Kyra Kyles

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Experts Explain Why 'Doin' it for the Gram' Makes Us Do Dumb Things

"As everything becomes a reality show, we forget that reality shows are actually staged, and we think that daily life is a reality show when it’s not."<p>Social media mishaps have been in the news a lot recently. On July 3, the #PlaneBae saga erupted on Twitter, was celebrated briefly, then quickly …

Social Media

Patricia Edelen: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Patricia Edelen of Toledo, was dragged out of her home and arrested after being caught on home surveillance camera spray-painting a neighbor’s house …

Social Media

Airline Passengers Are Split Over Using Phones in the Air

Whether you regard your next flight as a chance to kick back and relax or a valuable window to catch up on lost work may depend on where you live, …

airlinepassengers

Avocado Dressing

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p><b>Yield:</b> 1 cup<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>5 minutes<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>5 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b><p>0 minutes<p>This deliciously creamy avocado …

Food

Boozy Cherry-Basil Lemonade Spritzers

Instead of the fluorescent red cocktail garnish, fresh cherries take center stage in this refreshing sipper. Macerating the cherries in sugar first …

drinks

Yvette Nicole Brown Will Replace Chris Hardwick On AMC’s ‘Talking Dead’

Last week, we learned that frequent and popular guest on AMC’s <i>Talking Dead</i>, Yvette Nicole Brown, would be replacing Chris Hardwick as host of <i>The Walking Dead</i> and <i>Fear the Walking Dead</i> panels at San Diego’s Comic-Con next week. Now, Deadline is reporting that Brown will also take over as the “interim …

The Walking Dead

Shrimp Enchiladas

These enchiladas are a great crowd pleaser. Feel free to swap in any vegetables in the filling.<p>Directions<p>Preheat oven to 400°. In a large skillet, …

Recipes

Viral video of handcuffed black teens in Minneapolis sparks police investigation

Minneapolis Park Police on Thursday were investigating the validity of a 911 call that led to the handcuffing of four black teenage boys after witnesses in a viral video said the youths were actually the victims of racial slurs.<p>The incident, however, also has observers asking why the children were …

Law Enforcement

Everything You Need To Know About Facebook’s Latest Diversity Report

A sizeable number of Facebook users are Black but many of its employees are not Black. In fact, a staggeringly low number of the social media giant’s …

Social Media

Craving Seafood? Juneau, Alaska, Has Got You Covered

Ever since we watched BA Test Kitchen Manager Brad Leone catching crabs in Alaska, we’ve been on a serious seafood kick. You too? We don’t blame you. Juneau has a serious reputation for some of the country’s best catch, and we want to try it all. Give us freshly caught halibut, vibrant Alaska …

Seafood

Racist LIRR rider threatens photographer before taking plea deal

An LIRR rider who went on a racist rant against a black woman went off on a Post photographer before taking a plea deal Thursday.<p>“Keep flicking that …

Women of Color

How to Use Tech to Fight That Outrageous Taxi Fare

Chances are you have been overcharged or cheated by a taxi driver. Maybe the driver took the long route or failed to turn on the meter, surprising …

Customer Service

Baltimore police stopped noticing crime after Freddie Gray's death. A wave of killings followed.

BALTIMORE – Just before a wave of violence turned Baltimore into the nation’s deadliest big city, a curious thing happened to its police force: officers suddenly seemed to stop noticing crime.<p>Police officers reported seeing fewer drug dealers on street corners. They encountered fewer people who had …

Justice

Provençal Braised Short Ribs

Position a rack in the center of the oven and heat the oven to 325°F. In an 8-quart Dutch oven, heat 2 Tbs. of the oil over medium heat. Season the …

Recipes

Kevin Durant Can't Resist Arguing With Critical Teen in His Instagram DMs

Kevin Durant might be one of the best basketball players on the planet, but when he's away from the court he's also proven he does not take too …

Social Media

Uber's chief people officer resigns amid discrimination probe

Uber's Chief People Officer Liane Hornsey resigned Tuesday amid a company investigation into how she handled allegations of racial discrimination at the ride-hailing startup.<p>An Uber spokesman confirmed Tuesday night that Hornsey had resigned after Reuters contacted the company about anonymous …

