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World’s darkest material is ‘blackest black’ ever created

A high-tech material has been dubbed the “blackest black” ever created. The unnamed substance traps over 99.9% of light, making it 10 times blacker than anything that&#...

World’s darkest material is ‘blackest black’ ever created

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MIT engineers develop “blackest black” material to date With apologies to “Spinal Tap,” it appears that black can, indeed, get more black. MIT engineers report today that they have cooked up a material that is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been reported. The material is made from v...
2019-09-13 11:32

MIT scientists just created the blackest black ever When it comes to paint, not all shades of black are the same. You can pick up a can of flat black spray paint at the hardware store and it’ll do a pretty good job of absorbing light, but if you really want the blackest possible black you have t...
2019-09-14 20:16

MIT scientists accidentally create the blackest material ever Good news for goths -- black somehow just got even blacker. MIT engineers have cooked up a material that's 10 times blacker than anything else previously reported. Capturing more than 99.995 percent of any incoming light, the material is made of...
2019-09-13 19:00

MIT Created a Better Rain-Deflecting Material That's Like a Force Field For Liquids We’ve already figured out how to treat surfaces so that liquids, like spilled food or raindrops, quickly bead up and roll away. Every time you wax your car you’re helping it shrug off a downpour. But for vehicles like planes, it only takes a split se...
2019-06-29 04:16

Hubble spots black hole surrounded by material that shouldn’t be there The Hubble Space Telescope, which is operated by NASA and the ESA, is fantastic for spotting objects residing in the distant reaches of space. Black holes, which are impossible to actually see, give their position away thanks to the galaxies that oft...
2019-07-12 02:32

Voracious black holes could feed alien life on rogue worlds Black holes are engines of destruction on a cosmic scale, but they may also be the bringers of life. New research on supermassive black holes suggests that the radiation they emit during feeding frenzies can create biomolecular building blocks and ev...
2019-06-21 18:00

What Is the Best and Blackest Movie Soundtrack? It’s African American Music Appreciation Month (lovingly known as Black Music Month) and what better way to celebrate than to honor just how much music affects another celebrated medium? That’s right, we’re talking film....
2019-06-19 00:00

Dirty Pop: The Darkest Secrets of Boy Bands Revealed The catchy songs. The bold fashion statements. The poster-ready faces. Boy bands tend to have a squeaky-clean image when they first make their well-choreographed debut, eliciting the......
2019-07-23 22:48

One of Succession's darkest episodes also turns out to be one of its funniest If you’re wondering why we’re posting the review early, that’s because HBO dropped “Safe Room” on Friday due to the holiday weekend. Hooray! ...
2019-08-31 04:00

One of Succession’s darkest episodes also turns out to be one of its funniest If you’re wondering why we’re posting the review early, that’s because HBO dropped “Safe Room” on Friday due to the holiday weekend. Hooray! ...
2019-08-31 23:48

After Two Decades, Owen Hart's Death Is Still WWE's Darkest Hour If you were a wrestling fan on May 23rd, 1999, you were probably doing one of three things. One of those was watching WWE’s latest pay-per-view event, Over the Edge. Another was using “scramblevision” to listen to that event by tuning a TV or VCR wit...
2019-05-23 23:48

Steve McQueen, on the Blackest Soundtrack of America and Music’s Impact on His Filmmaking It’s African American Music Appreciation Month and filmmaker extraordinaire Steve McQueen certainly has an appreciation for music. In fact, he proved it by directing an entire Soundtrack of America....
2019-06-08 08:48

Review: Norman F—ing Rockwell! Is Lana Del Rey’s Darkest—And Greatest—Album Yet For an artist synonymous with mid-century pastiche, Lana Del Rey captures American life in 2019 with uncanny precision. Released in advance of her new album Norman F—ing Rockwell!, piano ballad “The greatest”—genuinely the gre...
2019-08-30 21:00

'Things could get so much worse': inside the Handmaid’s Tale’s darkest season yet Its latest episode featured one of its most sickening images to date – but, argue the show’s stars and creators, the drama only reflects an increasingly disturbing America‘I have a very high tolerance for things that are dark and brutal,” says Elisab...
2019-07-15 16:48

Why This All-White Memorial Day Weekend Sale at Macy’s Is the Blackest Thing That Ever Happened This Week 1. Because reserving an entire section of the store for Memorial Day soirees, crispy cabaret linens, post-prom line-up BBQs and Kenny Lattimore jazz cruise brunches on skinny rivers proves that someone at Macy’s clearly did their research and knows w...
2019-05-24 00:32

As New Zealand Fights Online Hate, the Internet’s Darkest Corners Resist If anything, the appetite for material connected to the Christchurch massacre is growing, even as New Zealand tries to deny the accused gunman a platform for his views....
2019-07-05 23:00

Phenomenally Black: Phenomenal Woman and Black Futures Lab Join Forces for Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Meena Harris never intended to start a movement. The attorney, CEO and founder of the Phenomenal Woman Action Campaign—and coincidentally, also the niece of the only black female presidential candidate running in 2020—was just trying to make a statem...
2019-08-23 11:32

Memoir of NYFW: The Best Moments of NYFW Were the Blackest—but Unfortunately, Our Invites Got Lost in the Mail As the most recent New York Fashion Week wound down last week, several members of our team here at The Root found ourselves at perhaps the hottest party of the week. In fact, it was figuratively and literally the hottest, as legendary burlesque venue...
2019-09-17 16:32

Virginia Beach mayor chokes up over city's 'darkest hour' Mayor Bobby Dyer and Governor Ralph Northam express their heartache over the mass shooting in Virginia Beach.        ...
2019-06-02 02:16

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date...
2019-06-07 03:00

Now The War of the Worlds has spread to inner space Carl Guyenette has turned musician Jeff Wayne's 70’s concept album into two hours of immersive terror – by putting all the tech at the service of the story...
2019-05-24 12:00

She’s Gotta Have It struggles without its source material The first season of She’s Gotta Have It did a pretty good job of staying true to Spike Lee’s 1986 film while giving us a Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) for the modern age. In its second season, the show creates its own narrative by diving into Nola’s ca...
2019-05-24 21:48

Where ‘The Outer Worlds' gets its sense of humor In The Outer Worlds, there are specially bred swine called "cystypigs." You find them in a factory farm near Fallbrook, a smuggler's town on a distant planet. Maybe you climbed through the sewers and emerged face to ass with one, or entered thro...
2019-06-14 05:48

Sun embroiled in more podium controversy at worlds There was more podium drama at the world swimming championships on Tuesday as British bronze medallist Duncan Scott refused to shake hands with Sun Yang after the Chinese swimmer's victory in the 200 meters freestyle....
2019-07-23 18:16

The Outer Worlds Is An RPG About Controlling The Narrative If you fall into the category of people who believe that 2010’s Fallout: New Vegas was the best game in the series, then The Outer Worlds might be for you. Last week at E3, I spoke to the game’s co-director, Leonard Boyarsky, for a bonus episode of K...
2019-06-17 22:16

It's the US vs. the UK: Meet The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2 Cast The worlds are at war once again for MTV's The Challenge. The network revealed the cast of The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2, coming Wednesday, Aug. 28 with 90-minute episodes. This......
2019-08-10 06:48

China wants to make the fastest planes ever with a new material Researchers in China may have created an ultra heat-resistant material for making hypersonic planes — aircraft that fly at over five times the speed of sound...
2019-05-21 18:16

Mad Magazine is reportedly shutting down publication of new material Sad news for the Usual Gang Of Idiots—of all ages—today, as murmurs have begun circulating on Twitter suggesting that venerable satire institution Mad Magazine is reportedly ceasing publication of new material, and will instead simply reprint old mat...
2019-07-04 11:32

Atomically thin material could cut need for transistors in half With the development of carbon nanotubes and graphene, scientists were given an entirely new collection of materials to work with: sheets and tubes that could be consistently made with thicknesses roughly those of individual atoms. These materials ho...
2019-05-28 23:00

Van Dijk ruled out of worlds with double fracture "Ellen van Dijk (Trek-Segafredo \u0026 the Netherlands) has been ruled out of the upcoming World Championships after suffering a broken humerus and pelvis during the Boels Ladies Tour."...
2019-09-09 17:48

Coleman set for worlds after USADA charge withdrawn World 100 meters favorite Christian Coleman is eligible to compete in this month's world championships and the 2020 Olympics after a whereabouts charge against the American sprinter was withdrawn by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) on Monday....
2019-09-03 10:16

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
2019-06-09 22:48

The Outer Worlds Is Just As Screwed Up As Real Life Before one of the designers of The Outer Worlds talked to me about the game he worked on, he commented on the Buffy The Vampire Slayer patch on the back of my denim vest....
2019-08-02 22:16

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
2019-06-08 00:32

Heaven’s Vault review – new worlds, new words A gripping adventure from award-winning studio Inkle casts you as an archaeologist translating an ancient alien languageHeaven’s Vault, a science fiction adventure told with the appealing restraint of an Asimov classic, begins as something of a reluc...
2019-05-21 16:16

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material China said on Monday it will tighten regulations on human genetic material, putting checks on the passing of it abroad and insisting that any foreign companies or institutes wanting to use it in their work do so with a Chinese partner....
2019-06-10 16:48

New Mars crater exposes mysterious darker material The Red Planet was hit by an asteroid sometime within the past three years and the resulting crater has exposed a "darker material" underneath Mars' reddish dust that is currently perplexing scientists....
2019-06-17 20:01

Infosys To Drive Toyota's Material Handling Arm In US On Cloud Global software major Infosys on late Tuesday said it would provide telematics software to car maker Toyota's material handling arm in the US on its cloud platform....
2019-08-14 20:00

Google pledges to 'maximize' recycled material in own products Google has been making consumer hardware under its "Made by Google" brand -- like its Pixel phones and Google Home Minis -- for three years, and dabbled in other hardware for a few years before that. Now, it's ready to make its products more sus...
2019-08-06 00:16

U.S. Army issues full-material release for new M17, M18 handguns The new M17 and M18 handguns of Sig Sauer Inc. received full-material release notification from the U.S. Army, the final stamp of approval for military use....
2019-07-10 23:00

Crisp packets made of a new material could be much easier to recycle Crisp packets are currently hard to recycle, but a new material made of extremely thin sheets of plastic could make them more environmentally friendly...
2019-06-11 17:48

Survivor on Stromboli dodged falling volcanic material Firefighters using helicopters and motorboats were continuing to douse fires ignited by a volcanic eruption on the Sicilian island of Stromboli that killed a hiker...
2019-07-04 18:32

New material could make it easier to remove colon polyps More than 15 million colonoscopies are performed in the United States every year, and in at least 20 percent of those, gastroenterologists end up removing precancerous growths from the colon. Eliminating these early-stage lesions, known as polyps, is...
2019-07-31 19:01

Japan approves second material for Samsung export: Report Japan has approved the export of hydrogen fluoride to Samsung Electronics, the second material to be allowed since it imposed trade restrictions in South Korea in their diplomatic spat....
2019-08-30 10:00

| 2 Kenyans dropped from Doha Worlds over testosterone levels Two female Kenyan middle-distance runners have been dropped from the team for this month's IAAF World Championships due to high levels of testosterone....
2019-09-21 00:48

| Tough new standards have Aussies fine-tuned for worlds Coach Jacco Verhaeren has set brutally difficult qualifying standards to make Australia's team for the FINA World Championships team after a poor showing two years ago....
2019-07-16 10:00

Russia to host 2023 hockey worlds in St. Petersburg BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The International Ice Hockey Federation has picked the Russian city of St. Petersburg to host the 2023 world championships. Russia plans to build a 23,000-seat arena in central St. Petersburg for the event, and also use th...
2019-05-24 17:00

