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What Is Coconut Sugar and Why Is Everyone Using It?

In addition to the abundance of coconut oil and shredded coconut, coconut sugar is growing in popularity. According to an article entitled “Coconut Sugar: A Healthier Alternative to Artificial Sweetener,” it’s made from the sap of the coconut tree, and because of its origins, it’s also called …

Nutrition

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

Nutrition

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Writer, Consultant, Freedom Advocate, Lifetime Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a …

Small Business

15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure and Should Be Avoided

High blood pressure can damage your heart, brain, kidneys, and cause a number of other complications such as disabilities. There are certain foods …

Nutrition

Facebook employees are next-level paranoid the company is watching them

A recent <i>Wired</i> profile details the lengths at which Facebook employees are willing to go to ensure the company isn’t monitoring their communications.<p>The piece examines two years of Facebook’s struggles, detailing everything from its Trending Topics debacle, to the dismissal, acceptance, and regret …

Privacy

How to fix a broken heart: The foolproof ways according to a psychologist

A broken heart can feel like the end of the world, especially if you didn’t expect it - and moving on can feel impossible.<p>But it is possible - and …

Self-help

Alcohol 'more damaging to brain health than marijuana'

With marijuana legalization on the rise, an increasing number of studies are exploring the drug's potential harms and benefits. However, a new study …

Cannabis

The Treasury’s tweet shows slavery is still misunderstood

The modern equivalent of £17bn was paid out to compensate slave owners for the loss of their human property. Some people believe we should be proud<p>It is hard to imagine why somebody at the Treasury thought that the subject of slavery was fertile territory from which they might harvest their weekly …

Black History

Abraham Lincoln's Secret Visits to Slaves

In the mid-1930s, the Federal Writers’ Project interviewed thousands of former slaves, some of whom claimed the president came to their plantations disguised as a beggar or a peddler, telling them they’d soon be free.<p>Shortly before the election of 1860, a man came upon a plantation near Marlin, …

Black History

Marcus Mosiah Garvey, The Man Who Led the Largest Mass Movement In Black History

<b>(August 17, 1887 – June 10, 1940)</b>• Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. was born August 17, 1887, in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica. Out of 11 siblings, he was the …

Black History

The Depth of Black History-The Bias of Archeology

- Advertisement -<p>I remember when I first began to question the established version of Black history as a young teen.<p>It was just one of those odd …

Black History

Red heads and superheroes included in 150+ new emoji for 2018

The Unicode Consortium has approved more than 150 new emoji characters that will likely be headed to iOS and macOS later this year.<p>The new set finally includes male and female faces with red hair, along with bald characters, new superheroes and supervillains, and more.<p>Apple is typically faster than …

iOS

Apple, LG invest $10M in OLED microdisplay maker eMagin

Maker of microdisplays used in the military and medical fields is also courting consumer headset makers.<p>A small company that makes OLED microdisplays is getting some attention from tech giants with big plans for VR and AR.<p>Apple, LG and Valve are making a $10 million investment in eMagin, according …

Augmented Reality

Let’s put an end to the delusion that Britain abolished slavery

The authorities like to play down their role in this obscene trade and claim credit for stopping it<p>It was one of those tweets by a public body you couldn’t quite believe. “Here’s today’s surprising #FridayFact,” HM Treasury declared last week. “Millions of you helped end the slave trade through …

19th Century

How Nigeria's Millennial Priestess Is Revitalizing Spirituality

Omitonade Ifawemimo presents as a modern-day sage, with gleaming eyes, a petite frame — and wisdom to spare. She is in fact a 20-something Orisha …

Spirituality

Having a slice of pizza may be 'healthier' than cereal for breakfast

Eating a slice of pizza could actually be more healthy than a bowl of cereal, a nutritionist has claimed.<p>Pizza could provide a more balanced morning …

Nutrition

Apple Cider Vinegar Is the Wonder Serum That Can Do Way More Than You Realized

Apple cider vinegar is commonly used as a home remedy for everything from weight loss to hiccups to sore throats. After hearing a brief synopsis of apple cider vinegar's benefits, it sounds like there are few things it <i>can't</i> cure. But before you start throwing back ACV in massive doses, remember …

Alternative Medicine

Slain Black Lives Matter leader remembered in North Carolina

A prayer vigil was held for Charleston civil rights and Black Lives Matter activist Muhiyidin D'baha, who was shot and killed in New Orleans. WCBD's Deanne Roberts reports.

Black History

Brought to Mexico in chains, Gaspar Yanga and his followers staged a bloody rebellion

His story is as dramatic as Nat Turner’s, but where’s the recognition?<p><b>Not keeping up</b> <b>with technology</b> is an excellent path to becoming a slave. Happens …

Black History

20 foods that could give your sex drive a major boost

Well, you're going to need more than a four-minute Marvin Gaye song to get the job done; you're going to need the proper fuel.<p>Food has long been used to increase sexual desire (hey, a healthy pour of wine never hurt, either), but did you know there are foods that can actually improve your …

Wellness

How Louisiana Buried the History of the Nation’s First Black Lieutenant Governor

Back in 1976, when Brian Mitchell was eight years old, a teacher in his Louisiana school system asked if anyone in the class was related to a famous …

Black History

'Black Panther' Review: Marvel's History-Making Superhero Movie's a Masterpiece

Director Ryan Coogler and Chadwick Boseman turn the Avenger's solo film into a rousing Afrofuturistic adventure – and make history<p>It's finally here – …

Comics

15 Foods With Almost No Calories and a Ton of Nutrients

Do you want to be healthy and fit? Do you want to have a snack or a full meal without regret that it is full of calories and that it will affect your …

Nutrition

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention."<p>This new report, titled <i>Teaching Hard History: American Slavery</i>, is meant to be that intervention: a resource …

Black History

99+ Photos That Will Show You The Cultures of the World

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their people from different cultures photos in the Cultures Of The World Photo contest with chances to …

Wildlife

Review: iOS Game Controller for iPhone & iPad from Gamevice

Jealous of devices like the Nintendo Switch, with their physical controllers? Help is on the way, thanks to <b>Gamevice ($79.95–$99.95)</b>. Gamevice is a collapsible/expandable controller that encloses an iPhone. It's somewhat adjustable for different-sized iPhones as long as they aren't in a case. The …

Nintendo Switch

Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say 'No' Is Brilliant

With so many things coming our way every day, Steve Jobs calls us back to the importance of focus with one prophetic quote.<p>In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative-thinkers and entrepreneurs …

Time Management

Unsane trailer: Steven Soderbergh's iPhone shot movie looks terrifying

Steven Soderbergh's non-retirement started with a bang, last year’s Adam Driver, Channing Tatum, and Daniel Crag-starring movie <i>Logan Lucky</i> making for …

Steven Soderbergh

How to Enter DFU Mode on iPhone X, iPhone 8, & iPhone 8 Plus

Rarely, iPhone users need to enter DFU mode to initiate a low-level device restore with the help of a computer and iTunes. Entering DFU mode on …

OS X

Apple's TrueDepth camera will be used to send face data to third parties

The iPhone X is officially here, and with it comes a bevy of new bells and whistles that Apple promises justify the smartphone's hefty price tag.<p>Once …

Mobile Technology