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10 of the most dynamic supergroups to grace the scene - Features - Alternative Press

Famous director David Lynch once said, “Negativity is the enemy of creativity.” If that’s the case, then as a musician you have to be pretty positive …

Dissonant Joy: A Guide to Europe's Punk Foremothers

Early punk histories tend to focus on New York and London, with hardly any credit given to the movement’s mainland European acts—and even less so when the creative forces behind those bands were women. Additionally, the continental identities of relatively celebrated female UK punk cornerstones …

dissonant

Review: 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine'

Documentarian Alex Gibney's take on the life and times of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs poses provocative questions, but is too light on new …

Tesla is entering another crisis

The company then upped the amount of stock on offer, to $640 million. CEO Elon Musk will likely purchase $20 million in shares himself.<p>The move surprised no one who has been following the ups and downs of Tesla's fortunes and stock price over the past 12 months, although it came sooner than anyone …

The Coddling of the American Mind

In the name of emotional well-being, college students are increasingly demanding protection from words and ideas they don’t like. Here’s why that’s disastrous for education—and mental health.<p><b>S</b>omething strange is happening at America’s colleges and universities. A movement is arising, undirected and …

Higher Education

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people? | Ian Sample

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

Medicine

What’s behind Beijing’s drive to control the South China Sea? | Howard W French

China’s startling attempt to assert control over vast waters has alarmed nearby countries and escalated tensions with the US. Howard W French reports from Hainan, the island at the heart of Xi Jinping’s expansionist ambitions<p>On 26 May, CNN broadcast an unusual clip of a US navy intelligence flight …

LeBron James' Opt-Out Leaves Cleveland Cavaliers Facing Major Free-Agent Summer

The Cleveland Cavaliers are in for quite the noisy offseason.<p>LeBron James opting out of his contract Sunday afternoon isn't helping the cacophony of sounds about to roar out of Cleveland.<p>James' opt-out appears to be a move motivated by finances as opposed to relocation.<p>A max contract in the NBA is …

NBA

Apple wants to change the way we read news, and it could upend the entire media industry

It's a curated-news service that serves up stories and media from various news organizations and packages them into a beautiful magazine-style interface.<p>The idea isn't revolutionary. Plenty of other apps, such as Flipboard, offer the same services and have been doing so for much longer.<p>But for …

Experimenting With Virtual Reality, Financial Services Enter The Matrix

Joseph McKenna Contributor<p>Joseph McKenna is a financial services consultant for the Digital Advisory Practice at Ernst & Young.<p>“You take the blue pill –- the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill -– you stay in Wonderland and I show you …

Virtual Reality

The Bitcoin Bubble and the Future of Currency

A few days ago, the value of all the bitcoins in the world blew past $1 billion for the first time ever. That’s an impressive achievement, for a …

Hallucinatory Portraits Show How Computers See Our Faces

Ever wonder what happens when facial recognition gets a little too zealous?<p>Teaching computers how to interpret visual data is going to be essential to the development of things like self-driving cars and mood-sensing technologies? Humans assess the world around us mainly through vision, and …

Master class with Charles Correa

<i>The 82-year-old who is being honoured by the Royal Institute of British Architects this summer, on why architects must listen to their inner voice,</i> …

Architecture

Why Iranians are lapping up Shah memorabilia

In Tehran, memories of the Shah’s brutality are fading and selling imperial wares is becoming less dangerous. But what’s really behind the increasing fondness for the pre-1979 era?<p>Near the grand bazaar in Tehran, over the entrance to the complex housing the ministries of foreign affairs and …

Oscar Week: Animated Shorts

10 Gothic Short Stories You Can Read Online Right Now

Today marks the birthday of literature’s dark romantic and master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe. The mad, mustachioed author initiated the modern …

Literature

United Airlines Magazines

Travels on the Run: Sydney

It can cost more than $300 to climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge, where they harness you up and take you on a hair-raising ascent to the top of the landmark’s 440-foot steel arch. Plus, you’re not even allowed a camera to capture the breathtaking panorama far below.<p>There’s a better way to experience …

George Saunders: 'It was good to have a painful immersion in capitalism'

<b>In January, a New York Times profile announced that your new short-story collection Tenth of December was</b> <b>the best book we'll read all year</b><b>. How did</b> …

Reus: Timing of Gotze announcement 'stupid & unfortunate'

The Dortmund forward has urged fans to get behind the Bayern-bound forward for the rest of the season as they enter a crucial part of their …

Iterations: How Five Real Economists Think About Bitcoin’s Future

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah is a contributor to</i> TechCrunch<i>. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil.</i><p>There isn’t just a bubble in the Bitcoin economy, there’s a bubble in the number of posts about Bitcoin. I’ll pile on, even after this week’s mini-crash, but with a twist. A few weeks ago, I <b>wrote some</b> …

Full Frame vs. Crop Sensor Cameras: Which One is Right for You?

Too many photography subjects get muddled in argument: this brand vs. that brand; one technique vs. another. Yours vs. mine. Better vs. best. …

Easy Ways To Stay Fresh On Red-Eye Flights

It only takes a little planning to step off a long flight looking refreshed, and not like rumpled mess. Try these easy tips from makeup artists, hairstylists, dermatologists, and nutritionists.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Condé Nast Traveler's Website.</i><p><i>Skin</i><p><b>Prep your skin with exfoliation</b><p>Keeping …

Paul Muldoon: a life in poetry

Collecting lyrics from the more literary end of pop songwriting into a book is nothing new. In recent years Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Jarvis Cocker, …

The new analytic stack is all about management, transparency and users

As 2013 gains steam, the big data and analytics world is radically changing. Just these past few weeks, I’ve spent time with industry thought leaders …

That Apple Flexible Display For a Future iPhone, Cool And Cute

A couple of days back the US Patent and Trademarks Office published Apple’s application for a wrap-around form factor for electronic devices. It looks like a curvy, future iPhone.<p>I’ve read a number of interpretations of the application, some of them suggesting this is an Apple invention. Clearly it …

Health care costs for older inmates skyrocket

States face a potential fiscal time bomb as their prison populations steadily grow older.<p>ASBURY PARK, N.J. -- Convicted of three counts of robbery when he was still a young man, Steven Thomas has been in prison since December 1982. Now 62, frail and suffering from a relapse of Hepatitis C, he's one …