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Silicon Valley founders who grew up poor can’t shake “mindset inequality”

I grew up in poverty–as did my startup co-founder David Tran. So when the talk in Silicon Valley turned to income inequality recently, our ears perked up. For a moment, our two worlds were colliding.<p>“Closely related to poverty is lack of social mobility,” Paul Graham, who co-founded the startup …

Silicon Valley

Rare supermoon eclipse comes Sunday

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stargazers, night owls and space observers, be prepared, the eclipse of the supermoon is coming.<p>The United States and much of the world will see skies graced by a bright, big moon that will be encapsulated in a total lunar eclipse late Sunday evening into early Monday, according to NASA.<p>The …

Supermoon

23% of women report sexual assault in college, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new survey of college students, one of the largest ever focusing on sexual assault and sexual misconduct, has reignited the debate over just how big a problem sexual assault on campus really is.<p>Among female college students, 23% said they experienced some form of unwanted sexual contact …

College & University

Modern Baseball Escape High School Clichés in "Rock Bottom" Video

Modern Baseball have shared a new video for their <i>You're Gonna Miss It All</i> track "Rock Bottom". Directed by Kyle Thrash, the clip starts with frontman Brendan Lukens getting some dubious career advice: "Every twentysomething millennial is searching their past for where they went wrong, and how they …

the popularisation of body modification

Once a symbol of being anti-establishment, tattoos and piercings have almost become PC. We unpick what this means.<p>When Miley graduated from 1.0 to 2.0, she lost a few things - her 'good girl' image, the support of parents worldwide, trousers. But she gained a few too - a fantastic LGBT charity …

Can a Muslim Be Gay?

It's the question I find myself thinking about every time I go to the mosque.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Last Friday, as on some Friday nights at the pub, I found myself surrounded by a congregation I don't really feel part of. But it's Ramadan, I needed somewhere to pray, and I was …

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

In an alley in Denver, police gunned down a 17-year-old girl joyriding in a stolen car. In the backwoods of North Carolina, police opened fire on a gun-wielding moonshiner. And in a high-rise apartment in Birmingham, Ala., police shot an elderly man after his son asked them to make sure he was …

Law Enforcement

​Waria​: Transgendered Communities - Photographs by Fulvio Bugani | LensCulture

In Indonesia, where 90% of the population are practicing Muslims, openly identifying as transgender becomes even more complex. Italian photographer Fulvio Bugani explored what it means to be both Muslim and transgender through his documentary work in Java.<p>After covering a variety of stories in …

Amnesty International

Louis C.K. apologizes for his “mild racism”: “It was the best I could do coming out of the ’70s!”

“It was a very racist decade,” he explains in his defense<p>As was the case on his previous appearance, Louis C.K. seemingly used his monologue to test out new material -- and as before, it was quite good, in particular his bit about growing up in the 1970s.<p>"I was born in 1967, so I grew up in the …