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Obamacare Is Spurring Startups and Creating Jobs

More than 90 new health-care companies employing as many as 6,200 people have been created in the U.S. since Obamacare became law, a level of …

Health Care

5 80s Business Movies Every Entrepreneur Should See | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs find inspiration in unusual places. One of those places, for me, is television. I use it to re-charge and find inspiration.<p>But that's me.<p>I am sure as many or more people find distraction and inspiration in movies. Box office revenues back that up. Here, then are five 1980s movies …

Entrepreneurship

Who wants to be CEO?

Only one in a few thousand of you reading this piece is going to make it to CEO. Accept it. That's a simple, hard fact.<p>So what's going to make you …

The Dark Side Of Entrepreneurship And How To Break Through

Thinking of starting your own business? Join the other 40 percent of people looking to do the same.<p>It seems the workforce has presented us with more tools and freedom to venture out on our own now than ever before. Almost any one has access to creating their own website, selling their goods in an …

Entrepreneurship

Today in Hip-Hop: R.I.P The Notorious B.I.G. (May 21, 1972 – March 9, 1997) - XXL

<i>On this day, March 9, in hip-hop history...</i><p><b>1997:</b> Every year since the death of The Notorious B.I.G. on March 9, hip-hop has paid homage to one of the …

Faith Evans Shares Moments With Notorious B.I.G. On The Anniversary Of His Death + Chris Brown Trey Songz Bring Out Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg More On “BTS” Tour Stop At The L.A. Forum

<b>Faith Evans</b> shares some of her best moments with husband <b>Notorious B.I.G.</b> on the anniversary of his death in a new interview. Also, we have pics and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop

A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 2 days ago<p>Tay-K's Capital Murder Case Is The Quintessential American Tragedy<p>Aaron Williams 03.19.18 3 days ago 16 Comments<p>Why Lil Xan's 'Betrayed' May Secretly Be One Of Rap's Best Anti-Drug Anthems …

Ghostface Killah: 36 Seasons review – Wu-Tang star makes a myth out of turf warfare

Members of veteran NYC rap collective the Wu-Tang Clan have always been wide-ranging with their references. Now, to the cast of martial artists, mafiosi and chess masters thronging their records, Ghostface Killah has added a Homeric hero of sorts. On his 11th solo album, a man returns home after a …

2 Chainz and Nancy Grace Debate Marijuana Legalization

It's a "rapper visits a cable news show" segment that's arguably as classic as Cam'ron's appearance on "The O'Reilly Factor": 2 Chainz stopped by "Nancy Grace" to debate the merits of marijuana legalization. It involves Nancy Grace quoting the "smokin' California weed with California hoes" line …

Tupac Biopic to Begin Production in June

A long-delayed Tupac Shakur biopic will begin shooting in June, according to the film's producer, Randall Emmett. "The script is great and we're …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Notorious B.I.G.'s death, 18 years later

Thanks to Canibus, I’ll always remember the date of the Notorious B.I.G.’s death. Not that it wouldn’t have stuck otherwise—back in 1997, I was …

Migos Get Trippy in "One Time" Video

Migos' new release, <i>YRN Tha Album</i>, is out June 16. Today, the group has released the trippy video for recent single "One Time", directed by Ninian Doff. It features Migos retracing their steps after a wild party.<p>The video features "Workaholics"' Blake Anderson, Ben Gigli of "5 Second Films", and …

T.I. Talks 'Blurred Lines': 'I Don't Steal From Anybody'

T.I. is shrugging off a recent legal motion on the part of attorney Richard Busch, who represented the family of Marvin Gaye in their highly …

Music

Hear Wale's 'Summer League' with Kanye West, Ty Dolla $ign

Wale’s <i>The</i> <i>Album About Nothing</i> (featuring commentary from Jerry Seinfeld) drops on March 31, but on Monday the rapper released a new track, “The Summer …

With a few tweaks, Airbnb could disrupt yet another multibillion-dollar industry

Airbnb has every reason to enter the news services sector—and to threaten a broad range of media/services such as Trip Advisor or Yelp.<p>Seen through the eyes of travel information publishers, Airbnb holds a dream position: a huge base of 25 million potential readers/users, spread over 34,000 cities …

Hospitality

My List: Tom Ford in 24 Hours

4:30 a.m. wake up, 2 doughnuts, 4 hot baths a day...The designer shares his schedule.<p><b>4:30 A.M.</b> I never really sleep much and often start my day at this time. When I am very lucky and sleep through the night, I might get up at 7:00, but that is rare. The first thing I do when I get out of bed is …

WWII Pilot Gives the Most Fascinating AMA You'll Ever Read

Fighting Germany was just the beginning.<p>As the granddaughter of a World War II veteran, stumbling on Carl Estersohn's Ask Me Anything on Reddit over the weekend was like finding lost treasure. I never got a chance to ask my grandfather what the war was like, but reading this man's story somehow …

World War II

More than you ever wanted to know about GeoJSON

Let’s look at GeoJSON in a little more depth, from the ground up. Understanding these concepts will help you understand geospatial data in general, …