Rachel Denis

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Royal Mayo, Steubenville's Former NAACP President, Says 'Alleged Victim' May Not Have Been Raped

A former president of the local Steubenville NAACP seemed to blame the Steubenville rape victim for what happened to her when two members of the high school football team sexually assaulted her.<p>In an interview with the International Business Times, Royal Mayo said the girl came to the party with …

Is Burma’s Anti-Muslim Violence Led by “Buddhist Neo-Nazis”?

“Buddhist neo-Nazi” sounds like a contradiction in terms, but Dr. Muang Zarni, a Burmese human rights activist, says that the 969 group, which is responsible for much of the anti-Muslim violence in the country, is using tactics and rhetoric right out...<p><i>The logo of the 969 group.</i><p>When most Westerners …

Playing With The Leap Motion at SXSW

There was a long line of people waiting for a chance to play with the Leap Motion controller at SXSW earlier this month and I was among those eager …

Sound: The Music of the Universe

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>What is the Music of the Spheres? Is music a key to understanding our universe? This talk (Honor Harger's "A history of the universe in sound") underlines an emerging and exciting …

Centzy Raises $1.6M Seed Round From Cowboy Ventures, Founder Collective, Lightbank & Others To Bring Offline Biz Data To Web & Mobile

Centzy, a local search startup which is putting prices, store hours, ratings and specials for convenience-oriented businesses online, is today announcing $1.6 million in seed funding from Cowboy Ventures, Founder Collective, Lightbank, ff Venture Capital, and strategic angels found on AngelList.<p>The …

Does Being Passionate About the Work You Do Increase Your Chance of Success?

Often times I am asked to speak on topics such as entrepreneurship, leadership, corporate culture, and so on. Whenever I speak at universities, one of my favorite questions to ask students is, “What career do you want to pursue,” or, “What business do you plan to begin?” After I hear their initial …