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What Do Hardcore, Ferguson, and the "Angry Black Woman" Trope All Have in Common?

"To be black and conscious in America, is to be in a constant state of rage."<p><i>Photo by Paul J. Richards</i><p><i>"To be black and conscious in America, is to be in a constant state of rage." - James Baldwin</i><p>A few nights ago, Darren Wilson, the cop who murdered Michael Brown in August, wasn't indicted to face …

Feminism

20 top iOS 8 tips and tricks

Apple's mobile department has finally got its house in order with the release of iOS 8.1.1. Issues like battery drain and sluggish performance on …

iTunes

The Evolution of Diet

Top row: escargots, sardines, and fava beans (Crete); naan in salty yak-milk tea (Afghanistan); fried geranium leaves (Crete); boiled crab (Malaysia); raw beetroot and oranges (Crete); chapati, yak butter, and rock salt (Pakistan). Middle row: dried-apricot soup (Pakistan); boiled plantains …

LG apparently readying new G Watch with round screen

LG's G Watch has only been out for two months, but it appears the smartwatch will soon be getting a face lift.<p>The South Korean electronics giant is expected to unveil next week a smartwatch refresh called LG G Watch R that features a more elegant round screen, according to a new video hosted on …

PlayStation Vita Slim makes the case for a dedicated gaming handheld

<b>The Good</b> The new Vita Slim charges with any Micro-USB cable, is thinner and lighter, has improved battery life, and works nicely as a PS4 accessory for local game streaming. The game library's gotten really good, too, including freebies for PS Plus subscribers.<p><b>The Bad</b> Expensive proprietary memory …

Protect your email the German way

Last summer, German secure email provider Posteo faced a do-or-die moment: give in to police threats to seize its servers or fight back in court. Investigators in the state of Bavaria had contacted the Berlin-based startup because they wanted the identity of a Posteo account holder who was thought …

If Voters Hate Congress So Much, Then Why Hasn’t Any Incumbent Lost a Primary?

Amer­ic­ans might be mad as hell at Con­gress — but they’re go­ing to keep tak­ing it.<p>Con­sider these two facts:<p><b>1:</b> Con­gres­sion­al ap­prov­al is at …

Will Spotify Ever Be Profitable?

Source: Spotify<p><b>Spotify</b> just hit a milestone 10 million paid subscribers. Another approximately 30 million people use the free version of the …

Pandora Falls on Spotify's Paid User Growth

<i>Pandora Inc.</i>’s <i>(P)</i> competitor Spotify recently announced that its paid subscriber base has reached 10 million globally. Total subscriber base reached …

Homebrew server keeps Nintendo DS and Wii games online

Nintendo may have pulled the plug on internet multiplayer services for the DS and Wii, but that doesn't mean that you'll be stuck playing their games offline from here on out. Enterprising fans have launched an unofficial Wi-Fi Connection server that lets matchmaking and other core services work …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

The History of Ramen Noodles; Celebrity Chefs of Vegas

· The History of the Ramen Noodle [New Yorker]<br>· Vegas Is the Celebrity Chef Capital [LV Weekly]<br>· The Oculus Rift Is Coming to Chuck E. Cheese [TechCrunch]<br>· The Unbelievable Story of Pecan Lodge [D Mag]<br>· The Brilliant Swedish Chef Behind Coffee Machine Cuisine [Sprudge]<br>· Germany Can't Forgive …