Listen to Frank Ocean, Shop Life of Pablo, and More

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1. Four years later, Frank Ocean has finally released new music.

“Frank Ocean has unveiled a new visual album titled Endless, a precursor to his proper follow-up to 2012’s Channel Orange. Ocean took to his boysdontcry.co livestream on Thursday to preview new music for what he deemed Endless, his visual album that found the singer building a staircase while debuting new tunes.”

2. New studies suggests that Zika can infect not only fetal brain cells but also adult brain cells.

“Now, in a study in mice, researchers have found evidence that suggests adult brain cells critical to learning and memory also might be susceptible to the Zika virus.”

3. The future is closer than it appears with Uber announcing that it will be sending self-driving cars to Pittsburgh this month.

“Starting later this month, Uber will allow customers in downtown Pittsburgh to summon self-driving cars from their phones, crossing an important milestone that no automotive or technology company has yet achieved.”

4. Catching some z’s on that red-eye flight just got way more comfortable.

“Do you suffer from getting no sleep while traveling? Well, it looks like Paula Blankenship has finally found a solution for that!

After many sleepless trips, Paula decided it was enough and she created the NodPod – a head hammock that recreates the way you sleep in bed, with your head at a 90-degree angle but in an upright position.”

5. You can shop Yeezy this weekend, if you’re lucky.

“AND THE FRENZY BEGINS: ‘The Life of Pablo’ is taking on a life of its own with 21 stores set to open this weekend globally.

Musician and designer Kanye West slowly dipped his toe into temporary retail with merchandise for the seventh studio album in March on Wooster Street in New York and then a West Coast iteration in May on Fairfax Avenue.”