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Venezuela Has Become a Starvation State

Behold the fruits of chavismo: children going hungry.<p>Nicolás Maduro never looks too sure of what he’s saying. For a man who’s been accused of …

Venezuela

Runway Inspiration: How to Get Tom Ford's Sexy Smoky Eye For Your Next Night on the Town

Every season without fail, we swoon over Tom Ford's gorgeous runway show at London Fashion Week, including his latest spring 2015 collection. While …

Cornel West: “The state of Black America in the age of Obama has been one of desperation, confusion and capitulation”

The leading scholar indicts the president — and Black leadership and the media for not calling out his failures<p>The great irony of our time is that in the age of Obama the grand Black prophetic tradition is weak and feeble. Obama’s Black face of the American empire has made it more difficult for …

Hip-Hop

How Killer Mike Was Wrong — And Right — About Black Gun Ownership<p>Aaron Williams 03.26.18 14 hours ago<p>How One Line Derailed Ludacris' Rap Career<p>Aaron Williams 03.23.18 4 days ago 11 Comments<p>Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 5 days ago 3 Comments<p>…

Hong Kong protesters promise to keep up occupation

Demonstrators say they will stay put as Monday deadline approaches, but offer to open access lanes<p>Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have vowed to keep up their occupation as a Monday deadline fast approaches, but are seeking compromise by offering to open access lanes.<p>The Hong Kong chief …

How to Keep Hair Moisturized Under Braid and Twist Extensions

<i>The lovely Solange Knowles</i><p><b>Reader’s Question:</b> <i><br>I have twist extensions… How do I keep my hair moisturised?</i><p><b>My Answer:</b> <br>In my opinion, the best way to …

Megyn Kelly’s Really Scary Muslim

Did that Oklahoma man who beheaded a woman do so because he’s Muslim? Don’t count on Fox to tell you.<p>Another day, another Fox News segment stoking …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

Hong Kong’s Triads Attack Protestors

Thugs attack pro-democracy demonstrators paralyzing parts of Hong Kong. As the scene gets uglier, fingers point at the government’s links to …

Subway Reminds Women to 'Stay in Shape' for Sexy Halloween Costumes

Summer might be over, but Subway would like to remind women everywhere to <i>stay hot, please</i>—or at least, that's the premise of the sandwich chain's new ad. Asking the question, "Ready for costume season?" the company's latest commercial focuses on the idea that while temperatures are dropping, "sexy" …

Costumes

It's October 3rd! The best Mean Girls GIFs

Guys, today is a big day.<p>Also known as: Everyone across the internet (um, world) is celebrating the greatest. movie. ever.... <i>Mean Girls</i>! The funny …

Tina Fey

10 Things We Learned from Mean Girls

Ten years after its release (that's today!), we haven't forgotten the most important things we took away from the most important movie ever.<p><b>1.)</b> Be weary of Swedish diet bars that offer dubious weight loss solutions.<p><b>2.)</b> Tina Fey, Lizzy Caplan, Amanda Seyfried and Rachel McAdams are all amazing. So …

André 3000 on Playing Jimi Hendrix, Self-Confidence, and New Music He Might Make

There are, of course, so many outward reasons why casting <b>André 3000</b> in the new Jimi Hendrix biopic, <i>Jimi: All Is by My Side</i>, is a match made in casting heaven: They’re both genre-bending musicians, they’re both in possession of psychedelically impeccable personal style, they’re both even around the …

How to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

The pro secrets to making your brushes last and keeping your skin healthy.<p>If you're hoping we're going to tell you that—good news!—a new study has found we're all washing our makeup brushes way too much, then you're about to be let down. The fact of the matter is, like flossing, working out, and …

Everyone On Twitter REALLY Likes October 3rd

The 3rd day of October is officially Mean Girls Appreciation Day, according to Twitter.<p>It's no secret that Friday is our favorite day of the work week, but yesterday was October 3rd and if you don't know why this particular day holds significance, well, you can't sit with us. It's been a whopping …

