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Farmed Salmon One Of The Most Toxic Foods In The World

Farmed salmon is the most criticized food. These days fisheries face various problems like overfishing, chemical and global pollution and toxic …

NYC Film Locations for Netflix’s The Get Down Set in the Bronx

The Netflix Original Series <i>The Get Down</i>, brings the birth of the Hip Hop movement to life. Set in the summer of 1977 in the South Bronx, the series …

Netflix

The Get Down's Grandmaster Flash talks to us about the birth of hip hop

Here's what Netflix's <i>The Get Down</i> has got going on: a tale about the birth of disco, punk and hip-hop in the Seventies South Bronx; Baz Luhrmann in …

Hip-hop Music

9 Things You Love That Will Soon Disappear - Quiet Corner

Society is changing faster than ever, to the point that we can no longer expect one generation’s lifestyle to be much like those before and after it. …

Quiet Corner

I'm worth $1.5 million, and here's my best advice about getting rich

My wife is a licensed real estate agent. While this isn’t a full-time job, she occasionally helps friends and relatives with housing transactions.<p>I often join the house hunting trips and pay close attention. I’m always curious to learn what people desire in a house and neighborhood.<p>Most …

Personal Finance

LinkedIn HR chief recommends 3 books to all new managers

As the head of HR for LinkedIn, the professional social network with more than 400 million active users around the world, Pat Wadors is constantly having conversations about what tools and resources managers and their employees need to succeed.<p>She says learned two fundamental truths about …

LinkedIn

A Tribe Called Quest Are Reportedly Working On A New Album

L.A. Reid discussed the new project on a podcast.<p>A Tribe Called Quest finished recording a new album before the death of founding member Phife Dawg, …

Alternative Music

Go to Sleep: Your Dreams May Help You Prepare for Disaster

The health benefits of getting a good night's sleep are widely known. But if you weren't already committed to getting enough shut-eye, here's yet …

Sleep

All The Looks You Need To See From Amsterdam’s Premier Hip-Hop Festival

Fans and artists at Appelsap brought bold logos, intricate braids, and candy-colored sportswear.<p>Amsterdam might not be as globally recognised as an …

Festivals

Meet Kanye’s Biggest Fans in Line for His London Pop-Up

On Friday morning, Kanye West's new pop-up shop selling a slice of Life of Pablo merch landed in its temporary UK home on Old Street, east London. We asked the people lining up to tell us why they were there, why they loved Yeezy, and what they'd just thrown a whole heap of cash at.<p>Henry (left), 16 …

London

Jeru The Damaja "D. Original" (1994)

<i>“D. Original”</i> by Jeru the Damaja, is the second single from his debut studio album <i>The Sun Rises in the East</i>.<p>“D. Original” contains samples of “Give …

Hip-hop Music

22 clothing items every man should own before he turns 30

When a man turns 30, he turns around and looks back at his life. But he should also turn around and look back at his wardrobe — because chances are, it's been neglected.<p>We've rounded up 22 of the most important essentials every guy should have by the time he turns the big three-oh.<p>If you're …

Clothing

Nas Mixtape

This Queensbridge street poet is the quintessential emcee. Nas is the standard and helped solidify NYC as the mecca of Hip Hop. His catalogue is …

Nas

A sleep specialist shares 5 tips for getting better rest on a work night

It's a Tuesday night and you're in bed with your laptop, your iPhone buzzing from the nightstand.<p>You have to be up for work in six hours, but this fact is quickly lost among the thousand other thoughts running through your mind.<p>If this scenario seems familiar, you're not alone. More than a third of …

Sleep

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Top 15 KRS One Songs

KRS One is THE personification of Hip Hop. His own words “Rap is something you do, Hip Hop is something you live” adequately sum up the man and his …

Hip-hop Music

10 things you should never do at a dinner party, according to a longtime butler

Whether attending a dinner party for business or pleasure, there are certain things you just shouldn't do.<p>You may also find yourself in a sticky situation where you're not sure what to do.<p>Author and longtime butler Charles MacPherson answers all in his book, "The Pocket Butler: A Compact Guide to …

