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These 13 Outkast Songs Will Help Make You A Street Philosopher

Whether it was André 3000 painting metaphors and tales of meeting gypsies or Big Boi spitting insights on more literal situations, Outkast has been dropping philosophical gems in their music for more than 20 years now. Since the duo debuted with <i>Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik</i> in 1992, they’ve made …

This Flying Car Just Got Approval to Move Into Test Mode

The Federal Aviation Administration has authorized flying car company Terrafugia to start testing out prototypes of a flying car that could some day …

Flying Car

Income inequality in America

Just pocket change for your average Wall Street worker<p>At the end of 2014 there were 1,007,000 Americans who worked full-time at the federal minimum …

The 23 most powerful LGBT executives in the world

OUTstanding lists 100 people who it thinks challenges the presumption that you can't be openly LGBT and be successful in business. In conjunction with the Financial Times, it makes the list each year.<p>"Those featured are an inspiration to anyone who fears that they may have to be closeted at work, …

LGBTQI

Scientists have created a new breed of stronger, faster dogs using DNA manipulation

If you’ve ever read recent dystopian sci-fi books such as Margaret Atwood’s <i>Oryx and Crake</i> or Paolo Bacigalupi’s <i>The Windup Girl</i>, you’d know that one …

Bank of China

Philosopher Slavoj Žižek on His Hero Malcolm X

Tonight, I'm joined by Slavoj Žižek, arguably the world's best-known living philosopher. Dubbed "the most dangerous philosopher in the West," the influential cultural critic has published more than fifty books and is the subject of multiple documentaries exploring culture, theology, and political …

University of London

Kendrick Lamar Celebrates Eazy-E, Compton in Powerful Tribute

"He's not only the birth of gangsta rap, but he's the birth of a whole legacy of being able to say what you want to say on a record and not being in …

Teens turning to counselling to cope with social media

Leading independent schools are increasing the numbers of psychologists to help teenagers cope with the pressures of appearing popular on social media<p>Children at leading independent schools are being forced into the hands of professional counsellors to help them cope with the pressures of appearing …

Mental Health

U.S. system designed to prevent financial crisis ‘likely to fail,’ say experts

BOSTON (MarketWatch) — The current U.S.regulatory structure designed to prevent another financial crisis is “Balkanized,” a “mess” and likely to fail …

Federal Reserve

Ancient Romans had no need for dentists, because of one food they didn’t eat

Modern dental hygiene would have been quite unnecessary for ancient Romans living in Pompeii, as research has revealed that they had impressively healthy teeth.<p>Scientists appointed by the Archaeological Superintendence of Pompeii have used CAT scans to examine 30 Pompeii inhabitants who were …

Archaeology

Global Economy Increasingly Vulnerable To Another Financial Shock

Seven years after the outbreak of the global economic and financial crisis, there are growing indications that the temporary solutions that were largely imposed through monetary policy by central banks are becoming increasingly ineffective. In all likelihood, a new global downturn in economic …

Economics

11 Untouchable Truths About Consciousness and Being Human

No matter how divided the world may seem, and no matter how many differences people can put between themselves and others, the untouchable truth of …

A Conversation with the Most Powerful Woman in the NBA

The first female head of the NBA Players Association talks growing up poor and defying the odds.<p><i>This is from</i> <i>Lenny</i><i>: Feminism, style, health, politics, friendship, and everything else from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner. Like it?</i> <i>Share it with a friend</i><i>.</i><p><i>The guys,</i> she calls them. Four hundred or so of …

Time I

Airline pilots admit their minds wander - Futurity

We're not good at watching computers work. It's a problem for pilots who spend hours staring at monitors and admit sometimes their thoughts drift.

Delaware governor calls police shooting of man in wheelchair 'deeply troubling'

Jack Markell met Jeremy McDole’s family, who said black 28-year-old was not carrying gun despite police saying Friday they had found one next to his body<p>The governor of Delaware has described cellphone video footage of a man in a wheelchair being shot dead by police as “deeply troubling” as …

Law Enforcement
United States

P.K. Subban donating $10 million to Montreal's Children's Hospital

P.K. Subban is donating more than 15 percent of his salary over the next seven years to the Montreal Children's Hospital.<p>Montreal Canadiens …

Canadian Hockey

The A=432 Hz Frequency: DNA Tuning and the Bastardization of Music

Brendan D. Murphy, <i>Guest</i><p><i>GA=440Hz: Not Quite Music to My Ears</i><p>Humankind is the largely unwitting victim of a frequency war on our consciousness that has …

Minnesota exposes one troubling reason America locks up so many black people

In "The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration," Coates notes that in 2000, one in 10 black males between the ages of 20 and 40 was behind bars. That was 10 times the rate for white males in the same age group.<p>A decade later, Coates writes, one-third of black male high-school dropouts …

Poverty Rate
Books

Autopsy indicates officer shot unarmed teen William Chapman from distance

Eighteen-year-old was not close enough to officer Stephen Rankin to pose a threat, says family lawyer, as report shows he was subsequently handcuffed<p>An unarmed black 18-year-old was fatally shot in the face by a police officer from several feet away during their confrontation outside a supermarket …

Corruption

World’s first sky swimming pool will float over London

A world-first transparent swimming pool in the sky is to be built in a London skyscraper.<p>Possibly not the best choice for those scared of heights, …

Skyscrapers

Adam Jones: 'I would have $100 million' if not for past suspensions

CINCINNATI -- Adam Jones says he believes that had it not been for his controversial past, his career would long ago have hit financial heights he …

Football (U.S.)
Steve Smith

Basketball Backboards Given an Elegant Upgrade with Stained Glass and Jewels

Historically, stained glass was reserved for opulent lamps, church windows, and regal architecture, but artist Victor Solomon has taken this time-honored craft in a totally unexpected direction. His Literally Balling project combines the ornate art with the sport of basketball. Elegant backboards …

Stained Glass
Planned Parenthood

LeBron James will pay for more than 1,000 kids to go to college

On Thursday LeBron James announced his foundation will pair up with the University of Akron and will fully sponsor more than 1,000 scholarships for children currently in his <i>I Promise</i> program based in Akron, Ohio.<p>That's pretty awesome!<p>The LeBron James Family Foundation has been giving a helping hand …

College & University

Trap kings: how the hip-hop sub-genre dominated the decade

In the decade since Young Jeezy’s Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 album was released, Atlanta’s trap sound has moved from the crack house to the charts<p>You used to want to stay away from the trap: an abandoned house where drugs are peddled. As OutKast’s Big Boi explained on 1998’s …

Rap & Hip-Hop
North Korea