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Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys

A study of 20 million children shows the fragility of the American Dream.

Racism

Millions of Students Are Quietly Being Taught the Koch Brothers’ Whitewashed Version of Black History

Cash-strapped social studies teachers across America have discovered an exciting new resource that provides lesson plans, study materials and even …

Affordable Care Act

4 Steps to Shift Perspective and Change Everything

When facing potential stressors, the way we view what we're experiencing can exacerbate our stress — or minimize it! Cognitive reframing is a …

Photoshop Without Photoshop: The Best Online Image Editors

Save yourself beaucoup bucks by running an almost-as-good image editor for free in your web browser.A bare-bones subscription to Adobe Photoshop will …

This viral "head-ripping" prank is extremely unacceptable, but you should still watch it

The modern-day internet has made everything old news. Trump's problematic tweet storm on Friday? Forgotten by Monday. Oklahoma's Trae Young is the next Steph Curry? Oops, he'll be lucky to ride the pine in the G-League. Is this finally Dustin Johnson's year? Sorry, Bubba's back, maybe next year …

Pranks

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Getting an MFA is admirable and useful, but it's also incredibly time-consuming and costly. There are other ways to get a similar education to start …

The humble office-supply item that can explain humanity’s imminent doom

In 2018, the word “algorithm” has become an evil agent.<p>Facebook’s algorithm sells our fear and outrage for profit. YouTube’s algorithm favors conspiratorial and divisive content. We’ve anthropomorphized the word so much that Gen Z children might start checking for algorithms under their beds.<p>But …

Bitcoin just passed $4,000

What a day for Bitcoin.<p>24 hours ago the cryptocurrency was trading below $3,700. About an hour ago it surged passed $4,000 and has no signs of stopping. It’s now trading around $4,135.00. For reference, a week ago Bitcoin hit an all-time high as it passed $3,000 for the first time.<p>Check out the …

Cryptocurrency

Mom discovers security cameras hacked, kids' bedroom livestreamed

A mother in Houston, Texas woke up one morning to pretty much every parent's worst-case scenario.<p>"I happened to get a text from a friend of mine that …

Breath Counting Meditation: How to Build Mental Power

You know what's funny? Nearly everything we buy or use comes with instructions. Not just cellphones and computers, but even something as simple as a hammer will usually have at least a drawing that tells you how to use it.<p>But people are not products. We're all born with a brain and body, but at …

Meditation

8 Great Old-Time Photographers’ Tricks For Today’s Digital Shooters

If there’s one word you can use to describe photographers who mastered their craft before there were such things as auto-exposure, autofocus, …

JFK to 911 Everything Is A Rich Man's Trick

New Course Examines "Freddie Gray's Baltimore"

In response to the recent disturbances in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law …

Hayley King: College Student Caught On Camera Poisoning Roommate’s Food [Video]

A University of South Carolina student is in hot water after some of her questionable activities were caught on video. Apparently, she and her …

Crime

The Suburbs Are the New Swing States

Pictures of the Week 11.29.13

This Chart Tells You Everything You Need To Know About Pairing Wine With Food

Wine can be an integral part of a meal. But for those who aren't sure what to serve at their next dinner party, Wine Folly has created the perfect beginners' wine chart.<p>Originally found through Visual.ly, the experts at Wine Folly made an infographic that breaks down the basics of every type of …

Infographics

Shawn "Jay Z" Carter And Hublot Release Limited-Edition Watches With A New York Holiday's Debut At Barneys New York

On November 20, Barneys New York unveiled the limited-edition A New York Holiday collection designed in collaboration with Shawn “Jay Z” Carter. The New York City-inspired assortment includes clothing by Balmain, Lanvin, and Moncler, bags by Balenciaga and Proenza Schouler, a Cohiba cedar-lined …