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Ab-Soul: "Listen to Nas and Jay Z, and You'll Learn a Whole Lot"

<i>See also: Joey Badass Talks Debut Album</i> B4.Da.$$<i>: "Just Taking My Time, Not Forcing Anything"</i><p>Right now, Ab-Soul's on the road with Joey Badass and …

13 Yoga Benefits That Will Surprise You

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>It’s no secret that yoga’s good for you, but many people simply look at yoga as something to use when they need to gain flexibility, …

Android KitKat is the next version of Google's mobile operating system

Google's Sundar Pichai, head of both Android and Chrome, has confirmed that the next version of Android will be called KitKat. Yes, you've read correctly, KitKat, as in the trademarked name of the chocolate candy bar made by Nestle (and licensed by Hershey in the US). A splash page for the new …

The new equation for estimating alien life across the universe

How many other inhabited planets are there? It's a question that fascinates scientists and lay people alike. A new equation may help weigh up the possibility<p>Many of us have glanced upwards at the stars and wondered whether there is other life out there somewhere. Few, however, have then tried to …

Media Bias and the Illusion of Democracy

Ryan Cristian, <i>Conributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The mainstream media in the US has become a universal joke. Even those who regularly watch a given mainstream …

Melatonin

Not to be confused with Melanotan or Melanin.<p>For the album, see Melatonin (album).<p><b>Melatonin</b>, also known as <b>N-acetyl-5-methoxy tryptamine</b>,[1] is a …

The Meaning of The Number Thirteen (13)

The spiritual significance of the number thirteen (13), which as reflected by the <b>thirteen</b> attributes of Mercy (we will look at these attributes …

Rehabilitation Following Lumbar Fusion

Rehabilitation and exercise are an essential part of recovery from a lumbar spine fusion. Careful planning and follow through on a prescribed …

Hospitality

Why Vine Just Won’t Die | WIRED

I think the best explanation is right in front of our eyes, and that’s the culture of Vine. Instagram offered a better suite of edit tools to a …

First hamburger made from lab-grown meat to be served at press conference

Dr Mark Post aims to prove that growing meat in labs could reduce the impact of livestock production on the environment<p>Over the weekend, scientists at Dr Mark Post's laboratory in Maastricht University made their final preparations for an event they hope will change the way we see food. On Monday, …

Way Too Many Britons Creepshot Hot Strangers

Real creepy, U.K.<p>Here in New York, there are lots of reasons to take pictures of strangers who aren't expecting it. The crazy lady pooping on the L train platform at Union Square? The guy who walks around Fort Greene Park with two African gray parrots on his shoulder? The impossibly old man riding …

Dez Bryant: LeBron James Could Be NFL Ready in "Two Weeks"

Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000-hour rule stipulates that a person needs about 10,000 hours of practice to completely master a task. Dallas Cowboys player …

Mixology 101, retro fabulous freestyle and another pool party in Miami this week

Retro

Marketing on a Dime: 3 Lessons From a First-Time CMO

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm an agency guy. I started a shop with some friends a dozen years ago and we've worked with some big established brands like Adobe, Virgin Mobile and Walmart.com. But about a year ago, when I was approached by a startup in the fruit …

Marketing

Trayvon Martin Hoodie To Be Displayed At Smithsonian Museum?

The hoodie has become symbolic of the Trayvon Martin case, where the 17-year-old was slain in Florida this past February. Protestors across the …

No honey, more problems: A ‘catastrophic’ year for bee colonies

Freezing temperatures, killer parasites, toxic chemicals: The plight of honey bees is getting worse in many parts of the world and no one seems to know precisely why.<p>This past winter was one of the worst on record for bees. In the U.S., beekeepers lost 31 per cent of their colonies, compared to a …

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, …

Social Media Connections Spark Creative Collaborations | About Verizon

It all began with an image posted on Reddit of an unlikely friendship between a raccoon and a squirrel. Next came an equally unlikely collaboration between two strangers, which led to a Kickstarter campaign that made the inspiration of two online friends of publishing a book about the adorable …