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Watch the Strokes' Julian Casablancas Perform Five New Songs at SXSW

The Strokes' Julian Casablancas is readying his next solo LP. After video surfaced of he and his new band the Voidz doing the new song "Ego", they hit SXSW last night. In addition to doing songs from <i>Phrazes for the Young</i> and the Strokes' catalog, they performed a bunch of new material. The songs …

New Singles

Which Kylie Minogue Are You?

Let's see how lucky, lucky, lucky you are.

Wes Anderson Takes Us Inside ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ His Most Exquisite Film

The acclaimed auteur discusses the making of his wacky, delightful comedy-caper, from his detailed filmmaking process to grand feasts with his A-list …

Are There Beauty Goodies Hiding in Your Trash or Compost Pile?

One person’s trash is another’s…beauty treasure? Yes, it’s true! At this very moment, your garbage can might contain a slew of skin care goodies …

Skin Care

6 More Weeks of Winter? Fake A Snow Bunny Glow

Whether you’ve been out on the slopes or just shoveling snow all season long, there’s one thing we can all love about this time of year: that …

5 Strange Movie Terms—Explained!

Do you call yourself a movie buff? Here are five storytelling terms to store away for movie trivia night.<p>1. Chekhov’s Gun<p>Once upon a time, Anton …

Wondrous New Cat Discovered In Nepal

Photo: NTNC-ACAP/SLC.<p>This has been a very joyous day for us. First, we hear that two of our most-beloved tween stars are maybe getting married. Then, …

10 Reasons to Oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline

With the clock ticking down on a final decision by the Obama administration on Keystone XL, it's a good time to summarize reasons to oppose a project that looks more like a pathway to pollution than a gateway to our gas pumps.<p>Citing the threat to public health and how the project would hasten the …

What Exactly Is Curling?

Olympic curling has taken to the ice, but if you're like most Americans, this writer included, the game is a bit baffling. Here's a quick, …

This Video Of A Penguin Chasing Her Human Friend Is The Absolute Cutest

She just wants a hug!<p><i>In case you were wondering, the penguin's name is Sakura. She is an African Penguin and she lives at Matsue Vogel Park in the Shimane Prefecture of Japan.</i>

Josh Homme: 'F--k Imagine Dragons, F--k the Grammys'

Queens of the Stone Age frontman unleashes tirade at band's recent gig<p>For Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme, time only deepens wounds. A …

27 Reasons Your Cat Makes The Best Valentine

Happy Meowlentines Day, everyone!

Man in India Has a Hair Tail That Is 14.5 Inches Long

(Screenshot: Bancroft Media)<p>35-year old Chandre Oraon works as a tea picker in West Bengal, India. Since childhood, he’s had a <b>patch of hair growing</b> …

30 Artist Names You Are Probably Pronouncing Wrong

Art history is tough. Not only is it difficult to keep in check the movements (Abstract Expressionist or Minimalism?), media (wait, is that oil paint or pastel?) and masterpieces (erm, "Venus of Urbino" or "Rokeby Venus"?), it's nearly IMPOSSIBLE to pronounce most artists' names.<p>We'll be the first …

Bruno Mars reveals Moonshine Jungle 2014 Tour Dates

Hooligans (<b>Bruno Mars</b> fans), the time has come. Bruno is going on tour, and it's coming to a city near you.<p>The Moonshine Jungle Tour started in mid …

Super Bowl Commercials 2014: Grading Best and Most Memorable Ads

The Super Bowl is usually the most watched television event in the U.S. each year, with over 100 million people tuning into the broadcast annually.<p>Some people are in it for the football, while others are just along for the ride. Which is what the massively hyped up halftime show and the …

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See The World Through The Eyes Of A Cat

An awesome, disorienting look at kitty vision.<p>What does the world look like through a cat's eyes? The basic structure of feline eyes is pretty similar to what humans have, but cats' vision has adapted to very different purposes, so the world they see looks familiar, but isn't quite the same as …

Weird Origins of 8 Popular Band Names

There are some weird bands out there with some even weirder names. Here's a collection of bands and the story of how they came up with their titles. …

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What Do Cats Think About Us? You May Be Surprised

Unlike dogs, our feline friends treat us like other cats, author says.<p>Since cats first got their adorable claws into us about 9,500 years ago, humans have had a love affair with felines.<p>Today more than 80 million cats reside in U.S. homes, with an estimated three cats for every dog on the planet. …

44 Classic French Meals You Need To Try Before You Die

Everything you wanted to know about French food but were afraid to ask.

10 of the Most Expensive Typos in History

Typos can be embarrassing. They can also be costly. And not just for those individuals whose jobs depend on knowing the difference between “it’s” and …

National Geographic Travel

17 Diagrams That Will Help You Draw (Almost) Anything

Even if you're totally artistically impaired, you can still become the Picasso of your generation.

14 Books From 2013 Every Music Lover Should Read

Here's your ultimate reading list for the finest music-related memoirs, history books, and critical works of the year.<p>Questlove's memoir is basically like listening to the world's smartest, coolest music nerd hold court for hours on end. He fills you in on his backstory, but he's so deep into music …

Books

15 Unexpected Products That Could Magically Cure Your Body Emergencies

Nipple cream, anyone?

Skin Care