There are a few tracks in this two hour playlist that are performances of John Cage’s famous “silent” piece “4’33,” which is intended in part to draw attention to the random ambient sounds that occur in a quiet room. For the most part, this is a collection of pure silence, mixed up with the gentle hum of room noise or tape hiss. You can put this on and quickly forget that you ever hit play.
- We cannot go back: Tribal leaders say they will fight Trump's revival of the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines.
- Mark Zuckerberg denied rumors that he might run for president, telling BuzzFeed News, "I'm focused on building our community at Facebook."
- Press Secretary Sean Spicer at today's White House briefing defended Trump's claim that millions of people voted illegally—but he cited a debunked study.
- And the 2017 Oscar nominations for Best Picture are "La La Land," "Moonlight," "Arrival," "Hidden Figures," "Hacksaw Ridge," "Manchester by the Sea," "Lion," "Fences," and "Hell or High Water" 🎥 🎬