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Horrors Pile Up Quietly In 'The Other Slavery'

<i>"I preferred a country where I should be absolute master."</i><p>In 1839, Captain John Sutter arrived in California and began acquiring Native American slaves from several nations to work the land he purchased. He eventually owned several hundred "Indian slaves," whom he treated notoriously badly even by …

Hideous, disgusting racists: Let’s call Donald Trump and his supporters exactly what they are

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Nick Oxford)</b><p>Media wants to call them “economically anxious working-class whites.” There’s a clearer, more honest name to use<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>March 29, 2016 9:58am (UTC)<p>Conor Friedersdorf has written a solid essay on questions of free speech and “liberal intolerance” at The …

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Meet the Korean Jelly Skin Primer That Will Transform Your Beauty Routine

Do face primers do <i>anything</i>? Beyond imparting the vague feeling that my makeup may have lasted a bit longer than it otherwise would have, primer has always struck me as a pleasant but ultimately unnecessary addition to my morning routine. That is, until I found J.One Jelly Pack, a beauty …

13 VR Horror Films You Can Watch On Your Phone Right Now

Wear headphones.<p>The traditional film genre most often cited as a natural for virtual reality is horror. Whether you're being attacked from behind, eaten alive, or subjected to the ministrations of a lunatic surgeon, 360-degree video keeps your head in the game. Looking around, waiting for the next …

Books To Read While You Wait For George R.R. Martin To Finish 'GoT'

There are other books in the sea.<p>George R.R. Martin recently ‘fessed up that the final installment of <i>Game of Thrones</i> won’t be done anytime soon -- or at least not quickly enough to please his ravenous fans, whose love for him has proven to have limits.<p>If you’re of the hungrier and hungrier …

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Do This Braid Before Bed and You’ll Have the Best Second-Day Hairstyle

Who doesn’t love scoring a two-for-one deal? Seriously, there’s nothing better than the satisfaction that comes with getting the most bang for your buck, and the same goes for hairstyles that we get a ton of life out of. This gorgeous braid I’m showing you how to DIY is my new favorite two-day …

The Best Under-$20 Natural Beauty Products

Anytime you hear that something is sustainably farmed, hand-harvested, 100 percent organic, and cruelty-free, it can only mean one thing: It'll cost you. After all, kindness can be quite pricey. But some of the best natural products are also some of the most affordable. To prove it, we picked our …

39 Organizing Ideas That Will Actually Make Your Home Look Spotless

Who else is <i>so</i> ready for a blank slate? It's a new year, which means it's time to say goodbye to any chaotic or messy spaces and take on some killer organizing habits - ones that will leave you with a spotless, gleaming home. Looking for some ideas to get you started? Here are some brilliant …

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The 19 Best Horror Films Of 2015

Comedy, drama, Western, romance, documentary — horror in 2015 refused to be limited to one genre.<p><b>Directed by:</b> Gil Kenan<p><b>Written by:</b> David Lindsay-Abaire<p>Remakes of classic horror can either completely reinvent the concept or hew too closely to the original and be deemed unnecessary. <i>Poltergeist</i> nearly …

Here's How To Actually Eat Healthier This Year

This one-week clean eating challenge is a healthy eating boot camp that'll teach you how to cook awesome food all year long.<p>It's great to want to eat healthier but crash diets don't work — you need a sustainable plan. So, with the help of nutritionist Abby Langer, we put together a weeklong meal …

32 Healthy High-Fiber Breakfast Ideas That Will Keep You Full

By now it’s not news that breakfast does a body good, replenishing energy, kick-starting your insulin response, and even preventing heart disease.<p>But …

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The 20 Best Documentaries Of 2015

While putting together our Best of the Year coverage, the documentary list has been possibly the one most tussled-over amongst The Playlist staff, …

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These Are The Recipes That Won 2015

Here's what our editors and readers loved this year.

