Alejandro Melendez

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Toronto Film Festival 2017: 30 Movies We Can't Wait to See

‘Bodied’<p>Music-video godhead Joseph Kahn – a gent who’s worked with everybody from the Geto Boys to the Backstreet Boys, Taylor Swift to Eminem (one …

film

Chipotle Eats Itself

Chipotle Mexican Grill was a sizzling business with a red-hot stock until an E. coli outbreak derailed its future. Can a mission-based company make gobs of money and still save the world?<p>Chipotle’s annual shareholder meeting on May 11 was set to be a doozy. Angry activists and investors were poised …

Farm-to-table

Tinder is the Ultimate Travel App: 5 App Hacks for Travel

<b>“Travel Apps” are the worst.</b>The good ones ruin the mystery and magic of a place, or overexpose tightly held secrets; the bad ones are just …

The Most Overrated and Underrated Destinations in Asia

If you went on a backpacking trip through Asia a few years ago, you might've been lucky enough to find a special beach to call your own. There lie …

Singapore’s Best-Kept Secrets: 10 Must-Visit Under the Radar Spots

There are the obvious things to do when you get to Singapore: the zoo, a stopover at Sentosa island, shopping on Orchard Road; but if you dig just a bit deeper, there are an abundance of off-the-beaten-track experiences that are truly the best way to experience this melting pot of cultures, trends, …

Peek Inside Frank Sinatra’s Ultimate Hollywood Bungalow

Director Brett Ratner shows off his impressive crib on the Warner Bros. studio lot, a building with some serious history.<p>Hollywood bungalows—immortalized in The Doors’ rock anthem “L.A. Woman”—have long been the kind of exclusive hideaways the A-List favor. With their open and airy feel, bungalows …

Song of the Summer: “Parking Lot,” by Anderson .Paak

My favorite song on “Malibu,” the recent album by Anderson .Paak, an unclassifiable singer-songwriter-rapper-instrumentalist from Oxnard, California, is its eighth track, “Parking Lot,” which begins with a synth-blown minor chord like something from a dream world. The chord vibrates toward climax, …

Brazil’s Olympics Meet Its Favelas

An Olympics opening ceremony is a chance for a country to tell a story about itself. On Friday, Brazil’s ceremony relayed a brisk, harmonious version of its history, celebrating the intermixing that has produced its beautifully diverse population. In the space of a single minute, Portuguese …

Listen to This Supercut of Every Kanye West Noise Ever Made on a Track

HUUUUUUUUUUUH??!?!<p>Throughout his musical career, Kanye West has undoubtedly been able to forge an unrivaled body of work as both a lyricist and producer. He has racked up 21 Grammy Awards with seven studio albums, almost all of which have been certified platinum by the Recording Industry …

Memories of Trump’s Wedding

I have an abnormally poor autobiographical memory, but I am certain that in January, 2005, I attended the wedding of Melania Knauss and Donald Trump. I was there as the plus-one of my wife at the time, who had spent a few days in Melania’s company while reporting a cover story for <i>Vogue</i> about …

What We Know About the Attacker in Nice

The white truck appeared on the coastal boulevard not long after Thursday night’s Bastille Day fireworks had let out their final burst over the French Riviera. At first, many of the bystanders thought it was a horrible mistake, and so they waved their hands and yelled at the man behind the wheel. …

Montana Of 300 Feat. Talley Of 300 & Jalyn Sanders "Bad As Hell" Video

Watch the video to 'Bad as Hell,' of Montana of 300's new 'Fire in the Church' album. A day after dropping his Fire in the Church album, Montana of …

King Louie Releases 60-Track Mixtape

The past few weeks have been life-changing for King Louie, who survived a horrific shooting and now lives the rest of his life with bullets lodged in …

Isaiah Rashad "Smile" Video

TDE's Isaiah Rashad drops a new video, 'Smile.' After Isaiah Rashad's new single 'Smile' leaked yesterday, he officially dropped it at midnight last …

Iñárritu is cinema’s mad genius

Iñárritu is cinema’s mad genius<p>“The Revenant”, his new film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, is both a visceral story of revenge and a metaphysical …

