• Rayne Ellis in Music

    Drake vs. Kendrick: Do Rappers Have to Be Socially Conscious To Be The Best?

    Drake vs. Kendrick: Do Rappers Have to Be Socially Conscious To Be The Best?

    The nature of rap is competitive. In other genres like pop or R&B, artists have more freedom to express themselves, whether with their voice, harmonies, features, etc. But if you break down what's going on in rap music, you'll realize it's essentially rhythmic talking to a beat. Since that is the formula for the entire […]
  • Rayne Ellis in News

    Here's The Real Reason Why April The Giraffe Still Hasn't Given Birth

    Here's The Real Reason Why April The Giraffe Still Hasn't Given Birth

    The #GiraffeWatch saga continues. As we all know, the zookeepers at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY, have been keeping a live feed of their very pregnant giraffe, April, who was predicted to give birth in mid-February. Well, it's mid-April, and the hundreds of thousands of people who still tune in daily are ready for […]
  • Rayne Ellis on Science Says

    NASA Says Saturn's Moon Could Support Life, So You Have Options Besides Canada

    NASA Says Saturn's Moon Could Support Life, So You Have Options Besides Canada

    If the state of the world has you stressed, don't fret (OK, still fret a little). Published today in Science, a journal, NASA has uncovered evidence that suggests life could be supported elsewhere in our own solar system. One of Saturn's 62 moons, Enceladus, has been releasing hydrogen molecules into the atmosphere, which was picked up […]
  • Rayne Ellis in News

    Scorpion Stings Passenger After Falling Into Hair On United Flight, Of Course

    Scorpion Stings Passenger After Falling Into Hair On United Flight, Of Course

    If you thought the United Airlines PR nightmare was over, you thought wrong. To end what many would call the worst week in the company's history (with its stock falling over a billion dollars), something else pretty awful happened. No, there weren't any little girls denied access to a flight for wearing leggings. And no, […]
  • Rayne Ellis on The College Life

    Student's Genius Way To Measure Microwave For Sale Is Peak College

    Student's Genius Way To Measure Microwave For Sale Is Peak College

    Let's play a word association game. What's the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “college?” Oh, it's not “microwave?” Well, how about “broke?” Let's face it, college-age adults are one of the most confused, hilarious and poorly-paid demographics in the country. So it comes as no surprise that after getting […]
  • Rayne Ellis in Culture

    These Jeans Have A Zipper For Your Butt And We Have So Many Questions About It

    These Jeans Have A Zipper For Your Butt And We Have So Many Questions About It

    It's 90 degrees outside. The sun is beating down on your neck, and your clothes are clinging to your skin. Sweat drips down your back, and all of a sudden, your jeans are almost unbearable to wear any longer. At this point, you've got two options: Put on shorts or deal with it. And though […]
  • Rayne Ellis in Humor

  • Rayne Ellis in Social News

    Group Trolls Friend Who Flaked On Vacation By Inviting Stranger With Same Name

    Group Trolls Friend Who Flaked On Vacation By Inviting Stranger With Same Name

    Calling all 26-year-old Joe McGraths! Would you be interested in a trip to Majorca, a Spanish island, with a free plane ticket and an all-inclusive hotel stay? Uh, who wouldn't be? Of course, there's a caveat – you'll be accompanied by nine strangers. A group of friends were all set to go on a trip […]
  • Rayne Ellis in Social News

    We All Feel Pain Of Angry 4-Year-Old Who Can't Get Siri To Show Him Truck Pics

    We All Feel Pain Of Angry 4-Year-Old Who Can't Get Siri To Show Him Truck Pics

    Sometimes, smartphones aren't that smart. And no matter how precise your enunciation, Siri is not perfect. Frustrated 4-year-old Ayden Carey, from Helmet, California, learned that lesson the hard way while asking Siri to show him pictures of firetrucks. And although it appears Apple's assistant understood the toddler, he's never able to get Siri to show […]
  • Rayne Ellis on The Closet

    Everyone Claims ‘Millennial Pink' Is A Trend, But They Forget One Major Thing

    Everyone Claims ‘Millennial Pink' Is A Trend, But They Forget One Major Thing

    Imagine this: A 22-year-old woman storms into Topshop. Phone in hand, she frantically searches for a sales associate. Across the store, the 20-something spots a chicly dressed young man wearing a name tag and sprints to his side. She shows him her phone and asks, “Have you ever seen this color? I have to have it.” […]
  • Rayne Ellis in Life

    We're Actually More Sexist Than Our Parents, According To Infuriating New Study

    We're Actually More Sexist Than Our Parents, According To Infuriating New Study

    Here's a healthy dose of hope for your week. The results of a recently released study done by sociologists Joanna Pepin and David Cotter for the Council on Contemporary Families found that millennials are not as forward-thinking as the generation before us when it comes to women and households. The study, which comprised of a […]
  • Rayne Ellis on Digital Generation

    New Galaxy S8 Audio Feature May Be Reason Enough To Finally Ditch The iPhone

    New Galaxy S8 Audio Feature May Be Reason Enough To Finally Ditch The iPhone

    After the Samsung launch, the internet was abuzz with pictures and videos of the newly publicized Samsung Galaxy S8. Because of a nationwide ban from airplanes and other kinds of transportation citing safety concerns, many (including myself) felt the company couldn't recover from its PR nightmare. But with barely any other competitors, and the next […]