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Infographic: The ultimate English grammar cheat sheet

Whether you’re learning English as a second language or even it is your native tongue, English grammar can be seriously confusing. Come on, at least …

3D printer for kids looks like a helmet, cheaper than an iPhone

While popular among designers, the commercial 3D printer space has, so far, failed to capture much mainstream attention and instead seems to occupy a …

Religion doesn't make kids more generous or altruistic, study finds

Here's a discovery that could make secular parents say hallelujah: Children who grow up in nonreligious homes are <i>more</i> generous and altruistic than children from observant families.<p>A series of experiments involving 1,170 kids from a variety of religious backgrounds found that the non-believers were …

Fossilized Human-Sized Sea Scorpion Found In Meteorite Crater

If you sea scorpion, say scorpion<p>If you think scorpions are scary today, be very glad that you weren't around 467 million years ago. Today, these stealthy stingers are found on land, but back then, scorpion ancestors ruled the seas.<p>In a study published today in <i>BMC Evolutionary Biology</i>, scientists …

Sugary drinks linked to 25,000 deaths in the U.S. each year

By contributing to obesity and, through that, to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks appears to claim the lives of about 25,000 American adults yearly and is linked worldwide to the deaths of 180,000 each year, new research says.<p>Low- and …

Diabetes

Netanyahu’s Congress speech scuppers bipartisan unity on support for Israel

Binyamin Netanyahu,Israel,World news,Middle East and North Africa,US Congress,US news,Iran,US politics,Barack Obama<p>Israeli PM is accused of ‘conspiring’ with Republicans to condemn Obama’s policy on Iranian nuclear talks<p>A set piece of the annual gathering of one of the most powerful political …

New York snowstorm will be one of biggest in city history, De Blasio warns

Snowplows at the ready, the Northeast braced for what forecasters warned could be a “crippling and potentially historic blizzard” that could dump up to 3 feet of snow from Philadelphia to Boston starting Monday.<p>Tens of millions of Americans live in the path of the storm, which is expected to hit …

Exploding the ‘Post Racial’ America Myth

By Ashahed M. Muhammad -Assistant Editor- | Last updated: Aug 14, 2014 - 8:12:28 AM<p>CHICAGO (FinalCall.com) - The United States of America is not …

Nation of Islam

Nation

31 arrested in Ferguson unrest, some from California, officer says

As another night of peaceful protests over the police killing of an unarmed black man devolved into confrontation and confusion, the Missouri State Highway Patrol officer in charge of law enforcement in this St. Louis suburb said 31 people had been arrested as of 2 a.m. Tuesday, some from as far …

Not Just Ferguson: 11 Eye-Opening Facts About America's Militarized Police Forces

<i>This post originally appeared at</i> AlterNet.<p>Police wearing riot gear try to disperse a crowd Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Authorities …

Militarization of Ferguson Police: Who Is to Blame?

of<p>The militarization of the police in Ferguson, Missouri, has contributed, some say, to an inappropriate use of force against peaceful protestors. …

Law Enforcement

Ferguson streets were calm until bottles fly

Police chased young men down Ferguson's streets and made arrests, as bottles flew again shortly before midnight.<p>Protesters locked hand in front of the police line, while some urged the crowd to remain peaceful.<p>The police presence rose significantly, as did tensions.<p>Until then, the streets had been …

Police In Ferguson Let High-Profile Journalists Go While Charging Regular Folks With Crimes

WASHINGTON -- On Wednesday night, reporters from The Huffington Post and The Washington Post made national news when police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, assaulted and arrested them for not obeying orders quickly enough. Outrage, a demand for answers and calls for press freedom grew as word of …

Two charged in Philadelphia carjacking that killed 3 siblings

Philadelphia police said Monday they've apprehended two suspects in a Friday carjacking that left three children dead and their mother in critical condition.<p>Jonathon Rosa, 19, and Cornelius Crawford, 22, are both charged with several felonies -- including three counts of murder, kidnapping, …

Girl, 3, dies after Maryland gunbattle involving driver, police

A 3-year-old girl died Saturday after a man and police engaged in a chase and gunbattle, said police in Prince George's County, Maryland.<p>Police spokesman Lt. Bill Alexander said police began pursuing the man early in the afternoon when he drove a Nissan Maxima away from the scene of a shooting in …

Caller says she has the officer's side of the Ferguson shooting

Another tense standoff developed Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri, which has seen nightly protests since unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot to death by a white police officer.<p>The renewed tensions came after the preliminary results of an autopsy that Brown's family requested were released, …

Politics

Rebellion, confrontations with police as another young Black male is gunned down

By Jihad Hassan Muhammad | Last updated: Aug 12, 2014 - 10:03:56 AM<p>(L) Lesley McSpadden, center, and Michael Brown Sr., left, the parents of Michael …

Justice

Images from unrest in Ferguson - Photos - 4 of 50

People run as police start to fire tear gas at a crowd that had remained on the street after a midnight curfew on Aug. 17 in Ferguson, Mo.<p>(Photo: Getty)<p>Demonstrators wait for reaction from police after they refused to honor the midnight curfew on Aug. 17 in Ferguson, Mo.<p>(Photo: Getty)<p>People wait …

ACLU, NAACP Condemn Missouri Governor's Curfew In Ferguson

WASHINGTON — Three of the nation's most prominent civil rights and civil liberties legal groups on Sunday called for the end of the curfew in Ferguson, Mo.<p>The statement from the ACLU, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, and Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law was released after one …

Justice

Group Rallies In Support Of Darren Wilson, Police Officer Who Shot Michael Brown

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Frustrated with the national coverage of protests surrounding the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teen who was fatally shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, a few dozen people showed up in downtown St. Louis on Sunday afternoon to show solidarity with the …

Autopsy: Michael Brown shot at least 6 times

Michael Brown was shot at least six times, according to the preliminary results of a private autopsy that his family requested.<p>The independent autopsy was conducted by high-profile pathologist Michael Baden. Baden testified in the O.J. Simpson, Phil Spector and Drew Peterson murder trials.<p>Family …

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Obama: If You 'Work More, You Should Get Paid More'

Flanked by a cadre of salaried workers, President Obama signed a memo directing his labor secretary to rewrite the rules governing overtime in the country.<p>"Americans have spent too much time working more and making less," Obama said during comments preceding the signing ceremony.<p>Obama's proposal …

Associated Press News

Nation of Islam looks ahead as Detroit convention nears

Messages of discipline, self-reliance called more relevant than ever before.<p>DETROIT — Growing up on the streets of Detroit in the 1980s, Troy Muhammad drifted into a world of violence that led him into prison at age 17 after being convicted of attempted murder.<p>While incarcerated, Muhammad …