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The REAL ‘Lone Ranger’ Was An African American Lawman Who Lived With Native American Indians

Posted by PBSpot Admin<p>The real “Lone Ranger,” it turns out, was an African American man named Bass Reeves, who the legend was based upon. Perhaps not …

Planet Made Of Diamond May Not Be So Bling After All

Don't give up hope! It could still be diamond, but new data show that's less likely.<p>The first diamond planet ever found may not actually contain all that much of the precious stone. Sad!<p>In an analysis published last year, a team of astronomers from Yale University concluded that an exoplanet called …

Universe

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Mendha Lekha residents gift all their farms to gram sabha

In a step that will strengthen the village gram sabha and also secure the land rights of the people, residents of village Mendha Lekha in Gadchiroli …

JOSEPH CAMPBELL AND THE HERO

• the hero pattern is universal in human society;<br>• interpretation using <i>archetypal</i> images;<br>• later life, with reintegration of the unconscious, as opposed to …

On Smash

G'd Up

How Much Blame Does Kobe Bryant Deserve For Lakers' Whiff on Dwight Howard?

Dwight Howard is a Los Angeles Laker no more, and there are a number of reasons why he may have decided to take his talents to Houston instead of trying to become the next great center for a franchise that has defined the position.<p>Howard's inability to adapt to head coach Mike D'Antoni's system and …

Basketball

'The Mystery Of The Missing Pyramidon Of Khufu' By Robert Bauval

<b>One of the mysteries of Giza is the missing pyramidion or capstone of the Great Pyramid of Khufu. Since modern recorded history the Great Pyramid has</b> …

The Reason

The Exorcism of Alex Jones

Does Alex Jones need an exorcism?<p>Last night I spilled half a bowl of SpaghettiOs on my favorite pair of Batman pajamas while reading a Reddit post …

WU-TANG "Triumph" Live at Hot97 Summer Jam XX

Pope Admits There's A 'Gay Lobby' At The Vatican

I’m sure you’re all shocked, shocked. From BBC News:<p>Pope Francis is reported to have acknowledged the existence of a “gay lobby” inside the …

Government Data Suggests That Blacks Are Singled Out For Marijuana Arrests

What does one call laws that are selectively enforced on different segments of the population? The New York Times reports:<p>Black Americans were nearly …

Black 14-Year-Old With Puppy Choked By Miami-Dade Police Over 'Dehumanizing Stares'

Racism or just cowardice? Via the Huffington Post:<p>Miami-Dade Police says officers were forced to throw a beach-going 14-year-old to the ground and …

Why We Must Reject the Dogma of Religious Frauds and Find Our Own Truth

<b>disinformation</b> author Daniele Bolelli is featured on Alternet with an excerpt from <i>Create Your Own Religion</i>:<p>The whole notion of creating one’s own …

Celebrities Speak Out

Cartoon by Eli Valley, courtesy of copyright holders Forward Magazine. Used with permission. Click Image to read original article!<p>When Stephen …

The truth in Kanye’s anti-prison rap

The rapper’s incendiary “SNL” performance delivered condemnations of the prison industrial complex worth unpacking<p>The backdrop to Kanye West's "Saturday Night Live" performance was a lie. Projected behind the rapper, as he let loose with two rage-filled and politically fueled tracks, were the words …

Hudson Mohawke previews new Kanye West music

Hudson Mohawke, the latest signee to Kanye West’s record label G.O.O.D. Music, is reportedly one of the contributors to West’s forthcoming sixth solo …

Scientists May Have Found Brazilian Atlantis

Scientists are reporting the possibility of a lost continent off the coast of Brazil.<p>Brazilian and Japanese geologists announced this week that they …

Bloomberg Reporters Spied on Ben Bernanke and Tim Geithner

Bloomberg reporters didn't only use Bloomberg terminals (the machines most widely used by the financial sector to monitor the market) to spy on …

Is Jay-Z a Time Traveler? | TMZ