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Two Super Uplifting Dance Videos: “We Are One” & “Couple Dances In 100 Places in NYC”

Posted by on September 18, 2015 in Entertainment, Media & Arts with 4 Comments
Two Super Uplifting Dance Videos: “We Are One” & “Couple Dances In 100 Places in NYC”

Underneath the superficial self, which pays attention to this and that, there is another self more really us than I.

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Michael Stipe Lashes Out at Candidates for Using R.E.M. Tune

Michael Stipe Lashes Out at Candidates for Using R.E.M. Tune

R.E.M. has a major beef with two outspoken GOP politicians using their music— namely Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. And the iconic band isn’t pulling any punches.

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A Hilarious Fake Commercial Makes a Strong Case That You Should Spend More Time in Nature

Posted by on August 31, 2015 in Entertainment, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
A Hilarious Fake Commercial Makes a Strong Case That You Should Spend More Time in Nature

Nature is so good for us that one group of nature enthusiasts made a fake commercial that extols the benefits of the great outdoors in a spot-on parody of those annoying TV ads for various pharmaceutical drugs.

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Parents Beware: 6 Ways Screentime is Making Kids Moody, Crazy & Lazy

Parents Beware: 6 Ways Screentime is Making Kids Moody, Crazy & Lazy

If this is happening to OUR kids, just imagine the effects screentime has on us ADULTS…

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Gwyneth Paltrow Campaigns for GMO Labeling at U.S. Capitol

Gwyneth Paltrow Campaigns for GMO Labeling at U.S. Capitol

Famous actress & healthy eater, Gwyneth Paltrow, takes a much-needed stance against GMO chemical violence by recently heading to the U.S. capitol to express her concerns about the DARK Act which could trample on the right of states to enact GMO food-labeling laws.

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Members of U2 Join Cover Band to Play U2 Songs

Members of U2 Join Cover Band to Play U2 Songs

U2 have spent the past couple of months bringing special guests – an Elvis impersonator, a Canadian U2 cover band, Lady Gaga – onto the stage at their own shows. But on Wednesday night, they brought the act to a higher level when The Edge and Adam Clayton joined the New York-based U2 tribute band Unforgettable Fire at The Cutting Room, a club in New York that seats 450 people.

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Tom Morello & His New Label: ‘Making Music with a Purpose’

Tom Morello & His New Label: ‘Making Music with a Purpose’

[Tom] Morello is best known as the guitarist from Rage Against the Machine, but he’s also sold millions of albums with Audioslave and, more recently, he’s recorded on his own as the Nightwatchman and with underground rapper Boots Riley in Street Sweeper Social Club. On top of all that, in 2014 Morello spent much of the year as a member of Bruce Springsteen‘s E Street Band, and later this year he’s playing in Ozzy Osbourne‘s backing band…During his recent Radio.com visit, the main thing on Morello’s mind is his brand-new record label, Firebrand Records.

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“Freedom” Music Video by Pharrell Williams will Stir Your Soul

Posted by on July 23, 2015 in Conscious Art and Music, Entertainment, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
“Freedom” Music Video by Pharrell Williams will Stir Your Soul

Singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams just released a soul-stirring and thought-provoking piece of musical activism called “Freedom!” The video expands on his lyrics (see below), with nods to slavery, the environment, science, plus political, gender, and sexual freedoms.

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Some Cruel Truths About Rock n’ Roll: What Can We Learn from Them?

Some Cruel Truths About Rock n’ Roll: What Can We Learn from Them?

Last week, a story about The Runaways’ Jackie Fuchs, centered around her account of being raped by the late music entrepreneur Kim Fowley in a motel room full of people on New Year’s Eve in 1975, challenged the very idea that rock and roll is something worth loving. Fuchs’ account hit the music world like a bomb that obliterated all taste of cherry from our mouths, demanding the acknowledgment of certain painful facts from anyone who loves 1970s pop culture, that groundbreaking all-female band in particular, or the romantic notion that music celebrating and enacting sexual openness is a force for freedom and empowerment.

