Trevor Thurston

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The First Cannabis-Based Drug in The US Has Been Recommended by FDA Panel

It could be available within months.<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Thursday unanimously supported the first government approval of a …

Cannabis

O.C.

As a member of Brooklyn rap collective Diggin' In The Crates, Omar Credle, aka O.C., helped shape what was known as the golden age of 1990s rap. Marked by loops sourced from jazz recordings and lyrics rooted in one-upmanship, O.C's two '90s albums, <i>Word...Life</i> and <i>Jewelz</i> established him as a rapper's …

Trumpeter

All The Best Underground And Obscure Hip-Hop Playlists For Both Discovery And Nostalgia

Playlists aren’t just the wave of the future, they’re what’s happening right now. Maybe that’s why hip-hop and playlists go together so well. Hip-hop has always been modern, young, of-the-moment, so it only makes sense that so many artists in hip-hop owe much of their success to playlists — but …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This Retailer Spent $30,000 on Its Employees--and Got $3 Million of Sales in Return

Gap stores conducted research that might turn industry labor practices upside down--while squashing 4 productivity killers along the way.<p>Everyone's looking for the keys to improved productivity and a way to dramatically improve performance. There are few industries more in need of such secrets than …

Employment

The Healthiest Cereals, Ranked

If you can whip up a well-balanced breakfast every morning complete with protein, whole grains, and all the recommended servings of fruits and …

Nutrition

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

Genius

Boost Your Mood, Relieve Anxiety, and Breathe Easier — With This 1 Natural Solution

Two things that are exploding on the wellness scene right now: essential oils and cannabis. Whether you drop herbaceous oils in your aromatherapy diffuser to calm down, sip a CBD tea for anxiety, make lemon water for a boosted mood from the citrus oils, or use cannabis to relieve pain and tension, …

Alternative Medicine

Durand Jones & The Indications Make Old-School Soul With A New-School Honesty

Durand Jones & The Indications started as a side project between a few music students at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music. Their intention was to play for one night only. With a $452.11 recording budget (including beer) and an <i>American Idol</i>-branded toy microphone, they recorded the songs …

Hung Up

Hear Stevie Ray Vaughan's Isolated Guitar from "Rude Mood"

4<p>SHARES<p>Here's a treat. It's the late Stevie Ray Vaughan's isolated guitar track from "Rude Mood." This is pretty unusual, since YouTube is …

Guitar

Underground Report: 7 More Indie Hip Hop Songs You Need To Hear

All types of Hip Hop artists descended upon Austin, Texas for SXSW 2018, trying to make a lasting impression on fans and industry-types alike. But …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Best Songs For People Who Love Face-Melting Guitar Solos

Guitar solos can really go either way. If placed or executed poorly, they can kill the emotion and momentum of a song. This is especially true of long, boring solos, devoid of any kind of intention, forethought or passion. On the other hand, a well-done guitar solo can make for the perfect …

Rock Music

Smoke Some Weed, Take a Walk, and Read This Interview With Neil Young

Sixty years into an iconic career, Young is still fighting back against the recording industry. In a rare interview, he talks to Noisey about art, algorithms, and the likelihood of music saving the world.<p>"They're beautiful," Neil Young says of the new melodies he's had rolling around his head …

Archives

How I cook a healthy and delicious dinner for 4 every night for $300 a month

Healthy Eating

"Return of The Mack" Is The Best Song Ever That Nobody Acknowledges Is The Best Song Ever

There’s no need to parse words here: “Return of the Mack” is easily one of the best songs ever created in the history of the planet. Sure, it’s no …

Time I

I drank fire cider for a week — and I'm never drinking coffee again

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it's not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it's also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

Alternative Medicine
Guitar Playing

Review: Jimi Hendrix, 'Both Sides Of The Sky'

<i>Note: NPR's First Listen audio comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify or Apple Music playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>At this point, some 47 years after Jimi Hendrix' death, it's probably unrealistic to expect that a set of deep-vault studio tracks …

Guitar

Adidas signs on as a sponsor of upstart Pacific Pro Football

Getty Images<p>An upstart minor football league has added a well-known corporate sponsor.<p>Adidas has announced that it will be a “founding partner” of …

NFL

Alex Lofoco: “The Spear” NAMM Performance

Alex Lofoco released his debut solo album, Beyond, late last year and was on hand at NAMM to play through some of it. Here’s a killer version of “The …

NAMM

The Year That Changed Hip-Hop Forever

Stereo Williams takes a look back at 1988, a year that established the blueprint for the next thirty years of hip-hop.<p>Hip-hop had broken through big …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

15 Chinese Food Recipes That Taste Better Than Takeout

Ditch the kung pao with these easy recipes.<p>February 05, 2018<p>Sometimes I just want to sit in front of Netflix and eat boxes of takeout while I …

Deja vu? It's looking like 1987 again for the US economy

Weak dollar, rising inflation, recession memories fading, new hand at the Fed … and meltdown?<p>It is August 1987 and the US economy is humming along. Memories of the deep recession earlier in the decade are fading fast. Tom Wolfe is about to publish The Bonfire of the Vanities, which captures …

Economics

Quincy Jones On Smoking Up With Marlon Brando And Buying Weed From Malcolm X

To the general public, Malcolm X is an icon of the Civil Rights Movement. But to Quincy Jones, he was 'Detroit Red' the weed dealer of the Midwest. …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's claims in his State of Union address

WASHINGTON (AP) — The AP is fact-checking remarks from President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech. Here's a look at some of the claims we've examined (quotations from the speech as delivered or as released by the White House before delivery):<p>WAGE GAINS<p>TRUMP: "After years and years of wage …

Immigration

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

This Homemade Pizza Dough Just Calls for 2 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that you can make the most amazing pizza dough with just two ingredients? Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but after you try this fun food hack, you’ll forget all about delivery and want to make these every time you’re craving a slice. Plus you can top it with anything you’d like, …

George Clinton's 'Gon Make U Sick' Of All This Funk In 2018

We're dang near a quarter-century into the new millennium and George Clinton is still out here slingin' gut buckets of funk. At this point, the good Dr. Funkenstein is more than a living institution; he's half-man, half-amazing.<p>This week he dropped a new single — featuring the rapper Scarface — and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Instant Pot Dynamite Cold Tonic

If you need to jolt a cold out of your body with brute force, you might consider starting here. This head-clearing, sniffle-blasting tonic is the …

Instant Pot