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Tax-funded charter schools textbooks deny evolution, teach human-dinosaur cohabitation, endorse slavery and indigenous genocide

2,000 US schools use textbooks from Abeka, BJU Press and Accelerated Christian Education (ACE), including tax-funded charter schools across America; …

Education

Viral Video Shows Teen Giving Cops Dust (No, Not the Drugs) and It Is a Sight to Behold

Sign this kid up for the NFL, or at least for Parkour, because baby, he’s got the moves like<p>JaggerPayton!<p>In a video that has racked up more than …

African-American News

Rutgers Prof: ‘Officially, I Now Hate White People’

2:40 PM 06/01/2018Rob Shimshock<p>A New Jersey professor said Thursday that he “officially” “now hate[s] white people” in a Facebook post that was …

New Jersey

Something Weird Happened to Men 7,000 Years Ago, And We Finally Know Why

The women, on the other hand, were fine.<p>Around 7,000 years ago - all the way back in the Neolithic - something really peculiar happened to human …

Anthropology

What Does “Duppy” Mean & Why Is Drake Claiming It?

If you happen to be clued up on rap beef, then you ought to be aware that OVO Sound frontman Drake is currently engaged in a fierce back and forth …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Weed 101: How to Choose Marijuana

I've never been great at smoking weed. While some lucky smokers can come home, spark up a fatty and enjoy the benefits of ancient plant medicine, …

Cannabis

The 33 books every teacher should read

1. <i>How Children Succeed: grit, curiosity and the hidden power of character</i> by Paul Tough<p>Chosen by <b>Nicky Morgan, secretary of state for education and</b> …

The Inside Story of Sex Money Murder, NYC's Most Brutally Violent Drug Gang

The set was headed by "Pistol Pete" Rollock, who remains a sort of twisted deity in American crime lore.<p>Gun violence in New York these days is relatively mild in comparison to the record-breaking bloodshed of the early 1990s. That was a rough era in which the city’s annual murder rate exceeded …

Abraham Maslow and the Hierarchy of Needs

Abraham Harold Maslow (1908-1970)<p>On April 1, 1908, American psychologist <b>Abraham Harold Maslow</b> was born. He is best known for creating Maslow’s …

‘Implicit Bias’ Is Very Real and It Infects Every One of Us

Few Americans admit to being racist or prejudiced, and yet all of us are shaped by the often buried but intractable prejudices that affect how we see …

Scientists Found That The Soul Doesn’t Die – It Goes Back To The Universe

According to two leading scientists, the human brain is, in fact, a <b>‘biological computer’</b> and the consciousness of people is a program run by the …

REGGAE TO REGGAE - VANITY LOVE

Download Links<p>Smartphone: http://www.mediafire.com/file/353qg93ucbybvyq/HOTTABALL_-_REGGAE_TO_REGGAE_-_VANITY_LOVE.mp3<p>Cd: …

Reggae

Difficult weeks

Yasuke: The African Slave Who Rose To Become History’s First Black Samurai

Yasuke the black samurai stood about a foot taller than his peers and was said to have the strength of ten men. Japan wasn't even ready for what was …

Armenian Mythology

The mythology of ancient Armenia is a rich blend of indigenous traditions with imported ideas from neighbouring cultures and migrating peoples added …

Ancient History

The Film the NFL Doesn’t Want You to See

The NFL has done a masterful job at mainstreaming the violence of the game, so that fans and spectators don’t feel too bad about what’s actually …

The Brain

Mesmerizing maps show how religion has spread throughout the world

Their spread throughout parts of Asia and Europe, and gradually down to Africa and across to the Americas, has been fractured and erratic.<p>Here's how the major religions have touched nearly all corners of the globe.

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<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online learning has made education more accessible than ever, but few platforms make getting a quality education easier or more affordable …

Kids around the world reveal their favorite toy

Dollar Street, a new project from the Gapminder Foundation, lets you see favorite toys and other personal items in homes around the world. A few observations:<p>—In a Haitian home living on $39 per month per adult, a boy's favorite toy is an old tennis ball. About 15% of the world lives at that level …

Where Did the English Language Come From?: An Animated Introduction

If you've ever deliberately studied the English language — or, even worse, taught it — you know that bottomless aggravation awaits anyone foolish …

Christopher Columbus: Without Him, America and His Critics Wouldn't Exist

The usual suspects have discovered that Christopher Columbus was no 21st century liberal. Of course, that shouldn’t surprise anyone since he lived in …

Why Race Is Not a Thing, According to Genetics

Scientists are unlocking the secrets to how we’re all related—to each other and to the species that came before us.<p>Today, scientists routinely map the genomes of the long dead, from Neanderthals to medieval kings. What they’re finding out, says British geneticist Adam Rutherford in <i>A Brief History</i> …

Evolution

What Makes Us Human

There are multiple theories about what makes us human, some related and interconnected. We've been pondering the topic for thousands of years — the …

New Clues to How Neanderthal Genes Affect Your Health

A genome from a female found in Croatia shows how conditions from schizophrenia to arthritis are influenced by our ancient human cousins.<p><i>Learn how your family history is connected to the human journey with National Geographic’s Geno 2.0 DNA ancestry kit.</i><p>If your arthritis is bad today or you’re …

Evolution

Stop glorifying colonialism. Have we already forgotten the starvation, plundering, and sheer brutality?

Recently an academic article, asserting the historical benefits of colonialism, created an outcry and a petition with over 10,000 signatures calling for its removal.<p><i>The Case for Colonialism</i>, published in <i>Third World Quarterly</i> by Bruce Gilley, argues Western colonialism was both “objectively …

World History

All blue-eyed people have a single ancestor in common

New research shows that all blue-eyed people share a common ancestor. This person lived more than 6,000 years ago and carried a genetic mutation that has now spread across the world.<p>The exact cause remains to be determined, but scientists do know that eye color began to change long before recorded …

Wisdom

Viral Video Shows Black Man Blasting Cop for Allegedly Pointing a Gun at His Head During Traffic Stop

This guy was <i>not</i> having it with cops today, and quite frankly, we all get fed up a little sometimes, don’t we? A viral video shows a black man …

The subtle ways colleges discriminate against poor students, explained in a cartoon - Vox

We stunt upward mobility and make college a finishing school for the affluent.<p>A few years ago, hundreds of college administrators received a survey in the mail. It was designed to figure out what they believed it takes to succeed in college.<p>The survey listed 12 skills that colleges generally expect …

25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …