Converse Redesigned Its Iconic Chucks for the First Time in 98 Years

Some would consider it as sacrilegious as when Coke dabbled with its classic formula back in the 80s, but after 98 years Converse has updated its iconic Chuck Taylor All-Stars. On the outside they look nearly identical, but on the inside the Chuck II is actually far more comfy for your feet.

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How Kanye West Changed the Way We Think About “Ghostwriting” in Rap

Quentin Miller isn’t Drake‘s ghostwriter. Not quite. Miller is credited on all the songs he’s co-written with Drake, including six tracks from If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late as well as Drake’s verse on “R.I.C.O.” from Meek Mill‘s Dreams Worth More Than Money. If Miller were a ghostwriter in the truest sense, he’d be a rumored contributor with no public record of his involvement with these songs. Instead, Quentin Miller has bylines and headlines to his credit.

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A boy letting go of his kite is a metaphor for life

Sometimes you should fight for what you love and keep on trying to make things work and never stop chasing it down but once that’s over and you’ve reached your limit or realized the expiration date already hit, you should let it go. Life works better that way. And in this short animation, a boy realizes that with his kite.

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The Day in 1939 That Jane Matilda Bolin Made History as the Country’s First African American Female Judge

In 2007, the nation mourned the passing of Jane Bolin, a legendary icon in the American judiciary system. It was on July 22, 1939 that she made history when she was sworn in as the first African American female judge in the U.S. Interestingly enough, Bolin had no idea of the precedential significance that day had waiting for her.

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Palm Oil Is In Everything — And It’s Destroying Southeast Asia’s Forests

It was late evening. The skies were dark and dogs were howling. Into the Nyaru Menteng Orangutan Rescue Center on the island of Borneo rushed a rescue worker cradling a tiny bundle in his arms.

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This Footage of Michael Jordan Silencing a Heckler Who Made Fun of His Sneakers During a Game in 1995 Is Classic MJ

We have a lot of favorite Michael Jordan trash-talking moments—and the one in the video above is definitely going to be added to our list immediately.

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“Recipe for Meth” Among Evidence Found in Suspected Federal Meth Lab

Investigators say evidence recovered from an explosion Saturday at the National Institute of Standards and Technology near Washington, D.C. is consistent with the production of methamphetamine. The evidence? “Pseudoephedrine, drain opener, and a recipe for methamphetamine.”

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