Tag: Life

An Old Banksy Piece Has Mysteriously Reappeared In Its Original Spot

In 2016 — like many works of street art before it — Banksy’s five-year-old “Love Plane” was removed from a parking lot wall in Liverpool, England. Rumors of its inclusion in a future museum never materialized into reality and now no one (aside from maybe Banksy himself) seems to know where the original “Love Plane” […]

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The Best Cheap Whiskey, According To The Masses

Pexels Whiskey takes time to make. The mash of cereals and grains needs to be distilled and then rested in barrels for anywhere from two to 30 or more years. That barreling process requires a lot of space for storage which drives up costs for distillers, bottlers, and blenders. That doesn’t make scoring a cheap […]

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SXM Festival Head Julian Prince Tells Us About The Coolest Experiences To Find In St. Martin

Julian Prince In 2017, Hurricane Irma hit the small Caribbean island of St. Martin incredibly hard, leaving the local communities devastated and with limited resources to aid recovery. They needed outside help — which is why SXM, an underground electronic music festival that had previously called the beaches of St. Martin their home, felt the […]

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Wyclef Jean And VH1 Save The Music Foundation Donated $50K To A Philadelphia High School

Toyota/Jeffrey Shibata The power of hip-hop and music to help develop young minds is well-documented, and one group of high schoolers got the ultimate practical demonstration of that concept this week. Hip-hop legend Wyclef Jean joined Toyota and VH1 Save The Music Foundation to present a $50,000 Music Technology Grant to South Philadelphia High School […]

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Tillamook Is Giving Out A Literal Ton Of Cheese For National Cheddar Day

Tillamook/Uproxx Today is National Cheddar Day! Surprised? You should be, because this is cheddar cheese’s first year of inclusion in the ever-expanding National Day calendar. To mark the occasion, dairy producer Tillamook is giving out a ton of free cheese in select cities. Yes, a literal ton. Tillamook will be giving out two-pound loaves of […]

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The Battle Lines Have Been Drawn On The Green New Deal

Getty Image “I really don’t like their policies of taking away your car, taking away your airplane flights, of ‘let’s hop a train to California,’ or ‘you’re not allowed to own cows anymore!’” So bellowed President Donald Trump in El Paso, Texas, his first campaign-style salvo against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey’s Green […]

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’47 Launched A Black College Capsule Collection, Just In Time For Black History Month

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are the result of black people turning a negative into a positive, as history has demanded that the black community so often do. Before integration, black students were largely disqualified from attending institutions of higher learning or subjected to quotas to limit their admission. Thus, HBCUs were established all […]

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Ridley Scott Directed A Hennessy Ad And It Might Be His Best Work In Years

[embedded content] Share This Video Ridley Scott, the visionary director that brought us sci-fi classics like Blade Runner and Alien (the first, good one) has teamed up with Hennessy X.O — which stands for Extra Old — for an ad that takes us on a visually stunning journey through the seven tasting notes of Hennessy’s […]

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This Early-Retirement-By-State Map Will Make You Despair Over Your Savings

UPROXX By age 35, the saying goes, you should have at least twice your salary saved for retirement. But that pearl of wisdom seems more like a joke to millennials. Retirement? Not in this life. Ours is the generation that expects to work until we die. Or maybe a few weeks after. Now HowMuch has […]

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A Conspiracy Theory That Chuck E. Cheese ‘Recycles’ Pizza Slices Is Blowing People’s Minds

Getty Image Chuck E. Cheese’s is a popular destination for children’s birthday parties (as well as parent brawls), serving up kid-friendly pizza along with arcade games and, until recently, animatronic shows. But if a conspiracy theory making the rounds is to be believed, balls pits have not been the most unsanitary part of the family […]

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The Best Weed-Related Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

Uproxx Updated Feb 12, 2019 People love podcasts. Despite the wealth of media available, the dominance of streaming services like Netflix, and the perennial appeal of books, folks just love to pop on headphones and fall into episodes of their favorite programs. And cannabis — that oft-debated, nap-inducing, mind-expanding herb — crushes it in the […]

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Potterheads Now Have A Beer Fest Just For Them

Warner Brothers Pictures For many of us, the Harry Potter series was a significant fixture of our childhoods that has extended well into our adult years. You’ve surely heard a friend or two casually drop some Latin that they picked up from the franchises’ spells, and you’ve probably thought about what knocking back a few […]

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Coke Is About To Introduce Its First New Flavor In Ten Years

Coca-Cola Millennials, in their undying love of destroying the foundations of American life and their search for low-calorie beverage options, are killing the soda industry. The palate of the young is being increasingly washed by crafters of “essence-infused” seltzers like La Croix, and the big soda companies just can’t figure out how best to compete. […]

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‘Fox & Friends’ Host: I Haven’t Washed My Hands In 10 Years Because I Can’t See Germs, ‘Therefore, They’re Not Real’

Fox & Friends weekend host Pete Hegseth decided on Sunday morning to unburden his soul with a deep, dark secret as part of a resolution to be more candid with Fox News audiences. While it was no Liam Neeson-level possible career-tanking admission, but it was disgusting nonetheless. “My 2019 resolution is to say things on […]

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The Best Stouts To Sip Away The Winter Blues, According To Bartenders

Pexels/Uproxx Depending on where you live in the country, it might seem like it’s the most miserable time of the year. Even in areas where winter doesn’t usually penetrate, temperatures were at record lows last week. Fans of flip-flops and shorts must be feeling pretty glum. But, it won’t last. Wintery weather will be back. […]

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All The Best National Pizza Day Deals To Get You Fed For Cheap

Istock Today is National Pizza Day, which means now your normal Saturday night pizza purchase will seem a little bit more special this weekend. And while we certainly don’t need a national day to celebrate the simple but perfect wonder that is dough, sauce, cheese, and various toppings, it IS nice to feel like we […]

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Foot Locker’s $100M Deal With GOAT Will Shake Up The Sneaker Game

Unsplash/Uproxx One of the coolest emerging aspects of sneaker culture is the trading and reselling of highly sought-after kicks. As many have experienced, sneaker drops are often disappointing because everyone is vying for the same pairs of limited edition sneaks and some sell out in minutes, or in the case of Nike’s SNKRS app, are […]

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A Valentine’s Day Gift Guide For The Weed-Smoking Love In Your Life

Unsplash It’s hard to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day, whether it’s the first or the seventh or the fifteenth. This is why we stick to the same tried and true staples every year and manufacturers get away with making seven-foot teddy bears. It’s a least a little easier when your partner has hobbies and interests. […]

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Green New Deal

UPROXX / Getty Images Before she was sworn into office on January 3, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez started talking about the need for a Green New Deal — a sweeping proposal that would radically change the U.S., taking us from dependence on fossil fuels to a renewable energy-based economy in just 12 years. Hype has grown, […]

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