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This Woman Just Became The First Person To Go To Prison For Racism In South Africa

The woman, the first to be sentenced under South African laws criminalizing racist language, called two police officers “kaffirs,” a highly offensive term for black South Africans.<p>NAIROBI — For the first time in South African history, a court on Wednesday sentenced a white woman to prison for …

South Africa

This Is Why You Don't See People-Size Salmon Anymore

While the orcas of Puget Sound are sliding toward extinction, orcas farther north have been expanding their numbers. Their burgeoning hunger for big fish may be causing the killer whales' main prey, chinook salmon, to shrink up and down the West Coast.<p>Chinook salmon are also known as kings: the …

Puget Sound

Obama says new black history museum tells story of America

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday expressed hope that a new national museum showcasing the triumphs and tragedies of the African American experience will help to bring people together as the nation reels from recent racial upheaval.<p>Speaking at a dedication ceremony for the …

Black History

33 Home Exterior Renovation Ideas Or How Your Home May Look After Remodeling

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Architecture

Airbnb Finally Addresses Claims of Racism, Revamps Website and Policies

Airbnb will soon display user photos less prominently, promote instant bookings and introduce technological changes to address widespread reports of racial discrimination against nonwhite guests, according to a report by a consultant hired by the online vacation home rental marketplace.<p>The changes …

Customer Service

The right way to roll up your shirtsleeves

Summer can be a challenging time to dress professionally while staying cool. If you can't avoid wearing dress shirts, then make sure that you are rolling your shirtsleeves up properly.<p>We created this simple visual guide so you'll never look sloppy with rolled sleeves:

11 Police Robots Patrolling Around the World

• Author: April Glaser. April Glaser Security<br>• Date of Publication: 07.24.16. 07.24.16<br>• Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>Law enforcement across the …

All the Presidents’ Watches

From pocket watches to sporty digital watches to special edition Jaeger-LeCoultre timepieces, U.S. presidents have always had time on their side.<p>As …

Watches

9 Terrible Twists That Ruined Perfectly Good Movies

We didn't see that coming - more's the pity.<p>We all love a good movie twist but there's frankly nothing worse than a totally dreadful one.<p>You've sat there for an hour and a half gripping the edge of your seat thinking: "Ooh, I wonder what's going to happen! What could possibly be the incredibly …

Horror

The 15 Best Action Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: March 7th</b><p>“Action movie” means something different to everyone. The term runs the spectrum of CGI explosion-filled spectacles and highly choreographed fight scenes to movies with heroes who deliver cheesy one-liners right before the last rocket-powered grenade is fired. It can mean …

We pulled apart the new 'Spider-Man' game trailer — here's what we spotted

Your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is coming to PlayStation 4! Though we've only seen one brief trailer, details have started to unravel about who we can expect to see in the game as well as who definitely <i>won't</i> make an appearance.<p>Here's everything we know:<p>Don't expect Robert Downey Jr. to show …

Comics

Video: My Conversation With President Obama | by Derek Jeter

E arlier this month, I had the incredible opportunity to sit down for a conversation with President Obama at the White House in the Roosevelt …

Derek Jeter

The 5 Muscle Groups Guys Neglect Most

By K. Aleisha Fetters for Life by Daily Burn<p>Photo: Pond5<p>There are some muscle groups guys love to train -- namely, the ones that look great under a t-shirt. And hey, your chest, bicep, abdominal and shoulder muscles all make huge contributions to your overall strength. But so do a lot of other …

Game Of Thrones: Season 6, Episode 8 – No One

Game of Thrones fans beware! The night is dark and full of terrors, and this review will have <b>spoilers</b>. Which could be a scarier prospect. If you're …

Thompson Beach House, Playa del Carmen

Over the years, Playa del Carmen, Mexico has picked up a reputation for two things: it's the hipper, more nightlife-centric destination for those who want to avoid the Cancun crowd, and it's adjacent to beautiful beaches. The brand new Thompson Beach House does more than offer access to both. Two …

New Jupiter-like planet is largest yet discovered orbiting two stars

A gas giant 3,700 light years away is the largest planet yet to be found orbiting two stars, scientists have revealed.<p>Dubbed Kepler-1647b, the Jupiter-like planet lies in the constellation Cygnus, and was spotted by astronomers examining data from the Kepler space telescope - an instrument launched …

Astronomy

Microsoft announces a new super-powered Xbox console: Project Scorpio

Microsoft and Oculus announced a close partnership at last year's E3, but we haven't seen much out of it just yet. That's changing today, as Microsoft just announced a new version of the Xbox console -- one that's optimized to push 4K visuals and high-quality VR out of the box. Project Scorpio will …

Trump won’t win. In fact, the US could be on the brink of a liberal renaissance

With voters set to reject their nominee, Republicans could lose control of Congress, ushering in a progressive era<p>For much of the past year, Donald Trump had lived something of a charmed political life.<p>Sure, he scapegoated Mexican immigrants and Muslims (not some, but all). He lobbed crude insults …

Republicans

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

Wellness

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)

40 Best Science Fiction TV Shows of All Time

From superhero shows and space operas to creepy anthology series, the greatest small-screen sci-fi of all time<p>It's odd to think that, once upon a …

Science Fiction

The best films of 2016 so far

As we approach the final months of 2016, it’s time to look back at the films our critics have so far rated the finest<p>• See our definitive 50 best films of 2016<p>After Love<p>Painful drama of longterm relationship breakup and possession-division from Belgian director Joachim Lafosse, featuring Bérénice …

Comic Books

Space Combat Sim House Of The Dying Sun Out Now

House of the Dying Sun [official site] isn’t just an amazing name, it’s also a great looking space combat simulator that harkens back to the days of …

PC Gaming

Studio Ghibli And ‘Akira’ Animator Makiko Futaki Has Passed Away At 57

It is with a heavy heart that we pass along the news that longtime Studio Ghibli animator Makiko Futaki passed away earlier this month on May 13 from an unspecified illness. She was 57 years old.<p>Makiko is best known for her work in all of Studio Ghibli legend Hayao Miyazaki’s films, including <i>My</i> …

X-Men: Apocalypse

Everyone's favorite mutants are back for a new, overstuffed entry in the superhero franchise<p>Just to refresh: <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> is the flashback part …

Comics

As 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Opens, Every 'X-Men' Movie Ranked From Worst To Best

I am choosing this occasion to do a rundown of all nine (!) <i>X-Men</i> movies released between 2000 and 2016. Why today? Well, I intended this to be for last Wednesday (when <i>X-Men: Apocalypse</i> opened overseas), but life got in the way. As always, these rankings will not be the same as your rankings (mostly …

Comics

21 Recipes for Mouthwatering Memorial Day Burgers

Memorial Day is fast approaching, and, obviously, that means grilling burgers. Believe us, we'll throw just about <i>anything</i> that's edible over the flames, but the joy of biting into the rosy, juicy insides of a well-charred hunk of beef jammed between bread has established the burger in its deserved …

This San Francisco Home Is An Urban Oasis For A Family Of Four

“Give us an urban oasis, something minimal and modern but warm with a seamless flow from inside to out”, that was the mandate from the clients, a …

San Francisco

Uncovering the glory and gore of a 1970s South American cult

It's 1970 and you've abandoned the cruel machinery of modern society and started fresh in a South American jungle. You're surrounded by like-minded folks -- people fed up with wars, poverty, segregation and corruption -- and you all contribute in some way to the fledgling commune. It's led by two …