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'Remember the Wild Looking Black Girl': Portrait of a Goth Beauty Blogger

Stacey Loudior prefers fetish over florals, skulls over chevron, and looking memorable over looking like everyone else.<p>Here's something you won't hear many beauty bloggers say: "I love JNCO jeans, I've been wanting a pair for so long. I love those." Stacey Louidor, a Haitian born blogger who fled …

BlackGirl

THE ACCOUNTANT Trailer: Autistic Ben Affleck Will Kill You, Then Do Your Taxes

These days, it can be hard to remember that Ben Affleck does more than just star in, oversee, write, and sometimes direct DC Comics movies. He also …

Cop Calms an Autistic, Potentially Suicidal Teen in Viral Photo

A photo of a police officer in North Carolina, sitting on the ground and soothing an autistic and potentially suicidal teenager has sparked wide …

17 Easy Campfire Treats Your Kids Will Love

Stress-free snacks for the whole family.

Donald Trump exposes the GOP’s dirty secret: They build everything by nurturing white rage

For decades, GOP has used the war on drugs or voter ID laws as cover for race-baiting. Trump just blew their cover<p>Paul Ryan is angry with Donald Trump, not so much for failing to espouse conservative values, as for exposing America’s dirty little secret -- white rage: that deep-seated determination …

Government

7 Reasons To Go Into Business For Yourself

Successful businesses don’t happen overnight. So often we only see the finished product or hear the story of a successful entrepreneur, we don’t hear about the blood, sweat and tears it took to get them were they are today. It takes a lot of planning to get an idea off the ground and actually turn …

Entrepreneurship

Here's how 'America's toughest sheriff' treats mentally ill prisoners

During JP's first weeks in the jail, guards observed him "spitting and urinating" on the floor of his cell, exhibiting "tearful" behavior, and burping or drooling to drown out the voices he was hearing. He refused to eat or take the antipsychotic drugs he'd been prescribed. By the time he was …

Mental Health

Undercover New York police officers are reportedly targeting addicts instead of drug dealers

It is not yet known how widespread the operations are.<p>In at least four recent cases, undercover officers gave cash to addicts to buy crack or heroin from local dealers, and then arrested the addicts on felony drug-dealing charges once they returned and handed over the drugs. In each of the cases, …

Crime

7 Healthy Slow-Cooker Recipes for Post-Ride Recovery

These meals, snacks, and sweets cook while you're training—so all you need to do when you’re done riding is eat!

Food

6 Wonderful Ayurvedic Home Remedies

Aaah, My tooth Aches<p>Chew on a clove slowly, letting the juice penetrate the affected area. Clove has been used since ancient times as a star …

Alternative Medicine

Climate change benefits the rich at the expense of the poor, study finds

Everyone knows that wealth feeds wealth and the rich are getting richer.<p>But now a new study has found that even what is seemingly the most universal …

Climate Change

Wild Women, 'Lots of Booze' & Healthy Eating: The Secrets to Living a Long Life, According to People Over 100

Ponce de Leén may have been searching for the fountain of youth, but we’re more interested in getting old.<p>While doctors and nutritionists can offer …

Facebook’s motherhood challenge makes me want to punch my computer screen

Of course it’s meant to be a bit of fun, but this smug club fetishises motherhood, and creates a new way to measure women and find them wanting<p>There are certain phrases that make my heart sink. After “Can I be really honest?” and “Mind if I join you, ladies?” the latest to engender a sense of …

Parenting

Amber Rose Shares Her First Memory of Slut-Shaming, and it's Brutal - Ms. Magazine Blog

Model, author, businesswoman, feminist. However you know her, Amber Rose seems to be everywhere right now. From her forthcoming book, <i>How to Be a Bad</i> …

Los Angeles

Your parenting is the problem: We spend more time and money on parenting than ever — but we are getting worse

Your kids only eat fries? Run the show at home? It’s on you: “Let kids decide” switched adult authority to children<p><i>Parents Adrift</i><p>I knew what I wanted to say. But I didn’t say it.<p>Al and Mary McMaster (all names have been changed, except where noted) have two daughters, Tara and Margo.<p>Mom brought …

