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This Spotify-backed startup wants to shake up a whole new music market, and it just launched in the US

But one area where the disruption hasn't hit to the same extent is with consumer businesses: think department stores or coffee shops. That market is still dominated by the old model, which consists of buying CDs or specialized equipment licensed for a business setting, according to Ola Sars, …

Nike Honors Kobe Bryant With the “Last Emperor” Kobe XI

Honoring Kobe Bryant’s elite NBA status, Nike gets set to launch the latest version of the Kobe XI sneaker, entitled “Last Emperor.” This fresh …

Pop Up Grill

Winner of the prestigious Red Dot award, the Pop Up Grill is a transportable and collapsible grill that was conceived as a sustainable alternative to …

Sustainability

Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition Truck

Ebay have listed a one of a kind vehicle, a chance to own the ultimate adventure truck. The purpose built vehicle was modified over a period of two …

World Records

Air Jordan 1 Mid Black/Nightshade

Adding to the already extensive list of colorways for 2014, the Air Jordan 1 Mid is now available<p>Adding to the already extensive list of colorways for 2014, the Air Jordan 1 Mid is now available in a combination of black and nightshade. The leather upper features nightshade overlays across the …

Review of Famous Company Logos: How The Big Business Uses The Emotional Power of Logos

Rungu Fat-trike

The new bike by Rungu is the first all fat-tire bullfrog trike. The bike features three huge, soft tires allowing it to "float" over snow and sand, …

Watershot Pro

The new Watershot Pro Underwater Housing for iPhone 5/5S was purpose-built for the extreme demands of water sports. The exceptionally robust and …

Budnitz Mtn

Budnitz Bicycles, have presented the new 2014 MTN, a beautiful, perfectly made, uncomplicated bicycle. The Budnitz MTN is tough, light, fast and …

Reebok Insta Pump Fury “Hong Kong Handover” Check them out here: http://hsnob.co/NfnL4w

The Steve Jobs Nobody Knew

When I first met Steve Jobs, I thought he was a loser. It was 1980, and I was just a Silicon Valley kid who knew nothing about computers. I had …

Silicon Valley

Listen: Hudson Mohawke Remixes Four Tet's Beautiful Rewind Track "Parallel Jalebi"

As Four Tet points out on Twitter, his <i>Beautiful Rewind</i> track "Parallel Jalebi" just got a new remix from TNGHT co-head and Kanye collaborator Hudson Mohawke. It was premiered on triple j's Mix Up Exclusives. Listen below.<p><i>Beautiful Rewind</i> is out October 15 in North America, and it's streaming now. …

Watch Eminem’s “Berzerk Explained” Behind-the-Scenes Video

Last month Eminem dropped the video to “Berzerk,” the first single from his hotly anticipated new studio album <i>Marshall Mathers LP II</i>. He’s now gone …

100 Best Albums of the '90s

Named after a slogan used in an Athens, Georgia, soul-food restaurant, <i>Automatic for the People</i> is a feast of Southern Gothic pop, combining the …

Music

I Tweeted about the Kendrick Lamar Verse All Day and All I Got Was This Stupid Thinkpiece

Kendrick Lamar's verse on "Control" is important. Just not for the reasons you're assuming.<p>By now, you have undoubtedly heard the Kendrick verse. You know which one I’m talking about. The one that starts three minutes into Big Sean’s “Control.” The one that bodied everyone in the game. The one …

How To Kiss A Girl

From 1911. Brilliant.

Vintage

#bubbles

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Perched on picturesque Echo Mountain in Phoenix, this Wendell Burnette-designed desert home featured from our Indoor Outdoor...<p>Skip Sedona and forget the Grand Canyon? Architect Will Bruder leads us on a journey through slow food and rapid development in...<p>There was once a steel-decked river barge, …

Architecture

Nike Air Max 1 Essential “Wolf Grey” Check it out here... http://bit.ly/1ajbnXW

Listen: Jay-Z: "Holy Grail" ft. Justin Timberlake

Jay-Z: "Holy Grail" [ft. Justin Timberlake] (via SoundCloud)<p>In the middle of the night, Jay-Z gave away over 1 million copies of his new album, <i>Magna Carta Holy Grail</i>, to Samsung Galaxy users. For everyone else, Jay's Life + Times site is officially streaming the track "Holy Grail", which features …

5 Tumblrs We’re Enjoying This Week: Rap Posters, Awkward Stock Photos and More

Another week, another five Tumblrs for you to enjoy scrolling through. In this week’s lineup we’ve got graphic interpretations of some of rap’s best …

Front-Load Your Work Week to Reduce Stress

We can only work so much in a week without a day or two of rest before our productivity starts to quickly evaporate. That means we can make it to …

Time Management

Timbaland Reveals Secrets of Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta… Holy Grail’

Jay-Z‘s <i>Magna Carta… Holy Grail</i> was released on July 4 with platinum-selling status courtesy of Samsung, and though the cover art, lyrics and …

Revisiting Classics on YouTube: 20 Recent (and Absurd) Comments on Ginuwine's "Pony"

“Pony” was Ginuwine’s debut single. The Timbaland-produced song came out in 1996 and peaked at No. 6 on the Billboard Hot 100, going platinum and …

Dame Dash headbanged to Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' LP at the barber shop the other day. Check out the video and Dash's words on his former colleagues new album. Full story: http://bit.ly/1aaiTI9

Noisey Vs. MetalSucks - Threaten My Family if You Must, But I Still Say Korn Rules

Skeptics and shit-talkers be damned.<p><i>Welcome to Point/Counterpoint, where we prove to the rest of the Internet that we are smarter and more right than any other editorial outlet on planet earth. We know these dudes who run a metal site called MetalSucks that people seem to like, so we challenged</i> …

Is ‘Yeezus’ the Tipping Point for Rap Misogyny?

Kanye West’s latest, <i>Yeezus</i>, was supposed to be his statement-making, punk-infused noise-rap record: A rousing, leather jacket-sporting, <i>Saturday Night</i> …

Joey Bada$$ - "95 Til Infinity" (Official Music Video)