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Marvel To Uncle Sam: X-Men Not Human For Taxes (DETAILS)

In Arts & Cutlure, Bank on May 17, 2012 at 12:09 pm

Did you know that all toys (dolls) resembling people are taxed higher than regular toys (robots, etc.) when imported into the US? We didn’t either until we read a case involving Marvel Comic’s lovable mutants, The X-Men. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nick Hanauer’s Income Talk Not Worth Spreading: TED (INFO)

In Arts & Cutlure, Bank, Lifestyle, TECH on May 17, 2012 at 11:05 am

TED Talk, the popular series of video lectures on the internet, said NO to publishing a lecture by Nick Hanauer, one of Amazon’s multimillionaire investors. Why? Because TED thought Hanauer’s speech on the widening income inequality and taxing the rich in America was too political and controversial, according to the National Journal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jennifer Lopez, World’s Most Powerful Celeb, Is In Vogue (PHOTOS)

In Arts & Cutlure, Latino, Style on May 17, 2012 at 9:19 am

Forbes magazine’s newly minted worlds  most powerful celebrity in the world Jennifer Lopez has another magazine in her corner, Vogue! The “American Idol” judge, who hinted she may not return to the show for a third season,  is photographed by Mario Testino wearing the hottest swimsuits of the summer in the June 2012 issue which features Hope Solo, Ryan Lochte and Serena Williams on its cover.

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Real Or Real Fake: Child’s Skull Before Losing Baby Teeth (PHOTOS)

In Arts & Cutlure on May 16, 2012 at 10:38 am

We’ve been staring at this photo and wondering if its real. The more we think about it, the more we’re creeped out by it. Its obviously a real photo, but is the structure the photograph depicts real human anatomy or an artist’s fantasy?  Read the rest of this entry »

Glove One Is A Phone Iron Man Would Love!(PHOTOS +VIDEO)

In Arts & Cutlure, Style, TECH on May 16, 2012 at 9:47 am

Artist and designer Brian Cera created the Glove One phone for his master thesis project, “Gadgets for Remembering The Future,” while at the University of Wisconsin. He built the device, whose dial pads are on the underside of the users fingers, and whose receiver is the owner’s pinky and thumb (think the universal symbol for phone) using parts from a 3d printer.

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Pharrell Williams On Gay Marriage: “Live & Let Live!” (PHOTOS)

In Arts & Cutlure, LGBT, Music, TECH on May 16, 2012 at 12:17 am

We spoke to N.E.R.D leader and Billionaire Boys Club creative director Pharrell Williams in a second-floor dressing room above the stage at Irving Plaza while Santigold  and her voluptuous dancers opened their set for Samsung Mobile USA’s Galaxy Note concert last night. Before Skateboard P proceeded to amp up the audience after Santi brought him out to perform The Lonely Island’s “After Party,” we grilled P about his thoughts on gay marriage and who’s got his ear in music.

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Brian Wood Launches LA Alumni Collection (PHOTOS)

In Arts & Cutlure, Lifestyle, Sports, Style on May 15, 2012 at 11:54 pm

New York based “Panty Raider” and sportswear designer Brian Wood created a classic when he launched his Brooklyn Alumni collection in 2006 for the Wood Valley High Collection for spring 2007. Featuring the faces of some of the borough’s iconic legends and natives, Wood’s shirts planted Notorious B.I.G, Larry David, Lil Kim and Michael Jordan (to name four) squarely on the chests of their admirers.

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Ritmo Machine ‘La Calle’ Is That New Latin Hip-Hop! (VIDEO)

In Arts & Cutlure, Latino, Music on May 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm

We all know Tito Puente, the legendary Spanish Harlem-born, Puerto Rican percussionist who introduced mambo and cha-cha to mainstream audiences, inspired the likes of Sheila E., and is generally regarded as one of the baddest men to ever pick up two sticks. Longtime Cypress Hill collaborator and percussionist Eric Bobo is Tito Puente in a hoodie and a fitted!

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Idris Elba: ‘Thor 2′ Is A GO! (DETAILS)

In Arts & Cutlure, Film on May 15, 2012 at 8:45 am

British actor Idris Elba will reprise his role as Heimdall, the gate-keeper  in Thor 2, scheduled to go into production this summer, music magazine NME is reporting. Elba confirmed to Collider that he will be back in the Marvel Universe, saying: “I’m definitely going to do my man in a suit film.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Play As Stan Lee In The Amazing Spider-Man Game (DETAILS)

In Arts & Cutlure, Film, TECH on May 14, 2012 at 5:01 pm

Stan Lee The Amazing Spider-Man

A visionary artist, writer, myth-maker and publisher, Stan Lee stands toe-to-toe as a formidable legend, and is admired by legions of geeks who love the Hulk, Spider-Man, The Avengers and The X-Men. On June 26, fans of the verbose New Yorker will get an incredible opportunity: play Lee as a character alongside his creations in the Amazing Spider-Man if they pre-order it from, have a PS3 and an Xbox 360.

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Serena Williams, Hope Solo & Ryan Lochte Cover Vogue! (PHOTO)

In Arts & Cutlure, Sports, Style on May 14, 2012 at 10:11 am

The 2012 London Olympics is just a few weeks away and Vogue wants you to check it out in style! Gracing the magazine’s June 2012 cover are some members of Team USA: Six-time Olympic medalist swimmer Ryan LochteHope Solo and 2012 Madrid Open Winner and  Compton’s own Serena Williams!

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Angry Birds Follow-Up Is Amazing Alex (PHOTOS)

In Arts & Cutlure, TECH on May 11, 2012 at 1:51 pm

Rovio, the company behind Angry Birds, the most downloaded videogame in modern history, has announced its follow-up, Amazing Alex. The announcement was made on Finnish television this morning by Rovio Studio CEO Mikel Held who said the game will arrive in two months.

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