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Watch Muhammad Ali's Perfect Response To 'Not All White People Are Racist' -- In 1971

So often reaction to people of color who call out racism, be it police brutality or job discrimination, is the "not all white people" argument. Like "not all men," this defense is used to derail conversations about racism by reminding people of color that some white people are "good," and that not …

Boxing

Scientists have created a new breed of stronger, faster dogs using DNA manipulation

If you’ve ever read recent dystopian sci-fi books such as Margaret Atwood’s <i>Oryx and Crake</i> or Paolo Bacigalupi’s <i>The Windup Girl</i>, you’d know that one …

Google’s been quietly recording your voice; here’s how to listen to—and delete—the archive

Google searches are like a stream of consciousness. We plug every idle curiosity, every thought, and every question into the search engine. Google has always kept careful record of these searches, which helps sell ads. But Google also keeps an audio log of the questions you ask its voice search …

Google Chrome

The Right Way to Fold an American Flag

You see the American flag hanging in classrooms, above porches and flying from nearly every flagpole. With 13 red and white stripes and a blue field …

3 Ways to Get Strong Wi-Fi, Even in Your Basement or Backyard

Netflix on the deck? No problem.<p>Sadly, we're not yet living in an age of ubiquitous high-speed Wi-Fi access — there are still Internet black spots hiding in distant basement corners and the edges of the yard where it can be difficult to get on Facebook let alone Netflix.<p>Take heart though, because …

Wildlife thriving around Chernobyl nuclear plant despite radiation

High numbers of elk, deer, boar and wolves show long-term effect of world’s worst nuclear accident is less damaging than everyday human activity, say scientists<p>Wildlife is abundant around the site of the Chernobyl nuclear plant, despite the presence of radiation released by the world’s most …

Wildlife

50 Cent Clowns Puffy Daddy At Maryland Liquor Store

50 Cent appeared at a number of liquor stores in Washington, D.C. and Maryland Friday (October 2) promoting Effen vodka, of which he is a …

50 Cent

Our forgotten slavery horror: The shameful, untold history of America and the Cuban slave trade

As Cuba opens, it’s time to recognize our proxy role in Cuba’s slave trade, and the Monroe Doctrine’s real purpose<p>From the streets of Ferguson to the South Carolina statehouse, the legacy of slavery in the United States has taken on a new urgency in contemporary America. Today, 150 years after the …

Black History

Marcela Uliano da Silva's Crusade Against the Golden Mussel

Save the Earth by killing it? Sure, but only a little part of it. So goes the philosophy of young superstar Brazilian biologist Marcela Uliano da …

Rio De Janeiro

50 apps to improve your smartphone

From lifestyle aids to productivity tools, travel planners to social media, here are the apps that should have a place on your homescreen<p>A recent study by market research firm Nielsen claimed that the average person uses 27 apps a month, which sounds like very few considering that Apple and …

Apps

Frozen Giant Virus Still Infectious After 30,000 Years

It's 30,000 years old and still ticking: A giant virus recently discovered deep in the Siberian permafrost reveals that huge ancient viruses are much …

Man Allegedly Vandalizes Own Truck, Blames 'Black Lives Matter'

A Texas man made national headlines earlier this month when he claimed anti-police vandals spray-painted "Black Lives Matter" on his truck and slashed his seats.<p>But now police say Scott Lattin vandalized his own truck for attention and insurance money. Lattin was arrested Friday on charges of …

Crime

New study claims smartphone addiction is similar to drug addiction

Zuma Press<p>Can you be addicted to your smartphone? Various studies and polls have certainly suggested yes over the years. But how serious is this addiction? According to a Baylor University study, it can actually be as addicting as drugs and alcohol for some.<p>The head of the study, Professor James …

Research

Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone Dies at 60

Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone has died at the age of 60, the Philadelphia 76ers announced Sunday.<p>It is with a deep sense of sadness that the Sixers family mourns the sudden loss of Moses Malone. It is difficult to express what his contributions to this organization—both as a friend and …

Basketball

A celestial hat-trick

This month we will be treated to a total lunar eclipse, a Harvest Moon and a supermoon – a hat-trick of celestial phenomena all linked to our only natural satellite.<p>A lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon lies directly behind the Earth, with the Sun on the other side.<p>We experience at least two lunar …

Astronomy

The Hidden American History Of ‘Black Slaves’ And ‘Red Masters’

Did Native Americans own African slaves? A look into an unexplored, and often hidden part of American history!<p>The earliest record of African and …

Native Americans

Pentagon halts work with bioterror germs at 9 labs

The discovery of live anthrax outside a containment area at a military lab in Utah prompted military officials to order an immediate freeze on operations at nine biodefense laboratories that work with dangerous viruses, toxins and bacteria, the Pentagon announced Thursday.<p>The moratorium, first …

Public Health

The synthetic marijuana trade is a multimillion-dollar industry

But that's just a peek at how large and lucrative synthetic drug operations are becoming.<p>"This is millions and millions and millions of dollars that these organizations make off this stuff," said DEA spokesman Matthew Barden, who worked on the aforementioned operation, Project Synergy. "When you're …

Cannabis

Magic was way more important than Bird: Meet the NBA All-1980s team

The Magic-Bird rivalry ushered in the modern era of the NBA, but that framing makes them seem like equals when the Lakers star really accomplished more.<p>It's rare that the era of Magic Johnson is discussed independent of the era of Larry Bird. Perhaps this is different in circles of Lakers fans; I …

Michael Jordan

Is Samsung Winning iPhone Owners Over?

Samsung’s “Test Drive” scheme to woo iPhone owners to the church of Samsung is having some interesting results..<p>I’ve kept an eye on forums for the last week to gauge the reaction of iPhone owners who took Samsung’s offer up.<p>It was certainly a mixed bag of opinions, but I’m surprised at how …

Phones

Hip Hop Week In Review: Eazy-E, Tupac & Jerry Heller

This week, Yung Eazy, the son of Eazy-E, outlined his view that his father was killed. Elsewhere, Tupac’s estate announced a special art contest and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Europe’s Olive Trees Are Dying. Here’s Why You Should Care

Olive oil, staple of the much-ballyhooed Mediterranean diet, is about to get a little more expensive.<p>The world’s top producers, Spain and Italy, have faced a series of plagues that led one Italian newspaper to refer to 2014 as “the black year of Italian oil.” Ninety-five percent of the world’s …

Self-driving ‘crash’ trucks to hit Florida highways this year

Autonomous vehicles capable of driving using GPS waypoints or following human-driven vehicles will be part of roadworkers’ fleet<p>The first autonomous vehicles to hit US highways will not be Google or Apple cars, but self-driving trucks – and they will be riding roads in Florida by the end of the …

Autonomous Cars

Katrina: A Storm to Remember in Pictures

Global Warming

Retrieving Hidden Traumatic Memories

<b>Special brain mechanism discovered to store stress-related, unconscious memories.</b><p>Some stressful experiences – such as chronic childhood abuse – are …

Ronda Rousey Responded Honestly To The Question Of Fighting Floyd Mayweather

What else would you expect from a fighter?

Samsung hopes to improve road safety with ‘transparent’ truck

by Edwin<p>We saw how Samsung unveiled their very first Mirror and Transparent OLED dislpay panels not too long ago, which were certainly technological …

Autonomous Cars

Massive security flaw may threaten millions of Samsung Galaxy phones

Have a Samsung Galaxy device? Chances are it has a security flaw that lets attackers install malware on it or eavesdrop on your calls, and there's …