Athletics: Kenyans pull out of worlds after failing to take tests Jackline Wambui, who won the 800 metres at the Kenyan trials, and Linda Kageha, who was in the mixed relay team, have withdrawn from the world championships after failing to take mandatory testosterone level tests, an Athletics Kenya (AK) official sa...
2019-09-20 02:48

Skateboarder Sky Brown, 11, takes bronze at worlds with eye on Olympics Brown, 11, takes bronze at world skateboarding championshipsBritish prodigy remains on track to qualify for Tokyo OlympicsShaun White finishes 13th in setback for Olympic qualificationSky Brown, the 11-year-old British skateboarding prodigy who is on...
2019-09-14 23:16

| Injured Elijah Manangoi pulls out of Doha Worlds World 1,500m champion Elijah Manangoi of Kenya has pulled out of this month's world athletics championships in Doha after sustaining an ankle injury in training....
2019-09-16 17:48

Obsidian's 'The Outer Worlds' launches on October 25th You now have a date to mark on your calendar if you've been looking forward to Obsidian's The Outer Worlds since it was announced in late 2018. The Fallout-style open world title will be available on October 25th, 2019 -- it's not immi...
2019-06-09 23:32

Mars invades: Jeff Wayne's 'The War of the Worlds' goes interactive Twenty-first-century Londoners will be transported back to the late 19th century of H.G. Wells' "The War of the Worlds" to join a fight for survival after a Martian invasion in an interactive experience featuring theater and virtual reality and holog...
2019-05-31 13:00

Sean Carroll Thinks We All Exist on Multiple Worlds In his book *Something Deeply Hidden*, the physicist explores the idea of Many Worlds, which holds that the universe continually splits into new branches....
2019-09-10 22:16

The moon was once a frontier. But new worlds now beckon | Martin Rees Fifty years ago, Nasa’s moon landing enthralled my generation. But the cosmos holds other secrets that space exploration could unlockMy favourite childhood reading in the 1950s included the Eagle comic, especially the adventures of Dan Dare, Pilot of...
2019-07-20 12:16

US, Russia Finland in same group at 2020 hockey worlds ZURICH (AP) — The United States, Russia and defending champion Finland will join host Switzerland in an eight-team group based in Zurich at the 2020 hockey world championships. The International Ice Hockey Federation announced the groups Tuesday, two...
2019-05-28 14:32

Climate Protesters and World Leaders: Same Planet, Different Worlds Friday’s global climate protests put the gap between activists and many of the world leaders preparing to meet in New York City next week into stark focus....
2019-09-21 20:48

Losing yourself in virtual worlds can have good as well as negative effects Enlarge / A visitor holds a hand control unit to play Minecraft during the EGX gaming conference in London, September 2014. (credit: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg/Getty Images) As a teenager, Pete Etchells lost his father to motor neuron disease, and o...
2019-07-17 20:16

Greco-Roman Wrestlers Continue To Struggle At Worlds The Olympic qualification was at stake in three categories but all three Indians cut a sorry figure as Manish (67kg), Sunil Kumar (87kg) and Ravi (97kg) exited without a fight....
2019-09-16 02:32

'Mirror Worlds' Creator Wants to Displace Facebook—With Blockchain Computer science professor David Gelernter envisaged social networks long before Facebook. Now, he wants to reclaim the concept, using blockchain technology....
2019-07-04 21:00

Felix ready to compete in U.S. relay pool for worlds Six-times Olympic champion Allyson Felix will be a part of the United States' 4x400 metres relay pool for next month's world championships in Doha, her brother told Reuters on Tuesday....
2019-08-28 08:00

Canada beats US 3-0 to close preliminary round of worlds KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois scored early to back the shutout goaltending of Matt Murray, sending Canada past the United States 3-0 on Tuesday at the world hockey championship. Both teams already were assured quarterfinal berths and were...
2019-05-22 01:00

| Coe more worried by heat at Tokyo Olympics than Doha worlds IAAF President Sebastian Coe says he is more worried about the potentially searing heat at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics than the IAAF World Championships in Doha....
2019-08-30 08:00

Australia will block domains with extremist material during terror attacks Australia's quest to fight online extremism will soon involve temporary but far-reaching bans. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that the country will block internet domains hosting extremist material in the middle of terrorist attack...
2019-08-26 08:32

Scientists Develop Material to Create Habitable Areas on Mars Mars’ surface, as far as we can tell, is not habitable to humans—it’s far too cold. But eventually, humanity would like to put an outpost on the planet. That will require warming things up a bit, but how?Read more......
2019-07-16 02:48

UK police close Worthing seafront after hazardous material report The seafront in the resort of Worthing on England's south coast was closed for a few hours on Sunday afternoon after a small number of people reported symptoms including sore eyes and vomiting, police said....
2019-08-11 23:16

Row Over Devendra Fadnavis' Pictures On Maharashtra Flood Relief Material A day after a minister's selfies in a flood-ravaged region of Maharashtra triggered a controversy, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' pictures on the packets of flood relief material have sparked an......
2019-08-11 00:32

Japan allows further exports of high-tech material to South Korea Japan has approved shipments of a high-tech material to South Korea for the second time since imposing export curbs last month, two sources said, ahead of talks by government officials this week to resolve a dispute stemming from their wartime past....
2019-08-20 14:48

Madonna ‘Madame X’ review: Re-energized Material Girl gets freaky While Bruce Springsteen gracefully accepts his senior citizenship on his new album, “Western Stars,” Madonna isn’t having any part of acting like an old lady on her “Madame X” LP, which also drops Friday. Sounding more energized and adventurous than ...
2019-06-14 04:48

We might soon find out if the Earth-like worlds orbiting TRAPPIST-1 can support life The James Webb Space Telescope is going to be an incredible tool for scientists to peer deep into space, returning information that could teach us a lot about our universe and our place in it. Sure, the people making it might be incompetent, and it&r...
2019-08-14 20:32

Discover the artist who builds tiny worlds with basic chemistry The photo shows a tiny world created by artist Hicham Berrada from wax, acid, metal salts and chemistry. It comes alive at his exhibition at London’s Hayward Gallery...
2019-07-02 09:48

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets and moons you can visit without having to rev up your hyperdrive....
2019-06-01 19:32

The Outer Worlds: release date, news, trailers and gameplay There's very good reason to be excited about The Outer Worlds, a new single-player sci-fi shooter-looter RPG from Obsidian Entertainment. Not only is this the team that brought us one of the most beloved entries in the Fallout franchise, Fallout...
2019-06-22 11:00

When worlds of sound merge: Listen to the Campus Concert 2019 South Africa was in focus at this year's Campus Project of DW and the Beethovenfest. You can hear the hear the strongly applauded program right here....
2019-09-19 15:32

Borderlands 3: New characters and worlds add clever variety to a solid formula We attended a theatre and hands-on presentation of Borderlands 3 at E3 and were pleased by how Gearbox is polishing an already solid foundation into something even more exciting....
2019-06-17 14:00

| Team SA vets & masters added more medals at surfski worlds The SA Masters surfski team took centre stage at the Ocean Racing world champs as the team added five medals to those won earlier by the juniors and U23 paddlers....
2019-09-12 20:00

Athletics: Amputee Leeper to miss worlds over eligibility issue American double amputee Blake Leeper will not be eligible to compete in this month's world championships while an advisory group determines his eligibility, the IAAF, athletics' governing body, said on Saturday....
2019-09-07 22:16

NASA’s TESS planet hunter just spotted a trio of new worlds NASA’s TESS — Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite — has been scanning the skies for a little over a year now and it’s already returned a massive treasure trove of discoveries. One of its more recent discoveries also happens ...
2019-07-31 18:32

The Unseen Worlds Beneath Us: Places of Beauty, Danger and Wisdom Robert Macfarlane’s “Underland” explores ancient forests, urban catacombs and buried rivers to probe the secrets of man’s often malign influence on the earth....
2019-06-07 12:00

Oculus Insight: how Facebook unplugged VR and opened virtual worlds to everyone VR can be a pain – setting up sensors or emitters, connecting cables and configuring the hardware can take so long, it might not seem worthwhile for a quick gaming session. It’s all too easy for that expensive VR headset to be left gath...
2019-09-14 17:48

| Ex-Athletics boss and Qatari TV director investigated over Doha Worlds The boss of Qatari television channel and an ex-athletics chief are under investigation since over alleged corruption in regards to the World Athletics Championships....
2019-05-22 00:16

Katie Ledecky Withdraws From 2 Races at Swimming Worlds Because of Illness The five-time Olympic champion pulled out of the final for the 1,500-meter freestyle and the qualifying heats for the 200 free on Tuesday, two days after she was upset in the 400 free....
2019-07-23 05:16

Extremist material was found in a home used by the Gilroy festival shooter, source says Police found extremist material during a search of a Nevada home they believe the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooter once rented, according to law enforcement source familiar with the investigation....
2019-07-31 20:00

Saudi To Provide "Material Evidence", Weapons Linking Iran To Attacks Saudi Arabia said it would show evidence on Wednesday linking regional rival Tehran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry that Washington believes originated from Iran in a dangerous......
2019-09-18 13:00

Justice Department to share material from Mueller report with House panel The House intelligence committee will receive an unredacted version of the Mueller report in exchange for not enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr, committee chairman Adam Schiff said Wednesday....
2019-05-22 17:16

Spider silk, wood combination replicates material advantages of plastic By combining the silk protein from spider web threads with wood cellulose fibers, scientists have created a material featuring strength and extensibility comparable to plastic....
2019-09-17 01:00

Accused neo-Nazi charged in Las Vegas with possessing bomb-making material An accused neo-Nazi sympathizer employed as a Las Vegas security guard was charged on Friday with possession of unregistered bomb-making materials that he clandestinely discussed using to attack a synagogue, federal prosecutors said....
2019-08-10 10:48

Devin Nunes demands release of Mueller report source material A top Republican is joining Democrats’ calls for the public release of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s source material. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, made his demand in a Friday tweet, saying...
2019-06-01 23:48

Geologists find new way volcanoes form from material in mantle's transition zone While studying the planet's layers deep beneath Bermuda, scientists found evidence of volcanic material rising from the mantle's transition zone, located 250 to 400 miles beneath Earth's crust....
2019-05-21 14:38

Panera at Home chicken soup recalled over plastic material in product The company behind Panera Bread’s at Home line has issued a recall for a chicken soup product sold in select states over concerns about plastic material contamination....
2019-05-24 15:48

Colossal mass of volcanic material is drifting toward the Great Barrier Reef The Great Barrier Reef is in bad shape, and humans are to blame. Warming seas due to climate change have led to extreme “bleaching” of much of the coral that makes up the reef, effectively killing it and turning once-vibrant stretches of ...
2019-08-27 09:48

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
2019-07-01 14:16

Black Is the New Black: Harlem's Fashion Row Presented a Challenge at Its 2019 Gala—and We Were Present “Tonight was a test. How many of you passed?” asked Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) founder Brandice Daniel of the packed house at New York City’s One World Observatory on Thursday evening. The invitation’s dress code read “All Black Everything”—which, to...
2019-09-06 18:32

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
2019-07-15 08:16

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
2019-08-20 07:00

Black Girls Rock! Reminds Us That the World Would Be Lost Without Black Women We owe black women a debt that we could never even imagine repaying. They have blessed us with their presence and for that, we are better as a collective. The love they have shown us held us through some of our darkest times, while simultaneously rem...
2019-09-09 15:16

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On F...
2019-08-03 19:32

From Cyberpunk 2077 to The Outer Worlds: are role-playing games getting too predictable? Two forthcoming games are generating a lot of buzz – but they also suggest the genre is in need of a shakeupIt might be set in space rather than on an Earth ravaged by nuclear war, but there is a strong argument that The Outer Worlds, a forthcoming f...
2019-08-20 18:00

