Smokkee Singleton

121 Flips | 8 Magazines | 49 Likes | 18 Following | 28 Followers | @MrGBIZ | Keep up with Smokkee Singleton on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Smokkee Singleton”

11 Things You Didn't Know About Childish Gambino

Get familiar with a modern renaissance man.

Childish Gambino

Facebook and Amazon are so big they’re creating their own company towns — here’s the 200-year evolution

In Menlo Park, California, Facebook plans to build a new campus with 1,500 residences, a walkable retail district, a grocery store, and a hotel for its employees and the public. Meanwhile, Amazon recently announced that it will build a second headquarters that could effectively turn the chosen city …

Urban Design

How To Watch Every Marvel Movie In Chronological Order – From Captain America To Spider-Man And Beyond

Each and every single year, the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) grows by a couple of new films and soon, there will be a whole new crop of central …

Kelly wins praise across the aisle, but will Trump change?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Raised voices could be heard through the thick door to the Oval Office as John Kelly — then secretary of Homeland Security — …

Donald Trump

New Avengers: Infinity War Picture Teases a Magical Team Up

The latest attempt to remake <i>Invasion of the Body Snatchers</i> has found its writer. Fox wants to bring the world of <i>Mega Man</i> to the big screen. T.J. …

‘Overwatch’ Doomfist: Blizzard releases villain’s real name in new blog post

Blizzard just published a brand-new <i>Overwatch</i> blog post on its website that reveals some information about Doomfist — including his real name, Akande …

James Gunn wanted to direct Hit-Monkey and Hulk/Red Hulk movies for Marvel

<b>Guardians of the Galaxy</b> director James Gunn has taken part in a recent Facebook Q&A, during which he revealed that prior to taking on directing …

'We Read Too' app connects young readers of color with books they can relate to

In high school, Kaya Thomas was a self-proclaimed "nerdy black girl." She loved books, but she often felt like the literary world didn't love her …

Start a game development career with this bundle

We all know what mobile game addiction is like, but what if you could spend that time creating games of your own? Learn how to do just that with the Game Developer Bundle, on sale now for just $29.99 from TNW Deals.<p>Learn the game dev ropes in no time as you work through15 games – an in-depth tour …

Game Design

Twitter backlash after Marisa Tomei cast as Spider-Man's Aunt May

Some fans argue Oscar-winning actor is too young to play the role, but others point out Tomei is the right age to play opposite the new teenage Peter Parker<p>Comic book fans have taken to Twitter in protest after it was revealed that Oscar-winner Marisa Tomei is in line to star as Spider-Man’s …

Comic Books

Spotify vs. Apple Music: Is there a difference in sound quality?

The streaming-music wars are on, with Apple Music and Spotify now locked in a battle on price, features and artist selection. But how do they compare on sound quality? We put them head-to-head to find out.<p>If you're still waiting to pull the trigger on either an Apple Music or Spotify streaming …

Audiophile

Forget Arkham Knight, one of the most disturbing Batman scenes came from a cartoon

Much has been made about the M-rating of the recently released <i>Batman: Arkham Knight</i>, and how far the game is willing to go in terms of characters and moving the actual storyline of this world forward. It's a final game in many ways, and it plays for keeps.<p>But as long-time Batman fans already know, …

Homer and Marge Simpson address divorce rumours

The cartoon couple appear in a new video discussing rumours that they will split up in the new series<p>After The Simpsons executive producer Al Jean told Variety that Homer and Marge would legally separate in the first episode of season 27, the internet has been awash with speculation of a permanent …

8-Year-Old Girl Who Died from Cancer Inspires Worldwide Acts of Kindness

Two weeks ago, Maddy Grayless got a nosebleed that wouldn’t stop. When her parents rushed her to the emergency room, tests found that the 8-year-old …