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Russell Brand on New Amy Winehouse Documentary: Could She Have Been Saved?

Written by on July 19, 2015 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Russell Brand on New Amy Winehouse Documentary: Could She Have Been Saved?

Russell, was a friend of Amy’s and is a self-proclaimed former addict. In this video, he courageously examines some deep questions as to whether the talented young Londoner could have been saved. Openly admitting that he probably could have done more for her himself, Russell also questions the potentially lethal role our media-voracious culture may have played in Amy’s demise.

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Here’s Why Heavy Metal Music is Actually Good for You

Here’s Why Heavy Metal Music is Actually Good for You

In contrast to the popularly held view that extreme music like heavy metal is responsible for causing feelings of anger, depression or isolation, it may in fact be capable of combating these very sorts of negative emotions, according to a new study published this week.

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AT&T Hit with $100mn Fine After Slowing Down ‘Unlimited’ Data

AT&T Hit with $100mn Fine After Slowing Down ‘Unlimited’ Data

AT&T hit with $100mn fine after slowing down ‘unlimited’ data The Federal Communications Commission hit telecommunications giant AT&T with a $100 million fine, the largest it has ever levied, for slowing down the internet speeds of customers with “unlimited” data plans. The company said it will fight the fine. Thousands of AT&T customers complained to the FCC about the issue, saying they noticed that when they had used up a certain amount of data watching movies or browsing the web, AT&T “throttled” their internet speeds so that they were much slower than normal. Millions of AT&T customers were affected by the practice. In a press release announcing the fine, the FCC said the company “severely slowed down the data speeds for customers with unlimited data plans” and “failed to adequately notify its customers that they could receive speeds slower than the normal network speeds AT&T advertised.”

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14-Yr-Old Blind Dancer’s Audition Is Beyond Inspiring (It Will Move You to Tears)

Posted by on June 7, 2015 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
14-Yr-Old Blind Dancer’s Audition Is Beyond Inspiring (It Will Move You to Tears)

14-year-old Benjamin Yonatton loves to dance. But he’s lost nearly 100% of his sight, which makes dancing virtually impossible. But Benjamin refused to surrender to his disability and decided to continue dancing. And, dance he does! When you see him dance,your heart will soar. Simply amazing!

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You’re Not Going to Believe This Inspirational Breakout Performance on America’s Got Talent

Posted by on May 31, 2015 in Entertainment, Films & TV with 0 Comments
You’re Not Going to Believe This Inspirational Breakout Performance on America’s Got Talent

Three high school friends put their boy band spin on “Classic” by MKTO on America’s Got Talent. When Triple Threat took the stage the judges were initially not impressed. But, that lasted only until they started to sing ‘Classic’. And, OMG, when they hit those harmonies, be prepared to be moved. These boys have talent!

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Illuminate Film Fest: “Landfill Harmonic” Proves the Creative Human Spirit Can Always Triumph

Written by on May 28, 2015 in Entertainment, Films & TV, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Illuminate Film Fest: “Landfill Harmonic” Proves the Creative Human Spirit Can Always Triumph

Landfill Harmonic is a heartfelt, moving documentary that shows how the human spirit triumphs in even most trying living conditions. The movie takes place in Cateura, a poor suburb of Paraguay, where most families make their living working in the local dump. It’s their job to pick through the tons of garbage that comes from nearby cities. Located in a huge flood zone, Cateura is an extremely challenging place to live, and the kids who grow up there rarely dare to dream of a bigger life. Landfill Harmonic tells the story of how one man, Favio Chavez, changed everything for the people of Cateura when he decided to teach the children how to play music. There was only one problem: there were lots of children who wanted to learn and only a few instruments. This is understandable since most violins are worth more than one of the shack-homes in Cateura.

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