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Girl Talk Has Quietly Become a Great Rap Producer

A new track with Young Nudy is just the latest in a long run of excellent hip-hop singles that the mash-up star has been involved with.
Colin Joyce
2 days ago
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Google Employee Writes Memo About 'The Burden of Being Black at Google'

“Over the last five years I've heard co-workers spew hateful words about immigrants, boast unabashedly about gentrifying neighbourhoods, mockingly imitate people who speak different languages, reject candidates of colour without evidence because of 'fit'.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2 days ago
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Saving the Arctic's 'Last Ice Area' Is a Race Against Time

Canada has moved to protect the region, where Arctic wildlife is expected to make its last stand against climate change. Scientists say it's not enough.
Becky Ferreira
5 days ago
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RIP Woodstock 50, a Disaster of a Festival that Never Was

The beleaguered festival has finally, mercifully called it quits.
Josh Terry
8.1.19
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Instagram Apologises for Blocking Caribbean Carnival Content

The popular platform says a "mistake" was made by hiding posts made by festival goers.
Sharine Taylor
7.31.19
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'Old Town Road' Is Officially the Longest-Running No. 1 Single Ever

After 17 weeks on top, Lil Nas X has beaten out "Despacito" and "One Sweet Day" to hold the title.
Josh Terry
7.30.19
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Don’t Buy Into Beyoncé’s ‘22 Day’ Crash Diet, Even If She Is Beyoncé

We deserve better than encouragement to starve ourselves like Beyoncé did on her ultra-restrictive diet leading up to Coachella.
Anne Gaviola
7.26.19
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We Regret to Inform You That the New Taylor Swift Song Is Really Good

"The Archer" might be the coolest she's ever sounded.
Josh Terry
7.24.19
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'Stranger Things' Actor Joe Keery's New Song Is Even Better Than His Hair

Listen to the first single from the actor best known as Steve Harrington's new project, Djo.
Josh Terry
7.24.19
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People Can Exchange Trash for Free Food at India's First 'Garbage Cafe'

All the plastic waste collected will be recycled and used to build stronger roads.
Shamani Joshi
7.22.19
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Burmese Parents Are Holding Fake Funerals to Keep Their Children Safe

These families will do anything to prevent their children from being recruited by the country’s rebel groups.
Meera Navlakha
7.19.19
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Holy Hell, Canada's Alleged Mafia Were Living Good Until They Were Arrested

Police in Ontario have arrested leading members of the Figliomeni family in the biggest mob bust in the province’s history.
Mack Lamoureux
7.19.19
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