Etiquette

This Surprising Thing May Determine How Much You Sleep

There’s no debate that getting a good night’s sleep plays a HUGE part in feeling your best. In fact, feeling rested is totally essential for landing a job at an amazing company where everyone wants to work, crushing your intense circuit training workout and for having the energy to keep up with …

University of Michigan

Netflix's new musical show 'The Get Down' put its stars through a hip-hop boot camp

"The Get Down," Netflix's upcoming hip-hop drama from "Moulin Rouge" director Baz Luhrmann, took two months to bring its cast and crew up to speed on rap's 1970s origin.<p>The epic $120 million series, notably Netflix's most expensive show to date, tracks the fall of disco and the rise of hip-hop in …

Netflix

People are demanding Google adds Palestine to the map

Palestine isn't on Google's map, and it never has been, but the issue has come to the fore again this week.<p>The company's decision to leave the state off Google Maps has long been a bone of contention for many people. Indeed, a petition calling on the internet giant to change its thinking was …

Google

4 Scientific Reasons Decluttering Leads To A Better Life

Clutter: “a large amount of things that are not arranged in a neat or orderly way; a crowded or disordered collection of things”.I’m sure each and …

Personal Organizing

5 Hip Hop Songs Not As Original As You Thought They Were

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and in Hip Hop imitation is all over. Here are some well-known songs that rely heavily on (Hip …

Hip-hop Music

Decoding Frank Ocean: secret messages, boomboxes and Boys Don't Cry

It’s four years since Frank Ocean’s last album, Channel Orange, and 13 months since he promised the follow-up, Boys Don’t Cry, would be released.<p>In an era when many major artists are prolific – such as Drake – or ubiquitous – Rihanna, Beyoncé – the New Orleans-born artist has taken his time and …

Frank Ocean

BBC Weather presenter giggles through forecast

BBC weather presenter Louise Lear has had an attack of the giggles, in the middle of a live broadcast.<p>But after a minute she managed to contain her laughter.

Weather

Will Smith surprises Late Show audience with 'Summertime' singalong

Will Smith may be focusing more on his film career these days, but the Fresh Prince couldn’t resist joining Jon Batiste and Stay Human when they started playing his 1991 hit “Summertime” during a commercial break on <i>The Late Show with Stephen Colbert</i>, where he appeared to discuss his new film <i>Suicide</i> …

Will Smith

Pioneer DJ launches affordable new turntable for DJing and home listening

<b>The PLX-500 also includes a USB out for ripping vinyl.</b><b>Pioneer DJ</b> is expanding its commitment to vinyl with the launch of a new turntable aimed at …

DJs

Look, no hands! How does it feel to ride in a driverless car?

It’s my first time in Coventry, and I’m lost. Negotiating my way around its notorious ring road, I find myself entirely reliant on the instructions issued by my passenger, Dr Stewart Birrell, assistant professor of experiential engineering at the University of Warwick.<p>“Stay in the middle lane …

Driving

7 Amazing Healing Benefits of Bone Broth You Didn’t Know

Bone broth sure sounds like that awful soup your mum forced you to eat along with boiled vegetables when you were little. But, when you learn more …

Food

Hungry, scared, and no closer to safety: child refugees failed by Britain

What does a 10-year-old living alone in the migrant camp in Calais worry about most? Abdul is bothered by the rats that rustle around him while he sleeps and by the effort involved in getting enough food, in the wake of a decision last month by the French authorities to close down the cafe that fed …

World

The Lion, the Witch and the Goddaughter: the real Lucy behind CS Lewis's classic

Four siblings make their way to Narnia in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, but it’s the youngest, Lucy Pevensie, who is the real heroine. I think most children feel they are Lucy when they read CS Lewis’s novel. They don’t identify with Edmund, who could be easily fooled with a chewy sweet, or …

C. S. Lewis