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4 Great Sports Headphones for Under $50

Getting active is always more fun with music, especially when you exercise solo. Normal headphones aren’t often up to the challenge, though, breaking when they’re covered in sweat and falling out when you move from a walk to a jog. So it’s important to use a pair of headphones made for sports.

Key features in sports headphones to look for include a stabilizer, like ear hooks, sweat resistance and different size eartips for you to choose from to get the perfect fit. Below are four top rated sports headphones that not only deliver a superior auditory experience, but also won’t break the bank.

Philips

1. Philips ActionFit Sports SHQ4200 ($35 on Amazon)

The flexible neckband auto-adjusts to your head for a perfect fit and you can choose from three eartip sizes for the best fit.

Sony

2. Sony MDR-AS200 ($16 on Amazon)

The Sony MDR-AS200 is built to stay in, with a loop hanger for stable fitting and angled earbuds that stay put.
 
 

Koss

3. Koss KSC 32 FitClips ($18 on Amazon)

Amazon reviewers rave about the fit as well as the sound quality of the FitClips earbuds. They come in five colors designed to appeal to women, including coral, purple and lime.
 

Philips

4. Philips ActionFit Sports SHQ1200 ($20 on Amazon)

Smaller and lighter than the SHQ4200 earbuds, these are coated in an anti-slip rubber to keep them in your ears while you run and sweat, even in the rain.

This article was written by Dan O’Halloran and originally appeared on Techlicious.

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WATCH: David Bowie’s and Mick Jagger’s “Dancing In The Street” Video Without The Music

Looks like a silly workout video

Back in 1985, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger and David Bowie did a campy cover of the Motown classic “Dancing In The Street.” In 2014, for the latest installment of his music-less music video series, Mario Wienerroither decided to strip out the duo’s dulcet tones and just leave the jumpsuit-and-shoulder-pad-heavy video intact but soundtracked solely by the pitter patter of two sets of very famous feet, the occasional grunt, a train whistle and even a burp.

The result is something that looks like a very energetic exercise video with Mick Jagger playing the enthusiastic aerobics instructor until David Bowie swoops down from the sky like he’s back in Labyrinth and woos Jagger outside. Once they are dancing in the street, the extremely dynamic duo engage in some synchronized dance moves, nearly silent Tai Chi-like arm maneuvers and bold sweeping arm gestures surely directing the silent orchestra. Not since Charlie Chaplin (or, fine, The Artist) has a silent film been so engaging.

[h/t Gothamist]

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Game of Thrones: The Brady Bunch Remix

It’s just wholesome TV, right?

Classic television is all about family drama, showing close-knit circles of people conflicting with each other then realizing that they love each other after all. Especially if they’re brothers and sisters? On the Will Wheaton Project, the Game of Thrones opening sequence was swapped for that other happy family show, The Brady Bunch.

Apart from all the death and betrayal, it’s an easy transition between the two. Instead of wholesome lyrics, Game of Thrones has “He had hair of gold like his uncle, because of incest,” referencing Joffrey Baratheon, of course, and “Ned was noble, so he died pretty quick,” about the Stark king. In the end, everyone comes together in a big, grimacing grid.

In comparison, here’s the original:

As Leo Tolstoy wrote, “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” We might add to that, some families are unhappier than others.

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LISTEN: This Game of Thrones Cover Brings Winterfell to the Bayou

Hold the… banjo?

Winter may be coming, but it doesn’t feel so cold when listening to the New Orleans traditional jazz band The Swamp Donkeys play a cover of the Game of Thrones theme at BB King’s in New York City.

The signature, dramatic opening notes are picked out on a banjo, but when the rest of the instruments kick in, it’s more boogie than bleak. It’s like Game of Thrones traveled to the world and era of Boardwalk Empire, which, now that we think about it, Boardwalk Empire kind of is the Game of Thrones of the 1930s?

The Swamp Donkeys’ cover should fit nicely in with the rest of the pantheon of Game of Thrones covers, including this rendition of the theme played with floppy disk drives and The Hold Steady’s rock version of “The Bear and the Maiden Fair.” Too bad we still have to wait forever until the new season.

TIME celebrities

Dave Chappelle Describes the First Time He Met Kanye West and It’s Amazing

Kanye, never change

In advance of a string of shows at Radio City Music Hall, Dave Chappelle has been hitting the late night talk show circuit – and it’s the gift that keeps on giving.

During a stop-over on The Tonight Show, Chappelle recounted that time he was mistaken for member of The Roots, the show’s house band and let Jimmy Fallon thank him for abruptly departing for South Africa and leaving a gaping hole in the comedy scene: “In the meantime I got famous. So thank you for that,” Fallon quipped. “That helped.”

But the best story to emerge from the appearance was the first time Chappelle met a then-unknown rapper named Kanye West. Chappelle gave West his first appearance on television as a musical guest on The Dave Chappelle Show back in 2003. “You could tell that he was going to be a star,” the comedian said on Fallon. “I didn’t know him until he did the show.”

While making the show, Chappelle, West, Jay Z, Common and Talib Kweli were listening to Jay Z’s just-released Black Album at Chappelle’s studio. On track 12 of the album (“Lucifer”), Jay says, “Kanyeezy, you’s a genius. You did it again!” Chappelle said that at that point, “Kanye stood up. First time he spoke all day, and he goes, ‘Stop the record! And rewind that.’ ”

Later, West took a phone call during which he announced, “‘Hello? No, I can’t. Because I’m at the edit for the Dave Chappelle Show, watching sketches that no one’s seen before.’ ” West paused for a moment before declaring, “‘Cause my life is dope and I do dope s–t,” before hanging up the phone.

Time may pass, but Kanye remains the same.

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It’s a Good Day When Ice Cube Says Nice Things Angrily

Jimmy Kimmel strikes again

Does lavender body wash make you really, really angry? Do you hate a good book and a warm blanket on a gloomy day? Does the mere thought of a love like the one in The Notebook fill you with rage? Then Ice Cube is the man for you.

On last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, the 22 Jump Street star showed off his impressive skill at making even the most innocuous ad copy or Charles Schulz-ian anecdote sound like the prelude to a punch in the face. Ice Cube is so good at sounding angry all the time, he can even make parenting advice come off as threatening. It’s surprising that Jimmy Kimmel didn’t crawl under his desk to hide.

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