The Outer Worlds E3 Demo Featured Flexible Combat And Strategic Lying This week, my colleague Jason Schreier and I had a chance to sit in on a demo for The Outer Worlds, the newest game from Obsidian Entertainment. Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game where you find yourself stranded on a distant planet fig...
2019-06-14 18:16

Life on icy alien worlds may resemble creatures under submerged Hawaiian volcano BELLEVUE, Wash. — What do a deep underwater volcano in Hawaii and Saturn's moon have in common? Astrobiologists are hoping the answer to that question is life....
2019-06-28 14:32

North Korea urged by swim worlds organizers to send a team GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — With North Korea so far declining to send a team, organizers of the aquatics world championships in South Korea in July are urging a change of heart. A joint declaration on Thursday by host city Gwangju and swimming world ...
2019-05-23 14:48

The Outer Worlds devs talk gameplay missions, DLC, character companions and more We sat down with The Outer Worlds narrative designer Dan McPhee to talk about the underpinnings of Obsidian's brave new world and its fascinating systems....
2019-07-15 23:32

New Paper Confirms Near-Room-Temperature Superconductivity in Wild, Hydrogen-Rich Material A team of physicists has published peer-reviewed results documenting near-room-temperature superconductivity in the hydrogen-rich compound lanthanum hydride. Read more......
2019-05-23 05:00

Some Russians don't believe assurances that an explosion at a disease research lab didn't release any hazardous material Google Maps/Business Insider A gas explosion hit a research center storing pathogens like anthrax, Ebola, and smallpox in Koltsovo, Russia, on Monday. Officials immediately said there was no danger to the public after the accident. But some Russians...
2019-09-17 21:48

Hazardous material at Worthing seafront may have been caused by passing cargo ship, says coastguard A hazardous material that left two people on Worthing seafront requiring hospital treatment might have been caused by a passing cargo ship, according to the coastguard....
2019-08-13 01:16

Apple disputes negative Goldman call hitting the stock, says TV+ will not have 'material impact' Apple told CNBC in a statement that it does not expect the launch of Apple TV+ "to have a material impact on our financial results," as Goldman estimated....
2019-09-14 00:32

Japan to tighten tech material exports to South Korea in wartime labor row Japan will tighten curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea amid a growing dispute over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two, the industry ministry said on Monday, pr...
2019-07-02 06:16

IAEA report raises suspicion Iran is hiding 'undeclared nuclear material' A forthcoming report from the International Atomic Energy Agency has stoked concerns that Iran is hiding illicit nuclear activity, according to government officials familiar with the agency’s still-unpublished assessment....
2019-08-31 11:32

Lizzo’s ‘Boys’ Is Extremely Versatile Meme Material That Works Like a Charm Every Time You heard Lizzo: “I like boys,” she sings confidently on the Cuz I Love You singer-rapper‘s 2018 hit “Boys.” The catchy track is ripe for sing-a-longs — and for making memes, thanks to its vivid detail. So that...
2019-06-06 19:00

Australia Plans to Block Domains That Host Terrorist Material During Crisis Situations Australia laid out some of the country’s first concrete steps to make good on its promise of combating the spread of extremism online at this year’s G7 leader’s forum, Reuters reported Sunday. Officials said the government intends to cut off all acce...
2019-08-26 03:00

Lebanese army says Israeli drone breached airspace, dropped incendiary material An Israeli drone violated Lebanon's airspace on Sunday and dropped incendiary material that sparked a fire in a forest at the border, the Lebanese military said....
2019-09-01 14:16

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on ed...
2019-08-11 18:48

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge:...
2019-08-10 23:32

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Edit...
2019-07-11 22:00

US-China rivalry could create two separate tech worlds, says Boston Consulting Group The U.S. and China may seem closer to an agreement on trade, but their competing ambitions for technological dominance are a possible sticking point, Boston Consulting Group's chairman told CNBC....
2019-07-01 13:16

Charlie Jane Anders and Annalee Newitz on Creating Worlds, and How to Tell If You're in an Alternate Timeline Readers of io9 are no doubt very aware that since leaving the site, co-founders Charlie Jane Anders and Annalee Newitz have gone on to write their own award-winning works of fiction. But how do science fiction and fantasy bloggers move to writing sci...
2019-08-30 02:32

UPDATE 1-South Korea's POSCO drops plans for Chilean battery material plant South Korea's POSCO has pulled out of a project to build battery parts in Chile, the Asian steelmaker said, little more than a year after winning guaranteed access to cheap lithium from top producer Albemarle....
2019-06-22 00:16

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced disc...
2019-06-24 09:32

Andrew Cancio still juggling two worlds: World champ and full-time construction technician Andrew Cancio is a world titleholder and has a fight scheduled to defend his belt in a rematch against Alberto Machado on Friday. But he still has a chip on his shoulder -- and a full-time job on the side....
2019-06-20 21:00

Japan to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea amid wartime labor row Japan will tighten restrictions on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea in response to a South Korean ruling on war-time forced labor, the industry ministry said on Monday....
2019-07-01 04:48

The five: chimeras created by science A chimera is an organism with genetic material from two or more sources. Experiments in the field may save lives but are ethically controversialLast week, researchers led by Spanish scientist Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte announced they had created th...
2019-08-11 09:16

20 of the weirdest cars ever created Car companies have come up with bizarre models and editions of their vehicles throughout the years. Click forward to see 20 of the weirdest ever made.       ...
2019-08-01 12:48

'Nature is quantum from the start': Sean Carroll, many worlds, and a new theory of spacetime – Science Weekly podcast Ian Sample speaks to the theoretical physicist Sean Carroll about his mission to demystify quantum mechanics. It won’t be easy, though, as Carroll’s favoured interpretation of this fundamental theory – the ‘many worlds’ interpretation – results in a ...
2019-09-21 01:48

Samsung has created a silver Galaxy S10+ but you can't have it The Galaxy S10+ is already available in a wide range of colors including Prism Green, Flamingo Pink, and the new Cardinal Red. But if none of these finishes tickle your fancy, maybe this next color will. There’s just one problem.Called Prism Silver, ...
2019-06-07 02:16

The city created by the Chernobyl explosion For one city in the Ukraine, the Chernobyl explosion in 1986 was an act of creation. Find out how the nuclear disaster gave birth to Slavutych and what a traveler will find there today....
2019-08-17 17:00

New mural on the eastside created by students TUCSON – Murals are popping up all over Tucson. A new one is in the works on the east side and it is different than the others. This mural in the works at Palo Verde Pool and is being created by students. They are also getting paid for their wo...
2019-07-11 11:00

PAN To Be Created Automatically If Tax Return Using Aadhaar: 10 Facts A Permanent Account Number or PAN will be generated automatically if an individual files the income tax return by quoting an Aadhaar number, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said in a notification on......
2019-09-02 11:48

Three Created a Fertility Revolution, but One, a Woman, Went Unrecognized Newly released papers show that Robert Edwards, who won a Nobel Prize, tried in vain to have Jean Purdy recognized as an equal partner in the breakthrough....
2019-06-10 20:16

How Sony's Walkman Created Headphone Culture As the Sony Walkman turns 40, we scrutinize the iconic tape deck’s impact on popular culture: the way we imbibe our chosen audio, discover music and shut out the world....
2019-08-17 01:48

It’s a huge problem that most health apps are created by men — here’s how to fix that All shades of pink, flowery patterns, dolls, and miniature kitchens — if you’re a woman, you’ll most likely have had all these and more imposed upon you since early childhood. The stereotypes about women, which in most cases come from men, can be har...
2019-09-02 00:16

Man who created NYC subway map says ‘it’s a mess,’ calls for improvements John Tauranac put New York City’s subway on the map — literally. The lifelong Upper West Sider, now 80, was the creative director for the MTA’s 1979 rail map, a version of which is still posted in every station today. But Tauranac doesn’t think it sh...
2019-09-22 00:16

A galactic collision created this cosmic rose Meet Arp 273… two interacting galaxies that have come together to form a beautiful rose in the cosmos!       ...
2019-09-09 23:16

"Made In India" Written All Over "Little Sun" Being Created In France The world's best scientists are trying to create a miniature Sun on Earth to tap its fusion energy, costing over Euro 20 billion and India is a full partner in this mega project. Called The ITER......
2019-08-23 21:00

Only Adam Gase can end the Jets hell he created It’s been nearly five months since the Jets hired Adam Gase as the 18th head coach in franchise history and a lot has happened already, some of which is concerning. Gase has not coached a game yet nor has he conducted a full-squad training camp pract...
2019-05-27 07:16

Ekasbo’s Matebot may be the cutest cat robot yet created If Shrek saw Matebot, no amount of sad-eyes could win him back to Puss in Boots’ side. Created by Shenzhen-based robotics company Ekasbo, Matebot looks like a black and white cartoon cat and responds to your touch by wiggling its ears, changing...
2019-05-30 14:32

Animated Mona Lisa was created by AI, and it's terrifying The enigmatic, painted smile of the "Mona Lisa" is known around the world, but that famous face recently displayed a startling new range of expressions, courtesy of artificial intelligence (AI)....
2019-05-29 03:32

Behold, the most (intentionally) poorly designed website ever created You know something's wrong right away on the first page. Why does this button say "NO" instead of "YES"? And one thing you can't tell here: hovering on the thing you actually have to click ("here") doesn't change the cursor as expected. ...
2019-07-04 18:48

DeepNude App, Which Created Nude Photos Of Women, Taken Down By Developer A highly controversial application that used artificial intelligence to generate nude images of women based on their clothed photographs has been taken down by the developer following a massive......
2019-06-28 12:32

How baseless fears over 5G rollout created a health scare Misconceptions about the technology and lack of consultation with local communities may have boosted conspiracy theoriesWhen Tonia Antoniazzi stood up in the House of Commons to talk about the risks of 5G, she admitted that “initiating a conversation...
2019-07-31 17:48

How Brendan Greene created the PUBG phenomenon and then moved on to something new In a chat at Gamelab, Brendan Greene recounted the tale of how he created PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and ignited the battle royale market.Read More...
2019-07-06 20:32

Google has created a maths AI that has already proved 1200 theorems An AI made by Google has written mathematical proofs for more than 1200 theorems and may one day go on to tackle problems mathematicians don't know how to solve...
2019-05-21 18:16

Over 6 million user-created maps are coming to 'Halo: MCC' Microsoft and 343 Industries said they'd transfer Forge maps and game modes to Halo: The Master Chief Collection with the help of players, and it's clear many gamers were willing to step up. The two have revealed that over 6.6 million user...
2019-08-29 00:48

UK tech created 13 'billion dollar' startups in 2018 The UK technology sector produced 13 "unicorn" companies - firms valued at more than $1bn (£784 million) - over the past year, taking its overall total to 72....
2019-06-10 14:16

Chernobyl: the wildlife haven created when people left Rare and endangered animals have thrived in the Chernobyl disaster zone since it was evacuated in 1986, as a new wildlife tour in southern Belarus showsIt is 5.30am in southern Belarus. A pink moon hangs over flat fields tinged with frost, and as we ...
2019-05-28 13:16

World’s First Human-Monkey Hybrid Created In China A team of American and Spanish scientists relocated to China to jump European laws and they have created the world’s first human-monkey embryo, in the next step in the controversial breeding of animals for the human organs program. ...
2019-08-03 09:32

Supercomputer created 8 million simulated universes in 3 weeks Figuring out how our reality took shape over billions of years is no easy task for scientists. Theories about how the Big Bang played out and the immediate aftermath are a dime a dozen, but researchers led by a team from the University of Arizona thi...
2019-08-14 09:00

