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The Russia Investigations: What Just Happened?

<i>This week in the Russia investigations: After Trump's "SPYGATE" gambit, what just happened? Good news for Kushner. Mueller to hacks: Get lost.</i><p><b>What just happened?</b><p>President Trump or his supporters make an explosive allegation. Washington, D.C., responds with an uproar. An "investigation" ensues. …

Donald Trump

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

Net neutrality dies on June 11th

Net neutrality is done for in the US as of early next month.<p>The Federal Communication Commission’s rules protecting consumers from discriminatory behavior by ISPs are officially scheduled to come off the books on June 11th. The final portion of the order revoking the rules is scheduled to be …

Net Neutrality

Talib Kweli Responds To Iggy Azalea’s Privilege Statements With A Very Good Question

Yesterday, <i>GQ</i> published an interview with rapper Iggy Azalea profiling her intended comeback to the rap game with a new album, single, and seemingly new outlook on life and the music business. Unfortunately, it seemed Iggy’s experience as the rap internet’s favorite punching bag didn’t deter her …

Harvard Scientists Think They've Pinpointed The Physical Source of Consciousness

Is this where awareness lives?<p>Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness - the awareness of one's existence. Despite …

Consciousness

Opportunities for Musicians

Incredibly experienced label is seeking jazz, contemporary, r&b, pop, and hip hop artists to represent<p>Contemporary, HipHop, Jazz, Pop, R&B<p>Deadline: …

Different Solutions

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Scientists Discover Evidence Of A 435,000-Year-Old Murder

Two episodes of "localized blunt force trauma" to the skull with "an intention to kill." 3-D imaging to re-create the injuries. Bodies dropped down a 43-foot-deep vertical shaft into a mass grave. A murder case — more than 435,000 years old.<p>It's all detailed in a study in the journal <i>PLOS One</i> called …

Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Trends (Slides)

In the 20 years since the Netscape IPO, 39 percent of the world's population came online, up from .06 percent.<p>Two decades after 1995, the year of the Netscape IPO, the Internet population has exploded in size, it’s much more mobile, and it’s increasingly driven by user-created content and flexible …

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Al-Qaeda in Syria: Our Focus Is Assad, Not West

The leader of al-Nusra Front — the al Qaeda-affiliate group in Syria — insisted on Wednesday that he is under orders from the organization's central leadership not to attack Western interests in Syria, but rather focus on toppling President Bashar al-Assad.<p>"The orders from Dr. Ayman al-Zawahiri are …

Striking Architecture Features Solar Powered Roof to Attract Rare Birds and Butterflies

Weatherhead Architecture recently unveiled designs for <i>Butterfly Square</i>, a mixed-use town center that'll be located in Halland, Sweden. This development features two striking angled, L-shaped buildings that are divided by a pedestrian promenade. When viewed from above, the space is reminiscent of a …

Artist Takes Photos of Clouds and Draws What He Sees on Top of Them

In an ongoing series entitled <i>Shaping Clouds</i>, Argentinian artist Martín Feijoó takes photos of clouds and then draws what he sees on top of them. On …

Forget Siri, Fetch Is A Real Personal Assistant, Contained In An App

Fetch, a mobile app that serves as a personal buying assistant by allowing you to submit text or photos then have results returned to you by a professional shopper, is expanding beyond product search with a new release out now.<p>In the updated version, which also works over SMS, you can use your …

Are You 'Kind Of A Big Deal?' Dating App For Elites Will Protect Your 'Personal Brand'

Here’s the problem with dating apps in 2014: You want to be on one, but don’t want to be seen on one.<p>Especially if you’re someone visible, like a tech CEO, a venture capitalist, or anyone who considers himself or herself “kind of a big deal.”<p>That’s the pitch behind The League, a new dating app in …

World's Smartest Cities

Essential places, people, trends, and ideas that have turned the world’s most intelligent cities into travelers’ hottest tickets.<p>We all know our world is increasingly urbanized, but what makes a city <i>smart</i>? A sense of place, for starters, says Ian MacFarlane, consultant for National Geographic …

MN Prod. & Partners on Twitter: "Embrace the outdoors! From 4:30-6:00p tom., tune in for 2 docs focused on MN parks (MN's Nat'l Park Legacy + Parks for the People). @mndnr"

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GQ ft. Problem & Bad Lucc - Falls Down (Prod. by 9th Wonder)

Another one from JAMLA soldier GQ off his upcoming LP, <i>Rated Oakland</i>. Produced by 9th Wonder.<p>Posted by <b>eskay</b> on <b>Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 at 2:05 pm</b> …

In the Aftermath of Michael Brown's Death, Killer Mike Speaks Out

Photo via UPROXX<p>Known for being an outspoken vocal force when both political and social issues are on the line—”Burn” and “Reagan” serving as great …

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What is beauty? What is art? Art and beauty are everywhere…<p>Kurt Nice aka Kurtiss Jackson is a behind the scenes pioneer in the Hip Hop Kulture, …

PART 1 - Breakdance History Street Machine & Broken Glass- THE 25 YEAR REUNION

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Tupac Shakur Says He "Wrote Only One Song In Jail" In Post-Prison Interview From 1995

In recently released interview footage recorded just a week after Tupac Shakur’s release from prison in 1995, the rapper describes recording <i>All Eyez</i> …

Chios Is The Magical Greek Island That Cures All Wanderlust

You've heard of Santorini, and you know Mykonos is the destination for partying. But if Greece has a <i>magical</i> island, Chios is definitely it.<p>This lesser-known isle sits happily in the northeastern part of the Aegean Sea. Chios is most famous for its cultivation and production of mastic, an aromatic …

Dazzling Displays of Aurora Borealis Dance Across the Night Sky

When the night sky began to fill with eerie green streaks of dancing light, astrophotographer Kwon O Chul turned his camera upwards to capture the dazzling display. Located near Yellowknife in northern Canada, the auroras were so incredibly bright that the Korean photographer needed only mere …

Rich and Poor: America's great social divide – in pictures

Jim Goldberg's photographs show both sides of the wealth gap in 1970s and 80s San Francisco, from lonely countesses to three poverty-stricken musketeers

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Codes of Conduct

Ice Cube’s Son Will Play Ice Cube In ‘Straight Outta Compton’

<i>Straight Outta Compton</i>, the NWA biopic, has been in development for at least five years, and we first posted a rumor that Dr. Dre and Ice Cube wanted to cast their sons in it more than two years ago. But it sounds a lot closer to actually happening now, and The Wrap reports that O’Shea Jackson Jr., …