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Never Before Published Photos Reveal Clues Bowie Left Before His Death

How a 1974 image reappeared in Bowie's final music video.<p>Imagine getting the opportunity to hold a private photo session with David Bowie at the height of his stardom. We're talking post "Ziggy Stardust" and "Aladdin Sane," with "Pin Ups" and "Diamond Dogs" still on the horizon. Imagine you had an …

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David Bowie, a master of music and makeovers, dies at 69

<b>(CNN) —</b> David Bowie, whose incomparable sound and chameleon-like ability to reinvent himself made him a pop music fixture for more than four decades, has died. He was 69.<p>Bowie died Sunday after an 18-month battle with cancer, his publicist Steve Martin told CNN.<p>"David Bowie died peacefully today …

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How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Will dictators disappear?

Is a future without dictatorships realistic? Rachel Nuwer investigates.<p>Citizens living in democracies often associate dictatorships with repression, human rights abuses, poverty and turmoil. Indeed, dictatorships have cost untold lives, including up to 49 million Russian deaths under Joseph Stalin, …

Inside Afghanistan's Bagram Airfield

From The Mountains of Majeed<br>Edmund Clark<p>1 of 7<p>Last December, the United States and its allies ended their official combat operations in Afghanistan, …

Stunning Life-Like Animal Sculptures Made with Layers of Galvanized Wire

Artist Kendra Haste uses the ubiquitous galvanized wire and transforms it into life-like sculptures of wild animals. By layering, fraying, and sometimes painting it, she's able to mimic the anatomical appearance of creatures both large and small.<p>Haste masterfully crafts the wire so that even subtle …

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10 Questions: Syria

1 / 12<p>Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, alternatively known as Abu Ala al-Afri, was a senior Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) official who …

MR KURT COBAIN | STYLE ICON | The Journal

Prev<p>Next<p>In the 20 years since his death, Mr Kurt Cobain has become a global icon for those who feel alienated, marginalised or just plain bored by …

Kurt Cobain's life and legacy: A conversation with biographer Charles R. Cross

Twenty years ago, we lost Kurt Cobain. Few singular stars were as deeply influential as the Nirvana frontman, who smashed apart the otherness of the …

An MTV Vet Remembers The Day Kurt Cobain Died

Photo: Stephen Sweet/REX USA.<i>The day John met Kurt.</i><p>It remains one of the most frequently asked questions regarding my time at MTV News — “What was it …

Read Nirvana’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Acceptance Speech

<i>In their first year of eligibility, Nirvana were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Thursday night at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. With</i> …

Kurt Cobain, 20 Years Later: Photographer Kevin Mazur Remembers

(no title)<p>Cobain hangs out with bandmates Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic at the 1992 VMAs. "They were having a ball," Mazur says. "These guys were …

In Ukraine: Reports Of Soldiers Switching To Pro-Russia Side

Confusion continues to reign in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russia gunmen remain in control of many government offices even as the Ukrainian military sends in troops, tanks and armed aircraft in an attempt to dislodge them.<p>According to NPR's Ari Shapiro, who is in eastern Ukraine, locals who are …

What would Kurt Cobain's music sound like today?

In the new issue of <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>, I ruminate over the anniversary of the death of one of the last great rock stars with a simple question: Had …

Dave Grohl And Krist Novoselic Share Memories, Unreleased Tracks From 'In Utero'

Few bands ever reach the popularity, influence and status of the early-'90s rock group Nirvana. Anyone who's old enough to remember knows that the trio from Aberdeen, Wash., helped pioneer grunge rock. But more than that, Nirvana became a symbol for an entire generation of ideas and popular …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics | GQ

Style<p>The humble baseball cap gets beach-ready.<p>14 Photos2 days agoView More<p>LGBTQ<p>The actor steals the show in the Broadway revival of <i>The Boys in the Band</i>—and it’s not the first time either. (Think <i>Girls</i> and <i>The Book of Mormon</i> for starters.) And if he has his way, it won't be the last time.<p>By Jaya …

10 Iconic Kurt Cobain Moments

Latest News<p>Marnie Simpson And Casey Johnson Shut Down Split Rumours As They Banter With Chet Johnson And Helen Briggs In Tenerife<p>Khloe Kardashian Was …

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Nirvana: The 1994 Cover Story on Kurt Cobain’s Death, ‘Into the Black’

<i>This article was originally published in the June 1994 issue of</i> SPIN<i>. In honor of</i> SPIN<i>’s 30th anniversary, we’re repromoting this piece as the final</i> …

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Nobody knows Kurt Cobain like you do

I had a bad attitude about Nirvana.<p>When "Smells Like Teen Spirit" conquered the world in 1991, I was working at Rolling Stone, where my beat was hip-hop. That was my musical obsession, and the genre was at the height of its creative power, with artists like Public Enemy, De La Soul and the Beastie …

Kurt Cobain Tributes: Living in Nirvana

Dave Grohl<p><b>Novoselic, Grohl and the Bad Communicator</b><p>Recently I found a letter that Kurt sent me in 1992. It's the one thing I would be heartbroken if …

Kurt Cobain: A Look Back in Pictures

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The Drugging of the American Boy

By the time they reach high school, nearly 20 percent of all American boys will be diagnosed with ADHD. Millions of those boys will be prescribed a powerful stimulant to "normalize" them. A great many of those boys will suffer serious side effects from those drugs. The shocking truth is that many …

How to Take Better Pictures Through Windows

It’s often tempting–or unavoidable–to take photos through a window or glass door, but it’s not always easy to get great images shooting this way. …