‘This Close’ marks a first: A show created by deaf people A gay man and his best female pal navigate their twenties together in a city — that’s the premise of a slew of sitcoms from NBC’s “Will & Grace” to Comedy Central’s “The Other Two.” Sundance’s “This Close” modifies it in a unique way: the characters ...
2019-09-10 20:16

Fox Sports created a USWNT Snapchat AR lens for the World Cup The United States women's national soccer team laid down a clear statement of intent to their World Cup rivals after a record-breaking 13-0 win over Thailand in their opening game. Alex Morgan grabbed the headlines by scoring five goals against ...
2019-06-14 23:16

Unique Volkswagen Golf GTI and R created for Worthersee festival News 30 May, 2019 VW commissioned two teams of apprentices to build a pair of bespoke high performance Volkswagen Golfs for Worthersee 2019...
2019-05-31 17:32

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
2019-05-26 07:32

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon ...
2019-05-25 17:48

Players have created over 2 million levels on ‘Super Mario Maker 2’ Super Mario Maker 2 players are having a busy summer. Nintendo announced today that players have uploaded 2 million courses on the level creator since its worldwide release on June 28th. The highly-anticipated Nintendo Switch sequel to Super Mario Ma...
2019-07-10 02:32

Google Lens Can Now Tell You Who Created That Neat Artwork You Walked Past Anyone who’s ever gone exploring in a new city has probably walked past some cool street art, Instagrammed it, and then went “Oh well, whoever made it was really cool.” Instead of shrugging your shoulders, Google Lens could soon be used to find out w...
2019-07-10 08:48

Theresa May, Her Representatives Created Mess Of Brexit: Donald Trump Donald Trump lashed out at Theresa May on Monday, visibly angry at her continuing support for the British ambassador to Washington despite the leak of diplomatic cables highly critical of his......
2019-07-09 02:16

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million ...
2019-06-10 12:16

Maradona and Naples created an unearthly and sometimes dark magic. I was there | Ed Vulliamy A new documentary about the footballer’s life doesn’t capture the way an underdog city both beatified and ensnared its favourite sonSundays would begin and end at a bar called Bollicine – bubbles – behind Piazza Leopardi station in the Fuorigrotta qu...
2019-06-07 19:32

Article 370 Created Wall Between India And Kashmir, It Will Go: Amit Shah Article 370 was the divide between India and Kashmir and it will now be gone forever, Home Minister Amit Shah said today, replying to the debate in the Lok Sabha on the government's move to end......
2019-08-06 15:16

Before She Wrote Cookbooks, Maida Heatter Created Hit Recipes for The Times This triple-layer chocolate torte, the newspaper’s most requested dessert in 1972, was just one of the recipes developed by the legendary author, who died on Thursday at 102....
2019-06-07 16:48

Ex-students say John Jay College, professors created a ‘cesspool of sexism’ Two former students are suing John Jay College of Criminal Justice and four professors, saying they created a “cesspool of sexism, misogyny, sexual harassment and illegal drug use” — allegations first revealed by The Post. Claudia Cojocaru, 40, and N...
2019-06-11 06:48

The most accurate model of our galaxy ever created shows the Milky Way is warped Considering we can’t actually see the Milky Way from the outside — since, you know, we’re in it — astronomers know a surprising amount about our home galaxy. They know its overall structure, where we are in it, and what likely...
2019-08-04 15:32

Comcast created an eye-control remote to help users with mobility challenges Comcast launches a free X1 TV remote that lets customers with physical disabilities change channels, surf and sets recordings with their eyes.       ...
2019-06-17 21:32

Tearful Amanda Knox: Media created false story around me Amanda Knox on Saturday accused the media of having created a false narrative around her, depicting her as guilty despite her proven innocence. (June 15)        ...
2019-06-15 19:48

How Dan Levy Created a Safe Haven With Schitt's Creek (And Why He's Saying Goodbye) There's nothing like Schitt's Creek--in the real world nor elsewhere on TV. In this fictional town, there's universal tolerance and equality. It's a town where lifelong residents......
2019-06-15 22:00

14 rescuers created a human chain to save 4 dolphins in Florida Clearwater Marine Aquarium/YouTube On Tuesday, rescuers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and Clearwater Marine Aquarium created a human chain to transport dolphins from a canal back to Tampa Bay. It worked. The dolphins were first repor...
2019-09-19 20:00

MIT Created Color-Changing Ink That Can Be Reprogrammed With Light to Show Different Images Taking inspiration from creatures like chameleons who are masters of color-changing camouflage, researchers at MIT’s Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new spray-on ink that can infinitely change colors...
2019-09-10 18:48

'It has created a sense of hostility': how Kaws made the art world pay attention With 2.4m Instagram followers, a $14.8m sale and brawls for his T-shirts in Uniqlo, is the artist dismissed as ‘conceptually bankrupt’ more than just a pop culture craze?In a baseball cap and jeans, Brian Donnelly has the chilled-out vibe of a season...
2019-09-19 23:00

The Iran crisis was created in Washington. The US must be talked down | Simon Tisdall President Trump claims he doesn’t want conflict, but his actions could accidentally trigger another Middle East warIn Washington, at times of stress, international crises play out in black and white. As in a flickering newsreel from a former age, com...
2019-06-18 23:00

The band X Ambassadors created a music video for the visually impaired For people who are blind or visually impaired, listening to a music video is often just like listening to the track. The band X Ambassadors wants to change that. They've teamed up with Microsoft to create an "audio-only music video" that's ...
2019-09-04 20:16

Gene editing tool could treat many diseases created by mutations The use of gene editing to eliminate diseases has numerous challenges, including the not-so-small problem of dealing with mutation-based conditions like Huntington's. Existing approaches that replace the gene could cause damage. Salk Institute...
2019-08-26 21:32

This Late-Night Comedy Duo Created Two of the Summer’s Funniest New Shows Even if you don’t know Bashir Salahuddin or Diallo Riddle by name, the likelihood that these college friends turned writing partners have made you laugh is extremely high. As Late Night with Jimmy Fallon writers, they scripted viral “Slow...
2019-07-18 14:48

I created 38 crazy, fake dating profiles — and guys loved them It started seven years ago, with a favor: One of Robyn Lynne Norris’ friends had signed up with OkCupid and asked her to review her online dating profile. Back then, Norris, a 20-something “hopeless romantic,” knew nothing about online dating. Newly ...
2019-08-14 22:32

| Super Rugby semis created perfect build-up script The results were predicted but what happened on the field in the semi-final round may have injected some much needed interest into the Super Rugby grand finale...
2019-07-01 21:00

Jeffrey Epstein’s newly created will could take years to open and pay out damages It could take years to pry open disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein’s will and dole out damages among his dozens of accusers, experts say. Epstein’s will, with its newly created, $577 million 1953 Trust — named after the year of his birth ̵...
2019-08-22 18:48

Founder of site linked to mass shootings says he created 'a monster' The creator of a far-right online message board connected to three mass shootings that killed dozens of people has described himself as "naive and ignorant", likening the platform 8chan to Frankenstein's monster, with no limit to its extremism....
2019-08-07 14:48

Ford Secretly Created the New Pickup Truck Emoji Because Nothing Is Sacred July 17 is World Emoji Day, a fake but harmless holiday created by the founder of Emojipedia. To celebrate this year, Ford slyly revealed that it has succeeded in surreptitiously creating the pickup emoji. The company hired a marketing firm and a te...
2019-07-17 17:16

Ex-Cricketer's Fake Profile Created On Facebook; Hunt On For Culprit An unidentified person has been booked for allegedly creating a fake Facebook profile of former cricketer Sandeep Patil and trying to seek on it phone numbers of well-known personalities....
2019-08-27 12:48

"Sort Out Mess You Created": Heckler Yells At Boris Johnson Boris Johnson was heckled by a protester as he made a speech in northern England on Friday, with a man demanding to know why the British prime minister wasn't in parliament fixing the mess he had......
2019-09-13 19:32

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthet...
2019-07-24 22:01

Capitalism gone wrong: how big pharma created America's opioid carnage A web of firms ramped up narcotic painkiller sales, creating the biggest drug epidemic in American history as profits surgedAs Oklahoma’s attorney general, Mike Hunter laid out his indictment against one of the biggest corporations in America, he mad...
2019-07-24 11:00

Silicon LED created by buzzing surface with high-speed electrons  Enlarge / If only controlling electron behavior was as easy as building atom illustrations out of children's toys... (credit: Japatino / Getty Images) A long time ago, in a place not so far away, I used to believe that future lasers and optics woul...
2019-07-24 01:16

Specially created animal 'cancer avatars' could personalise treatments Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs to use...
2019-05-23 18:48

Climate change has created more bird winners than losers in England Of 23 bird species in England affected by climate change over the past 50 years, 19 have seen a positive effect, including wrens, long-tailed tits and egrets...
2019-09-03 03:00

Nxivm captive created her own newspaper while stuck in room for two years A member of the Nxivm cult who was allegedly held captive in a room with only a pad of paper and a pen for two years became so desperate that she created a “newspaper” covering her own captivity and failing health, she testified in Brooklyn federal c...
2019-05-31 10:16

"Created A Monster": Founder Of Site Linked To US, New Zealand Shooting The creator of a far-right online message board connected to three mass shootings that killed dozens of people has described himself as "naive and ignorant", likening the platform 8chan to......
2019-08-07 08:16

With A Black Lady Sketch Show, Black women are no longer just background in sketch comedy On August 2, at a private screening of the premiere of A Black Lady Sketch Show, series creator Robin Thede regaled an audience of mostly Black women, including myself, with a story of failure, friendship, and new beginnings. With The Rundown With Ro...
2019-09-08 21:16

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and ...
2019-08-13 02:48

South Korea rejects Japan media reports on transfer of material to North Korea South Korea on Tuesday denied accusations in Japanese media that it had transported Japanese high-tech material to North Korea, calling for an immediate halt to such comments....
2019-07-09 10:16

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
2019-06-02 10:00

Extreme makeup: how the girls and boys of Generation Z created a huge new subculture Many young people now spend hours in their bedrooms, perfecting extraordinarily intricate looks to put up online ‘It’s literally art!” exclaims 16-year-old Milly Provenzano, sitting cross-legged on her single bed. Her eyeshadow is like the plumage of...
2019-08-27 08:16

Google explains how it created dark theme on three apps and Android Auto A post put up today on the Google Design website shares how Google developed dark themes for three separate apps and Android Auto. The apps include Photos, Calendar, and News. Just in case you don't know what dark theme is, think of the typical smart...
2019-06-29 03:48

Mexico’s National Guard, Created to Fight Crime, Is Deployed to Capital Although Mexico City’s crime rate is lower than much of the country’s, a recent spike has alarmed residents and prompted the president to deploy the new force....
2019-07-02 04:16

Watch as a young kid performs a durability test on a cardboard Pixel he created You don't wake up one morning totally obsessed with mobile devices to the point that you want to write or talk about them for a living. Nope. It takes years of training and if you're lucky, you will be accepted into a top school like Harvard where yo...
2019-06-19 05:48

Kevin Durant is only one safe from free-agency chaos injury created Plans haven’t changed. They’ve just become more complicated. Despite Kevin Durant likely suffering a torn Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday night, the Warriors superstar’s suddenly uncertain future doesn’t necessarily me...
2019-06-11 22:01

Facebook created a 'gateway drug' to introduce billions to cryptocurrency, experts say Long-time blockchain technologists say Facebook's Libra digital currency will introduce billions to cryptocurrencies, but the company's problems with trust and privacy remain an obstacle....
2019-06-18 21:32

Novaquark raises $11.2 million for fan-created Dual Universe online game French video game developer Novaquark has raised $11.2 million in funding for its Dual Universe science fiction massively multiplayer online game.Read More...
2019-06-11 16:48

