1. Seventeen-year-old Brett Nichols rose to fame last month after a video of him dancing to “Billie Jean” at his high school talent show went viral. Now, Nichols is back with another dance, this time to Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal.”

     

  2. High schooler nails perfect ‘Billie Jean’ rendition

    The Michael Jackson hologram that performed at the Billboard Music Awards has nothing on Brett Nichols, who won his school talent show with a flawless, Jackson-inspired moonwalk.

     

  3. Listen to Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake’s ‘Love Never Felt So Good’

    It’s been almost five years since the death of Michael Jackson, but the recording industry continues to track down and dress up old, previously unreleased tracks for mass consumption

     


  4. Listen to Michael Jackson’s new song ‘XSCAPE’

    Jackson’s vocals were recorded in 2001 during his sessions for Invincible, and the song is a pretty satisfying blend of funk, pop, and classic Michael.

     

  5. The Wendy’s worker-training video was pretty bad. But it pales in comparison to this vintage gem from McDonald’s, which has a Michael Jackson impostor.

    From: The 7 best worker-training music videos

     

  6. The American Music Awards celebrated its 40th anniversary Sunday with a rather colorful telecast that brought together the country’s most popular musicians, singers, and songwriters.  In one of the night’s biggest (and most awkward) moments, Jenny McCarthy accosted winner Justin Bieber with kisses.

    Here, a look back at 11 more iconic snapshots from the AMA archives.

    (Source: theweek.com)

     

  7. MIT Researchers programmed a group of humanoid robots from Aldebaran Robotics to dance in unison to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” by sensing their environment and coordinating their movements through a central server — rather than trying to awkwardly follow one another directly. This way, even if a robot gets out of step, it can catch up with its peers by communicating with the hub. Bacteria and some insects employ a similar technique called quorum sensing

    Watch the amazing robots that do the ‘Thriller’ dance in sync

    (Source: theweek.com)