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D.R.A.M. Says Drake Jacked "Cha Cha" for "Hotline Bling"

<b>Update (1:27 p.m.)</b>: <i>The Fader</i> has pulled a quote from Drake that went unused in their recent cover story, where he talks about the connection between "Hotline Bling" and "Cha Cha". He said:<p>You know, like in Jamaica, you’ll have a riddim and it’s like, everyone has to do a song on that. Imagine that …

Seven legit ways to travel in Cuba

Cuba is hot right now. Some critics believe that travel media ignores the country’s poverty, painting an incomplete picture of what you can expect as …

Recommended Reading: The record-breaking all-electric '68 Mustang

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>Dark Horse</b><br>by Michael Zelenko<br>The Verge<p>Converting one of the most beloved …

Mad Men

HERO: Rethinking the Smartphone Keyboard

Why are we still typing with a 19th-Century mechanical layout?<p>Industrial designer and UX specialist Corey Stone makes an excellent point: The QWERTY …

Gold in faeces 'is worth millions and could save the environment'

Fortunes could be saved from going down the drain by extracting gold and precious metals from human excrement, scientists suggest.<p>Sewage sludge contains traces of gold, silver and platinum at levels that would be seen as commercially viable by traditional prospectors. “The gold we found was at the …

Pollution

Airport machete attack suspect dies

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man who attacked a security area at the New Orleans airport with a machete and wasp spray also had a bag of Molotov cocktails and a car containing smoke bombs and gas cylinders, authorities said.<p>The suspect, Richard White, 63, died Saturday after treatment for three bullet wounds he …

Obama, Netanyahu spat seeps into Israeli election

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will face voters on Tuesday, just two weeks after he took a major political gamble by giving a controversial speech to the U.S. Congress against the Obama administration's wishes.<p>The White House, clearly angered by an address criticizing …

GOLDMAN: Here's how millennials will completely change the economy

Because of factors such as lower unemployment rates and student loan debt, millennials have deferred major life events like getting married, having kids and buying a home, Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research found. However, millennials are getting increasingly ready for those milestones.<p>In …

Goldman Sachs

800,000 HealthCare.gov users received wrong tax figures, says White House

The Obama administration says it sent about 800,000 HealthCare.gov customers the wrong tax information, and officials are asking those consumers to delay filing their 2014 taxes.<p>The tax error disclosed on Friday is a self-inflicted injury that comes on the heels of what Barack Obama had touted as a …

Health Care

8 Google Maps Hacks That Will Change The Way You Travel

We knew Google Maps could show us the world. But we didn't know the app could pull quite so many game-changing travel tricks.<p>From booking a black car to planning a ski route, this little tool is primed to completely revamp the way we travel. Here are some of the smartest Google Maps hacks to enjoy …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

How-To: Update your old MacBook, Mac mini, or Mac Pro hard drive with a fast SSD

My Mac is now silent. After installing a solid state drive (SSD) with no moving parts, the drone of my iMac’s hard drive and fans has given way to such an absence of sound that I only hear the high-pitched squeal of my office lights.<p>My Mac is now fast. Even with 400GB of available space, OS X …

Computer Hardware

What happens if DHS shuts down?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Congress has just a few hours until Department of Homeland Security funding runs out, and with no clear compromise in sight a department shutdown is looking likelier by the minute.<p>A bill that would have kept the agency open for three more weeks unexpectedly failed in the House …

Photos reveal Kim Jong Un's private jet

New photographs released by North Korea's Central News Agency (KCNA) appear to show its leader observing a Pyongyang building project from a private luxury jet.

Simply breathtaking: Freediving couple's stunning underwater photo shoot | CNN Travel

Here's How To Avoid One Of The Most Common Life Regrets

Karl Pillemer, a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University, has spent the last several years interviewing hundreds of older Americans to systematically collect their practical wisdom.<p>His first book, <i>30 Lessons for Living</i>, synthesized advice from over 1,000 elders on topics like happiness, work, and …

New 'Crimson Peak' trailer will freak you out

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're in the mood for thrills and chills on the big screen this year, you won't be disappointed, judging from a slew of fresh movie trailers released recently.<p>The creepy trailer for "Crimson Peak" went viral after its Friday release, with two versions drawing close to 2 million views by …

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

A Map Of Every Patent Steve Jobs Touched

You might never be able to get inside the enigmatic Apple founder’s head, but this could be the next best thing.<p>People are always trying to put themselves into the head of Apple founder Steve Jobs, to figure out how he thought. Unfortunately, Jobs was pretty inscrutable, but here’s one fun way to …

Here's the new trailer for season two of HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

On Friday, HBO released the first promo video for the second season of "Silicon Valley." It's a short one minute clip, but it looks funnier than ever.<p>"Silicon Valley" is an HBO show that portrays the life of a first-time startup founder who turned down massive buy-out offers to build a sustainable …

Americans are even more stressed out about money than they are about work

While 60% of Americans ranked work as their top stressor, 64% chose money.<p>The study, conducted in August 2014, found that a large majority of Americans (72%) reported feeling stressed about money at least some of the time in the past month.<p>And well over half of Americans (64%) consider money a …

Letter From 1993 Reveals George R.R. Martin's Original Plans For 'Game Of Thrones'

The year was 1993: Bill Clinton was sitting in the White House, the Super Nintendo represented the height of gaming technology, and “blog” referred only to a terrifying mixture of a bear and a log. It was against this backdrop that a young(er) writer named George R. R. Martin began working on a new …

TV Series

Skrillex Channels 'Groundhog Day' in 'Doompy Poomp' Video

Just what does it take for a guy with a mullet and cop shades to get a bank loan? That is the never-ending question in Skrillex's video for the <i>Recess</i> …

Groundhog Day

Paul: Vaccines can cause 'profound mental disorders'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Rand Paul's blunt style led to a combative interview with a female reporter and controversial comments defending his insistence on voluntary vaccinations on Monday.<p>During the interview, with CNBC's Kelly Evans, Paul yawns, interrupts Evans and at one point motions for her to …

Learn 48 Languages Online for Free: Spanish, Chinese, English & More

<i>How to learn languages for free? This collection features lessons in 48 languages, including Spanish</i><i>, French</i><i>, English</i><i>, Mandarin</i><i>, Italian</i><i>, Russian</i> <i>and</i> …

I Didn't Believe Microsoft's New Email App Could Be Better Than Gmail — And I Was Completely Wrong

Earlier today, I read Business Insider tech editor Steve Kovach's post on Microsoft's new Outlook email app for iOS.<p>He was a fan, raving about the app's sync capabilities and ease of use. He even went so far as to say that he deleted his Gmail app after just five minutes of using Microsoft's new …

ESPN - Apps on Google Play

Stream live games, check the latest scores or watch the best highlights with the best brand in sports: ESPN. Pick your favorite teams and leagues to …

ISIS To Obama: 'We Will Cut Off Your Head In The White House'

The video shows Islamic State members standing in the streets of Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, following an artillery barrage on the city by Kurdish Peshmerga forces. In front of the militants is seated a Kurdish soldier who is executed at the end of the video.<p>Prior to the Kurdish soldier's …

Middle East

Pantelleria Might Just Be Italy's Most Fantastically Awesome Island You Didn't Know About

It's completely horrible outside and so of course you're envisioning your summer retreat, wherever that may be. Be it Greece or Italy (or anywhere else on the continent for that matter), summer is a great time to go to Europe, and Italy is a prime spot for many Americans.<p>Yes, you could make like …