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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for the 2018 class, and there are some pretty legendary artists and bands who made the cut. There were 19 performers and bands who made the list including some outstanding first-time nominees such as Radiohead, Rage Against the Machine, Kate Bush, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, Judas Priest, the Moody Blues, Nina Simone, and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Other nominees include Bon Jovi (2nd nomination), Depeche Mode (2nd nomination), the Cars (3rd nomination), J. Geils Band (5th nomination), LL Cool J (4th nomination), MC5 (3rd nomination), the Meters (4th nomination), Rufus featuring Chaka Khan (2nd nomination), Link Wray (2nd nomination), and the Zombies (3rd nomination).To be eligible for the 2018 ballot, each nominee’s first single or album had to be released in 1992 or earlier. The artists and bands with the most amount of votes will be announced in December and inducted on April 14, 2018, at the induction ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland. HBO will broadcast the induction ceremony later in the year.
Investing can be intimidating, but despite all the hype, new and innovative ways to save and grow your money are hitting the app stores with surprising speed. Whether you want to play the cryptocurrency market or invest some spare change for the long term, here are five innovative alternative finance apps that we love. Acorns is so simple, you’ll wonder why it’s not standard. Just sign up for the service, link your cards to it, and every time you buy something, the service rounds up your purchases. So, if you buy something for $1.50, it rounds it up to $2 and invests the two quarters for you in a mutual fund. It’s dead easy, especially if you use your cards for everything, and as the app says, every mighty oak starts with an acorn.The one downside? Make sure you’re on top of your credit cards, because those extra pennies total up fast on your bill, too. Stash is a similarly painless investing app that lets you start with $5 and pick from a host of exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, essent…
The recent run of Batman comics by red-hot comic book writer Tom King has really leaned into Batman’s human side, exploring his loneliness, mental health and doomed romantic life more profoundly than any in recent memory. And now, it appears, the series is going to tackle yet another of the Dark Knight’s all-too-human experiences: lost faith.In a preview of an upcoming issue illustrated by Lee Weeks and released to Inverse, Bruce Wayne reveals that his father raised him as a Christian. Wayne’s father, as you may be aware, is no longer in the picture, and when he died, he took Bruce’s fledgling faith with him.
No word on whether or not Bruce is going to rediscover his faith as part of this story, but he’s not in a great place, generally. His bride-to-be, Catwoman, stood him up at the altar and he’s in trouble with the law for possibly botching a case. So, if ever there was a time for Batman to turn to a higher power, it might be now.You can read the full preview here.