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Hear a Playlist of the 336 Songs Mentioned in Bruce Springsteen’s New Memoir, "Born to Run"

A 22-hour playlist for your weekend listening pleasure!

Enjoy a 22-hour playlist that features every single song referenced in Springsteen's new book--his own or others’.
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The Sights & Sounds of 18th Century Paris Get Recreated with 3D Audio and Animation.

Very neat project...
Europe witnessed an explosion of satire, not only as a political and literary weapon, but as a means of reacting to a whole new way of life that arose in the cities—principally London and Paris—as a displaced rural population and expanding bourgeoisie radically altered the character of urban life.
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Every Exhibition Held at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Presented in a New Web Site: 1929 to Present.

3,500 exhibitions to visit in total.

Nice job MoMA The Museum of Modern Art!

Images courtesy of MoMA We all hate it when we hear of an exciting exhibition, only to find out that it closed last week — or 80 years ago.
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An Animated Aldous Huxley Identifies the Dystopian Threats to Our Freedom (1958).

They're still there in 2016. 
Aldous Huxley published Brave New World (1931), he was still the media's go-to futurist. Let me cite two examples: In 1950, Redbook Magazine asked four experts (including Huxley) 'what the world may look like fifty years hence?,” to which the author responded:
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+Chris Merle ...but it is a theory.
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An Introduction to Digital Photography: Take a Free Course from Stanford University Prof Marc Levoy

Covers everything from the parts of a digital camera, to the formula for depth of field, to the history/art of photographic composition.


Photography and video have advanced to such a degree that any one of us, for a modest investment of capital, can own the requisite equipment to make productions at the same level of quality as the pros.
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How Ancient Greek Statues Really Looked.

Research Reveals their Bold, Bright Colors. No White Marble. 
This question, one often hears, ranks among the darndest things said by kids, or at least kids who have learned a little about history, but not the history of photography.
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Looks like a young Conan O'brien aye +Team Coco
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Hear the First Recording of Computer Music.

Researchers Restore 3 Melodies Programmed on Alan Turing’s Computer (1951)

However you feel about electronic music, you’ll still find yourself listening to it most places you go. For better or worse, it has become mood music, soothing the jangled nerves of customers in coffee shops and lulling boutique shoppers into a pleasant sense of hip.
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Bruce Springsteen Lists 20 of His Favorite Books.

It's his 67th birthday today and his new memoir comes out Tuesday.

This list takes you inside Springsteen’s literary world, revealing what books have shaped his songwriting and literary style.


Image by Michele Lucon, via Wikimedia Commons. Bruce Springsteen turns 67 today. And next week his long-awaited memoir, Born to Run, will finally get into readers' hands. In advance of that literary event, we're looking back at a 2014 interview with The New York Times, printed shortly before ...
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Hear 75 Free, Classic Audio Books on Spotify.

Jane Austen, James Joyce, Charles Bukowski, Franz Kafka, Kurt Vonnegut, Edgar Allan Poe, Jack Kerouac, William Shakespeare & More.
Here's a little known tip. If you open Spotify, click “Browse” (in the left hand nav), then scroll way down to “Spoken Word,” you will find a number of free audiobook collections–readings by Sylvia Plath, Langston Hughes, and Dylan Thomas; old time crime and sci-fi dramas; a big H.P. Lovecraft ...
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Two Great Recordings of Jimi Hendrix Playing Acoustic Guitar.

He died OTD in 1970.
As a young guitar player, perhaps no one inspired me as much as Jimi Hendrix, though I never dreamed I’d attain even a fraction of his skill.
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Carl Sagan & the Dalai Lama Discuss When Science Can Answer Big Questions Better Than Religion.

Video recorded in 1991. Amazing that we've never stumbled upon this before.
Images via Wikimedia Commons In a 1997 essay in Natural History, Stephen Jay Gould (in)famously called the realms of religion and science “Nonoverlapping Magisteria”—a phrase that acknowledges both endeavors as equally powerful and important to human life.
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These pseudo invading recessive folk ar Euros, eurasian at best and all are NOT 'Indigenous' to a darn thing... The ORIGINAL People are of MANY DIFFERENT BLACK CLANS unto This Day...
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Watch an Animated Introduction to French Philosopher Jacques Derrida

What's better than a little deconstruction on Labor Day?


Of Grammatology in 1967, French philosopher Jacques Derrida has been understood—or misunderstood—as many things: a radical relativist who ”rejects all of metaphysical history,” a fashionable intellectual playing language games, a brilliant phenomenologist of language….
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