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Eating fiber can delay brain aging

Fiber is a key element of a healthful diet. New research breaks down the mechanism by which it can delay age-related brain inflammation.<p>If all the …

High Fiber

Michigan Man Discovers Strange Glowing Rocks In The Upper Peninsula

A Michigan man made the discovery of a lifetime when he stumbled on glowing rocks on the beaches of Lake Superior. The rocks, which he named “Yooperlites” emit an eerie glow, appearing to be partially molten rock.<p>Rintamaki, a gem and mineral dealer, made this discovery after hunting for rocks in …

Lake Superior

Angela Bassett Sizzles at 60 at the Emmys, and Twitter Can't Handle It

"We demand Angela Bassett tell us where she's hiding the Fountain of Youth."<p>Congratulations to Rachel Brosnahan, who just won the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series award for <i>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</i> at the Emmys. But sorry, Rachel—according to the Twitter, award presenter Angela Bassett …

Lifestyle

American Experience

Mount Rushmore | Article<p>Native Americans and Mount Rushmore<p>The creation of Mount Rushmore is a story of struggle — and to some, desecration. The …

Native Americans

These Stunning, Gilded Portraits Paint Black Women as Queens

British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor uses a stunning palette of inky blues, black, and 24-karat gold. She talks to Broadly ahead of her solo show at the New Orleans Museum of Art.<p>In Lina Iris Viktor’s work, Black women are queens—in one case, quite literally. In <i>Yaa Asantewaa</i>, the …

Women of Color

The NAACP's Youth & College Director Just Let Them Know What Time It Is at the #MarchForOurLives Rally

Tiffany Loftin, the new Director for the NAACP Youth and College department showed up today at the March For Our Lives Rally and let everyone know …

10 Reasons Why The Black Panthers Are Real Life Super Heroes

In 1967, my mother, then 13-years-old, spent her weekday afternoons going door to door with a troop of teenage girls rounding up younger kids to …

11-Year-Old Naomi Wadler Gave One of the Rally's Most Powerful Speeches at the March For Our Lives

With a roster of appearances that included speeches by Parkland survivors like Emma Gonzalez and performances by Miley Cyrus, the March For Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C. was packed with inspiration moments. But 11-year-old Naomi Wadler ended up giving one of the day's most memorable speeches: …

Top 13 Nutrition Lies That Made the World Sick and Fat

Nutrition is full of all kinds of nonsense.<p>The worst examples are listed here, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are the top …

John W. Jones: The Runaway Slave Who Buried Nearly 3000 Confederate Soldiers

John W. Jones was as close to a sinless man as you could find—with the exception of the time he lied to his mother.<p>It was a late June evening in 1844 …

Underground Railroad

No, There Is no Such Thing as ADHD

No, there is no such thing as ADHD. Somewhere along the line we have lost the understanding that kids come in all shapes and sizes. Some kids are …

57 Ways to Lose Weight Forever, According to Science

The ultimate list of research-backed weight loss tips that will keep the pounds off for good.

An Incomplete List of Things Black People Should Avoid Doing so They Won’t Be Killed by Police

On Sunday, March 18, police in Sacramento, Calif., fired 20 shots at Stephon Clark, killing him. Clark was unarmed and in his own backyard, leading …

Face ID goes to the market in crazy new iPhone X ad

Apple has published another incredible new ad for Face ID on the iPhone X that shows off how easy it is to buy stuff with a glance.<p>The minute-long ad is similar in style to the wild ad Apple put out last week. While wandering through a flea market, an iPhone X owner is suddenly able to buy anything …

7-Day Superfood Breakfast Plan

Nutrient-rich superfood breakfast recipes pack a healthy punch to start the day. Plus, many of these recipes are make-ahead friendly and easy to grab …

Drake Listened To A G Herbo Freestyle Clip For ‘Five Days Straight’ — And Got It Turned Into A Full Song

G Herbo has long been one of the most underrated lyricists in the game. The Chicago artist is a rapper’s rapper, which explains why Drake is such a fan. Drake enjoys his so much that his last five days has consisted of commenting on live stream sessions, watching Raptors games, and listening to the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

This Superfood Can Literally Flush The Cholesterol Out Of Your Body

We knew they were good for you but not this good<p>Giving your heart a boost could be as simple as swapping out your snack: Eating a handful of almonds instead of a carb-heavy snack can help raise your levels of HDL, or “good” cholesterol, new research in the <i>Journal of Nutrition</i> finds.<p>In the study, …

Exclusive: ‘I’ve never seen anything like it.’ Video of mating deep-sea anglerfish stuns biologists

Anglerfish, with their menacing gape and dangling lure, are among the most curious inhabitants of the deep ocean. Scientists have hardly ever seen …

8 Proven Health Benefits of Dates

Dates are the fruit of the date palm tree, which is grown in many tropical regions of the world. Dates have become quite popular in recent …

The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>March 13, 2018</b><p>Join the global movement that's making corporations more people-centric to achieve great results. The world is facing a global leadership crisis. Seventy-seven percent of leaders think they do a good job of engaging their people, yet 88 percent of employees …

Police shot and killed an unarmed black man in his own backyard. All he was holding was a cellphone.

Officers say they mistook Stephon Clark’s cellphone for a gun. Activists want more answers.<p>Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man shot by Sacramento police officers while holding a cellphone in his grandparent’s backyard last week, was shot eight times, six of which hit him in the back, according to …

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

It's time to protect yourself — and your friends — from Facebook

Remember the Marlboro Man? He was a sexy vision of the American west, created by a cigarette corporation to sell a fatal product. People knew this …

IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big.<p>Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say …

Technology (India)

How to a shoot a movie on your phone, according to Steven Soderbergh

Prolific American auteur Steven Soderbergh has never been one to shy away from innovation, his diverse oeuvre spanning everything from experimental Indie gems to finely polished blockbusters and esoteric documentaries. Recently, his attention has turned to the smartphone: January marked the US …

What the Koch Brothers Want Students to Learn About Slavery

As the late historian Lerone Bennett Jr. wrote: “It had never happened before, and it has never happened since, in America.” During Reconstruction, …

Here’s how you access the super creepy data Facebook has on you

Since 2010, Facebook allows you to download an archive file of all your interactions with the network. It’s a 5-click easy process that your grandmother can do (more details below).<p>Inside the .zip, lies an ‘index.html’ page that acts as a portal to your personal data. Visually, it looks like an …

Why You May Want to Avoid These 2 Types of Blood Pressure Meds

For people with high blood pressure, fluctuating readings are a warning sign that you might need to change medication.<p>New research presented today at …

High Blood Pressure

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist. To Rise Above Our Past, We Must Acknowledge It

MagazineThe Race Issue<p>We asked a preeminent historian to investigate our coverage of people of color in the U.S. and abroad. Here’s what he found.<p>It is November 2, 1930, and <i>National Geographic</i> has sent a reporter and a photographer to cover a magnificent occasion: the crowning of Haile Selassie, …

Race & Ethnicity