Parenting

Oregon militia's behavior increasingly brazen as public property destroyed

Occupiers of Malheur refuge apparently testing officials’ patience: ‘They’re really trying to get a rise out of somebody,’ says local tribal leader<p>The militiamen occupying a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon have adopted increasingly bold and risky tactics in their protest against the federal …

Oregon

Daniel Craig Just Perfectly Slammed Hollywood's Sexist Aging Double Standard

Ever notice how in movies, leading men are allowed to age gracefully, while their female counterparts stay frozen in their early twenties?<p>Daniel …

Feminism

What It's Really Like to Be in an Open Relationship

Is monogamy really the best option?<p>Lexi is 18, but she seems to already have a lot of hurt under her belt. "I care too much and I love too much." And so she wants to spread that love over more than one person, maybe you and your boyfriend or you and your girlfriend—hit her up. Her one requirement …

7 startups that hope to become household names in 2016

The biggest successes of the last few years have all been about software. "There's an app for that" has gone from being an Apple slogan to a simple truism. But the low-hanging fruit has been picked, and what's left is much tougher to deliver. It may be expensive to build, pose a tricky technical …

Startups

America's embrace of Islamophobia is new – but not surprising

A crude, cruel and calculated closing of minds – spearheaded by conservative politicians and public figures – is setting in across the country<p>America is hurting itself at home and abroad and what’s worse is that it has yet to wake up and uproot the new hatred in its midst. The crude, anti-Muslim …

Religion

How to Make Healthy Brownies With a Surprise Ingredient

Calling all chocoholics! Get ready to make the healthiest brownie you can actually feel good about eating. This recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free and vegan, made with a particular superstar fiber-packed ingredient — black beans<i>.</i> Now before you get dismissive, hear me out. Black …

Food
Human Rights

Hipster Racism: Why Cayden Jenkins became a victim of White Cluelessness

Social media was on fire this past weekend with the story of Gerod Roth, who went by the name Geris Hilton on Facebook. Roth, who is white, worked for a marketing firm in the Atlanta area and posted a photo of himself in his office with Cayden Jenkins, the African-American child of one of his …

Fraternities

Take Action: Labor Rights Are Disability Rights

Labor Day is a holiday celebrated in the United States on the first Monday in September every year. For many people, Labor Day means a day off from …

Middle-class

UN investigates UK for abuse of disability rights

The UN is investigating the UK for its failure to uphold the principles of the Un Convention on the Rights of Person with Disabilities.

Disability

Sexual Harassment Case Shines Light On Science's Dark Secret

A sexual harassment case is sending shock waves through the scientific community this week, and raising questions nationwide about how common sexual harassment is in science and why so little is typically done to stop it.<p>A six-month investigation by the University of California, Berkeley concluded …

Sexual Harassment

Tom Brady Says Frosted Flakes and Coca-Cola Are 'Poison'

Tom Brady has called out both Coca-Cola and Frosted Flakes in a rant against junk food.<p>During a weekly sit down with local Massachusetts radio …

Tom Brady

US policemen wrestle innocent black man, sparking Black Lives Matter protests

Shocking footage shows two Washington DC cops arrest Jason Goolsby, later released without charge, after a woman said he made her feel "uncomfortable" near an ATM<p>A Black Lives Matter protest was sparked in the US this week after shocking footage emerged of what appeared to be white police officers …

This 15-year-old won $25,000 for devising a genius way to harvest energy from the ocean

The 15-year-old from Boca Raton, Florida, won this year's Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for designing a probe to generate power and fresh water for developing countries by harvesting it from ocean currents.<p>She was awarded $25,000 and the title of "America's Top Young Scientist" …

Developing Countries

Autism as an adult: 'On the many days I spend alone I forget how to talk'

I was diagnosed with autism in my 40s. I had no support, and spent a year weeping with regret for what felt like a train wreck of a life<p>I was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder in my 40s. Like many adults who’ve slipped through the diagnostic net due to being high-functioning, born too …

Autism