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29TUNES | Best Of 1990

Playlist<p>L<br>• F<p>29 of the best Hip Hop songs of 1990.<p>Tracklist:<p>LL Cool J – Mama Said Knock You Out<br>• Boogie Down Productions – Love’s Gonna Getcha<br>• Public Enemy …

Rap & Hip-Hop

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

Creative Writing

Why financial criminals use real estate to launder money

Property is stable, functional, and less scrutinized than other landing spots for ill-gotten gains<p>Special council Robert Mueller’s inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election has led to multiple charges of financial crimes for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. As the …

Real Estate

Will we ever be able to freeze time?

Stasis is a way of pausing physical and chemical processes – including those of life. It could be a way for us to save the critically ill, or allow ultra-long space missions.<p>The American poet Delmore Schwartz once wrote: “Time is the fire in which we burn.” We are born, we live and we die. Yet …

Theory of Relativity

How to pay off your mortgage in just 7 years

Rachel Smith paid off her home in just seven years and wrote a book about it. Photographer: Liam Kidston.<p>THE struggle is real for Queensland …

Personal Finance

This Stunning Greek Island Is Just As Beautiful As Santorini—But Without the Crowds

While the Greek islands of Santorini and Mykonos get all of the attention, there's another, less crowded destination that's just as stunning.<p>Located …

European Travel

A Fascinating List of Autonomic Functions That Occur Within Human Bodies Every 60 Seconds

That narrator of a fascinating episode of the animated <i>Infographics Show</i> explains the complexity of the human body, focusing specifically on what …

Infographics

Code-Breaker Says He's Cracked the DB Cooper Plane Heist Mystery

Based on a string of numbers in one of Cooper's old letters.<p>Ever since a nondescript man using the name "Dan Cooper" boarded a Seattle-bound flight, held passengers hostage for $200,000 in ransom money, and parachuted out of the plane somewhere over the Pacific Northwest, the FBI has been stumped …

Crime

Blacks, Native Americans and Whites: A Tale of Three Peoples.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) As European settlements inched west, Black, white and Native Americans, fleeing forced labor within their confines, melted into the …

Native Americans

Life may have existed on the Moon four billion years ago

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon’s surface in July 1969, it was not only a giant leap for mankind, but was also thought to have been the first time the satellite had ever hosted life.<p>The lunar world was said to be a "dead rock", lacking the volcanic activity needed to create an atmosphere …

University of London

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …

Scientists Have Found The 'Holy Grail of Shipwrecks' And Up to $17 Billion in Treasure

But who will get the loot? Drama ensues.<p>For centuries, untold riches of gold, silver, and jewels buried with the world's most valuable shipwreck were …

Asian Woman Records Sacramento, Calif., Police Officer Harassing Black Boyfriend

A man who was previously arrested by a cop is now alleging that the same cop has continued to harass him. But this time, it was caught on camera by …

Maria Reiche - Keeper of the Nazca Lines

Nazca Monkey, This aerial photograph was taken by Maria Reiche, one of the first archaeologists to study the lines, in 1953.<p>On May 15, 1903, …

Watch The New Corvette ZR1 Dust A Dodge Demon At The Drag Strip

The 808 horsepower Dodge Challenger Demon is basically good for one thing: ripping insanely quick quarter mile times. As this drag battle with …

9th Wonder – 15 Years Later and People Still Marveling

It’s been 15 years since the release of the debut album <i>The Listening</i> from the North Carolina trio <b>Little Brother</b> blessed the scene.The record dropped …

Top 5 Worst Things That Members Of The Black Elite Have Ever Said This Past Decade.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Over this past decade in particular, we have seen numerous members of the black elite whether they be celebrities, entertainers, …

Warren Buffett: How To Turn $10,000 Into $51 Million And Other Wisdom From The Berkshire Meeting

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger kicked off Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholder meeting on Saturday with two episodes. First, there was a video of Munger furiously struggling to open a box of See’s Candies peanut brittle. When the video ended and both took the stage to a capacity crowd nearing …

Investing

White woman calls cops on Black women checking out of Airbnb rental

A Black woman who vacationed with friends and stayed at a California Airbnb said they were swarmed by police and detained after a neighbor reported a …

Women of Color

YouTube removed hundreds of videos that promoted a homework cheating site

The videos violated YouTube’s ad policies<p>Hundreds of YouTube channels have had their videos removed from the site following a BBC investigation that found the widespread promotion of an essay-writing service as a way for students to cheat at school.<p>Last week, the BBC published an investigation …

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

King's Death Gave Birth to Hip-Hop

The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. led directly to hip-hop, an era of black American culture, politics, and art that is often contrasted with his legacy.<p>The interlude immediately following Outkast’s “Rosa Parks” on their 1998 album, <i>Aquemini,</i> is perhaps the best starting point for …

FBI Solves Mystery of a 4,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy

The FBI became a “very unusual partner.”<p>The FBI solved a century-long mystery over the identity of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy. While this …

Winnie Mandela, South African anti-apartheid crusader, dies at 81

<b>(CNN) —</b> Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former wife of the late President Nelson Mandela, has died at age 81.<p>The family said in a statement that she passed away at the Netcare Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa after a long illness, for which …

South Africa

Thug Motivation: Young Jeezy's Unlikely Career As Trap's Transformative Star

I. Alphabet Boys Got Us Under Surveillance<p>Summer, 2005. Williamsburg. This is the video shoot for “Soul Survivor,” a song designed to make Young …

Report: Michael Bennett to turn himself in Monday

Getty Images<p>A warrant was issued for Michael Bennett’s arrest, but the Eagles defensive end has been out of the country.<p>His attorney, Rusty Hardin, …

This man risked his life to study tornadoes — until one killed him

For centuries, humans were almost completely powerless to predict when and where a tornado might strike. By the late 20th century, researchers were …

Suge Knight Lost his Fifteenth Defense Lawyer Friday

The nearly three-year delay in starting former Death Row Records executive Marion “Suge” Knight’s trial for homicide charges will likely continue, …

New Research Proves That All Things Being Equal, Nothing Is Equal for Black Boys

Perhaps you’ve heard the decades-old conservative cure for systematic racism. When confronted with any statistic that shows widespread inequality, …