Alex Clark

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Why you’ll share this story: The new science of memes

More and more of the things that set the internet on fire are of that species of charmingly moronic pairing of text and image that allows even the post-literate to feel like they have partaken of a shared cultural moment. And now, scientists are beginning to understand how the curiously addictive …

Memes

The 2013 YouTube Draft

Ranking Victor Oladipo, Steven Adams, and 10 other NBA prospects based on their Internet highlight reels<p>Welcome to the Third Annual YouTube Draft! As …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

The Last Mystery of the Financial Crisis

What about the ratings agencies?<p>That’s what “they” always say about the financial crisis and the teeming rat’s nest of corruption it left behind. …

Finance

Gwyneth Paltrow Has Sex-Addicted Boyfriend In First 'Thanks For Sharing' Trailer

That basically sums up the first trailer for "Thanks for Sharing" about recovering sex addict Adam (Ruffalo) who is trying to start a relationship with Phoebe (Paltrow).<p>The dramedy from Stuart Blumberg ("The Kids Are All Right") premiered to favorable reviews during last year's Toronto …

The Evolution of King James

LeBron explains how he transformed himself into a ruthlessly efficient scoring machine<p>Just a few months after his 28th birthday, LeBron James is on …

Action Bronson: The 10 NYC Rap Albums Every Man Should Listen To

<b>Action Bronson is a big guy,</b> and it looks like he's about to blow up. The 29-year-old Queens native — whose new EP, <i>SAAAB Stories</i> (with three As), is out this week — has been heating things up over the last two years, earning gushing accolades from <i>The New York Times</i> and Pitchfork. Born Ariyan …

Rap & Hip-Hop