Torrent Website What.CD Shuts Down

What.CD, the popular music torrent tracker site, has announced its closure, as the Verge notes. “Due to some recent events, What.CD is shutting down,” a statement on the torrent site’s home page reads. “We are not likely to return any...
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The Magnetic Fields Detail New Album <i>50 Song Memoir</i>, Share Five New Songs: Listen

The Magnetic Fields have detailed their forthcoming album 50 Song Memoir, and shared the album’s first five songs: “‘74 No,” “‘86 How I Failed Ethics,” “‘93 Me and Fred and Dave and Ted,” “‘02 Be True to Your Bar,” and “‘13 Big Enough...
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Daily Deals 11/17/16

US Daily Deals Today’s Audible Daily Deal, The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo and Yoko Tanaka (Illustrator), is only $0.99 and the Kindle Edition is under $5. The Nook Daily Find has 30 cookbooks under $5, including Cooking with...
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At Least America Can Agree On Bruno Mars

No matter which version of America you’re nostalgically longing for, Bruno Mars can make it great again. Ever since Mars made his big splash at the dawn of the decade with Doo-Wops & Hooligans — and especially since his...
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Can Shocking Your Brain Make You a Better Athlete?

We’ve known for a while that the final frontier of sports performance is the mind. While athletes have been practicing different forms of meditation and visualization for years, a new device called Halo Sport, released this week...
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2018 Toyota C-HR: In Production Form, And, Oh, What a Form That Is

-With the Scion brand consigned to the dustbin, Toyota slid its new, Scion-intended C-HR small crossover into its mainstream lineup. Of course, the C-HR was always planned to sell as a Toyota in other markets, such as Europe (where...
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PWR BTTM Show Picketed by Anti-Gay Protestors

PWR BTTM are the self-identifying queer punk duo of Liv Bruce and Ben Hopkins. Last year, they released their debut Ugly Cherries, and are currently finishing a North American tour before heading to Europe. Last night, anti-gay...
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Free Book – Object-Oriented Programming with PHP5

Object-Oriented Programming with PHP5 ($23.99 Kindle), by Hasin Hayder, is free this morning, direct from Packt Publishing. Book Description This book will help you to understand the core object-oriented programming concepts with PHP....
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Free MP3 – Sirens of Jupiter

The MP3 download of Sirens of Jupiter ($1.29 Amazon) from The Olympians’ self-titled album, is free from eMusic today. (No account required)
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Watch Alicia Keys Perform an Intimate Set at a Paris Bar

Alicia Keys is the latest artist to film a “Take Away Show” session for La Blogothèque. Directed by Colin Solal Cardo, the concert film shows Keys performing an intimate acoustic set for 100 fans at Paris’ Le Comptoir Général in May...
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How a Ragtag Crew of Almost Journalists Created Running's Most Controversial Website

Last spring, a relatively unknown 33-year-old British ultrarunner named Robert Young set out to break the North American transcontinental record. The feat would require covering more than 3,000 miles from Huntington Beach, California,...
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Why Buy? Hyundai Presents Two Alternative Ways to Get into Its Ioniq Electric Car

The Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, with a phenomenal 58-mpg EPA combined rating and the promise of a perkier driving experience than the Toyota Prius, is poised to capture the hearts of eco-frugalistas. Yet the path to success for the Ioniq...
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A Tribe Called Quest Tease Farewell World Tour

A Tribe Called Quest released their excellent final album, We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service, last week on the heels of a historic night in American history. The LP is one of the year’s best, and if you...
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Childish Gambino – “Redbone”

Donald Glover got a huge bump earlier this year with Atlanta, which makes a new Childish Gambino release from him exciting in a way that it wouldn’t have been based on his previous efforts under the name. Last week, he announced...
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