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Fun with Polka Dots: 10 Round & Rainbow Items to DIY or Buy

Bouncy balls, pom-poms, and garlands — what could be more fun? These round, rainbow-hued, and spirited items make it possible for everyone — adults …

5 Pumpkin Carving Templates Inspired by Fall Movie Blockbusters

Need last minute pumpkin carving inspiration? Why not look to the fall's biggest Hollywood blockbusters for inspiration. The following free templates …

The Hill-Side Gussies Up 12 Brooklyn Apartments For Its Fall 2013 Lookbook

The Hill-Side is a brand we endorse not just because their unique accessories are made from some of the coolest fabrics ever, but also because they know the importance of presentation. Take, for example, last season’s animated lookbook. This time around, the Brooklyn brand continued the tradition …

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The Radical Transformation From Self-judgment to Compassion

We were three days into a weeklong meditation retreat when one of my students, Daniel, came in to see me for his first interview. He plopped down in …

Create Your Life: Having Nothing Can Mean Having Everything

<b>“Breakdowns can create breakthroughs. Things fall apart so things can fall together.” ~Unknown</b><p>A decade ago, as a nomadic adventure-seeker, I traveled …

5 Things You Should Know About Letting Go

<i>“Last night I lost the world, and gained the universe.”<br>―C. JoyBell C.</i><p>Even after you let go, the past is still part of who you are. Every one of us …

3 Obstacles to Living in the Now (and How to Get Blissfully Present Again)

<b>“Never underestimate the desire to bolt.” ~ Pema Chodron</b><p>I have been trying this present moment awareness thing for a while now, about two years, and …

Why We’re More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don’t worry, there are ways to change how our brains work.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our …

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think. As Charles Dickens once put it, “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted …

6 Bizarre Things That Make Your Memory Worse Than You Think

Memory is the Konami LaserScope to our Nintendo brain -- it has the potential to be awesome, yet turns out unwieldy and kind of retarded. Any time we …

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You Should Know: Night Riots

In this article…<p>California rock group Night Riots (formerly PK) is a fun California group that you should really keep an eye on. Do you like The …

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In the past six years, Brooklyn-via-Louisiana songwriter Zachary Cale has released four albums, finding a fan in Destroyer's Dan Bejar but otherwise managing to escape widespread attention. Cale crafts emotionally resonant melodies that settle into the spaces between delicately finger-picked notes, …

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Listen: Arcade Fire: "Afterlife"

This afternoon, Zane Lowe played Arcade Fire's "Afterlife", a <i>Reflektor</i> cut they teased earlier this month. Listen below<p>above, via Arcade Fire Tube. <b>Update:</b> The track has been removed. <b>Update 2:</b> Check out the official lyric video below.<p><i>Reflektor</i> is out October 29 via Merge. Read Ryan Dombal's report …

Watch/Listen: Holy Ghost! Cover Drake's "Hold On, We're Going Home"

Holy Ghost: "Hold On We're Going Home" (Drake cover) (via SoundCloud)<p><b>Update:</b> Holy Ghost! say the audio in the Revolt TV video is a radio rip. They've now shared a better version, above.<p>Dev Hynes, Arctic Monkeys, and Rick Ross have already succumbed to the muse that is Drake's "Hold On, We're Going …

22 Quotes From Kanye’s BBC Interview To Make You Think About Race, Culture, And Creativity

Here's why we should actually be talking about the interview. CC: Jimmy Kimmel, the world.<p>I'm gonna take music and I'm gonna to try to make it three-dimensional, like in Star Wars, and the hologram'll pop up out of R2-D2. I'ma try to make something that jumps up, and affects you, in a good or bad …

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Here's What Eminem is Saying During His 'Supersonic Speed' Verse In New Song 'Rap God'

More specifically, people are raving about part of one verse where Slim Shady begins rapping at what he refers to as "supersonic speed."<p>The lyrics are really tough to make out.<p>Here they are below.<p>Via Rap Genius:<p>"Uh, sama lamaa duma lamaa you assuming I'm a human<br>What I gotta do to get it through to …

13 Rappers Who Think They're The Best

Kanye West's latest album is titled "Yeezus," a combination of his nickname Yeezy and Jesus, while Jay Z fondly refers to himself as Hova, short for Jehovah.<p>Some rap artists throw their egos into their lyrics, too, with a few going so far as to write an entire song about their superiority (ahem, …

MGK Feat. Pusha T And Meek Mill ‘Peso’

Machine Gun Kelly links with two fire spittas for his long awaited ode to chasing them dollar bills.

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News<p>By Jesse JamesMarch 30, 2018<p>Ready or not music festival season is upon us. With that being said we are just...<p>Music + Video<p>By Jesse JamesMarch …

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Rihanna's New Tattoo Inspired By Chris Brown?

Latest News<p>Teen Mom UK Episode 4 Spoiler Vid: Chloe Patton Brands Boyfriend Jordan Edwards ‘Selfish’ As They Argue Over Packing For Their New …

The Bronx Riviera: life at the 'hood beach' – in pictures

The image of New York's Bronx has largely been defined by the urban blight of the late 1960s-80s, when arson, drug addiction and social neglect decimated many of its neighbourhoods. Wayne Lawrence began taking portraits of summer regulars on the Bronx's only beach, known as a 'hood beach', in 2005, …

Banksy hits New York City, but the city hits back

Acclaimed street artist Banksy has crossed the pond from his native UK, and is now leaving his marks all around New York City. Since October 1st, he's created upwards of 10 pieces as part of his monthlong "residency" (to borrow a term from the professional art world), titled "Better Out Than In." …

Honey Pumpkin Biscuits

<i>Beth Kirby of Local Milk carries her Southern heritage -- and the ingredients, dishes, and recipes that come with it -- with her wherever she goes. Every other Monday, that place is here.</i><p><i>Today: If you're going to stray from a traditional buttermilk biscuit, this is the way to do it.</i><p>I’m a buttermilk …

Why You Need To Participate In National Relaxation Day

August 15 is the one day every year when it is acceptable to ignore phone calls, disregard e-mails and take it easy because it’s National Relaxation Day!<p>Originating in Britain as National Slacker Day, the holiday has been unofficially adopted by the United States. Americans began celebrating this …

New Music: Drake Feat. 2 Chainz & Big Sean “All Me”

With another smash-hit under his belt tearing up clubs and radios worldwide, Drake debuts a high-powered collaboration off his <i>Nothing Was the Same</i> …

New Music: Big Sean Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Jay Electronica “Control”

With his upcoming album hitting iTunes pre-order at midnight, Big Sean celebrates by releasing a bonus song that won’t make <i>Hall of Fame</i>. After …