Tracie Shreve-Ritchey

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Black Female Chemistry Professor Awarded $324,000 to Study Rape-Investigation Methods

With the upcoming Christmas Day release of the brilliant Oscar-worthy film <i>Hidden Figures</i><i>,</i> it looks like black female scientists who rock out in …

Howard University

North Korea’s Scary New Nuke Missiles Could Threaten the West Coast

South Korea could help the U.S. military block the KN-08, but will it?<p>In the wake of disturbing news about North Korean missiles, President Obama …

America's wars have introduced thousands of words to English usage in the US

Speech, much like the world, is in a constant state of flux. The way that wars alter the world, they also modify the way we speak and redefine the way we think.<p>As troops have invaded nations, slang too has invaded our vernacular.<p>As early as the Civil War, military reporter R.W. McAlpine wrote about …

War

U.S. government to require that hobbyists register their drones

Federal officials plan to announce on Monday that all drones will have to be registered with the U.S. Transportation Department, <i>Fortune</i> has …

Drones

Yahoo wants to kill passwords with revamped Mail app

The Internet giant is trying to get more people to use its email service. In the process it also wants to rid the world of passwords.<p>Yahoo thinks it can make your password a thing of the past.<p>The Sunnyvale, California-based Internet giant unveiled new features Thursday, including one that enables …

Yahoo Mail

Photo Friday: Landscape Photography

American landscape photography stemmed from a fascination with the American West. As cities on the East Coast swelled with people in the mid to late 19th-century, Americans looked beyond the Mississippi with great promise. Since the land was wild and off-limits to most, landscape photography …

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …

New Mexico

Iconic Party Photos From the Past

From swanky soirees to posh premieres, we look back at candid photos from some of the most iconic parties.<p>From swanky soirees to posh premieres, we look back at candid photos from some of the most iconic parties of all time. Hosted by Truman Capote, Halston and Diana Vreeland, with star attendees …

Andy Warhol

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>