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40 Best Science Fiction TV Shows of All Time

From superhero shows and space operas to creepy anthology series, the greatest small-screen sci-fi of all time<p>It's odd to think that, once upon a …

Science Fiction

Katey Sagal on The Bastard Executioner, That Sons of Anarchy Prequel, and Where She Keeps Her Peg Bundy Wig

After starring in three huge TV series over nearly 30 years, odds are <b>Katey Sagal</b> has popped on your TV screen quite a few times. Though you may not automatically recognize her as the voice behind Leela, the one-eyed ship captain on <i>Futurama</i>, she’s immediately recognizable for playing the fiery …

TV

Obama: More Women And Minorities Should Take On STEM, And This Student Is Proof

An engineering student's dedication to her field has earned her praise from the president.<p>Camille Eddy, sophomore at Boise State University, was chosen to introduce President Obama for his speech at her college earlier this week, according to KTVB.com. While the mechanical engineering student, who …

Engineering

Inner-city youths beat odds in college program

Inner Cities

Make A Difference Day Awards: Teen helps homeless

<i>This is part of a series about Make A Difference Day award winners. Organizers of winning projects receive $10,000 grants to further their charitable work. USA TODAY will host an awards event in Washington, D.C., on May 6.</i><p>SHREVEPORT — Isaac McFarland's interest in helping the homeless developed …

Homelessness

[Video] Adorable 10-year-old Math Genius On Track For Her PhD

<i>By Lynette Holloway</i><p>While African-Americans have made significant social and economic strides since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the …

Cute

Inner-City Garden Plants New Hope in Miami Neighborhood

29-Year-Old Jamaican Raises $6.9 Million to Launch Skincare Products For African-Americans

29-Year-Old Jamaican Raises $6.9 Million to Launch Skincare Products For African-Americans<p><b>Reported by Nigel Boys</b><p>Jamaican born entrepreneur Tristan …

Skin Care

Child-to-child radio shows educate and entertain during the Ebola crisis

In the face of mass school closures, Pikin to Pikin Radio create and broadcast weekly educational radio programs — for children, by children.<p>In …

Dads, daughters on firm footing at these dances

CHICAGO — As the mellow sounds of soul music played, Willie Bailey grabbed his 7-year-old daughter’s hand and twirled her in a circle. He pulled her …

Meet the Boot Camp Designed to Help Young Men Become Better Fathers

<i>Written by Chris Peak</i><p>At 17 years of age, Kaeran Reyes-Little became a father.<p>Growing up in Queens, N.Y. — dad gone, mom working long shifts at the …

Women Civil Rights Leaders Discuss Their Work and Legacies with Melissa Harris-Perry

civil rights<p>Black women have long battled at the forefront of civil rights movements. Their leadership and commitment have shaped what we recognize …

Yellow Fever

4-Year-Old Has The Perfect Response To A Boy In Her Class Who Called Her 'Ugly'

Four-year-old Siahj Chase has some choice words for mean people, and she's not afraid to share them.<p>Siahj -- who goes by "Cici," her mom, Sonya, told The Huffington Post -- has "always been quick on her feet." Based on this video Sonya shared on Facebook, wherein Cici recounts her response to a boy …

GIF Animations

From Death To Life

A Family Man

Obama To Ambitious Teen: 'You've Got This Strength Inside Yourself'

Noah McQueen is part of "My Brother's Keeper," a White House program aimed at young men of color.<p>His teen years have been rough, and include several arrests and a short period of incarceration. But last week, he was at the White House. The 18-year-old sat down for a StoryCorps interview with …

The White House

SXSW Exclusive: Claressa Shields, Youngest Woman to Box in Olympics, Talks Early Years in Clip from Doc ‘T-Rex’

SXSW Exclusive: Claressa Shields, Youngest Woman to Box in Olympics, Talks Early Years in Clip from Doc 'T-Rex'<p>The 2012 Summer Olympics years behind …

Boxing

Watch the Latest Episode of Robert Carnilius’ LGBTQ Animated Web Series ‘McTucky Fried High’

Watch the Latest Episode of Robert Carnilius' LGBTQ Animated Web Series ‘McTucky Fried High’<p>Back in January<br>we told you about Chicago-based filmmaker …

LGBTQI

This Is What Trans Love Really Looks Like

Media coverage of the trans community often focuses on the disproportionate amount of violence leveled against it. While it is vital to recognize …

Relationships

"The World Is As Big Or As Small As You Make It" | Sundance Institute

13-year-old girl destroys batters to send her team to Little League World Series

Mo’Ne Davis tossed a shutout in Philadelphia’s 8-0 win over Delaware, sending her team, the Taney Dragons, to the Little League World Series. The 13-year-old struck out six batters and allowed only three hits and three walks in her incredible performance.<p>Davis will become the 18th girl to play in …

Ask Yourself These Questions Before Replying to a Work Email

We've all navigated through extremely convoluted email threads. Ask yourself these questions so you can craft more comprehensive replies with …

Why Is Facebook Blue? The Science Behind Colors In Marketing

Turns out, something as simple as tweaking the color of a button changes user behavior or endears people to your product. Buffer’s Leo Widrich explains the importance of color in website and brand design.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the</i> …