Cancer

Chicago isn't Detroit — and it's not going bankrupt

Chicago isn't Detroit — and it's not going bankrupt.<p>When Moody's Investors Service recently downgraded Chicago's debt to junk status, the decision equated to a 5 percent chance, in Moody's view, of Chicago defaulting on its bond obligations in the next three years, meaning bondholders wouldn't get …

Report: Tom Thibodeau believed to prefer sitting out next season rather than helping Bulls by accepting trade

Asked about his future with the Bulls, Tom Thibodeau said, “Until they tell me I’m not, I expect to be here. So, that’s the way I’m approaching …

The best idioms from around the world, ranked

<i>The following were sourced from</i> I’m Not Hanging Noodles On Your Ears and Other Intriguing Idioms From Around the World <i>by Jag Bhalla (National Geographic Books, 2009).</i><p>25. Ear-nectar<p>Origin: Indian. Meaning: A sweet noise or sound.<p>24. Can’t stop being the owl.<p>Origin: Italian, French. Meaning: Can’t …

Sausages

You can build an iPhone 6 projector for less than $10

Projectors aren’t cheap, but what if I told you that you could build one for your iPhone with some stray materials laying around your house? <i>Business</i> …

Silent Hills' future is up in the air, but we're still trying to figure out P.T.

Ever since the surprising rumors that creator Hideo Kojima may be leaving Konami following the release of <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>, it's unclear if the recently-revealed <i>Silent Hills</i> is still coming or not. That's a real bummer. But what about <i>P.T.</i>, the bizarre and awesome free short game …

13 things you didn’t know about the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is Apple’s first new product category in half a decade. As such, even a 3,500 word review can’t possibly tell you everything you need …

Map: Which Sweet 16 teams are fans rooting for across the country?

See which Sweet 16 teams people are rooting for around the U.S. ti.me/1EFSYS6 http://t.co/5eloXlV7jQ<p>—<br>TIME.com (@TIME) March 25, 2015<p>When it comes to …

College Sports

Create Space Invaders with Swift and Sprite Kit: Introducing Sprite Kit

What You'll Be CreatingIn this series, I will be teaching you how to create a Space Invaders inspired game using Sprite Kit and the Swift programming …

Game Development

Beware The Loss Of Literature

The Ides of March occurred Sunday. Most people are familiar with the date because it’s when Julius Caesar was murdered, and Shakespeare made the …

What It Will Really Cost to Ditch Cable for à la Carte TV

That final unwavering bastion of old media—cable TV—is crumbling. And, surprise, tech giants are the ones putting the last nail in its coffin. But …

50 Of The Most Beautiful Sentences In Canadian Literature

"We thought we had such problems. How were we to know we were happy?"<p>"We all fight on two fronts, the one facing the enemy, the one facing what we do to the enemy."<p>― <b>Joseph Boyden</b>, <i>Three Day Road</i><p>"Dare I say I miss him? I do. I miss him. I still see him in my dreams. They are nightmares mostly, but …

Books

DC Comics pulls controversial Batgirl cover at creators' request

DC Comics has announced that it will not be printing a controversial variant cover to <i>Batgirl</i> #41, at the request, and with the support, of the artist who created it and the creative team behind the issue.<p>Criticism of the cover began shortly after it was revealed on March 13, as one of a series of …

Super Mario Goes Mobile: Nintendo Leaps Into Android, iOS

The iconic console company can’t ignore this any longer: Mobile gaming is winning.<p>It’s official: Mario and Luigi are headed to your smartphone. This morning, Nintendo announced a partnership with a mobile gaming company to bring the console maker’s iconic characters to Android and iOS devices. In …

30 Books That Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lives

Books

Sling TV's $20 cord-cutter package comes to Xbox One

From the start, Microsoft intended for the Xbox One to be at the center of both games and TV watching. With today's launch of Sling TV on the game console, it can bring those two parts together properly for gamers in the US. With standard cable, the Xbox One relies on its HDMI passthrough and IR …