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'The Martian' tops weekend box office with $55 million; just shy of 'Gravity' October record

It was only $785,000 shy of the largest opening weekend ever for the month of October, which is held by fellow space adventure "Gravity" ($55.8 million in 2013).<p>The performance by "The Martian" exceeded industry expectations, which had the film opening in the mid $40 million range.<p>The adaptation of …

Box Office

The New Politics of Pot: The 2014 Candidates Who Want to Legalize It

Forget decriminalization or medical marijuana. Bolstered by state ballot victories, top-tier contenders in 2014 are seeking full legalization, the …

Let's talk about the gender differences that really matter – in mental health

Gender differences have been much in the news lately. It's a topic that exerts a powerful attraction, beguiling scientists and lay people alike. Are men and women really so dissimilar that they may as well come from different planets? And where there are differences, what are the causes? Everyone, …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Where's The Best Of What's New?

<b>We're still adapting our Best of What's New pages from prior to 2014--thanks for your patience!</b><p><b>Until then, take a look at our 2014 BOWN winners.</b>

100 Best Songs of 2013

100<p>The Killers, “Shot at the Night”<p>Produced by Anthony Gonzalez of French dreamrockers M83, this grandiose ballad is where the Killers' gigantic …

Music

10 Best Country Albums of 2013

10<p>Robbie Fulks, ‘Gone Away Backwards’<p>The Yankee singer whose country songs have seemed as much genre satires as reverent craft exercises (see "Fuck …

Country Music

20 Best Debuts of 2013

20<p>Darkside, ‘Psychic’<p>Is their name a tribute to Pink Floyd? You could be excused for thinking so, given electronic music savant Nicolas Jarr and Dave …

Universal Music

The best albums of 2013: have your say

In case you hadn't noticed, we're in this process of unveiling our top albums of the year. You can view numbers 40 to 31 here, 30 to 21 here, 20 to 11 here, and the countdown continues each weekday until Friday 20 December, when we'll be unveiling our number one album of 2013.<p>We'd also like to hear …