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These Top 11 Wealthiest Black Billionaires Will Inspire You To Stay On Your Grind

An old quote says, "Find a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." The struggle is real out there.<p>Finding your passion is …

From Jackie Kennedy’s wedding dress to the Playboy Bunny suit: the forgotten history of black American designers

To mark the start of black history month in the US, Claude Hector, who sells men’s suits in New York and has an interest in fashion history, began tweeting an ongoing thread about the often overlooked achievements of black fashion designers. His first post, on Feb. 1, was about Ann Lowe, a name …

Michelle Obama

In Search of the Slave Who Defied George Washington

MOUNT VERNON, Va. — The costumed characters at George Washington’s gracious estate here are used to handling all manner of awkward queries, whether about 18th-century privies or the first president’s teeth. So when a visitor recently asked an African-American re-enactor in a full skirt and head …

Black History

Mrs. King and Coretta: A Posthumous Memoir Explores Public and Private Selves

<b>MY LIFE, MY LOVE, MY LEGACY</b><br>By Coretta Scott King, as told to Barbara Reynolds<br>Illustrated. 356 pp. Henry Holt & Company. $30.<p>Nearly every image of Coretta Scott King since her husband’s death has seemed suffused with preternatural stillness, her face fixed with the brave solitude of timeless …

Columbia University

Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch calls Trump's tweets 'disheartening'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch told a US senator Wednesday that President Donald Trump's tweets about the judiciary are "demoralizing" and "disheartening."<p>In a meeting with Connecticut Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Gorsuch, who's largely been silent since Trump …

Donald Trump

2017 Golden Globes Predictions: Who Will Win Big This Year?

Our crack team of experts sees a good night ahead for Manchester by the Sea, La La Land, and The Crown.<p>Can anyone ever truly predict what will happen at the Golden Globes, the rowdy pre-Oscar party that delights in anointing the new and unexpected? Maybe not—but that won’t stop <i>Vanity Fair</i>. Below, …

Entertainment

Verizon to sell data centers to Equinix for $3.6 billion | Reuters

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N), the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, is selling 29 data centers in the United States and Latin America to Equinix Inc (EQIX.O) for $3.6 billion, as the telecom giant focuses on its core business.<p>The Verizon logo is seen on the side of a truck in New York …

IT

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead the group? Did they lead by presenting a plan and using their authority to insist that others follow along? Or did the person instead lead by explaining why a particular course of action …

Leadership

Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Hawks, 102-99

ATLANTA (AP) — At first, Russell Westbrook couldn't get the shots to fall. No problem. He crashed the boards and kept looking for his teammates.<p>Then, he found his shooting touch.<p>The result: another triple-double for the Oklahoma City star.<p>Westbrook scored 32 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and dished …

Basketball

Klay Thompson’s 60-point eruption a reminder he’s not sacrificing anything

OAKLAND, Calif. — During Klay Thompson’s summer vacation in Brazil that resulted in him winning a gold medal with Team USA, he was asked about the possibility of having to sacrifice his game with the Warriors in order to make room for Kevin Durant.<p>His reply — “I’m not sacrificing s—” — spread …

Basketball

The science behind how WiFi internet connectivity works

Our Telegraph video series, How It Works, breaks down the basics of everyday technology, revealing how the products we use on a daily basis actually work.<p>The video above reveals how WiFi internet connectivity works, connecting to a computer by converting electronic data into digital signals via an …

Simple and Effective Strength: The Perfect Beginner Workout

Meet Jimmy: Jimmy is a 32-year-old insurance salesman. <b>He’s been happily married for the past six years and has two beautiful children.</b> He loves …

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

Trump brings Koch network's green-energy foes from the fringe to the center of power

When an obscure nonprofit group attacked one of California's signature green-energy projects this summer — warning a congressional panel that the embrace of solar energy would lead to crippling hikes in electricity bills — officials in the state shrugged off the testimony as noise from the …

26 Fast Ways to Increase Teamwork Productivity

<b>BEING PRODUCTIVE</b> as a team is a lot harder than getting things done on a personal level.<br>As a manager or a CEO, you might be well aware of how to …

Anyone for quantifiable VR mindfulness?

