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Furious Walmart customers post videos of stores locking up African-American beauty products

Walmart is being sued by a customer alleging racial discrimination.<p>The customer who has filed a lawsuit against the retailer claims that it is segregating products by the race of the people who use them, CBS Los Angeles reported.<p>Essie Grundy was shopping for a comb in her local store when she found …

African-American News

Ray Allen talks about his passion for teaching others about the Holocaust

The activist and 10-time All-Star was sworn in to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Council<p>After former NBA 3-point legend Ray Allen retired in …

Black History

The Keepers: Everything You Need to Know About the Other Victim, Joyce Malecki

It's impossible to count all of the heartbreaking, infuriating, and terrifying things highlighted in Netflix's runaway hit docuseries <b>The Keepers</b> . . . but one of the most distressing aspects of the true crime exposé is the story of Joyce Malecki. Malecki, a 20-year-old Baltimore woman, disappeared …

Utah Family Finds Beloved Dog Dead in Their Yard. Then They See the 'Puncture' in Her Shoulder

Utah man Dennis Marshall went everywhere with his 5-year-old dog, Jazman, which he described as his “best friend.”<p>The Red Heeler, who belonged to …

4 Intriguing Theories You Should Dive Into After Finishing The Keepers

It's hard to walk away from Netflix's <b>The Keepers</b> without some theory formed in the back of your mind; after watching interviews with suspects and hearing testimony from victims, most viewers developed suspicions even though the documentary series ended unresolved. And as we've learned from other …

She was murdered after appearing on Maury Povich show

Judy, along with her daughter Melinda, were appearing on the infamous American talk show regarding their involvement in the “Hicks Baby” saga — where …

Crime

Vibrantly Colored Flowers Turn into Creepy Skulls When They Die

The snapdragon or dragon flower is one of the most popular plants in gardens around Europe, United States, and North Africa. Named for its …

27 Inexpensive Rugs That Look Fancy AF

Buckingham Palace? No, your apartment!

Buckingham Palace

The 5 True Crime Podcasts & Documentaries You Need This Winter, According To A YA Thriller Writer

There's no doubt that winter is the perfect time to indulge your obsession with true crime podcasts, TV shows, and documentaries. The biting cold …

18 Creepy True Crime Podcasts That'll Keep You Up At Night

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Crime

50 Christmas Mantles For Some Serious Decorating Inspiration

Everyone dreams of having a fireplace at Christmas. There’s just something about the Christmas morning daydream, with the sparkling tree and the …

Decorations

10 Must-Listen True Crime Podcasts

True crime has been a compelling feature of television for decades (<i>Forensic Files</i> and <i>Dateline</i>, anyone?), and now, it's hard to remember a time when …

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive With Only $100 at IKEA

Since our eyes naturally gravitate toward those high-end pieces (call it a girl's prerogative), we've had to master the art of crafting a luxe look …

You Asked, Temple Grandin Answered

Dr. Temple Grandin is one of the greatest autism advocates of our time. A six-time author with a Ph.D. in animal studies, Grandin is a living example …

This Viral Disney Mash-up Video Will Inspire You to Finish Your Weekend To-Do List

"Close your eyes and jump!"<p>As soon as we heard Dick Van Dyke say those magical <i>Mary Poppins</i> lines in this viral Disney mash-up, followed by the unexpected backbeat of snapping fingers and well, whatever happened next, it was obvious that the last push through our weekend chores just got WAY more fun.<p>…

The 20 Worst Damn Cosplays You've Ever Seen

These might make you die from laughter.

Iron Man

How to Quit Your Day Job and Become a Landscape Designer

If you’re an apartment dweller who can magically transform a small outdoor space into a gorgeous tiny garden with DIY succulent pots that are Insta-worthy, or you have dreams of creating a large-scale rainbow garden in your neighborhood, you might want to consider a career working your talent as a …

The monsters hidden beneath the sea

From the Old Testament to the Loch Ness Monster, strange watery beasts have terrified and inspired artists in equal measure. Alastair Sooke dives in.<p>Ever since antiquity, mankind has been fretfully besotted with strange creatures from the oceans’ depths. A terrible sea monster called Leviathan is …

Northern Europe

Every Single Monster on the Original Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers, Ranked

With a <i>Power Rangers</i> movie of indeterminate quality on the way, a new comic book from Boom Studios performing outrageously well, and DVD sets of the …

10 Excellent Horror Audiobooks

Just for Book Riot readers: sign up for an Audible account, and get <b>two</b> horror audiobooks free!<p>Love scary stories? Miss the spooky atmosphere that …

Horror

Mermaids & Mermurders: Should You Read ‘The Bell in The Ocean?’

When you look at the sheer range and number of original stories being told in comics form today, it’s hard to imagine a better time to be a comics …

Mermaids

8 TRUE CRIME PODCASTS TO KEEP YOU AWAKE AT NIGHT

We’re taking a step away from horror movies and getting a little <i>real</i> here. If horror movies were your gateway drug to true crime and all things …

Crime

How my family of four traveled almost for free on Southwest for a year

By the end of this year, my family of four will have traveled to six destinations in the United States, spending no more than $100 per trip on airfare. We’ve kayaked in the ocean off San Diego, we'll hike the Rocky Mountains, meet up with Mickey at Walt Disney World and Disneyland and frolic on the …

How families can do Disney (and other destinations) on a dime

<i>Small Change is a series of stories that show how consumers can save money by making minor or incremental changes to their lifestyle.</i><p>A family trip can be a fun-filled adventure that both parents and children will remember fondly for years to come. It can also be a nightmare of crowds, lineups, …

Joint enterprise: First murder case defendants walk free after landmark ruling

Two men acquitted after judge decides pair have no case to answer following ruling that courts have been wrongly interpreting law for 30 years<p>The first defendants in a murder trial have walked free from court following a landmark ruling on joint enterprise law.<p>Last month, the Supreme Court found …

Crime

10 Awesome Short Films Based on Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark!

Written by: Matt Molgaard A great deal of us grew up reading Alvin Schwartz’s (and Stephen Gamme, who crafted those paralyzing illustrations) Scary …

Turn an Old T-Shirt into a DIY Cat Tent

If you have an old t-shirt and a few wire hangers around the house, you have everything you need to make this tent for your cat in about ten minutes. …

DIY

Beyoncé’s Radical Halftime Statement

As Coldplay blandly strained for the universal, she and Bruno Mars pulled off something more specific and more daring.<p>What a perfect Beyoncé song name: “Formation.” All great pop involves people acting in formation. So does all great change. And while fans scream that Beyoncé’s a “queen” and …

Cuddle Clones Are Plush Replicas of Your Favorite Pets

Every time I see this stuffed animal, made by Cuddle Clones, I do a double take. It’s the spitting image of my dead dog. Creepiness factor aside, …

How 2 Sisters and 1 Murder Inspired 500 Songs

The ballad “The Two Sisters” tells the story of an older sister murdering her younger sister by drowning. (Photo: Public Domain/WikiCommons)<p>Around a …

Literature