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Give Us All the Green Things: How to Make a Spring Pesto

You can make pesto out of almost anything green and leafy, which makes spring the perfect time to experiment.<p>There's nothing quite like a good pesto: Fresh, vibrant, green, with just enough richness (thanks, cheese and nuts!) to keep things from feeling austere. We slather it on bread, sauce our …

Pesto

Black people are not here to teach you: What so many white Americans just can’t grasp

Condemning racism is easy. Being a true ally in the fight against white supremacy requires time and research<p><i>[People of color] are expected to educate white people as to our humanity. Women are expected to educate men. Lesbians and gay men are expected to educate the heterosexual world. The</i> …

Second officer in Walter Scott video sued over alleged attack on handcuffed man

The second policeman in the video showing Walter Scott’s killing by officer Michael Slager is being sued by another black resident in South Carolina, who alleges police stomped on his face while he was handcuffed and lying on concrete.<p>Clarence Habersham is among five North Charleston police …

Justice

Teens Go Before Judge in Deadly Shooting of Dog Walking Dad

UPDATE: The preliminary hearing scheduled for Wednesday, April 8 has been postponed. The teens are now scheduled to appear in court April 29.<p>Two …

Video Appears to Show Texas Officer Punching 9-Months Pregnant Veteran | VICE News

<b>VICE News is closely watching policing in America.</b> <b>Check out the Officer Involved blog here.</b><p>Video that has been posted on social media seems to corroborate claims made by a nine-month pregnant Texas Air Force vet that she was punched repeatedly by an officer after police arrived at her parents' home …

Can New Orleans Heal Now That We Know Cops Shot, Killed, and Burned a Black Man After Katrina?

In officially reclassifying the death of Henry Glover, a 31-year-old father of four, as a homicide, New Orleans's coroner has began to correct one of the more grotesque examples of injustice of an era defined by it.<p>With the very symbolic stroke of a pen, New Orleans coroner Jeffrey Rouse did his …

South Carolina shooting video inflames debate

The fatal shooting of a black man running from a white police officer inflamed the nation’s debate over police use of force Wednesday, and the mayor …

EXCLUSIVE - My brother was NOT stopped because of his tail light: Grief-stricken brother says Walter Scott died because of South Carolina cops' system of 'racial profiling'

• <b>Walter Scott's friend Dennis Dye tells Mail Online he drove in Walter's 1990 Mercedes Benz the day before he was killed and it was it perfect</b> …

Justice

S.C. Officer Justin Craven Faces Felony Charge For Fatally Shooting Unarmed Black Man In His Driveway

A white officer in South Carolina who fatally shot an unarmed black man in his driveway in 2014 was arrested on a felony weapons charge Tuesday -- the same day that officer Michael Slager was charged with murder over the shooting of Walter Scott.<p>Justin Gregory Craven, 25, was arrested on suspicion …

41% of Unarmed Victims of Police Shootings Are Black

A South Carolina police officer was charged with murder Tuesday after the release of a video that captured him firing eight gunshots into the back of …

Do we really need to sketch this out? Filming cops is *not* a crime (UPDATED)

…though if Texas State Rep. Jason Villalba had gotten his way, it could’ve become a misdemeanor if you’re within 25 feet of a cop. <b>Contains graphic</b> …

A Man's Home: Affordable Art

A Man's Home<p>Affordable Art<p>By the <i>Valet.</i> Staff | April 8, 2015<p>There's never been a better time for outfitting your place with art. There's a range of …

Why I didn’t go to art school—and why everyone does now

Throughout my 20s, I lived in New York and never once thought about applying to art school. Art school, at the time, seemed to be for people who weren’t really intending to become artists. I <i>knew</i> all the artists. I even studied with some. But the tuition—sometimes paid for with money, more often …

Graduate School

Healthista's 7 surprising signs you're stressed, Charlotte Watts

The 7 surprising signs you're stressed: From bleeding gums to white spots on your nails, we reveal the best foods to re-boot your body<p><b>Charlotte</b> …

Wellness

How to Safely Lose 50 Pounds

Losing fifty pounds takes time, effort, and determination. Few people can maintain a harsh calorie-restricted diet for an extended length of time. …

Here's How To Lower Cholesterol Naturally With Food

Add these healthy choices to your grocery list.<p>If you're already eating plenty of the following foods that lower cholesterol naturally, keep up the good work! But if your idea of eating well is to opt for the "buttered popcorn" instead of the "extra buttered popcorn," consider adding these healthy …

You'll Be Shocked By The Differences In Basic Body Language Around The World

Language

10 Things Mindfulness Will Teach You About Life

Buddhaimonia.Many people think that mindfulness is about quieting the mind and relieving stress. Sure, your mind will quiet to some degree, but …

Zen

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Boston Woman Uses Tinder to Find a Guy to Dig Out Her Car After Snowstorm

Bostonians are having a rough time lately, and as we’ve covered, some are taking the “snow situation” better than others.<p>Susan Zalkind, a freelance …

Snowstorms

Magnetic Storm Watch Issued - Northern Lights Show Possible, March, 2015

NOAA Issues Magnetic Storm Watch -- Northern Lights Show Possible.<p>UPDATE 1: NOAA extends watch to 48 hours.<p>Charged Particle Cloud from Sun heading …

FACT CHECK: Tornado Sucking up a Rainbow

<b>Claim:</b> Photograph shows a tornado sucking up a rainbow.<p><b>FALSE</b><p><b>Example:</b> <i>[Collected via e-mail, March 2015]</i><p>Rainbow sucked into a tornado, looked …

Fact Checking

5 Things Happy People Do Before Getting Out Of Bed Every Morning

bodymindsoulspirit | March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments<p>You just woke up and are ready to get out of your bed and start your day. But wait! Let’s bring some …

Happiness

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Commit

In preparation for a large study of the advice of older (and often long-married) people about love, marriage, and relationships, I conducted a series …

Relationships

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Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city "must do better" to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city's police force.<p>"We must do better not only as a city but as a state and a country. …

Justice

SOFLES' 3D Mapping Graffiti Mural On Five-Storey Building

Graffiti artist SOFLES has uploaded a video of his biggest project to date called “SOFLES Graffiti<p>Graffiti artist SOFLES has uploaded a video of his biggest project to date called “SOFLES Graffiti Mapped,” which took place at White Night Melbourne — Melbourne’s largest cultural festival. The …

Streetwear