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You'll really hear it here first in music app for unsigned bands

It takes a special kind of optimist to bet their own money on whether there's a big enough audience out there to support a discovery app for music videos by unsigned and emerging bands Turns out Amman Ahmed, founder of Rormix, is exactly...Show More Summary

National Parks work on delicate task of removing graffiti

SALT LAKE CITY — A series of graffiti-like paintings on rocks in National Parks across the West set off a furor on social media this month, angering people who say they desecrated some of the nation's most famously picturesque landscapes. Show More Summary

16 frightening GIFs that will creep you out of your skin

It just isn't Halloween without creeping yourself out and sleeping with the lights on for the next week The beloved spooky holiday kicks off a weekend of chills all weekend long. Among traditions like trick-or-treating, getting dressed...Show More Summary

Egyptian DJ transforms rough neighborhood through lively 'mahraganat' music

By day, Salam City is a tough, poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Cairo. By night, it is the breeding ground for an emerging music scene that is now making its way across the countryMahraganat, which means "festivals" in Arabic, is Egypt's newest musical genre. Show More Summary

Two guys in Illinois have taken Halloween lights to the next level

What's that? You carved a pumpkin? That’s cute. Nick Thomas and Steve Jandick are the Shaq and Kobe of synchronized Halloween lights— admittedly, there isn’t much competition out there to be the Shaq and Kobe of this very niche thing,...Show More Summary

Heidi Klum unveils her transformation into a fly for Halloween

Model Heidi Klum, who's known for extravagant Halloween costumes and throwing an over-the-top party, has revealed a behind-the-scenes look at how she transformed into a big-eyed insect She posted a timelapse of her before, during and...Show More Summary

Trent Reznor working with Apple on secret music project

Trent Reznor is working with Apple on a new project related to music delivery, the Nine Inch Nails frontman revealed in an interview with Billboard. Reznor, also the chief creative officer of Beats Music, said that following Apple'sShow More Summary

Whoopi Goldberg and thousands of costumed revelers flock to New York's Halloween parade

Thousands of costumed revelers paraded up Sixth Avenue during the annual Village Halloween Parade in New York City It was elbow-to-elbow at times as onlookers and participants in the parade—which was started in the 1970s—swarmed theShow More Summary

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 phones try to capture young people's attention

Smartphones are ever-slimming, and Samsung's just-announced Galaxy A5 and A3 models are another indication of the trend. And it couldn't be a better time, as the company is trying to stay afloat amid fierce competition The A5 and A3 clock in at just 6.7mm and 6.9mm thin, respectively. Show More Summary

Space travel is dangerous. There will be no tourists.

On September 17, 1908, Army Lt. Thomas Selfridge made the fateful decision to get into an airplane with Orville Wright. It made sense for him to go: The Army had a deal to buy one of the Wright Brothers' planes, and Selfridge had designed and piloted a plane of his own a few months earlier. Show More Summary

Marine who crossed border with loaded guns ordered to be released from Mexican jail

SAN DIEGO — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns. Family spokesman Jonathan Franks told The Associated Press on Friday that the judge decided to release retired Marine Sgt. Show More Summary

Pumpkins, acrobats and the Obamas: trick-or-treating at the White House

President Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed trick-or-treaters to a traditional White House Halloween — complete with First Dog Bo and Sunny topiaries dressed as circus clowns Schoolchildren and military families from across...Show More Summary

Eating with John Chow – The Wheel of Life

If you’ve been following my past few dining out adventures, then you know I’ve been on a bit of a vegan/vegetarian kick. Well, that’s still happening. The Wheel of Life is a Thai cuisine restaurant offering authentic Thai dishes, except […]

Social Media Jobs: Culinary Institute of America, Desert Publications, MME

This week, the Culinary Institute of America is hiring a social media manager, while Desert Publications needs a digital media specialist. MME is seeking an account executive for ads, PR and social media, and Salon Media Group is on the hunt for an assistant social media editor. Show More Summary

More than 700 Virgin Galactic ticket holders are left wondering what's next

Following the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo's crash landing Friday that killed one person and left another injured, hundreds who have already booked a flight on one of the first space tourism vehicles are left wondering about the future...Show More Summary

Grumpy Cat's Christmas movie: Watch the first clip

Paws everything — you're about to hear Grumpy Cat's voice for the first time ever Parks and Recreation star Aubrey Plaza provides the voice of the Internet's grinchiest feline in Lifetime's Grumpy Cat’s Worst Christmas Ever, and we have...Show More Summary

This is your chance to ask Mark Zuckerberg anything

Mark Zuckerberg is prepared to take your questions The massively wealthy, Mandarin-speaking Facebook founder will be hosting the social network's first public Q&A next Thursday on Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET) See also: 8 BrutallyShow More Summary

Storm brings much-needed rain drought-stricken California

Rain or snow is expected to fall on nearly all of California throughout Halloween weekend as a Pacific storm system drives a cold front across much of the state. While the storm does nothing to change the fact that the state is in the...Show More Summary

Can an Ex-Googler’s New Startup Get Rid of the Trolls?

In a recent survey, Pew Research found that 40 percent of U.S. adults have experienced online harassment in some form. While men were more likely to be called offensive names, women were more likely to be stalked and sexually harassed online. Show More Summary

Canceled 'Magic City' being made into movie with original cast, plus Bill Murray

Starz's Magic City is coming back — as a movie. The film, which will be penned and directed by creator Mitch Glazer, is set to bring back much of the original cast — including star Jeffrey Dean Morgan — of the TV series, which concluded in 2013. Show More Summary

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