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The Best Albums of 2017Syd, 'Fin'

<b>Label</b>: Columbia Records <b><br>Released</b>: February 3<p><i>Fin</i> was released in February of this year and still feels new, a remarkable feat in the age of the …

Will the stock market rally before the year ends?

It is that time of the year when the market goes through a period of month-long correction. This usually starts at the beginning of November …

The Best Eminem Albums

Eminem has sold 49.1 million records domestically. Internationally, that number is up around 100 million.<p>This level of success has, understandably, …

This CEO Built a $200 Million Empire Before He Turned 30. Here Are His 7 Tips for Starting a Business | Inc.com

What does it take to create a multi-million dollar empire, is it luck, is it finding the right market? Lawrence Ng built a $200 million business empire before he turned the age of 30. When Ng was 21 years old, he decided to take his knowledge of digital marketing and strike out on his own, sinking …

Entrepreneurship

A Beginner’s Guide to Gangsta Rap

To most, it’s nothing but a G thing, but with all the press ‘Straight Outta Compton’ has been receiving, the spotlight is back on Gangsta Rap. For …

How Kendrick Lamar Became the Defining Hip-Hop Artist of His Generation

“What is a hit record?” Kendrick Lamar asks, reclining on a couch at Milk Studios in Hollywood after his hours-long photo shoot.<p>There’s a certain …

Rap & Hip-Hop

A 20-year-old YouTube star just bought a $6.9 million mansion — take a look inside

20-year-old social media star Jake Paul has a habit of annoying his neighbors, so anyone who lives near his new, $6.9 million mansion in Calabasas should be on high alert.<p>Before Paul reportedly bought it, the home had been listed for $7.395 million, according to the Los Angeles Times.<p>Paul, who …

Social Media

Louis C.K. Is Done

Louis C.K. is done.<p>A New York <i>Times</i> investigation published today put names and specifics to unsourced stories that had been circulating for years, …

Everything you wanted to know about collecting watches (but were too cool to ask)

From where to begin to staying savvy, Andrew Roberts reveals his tips for collecting watches<p>My first vintage Rolex was not from a reputable preowned …

Watches

Amazon's Bookstores Aren't Making Any Money. Here's Why They're Still A Great Investment | Inc.com

Back in the mid 90s, Amazon was an ambitions dot-com company looking to bring the experience of book shopping to the World Wide Web.<p>Since then, the online marketplace has expanded into just about every section of consumer goods, including electronics, clothes, toys, jewelry, even food--including …

eCommerce

21 Things Every Man Should Have in His Closet

We have your essentials covered<p>Yves Saint Laurent once famously said, “Fashion fades; style is eternal.” What he was getting at is that seasons come and seasons go, and with them plenty of desirable items, but certain things—a trench coat, a perfectly cut navy suit—aren’t subject to the …

Men's Fashion

The Best TV Shows of 2017 (So Far)

<i>This list has been updated to include October releases.</i><p>In the Peak TV era, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer amount of television available. …

The Funniest Movies of All Time

Some of us would rather challenge Dwayne Johnson to a cage match than watch a documentary. Others are butter-soft and can't mess with horror flicks. …

The 40 Sexiest Movie Sex Scenes of All Time (For Sex)

What makes a sex scene legitimately sexy? Is it chemistry? Is it realism? Is it showing (more than a little) skin? Maybe it's the same thing that …

The 8 Best Things ‘Taxi Driver’ Super-Fan Quentin Tarantino Has Said About Martin Scorsese’s Enduring Classic

The 8 Best Things 'Taxi Driver' Super-Fan Quentin Tarantino Has Said About Martin Scorsese's Enduring Classic<p>If you can even fathom such a fact, this …

10 Movie Sex Scenes That Were Too Intense for U.S. Censors

Sex. People have it! Yet for some reason, Hollywood still has a "protect our innocent eyeballs" attitude when it comes to graphic intimacy in …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People | Inc.com

There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely likable over the long haul is tougher. Building and maintaining great …

Self-improvement

All the Ways The Deuce Will Remind You of The Wire

David Simon has helmed multiple projects since the end of <i>The Wire,</i> including the brilliant, imagistic <i>Treme</i> and the docudrama miniseries <i>Show Me a …

9 New York City CEOs share the morning routines that set them up for success

If you're looking for ideas about how to jump-start your workday, who better to consult than a bunch of successful CEOs?<p>We asked nine such executives, all of whom live or work in New York City, how they spend the time between waking up and showing up at the office. Some meditate, some work out, and …

New York City

Mark Cuban: This 1 Personality Trait Makes You Golden in the Eyes of Your Boss | Inc.com

Just landed a perfect-for-you job? Awesome. Now it's time to prove your boss that she made the right decision to hire you. Play your cards right, and you'll become an invaluable member of the team and hopefully earn a promotion down the line.<p>To get to that next level, let's take a chapter out of …

Employment

Want to Get Rich? With Just 1 Word, Mark Cuban Reveals How to Become a Self-Made Millionaire | Inc.com

Obviously Mark Cuban is incredibly successful. Mark Cuban is also extremely smart. Mark Cuban is also a very nice guy.<p>Mark has connections, he has capital, he has a wealth of experience... but here's one thing he doesn't have and doesn't want:<p>"Relaxing is for the other guy," he wrote in <i>How to Win</i> …

Self-improvement

Watch Frank Ocean's In-Studio Performance of "Nikes"

Frank Ocean maintains a private life, which is why we rarely see him on social media platforms. Still, the elusive R&B singer keeps his Tumblr …

Frank Ocean

10 Habits of a Modern Gentleman

The essential skills and attributes you need to call yourself a gentleman in 2017.

Men's Fashion

Queens of the Stone Age’s Songs for the Deaf Is More Than Just a Great Album

Long before the verb “misgender” entered common currency, there existed Queens of the Stone Age, a rock band whose feminine title belied the fact …

Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale Recap: The Sense of an Ending

Game of Thrones<p>The Dragon and the Wolf Season 7 Episode 7<p>Editor's Rating 3 stars<p>Someone once told me that the way you could tell you were reading a …

Everything You Need to Know About Quentin Tarantino’s Cinematic Style

Aiming to delve deeper into the minds of cinema’s greatest, Behind the Camera is the ultimate guide to get you in the know for all things …

Kill Bill

Everything You Need to Know About Harmony Korine’s Filmmaking Style

Harmony Korine has carved out one of the most unique and recognizable aesthetics in independent American filmmaking. Unconcerned with popularity but …

Last Night’s 'Game of Thrones' Set the Stage for a Brutal Battle

We see unlikely characters band together to fight against their common enemy beyond the Wall.<p><b>Warning: Spoilers ahead.</b><p>What do <i>Game of Thrones</i> characters do when we're not watching them on television? Do they pull the levers of pinball machines, check their inbox of ravens, or paint miniature …

TV Series

Jim Carrey Reveals His Impressive Art Talents in New Mini Documentary: See His Vibrant Paintings

Jim Carrey is a man of many talents.<p>While most fans know the actor for his comedic work on screen, a new documentary short is introducing the world …

Trent Reznor Talks His New Music, the Future of Streaming, and His Tortured Past

“I get anxious about long interviews,” says Trent Reznor, smiling shyly from a leather couch at an empty hotel bar in Bakersfield, California, “but …