What’s the point of virtual reality? At this nascent stage the question remains hanging in the pixelated air like the promise of a better life off-world. As does the associated unknown of whether the tech’s promise of “exceptional immersion” will stand the test of time and make the leap to …

Digital Health

Warriors avenge big loss to Lakers in equal fashion

In their first meeting this season, the<p>Lakersdidn’t just beat theWarriors, they dominated the Western Conference favorites.<p>On Wednesday night at Oracle Arena, the Warriors exacted revenge with a dazzling display that left even the opposing coach awestruck.<p>The Lakers lost, 149-106, in a game that …

Basketball

D.C.’s Bible Museum to debut with $42M worth of cutting edge technology

Expect a digital guide, projection mapping, and a digital entry arcade ceiling<p>Washington, D.C.’s newest religious museum is set to unveil next year with a location only three blocks from the U.S. Capitol. Recently, The Museum of the Bible released information on the $42 million high-tech experience …

Free Google app turns old photo prints into glare-free digital images

Stop using your phone to take pics of old snapshots and try this.<p>I think I know what I'll be doing over Thanksgiving weekend: hauling boxes and boxes …

Mobile Photography

The Electoral College Was Meant to Stop Men Like Trump From Being President

The founders envisioned electors as people who could prevent an irresponsible demagogue from taking office.<p>Americans talk about democracy like it’s sacred. In public discourse, the more democratic American government is, the better. The people are supposed to rule.<p>But that’s not the premise that …

Political Science

Steve Bannon Thinks "Darkness Is Good"

In his first interview outside of the conservative website Breitbart News since the election, Steve Bannon said that he thinks “darkness is …

Donald Trump

Jesus wept: How can you call yourself a Christian if you voted for Donald Trump?

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci/Getty/allanswart)</b><p>Christian faith means many things to many people. But I’m confused about how “love thy neighbor” led us here<p>Lily Burana<p>November 19, 2016 12:00am (UTC)<p>One of the hallmarks of Christian faith is charity, which is unfortunate for me, because, as a cradle Christian (and, …

Faith

This chatbot will deal with Comcast customer service for you

Trim wants to save you money—and potentially hours of despair<p>Comcast isn’t exactly known for its great customer service. Much (metaphorical) ink has been spilled over representatives refusing to let customers cancel their service, data limits on home internet, and class action lawsuits fighting …

Apple reportedly considering building iPhones in the US instead of China

Despite the proud ‘designed in California’ tag on most of Apple’s products, they are generally made in China. But if a report by the Nikkei Asian Review is true, Apple might start to shift iPhone production to the US.<p>The report suggests Apple asked its manufacturer, Foxconn, to study the …

Verizon Gets Federal Okay For Key Piece of 5G Strategy

Verizon got federal approval for a key piece of its strategy to use up and coming 5G wireless technology to offer TV and Internet service in more …

Net Neutrality

App abandoment is on the rise as consumers stick to the apps they know

It’s getting harder to get people to try new mobile applications, according to a new state of the industry report out now from Adobe, as consumers are sticking to what they know when it comes to the apps on their smartphones. App abandonment is also climbing, and app installs are only up 6 percent …

Apps

Listen makes phone numbers smarter with auto-responders, muting, reminders and more

A new mobile application called Listen wants to make phone numbers smarter by giving you more control over who’s texting and calling, thanks to a variety of features like whitelists, reminders, auto-responders, mute buttons and more. The idea, explains the company, is to offer one “inbox” for …

Apps

White women, own up to it: You're the reason Hillary Clinton lost

I don't understand white women.<p>Fifty-three percent of you chose an indisputably unqualified man for a job over a woman who could run circles around him.<p>Isn't that the very thing you're always complaining about in the workplace?<p>Here, you had an opportunity to place a woman in the most coveted …

4 Expert Tips For Beating Belly Fat

If you're constantly doing crunches to get a six-pack, you may be going about things the wrong way. Trainer Autumn Calabrese, creator of the 21 Day Fix and 21 Day Fix Extreme fitness and nutrition programs, shares four effective tips to help you fight belly fat and keep it off. We love that these …

Senate hearing for Sessions likely to revisit racial issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, is likely to rehash racially charged allegations that derailed his efforts to become a federal judge and made him a symbol of black-voter intimidation under the Reagan …

Donald Trump