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Lil Uzi Vert Is Living in the Future of Rap

Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert is the incarnation of hip-hop’s new youth mainstream, the center of the trap rap Snapchat generation gap.<p><i>Photos by Michael James Murray</i><p>Lil Uzi Vert is bouncing around this hotel room, trying to balance on his toes on the edge of the box spring that sticks out from …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Air Jordan 5 Retro Low "Alternate '90" Drops Next Month

The second entry in Jordan Brand’s “Alternate” collection for 2016.<p>Jordan Brand is kicking off its 2016 “Alternate” collection — which imagines what MJ’s player-exclusive designs may have looked like — with the “Alternate ‘89” edition of the Air Jordan 4 and now we have a concrete drop date for the …

Thinking of Going Paleo? Start Here

Iate it all, and I liked it. The McFlurries, chips, pork loin (and belly), bourbon-braised beef: all of it went in the hopper. Snickers, burritos, …

A First Look at White Mountaineering's 2016 Spring/Summer Footwear Collection

More adidas collabs are on their way.<p>Having first caught a glimpse of Yosuke Aizawa’s 2016 spring/summer collection back in June, we now have a look at White Mountaineering’s forthcoming footwear range. The highlights center around the brand’s ongoing collaboration with adidas, resulting in two new …

Disney's Research Hub Creates a Wheeled Robot That Can Climb Walls

No place is safe from this gravity-defying gadget.<p>Created in partnership between Disney and ETH Zurich, the VertiGo is a nimble, four-wheeled robot that has been developed with the uncanny ability to effortlessly scale walls. The way it does this is at once ingenious and old-fashion — two …

Kendrick Lamar Releases a Short Film Titled "God is Gangster"

Featuring “u” and “For Sale?” from ‘To Pimp a Butterfly.’<p>For his critically-acclaimed <i>To Pimp a Butterfly</i> LP, Kendrick Lamar premieres a short film featuring the tracks “u” and “For Sale?” Starting off in a dark room with a bottle of brown, a drunk K-Dot travels to the dark corridors of his mind, as …

16 best and worst Android features of 2015

Like years before it, 2015 saw the release plenty of big-name Android smartphones. Flagships like the Samsung Galaxy S6, LG G4, Motorola Moto X Pure …

Android News

31 Food Porn Pics That Sum Up Exactly Why You Shouldn't Diet This Year

Food is glorious, so here are 31 reasons why you totally shouldn't diet in 2016.<p>That's one for every day of January. Just because.<p>You'll miss pancakes<p>…

Ice Cream

22 Superrich Recipes to Break Your Resolution in the Best Way Possible

It's that time of the year when everyone's made some kind of New Year's resolution, and for a lot of people that means trying to eat better. That's all well and good—I would never begrudge someone for trying to be healthier—but if you're going to spend most of your time eating kale and chia seeds …

Cooking

How to cook pasta and tomato sauce, by Rachel Roddy

I bought my pasta pan from a <i>mercatino dell’usato –</i> a second-hand shop in Rome. It is a 6-litre one, taller than it is wide, made from lightweight aluminium I think – possibly the sort of we are told to avoid nowadays. As I picked it up to weigh it up, the woman rummaging next to me laughed and …

Italian Food

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Middle-aged mothers are Britain's worst 'hidden drinkers', experts warn

Two-fifths admit drinking as much or more than their grown-up children<p>Middle-aged mothers whose children have left home are becoming the "fastest-growing group of hazardous drinkers", experts have warned.<p>Two-fifths admit drinking as much or more than their grown-up children, according to a poll, …

Alcohol

Is Chicken, Beef, or Fish the Best Bodybuilding Food?

