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Captain America: The Winter Soldier review: How does it impact Infinity War?

A sequel that’s not only better than the original, Winter Soldier is the definitive Captain America film that’s also a great conspiracy movie, …

Marvel Universe

8 Anime Guaranteed to Make You Cry Like a Sad, Little Baby

We like to have a good time here at Nerdist, but sometimes you just need to open up the old eye-queducts and let loose with a good cry. After …


'Blended Burger' Allows a Simple Shift to More Sustainable Eating

By Richard Waite, Daniel Vennard and Gerard Pozzi<p>Burgers are possibly the most ubiquitous meal on Americans' dinner plates, but they're also among …


On the Eerie, Enduring Power of the Rorschach Test

Victor Norris had reached the final round of applying for a job working with young children, but, this being America at the turn of the 21st century, …


Spider-Verse Explained

Sometimes it seems like Spider-Man is the loneliest and unluckiest hero in the entire Marvel Universe. But as it turns out, he's far from the only …


The unwinding of net neutrality will begin on April 23rd

Net neutrality protections moved closer to coming off the books today with the publication of the Federal Communication Commission’s new rules in the Federal Register.<p>Parts of the change are set to go into effect on April 23rd, however the bulk of the order — which reverses the tough net neutrality …

Net Neutrality

The Biggest, Baddest Super-Weapons in Gaming

The gaming world is filled with more evil super-weapons than an 80s spy movie. We’ve got more maniacs, evil geniuses, misguided scientists and evil …


Doctors In China Lead Race To Treat Cancer By Editing Genes

Shaorong Deng is sitting up in bed at the Hangzhou Cancer Hospital waiting for his doctor. Thin and frail, the 53-year-old construction worker's coat drapes around his shoulders to protect against the chilly air.<p>Deng has advanced cancer of the esophagus, a common form of cancer in China. He went …


Rihanna Style File

We round-up the singer's greatest fashion moments

Women's Fashion

The Red Lipstick That Works on Every Skin Tone

As seen on Gigi, Bella, Jourdan, Joan, Adwoa, Karlie, Dilone, Ruth...<p>There's always that one friend who says "I can't wear red lipstick; it just doesn't look good on me." Suggestions are made, hashtags are searched, and still she remains convinced that abstinence is the best—and really, the …

Women's Fashion

Yale popular happiness class: 6 lessons you can practice now

Yale's most popular class teaches happiness: 6 lessons you can practice now<p>When a Yale University psychology professor set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>by A. Pawlowski / Feb.19.2018 / 1:26 PM ET / Source: TODAY<p>When Yale University psychology professor …


The Copywriter Who Has Sensitive Hair

<i>The #ITGTopShelfie interview series focuses on the beauty routines of Into The Gloss' lovely, accomplished, and loyal community of readers. Submit</i> …

Ranking all 18 movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe | How does 'Black Panther' stack up?

"Black Panther" is the latest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but where does it stack up against the other 17 flicks in the series?

Black Panther

This Black Woman Didn't See Anyone Who Looked Like Her Cosplaying — So She Changed The Game

On Halloween, many people love to dress up as their favorite characters, but for others, playing the part of someone they admire is actually a lifestyle. Insert: the cosplay community — a group of creatives who are passionate about costume play. While it’s not traditionally known as a hobby in …


Target Adds Black-Owned Beauty Brand The Lip Bar to Its Shelves

Black-owned beauty brand The Lip Bar, which has built a reputation for inclusivity and killer lipsticks, is launching at Target this spring. The brand was created by former Wall Street financial analyst Melissa Butler after she spent years frustrated that women like her weren't widely represented …


13 Black-Owned Small Businesses to Shop Right This Second

I’ve heard a lot of gratitude directed toward black women lately, especially in regard to our political involvement at the polls. Along with these …

Maxine Waters

The Racial Wealth Gap: Addressing America's Most Pressing Epidemic

As we celebrate Black History Month, we can take pride in the progress we’ve made while also acknowledging how far we have to go. One troubling sign of the work we have to do can be seen in a wealth gap between black Americans and white Americans that persists and even seems to be widening. It’s a …