Pharrell Williams On Juxtaposition And Seeing Sounds

from NPR Pharrell Williams helped make two of 2013’s biggest songs: He sang on Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and co-wrote Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines.” He received seven Grammy nominations, in some categories competing against himself. His song “Happy” was featured prominently in the film Despicable Me 2. Morning Edition‘s David Greene spoke to Williams about growing up…

Views About Evolution by Party Affiliation and Demographics

from Pew Research Views About Evolution by Party Affiliation There are sizable differences among partisan groups in beliefs about evolution. Republicans are less inclined than either Democrats or political independents to say that humans have evolved over time. Roughly two-thirds of Democrats (67%) and independents (65%) say that humans have evolved over time, compared with…

13 data milestones for 2013

BY ANDREA CAUMONT from Fact Tank In the course of conducting public opinion surveys and demographic analyses, the Pew Research Center found a wide range of data milestones, breakthroughs, peaks and valleys in 2013, including record support for same-sex marriage and the legalization of marijuana; record levels of distrust of the federal government; record numbers of…

JIM STARLIN Details 2014’s THANOS: THE INFINITY REVELATION

from Newsarama Jim Starlin is returning to space and returning to the world of Thanos. Newsarama exclusively reported Monday afternoon that writer/artist Jim Starlin is returning to Marvel and returning to the character he created, Thanos, in a 2014 original graphic novelThanos: The Infinity Revelation. Revelation – which the creator has been teasing on his Facebook pages…