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This Insanely Chic L.A. Home Will Give You Goosebumps

Most of you would be familiar with Ginny Macdonald's work under the impressive design umbrella of Emily Henderson, but now the talented young …

Interior Design

Greta Van Fleet Drop Fiery New Song, ‘When the Curtain Falls’

With posts about Led Zeppelin and Queen, it’s been a classic-rock kinda day here at Variety Music — and although Michigan-reared newcomers Greta Van …

Music

Glass and Stone Combine to Dazzling Effect on California's Central Coast

In Clint Eastwood’s exclusive Tehama resort in Carmel, a crisp, contemporary home prioritizes indoor/outdoor living.<p>When a pair of empty nesters decided to trade San Francisco for a more rural refuge, they turned to Carmel–based practice Studio Schicketanz to bring their retirement home to life.<p>Set …

Architecture

Remembering Tom Petty, An American Rock Institution

When Tom Petty released his self-titled debut with the Heartbreakers in 1976, he could be seen as part of the emerging punk counterculture in some ways. Like the Ramones, he favored loud guitars and leather, keeping his songs short and hooky. But from another vantage, he was a classic rocker …

Flashback: Tom Petty Performs ‘Wildflowers’ at His Final Concert

A mysterious countdown clock appeared on Tom Petty’s official website earlier this week that is set to expire at 10:00 am ET on Wednesday morning. …

musicnotes

The Cure Celebrate 40th Anniversary With Hit-Filled Hyde Park Show

Even Robert Smith himself was astonished that he didn’t evaporate immediately the second he stepped onto the surprisingly hot stage at London’s Hyde …

Music

Foo Fighters Have Huge Idea For Sonic Highways Second Season

Dave Grohl revealed he has a ‘concept’ for a second season of Foo Fighters’ HBO series Sonic Highways in a new Rolling Stone interview. He mentioned …

Foo Fighters

5 Ways to Master Your Domain with One Smart Home System

A prominent designer “tech-talks” about using Control4 to orchestrate smart home devices and emphasizes the importance of future-proofing our homes.<p>The future is here. This is what architectural designer Karen Sealy tells all of her clients. The award-winning designer, who has appeared regularly on …

Home Automation

Bytedance

<b>Bytedance</b> (Chinese: 字节跳动) is a Chinese Internet technology company operating several machine learning-enabled content platforms.[1]<p>Bytedance’s core …

Watch Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder Cover The Beatles' 'Help'

<b>Pearl Jam</b> fans were in for a treat on Sunday night (July 1). During a concert at Prague's O2 Stadium, singer Eddie Vedder stripped it down a little …

Rock Music

A Bright and Breezy Eichler Hits the Market at $1.45M in California

Calling all Bay Area buyers—grab this beautifully remodeled Eichler home while you still can.<p>Originally designed in 1971 by Claude Oakland—one of the most prolific of Joseph Eichler’s architects—this 2,222-square-foot property was one of the last Eichler homes to have been built. With four bedrooms …

Real Estate

Pigmented Concrete Walls Tie This Home Into the Landscape

North of Rio de Janeiro, a holiday home blends into the terrain with reddish concrete walls pigmented to match the native soil.<p>When architect Thiago Bernardes of Bernardes Arquitetura first visited his client’s property in the Brazilian mountain town of Itaipava, he was instantly taken by the …

Architecture

Dave Grohl on the Foos’ Tour, Classic-Rock Retirements and Lost Nirvana Reunion Footage

Dave Grohl had a day off in Memphis yesterday, so he dropped by Graceland, which got him thinking about Elvis Presley as just another kid with a …

Music

This Australian Home Is a Study in Simplicity and Style

Careful detailing and attention to scale ensure that this dwelling in Ballarat, Victoria, is elegant and fuss-free.<p>Led by Australian firm Eldridge Anderson, this project was commissioned during the early planning stages of the subdivision in which it sits. "At that time, the site was essentially a …

