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Snap of Clinton reading Pence email headline goes viral

(Reuters) - A photo of former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton glancing at a newspaper headline about U.S. Vice President Mike Pence using private email has gone viral on social media, with thousands of people commenting on it.<p>Pence and others involved in the Republican presidential campaign …

The End of Horror Film, Get Out, Was Originally *Way* More Disturbing

"At the end of the day, I felt like we're now in an era now where the audience needs an escape from the horror of reality."<p>As the less abrasive, teddy bear half of comedy duo Key and Peele, Jordan Peele and his partner Keegan-Michael Key often used race relations as a comedic lightening rod; the …

Get Out Proves That ‘Nice Racism’ and White Liberalism Are Never to Be Trusted

<i>Editor’s note: This article contains major spoilers about the plot of</i> Get Out.<p>Last year was a difficult time for many black people in America. We saw …

10 Books You Should Read During Black History Month

Historian Carter G. Woodson had specific goals when he created “Negro History Week,” what later became Black History Month, in 1926. He wanted to …

14 iconic civil rights moments

Since 1976 the United States of America has recognized February as Black History Month. This time is used to honor and celebrate those who have broken boundaries as well defining moments in history.<p>The origins of Black History month date back to 1915 when Carter G. Woodson -- a Harvard educated …

Black History

Black History Month Reveals the White Lies of America

Since its formal beginning as Negro History Week in 1926, Black History Month has revealed the “white lie” of American history. It has been a project …

10 Simple Steps to Finally Beginning Your Meditation Practice

We can all agree that we need more relaxation and peace in our busy lives. But when life seems so chaotic, how the hell can we go about it?!<p>Well if …

If you live your life without mental health issues, science says you’re the weird one

Everyone gets the flu, chicken pox, and a broken bone or two by the time they hit 40, and if you don’t you’re in a very small minority that somehow …

Mental Health

Seattle becomes the first city to sever ties with Wells Fargo in protest of Dakota Access pipeline

With supporters carrying signs saying "Make big business pay" and Native American activists performing an "honor song" in gratitude, the Seattle City Council on Tuesday voted to make this the first city in the nation to ends its relationship with a bank in protest of the Dakota Access pipeline.<p>The …

“I Am Not Your Negro”: James Baldwin’s lesson for white America still hits home 50 years later

<b>James Baldwin in "I am not your negro" (Magnolia Pictures/Dan Budnik)</b><p>Raoul Peck’s powerful, poetic documentary weaves together past and present, bringing an American prophet to life<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>February 8, 2017 12:00am (UTC)<p>If 2016 is unlikely to be remembered as a banner year in American race …

Trump's black history month speech a 'dire forecast' for black community

Rev Al Sharpton called the president’s self-referential black history month welcome event at the White House ‘tantamount to an insult’<p>On Monday Donald Trump marked the first day of black history month with a so-called “listening session”, pulling together about a dozen black Americans, virtually …

Watch this puppet cleverly take down the absurdity of banning refugees

As conflict beleaguers numerous parts of the world, there are plenty of refugees seeking asylum. The number of displaced people on earth right now is …

Refugees

You'll Never Get To Heaven – Images

Canadian duo You'll Never Get To Heaven shares the intoxicating title track from the long-awaited follow up to their haunting 2014 EP <i>Adorn</i>. The …

listen to Laure Briard's new Sorcellerie EP

We've been big fans of French artist Laure Briard's elegant blend of classic yéyé vibes, vintage garage psych, and irresistible Stereolab-esque pop …

Bandcamping: The Best Underground Albums of 2017 So Far

In 2016, we discovered a lot of great, obscure music by digging through a trenches of Bandcamp, an artist-friendly platform for performers to stream …

Ribbon Chapel in Japan by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

An extraordinary wedding chapel designed by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP in Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan.Completed in 2014 by the team of Hiroshi Nakamura & …

