Valeria Baker

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Chris Rock, Isaiah Washington, and Racial Profiling: Why Black People Shouldn’t Have to ‘Adapt’

The comedian has been pulled over three times in seven weeks for, it seems, “driving while black.” Actor Isaiah Washington says Rock should “adapt” …

Bill Murray

GrandPad Senior Tablet review: This easy-to-use device can help families stay connected

Here’s a sad fact about the growing elderly population: While the rest of us get more connected by using social media such as Facebook and Twitter, sending streams of photos to each other using services like Instagram, and using text messages to exchange bon mots, senior citizens who aren’t savvy …

Brown Rice Recipes That Won't Bore You To Death

While brown rice doesn't scream excitement, there's not a more hearty and satisfying rice. Brown rice is worth your attention. Hey, we see you nodding off. Wake back up! We've come to show you the amazing ways brown rice can improve your weeknight dinners, work lunches and overall well-being. The …

Baker's Keyboard Lounge gets historic designation

<b>DETROIT</b> - It is the oldest continuously operating jazz club in the world, and now the city of Detroit is recognizing Baker's Keyboard Lounge with a …

The Naked Truth About Bitcoin

Just when bitcoin was presumed dead after the Mt. Gox scandal, it rose from the ashes on Monday with the opening of Coinbase, a U.S.-based bitcoin …

Bitcoin

Might At The Museum

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s big, new move into 20th-century art—propelled by Leonard Lauder’s recent $1 billion gift of 81 Cubist masterpieces—is altering the balance of power among New York’s biggest museums, a change compounded by the Whitney’s relocation downtown and the Museum of Modern …

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Kids, Code, And The Future Of Technology

<i>“[Young people] say, ‘Do you think we can do this?’ I say, ‘Try it,’ and I back ‘em up. They need that.”</i><p>Those words of wisdom should guide us as Computer Science Education Week kicks off on December 9. It’s the timeless insight of the late Admiral Grace Murray Hopper—a.k.a. Amazing Grace–who, in …

Super-Heavy Periods? This Could Be Why...

Illustrated By Ly Ngo<p><i>By Kendall McKenzie</i><p><b>What Is PCOS?</b><p>Polycystic Ovary Syndrome — aka PCOS — is a hormonal disorder. People with PCOS don’t ovulate …

Iraq's battle to save its Christian souls: 'Christians are finished here'

Ten years after the fall of Saddam Hussein, Christians have dwindled from more than a million to as little as 200,000. Colin Freeman reports on attempts to stem the exodus from Iraq's churches<p>As the last remaining Christian priest in the Baghdad suburb of Doura, Archdeacon Temathius Esha no longer …

Jingle Hoops

27 Cool Tech Gifts to Surprise Your Loved One With

#11 will banish low-battery panic forever.<p>Whether you're shopping for technophobes <i>or</i> tech-elites, there's something here that'll make every friend or family member happy.