Jill Pernell

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Corruption

Want To Know How You Would Do On The New SAT? Students Can Now Take Free Practice Tests

The College Board and Khan Academy unveiled a new set of tools Tuesday designed to make it easier for kids to study for the new SAT. The resources include four full-length practice tests, thousands of practice questions, interactive video lessons and study tips.<p>According to a press release from the …

College & University
Heroism

Black America is getting screwed: Shocking new study highlights the depths of economic disparities

Black retail workers are twice as likely to live below the poverty line, and twice as likely to be unemployed. Why?<p>Before being assassinated, Martin Luther King envisioned a Poor People’s Campaign descending on Washington to demand better education, jobs and social insurance. He saw it as an …

Demographics

Table of Contents: Summer Refresh

Time to throw open the windows, air out the house, put away the winter woolens.<p>Horseshoe crab as decor? We’re on board.<br>• A roundup of easy DIY projects …

Gooey Decadent Krispie Treat Fudge

This krispie treat fudge is for the krispie treat lover in your house. It's the answer to "what's for dessert?"<p>Today I pulled a fast one on my family. You see, they have a strict rule with me that I am no longer allowed to make Rice Krispie treats.<p>It’s not because I make them poorly, it’s because I …

Dessert

B.B. King's Son Doubts Poisoning Claims

"Sometimes you just don't know how to express yourself. And you jump out at the nearest person. And they attacked the wrong person," Willie King says …

Who Won Game of Thrones? Jon Snow vs. the White Walkers

The Night's Watch leader proved a fearless fighter in an incredible episode.<p><i>Season 5 Episode, 8: "Hardhome"</i><p><i>Spoilers for the latest</i> Game of Thrones <i>below.</i><p><i>Game of Thrones</i> has been around for long enough that it's getting easy to take it for granted. It's easy to forget that a show like this felt like …

TV Series

Beersheba -- Where Abraham Swore an Oath: Near Israel's Fraught Border with Gaza on the Looney Front, Part 3

Some 3,500 or more years ago Abraham, patriarch of the Jews, settled a water dispute in what is now Israel's Negev desert with Abimelech, king of the Philistines, swearing an oath that the well the Philistines had seized was his, dug by his own hands.<p>The two signed a treaty enshrining Abraham's …

Archaeology

Mastodon Portray "Wildlings" on "Game of Thrones"

<i>Photo courtesy of Helen Sloan/HBO</i><p>Mastodon band members Brann Dailor, Bill Kelliher, and Brent Hinds portrayed "wildlings" on tonight's episode of "Game of Thrones", which was filmed in Belfast in Northern Ireland. As previously reported, the band's original song "White Walker" is featured on the …

TV Series

Game of Thrones: 5 Inside Jokes You Might Have Missed in This Week’s Episode

It’s no secret that the HBO series <i>Game of Thrones</i> has strayed <i>very</i> far from its source material this season. In fact, in the latest episode, “Hardhome,” there was only <i>one</i> plotline that cleaved pretty closely to the books. (That would be Cersei’s rough time in the Black Cells.) The book divergence …

TV Series