10 Reasons Why Your Life is Over at 29 and Begins at 30

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Many of our friends are beginning to stress out about the idea that they’re turning 30 soon. Having already passed that threshold, I’m totally over it. Honestly, my life went from good to great when I turned 30. So, I jotted down a list of reasons why it’s better at 30 than it was in […]

7 Things Men Want To See Women Wear This Summer

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Summer is three days away. Men and women alike can’t wait to shed layers for a lengthy period. Ladies can’t wait to show a little more skin. And men can’t wait to not mind. This summer promises to be a scorcher. In the midst of summer barbecues and kickbacks, there will be all sorts of […]

Gamer’s Life: Episode 2

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  The Dusty Cartridges team is back with episode 2 of Gamer’s Life! In this episode we preview Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which looks like a dope installment in the series. PS4 fans should be interested in seeing our synopsis of Infamous: Second Son.  For our Throwback Game of the Week we take a look […]

Gamer’s Life: Episode 1 – Watch Dogs Preview

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Gamer’s Life is a new web series from DustyCartridges.com, where we profile the latest video games and hottest gadgets you may want to add to your collection. When a gaming convention or special event occurs, we will be there to provide coverage! The show is hosted by yours truly, and I’m excited for this latest venture. […]

Elle Varner, Steve Rifkind, Shaun Ross & More Attend the AKOOxMANNION Gifting Lounge

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  The AKOO Clothing Co. recently collaborated with hip hop photographer and director, Jonathan Mannion, for a Limited Edition AKOOxMANNION Collection. To celebrate the May 6th release, Mannion hosted a private gifting lounge at the Double Cross Vodka Lounge in New York City where some of his closest friends popped in to pick up some […]

AKOO Releases The Jonathan Mannion Collection

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Jonathan Mannion, who has shot pretty much everyone in hip-hop, has teamed up with AKOO to release an exclusive collection set to hit stores May 1st, 2014. Some of Mannion’s photos from various shoots have been included in t-shirts and tanks just in time for summer as everyone refreshes their wardrobe. In essence, each photo […]

Life in Your 20s vs. 30s

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I came across this video today. Funny story, this weekend I was discussing what my plans were and whereas about 5-6 years ago I would think the sky is the limit it’s not anymore. My list of options involved more of the things I would not do rather than the things I would do. I’m […]

An Open Letter to Newly Natural Women

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An Open Letter to Newly Natural Women, I regret to inform you that I don’t have any hair-care tips. I’m not a natural hair blogger, and I rarely wash my curls. I’m actually a shitty naturalista. I don’t espouse the virtues of big chops and twist outs. I don’t look down on relaxers, sulfates, or […]

Interview: Just Been Tested talks STD awareness

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HIV and AIDS have become ever prevalent over the last 20 years, especially in minority communities. While science and awareness has matured, we still have a lot of ignorance on the subject. Whether it’s an aversion to doctors or lack of education on the subject, sexually transmitted diseases and their cases continue to rise. One […]

Sports Is Life: Playing To The Level Of Your Competition

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I love sports, and I’m as unapologetic a fan as there ever was in life. I love to play, watch, and comment on sports, and I can do so for hours to my heart’s content. My analytical side loves breaking down match-ups, devising strategy, and finding those X-Factors that will be a key to the […]