Peter Johnson

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$2 billion startup GitHub's next mission: Turn you into a programmer

To date, GitHub has racked up 11 million registered users, over 36 million unique visitors every month, $350 million in venture funding, and a $2 billion valuation.<p>With over 21.1 million code "repositories" at last count, GitHub hosts more software source code than any other single service in the …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Joe Budden Chimes In On Meek Mill’s “Wanna Know”

After Meek Mill (finally) dropped his Drake diss record last night, everybody put in their 2 cents, especially Joe Budden – who was called “corny” by …

A Recent History Of Artist Comebacks That Failed Miserably

Britney Spears<p><b>Britney Spears</b>short-lived beef on Twitter was downright embarrassing. I can’t think of one other thing that could’ve made this comeback …

Drake: “I Haven’t Taken A Loss All Week”

As part of the festivities surrounding his OVO Fest, which is taking place this weekend, Drake participated in a game of kickball against LeBron …

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Dr. Dre announces first new album in 16 years

<b>(CNN) —</b> It may be time to let go of the idea of a "Detox" album from Dr. Dre.<p>But that doesn't mean there won't be more music coming from the rapper/producer.<p>Dr. Dre announced Saturday that he will be releasing his first album since 1999's "2001." "Compton: A Soundtrack" will be released on iTunes …

All Eyez On Memes: Drake Comes Out On Top Against Meek Mill & The Frank Ocean Wait

There isn’t a simpler way to express philosophies, cultural relevance and seemingly unimportant ideas than memes. Throughout the years, Hip Hop has …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Boi Wonder: Le1f’s New Album Tackles Racial Injustices, Trans Rights, and Clean Water

With his debut album, <i>Riot Boi</i>, slated for release this fall on XL Recordings, the hip-hop artist is bringing us something new and radical in everything from his music to his political sensibilities.<p><i>Photos by Matthew Leifheit, Styled by Stephanie Seibel, Makeup by Mara CappsThis article</i> …

Hip Hop Week In Review: Drake, Meek Mill & 50 Cent

This week, Drake and Meek Mill’s highly public feud continued to rule the conversation as Drizzy released two diss tracks in the form of “Charged Up” …

50 Cent's comments on 'Conan' are coming back to haunt him in court

He explained to host Conan O'Brien: "Yeah, I need protection. You get a bull's-eye painted on your back when you're successful, and it's public. You become the ideal person for lawsuits."<p>Jackson filed for bankruptcy days after he was ordered to pay $5 million to rival rapper Rick Ross' …

Cowboys' Tyler Patmon plays down fight with Dez Bryant: 'Brothers fight'

Dez Bryant kept going after Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon in a heated training camp skirmish that didn’t end until quarterback Tony Romo finally stepped in and calmed his star receiver.<p>Bryant, who has a history of sideline clashes that include screaming at coaches and team-mates, threw something …

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50 Cent On Jay Z: "There's No L On His Record"

50 Cent has recently been in the headlines concerning his filing for bankruptcy, but his recent interview with DJ Semtex was all about the music. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Jay Z's sports management company is being sued for $20 million

The suit claims that Jay Z's company tried to poach a world-class fighter, Demetrius Andrade, away from an existing deal Andrade had with other promoters. Roc Nation Sports is accused of later backing out of the deal, and dumping the fighter altogether.<p>According to the New York Daily News, Joe …

Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse zooms into Jay Leno's Garage

<i>Jay Leno's Garage</i> very frequently features cars that are old, interesting and even low-tech. Two of those three have been thrown out the window (or out of the removable polycarbonate roof panel) for this episode, wherein our intrepid host puts the spurs to a 1200-horsepower Bugatti Veyron 16.4 …

Meet the First Plus-Size Model in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition History

Model Robyn Lawley was awake early Thursday morning, eagerly anticipating a career-defining moment: “I’m so excited, I’m dying — I’m dying!”<p>That’s …

All sports everything

Inside the studio where ESPN is betting billions on the future of sports<p><b>"Oh my goodness,"</b> NBC football analyst Cris Collinsworth shouts into his headset mic over the roar of the MetLife Stadium crowd. "This is sick. Put this to music. I don't think he stepped out, either. That may be the greatest …

Boston bows out of Olympic bid, but Toronto may be in

Boston will not host the 2024 Summer Olympics.<p>The US Olympic Committe dropped Boston amidst concerns about the cost of building new infrastructure, transportation issues, and a lack of residential support. But that could open the door for a bid from another North American city, like Toronto.<p>"Now …

Jason Pierre-Paul Injury: Updates on DE's Hand After Reported Fireworks Accident

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is set to return to the field in Week 9 after having his right index finger amputated. His injury and amputation were the result of a fireworks accident on the Fourth of July, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, as TMZ Sports first reported.<p>Pierre-Paul …