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The Best Accessories for Your New iPhone

07:00 am<p>Gear up with everything you’ll want for your iPhone—from Airpods to headphone dongles.<p>Another year, another iPhone. This time around, you'll …

iPhone

Documentaries for Teaching African American History since 1865

<i>Let’s face it: some students do almost no reading in our classes. But even if they seem to rarely crack open a book, we all want our students to</i> …

Black History

Angela Bassett and Band of Vices Gallery Curate Afro-Surrealist Art Show by Chelle Barbour

The ‘Black Panther’ star co-curates a new exhibition at Band of Vices gallery featuring Afro-Surrealist collages by artist Chelle Barbour.…

Black Lives Matter

Don't chuck that watermelon skin | Waste Not

Next time you buy a watermelon, don’t throw the skin in the bin – instead, make it the star of the show in a rather moreish pickle<p>A juicy watermelon is a joy in summer: thirst-quenching, sweet and cooling. Its shape and colour are a universally recognised symbol, an emoji for hot weather and good …

Small Spaces

Gym Addiction Signs That Will Ensure You Do More Damage Than Gains

Do you even lift? Of course you do. Perhaps even to a point where your body gives out.<p>Gym addiction is a growing problem amongst men in today’s …

Immune System

Details of horrific first voyages in transatlantic slave trade revealed

Almost completely ignored by the modern world, this month marks the 500th anniversary of one of history’s most tragic and significant events – the …

One app keeps all your cloud storage under control

<i>This post is presented by iMobie.</i><p>These days, cloud storage is pretty much a must. It’s so common that many of us use at least two cloud services — maybe iCloud for photos and music, Google Drive for professional files, Dropbox for work stuff and so on. That means a lot of passwords to remember, and …

Google Drive

Here in Colombia, the hypocrisy of western cocaine users is laid bare | Iman Amrani

I witnessed the effects of the drug war in Colombia, the legacy of corruption that the cocaine market financed<p>As I read the comments by the London mayor Sadiq Khan on middle-class cocaine users fuelling violence in the capital last week, I was boarding a flight to Medellín, in Colombia. On Tuesday, …

Netflix is making a series about a daughter of slaves who became a black hair care mogul

The incredible story of Madam C.J. Walker, a black hair care mogul and the first self-made female millionaire in American history, is coming to Netflix, the streaming service has announced. Octavia Spencer, who won an Oscar in 2011 for <i>The Help</i>, will portray Walker.<p>And, speaking of self-made moguls, …

Sorry to Bother You shows why black Americans code-switch to survive

When black people can be killed for simply being themselves, code-switching presents a form of self-protection<p>Long before Sorry to Bother You taught moviegoers the meaning of code-switching – the act of altering how you express yourself based on your audience – I learned its power by listening to …

Queen Amina: Nigerian warrior queen

In the 16th Century, ruthless warrior Queen Amina commanded an army of 20,000 men in what is now Nigeria.<p>She is the third story in a new eight-part series, African Women who Changed the World, which aims to shed light on great African women whose stories deserve to be heard.<p>This BBC Africa series …

Africa

Raw Bananas Are Good For Diabetics: Health Benefits Of Raw Bananas You Must Know

Fibre-rich raw bananas are widely cultivated in Southern parts of India. They help in maintaining blood sugar and also help in keeping the heart …

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

This Chicken Piccata Will Be a Family Favorite — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

CeramicSpeed shows off revolutionary DrivEn drivetrain at Eurobike

The design of the traditional bicycle drivechain has been static for a very long time, but CeramicSpeed has just introduced a major shift in …

Apply for the Young Londoners Fund

The Mayor has created the Young Londoners Fund to help London's children and young adults make the most of our amazing city.<p>The new £45 million Young …

City Halls

5 Signs You're Not Eating Enough Protein

Even if you don’t have a true deficiency, you could be running a little low.<p>They don’t call protein one of "the building blocks of life" for …

Practically Everyone in the World Will See the Longest Eclipse of the Century on July 27. Here's What to Know

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is set to dazzle most of the world, except the U.S., just shy of a year after the 2017 solar eclipse …

Tau review – Gary Oldman is an evil Alexa in another Netflix sci-fi disaster

It’s a long and noble Hollywood tradition: an actor scores the coveted Academy Award at long last, and then promptly squanders that industry cachet on the most mortifying work of their entire career. Mere days after picking up a statuette for Boyhood, Patricia Arquette was off solving …

All the Types of Onions, and What They're Best For

By Alex Delany<p>White? Yellow? Red? Which type of onion is the right one to use for what? Allow us to explain.<p>What is the freakin' deal with all these different types of onions? Why isn't there just one onion? Wouldn't that be simpler? Well, yes, it would be simpler. But it would also be a hell of a …

The latest blood pressure guidelines: What they mean for you

Updated blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that many more Americans, notably older people, are now diagnosed with …

Everything you need to know about Alison Ettel, aka 'Permit Patty'

Another month, another phone-wielding woman from Oakland gone viral.<p>In May, the world was introduced to "BBQ Becky," an Oakland woman who called the …

This Is What Comes Out When a Woman Ejaculates

Everything you want to know about the elusive squirt.<p>It was, and remains, one of the most spectacular things I’d ever witnessed. A dozen women, my then-partner among them, shooting arcs of liquid into the air from their genitals for the very first time, in unison. What had begun 90 minutes earlier …

Apple iOS 12: This Unannounced AirPods Feature Is a Total Game Changer

AirPods are about to get smarter.<p>Apple is adding a new feature to the AirPods. iOS 12, the free software update for iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches …

Are you eating too much protein? Some sources aren't as healthy as you think

For years we’ve been fed the line that a diet of red meat, supplements and protein shakes can have real health benefits. If only it were that simple<p>For the past two decades, the benefits of high-protein nutritional regimes have been relentlessly marketed to the general public, largely through the …

Diabetes

Sweet Potato Salad With Black Beans and Avocado

In a large pot, boil sweet potatoes in salted water until fork-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and cool sightly.<p>In a bowl, stir together yogurt, …

Potatoes

How To: We Tested the Best Burner Phone Apps for iPhone & Android — Here's Our Top 4

A burner number isn't just for criminals and cheating spouses. In this digital world, with many of our interactions being conducted online, a …

Apps

30+ Real Examples Of Blockchain Technology In Practice

While Bitcoin and cryptocurrency may have been the first widely known uses of blockchain technology, today, it’s far from the only one. In fact, blockchain is revolutionizing most every industry. Here are just a few of the practical examples of blockchain technology.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p>‌KickCity—Platform …

Blockchain

The Best Steak Marinade Recipe

"We use this marinade for rib steaks, but can be used for almost any cut of beef."<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup balsamic vinegar<p>1/4 cup …