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Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’ Makes a Statement. Discuss.

nytimes.com — On Saturday night, Beyoncé released her new album, "Lemonade," and in an HBO special gave the premiere of an hourlong conceptual short film based on its music. In our Popcast, Jon Caramanica, a pop music critic for The New York Times; Wesley Morris, The Times's critic at large; and Jenna Wortham and Nikole Hannah-Jones, both staff writers for The New York Times Magazine, discussed the album's sound.

What Chatbots Reveal About Our Own Shortcomings

nytimes.com — Every so often, an idea comes along that mesmerizes Silicon Valley and convinces the most powerful people there that this innovation will irrevocably alter the course of humankind. Outsize proclamations are made, lavish events are held and millions of dollars in venture money are funneled into young, unproven companies.

Rashaad Newsome’s Video Art Records and Archives Black Bodies in Motion

villagevoice.com — The black influence on popular culture is as pervasive as ever. Take, for instance, the elaborate choreography in Justin Bieber's "Sorry" video, which borrows from classic Jamaican dancehall moves; the brightly colored wigs worn by Kylie Jenner and the thick, cornrowed braids that her older sister Kim Kardashian likes to...

A Peppy Track by Atlanta’s Buzziest Female Musicians - and Best Friends

nytimes.com — On a recent night at New York's Soho House, D.J. Speakerfoxxx and Bosco performed a handful of tracks off their new Fool's Gold mixtape, "Girls in the Yard." The songs are vivacious and fun: It is impossible not to bounce and body roll while they play.

YouTube ‘Rickrolls’ Everyone

wired.com — Click on any of the showcased clips and you'll be taken instead to a cheesy video of pop singer Rick Astley singing his late-'80s hit song, "Never Gonna Give You Up."

The Antidote: Rihanna Lets Her Music Take Center Stage

villagevoice.com — To see Rihanna perform at this particular moment is to watch a woman go through metamorphosis. What she is molting into is not yet clear, but fans were permitted the privilege of witnessing part of her progression on Sunday night, when she performed at the Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn...

We’re more honest with our smartphones than with doctors

economictimes.indiatimes.com — NEW YORK: In the late 1960s, an undergraduate psychology student at Wellesley College named Martha McClintock noticed something interesting: Women who spent a majority of their time together tended to get their periods around the same time. She suspected that menstruating bodies could influence one another somehow, but it was just a hunch.

We’re More Honest With Our Phones Than With Our Doctors

nytimes.com — In the late 1960s, an undergraduate psychology student at Wellesley College named Martha McClintock noticed something interesting: Women who spent a majority of their time together tended to get their periods around the same time. She suspected that menstruating bodies could influence one another somehow, but it was just a hunch.

New Facebook Location Feature Sparks Privacy Concerns

bits.blogs.nytimes.com — Included response from Facebook regarding the ACLU's comments about the company's new location feature Moments after Facebook introduced a new feature called Facebook Places on Wednesday that allows its users to share their location and find their friends, advocates raised flags over online privacy.

25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music Is Going

nytimes.com — It's not as if I made some principled choice not to listen to it. It's just that Beyoncé released " Formation " on a Saturday, and then performed it at the Super Bowl on Sunday, and as of Monday I hadn't gotten around to it, for reasons that are incredibly uninteresting: I happened to have been doing other stuff, which seems as if it's probably among my rights as an American.
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