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The Untold Stories Behind Hip-Hop's Greatest Albums

Brian Coleman's new book lets rap's most influential players talk about their art, largely unedited.<p>Journalist and author Brian Coleman investigates hip-hop in a specific way: He asks rappers to talk about how seminal hip-hop records were made, presses record, and lets the tape roll.<p>Why? Because …

Ubisoft shipped a broken game you can't return, free DLC doesn't make it right

The idea that Ubisoft somehow didn't know the condition of <i>Assassin's Creed Unity</i> doesn't just strain credulity, it snaps it in two and then sets the pieces on fire. The game's issues are blatant, and extensive. The manipulation of review embargoes adds an extra layer of shady behavior to the …

This goofy-looking device makes first-person shooters much more exciting

The Woojer sounds like a stupid gimmick, and it arrives with a sales pitch we've heard before.<p>The product itself is a small box that plugs into the 3.5mm audio jack of any device, and then you connect your headphones to the Woojer. The hardware works with any device that outputs audio, from your …

The lazy Destiny player's guide to getting the best gear in the least time

The hardcore <i>Destiny</i> community has discovered one of the best games of the year in the endgame, but the path to the best gear and equipment can be hard to understand without a good amount of study.<p>If you're interested in playing for the good stuff, without wasting much of your time, this guide will …

How Quitting Email Made My Team Communicate Better

<i>Max Nalsky is the founder and CEO of Pyrus, the workplace collaboration and productivity platform.</i><p>We operate in a world of inboxes. Everyone has his or her collection of points where other people can touch them — email, Facebook, Twitter, Skype – the list goes on. It’s easily overwhelming, and we …

10 Games From Stanford's Cardinal Game Jam

The Cardinal Game Jam is Stanford University’s first hackathon for game development. The 27-hour event took place last weekend and involved multiple groups at Stanford, notably the Alumni Association and Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society.<p>The event attracted 250 current students and alumni, …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

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Ebola.com Purchased for $200K by Marijuana Company. And It Gets Stranger From There

Earlier this month, we reported that Ebola.com's owner, a disease-obsessed domain name vendor called Blue String Ventures, was hoping to sell the URL …

A Guide To Co-Leadership: Why It’s Hard, Why It’s Good, And How To Make It Work

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Aaron Schildkrout is a New York City entrepreneur and product thinker. He co-founded HowAboutWe.com (acquired by IAC, 2014) where, as co-CEO, he oversaw product development, design, data, and engineering.</i><p>In September Larry Ellison stepped down from the helm at Oracle and appointed a …

The Simple Trick That Can Boost Your Confidence Immediately

Smile, don't slouch. And don't cross your arms. Your parents probably taught you to use certain body language to appear friendly and polite.<p>But new research shows that your body language does much more than change the way other people see you -- it can change how you see yourself. Psychologists …

Bungie Reveals How Many Players Have Beaten Destiny's Vault of Glass Raid

Destiny’s raid has been the source of much joy and frustration among players since its launch nearly a month ago. Joy for those who have gotten to experience and beat the most challenging, most innovative, most rewarding content of the game. Frustration for those whose schedules don’t allow them to …

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Tricks for Making Your Clothes Last Longer

Building and maintaining a wardrobe takes time and effort, and clothing is a major investment for all of us. I am a very careful shopper, and I try to buy well-made clothing that is stylish but classic—clothing that will be wearable for a long time. I think I have developed and practice methods …

Screw Apple's Watch, Nintendo's Watches Were Way Cooler

Hey everyone, Apple is making a watch. You might have heard. It's like a normal watch, in that it goes on your wrist and tells the time, but it also …

Surprising Studies Show How Boredom Can Make You A Better Worker

In a blog post for the Harvard Business Review, Oral Roberts University professor David Burkus highlights two recent studies that suggest that being bored can improve people's abilities to solve problems and make connections between different ideas.<p>In one, published this past May by the Creativity …

How to Craft a Compelling Storyline for Your Company

As mentioned in the beginning, the key to a consistent story about your business is that your entire team buys-in on what you’ve defined as your brand.<p>From the beginning, it’s important for the entire team to be involved in the process of creating your brand as well as providing their input on …

This video shows there's no stopping Tiny Titan, Madden's greatest mistake

All that's left for the "Tiny Titan" Christian Kirksey — aka Madden's Littlest Biggest Mistake — is an ESPN 30-for-30 documentary, which EA Sports' latest trailer on his phenomenon attempts to capture.<p>Kirksey, who makes his NFL debut today, isn't even a (Tennessee) Titan. He's a Cleveland Brown, …

What does $150 get you in Destiny's Ghost Edition?

We're still a few days away from the release of Bungie's new online-focused shooter <i>Destiny</i>, but Activision shipped out copies to press yesterday. One of the copies we received was the Ghost Edition, which costs a steep $149.99 and is currently sold out at GameStop, Amazon and Best Buy, among other …

How to Create a Ridiculously Interesting Magazine (In Four Steps or Maybe Less)

MagMaker / July 16, 2014<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a blog, sharing photos, posting social updates, or curating a magazine on Flipboard: if …

Push For Pizza Is Yo For Food Delivery

While apps like Seamless and Postmates have made it easier than ever to order food with almost no hassle, sometimes having to look through options is just too much of a pain. With Push For Pizza, five teens from Brooklyn have created an app that makes it simpler still to get sustenance delivered to …

GIF your favorite movie quotes with Quotacle

A site called Quotacle might revolutionize the way you whip out movie quotes in an online discussion. It is a searchable repository consisting of over 250,000 lines from 143 movies. What makes it unique is that each entry comes with an embeddable clip showcasing the precise quote, and the ability …

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Google Sends Hangouts to Work, Enhances Chromebox for Meetings

More video chatting at the office.<p>Google today enhanced two versions of its business-oriented video conferencing products, Hangouts and Chromebox for Meetings.<p>In moves announced in a company blog post, the search giant said it will push Google Hangouts, a video service that was initially launched …

Zing wants to liberate retail chains from crappy old point-of-sale systems

Point-of-sale (POS) technology has made huge leaps over the last decade, and yet most brick-and-mortar business chains are stuck using bulky, rigid, and costly systems that have been around for decades.<p>It’s something payments startup Zing is trying to do something about with the release of its new …