The South Carolina Debate Was A Hot Mess — Here’s What Happened

It’s debate time again, and all eyes are on South Carolina for what should be another heated battle between the seven remaining Democratic candidates. Since the Nevada debate less than a week ago, candidates have been gearing up with receipts — Sen. Elizabeth Warren forced former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg’s hand when he agreed to release women from his company’s NDAs. Meanwhile, former vice president Joe Biden came under fire after saying that he was arrested trying to see Nelson ...
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Will Everyone Pile On Bernie Tonight? Updates From South Carolina Democratic Debate

It’s debate time again, and all eyes are on South Carolina for what should be another heated battle between the seven remaining Democratic candidates. Since the Nevada debate less than a week ago, candidates have been gearing up with receipts — Sen. Elizabeth Warren forced former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg’s hand when he agreed to release women from his company’s NDAs. Meanwhile, former vice president Joe Biden came under fire after saying that he was arrested trying to see Nelson ...
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19 Classic Black Bikinis To Kick-Start Your Swim Collection

Like a black t-shirt, sweater or pair of jeans, a black bikini is essential to any well-rounded wardrobe. Whether you’re a West Coast native who spends hours on the beach or just someone who plans to jet off on a weekend getaway this spring, without a black bikini in tow, your swimsuit collection is hardly complete. Now, we love a trendy one-piece or animal print set as much as anyone, but when it comes to the basics, nothing competes with a black bikini.Of course, selecting that one perfect go...
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Black Women Want To Design A Better Backstage

The runway is basked in a soft glow as celebrities and guests take their seats among the uniform rows of chairs. A soft, steady beat pulsates over the speakers as the crowd eagerly anticipates the first look. But behind the thick black curtains, a much different Fashion Week story unfolds. Makeup artists, hairstylists, and manicurists — all dressed in black and wielding lipstick and brushes — frantically run from model to model as a cloud of hairspray fills the room. In the center of the ch...
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These Swimsuit Trends Are About To Take Over Instagram

Here comes the sun (kind of), and with it our favorite clothing season: swim season. Though we're planning on spending as much of May through September (plus long weekend getaways from March to April) relaxin' and maxin' by the pool, we're first taking a careful look at our current bathing suit inventory. If you're wearing the same black one-piece you've had since that family beach trip 10 years ago, you might want to consider an upgrade. And whether there's an upcoming vacay on your calendar o...
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David Roback, Co-Founder Of Mazzy Star And Rain Parade, Dead At 61

David Roback, co-founder of Mazzy Star and an important figure in the Paisley Underground scene, has died, according to a representative of the band. No cause of death has been revealed. Roback was 61. More »
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Chana Porter's Playlist for Her Novel "The Seep"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Roxane Gay, and many others. Chana Porter's debut novel The Seep is an auspicious work of speculative fiction, an impressive work of love and loss and optimism. Booklist wrote of the book: "Porter’s gripping, ...
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David Roback, Mazzy Star co-founder, dies aged 61

Roback, a producer, guitarist and keyboardist, played a leading role in the neo-psychedelic revival of the 1980s and ’90sThe Mazzy Star co-founder and multi-instrumentalist David Roback has died, a representative for the band announced Tuesday. He was 61. A cause of death has not yet been released.A producer, guitarist and keyboardist, Roback formed Mazzy Star alongside Hope Sandoval. The pair would go on to write all of the group’s songs. Continue reading...
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Drew Barrymore’s Latest Project Involves Protecting Your Eyes

There’s a reason Drew Barrymore has had not one, but two chart-topping songs dedicated to her in the past two years. It seems like there’s nothing this multi-hyphenate of woman can’t do — and the world is (literally) singing her praises. Since the good old days of E.T. the Extra Terrestrial and Never Been Kissed, we’ve seen the actress-turned-entrepreneur everywhere from Netflix to Walmart. And as if her Flower home collection for Walmart wasn’t already the stuff of our interior design dre...
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The 9 Top-Rated Mattresses We Slept On For 30 Days

We've reached peak mattress fatigue: blame the paradox of choice or the fact that most of us are completely exhausted in general, but choosing a bed — or even a mattress topper — is tiring. Given the overwhelming number of mattress options available, we decided to actually try out the top-rated styles from the biggest brands first hand — by sleeping on them for a full 30 days. We all have unique bodies and quirks that contribute to our snoozing preferences — but, ultimately, a good mattress shou...
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Duffy Explains Years-Long Absence, Reveals She Was “Raped, Drugged And Held Captive”

The Welsh pop singer Duffy has not released new music in 10 years. Today she shared some devastating news about why. In a message posted to Instagram, the artist born Aimee Anne Duffy explained that she took a long hiatus from music after being drugged, raped, and held captive for several days. More »
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Convicted Rapist Harvey Weinstein’s Trial Isn’t Over — Here’s What Happens Next

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Seth Wenig/AP/Shutterstock (10565809a) Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for jury deliberations in his rape trial, in New York Sexual Misconduct Weinstein, New York, USA – 24 Feb 2020 Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of third-degree rape and first-degree criminal assault on February 24 in a landmark decision in New York. While Weinstein’s conviction represents a major victory in the eyes of the #MeToo movement and for ...
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The Snuggliest Bathrobes, Found

