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Kanye West-themed frat party at UCLA sparks protests, claims of racism

Chanting “Black Bruins matter,” UCLA students crammed into Chancellor Gene Block’s office Thursday, demanding a response after some students wore blackface to a<p>Kanye West-themed fraternity party.<p>Holding signs reading, “Our culture is not a costume,” hundreds of students marched on campus days after …

Scientific Discoveries

Ashley Graham Wants to Use Her Body to Tell Women That Cellulite and Rolls Are OK

Model Ashley Graham has not been shy about baring her curves, designing a lingerie collection and rocking a sexy black bikini in the storied pages of <i>Sports Illustrated's swimsuit edition</i>. Now she's talking about what it's felt like to be labeled as a plus-size model for over a decade, opening up at</i> …

Motorcycle sales up, motorcycle fatalities high

Motorcycle sales for the first quarter were up 8.2 percent, according to the industry trade group Motorcycle Industry Council.<p>That number reflects sales data from 20 leading brands, and covers sales of road bikes, off-road bikes, dual sport bikes and scooters.<p>That's good news, but could foretell a …

Motorcycles

All The Treats Scored From The Ice Cream Truck, Ranked From Worst To Absolute Best

We live in a gourmet ice cream world, one with lemon curd swirls and balsamic surprises. Admittedly, access to so many amazing ice cream flavors has made us pickier when it comes to our favorite summer dessert. But no matter how fancy we get with our cones, we'll never be too fancy for classic …

9 Secret Frappuccinos You Won't Find on Any Starbucks Menu

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p>Everyone knows you can go to Starbucks and order a Venti Half-Caff, Quad, 10 Pumps Vanilla, 7 Pumps Hazelnut, Extra Whip, Extra-Hot Mocha. But people who really know their way around the customizable 'Bucks menu know you can concoct a crazy-good drink that doesn't just sound crazy. …

The Walton Family just cemented its influence over retail

Some investors, including large pension funds, had been pushing for a chairman without ties to the Waltons, Wal-Mart's founding family.<p>They argued that the company needed stricter oversight after a bribery scandal involving its Mexico operations surfaced three years ago.<p>The proposal calling for an …

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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe "concept" hits Shanghai

It's technically a concept, but only for now. The GLC Coupe will join the standard GLC after it replaces the GLK in Mercedes' revamped lineup.

Children with ADHD 'should be allowed to fidget'

Riding an exercise bike while doing schoolwork and tests could help children with ADHD perform better - according to scientists<p>Jittery and jumpy children with ADHD have for years been scolded in the classroom for failing to sit still and concentrate.<p>But up to 5 per cent of British youngsters who …

Autism

11 Tiny Homes You Can Buy Right Now -- For Less Than $100K

Looking for something little? These tiny homes are on the market.<p>Looking for something little? These tiny homes are on the market.

The 50 Hottest Men Of All Time

From Marlon Brando to A$AP Rocky and all that's in-between.<p>From Old Hollywood icons to '90s heartthrobs to the rising stars of today, take a look back at the most beautiful men of all time.<p>James Dean<p>Marlon Brando<p>Cary Grant<p>Rock Hudson<p>Paul Newman<p>Elvis Presley<p>Steve McQueen<p>Robert Redford<p>Clint …

New drugs may transform Down syndrome

Recent breakthroughs could lead to pharmacological treatments for the chromosomal disorder<p>People born with Down syndrome have always been considered to be incurably developmentally delayed—until now. In the past few years a number of laboratories have uncovered critical drug targets within disabled …

A Creepy New Startup Wants To Create Living Avatars For Dead People

By scanning the digital footprints of our dearly departed and recreating their personality, these MIT entrepreneurs hope to use artificial intelligence to bring them back to life in the virtual world.<p>Can a robot help you live forever? Not exactly, yet, but it might be able to help you talk to loved …