There is no better thing to eat than protein when it comes to building lean muscle and getting proper recovery. In addition, protein aids in fat loss …

Nutrition

This one quote sums up why working at Google can be so frustrating

Instead of incremental changes, the company aims to to work on projects that deliver 10 times the impact any other technologies or products out there.<p>That attitude has led to incredibly important innovations, like Google's progress with self-driving cars and internet bearing balloons.<p>But Business …

Robotics

Readers’ recipe swap: meals for one

When it comes to cooking just for myself, I’m supremely unimaginative; it’s either noodles with a peanut butter, garlic and soy sauce (broccoli too, if I feel bad about it being 100% beige), or a cheese omelette of sorts (no guilt when 100% yellow). Luckily, though, our readers are full of brighter …

Ice Cream

Chickens, It's Your Time to Brine

That Thanksgiving turkey isn't the only bird that you can brine. Here's why you should be brining chicken—all year 'round.<p>We all know how much better a turkey tastes if you brine it before roasting it. But we're about to take things a step further: You should also be brining your chickens—and not …

Cooking
Earthquakes

Why Action Launcher is the only launcher I use ...

I don't recall exactly when I got fed up with every launcher that wasn't Action Launcher. But I do remember why. I'm not all that adventurous when it …

Apps

The 25 Best Mixtapes of 2015 (So Far) - XXL

It's the half-year mark of 2015 already, the time for <i>XXL</i> to take a look back at the wild and crazy year it's been so far already. Yesterday, we …

The science of empathy—and why some people have it less than others

Empathy is hot in business wisdom these days: Forbes says it’s invaluable, Apple’s training manual offers empathy exercises, and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson calls caring “key.”<p>“Corporate empathy is not an oxymoron,” concluded an article in the Harvard Business Review on January 8. “It is a …

Empathy

Near-smokeless, fan-assisted Homping Grill makes charcoal grilling easier

Since they need to hold a pile of charcoal, portable charcoal grills are often larger, deeper and bulkier than their propane counterparts. They also …

Cooking

Google's Artificial Intelligence Machines Are Already Dreaming And Have Emotions. Or Maybe Not.

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported last Friday that a Google robot became “exasperated” and ended a conversation “by lashing out at its human inquisitor.” A week earlier, Quartz reported that “Google engineers sought out to see what…artificial networks ‘dream’ of” and discovered “the subconscious of …

Artificial Intelligence

17 of the best Android apps from June 2015

June was a busy month for Android apps, from pure productivity to an app that will make personalized game recommendations for you and much in between.<p>We also take a look at a painfully simple way of streaming porn on your Android device, if that’s your sort of thing. PushBullet managed to score two …

Apps

Refreshing or Revolting: 2016 BMW 7 Series

Concept cars are usually a basis for an automaker to produce a new or updated model from, and rarely are all the details used in a production model. For the 2016 BMW 7 Series, the automaker decided to keep many of the same styling cues seen on last year’s Vision Luxury concept, toning them down …

BMW

19 Cheesy Recipes that Prove Everything's Better with Cheddar

Everything's better with cheddar cheese—these 19 recipes prove it.<p><b>You know what they say:</b> Everything's better with Cheddar (oh wait, or feta.). It's true! These recipes for queso, waffles, sandwiches, toasts, and popovers (to name a few) star one of our very favorite cheeses.

Cooking

Nike Has an 'Independence Day' Pack of Sock Darts Coming

<b>by Brendan Dunne</b><p>The <b>Nike Sock Dart's</b> reign will continue next month with the release of the "Independence Day" pack.<p>No doubt the most clamored-after …

The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (1985-2014)

<i>SPIN</i> hit a milestone this year: our 30th birthday. To celebrate, we caught up with some of the artists behind our past picks for Album of the Year, …

Paul DeJong

The 7 Hottest Trends We’ll See at This Year’s CES

When I attended my first Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in 1976, I was in my mid-20s, new to the tech scene and highly impressionable. When I …

Bill Gates

How To Opt Out Of Twitter’s New Thing That Tracks Which Apps You Install

Twitter is now keeping track of which apps you have on your phone, and sending that data back to the mothership (birds nest?)<p>Is it the worst offense in the world? Nah — they’re not exactly perusing your browsing history and sending it to your grandmother, here. But it’s still irksome, particularly …