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October 12, 2015

71 Weird and Wonderful Sci-fi Gadgets That Already Exist

Fruitleather Fruitleather Rotterdam are a team of undergraduate design students who have come up with a new way to deal with leftover food; by turning it into vegan leather. What originally began as a university project has now turned into... Continue Reading →


John Legend Makes the Case for Helping Former Prisoners Get Jobs

The U.S. is the most incarcerated country in the world. The past 40 years of criminal justice policy have yielded crowded prisons and broken lives. The sentences have gotten longer and harsher, and too often we’ve chosen criminalization and incarceration... Continue Reading →

How a Group of Georgetown Graduates Turned Salad into a $95 Million Venture Capital Darling

When three Georgetown undergraduates, Nicolas Jammet, Jonathan Neman, and Nathaniel Ru, sat in their student digs wondering what they'd do after graduation, they had no idea that eight years later they would control one of America's sexiest startups. The Washington-based... Continue Reading →

Here’s What Most People Don’t Understand About Stealing

Our ideas about thieves are often tinted by Hollywood depictions, like the calculating heists of "Ocean's Eleven" or "The Pink Panther." The truth is a lot less glamorous. According to a new long-term study on theft, the typical story is... Continue Reading →

After Being Accused of Injecting Bobbi Kristina Brown With ‘a Toxic Mixture’, Nick Gordon Posts Cryptic Tweet

Nick Gordon tweeted out a message about his "pain" on Sunday, just days after new accusations claim he injected his girlfriend, Bobbi Kristina Brown, with "a toxic mixture" on the day she was found unresponsive in her Atlanta home. "Can't... Continue Reading →

Some Fraudulent For-Profit Colleges Are Still Receiving U.S. Funds

When the Obama administration agreed this summer to erase the federal loan debt of some former students at Corinthian Colleges, a for-profit school that filed for bankruptcy in the face of charges of widespread fraud, education officials promised to “protect... Continue Reading →

Confederate Flag Supporters in Douglasville, Georgia, Indicted in Clash With Black Partygoers

In an unusual legal maneuver, the district attorney in this suburb of Atlanta said Monday that he had won indictments against 15 supporters of the Confederate battle flag, accusing them of violating the state’s anti-street-gang statute during a confrontation with... Continue Reading →

Janet Jackson Earns Seventh No. 1 Album with ‘Unbreakable’

Janet Jackson's Unbreakable debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart Sunday, making it her seventh album to top the charts. According to Billboard, she's the third artist to hit No. 1 across the last four decades, alongside Barbra... Continue Reading →

Fox’s ‘Rosewood’ Adds Taye Diggs

Fox's Rosewood is enlisting Taye Diggs. The Private Practice and Hedwig alum has been tapped for a recurring role on the freshman medical drama. Diggs - who wrapped his run on Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch - will play... Continue Reading →

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