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14 Brilliant Pieces of Literature You Can Read in the Time it Takes to Eat Lunch

It's mighty easy to feel like you don't have time to read — especially quality literature. Life is hectic, jobs are busy and it's much easier to …

Rock Is Dead, Thank God

It’s time to face the reality that rock has been eclipsed by pop, hip-hop, and EDM, and accept that it might actually be a positive thing for the genre.<p>The phrase “rock is dead” makes people angry. Whisper it in seclusion at the top of the Himalayas and 30 people in CBGB shirts will materialize to …

The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?

The epidemics of the early 21st century revealed a world unprepared, even as the risks continue to multiply. Much worse is coming.<p>Image above: Workers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit practicing safe procedure on a mannequin<p>At 6 o’clock in the morning, shortly …

Disease

7 British True Crime Podcasts That Are Spooky AF & Totally Puzzling

Over the past few years, true crime has transformed from a guilty interest you only admit to your friends once you're <i>sure</i> you're BFFs, to a pop …

Reviewed: This Peel Obliterated My Blackheads in 30 Seconds Flat

A few months ago, I decided I was done playing whack-a-mole with my blackheads. I had waged that war for years, with all manner of weapons—lancets, …

Skin Care

Michael Pollan Drops Acid — and Comes Back From His Trip Convinced

<b>HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND</b> <b><br>What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence</b><br>By Michael Pollan<br>465 pp. Penguin Press. $28.<p>Michael Pollan has long been concerned with the moral dilemmas of everyday life. “Second Nature,” his first book, …

A Beginner's Guide to Reading Palms

<i>Welcome, cosmic warriors. I'm astrologer Aliza Kelly Faragher, and this is Allure Astrology, a column dedicated to all things magick. Quick, grab my hand — today we're exploring the art of reading palms.</i><p>Of all divination practices, <b>palm reading</b>, also known as chiromancy or palmistry, is one of the …

How does the literary canon reinforce the logic of the incel?

One month ago, Alek Minassian drove through a Toronto shopping district in a rented van, killing 10 people and injuring 16 more. Analysis of Minassian’s online activity – where he participated in forums for the involuntarily celibate, or incels – quickly revealed the attack’s motivation: he was …

Literature

10 “Notes to Self” that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

Let’s start off with a simple question:<i>Why do we always take things so personally?</i>There are admittedly quite a few viable and valid answers to …

Health

How Vogue Got Modern

Anna Wintour has shaped fashion’s most important magazine for the past 30 years — and it’s shaped us.<p>The Met Gala is the one night each year when the fashion industry lives up to its potential, when Rihanna sweeps up the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a fox fur–trimmed robe the color of …

Anna Wintour

‘What’s the point of a risk-free life?’ – Deborah Levy on starting again at 50

At 50, two decades of stable family life fell apart. In this extract from her memoir, the novelist recalls finding strength in the chaos – and a new voice<p>As Orson Welles told us, if we want a happy ending, it depends on where we stop the story. One January night I was eating coconut rice and fish …

Scuba Diving

21 Of The Best Acne Control Products You Can Get On Amazon

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BTS Helps K-Pop Band Manager Double Sales Ahead of Possible IPO

BTS, the South Korean K-pop boy band that was tweeted about more than any celebrity in the world last year, helped manager Big Hit Entertainment more …

How 88rising Is Making a Place for Asians in Hip-Hop

With artists like Rich Brian and Higher Brothers, Sean Miyashiro’s company is an authority on how to create pop-culture crossovers.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>A few years ago, Kris Wu decided that he wanted to be known as a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

7 Books with Unusual and Unconventional Formats

When you crack open a book, you generally know what you’re getting yourself into, format wise. A story divided into chapters made of indented …

The Coolest Person On Instagram Right Now… Is A British Data Analyst

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Lil Xan and the Year in Sad Rap

In 2017, a cohort of young musicians embraced a depressive sound and became stars.<p>Late in November, Lil Xan made his New York début, at the downtown club S.O.B.’s. The level of excitement was unusually high, even for the much anticipated rap shows that the club tends to book. “Xanarchy! Xanarchy! …

Music

Eight ‘rules’ of photography that are worth breaking

In 1955, 36-year-old photographer William Eugene Smith travelled to Pittsburgh on what was meant to be a three-week assignment, but which became a …

D Day

These Cool Jelly Face Masks Are Exactly What Your Skin Needs This Winter

They're like an incredibly satisfying serving of Jell-O — for your face.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>544<p>544<p>SHARES<p>Jelly masks. It's a phrase …

What Do We Do with the Art of Monstrous Men?

Roman Polanski, Woody Allen, Bill Cosby, William Burroughs, Richard Wagner, Sid Vicious, V. S. Naipaul, John Galliano, Norman Mailer, Ezra Pound, Caravaggio, Floyd Mayweather, though if we start listing athletes we’ll never stop. And what about the women? The list immediately becomes much more …

Lil Wayne Changed the Internet Forever

A decade ago, Weezy's string of releases reimagined what rap could be, and created a blueprint musicians are still following today.<p><i>This story appears in VICE magazine and Noisey's 2017 Music Issue. Click HERE to subscribe to VICE magazine.</i><p>In 2007, Lil Wayne, the best and most prolific rapper alive, …

Being a Britney Spears Stan Means Understanding Your Fave Is Human

What you learn about femininity and sexuality from growing up while Britney did.<p><i>Each day this week, one Noisey UK staff member writes about one of their all-time faves (in some cases, one you might not expect anyone to love this much in 2017). Today: news writer Lauren O'Neill on her lifelong love</i> …

Beheaded by the Nazis at age 21, Sophie Scholl died fighting against white supremacy

As a member of the White Rose, she called on the German public to wake up<p>“Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go,” 21-year-old Sophie Scholl …

To Save Retail, Let It Die

The store of the future will become the most powerful media channel available to a brand, offering customer experiences that are the most profitable …

More Than 100 Exceptional Works of Journalism

This fantastic nonfiction from 2016 is still worth discovering and pondering today.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction that I encounter as I publish The Best of Journalism, an email newsletter that I curate weekly for its subscribers. This is my annual attempt to bring …

15 Great TED Talks for Sparking Creativity (Infographic)

From graphic designers to painters to writers, these TED Talks are bound to give your creativity a boost.<p>Need a creative booster? One of your best resources is just a click away. TED Talks provides a variety of inspirational and creative videos from some of today’s most successful people.<p>Whether …

Creativity

Japanese Electronic Producers Look to the ’80s for Inspiration

Illustration by Takashi NakamuraNostalgia—for a place or time now lost, or memories of something purely imagined—has long been a central theme in art …

“Cancer Became My Whole Brain”: Kathy Acker’s Final Year

In April, 1996, just before her forty-ninth birthday, the writer Kathy Acker had a routine biopsy of a small lump she’d discovered in her left breast. It was the same unpleasant procedure she’d undergone periodically since her first cancer scare, in 1978. But this time it wasn’t benign.<p>The doctors …

San Francisco

Why Topshop is falling out of fashion with the Instagram generation

While the Oxford Circus flagship store is a ‘destination’ shop, many branches outside London feel like relics from a pre-digital age<p>There was a time, for many British teenagers, when no Saturday was complete without a trip to Topshop. It was a name that had cache – and fashion editors didn’t think …

If You Want to Write a Book, Write Every Day or Quit Now

The key to getting your book written, says Pulitzer Prize-winner Stephen Hunter, isn’t talent or luck or inspiration. It’s the act of sitting down …