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21 Stunning Photos Taken By A 15-Year-Old Instagram Photographer

The 15-year-old (yep, born in 1998) first picked up a camera at age 7, taking photos of random things around his house. He didn't have any technical skill, of course, but by trial and error he would figure out what worked and what didn't based on the outcome of his snapping.<p>A few years later, his …

This App Teaches You How To Play Almost Any Song You Can Find Online And It's Awesome

I tried teaching myself some chords on the guitar, but it turns out that you need big, strong hands to press down on the strings hard enough to make music.<p>My hands are neither big, nor are they strong.<p>So instead I picked up the ukulele, and, using YouTube, taught myself how to play.<p>The problem is, …

Google Founders Talk About Ending the 40-Hour Work Week

It's not often that Google's two founders do a joint interview, so when they do it's worth paying attention.<p>Larry Page and Sergey Brin conducted a …

Jimi: All Is By My Side Official Trailer #1 (2014) - André 3000, Imogen Poots Movie HD

Hack Your Brain With A Machine That Reads Minds

Star Wars first planted the idea over 35 years ago that we could move objects with our minds. That idea is now a reality that has come a long way in the last few years. Emotiv is on the cutting edge of that technology with headgear that allows you to do things, such as make a toy car whiz by or …

Discussion: The Year In Music (So Far), 2014

On this week's show, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by NPR Music's Stephen Thompson to recount their favorite music from the first six months of 2014. They spin the ferocious punk energy of Perfect Pussy, the magnetic vocals of Broken Twin, absurdly catchy electro-pop from Sylvan Esso …

No one makes music like this. No one. @YannTiersen http://t.co/jJNzXgQghX

How Poor Planning and Being Impulsive Can Lead to Big Wins In Life

<b>I’ve posted a ton of research about how conscientiousness may be the most important personality trait out there.</b><p>What’s conscientiousness? Having your …

How 5 Post-It Notes Can Make You Happy, Confident and Successful

Little Reminders Create Big Changes<p>You know why older people are happier?<p>Research shows as we age we remember the good and forget the bad:<p>…older …

Happiness

Modern-Day Singapore Pays a Price for Globalization

You land at Changi Airport after flying for what seems a lifetime, and you’re disoriented even before you hit the customs booths with bowls of mints, …

The Shame of the Male Virgin

What’s craziest about the story of the young man who killed six people and himself at UC Santa Barbara over the weekend is not that he was obsessed …

Had to come back for a second night. The new songs are brilliant. @ConorOberst with @DawesTheBand as backing band http://t.co/qcZ7z6PE3E

Feds recommend lenience for LulzSec hacker 'Sabu'

Prior to his sentencing Tuesday, prosecutors say that the hacker-turned-informant has already done his time.<p>LulzSec hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur, aka "Sabu," may walk out of court a free man on Tuesday.<p>In a memo filed this week in a US district court, prior to Monsegur's scheduled sentencing on …

Criminal Sentencing

24 Amazing Hotels You Would Rather Be Sitting In Right Now

We know that a lot of you like to read our articles while you’re at work (naughty, naughty pandas), so we’ve created a virtual vacation trip with …

Grammys nominations 2014: full list

The 56th Grammy Awards are held on January 26; here is a full list of the nominations, including Lorde, Pharrell Williams and Justin Timberlake<p>These are the 2014 Grammy Awards nominations in full. Keep up to date on all the latest from the awards with our dedicated <b>Grammys 2014</b> page.<p><b>GENERAL</b><p><b>Album Of</b> …

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How to Break Through Your Creative Block: Strategies from 90 of Today’s Most Exciting Creators

What extraordinary energy we expend, as a culture and a civilization, on trying to understand where good ideas come from, how creativity works, its secrets, its origins, its mechanisms, and the five-step action plan for coaxing it into manifestation. And little compares to the anguish that comes …

Growing up with my sister Amy Winehouse

A few months ago, almost two years after his sister Amy's death at the age of 27, Alex Winehouse was sorting through her possessions and came across …

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Pink Floyd (RARE) :Great gig in the sky with David Gilmour

Ólafur Arnalds: For Now I Am Winter EPK

Watch: Four Tet Explains How He Builds His Live Sets in Red Bull Music Academy Tutorial

Kieran Hebden aka Four Tet was one of the participants in Red Bull Music Academy, the energy drink mega-brand's roving music school and event series. (RBMA was also behind the recent Drone Activity in Process event and Brian Eno lecture.) Today, Red Bull has shared a seven-minute tutorial video in …

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Fashion<p>/ ClashFashion / 16 · 05 · 2018<p>Pretty Green x Kirk Originals<p>Fashion<p>/ Vincent Levy / 23 · 06 · 2017<p>Emporio Armani Smartwatch Campaign with …

Gwen Stefani

Laura Marling – Once I Was an Eagle: exclusive album stream

During a recent interview with the Observer, Laura Marling talked about what made her fourth album different to the three that went before. "This …