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Why Joe Cocker Sang the Blues

Joe Cocker, the Grammy-winning British blues singer, died Monday at the age of 70, leaving behind a legacy that included dozens of albums.<p>But back …

Soul Music

People are already making awesome fan art for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Whether or not you were in a theater, we all got our first glimpse of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> today. The long-awaited teaser showed off some familiar settings, briefly introduced us to a few new characters, and debuted a cross-shaped lightsaber that has already become both a meme and a source …

What the 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer tells us about the galaxy's future

<i>Warning: I'll be talking at length about the Expanded Universe lore and various film rumors, which might be considered spoilers.</i><p>Who is John Boyega's unnamed character, springing from out of shot at the beginning of the 88-second teaser, and why is he wearing stormtrooper armor? Is he an Imperial …

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor review: an iron fist

<i>Warlords of Draenor</i> is a potent reminder that <i>World of Warcraft</i> is still relevant.<p>After huge improvements to the base MMO in its first two expansion sets, 2007's <i>The Burning Crusade</i> and 2008's <i>Wrath of the Lich King</i>, Blizzard settled into a steady tempo of a solid expansion pack every two years. The …

Guillermo Del Toro has finished the script for DC Comics' 'Justice League: Dark' movie

Guillermo Del Toro has reportedly finished writing the script for a film interpretation of DC Comics' <i>Justice League: Dark</i>, the comic book series that combines the talents of heroes such as Swamp Thing, <i>Hellblazer</i>'s John Constantine, and Zatanna. According to Forbes, Del Toro's movie, tentatively …

Help a stranger return your lost Android device, place contact info on your lock screen

If you’ve ever lost something, something important like a wallet or, say, a smartphone, there is nothing better than that feeling when a stranger calls you up and returns your lost property. In terms of a lost Android device, seeing your gear returned safely is much more likely if you help that …

Long-lost letter that inspired Kerouac's On the Road to go up for auction

Written by friend and muse Neal Cassady, the Joan Anderson Letter was believed lost after the poet Allen Ginsberg tried to get it published in 1968<p>It’s been called the letter that launched a literary genre – 16,000 amphetamine-fueled, stream-of-consciousness words written by Neal Cassady to his …

Here Are Some New Details On The Sequel To The Hottest Android Phone Of The Year

The company's global director Carl Pei confirmed as much in a thread on Reddit in September, but now we've learned a few small details about the phone, rumored to be called the OnePlus 2.<p>A source familiar with the situation told Business Insider the following about OnePlus' next phone:<p><b>It will</b> …

What Chance Does Brooklyn Have of Following in Dad David Beckham's Footsteps?

"I have a goal to be just the most craziest person of all time," Jaden Smith, son of actor Will Smith, said this week.<p>"And when I say craziest, I mean, like, I want to do like Olympic-level things. I want to be the most durable person on the planet."<p>Jaden Smith is 16. When his father was 16, back …

New View of the Solar System's Most Fascinating Moon

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Astronomy

On the Red Couch with Actress/Author Evangeline Lilly

<i>She’s perhaps best known as Kate Austen from Lost and the pointy-eared elf Tauriel in The Lord of the Rings films. But Evangeline Lilly has another,</i> …

Meanwhile, Here's The Chatter About That Huge Financing Uber Is Doing ...

Meanwhile, Uber's "ruthless execution" and financial performance continue to astound those who are privvy to them.<p>As we reported last week, sources familiar with Uber's numbers say Uber is growing revenue at 300% per year and is expected to hit an annual run-rate of $10 billion by the end of next …

Flip phones are hip again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hipsters, rejoice. Next time you ride your fixed-gear bicycle to the the thrift store, where you find a vintage, grease-stained mechanic's shirt that matches your Rollie Fingers mustache and Grizzly Adams beard, there's an edgy, if technologically sub-optimal, way to tell your friends about …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

Moderate Drinker Or Alcoholic? Many Americans Fall In Between

A lot of us make the assumption that there are two kinds of drinkers: moderate drinkers who have a glass of wine with dinner, and on the other end of the spectrum, alcoholics.<p>But this is not an accurate picture, according to researchers.<p>"The reality of the situation is that most adults who drink, …

T-Pain: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Think You Hate Negronis? Think Again

<i>By Matt Duckor</i><p>By now, you've heard of the negroni. Note that I didn't say "probably". By now, every last cocktail drinker on Earth has crossed paths with the classic cocktail, famously made with equal parts gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth. I've evangelized on behalf of the cocktail countless …