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Kendrick Lamar Talks to Rick Rubin About “Alright,” Eminem, and Kendrick's Next Album | GQ

Believe it or not, Kendrick Lamar and Rick Rubin had never met before GQ Style brought them together. We knew the conversation would inspire us, but we never thought it would compel them to go straight into the studio together.<p>Here’s where Kendrick Lamar stands as 2016 comes to a close:<p>He is …

Ryan Reynolds had Deadpool's charisma, cheek, and... tongue

It was 25 years ago this month when the mercenary antihero known as Deadpool first appeared on a comic book’s pages. The person holding the pencil — …

22 Things That Will Teach You Earth's Entire History In One Day

Grab a nice, warm drink, and curl up with a fluffy blanket — it's time to get your science on!

University of Michigan

20 Insanely Great Eminem Tracks Only Hardcore Fans Know

Since the release of his second album, <i>The Marshall Mathers LP</i>, in May 2000, Eminem has seen his celebrity grow into a sun orbited by his own label …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Your Secret Weapon for Bigger Muscles

Hammer every last muscle fiber with this resistance band workout

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Back to the Future Day: what Part II got right and wrong about 2015 – an A-Z

Welcome to Back to the Future day. On 21 October 2015 we will finally be at the point in time to which Marty McFly (Michael J Fox) travels in Back to the Future II, the 1989 sequel to the time-travelling classic.<p>The future he finds is one which has captured the imagination of millions – and one …

Remote Controls

Yung Lenox: hip-hop's unlikely eight-year-old Caravaggio

Yung Lenox is a Seattle artist who specializes in drawing psychedelic portraits of rappers and their album artwork. Younger than most Yungs or Lils in hip-hop – he’s only eight – Lenox already has had three gallery shows, and sold more than 1,000 prints. He started at age five, with his father Skip …

Wu-Tang Forever: Ol' Dirty Bastard's Role in American Welfare Reform

Ten years after the rapper's death, a friend explains why—and how—he had an MTV crew film him taking a limo to collect food stamps.<p>Russell Jones, better known as Ol' Dirty Bastard, died 10 years ago today, two days shy of his 36th birthday. A decade before that, while Bill Clinton was vowing to …

Best Trips 2014

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

Travel Photography

Let’s Take A Fond Look Back At The Lost Art Of The Shameless Television Crossover

Tonight is the big <i>Family Guy / The Simpsons</i> crossover event that many have been fearing since it was announced last year. While it represents many things about both shows, including the idea that differences in humor don’t always mesh, the biggest one for me is a call back to the era when …

Fall TV 2014: Find Out Premiere Dates For New and Returning Shows

Soon enough the weather will get a bit cooler, the kids will head back to school, and ice cream will no longer feel like an unacceptable lunch option. Yup -- summer is (unofficially) coming to a close before we know it.<p>But don't fret! That also means that we can get back to our regularly scheduled …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

RANKED: The 11 Best Donuts In America

We couldn't personally taste donuts from every beloved pastry shop in the country, so we scoured blogs and online reviews to come up with 20 bakeries known for their rave-worthy donuts.<p>The we ranked the donuts based on availability, originality, and price, in addition to how they tasted.<p>Keep …

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

10 Startup Tips From Hip-Hop Lyrics

“I’m not a businessman, I’m a business, man,” declared Jay Z, worth $475 million at Forbes’ last count. Rappers have long mused on wealth in their verses, and some of those lyrics can provide invaluable advice to founders.<p>The Phat Startup is dedicated to teaching entrepreneurship through hip-hop, …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Hiking

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters

BeRecruited, A Networking Site For High School Athletes, Is The Top Pick For Elite Training Camp

BeRecruited, the LinkedIn of college athletic recruiting, has become the official recruiting provider for IMG Academy, a training center and school in Florida that has turned out athletes like Maria Sharapova and Eli Manning. After 15 months of development, the site also launched its newly revamped …

Breast cancer risk can be predicted using new technique

A new way of predicting a woman’s risk of developing breast cancer has been developed.<p>Researchers at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, US, have produced a statistical formula that calculates a woman’s risk of developing the disease over a 10 and 20 year period.<p>The technique, which examines …

Cancer

Here's What Wi-Fi Might Look Like If We Could See It

Like a rainbow exploding, basically<p>Wi-Fi is a series of invisible waves, streaming along through our houses and offices and planes. What would those waves look like if we could see them? Like these crazy exploding-rainbow images!<p>Well, okay, we don't have any way of actually seeing Wi-Fi, so there's …

Paramount Makes Moves Toward the Digital Future

As much as many of us bewail the studios’ pokey moves into the digital future, the truth is, they are not stupid. What they are doing–and why they …

The Future

Paramount Launches Division For Acquiring Indie Films, Hires IFC’s Jeff Deutchman As Director of Acquisitions

Paramount Launches Division For Acquiring Indie Films, Hires IFC's Jeff Deutchman As Director of Acquisitions<p>Paramount announced today that Syrinthia …

Latest Updates on Alex Rodriguez's MLB Suspension

Link to Media<p>New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been suspended by Major League Baseball for the remainder of the 2013 season and all of the 2014 season. Rodriguez is appealing the ban.

Alex Rodriguez