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6 Amazing Movies You Can’t Miss This Month

You'll want to watch a Japanese martial arts musical done entirely in rap, a film made illegally by a director banned from working, and a thriller shot in a one long take — and here's where to find them.<p>In 1811, at the age of 34, the lauded German writer Heinrich von Kleist shot Henriette Vogel and …

Mad Max

Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea, delivers incredible sound shockwave blast

There's are legendary tales about the 1883 Krakatoa volcanic eruption, the deadliest and most destructive volcanic event in history. The stories …

Tamir Rice shooting was 'justified' - experts

<b>A white police officer was justified in shooting and killing last year a black 12-year-old boy who was carrying a toy gun in Cleveland, Ohio, two outside experts have concluded.</b><p>The conclusions come ahead of an expected decision by a grand jury on whether criminal charges are warranted.<p>In June, a …


Technology isn't a tool, it's an instrument

Aaron Sorkin's <i>Steve Jobs</i> movie has been sitting with me — or maybe I've been sitting with it — for a few days now. I think it's a pretty good play that was made into a pretty good movie even though it belongs on a theater stage. I also think that it's seriously flawed in a lot of ways — but I'm …

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.


This Is Why The Refugee Crisis Is Hitting Europe Now

There are three main reasons: increased attacks by the Syrian regime and ISIS, hopelessness inside the camps, and, ironically, media coverage itself.<p>ISTANBUL — Just a few weeks ago, the Aleppo province town of Marea was a relative haven for Syrians seeking refuge from both the barrel bombs of …

Middle East

Having No Choices is the Ultimate Freedom

Dear friend,<p>I want to tell you the exciting start of my day today. I want to share with you as vividly how it felt, and what is on my mind.<p>I woke up, …

I Went on a Date with Everyone’s Crush, Natalie Imbruglia

A first date with the "Torn" singer and my dream woman.<p>I had to fight to be here, sitting alone in a booth towards the back of an empty Manhattan restaurant, waiting for my date, Natalie Imbruglia, to show up. I didn’t have to fight with her or her publicist, who were quite lovely in arranging the …

Spike Is Now Paramount Network

Paramount Network

XLR8R's countdown of the Top 100 Downloads of 2013 continues today with free cuts from James Blake, Lindstrom, Hackman, Om Unit, Nightmares On Wax, Robag Wruhme, and many more:

Sorry, Dudes. The Ladies Won Punk This Year.

These are the women who kicked a particularly large amount of ass in 2013.<p>Every year around this time, music writers like to participate in the numerical masturbation ritual known as year-end lists. (Stay tuned for ours!) This is always followed by the even lamer ritual of endless bickering over …

NOISEY on Twitter: "Sorry, guys – the ladies won punk this year:"

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Bitcoin Has Already Morphed Society

With the value of one Bitcoin approaching the same value as one ounce of gold, the virtual currency that could has already made a sizable impact on society.<p><i>Bitcoin Armstrong. via the Bitcoin subreddit.</i><p>Ever since the value of one Bitcoin rose above $200 USD in late October, I’ve been obsessively …

Shigeto - Olivia (Seams Remix)

Meiji Warehouse Sale 2013: Bargains On Snacks, Biscuits Collagen Supplements

Meiji Seika Singapore is holding their annual warehouse sale this weekend for 2 days only 29-30th November 2013 with lots of bargains on snacks, …