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Guitarists still making memorable music with Strat

15 minutes agoNews : The Newsroom

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jimi Hendrix made it shriek. Buddy Holly made it swing. Stevie Ray Vaughn made it snarl.

Silicon Valley Takes Us Into The Incubator With A Hacker Hostel Tour

Just two episodes in, Mike Judge?s tech-savvy sitcom Silicon Valley is already one of the funniest shows on TV, with a pitch-perfect cast delivering wit, bro humor and satire in a single, easy-to-operate unit. A lot of this comedic magic happens inside the ?incubator,? where T.J. Show More Summary

'The Immigrant' Trailer with Marion Cotillard and Joaquin Phoenix

15 minutes agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Jeremy Renner co-stars in this drama about a Polish woman trying to survive on her own after arriving in New York City. [...]

B/R's Recruiting Buzz: Expect 5-Star CB to Commit to Alabama

The battle for the top recruits of the 2015 class is heating up, with huge commitments coming almost every day. According to B/R's Recruiting Insider Adam Donaldson, 5-star CB Minkah Fitzpatrick will be visiting Alabama this weekend for the spring game. Show More Summary

British inmate claims prison officials won’t recognize Jedi faith

A British prisoner who believes he is a Jedi Knight claims officials at his jail are unwilling to recognize his faith.

Study sheds light on how the immune system protects children from malaria

According to a study published today in PLOS Pathogens, children who live in regions of the world where malaria is common can mount an immune response to infection with malaria parasites that may enable them to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and illness and partially control the growth of malaria parasites in their bloodstream. Show More Summary

The Secret Service Apparently Threatened To Kill Mr. Met

15 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

As everyone already knows, Mr. Met is the most beloved mascot in all of sports. It's a fact! Sometimes he's the only good thing about the Mets! So it boggles the mind to think that back in the late '90s, a Secret Service agent allegedly threatened to kill Mr. Met, bringer of joy to the entire world, if he came too close to President Bill Clinton. [ more › ]

Think of Beyoncé as a Contemporary Mami Wata

Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal sits down to talk with Professor Ali Colleen Neff about her work with Senegalese praise poets, about Mami Wata, and sea punk. Neff is a visiting assistant professor at the College of William & Mary. She works in the departments of Anthropology and African-American Studies.

RadioShack dropping 16 GB iPhone 5s to $99 Friday, free if you trade in an iPhone 4s

RadioShack is planning a new iPhone promotion starting tomorrow that will let new or upgrading users get an iPhone 5s at a significant discount. The 16 GB model of Apple’s latest smartphone will be available for $99, down from the usual price of $199 for all customers on AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. Customers who bring […]

U.S. World Cup training camp details

15 minutes agoSports / Football : Soccer Insider

Things you should know about U.S. World Cup training camp at Stanford University: Players are due to report by May 14. Training will begin late-day on the 14th or early on May 15. By May 12, Juergen Klinsmann and the USSF must submit a provisional World Cup roster of 30 players to FIFA. Klinsmann is planning […]

American Reducing the Value of Its Miles: And Why That’s a Good Thing

This has nothing to do with American’s elimination of stopovers at North American gateway cities and distance-based oneworld awards> I’m not talking about American making changes that reduce how we value their miles. I’m talking about changes to how they value miles when reporting prizes for tax purposes. Show More Summary

'Parenthood' Star Xolo Mariduena Opens Up About Season 5's Biggest Storyline

15 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : PopEater

The season finale of "Parenthood" airs on Thursday night, meaning we'll probably find out if Julia and Joel will get back together. In preparation of this emotional final episode -- and let's be honest, a secret hope that we could get...Show More Summary

Transcript & Video: Chelsea Clinton’s Baby Announcement

Chelsea Clinton announced Thursday that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting their first child. Here is the transcript of her remarks, provided by Federal News Service (, followed by the video.

Liverpool Will Need Luis Suarez to Come Up Big Against Norwich City...Again

Liverpool's next test in their Premier League title challenge comes on Sunday, in the form of an away game at Norwich City. With the Reds having won a phenomenal 10 league games in a row to surge to the top of the league table, the Canaries...Show More Summary

Clifford, Joerger named coaches of the month

15 minutes agoBasketball / NBA : Official NBA Blog

The Charlotte Bobcats' Steve Clifford and the Memphis Grizzlies' Dave Joerger on Thursday were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in April.

New York 2014: 2015 Kia Sedona Live Shots

The 2015 Kia Sedona quietly made its public debut at the 2014 New York Auto Show, ready to take up to eight passengers to the nearest Trader Joe’s after soccer practice. Behind the tiger nose, Kia dropped in a 3.3-liter V6 pushing 276 horsepower and 248 lb-ft of torque to the front wheels through a […]

Fossil Fuel Subsidy Reform Roundtable Highlights a Global Problem

A gas platform run by a Norwegian oil company stands above the North Sea off the coast of Norway, June 8 2006. [AP File Photo] On April 11 in connection with the spring World Bank/International Monetary Fund meetings taking place inShow More Summary

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