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Buckminster Fuller Creates Striking, Two-Layer Posters to Illustrate His Life's Work in 1981

If human nature could be altered with revolutionary design, Buckminster Fuller might have been the man to do it. Not only was he an architectural and …

Posters

Our Solar System Captured an Asteroid That's Been Hiding a Huge Secret

A super super sneaky object lurking in Jupiter’s orbit has been up to something big.<p>According to a study published Monday in <i>Monthly Notices of the</i> …

Space

The 1 percent will always control the wealth—and here’s how they do it

I just finished reading a recent article complaining about the rich. The author was upset at the fact that 1 percent of the people controlled 82 …

White Evangelicals Are The Most Fragile Of All White People

I once attended a missions conference run by a predominately white evangelical organization where, for one night, black styles of worship, preaching and spirituality were the focus. The worship team wore Black Lives Matter shirts and the preacher exhorted the thousands present to repent of the ways …

NIH: All of Us precision medicine project finally ready for prime time

The National Institutes of Health has set a start date for the full launch of its All of Us precision medicine research project.<p>NIH announced that …

Here Are 9 Great Freethinkers and Religious Dissenters in History

What kind of world would we have if a majority of the human race was atheist?<p>To hear religious apologists tell it, the triumph of atheism would mean …

The Simple 7 Warm-Up

Get Fired Up, Loosened Up, and Ready to Lift<p>The purpose of a warm-up is to prepare your body for work, perform better, and reduce the risk of injury. …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power?

During the middle of the 1800s, cotton became the world’s largest commodity. The cheapest and best cotton came from the southern United States.<p><b>Edward Baptist</b> argues in his new book, “The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism,” that the forced migration and …

African-American News

The Difference Between ARM, MIPS, x86, RISC-V And Others In Choosing A Processor Architecture

With the continued integration of system functions onto a single chip and the push for more specialized functions like machine learning, the competition between processor architectures is heating up. And, new entrants with new business models are entering the market. However, determining what …

Machine Learning

The question that haunts Martin Luther King's last day in Memphis

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's April 4, 1968, and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. steps outside his room at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, and leans over the balcony.<p>King has been in an anxious mood all day, and his room reflects his hurried state of mind. His bed remains unmade, and his suitcase -- …

Civil Rights

Underground Railroad refuge for hundreds of slaves discovered in Philadelphia

By Meagan Flynn<p>Meagan Flynn<p>Morning Mix reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>“There are three fugitive slaves here and they want liberty” was the message delivered to William Still, directing him to a Philadelphia hotel on a moment’s notice. The letter was undated, the signature illegible. But Still …

Black History

The Puzzle Of Quantum Reality

There's a hole at the heart of quantum physics.<p>It's a deep hole. Yet it's not a hole that prevents the theory from working. Quantum physics is, by any measure, astonishingly successful. It's the theory that underpins nearly all of modern technology, from the silicon chips buried in your phone to …

Physics

White Settlers Buried the Truth About the Midwest’s Mysterious Mound Cities

Around 1100 or 1200 A.D., the largest city north of Mexico was Cahokia, sitting in what is now southern Illinois, across the Mississippi River from …

10 Miles Davis Quotes That Prove He Was The Definition of Cool

<b>Miles Davis</b> was a revolutionary artist and trumpet player that constantly strived to innovate and push the boundaries of jazz. Always evolving …

Miles Davis

Trump's military parade would cost between $10M and $30M, Mulvaney says

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Budget director Mick Mulvaney said Wednesday that he has seen estimates that a potential military parade requested by President Donald Trump could cost between $10 million and $30 million.<p>Mulvaney told a congressional hearing that a parade is not included in the administration's …

Donald Trump

The 15 Most Important Exercises for Men

Every guy who’s into fitness has some methodology, piece of equipment, or program they like over anything else. Some like to circuit train every day, …

Android Oreo v8.0 Top Secret Codes! Must Try it Once

Quincy Jones: the kingmaker of pop

As a child, he ran with gangsters in the world's biggest ghetto; as a man, he recorded the most successful album ever. The super-mogul has laid down …

Music

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership, fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll …

An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Great Depression

The best robot vacuums

You have a few good options, depending on your budget.<p><i>By Liam McCabe</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the original article here.</i><p>After running …

The Reasons Why White Women Vote Republican—and What to Do About It

Julie KohlerWhite women do not—and likely will not—constitute the progressive base. But many more of them might vote Democratic in the coming …

Hear a 65-Hour, Chronological Playlist of Miles Davis’ Revolutionary Jazz Albums

When Miles Davis attended a White House dinner in 1987, he was asked what he had done to deserve to be there. No modest man, Davis, he responded …

The best online clothing stores for men

While the image of men having no regard for their style is somewhat outdated, it is true that the act of shopping itself can sometimes be a bit of a chore.<p>This possibly explains why more and more clothes shopping is done online from the comfort of our own homes. As we search for the ideal suits, …

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

The Role of African Americans in World War I

Fifty years after the end of the Civil War, the nation’s 9.8 million African Americans held a tenuous place in society. Ninety percent of African …

Who loves black women? Loneliness and the breakdown of the black woman’s self-esteem

<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>Beyond all of the bickering back and forth about the state of black relationships, at the core lies a lack of self-value that</i> …

Fat Loss Basics: 5 Simple Steps

Lift Learn Grow<p>I’ve discussed calories and macros but we haven’t yet looked at how you put it all together to lose fat.<p>Today’s post will break down …

Introduction to Functional Programming in Python

Most of us have been introduced to Python as an <b>object-oriented</b> language; a language exclusively using classes to build our programs. While classes, …