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Fare thee well: One last Saturday night with the Grateful Dead

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The Grateful Dead played their final three shows this weekend, packing Chicago’s Soldier field with record setting crowds and a psychedelic send-off to their generations of fans.

New York-based photographer Bryan Smith, a Deadhead himself, was in attendance for the weekend and spent hours before the show photographing loyal fans along Shakedown Street, which is always the place to party before a Dead show, and…

Here comes sunshine, and humidity. A day with the Grateful Dead in 1977

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Image: James McGrath/NY Daily News via Getty Images

Fans of the Grateful Dead have their favourite songs or favorite shows. Many have their favorite years, and for them, 1977 often stands out. The band had left behind their cosmic, psychedelic shows of the 60s, and were putting together more crafted sets that mixed songs from their growing repertoire of folk, country, blues and rock music.

By the time they reached Raceway Park in Englishtown, New Jersey, on Sept. 3, they had finished one of…

NASCAR asks fans to stop displaying Confederate flags

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NASCAR is asking fans to keep their Confederate flags away from the tracks

In a statement signed by 30 NASCAR venues and released Thursday, the organization requested fans to “refrain from displaying the Confederate Flag at our facilities and NASCAR events.”

“We are committed to providing a welcoming atmosphere free of offensive symbols,” the statement read. “This is an opportunity for NASCAR Nation to demonstrate…

NASCAR asks fans to stop displaying Confederate flags

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NASCAR is asking fans to keep their Confederate flags away from the tracks

In a statement signed by 30 NASCAR venues and released Thursday, the organization requested fans to “refrain from displaying the Confederate Flag at our facilities and NASCAR events.”

“We are committed to providing a welcoming atmosphere free of offensive symbols,” the statement read. “This is an opportunity for NASCAR Nation to demonstrate…

Twitter is erupting with borderline scary excitement over the ‘Harry Potter’ news

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LONDON — People are struggling to find the words to express just how excited they are about the upcoming Harry Potter play.

J.K. Rowling made the announcement Friday morning in a series of tweets, and people were quick to share their feelings on the news.

@jk_rowling WAIT WHAT WHAT IS LIFE I CANNOT CONTAIN MY FEELINGS.

— Wild Bear (@WildBearElena) June 26, 2015

@jk_rowling how does it feel to know that you have an army of crazy…

In a first for Nintendo, the next ‘Fire Emblem’ will allow same-sex marriage

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Fans will be able to pursue same-sex relationships in the next iteration of Nintendo‘s role-playing game Fire Emblem, a first for the long-running franchise and the publisher.

In the upcoming Fire Emblem Fates, fans can purchase two different versions of the game — Conquest and Birthright — that will affect their created character’s main romantic interest. In Conquest, your character, regardless of gender, can court and potentially marry the male lead. Birthright offers the same option for a…

The Taylor Swift guide to being a kickass businesswoman

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Darling, she’s a businesswoman dressed as a pop star.

Taylor Swift is known for selling out arenas with her catchy ballads about love, loss, and cherry-red lips, but her recent move to call out Apple Music’s policy to not pay artists during a three month trial period of the new streaming service — which prompted the tech giant to reverse its policy less than 17 hours after Swift’s condemnation — proves she’s got chops as a businesswoman.

​’Star Wars: Battlefront’ should impress fans and non-fans alike

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Star Wars: Battlefront is back, and it looks like it could be better than ever.

We caught up with Patrick Bach, general manager of game developer DICE, at this year’s E3 conference to talk about the new Battlefront. This was the first time that anyone had seen gameplay footage, and Bach said the response was great.

DICE went to George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch to model props for the game, giving it an impressive realism. Bach hopes that the game will attract both Star Wars fans and…

​’Star Wars: Battlefront’ should impress fans and non-fans alike

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Star Wars: Battlefront is back, and it looks like it could be better than ever.

We caught up with Patrick Bach, general manager of game developer DICE, at this year’s E3 conference to talk about the new Battlefront. This was the first time that anyone had seen gameplay footage, and Bach said the response was great.

DICE went to George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch to model props for the game, giving it an impressive realism. Bach hopes that the game will attract both Star Wars fans and…

​’Star Wars: Battlefront’ should impress fans and non-fans alike

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Star Wars: Battlefront is back, and it looks like it could be better than ever.

We caught up with Patrick Bach, general manager of game developer DICE, at this year’s E3 conference to talk about the new Battlefront. This was the first time that anyone had seen gameplay footage, and Bach said the response was great.

DICE went to George Lucas’ Skywalker Ranch to model props for the game, giving it an impressive realism. Bach hopes that the game will attract both Star Wars fans and…