Genius

the documentaries that ruled 2015

The year’s finest non-fiction films left us with complex questions and unfathomable truths to wrestle with.<p>A harrowing portrait of vigilante groups on opposite sides of the U.S./Mexico border (<i>Cartel Land</i>), an exhaustive survey of Scientology (<i>Going Clear</i>) and 80 minutes with a beloved nonagenarian …

Natalie Cole: Underappreciated But Never Forgotten

It may be some sort of cosmic sign — or maybe just cruel irony — that only a few nights after a video clip of Aretha Franklin performing a rousing rendition of Carole King's "(You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman" on CBS' <i>The Kennedy Center Honors</i> broadcastwent viral, Aretha's closest artistic …

Glory to the Lord - King Los

4 Mental Skills Every Business Leader Needs

Do you have the right smarts to make your company a success?<p>It takes a lot of smarts to run a small business, but not just any smarts. Four specific mental skills, or "intelligences" will help make any entrepreneur more successful, according to Valeh Nazemoff, a management consultant and author of</i> …

Small Business

Party Survival Skills for Guys Who'd Honestly Rather Be Somewhere Else

Not every party is a celebration. Here are 7 rules for making the most of your next social obligation<p>It's the most wonderful time of the year ... if you like parties. Odds are you'll be attending a few holiday soirees over the next week, leading up to the granddaddy of year-end bashes, New Year's …

Running A Side Business? Here's How To Make Sure It's Legit

Not everyone is ready to jump headfirst into the entrepreneurial waters. And that’s okay. The best entrepreneurs understand the importance of managing risk. Sometimes it’s better to keep the stability and paycheck of a “day job” while fulfilling your dreams with a side business.<p>From selling on Etsy …

Small Business

How To Build A Mobile App Startup With No Technical Background

If you're an entrepreneur with an app idea and don't have the knowledge of coding, don't worry. There are options available to get your product off the ground.<p>Not every tech startup founder is a developer. And they don’t necessarily have to be. As an entrepreneur, you’d be doing much more than …

Apps

17 Things Every Man Should Try

Before you call yourself a modern man, give these 17 activities a shot.<p><b>1.</b> Approach and engage a pretty girl in conversation with no prompting from anyone. She might not want to talk. She might even tell you to go jerk yourself a soda. But she might not.<p><b>2.</b> Be debt-free. Compounding interest is like …

22 New Ways to Crush Your Core

Chisel your abs with these genius exercises<p>If you spend enough time learning about fitness, you’ll come to a clear conclusion: There’s always more to learn. There’s always a better workout. There’s always another exercise variation.<p><b>Related:</b> RIPTENSITY—Fast Bodyweight Workouts From <i>Men’s Health</i> That …

This Photographer Reverse-Searches His Body Parts on Google to Make 'Melfies'

Melbourne photographer Jackson Eaton is inverting our idea of selfies.<p>People follow Jackson Eaton's photos online with the same intensity they usually devote to HBO serial dramas. His images let you in on the most intimate moments in his life—you learn about his relationships, meet everybody close …

Photography

Ne-Yo Sings Sweetly About Convincing His Girl To Have A Threesome

R&B has a long and rich history of a man sweet-talking his girl into some kinda nasty act she's not all that inclined to agree to. N.E.R.D. proposed …

Hudson Mohawke Shares Unreleased Material on BBC Radio 1

On the eve of ‘Revival”s release.<p>By Mallory Chin / Dec 14, 2017<p>3,239 Hypes 0 Comments<p>Cut loose.<p>By HB Team / Jan 5, 2018<p>2,037 Hypes 0 …

Zodiac killer theories still rolling in after 45 years

The latest bombshell book to roll in came from Scotland. “Zodiac File” was adamantly authoritative and left no doubt that the writer had figured out the greatest unsolved crime of the last century.<p>The crafty Zodiac killer — who snuffed out five lives in the 1960s in the Bay Area and mercilessly …

The Tsunami's Wake

It was just after 10:30 a.m. when Noppasri Jailak received a panicked phone call from a neighbor about water surging through their street. The …

Natural Disasters