Nadia Ibrahim

11 Added | 1 Magazine | @lalanad | Keep up with Nadia Ibrahim on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nadia Ibrahim”

Fox Tried Seven Ways To Get Zimmerman's Brother To Bash Obama (He Didn't)

Seven times, Fox News anchor Jamie Colby tried to get George Zimmerman's brother to criticize the president and his speech about Trayvon Martin. And seven times, he declined to do so.<p>Robert Zimmerman has earned a reputation for his outspoken interviews. After the verdict, for example, he went on …

Trayvon Martin

Here's The Full Text And Video Of Obama's Speech On Trayvon Martin

Here are the full remarks of his speech, as provided by the White House. They lasted 19 minutes.<p>Video of the speech follows the text:<p><i>1:33 P.M. EDT</i><p><b>THE PRESIDENT:</b> I wanted to come out here, first of all, to tell you that Jay is prepared for all your questions and is very much looking forward to the …

Trayvon Martin

George Zimmerman never saw Trayvon Martin

Instead he encountered a black trope, a figure occupying the anxiety-ridden terrain of the white imagination<p>THE FLORIDA JUDICIAL SYSTEM got it right. George Zimmerman did not murder Trayvon Martin. Ask Cedric Powell.<p>Cedric Powell, a tenured African American law professor at a major university in …

CNN's Don Lemon Brought to Tears by Obama Trayvon Statement

en_US<p>article<p>CNN's Don Lemon Brought to Tears Over Obama Trayvon …

Don Lemon

Where Does Beach Sand Come From?

And then again, you might not — you didn't come to the beach to <i>think</i>, did you? But for those in an asking mood, a sandy beach is essentially where pulverized, weathered rock along with some fragments of shelled creatures and other biota have collected, tossed up by the waves and as sediment from …

Geology

How A 20-Year-Old College Dropout Raised $18 Million To Build The Perfect Virtual Reality Headset

The Rift is a virtual reality headset unlike any other, sucking you into PC games with an enormous field of view and stunning stereoscopic 3D that doesn't feel forced like in movie theaters.<p>We tried an early version the Rift out and were blown away, but with only a low-resolution developer kit …

Ready Player One

theequanimity.com

The Apple, Samsung Conflict Will Get Even More Absurd Before It Gets Better

This week the Wall St Journal reported that Apple and Samsung had been in negotiations to settle their long running patent conflicts, coming close to a settlement in February. No surprise, though – a deal still seems a long way off.<p>The conflict is set to get more bizarre before it gets better. The …

For First Time, Astronomers Read Exoplanet's Color

Astronomers have determined that an alien planet is blue like Earth.<p><b>A giant gaseous planet that's orbiting a star 63 light-years away is a deep cobalt blue that's reminiscent of Earth's color as seen from space, scientists say, marking the first time an exoplanet's true color has been …

SIM Cards Have Finally Been Hacked, And The Flaw Could Affect Millions Of Phones

Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.<p>Yet after three years of research, German cryptographer Karsten Nohl claims to have finally …

Apple Ramping Up For Stylish iWatch, Curved Casing Could Be Liquidmetal

Reports this week indicate that Apple is building a substantial team of veterans from multiple industries to build a stylish, multi-functional iWatch. The timing of the hires points to a late 2014 release, according to an analyst report and a story in the <i>Financial Times</i>. Far from being a bad sign …