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The History of Adult Swim's Rise to Greatness

Over the years, Adult Swim has been a lot of things to a lot of people, but it all started as an unbudgeted hail mary project centered around …

Lou Holtz Wears Blue Sweater to Ohio State, Urban Meyer Makes Him Switch to Red

It doesn't matter who you are—Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer does not want to see you wearing the color blue in Columbus.<p>Yes, even you, Lou Holtz.<p>On Saturday, the Buckeyes held Student Appreciation Day at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Holtz, who brought Meyer on to join his staff at …

When Disney and Dr. Seuss Made Racist Cartoons...

Were cartoons like 'Cannibal Capers' and 'Trader Mickey' a reflection of society, or a seemingly harmless way to spread hate?<p><i>Cannibal Capers</i><p>Art often imitates life—and animation is no exception. While today's Disney films like <i>Frozen</i> and <i>Big Hero 6</i> seem harmless enough, the company's history is …

BMW Settles Racial Discrimination Lawsuit, Company To Pay $1.6M And Rehire Black Employees In South Carolina Facility

BMW Manufacturing Co. LLC Tuesday agreed to pay $1.6 million and rehire 70 black employees settling a 2-year-old racial discrimination lawsuit. The …

Next week, Apple could finally succeed where Microsoft has failed for almost 20 years

If the rumors are true, the new Apple TV will be a $200-ish machine with an intriguing new motion-based remote, a version of the Siri virtual digital assistant, and, most importantly, access to a full-fledged App Store, taking it well beyond the 60-some-odd carefully chosen media partners it …

Living Rooms

Confirmed: Startups in New York are overwhelmingly founded by white men

The diversity issues plaguing America’s biggest tech companies often start when they’re founded. Venture capitalists tend to be biased toward white, male entrepreneurs who look the part—which also happens to look a lot like themselves, though sometimes decades earlier.<p>Just how bad is the problem? …

In the US, computer science is a privilege, and that's a real shame

There’s a reason why Silicon Valley has a reputation for being the land of young, white, privileged brogrammers.<p>If you look at the makeup of students today, white children who grow up in higher-income households with educated parents are more likely to have a computer at home and access to computer …

Education

Iowa GOP Kingmaker Has a Slavery Proposal for Immigration

He's hosted nearly all the Republican candidates, and he thinks the solution to illegal immigration is slavery.<p>"What's wrong with slavery?"<p>That was …

How Ohio State QB Braxton Miller became a wide receiver

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The workouts were a secret, but they weren't something Braxton Miller could do on his own.<p>Debating a change in position and in …

Transcript of "My road trip through the whitest towns in America"

As America becomes more and more multicultural, Rich Benjamin noticed a phenomenon: Some communities were actually getting less diverse. So he got …

12 Ways To Instill Your Kid With An Entrepreneurial Mindset

As our society is constantly shifting, screens have become a huge part of our daily lives. It has been widely publicized that screen time should be …

Kids

Three-Star Offensive Lineman Gavin Cupp Commits to Ohio State

It was a wild ride to the finish line, but the end result was exactly what Leipsic, Ohio's Gavin Cupp wanted: he's now committed to the Ohio State …

Gavin Cupp, Lineman Who Had Offered Pulled by Michigan State, Earns One from Ohio State

One attendee for last Friday's <i>Friday Night Lights</i> at Ohio State set off a bit of a national firestorm, quite by accident. Leipsic, Ohio's Gavin Cupp, …

Urban Meyer is now a federal trademark for Ohio State - Columbus - Columbus Business First

Urban Meyer may be enshrined in a butter sculpture at the Ohio State Fair, but don’t go trying to sell your own replicas – life-size or …

History of American Slavery transcript: Henry Louis Gates on slave narratives and historical study.

<i>To listen to the podcast of this edition of the History of American Slavery, click here.</i><p><i>This article supplements the History of American Slavery, our</i> …

Engineer says Google managers denied her bonuses when she tried to expose salary inequality

Out of boredom, Baker and some coworkers made a spreadsheet that would list everybody's salaries as an experiment in radical transparency and shared it on Google's internal social network.<p>The idea caught fire through the company, and more and more Googlers started adding their salary data.<p>That data …

Google Doodle

Ohio State vs. SEC: Why Buckeyes would be South's most talented team | FOX Sports

On Thursday I got a PR pitch about an article from Paul Bessire and John Ewing of PredictionMachine.com on who the Ohio State Buckeyes should start …

College Football

Ohio State fans show up to troll Alabama at SEC Media Days

Beating Alabama (to go on and win the National Championship) isn't something Buckeye fans are going to let anyone forget anytime soon.

Stokely Carmichael: the Black Power Movement and "the savagery of white America"

In July 1967, Stokely Carmichael addressed the Dialectics of Liberation Congress at Roundhouse with a potent articulation of the relations between …

Watch this Ohio State 'The Silver Bullets are back' hype video

When it comes to making Ohio State hype videos, our good friend Mekka Don is the best in the business. No doubt about it.<p>He has a new OSU hype video …

Big Ten

Cardale Jones: Is He Ohio State's Top NFL Draft Prospect?

The Ohio State Buckeyes are loaded with talent and will be sending a large shipment of prospects to the next level in the 2016 NFL draft.<p>In the early stages of the evaluation process, defensive lineman Joey Bosa seems to be the consensus top prospect under Urban Meyer's watch.<p>In fact, ESPN's Mel …

USC's Cody Kessler, Ohio State's J.T. Barrett get in reps at Elite 11

BEAVERTON, Oregon -- Back in the winter, as USC quarterback Cody Kessler weighed whether to come back for a fifth season or enter the NFL draft, it …

What Braxton Miller brings to the table in Ohio State QB race

With Braxton Miller confirming on Thursday that he's staying at Ohio State to compete for the quarterback job, it appears the greatest QB battle of …

Black People Should Stop Expecting White America to ‘Wake Up’ to Racism

Here’s how African-Americans can and will play the same game everyone else is, even if the rules are stacked against them. Demanding new rules or a …

‘Little White Lie’ – Engrossing Look Into One Family’s Silence, Secrets & Denial of Race – Now Streaming on Netflix

‘Little White Lie' - Engrossing Look Into One Family's Silence, Secrets & Denial of Race - Now Streaming on Netflix<p><i>Lacey Schwartz’s “Little White</i> …

Several top wide receivers plan on attending Ohio State's Friday Night Lights next month

Already known as one of the biggest recruiting events at Ohio State, Friday Night Lights just got a little bit more polarizing. The annual camp held …

Tuesday Skull Session

<b>ICYMI:</b><p><b>THEY GENTRIFIED WOODY'S OLD MANAGER, YALL.</b> College football is a business — unless we're talking about paying the kids putting their bodies on …

Atlanta’s Pindrop Security raises series B round of $35M to fight phone fraud

Pindrop Security announced today it has raised $35 million in a round led by Institutional Venture Partners.<p>The Atlanta-based company has been gaining traction in recent years with its “acoustic fingerprinting” technology that lets it identify people’s voices, locations, and devices, which in turn …

Venture Capital