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June 2015

Someone Has Made 38 Hours of Playlists That Trace the Evolution of Hip-Hop

And you can listen to it for free.<p>Sick of golden era heads telling you that you can’t enjoy the new Rich Gang track without understanding how The Chronic popularised G-funk? Well, some dude on internet radio site 8tracks.com - who goes under the sad and ambitious name of MCAforPresident - has spent …

Dr. Dre’s Secret (Sequined) History

In 1983 a teenaged Andre Young ventured into a Hollywood punk rock club and West Coast hip-hop changed forever<p><b>Aficionados of</b> <b>West Coast hip-hop</b> like …

Apple MacBook now comes with 12-inch Retina display and no fan

Gallery: Apple MacBook now comes with 12-inch Retina display and no fan<p>Gallery: Apple MacBook now comes with 12-inch Retina display and no fan<p>+ 10<p>+ …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Apple is now the number one smartphone manufacturer in the world.</b> In Q4 of 2014, Apple devices outsold Samsung — the previous #1 — for the first time since 2011, according to data from Gartner. Apple saw a 49% jump in Q4, compared to Samsung's almost 12% decline.<p><b>2. Uber has acquired mapping</b> …

Tim Cook

6 NBA Teams That Need to Sound the Early-Season Alarm

Take a seat. Pop a squat. Rest those legs. It's taken a little while, but you're officially here, in the "Land of NBA Impulsion."<p>Your (slight) overreactions and (justified) hot takes are more than welcome.<p>Not one NBA team has made it through 10 games just yet. While that's typically code for …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Here's our monthly list of the best smartphones you can buy.<p>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available …

Samsung Galaxy S5

iPhone 6 Review: It’s a Winner

In my view, the iPhone 6 is the best smartphone on the market, when you combine its hardware, all-new operating system, and the Apple ecosystem whose doors it opens.<p>After stubbornly resisting for years, Apple has finally joined the big-screen smartphone movement with its two latest models, the …

The 12 Best Pools In The World

Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools.<p>Dive in for a swim you won't forget in one of the world's best pools. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

How goalkeepers can use an illusion to save penalty kicks

Research suggests that goalkeepers can influence the accuracy of penalty shots by assuming a posture that mimics a classic optical illusion.<p>A sportsperson’s performance on the playing field can alter the way they see things, which in turn can affect their subsequent performance. A football player …

5 Lessons Learned From Leaving Facebook

Two months ago, I was sitting in front of my computer one evening when I finally lifted my eyes away from the screen. I had logged onto Facebook to space out and relax 'for a few minutes', yet somehow nearly 20 had already passed. I looked over at my husband cooking and listening to music in the …

Social Media

9 Steps to Live Through Sudden Attacks

I make a living training citizens and law enforcement professionals to shoot guns, but I’ll be the first to admit that gunfights are far less likely …

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about split infinitives, fused participles, and the meanings of words such as "fortuitous", "decimate" and "comprise". Supposedly a writer has to choose between two radically different approaches to these …

EVANS: A Cheaper iPhone Wouldn't Do Much For Apple, But It Would Have A Big Impact On Android

In a month, Apple will announce the iPhone 6. This release is expected to be a radical departure for Apple.<p>After years of releasing one uniform screen size for its new phones, Apple will reportedly introduce a 4.7-inch iPhone and a 5.5-inch iPhone. Apple currently offers a 4-inch iPhone (the 5C and …