Ramon Sanchez

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Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. “For those who are afraid of who they must be, are but slaves in a trance.” For Garrison, the idea of the African diaspora as “living monuments” was to some extent figurative. …

Black History

Bob Dylan, the Wanderer

A fusion of Huck Finn and Woody Guthrie, the musician writes songs that sound drawn from oral history.<p>The word “folk” in the term “folk music” used to connote a rural homogeneous community that carried on a tradition of anonymously created music. No one person composed a piece; it evolved through …

Literature

The Long Journey to Remember One of History's Worst Lynching Massacres

Mary Turner and her unborn baby were killed by a racist mob in 1918 in an atrocity that was nearly forgotten.<p>Exactly 100 years ago this month, a wave of lynchings swept through the area around Valdosta, in south Georgia. After the murder of a white farmer, a mob of nearly 300 white people went …

Crime

Play Like 1966-1970 Peter Green

1<p>SHARES<p>Peter Green , along with fellow countrymen Eric Clapton and Mick Taylor, shares the distinguished and esteemed honor of introducing scores of …

Guitar

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

Employment

Rolling Stones Producer Jimmy Miller: 15 Things You Didn't Know

The Rolling Stones' "Jumpin' Jack Flash," released as a single 50 years ago today, isn't merely the greatest song ever written about Keith Richards' …

New Jersey

Special $17 screen protector stops people from spying on your iPhone X

If you’re going to use a screen protector on your iPhone X — and you really, really should be using a good screen protector to prevent scratches and …

Tech Trends

Netflix's 'Evil Genius' Explores a Case Straight Out of Your Nightmares

The series' creator shares what it's like to meet and form relationships with a real world horror movie villain.<p><i>This article contains mild spoilers for</i> Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist<i>.</i><p>August 28, 2003 was supposed to be just another summer’s day in Erie, …

Horror

10 Netflix Hidden Gems To Add To Your Watch List

Image: Magnolia Pictures<p>I get paralysed by too many choices. Most nights when I flick on Netflix, if I am not already deep in a series, I just sit …

Horror

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Gardening

If you like Westworld, you’ll love these 25 shows on Netflix

If you’re a fan of Westworld and are looking for similar shows like it, here are 25 shows on Netflix you should consider adding to your …

TV

There’s nowhere your smartphone can’t see with this awesome wireless camera accessory

If love cool new smartphone accessories, prepare to be wowed. The Depstech 1200P Semi-rigid Wireless Borescope Camera is a 16-foot borescope that …

Tech Trends

How Genghis Khan Worked

About 34 miles (54 kilometers) outside Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia, an immense armor-clad warrior on horseback looms over the …

Genghis Khan

The Top 10 Alt.Country Artists Of All Time

The musicians who came to define the alt.country boom of the late 80s and 90s believed themselves to be outside of the country music establishment …

Country Music

Marcus Aurelius: Plato's Philosopher King

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus (r. 161-180 CE), last of the “good emperors” of the Roman Empire, has been hailed as “the noblest of all the men who, by …

Ancient History

Why you need to watch Atlanta right now

What do you get when you cross a pin-sharp examination of urban poverty with surrealist satire? The answer is TV’s most serious comedy<p>There’s a …

Donald Glover

That Time Paul McCartney Debuted 'Hey Jude' For a Bunch of English Villagers

<i>Derek Taylor was always one of the most beloved figures in the Beatles’ inner circle. The Apple press officer was famous for his superhuman levels of</i> …

George Harrison

Every Artist in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Ranked From Best to Worst

There shouldn’t be a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The idea of a bunch of self-satisfied music-industry fat cats in tuxedos having rock stars assemble …

Music

Best Horror Movies on Netflix Right Now (May 2018)

Netflix has a lot of content, but some would say it's too much -- it can be hard to dig through it all to find what's worth watching. But that's …

Horror

'Ghost' flies straight at the camera in spine tingling footage from 800 year old graveyard

A fitness trainer has claimed he was attacked by a 'ghost' as he explored an 800-year-old graveyard said to be haunted.<p>Tony Ferguson says he captured …

Paranormal

20 Lost Cities of the Ancient World that Were Rediscovered

We were always fascinated by tales and legends of lost cities or abandoned places forgotten in the depths of time, and history never lacked of …

Archaeology

Here Are The Best Classic Rock Playlists On Spotify Right Now

While the growth of vinyl has been one of the biggest and most surprising trends within the music industry over the last decade, let’s be honest with ourselves: It’s a streaming world, and we’re all just living in it. CDs and downloads are quickly going the way of the dodo bird as more and more …

Playlist

Stephen King wants you to watch this show (and so do I)

My first review of <i>The Crossing</i> — ABC’s sci-fi immigration thriller, for lack of a better description — was based on the one episode the network made …

Stephen King

HBO Crams All Of ‘Westworld’ Season 1 Into One Tidy Recap Before The Park Reopens For Season 2

Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy’s prestige cable take on 1973’s <i>Westworld</i> is on the cusp of reintroducing itself for season 2. Unpacking, analyzing and making a fuss of every little turn in the series is part of <i>Westworld</i>‘s charm, but Home Box Office is bailing out the non-obsessive viewer courtesy of …

18 Underrated Netflix Movies That You Won’t Regret Watching

Netflix adds new content to its library every day, so it's easy to miss out on a lot of movies. But trust me, there's some great ones - you just …

Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World That You Don’t Want To Own, Ever!

Most of these paintings are either hanging in galleries, or locked away. However, people claim that owning copies, prints, or even looking at them …

Art

Why is modern TV so confusing?

Marcella is an ITV crime drama with a titular cop whose dark personal life gives her a unique insight into her investigations, just like every other titular cop in every other ITV crime drama since the beginning of the universe. Yet viewers expecting a cosy cop show were left unnerved by the final …

TV

Beaten, tortured, sexually abused: An American ISIS widow looks for a way home

<b>Northern Syria (CNN) —</b> For Samantha Sally, a vacation was all it took to flip her quiet middle-American world of muscle cars, cotton candy and an Indiana packing company, into the horror of the ritual beatings, serial rape, torture and propaganda videos of ISIS's so-called Caliphate.<p>A holiday is …

Cotton Candy

5 Cross-Country Road Trips That You’ll Never Forget

Taking a road trip is a favorite pastime of the Americans. In fact, cross-country road trips are on the vacation to-do list of almost one-third of …

Road Trips

As Cuba Changes, Orquesta Akokán Revives The Golden Age Of Mambo

Orquesta Akokán takes its name from the Yoruba word meaning "from the heart." The group's self-titled debut album, released in March, draws deep from the soul and history of Cuba, reviving the spirit of the big-band <i>orquestas</i> of decades past like Buena Vista Social Club and Orquesta Aragón.<p>The …

Cuba