Someone Synced The Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Hypnotize’ With the TV Show ‘Dinosaurs’

Hip-hop has always been about appropriation. Not necessarily cultural, but at least formal–it’s a genre built on samples, riffs and reinterpretations, making collage out of found parts. In this tradition, some enterprising soul has taken it upon themselves to splice together footage of the strange and wonderful children’s television show Dinosaurs to create an alternate video for The Notorious B.I.G.’s hit single, “Hypnotize.” Dinosaurs actually predates “Hypnotize”; the show ran… Read more »

Jay Z’s Bid for Swedish Streaming Company Is Accepted

Getty Image Jay Z’s $56.2 million bid for Aspiro, the Swedish streaming company, has been accepted. Swedish news outlet E24 confirmed the news. Minority shareholders had apprehensions at first but minority shareholder representative Sune Karlsson accepted the bid on their behalf. In an email to E24, Fredrik Bjorland, head of the independent bid committee in charge of reviewing the offer ahead of its acceptance wrote, “We as a board tried to be as transparent as possible towards minority shareholders… Read more »

3 ways designing for the Apple Watch is unlike anything else – VentureBeat


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3 ways designing for the Apple Watch is unlike anything else
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Although the Apple Watch isn't set to ship until April 24, Apple released the WatchKit SDK to select developers in November, and I've been working side-by-side with customers building production Apple Watch apps. One of the biggest lessons to keep in mind …
Drug dealer in China says he only did it to buy an Apple WatchMarketWatch


Cheap 'Apple Watch' copies on sale via Alibaba siteBBC News
Is the new Apple Watch a game changer?Bennington Banner
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Suge Knight Claims He’s Blind in His Left Eye

Getty Image Suge Knight’s defense is now claiming that the rap mogul is blind in his left eye and he couldn’t see in the fatal hit-and-run incident that happened back in January. “How can he go left if he can’t see?” said Suge’s new lawyer, Matthew Fletcher, to New York Daily News. “This was a literal presentation of being blindsided. He was attacked on his blind side. To me it seems obvious. He’s being… Read more »

Charles Hamilton Drops a Crazy Freestyle on Hot 97

After disappearing from the public eye for an extended period, Charles Hamilton is once again courting the media. Only this time, as Hot 97 host Peter Rosenberg points out, the rapper is doing it through more conventional brick-and-mortar means, where his mid-2000s heyday was orchestrated mostly through the tangled web of the rap blog world. Hamilton stopped by Rosenberg’s show for a frank discussion about his mental health, a topic… Read more »

Neanderthals Wore Eagle Talons As Jewelry 130000 Years Ago – Live Science


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Neanderthals Wore Eagle Talons As Jewelry 130000 Years Ago
Live Science
Long before they shared the landscape with modern humans, Neanderthals in Europe developed a sharp sense of style, wearing eagle claws as jewelry, new evidence suggests. Researchers identified eight talons from white-tailed eagles — including four …
Neanderthals may have invented jewelryWashington Post


Neanderthals Made World's First Jewelry Out Of Eagle Talons? (VIDEO)Headlines & Global News
World's oldest jewellery made from eagle claws was worn by human relatives Daily Mail
Archaeology –The Times (subscription) –Sci-News.com
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Play Cards Against Humanity On the Web, for Free – PC Magazine


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Play Cards Against Humanity On the Web, for Free
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Good news, Cards Against Humanity fans. You can now play the hilariously inappropriate game on your smartphone. A new site called Cards Against Originality lets you play the game with your friends on any smartphone, tablet, or computer — for free, right …
Cards Against Humanity for Web brings your filthy mind onlineCNET


Finally, you can play Cards Against Humanity onlineMashable
You can now play Cards Against Humanity on your phoneUSA TODAY
Engadget –GameSpot –TechSpot
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Milky Way Is 50 Percent Bigger With More Stars, A New Study Claims – STGIST


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Milky Way Is 50 Percent Bigger With More Stars, A New Study Claims
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The Milky Way galaxy may be bigger than thought. A new study is suggesting that in addition to increasing the size of our home galaxy, there are also an evidence to confirm that our galaxy is a corrugated disc, and not a relatively flat plane.
No, Bigger. Milky Way Galaxy May Be 50% LargerThe News Ledge


Is the Milky Way much larger than previously estimated?R & D Magazine
The Galaxy May Be Way Bigger Than We ThoughtSmithsonian
ValueWalk –Headlines & Global News –University Herald
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Azealia Banks Gets Interactive in ‘Wallace’ Video

Azealia Banks has never been one to do things conventionally. That’s why her new video should come as no surprise–for “Wallace,” from her critically acclaimed, commercially stunted Broke With Expensive Taste, Banks enlisted directors Nick Ace and Rob Soucy to help craft an interactive short film. The video runs on Google Cloud Platform, using webcam technology to insert the user into the video, making for a fully immersive Banks experience…. Read more »