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18 Film Facts That Sound Like Lies But Are Totally True

You'll never believe this. (But you should.)<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

Here Are Some Pictures of Black Kids in Halloween Costumes. You’re Welcome

This weekend, kids all across the country knocked on doors, begging for candy and threatening neighbors with “tricks” in the tradition of the annual …

Kids

Procter & Gamble Release an Ad About ‘the Talk,’ and White People Respond With the Wettest, Saltiest, Stupidest White Tears Ever

<b>What is “the talk”?</b><p>The talk is literally a talk many black parents have with their children to inform them of the dangers of “existing while black” …

Procter & Gamble

Disney hiring Florida residents for work-from-home positions

Want to work for Disney without having to move to Orlando?<p>The company is hoping to fill work-from-home positions and Florida residents are eligible …

Moving ad captures “The Talk” every black parent has with their kids

Yes, it’s a commercial — but damn this journey into the effects of racism is a good one<p>As they grow up in a nation where almost every system is stacked against them, most black children have had "the talk" with their parents — that moment or series of moments where their mother or father reveals …

Dear Women Of Color Who Are Told To Be Nicer To White 'Allies'

This is a love letter to every Black and Brown woman who has expressed anger or even rage, and has been told by another Black or Brown woman that <i>we</i> should be building bridges. This is addressed to every woman of color who has ever been told, you need to be less angry, less “bitter,” that “hate …

Powerful New Video Tackles Racial Bias To Remind Kids Their ‘Black Is Beautiful’

“You’re not pretty for a black girl. You’re beautiful period.”<p>A new video released Monday titled “The Talk” compellingly tackles the impact of racial bias through the lens of black parents in America.<p>The video ― which was released by My Black Is Beautiful, a beauty brand owned by Procter & Gamble ― …

‘We Don’t Tip White Ppl’: Tenn. Waiter ‘Shocked’ After Customers Leave Controversial Note on Receipt 

A Tennessee waiter was left shocked after receiving a controversial note at the top of a receipt while working at the On the Border Mexican Grill & …

Customers

Hospital staff 'sick with stress' over crippling parking fines racked up every week

Dozens of doctors, nurses and support workers have been left suffering high levels of stress and sickness after a NHS trust authorised a private car park operator to pursue them through the courts over unpaid fines.<p>Several members of staff at the Cardiff trust are understood to have gone off work …

Black Teen ‘Mistaken’ for Larger, Bald Black Man Says Police in Calif. Drew Gun on Her, Punched Her in the Mouth

A black 19-year-old woman says she was confronted by police at gunpoint, punched in the mouth and bitten by a police dog after Bakersfield, Calif., …

Crime

15 Salty Parents Who Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

Salty parents are the best parents. And also, uh, pretty funny.<p>View this post on Facebook

Justice Department anti-fraud expert resigns, disturbed by Trump's 'stunning' conduct

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lawyers at the Justice Department are typically mum on frank details surrounding an early resignation, so it's especially unusual when one directly points to the conduct of the President of the United States as the reason for quitting.<p>But Hui Chen, an anti-corruption expert who formerly …

Corruption

25 2000s Hip-Hop Songs You Probably Know All The Words To

Hot in herre.

Dad has been gloriously recreating his daughter's selfies for 15 months now

Most dads are embarrassing to some extent, but some dads are so impressively embarrassing they come round full circle and become cool.<p>Burr Martin, …

Trolling

Sick baby prompts concern over placenta pills

<b>(CNN) —</b> The growing phenomenon of mothers eating their own placentas seems to have caused a baby to be infected with group B streptococcus, according to a new report detailing the case that was published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly …

Pregnancy

#NeverForget: 100 Years Ago, East St. Louis Was on Fire

On July 1, 1917, a car full of white men drove into East St. Louis, Ill., and opened fire, shooting into homes while black men, women and children …

Justice

Trinity College Suspends Professor After He Is Forced to Flee the State for Scaring the Whites