7 Genius Food Hacks To Cook Your Favorite Fast Food At Home

There are few things in this world as satisfying as a Big Mac. Maybe a Chipotle burrito. Or crispy fried chicken from KFC. Or Pinkberry. Okay — …

8 Things You Can Make In A Rice Cooker That Aren't Rice

We are all master chefs thanks to the rice cooker.<p>Rice cookers are much more versatile than the name lets on.<p>Whether you're a rogue chef experimenting with new kitchen tools or a college student looking for a be-all and end-all appliance, this gadget might be everything you need and more.<p>Basic …

Hip-Hop

Teyana Taylor's Kanye West-Produced Album Headlines Hip-Hop's New Releases This Week<p>Aaron Williams 06.20.18 21 hours ago<p>Ukelele Player Einer Bankz Is Hip-Hop's Unlikeliest New Star<p>Cherise Johnson 06.20.18 24 hours ago<p>XXXTentacion Leaves Behind A Complicated, Tragic Legacy<p>Trying to make sense of …

Essences: The Korean Skin Care Product You?re Not Using but Should

The flood of Asian skin care imports has changed the beauty game for the better, thanks in no small part to their new, novel technologies. The thing is, though, that while some products are super-straightforward (hello, sheet masks), others can be pretty tricky to figure out—like essences. Are they …

Skin Care

'Causes of growing mental health problems sit largely within schools'

While progress has been made, a few schools appear to care more about academic results than the well-being of pupils, writes former head, Peter Tait<p>The mental health epidemic among the young represents one of the greatest challenges facing our schools.<p>According to the leading charity, Young Minds, …

Mental Health

I was a 23-year-old guy at a 4,000-person Chinese singles party

Shanghai’s seventh annual “Love and Marriage Expo” was held in Aima Palace, in the northeastern suburb of Baoshan—the district where I live. The palace and surrounding park were designed to hold Western-style wedding ceremonies, but on this October day, over 4,000 single people under 40 were …

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How to make the perfect samosas

This moreish Indian snack is packed with spice, but should the pastry be chewy and robust or crisp and flaky? And which folding technique is best?<p>Samosas have been the victims of a grave injustice. Those deflated triangles of cardboard pastry sold in supermarket Indian snack selections bear as much …

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Bazaar of Bad Dreams by Stephen King, review: 'closer to philosophy than horror'

Death hangs like a dark cloud over Stephen King's latest collection of short stories. His opening gambit, "Mile 81" - in which a series of good Samaritans stop to lend a hand to a brokendown station wagon, only to find themselves drawn in and devoured by it - is vintage King: blooddrenched and …

Why is English so weirdly different from other languages? – John McWhorter

English speakers know that their language is odd. So do people saddled with learning it non-natively. The oddity that we all perceive most readily is …

Southern Methodist University Sororities Still Preach Segregation

White girls at Southern Methodist University allegedly said that black students are too ugly and lazy to get bids.<p>Layla Evette is a black student …

Elizabeth Holmes Wants You to Have Control of Your Health Info

__Elizabeth Holmes is a Woman of the Year because... "At only 31, she is already proving the outsize impact one fiercely determined individual can have on the lives of so many." __<p><b>—philanthropist Melinda Gates, cochair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 2013 Woman of the Year</b><p>The Valley's …

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17 Short Stories That Will Scare The Pants Off You In No Time

Halloween snacks you can finish during your lunch break -- as long as you keep those pants on.<p>The air is growing crisp, jack-o’-lanterns appearing on doorsteps, huge bags of candy stockpiled in cupboards: Yes, it’s nearly Halloween. Maybe all you want to do is watch scary movies and work on your …

Raven-Symone Has Lost Her Damn Mind

The co-host of The View qualified the actions of the cop who body-slammed a girl at Spring Valley High. It’s the latest in a long line of crazy …

If You Don’t Want Your Kids to Be ‘Assaulted’ by the Cops, Teach Them to Respect Authority

Let’s take a look at the latest bit of evidence presented by the left to prove that law enforcement in America is nothing more than a racist conspiracy against black folks. The video went viral last night under the hashtag #AssaultAtSpringValleyHigh (also the title of the next Jason Statham movie), …