To Attract Top Talent, Approach Recruiting Like A Design Challenge

Hiring creative leaders is notoriously difficult. To lure them in, you need a game plan.<p>Creative leaders are crucial to growing a business. Steve Jobs didn’t turn Apple products into objects of desire through quant skills. He had a creative vision, and he delivered on it. But creative leaders are …

Tour 100 of the Most Influential Buildings from the Last 100 Years Photos

Architecture expert John Hill’s comprehensive new book <i>100 Years 100 Buildings</i> (Prestel, $40) highlights an important structure from each of the past hundred years. It begins with London’s Holland House, built by Hendrik Petrus Berlage a century ago and considered to be the first steel-framed …

Architecture

Live Work Loft Remodel in San Francisco

This client came to us with a vision to renovate an 8,000 square foot historic brick building into a space for live, work, art making and entertaining. Riveted steel I-beam columns and tall arched windows nod to an old firehouse trademark while brand new architectural elements (such as a …

San Francisco

Chicago Hits Grim Milestone With 500 Homicides in 2016

U.S. news<p>The City of Chicago hit a deadly milestone over the Labor Day weekend — the 500th homicide of the year.<p>And with that tragic tally, the Windy City has now logged more homicides than New York City and Los Angeles combined — and is on pace to reach a homicide level not seen since the 1990s, …

President Obama Ditches Dad Style, Goes Full Health Goth

Rick Owens would be proud.<p>Just when you think that President Obama can't get any cooler (sorry Republicans, but you know it's true) he goes and busts out the ninja-goth workout wear. Black trackies, black tee, black Adidas jacket, White Sox cap—Barry totally nails it.<p>Look, the guy's run the world …

Illustrative Posters of Famous Floor Plans Seen As Architectural Labyrinths

Italian architect and illustrator Federico Babina released a new series of posters titled <i>Archiplan</i>, which dissects the plans of great architects seen …

Posters

The Grandma Trend That We Can't Get Enough Of

It’s easy to associate rattan furniture with your grandparents’ dusty old porch set. Just picture a wicker living room set complete with curly-wurly …

iPhone 7 might be much more exciting than we thought

The iPhone 7 might look two years old when it goes on sale this September, but it will be much more exciting than you anticipated, according to the latest claims from Deutsche Bank analysts.<p>Apple’s 4.7-inch model is expected to get an upgraded camera with optical image stabilization, a Force Touch …

50 Years After His Death, Architect’s Buildings Are Still Shaping History

Seventeen projects designed by Le Corbusier have been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.<p>Le Corbusier, the pioneering modernist architect who is lionized for his ideas as much as his buildings, got another boost this week when his body of work joined the ranks of cultural landmarks like the …

Eric Garner anniversary: Capturing the New York police on camera

<b>Two years ago, on 17 July 2014, Eric Garner died after he was restrained by police officers in New York City.</b><p>The anniversary comes in the midst of mounting tension across the United States following the recent police shootings of Philando Castile in Minnesota and Alton Sterling in Louisiana. At the …

How drone photographs showcase racism in South African architecture

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Seattle-born photographer Johnny Miller moved to Cape Town, South Africa to study anthropology, he decided to send his drone camera to the skies to take an aerial shot of the city as a keepsake. When he looked through the footage, he discovered the legacy of apartheid was still very …

Apple Is Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Jay Z’s Tidal

A potential sale would give both companies a leg up over Spotify.<p>Apple may have a new weapon in the streaming wars. On Thursday, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported that the tech giant was considering acquiring __Jay Z’s __streaming service, Tidal, about one year after Apple launched Apple Music, its …

After numerous delays, Microsoft finally starts shipping its $22K Surface Hub

If you’re in the market for a giant 84-inch 4K touchscreen computer (and have about $22,000 set aside for that), today is a good day. After numerous delays, Microsoft today started shipping its Surface Hub to business customers.<p>Surface Hub comes in both the giant 84-inch version and a smaller …

Customers