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Rowdy Guests: These Rappers Stole The Show On Someone Else’s Song

It has been a massive year for hip-hop, and not just because some of its biggest names have released full-length projects. Now past the midway point of 2015, we have seen some incredible guest verses from big names on big projects, small names on smaller projects, and everything in between.<p>The …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Mia Khalifa Strikes Another Football Player's Twitter Feed

This time it was unintentional.<p>Sports-loving porn star Mia Khalifa has long been a favorite among professional athletes. In July, we learned that Buffalo Bills safety Duke Williams grew a little too fond of Khalifa when she tweeted out some of the DMs he had sent her. "Trespassers in my DMs will be …

India porn ban: How the government was forced to reverse course

<b>It started as a quiet, almost innocuous government order, which was also surprisingly precise.</b><p>Last week, India's telecoms ministry ordered internet service providers to block access to 857 websites hosting pornographic content.<p>But not even the government could have predicted the scale and level of …

11 Things You Need to Do to Make Your Baked Goods Better

Even the most seasoned baker can use a refresher course now and then—these baking tips will make for better cookies, cakes, pies, and more<p>We'll admit it: Sometimes, we fudge things when we cook. After all, who needs a recipe for simple weeknight pasta? Off-the-cuff roasted chicken is a snap. We're …

Dessert

Dear Hollywood: Robin Hood Already Got A 'Dark Knight'-Style Reboot 24 Years Ago

<b>Robin Hood: Origins is just one upcoming franchise that banks on audiences and/or the media forgetting how “dark,” “gritty,” or “realistic” and “revisionist” the prior reboots were.</b><p>There was a story in <i>Deadline Hollywood</i> on Friday concerning the so-called short list to nab the role of Robin Hood in …

Eat Your Way Through Steak and Martinis at L.A.'s Best Old-School Restaurants

The most authentic old-school restaurants are in the fakest-seeming place on earth , and we've got the martinis, ultrarare prime rib, and tuxedoed servers to prove it. It's time to get (and eat) real in L.A.<p>L.A. has more old-school restaurants than a place obsessed with the cool new thing deserves. …

Charles Bukowski

Why doubling the US minimum wage would actually be madness

A single currency worked in the United States, "because wages are flexible and workers are mobile." Europe lacked these advantages. Countries would also give up individual movable exchange rates, which compensate for national differences.<p>The potential tragedy was that "the single currency would …

Giant Windwheel houses 72 apartments, makes its own energy, and can power 1,000 homes

You probably have no idea what the picture above actually depicts. For your information, it’s a concept of a Windwheel building that will house 72 …

MICROSOFT: Success of Xbox One in competing with Sony's PS4 down to critical choice

Microsoft found their new-gen console squarely on the back foot through much of 2014, although a price cut and E3 look to have invigorated its …

Gaming

Samuel DuBose Shooting: No Charges for Two Officers Who Responded

The two University of Cincinnati police officers who arrived on scene just after a fellow officer shot and killed an unarmed driver will not face charges, a prosecutor announced Friday.<p>Officers David Lindenschmidt and Phillip Kidd responded when UC police officer Ray Tensing fatally shot Samuel …

Today in Hip-Hop: Remy Ma Is Released From Prison - XXL

<i>On this day, July 31, in hip-hop history...</i><p><b>2014:</b> Bronx rapper Remy Ma was released from prison on July 31, 2014 after serving a six year …

Ohio law requires drivers to have a front license plate, but some residents say they’ve driven around for years in violation – both willingly and unknowingly<p>When Hamilton County prosecutor Joseph Deters announced this week that he would file charges against the officer who shot and killed Samuel …

License Plates

Puppy Is Sad At Shelter, Until He Realizes He’s Looking At The Man Who Saved Him From Abuse

Barbara is a passionate writer and animal lover who has been professionally blogging for over 10 years and counting.<p>In 2013, Joey Wagner of Baie Ste …

The government's most macabre collection

<b>(CNN) —</b> Not far from Denver's abandoned Stapleton International Airport sits what's probably the saddest, most macabre collection of property owned by the U.S. government.<p>Officially, it's called the National Wildlife Property Repository.<p>In reality, it holds thousands of confiscated animal items …

