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‘Treating Dandruff By Decapitation,’ Frank Zappa’s Passionate Testimony 30 Years Later

Frank Zappa was one of those musicians that almost everyone’s heard of, but few readily know his songs. The legendarily eccentric musician who would’ve turned 75 today, was a radical musical outsider, releasing more than 60 records over his 30-year career, drawing from influences that spanned from …

Al Gore

The Loch Ness Marathon

A photo essay by Adam Bean, former editor at Runner's World.<p>1 of 19<p>Scotland Calling<p>I fell under the spell of this wonderful place years ago when covering the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running in its second year. That was in 2003. I have returned every year since to run the marathon …

Scotland

The Tedeschi Trucks Band Films 'Tiny Desk Concert'

The 12-piece Tedeschi Trucks Band issued a new LP <i>Let Me Get By</i> earlier this year which marked the group’s third studio album since forming in 2010.</b> …

Festivals

This Guy Photoshops His Dog Into A Giant In All His Pics And It’s Hilarious

Photographers can have a hard time of capturing their subjects perfectly. Waiting for the right moment can make them anxious, and any slip up could …

People Who Wear Crazy Socks Are Smart, Successful, And Revolutionary

<b>This study explains WHY!</b><p>Men and women who wear crazy, colorful socks are independent, interesting, and successful, at least according to an article …

Watch the Outrageous Trailer for Don Cheadle's Miles Davis Biopic 'Miles Ahead'

In two minutes we get guns, crooked record label dealings, great music, betrayal, infidelity, and, somehow, more guns.<p>Don Cheadle's Miles Davis biopic <i>Miles Ahead</i> just got a theatrical trailer, and frankly, "theatrical" doesn't begin to scratch the surface. The storied actor's Indiegogo-funded …

Biopic

An O.K. Day in Harlem

When Derek Trucks, the guitar wizard, was in the Allman Brothers Band, and they were playing one of their perennial stands at the Beacon Theatre, on the Upper West Side, he always walked to the gigs, sometimes with long cigar detours through Central Park.<p>“Gotta walk off the night before,” Trucks …

Watch Free Tedeschi Trucks Webcast Live From Studio X

On Friday, the Tedeschi Trucks Band play the first of two sold-out shows at the famed Chicago Theatre in Chicago. On Saturday, the band will visit …

Radiohead At O2 Arena London In 2012

As reported, Radiohead has confirmed an appearance at the Primavera Sound music festival in Barcelona, Spain this coming June. One of three confirmed …

Festivals

Scott Jurek Celebrates a New Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Speed Record

From the top of a mountain in Maine, he swigged champagne and recounted the historic trek.<p><i>Watch Scott Jurek make his final record breaking strides in the video above.</i><p>By noon Sunday, 50 people had reached the summit of Mount Katahdin. They hiked a trail through the woods, up boulders, and across a …

Hiking

50 Ironmans in 50 Days in 50 States

Triathlete and father of five completes epic endurance challenge.<p>James Lawrence, a 39-year-old triathlon coach and personal trainer, set out on a grueling endurance challenge on June 6 in Hawaii: to complete 50 Ironman-distance events in 50 states in 50 consecutive days. He succeeded, finishing his …

The Coming China Crisis

<i>By Richard Vague, the managing partner of Gabriel Investments and the chairman of The Governor’s Woods Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic</i> …

The Eiffel Tower has new wind turbines, and they're beautiful

"A visual statement"<p>"This installation is definitely more symbolic," Gromadzki says. "But it is still significant because the merchant spaces on the first floor do consume energy, and being able to offset that consumption is something people can really assimilate and understand."<p>The curved, …

Renewable Energy

The Lies Your Mind Tells You to Prevent Life Changes

The mind is a wonderful thing. It’s also a complete liar that constantly tries to convince us not to take actions we know are good for us, and stops …

This 12-Minute Strength Workout Will Make You A Better Runner

The Runner 360 is an all-around strength program for runners who prefer the outdoors or their own living rooms to the weight room. Best of all, fitness motivator and running yoga instructor Angie Stewart Goka, MPH, CSCS, has crafted a workout that can be completed in 12 minutes and that targets …

If You Need Any Convincing That Solar Roadways Are The Future, This Video Will Help

The brilliant minds behind Solar Roadways published a video detailing their world-changing project earlier this month, but its language didn't really …

Roads

The Marathon

There is no luck involved in finishing the Marathon.<p>The Marathon is not about running, it is about salvation. We spend so much of our lives doubting ourselves, thinking that we’re not good enough, not strong enough, not made of the right stuff. The Marathon is an <i>opportunity</i> for redemption.</i> …

Marathons

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Error 404 - We couldn't find that Web page<p>We're sorry you ended up here. Sometimes a page gets moved or deleted, but hopefully we can help you find …

The staggering price of Quebec independence

Living in Montreal for 25 years has helped me understand why many Quebeckers desire independence. Quebec's society is obviously "distinct," whether one considers the language and music or the political mentality and general lifestyle. The case for independence usually comes down to that famous …

Henry Kissinger: To settle the Ukraine crisis, start at the end

<i>Henry A. Kissinger was secretary of state from 1973 to 1977.</i><p>Public discussion on Ukraine is all about confrontation. But do we know where we are going? In my life, I have seen four wars begun with great enthusiasm and public support, all of which we did not know how to end and from three of which …

Pierre Karl Péladeau: King of Quebec

Quebecor’s restless titan: He controls the province’s media and its star system. Courted by politicians, he’s feared by journalists<p><b>From the Maclean’s</b> …