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27 Things That'll Restore An Ounce Or Two Of Your Faith In The World

Not everything is bad.

13 dog gadgets you absolutely must get for your furry friend

<i>Forget Shark Week, it’s</i> <i>Bark Week</i> <i>on Mashable. Join us as we celebrate all the good dogs, which we humans do not deserve.</i><p>Most of us already spoil our …

Pets

ACROSS AMERICA: Black students from Atlanta make history at Harvard debate competition

<i>One winner, Jordan Thomas, said he “was determined to represent my city and my story.”</i><p>A group of 25 black students from Atlanta, competing against …

Black Students

Police called on black man opening his own business

<b>San Francisco (CNN) —</b> A San Francisco lemonade business owner is blaming racism for a call to police that saw him questioned outside his own store on suspicion of burgling it.<p>Gourmonade owner Vicktor Stevenson told CNN that the police officers were not rude and were doing their job but that the …

San Francisco

30-year-old Mareena Robinson Snowden is the first black woman to earn a PhD in nuclear engineering from MIT

When Mareena Robinson Snowden walked across the commencement stage at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) on June 8th, she became the …

Women of Color

Man Steals Car From Date to Take Another Woman Out

Chivalry is more than dead. I’m not sure what can be more dead than dead, but one man (who is surprisingly not from Florida, I said what I said) …

21 Times The Internet Perfectly Nailed What It's Like To Have A Mom

"Ain't a woman alive that can take my momma's place" - 2Pac

A Subway Employee Called 911 on a Black Family Using the Bathroom. What the Owner Did Next Is Exactly Right

A smart--and rapid--response can make all the difference.<p>It's an awful and all-too-familiar story--so familiar it has its own hashtag, #EatingOutWhileBlack. The Dobsons--five children aged 8 to 19, their parents, and their aunt--were returning home from celebrating their grandmother's birthday. …

A White Man Called Police On A Black Woman Who Was Using A Neighborhood Pool

The man wanted the woman to show him her ID, but police verified she had a valid access card for the pool. He has since been dubbed #IDadam.<p>Police were called in North Carolina Wednesday after a white man confronted a black woman about using a neighborhood swimming pool, prompting allegations of …

#MourningWhileBlack: Priest Calls Cops on Black Funeral-Goers, Tells Them to 'Get the Hell Out' of Church 

Despite having ample evidence that Jesus will work it out, a Catholic priest halted a homegoing service in Maryland to have a black family removed …

Service Dog Rescues Veteran From Despair Of PTSD

After battling night terrors and the pain and anxiety of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder for decades, an Air Force veteran found his lifeline at the …

This dog groomer turns pups into perfectly manicured fluff balls — and the photos will make you so happy

1/<p>Hamachiyo is known for taking scruffy dogs and turning them into masterpieces.<p>Often, the dogs come out of the salon unrecognizable from their …

People Told Us the Dumbest Ways They Ever Hurt Themselves in Six Words

“Cut penis while trimming pubic hair.”<p>Hurting yourself sucks. And it sucks all the more when you do it in a freakish or insanely stupid way. Literal insult added to the injury. We asked friends and co-workers about the nuttiest way they’ve hurt themselves. Here’s what they said. Get ready to …

17 Dogs Who Should Be Utterly Ashamed By Their Behavior

Did a tornado or my dog go through this house?

Man asks black woman if her daughter bathed before going in hotel pool, sparks outrage

<i>Warning: graphic language</i><p>The man insisted he was perfectly within his rights to ask such an intrusive question at the Westin Hotel in Pasadena, …

People Who Have Kids Will 100% Appreciate The Following 21 Inventions / Ideas

Just brilliant.

Black man walks his dogs down his block, ends up pictured in hunt for burglary suspects

Just like he’s done every morning and afternoon for the last year, Ike Iloputaife took his two exotic borzoi dogs for a 90-minute walk in his San Diego County neighborhood in the early morning hours of May 16.<p>Little did the 55-year-old Nigerian-born innkeeper know he was walking into one of the …

San Diego

In the Justice System of South Fulton, GA, Black Women Hold Every Top Position

by Marshall A. Latimore via theatlantavoice.com As America waits to see if Georgia will make history by electing Stacey Abrams…

Balenciaga's $1,290 'T-Shirt Shirt' Has Twitter Deeply Confused

It's...both?<p>You know those times when you're not sure if the spot your going to is fancy or not, so you can't decide whether to wear a T-shirt or a button-front? And then you just stare wistfully into your closet for a few hours, wishing some designer would come through and create something to …

Balenciaga

35 Funny Tweets That Perfectly Capture Life With Toddlers

"My toddler locked himself in his room. So we both win."<p>Anyone who’s taken care of a toddler can tell you the experience comes with unending chaos, messes and laughs.<p>The parents of Twitter can attest to this, as many have vented about their toddler struggles and poked fun at their tiny humans in …

A mecca of African American history and culture, Central Harlem is designated a historic district

<i> Photo via LPC</i> The Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) on Tuesday designated three blocks in Central Harlem as a historic district in recognition …

Woman killed herself after surgeon removed her ovaries during operation because ‘they were getting in the way’, inquest hears

A woman treated by one of Britain's best known surgeons killed herself after the doctor, who is under investigation by the NHS, removed her ovaries during an operation because "they were getting in the way".<p>Anthony Dixon, who built up an international reputation for using mesh to fix bowel …

Leaked White House video is the latest proof that Donald Trump should not tweet without supervision

On Saturday morning, the President of the United States came at the <i>New York Times</i> on Twitter (again), calling them “WRONG” and accusing them of using …

I Wanted To Save A Dog With "Issues." Really, I Was Trying To Resolve My Own.

<b>There have been times</b> over the last decade when I was convinced I'd never be stable enough to take care of myself, let alone anyone else. I traveled, …

Video shows Milwaukee cops lied about violent arrest of NBA rookie Sterling Brown

The officer says Brown was tackled and shocked with a Taser for "being an ass."<p>Police in Milwaukee, Wisconsin misled the public about the violent …

This Unlicensed Surgeon Filmed Rap Videos While Operating on Her Patients

Videos show Dr. Windell Boutte singing and dancing to everything from "Bad and Boujee" to "Brick House" while her patients appear unconscious on the operating table.<p>It's not uncommon for surgeons to listen to music while they operate: Procedures can last for hours at a time, and it's not hard to …

Trump's Chat With South Korea's President Was So Embarrassing

Master dealmaker and certified good-brain-haver Donald Trump hosted South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House on Tuesday, where he gave a …

Passenger Punched Pregnant Woman And Service Dog On Plane: Police

The fight allegedly started over the Great Dane's size and an allergy to dogs.<p>A plane passenger allegedly punched a deaf pregnant woman in her stomach during an altercation that started with a complaint about her family’s service dog, police in Florida said.<p>Video taken inside Orlando International …

Trump Misspells the First Lady’s Name, Then Goes On a Twitter Rant

We can’t really say that President Donald Trump is becoming unraveled because he’s been unraveled since before taking over the White House. But how …

20 Times Kids Said The Weirdest Things And Creeped The Hell Out Of Everyone

Kids have been known to say creepy shit from time to time, leaving their parents baffled and weirded out.Here are such 20 things creepy tiny tots …