This man, this legend, changed my life in so many wonderful and positive ways with his music. I would love to be given the opportunity to give myself and other people the chance to ask him a couple of questions.
Janko Roettgers / Gigaom:Yahoo acquires live concert streaming platform Evntlive — Redwood City-Calif. based live concert streaming platform Evntlive has been acquired by Yahoo. Evntlive announced the acquisition on its
Computerworld:Microsoft ends Windows 7 retail sales — Microsoft has quietly ended retail sales of Windows 7, according to a notice on its website. — Microsoft has quietly ended retail sales of Windows 7, according to
Jaikumar Vijayan / Computerworld:NSA cites Reagan-era executive order to justify collection of cellphone location data — Insists program is legal and purely outward-facing — The National Security Agency on Friday cited a 1981 executive order
BBC:Samsung and Philips among tech firms raided by EU — Samsung and Philips have revealed that they were among several consumer electronics companies raided recently by European Commission inspectors. Thursdays
Florian Mueller / FOSS Patents:Apple demands $15 million in legal fees from Samsung, spent over $60M on California case — In the U.S. patent reform context, “loser pays-type fee-shifting is a hot topic (see this
Charlotte, N.C. - Eleanor and Frank Turner were born within 26 days of each other in July 1926. They wed 22 years later, starting a marriage that lasted nearly 65 years.So it seemed fitting, relatives said, that the two would
Bournemouth, England - The unusual and distinctive arm is a Nasco Life/Form Advanced Injection Arm and is primarily used for training people to take blood samples.Detective Constable Adam Woolman, of Bournemouth CID, said: “During the course of an investigation police
We went to photograph the Snowy Owl at Presque Isle and met with success and then the day was filled with more owl news later on.We found our owl on beach 10, close to were it had been reported earlier.
Religious freedom and separation of church and state have always been hated concepts to the religious right. Indeed, it’s fair to say that the religious right exists to fight any legal or cultural support for people who don’t want their
Object: Wavy space ribbonsLocation: Caught between dancing black holesThe black hole partners are drawing closer together, twirling their ribbons as the dance intensifies. For now they exist as separate bodies at the center of a star-studded dance floor. But soon
Today, there are 6.8 million Palestinian refugees. These are people who fled the war and the threat of harm in 1948 - the Nakba - and 1967, and their descendants. Yet the travails of Palestinians are by no means finished.
On Friday, the White House announced that President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama would travel to South Africa next weeks to pay their respects to Nelson Mandela. Obama has already announced that the White House will fly the flags
Pro Infirmis campaign is heart warming and intends to deliver a message that all body types are beautiful. Using realistic mannequins outfitted with dresses from renowned fashion brands. Swiss firm Jung von Matt/Limmat, Zurich has developed the campaign.
Obama immediately scheduled a photo op of his own in time for the evening news. But before that he was captured in an action photograph staring at television coverage of the passing of the vaunted victor over apartheid.And that static
There are a lot of ways to measure economic inequality (and we’ll be discussing more on Fact Tank), but one basic approach is to look at how much income flows to groups at different steps on the economic ladder.Emmanuel Saez, an
But the overall failure of American conservatives to forthrightly deal with South Africas white-supremacist regime, coming so soon after their failure to deal with the white-supremacist regime in their own country, is part of their heritage, and thus part of
Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid icon who emerged as South Africa’s first black President after spending 27 years as a political prisoner, passed away at the age of 95.While human beings around the planet Earth mourned the loss of a hero,
Arent there real crimes to stop!?! It seems fast moving skateboarders are a little more difficult to corral than passive non-moving OWS folks.Cops tried to stop an annual down-hill skateboarding event and failed miserably, its easy to wonder if the
Americas wage scale is extremely top heavy. This means that the top earners are finding ways to take much more money from American society than what is their share causing the lower wage earners not to have enough. What can
In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper LOsservatore Romano on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Pope Francis speaks with Brazils President Dilma Rousseff during a welcome ceremony at Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Monday, July 22, 2013.
An American chemistry teacher was shot to death as he was jogging in Benghazi on Thursday, highlighting persistently tenuous security in the eastern Libyan city where the U.S. ambassador was killed last year.
An Arizona commission linked the states Forestry Division to the deaths last summer of 19 wild land firefighters, issuing the ruling after its investigative agency reported on its probe and recommended financial penalties.
Theres no debate about it, Mike Tomlin screwed up on Thanksgiving night. The Pittsburgh Steelers head coach stepped on the field during his teams game against the Baltimore Ravens in week 13 and now hes paid for it dearly.
The MMQB went behind the scenes with NFL referee Gene Steratore and his crew for an unprecedented look at the pressures and responsibilities of the third team on the field on NFL Sundays: the seven men in stripes who enforce
Turntable.fm (previously), a virtual DJ room where users streamed music together, has lost the fight (previously) to stay alive and has gone silent. Are other streaming music sites like Spotify and Pandora also in danger?.
Lonely? Bored? Well, the 2013 Solitaire Print and Play Contest is here to help you stave off boredom this weekend (and burn through all of your printer ink). This years winner is Maquis, a solitaire worker-placement game with variable goals
Bitcoin is crashing. After reaching a peak of approximately $1150 USD per BTC yesterday, a panic selloff is happening now. The price has dropped below 800USD, a loss of over 30%, and may be lower by the time you read
Chris Sims examines Harley Quinn, one of the most misused and misunderstood characters in comics, taking in her Batman:The Animated Series debut played by Arleen Sorkin (audio), through to The Batman Adventures: Mad Love and the New 52 incarnation which
The Gävle Goat is a house-sized Swedish Yule Goat made of straw erected at the start of Advent each year and sponsored by merchants from the southern half of Gävle. While the 2013 incarnation is currently unharmed, the goat is
In 1984, Mike Lazaridis, an engineering student at the University of Waterloo, and Douglas Fregin, an engineering student at the University of Windsor, founded an electronics and computer science consulting company called Research In Motion, or RIM. For years the
Study may bust myth of fat and fit healthy obesity. Being healthy and obese is a myth, researchers say. People who are obese and have normal blood pressure, cholesterol and blood-sugar readings will still be unhealthy and die sooner compared
Last night, for the first time since the 1955 broadcast of Peter Pan, the NBC television network aired a live performance of The Sound of Music. How The Sound of Music Went From Stage to Screen to NBC SpecialSome people
In 1904, John A. Lomax recorded Dink, a levee worker, singing a folk song. In 1934, Lomax published the song in his book, American Ballads and Folk Songs. It went on to become a folk staple. Recently, the Coen Brothers
Alt lit is accused of navel-gazing myopia, but technically any writing occurring outside of traditional institutions qualifies for the label. Everyone I know has written alt lit: every status update, every blog post, everything that has ever been said on
AdamL. Penenberg challenged a white-hat group of hackers to see how much theycould learn about him. Two months later, the result terrified him. SpiderLabstells how they did it in three posts: onetwothree
When NYPD officers fire 331 shots, and hit 16 targeted people, 24 dogs, but also 14 bystanders, there is a problem.That problem is the people who are making the NYPD think they need to open fire.Thats why the District Attorney
The worst thing about cats is that you cant play with them unless youre physically present. Being elsewhere means being unable to play with a cat! Its a horrible situation, but now theres a solution. iPet Companion lets you select
Recently Emily Graslie, of the fantastic natural history tumblr and youtube series TheBrainScoop, was asked a question about whether she had personally experienced sexism in her field. Her response is fucking amazing. Inside is her goldmine of awesome female science