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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 …

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

The Berenst(E)ain Bears Conspiracy Theory That Has Convinced the Internet There Are Parallel Universes

You remember the Berenstein Bears, right? Now, what if we told you they never existed?<p><i>More articles like this:</i><p>All the Animals from Your Favorite Childhood Movies Are DeadChasing Adrenaline and Childhood Memories at Six Flags Magic MountainRevisiting the Russian Cartoons of My Childhood<p>Ah, the …

The Darknet: A secret world of snuff porn, drugs and guns

Videos of women torturing and killing animals such as cats and rabbits while simultaneously having sex, lethal weapons like the Walther PPK 9mm …

Heath Ledger's Joker diary for The Dark Knight surfaces in documentary

A German documentary about the life of Heath Ledger is giving a glimpse into how he created his chilling Joker for <i>The Dark Knight.</i><p>A scene from the …

Researchers Found A Way To Erase Memories Of Meth In Mice

A major stepping stone for treating addiction<p>The major hurdle in treating addiction is enabling a person to not return to the abused drug or substance. This has proved extremely difficult for researchers and patients alike, as even with the best rehabilitation therapy and the most supportive …

Research

Meet the People Who Want to Make It Safer to Take Drugs at Festivals

Earlier this month, two teenage girls died at the HARD Summer music festival in Ponoma, California, reportedly from "suspected drug overdoses." Less …

Costa Rica

Some Cops in California Are Claiming a Video of Them Eating Edibles During a Marijuana Raid Violates Their Privacy

Surveillance video footage also shows the officers joking about kicking the dispensary manager, an amputee, "in her fucking nub."<p>In May, a marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana, California called Sky High Holistic was raided by the police, who claimed it did not have a valid permit.<p>It started off like …

The Mechanical Exoskeleton Shaping the Future of Health Care

A groundbreaking mechanical suit is helping people with disabilities to stand, walk, and carry objects.<p>The marriage of man and machine has long been …

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Cannabis

Future criminals can be spotted at nursery school, study suggests

Children's social-emotional skills can indicate future prospects, including whether they will end up in a council falt, researchers find<p>Future criminals and council house tenants can be spotted as early as nursery school, a study suggests.<p>Early social-emotional skills observed in pre-school …

Learning

Research says this is what you need to teach your kids in kindergarten if you ever want them to go to college or get a job

Researchers from Pennsylvania State University and Duke University tracked more than 700 children from across the US between kindergarten and age 25 and found a significant correlation between their social skills as kindergartners and their success as adults two decades later.<p>In 1991, teachers …

35 soul-crushing facts about American income inequality

The money given out in Wall Street bonuses last year was twice the amount all minimum-wage workers earned combined<p>While Hillary Clinton occasionally gives some lip service to the problem of extreme inequality, Bernie Sanders is the only candidate really hammering away at it. He has even blasted the …

Comic-Con trailer roundup: Star Wars, Superman, and a whole lot of zombies

This past week San Diego Comic-Con attendees got a look at some of the biggest projects Hollywood is working on — and that meant a whole lot of trailers. The behind-the-scenes reel for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> and the new <i>Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> trailer were no doubt the biggest hits, …

Heroin use jumps in US as painkiller addicts switch drugs

<b>Heroin use in the US has surged in the past decade as experts say people using opioid painkillers are increasingly turning to heroin as a cheaper high.</b><p>The number of heroin users rose by 63% between 2002 and 2013, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on Tuesday.<p>Use among …

It's official: Latinos now outnumber whites in California

The demographers agreed: At some point in 2014, Latinos would pass whites as the largest ethnic group in California.<p>Determining when exactly that milestone would occur was more of a tricky question. Counting people isn't like counting movie ticket receipts.<p>The official confirmation had to wait …

Demographics

Slipknot to Kanye West: 'You Are Not the Greatest Living Rock Star of All Time'

John Rodgers—Redferns/Getty Images<p>Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images<p>Ray Burmiston—Photoshot/Getty Images<p>Kevin Mazur—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Mark …

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

Sea Level

The 15 Worst Things Playmates Have Said About Life in the Playboy Mansion

"At about the minute mark, I pulled away and it was done. It was like a job. Clock in, clock out."<p><b>1.</b> "Everyone thinks that the infamous metal gate was meant to keep people out. But I grew to feel it was meant to lock me in." —<b>Holly Madison</b> in her book, <i>Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and</i> …

Codes of Conduct

Scientists make breakthrough in schizophrenia research

An international team of scientists led by Cardiff University researchers has provided the strongest evidence yet of what causes schizophrenia - a …

Breakthroughs

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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Dear L.A - It's Over!

Dear Los Angeles,<p>I no longer find you as beautiful as I once did.<p>Your urban sprawl is starting to get to me. Your lack of traffic management is getting on my nerves. The price of gas in Los Angeles is really starting to irritate me. Why do I need to spend $1.40 more a gallon than the rest of the …

Progressive Groups Call On Obama Trade Official To Disclose Communications With Wall Street Banks

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of progressive organizations sent a letter to President Barack Obama's top trade negotiator on Thursday, asking him to disclose all of his communications with the nation's largest banks during his time in office.<p>Financial reform watchdogs are concerned that so-called …

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Researchers discover how cocaine, amphetamines disrupt the brain's normal functioning

In a major advance in the field of neuropsychiatry, researchers in the Vollum Institute at Oregon Health & Science University have illuminated how …

Neuroscience

First Production Video for FEAR THE WALKING DEAD

Here's where it's safe to travel in Mexico

But it's also a hot vacation destination, attracting millions of US tourists every year, according to the US Department of State.<p>For the most part, drug-related violence and crime is limited to the country's border areas and trafficking routes.<p>The level of crime in resorts and tourist cities isn't …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

ISIS claims responsibility for Texas shooting but offers no proof

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack outside a Prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Texas -- and warned of more attacks to come.<p>In a broadcast on its official radio channel Tuesday, the group said two Al Khilafa soldiers opened fire outside the event in Garland, a Dallas suburb. Al …

Terrorism