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Cecil Taylor 1929–2018. By Phil Freeman

Born on 25 March 1929, Cecil Taylor was raised in Corona, in the New York borough of Queens. He began playing the piano at age six. He said that when …

Best Men's Indie Colognes | Valet.

The Secret to Smelling Better Than Anyone Else<p>The Secret to Smelling Better <br>Than Anyone Else<p>There's nothing wrong with having a go-to cologne. But …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

A robot can build this $10,000 house within 12 hours — take a look inside

Building a house by hand can be both time-consuming and costly — so some homebuilders are now automating part of the construction process.<p>The homebuilding startup ICON uses a 3D-printing robot that can make parts for houses. The machine can print the walls, roof, and floor of a 650-square-foot …

El Salvador

Jazz’s New British Invasion

“I didn’t even know there <i>was</i> jazz in England,” said one attendee at the opening night of New York’s Winter Jazzfest in January.<p>Hosted by influential …

Hear a 65-Hour, Chronological Playlist of Miles Davis’ Revolutionary Jazz Albums

When Miles Davis attended a White House dinner in 1987, he was asked what he had done to deserve to be there. No modest man, Davis, he responded …

Albums

the-death-of-rhythm-blues - Books Every Music Lover Should Read - The Death of Rhythm & Blues

<b>Author:</b> Nelson George<p>Nelson George was once referred to as "the best black writer writing about black music in America" by <i>Newsweek</i>, so it only seems …

41 Genius April Fools’ Day Pranks Your Kids Will Totally Fall For

Because kids don't get a free pass on April 1.

16 Chic-to-Death IKEA Hacks You Have to Try

We love IKEA for its affordable prices, modern design, and cutting-edge product releases. However, given that the Swedish mega-retailer prints more …

The Hulk of Chromebooks has arrived and it's glorious

Acer Chromebook 15 review<p>Hulk Chromebook<p>Light or dark<p>Big keyboard, big sound<p>Bigger than the rest<p>Left shark<p>Right shark<p>Grip tight<p>You would think that …

The Walking Dead: The Daryl Dixon Motorcycle

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b> If you have a television in your house, you probably know AMC’s The Walking Dead. If you’re blessed with a strong constitution, you may even be watching it.<p>It’s a post-apocalyptic drama series that scores millions of viewers for every episode. And unlike most shows of that ilk, it’s a …

The Walking Dead

Make Your Own Snare Cajon

Introduction: Make Your Own Snare Cajon<p>About: Yes, I'm amazing, I know. Enough is enough. Your fan mail is appreciated, but unnecessary. All requests …

Bono: ‘I May Never Play Guitar Again’

U2 frontman Bono posted a 6,000-word A to Z summation of 2014 on U2.com, revealing that the massive bike injury he suffered last year may prevent him …

10 Best Chrome Extensions You May Not Have Tried

Beste Chrome extensions<p>I’m a huge fan of adding functionality to my browser, and we’ve featured some great extensions to supercharge Chrome in the past. Here are a few more Chrome extensions that you might not have heard of, but are certainly worth a try.<p>Jot<p>If you’re constantly working in your …

Top 14 Motorcycles of 2014

Reading time: about 6 minutes.<p>Custom<br>• Design<br>• Engineering<br>• Motorcycles<p>Each year we put together a list of the most popular motorcycles to appear on …

Motorcycles

The top 10 records (and 30 best tracks) of 2014

Every year at this time, my friend Andy sends out an excitable email asking his most music-crazed friends – sound engineers, clubsters, DJs, me, anyone for whom music is less a casual dalliance and more like lifeblood – to send around their personal lists of the year’s best music, so we can all …

Live (ish) at a venue near you: Are miming rock stars undermining the music experience?

Tickets went on general sale this week for U2’s 2015 global tour.<p>But how many fans wonder just how “live” that experience will be? Because the rock …

2015 Ducati Scrambler First Ride Review

2015 Ducati Scrambler<p><b>Editor Score: …

Inside Square’s Winning PR Strategy

By doing their homework and making friends with the press, Square turned their small business into a catalyst for other entrepreneurs.<p>When Pam Turkin quit her job as VP of marketing for a major merchandising firm, people were shocked to hear why: She was finally turning her passion project into a …

How to build a gaming Hackintosh on the cheap: assembly

Now that we’ve got all the parts for our Hackintosh, it’s time to put them all together. This is the really fun part of this project: You’re turning processors and chips and motherboards into a working computer that’s going to do all kinds of things for you.<p>You’ll get an incredible sense of …

Computer Hardware

Maple Kevlar Motorcycle Jeans

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>British<br>• Clothing<br>• Design<br>• Gear<br>• Style<p>Maple’s Kevlar motorcycle jeans occupy a place quite close to my heart, I own a pair that …

Microsoft Accidentally Announced That It's Acquiring A Company

TechCrunch reports that people who had subscribed to the official Microsoft blog via its RSS feed had a surprise yesterday when a new post appeared titled "blank post please delete."<p>There weren't any clues to its meaning in the body of the post itself, either, which also simply read "blank post, …

Software

Stockimo

Would it surprise you to learn that your iPhone photos might have a commercial value? As smart-phones get smarter and smartphone photographers get …

Inside Jolla Tablet's $1.2 Million Crowd Funding Win

It took two days for the Jolla Tablet to break the $1 million mark on IndieGoGo and the campaign still has 17 days left to run. The crowd-funded tablet is the second product from Jolla, the company formed by a band of ex-Nokia employees who turned the MeeGo project into the open-source SailFish OS. …

Self-Taught Artist Ivan Hoo Has Inhuman Ability To Turn Objects Into Hyperrealist Drawings

A glass of wine, an adorable pug, a jar of Nutella. Not only does Ivan Hoo have an inhuman ability to transform worldly objects into drawings, he also has great taste in subject matter. Hyperrealist junkies, feast your eyes on artworks so realistic you'll just want to eat them up (Nutella) or give …

13 Cooking Hacks You Need To Survive This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is the greatest holiday of the year, but it is also one of the most stressful. Between the turkey, sides, apps and pies, there's a lot of cooking that has to happen. All at once. So that everything is done at the same time. Still warm. It's a delicate dance that only the most skilled …

Minipresso, A Pocket-Size Espresso Maker for Brewing on the Go

Minipresso is a pocket-size espresso maker created by Hong Kong startup Wacaco that lets users brew a fresh cup on the go. The cylindrical system …

The NBA World Has Never Seen Anything Like Anthony Davis

Davis has been the best player in the NBA over the first 12 games of the season.<p>He has posted a remarkable stat line: 26.3 points (2nd in the NBA), 57% shooting, 11.4 rebounds (5th), 2.2 steals (3rd), and 3.5 blocks per game (1st).<p>He's also ranked No. 1 with a player efficiency rating (PER) of …

Basketball

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