9 Things Guys Think Are Romantic, But Aren't

Don't blame us, blame romantic comedies.<p><b>1. Sending you flowers right after the first date with a cute note.</b><b><br>He says:</b> This is a way to show you we had a great time after a first date. Plus, no one sends flowers anymore, so it's honestly a pretty easy way for us to look classy.<b><br>She says:</b> On one hand, I …

Engineers create world's first white laser beam

Researchers at Arizona State University have created the world's first white laser beam, according to a new study published in <i>Nature</i>. More work needs to be done to perfect this technology, but white lasers could serve as a potential alternative light source — both in people's homes and in the …

10 Things to Know Before Getting Involved with Someone in an Open Relationship

Follow the rules if you want to play.<p><b>1. She's not just going to jump into bed with you.</b> I mean, she might, but it's not a given.<p><b>2. She's going to jump into bed with you.</b> I know what I just wrote. But you should prepare your heart/vagina/penis/other body parts for the fact that she may be interested …

10 Jazz Albums Rolling Stone Loved in the 1970s You've Never Heard

<i>Rolling Stone</i> has never been a jazz-specialist publication, but in the Seventies, the magazine made sure readers stayed apprised of the jazz world as …

Sena's low-profile bluetooth motorcycle helmet headset

I recently installed Sena's SMH10R bluetooth audio system in one of my motorcycle helmets. Now, it is hard to ride without it!<p>Most helmet audio …

Tomatoes, Corn, and Eggplant, Oh My! 5 New Weeknight Dishes to Make in August

Summer blazes on, which means we're inviting eggplant, tomatoes, and corn to dinner tonight.<p>Summer, we wish we knew how to quit you. But in the meantime, we'll be feasting on some of the best produce of the season, from tender and sweet grilled Japanese eggplant with fresh hot sauce to a crispy …

The Margarita and 7 More of Tequila's Greatest Hits

With the magical combination of the margarita—tequila, lime, and salt—it's tempting to think of tequila as a one-hit wonder (two hits, if you count the ever-popular tequila shot, stuck squarely between a lime wedge a lick of salt).<p>Well, we like to think that there's tequila, and then there's …

The BA Patty Melt

Makes 4 Servings<p>You may ask yourself, Does this sandwich really need mayonnaise? The answer is yes. A swipe of mayo, not butter, on the bread encourages that gorgeous exterior. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>caramelized onions<p>2 …

Recipes

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

Video: The Food Lab's Foolproof Hollandaise in 2 Minutes

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I'd read about hollandaise, I'd eaten hollandaise, I'd even tried to make hollandaise as a very young cook, but it wasn't until I actually had to make it for paying customers that I <i>really</i> got the hang of it. Somehow, making a …

7 Fun Ways to Cool Off During Hot (Literally) Sex

Heat things up by turning down the temp.

Relationships

Is It Lame to Be Proud That I Give Good Head?

Chloe finds a hidden talent.<p>Read Chloe's previous post here.<p>Have you ever seen the grapefruit blow job video? It's freaking amazing. Like, the best thing I have ever seen. Anyway, I didn't have a grapefruit in Carter's shower but if I had, I'd have squeegeed the hell out of his perfect, beautiful, …

What Does a 1,500-Calorie-Day Look Like?

See what a day's worth of food looks like on a 1,500-calorie diet.<p>When you're trying to eat better or lose weight, sometimes you just want someone to …

Nutrition

Watch: What our solar system would look like when traveling at the speed of light

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>This past week, NASA announced the discovery of the most Earth-like planet yet. NASA described the planet, Kepler-452b, and its respective sun as the pair that “most closely resemble the Earth and our Sun.” The planet is five times the mass of Earth, but its orbit is …

Hey Chef, What Can I Do With Buttermilk?

Creamy, twangy buttermilk has long been a favorite in fried chicken and all kinds of rich desserts. But its refreshingly sour flavor and milky consistency adapt well to lighter, brighter uses beyond those standards. We asked a panel of pro chefs from around the country for ideas on how to use it …