Samille Johnson

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How Maya Angelou gave me life

I never had the chance to meet Maya Angelou. But she has been in my life all along.<p>In some of my darkest moments, her prose was a lit candle.<p>When I felt alone, her words were my company.<p>The times when I saw the glass ceiling hovering over my career, suffocating my joy, turning my hard-fought …

Food, friends and freedom: Nikki Giovanni remembers Maya Angelou

I must have met Doc, as we called Maya Angelou, way before I remember.<p>We often attended readings, but the first time she absolutely caught my attention was at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts.<p>It wasn't all that cold, but Maya and others had fur coats on. My mother, who was a big fan of the …

Astro Teller: Why we developed Google Glass

Technology is everywhere. It's in our homes, cars, workplaces -- it's in your pocket right now. This is nothing new. We have been conditioned to believe, despite the occasional dystopic summer blockbuster, that technology is making our lives easier. We are told constantly that all these tiny …

The age of robots is here

For the first time, a computer program passed the Turing Test for artificial intelligence. A computer on Saturday was able to trick one third of a team of researchers convened by the University of Reading into believing it was human -- in this case a 13-year old boy named Eugene.<p>The Turing Test, …

Opinion: The immortality of Michael Jackson - CNN.com

The death in 2009 of superstar Michael Jackson, who died of cardiac arrest at the age of 50, sent shockwaves around the world.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Michael Jackson, King of Pop<p>Michael Jackson, King of Pop<p>Michael Jackson, King of Pop<p>Michael Jackson, King of Pop<p>Michael Jackson, King of Pop<p>Michael Jackson, King …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

How to read music - Tim Hansen

Like an actor’s script, a sheet of music instructs a musician on what to play (the pitch) and when to play it (the rhythm). Sheet music may look …

Gorgeous, Iconic Images of Jazz Legends

The exhibition “Jazz Lives: The Photographs of Lee Friedlander and Milt Hinton” at Yale University Art Gallery is a photographic duet of sorts by two …

Coleman Hawkins - Prestige Records 65th Anniversary

YouTube to block indie labels who don't sign up to new music service

Independent artists could disappear from YouTube "in a matter of days" after the Google video service confirmed it was dropping content from independent labels that have not signed up for its upcoming subscription music service.<p>YouTube is about to begin testing the new service – which will charge …

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The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

After 5 Rejections, Apple Accepts App That Tracks U.S. Drone Strikes

Persistence, it turns out, does pay off. After rejecting it five times, Apple has finally approved an app that tracks every U.S. drone strike and …

The World's Best Pushup Workouts

If you’re sick of doing the same old exercises—the same old way—it’s probably time to rethink your approach. And take it from us: There’s never just a single way to do any exercise. In fact, here at <i>Men’s Health</i>, we still learn new movements and methods every week.Take the classic pushup. Most folks …