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5 aaliyah tracks to rediscover, now that you can finally stream her ultimate hits

We revisit the Aaliyah classics that influenced The xx and Frank Ocean as 25 of her greatest songs hit Apple Music.<p>Some seriously exciting records are slated for release in 2017: The xx's <i>I See You</i>, Lorde's eagerly anticipated sophomore, Sampha's <i>Process</i>, and please, for the love of god, Sky …

Music Videos

Gett off! Why Prince’s archive is an act of defiance against pop industry capitalism

The singer took control over his recordings like no other star, leaving behind a vault which could trickle out over a century – beginning with a reissue of Purple Rain. So, why didn’t he put anyone in charge of it?<p>News that Warner Bros is to release a deluxe, posthumous version of Purple Rain, …

David Bowie

Alicia Keys Puts Visuals To "Blended Family," Mashonda Joins Alicia's #Blended Project With A Strong Statement

<b>Mashonda</b> has joined <b>Alicia Keys'</b> Blended movement. And she has a strong statement about blended families on the heels of Alicia's new song. Get it all …

New Singles

Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian and Alicia Keys Join Their Husbands for VIP Date Night After VMAs

The Last Song - Singing in the car clip

Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez goes into overdrive

Cuban pianist Alfredo Rodriguez approaches jazz improvisation as a storyteller, virtually every piece he plays built on dramatic turning points, surprise developments and big and splashy climaxes.<p>Even when Rodriguez starts at a whisper, listeners quickly learn it won't be long before he'll be …

The 10 worst style mistakes a man can make, according to women — and how to avoid them

And style mistakes that the opposite sex has voted as the most egregious? Well, you'd better listen up.<p>Female commenters on Reddit's r/AskWomen subreddit were asked to vote on what they consider to be the worst style blunders they see on men.<p>We've rounded up the 10 most upvoted, coupled with advice …

Clothing

What price classical music's celebrity culture?

As art forms inspire and cultures come together, Rolex watches are there. For life’s defining moments and the making of maestros. More than time, …

The Best And Worst Booze To Drink If You Want To Lose Weight

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS</i>.<p><i>(Main photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Alcohol can either give you a beer belly or help you uncover your abs. After all, while one Archives of Internal Medicine study shows that people who put back one or two drinks a day are less likely to gain weight, research in The American …

Alcohol

Sunflower Fields in Bloom in Japan

Tokyo
Nicki Minaj

7 Nutrients (Besides Fiber and Protein!) That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Vitamin C</b><br>To turbo-charge iron's energizing superpowers pair it with some vitamin C. That vitamin helps your body use the hard-to-absorb type of iron found in fruits and veggies, says Cording. Besides that, vitamin C's an antioxidant, which means it promotes optimal cell function. "It signals to …

Jazz Legend Bill Evans on the Creative Process, Self-Teaching, and Balancing Clarity with Spontaneity in Problem-Solving

In a 1915 letter to his young son, Albert Einstein advised that the best way to learn anything is “when you are doing something with such enjoyment that you don’t notice that the time passes.” Many decades later, psychologists would give a name to this distinctive, exhilarating state of immersive, …

Eradication Success Rapidly Confirmed

Completely eradicating pests from an island is a major conservation achievement, such as the recently announced eradication of goats from 15,380 ha Aldabra atoll. However, reliably confirming the absence of a species is difficult, bringing to mind the famous mantra ‘<i>absence of evidence is not</i> …

National Geographic Travel

Who Makes It Onto The TED Stage? The Inside Scoop

In 2008 at the elite TED Conference, brain researcher Jill Bolte Taylor brought the house down with a very personal and unusual talk.<p>She described in explicit detail, as only a brain researcher could, what was happening as she faced the fascinating and terrifying experience of having a stroke. …

A Bowl of Snake Soup with a Cup of Snake Blood and a Shot of Snake Venom

This is a Taiwanese dish that RocketNews24 reporter Kuzo tried:<p>Par for the course for our gourmet reporter but these soups were also served with the …

engineering:

Last week, two of our engineers, Wolf and JC, got to stay up all night eating pizza with some really talented young hackers at two different hackathons — 2013 hackNY Student Hackathon at Columbia University and Photo Hack Day at Facebook HQ.<p>After a long day of hacking, pizza, sleep deprivation, more pizza, and some DIY tacos, participants demoed their hacks, including a few for the Tumblr API. We were absolutely blown away by the creativity and quality of the projects and look forward to seeing …

John Terry Unhurt After Inter Milan Horror Tackle

Chelsea skipper John Terry has escaped injury following a shocking challenge by Inter Milan’s Hugo Campagnaro during Thursday’s preseason friendly, reports Sami Mokbel of the <i>Daily Mail</i>.<p>A rare red card was dished out to Campagnaro in the supposed friendly match following his apparent stamp on the …

Soccer

Rod Stewart extends Las Vegas show for two more years

Nine new November dates go on sale Saturday.<p>Rod Stewart will continue twistin' the night away for another two years in Las Vegas.<p>On the eve of the 50th performance of Rod Stewart: The Hits, the singer announced today that he'll extend his contract at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace for another two …

A gourmand pilgrimage to Scottish shores

Home to more sheep than people, the remote Inner Hebrides island of Iona is developing a flourishing slow-food scene, where gardens are only fertilised using seaweed.

Scotland