Ubisoft Bans Player-Created Assassin's Creed Quests That Let You Level Up By Doing Nothing Last month, Ubisoft released a tool that allows players to create their own quests in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Players could choose to have other players’ custom quests appear in their games.. Almost immediately came a mess of quests dedicated to ra...
2019-07-12 16:00

Activists created a free font made from gerrymandered US voting districts Ugly Gerry is a new, free font created by a pair of activists apparently fed up with the US government’s practice of gerrymandering voting districts. Every letter in the font is composed of images of gerrymandered US voting districts. Though a couple...
2019-08-02 08:48

Idiosyncratic Designer Luigi Colani Created Some Weird Cars, And That's Why We Needed Him Yesterday, Luigi Colani, a German industrial designer with an Italian name, died at the age of 91. While Colani was a successful designer of all sorts of things, from cameras to toilets, his transportation-related designs—cars and motorcycles and air...
2019-09-18 11:00

Modder Explains How He Created That Cool Bloodborne Mod That Lets You Control Enemies You might have recently seen a cool Bloodborne mod floating around Twitter early this week. The mod allows a player, using a modded copy of the game, to take control of enemies by locking on to them. The creator of this mod explained to me how they c...
2019-05-26 11:32

Selena Gomez announces first album in four years, teases material about her 'huge' life moments After stepping away from the spotlight for a while, Selena Gomez revealed plans on "The Tonight Show" to release her first album in nearly four years.        ...
2019-06-12 12:48

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
2019-05-21 14:38

Black Shark 2 Pro gaming phone builds on the popular Black Shark 2 smartphone When the Black Shark 2 came out we found it a pretty decent gaming smartphone, albeit with some small flaws here and there; now three months later Black Shark has unveiled a newer version of the device, called the Black Shark 2 Pro.The Black Shark 2 ...
2019-07-31 18:32

Dunkin’ manager created fake employee, collected extra paycheck, cops say At some workplaces, some employees seem to do the work of two people. But at a Dunkin’ doughnut shop in Florida, a manager was collecting the paychecks of two people – herself and a fake employee, authorities say....
2019-07-11 09:32

'Coolest night in town': the club where Phoebe Waller-Bridge created Fleabag Once based in a rundown boozer, DryWrite nights encouraged risk and giddy game-playing – their spirit is felt in Killing Eve and across British theatre todayWhen Phoebe Waller-Bridge performed her script Fleabag at the Edinburgh fringe in 2013, it la...
2019-08-14 15:48

Virginia's Anti-Revenge Porn Law Now Covers Deepfakes and Other 'Falsely Created' Content A update to Virginia’s law against revenge porn banning the distribution of explicit videos and images that have been deepfaked—i.e., modified using machine learning algorithms to picture someone else—or otherwise created with the intent to “coerce, ...
2019-07-02 05:32

John Thompson III’s Georgetown experience should serve him well in newly created Monumental role As the vice president of player development and engagement for Monumental Basketball, Thompson will call upon his ability to connect with young players....
2019-07-23 23:48

Owners created bogus story about dog found with snout ‘taped shut’: cops The heartbreaking story of an Ohio pup found with her muzzle duct-taped shut and her throat slashed — was actually a hoax made up by her owner in an attempt to get free veterinary care, authorities said Monday. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jon...
2019-08-27 11:16

Champions League streaker shares fan-created video of her scoring goal: 'I did it again folks' Champions League streaker Kinsey Wolanski was featured in a fan-created video appearing to show her score a goal during a match between River Plate and Boca Juniors from December....
2019-06-04 23:48

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki Hirano....
2019-06-07 11:16

Anthropocene review – tough film makes case for human-created epoch From Kenyan children picking through plastic waste to swathes of Germany laid waste for coal mining, a film shows why we are in a new, human-created epoch...
2019-05-21 14:38

Police-created smartphone app adds anti-groping feature to scare off molesters Women are downloading the "Digi Police" smartphone app developed by Japanese police to protect themselves from gropers on packed rush-hour trains.        ...
2019-05-23 02:32

Elon Musk's Neuralink Says It's Created Brain-Reading 'Threads,' Surgical Robot That Inserts Them On Tuesday evening in San Francisco, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally shed some light on what Neuralink, his company that has raised $158 million to develop “ultra high bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computers,” has be...
2019-07-17 08:48

Trump created a storm over Kim Darroch. Boris Johnson will bring a hurricane | Simon Jenkins With the forces of no deal whirling faster, Johnson is banking on the idea that a dramatic shock could be Britain’s salvationImagine chaos. Dream disruption. Think of a hundred Kim Darrochs as the Boris Johnson moment approaches. Tear up the script. ...
2019-07-11 20:48

Audi created an autonomous quattro off-roader that uses flying drones to illuminate the road instead of headlights Audi Audi has released the concept AI:TRAIL quattro, an emissions-free autonomous off-roader. The AI:TRAIL includes features such as removable hammock-like backseats and LED drones that fly ahead of the vehicle and illuminate the road, instead of he...
2019-09-19 08:32

City issues cease and desist to group that created GoFundMe to construct private border wall Sunland Park, NM, issued a cease and desist letter to company, claiming a border wall constructed with GoFundMe dollars is not in compliance.        ...
2019-05-30 04:32

Seoul seeks to advance inter-Korean ties on peace mood created by Panmunjom meeting Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said Tuesday he will work to turn the current peace mood on the Korean Peninsula into a chance to further advance inter-Korean relations....
2019-07-09 08:16

A fake interview with Vladimir Putin demonstrates how convincing deepfakes could be created in real-time in just a matter of years AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko; MIT Technology Review Deepfakes — videos manipulated with AI to make someone appear to say or do something they haven't actually said or done — have become a real concern, especially when it comes to sp...
2019-09-19 20:00

Black Women OWN the Conversation Puts Black Women in the Center Black Women OWN the Conversation, a collaboration between OZY Media, co-owned by Carlos Watson, a former CNN and MSNBC analyst, and the Oprah Winfrey-branded network OWN, is a historic first for television. Launched August 24, the series features pan...
2019-08-28 18:16

Dem witness John Dean obstructed Cohen hearing, created 'cottage industry' over Watergate comparisons, GOP reps allege House Republicans on Monday lined up to hammer John Dean, the Democrats' star witness at Monday's House Judiciary Committee hearing, saying the former Nixon White House counsel deliberately obstructed their questioning of former Trump lawyer Michael ...
2019-06-11 00:32

Hope Hicks slams 'chaos' created by Steele dossier in testimony before House Dems; WH blocks dozens of questions In lengthy and sometimes contentious closed-door testimony on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, former top White House adviser Hope Hicks took a shot at the discredited Steele dossier, pointed out that "we have this thing called Google now," and even elicit...
2019-06-21 04:48

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
2019-08-20 00:48

Jim Parsons was ready to step away from 'Big Bang Theory': 'We really wrung that material' After 12 years, Jim Parsons says he's ready to be done playing Sheldon on "The Big Bang Theory" and move on to new material.        ...
2019-06-21 03:48

An ex-Apple engineer created brilliant new iPhone software that would make Apple jealous — take a look YouTube/Bob Burrough Former Apple engineer Bob Burrough spent seven years working under Steve Jobs and Tim Cook. Burrough uploaded a video to his YouTube channel in January, in which he introduced a new kind of iPhone interface that responds to your...
2019-07-22 03:48

Amy Poehler calls on Hollywood to champion female-created shows, movies: 'More, more, more' Speaking at the Women in Film Gala on Wednesday, Amy Poehler called on Hollywood to push for more female-created movies and shows.        ...
2019-06-13 18:16

The Amazon fires aren't a natural disaster. 'Bolsonaro has created the perfect conditions for this perfect storm,' one researcher said. Eraldo Peres/AP So far this year, Brazil has experienced more than 84,000 fires — more than double the 2018 total of 40,000. Some 20,000 of these fires started in the past few weeks, many of them in the Brazilian Amazon. Most of the blazes wer...
2019-08-30 00:32

Sitting Is Bad for Your Health, But Not All Types of Sitting Were Created Equal The countless recent studies and articles about the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle likely haven’t sat well with desk workers, for whom standing desks and walking meetings are some of the only ways to avoid near-constant sitting during th...
2019-06-27 22:16

Two New Court Rooms Created In Supreme Court For New Judges A day after President Ram Nath Kovind appointed four new judges to the top court, the Supreme Court on Thursday announced the creation of two new court rooms in the premises....
2019-09-20 05:16

Eminem's 'Slim Shady LP' turns 20: An oral history of the album that created a superstar Eminem's 'The Slim Shady LP' breakout album is marking its 20th anniversary. Here's the inside story from those who were there.        ...
2019-05-21 16:48

How Phoebe Waller-Bridge created a near-perfect second season of Amazon's 'Fleabag' Amazon's "Fleabag" returned for a second season, and we talked to creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge about writing a women who uses sex to escape.        ...
2019-05-22 21:16

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today (UBER) It's a big year for Uber. The first name in ride-hailing had a ton of hype around it for the first half of 2019 thanks to its IPO. And though the $8 billion valuation fell well short of speculations of $100 billion, Uber is still one of the biggest n...
2019-08-10 10:16

Being Black in a Newsroom When most people think of careers in television, their first thought usually goes to someone in front of the camera. I am no different. When I got serious about my broadcast journalism major, I too had visions of being in front of the camera to becom...
2019-09-12 08:00

A Thank You to Black Women Black women are a gift that keeps on giving. A lot of us wouldn’t be the people we are today if it weren’t for black women blessing us with their presence and their grace. The lessons black women have taught us have shaped and saved our lives in infi...
2019-09-06 23:00

Black hole breakthrough: a lot done, much more to do The first direct image of a black hole is another triumph for Einstein's general relativity – but to make further progress we must look for even better theories...
2019-05-21 18:32

Black Hat SEO: What is it, how does it work and how to solve it Imagine this scenario as a business with a significant online presence. Your rankings on your target keywords have dropped significantly. You haven’t made any major changes to the content or linking strategy of your website. What’s more...
2019-07-17 17:16

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image Space and physics reporter Leah Crane answers New Scientist readers’ questions on the first ever images of a black hole from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)...
2019-05-21 18:32

'Black Mirror' has nothing left to say The scariest thing in Black Mirror season five is Nine Inch Nails' song "Head Like a Hole" transformed into a teenybopper tune by Miley Cyrus. It's inherently unsettling, as if we're peering into an alternate universe where Trent Rezno...
2019-06-11 21:32

|Black-ownedwines,spiritstogetanEUboost Minister of Finance Tito Mboweni on Tuesday submitted an agreement to Parliament between SA and the European Commission, for the latter to provide €10m towards a "support programme for the transformation of the wines and spirits sector in South Afri...
2019-08-22 06:00

Black Mirror: the five best episodes so far Black Mirror is back. From an 80s lesbian romance to a murderous choose-your-own adventure, here are the essential dystopian stories you must watch before the new season drops next weekSeason 2, Episode 1 Continue reading......
2019-05-31 20:00

Orange is the New Black Made TV—and Me—Gay In 2013, my need to binge the first season of Orange is the New Black felt so urgent that I couldn’t wait for WiFi to be installed in my new apartment to watch it on TV—so I streamed it on my phone. At the time, I thought I was straight. ...
2019-07-19 21:48

Ones to watch: Black Pumas Sam Cooke meets Wu-Tang Clan in the Texas-based duo’s surprisingly fresh take on 70s soulBlack Pumas are the answer to the exciting question of what it would sound like if Sam Cooke or Neil Young joined the Wu-Tang Clan. The Texas-based duo of Adrian...
2019-06-08 16:32

