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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Body Shaming Black Female Athletes Is Not Just About Race

Serena Williams won her 21st Grand Slam title at Wimbledon this month. This marks the 17th time in a row that she has defeated Maria Sharapova. Yet …

Feminism

Sabeel - The anti-Israel Christian activists you never heard of

Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, a Palestinian Christian organization headquartered in Jerusalem, is a group you probably never heard …

When change stops waiting

Sometimes history speeds up. Rarely in our nation’s 239 years of life has a single week brought such a surge of social change and such a sweeping set of challenges to past assumptions.<p>The move against the Confederate battle flag in South Carolina quickly cascaded into a national effort to cast …

Same-sex Marriage

Supreme court upholds independent redistricting in blow to gerrymandering

Justices rule 5-4 against Republicans challenging Arizona’s independent redistricting commission, upending partisan drawing of voting districts<p>The US supreme court has ruled that states can appoint independent commissions to draw the boundaries of congressional districts, rejecting a challenge by …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Rights & Freedoms
Rights & Freedoms

The Hidden Benefits of a Weight-Loss Plateau

What if I told you that the average American gains 1 pound every year? And that by not gaining a pound in the year, you’re actually doing well above …

Fitness

How The Raspberry Pi Sparked A Maker Revolution

A Q&A with the inventor of the the cheapest hackable computer on the planet<p>Three years ago, Eben Upton needed a cool gadget to lure students to his computer science program at the University of Cambridge. So he invented the Rasberry Pi. It has since become the cheapest hackable computer on the …

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Demographics

Emojis

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20 Finalists of the Smithsonian Photo Contest Show Earth's Awesome Beauty

Guess what's for dinner? This amazing capture of a snake devouring a frog, by photographer Nicolas Reusens, is just one of sixty incredible photos that have been selected as finalists in Smithsonian.com's 12th Annual Photo Contest. There were over 26,500 entries by photographers from 93 different …

Costa Rica

QR Code Lets You Get Your Flipboard to the Web, Fast!

There’s a nifty new feature on Flipboard.com today: sign in with a QR code. This is useful for people who are logged into Flipboard on a mobile device and would like to bring everything they follow quickly to Flipboard on the Web. It’s also how anyone who’s been using Flipboard without an account …

Bad Knees? Strenghten Your Glutes

While squats and lunges are great for the glutes, they may not always feel so good on your knees. In this quick workout video, I share some of my …

Upper-Body Challenge: 4 Push-Up Variations

The push-up is a classic upper body move that works your chest, arms, shoulders and even some of your core muscles. When you want a multi-purpose …

5 Bodyweight Moves that Burn Fat—Fast!

Most dieters today assume they need expensive gym memberships, fancy running shoes, or restrictive eating plans to get in shape. But before that …

Exercise

We're Amazed - Mark T. Jackson & Final Call

Japanese Army Builds Gigantic Star Wars Snow Sculpture

May the force be with you! The 66th annual Sapporo Snow Festival kicked off today and the most impressive snow sculpture of all features Darth Vader, his three stormtroopers and TIE fighters. This Star Wars snow sculpture was created by Japan's army troopers, or the 11th Brigade of the Ground …

Star Wars

How dare Marshawn Lynch make a mockery of these reporters

Marshawn Lynch answered Super Bowl Media Day questions with "I'm here so I won't get fined." Serious Journalists got mad again because they have to fill column inches with quotes, and because they are clowns.<p>So whose professional sanctity is Marshawn Lynch violating with his antics? Thanks for …

Marshawn Lynch

Greenbelly Peanut Apricot Meal Bar

An energy bar that's designed to provide one-third of your daily nutrition<p>Sometimes you need calories—a lot of calories. Like when you’re out for a full day racing 100-plus miles and you’re pedaling off hundreds (or thousands) of calories without stopping for a meal. Sure, there’s no shortage of …

Nutrition