Sexual Harassment

These Plant-Based Mushroom French Dip Sandwiches Have 365 Calories

A sandwich-shop classic, the French dip—a beef-loaded baguette-and-jus combo—delivers a whopping 1,400mg sodium (more than 60% of your daily …

Cooking

How to Make Really Good Fried Chicken, According to an Expert

Max Henriquez never tried what he calls “a righteous piece of fried chicken” until he was in college. These days the veteran chef makes a living off …

Cooking

Top gang prosecutor on leave after offensive social media posts

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>WARNING: This post contains profanity and language readers might find offensive.</i><p>A top prosecutor in California was placed on paid administrative leave after allegedly making disparaging and racially-charged social media posts, a spokesman for the San Bernardino County District Attorney's …

Justice

British actor James Corden named host of 'The Late Late Show' | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tony-winning British actor James Corden will replace comedian Craig Ferguson as host of “The Late Late Show” next year, the CBS television network said on Monday.<p>James Corden poses backstage with his award for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play for "One …

James Corden

‘They need to go’: Subway employee calls cops on black family who ate sandwiches

The owner of a Subway franchise in Georgia is offering his “sincerest apology” to a black family from North Carolina that had the police called on …

Crime

Char-Broil’s Analog Electric Smoker is down to $90 shipped for today only

The official Best Buy eBay store is offering the Char-Broil Analog Electric Smoker (18202077) for <b>$89.99 shipped</b>. Matched via Best Buy’s Deals of the Day. Originally $150, it has sat at $140 for most of this year on Amazon but has begun to start creeping down to $100 or so. Today’s offer is the best …

Cooking

Mastering Chinese-Style Ribs at Home

In any city, a promising sign that you’ve arrived in a serious Cantonese food zone is a siu laap: a storefront dedicated to roasted and cured meat. For meat lovers, it’s a beautiful sight: racks of mahogany-skinned birds, sugar-shiny slabs of pork ribs, and all that thrillingly saturated, sticky …

BBQ

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram scammers swindle superfans, report finds

If you notice Oprah Winfrey is raising funds for a charity abroad on Facebook, or if you receive romantic Twitter messages from country singer Kip Moore, you'd better pump the brakes. Don't send money -- or worse, sign divorce papers -- based on social media promises alone.<p>That's because fans are …

Social Media

Sorry, Power-Lunchers. This Restaurant Is a Co-Working Space Now.

SAN FRANCISCO — The bar at the Elite Cafe here was packed, but not a drink was being poured. The champagne stand sat empty and warm. The tap was covered in plastic wrap.<p>Instead, the restaurant was flooded with the low din of typing. That’s because the Elite Cafe, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. every …

San Francisco

Cardi B Slams Commenter Who Criticized Her Baby Shower

Cardi B might be a soon-to-be mama, but she’s also a clap back queen. The 25-year-old “I Like It” rapper wasn’t going to let haters criticize her …

Baby Showers

This man was fired by a computer. Real AI could have saved him

Ibrahim Diallo was allegedly fired by a machine. Recent news reports relayed the escalating frustration he felt as his security pass stopped working, his computer system login was disabled, and finally he was frogmarched from the building by security personnel. His managers were unable to offer an …

Artificial Intelligence

Spit-Roasted Chicken with Tarragon Butter

Preparation<p>Prepare the grill:<p>Prepare a gas or charcoal grill fire for indirect grilling over medium-high heat (400°F).<br>• If using a charcoal grill, bank …

BBQ

Logan Director James Mangold Warns That Fandom Backlash Will Push Talent Out of Genre Films

Fans nowadays are angry. Oh, are they angry. And James Mangold is worried about the effect it’ll have on the culture industry.<p>Taking to Twitter, …

James Mangold

The A.M.E. Church and 19 Black-Owned Banks Team Up to Launch New Partnership for Longterm Black Wealth

by Tanasia Kenney via atlantablackstar.com The African Methodist Episcopal Church, the first independent Black denomination in the U.S., has teamed …

Home Ownership