Winter is here. Besides buying cozy-scented candles and ordering chocolate mochas, you can also catch us at home swaddled in our cozy cloaks — aka bathrobes. Keep your fuzzy socks and fleecy throws, because all we want this season is a cozy robe. These part-bed, part-bath pieces are the ultimate comfy-luxe home attire. Like an incredible pajama-towel hybrid, the robe's leisure potential knows no bounds. We can wear it while wet or dry, snoozing in bed or cooking in the kitchen, and with or witho...
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Kesha and Taking the High Road

What is the high road for Christians who are unsettled by Kesha’s provocative party pop? [Author: [email protected] (Chad Ashby)]
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Shorties (The Most Influential Science Fiction Books, TORRES on Patti Smith, and more)

Lifehacker Australia listed the most influential science fiction books of all time. Singer-songwriter TORRES shared her admiration for Patti Smith at American Songwriter. February's best eBook deals. eBook on sale today for $1.99: We Wanted to Be Writers: Life, Love, and Literature at the Iowa Writers' Workshop by Eric Olsen and Glenn Schaeffer Under the Radar profiled Greg Dulli. Paste listed the best Joanna Newsom songs. O: The Oprah Magazine has new short fiction by Laura ...
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Amazing Features to Look Out For in Carpet Shampooers

For you to be able to keep your carpet clean, you need to get the best carpet shampooer. The best is the one that has features which are important for effective carpet cleaning. The following are some of the features that you should check out before considering a carpet shampooer to be the best. Suction: There is a need for a carpet cleaner to have a suction cup that is strong, so that, it will be able to suck in as much shamppoo as possible from the carpet when you are doing the cleaning. If...
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Why The Coronavirus Isn’t A Pandemic

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Darko Bandic/AP/Shutterstock (10566897b) A health worker wears protective suit at the infectious disease clinic in Zagreb, Croatia, where the first coronavirus case in Croatia is hospitalized, . Croatia confirmed its first case of coronavirus in a man who had been to Milan, the capital of Lombardy, Italy Virus Outbreak, Zagreb, Croatia – 25 Feb 2020 Since coronavirus was first detected in Wuhan, China on December 31, 2019, it has taken over headlines. And with a...
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High School Basketball Announcer Under Fire After Describing Black Players’ Names as “Disgusting”

A veteran high school sports announcer is Oklahoma is facing backlash after making a racist comment while introducing players of a basketball team. The Crooked Oak High School girls’ basketball team was shocked as they took the court for their game against Newkirk High School on Friday (Feb. 21) due to the announcer’s insensitive comment about some of the black players’ names. “The Crooked Oak Lady Ruff Necks, now their names are pretty disgusting.“ He was replaced during the game’s halftime bre...
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Neuroscientists Study Blind Pianist’s Brain And Discover How It Rewired Itself

“Pretty remarkable. His entire brain is stimulated by music. His visual cortex is activated throughout. It seems like his brain is taking that part of the tissue that’s not being stimulated by sight and using it or maybe helping him to perceive music with it. It’s sort of borrowing that part of the brain and rewiring it to help him hear music.” – People
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Pop star Duffy says she was raped, drugged and held captive

Welsh singer made statement on Instagram saying she was held captive for several daysAimee Duffy, the Welsh pop singer known as Duffy who retreated from the public eye following her hugely successful debut album Rockferry, has said she was drugged, held captive and raped by an unidentified person.In a statement on her official Instagram account she said: “The truth is, and please trust me I am OK and safe now, I was raped and drugged and held captive over some days. Of course I survived. The rec...
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Disclosure of Plácido Domingo Allegations Scuttles $500,000 Deal

The opera superstar was discussing an agreement to pay the performers’ union to limit statements about its sexual misconduct investigation, but the arrangement fell apart after details were leaked.
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40 years of game music in 2 minutes (video)

Internet bass legend turned YouTube memer Davie504 breaks down all of the biggest games and gaming moments with one instrument in just over 2 minutes. The post 40 years of game music in 2 minutes (video) appeared first on RouteNote Blog.
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Disclosure – “Tondo”

Back in 2018, Disclosure released a new song a day for five straight days. And, now, they might be doing it again. Yesterday, the brothers Lawrence shared "Ecstasy," a new single built out of samples of Aquarian Dream's Fantasy. And today, they're back … More »
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Everything Is Recorded – “3:15AM/CAVIAR” (Feat. Ghostface Killah & Infinite Coles)

XL Recordings co-founder Richard Russell released his debut full-length as Everything Is Recorded back in 2018, and he's already ready to put out another one. His sophomore album, FRIDAY FOREVER, is due out in April, and it's themed around the Friday night experience -- each track title is attributed to a different time, … More »
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I didn’t realize this until a friend pointed it out but my longtime out of print compilation, Soul Sides Vol. 1, is on Spotify: All things considered, I’m still very proud of the comp and more to the point: I think it holds up in terms of the selections. I realize that’s self-serving for me to say but in contrast, I don’t feel like Vol. 2 aged nearly as well. If I had a do-over for that volume, I’d probably change most of the songs or perhaps abandon the covers angle altogether. Vol. 1 though...
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