James Johnson

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What I Learned as a Black Man Traveling Through the Terrifying Heart of America

As I traveled the nation for VICE, I saw some Americans yearning for a time that had long since passed, a time that they barely understood, a time that was defined by white supremacy.<p>Last summer, I piled into an ancient Ford Fleetwood Jamboree RV with my friends Abdullah Saeed and Martina de Alba …

Coming This Fall: The Sublime Revenge Of Barack Obama

Most presidential campaigns are freighted with drama: colliding ambitions, revelations of character, pivotal moments which arrive without warning. But the drama of 2016 involves much more than a clash of two candidates. For it also turns on the ideals and ambitions of America's first black …

Barack Obama

Is an algorithm any less racist than a human?

Employers trusting in the impartiality of machines sounds like a good plan to eliminate bias, but data can be just as prejudiced as we are<p>We would all like to fancy ourselves as eminently capable of impartiality, able to make decisions without prejudices – especially at work. Unfortunately, the …

This book nerd painted her staircase to look like her favorite books

LONDON — Sometimes, displaying our most beloved books on a shelf just doesn't cut it. And when it comes to doing justice to the extent of our …

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Cheated On

Sometimes we feel cheated on by others.Sometimes we feel cheated on by our circumstances.Sometimes we feel cheated on by life itself.In any case, we …

Relationships

New adventures: what to read in science fiction and fantasy this month

Dinosaurs, Deep Space Opera, and a bespectacled wizard boy<p><i>Every month, a trove of undiscovered worlds arrive in bookstores, waiting for explorers. New adventures is a new weekend series that will preview the month ahead in science fiction and fantasy novels.</i><p>This month, we’ve got books from places …

Google Just Made A Major Breakthrough In Quantum Computing

Quantum computers are still in their infancy, but they have the potential to do far, far more than even the most advanced digital computer in the world. And Google has just announced a breakthrough in quantum computing that many have been anticipating for decades. What’s the breakthrough? …

What Relationship Experts Know About Dating That You Don't

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Slow Cooker Recipes

If You Want to Build Muscle and Gain Strength, Lift Lighter Weights for More Reps

Conventional gym wisdom has long offered a basic rule of thumb for novice and intermediate weightlifters: If you want to increase muscle size, lift …

Muscle

Puck.js Bluetooth 5.0 Ready Beacon is Programmable with JavaScript (Crowdfunding)

I first found out about Bluetooth LE tags in 2012 with SticknFind project, and since then many other companies have designed their own Bluetooth …

Crowd Funding

The Air Force Is Developing a Drone Fighter Bomber

The tech demonstrator must be able to shoot down planes, carry bombs, and not need runways.<p>The U.S. Air Force has awarded $40 million to a defense contractor to develop a drone fighter bomber. The Low-Cost Attritable Strike Unmanned Aerial System Demonstration (LCASD) will be a technology …

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Silicon Valley Security Guard Robot Injures Toddler

And violates the first rule of robotics<p>Robots make cheap security guards, but they don’t necessarily make the best security guards. Last week, a guard robot at Stanford Shopping Center in Palo Alto, California, collided with a 16-month-old and kept driving. ABC 7 News reports:<p>It amuses shoppers of …

Silicon Valley

Kevin Hart and Serena Williams Duke it Out in New Nike+ Training Club Workout

Serena Williams

Success is not a matter of luck—it’s an algorithm

<i>This article originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>How does someone like Jack Dorsey go from a 14-year-old computer science nerd to serial entrepreneur, the …

These Are Some of the Best Drone Photos in the World

"...after the drone came out from the clouds the view was spectacular and got me completely astonished and, without brea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Francesco …

Straight up

<i>I’m in my mid-40s, straight, never married. Ten months ago, my girlfriend of three years dumped me. She got bored with the relationship and is</i> …

Relationships

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

Police and black Americans: a relationship worse than in the 90s

The civil rights icon the Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr once said: “That old law about an eye for an eye leaves everybody blind; the time is always right to do the right thing.” Dr King, whose teachings are the basis of my civil rights work, was unequivocally correct, and during these challenging …

Law Enforcement

How internet porn affects your romantic life

The world of internet pornography is a pervasive and wide reaching technology, growing at a breathtaking rate. It is a $13 billion-a-year industry in …

Acura NSX GT3, Aston Martin hypercar, Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: This Week’s Top Photos

Acura is the midst of developing an FIA GT3-spec version of its NSX supercar. This week we saw the beauty in bare carbon fiber. Sadly, by the time …

Social media has never been more important to black Americans than this week

News reports of violent shootings in America, and particularly black men at the hands of police, have become alarmingly frequent. But the voices of commentators and rapid politicization that follows such an event often drowns out the actual humans at the center of the tragedy.<p>Lavish Reynolds’ video …

Don't Be Fooled by High-Megapixel Cameras

Three weeks ago, Hasselblad unveiled a new mirrorless medium-format camera called the X1D. Given the price (nearly $9,000—for the body alone)‚ it's not a purchase the average consumer will likely make, but truth be told, it was not the high cost that caught my eye, but rather the X1D's 50-megapixel …

In an era of Black Lives Matter protests, history offers a powerful lesson

By Jeff Guo<p>A black man tackled and killed outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge. A black man shot dead during a traffic stop for a broken taillight in Minnesota. Five police officers killed in Dallas by a black man seeking to slay "white people, especially white officers."<p>The conjunction of …

Black Lives Matter

Unbelievable Shots Of A Photographic Exhibition Under The Sea

“Andreas Frank” Austrian photographer to set up his exhibition, like the legendary Atlantis underwater world created to see to it must be equipped …

21 Best Ways to Prevent and Cure Sore Muscles

Your muscles make every pullup, press, jump, crunch, run, squat, and curl possible. But after a brutal workout, taking a single step can feel like …

Exercise

This 12K Timelapse of L.A. Was Shot with a 100MP Camera

Want to see what the 100-megapixel Phase One XF 100MP medium format camera is capable of? Check out this amazing 12K time-lapse video of Los Angeles, …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Never Do This 1 Common Thing, According to Science

When your kids are hurt or overwhelmed, should you rush to their side, or tell them to suck it up?<p>Picture this. You're a parent. You want nothing more than for your child to grow up to be successful and fulfilled.<p>But your kid is a kid. Sometimes, he or she gets hurt. Sometimes, he or she …

The Seven Deadly Sins of User Experience Design

If you want a competitive advantage, nothing is better than offering a great experience to your customers. But then, you know that if you are reading …

UX Design

10 photography tips that are actually useful

By T3 Online<p>There are plenty of photography tips online but they're often geared to either total amateurs or to people with beards who have notebooks …

Landscape Photography