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The National and The xx to play new London festival All Points East

The new fest will take place in Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, with a three-day music festival, three "huge standalone headline shows", and "free to …

These are the 17 actors who have won the most Emmys of all time

And when there's a show or a performance Emmy voters love, it often gets multiple nominations and wins.<p>We collected a list of the actors with the most Emmys, from Mary Tyler Moore to Bryan Cranston to Julia Louis-Dreyfus (who could break an Emmy record on Sunday night with a win for outstanding …

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

51 Regional American Breakfast Foods You Should Know

It's morning in America, and all across the country people are rising, shining, and settling into the first meal of the day. It's breakfast, so it's …

Breakfast

The evolution of video-game cyberpunk: 'Ruiner' and 'Tacoma'

What does it even mean, cyberpunk?"<p>It's a strange question coming from Magdalena Tomkowicz, the narrative designer of <i>Ruiner</i>, a top-down action game that takes place in an anime-inspired cyberpunk world. It just landed on Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this week from Polish studio Reikon Games, …

Blade Runner

Ys 8: Lacrimosa of Dana review

Don’t let the name fool you; this is one of the best action-RPGs of this generation<p>The first step to loving <i>Ys 8: Lacrimosa of Dana</i> is to completely ignore everything about its title.<p>Ys is a long-running action-RPG series from Japan, but chances are, if you’ve ever played one, you don’t need this …

SNES Classic Mini Edition: Release Date, Reviews, How To Buy One, And Everything You Need To Know

Much like the NES Classic console from last year, the SNES Classic is a bit of a hot commodity. With an assortment of retro games from the SNES library, there are many games getting a second chance in the spotlight, along with others that have stood the test of time and still hold up as some of …

Demi Lovato Opens Up About Being Single and Addressing Her Addictions In Her New Album

“So excited for 2017,” Demi Lovato tweeted this time last year—though not about the album she’d already been recording for the last six months or so, <i>Tell Me You Love Me</i>, which is out this Friday. “Taking a break from music and the spotlight... I am not meant for this business and the media,” she …

Cardi B, the Female Rapper Who Ousted Taylor Swift from the Top of the Charts

In 2013, a radiant trickster from the South Bronx began uploading videos of herself onto social media. She spouted the rudest New Yorkese. “It feels so good when people throw money on me,” she said in one video. “It feels so good on my skin.” She had a manic tongue and a crooked smile that spread …

German politician rails against ‘lunacy’ of natives speaking English

A prominent German politician railed against the increased use of English in the Fatherland — declaring that this sort of “lunacy” would never be …

Donald Trump condemns neo-Nazis and KKK after criticism over response to Virginia violence, White House insists

The White House has said Donald Trump condemns white supremacist groups, after the President received backlash for what critics viewed as an …

Rights & Freedoms

Eight foreigners among 18 dead after 'terrorist' gunmen attack Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso

The "terrorist" attack on a restaurant in Burkina Faso killed at least 18 people including eight foreigners and seven locals, the country's foreign minister Alpha Barry said Monday afternoon.<p>The foreigners killed in Sunday's attack included one Frenchman; one Canadian woman; male victims from …

Hip-hop history began in the Bronx 44 years ago today

August 11, 1973 is almost universally recognized as the day hip-hop was born<p>On a hot summer night in the Bronx in 1973, DJ Kool Herc (then known by his given name, Clive Campbell) changed music forever. At his sister's back-to-school party on August 11—44 years ago today—he introduced what's since …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A Not-So-Friendly Reminder That the Trumps Are Profiting From the Presidency

Remember when, before President Trump took office, questions and concerns abounded about his conflicts of interest—that, with business holdings around the world, he could potentially profit from the presidency? Well, according to new financial filings—and surprising exactly no one—it seems he …

Donald Trump

Stylish watches to spruce up any look

Rose Gold

New Apple Leaks Indicate the iPhone 8 Will Be Colorful and Massive

It might be replacing "rose gold" with something worse.<p>Apple is so full of leaks, it's a wonder it still does a keynote in September. Most recently, it gave us some key details about (what we're just gonna assume is called) the iPhone 8 inside the released firmware of the HomePod speaker system, …

Mobile Technology

The Dodos contribute the shifting and hopeful “Mirror Fake” to anti-Islamophobia compilation

Featuring the likes of Hamilton Leithauser (covering an Irish standard made famous by Shane McGowan), Mac DeMarco and Heems, the compilation features …

New iPhone 8 'Cancellation' Reveals Apple's Gamble

iPhone 8 is Apple’s most important iPhone to date, it is also the most radical invention of the range so far. But while previous cancellations caused a stir, now the technology which enables so much of its design evolution has been hit the chopping block…<p>The news comes from none other than KGI …

Mobile Technology