Jason Hindson

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Saturday Night Specials: 15 Great Female 'SNL' Hosts

From Britney Spears to Betty White, we pay tribute to the ladies who've made the most of hosting 'Saturday Night Live'<p>"Women...they're just not …

QUIZ: How Music Festival Are You?

Grab your flower crown, slurp on your CamelBak, and stick a molly up your butthole. It's time to find out: How Music Festival Are You?<p>Woooooo! It's summer! Which can only mean one thing: It's music festival season. Yes, we've had a few warm-ups and trial runs, a half-dozen or so Outkast shows, etc. …

Music Festivals

The 11 Types of Assholes Who Attend Music Festivals

Your guide to festival ruiners.<p>Festivals are, without question, the absolute worst fucking way to see live music. It’s always pouring with rain, you’re in the middle of some parking lot or field, you have to stand the distance of 52 football fields away from the stage, and the bands sound like …

Festivals

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer, doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, …

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Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Cool riders: on the road with outlaw biker gangs in the 60s – in pictures

Way before there was Easy Rider, a young photographer called Danny Lyon went on the road with motorcycle gangs and published The Bikeriders, an iconic and seminal glimpse into outlaw life taken between 1963 and 1967.<p>Showing at the Atlas Gallery, London, from 19 June to 16 August.

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Kanye West rants, credits Samsung and Jay Z with Apple/Beats deal

Noted marketing and branding genius Kanye West said in an Adweek interview published today that the recent deal between Apple and Beats Electronics only came about because Apple rival Samsung inked a deal with Jay Z. In Kanye’s view, this makes all the sense in the world.<p>According to West, who is a …

Teen stowaway describes high-altitude trip to Hawaii from San Jose

A Bay Area teenager who survived stowing away in the wheel well of a jetliner on its flight from San Jose International Airport to Hawaii said this week that anyone thinking of running away shouldn't follow his lead because they'd be risking death.<p>In April, 15-year-old Yahye Abdi somehow managed to …

What's Next For Iraq?

<b>This post was updated at 9:40 p.m. ET to reflect the Obama administration's pressure on the Iraqi government.</b><p>A week ago, it would have been difficult to find anyone in the U.S. arguing for renewed U.S. military action in Iraq. Now there's a furious debate about what the U.S. should, or shouldn't, …

Top US military official: not enough intelligence to launch Iraq air strikes

Martin Dempsey indicates reluctance to re-enter Iraq in assessment that US would have trouble attacking Isis from the air<p>As Baghdad awaits Barack Obama's decision on air strikes against the jihadist army conquering much of Iraq, the senior US military officer suggested that the US still lacks …

Amazon unveils 3-D Fire Phone

Amazon entered the smartphone business Wednesday -- and made a big splash doing it.<p>At an event in Seattle, the retail giant unveiled the Fire Phone, a high-end, 3-D smartphone. It is the first smartphone Amazon (AMZN) has produced on its own.<p>"Can we build a better phone for our most engaged …

Violent Exorcisms: The Modern Day Witch Hunt?

In the break of recent events, it has become absolutely necessary for one to voice his opinion. Since the last few days, exorcisms gone wrong have been the call of the day. Violent rituals have been reported from Fiji, Ghana, Morroco and elsewhere.<p>According to the <i>Fiji Times</i>, the Methodist Church of …

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Kayaker Says He Was Attacked By Beaver

All Michael Cavanaugh wanted to do was spend a nice day kayaking on a creek in upstate New York.<p>But his day was ruined when an angry beaver attacked him and knocked him into the water.<p>Cavanaugh was kayaking on Irondequoit Creek in Monroe County on June 10 when the incident happened, according to …

Teen Loses Part Of Finger At Rave, Keeps On Ravin'

We've heard of dancing your face off, but this is a new one.<p>A British teen lost part of his finger at a rave in East Croydon on Sunday. But instead of seeking medical attention, he decided to keep on dancing.<p><i>(Story continues below.)</i><p>The 16-year-old, who goes by "Josh," described what happened in a …

Texas county unwittingly votes in favour of reparations for African Americans

Leaders in a North Texas county passed a resolution this week supporting reparations to African Americans for slavery – without even realizing they had done so.<p>Dallas county commissioners unanimously passed a Juneteenth resolution on Tuesday that appeared to be another routine proclamation, …

Saudis give apparent warning to Iran: don't meddle in Iraq | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia gave an apparent warning to arch enemy Iran on Wednesday by saying outside powers should not intervene in the conflict in neighboring Iraq.<p>Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal also said Iraq was facing a full-scale civil war with grave consequences for the wider …

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War

McConnell: Obama Tells Congressional Leaders He Won’t Seek Authority for Next Steps on Iraq

Pres­id­ent Obama told top mem­bers of Con­gress on Wed­nes­day that he won’t need to ask for con­gres­sion­al per­mis­sion for the next steps he …

Kenya al-Shabaab attack 'was led by white man speaking fluent British English'

White man speaking 'fluent British English' led al-Shabaab attack in Kenya that left 60 dead, witnesses claim<p>A white man speaking "fluent British English" led suspected al-Shabaab commandos who ransacked towns in northern Kenya leaving 60 people dead, witnesses have said.<p>Several people in …

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Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

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The Postal Service talks about resurrecting a band from the dead after 10 long years

The Postal Service had a pretty strange trajectory — Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard, Rilo Kiley's Jenny Lewis, and Jimmy Tamborello (the sole creative force behind electronic music act Dntel) joined together to do a side project from their main acts in 2002 and 2003. The album, <i>Give Up,</i> didn't …

'Spiked Ammo' Is One Of Assad's Dirtier Tricks In Syria's Civil War

The New York Times C.J. Chivers is in Syria and he's stumbled upon an age-old tactic that's having a devastating effect on Syrian rebel forces.<p>Called "spiked ammunition," it features a concoction of powder inside a bullet that causes the bullet to explode once the rifle firing pin strikes the round.<p>…

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