The newcomers behind ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — The names Jimmie Fails and Joe Talbot probably don’t sound familiar now, but that will soon change when audiences see their film “The Last Black Man in San Francisco.” It opens nationwide Friday and is already one...
2019-06-13 16:48

They've Got the Power, We've Got the Black Ass Game Some truths are undeniable; among them: that Power on Starz is unmatched. The show is brimming with grit, betrayal and ALL the drama. And for this good-ass television, we offer our gratitude to the TV gods....
2019-08-23 22:00

Black Mirror, from worst to best Anthologies are, by nature, a mixed bag. It’s part of their draw: We crack open a collection of short fiction never knowing what to expect from one story to the next; classic television series like Playhouse 90, Hallmark Hall Of Fame, and The Twiligh...
2019-06-05 14:16

BTS, Black Mirror and Big Little Lies Katie, Stevie and Bethany talk about all the must-see TV hitting our screens including Miley Cyrus in Black Mirror, Meryl Streep in Big Little Lies and Ellen Page in Tales Of The City....
2019-06-07 03:48

Are we living inside a black hole? Our universe may be inside a black hole existing in a ‘parent universe,’ says physicist Nikodem Poplawski.       ...
2019-06-17 14:16

Updates From Black Panther 2, Hawkeye, and More Some intriguing updates on the Disney+ Hawkeye series. A new look at some freshly-costumed Titans and their Big Bad next season. A familiar face will return for Supernatural’s final season, plus Lobo may live to ride again. Spoilers away!Read more......
2019-08-21 18:00

What It's Like To Be a Black Woman Named Beckii On Saturday, CNN published a lengthy piece of award-winning journalism on white people with black-sounding names. The insanely absurd story featured a collection of Caucasians (which is more than a “pinch of wypipo” but less than a “mob of lynchers”)...
2019-06-17 00:16

Black Desert brings its MMO action to PS4 PlayStation 4 owners have a new massively multiplayer online role-playing game option. Pearl Abyss announced today that Black Desert is now available on the PS4.Read More...
2019-08-22 22:48

Black Panther II is coming in 2022 Marvel issued release dates for a whole hell of a lot of projects during Comic-Con this summer, but among all the Shang-Chis and Black Widows and Multiverse Of Madnesses were a handful of notable exceptions—including the long-anticipated follow-up to...
2019-08-25 21:32

‘Black Panther 2’ might be one of the first movies of MCU Phase 5 Marvel a few weeks ago revealed no less than 10 titles that will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase 4, which will span from May 1st, 2020 to November 5th, 2021. Unlike the previous three phases, the MCU will get a large TV compone...
2019-08-22 22:16

| Black vests: Who are the gilets noirs and what do they want? Following on from the success of France's gilets jaunes - or yellow vests movement, a new protest group aimed at seeking justice for undocumented migrants is emerging....
2019-08-14 15:48

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
2019-06-15 12:16

The Definitive Ranking of Black Clothes Since the first human decided that it was a little chilly outside and put together a dope three-piece wooly mammoth fur outfit, black people have been at the forefront of fashion. Looking cool is a part of our expression and creativity so it is only ...
2019-06-12 16:48

'Men in Black' can't catch lightning despite 'Thor' duo Receiving a power boost from the Marvel stable, "Men in Black: International" returns to the goofy universe where the wackiest tabloids contain the real news and aliens hide in plain sight. The movie conjures some of the goofy charms associated with ...
2019-06-12 17:00

Why are arguments always so black and white? | Eva Wiseman From politics to the bear pit of the Jeremy Kyle Show and Radio 4’s Today programme, there seems little room for nuance. And yet we live in a world where most issues shade into greyWhen you publish opinions in the paper, it is not uncommon to then re...
2019-05-26 16:48

Black skin care: The top 5 tips Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we list five skin care steps for black skin....
2019-06-13 21:16

Scientists figured out why there are black squirrels all over the US Whatever the case, they wrote, black fur remains a rare thing for squirrels in North America, occurring at rates of less than 1% in the two species. But already, they noted in a statement, it's made its way over to the United Kingdom — likely through...
2019-08-14 17:00

Tessa Thompson is OK with the ‘Men in Black’ title, for now The “Men in Black” franchise has a new recruit who isn’t a man, but actress Tessa Thompson is fine with keeping the masculine-centered film title — for now...
2019-06-12 22:16

'We still need to be seen': behind the rise of black punk culture Amid increased backlash to the business of Afropunk, a host of collectives, festivals and artists of color have continued the punk resistance elsewhereIn the summer of 2001, a young first-time film-maker traveled across the US, shooting a documentary...
2019-08-16 14:16

US’ first black priest, an ex-slave, may be on his way to sainthood Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be "venerable," positioning the former slave for possible sainthood....
2019-06-13 10:16

There may be life on other planets, but there’s none in Men In Black: International The Men In Black movies are about chemistry as much as they’re about aliens. Beginning with the gruff father/cocky son dynamic between Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in Barry Sonnenfeld’s 1997 original, the series has been powered largely by the inte...
2019-06-12 19:48

Trump: More aid for some historic black colleges President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the government will no longer restrict historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that have a religious mission from accessing federal funding for capital projects. (Sept. 10)    ...
2019-09-11 01:16

Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Generation Men in Black: International will not be the best movie you see this year. There are plot issues, character arcs go unfinished, and the ending felt rushed. But it’s still a campy, cool sci-fi spy thriller—one that coasts on the natural charisma of Tes...
2019-06-12 18:16

A black moon rises Wednesday: What is it and can we see it? There’s a black moon on the rise. On Wednesday night, North Americans will get a rare chance to see a “black moon,” which occurs only about every two and a half years, according to Space.com. To be clear, the moon won’t sudden...
2019-07-31 21:32

The Revolutionary Black Women of Saubara The shrieking sliced through the cloudy night and drowned out the music blasting from a speaker nearby. It was 9 p.m. in Saubara, a town of about 12,000 people in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia. Although the party wouldn’t officially start unti...
2019-09-19 04:48

Bruins' Cassidy: Officiating a 'black eye' for NHL Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said after Thursday's Game 5 loss to St. Louis that the officiating throughout the playoff has been a "black eye" for the NHL. Cassidy was upset after an apparent tripping penalty that led to a Blues' goal wasn't called....
2019-06-07 10:32

Spider-Man is back—but why all dressed in black? Enlarge / New continent, new costume. (credit: Sony Pictures) It's maybe no weirder than anything else in comic books that Peter Parker—a working-class teenager from Queens who is also Spider-Man—must have a closet the size of the one at Vogue. (It...
2019-07-04 15:48

The Black Barbershop Is a Safe Space. Is It for Lil Nas X, Though? The black barbershop is not just a sacred space, it’s a safe space. Much like Vegas, whatever happens within the confines of that room colored with scattered floor follicles stays in that room....
2019-09-05 00:00

You can finally get PowerBeats Pro in colors other than black After launching its truly wireless Powerbeats Pro headphones earlier this year, Beats is finally introducing new color options to its lineup. The earbuds, which retail for $250, will be available in off-white Ivory, a nature-green Moss, and dark blue...
2019-08-20 03:48

Every episode of Black Mirror – ranked! When Charlie Brooker’s series gets it right, its mix of sci-fi and satire is like nothing else on our screens. Here’s its 23 episodes so far, from worst to bestAn hour of television so relentlessly dour that it leaves nothing for anyone to cling to. ...
2019-06-06 11:16

Welcome to the NFC East, the NFL’s new black-and-blue division In a pass-first league, the Redskins, Eagles, Cowboys and Giants have paired run-first offense with stout defenses, making the NFC East something of a throwback....
2019-08-04 06:16

Here's your first look at Orange Is The New Black's final season This July, the end is finally upon the inmates of Orange Is The New Black. Netflix has released the first photos and a lovely teaser for the seventh and final season of its flagship series. Honestly, given how season six played out with everyone ship...
2019-05-22 21:16

Biden Extols His Black Support: ‘I Think They Know Me’ In an interview with black journalists, the former vice president cited his support among black voters to push back on criticism of his candidacy as focused on the white working class....
2019-08-28 04:00

VIDEO: Black Renaissance in Tucson A series of events have been taking place this month to showcase creativity in the Black community. The last event will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m....
2019-05-21 18:16

HBO wants more of A Black Lady Sketch Show HBO has just renewed A Black Lady Sketch Show for a second season, securing the excellent series’ future on the premium cable network for at least another year. The show, which is exactly what it says on the label, comes from creator Robin Thede, and...
2019-08-28 08:00

The inside story: Decoding the CDO black box 2006: In the approach to the 2008 global financial crisis, Euromoney became concerned about hidden risks and complications in the structured credit markets....
2019-06-11 02:01

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
2019-07-08 21:32

What Is a Black Hole? Here’s Our Guide for Earthlings Welcome to the place of no return — a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape it. This is a black hole....
2019-05-23 05:00

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people ...
2019-07-06 21:48

First black hole picture: The big mysteries we still need to solve We finally have the first real image of a black hole, so researchers can begin studying these cosmic mysteries in detail. Here is what they are hoping to learn...
2019-05-21 18:32

Markets could face another 'bearish black hole' Warnings are sounding in global financial markets, punctuated by a cascade of selling in everything from stocks and crude oil to metals like iron ore....
2019-08-08 19:16

New Survey Says: Politicians Don’t Care About Black People Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Bl...
2019-05-28 22:32

Black US lawmaker says white man told her to 'go back where you came from’ State representative Erica Thomas says she was verbally attacked in supermarket while shopping with her nine-year-old daughterA pregnant African American lawmaker in Georgia said she was verbally attacked in a supermarket Friday by a middle-aged whit...
2019-07-20 12:16

14 Christmas in July Items You Have to Buy During QVC's Black Friday We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
2019-07-31 17:48

First ever picture of a black hole may be revealed this week The Event Horizon Telescope aims to capture an image of the black hole at the heart of the Milky Way – and its first results will be released on 10 April...
2019-05-21 18:32

Black lawmaker says white man told her to ‘go back where you came from’ "And this white man comes up to me and says, 'You lazy son of a bitch,'" Erica Thomas said, "He says, 'You lazy son of a bitch; you need to go back where you came from.'"...
2019-07-20 11:48

‘CoD: Black Ops 4’ is getting a fresh batch of zombies on July 9th Zombies are on their way to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Activision announced today that "Operation: Apocalypse Z," a multiplayer-centric content pack that will conjure up game mode similar to the classic Zombies maps of previous games, will be coming....
2019-07-09 14:48

Orange Is the New Black's Danielle Brooks Is Pregnant There's a baby on the way for Danielle Brooks. The Orange Is the New Black actress has a new role ahead: mom. "So elated to finally share this news with you all. I'm happily......
2019-07-02 23:16

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Americanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined with framed portraits of its past leaders – a succ...
2019-05-29 12:32

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family stateme...
2019-07-09 01:16

Nigel Slater: 10 recipes from my little black book Exclusive extract: For years, Nigel Slater has been writing down everything he eats in his notebook. These notes shape the plant-based recipes in his new book, Greenfeast There is a little black book on the kitchen table. Neatly annotated in places, ...
2019-05-21 15:16

How to treat acne on black skin naturally Acne is a common skin problem that may be more prevalent in people with black skin. While medical treatments can be effective, they can also cause side effects. Learn about a variety of treatments for acne in black skin here....
2019-07-06 05:00

Black Directors on the Legacy of John Singleton Peers from the ’90s — Ernest Dickerson, Julie Dash, Matty Rich, Leslie Harris, Theodore Witcher and Darnell Martin — share personal memories of the filmmaker....
2019-07-08 17:48

ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Black, Cyrus Harvey Weinstein to be rearraigned as DA seeks actress's testimony; Kodak Black pleads guilty to federal weapons charges; Miley Cyrus takes to Twitter to deny cheating rumors. (Aug. 23)        ...
2019-08-23 14:32

ShowBiz Minute: Black, Spears, Harington Prosecutors aim to reverse bail decision in Kodak Black case; Britney Spears' ex-manager restraining order extended; Kit Harington checks into wellness center post-"Thrones." (May 29)        ...
2019-05-29 19:00

Franchise fatigue continues with ‘Men in Black’ and ‘Shaft’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Men in Black: International” is the No. 1 movie in North America this weekend but the Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth-led reboot isn’t exactly a franchise-revitalizing hit. Hampered by poor reviews, Sony Pictu...
2019-06-16 21:32

The ethics of deepfakes aren’t always black and white Chances are if you’ve seen a deepfake, such as this now infamous video of Obama ‘speaking’ Comedian Jordan Peele’s words, it has left an uncomfortable feeling. Since deepfakes emerged in December 2017, most media coverage has focused on their potenti...
2019-06-16 21:00

Beyond Dick: This One’s for the Ladies Is All About the Joy and Pain of Black Women You would think This One’s for the Ladies, Gene Graham’s foray into strip shows for black women, would be all about dick. If so, you would be wrong....
2019-07-10 07:48

New Concept Art Reveals Our First Look at Black Widow's Taskmaster When some concrete info on the Black Widow solo film finally dropped last night at San Diego Comic-Con, all the hints pointed toward Taskmaster, a dude with the power to instantly replicate any physical action he sees, as the villain. Now, with the r...
2019-07-23 01:32

Markets could face 'bearish black hole' Warnings are sounding in global financial markets, punctuated by a cascade of selling in everything from stocks and crude oil to metals like iron ore....
2019-08-08 14:16

The Best Man capped off one decade of black rom-coms and inspired another From the late ’90s to the mid 2010s, Sanaa Lathan and Taye Diggs starred in five major romantic comedies, two of them opposite one another. Yet when people rattle off lists of the genre’s biggest stars, their names seldom appear alongside rom-com pla...
2019-07-19 16:16

Canadian man says he pleaded with black bear during attack: 'You don't have to do this' A Canadian man fighting for his life begged his assailant to let him go, but his pleas went unheeded — which is probably because black bears don't understand English....
2019-09-09 23:48

Black Mirror Just Dropped 3 New Trailers for Season 5 Netflix already gave us a trailer for its next installment of Black Mirror but I guess they were feeling generous because they just gave us three more.Read more......
2019-05-21 19:16

'Orange is the New Black' Season 7 to premiere in July "Orange is the New Black" stars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon and Natasha Lyonne sing the Regina Spektor song "You've Got Time" in a Season 7 promo....
2019-05-23 00:48

‘Your Heritage Is Taken Away’: The Closing of 3 Historically Black Colleges For nearly 200 years, historically black colleges and universities have educated thousands of students, but they continue to face an uncertain future....
2019-06-29 03:00

The new 007 is a black woman – don't make her a Bond girl Online joy over Lashana Lynch inheriting James Bond’s codename may be premature. White men won’t give up their hero status so easilyFans have been hoping for a black actor to play James Bond at least since 2012, when Idris Elba was first rumoured as ...
2019-07-15 16:48

The best Black Friday in July sales and deals Thought Amazon Prime Day was the only sales event worth checking out today? Think again. You can score huge deals this Black Friday in July.       ...
2019-07-15 19:16

New Updates From Black Widow, Enola Holmes, and More Black Widow set pictures continue to give us a look at the film’s mysterious new villain. The game is afoot for Henry Cavill and Enola Holmes. Margot Robbie plans to produce a sci-fi hacker horror flick about implants. The Hello Kitty film has found ...
2019-06-28 18:32

No Charges Against New York Cop In Choking Death Of Black Man A New York police officer accused of placing a 43-year-old black man in a banned choke hold just before his death in 2014 will not face federal charges, the government said, in a decision slammed by......
2019-07-17 02:32

Black voters are cutting Biden some slack — for now The former vice president’s talk of working with segregationists has not torpedoed Biden’s strong support among African Americans. But they warn their patience is not unlimited....
2019-06-23 09:48

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up,...
2019-07-15 21:32

The black hole at the center of our galaxy just lit up twice as bright as ever. Who knows why Astronomers observing the black hole at the center of our galaxy watched it light up with "unprecedented brightness." And they aren't sure why.        ...
2019-08-14 15:48

New 2020 Mercedes-AMG GT R Black Series spied News 20 Sep, 2019 An even more potent version of the Mercedes-AMG GT R has been caught on camera, complete with aggressive body kit and large rear wing...
2019-09-20 19:16

| WATCH | All Black Scott Barrett sees RED! All Black lock Scott Barrett received a straight red card for a shoulder charge against the Wallabies in their Rugby Championship encounter in Perth....
2019-08-10 14:16

For the Black Keys, Rock Lives. It Just Had to Wait Success led to burnout for the blues-rock duo. But after a five-year break, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney return with their ninth album, “Let’s Rock.”...
2019-06-27 18:32

The Strange Story of the Black Prince of Canterbury Visitors can find the tomb of Edward of Woodstock, also known as the Black Prince, in the famous Canterbury cathedral. The 14th Century prince was the eldest son of King Edward III and Philippa of Hainault, but some may question why he’s laid to rest...
2019-06-28 02:01

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here....
2019-07-17 07:48

Black postmaster honored 121 years after lynching Just months after becoming Lake City, South Carolina’s first black postmaster, Frazier Baker was lynched by an angry mob. 121 years later, the Post Office he died trying to protect bears his name. (July 17)        ...
2019-07-17 11:00

Black Mirror S5 is almost here and Netflix just dropped three new trailers Nicole Beharie and Anthony Mackie star in "Striking Vipers," one of three new episodes in the upcoming fifth season of the Netflix anthology series Black Mirror. The long-awaited fifth season of Black Mirror debuts next month, and Netflix just rele...
2019-05-21 21:01

Tennis: Black and white's all right for stylish Barty Australian eighth seed Ashleigh Barty is not known for extravagant outfits, preferring to let her tennis do the talking on court, but she made an impression on both counts as she began her French Open campaign in style on Monday....
2019-05-27 20:16

Black Ops 4’s Blackout Mode Is Starting To Feel Pay-To-Win New DLC weapons added to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 have its Blackout battle royale mode feeling a little bit more like a pay-to-win game....
2019-07-02 06:16

Spooky 'Black Hole' on Jupiter Is Just a Big Shadow NASA’s Juno spacecraft recently caught this ominous view of Jupiter, which shows a massive black spot atop the gas giant’s churning clouds. Looks scary, but there’s a perfectly reasonable explanation: It’s a shadow cast by Jupiter’s extremely volcani...
2019-09-21 07:16

Need a college graduation ticket? There's a black market for that Tickets for New York University’s 2019 commencement ceremony are being advertised for as much as $250It’s graduation season in the United States, which means lots of caps, gowns, pomp and circumstance, corny speeches, selfies – and an underground tra...
2019-05-22 14:48

Twiggy: ‘A woman in a black tuxedo with bow tie looks fabulous’ The model, actor and singer on her love of trouser suits – and why she was the first well-known woman to wear broguesI’ve been wearing tuxedos for as long as I can remember. This is the one I wore for the album artwork on Romantically Yours, which I ...
2019-09-03 14:00

Black unemployment rate hits record low The unemployment rate among black Americans hit a record low in August, closing in on the gap in unemployment rates between white and black Americans....
2019-09-06 23:32

VMware to Buy Pivotal Software and Carbon Black Software company VMware plans to buy Pivotal Software and cybersecurity provider Carbon Black, bolstering its push to allow customers to build, manage and secure applications across devices and cloud-computing environments....
2019-08-23 08:00

It's Rumor Time: DC might actually introduce a Batman who is Black Take this with a grain of utility belt Bat-Salt, but Bleeding Cool says the “hot gossip” from “a number of prominent sources” is that DC Comics is going to introduce a new Batman at some point next summer who is Black. These prominent sources apparen...
2019-09-04 02:00

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Remembers the Heart of the City Reading the script for The Last Black Man in San Francisco was like experiencing an earthquake, actor Johnathan Majors says. Strange at first, even surreal....
2019-06-21 19:48

Milky Way's black hole has got 75 times brighter and we don't know why Astronomers were shocked to find the area around the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way growing 75 times brighter in just two hours...
2019-08-09 20:32

Gaming comparison: Black Shark 2 vs OnePlus 7 Chances are that if you’re reading this, you are already aware of or are a part of the ballooning gaming industry in India. There are reports from different research firms which further substantiate the fact that this rise is only going to get...
2019-07-01 16:32

Mom booted off flight for wearing black, lacy top The mom-of-two was trying to board an EasyJet flight at an airport in Spain when a flight attendant took issue with her low cut, sheer, lacy black top....
2019-06-30 01:16

We Dream a World: Black & Queer in Milwaukee On any given day, my partner, Lynnae* and I will be driving, engaged in our usual griping at the utterly reckless ways some Milwaukee drivers shit on safety laws while behind the wheel....
2019-06-27 22:48

Naomi Campbell says hotel turned her away because she is black Model calls incident in France ‘revolting’ and says fight for diversity in fashion continuesNaomi Campbell has said she was refused entry to a hotel in the south of France because she is black.In an interview with Paris Match, the model said she and ...
2019-07-31 20:48

IAF: 'No survivors' from An-32 crash; 13 bodies, black box retrieved The bodies of 13 Indian Air Force personnel who went missing last week when their plane crashed near the Chinese border have been found, authorities said....
2019-06-14 12:16

The Last Black Man In San Francisco is a delightful, overstuffed ode to the City By The Bay The Last Black Man In San Francisco feels like an expulsion of everything director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails have ever wanted to say about their hometown. As childhood friends who grew up in the Bay Area, Talbot and Fails have watched their ci...
2019-06-06 00:16

Rep. Will Hurd, the Only Black Republican in the House, Is Retiring (WASHINGTON) — The House’s only black Republican—Rep. Will Hurd—on Thursday became the latest GOP lawmaker to say he won’t seek re-election next year, jolting the party’s efforts to appeal to minority voters and wo...
2019-08-02 19:16

Black ex-manager claims 1Oak is a hot-bed for racism A black former General Manager at 1Oak says the hot-spot is a hot-bed for racism, with a club promoter getting a slap-on-the-wrist for calling him the n-word while he was eventually fired for complaining. Christopher Hibbert, 34, the first black GM a...
2019-06-13 02:32

Orange, green or black: The colors of revolutions From black clothes worn by Hong Kong demonstrators to orange banners at rallies in Ukraine or green scarves accompanying protests in Iran, here's how colors are adopted to represent the hopes of a movement....
2019-08-17 00:16

'There's still hope' – behind gentrification drama The Last Black Man in San Francisco Director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails discuss their buzzy, award-winning film that looks at a city they love as it falls further from their graspThe Last Black Man in San Francisco, the debut film from director Joe Talbot and star/partner/friend ...
2019-06-08 12:16

The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone series in black and white. It's an homage to the 1959 show, of cours...
2019-06-01 20:48

For Kids Who Hate Bibs, Use a Black T-Shirt My daughter never had a problem wearing bibs—in fact, I always considered the ones with the food-catching pockets to be the breakthrough invention of the century. (A harried-parent hack that I heard from “a friend”: On mornings when you’re racing out...
2019-08-02 00:16

Mother says Utah officer pulled gun on her black son A Utah mother is calling for an independent investigation after she says a police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son's head in what she calls a racially motivated incident....
2019-06-08 10:16

