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Run-DMC on Receiving Rap's First Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

"They shoulda gave it to me in '86 when even Michael Jackson said there was nothing in the world more popular"<p>When Run-D.M.C. said they "crash …

Rap & Hip-Hop

YouTube launches its first original series’ and movies, featuring PewDiePie, Lilly Singh, AwesomenessTV and Rooster Teeth

YouTube has launched its first original movies and series’ exclusively for YouTube Red subscribers. In an aim to compete with the likes of Amazon and Netflix, YouTube has decided to play the subscription game, and give its paying subscribers a selection of content just for them. The first videos …

YouTube Red

Pictures of the Week 2.11.16

Chinese New Year

This might be the biggest Rubik's Cube ever, but it takes muscle to solve it

We've seen the record-setting Rubik's Cube puzzle-solving by human and machine, but a new version of the cube hopes to set a different kind of …

The Impact Of Every NBA All-Star, Ranked

Although basketball now attracts more nerds than Comic Con, basketball statistics are still all over the place. Maybe years of SportVU …

Chevy’s new Bolt — is it good enough for a future of electric cars?

No one knows. That’s a fact. No one knows what the face of American personal mobility will be in 10 years. No. One. Knows.<p>I recently spent a couple …

From Space, Earth Looks Sickly And Fragile, Astronaut Says

Scott Kelly, the commander of the International Space Station, returns from his mission March 1.<p>Nearing the end of a yearlong mission in space, American astronaut Scott Kelly gave Mother Earth a diagnosis based on what he's seen from his vantage point 250 miles above the blue planet.<p>In short, areas …

Space Science

Mercedes-Benz teases the C-Class Convertible ahead of Geneva

M-B's latest drop-top will likely pack the same family of engines that power the sedan and coupe variants.<p>Mercedes-Benz's product release timeline is about as straightforward as it gets. Release a sedan, release a coupe, release a convertible. The German automaker is currently entering the third …

Mercedes-Benz

12 unusual, strange and downright bizarre hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to travel, most of us usually look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable. But sometimes, we want something out of the ordinary.<p>Need inspiration? These 12 eccentric hotels highlighted by TripAdvisor provide an unforgettable sleep:<p>1. Inntel Hotel …

Costa Rica

The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that. Barking sand, star-shaped fossils and natural underground hot springs are just a few of the experiences …

The world's most romantic museums

Museums

12 Over-the-Top Amenities at the World's Best Hotels

We'll have what they're having.<p>When you're on a dream vacation, it's not unheard-of to expect majorly luxurious perks. While investigating some of the world's most premiere destinations, we discovered some serious cutting-edge amenities, too. Get ready to start daydreaming.

Watch every Super Bowl 50 commercial released so far

The Big Game is almost upon us and, with it, the most anticipated day of the year for brands and their commercials.<p>A 30-second spot is expected to cost about $5 million for Super Bowl 50. But why wait until they air during the game? Many advertisers have already put their commercials out on …

Lego Avengers Features First Openly Gay Superheroes in a Video Game

The first openly-gay superheroes to appear in a video game can be found in Lego Marvel's Avengers. And not only do they appear, but they're also playable characters.<p>In the Marvel universe, Wiccan and Hulkling are a gay couple who are a part of the superhero team Young Avengers (via Gay Star News). …

Lego

Ubisoft hypes up Trackmania Turbo’s VR capabilities with 360-degree video app

Someone should follow the money to see if Ubisoft chief executive Yves Guillemot has invested heavily in Dramamine or a barf-bag company, because his publisher is preparing to release a game that I’m not sure anyone will have the stomach to handle in virtual reality.<p>Trackmania Turbo, the attention …

Virtual Reality

Bruce Lee Coming to EA Sports UFC 2

Enter the Octagon.<p>EA Sports UFC 2 is getting another famed fighter in the form of Bruce Lee.<p>Players have three different ways to unlock the late …

EA Sports

PS4 and Vita Getting Game Boy Color-Inspired Ninja Game

The Game Boy Color will mostly likely never see another new game again, but that doesn't mean the handheld's spirit is dead. That's evident in PS4 and Vita game Ninja Senki DX, a platformer that wears its inspiration on its sleeve.<p>Ninja Senki DX is an updated version of the original PC game, which …

Ninja

Watch us play Unravel, an adorable puzzle platformer from Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts isn’t a publisher known for taking risks, but it is giving at least one smaller game a chance in 2016.<p>Next week, EA and developer ColdWood Interactive release Unravel, a puzzle-platformer game for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It’s a smaller work for EA, costing $20, and it …

Gaming