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Hip-hop history began in the Bronx 44 years ago today

August 11, 1973 is almost universally recognized as the day hip-hop was born<p>On a hot summer night in the Bronx in 1973, DJ Kool Herc (then known by his given name, Clive Campbell) changed music forever. At his sister's back-to-school party on August 11—44 years ago today—he introduced what's since …

Rap & Hip-Hop

You'll Be Seriously Impressed When You See This Teachers Chalk Skills

Taiwanese teacher Chuan-Bin Chung works at Department of Visual Communication Design of Shu-Te University.<p>Over the past 4 years he's been teaching …

Do you drag? The importance of draggability

I make my living on an iPad. I rely on apps designed for illuminating, emphasizing, and elucidating complex sales stories. Since the iPad’s introduction back in 2010, I have watched my audiences’ reactions to better understand what they’re responding to. I specifically look for little nods, smiles, …

A horror movie coming out next month was filmed entirely on Snapchat

<i>Sickhouse</i> is a horror film from the mind of Hannah Macpherson and is completely comprised of brief Snapchat videos. The story follows a group of friends who go on a trip into the woods to explore the mystery behind the titular building where, we're assuming, isn't the nicest of places.<p>The film was …

iMaschine 2: Neues Handy-Ministudio von Native Instruments - Ich bin der Musikant mit Smartphone-Rechner in der Hand

Das iPhone ist nicht nur für Facebook gut.Vier Jahre ist es nun her, da lag Jamie Lidell mit dem iPhone im Bett und nahm seinen Track „A Little Bit …

On These MIT-Designed Streets, There Are No Traffic Lights, Or Need To Stop At All

The intersection looks like chaos, but it’s really a perfectly timed work of art and technology.<p>In Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle’s classic sci-fi novel <i>The Mote in God’s Eye</i>, humans end up visiting an alien planet. One of the oddities of this new world is that the aliens cross the roads by …

Articles about modern addition northern california has ultimate rooftop hangout on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.<p>Bay Area designer Alice Tacheny crafts elegant …

Here's how you unlock the secret emoticon keyboard on your iPhone

It's time to upgrade your texting game by unlocking this secret emoticon keyboard. Over 100 new faces await you.

Text Messaging

Articles about 22 expert tips and tricks designing small dwellings on Dwell.com - Dwell

Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Equipped with 25 years of experience designing bathrooms, Melbourne–based GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens gives us …

New York City

So Bad So Good

<b>So Bad So Good is on Facebook.</b> To connect with So Bad So Good, log into Facebook.<p>or<p><b>So Bad So Good</b><p>German artist Jan Vormann travels the world …

BowieNet is proof David Bowie was an Internet visionary before Napster

Many artists like to claim the mantle of being a cutting-edge artist, but the late David Bowie, a music innovator to be sure, quietly helped pioneer …

David Bowie: A Life in Pictures

Hairstyling

Grow their interest: the best children’s savings accounts

Many children will have received cash over Christmas, and most will spend it pretty quickly. But if the sums are quite generous – or if you want to get your children into the savings habit early – this is one area where there are still some decent returns to be had.<p>Instant-access accounts can be …

Personal Finance

10 Of The Coolest Gadgets We Saw At CES 2016

We met tons of brand new tech startups at CES this year and saw gadgets ranging from health-focused wearables, drones, 3D printers, and AR/VR headsets. We even got views of the Las Vegas strip from 1,000 feet off the ground in the UberCHOPPER. These were the hottest hardware startups and most …

Gear & Gadgets

18 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Is This A Snowy Wonderland Or The World Inside A Petri Dish?

Do you remember cutting paper snowflakes in school? Artist Rogan Brown has elevated that simple seasonal art form and taken it to science class.<p>These large-scale paper sculptures may evoke snow, but actually trade on the forms of bacteria and other organisms. The patterns may feel familiar, but …

E.coli

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016, and Beyond

<b>The Productivity Project</b>, Chris Bailey<p>For one year, Bailey, a Canadian business school grad, structured his life around a single obsession: improving …

Every Little Street Style Detail You Missed

With so many street style images flooding in every minute of every day of every season, it's easy to miss the little details. But upon closer inspection, it's the subtle touches - whether it be a simple ribbon, touch of makeup or a playful hair braid -that make the look and separate the amateurs …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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Secret document exposes how the U.S. government spies on your cellphone

<i>The Intercept</i> has obtained a secret, internal U.S. government catalogue of dozens of cellphone surveillance devices used by the military and by …

Surveillance

Li-Fi Probably Won’t Be The New Wi-Fi For Most People

Long restricted to the academic domain, Li-Fi, a light-based data delivery method is suddenly getting all sorts of attention. An Estonian startup Velmenni recently tested an commercial implementation and found it to be superior to Wi-Fi in almost every way – except as something you and I will …

TED Talks

11 things ultra-productive people do differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge—there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they …

Vibrant Basketball Court In The Center Of Paris Looks Amazing

Like many public sports facilities across Europe, the Duperré basketball court located in Pigalle had become worn out and run down - the result of a …

The White House’s Alpha Geeks

CTO Megan Smith and her deputy Alex Macgillivray are seizing the tech moment. Here’s their plan to raise America’s technology quotient.<p>Until about a …

Silicon Valley

A Colourful Tribute To The Greatest Swearwords Ever

Sometimes you just can't help yourself, whether it's a little dash of road rage, spilling coffee over your new outfit, forgetting a special occasion …

Road Rage

A Beautifully Illustrated Glossary Of Typographic Terms You Should Know

<i>The world of typography often seems like it has its very own language, full of serifs, strokes, and swashes.</i>Sorting out all those terms can be …

Faerie Door Cottage

Thatched with golden wheat straw and sprinkled with magic, Faerie Door Cottage is a dream holiday cottage plucked straight from the pages of a story …

Articles about scandinavian summer home built surf sports and sun on Dwell.com - Dwell

An adventurous family envisions a dream getaway on Sweden’s southwestern shore.<p>Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood entirely sourced from the homeowner’s...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>This architect …

(VIDEO) Publicis' Lévy Says, In Future, 'Ideas Will Be King'

The whole of the communications business is being shaken up - and yet, one thing will remain exactly the same.<p>"In 10 years time, as today, ideas will be king," according to ad agency holding group Publicis' CEO Maurice Lévy.<p>Speaking with Beet.TV, he envisages a future industry in which digital …