Shanti Huddleston

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How to decorate Easter eggs using stuff you already have in your kitchen

Scrambling to get ready for Easter, and don't think there's time to hit the craft stores and dye eggs? Think again.<p>Awesome ingredients for dyeing and decorating eggstraordinary Easter eggs are as close as the kitchen cupboards, closets or desk drawer.<p>Daily Dish<p>Easter eggs 101: How to boil an egg<p>Apr …

Eggs

How to Beat Dengue and Zika: Add a Microbe to Mosquitoes

After 30 years of development, virus-beating insects are finally being deployed in megacities around the world.<p>On January 4th, 2011, in the first hours of a crisp Australian morning, Scott O’Neill walks up to a yellow bungalow in a suburb of Cairns. He sports glasses, a goatee, jeans, and an …

Microbiology

Deep space travel might play havoc with your heart

Traveling deeper into space may carry some unanticipated health risks. Scientists have published a study noting that Apollo astronauts have died of heart disease at an unusually high rate -- of the 7 that passed away during the study, 43 percent fell to cardiovascular conditions. Only 11 percent of …

Space Exploration

9 MLK Quotes the Mainstream Media Won't Cite

The Martin Luther King Jr. who is cynically trotted out every time racial unrest erupts in our cities is the MLK who can be conveniently used to prop …

Gordon Parks, the Civil Rights Movement, and the Pictures That Changed the World

The words “Lord, plant my feet on higher ground” rang out from the churches of Alabama, as black Americans opened their hymnals to sing. The year was …

Hillary vs. Bernie: Their money...and yours - CNNMoney

Net worth<p>$25 million<p>$500,000<p>2014 income<p>CLINTON<p>$28 million<p>Majority from:<p>$10.5 million in speaking fees<br>$5.6 million in royalties<p>SANDERS<p>$206,000<p>Majority from:<p>$156,000 Senate salary<br>$46,000 Social Security benefits<p>Age<p>68<p>74<p>If elected, would be<p>First woman president<p>First Jewish president<p>Rapper …

6 essential music icons to celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month, so while just the tip of the iceberg, we asked some or our programmers to name just one of the most influential …

Protecting black history from gentrification

A more fervent wave of gentrification than in years past is changing urban areas across the United States, spurring some community advocates to organize to protect black history in their corners of the world.<p>In Brooklyn, N.Y., in the gentrifying Bedford-Stuyvesant, once known as “Do or die …

Urban Design

A Closer Look at Nike's New 'Black History Month' Collection

Every year Nike Basketball celebrates Black History Month with a collection of kicks named the "BHM Collection." This year the collection is set to drop on January 18, which happens to be Martin Luther King Jr. Day.<p>The pack consists of the LeBron 13, Kyrie 2, KD 8 and the newly released Kobe 11. …

Shoes

The adidas "Black History Month" Collection Celebrates Jesse Owens

In honor of one of the most influential athletes in history.<p>In honor of one of the most influential athletes in history, adidas is celebrating Black History Month with a collection inspired by track star Jesse Owens. First electrifying the sports world at the Big Ten Championships in Ann Arbor, …

Black People Should Stop Expecting White America to ‘Wake Up’ to Racism

Here’s how African-Americans can and will play the same game everyone else is, even if the rules are stacked against them. Demanding new rules or a …

Rachel Dolezal

Daniel Craig is back in black <i>and</i> white tie, Lea Seydoux showcases ski-wear, there’s a car that can do 0-60mph in three seconds – and Christoph Waltz bills himself as ‘the author of all your pain’<p>Related: Spectre trailer: 007 things we learned about the new James Bond movie<p>We’ve had the teaser …

James Bond

Stunningly Surreal Photos of Wild Animals Captured in Unexpected Ways

London-based photographer David Yarrow captures the wild, natural world in unexpected and often candid ways. His stunning black-and-white images showcase the strength, beauty, and power of wolves, mountain lions, zebras, and more. Sometimes, man-made structures set the scene for amazing and …

12 Foods to Look Better Naked

According to adult toy company Adam & Eve, 41 percent of American adults prefer to get busy in the dark. Although that stat isn't particularly …

Black towns, established by freed slaves after the Civil War, are dying out

The old people used to say that Sugarland, Md., one of the hundreds of all-black towns and communities established by freed slaves after the Civil War, got its name because its founders believed that “the women here were as sweet as sugar.”<p>Gwendora Reese, 73, and her cousins Nettie Johnson …