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Easily Capture Everyday Items to Sell as Stock Photography

Have you ever considered the potential of the objects that sit in front of you every day? With the high demand for photos in social media and online …

Watch Herbie Hancock, Robert Glasper And Others Discuss Blue Note Records’ Everlasting Impact

A documentary on famed jazz record label Blue Note will be making its world premiere at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.<b>READ: The 24 Must-See</b> …

Blue Note

Malibu beach wedding | Jewel tone wedding ideas

May <i>22</i><p>Malibu beach wedding: Beth + Peter<p>Categories Real Weddings<p>Beth and Peter are New Yorkers who wanted a very Californian destination wedding for …

Facebook scraped call, text message data for years from Android phones [Updated]

Maybe check your data archive to see if Facebook’s algorithms know who you called.<p><b>[Update, March 25, 2018, 20:24 Eastern Time]: Facebook has</b> …

Privacy

Photo Basics: Why the Histogram Is So Important and How to Use It for Better Photographs (VIDEO)

The histogram is a powerful, yet frequently overlooked, tool that can make a big difference in your photographs. This simple tutorial will help you …

How to lose weight fast: 10 power fruits to add to your diet

How to lose weight fast: 10 power fruits to add to your diet<p>Your how to lose weight diet plan might be missing an important component: power fruits. …

Madlib, M.E.D., and Blu Reunite for New The Turn Up EP

Madlib, M.E.D., and Blu have reunited for a new EP called <i>The Turn Up</i>. Listen below. The 9-track project features contributions from Black Shakespeare and Oh No. Madlib, M.E.D., and Blu have previously teamed up for 2015’s <i>Bad Neighbor</i> album and 2013’s <i>The Burgundy</i> EP. Earlier this year, Madlib …

What Is Labneh? What to Know About This Middle Eastern Dish

Move over, Greek yogurt.<p>February 06, 2018<p>If you've read any of my articles before, then you'll know I'm a proud Middle Eastern girl. And that I …

23 Plant-Based Ways To Eat Protein If You're Cutting Back On Meat

No meat? NBD.

Rapsody Talks How Kendrick Lamar Changed Her Career, Grammy Nods & More

At the end of September, Rapsody - born Marlanna Evans - released her second studio album <i>Laila's Wisdom</i> that has landed her a nomination at this …

Watch Nas Perform 'Illmatic' With Orchestra in PBS Concert Film Trailer

Rapper delivers 1994 masterpiece backed by National Symphony Orchestra in 'Great Performances — Nas Live From the Kennedy Center: Classical …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Joey Bada$$ - Righteous Minds

5 Hip-Hop Albums You Slept On In 2017

Hip-hop music is thriving more than ever as the most consumed music genre in the country. Kendrick Lamar reigned supreme over nearly everybody once again (shout out to KRS-One) and Jay-Z added yet another classic to his catalog. There was so much floating about the hip-hop stratosphere in 2017 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to biohack your morning coffee

<i>Attention, all coffee connoisseurs: Your morning brew can do more than just provide a pick-me-up. With a few tweaks, that joe can help you think</i> …

Edward Snowden just launched an app that turns any Android device into a remote security camera

The relentless march of technology has produced a world where citizen journalists and activists can push information out to the world at a moment’s …

J Dilla’s Pioneering Production Style On The MPC Is Explored In New Mini Documentary

<b>J Dilla</b> is undoubtedly one of the most important producers in hip-hop history, so much so that his legacy lives on in the National Museum of African …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Samsung turned 40 Galaxy S5s into a Bitcoin mining rig

Whether you get a new phone every few years or every month, the question becomes what to do with your old one. Do you sell it on a site like eBay or Swappa? Do you stick it in a drawer for a rainy day? Older phones, especially older flagships, still have a ton of power left in them. To demonstrate …

Here Come the Drones

Our love/hate relationship with tiny mechanical flying things<p>Last weekend, while hiking with my wife on an otherwise beautiful Sunday, a drone buzzed by.<p>I don’t know about you, but these days we’re frequently seeing amateurs flying the things in parks, at the beaches, and in school yards. A few …

Hackers can steal data off your Android phone via Bluetooth

As always with new security issues affecting mobile devices, it’s Android users who have to worry about the newly discovered Bluetooth hack. Windows …

Which Languages Should You Learn For Data Science?

Data Science is an exciting field to work in, combining advanced statistical and quantitative skills with real-world programming ability. There are …

JAY-Z’s Video For “Moonlight” Re-Creates “Friends” With An All-Star Black Cast

In 2003, Aisha Tyler joined the cast of NBC’s long-running television series, <i>Friends</i>. She played a recurring character who represented the show’s …

TV

Seen@ Vibez for the Tribe: A Celebration of A Tribe Called Quest in Holyoke

Genuine Culture LLC and The Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke teamed up this weekend to present Vibez for the Tribe: A Celebration of A Tribe Called …

Western Massachusetts

A Tribe Called Quest Take Over Pitchfork Fest For Their First Show Without Phife Dawg

The best part of Michael Rapaport’s 2011 A Tribe Called Quest documentary Beats, Rhymes & Life wasn’t the inspiring story of the Queens rap greats …

Video Premiere: Starita Teams Up With Trent Park and A Tribe Called Quest’s Jarobi for ‘Rules’

Jackson, Miss.-born Starita is a two-time Grammy recognized producer-engineer (known for his work with A Tribe Called Quest, Childish Gambino, and …

Street Photography & The Art of Composition – 30 Majestic Photographs (Part 7)

<b>Street Photography</b> may have been attacked on appreciated from all directions and one would easily come to a conclusion that the length and breadth of …

Street Photography

The 7 Ways of Zen Landscape Photography

Zen photography comes naturally with an empty mind. It’s both waiting for a moment where light, shape, and dynamics fall into place, and being devoid …

Landscape Photography

Building blocks that will turn Legos into smart toys

Circuit Cubes are promising to bring your kid’s toys to life. They are electronic building blocks that can add sound, motion, light and sensors to …