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Episode 6 | "We Had A Trap Baby"

Paul opens the conversation with a very transparent story about his first marriage. He introduces us to a new term we never heard before! "Trap …

Domestic Violence

Episode 5 | "Don't Mess With My Internet"

S.A.L.T. Society welcomes its first "guest" to the show, Dray South.(1:00) He opens up the conversation with a very entertaining story involving two …

Frank Ocean

Episode 4 | "Felonies, Snitches, and Greatest Quotes"

The S.A.L.T. Society is back from a brief hiatus and bolder than ever in 2018! (2:50) J-Nice opens up the conversation with an interesting story …

Entertainment

Google AI built ‘AI child’ more advanced than anything humans have ever made

A Google supercomputer has created an “AI child” which can outperform its man-made rivals.<p>The incredible machine named NASNet becomes smarter through …

These 3D-printed Wi-Fi-connected gadgets don’t need batteries to work

Researchers have made plastic gears and switches that reflect ambient WiFi<p>Researchers at the University of Washington have come up with a way to 3D …

Five books Bill Gates says everyone should read

He's one of the world's richest and most successful men, and now that he's no longer at the helm of Microsoft, Bill Gates spends a lot of time …

House passes Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act

The House passed the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act on Wednesday in a 231-198 vote. The bill would allow concealed carriers with state-issued …

Guns

Recreational marijuana, paid family leave among 2018’s new laws

WASHINGTON — The new year brings a host of state laws that take effect starting Monday, from making marijuana more accessible to requiring paid family leave.<p>Retail sales of marijuana for recreational use are now legal in California. Adults over 21 in the nation's most populous state can buy it in …

Cannabis

CNN revels in pot smoke during New Year's Eve report from Denver

CNN put the “J” in journalism Sunday night, with a marijuana-themed New Year’s Eve show many viewers found downright doobie-ous.<p>During the beleaguered cable news network’s year-end show from Times Square, reporter Randi Kaye did several, um, “hits” from Denver, where marijuana is legal. At various …

Cannabis

Here Are 365 Beaches — One for Every Day in 2018

A beach for every day, to feed your wanderlust in 2018.<p>Antigua has a saying, that it has 365 beaches — one for every day of the year. But while you …

Start The New Year By Learning To Avoid Bad Business Relationships

ShutterstockBusiness runs on relationships. Which means that as with personal relationships, we can and will make mistakes. Every marriage starts out with the best intentions, but 30% (at least) end in divorce. Every CEO is hired with optimism (and great investment.) But a significant percentage …

Leadership

Episode 3 | "Dirt Twerk, Top 5, and Ghetto Therapy"

DJ Kinect kicks off story time by sharing his experience of going hunting for the first and explains the meaning behind a new phrase he learned …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Episode 2 | "Jay-Z, Trump, and Social Hoes"

Jay-Z and Dean Baquet, in Conversation

The S.A.L.T. Society Podcast Episode 1 | "Orgies, Politics, and Religion"

Episode 1 | "Orgies, Politics, and Religion"

Archaeologists confirm that ‘Tomb of Christ’ dates back to ancient Roman times

After more than 15 years of study, experts are laying out the evidence revealing how far back the history goes for the room-sized shrine in Jerusalem …

Are we in the final days of real news?

The most dramatic story Monday, at least for those of us who work at The Washington Post, was a botched attempt to “sting” this news organization with a bogus scandal story to show how we publish only fake news to damage Republicans.<p>It was a highly instructive episode in how news-gathering works …

Journalism

NBC News fires ‘Today’ anchor Matt Lauer after sexual misconduct review

Matt Lauer, a familiar face in morning news as the anchor of "Today" for two decades, was fired by NBC News on Wednesday after a female colleague made a detailed complaint accusing him of inappropriate sexual behavior during the 2014 Sochi Olympics.<p>The accusation also noted that the alleged …

Matt Lauer

LeBron James' frustration boils over, leads to first ejection of NBA career

CLEVELAND -- Cavaliers star LeBron James was ejected for the first time in his 15-year career during Tuesday night's 108-97 win over the Miami …

5 Habits That Lead to Millionaire Business Success

You need the right habits if you're going to succeed.<p>What do all millionaire businesspeople have in common? Well, a lot of things.<p>I found from a recent study that 80 percent of all millionaires still go to work every single day. They're working people just like me. But, they have to keep themselves …

Tim Ferriss, Gary Vaynerchuk and More Share What Will Make Businesses Successful in 2018

These super successful entrepreneurs share their predictions on what next year will hold.<p>This story appears in the December 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>If you want to be successful, you've got to be thinking ahead, especially when it comes to business. From technology to finance, …

Video of migrants sold in apparent slave auction in Libya provokes outrage worldwide

Filed under: News, Politics, International<p>After a video surfaced showing migrants apparently being sold at auction in Libya, people worldwide have been calling for action.<p>This article originally appeared on HuffPost.<p>Read more...<p>Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

'Fake news': Libya seizes on Trump tweet to discredit CNN slavery report

Libyan media question CNN report on modern slave auctions in the country, a sign of US president’s attacks having real world effect<p>A tweet by Donald Trump accusing CNN of purveying “fake news” has been seized on by Libyan media to challenge a report by the US broadcaster which suggested modern day …

Migrants being sold as slaves in Libya

Africa

Human Trafficking Does Not Occur in a Vacuum

The National Domestic Workers Alliance, the International Domestic Workers Federation, and the Africa Domestic Workers Network stand with the young women abducted in Nigeria and their families.* We are organizations that represent women workers in the United States and Africa -- we care about the …

Protests follow CNN report on slave trade

CNN's investigation into modern-day slavery in Libya sparks anger outside the Libyan embassy in Paris.

CNN

How the Truly Successful Make Time for Constant Learning

If you read just 30 pages of a book every day, you'll finish a 300 page book in 10 days.<p><i>How do successful people find time to learn so much everyday? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer</b> …

The Pentagon is likely to admit that there are 2,000 US troops in Syria

The US military had earlier publicly said it had around 500 troops in Syria, mostly supporting the Syrian Democratic Forces group of Kurdish and Arab militias fighting Islamic State in the north of the country.<p>Two US officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the Pentagon could, as …

Middle East

Is NFL brain damage crisis reviving suffering as a spectator sport?

I continue to watch, for now. But the evidence that players are beating one another senseless is accumulating at a disheartening pace.<p>Death and suffering are the lot of all living creatures, but we've come to disdain them as spectator sports. It has been nearly a century since most civilized …