Amber Castillo

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Hip-Hop

How One Line Derailed Ludacris' Rap Career<p>Aaron Williams 03.23.18 2 days ago 9 Comments<p>Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 3 days ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 5 …

How To Build A Flashlight That Runs On Dead Batteries

The dead shall shine again<p>Don’t throw out that seemingly lifeless battery—it’s not dead yet. A brand-new alkaline battery cell has an electric potential of about 1.5 volts, which drops as the juice runs out. The voltage eventually becomes too low to power most devices, but there’s still energy …

Mayweather v Pacquiao rematch takes major hit as Manny is forced to have shoulder surgery

Manny Pacquiao will undergo surgery on his right shoulder in Los Angeles and is expected to be out for six months<p>Manny Pacquiao could be out of the gym for six months after surgery later this week to repair <b>a "significant tear" in his right shoulder rotator cuff</b>, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neal …

Pushing the limits on the fringe

Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and Mike Huckabee are launching, with no holds barred.<p>Carly Fiorina says environmentalists created California’s drought. Mike Huckabee’s urging would-be recruits to boycott the military until President Barack Obama leaves office. Ben Carson compared gay marriage to …

Mayweather-Pacquiao referee will earn $25,000, judges $20,000 apiece

In the ring,<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr.andManny Pacquiaowill find themselves alone with one other man: referee Kenny Bayless.<p>While Mayweather has said he expects to earn more than $200 million for his Saturday night bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena and Pacquiao will get somewhere near $100 million, Bayless …

See Inside the Tiny House That Started The Small Space Trend

Tracy Metro visits the tiny house that started the small-space trend.

3.69-carat diamond found in Arkansas park | CNN Travel

Cat and Mouse: Drug Suspect Escapes by Slipping GPS Unit on His Pet

U.S. marshals are trying to catch up with a cocaine-smuggling suspect who slipped away from house arrest in Virginia by putting his court-ordered GPS monitor on his cat, according to court documents.<p>The man, identified as Diego Martinez-Espinoza, a Mexican national who is 24 or 25 and was in the …

Alcoholic Slushies Are Making Summers Better (And Boozier)

The best thing about boozy slushies is that they give us an excuse to drink our favorite frozen drink, the slushy. Plus, the buzz. While milkshakes are nice and smoothies are refreshing, there's nothing like a sugary, brightly-flavored slushy to make you feel like you're living the summertime dream.<p>…

Try This At Home: Vodka Gummy Bear Popsicles

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New LED Lights Are Stopping Insects Before They Bite Us And Give Us Diseases

Less blue light may mean fewer mosquitoes–and fewer infections.<p>Insects are attracted to light, but not to all types of light equally. It happens that when you put out different parts of the light spectrum, the little critters are less interested in invading your home and causing menace.<p>That is the …

Insects

Why Men Are More Narcissistic Than Women

If there’s one thing you can say for craziness, it’s that it’s not sexist. Across entire populations, males and females face a pretty equal lifetime …

Iraqi Forces Advance on ISIS in Tikrit, Saddam Hussein's Hometown

BAGHDAD — Iraqi forces pressed their offensive against ISIS group Friday, expecting to reach the outskirts of the militant-held city of Tikrit, a day after the extremists reportedly "bulldozed" a famed archaeological site in the area.<p>The discovery of the treasures of Nimrud's royal tombs in the …

Scientists Can Now Read Your Memories

Researchers have mapped rats’ memories, and humans could be next.<p>Scientists may have cracked the code of memories by successfully tracing how they …

HIV strain came from gorillas, study finds

Western lowland gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the immunodeficiency virus that crossed into humans, a new study suggests.<p>The category, called HIV-1 group O, has not been nearly as dangerous to humans as group M, which has infected more …

Britain becomes first nation to legalize three-parent babies

By Kate Kelland<p>LONDON (Reuters) - - Britain will become the first nation to legalize a "three-parent" IVF technique which doctors say can prevent …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Egyptian warplanes bomb ISIS targets in Libya after killings of Christians

<b>(CNN) —</b> Egypt's military carried out a series of airstrikes against ISIS militants in Libya on Monday in retaliation for the slaughter of 21 Egyptian Christians by the jihadist group.<p>The bombing raids pulled Egypt deeper into the widening international fight against ISIS and highlighted the …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

Saying 'ow' really can ease pain

Scientists saying 'ow' and being vocal does help us tolerate pain.<p>From birth, we instinctively yelp whenever we are hurt.<p>Now, scientists say there is a reason behind our spontaneous groans as being vocal helps us tolerate pain.<p>In a study, 56 people were asked to immerse their hands in painfully …

The Boy Next Door - Trailer 1

Jennifer Lopez leads the cast in The Boy Next Door, a psychological thriller that explores a forbidden attraction that goes much too far.

The Boy Next Door

We gave it a <b>C+</b><p>Oh, to have Jennifer Lopez as your high school English teacher: a lipglossed goddess who waxes rhapsodic over Homer’s <i>Odyssey</i>, bakes …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Review: 'Cake'

Why didn't Jennifer Aniston get an Oscar nomination for "Cake"? The short answer to that question: With one of the five best actress slots taken by Julianne Moore for "Still Alice," there was simply no room for another routinely made health-crisis indie, salvaged by a strong, confident, unfussy …

Film Festivals

How 'Strange Magic' kept George Lucas's touch—without George Lucas

<i>Strange Magic</i> had been percolating in George Lucas’s mind since his days working on the <i>Star Wars</i> prequels. Yet when the filmmaker sold his production …

Star Wars

'Frozen': Why kids can't 'Let It Go'

<b>(CNN) —</b> You can't escape Disney's phenomenon "Frozen."<p>It is the highest-grossing animated film of all time and one of Disney's top franchises. It was the most downloaded movie from Apple in 2014, and kids everywhere are still singing the movie's anthem, "Let It Go."<p>Heck, it's now probably stuck in …

Rapper Tiny Doo facing long prison sentence over lyrics

<b>(CNN) —</b> Song lyrics that glorify violence are hardly uncommon. But a prosecutor in California says one rapper's violent lyrics go beyond creative license to conspiracy.<p>San Diego-based rapper Tiny Doo has already spent eight months in prison, and faces 25 years to life in prison if convicted under a …

Vice President Joe Biden to Visit Saudi Arabia After King Abdullah's Death

Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah, a sign of how important the relationship with the powerful kingdom is to the United States. "In the coming days, I will be leading a presidential delegation representing the United States to pay our respects …

Meet The New King Of Saudi Arabia

King Salman has a history of maintaining order in the royal family. A look at the man who will now rule a country that holds one-sixth of the world’s oil reserves.<p>Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died Friday and was quickly succeeded by his half brother, former Crown Prince Salman. Both men come from …