Joshua Benton

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Watch Four Tet Make a Beat in 10 Minutes, Using Only Samples From Michael Jackson's Thriller

Four Tet's Kieran Hebden is the latest participant in "Beat This", a web series from dontwatchthat.tv that challenges producers to make a beat in under ten minutes. For this installment, Hebden chose to make a track using only samples from Michael Jackson's <i>Thriller</i>. Watch him craft the track in …

Nelson Mandela

Spectacular Photos of a Powerful Volcano Erupting in Chile

Billowing smoke and dazzlings sparks of lightning are beautifully captured by Chilean photographer Francisco Negroni as the Cordn Caulle erupted in Chile on a cold winter's night. The scene of the explosive occurrence is framed from multiple points of view that, at times, look like something …

Natural Disasters

Scientists Have Compiled The Ultimate Workout Playlist

As the excesses of the Christmas season fade into memory, New Year resolutions to stay fit and healthy become increasingly difficult to maintain.<p>So sports scientists at Brunel University has joined forces with music-streaming service Spotify to create the ultimate workout playlist - after studying …

Daft Punk

Terrifying ‘Orchid Mantis’ is Camouflaged to Look Exactly Like a Pink Orchid Flower | Colossal

<p>In an unparalleled feat of natural selection the Orchid Mantis (<i>Hymenopus coronatus</i>) from Southeast Asia has evolved to look almost exactly like an …

17 Of The Most Unforgettable Cover Versions Of 2013

Not saying these are BETTER than the originals, but maybe some of them are?

Kanye West’s Yeezus tour features 27-song setlist, giant mountain, Jesus Christ look-alike

Kanye West kicked off his <i>Yeezus</i> world tour in Seattle on Saturday night. According to reports on Twitter and Kanye To The, he played a 27-song, …

Father with Terminal Cancer Walks Unmarried Daughters Down the Aisle

Loving father and husband Fred Evans always knew that he wanted to walk his daughters down the aisle on their wedding days, so upon discovering that he had metastatic melanoma while recovering from a double lung transplant, he knew that he had only a few months left to accomplish his final mission …

Weddings

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 …

The 9 Oyster Varieties You Need to Know Now

It's oyster-slurping time! Get to know the varieties better with this handy guide to our favorite mollusks, from Belon to Hama Hama<p>From Belons to Beau Soleils, oysters come in more varieties than ever these days. Fortunately, the perfect slurp is just a FedEx truck away.<p>Here's what to do when your …

Aquaculture

Pitched-Roof ’60s House Transformed with Timber Skin

The shell of a pitched-roof 1960s home in the Italian Dolomites is dramatically altered by an angular, slatted timber skin in this unusual modern …

Avant-garde

Design Your Own Furniture With These Building Blocks For Grownups

The anti-Ikea “Everything” wood module lets users not just assemble but design their own furniture.<p>Designer David Graas doesn’t quite know how many configurations there are for his modular furniture system, “Everything but the Manual.” He never thought he had to work them all out. Fair enough: …

Earl Sweatshirt - Over / Under

Listen: The Weeknd Remixes Lorde's "Royals"

Lorde: "Royals" (The Weeknd Remix) (via SoundCloud)<p>While we wait for his upcoming LP, Abel Tesfaye aka the Weeknd has shared his remix of "Royals" by Lorde, the moniker of young New Zealand pop singer Ella Yelich O'Connor. The remix, above, features some of Tesfaye's own vocals. "Royals" was …

The Weeknd

Zagat

New Music: Captain Murphy (Flying Lotus) Feat. DOOM, Earl Sweatshirt & Thundercat “Between Villains”

I can definitely think of worst ways to start a Friday. As part of the latest installment of Adult Swim’s Single Series, Captain Murphy (the mystery …

New Music: John Mayer feat. Frank Ocean “Wildfire”

John Mayer and Frank Ocean’s second official collaboration won’t officially hit iTunes until August 20, but Mayer has decided to give up his whole …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Vegan Strawberry Empanadas Recipe

<b>Written by Kristi Arnold</b><p>Sweet empanadas for breakfast or dessert are a staple around our house. They're simple to put together once you master the dough. And you'll find yourself filling your empanadas with all sorts of crazy concoctions when you get addicted to these little pockets of …

Thirsty Thursday: Frosty the Palmer, a Snowcone Cocktail

<b>It’s more than just alliteration;</b> <b>it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really start.</b> Kicking it off right is …

Chick-fil-A President Deletes Tweet Calling DOMA Ruling a 'Sad Day for Our Nation'

<b>Chick-fil-A</b> President and COO <b>Dan Cathy</b> (no stranger to controversy) posted and then deleted a seemingly anti-homosexual statement on Twitter yesterday following the Supreme Court's landmark ruling supporting marriage equality. He tweeted:<p>Sad day for our nation; founding fathers would be ashamed of …

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Danny Brown ft. A$AP Rocky - "Kush Coma"

If you ever thought to yourself, “Damn, this cut could use a verse from A$AP Rocky” the first time you heard Danny Brown‘s “Kush Coma,” then you’re …

Kanye West has plenty of rage, but he isn't a true black leader yet

Music on Kanye West's forthcoming album, Yeezus, and recent statements in a riveting New York Times interview suggest West's arrogance and success …

Kanye West: “I Think About Changing the World”

At yesterday’s <i>Yeezus</i> listening in Switzerland, fans were treated to more than just music being played through the speakers. At one point Kanye …

New Music: Asher Roth “Blurred Lines”

Asher Roth is a busy man right now. Currently prepping <i>The GreenHouse Effect Vol. 2</i> with DJ Drama and Don Cannon, the Blonde Bob Saget drops his third …

Listen to Pusha T’s “Who I Am”, feat. Big Sean and 2 Chainz, prod. by Kanye West

Pusha T has dropped “Who I Am”, the latest single off his Marlo Stanfield-referencing full-length debut, <i>My Name Is My Name</i>. Produced by Kanye West, …