robert Plant perform Led Zeppelin’s “The Lemon Song” — watch

<i>Photo by David James Swanson</i><p>Robert Plant previously expressed his desire to work alongside Jack White, and last night, we got our first look at the …

Listen: Death Cab For Cutie - “Little Wanderer” [Premiere]

This isn’t the first time that Ben Gibbard’s written about a largely long-distance relationship with somebody who, like himself, spends most of their …

Eighth Night In New York City

July 31st is the date, for an eighth and final show at Madison Square Garden this summer..

New York City

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Transform molds from your pantry and easy-to-use concrete into a variety of planters that will add texture and charm to your outdoor spaces.<p>1 of …

Landscaping

Heal Your Lower Back Pain With These 5 Yoga Poses

<b>In the United States lower back pain is one of most common complaints.</b> The Mayo Clinic states that most people will experience low back pain at some …

The 8 Best Yoga Poses for Men

Thread the Needle<p>“This pose can be held longer than the others. Aim for one and a half or two minutes. This pose is much more restorative and staying …

48 Dead Bankers All From Suicide? – Hold the Key to the Coming Civil War

<b>DOES A TIME COME THE MEDIA BECOMES CRIMINALLY NEGLIGENT?</b> <b>At what point does MAKING the Cool-Aid, and SERVING the Cool-Aid become a crime? Furthermore</b> …

War

‘Archer’ Season 6 Exclusive: Watch Six ‘Certified’ Videos and See the FX Series’ New Key Art

The FX spy-comedy Archer returns on January 8, 2015. Watch six exclusive videos to prep you for the upcoming season and scope the series’ newest key …

Greil Marcus Talks About Trying to Unlock Rock and Roll in 10 Songs

Challenged to write a history of rock and roll, the revered critic naturally went at it his own way, picking songs that each somehow summed up rock, …

Stream ‘The Art of McCartney,’ Featuring Bob Dylan, Brian Wilson, Kiss

The 34-track entirety of <i>The Art of McCartney</i>, the compilation featuring a bevy of all-star musician covering songs Paul McCartney wrote with the …

What to Stream on Netflix: The Ultimate Indiewire Guide

All of Last Year’s Oscar-Nominated Documentaries Now Streaming on Netflix: Good news for fans of documentaries. All of last year’s Academy …

Film Festivals

Guitarist Randy Bachman Demystifies the Opening Chord of The Beatles’ ‘A Hard Day’s Night’

You could call it the magical mystery chord. The opening <i>clang</i> of the Beatles' 1964 hit, "A Hard Day's Night," is one of the most famous and …

In Defense of Obama

When it comes to Barack Obama, I’ve always been out of sync. Back in 2008, when many liberals were wildly enthusiastic about his candidacy and his …

Chinese security body-searches 10,000 pigeons

About 10,000 pigeons released in a ceremony for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media has said, reflecting government concerns over possible attacks.<p>The symbols of peace were released at sunrise on …

College students developing nail polish to detect date rape drugs

Four students at North Carolina State University hope to tackle a problem on many campuses by developing a nail polish that can detect so-called date rape drugs by changing colors when it comes into contact with them.<p>Women who wear the polish can simply swirl their fingers in a drink to test it for …

College & University