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5 secret codes that unlock hidden iPhone features, from call blocking to signal boosting

Thought you knew everything about your iPhone? Even that shiny new iPhone 7 you just snapped up? Think again, buddy. Beyond the world of camera …

iOS

'90s Fashion: How Kate Moss's Cool-Girl Attitude Led a Fashion Era

If one woman embodied ’90s fashion in the minds of style seekers, it was supermodel Kate Moss.<p>Entering the decade at the youthful age of 16, it was …

Roxy Music: Still mind-blowing, still overlooked

There’s a fleeting glimpse of something delectable at the start of Roxy Music’s first album, and yet just out of reach.<p>“I tried but I could not find a way,” Bryan Ferry sings as he gazes longingly at what-might-have-been disappearing in his rear-view mirror. The chorus, such as it is, is a …

Brian Eno

JazzTimes 2017 Readers Poll Results - JazzTimes

The voting was conducted via an online survey posted at JazzTimes.com<p>Winners are bolded; runners-up are listed below in order of number of votes. …

Soul Music

Americans Invented Modern Life. Now We’re Using Opioids to Escape It.

<b>It is a beautiful, hardy flower,</b> <i>Papaver somniferum,</i> a poppy that grows up to four feet in height and arrives in a multitude of colors. It thrives in …

Opioid Crisis

What is a 'Rusty Trombone'? And how you can master it in the bedroom

We're all about learning new things in the bedroom. Whether it's how to best keep our sex toys clean or how to have a fuck fest in every single room …

Horns

Meet Six American Distillers Giving Scotch Some Serious Competition

When many think "single malt" they think Scotch. But these pioneering whiskey distillers are bringing the concept to America, using local ingredients …

Whiskey

The Brian Eno Discography: Stream 29 Hours of Recordings by the Master of Ambient Music

45 years have passed since Brian Eno left Roxy Music to strike out on his own, launching a more or less unprecedented career spread across music …

Brian Eno

How To: Make Anonymous Calls from Your iPhone

When you don't want somebody you're calling to know the real phone number associated with your iPhone, whether it's for privacy reasons, to avoid …

Identity Theft

Is Charles Bukowski a Self-Help Guru? Hear Five of His Brutally Honest, Yet Oddly Inspiring, Poems and Decide for Yourself

I don't know if he’s been replaced as a major influence on young, restless (and almost exclusively male) aspiring writers, but once upon a time—if …

Literature

Nearly 100 Earth-like ‘exoplanets’ found outside our solar system

Scientists have discovered nearly 100 new “exoplanets” in the search for Earth-like planets that could support life.<p>It’s a major breakthrough that …

Universe

This Weird Brain Change Found in Foxes Shows How Dogs Became Our Best Friends

10/12 best doggos.<p>Humans and canines have been best pals for at least the past 15,000 years. We've been taking them for walkies for at least half …

Evolution

New studies zero in on roots of depression and why ketamine reverses it | Ars Technica

Understanding the biology may help us develop more targeted therapies.<p>While we have a number of treatments available for clinical depression, many of …

Neuroscience

These 10 Cities Smoke The Most Weed In The World

The Guinness Book of World Records can tell you which city has the fastest internet connection, and which has the oldest restaurant, but it doesn't …

Chicago

One Minute Art History by Cao Shu

<i>One Minute Art History</i> is an animated short film by artist and educator (he’s a teacher at the China Academy of Art) Cao Shu. First released in 2015, …

Art

Study Finds Cats Only Meow When They Want To Alert Owner Of Neighbor’s Murder They Witnessed Through Window

LONDON—A new study published this week in the journal Animal Behaviour revealed that house cats only meow when they want to alert their owners that …

Animal Behavior

Is Emotional Attachment to Dogs a Modern Development?

Source: Image from SC Psychological Enterprises LtdI was at a university sponsored conference where we had paused for a coffee break between …

Anthropology

Free At Last: After 50 Years, Jane Goodall’s Family Has Finally Raised The Ransom Money To Buy Her Back From The Apes

If you’re a fan of Jane Goodall, we’ve got some absolutely incredible news for you! The behavioral scientist may have started her career in the …

Jane Goodall

Chick Corea/Steve Gadd Band At Blues Alley

Support All About Jazz and Jazz Near You!<p>If you shop at any of the stores below, please initiate your purchase from All About Jazz. When you do, All …

Jazz

Sonny Rollins: Way Out West Album Review

Sonny Rollins doesn’t fear the familiar. He’s persistently original, yes—those lucky enough to see him live before his deteriorating health prevented him from playing remember a “limitless” improvisor, one of jazz’s best. It only takes a cursory listen to what we now know were his final albums, the …

Horns

‘Radius’ On Netflix: Treat Yourself A Top-Notch Thriller That Will Actually Keep You Guessing

When was the last time you found yourself totally stunned by a movie? It’s probably been a while. We are being bombarded with twisty science fiction …

Streaming

Inside the Mind of Amanda Feilding, Countess of Psychedelic Science

Amanda Feilding, Countess of Wemyss and March, also known as Lady Neidpath, sits cross-legged on a bench on a tiny island at the center of an …

Royal Albert Hall

Why People Still Care About Tool's New Album

The alt-metal heavyweights' fifth LP remains in limbo after innumerable delays. Here's why they're the rare band that's worth this kind of trouble<p>The …

New Albums

Wylie Dufresne’s Scrambled Egg Sandwich

Soft scrambled eggs in about a minute? We didn’t believe it either until we tried this recipe from Wylie Dufresne, who created this sandwich hybrid at Du's Donuts in NYC. Mixing in cream cheese adds back the richness lost by cooking the eggs quickly.<p>Ingredients<p>Scrambled Eggs<p>4 large eggs<p>1 small …

Breakfast

Snow Crash

• <b>Author:</b> Neal Stephenson<p><b>One of Time’s 100 best English-language novels • A mind-altering romp through a future America so bizarre, so outrageous—you’ll recognize it immediately</b><p>Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison—a writer so original he redefines the way we look …

Books

The Public’s Distrust of Biotech Is Deepening. Commercialization May Be to Blame.

A cutting-edge study foreshadows what genetic science might bestow to human health, but the public is rightfully wary.<p>Harvard medical geneticist …

Facing Facts: Artificial Intelligence and the Resurgence of Physiognomy

Researchers say they can train computers to identify sexual orientation and criminality by scanning a person’s face. But critics say it’s bad science.<p>…

We Have Reached Peak Pharma. There’s Nowhere to Go But Down.

Rising costs and declining discovery rates are the hallmark of resource depletion. It happened with gold and oil and it is happening now with …

Case Study: How a 1994 Nick Cave Song Became a Favorite of Music Supervisors

“You’ll see him in your head/On the TV screen/Hey buddy, I’m warning you/To turn it off”<p>That’s the refrain to “Red Right Hand,” a clanging, …

Peaky Blinders

Polina