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Will Smith Speaks the Truth Every Entrepreneur Needs to Hear

Even when you're winning and making tons of money, you can still feel like you're losing. Why finding purpose is more than just a touchy-feely objective.<p>This week featured Cannes Lion, the biggest gathering of the advertising industry where corporate heavyweights mix with celebs mix with artists …

Advertising Industry

Australia Considers TT-Style Road Race near Sunshine Coast - Asphalt & Rubber

It seems appropriate that just a week after the Isle of Man TT, we should be talking about efforts in Australia to host a similar event.<p>Dubbed the …

Isle of Man TT

Lewis Hamilton’s Baku travails strengthen calls for end to radio ban

Formula One is bracing for another turnaround as important voices in the sport call for a lifting of the radio ban that so compromised Lewis Hamilton’s race in the European Grand Prix in Baku on Sunday.<p>New restrictions were placed on pit-to-car radios this season intended to make drivers more …

Auto Racing

How To Adjust A Motorcycle Chain

Walk around at any motorcycle gathering and count the bikes with limp, sagging chains. Often, the worst examples also are bone dry with rust and/or …

26 Extremely Dope Overlooked Albums of 2016 (So Far)

There's more to life than Kanye West, or Drake, or even—hear us out—Beyoncé. This has been a year of great music, and some extremely dope albums have slipped under the radar.<p>This has been a year full of music and, more specifically, full of great music. Even more specifically, 2016 has been a year …

Japanese Luxury Automakers Aren't Designing Those Grilles for You

… unless you’re Chinese, in which case Japanese luxury brands are <i>definitely</i> designing those grilles for you.<p>According to Automotive News, China is …

Autos

Here are some of Zagato's wildest designs

Aston Martin and Zagato have done it again. In 2016 they revealed the Vanquish Zagato and Vanquish Zagato Volante models, which were nice.<p>Shooting …

Alfa Romeo

Here's How the All Carbon Fiber Alfa 4C Is Built

Modern production of carbon-fiber cars looks so cool.<p>The Alfa Romeo 4C doesn't offer any luxury features, but its light weight, simplicity, and manual steering make it an absolute blast to drive. And despite only having a 237-horsepower four-cylinder under the hood, it's also able to hit 60 mph in …

360fly Is Going to Make It So That You Can Watch the Isle of Man TT Live in Full 360

The Isle of Man TT is one of the most exciting motorcycle races to watch, even if it's only from the smart TV that you just upgraded to. The racing …

Isle of Man TT

Audio From Prince's Plane: 'An Unresponsive Passenger'

NBC News has obtained a seven-minute clip of communications between two air-traffic controllers and the pilot of Prince’s plane as it made an unscheduled stop in Moline, Illinois, six days before the star died.<p>In the clip, an air traffic controller at the Chicago En Route Radar Center in Aurora, …

Airports

Watch Dave Chappelle Sing Radiohead’s ‘Creep’ at Erykah Badu’s Party

Dave Chappelle may have mastered the art of impersonating musicians like Prince and Rick James, but his Thom Yorke could use some work. Like Prince, …

Music

Big power, little car: 2017 Audi TT RS Coupe and Roadster

The Audi TT catches a bad rap. Even though it's improved markedly over the years, some people still label it a hairdresser's car. Audi's rolling out a new variant, the TT RS, and just one look at the car shows that either this is no hairdresser's car, or you have the coolest stylist in the world …

audiread

Instant Want: Lego Releases 2704-Piece Porsche 911 GT3 RS Kit

When photos of a Porsche 911 “prototype” Lego kit leaked out of a German toy show earlier this year, we figured the swirly camouflaged sports car rendered from everybody’s favorite building blocks was the real deal. As in, we figured Lego planned to sell customers a Porsche 911 wearing full-size …

Mercedes-AMG May Be Considering an F1-Inspired Supercar

It’s no secret that Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division is churning out some great stuff. Sure, you could argue the brand is diluting itself by making more and more models, but it’s selling more cars than ever, and it has a fantastic sports car in the AMG GT S pictured above. Now it seems to want another …

New PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo consoles are coming this year

Both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are currently powered by "SoC" chips that AMD made for the companies — the same type described during AMD's …

Weld From Anywhere With This DIY Car Battery-Powered Welding Kit

Break a driveshaft on the trail and you're in deep trouble. Use this portable welding kit to help get you back to civilization.<p>Catastrophic structural failures can spell doom when you are off-roading in remote locations. An on-board welding kit is cheap insurance to get you back on the trail …

Honda WTCC investigation means race results will be provisional

The results from Sunday's World Touring Car Championship races at the Hungaroring will remain provisional until the completion of an investigation …

BMW M2 looks great in this night photoshoot

Stefan Sobot took the new BMW M2 for a night photoshoot in Belgrad, the capital of Serbia. The beautiful Long Beach Blue M2 truly shines under …

Entering the matrix: CJ Wilson Racing launches a virtual racing series

The team has recreated its car in Forza and is holding an e-racing championship.<p>If you're an up-and-coming racing team, and you want to make new …

Mercedes-AMG's high performance cars will never use this technology

The company unveiled a series of new models at the 2016 New York Auto Show in March.<p>They range from a C63 Cabriolet to more practical models like the E43 sedan and the GLC43 crossover SUV.<p>Over the years, AMG has built up a strong reputation for building high powered track monsters and steroid …

This is the new Porsche 718 Cayman

Safe to say, we saw this one coming. Like the Boxster, the Cayman has also been given the 718 treatment.<p>That’s to say a thorough round of styling …

This Artist Exploded Your Favorite Racing Legends So That You Don’t Have To

How he creates his artwork is impressive, but technique is only a part of how Fabian Oefner captures iconic cars in these otherworldly scenes. Around …

J. Dilla's Lost Album The Diary Is Out of the Vault—and Quite a Surprise

The life of hip-hop producer and rapper J. Dilla had a dramatic arc a biopic producer would salivate over. Born in Detroit during its post-riots decline, he was an obsessive musical genius from the cultural hinterlands, he created a body of work that radically altered his art form. Then, …

Hip-Hop

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Rap & Hip-Hop

Lupe Fiasco Teases First Of Album Trilogy With "Conversation #1"

Not too long ago, Lupe Fiasco promised fans three new albums, <i>Drogas</i>, <i>Skulls</i>, and <i>Roy,</i> and now it looks likes he’s following through on that promise. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Notorious B.I.G.’s Son, C.J. Wallace, Is Ready for His Close-Up

The only son of iconic MC Biggie Smalls is a scene-stealer in the film Kicks, which premiered at Tribeca. He opens up about his famous Big Poppa, …

Scenes of Coachella 2016 Day Two with Secret Guests and Legendary Reunions

Check out photos from the day's performances including Ice Cube, Disclosure, The Damned, CHVRCHES, and more.<p><i>All Photos by Timothy Norris</i><p>The thing about going to Coachella is you basically get two lineups, the stated lineup and the surprise artists who show up during other performances. Friday we …

Ice Cube Brings Out N.W.A, Common, Snoop Dogg at Coachella

Straight Outta Coachella. Fresh off their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ice Cube delivered with a partial N.W.A reunion and guest …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Watch "Yeethoven" Orchestra Perform Kanye West's "Blood on the Leaves" and "New Slaves"

Last night, the Young Musicians Foundation hosted their first ever "Yeethoven" concert as part of their Great Music Series, pairing six classic works from Ludwig van Beethoven with six songs from Kanye West's album <i>Yeezus</i> through the course of the night. The 70-piece Young Musicians Foundation …

Ludwig van Beethoven

Godmother of Soul

Erykah Badu’s expanding musical universe.<p>When Erykah Badu told Zach Witness, an unheralded producer from East Dallas, that she might like to come to his home studio and work on some music, he didn’t dare believe her. Badu, who is forty-five, has lived in Dallas all her life. But she spends a …

Music