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From Whale Songs to the Beatles: Computer Analysis of Musical Styles

Lior Shamir | Posted 08.07.2014 | Science
Lior Shamir

Vocal communication of whales sounds like songs whales sing to each other. So if our algorithm was able to analyze songs made by whales, we started to wonder how well it could analyze songs made by humans. It just made sense to give it a try.

August 13, 1966. The Beatles. Detroit's Olympia Stadium. I Was There!

Roz Warren | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Playing amazing love songs in matching mod suits and edgy adorable haircuts, the Beatles were custom made for a 12-year-old girl to crush out on.

A Hard Day's Night: From Loophole to Surprise Hit

John Covach | Posted 09.01.2014 | Entertainment
John Covach

There are many surprising elements to the story of A Hard Day's Night, however, not the least of which is that the contracts for the movie were signed before The Beatles had any hint of success in America.

This Is What It's Like To Restore Classic Films

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.30.2014 | Entertainment

This weekend, Janus Films will release a restored version of "A Hard Day's Night," produced by the Criterion Collection. As the first Beatlemania film...

'The Long And Winding Road' Led To The Beatles' Final No. 1 Single

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment

On June 13, 1970, The Beatles' "The Long And Winding Road" hit No. 1 in the United States. The song, released off of "Let It Be," would be their last ...

How Meditation Saved Sarah McLean

Trish Kinney | Posted 08.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Trish Kinney

In person, Sarah McLean literally shines. It is part elegant and statuesque good looks, with her blonde hair and golden complexion. But it is the ki...

11 Phrases From The 60s That Mean Something Very Different Now

Perry Block | Posted 08.08.2014 | Fifty
Perry Block

I can't exactly say that I'd like to go back and relive the era of the 60s. Then again, right now I'm experiencing a different kind of 60s, and between the two I'll take the first one -- cannabis-stained knuckles, fingers, and hands -- hands-down!

How the Beatles (and Yoko) Made Me a Better Dad

Jere Hester | Posted 08.03.2014 | Parents
Jere Hester

I got an early Father's Day present in late May when Yoko Ono answered a question I posted on her Facebook page as part of her weekly Q&A for fans. What, I asked, is the best way to introduce children to music?

11 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About 'A Hard Day's Night'

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.02.2014 | Entertainment

The Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" arrived in U.K. theaters just a few months after the group's "Ed Sullivan Show" appearance and subsequent U.S. explo...

Month of May, Music and Memories

Diana M. Raab | Posted 07.01.2014 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

Tapping into the past made me think about the important influence music has on our lives, and how each passing decade connects to a song or songwriter

Daily Meditation: Imagine

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

No Brian Epstein? No Beatles!

Martin Lewis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Put simply -- The Beatles changed the world. But Brian Epstein's gift was that he changed them. And gave them the pathway to reach us.

Daily Meditation: Blue Sky

Posted 04.09.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Daily Meditation: Unshaken

Posted 04.01.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Rare Memorabilia Headed To Beatles Auction

AP | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — A collection of John Lennon's drawings and manuscripts is going up for auction. The "You Might Well Arsk" sale of the late Beatles ...

Videos: Let It Rain!

Jane Chafin | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts
Jane Chafin

All anyone is talking about here in Southern California is the forecast for much needed drought-busting rain. Let it rain! I've found a few videos to get you in the mood.

The Beatles Song "Back in the USSR" Connects Hispanic and Ex-Soviet Artists

Penka Skachkova | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Penka Skachkova

Alexey believes that change is possible when more people embrace their own judgments of reality and stop accepting ideologies that are passed onto them. That's why, according to him, "Back in the USSR" is true art.

The Beatles Rock the British Embassy Yet Again, 50 Years On

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment
Sir Peter Westmacott

Five decades on from The Ed Sullivan Show, the effect is still with us. The British Invasion may have started with the Beatles, but it certainly didn't end with them.

True Capturing of the Beatles, 50 years on

David Tereshchuk | Posted 04.16.2014 | Media
David Tereshchuk

The tsunami is upon us. With February marking fifty years since the original miracle happened, the media's own backward-looking Beatlemania is now flooding unstoppably through every platform.

6 Places Every Beatles Fan Should Visit

Budget Travel | Posted 04.13.2014 | Travel
Budget Travel

If you're a die-hard Beatles fan or just becoming aware of the musical genius that is the Beatles, we've got six places every Beatles fan should visit, whether you're planning a trip to London, a pilgrimage to Liverpool, or happen to be in the New York City area.

The Religious Meaning Behind 10 Of Our Favorite Beatles Songs

Posted 02.10.2014 | Religion

The Beatles have had a diverse, ever-evolving spiritual journey since they first graced America with their music 50 years ago on the Ed Sullivan Show....

Quiz: How Well Do You Know The Beatles Music?

Roz Warren | Posted 04.11.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Today's music-lovers have a lot that we didn't have back then. Digital downloads! Music videos! Illegal music sharing! But they'll never know the joy of hearing 'If I Fell' on a transistor radio or a just-purchased 45 for the very first time. Those were the days, my friend.

The Beatles on Sullivan: You Say You Want a Revolution?

Michael Winship | Posted 04.10.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Winship

The Beatles' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show was less than three months after the Kennedy assassination, bringing across the Atlantic a whiff of much needed fresh air, a reacquaintance with joy we all had been craving since November 22, 1963.

Former Ed Sullivan Staffer Recounts The Day The Beatles Made History

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

This Sunday marks the 50th year anniversary of the Beatles' 1964 historic U.S. debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Join HuffPost Live for a "Beatlemania"...

The Beatles -- The Week -- The Legacy

James Campion | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
James Campion

And here's the kicker: The Beatles were good, real good. And soon this thing would take us all on a wild ride over six years, 12 studio albums, 13 EP's and 22 singles.