ADIDAS CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ‘THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK’ WITH BOBA FETT HIGH TOPS

Adidas has collaborated with the Star Wars entertainment juggernaut to celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, which premiered in 1980. They’ve done it with a pair of Top Ten Hi sneaks inspired by infamous bounty hunter Boba Fett. Hell, these kicks look like they were stolen from Fett’s closet. Continue reading ADIDAS CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ‘THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK’ WITH BOBA FETT HIGH TOPS

RZA Sells 50 Percent Stake in Catalog to Hipgnosis Songs

Hipgnosis Songs announced Monday that the firm has acquired a 50 percent stake in the copyright and writers share in the catalog of RZA, per Billboard. The catalog is comprised of 814 songs, and includes nearly every track from the Wu-Tang Clan, which were primarily produced by RZA. Continue reading RZA Sells 50 Percent Stake in Catalog to Hipgnosis Songs

These two celestial bodies share a heartbeat, puzzling scientists

About 15,000 light-years away from Earth, a cloudy patch of space within our galaxy produces ultra-bright flashes of gamma radiation like clockwork. That’s not all—researchers found the unusual “heartbeat” coming from this cosmic gas cloud is beating along in time with the pulses of a black hole, located a whopping 100 light-years away from it. Researchers remain puzzled as to what the unusual long-distance relationship is between the two.

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Fannie Lou Hamer’s Dauntless Fight for Black Americans’ Right to Vote

Like many African Americans living in the Jim Crow South, Fannie Lou Hamer was not aware she had voting rights. “I had never heard, until 1962, that black people could register and vote,” she once explained. The granddaughter of enslaved black people, Hamer was born in Montgomery County, Mississippi, in 1917. Continue reading Fannie Lou Hamer’s Dauntless Fight for Black Americans’ Right to Vote