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Fashion icon celebrated in final film by Albert Maysles

Albert Maysles, the legendary documentary maker who died last week aged 88, left a final addition to his canon of cinéma vérité classics from Gimme Shelter to Grey Gardens.<p>Set for release in late April, Maysles’s final film is Iris, a study of 93-year-old fashion legend Iris Apfel – a figure widely …

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Blur Announces First Album In 12 Years

Blur, one of the greatest rock bands of the 1990s, will release an album in 2015. It's called <i>The Magic Whip</i>, and it's due out April 28 in the U.S.<p>The meat of the album was recorded in a small Hong Kong studio in the spring of 2013, after a concert in Japan was cancelled. The band told Zane Lowe …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Two unannounced Nexus devices tipped in Android changelog, including a set-top box

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Tom Krazit<p>Android(s goog) 4.4.3, an upcoming bug fix release, had a changelog pushed on Friday that tips two new …

Shigeru Ban’s Cardboard Cathedral in New Zealand

A devastating earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand in 2011 damaging the city’s iconic Christchurch Cathedral. Architect and 2014 Pritzker …

Poker marathon challenge: Recap

[All words in italics are quotes from Tzen1's 13 December post 'Poker Marathon Challenge: 100 Hours in 7 Days', which you can read here.]<p>As most of …