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Minorities In Germany Are Sounding Off Against Racism With #MeTwo Hashtag

<b>Updated at 1:11 p.m. ET</b><p>It's early evening at a Berlin bar where the hip, young, startup crowd sips artisanal gin cocktails. Miriam Davoudvandi is among them and feels right at home — until the bar tender asks her where she's really from.<p>Davoudvandi, 26, was born in Bucharest, to an Iranian father …

High School

Beer, Drinking Water And Fish: Tiny Plastic Is Everywhere

Plastic trash is littering the land and fouling rivers and oceans. But what we can see is only a small fraction of what's out there.<p>Since modern plastic was first mass-produced, 8 billion tons have been manufactured. And when it's thrown away, it doesn't just disappear. Much of it crumbles into …

Pollution

First Black Female Journalist To Cover The White House To Be Honored With Life-Sized Statue

The first African-American woman credentialed to cover the White House will be honored with a life-sized statue to be erected next month in …

African-American News

Window or Aisle? Your Airplane Seat Preference Reveals How Selfish You Are

Nearly every frequent flier on the planet has a preference between a window or aisle seat of an airplane. After all, the window provides a (somewhat) …

Psychology

Why Do Some People Sweat When They Fall Asleep?

Turns out, even night sweats are genderedNight sweaters can be divided into three categories: Men, women and children. “The reasons why people sweat …

Women's Health

Did Francis Drake Bring Enslaved Africans to North America Decades Before Jamestown?

The disappearance of 115 Elizabethans on the coast of North Carolina in the 1580s is a well-known mystery. Even more enigmatic, however, is the fate …

Black History

15 Genius Gadgets You've Probably Never Heard Of (Under $60)

We've put together a list of 15 of the coolest, most innovative, and most awesome gadgets that'll make life easier for under $60.<p>Genius Gadgets are …

Gear & Gadgets

22 Habits That Are Making You Age Faster

Cut back on these practices today for a more beautiful, healthier tomorrow.<p>Perfectionism is a toxic side effect of our social-media-saturated …

Wellness

NASA Releases Images of Its Aeronautic Innovations for National Aviation Day

It's not just for space travel.<p>Sunday is National Aviation Day in the US. Created in 1939 by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to celebrate …

The Trendy New Anti-Ageing Beverage That Also Tackles Bloating

Golden milk—otherwise known as the turmeric latte—is having a moment. For Londoners, it's the beverage of choice right now, but we're a fickle bunch. …

Watch a Mercedes-Maybach S-Class compliment strangers with its headlights

Headlights that can display messages could go a long way in improving safety for both occupants and pedestrians, but it can also be used for flattery.<p>Mercedes-Benz put out a new video showcasing what its Digital Light system can do. Equipped on a Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, the video shows the car's …

Auto Shows

11 Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard

Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you’re in this camp, try these plants to keep bugs out of your …

Gardening

In the city that claims him, Ben Carson falls from grace

BALTIMORE (AP) — The portrait used to hang in the hallway, welcoming children and parents to the Archbishop Borders School in Baltimore: a smiling Dr. Ben Carson in surgical scrubs, rubbing together the careful, steady hands that helped him become the nation's most famous black doctor.<p>"The person …

Ben Carson

The healthiest and least healthy types of salad greens

Though there are plenty of mouth-watering lettuce-free salads – like panzanella or caprese – that we’ll gladly devour if placed before us, when it …

Healthy Eating

The 17 Best Snacks to Eat If You Have Diabetes

Prevent that low blood sugar crash with these healthy food pairings.<p>Once you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, the way you approach food completely changes. That’s because dips and peaks in your blood sugar can dictate how you feel throughout the day, and the foods you eat play a major role in …

Nutrition

How to not drift through life and get what you really want

Maybe “the life you’ve always dreamed of” sounds fluffy to you, but I promise you it doesn’t have to be. I’m sharing short, practical and personal …

6 Hurtful Childhood Lessons That Linger into Adulthood

Children are, by nature, helpless and dependent human beings whose existence and well-being is dependent on the adults around them. This means that …

This Is One of the Most Accurate Watches In the World and You’ve Probably Never Heard of It

<i>Welcome to “Watches You Should Know,” a new bi-weekly (the once-every-two-weeks kind) column highlighting little-known watches new and old that have</i> …

Watches

Sneaker Con Launches Shoe Store App

Premiere sneaker convention, Sneaker Con, is launching its own app, designed for attendees to meet up for buying and selling footwear. The app, which …

Google Play

The Best Exfoliating Scrubs for Every Skin Type and Budget

GQ’s Best Stuff tested a grip of the grittiest exfoliators we could find. Here are the products that scrubbed the floor with the competition.<p>We've been over this before, but it bears repeating, and, well, taking care of your face is by nature a rinse-and-repeat business: The second step in a …

Skin Care

Deepak Chopra On Why A Meaningful Life Rests Upon Developing A Meaningful Self

Much like the problematic nature of building a home on a flimsy foundation, so is the challenge of going into the world and creating relationships with neglect for a positive relationship with yourself.<p>This can be a daunting idea, so I sat down with Dr. Deepak Chopra, renowned spiritual teacher, …

Spirituality

Why Are Black And Latino Kids More Likely To Die Of Certain Cancers?

When it comes to cancer survival, the United States is sharply divided by race. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the cancer death rate for African-Americans is 25 percent higher than whites, and Hispanics and Latinos are more likely to be diagnosed with cancer at a late, …

Cancer

The Most Effective Foods to Lower High Blood Pressure

It’s estimated that 65 million people have high blood pressure—that’s 1 in 3 people.<p>The condition is referred to as the “silent killer,” because it …

High Blood Pressure

Russians are now patrolling the Golan heights — and you can thank Barack Obama

Vladimir Putin’s troops are now patrolling the Golan Heights — and it’s actually the least-bad solution.<p>It’s the best available way to keep Iranian …

Middle East

Doors Slam Shut for China Deals Around the World

Doors are slamming shut in the developed world not just to Chinese investment in technology but potentially to a wave of acquisitions with a tech element, as diverse as smart heaters and robotic lawnmowers.<p>President Donald Trump last week signed an update to legislation for the Committee on Foreign …

China

America’s Invisible Pot Addicts

More and more Americans are reporting near-constant cannabis use, as legalization forges ahead.<p>The proliferation of retail boutiques in California did not really bother him, Evan told me, but the billboards did. Advertisements for delivery, advertisements promoting the substance for relaxation, for …

Cannabis

LG XBOOM team adds portable Bluetooth, ThinQ smart speakers

LG is perhaps best known for smartphones, TVs, and a few home appliances. It might not exactly be that popular for speakers. It has been trying to …

Portable

What planes looked like the year you were born

48/<p>2015: Voyager A330<p>Tomás Del Coro<p>The British Royal Family and certain high-ranking British politicians announced plans to convert a Voyager A330 …

Royal Family

LG filed more foldable patents than Samsung

The Korean Intellectual Property Office said that there were a total of 276 patents related to foldable panels applied over tha last six years in …

Mobile

Cracked Smartphone Screens Are About to Become a Thing of the Past

One of the biggest problems with smartphones is that they break. Screens are the most common culprit—smashed and cracked displays make up roughly 50 …

Mobile Technology