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Black Woman Dragged to the Ground, Arrested by Officers in Alabama Waffle House Over Dispute About Plastic Utensils

Add asking about whether it’s protocol to pay for plastic utensils to the list of things you apparently can’t do while black without someone calling …

Crime

Scientists warn of ‘tectonic time bomb’ that could kill hundreds

Residents in the San Francisco Bay Area are living along a fault that is a “ticking time bomb” that could generate an earthquake that could kill …

Geology

Stinky Molecules Confirm: Uranus Smells Like Farts

I’m sick and tired of Uranus jokes. It’s time to get serious about Uranus, because there is some really serious science surrounding Uranus’s …

Astronomy

Move Over, Double Helix: A New Form of DNA Has Just Been Discovered

This is the first time it's ever been seen in a living cell.<p>When we learn about human genetics in high school biology class, one of the most basic …

Genetics

ISIS threatened to kill porn star Mia Khalifa for having sex in hijab

Former porn star Mia Khalifa recalled the shocking threats she received after filming a scene where she had sex wearing a hijab.<p>Khalifa, 25, had only …

Khalifa

18 Syracuse Fraternity Brothers Removed From Class After 'Extremely Racist' Video

(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — Eighteen Syracuse University students face disciplinary charges after videos emerged showing fraternity members using racial slurs …

Syracuse

CDC: Throw All Romaine Away, Washing Won’t Do the Trick

No romaine is safe.<p>The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) expanded its warning about an E. coli outbreak found in romaine lettuce. …

E.coli

Texas Charter School Asked Students to List 'Positive Aspects' of Slavery

An enraged father was in disbelief when he saw his eighth grader's homework assignment. The student was given a paper with two columns to fill out by …

United States

This County Just Declared Itself A 'Sanctuary' For Gun Owners

On Monday, Effingham County, Illinois declared itself a "sanctuary" for gun owners. In a resolution passed 8-1, the country board directed their …

Guns

House Raid Illustrates How Baltimore Police Refuse to Take Black Residents Rights Seriously

An April 16 S.W.A.T. raid on a house full of grieving citizens points to how far the city is from true change or transparency

Justice

A swarming, exotic tick species is now living year round in N.J.

A tick species that was discovered for the first time in the U.S. on a Hunterdon County farm last year has survived the winter.An exotic species of …

New Jersey

Flu virus finally sequenced in its native form

NEWS<p>Direct sequencing of RNA molecules such as virus genomes could help to unpick role of mysterious chemical modifications in genetic material.<p>Ewen …

Genetics

We Found the Very Best Way to Reheat Pizza

Something about second-day pizza (unless you like it cold) is never as satisfying as when it arrives freshly baked from the oven. Yes, you can reheat it, but zapping it in the microwave leaves your crust mushy. The oven is a reasonable choice, but sometimes you don’t want to heat up your entire …

Food

The Ocean Cleanup is about to send a giant plastic collector to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is growing at an alarming rate — and it’s already three times the size of France. Fortunately, help is on the way: …

Pollution

Planet Earth doomed to become ‘hellish’ death world like Venus, Nasa researchers fear

We love to grumble about life here on Earth, but it’s basically the nicest place in the known universe.<p>But it could one day follow in the footsteps …

Astronomy

An Actual Science Study Showed Why Male Flies Love to Ejaculate

There's an evolutionary reason sex feels so good.<p>The <i>Drosophila</i>, better known as fruit flies, have between 40 and 50 days on this planet before they …

Biology

Tortoise found covered in red paint, concrete along Florida road

Authorities in Florida are asking for help after a gopher tortoise was found earlier this week covered in red spray paint and with concrete on its limbs.<p>The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said in a news release on Wednesday that two people came across the tortoise on County Road …

Zoology

The First Black Hole Close-Up

Astrophysicist Jean-Pierre Luminet didn’t have a supercomputer when he showed the world what a black hole looks like. He just had an IBM 7040 and a …

Black Holes

California Store Clerk Calls Cops On Black Man Who Asked for a Refund; Black Man Gets Beaten Bloody

Merced, Calif. Police Department has launched an internal investigation after a black man was brutally beaten and injured while in custody.<p>William …

Crime

The Trump administration failed to study immigration vetting. So I did.

<i>David Bier is an immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute.</i><p>President Trump’s “travel ban,” which the Supreme Court will review next week, seeks to limit immigration from certain countries because, as the president contends, our vetting of immigrants has not been “extreme” enough to keep …

Immigration

Rodents and filth cited in FDA report on farm linked to egg recall

<b>(CNN) —</b> An inspection report released Thursday by the US Food and Drug Administration indicates that the North Carolina farm linked to a multistate outbreak of Salmonella from contaminated eggs had an ongoing rodent infestation, unsanitary conditions and poor employee practices.<p>On April 13, Rose …

Environmental Health

New Species of ‘Exploding Ant’ Discovered in Borneo

When confronted by an enemy, Southeast Asian “exploding ants” do exactly what their name implies: they explode. Ignored for decades, researchers have …

Insects

We Need A Yelp for Rating White People

On Monday, I was in New York to sit on a panel for the San Francisco Human Rights Commission during the American Educational Research Association’s …

Times Square

High school soccer coach pleads not guilty to sex with students

VERNON HILLS, Ill. — A former suburban Chicago high school soccer coach has pleaded not guilty to charges accusing her of sexually assaulting two …

High School

University of North Texas Dining Hall Employee Fired After Labeling Student's Receipt With N-Word

A University of North Texas dining hall employee will now be standing in the unemployment line, after labeling a black student’s receipt with the …

Food & Dining

NJ Gym Boots Black Customers Because ... Umm ... I'm Sure They Had a Good Reason

Video recorded at a New Jersey fitness club seems to show evidence of a paid customer being kicked out of the gym for participating in the epidemic …

New Jersey

Texas Bar Owner Takes Down Sign With Racial Slur Following Facebook Posts, Insists It Wasn't Meant to be 'Racial'

The owner of a Fort Worth, Texas bar saw nothing wrong with a sign that read “SHUT UP NIGGER,” to the point where said sign is only coming down, …

Equality

Kansas men aimed to kill as many Somalis as possible in terror plot, prosecutor says

Update: three men convicted over mass ‘slaughter’ plot targeting Muslims<p>Three men charged with plotting to bomb an apartment complex in western Kansas, where Muslim immigrants from Somalia lived and had a mosque, wanted to kill as many as possible and send a message they were not welcome in the …

United States

These Jabra wireless earbuds are the best alternative to Apple’s AirPods

The new $170 Jabra Elite 65t earbuds are my go-to recommendation for anyone who wants truly wireless earbuds that aren’t Apple’s AirPods. As good as the AirPods are, there are several things that might rule them out for some people. If you’re like me, it’s the one-size-fits-most design; my ears …

Consumer Tech

I Don't Trust White People in 'Black' Spaces. I Don't Call The Cops On Them But Perhaps I Should

Back when I was a high school English teacher, I had a white female colleague (“Katie”) who not only dated black men but was one of those white women …

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