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Epitaph Records — NEW TRACK from Pennywise! Listen to “Won’t Give Up...

NEW TRACK from Pennywise! Listen to “Won’t Give Up The Fight”, and pre-order ‘Never Gonna Die’ at: ffm.to/pennywise_ngd.

To-Fan Ticket Trading

About us<p>Twickets is a fan-to-fan ticket resale platform where the price of tickets is never more than the original face value. It was set up to …

St. Paul billboard graffiti: 'Kill the NRA'

On Sunday morning, independent journalist (and open records stalwart) Tony Webster was driving on I-94 in St. Paul when he spotted something out of …

'I'm not gonna hurt you': Minnesota cop confronts teen with toy gun... doesn't shoot him

Two young men were seen in the window of a Falcon Heights apartment building, waving a rifle at the cars below. "Heil Hitler!" they yelled, according …

Chicago’s predictive policing tool just failed a major test

A RAND report shows that the ‘Strategic Subject List’ doesn’t reduce homicides<p>Struggling to reduce its high murder rate, the city of Chicago has become an incubator for experimental policing techniques. Community policing, stop and frisk, "interruption" tactics — the city has tried many strategies. …

Palantir has secretly been using New Orleans to test its predictive policing technology

Palantir deployed a predictive policing system in New Orleans that even city council members don’t know about<p>In May and June 2013, when New Orleans’ murder rate was the sixth-highest in the United States, the Orleans Parish district attorney handed down two landmark racketeering indictments against …

First light which ever shone in universe picked up by astronomers in 'revolutionary' breakthrough

The first light which ever shone in the universe has been detected by astronomers scouring the skies for the earliest stars.<p>Using a simple radio antenna positioned in the quietest place on Earth - the western Australian desert - scientists picked up a signal of the long-sought ‘cosmic dawn.’<p>The …

Universe

'One in a Million' Yellow Cardinal Spotted

Experts propose different theories for why bird's plumes have a mysteriously mustard hue.<p>Looking out at her quaint Alabama backyard in late January, Charlie Stephenson noticed something unusual. A strange species of unfamiliar yellow bird was pecking at her hanging birdfeeder.<p>As a seasoned …

Veil is private browsing for the ultra-paranoid

If you’re worried about someone finding out what you’re pointing your browser at, there are plenty of options for keeping it secret, with varying levels of difficulty and effectiveness. Veil takes things further than perhaps any other anonymous browsing method by masking the page you’re viewing not …

How The Atoms Family Became a Force in Hip-Hop

The Atoms Family’s roots can be traced back through the history of independent hip-hop in the mid-’90s. Founded by Cannibal Ox’s Vast Aire and Vordul …

YouTube Has Picked Up The Global Rights For Eminem-Produced ‘Bodied’

YouTube has picked up global rights to the satirical hip-hop movie <i>Bodied,</i> directed and written by music video helmer Joseph Kahn and produced by …

Film Festivals

The Distillers announce reunion tour dates

Brody Dalle’s newly reunited band will play live in April and May.<p>Throughout January punk band The Distillers have been teasing a comeback. The band, …

Albums

Inside Wu-Tang Clan’s Best Record in Over a Decade

Late one evening in 1992, Allah Mathematics got the call. RZA, de facto leader of the Wu-Tang Clan, was gearing up to drop “Protect Ya Neck,” the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Beastie Boys Memoir to Be Released This Year

The long-gestating Beastie Boys memoir is expected to be released this year. In an interview with Matt Wilkinson on Beats 1 (via <i>Pitchfork</i>), Mike D …

Mike D Reveals Beastie Boys Memoir Will Be Out This Year

Source: Twitter<p>Five years ago <b>Beastie Boys</b>‘ <b>Mike D</b> and <b>Ad-Rock</b> revealed that they were working on a memoir about their legendary hip-hop trio that was …

Rap & Hip-Hop

It’s Time For J. Cole To Return To Rap And Stake His Claim For Hip-Hop’s Crown

The formula for the late night TV performance has almost always been in a stasis: An artist shows up and they perform the singles they’ve been promoting to drum up interest in their new album in front of a wide audience. But promotion was the last thing on J. Cole’s mind when he took the stage on</i> …

How To Spot A Narcissist On The Very First Date

Don't waste your time. 🙅<p>Spotting a narcissist in the early stages of dating isn’t as easy as you’d think, which is why so many people end up in relationships with them.<p>Narcissism exists on spectrum; it’s possible to have some characteristics of narcissism without having full-blown, clinically …

Relationships

New-elected W.Va. sheriff charged with stealing meth from evidence room

<b>CHARLESTON, W.Va.</b> -- A newly elected West Virginia sheriff who admitted to authorities that he was a meth addict was charged Tuesday with stealing …

Everything Is Freakier In Texas: Austin Couple Popped For Mouf Secks Inside “Family” Restaurant

<i>Image via Getty</i><p>Texas Couple Arrested For Oral Sex In Restaurant<p>Just can’t take some folks ANYWHERE!<p>An NYPost report details a Texas couple who let …

You Can Apply These Elders' Life Insights Right Now

Another year and we’re another year older. But the inevitable march of time has a bright side—we’re all getting older, and older people have higher …

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How to Watch the First Blue Moon Eclipse in 150 Years

January 31 will bring a celestial event known as a blue moon, an occurrence that happens every two to three years. While interesting on its own, the …

2017 Mexico's most violent year in two decades : officials

2017 was Mexico’s most violent year in two decades, with 23,101 murders carried out between January and November, according to official figures …

Giant marijuana bundle launched over US-Mexico border fence

Nearly 45kg of marijuana flew over the US-Mexico border fence. (File photo)<p>Border Patrol agents in the US have seized a nearly 45kg bundle of …

Elderly US couple's explanation for having 27kg of marijuana: 'holiday cheer'

An elderly US couple caught driving through rural Nebraska with hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of marijuana in their vehicle told officers …

Man Faces Jail In Dubai For Pot Smoked Before Flight

Connor Clements relocated to Dubai—the most populous city of the United Arab Emirates and a global coalescing point for wealth and power (and the …