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The FBI's War on Black-Owned Bookstores

At the height of the Black Power movement, the Bureau focused on the unlikeliest of public enemies: black independent booksellers.<p>In the spring of 1968, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover announced to his agents that COINTELPRO, the counter-intelligence program established in 1956 to combat communists, …

Civil Rights

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This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

How to Trim Your Beard | The Art of Manliness

Thinking about growing a beard but don’t know how to take care of it once you got one? I visited Hudson Hawk Barber & Shop in Springfield, MO to …

Men's Fashion

The harshest Destiny criticism is coming from a parody Twitter account

So the loot drops in <i>Destiny</i> are, to put it kindly, kind of hard to understand. When you reach level 20 and are forced to grind for objects with higher amounts of "light" in order to continue to advance in level this aspect of the game gets even more annoying.<p>The "Legendary Engram" parody twitter …

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5 Things Worse Than Reclining Seats on Planes

Lean back at your own risk.<p>Yet another plane was diverted on Monday due to an air rage incident that involved reclining seats – the third such …

What Robin Williams Meant to Us

Our memories of the late comedy legend.<p>The death of Robin Williams yesterday stunned Hollywood and his fans around the world. His comedy, both …

Tres Leches Cake

16 Servings<p>Hailing from Latin America, this tres leches cake gets its name from incorporating three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and regular whole milk.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 …

Dessert

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The Latest "Transformers" Movie Is Both Stupidly Spectacular And Spectacularly Stupid

The latest installment in Michael Bay’s mega-franchise is enough to make you question your own taste. So that’s what we did.<p><i>Transformers: Age of Extinction</i>, which opens this Friday in 4,000 theaters, is one of the biggest, noisiest, most stupid, and, yes, most dazzling movies ever made. It manages …

A tour of the ballistic missile submarine Redoutable (photos)

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

This Game Of Thrones World Cup Goal Celebration Needs To Happen In Real Life

The most frustrating jokes are the ones you wish were real.<p>Conan took a look at ridiculous World Cup goal celebrations — so long, Iceland, and thanks for all the fishing — and created a few of his own. There are a lot of good ones. The <i>A Few Good Men</i> bit would be the most boring goal celebration …

Best USB sticks for work and play

The Most Important Kitchen Tools to Bring to a Vacation Rental

Vacation rental kitchens aren't always up to snuff, so bring along these tools and ingredients to make sure you'll enjoy the best of the local produce<p>If you're anything like us, you travel to eat. Farm stands, cheese shops, butchers, bakeries—that's our kind of tourist attraction. And renting or …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Sharp shows off its prototype Free-Form display technology

If the latest flagship smartphones are anything to go by, we can’t escape talking about displays and mobile devices. So here’s a little glimpse at a technology that might work its way into future smartphones. Sharp has been showing off its latest display innovation called “Free-Form”, which allows …

Mobile Technology

'Parallels Access' Brings Remote Desktop Access to iPhone

Parallels has updated its <i>Parallels Access</i> app, which allows iPad users access their Mac or Windows desktops on their tablets, with iPhone support, allowing iPhone users to also access their desktops on the go.<p>“Parallels Access received a tremendously positive reception from iPad users, and now we …

Watch Dutch shoppers react as a 7-foot-tall orc wanders a supermarket

As the great wallaby philosopher Rocko once opined, grocery day can be a very dangerous day. Wet floors, pisos mojados, falling prices—the threats …

Chill Drinks for Hot Nights: Drink Ideas for Summer Gatherings

Whether you've decided to throw a chill cocktail social, a sweet Sunday brunch, a family-friendly barbecue picnic or a stellar sci-fi movie night, …

Summer Fruit Crisp

8 Servings<p>Master the wondrously light, streusel-like topping of this bubbly baked summer fruit crisp.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Oat Topping<p>⅓ cup all-purpose flour<p>¼ cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup old-fashioned oats, divided<p>½ cup (1 stick) chilled unsalted butter, cut into …

Recipes

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It's Official: Superman Vs. Batman Will Lead Right Into Justice League!

And apparently <i>Superman Vs. Batman</i> is the official title. Also, there's tons of <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> info. Matt Reeves explains how the original</i> …

Game Of Lulz: The Internet’s Best Reactions To This Week’s ‘Game Of Thrones’

Controversial episodes of <i>Game of Thrones</i> bring out the best of the internet. Actually, scratch that. They bring the best out of humorous people on the internet. Everyone else not so much. But that’s because comedy is at its best when tackling the weird, awkward, and disturbing and making it …