Christopher Hurte

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All hate is not created equal: The folly of perceiving murderers like Dylann Roof, Micah Johnson and Gavin Long as one and the same

<b>Micah Johnson, Dylann Roof</b><p>Applying the blanket label of “evil” to mass shooters with vastly different motives obscures more than it reveals<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>July 18, 2016 7:30pm (UTC)<p>The Internet and social media are powerful tools for communication. They can help people organize to create positive …

Race & Ethnicity

Netflix's newest show 'Stranger Things' is the best thing I’ve seen all year

Imagine putting "The X-Files," "Freaks and Geeks," "Twin Peaks," "Super 8," "It Follows," and "E.T." in one big giant blender. What comes out is Netflix's newest original series "Stranger Things."<p>In theory, a show that draws so blatantly from such iconic movies and television should feel cheap and …

TV

10 remarkable facts about rainbows

What is a sinkhole? How is a hurricane formed? Discover the science behind some of nature’s most spectacular phenomena in our eight-part video series, Amazing Earth.<p>In this video, we reveal some remarkable facts about rainbows – including the surprising information that Sheffield was home to the …

The Reign of the Social Justices

Should Supreme Court Justices be political? Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg certainly was quite political in her criticism of Donald Trump. Most thought she was wrong to make the comments she did – even the New York Times and the Washington Post. In truth, she and her Social Justice friends have been …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

How Income Inequality Is Killing the Traditional Family

Tradition dictates marriage then children.<p>But more and more young adults are headed for babies before the wedding, largely thanks to income …

After A Week Of Violence, Cleveland Prepares For Chaos At The Republican Convention

Cleveland, Ohio, has spent $50 million preparing for next week’s Republican convention, earning the city a lawsuit and much criticism in the process. But as the fraught relationship between police and black communities was thrust back into the national spotlight last week after police killings in …

11 Powerful Ways to Create an Instant Connection With Anyone

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that connecting with people is an innate skill that belongs only to the lucky few.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It's easy to fall …