Stephen Pitt

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‘The first billionaire in hip-hop’: A drunk Dr. Dre seemingly confirms Apple’s Beats buyout

Reports of Apple’s pending Beats Electronics acquisition has left the vast majority of us scratching our heads, but if you thought this was just another spurious claim from anonymous supply chain blabbermouths, you can think again. Not only did the story come from reputable sources, but it has been …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Australia Casts Doubt on Debris Finding in Malaysian Jet Search

The debris that washed ashore on the coast of Australia is unlikely to have come from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian officials said Thursday.<p>The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has examined "detailed photographs" of the material picked up six miles east of the town …

Supreme Court declines free speech, gay marriage case | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to consider whether a New Mexico photography company had free speech grounds to refuse to shoot the commitment ceremony of a same-sex couple.<p>The U.S. Supreme Court building seen in Washington May 20, 2009. REUTERS/Molly Riley<p>The …

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Box office: '300' sequel rises to the top

The sequel<p>"300: Rise of an Empire"is proving unstoppable at the box office on its opening weekend, earning more than $17 million on Friday, according to estimates.<p>The number adds to an already strong start for the 3-D Greco-Persian epic, which earned $3.3 million in its Thursday night screenings …

Apple Maps leads drivers onto Alaska airport taxiway

According to Apple Maps, it's 3,550 miles from my house to the Fairbanks International Airport in Alaska. It will take me 64 hours of non-stop driving to get there. Oh, and I'll need to drive down a taxiway used by airplanes to reach my destination.<p>According to the Alaska Dispatch, an iOS Maps app …

Ana Mendieta – in pictures

Cuban artist Ana Mendieta died mysteriously in 1985. Here are some of the dark, ritualistic images she left behind

11k-Mile 1991 Alfa Romeo 164

This 1991 Alfa Romeo 164 is a five-speed car said to have only 11,736 miles from new and one owner previous to the selling dealer. Paint, interior, …

This week's top photos include the Caterham AeroSeven, Mercedes S63 AMG Coupe, Jeep Jeepster, and McLaren P1. Which one's your favorite: Photos -> http://bit.ly/18i7YqI

16-Foot STAR WARS AT-ST Walker Replica

Nikon Reveals the AW1, the World’s First Waterproof and Shockproof Digital ILC

We told you yesterday to watch out for a “rugged” Nikon 1 announcement in the next 24-hours, and lo and behold, it happened. Introducing the Nikon 1 …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 – winning pictures

Australian photographer Mark Gee has beaten more than a thousand amateur and professional photographers from around the planet to win the title Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013. The competition is run by the Royal Observatory Greenwich and BBC Sky at Night Magazine. The winners, runners-up …

'This Is Where ...' We Show Off Your Photographs

For our second Public Square assignment, "This is Where," KPCC and NPR asked you to photograph a place with history, big or small. Here are some of our favorite Instagram images and stories.<p>Look out for the next theme in a few weeks and find us on Instagram. @NPR and @KPCC<p><i>Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi – Pali</i> …

Then-and-Now Photos of the Devastation and Recovery After Hurricane Ike

In 2008, Hurricane Ike ripped through Texas leaving massive flooding and what turned out to be about $19.3 billion in damage. In Houston, the task of …

New Fluid-Filled Lens Combines the Best Traits from Human and Insect Vision

Engineers at Ohio State University have imitated aspects of human and insect eyes to create what may turn out to be the next big advance in camera …

Gun groups so far unfazed by Starbucks' new policy

It was business as usual at Starbucks one day after CEO Howard Schultz said guns were no longer welcome at any of its cafes.<p>The nation's largest gun rights groups have this early response to Starbucks no longer "welcoming" guns in its stores: Yawn.<p>Sure, the blogosphere has been on fire over the …

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Art & Painting

Why Getting on Upworthy is the New Goal for Kickstarter Campaigns

When the project page for Pamela Green and Jarik van Sluijs’ campaign for “Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice-Guy Blache” launched on Kickstarter, …

This Weekend: Oscar Season Hits Theaters with Holofcener’s Must-See ‘Enough Said,’ Howard’s ‘Rush,’ Villeneuve’s ‘Prisoners’ and More

This Weekend: Oscar Season Hits Theaters with Holofcener's Must-See 'Enough Said,' Howard's 'Rush,' Villeneuve's 'Prisoners' and More<p>Oscar season …

Smoke, mirrors and 'Salinger' ★ 1/2

The less J.D. Salinger had to say for himself, across so many decades of near-seclusion, the more his rabid fans went on about what the author of "The Catcher in the Rye" meant to them, and why Holden Caulfield struck such a mighty chord with generations of post-World War II adolescents, whatever …

Literature

Levi's Launches Into the Modern Frontier

Levi’s Launches Into the Modern Frontier<p>Inside Flipboard / September 19, 2013<p>In the same pioneering spirit that inspired Levi Strauss to create his …

Prisoners

There are moments when <i>Prisoners</i> feels like the <i>Zero Dark Thirty</i> of child-kidnapping thrillers. Here’s the deal: Hugh Jackman gives a powerhouse …