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Here's A Timeline Of Unarmed Black People Killed By Police Over Past Year

From Arizona to New York, the cases have added to national outrage over deadly force used by police.<p>When Michael Brown was shot to death by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014, it awakened a movement that began with the previous killing of another black teenager, Trayvon …

32 Exhilarating Moments Every Runner Lives For

You didn't know we were racing, sir, but I just won.

Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city "must do better" to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city's police force.<p>"We must do better not only as a city but as a state and a country. …

Justice

And now let us read from the Bible as if it were written about Tombstone Pizza

File this one under: “Huh? I guess.” Some enterprising soul has decided to rewrite passages of the Bible to be about Tombstone Pizza instead of God, …

Source: Probe Of Ferguson Police Uncovers Racist Comment About Obama

A federal civil rights investigation of the Ferguson, Mo., police force has concluded that the department violated the Constitution with discriminatory policing practices against African Americans, according to a law enforcement official familiar with the report.<p>The investigation, the source says, …

Why Didn't Beyoncé Win Album of the Year?

After the debacle that was the 2015 Oscar nominations, in which Black-centric movies such as <i>Belle</i> and <i>Black or White</i> were denied nominations for Best Picture in favor of the scintillating <i>Middle-Class Heterosexual White Male Makes a Privileged Commentary on His Society</i>, many hoped that the Grammys …

27 Songs That Shaped The Way We Felt About Ourselves As LGBT People

The glamour, glitz and live spectacle of the Grammy Awards have made the annual show mandatory viewing for many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) music fans.<p>Of course, the 2015 telecast will be no exception -- yet another reminder of the empowering, if subversive, nature of music. …

I Love Working With Women And Anyone Else Who Isn't A Dude

Recently, I wrote about slumber parties and the strange duality of the girlish friendships I had when I was a kid. The topic of female friendships in general has been much on my mind. Most recently, this piece about the epic friendship of Daria and Jane has definitely struck a chord.<p>As an adult, I …

9 reasons why iPhones are better than Android phones

But if you're having trouble deciding between iPhone and Android, here are some ways the iPhone trumps Android.

Facebook launches 252KB 'Lite' app for Android

Facebook is trialling a new app called Facebook Lite, designed as a slimmed-down version of its mobile experience for Android users in developing …

Apps

Useless Machine In A Can Offers A Fun DIY Kit That Does Absolutely Nothing (video)

If you are looking to build something that is constructed using high quality parts but once built does absolutely nothing of use at all. You are sure …

Microcontroller

How to Hack Sleep

Improve your productivity (and the productivity of your employees) with these tools and tips for better rest.<p>The ability to get by on little sleep is frequently seen as a badge of honor in the business world. Entrepreneurs, in particular, often sacrifice sleep for the sake of their companies. In a …

Sleep

Quiz: what mental disorder do you have?

You can’t move for online quizzes these days. Nearly every fourth Facebook post seems to be the result of a far-fetched but strangely specific quiz that claims to reflect some aspect of your personality, like “What kind of candy are you?” or “Which Disney Ear Hat should you wear?” or “What Office …

Hen house raider kills 920 chickens with a golf club in California

Authorities in central California are searching for those who broke into a Foster Farms chicken ranch and used a golf club to kill more than 900 birds.<p>Fresno County sheriff’s officials said Tuesday that deputies arrived at the facility in Caruthers, less than 20 miles south of Fresno, on 20 …

Google Maps Lets You Add Missing Places

Google is now letting users add missing places and points-of-interest to Maps directly from within the mobile apps.<p>To access the feature, you simply tap anywhere on a map, and bring up the full details of the address. Hit the ‘Add a Missing Place’ link, and you’ll be able to complete Place Name, …

China hacked into Pentagon contractor networks 'nine times', US Senate finds

China’s military hacked into computer networks of civilian transportation companies hired by the Pentagon at least nine times, breaking into computers aboard a commercial ship, targeting logistics companies and uploading malicious software onto an airline’s computers, Senate investigators said …

Cops on the hunt for whoever stole $25,000 in beer from Ontario business

Police in Ontario are searching for whoever stole $25,000 worth of beer from a business east of London, Ont.<p>Ontario Provincial Police say freight carrier Country Transport was broken into in Norwich Township overnight between Wednesday and Thursday last week.<p>A tractor-trailer filled with thousands …

American man arrested trying to swim to North Korea

Unnamed man tells South Korean authorities that he 'wanted to meet Kim Jong-un'<p>An American national has been taken into custody by South Korean military authorities after being detained trying to swim to North Korea.<p>The man, who has not been named, was arrested by South Korean Marine sentries …