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Police Framed 16-Year-Old for Burglaries To Boost Crime Stats: Prosecutors

A former police chief and two officers of a tiny Miami, Fla., town are facing federal charges after prosecutors say the law enforcement officials …

Crime

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

Grilling Your Meat with THIS Herb Reduces the Risk of Carcinogens

There are few things better than grilling outside when the weather warms up, but if you’re cooking your meat at a high temperature (who isn’t?), …

Cooking

10 Money-saving hacks your wallet will thank you for

Whether you're 21 or 51, saving money is an absolute must. But, it's often usually easier said than done. Skipping the traditional piggy bank, here …

Personal Finance

Harness the Power of Color Like a Pro When Processing Landscape Photography

When we talk about landscape photography post-processing and it comes down to adjusting color, we're in most cases bombarded by theoretical terms. …

Landscape Photography

On 'White Fear Being Weaponized' And How To Respond

Since the arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks in April, several more instances have been documented of mostly white people calling the police on people of color for various reasons, none involving breaking the law — like sleeping in a dorm's common room, shopping, leaving an Airbnb …

Law Enforcement

This One Simple Mental Exercise Will Help You Maximize An Important Self Improvement Practice

Technology has created a culture of information consumption, which has caused us to neglect this one, vital mental exercise that makes us uniquely as humans.<p>We are busy -- seemingly busier than ever before. Task lists, emails, mobile notifications, new <i>Netflix</i> releases -- we have a never-ending …

Self-Reflection

Strength Training and Weight Lifting Workouts

Weight training can do so much for your body. It can strengthen muscles, bones, and connective tissue. It can improve your balance, stamina, and …

Exercise

20 Easy, Breezy Potluck Sides & Salads — Recipes from The Kitchn

You can never ever go wrong with bringing a side dish to a potluck. And now that summer is upon us, fresh and vibrant salads and slaws make the very …

Healthy Eating

23 Ways To Be A Little Bit Smarter About Your Money

"Think about what you want to buy in terms of the hours it took you to earn that money."

Personal Finance

The Top 10 High-Fiber Foods to Eat Every Week

If losing weight, staying regular, and reducing your risk of certain cancers is on your mind, then fiber should be too. Getting your fill — 25 to 30 grams a day — is proven to keep you feeling fuller longer so you eat fewer calories. Roughage is also important for keeping your digestive system …

Healthy Eating

F.B.I.’s Urgent Request: Reboot Your Router to Stop Russia-Linked Malware

Hoping to thwart a sophisticated malware system linked to Russia that has infected hundreds of thousands of internet routers, the F.B.I. has made an urgent request to anybody with one of the devices: Turn it off, and then turn it back on.<p>The malware is capable of blocking web traffic, collecting …

Cybersecurity

The Opioid Crisis Is Not Just An American Epidemic

Nigeria is facing catastrophic levels of opioid addiction — and no one seems to know how to stop it.<p>JOS, Nigeria — Bolu and his parents sat frozen in the car. Sweat was pouring down Bolu’s back, and he knew it wasn’t just the effects of suddenly coming off the tramadol and the codeine and the booze …

Mind

Three black people checked out of their Airbnb rental. Then someone called the police on them

<b>(CNN) —</b> At first, Kelly Fyffe-Marshall's stay in Rialto, California, was ending pretty normally. She and her three friends -- two of them African-American like her -- checked out of their Airbnb rental and dragged their luggage to their vehicle.<p>Then things got weird.<p>Seven police cars showed up. The …

Bob Marley

This 3-part plank series from Jennifer Garner’s trainer fires up your abs from every angle

When you do even a simple, standard plank, you <i>know</i> a case of sore abs is in your near future. But when you decide to let Jennifer Garner‘s trainer …

History Professor Shares Excellent Response to Kanye's Slavery Comments

Self-proclaimed “free thinker” Kanye West is now facing one of his biggest controversies yet. After making flippant remarks about America’s history …

20 bathroom items you should throw away today

Meet a Low-Maintenance, Drought-Resistant Plant Wonder

The hot new trend in planting right now is: grass. Grass? — you may find yourself asking. How could anybody get excited about grass?

The five-step method for falling asleep (even when you have the worst insomnia)

If you're sick of counting sheep in an attempt to nod off, we feel you.<p>Attempting to cure your insomnia is no mean feat - but one woman thinks she …

62 DIY Backyard Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

Easy backyard decorating ideas, coming right up!<p>1 of 62<p>Save These Ideas<p>Save these backyard ideas for later by pinning this image, and follow <i>Country</i> …

In 1968, the Supreme Court gutted the Fourth Amendment, certain that it would all work out in the end. It didn't.

In 1968, the Supremes ruled in <i>Terry v. Ohio</i> that the police did not need "probable cause" to stop a person, it was sufficient that they have …

5 Low-Maintenance Outdoor Plants That Will Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

At this time of year, many of us are starting to spruce up our homes for the season, both inside and out. Besides bringing flowers and fresh foliage …

American Experience

The Pill | Article<p>Black Genocide<p>In 1959, President Dwight Eisenhower emphatically told the nation that the American government would not and should …

If you bought any of these electronics from 2001 to 2011, you could be sitting on a gold mine

Residents of the good old U.S. of A., we have some great news. If you bought one or more phones, laptops, or tablets between January 1, 2000, and May 31, 2011, you could be eligible for a BIG payout. (And if any of these things are in your attic, you're sitting on a gold mine.)<p>A class action …

100 Ways White People Can Make Life Less Frustrating For People of Color

Just a few suggestions to start with.<p>As someone with very low tolerance for racist bullshit, I’ve managed to surround myself with white people who are cognizant of their privilege and strive to make the world a less terrifying and frustrating place for people of color. This means that I often deal …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Nutrition

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

The 4 Exercises That Unexpectedly Helped Me Zap Away My Stubborn Belly Fat

Ever since I was a kid, my family has (cruelly) reminded me that I didn't inherit the "hourglass figure" genes, so I was convinced for a long time …

A black woman lost a job offer because she wouldn’t cut her dreadlocks. Now she wants to go to the Supreme Court.

Chastity Jones’s lawyers argue that racial stereotypes can be evidence of job discrimination.<p>A black Alabama woman who lost a job offer because she refused to cut her dreadlocks is asking the Supreme Court to hear her case.<p>On April 4, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fundfiled a petition to …

Want Stronger Arms? Halle Berry's Trainer Tells Us Her 10 Favorite Push-Up Variations

When it comes to Halle Berry's workout routine, we cannot get enough. She's shown us the various training modalities that she implements into her regimen, from boxing to meditation, and we've been dying to know what her favorite exercise is. POPSUGAR spoke to her trainer, Peter Thomas, and he …