The True Story of Pocahontas

Pocahontas had a Native husband and Native child; never married John Smith. Despite what many people believe due to longstanding and inaccurate accounts in history books and movies such as Disney’s Pocahontas, the true story of Pocahontas is not one of a young Native Powhatan woman with a raccoon friend who dove off of mountain-like cliffs off […]

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Selena Quintanilla Collection Unveiled At Forever 21

Twenty-two years ago, filmmaker Gregory Nava released “Selena,”the acclaimed biopic based on the life of Selena Quintanilla, the belated queen of Tejano music who was tragically killed in 1995. On Thursday, fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 launched a new clothing collection to commemorate the film’s anniversary and honor the legacy of the Grammy-winning singer. “The White Rose” […]

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The Williams brothers say they are “forever in business” with Drake

The Williams brothers began taking meetings with several major labels, including Universal, with the help of industry veteran Wendy Day. When Universal’s mid-level executives made a lowball offer to buy half their company, Slim and Birdman got up to leave. Then Doug Morris, Universal’s chief at the time, walked in with his colleague Mel Lewinter. […]

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Is ‘The Matrix’ Real?

Do we live in a simulation? Twenty years ago, the Wachowskis burst upon the scene with The Matrix, a sci-fi action flick with a philosophical heart. The movie proposes an answer to the basic question of the simulation hypothesis: that our world is a counterfeit reality running on a massive computer. The film also gives us a glimpse […]

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Michael Jordan – His Airness

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This Swedish Indoor Urban Farm Wants To Revolutionize How We Live And Eat

In the basement of a landmark 27-story tower in Stockholm’s central Kungsholmen district, Owe Pettersson is hoping to sow the seeds of an indoor urban farming revolution. Pettersson is the chief executive of Plantagon, a new Stockholm-based urban farming venture set to kick off operations in the basement of an office block in the Swedish […]

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Hydroponics is the next wave in food production

Sir, Jonathan Margolis sets the bar for agriculture’s next revolution too low (“Urban farmers struggle to reap mass-market benefits”, FT.com, February 1). The next wave of food production, including the Gotham Greens and Sundrop Farms cases he mentions, will not be based on Schumacher’s “small is beautiful”. Rather, the new wave will be based on […]

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Black Panther’s Four-Day Total: $404 Million Worldwide and a Slew of Shattered Records

Early numbers indicated that Black Panther would make between $100 million and $120 million in its opening weekend. As hype and wild pre-sale ticket numbers grew, though, that humble number got nudged higher and higher—all the way to $170 million a few days before the film finally hit theaters. Now, after the complete four-day weekend, the real numbers are […]

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Apple Music expands student discount to 82 more countries

Apple is expanding its Apple Music student discount pricing to 82 new regions by the end of the month, including Israel, Malaysia, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, and Taiwan, according to iMore’s Rene Richtie. The discount offers 50 percent off the usual subscription price. The offer had already been available in the US, UK, Denmark, Ireland, […]

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Amazon Users Are Freaking Out Over These Super Affordable Rose Gold Makeup Brushes

Some people tend to leave their umbrellas everywhere and, um, we’re one of them. But another thing we always misplace is our blush brush, and contour brush, and concealer brush, and … you get the picture. Long story short: our vanity always needs a new set of brushes, if only because we’re a teensy bit […]

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