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How to Avoid a White-Knuckle Drive on Black Ice

What two words can inspire more fear in drivers in wintertime than “mixed precipitation”?<p>Perhaps “black ice,” the slick patches that can form unpredictably and almost invisibly because they blend in with the asphalt.<p>Adrianne Reilly of Wallkill, N.Y., recalled an encounter with black ice while …

Everything You Need to Know About Goddess Leggings

When it comes to legging styles this year, we've seen everything from the “naked” trend to bold color-blocking—anything goes in the world of …

Cure your smartphone addiction with 'Substitute Phones'

If you suffer from separation anxiety when you're away from your phone, then you might find comfort in "Substitute Phones," an art piece by Austria-based designer Klemens Schillinger. Think nicotine gum for smartphone addicts.<p>Schillinger designed "Substitute Phones" for a now-concluded fall …

Nicotine

'A Mighty Voice': Black feminist intellectual Audre Lorde's essay book is reissued

The late Black Lesbian and feminist poet Audre Lorde is a contemporary social media darling.<p>Her quotes are always trending — "Your silence will not protect you," and "The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house." Her famous dictum about radical self-care, "Caring for myself is not …

Feminism

Jay-Z Writes a New York Times Op-Ed About Meek Mill’s Prison Sentence

“Instead of a second chance, probation ends up being a land mine,” the rapper wrote.<p>During a Dallas concert last week, <b>Jay-Z</b> stopped his set to speak out about rapper <b>Meek Mill’s</b> recent prison sentence. “He’s 30 now. He’s been on probation for 11 years. Fucking 11 years. Judge gave him two to four …

New Study Shows What Would Happen If the US Went Vegan

If you were to ask all of your friends what an ideal society looks like, I’m sure you’d receive vastly different answers. Maybe someone will suggest …

The ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya is visible from space

In just months, more than 600,000 members of Myanmar’s ethnic Muslim minority, the Rohingya, have fled persecution into neighboring Bangladesh. When that many people move on earth, you can see it from space.<p>The imagery below comes from Planet, a satellite imaging company that photographs the entire …

Human Rights

Mother questions why 14-year-old son fatally shot by officer

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Family members of a 14-year-old boy fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy on a northern Wisconsin reservation questioned on Thursday …

Scientists implanted rodents with lab-grown human ‘mini brains,’ and that’s not even the scary part

Stem cell research has been a hotly debated issue for years already, but groundbreaking work utilizing stem-cell-grown human brain tissue is about to …

Neurophilosophy

Full-body, genetically modified skin transplant saves life of boy with rare disease

After losing 80 percent of his skin to a devastating genetic disease, a seven-year-old boy underwent an experimental treatment replacing his …

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

14 ways to get rid of under-eye dark circles and puffiness without products

Go into any store’s beauty section, and you’ll find seemingly endless selection of eye creams that claim to get rid of under-eye puffiness and dark …

Wellness

Feds drop case against protester who laughed at Sessions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Justice Department has dropped its case against a woman who laughed out loud during the confirmation hearing for Attorney General Jeff Sessions, ending months of legal wrangling.<p>The woman, Desiree Fairooz, was protesting with Code Pink, a progressive group whose activists are …

Italy investigating deaths of 26 teenage girls in Mediterranean Sea

<b>(CNN) —</b> Italian authorities have launched an investigation into the cause of death of 26 teenage girls whose bodies were recovered in the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday.<p>The girls, aged 14-18, are believed to have been migrants from Niger and Nigeria who had embarked on the treacherous route to Europe …

10 Fashion Trends We're Kissing Goodbye in 2018 — and Here's What to Wear Instead

Once 2018 arrives, it's time to bid adieu to the old and welcome in the new — starting with our closets. Like every fashion girl, we've accumulated a bunch of trendy pieces from this year, whether that be a bomber jacket or cold-shoulder top, that frankly we are tired of wearing. Even the phrase …

Clothing

Global LGBTQ Population Facing 'Crucible of Egregious Violations,' UN Expert Warns

In a landmark address, the United Nation’s first-ever independent expert investigating violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity warned that LGBTQ people around the world are facing mounting human rights violations.<p>Speaking before the U.N. General Assembly on …

Mapped: The most vegetarian-friendly countries in the world

In honor of World Vegetarian Month, Oliver’s Travels put together this infographic ranking the vegetarian-friendliness of almost every nation’s …

16 Chili Dishes for Those Chilly Nights

With beans, or without. Tomatoes or no. Meat or vegetarian. Like barbecue, tacos, or how to dress a hotdog, chili inspires many heated debates—there are as many recipes as there are cooks who make them. But variety (of chili) is the spice of life. And as temperatures dip, there's no better time to …

Hear Migos, Nicki Minaj, Cardi B on Raunchy New Song 'MotorSport'

Migos enlisted Nicki Minaj and Cardi B for "MotorSport," the first single from their upcoming third LP, <i>Culture 2</i>.<p>The Georgia hip-hop trio boast about …

Rose McGowan Reclaims Her Time At Detroit Women’s Convention: “No More. Name It. Shame It. Call It Out. It’s Time To Clean House.”

Rose McGowan took to the stage Friday in Detroit at the Women’s Convention in her first public appearance since accusing disgraced TWC mogul Harvey …

Opioid addict: I know I'm going to die - CNN Video

CNN's Gary Tuchman speaks to drug addicts struggling on the streets of Boston about the opioid crisis engulfing the nation.