The drive for views (rather than quality customers) explains it all.
By: Ryan Holiday
It’s been nearly seven years since YouTube first launched its “Partners Program,” a platform for YouTube creators that gives them a portion of revenue made on their videos, and nearly two years since Google invested more than $100M in YouTube content producers. Despite this financial influx, the quality of content on YouTube has stagnated somewhere between [read full article]
Have you ever looked at a homeless person, and pondered how they got into that situation? Have you ever asked yourself why don’t they just go to a homeless shelter. Well, on this Sunday afternoon this really triggered my interest. In my research, I found that [read full article]
In memory of the Godfather of soul, the original b-boy and one of the most influential soul singers in history, DJ Rumor made [read full article]
By: Maggie Koerth-Baker
Seven hundred years ago, millions of Europeans were wiped out by a disease we still don’t entirely understand. The Black Death might seem like a pretty open-and-shut case at this point: It was caused by [read full article]
Amerie sounds amazing on this Kaytranada remix! Just when you thought the remixes he made of [read full article]
It sparks the same part of the brain triggered by a delicious meal or a night of passion. Scans found areas in the brain’s ‘pleasure’ centre became [read full article]
By: Alexandra Wolfe
Thursday nights have become surprisingly popular at a five-star Menlo Park hotel. Two eagle-eyed matchmakers, big tech money, and an army of stiletto-shod women mix and mingle there—all important factors in Silicon Valley’s peculiar mating algorithm.
It’s late morning, and Peter Rudolph, the executive chef of Madera in the five-star Rosewood Sand Hill hotel in Silicon Valley, is commuting from [read full article]
By: C. Young
This information about hair has been hidden from the public since the Viet Nam War. [read full article]
By: Shawn Knight
Dreams have captivated mankind since the beginning of time and have been the subject of countless studies over the years. Case in point: researchers at the ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories in Kyoto, Japan, have been working to [read full article]
After attending Easter Sunday church services, a randy Georgia couple repaired to the parking lot of a nearby Kroger supermarket and began having sex in a Nissan 350Z, police report.
The automotive assignation, however, was broken up when [read full article]
This is by far one of the most harshest and funniest pranks I’ve seen in a while. Watch this fake cab driver of blackbox tv take these two innocent young girls on a ride to their destination, and surprise them to their dismay with a werewolf transformation. When the convulsions start from the cab driver, is when the magic happens. Haaaa! Prepare yourself to be thoroughly entertained. [read full article]
If you don’t believe that racism in the job market is real, then please read this article by Yolanda Spivey. Spivey, who was seeking work in the insurance industry, found that she wasn’t getting any job offers. But as an experiment, she changed her name to Bianca White, to see if employers would respond differently. You’ll be shocked and amazed by her phenomenal story.
Before I begin, let me quote the late, great, Booker T. Washington who said, “Of all forms of slavery there is none that is so harmful and degrading as that form of slavery which tempts one human being to hate another by reason of his race or color.” [read full article]
By: Mello Music Group
In 2011 Baltimore emcee Substantial was facing the possibility of cancer. He ended up having preventive surgery and while laid up, decided to [read full article]
They Die by Dawn is a film based on the true life of African American Cowboys of the old west in 1890, located in Langston, Oklahoma. With an all star cast including Giancarlo Esposito, Michael K Williams, Nate Parker, Jesse Williams, Rosario Dawson, Isaiah Washington, Erykah Badu, Bokeem Woodbine and Harry Lennix. The film sets out to tell the story of a showdown between the real life characters.
The story is based on [read full article]
By: Ross Tuttle and Erin Schneider
I’m gonna break your fuckin’ arm, then I’m gonna punch you in the fuckin’ face.”
-NYC Police Officer
Exclusive audio obtained by The Nation of a stop-and-frisk carried out by the New York Police Department freshly reveals the discriminatory and unprofessional way in which this controversial policy is being implemented on the city’s streets. [read full article]
By: Neetzan Zimmerman
A woman has had the tips of five of her toes removed after police say a coworker who was stalking her slipped [read full article]
By Anahad O’Connor
Why is olive oil, the crown jewel of the Mediterranean diet, so good for your health?
Nutritionists point to its abundance of antioxidants and oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat that protects the heart. But new research suggests that some of the benefits of olive oil might be contained in [read full article]
By: Nate Anderson & The Young Turks
“See! That shit keeps popping up on my fucking computer!” says a blond woman as she leans back on a couch, bottle-feeding a baby on her lap.
The woman is [read full article]
Police in Moscow are to carry out checks on ambulances after reports that emergency vehicles have been fitted with [read full article]
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On Friday, March 15 at Noon, I made my way to the east side of Austin, TX to attend this event called [read full article]