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Why does every African movie character have the same accent?

Hollywood has an Africa problem. The latest manifestation of this is the trailer of Will Smith’s new film, <i>Concussion,</i> in which Smith plays the real-life Nigerian pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu.<p>In 2002, Omalu discovered that the hard hits US football players receive in the National Football League …

Morgan Freeman

5 Female Athletes On How They Learned To Love Their Bodies

Strong = Beautiful<p>“I was teased for looking like a boy.”<p>"I was taller than most of the boys when I was in elementary school."<p>“I didn’t fill out tank tops the right way."<p>These are just a few insecurities five top female athletes talk about in a new video for Cosmopolitan.com. The video features UFC …

Women's Sports

5 Fundamental Core and Abdominal Exercises for Beginners

<b>If you’re newer to training or getting back into shape, I’m sure you’ve heard about core training.</b> Perhaps you’ve heard about it in magazines or …

President Obama, stop treating me like Apple treats my music

Apple is offering a new product called Apple Music. It's a modern-day jukebox where you can listen to and download music of your liking. Its secret …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 unveiled

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1186000/1186391_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524724230_1adbed04258effc495a252ecbf722e2f<p><b>Samsung has announced two new large high-end Android handsets: the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5.</b><p>Both phones have 5.7in (14.5cm) screens and …

Mobile

Why the president of a group opposing the Iran agreement decided to call it quits

Samsung enters mobile payment wars with Samsung Pay

Samsung is taking on Apple and Google with its own mobile payment system. At a press event in New York Thursday, the company announced Samsung Pay, a …

This app will help you save money you'll never miss — and pay you cash rewards, too

In case you haven't heard of it, Digit automatically saves a small amount of money that you won't even notice is missing from your checking account by regularly tracking your income and spending patterns. It transfers the money (typically $2 to $17 every 2-3 days) to a separate Digit account …

A couple planning to retire at age 33 explain how much money they have to save

One Cambridge, Massachusetts couple hopes to cut that age nearly in half and retreat to a rural homestead in Vermont by age 33.<p>It's an ambitious, but doable, goal that "The Frugalwoods" — a software engineer and a communications manager who chose not not to use their real names on their eponymous …

Appeals court reverses Alabama 'rape bait' case decision

<b>(CNN) —</b> Administrators at an Alabama middle school showed "deliberate indifference" to allegations that a teacher's aide persuaded a girl to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a federal court of appeals decided Wednesday.<p>According to the girl, who asked CNN to call her "Jaden," a …

Sexual Harassment

The Galaxy S6 Edge+ Is Samsung’s Answer To The iPhone 6 Plus

Today at a big press conference, Samsung announced two new flagship phones, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5, and its new sibling, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+. While a Note update was highly anticipated, the S6 Edge+ is a new beast. And the best way to describe it is that it’s a direct iPhone 6 Plus …

Phones

Post-Colonialism: Why the U.S. Should Help Govern South Sudan

We can't fully address the young country's failures with more peacekeepers or a power-sharing deal. Here's why Washington should launch a joint venture with Juba.<p>Ahead of peace talks to resolve horrific violence in South Sudan, which has claimed more than 1,000 lives in under three weeks, Gadet …

Sudan's 'Lost Boys' get caught in their country's violence once again

Jacob Atem has been through hell and back, twice.<p>Two decades ago, he was one of the "Lost Boys of Sudan," part of that wave of Sudanese war orphans who wandered through East Africa in the 1990's, fleeing the civil war in southern Sudan.<p>Atem, like many of his peers, resettled in the US. He worked …

State Department: Benghazi Not Planned By 'Core Al Qaeda'

Two groups that attacked the U.S. mission in Benghazi are about to be designated as terrorists. But officials say they aren't "official affiliates" …

House GOP group rejects Obama's call for comprehensive immigration reform

A group of House Republicans is rejecting President Obama’s call for members to pass comprehensive immigration reform.<p>In a letter to the White House, the group calls the legislation, already passed by the Senate, an “awful deal” for American workers and questions how Obama could champion higher …

Medical glue 'can fix broken heart'

<b>A medical superglue has been developed that has the potential to patch heart defects on the operating table or stop bleeding on the battlefield.</b><p>The new adhesive may eventually replace stitches and staples in heart, gut and blood vessel surgery, says a US team.<p>Tests on pigs show it can seal cardiac …

Medicine

The woman who tracked down a CIA mole

<b>Sandra Grimes knew that one of her colleagues was a traitor - one of the biggest in US history, as it turned out. She helped put him in prison for the rest of his life. Her story is now told in a TV miniseries.</b><p>Aldrich Ames liked to explain things. Once he told Sandra Grimes how to catch a mole.<p>"He …

Mini-series

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Drawing

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Home Tours

Articles about eclectic living room antwerp on Dwell.com - Dwell

Gallerist Veerle Wenes has sage advice for composing interior spaces: "People should choose objects for their home with passion,...<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a breeze.<p>Twenty years ago, interior architects Renaud de …

Living Rooms

Resource Furniture and Clei's New Transforming Micro-Apartment

Our first Resource Furniture video, displaying some of the coolest space-saving furniture currently available, is still our highest-rated vid of all …

Jeff Bezos uses Amazon roots to fund expeditions into world of print

The Washington Post's new owner has a sense of adventure that will be tested by the struggling newspaper industry<p>Jeff Bezos, one of the wealthiest people in the world with a $22bn fortune made from Amazon.com, has been taking baby steps towards the journalism business for years.<p>No longer content …

Trade Case Puts Apple In Washington's Sights

Apple has been notoriously disinterested in Washington politics. But two decisions coming from the Obama administration in the past few days indicate that Washington is increasingly interested in Apple.<p>Apple got some good news this weekend when U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman stepped in …

Bill Gates And His Foundation: Employers Should Focus On Skills, NOT College Degrees

By using a college degree as a requirement, employers are automatically overlooking people that are capable but have no degree.<p>Ultimately, this isn't helping the employer, the workforce or the economy, Angela Cobb argued in a blog posted by the Gates Foundation on Monday.<p>Research from the Aspen …

FireEye brings more legitimacy to new security solutions with IPO filing

Security company FireEye filed to go public last week, joining only a handful of security companies to IPO in the last two years.<p>FireEye monitors your company’s network by setting up virtual machines that watch anything coming in or out of the system. It learns what malware activity looks like and …

CBS blackout puts start-up Aereo in spotlight

SAN FRANCISCO — Start-up Aereo is enjoying the spotlight for its online TV service in the wake of a Time Warner Cable-CBS battle over fees that has left major markets with a CBS blackout.<p>New York-based Aereo allows subscribers to watch TV online without a cable hookup. That hasn't sat well with …