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Kendrick Lamar and SZA Shine at TDE Championship Tour Kickoff in Vancouver

Nearly a decade and a half ago, California impresario Anthony Tiffith signed an unknown 15-year-old musician named Kendrick Lamar to his fledgling …

Rap & Hip-Hop

'Record Player' app searches Spotify when you snap a pic of an album

Say you're at a record store and you come across an album that you'd like to listen to before you buy it. Now there's an app that can help you out with that. It's sort of like Shazam, but for album covers, <i>Pitchfork</i> reports, and once you snap a picture of the album, it will find it for you on …

Apps

Is This the Documentary That Can Take Down Trump?

How Jack Bryan parlayed rich-kid know-how into Active Measures, the very first feature-length doc about Trump and Russia.<p><b>Jack Bryan</b> was your average Upper East Side-raised son of a millionaire trying to get his filmmaking career started when <b>Donald Trump</b> began persistently popping up in his life. In …

Donald Trump

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk Just Taught a Master Class in How to Run a Company

Two innovative thinkers. Two extremely detailed communiqus. Many invaluable lessons.<p>Jeff Bezos. Elon Musk.<p>These two tech visionaries share a lot in common. They're both known as extremely innovative thinkers. They're both trying to change the world, one by altering the way people buy products and …

Jeff Bezos

The Best Spotify Playlists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

The act of listening to music is pretty straightforward, but being a dedicated music fan takes a lot of work, because it requires answers to many questions: What’s the best way to listen to your music? How do you keep up with what’s current in music? How do you discover new music?<p>With the rise of …

'Avengers: Infinity War' is going to blow your mind

Marvel Universe

29 great Netflix shows that might have flown under your radar

For many original series Netflix has put out, the company's marketing has been either non-existent or subtle, allowing its viewers to determine what becomes a hit. In 2016, "Stranger Things" quietly became a phenomenon through word of mouth, with no major advertisements before it made its debut on …

Chakras 101: Understanding your energy centers

"<i>The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its</i> …

A series of marvelous events: A Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline

9 Inspiring Quotes From One of the Most Anticipated Leadership Books Ever Published

Marshall Goldsmith, Simon Sinek, Stephen M.R. Covey, Bren Brown and the rest are featured on this important, new book release.<p>Hailed by its publisher as "the most comprehensive and wide-ranging guide on the subject of servant leadership ever produced," the newly-released <i>Servant Leadership in</i> …

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

George Michael

A settlement was finally reached, allowing Wham! to join Epic and ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go’, based on a note left by Andrew for his parents on …

3 Vero features that Facebook and Instagram should steal

It's been about a month since Vero - True Social burst into public consciousness as the hip new social media platform and… so far, it hasn't really …

The Racist Origin of the Second Amendment and the Rise of Black Gun Ownership

Siwatu-Salama Ra, 26, will likely spend the next two years in a Michigan prison. In early February, a Wayne County jury found the six-months pregnant …

Guns

What is USB OTG? Here’s how to use USB drives and more on your Galaxy S9

So you’ve bought a brand new shiny Galaxy S9. You’ve just finished setting it up, using Samsung’s Smart Switch to transfer all the data from your old …

Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani contains tiny plastic particles — here's what that does to your body

You're drinking plastic, I'm drinking plastic, we're all drinking plastic. Bottled water drinkers may be drinking the most plastic of all.<p>A new study released by Orb Media estimates that on average, a liter of bottled water from big brands like Dasani, Aquafina, and Nestle, contains roughly 10.4 …

6 Must-Read Books That Will Unlock Your Inner Mental Strength

They all contain valuable insight on making the process work better for you.<p><i>What are the best books to read for mental strength? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni,</b> …

How to Create a Mind: The Secret of Human Thought Revealed

In America, White Women Can Get Away With Almost Anything

Former University of Hartford student Brianna Brochu used bodily fluids, including spit and menstrual blood, to contaminate the belongings of her roommate, Chennel “Jazzy” Rowe. Brochu admitted to licking Rowe’s utensils and smearing blood from a tampon onto Rowe’s backpack, but told police she …

Say Her Name: Marielle Franco, a Brazilian Politician Who Fought for Women and the Poor, Was Killed. Her Death Sparked Protests Across Brazil

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>This story has been updated.</i><p>Marielle Franco, 38, a black politician from Rio de Janeiro, died fighting for the rights of women and …

Shia LaBeouf Is Ready To Talk About It

The actor sets out to save his career—and his soul.<p>Shia LaBeouf is nervous about this story—“I have so much fear about this thing,” he confesses to me when we first meet—and it drives him to do what he’s always done when faced with something he cannot fully control: Prepare. Obsessively. For the …

Ralph Lauren

These Jaw-Dropping BBG Before-and-Afters Will Have You Doing Burpees Before You Finish Reading

The Kayla Itsines BBG program continues to gain popularity, and for good reason! Women the world over are losing tons of weight and getting strong and confident using this fast, effective training program — celebrities included!<p>Ahead are some of our favorite recent transformations — before and …

Meet the kids of the richest black billionaires in the world

Life is anything but ordinary when your mom and dad are some of the richest people in the world.<p>We already met the world's richest black billionaires, so it is time to take a look at their kids.<p>Being born into a billionaire family can certainly make life interesting. Many of these kids followed in …

Emerging Markets

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Trump White House quietly issues report vindicating Obama regulations

It was easy to miss, but OMB demolishes the GOP’s deregulatory claims.<p>President Donald Trump’s administration has been on a deregulatory bender, particularly when it comes to environmental regulations. As of January, the New York Times counted 67 environmental rules on the chopping block under …

Regulation

AI Just Took a Big Step Towards Becoming More Human

They're now capable of training themselves.<p>In recent months, researchers at OpenAI have been focusing on developing artificial intelligence (AI) that …

Elon Musk Blasts Harvard’s Steven Pinker Over Comments Dismissing the Threat of Artificial Intelligence

Elon Musk took to Twitter this week to bemoan comments, made by Harvard professor Steven Pinker, that were dismissive of Musk’s many warnings about …

Artificial Intelligence

Non-Dairy Milk, Taste-Tested and Ranked

Whether you're lactose intolerant, or just questioning, the last few years have been a renaissance of sorts for anyone looking to explore the rapidly …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

Reweaving the Web

The movement to decentralize the Internet<p>Last spring, the government of <b>Turkey</b> did a terrible thing: It blocked its citizens’ access to <b>Wikipedia</b> on national security grounds. But then, one of the more amazing and wonderful things in Internet history happened: Activists, using a new open-source …