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It’s not just David Byrne and Radiohead: Spotify, Pandora and how streaming music kills jazz and classical

More musicians are taking aim at the rates paid by Spotify and Pandora, and warning whole genres are in danger<p>After years in which tech-company hype has drowned out most other voices, the frustration of musicians with the digital music world has begun to get a hearing. We know now that many rockers …

New York man dies after chokehold by police

<b>(CNN) —</b> Confronted by police trying to arrest him for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes, Eric Garner raised both hands in the air and, with passive defiance, told the officers not to touch him. Seconds later, a video shows the officer behind him grab the 350-pound man in a chokehold and pull him …

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Little Moments of Everyday "Love" by Simone Massoni

Over the last year, illustrator Simone Massoni has been partnering with <i>The New Yorker</i> in creating fun works for their magazine. When art director Chris Curry called Simone to ask him if he was available to explore the theme <i>Love (and Old Flames)</i> for their June 9th & 16th issue, he jumped at the …

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Man believed to have murdered priest wife before killing himself

Husband of a priest found dead after he is believed to have killed her at their home<p>A priest was found murdered in her home hours before her husband's body was discovered at a nearby beauty spot.<p>The body of a woman, named locally as 67-year-old Reverend Susan Lancaster, was found at a semi-detached …

Dazzling Displays of Aurora Borealis Dance Across the Night Sky

When the night sky began to fill with eerie green streaks of dancing light, astrophotographer Kwon O Chul turned his camera upwards to capture the dazzling display. Located near Yellowknife in northern Canada, the auroras were so incredibly bright that the Korean photographer needed only mere …

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The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

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Downed Malaysia Airlines plane: how did it go wrong for flight MH17?

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was flying just 1,000 feet (300 metres) above restricted airspace when it was shot down, according to the European air traffic control body.<p>Eurocontrol said Ukrainian authorities had barred aircraft from ground level to 32,000 feet but the doomed aircraft was cruising …