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Watch Public Radio's Best In-Studio Performances Of 2014

Every year, public radio stations across the nation invite musicians of all stripes to perform live in their studios. When these sessions are captured on video, they invite us to experience the intimate energy the artists bring to a small-scale live performance.<p>We asked some of our station partners …

The Best Unheralded R&B Of 2014

If we're being honest, there was no consensus in R&B this year. Not until <i>Black Messiah</i> stepped up to the plate in the 9th inning, i.e. last weekend. Nothing we were all listening to. No one weekend when everybody you know woke up with a smile on their face. "Loyal" was inescapable but the people …

Metronomy Takes Treehugging to the Next Level with "The Upsetter" - PAPER

Take a step beyond your everyday tree hugging with the new Metronomy video, "The Upsetter." When a dude finds himself a little lonely out there in the wild, he builds himself a BFF out of leaves and twigs. Soon enough, it's alive -- and our happy couple can kiss, relax and float downstream. I …

Major Lazer Share "Vegan Vampire" Featuring Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig

Major Lazer have a cartoon coming out on FXX; the cartoon's opening sequence was recently shared and can be viewed below. Today, audio has surfaced of "Vegan Vampire", a track featuring Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig as Ryland. If you hadn't guessed, Ryland is a vegan vampire. Listen below via …

The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out

Last April, Dong Nguyen, a quiet 28-year-old who lived with his parents in Hanoi, Vietnam, and had a day job programming location devices for taxis, …

Tor developing anonymous instant messenger

Tor has been making it easier and easier over the years to anonymously browse the web, and now it's working to make it just as easy to chat anonymously too. Tor is currently working on a secure instant messaging app for the desktop that will automatically route encrypted messages through its …

Microsoft Said To Be Considering A Free Version Of Windows 8.1

Microsoft is looking at a cost conscious crisis, relative to both mobile and desktop hardware, and on the heels of the news that it might be reducing its Windows Phone software license fee, there’s new evidence that it’s looking at pursuing the same strategy for the desktop. The Verge reports that …

Kendrick Lamar and Imagine Dragons Perform 'Radioactive' on 'SNL'

After taking the Grammys by storm with their thrilling performance, Kendrick Lamar joined Imagine Dragons once again on “Saturday Night Live.” Clad …

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

How to pack like the pros

Does traveling more make you pack less? Not necessarily, although we talked to five high-mileage, high-profile travelers (whose combined annual airline points could buy a private island in the Caribbean) to get their take on carry-on and carrying less.<p>Pauline Frommer<p><i>Publisher of Frommers.com and</i> …

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Jay Z Has the Room

Everyone knows Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is smart, talented, and wildly successful, his Roc Nation empire continually expanding: the new sports agency, a fragrance launch this month, a luxury-goods partnership with Barneys. What’s fascinating is the way a drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul and …

Mobincube, An App Builder That’s Spawned 18K Apps, Raises $946K For U.S., Int’l Push

Spanish startup Mobincube has closed a €700,000/$946,000 seed round for its drag and drop, web-based app builder which lets non-developers build their own mobile apps using a series of templates. The round was led by early stage VC firm Inveready. Others investors include the VC arm of Spanish …

With The iPhone 5S, Apple Reveals A Laser Focus On Revolutionizing The Most Lucrative Mobile Categories

As part of our quarterly update of major mobile industry trends, BI Intelligence took a first look at how the 5S and its new camera and fingerprint scanner might revolutionize several of the most lucrative mobile categories.<p>The iPhone 5S will be a bellwether for the mobile industry's future.<p>Here's …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

MIT: A big data revolution is here, and it's past time for CIOs to lead

This article can also be found in the Premium Editorial Download: CIO Decisions: Putting a social layer into every business app<p>Senior News …

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A$AP Ferg: Trap Lord Album Review

Darold Ferguson Jr.-- best known as A$AP Ferg, a member of A$AP Rocky’s A$AP Mob-- brings a tantalizing skillset to the table, a startling versatility and an electricity that not even his more famous friend can touch. He sings (see his star-making debut on Rocky’s “Kissin’ Pink”), he can write …

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