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Happy Birthday to the Invention That Changed Music Forever
Happy Birthday to the Invention That Changed Music Forever

How do musical instruments talk to one another in an electronic age? They use MIDI—the Musical… >>

5 Great TV Shows that Changed the World
5 Great TV Shows that Changed the World

These iconic programs made us safer, healthier, quippier, and more tuneful. >>

Equal Rights for Warriors: Pentagon Ends Ban on Women in Combat
Equal Rights for Warriors: Pentagon Ends Ban on Women in Combat

More than 280,000 women have served in Iraq and Afghanistan, with hundreds wounded and more than… >>

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Must-Reads: Remembering LBJ’s Final Days

This Tuesday marks the 40th anniversary of his death, but President Lyndon Johnson still looms as… >>

Got a Novel? You Could Score $50,000
Got a Novel? You Could Score $50,000

Have you written a novel that's in search of a publisher? Whether your book has been sitting in a… >>

Song Reader by Beck
The Great Collaboration: Beck’s ‘Song Reader’

Beck's latest album, "Song Reader" is collection of 20 new songs unlike anything you've ever heard… >>

One Monopoly Piece Will Be Sent to Jail, Permanently
One Monopoly Piece Will Be Sent to Jail, Permanently

Hasbro is sending one of their iconic Monopoly tokens to jail for good. In an effort to refresh the… >>

Prepare to Be Scared: A Pair of Wild Rides
Prepare to Be Scared: A Pair of Wild Rides

I'll admit it: this video scared me to death. I was holding on to my computer for dear life as I… >>

Long Lost Disney Tunes Surface at Last
Long Lost Disney Tunes Surface at Last

Disney movies are hard to outgrow. Whether you watched them over and over again with your kids… >>

The Big Idea: Clone Ancient Trees to Save Planet Earth
The Big Idea: Clone Ancient Trees to Save Planet Earth

David Milarch is a pioneering spirit who believes that cloning huge ancient trees—such as the… >>