Trinity College placed a college professor on leave after his social media posts caused an uproar that shut down the bucolic Hartford, Conn., campus …

Black Lives Matter

This is how much water you should be drinking based on your weight

It varies from person to person dependent on a number of factors.<p>Is your pee so light you can barely tell you went to the bathroom? Good job. But if your pee looks more like apple juice, you've got some work to do.<p>Water is the most underutilised tool when it comes to your health. From clearing your …

Audio Released of Pregnant Woman Killed After Calling Police

<b>Updated Monday, June 19, 2017, 12:47 p.m. EDT:</b> Seattle police have released audio of the police shooting that ended with Charleena Lyles dead in …

Law Enforcement

Just 21 Of The Best Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

There's seriously something for everyone.

Trump's Lawyer Plans To File A Complaint Against James Comey For Revealing Memos To The Press

A source close to Trump's legal team said that Marc Kasowitz plans to file a complaint with the Justice Department's inspector general, and a letter about Comey's testimony and "other matters" with the Senate Judiciary Committee.<p>President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, plans to file …

Man goes on racist rant at Starbucks, calls black man a slave

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Chicago man was charged this week with misdemeanor battery after an apparent racially charged altercation was caught on video.<p>Video of part of the incident shows a white man spitting at a black man, telling him his children are "disposable vermin" and calling a second black man a …

Justice

Watch This IRL Unicorn Give a Restaurant a Magical Makeover

So. Much. Sparkle!<p>It’s safe to say that unicorns are having amoment right now. From unicorn bread and unicorn mimosas to Starbucks's Unicorn Frappucino, people are obsessed with the magical allure of this beautiful creature — especially when it comes to eating like one.<p>TBH, if a restaurant doesn’t …

Texas Boy Dies of Drowning Several Days After Swimming in Rare Medical Emergency

His mother says it's a rare case of "dry drowning."<p><b>Four-year-old boy died on Saturday, several days after he went swimming</b>• <b><br>Doctors told the family that he died of dry drowning</b>• <b><br>Dry drowning is when water is inhaled into the body, but takes hours or days to kill</b><p>Francisco Delgado III, 4, went swimming …

Most private colleges take very few transfers. At USC, about 1,500 get a spot each year

Xavier Garcia sat at a welcome dinner the evening of move-in day at USC, shoulders straight, shirt tucked, hands folded over a notebook filled with questions to ask and people to meet.<p>With Ds in high school and no family with college degrees, he once had dismissed the possibility of attending a …

Harvard withdraws 10 acceptances for ‘offensive’ memes in private group chat

The Facebook messaging group was at one point titled “Harvard memes for horny bourgeois teens.”<p>It began when about 100 members of Harvard College’s incoming freshman class contacted each other through the university’s official Class of 2021 Facebook group. They created a messaging group where …

College & University

Talented High School Junior Has Already Collected 33 Full-Ride Academic and Athletic Scholarship Offers 

Some people got it and some people don’t. Seventeen-year-old Jahmir Smith has <i>got it:</i> talented both in academics and on the football field. He is …

College & University

5 year-old tries to understand 2016 election with hard-hitting, hilarious questions

"Where did Barack Obama go?"<p>"Why do we have the president we have now at the same spot anyways?"<p>"How come Hillary did not get to be the president and …

Barack Obama

Sneaky teen texting codes: what they mean, when to worry

If your teen has a smartphone, chances are they spend several hours a day on text and social media. If you ever look at what they’re actually doing on there, you’ll likely see a lot of innocent “Snapstreaking,” some funny Buzzfeed videos and a bunch of letters and numbers that look like some kind …

Machine Learning

What happened when I went to a nudist resort

Hedonism II promises sexual liberation but only if you cater to the male gaze.<p>"You're a wild girl, aren't ya?" a driver called out as I took in my first view of the cottage-speckled hills surrounding Montego Bay's airport. He'd noticed me waiting for a van destined for Hedonism II, a …