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This 11-Minute HIIT Workout Hits Muscles You Never Even Knew You Had

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Hurricane Harvey floods toxic waste sites — and the EPA is missing in action

Long a center of the nation's petrochemical industry, the Houston metro area has more than a dozen such Superfund sites, designated by the Environmental Protection Agency as being among America's most intensely contaminated places. Many are now flooded, with the risk that waters were stirring …

Extreme Weather

White Privilege NO, American Privilege YES.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) I graduated from UC Berkeley in 1975 with a BS degree in political science. I studied sociology at Merritt College under Melvin …

The ultimate at-home arms workout

Between weather and work schedules, it's easy to miss a gym session. Notice, we said <i>gym</i> session and not <i>lifting</i> session.<p>Whether you're in the gym or …

Running While Black: Melanin and Movement Does Not a ‘Thug’ Make

Tip: The Very Best Low-Body Mobility Exercise

If you're only going to do one mobility drill to improve your squat, this should be it.<p>The Ass Was Far Away From the Grass<p>As someone who struggled …

Interval training exercise could be a fountain of youth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a fountain of youth? You may need to search no further than your sneakers.<p>Exercise, particularly high-intensity interval training, encourages your cells to make more proteins to feed their energy-producing machinery -- and this arrests the aging process, according to a new study …

Exercise

Get Out Proves That ‘Nice Racism’ and White Liberalism Are Never to Be Trusted

Racism

This racial justice map sheds light on an often overlooked part of U.S. history

Dark parts of American history are often swept under the rug for being too shameful and painful. But engaging with that history is crucial to …

The FBI’s War on Civil Rights Leaders

Steeped in its own racism, without any checks or balances, the FBI devoted more resources to harming the civil rights movement than any other task in …

Take a Look at Kobe Bryant's New Nike Mamba Instinct

The latest Black Mamba sneaker.<p>It’s been a while since Kobe Bryant officially left the court, but the Black Mamba lives on. Today, we get a peep at Kobe’s newest footwear offering, the Nike Mamba Instinct. The low top sneaker features a seamless Flyweave upper in a graphic jacquard style weave, TPU …

Shoes

25 Enlightening Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? If you haven’t, he is master Buddhist teacher who is renowned for his amazing wisdom on self-compassion, mindfulness …

Meditation

On climate data, knowledge is power

Regarding the Dec. 14 news article “Scientists are frantically copying U.S. climate data, fearing it might vanish under Trump”:<p>It would seem that the new administration may be inclined to forget the adage “knowledge is power.” By choosing to neglect available climate information, or disabling our …

Clean Technology

Everything you were afraid to ask about white nationalism’s new place in American politics

These hate groups’ names are becoming household terms.<p>Merriam-Webster’s 2016 word of the year might be fascism. For betting types making early 2017 predictions, “white nationalism” would not be a bad guess. Along with “white supremacy” and the newer phrase “alternative right,” or alt-right, it’s …

China to Trump: Climate change isn't a hoax – as Reagan knew

The Reagan-Bush White House saw climate change differently than Donald Trump. The common lens is one of American power on the global stage.<p>Is global …

2016, Meet 1877: Trump’s Ascendance Is Creepily Like the End of Reconstruction

For 12 years after the Civil War, the forces of progress changed a lot of things for the better in the South. Then night set in. It ought to sound …

Ku Klux Klan

Yep, race really did Trump economics: A data dive on his supporters reveals deep racial animosity

Still think economic anxiety and trade policy were the big factors in Trump’s win? Data suggests otherwise<p>Donald Trump is the president-elect. As with any event of such historical implications, it is impossible to trace it to a single factor. Counterfactual scenarios abound: Would different …

This is the ultimate fried chicken recipe that has inspired top chefs

Keys to making America's Test Kitchen's (ATK) Ultimate Crispy Fried Chicken<p><b>Equipment: An 8-quart cast-iron Dutch oven and an instant read …

Recipes

How the Colt Single Action Army Revolver Won the West

The history of the West—in one pistol.<p>On October 26, 1881, shots rang out at the O.K. Corral. Within the first 30 seconds of the shootout, three members of the Clanton gang were killed. Men on both sides, including Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and Billy Clanton, would become legends in part because of …

Smith & Wesson

Blame Cannabinoids For Giving You That Sweet, Sweet High

If marijuana is the foreman, these chemicals are the construction crew.<p>Filed Under Biology, Drugs, Health & Neuroscience<p>The revolution will not be …

Gun Rights Advocates Go Silent When Trump Wants To Frisk Black People

Doesn't the Second Amendment apply equally to African-Americans?<p>WASHINGTON ― The nation’s top gun rights advocates were notably quiet this week after Donald Trump proposed more aggressive stop-and-frisk policing with a focus on taking away people’s guns.<p>“If they see a person possibly with a gun or …

The Latest: Trump offers plan to cut college tuition

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):<p>8:28 p.m.<p>Donald Trump is threatening to cut off certain federal funding to colleges that fail to work to curb soaring tuition costs. His plan sounds a lot like the one proposed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during his …

Government

How to Gain 20 Pounds of Muscle in 2 Months

Trying to figure out how to gain 20 pounds of muscle in 2 months? It's easier said than done, but definitely possible and in this article I'm going …

How Stephen Curry Did the Unthinkable: Irrational Optimism and Incredible Success

The Golden State Warriors guard just shattered the NBA single-season record for three-pointers. This is why you care.<p>Unless you're a fan of NBA basketball, you probably have no idea that Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors just completed the best regular season of any player.<p><i>Ever.</i><p>Hyperbole? …

The Slavery Papers: An Introduction

It's April, and we've already survived New Year's, President's, and Valentine's Days, Black and Women's History Months, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday. While I detest the commercial exploitation of holidays, and question the origins of many, I <i>do</i> appreciate the fact that these days and commemorative …

The 10 Best Chest Exercises of All Time

Toning your chest won’t just make you stronger—it’ll give you a boost in all the right places. And of course the perks (pun intended) go beyond …

Bodyweight Exercise

The 9 Best Exercises For Muscle Growth

These 9 exercises are considered to be the staple of muscle growth and development that everybody, no matter of their fitness level, needs to have …

Bodyweight Exercise

“They’ve got to kill me. They can’t afford to let me live”: Inside the amazing friendship between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

How Malcolm X helped shape Cassius Clay into Muhammad Ali — and a symbol of black pride and independence<p><i>The Negro has long since learned that his real heroes are always depicted as villains by the white world.<br>—LIBERATOR</i><p>America was unprepared for the name “Muhammad Ali.” Seldom had a man’s new name …

Land and the roots of African-American poverty – Keri Leigh Merritt

Shortly after emancipation in 1865, African Americans began fighting for the rights to the lands they had long worked – cultivated by their hands, …

Dr. Martin Luther King's Hate Letters: Apologists Arguments, Racism and Fake "Allies" Haven't Changed

Black on Black crime "points", race baiters, police apologists and pseudo allies are not new to American blacks, in fact, some of the same lazy retorts have been used for more than 45 years now. As social media continues to evolve, we are able to engage in all types of conversations to make …