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If You Only Read One Book About the Legacy of Slavery: ‘Slaves in the Family’

Ben Affleck tried and failed to hide a slave owner in his family tree. He would have done better to follow Edward Ball’s example—face the ugly past …

How the Ottomans Ruined the 20th Century

World War I was only a global conflict when the Ottoman Empire joined the fray. Those consequences—from genocide to new borders—are still felt …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t …

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Thirteen Trippy Rock'n'Roll Cartoons You Should Almost Definitely Not Show to Children

Freak out over the killer soundtracks for this this devil's dozen of vintage, psychedelic, and definitely NSFW animations.<p><i>Still from 'Heavy Metal'</i><p>From its onset, rock'n'roll has pulsated with dynamic imaginations, boundless fluidity, and an infinite palate of creative possibilities with which to …

Ravens reportedly tipped off Colts about possible ball deflation by Patriots

If the New England Patriots are found to be responsible for deflating balls below the minimum pressure per square inch required by the NFL, they reportedly have their two AFC playoff opponents to thank for it.<p>Fox Sports reported Tuesday that the Baltimore Ravens tipped off the Indianapolis Colts …

The 88 movies we're most excited about in 2015

Photograph: Marvel<p>Sizing up to be a hit ... Ant-Man<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/6/1420540846840/ee8682de-2cb3-48f1-b142-fb8a970397b8-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Marvel<p>Sizing up to be a hit ... …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

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Hottest Songs Of 2014

As one of the most anticipated segments of the #HOTNEW14 end-of-year rollout, HNHH is pleased to present our top 50 songs of the year. As always, …

The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

Photograph: Keith Vanderlinde<p>Auroras over the 10-metre telescope and Bicep (background imaging of cosmic extragalactic polarisation) at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. The 10-metre South Pole Telescope and Bicep both collect data on cosmic microwave background radiation and black …

A-Trak on Learning from Kanye West, Fool's Gold, and Life #AfterEDM

<b>Crossfade: You recently had something quite positive and interesting to say about the EDM movement, how it's been mostly good for music because it</b> …

10 Essential Shlohmo Tracks

Los Angeles-based Shlohmo, real name Henry Laufer, started making beats like most bedroom producers. Influenced by the infamous LA beat scene, his …

Monty Python Song Named Top Funeral Choice

Monty Python’s “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life,” the jaunty singalong that first appeared in the comedy troupe’s 1979 film <i>The Life of Brian</i>, …

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Rise and fall of a rap folk hero: Secrets of Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s tragic, wild life

A new biography gets the inside scoop from the late Wu-Tang Clan member’s best friend<p>The stories about Russell Jones, known to the world as Wu-Tang Clan’s Ol’ Dirty Bastard, are the stuff of legend. He lifted a burning car off a small child with his bare hands. He rode in a limousine to pick up his …

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How Gangs Took Over Prisons

Originally formed for self-protection, prison gangs have become the unlikely custodians of order behind bars—and of crime on the streets.<p>On a clear morning this past February, the inmates in the B Yard of Pelican Bay State Prison filed out of their cellblock a few at a time and let a cool, salty …

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Dietary Experiment Claims to Successfully Extend Human Vision Into Near Infrared

<i>Update: Since we published this, a reader and retinal neuroscientist wrote up a rebuttal, explaining why this couldn’t possibly work in humans. Click</i> …

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Interviewing Best Practices & Problem Solvers

Would it be surprising to know that in many cases the determination to hire someone happens within five minutes of meeting them? What happens when a …

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