Whitnee Lassiter

17 Flips | 1 Magazine | @whitneelassiter | Keep up with Whitnee Lassiter on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Whitnee Lassiter”

Man dies after medical emergency while riding motorcycle with wife near Healdsburg

Sonoma County (BCN) – A motorcyclist died after suffering a medical emergency while riding with his wife near Healdsburg Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.<p>The fatal collision was reported at 4:35 p.m. on Healdsburg Avenue near Alexander Valley Road, according to the …

U.S. News | Latest National News, Videos & Photos - ABC News - ABC News

2 Texas transgender women dead within a week of each other<p>Man threatens to report Spanish-speaking women<p>Duo comes up with vision to address discarded …

Middle School

Study: Firstborn girls most likely to succeed

Beyoncé’s just one example. Research shows firstborn girls are the most ambitious children in their families<p>Bossy, know-it-all older sisters everywhere now have something else to lord over their younger siblings: Researchers have found that firstborn girls are the most ambitious and successful …

Bullied Students Sneak Thousands of Guns Into Schools

Bullying victims are sneaking hundreds of thousands of firearms, knives and clubs into U.S. high schools, according to a chilling new analysis that carries the eerie echoes of one recent mass school assault and two potential near misses.<p>Extrapolating from a survey of American high school students …

High School

Escaping Heroin: An 18-Year-Old's Ibogaine Ceremony (PHOTOS)

Jeffrey Arguedas and Gabriela Téllez

How This Naked Mole Rat Could Help You Live Longer

East Africa's naked mole rat may be one of the ugliest critters on the planet, but to scientists around the world it is beautiful.<p>Numerous labs have …

What It's Like Inside The Factory Where Samsung Builds Your Galaxy Phone

When you think of what it takes to crank out the tens of millions of smartphones and tablets sold each year, images of crowded, disgusting worker dorms and grueling factory floor conditions probably come to mind.<p>We've all heard the stories. We've seen the photos.<p>That's not what Samsung's mobile …

In patent war, Apple and Samsung may both be losers

The world’s largest makers of smartphones were awarded damages in their patent trial. But their reputations likely took a hit.<p>Apple and Samsung each won damages in the most recent round of their patent-infringement fight. But their victories, deemed modest by legal experts, may have come at a far …

U.S. Federal Courts

Coca-Cola removing controversial ingredient from Powerade drink

A controversial ingredient is being removed from some Powerade sports drinks, after the chemical was also taken out of rival Gatorade last year.<p>The ingredient, brominated vegetable oil, had been the target of a petition by a US teenager, who questioned why it was being used in a drink marketed …

Andrew Garfield And Emma Stone Show Off Their Unique Way Of Kissing On ‘SNL’

I’ll have a full <i>SNL</i> recap soon, but until then, let’s revisit the time that you kind of hated Andrew Garfield because he got to lick Emma Stone’s face, and you didn’t. The sketch’s coda is a bit of a dud (dudes making out isn’t nearly as funny as the <i>SNL</i> writers think it is), but everything before …

Steven Spielberg Published This Awesome Ad Congratulating George Lucas When 'Star Wars' Beat 'Jaws' — And Started A Tradition

It's well known that George Lucas and Steven Spielberg are close friends, so when Lucas' "Star Wars" eclipsed Spielberg's "Jaws" as the all-time box-office leader back in 1977, Spielberg took out a full-page ad in Variety magazine congratulating his old pal.<p>The ad has R2-D2 from "Star Wars" reeling …

Great White Shark Eats Boat

<b>Sweet Jesus, this is terrifying.</b> Ol’ sharp tooth decided that he didn’t like the looks of this inflatable boat and decided to put it through its …

2014 NFL Draft: Small School Prospects to Watch During Draft Week

Link to Media<p>By now, most fans of the draft and the NFL in general know the top prospects. They know the quarterbacks and the playmakers. But the real excitement and intrigue that sparks added interest in a team’s draft class is the “sleepers” they draft that have a chance to turn a flashy draft …

Football (U.S.)

Kyle Long helps 9-year-old Bears fan dealing with bullies

When Bears offensive guard Kyle Long learned that one of his 76,000 followers on Twitter had been bullied, his natural instincts took over.<p>Andrew …

NFL

Wake Up to Blueberry Breakfast Bars

These taste like pie, but are chock full of whole grains.<p>Raise your hand if you've ever had a slice of pie for breakfast.<p>*raises hand*<p>It's certainly not appropriate for everyday consumption—remember, just because we run doesn't mean we ought to eat whatever we want whenever we want—but man, it just …

18 Sexy One-Piece Bathing Suits Giving Bikinis a Run for Their Money