Akil Mychal Thompson

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Hugh Hefner: A Life in Pictures

Revolution

Amagansett modern home on 2 acres asks $11.5M

Includes a luxurious rain head shower, and an outdoor shower<p>A modern, single-family home in on Greentree Court in Amagansett is asking $11,500,000.<p>The five bedroom, five-and a-half bath house is situated on a lot that’s just over two acres in size, and is surrounded by over 200 acres of reserve …

‘Corporate-approved candidate’: Chris Hedges rips media coverage of Clinton

Questions are being posed asking whether Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the mainstream media were in collusion or if reporters simply jumped the gun …

You've Never Seen Anyone Wear a Bra Like Victoria's Secret Angel Taylor Hill Wears Her Bralette

Seriously cheeky!<p>As a Victoria's Secret model, Taylor Hill can put "prancing around in just skivvies in public" on her résumé. But the Angel flashed her undies in a new and different way while helping to launch the lingerie brand's new Bralette Collection in Santa Monica, California, on …

Take a Pain Killer with Caffeine to Avoid Your Feet Hurting After a Day of Wearing Heels

During the very important journalistic research that went into our report on the fashion secrets of <i>The Bachelor</i>, we unearthed a nugget of wisdom from Chris Harrison that sounds like the simplest trick to warding off aches from a long night (or rose ceremony) spent in heels: Take a Midol.<p>Jillian …

Chris Hedges: Minority Response to the Collapse of Society - Truthdig

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016 first drive: The Einstein of luxury cars - Pocket-lint

The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class saloon is here for 2016 and it's pushing the boundaries of how luxurious and technologically advanced a car can be.<p>The …

The Vegan Studies Project: On Being Vegan in America

Photo source: Eater.com<p>Veganism has been a relatively new addition to my personal foodscape. When I first moved to the U.S., eighteen years ago, I did not know what it was. I had never heard of veganism in Italy. At the time, it was not a common practice there (it is now). Now, although not a …

Scientists spy two - or maybe three - planets in the process of being born

For the first time, scientists have witnessed planets being born.<p>The two — or possibly three — protoplanets are in orbit around a young sun-like star that is about 430 light-years from Earth. Their discovery could give scientists new insight on how planets come to be and what they are like in their …

Universe

Nigerians can no longer import one of their prized possessions: low-cost power generators

Nigeria’s epileptic power problem, which often leaves millions without electricity every day, is regularly cited as one of the major challenges hampering economic development of Africa’s largest economy.<p>Low-cost mini generators, popularly called <i>‘I better pass my neighbour’</i>, are must-haves for new …

Africa

Missy Elliott's Return Is Everything We Crave

It's been a decade since rapper Missy Elliott released an album, and three years since her last single. When she turned up for a surprise performance during this year's Super Bowl Halftime Show, fans went wild. Now, they have even more reason to celebrate.<p>Today, Elliott released a new song and …

Music

All About That Bass, But Give The Drummer Some

Here's a duo that's at the foundation of music itself, but which isn't always noticed: the musical interplay between the bass and the drum.<p>"You know, in any sort of music, the bass and drums should work as one instrument," Christian McBride says. "It determines whether it's funk or jazz or country …

Music

Tesla Model S P85D breaks Consumer Reports' test scale

Tesla's latest Model S performed so well in the nonprofit publication's testing that its score was literally off the charts.<p>Stop me if you think you've think that you've heard this one before.<p>The Tesla Model S is the best-performing new car in Consumer Reports' history. The Palo Alto auto maker's …

Tesla Model S

Chris Hedges - "The Myth of Human Progress and the Collapse of Complex Societies" - Full Speech

The new generation Mercedes-Benz CLS: Design, Illuminated

The BMW 328 Hommage Is Drop Dead Gorgeous

BMW 328 Hommage<p>Posted in Rides<p>The BMW 328 is one of the most beloved vehicles of all time, and to celebrate the model’s 75th birthday a few years ago …

i8

7 Ways To Start Being True To Yourself

Every time I've been less than proud of myself or my work, it was because I believed the story that I needed to be somebody other than who I am — …

Self-employment

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China's Plan For The Tallest Building Ever Could Save The World

While the architectures of yesteryear are often blamed for urban decay, today's buildings could be responsible for its renewal.<p>Jutting from the ground like two giant stalagmites, the latest design from UK architecture firm Chetwoods is going to blow the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, …

EXCLUSIVE: Edward Snowden Tells Brian Williams the U.S. Stranded Him in Russia

Edward Snowden, in an exclusive interview with "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams, blamed the State Department for stranding him in Russia, saying he "never intended" to wind up there.<p>"I personally am surprised that I ended up here," Snowden said in the interview, an excerpt of which aired on …

Surveillance

Meet the Man Hired to Make Sure the Snowden Docs Aren't Hacked

<b>In early January, Micah Lee worried journalist Glenn Greenwald's computer</b> would get hacked, perhaps by the NSA, perhaps by foreign spies.<p>Greenwald …

The Case for Reparations

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.<p><i>And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and</i> …

How to Make Your Own Pickled Ginger from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With help from Molly Yeh of My Name is Yeh, pickled ginger is stepping out of wasabi's overbearing shadow.</i><p>I feel sorry for pickled ginger.<p>It’s …

Ginger

The Importance of Experimentation

Often times, when new producers get started on their own tracks, they tend to mimic some of the artists that they deeply respect. This is completely …

Music Production

Welcum!

This is an age 18+ blog for adults only! None of these pictures are mine unless specifically stated. If there is a pic on my blog belonging to you …