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Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Reading Rainbow’s New Theme Song with LeVar Burton


With the imminent return of Reading Rainbow, LeVar Burton is debuting a new theme song about how books have allowed him to go anywhere and do anything. Literally. LeVar Burton is a living god. Check it out after the JUMP.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

How Miss Info Became Hip-Hop’s Ultimate Insider


On a winter-cold evening in late March at a comedy club near the Chelsea Hotel in Manhattan, a DJ and aspiring comedian named Cipha Sounds takes the stage for a short set before a screening of the first episodes of a VH1 show called This Is Hot 97. In the audience, music insiders and fashion bloggers mix with television suits. Ebro Darden, Angie Martinez, Funkmaster Flex, Peter Rosenberg, Laura Stylez, and Miss Info — radio personalities from the iconic New York hip-hop station Hot 97 who, together with Cipha Sounds, comprise the show’s cast — sit at front-row cocktail tables.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Yara for ‘Treats!’ Magazine


Join Yara’s sexy and sun-drenched pool party with the seventh and largest issue of Treats! magazine yet. Photographed by Leonardo Corredor and complemented by his slick and sensual style, the beautiful Yara can be seen poolside playing with some of her favorite toys. The new issue also boasts a breathtaking shoot featuring Polish model Paula Bulczynska. To see more and pick up the latest issue of Treats! magazine, click here.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

49ers Agree To 6-Year/$110M Deal With Colin Kaepernick


Now that Colin Kaepernick has moved away and appears to be in clear from the Miami incident where he was being investigated for sexual assault over, the San Francisco 49ers have finally granted him his wishes. Kaepernick finally got a chance to sit-down with the front office of his time for the first time since February, with hopes of getting a contract extension done before training camp begins in a few weeks. He officially became their franchise quarterback after leading the team to a successful run during the 2013 playoffs.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

My Homie Sells Homies by VICE


In 1996 Bradley Ellison, a.k.a. Sugarman, started Sugar Daddies vending company in Staten Island. He placed thousands of machines throughout New York City in pizza parlors, supermarkets, and corner shops.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

The $1 Million 24K Golden Bike


The House of Solid Gold offers to you the first 24K Gold Extreme Mountain Bike, “The Most Expensive Extreme Mountain Bike in the World”. How many times in one’s lifetime will you see extreme meet extreme? “The House of Solid Gold” created the world’s most expensive extreme mountain bike.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

‘Ferris Bueller’ House Sells for $1.06 Million


The midcentury modernistic steel-and-glass house in Highland Park and the nearby auto pavilion that together are commonly known as the Ferris Bueller home for their prominence in the 1986 film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” sold on Thursday for $1.06 million.

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Mortal Kombat X | Trailer


After months of speculation and leaks, Mortal Kombat creator Ed Boon has finally revealed Mortal Kombat X. Fueled by next-gen technology, Mortal Kombat X has been announced for release in 2015.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

GRiND Rated: LET US ROAM – Atiba Jefferson


“In life, doing what you want is true success.” – Atiba Jefferson

Atiba Jefferson is a professional photographer from Colorado Springs, CO. He discovered photography in high school and quickly developed a passion for the camera. Since skateboarding was his first love it naturally became his primary subject and the focus through the lens. His desire to capture the movement of skateboarding, precisely how he saw it, pushed him to move to California and chase his dream of becoming a professional photographer. Atiba now shoots everything from skateboarding to Lakers games to portraits of world-famous musicians and athletes. This short film gives a glimpse into the crazy life of Atiba and how he became a professional photographer.

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Soccer’s Deadliest Fans: Brazil’s ‘Organizadas’


In a dimly lit concrete bunker on a deserted side street, not far from the Arruda soccer stadium in the Brazilian city of Recife, Paulo Cesar Cunha is holding his cell phone over his head and talking quickly. “When I leave the stadium, I hold my phone like this,” he says, his eyes glinting. “I see the police watching me, and I say come on, hit me if you want. I’m filming you. And I won’t put it down until I get to my car. It’s how I defend myself.”