‘Men in Black: International’ is an unfunny buddy-cop flop There are more than a billion trillion stars in the observable universe. “Men In Black: International,” however, gets only one. A cautionary tale for the age of reboots, “International” takes over from a perfectly good comedy film series, and turns i...
2019-06-12 23:16

Utah mother says officer pulled a gun on her black son SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah mother is calling for an independent investigation after she says a police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son’s head in what she calls a racially motivated incident. Jerri Hrubes said Friday at a news conf...
2019-06-08 00:32

Go Behind the Scenes of Orange Is the New Black's Final Season and Try Not to Cry Grab the tissues because Netflix is taking you behind the scenes of Orange Is the New Black's final season. In the video below, the Orange Is the New Black cast looks back on the seven-season......
2019-07-23 22:48

1st black priest in US, ex-slave, positioned for sainthood SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Pope Francis has positioned for sainthood a former slave and the first known black Roman Catholic priest in America. The pontiff on Wednesday declared the Rev. Augustine Tolton, of Quincy, to be “venerable.” The D...
2019-06-12 23:16

Black America saddles up to own its cowboy heritage African American artists are taking wild west style from the fringes to the cultural mainstreamAmerica is never far from the frontier mentality and 2019 is proving no exception, with an African American cultural boom in all things cowboy, known collo...
2019-09-22 02:48

The best ways to get rid of dark spots on black skin Dark spots, usually due to hyperpigmentation, are a common issue for people with black skin. In this article, learn about how to get rid of dark spots with home remedies and medical treatments....
2019-06-14 02:32

Finally a black 'Bachelor'? ABC's president weighs in ABC's "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" reality shows continue to be ratings gold for the broadcast network. But critics say they don't succeed when it comes to diversity....
2019-08-07 09:48

Saving Weeksville: Why Black Historic Landmarks Need Us The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. preserves one of the first free black communities in America. Weeksville was formed in 1838 by African-American longshoreman James Weeks, 11 years after New York abolished slavery. It became a self-sus...
2019-06-07 03:00

Much Ado About Nothing review – all-black show is exuberant but muddled The Delacorte Theater, New YorkOrange is the New Black’s Danielle Brooks excels in an uneven production that transports Shakespeare’s comedy to Atlanta There’s a war going on, somehow, somewhere. Or maybe several wars. In Much Ado About Nothing, at S...
2019-06-12 04:16

When Will America Save Black Mothers From Dying? Never, Without Us “I have taken trauma and turned it into triumph,” says Brittany “Tru” Kellman, founder of Jamaa Birth Village in Ferguson, Mo. At the age of 13, Kellman found herself in an unfamiliar city, running away from a violent home, and pregnant. At 37 weeks ...
2019-09-17 16:32

Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and shortly thereafter put his money where his mouth was. The newest updates to Apple’s operating s...
2019-06-11 17:16

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Shows a City in Flux Where, or what, is home? That question has as many answers as there are humans to ponder it. In The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot’s odd and wonderful debut film, two young black men, best friends and natives of that often romantic...
2019-06-06 19:00

'Soulful Vanilla Child': When Pink Was Black When I was nine years old, I assumed that Pink was a very light-skinned black woman. It sounds ridiculous now, especially considering Pink’s place in pop history. Her 2001 sophomore album, Missundaztood launched her into superstardom, featuring catch...
2019-09-12 20:32

We asked four black businesswomen how they got their start. Here's what they said. In a city not well-known for African American entrepreneurship, these four black businesswomen have blazed their own trails to success.       ...
2019-08-16 17:48

Tina ‘Knowles’ Black Excellence and Urges Us To Never Dim Our Light As a people, we’ve been known to make it out on top in some of the most unfortunate circumstances. With all that we have been through, we still manage to find a way to celebrate the beauty that comes with being black. Even when you trod us down into ...
2019-07-13 21:16

The Black Hole Engulfing the World’s Bond Markets There’s a multitrillion-dollar black hole growing at the heart of the world’s financial markets. Negative-yielding debt -- bonds worth less, not more, if held to maturity -- is spreading to more corne......
2019-07-13 13:48

Rare eastern black rhinoceros born at Chicago zoo CHICAGO — Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo says an eastern black rhinoceros named Kapuki has given birth to a calf. The zoo says Kapuki was pregnant for 15 months before the calf was born Sunday night. Zoo staff members monitored her labor and are watching...
2019-05-22 20:16

Orange Is the New Black Final Season First Look Will Bring a Tear to Your Eye It's almost time to say goodbye to prison. E! News can reveal the final season of Orange Is the New Black will drop on Friday, July 26 on Netflix. The streaming giant made the announcement in......
2019-05-22 21:00

Laverne Cox on the importance of compassion and the legacy of Orange Is The New Black Laverne Cox’s time on Orange Is The New Black has been all about firsts—one of the first shows of the binge-watching era, first Emmy nomination for an openly trans actor. Those culture-shifting moments were quickly followed by a flood of original str...
2019-08-27 17:16

Look up! North America will be treated to a Black Moon tonight INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The black supermoon on Wednesday night will make for some out-of-this-world stargazing. The rare, all-black supermoon is the second new moon in a single month, according to NBC News, which only happens about every 32 months. The...
2019-08-01 01:32

Black bear gets stuck in women’s bathroom in hotel Hotel workers in Montana were shocked to find an unexpected guest in the women’s restroom: a black bear. Buck’s T-4 Lodge and Restaurant, adjacent to a national forest, isn’t a stranger to wildlife, but co-owner and general manager David O’Conner tol...
2019-09-05 11:16

'Whitey's on the moon': why Apollo 11 looked so different to black America The civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy called Nasa’s moonshot ‘an inhuman priority’ while poor children went hungryThe date was 15 July 1969. As the Saturn V rocket towered over the launchpad, about to send the first men to the moon, two dozen black...
2019-07-14 11:32

Trump shows hurricane map 'doctored with black marker pen' President Trump has held up a map to reporters that appeared to be doctored with a marker pen to show Alabama was in the original path of Hurricane Dorian....
2019-09-04 23:32

First Black Woman To Climb Mount Everest Says It "Needed To Be Done" The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
2019-05-22 21:00

Black Mirror is back for S5, but it might be running out of fresh ideas Enlarge / Anthony Mackie is a husband and father who finds himself caught up in a virtual reality game in "Striking Vipers," one of three new Black Mirror episodes. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) Netflix debuted the much-anticipated fifth season of its ...
2019-06-10 20:16

The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 2...
2019-06-05 09:16

Why a Race-Baiting Trump Is Courting Black Voters Democratic leaders say African-Americans are deeply engaged in this election, but President Trump is also targeting them with Facebook ads. How they react may well determine his future....
2019-08-04 03:16

A future beyond ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’: ‘I’m not interested in being the guy who does black pain’ Gbenga Akinnagbe says he’s become painfully aware of the cost of depicting black suffering onstage every night in front of a mostly white audience. And he’s not sure he’d want to take on a similar role again....
2019-06-29 00:16

CIOs Crack Open the 'Black Box' of Tech Productivity Chief information officers are using tools to get a bird’s-eye view of their organizations’ productivity in an effort to cut costs, generate revenue and improve efficiency....
2019-06-04 11:48

Alabama’s Abortion Ban Hits Black Population Differently Days after eight white women and 43 white men yelled “Roll Tide!” before voting to pass the nation’s harshest abortion ban, companies are already changing plans on expanding into Alabama, decisions which will surely hit black communities the hardest....
2019-05-23 07:32

Review: History’s Shadows Haunt ‘The Black Clown’ In this musical theater piece adapted from a Langston Hughes poem, the bass-baritone Davóne Tines embodies the evolving, divided soul of black America....
2019-07-31 19:16

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where h...
2019-06-27 20:00

Even More Black Widow Set Pictures Tease a Mysterious Villain The casting rumors for The Eternals just keeps getting more intriguing. Legends of Tomorrow’s next season is bringing in some tots. Noah Hawley says his Doctor Doom movie is still on the table. Plus, what’s to come on Krypton, a viral new teaser for ...
2019-06-27 19:16

Black-and-white adventure 'Minit' lands on iOS and Android Indie adventure game Minit caught the attention of many when it landed on consoles and PC last year, through a combination of its monochrome pixelated art style and bite-sized gameplay. As of today, mobile gamers can check out Minit too, as it's...
2019-06-27 19:00

Orange Is the New Black final series review – back to its very best Gut-wrenching but gripping and full of heart, the groundbreaking prison drama bows out by bringing back all the fan favourites – even the chickensThere are not many shows that can lay claim to changing the television landscape during their lifetime, ...
2019-08-06 17:16

Why It's Always Bittersweet To See Black Female Contestants On Love Island "Her inclusion was, as so often with black women in reality television, bittersweet – one that makes you question whether it’s representation we want at all"...
2019-06-27 18:32

San Francisco’s Fading Black Presence, Captured on Film The creators of “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” don’t begrudge the tech migrants who have moved to their hometown. Still, they lament the loss of a rich history....
2019-06-04 19:16

X-rated bikini censors boobs with cheeky black bar THIS Adriana Degreas x Cult Gaia bikini has been making waves. Camila Guper is among the Instagram stars to don the design, which features a black bar....
2019-06-28 00:16

X-rays help astronomers detect spinning black holes It can be tricky to measure the spin of a black hole, particularly when it's hard to see them, but astronomers have pulled off just such a feat. They've gauged the spins of five supermassive black holes through a combination of data from t...
2019-07-08 05:48

Jake Black, a Composer of the ‘Sopranos’ Theme, Dies at 59 Mr. Black was a founder of Alabama 3, whose 1997 song “Woke Up This Morning” provided the memorable soundtrack for the opening of a memorable HBO hit....
2019-05-23 01:48

Tata Harrier Black Edition To Be Launched In August Tata Motors will be introducing an all-black edition of the Harrier compact SUV in August this year. The automaker announced the special edition version at the company's 74th Annual General Meeting in......
2019-07-31 20:16

The Secret to Adam Ottavino’s Calm: A Little Black Notebook The star Yankees reliever once couldn’t tame the thoughts and doubts running through his mind on the mound. Now, he meticulously documents them every day to stay mentally sharp....
2019-09-05 14:48

Spend a Night in the Glass House from Black Mirror Want to spend a night in the middle of a desert like a tech billionaire in need of a digital detox? If you haven’t binge-watched the new season of Black Mirror just yet, fair warning up top: this post contains spoilers....
2019-06-11 02:00

Black vultures are roosting and eating animals alive LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — They’ll devour slimy newborn calves, full-grown ewes and lambs alive by pecking them to death. First the eyes, then the tongue, then every last shred of flesh. And there isn’t much defense against black vultures and...
2019-06-28 20:00

Utah officer who pulled gun on black child will keep working A Utah officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old boy during a pursuit of armed suspects will continue to work amid an independent review of the incident, police said Monday....
2019-06-11 05:48

'We have a long way to go:' Descendants of first black Americans on race relations Four hundred years after the first ship carrying enslaved Africans arrived on the coast of Virginia, the descendants of one of the first black American families say race relations in the United States still have "a long way to go."...
2019-08-06 05:49

Black carbon particles found in human placentas Damaging particulate pollution has been found on the fetus-side of placentas in pregnant women. However, some researchers question whether this actually means it can cross the placenta barrier....
2019-09-19 03:00

The Morning After: The black-and-white portable console of the future Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. The new game system everyone is talking about can't do 4K, 8K or even 1K, but we're still excited about Panic's surprise Playdate portable console. On the other hand, it's time to say goodbye...
2019-05-23 12:32

Astronomers reveal first-ever picture of a black hole – video Scientists working on the Event Horizon Telescope project have produced an image of the "unseeable", capturing the world's first picture of a black hole. It took nearly two years for 200 researchers and a network of eight radio telescopes spanning th...
2019-05-21 14:38