Christine Miyashiro

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10 Essential Hip-Hop Documentaries You Can Watch For Free on YouTube

Few genres have been investigated, dissected and ultimately celebrated as intensely through documentaries as hip-hop. Take a dip into the endless …

How Prison Labor Is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support It

/ Jul 24, 2016<p>American slavery was technically abolished in 1865, but a loophole in the 13th Amendment has allowed it to continue “as a punishment …

The Electric Surge of Miles Davis

Between 1968 and ’75, he plugged into the musical zeitgeist and opened his music to distortion and groove-based repetition, either transcending or repudiating his roots in acoustic jazz.<p>M<i>iles Ahead,</i> Don Cheadle’s recent, feverishly imagined treatment of the lost years of Miles Davis, is a movie …

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6 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter

The reason these are the best of Netflix's many "brainy" entries is they all share a multifaceted approach — looking at the economics, social, and cultural angles of each problem while also keeping us tied to a single, compelling narrative.<p>Six incredible, stimulating documentaries, all streaming on …

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A Not-So-Easy Hike for an Otherworldly View

Photo: Brandon Morris<p>A year ago, Brandon and LeAnn Morris decided to quit their jobs in Seattle and hit the road. Not an uncommon premise for anyone that follows any adventurous Instagram accounts, but they actually did it. Six months of passport stamps from Nepal, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, …

The 71 Most Highly Anticipated Movies At The 2016 Sundance Film Festival

So many exciting movies at this year’s Park City–set independent film festival, which is happening now. Here they are, grouped by recurring themes.<p><b>1. The Birth of a Nation</b> (U.S. Dramatic Competition)<p><b>Starring:</b> Nate Parker, Armie Hammer, Aja Naomi King, Jackie Earle Haley, Gabrielle Union, and Mark …

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Rave reviews: origins of ecstasy culture to be told in new film

The untitled project will focus on an early 80s subculture in Dallas and Austin, Texas, during a period in which the drug was legal in the US<p>An independent movie about the origins of the drug ecstasy – or, at least, its first public widespread use in rave culture – is moving ahead in the …

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20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

Yosemite National Park's Best Hikes

From secret hikes to date hikes to cave hikes, San Francisco holds its own pretty well in the hiking department. Yosemite though? Yosemite owns the …

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

DNA Reveals How Darwin's Finches Evolved

A study finds that a gene that helps form human faces also shapes the beaks of the famously varied Galápagos finches.<p>Wide, slender, pointed, blunt: The many flavors of beak sported by the finches that flit about the remote Galápagos Islands were an important clue to Darwin that species might change …

We listen to sad music to feel nostalgic

If sadness is an unpleasant emotion, then why are we at times so drawn to sad music? By <b>Dan Ruderman</b><p>In a recent study Liila Taruffi and Stefan Koelsch …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Hello! Here's what people will be chatting about on Wednesday.<p><b>1. It's the final day before Scottish residents head to the polls to vote on whether Scotland should be an independent country.</b> You can catch up on all our Scottish independence referendum coverage here.<p><b>2. A new poll from The Telegraph</b> …

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Top 10 Summer Theaters

Catch the season's best shows, from musical premieres to world-class Shakespeare productions.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Canada</b> <br>www.stratfordfestival.ca <br>The largest classical repertory theater in North America stages productions on …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Disneyland's original prospectus revealed!

Thanks to an anonymous benefactor, Boing Boing is pleased to present the first-ever look at the original Disneyland prospectus.<p>Thanks to an anonymous …

This Is What It Looks Like To Dive Between Continents

This takes "two places at once" to a whole new (lower) level.<p>The Silfra fissure is a deep, watery crack that separates the North American and Eurasian continents. It's the place where two massive tectonic plates once met and now slowly drift apart, causing earthquakes about once per decade.<p>For …

6 Festivals for Throwing Shit Around the World

Toss tunas, chuck oranges, and drench strangers with Rioja in the name of celebration!<p>Photo by: flydime<p>As broke-ass backpackers, we know a lot about throwing shit. When the party gets a little too wild, you throw up. When the going gets tough, you throw down, and when the time is right, you throw …

Take A Dunk In El Totumo, Colombia's Magical Mud Volcano

Nope, those aren't seals.<p>They're humans lolling about in El Totumo, Colombia's magical mud volcano. Legend has it that a priest one sprinkled holy water on the crater, turning its steam and fire into a dense, warm, succulent goo.<p>Relaxation junkies flock from far and wide to "climb up the 50-foot …

What Happens When Oil Spills in the Arctic?

A National Research Council report says we're far from ready.<p><b>As sea ice melts and the oil industry prepares to exploit the Arctic's vast resources, the United States faces big gaps in its preparedness for an oil spill in the region, according to a report released Wednesday by the National Research</b> …

California GOP hopeful wants free college for science, math students

BERKELEY, California (Reuters) - California Republican gubernatorial hopeful Neel Kashkari called for free college tuition for students pursuing math and science degrees, part of an education reform plan released Tuesday that would also model public schools after charter schools.<p>California …