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How Drugs Undid Eric Clapton’s Dominos: Preview ‘The 1970s Review’

The excellent 2010 doc <i>Eric Clapton: The 1960s</i> <i>Review</i> told the story of the guitarist’s decade-long rise. Its follow-up, <i>The 1970s Review,</i> picks up in …

100 Greatest Artists

50<p>The Band<p><i>By Lucinda Williams</i><p>I've used the Band as an example for my career. When I first tried to get record deals, nobody knew how to market me, …

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Dave Matthews Sings with Grover on ‘Sesame Street’

The letter of the day is “A,” as in “Awwwww”: Dave Matthews stopped by <i>Sesame Street</i> recently where he and Grover shared a song about feelings. The …

The Basics: 13 Quick Swing Fixes

100 Greatest Beatles Songs

100<p>‘Hello, Goodbye’<p><b>Main Writer:</b> McCartney <b><br>Recorded:</b> October 2, 19, 25 and November 2, 1967 <b><br>Released:</b> November 27, 1967 <i><br>11 weeks; No. 1</i><p>McCartney never …

Flashback: Paul McCartney Performs ‘Abbey Road’ Medley in 1997

In September of 1997, many of the biggest names in rock gathered at London’s Royal Albert Hall to raise money for Montserrat, a small Caribbean …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These apps are helpful even if you've got a built-in battery-saving feature to help you in a dire situation, …

16 Things F. Scott Fitzgerald Doesn't Want You To Worry About

In 1933, Fitzgerald wrote an adorable letter to his daughter, who was away at camp. In it, he provided the secret to happiness.<p>August 8, 1933<p>Dear Pie:<p>I feel very strongly about you doing duty. Would you give me a little more documentation about your reading in French? I am glad you are happy — but …

Literature

Girls Won't Be Able to Resist this Rainbow Resistor Bracelet - Technabob

It’s been a while since I did any serious circuit board hacking, but back in the day I saw my share of electronic components. One of my favorite …

Can playing Dots on your iPhone make you smarter?

<b>(Screenshot)</b><p>Not quite, but new research reveals that the game and others like it can sharpen a few specific cognitive skills<p>Jared Keller<p>May 18, 2013 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on Pacific Standard.<p>I have an addiction. It’s not to drugs or alcohol, jumping out of airplanes, or even …

Play Atari's classic 'Breakout' right inside Google Image Search

If you're looking for screenshots of Atari's 1976 blockbuster <i>Breakout</i>, you may be in for a surprise today. Typing "atari breakout" into Google Image Search will return a fully playable version of the game, where the images are rendered as breakable blocks.<p>The original version of the game was …