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Lil Wayne’s ‘Retirement’ Is A Sad Reminder Of How Brutal The Music Business Is

Eight years old. That’s how old Dwayne Carter, Jr. was when Bryan Williams discovered him in New Orleans 25 years ago. Ever since then, Lil Wayne has been a rapper, professionally. Now if Wayne’s middle-of-the-night Twitter confessional is to be believed, that journey is over and he’s retiring. …

How video game concept artist Janice Chu finds inspiration in limitations

Unlike a lot of artists, Janice Chu didn’t necessarily grow up knowing she wanted to draw things for a living. In fact, she originally went to university to study computer science, but that only lasted a semester. “There was just too much math,” she says. Eventually she switched to studying …

Not Stranger Enough!

Someone needs to set the record straight about the many serious errors in the Stranger Things portrayal of Dungeons & Dragons, and I’m the right nerd …

Even the Worst Artists Can Learn to Draw With This Kids' App

Want to learn to draw basic cartoons? Pick up your phone and download Artie’s Magic Pencil, a new educational app by a digital design studio that …

Art

Banksy May Be Massive Attack Frontman: Report

The art world’s favorite cypher is the target once again of investigative journalism seeking to unmask him. We’re talking of course about the street …

Streetwear

25 Years Later, Darkwing Duck is Still a Little Dangerous

Twenty-five years ago this month, “Darkwing Duck” debuted on ABC’s Disney Afternoon after a trial run on the Disney Channel.<p>Created by veteran …

Comic Books

5 Design Jobs That Won’t Exist In The Future

And seven jobs that will grow, according to design leaders at Frog, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, and more.<p>Organ designers, chief drone experience designers, cybernetic director. Those are some of the fanciful new roles that could be created by the global design industry in the next few years.<p>But what …

13 Overlooked European Cities Not Enough Americans Visit

Let's say you had a friend from Denmark coming to visit the United States, first time ever, who asked you where she ought to go. Would you say New …

European Travel

The Absolute Best Board Games (if you have five players)

Sometimes a game supposedly works for a wide range of players. But, after a few plays, you find that it works best with a particular number. It has a …

Board Games

‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Gets The Jar Jar Binks Version Absolutely No One Asked For

Did you watch the trailer for <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> and think it was missing a certain character who was shockingly still alive after the prequels? Specifically a Gungan bastard who was almost killed off as an inside joke in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>? A fish-faced piece of sh*t who makes …

Frank Ocean's Blonde Might Get Him Sued

Universal isn't too thrilled about the duo-album drop.<p>Frank Ocean fans may have been pumped when the singer dropped not one, but <i>two</i> albums earlier this month...but Universal Music Group isn't having it. In fact, though Blonde is undeniably a masterpiece, it's a total business mess in the eyes of …

Frank Ocean

24 Smart Illustrations About Everyday Things That Will Give You Some Fresh Perspective - SHOWOFFCLUB

Conveying a massive message through something smart yet simple is not easy. Artist Shanghai Tango does just that. The comic illustrator draws witty …

Albert Einstein

How [Secret] Hitler Won Me Over

It happened when I was sitting at a table taking a breather after an exhilarating game of <i>Captain Sonar</i>. Someone pulled that long sleek box out from …

Board Games

Roguelike Dungeons Mod for Minecraft1.10.2/1.9.4/1.7.10

Roguelike Dungeons Mod, created by Greymerk, is a mod that generates large underground dungeon structures which in turn procedurally generated layout …

Minecraft

A Store of Stuff & Monkeys

Allow us to set the scene. To-day we're gonna party like it's nineteen ninety nine! Which means we're going to fire up ol' Netscape Communicator and …

The Best Bookshops in Copenhagen, Denmark

<b>Sroyon Mukherjee</b> <i>takes us on a tour of the best bookshops in Copenhagen, Denmark. If there’s a bookshop that you think other students and academics</i> …

Books

Dilbert: I don't know how you are stress-free when we have so much work to do. Wally: It's all about understanding percentages. No matter how hard …

Artist Rafael Varona crams magical stories into tiny GIFs

Two years ago, artist Rafael Varona caught the world’s attention with a series of animated GIFs that depicted magical worlds trapped inside tiny glass bottles. The success of the “Impossible Bottles” series led to a number of new illustration gigs, and Varona eventually moved from Berlin to …

9 Guaranteed Reasons Your VC Pitch Will Fail

Pitching to an influential investor is definitely intimidating.<p>Trying to sell yourself and your company in front of a panel can be downright …

16 analytic disciplines compared to data science

What are the differences between data science, data mining, machine learning, statistics, operations research, and so on?<br>Here I compare several …

404

A Four Minute Read Big Data and Data Science Newsletter list to get you informed on anything “Data”.

In a world where information is being shared in a high volume, finding good resources becomes difficult.<p>Here are some of the best curated …

CERN LHC Update: ATLAS Collaboration Releases 8 TeV Proton Collision Data, Tools Needed To Peruse It

In April, scientists associated with the CMS collaboration at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) released over 300 TB of proton …

Two charts show some revealing patterns about how Americans use drugs and alcohol

Each month, 52.7% of the US population over the age of 12 has at least one drink.<p>That's according to data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, which Recovery Brands, an organization that works to connect individuals seeking addiction treatment with resources, used to create a new report …

Drug Addiction

Central Limit Theorem

The central limit theorem is a fundamental theorem of statistics. It prescribes that the sum of a sufficiently large number of independent and …

Never-before-seen Bowie photos surface at Miami exhibition

Tributes continue to pour in for David Bowie, who passed away on January 10, 2016, after a battle with cancer. Fujifilm is partnering with celebrity …

Photographer Scours NYC's Streets Looking for Dogs with Unique Personalities

Photographer Elias Weiss Friedman (or @thedogist) walks the streets of NYC wearing kneepads as he searches for his latest model. "I wear kneepads underneath my pants, which makes getting on their level comfortable," the artist explains. "I’m looking for something that stands out: a funny outfit, a …

8 Thought-Provoking Motivational Books That Will Change Your Perspective On Life

Most of us live in a certain set pattern. We think and behave the same way for years and wonder why we are always getting the same results. The need …

kristen liu-wong’s world is erotic, horrific, violent and awesome

The artist paints normal girls who just happen to be terrorising the planet.<p>Kristen Liu-Wong is an LA based artist who creates colourful images of women and animals. If you stopped here, and left this piece now you would assume that she was another young woman, creating candy hued compositions of …

Six categories of Data Scientists

We are now at 9 categories after a few updates. Just like there are a few categories of statisticians (biostatisticians, statisticians, …