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Hip-Hop’s History with Police Brutality: Why We Should Live in the Now

People are quick to hate on contemporary rappers for their commerciality, but there are plenty of woke emcees these days speaking out on race …

Game of Thrones sucks at killing characters, is great at killing time

The show has too much to gain by stretching itself out.<p>Spoiler alert!<p>This recap is intended for folks who've already seen the episode, and will include a description of its events!<p>Welcome to my favorite kind of episode, the "<i>Game of Thrones</i> needs to buy itself a bit of time because this story is …

Mr. Robot's second season is heading into even darker territory

USA's hacker hit, <i>Mr. Robot</i>, wrapped up its first season with a lot of killer twists and heavy plot points. But if the first season was dark for viewers, season 2 is going to be even rougher to sit through, according to the cast during a panel at New York Comic Con.<p>Cast members Rami Malek (Elliot), …

18. Killer Mike - R.A.P Music

When people heard that southern rap legend Killer Mike and New York underground rap king El-P were collaborating on an album, it seemed like there …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Giant walking crocodile terrorised Earth before dinosaurs

A terrifying walking crocodile which stood 9ft tall and has been dubbed the 'Carolina Butcher' preyed on mammals before the rise of the dinosaurs<p>A terrifying crocodile which walked on its hind legs may have been the most deadly creature on Earth before the evolution of the biggest dinosaurs.<p>The …

Dinosaurs

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

National Parks

Intricately-Detailed Paper Cut Animals Mimic Ink-Drawn Lines

Berlin-based artist Max Gärtner produces intricate paper cutouts that have the quality of ink-drawn lines. Heads of jaguars, lionesses, and the wings of birds are all crafted using curvy bold marks that create contour, add visual weight, and define form. Large groups of lines wrap around each to …

Extracted

New wearable tells your DVR to record a show when you doze off at the TV

Watching TV is already one of the top things to do when you're feeling lazy, and soon it'll require even less effort. UK telco Virgin Media is set to trial a new wristband that monitors your pulse and can tell when you've fallen asleep. It'll then beam a message to your TiVo and tell it to pause …

This Working Flying Car Prototype Is Absolutely Stunning

Stefan Klein and Juraj Vaculik, cofounders of a Slovakian startup called AeroMobil, have created a beautiful prototype that has already been on several successful test flights.<p>We touched base with Klein and Vaculik to hear more about their amazing vehicle.

Top 10 Gadgets

10<p>Apple Watch<p>The Apple Watch wants to do to your wrist what the iPhone did to your pocket: stick a computer there. For at least $349, watchwearers …

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

This Is What It Looked Like To Have A Computer Delivered In 1957

Computers were a bit bigger in those days.<p>Electronic computers are already being put to a wide range of uses in industry. This week, however, they have entered a new sphere of usefulness. A local authority–Norwich City Council—has installed a computer, and is the first to do so....Local government …

City Politics

Awesome Pixelmator iPad App Now Available For $4.99

iPad owners looking for a way to tweak and manipulate photographs they may have taken, might like to give the new Pixelmator iPad application a …

Alt-Fall Movie Preview 2014: The Wild, the Weird and the Totally True

From Nick Cave and Edward Snowden docs to two new K-Stew dramas, here are your alternatives to the season's sequels and Oscarbait<p>We've spent months …

Movies

Yahoo forced to join Prism or pay $250k a day

A secret and scrappy court battle that Yahoo launched to resist the NSA's Prism spy program came to an end in 2008 because the Feds threatened the …

Helena Bonham Carter: five best moments

From A Room with a View to Fight Club, Helena Bonham Carter is one of Britain's finest acting talents. As her new film TS Spivet opens, we take a look at some of the best. What others would you add to the list?<p>• Helena Bonham Carter's interview with Xan Brooks – 'David Cameron is incredibly witty, …

Jonah Hill: five best moments

From comedy sidekick to Oscar-nominated Hollywood player, Jonah Hill has had a varied career so far. As 22 Jump Street hits cinemas, we highlight the pick of the bunch. What others would you add to the list?<p>• Jonah Hill's interview with Hadley Freeman: 'Having a bad day doesn't reflect who I am as …

Woz was just too damn good at Tetris

Before fingers throbbed from marathon <i>Candy Crush</i> sagas, before <i>Flappy Bird</i> zoomed across iPad screens from Palo Alto to Manila, there was <i>Tetris</i> — and Stephen Gary Wozniak was its king.<p>Thirty years ago today, a Russian programmer named Alexey Leonidovich Pajitnov created the massively popular and …

Retrogaming

Why Disney's 'Maleficent' Matters

Disney’s <i>Maleficent</i> brought in $70 Million at the box office during its opening weekend. The real significance of the film, however, has nothing to do with revenue. Instead, it represents a cultural shift that can potentially have profound implications for our children.<p>In fact, what’s remarkable is …

This Self-Folding Lamp Definitely Paves the Way For Real Transformers

With countless wires protruding from the side, as a lamp, this creation from researchers at Harvard is a disappointment at best. But as a …

An alarm clock that wakes you up with an orgasm? We interviewed the inventor!

Don’t Believe Anyone Who Tells You Learning To Code Is Easy

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Kate Ray</i> <i>is the technical cofounder of scroll kit, a visual webpage creation tool that was recently acquired by WordPress.com.</i><p>One of the most dangerous things I’ve seen happen to people who are just starting to code is being told that it’s easy.<p>Here’s what your brain does:<p>Most …

A forgotten Belgian genius dreamed up the internet over 100 years ago

Though we're pretty sure that time travelers don't exist, people were working on hypertext -- used by web browsers to retrieve connected information -- long before computers. It even predates the ideas of a certain Vannevar Bush, the man generally acknowledged as having laid the groundwork for …

These are the customized Lamborghinis of Japan's underworld

What do you do with your Lamborghini if you think it isn't getting enough attention? For some of the yakuza in Tokyo's underground, you customize it with vinyl wraps, flashing lights, and strings of colored LEDs. Japan-based director and cinematographer Luke Huxham created a mini-documentary last …

The Fourth Internet

Not very often do you read something online that gives you the chills. Today, I read two such things.<p>The first came from former Gizmodo, Buzzfeed and now Awl writer John Herrman, who wrote about the brutality of the mobile social (or for sake of discussion ‘fourth’) Internet:<p>“Metafilter came from …