Current Melody Fave(s)

What has been in my playlist these days:

another version:

The Mockingjay OST… Som Calvin Harris music, some Ella Henderson, Gwen’s latest single… TSwift’s album…

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Sherlock Fans Warned to Expect ‘Tragedy’ in Season 4

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Sherlock co-creator Mark Gatiss has revealed that the show’s fourth season will take a tragic turn—though he’s not giving away any spoilers just yet.

“You can always expect tragedy as well as adventure,” he said in an interview with “That’s just how it goes.”

The show is set to air a one-episode special in early 2015, and a full fourth season in 2016.

Gattiss’s lips are sealed on exactly what grim proceedings viewers can expect. But actor Martin Freeman, who plays Dr. John Watson, has hinted at one character’s imminent death, based on the events in the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle series. Here’s a clue: it’s not his.


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Watch a Teaser for Netflix’s New Kyle Chandler Thriller, Bloodline

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Looks like Coach Taylor is up to no good. Former Friday Night Lights actor Kyle Chandler is starring in a new, binge-watchable Netflix original series called Bloodline, from the creators of Damages. The above teaser doesn’t reveal much — the streaming video giant only just confirmed the title Thursday — but the show will follow four siblings in the Florida Keys whose interpersonal drama gets dug up when their ne’er-do-well sibling comes back home. (A burning boat is also involved, evidently.)

Linda Cardellini, Ben Mendelsohn, Sissy Spacek and Sam Shepard will also star in the show, whose 13 episodes arrive all at once in March.

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H&M Celebrates 10 Years of Exciting Designer Collaborations with a Commemorative Book

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Alexander Wang’s highly anticipated collection isn’t the only thing dropping at H&M next month—the brand is also set to release The First Ten Years, a hardcover book commemorating their impressive history of designer collaborations. In the decade since Karl Lagerfeld first created an affordable capsule line for the Swedish retailer, Stella McCartney, Roberto Cavalli, Lanvin, Versace, Maison Martin Margiela, Isabel Marant, and more major labels have followed in his footsteps.

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The stunning book includes previously unseen images and contributions from each of H&M’s collaborating designers, and delves into the history and inspiration behind each line. “Taste, and looking chic, is no longer a question of money or how much you spend, but how…

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Google Introduces the Next Generation of Email, Inbox by Gmail

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Let’s be honest, email isn’t what it used to be. Today’s email is a way to keep in touch with anyone, anywhere, anytime, no matter what. And while this is great, sometimes the sheer volume of unread messages in your inbox can be overwhelming. Enter the new brainchild of the geniuses at Google, Inbox by Gmail.

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“Inbox is by the same people who brought you Gmail, but it’s not Gmail: it’s a completely different type of inbox, designed to focus on what really matters,” Google says in a post on the Gmail blog. “We get more email now than ever, important information is buried inside messages, and our most important tasks can slip through the cracks—especially when we’re working on our phones. For many of us, dealing with…

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A Letter to My 19-Year-Old Self on My 39th Birthday

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Dear me,

You know how right now EVERY SINGLE THING seems like IT’S REALLY IMPORTANT? Like, how every small thing and every huge thing needs to be done perfectly all the time right now and there’s no perspective and you can’t waste one single second because right now is your big time and pretty soon you will be old and it’ll all be over?

Yeah, throw all that kind of thinking out the window.

You’re going to turn 20. And you’re going to turn 40. And you’re going to die. People are going to tell you that you need to have a plan, that you have just one chance, that you better not “blow it.” Here’s what they don’t tell you. You only make it when you blow it. Meaning, don’t be afraid to screw up. A lot. But if you can, try…

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All Your Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer Questions Answered

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As you’re likely aware at this point (and if not, surprise!), the trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron leaked late last night, so Marvel—after blaming those no-good troublemakers at Hydra—decided to release the official version nearly a week ahead of schedule.

If you’ve watched the trailer, it’s a good bet that you have at least a few questions. We’ll do our best to answer them below:


Who’s that guy talking to us in the voiceover?

That would be the titular Ultron (James Spader, recently of The Blacklist), one of Marvel’s chief supervillains and a prime nemesis of the Avengers in the comics.

Wait, so it’s not the Mandarin?

No. Even though Spader is using the same creepy/menacing inflection that Ben Kingsley employed for the Mandarin in Iron Man 3, these are two entirely separate and distinct characters.

Okay, so back to Ultron. What’s his…

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The Best Browser Privacy Tools (That Don’t Make Life More Difficult)

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In a year when social media giants and governments alike have made headlines for tracking users online without their consent, battening down the virtual hatches has become a vital part of Internet hygiene.

Blocking tracking technologies, however, also disables those handy auto-fill log-ins and web personalization features, preventing you from easily shopping online and making your web experience feel as if you’re back in 1999.

So we went in search of privacy tools that don’t impact your browsing experience. We tested browser tools ranging from the basic Private Mode on all browsers to full-featured ad blockers. We looked at the four most-used browsers in the United States: Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer. Here’s what we found to be most helpful for safeguarding your privacy and anonymity — and what measures of convenience you might have to give up if you use them.

The lowdown on cookies

Cookies are small…

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Here’s How Well Your Genes Can Predict Your Breast Cancer Risk

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Your genes have a lot to say about who you are and how healthy you are. But for certain diseases, including cancer, so many genes are likely involved that it’s hard for doctors to come up with a useful, reliable way to turn your DNA information into a precise risk score.

But in a paper published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, researchers say that combining the known genetic players in breast cancer can predict with much higher accuracy a newborn girl’s theoretical risk of developing the disease.

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Alice Whittemore, a professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at Stanford University School and Medicine, and her colleagues included 86 known genetic variants that have been associated with breast cancer—including BRCA1 and BRCA2, which are relatively rare but confer a very high risk of disease compared to…

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