Christian Morgan

29 Flips | 7 Magazines | 41 Likes | 5 Following | 5 Followers | @Cmorg | Keep up with Christian Morgan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Christian Morgan”

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Huckabee compares Ky. clerk jailing to slavery ruling in Dred Scott

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee compared Rowan County clerk Kim Davis' refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples to conscientious objections to slavery Sunday.<p>Asked if Davis, who was jailed last week for refusing to issue the licenses, should be forced to obey the …

Subway Denies Getting Tipped About Jared Fogle Years Ago

Subway sticks to its claims in a tightly worded way.<p>Subway stuck to claims on Saturday that company executives never received warnings the sandwich chain's former spokesman Jared Fogle was a pedophile. A spokeswoman also distanced the company from the former CEO of the Subway Franchisee Advertising …

Associated Press News

Dead-battery anxiety? Learn to live without your phone

Last week, a man was arrested for ‘extracting electricity’ on a London train, just the latest victim of the clammy panic that strikes when there’s no way to charge up. Here’s how to rise above the stress of the smartphone red-zone<p>Have you ever felt that sudden, intense dread that you’re about to …

London Public Transport

Is Transparency The Music Industry's Next Battle?

The issue of how much musicians theoretically earn from their work has moved out of the trade press and into social media's trending topics recently, whether that's Taylor Swift demonstrating her clout via a successful protest of Apple Music or Jay Z's Tidal promising artists higher royalty rates …

Streaming

Tears of Rage as South Carolina Votes to Take Down the Confederate Flag

More than 150 years after Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox, defenders of the Confederate flag in South Carolina finally lost their battle when …

South Carolina

This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes

For the full interactive version, use a larger device. Interactive by Andrew Kahn. Background image by Tim Jones.<p>Usually, when we say “American …

Top doctors' prescription for feverish planet: Cut out coal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some top international doctors and public health experts have issued an urgent prescription for a feverish planet Earth: Get off coal as soon as possible.<p>Substituting cleaner energy worldwide for coal will reduce air pollution and give Earth a better chance at avoiding dangerous …

The invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing too

The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.<p>Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, thinkers and writers have all but demanded a transformation of the humble lithium-ion cell. Only batteries that can store a lot more energy for a …

Warriors vs. Cavaliers 2015 Game 3 results: 3 things we learned in Cleveland's 96-91 win

LeBron James and Matthew Dellavedova have the Cavaliers two wins away from their first ever NBA title.<p>Coming into this season, the Cleveland Cavaliers had never won a game in the NBA Finals. Now they have won two, the latest coming on Tuesday night in the form of a 96-91 Game 3 win over the Golden …

Basketball

Pusha T Calls Out “Most Racist Establishment” In Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach lyricist Pusha T used both his Instagram and Twitter accounts to call out the “most racist establishment” in his hometown, earlier …

Virginia Beach

Hip-hop, not Beatles, had greatest influence on pop music, study says

Baby boomers, take a deep breath.<p>Hip-hop, and not the Beatles, triggered the most important evolution in American pop music over the last half-century, according to a new study by researchers in Britain.<p>That's based on a digital analysis of chord patterns, tonal shifts and other audio features …

Why the police shouldn't use Glocks

Timothy Stansbury died in a New York housing project stairwell in 2004 because he startled a police officer. The officer's surprise at encountering Stansbury caused the officer's hand to clench and his weapon to fire. The death was ruled accidental by a grand jury, though the officer was later …

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come from? It transpires that it was left by the previous customer. The only snag, if indeed it is a snag, is that you now have to …

What If ‘God’ Is a Metaphor for Energy?

This article contains opinions which may be viewed as controversial. My intention is not to offend anybody, only to explain my beliefs in theology …

Did You Know the First Legal Slave Owner in America Was a Black Man?

by Jim Hoft May 5, 2017<p>Here’s something you won’t read about in the US history books.<b><br>The first legal slave owner in America was black and he owned</b> …

Rules committee boss: Men's college hoops headed for 30-second shot clock

Men's basketball is likely heading toward reducing its shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds, NCAA rules committee chairman Rick Byrd told ESPN.com on …

J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar Keeping Hip Hop Torch Lit, Rakim Says

Rakim said he likes “the way that some of the young cats is taking the torch and keeping it lit,” in an interview published to Montreality‘s YouTube …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Who's Running New York Rap?

This used to be a thing. The King of New York. These days, though, it doesn't hold the same weight. There was a time when the top artists from NYC …

Hear De La Soul & Nas Get It, Feel It, "God It" Right Here

Throwback Tuesday? Not quite but New York icons <b>De La Soul</b> and <b>Nas</b> reunite for an unexpected gem in the form of “God It.” Listen now!

Ice Cube Says "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted" Hasn't Been Matched

Ice Cube made a name for himself after splitting from N.W.A and releasing <i>AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted</i>, a politically-charged album that got people’s …

What, Exactly, Causes Night Sweats? The Answer Is Fairly Complicated

Waking up drenched in sweat? Here’s what might be really going on with your night sweats.<p>If you wake up every morning drenched in sweat, you've probably frantically Googled "what causes night sweats" at one point or another. But the truth is, there is no one cause. You’ll probably have to do some …

University of Oklahoma

LeBron James to go back to No. 23

Sixteen days after he decided to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James has finally picked his number.<p>Around 1 p.m. ET Sunday on his …

RT @ESPNNBA: Make sure the lane is clear, because we're only six days away from a new NBA season. #6DaysToNBA http://t.co/udDXTjkXqJ