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The Tattooist for the Yakuza Explains Why Tattoos Should Never Be Seen

"When something becomes a fashion, it isn’t fascinating anymore."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia</i>.<p>Growing up in a conservative Muslim household, if any of my cousins had tattoos they always had to keep them hidden. Tattoos were both a religious and cultural taboo. I remember when …

French father evades Siberian prison camp and crosses Russian border guarded by snipers and dogs

A French father convicted to 15 years in prison camp in Siberia has recounted his spectacular escape from Russian through a forest border guarded by fierce dogs and snipers to reach Europe.<p>In what he called a "double humiliation" for Russian FSB secret services, Yoann Barbereau, 39, managed to …

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Learn all the new gestures for iPhone X

The iPhone X has no home button. We already know that, but what does it mean when you’re actually using the phone? The home button is the most important button on the iPhone. It wakes it up, gets you to the home screen, activates Apple Pay, invokes Siri, takes a screenshot, and helps you force the …

Isaiah Thomas Drops 31 on Cavs: 'Nobody Holds Me in Check'

Isaiah Thomas took offense to a reporter having the gall to suggest that the Cleveland Cavaliers had slowed him down a bit in the fourth quarter …

Watch 'NOISEY: Atlanta 2' Featuring Migos, Lil Yachty, Young Thug, Killer Mike, and More

We go back to Atlanta to see how the city's scene has evolved. Other artists featured are 21 Savage, Metro Boomin, Jeezy, T.I., and more.<p>Back in 2015, we released a ten-part series called Noisey: Atlanta in which we attempted to explore the Atlanta rap scene and how it's become so influential. Our …

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A Weekend with a Deep Web Drug Dealer

I watched firsthand how an online drug empire is run.<p>Deep in the Moroccan mountains a large brick building sat in the basin of a valley. It was night, and a dull light crept out from the windowless holes in the walls. I was in a car headed down a dirt track toward the building with a man calling …

WATCH: 2005-06 Kobe Bryant 60-Second Mixtape

Only one player has averaged over 35 points per game in an NBA season since Michael Jordan did it in 1987. You guessed it: Kobe Bean …

A Racist White House Doesn't Surprise Black People

A white guy endorsed by KKK affiliates becoming president is scary, but not unprecedented in American history.<p>The sky is falling.<p>At least that's what many alarmed by the coming ascension of Donald Trump to the presidency of the United States would have America believe. How could a country assumed …

Hip-Hop Artists Have Been Writing About Mental Health For Decades

#YouGoodMan is important, but the conversation isn't new.<p>When Kid Cudi announced via social media last week he was checking himself into rehab for depression and suicidal thoughts, many people responded on Facebook and Twitter in support of his heart-wrenching post. His message opened up an …

Jordan Brand Honors Soaring Achievements in Spring 2016 Legacy Shoe Collections

The Nike iD essentials builder goes live today, while special builders...<p>The GOLF le FLEUR* Mono collection is available April 26 in unisex...<p>The …

18 TV Shows That Were Canceled Before Their Time

With news that Looking is not coming back for a third season, it joins the list of series that left us far too soon.

With “To Pimp a Butterfly,” Kendrick Lamar brushes all hip-hop rivals aside

Before last weekend’s surprise leak — or, more likely, intentional drop — of his career-defining, genre-realigning latest album, “To Pimp a Butterfly,” Kendrick Lamar was one hip-hop heir apparent among several.<p>By Sunday night, there was only one: It’s hard to imagine there will be a smarter or …

Fox News’ war with Jay Z: Why it picked the wrong fight this time

Jay embodies Fox’s American Dream — millionaire businessman, “job creator,” family man. Except for maybe one thing<p>Fox News picked the wrong fight, once again, when Sean Hannity attacked Jay Z last month for meeting with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to push for reform to the state’s justice system in …

What lies beneath London?

<b>From deep-level air raid shelters to the colossal Crossrail construction, beneath London lies a labyrinth of tunnels. BBC News delved underground to visit some of the capital's rarely seen subterranean spots.</b><p>Walking past the gastro pubs and swanky new apartments of south London's rapidly …

'Dragon's Egg': Marines who guarded Saddam's mysterious bunker fear weapons unleashed

The U.S. Marines who guarded the sprawling complex in northwest Iraq where Saddam Hussein’s 1980s war machine churned out some of the most deadly chemical and biological weapons known to man had a name for one especially mysterious bunker: The Dragon’s Egg.<p>Although the Americans assigned to the Al …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Watch the Fan-Made Kanye West Mini-Documentary ‘New Testament’

At the end of May, a Twitter account was created to promote the release of <i>Kanye West’s New Testament</i>. Unbeknownst to the world at the time, <i>New</i> …

A Visual Breakdown Of Apple’s New iOS 8

What’s new in iOS 8? Well, a lot of things.<p>At its June 2 World Wide Developers Conference keynote in San Francisco, Apple announced the latest iteration of its mobile operating system, iOS 8, which will be available for download this fall. The new release combines refined design elements with a …

How the iPhone Activation Lock hack works

New York police Twitter campaign backfires

Police department asked followers to share pictures of themselves with officers, but the responses were not quite what they had in mind<p>New York police were left embarrassed after asking people to post images of themselves and NYPD officers on Twitter - only to face a deluge of pictures of alleged …

Kevin Durant's 25-Plus-Point Scoring Streak Reaches 41, Passing Michael Jordan

When you’re in a dogfight—as the Oklahoma City Thunder were Sunday night with the Phoenix Suns, who prevailed 122-115—having the world’s best pure gunner on your squad certainly doesn’t hurt.<p>That gunner, of course, is sharpshooting superstar forward Kevin Durant, who tacked another chapter onto his …

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Watch Music Bring Back Memories for Alzheimer's Patients

How songs can help people whose minds are deteriorating.<p>One day in 2006, New York social worker Dan Cohen realized that with today's devices, all of his favorite music—he's a fan of '60s rock—is at his fingertips, but he might no longer be able to listen to it if he winds up in a nursing home when …

Nomad ChargeKey review: An iPhone charger you won’t leave home without

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>I usually leave my iPhone(s aapl) plugged in to a power source right up until the moment I leave my …

Just Like James Bond, The NSA Has A Q Branch

And it even has its own mail-order catalog. Here’s what is inside.<p>In the James Bond movies, all of the wonderful gadgets available to 007 came from the Q division. If you imagine Q putting out a mail-order catalog, then, it would likely be a pretty impressive affair, filled with X-ray sunglasses, …

12 Reasons Why Mario Balotelli Is the Most Intriguing Player in the World

Love him or hate him, everyone has an opinion of Mario Balotelli.<p>He has become one of the most intriguing and exciting figures in world football, because of his emotionally intertwined past and his volcanic actions since then—dividing his followers into two very different camps.<p>Balotelli is now on …

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