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The Saddest Breakup Songs Of All Time

The Ronettes had it all wrong. The best part of breaking up is <i>not</i> the making up. That rarely happens, and when it does, it often leads to more …

Best New Music on triple j - Music News - triple j

All the best new tunes you'll be hearing on triple j this week.<p>You’ll be hearing plenty of Gordi this week on your Feature Album, her stellar debut</i> …

Ranking Jay-Z's Albums From Worst To Best

"Every album's a color." Jay-Z famously compared his catalog to a Rubik's Cube, specifically in how trying to complete a new side inevitably "fucks …

10 New Artists You Need to Know: July 2017

Once again, we talked to 10 of the hottest artists who are climbing the charts, breaking the Internet or just dominating our office stereos. This …

Music

The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

10. Carole King<i><br>Tapestry</i> <b>(Ode, 1971)</b><p>With <i>Tapestry,</i> Carole King cemented her place as one of the key architects of 20th-century popular music. Here, she fully claims the spotlight, not only as a top-notch composer, but as a deeply soulful lyricist and singer. Considered her crowning achievement by …

Music

25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

11 albums you should listen to before this weekend’s Grammys

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>With blockbuster album from established artists like Beyonce, Rihanna, Drake, and Kanye to the coming out party of Chance the Rapper, the …

Music

Honoring The Best Hip Hop LPs: Jay-Z - The Blueprint

Versatility is the name of the game.<p>Jay-Z sounds like a seasoned vet, young battle rapper, wealthy playboy, career criminal, misunderstood genius and …

25 Best Guest Verses In Hip Hop History

Hip Hop artists have always been unafraid of working together. No other form of music, with the possible exception of Jazz, knows as many …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Becoming Antifragile: Beyond "Sissy" Resilience | The Art of Manliness

What’s the opposite of a person or organization that’s fragile?<p>If you ask most people this question, they’ll likely say “robust” or “resilient.” But …

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

100 Books Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

One of the earliest articles we published on the Art of Manliness was “100 Must-Read Books for Men.” The piece was a result of a collaboration …

Literature

Manvotional: The Ladder of St. Augustine | The Art of Manliness

The Ladder of St. Augustine<br>By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow<p>Saint Augustine! well hast thou said,<br>That of our vices we can frame<br>A ladder, if we will but …

Your Essential Sci-Fi Reading List for December 2016

These are the winter science fiction books you're looking for.<p>Just because 2016 is almost over doesn’t mean there’s not still time to head into the …

A Genius Has Left Us -- His Name Was Jay W. Forrester

It was 1996 and I heard about this class at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) which delved into the mathematical modeling of any known system. The class was called System Dynamics. I took it and it changed my life forever.<p>As a student at MIT, I had the fortune to learn from some of …

Computer Science

Iron waffler - Charlemagne

CharlemagneIron waffler<p>TO VISIT Berlin is to be confronted at every turn by reminders of the evils that Germans do. Memorials to the Holocaust and …

Angry Gamers Start Petition Against LG OLED TVs

<i>[Update: LG has just announced that it is going to introduce a firmware update that will improve HDR game lag on its TVs. Details here. The original story continues below.]</i><p>With the Xbox One S, PS4 and hot-off-the-press PS4 Pro all now merrily outputting games in high dynamic range, you’d think the …

Televisions

How to Turn off Those Annoying Xbox Club Notifications on Xbox One and Windows 10

Turn Off Those Xbox Club Notices<p>The Xbox Club program is now in full swing but many absolutely hate all those notifications they have been getting. …

Need a Belly Laugh? The 19 Funniest Books of Fall

And Other Things I Still Have to Explain<p>Fans of comedian Phoebe Robinson’s hit podcast <i>2 Dope Queens</i> have been waiting on the arrival of her first book for a while. Handling tough issues like race and feminism with finesse and strength is hard enough without the challenge of weaving in humor. But …

Comedy

26 Very Long Books Worth the Time They’ll Take to Read

Binge-watching is easy; just drag the laptop into bed and go. But savoring a book of, say, 800 pages or longer is a <i>project</i>. No book that size is …

Literature

The very best Fallout 4 settlements. Seriously, how the hell did they make these?

Fallout's finest homes<p>Although the settlement builder is just one small part of the wasteland experience in Fallout 4, for some players it become a …

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Literature

How to Manage Depression | The Art of Manliness

Everyone loves a good, clear, easily grasped narrative. “X leads to Y.” “A causes B.”<p>But as we’ve seen over the course of this series, the nature of …

Career Advice From Andrew Carnegie: How to Hustle | The Art of Manliness

Last month we explored the personal finance wisdom that can be gleaned from the life of Benjamin Franklin. Today we will uncover success lessons from …

What is Honor? | The Art of Manliness

A few years ago we wrote an in-depth series about traditional manly honor. I thought a video summarizing what constitutes honor would be useful, so …

Thumos and Why Passion Must Be a Driving Force of Your Life | The Art of Manliness

Last week we explored Plato’s allegory of the chariot, which the ancient philosopher used to explain the tripartite nature of the soul or psyche. In …

How to Deliver a Knockout Punch

<b>1. Bring On the Blunt-Force Trauma</b><br>Like a fighter, sometimes a mixologist has to ground and pound. In this case, that means dumping your sugar cubes, half the raspberries, and the club soda into a pitcher and muddling until everything is nicely mashed together. What’s that? No muddler? No problem. …