Architecture

An Australian Cottage Gets a Mediterranean-Inspired Revamp

With crisp, white stucco walls and a lush garden setting, this airy space will mentally transport you to the Mediterranean.<p>When tapped to redesign a darling cottage in Brisbane's Little Italy, the team at Cavill Architects was inspired by "architecture with veneration for the past." As a result, …

Architecture

Tellme is one of the best Silicon Valley companies most people have never heard of

Seventeen years ago, I competed against Mike McCue, who is currently the Founder and CEO of Flipboard. Back then, he was the co-founder and CEO of …

Bruce Springsteen Plays Smoldering Blues Set at New Jersey Bowling Alley

Walking onstage at an Asbury Park, New Jersey, bowling alley and concert venue crammed with Bruce Springsteen fanatics desperately waiting for a …

Asbury Park

Stunning California Mountaintop Getaway Built with Prefab Modules

Looking at this stunning mountaintop retreat, it’s very hard to believe that it is a prefab home. Yet, it is specifically the prefab nature of this …

Prefab Homes

10 Greenhouses That Will Inspire You to Grab Your Gardening Tools

Rediscover the phenomenon of photosynthesis with these incredibly eclectic greenhouses.<p>Besides being a magical, glass-enclosed environment where plants can happily sunbathe and grow all year, greenhouses can also serve as another opportunity to push the limits with design and innovation. Scroll …

Gardening

Flipboard strengthens its European footprint

Flipboard has been growing its presence in Europe, taking advantage of the opportunity to work closely with publishers who are looking for more …

Advertising Industry

Watch This 8-Year-Old Girl Crush Led Zeppelin's 'Good Times Bad Times'

Eight-year-old Yoyoka Soma's favorite drummer is John Bonham, so for her entry into the 2018 Hit Like A Girl drum contest, she covered Bonham's part on Led Zeppelin's "Good Times Bad Times."<p>The video, which features Soma playing along to the 1969 hit, earned her a spot in the international …

Guitar

Watch Maroon 5’s Video for Bob Marley Cover ‘Three Little Birds’

Maroon 5 have shared the euphoric new video for their surprise cover of Bob Marley‘s “Three Little Birds.”<p>The video combines footage of Adam Levine …

Music

Publishers Are Seeing Traffic From More Than Just Facebook and Google

For publishers, the past two years were a lesson in chasing traffic and finding the true value of an audience. Some have shut down and others have …

What Would You Say (To A Critical Re-Evaluation Of Dave Matthews)

The first and only time I went to a Dave Matthews Band concert was in 2015. It was a stop at the since-demolished Irvine Meadows Amphitheater in Orange County, California, an appearance that was basically a yearly tradition for the formerly Virginia-based band. In fact, most Dave Matthews summer …

Fourth-grader's rendition of John Lennon's "Imagine" goes viral

A Minnesota fourth-grader's moving performance at his school talent show has gone viral.<p>Adam Kornowski sat down at the Lakeside Elementary School …

John Lennon

The Beatles’ Revelatory White Album Demos: A Complete Guide

“Cry Baby Cry”<p>Lennon was clearly enthusiastic about “Cry Baby Cry,” pushing it to the top of the pile as the first song tackled at the Esher summit. …

Guitar

An Airy, Historic Home in Sweden Is Listed For Less Than $700K

If you've ever dreamed of moving to Sweden, this newly renovated home could be your golden ticket.<p>Situated at the southeastern tip of Sweden in the municipality of Tomelilla, two historic barns have recently been transformed into a contemporary, minimalist abode. Featuring over 4,000 square feet of …

Living Rooms

The best electric bikes of 2018

As our thoroughfares become increasingly crowded with automotive traffic, more cities have made biking around town safer and more accessible to …

Electric Vehicles

News aggregators, Flipboard make a comeback as Facebook falters

Mark Zuckerberg may be all over the news lately, but thanks to Facebook’s algorithm change, there’s a chance you may not be seeing much about it on …

Watch Dave Grohl and Daughter Violet Cover Adele’s ‘When We Were Young’

Dave Grohl and his daughter Violet Grohl performed an acoustic cover of Adele‘s “When We Were Young” during a benefit concert in Oakland, California …

Music