Elizabeth Warren Calls For Investigation Of NY Fed Over Secret Tapes

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) are both calling for Congress to investigate the New York Federal Reserve Bank after recently released secret recordings show the central bank allegedly going light on firms it was supposed to regulate.<p>Warren and Brown, both members of the …

European Commision to accuse Ireland of giving illegal state aid to Apple, fines could be €Billions

It looks like this week’s Apple “xxx-gate” is a big one with the Financial Times reporting that the European Commision is about to come down hard on Apple for its long held tax avoidance strategies in Ireland.<p>Typically the EU has used its state aid powers to address broader competition issues. But …

Hong Kong has entered a state of mass civil disobedience

Tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators are surging through the streets of Hong Kong to protest against Beijing’s influence over how the semi-autonomous territory elects its top officials.<p>Police used several rounds of tear gas to scatter the mostly peaceful crowds that had blocked one of …

Hong Kong

Obama admits ISIS threat was misjudged as U.S. splits emerge

A week after U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria began, lawmakers continued to question President Barack Obama's strategy for defeating the militant group ISIS, which he admitted in a televised interview Sunday was more powerful than the U.S. initially believed.<p>Echoing sentiments also expressed by James …

Hong Kong's protests turn violent; 34 hurt

The Hong Kong government said Monday that riot police have pulled back from pro-democracy demonstrations around the city that have caused widespread disruption in one of Asia's financial hubs.<p>Defiant demonstrators remained on the streets of Hong Kong's financial center, blocking traffic on key …

iPhone 6 Could Lock Out NSA, Law Enforcement

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The intelligence community and American law enforcement officials are none too happy with Apple, <i>The</i> …

Echoing Tiananmen, 17-year-old Hong Kong student prepares for democracy battle

He's one of the fieriest political activists in Hong Kong — he's been called an "extremist" by China's state-run media — and he's not even old enough to drive.<p>Meet 17-year-old Joshua Wong, a skinny, bespectacled teen whose meager physical frame belies the ferocity of his politics. Over the last two …

Russian suspicions of U.S. motives in Syria make cooperation unlikely | Reuters

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Russia see Islamic State as a common enemy but are failing to overcome deep mutual distrust and agree on how to tackle the threat together, making any role for Moscow in the U.S.-led campaign unlikely, say U.S. officials.<p>Turkish soldiers stand …

A Dangerous Game review – insightful documentary about Donald Trump

Anthony Baxter’s follow-up to the brilliant You’ve Been Trumped exposes the true cost of playgrounds for the super-rich<p>Anthony Baxter’s 2011 documentary <i>You’ve Been Trumped</i> brilliantly exposed the ruthlessness with which billionaire Donald Trump rode roughshod over local interests (personal, …

Naomi Klein: the hypocrisy behind the big business climate change battle

Richard Branson has pledged $3bn to fight climate change, and delivered just $230m. Naomi Klein looks at the 'greenwashing' of big business and its effects – on the planet, and our own bodies<p>I denied climate change for longer than I care to admit. I knew it was happening, sure. But I stayed pretty …

Newspaper sorry for cartoon comparing air travel to slave ships

• Lancaster Online ‘deeply sorry’ for ‘hurtful’ cartoon • ‘It both trivialised and demeaned’ slaves’ experience<p>A Pennsylvania newspaper on Friday apologised for publishing an editorial cartoon that compared aeroplane seating conditions to those on slave ships.<p>In-flight arguments over crowded …

Why I hate standardized tests: A teacher’s take on how to save public education

Thanks to tests, my students’ minds have been downsized — while corporate interests profit. Here’s the answer<p>In recent years, I have begun each semester by asking my first-year composition students two questions, one theoretical and the other practical. First, the theoretical question: What is the …

Mystery surrounds missing discoverer of gold-laden shipwreck

One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild.<p>It was a far cry from the conquering hero who, almost two decades before, docked a ship in …