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The Divergent Series: Insurgent - Trailer 1

Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart.

The 2015 NCAA Tournament is going to be fantastic; here are 64 reasons why

Every March is great, but this March is shaping up to be extra special. Let's take a look at a bunch of reasons (64!) why.<p>The First Four is cool and all, and this year's quartet of opening games deserves credit for keeping us adequately occupied on Tuesday and Wednesday night, but let's be real: …

College Sports

'Insurgent' smartly gives the Divergent Tris room to run

When superhero franchises falter, studios often reboot them, starting over from a different perspective with a different cast. What's happened with "The Divergent Series: Insurgent" is less drastic but similar: A successful series has kept its cast but been revamped in the middle of its run.<p>That …

To Pimp a Butterfly: Kendrick Lamar's new album is perfect

When I talk about Kendrick Lamar with people who follow hip-hop, there’s always a hushed exchange that takes place. "He could be it," one of us will say. "He could," the other will reply. Like a pitcher throwing a perfect game, it’s never spoken aloud. He’s only one album in. It would be foolish to …

Rap & Hip-Hop

German Activists Coat Walls With a Superhydrophobic Substance to Splash Pee Back on Public Urinators

Residents of the St. Pauli quarter of Hamburg, Germany took matters into their own hands by declaring “peeback time” after the frequent urination on …

Hamburg