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5 Lost Mansions of Uptown Manhattan

Nowadays when people think Manhattan, they invariably think two out of three following things: tall buildings, overpopulation and pollution. Listen, I love the Big Apple — greatest city in the world! But it also lives up to every stereotype of what is wrong with American big city over-consumerism. Does there…


A Map of NWA’s Rise and Aftermath [Infographic]

With the announcement of the 2016 Oscar nominations today also came the announcement that NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton has been nominated for Best Original Screenplay. The film follows the meteoric rise of NWA, a hip-hop group consisting of Eazy-E, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, MC Ren and DJ Yella. Although they disbanded…


30 Of The Best ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ Comic Strips

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the debut of the classic Bill Watterson comic strip Calvin and Hobbes about the imaginative 6-year-old screw-up Calvin and his anthropomorphic stuffed tiger Hobbes. Throughout its ten-year run, Calvin dealt with teachers, bullies, his parents and caused enough trouble to make everyone except his imaginary…


Every Goosebump Book Summed Up in One Sentence

Halloween is always a month rife with nostalgia. As you get older, you remember what it was like to trick-or-treat on Halloween with your friends and also a time when you felt comfortable being a superhero or mummy for Halloween instead of feeling pressured to pick an over-the-top trendy/creative costume…


Trippy Video Remixes Disney’s ‘Alice In Wonderland’ In The Styles of Famous Artists

Artist Gene Kogan has created a video homage to Alice in Wonderland‘s famous tea party scene featuring a fresh take that reflects the different styles of various iconic artists including Pablo Picasso, Georgia O’Keeffe, S.H. Raza, Hokusai, Frida Kahlo, Vincent van Gogh, Tarsila, Saloua Raouda Choucair, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt, Wu Guanzhong, Elaine de Kooning, Ibrahim el-Salahi, Minnie Pwerle, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Edvard Munch and Natalia Goncharova. If the…