For centuries black communities around the world have created hairstyles that are uniquely their own. These hairstyles span all the way back to the ancient world and continue to weave their way through the social, political and cultural conversations surrounding black identity today. Continue reading A Visual History of Iconic Black Hairstyles
While accelerometers and gyroscopes are generally how smartwatches detect hand movements, a newly-released patent hints that Apple may be considering scanning veins in your wrist via the Apple Watch to detect non-touch gestures in the future.
Yes, Major League Baseball is coming back. No, it won’t be the same. That’s one takeaway from newly-announced MLB rules that could substantially alter the nature of the game. Rules like this: The National League will have designated hitters. Continue reading MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ANNOUNCES NEW RULE CHANGES FOR 2020 SEASON
After 24 years of marriage, Dr. Dre and his wife, Nicole Young (née Plotzker), are calling it quits. Continue reading Dr. Dre’s Wife Nicole Young Files for Divorce
Martha Gadley’s marriage was a nightmare. When her husband drank, he turned increasingly violent. One night, he used an ax to chop a hole in the floor and threatened to push her into the room below. He refused to bring her water when she was sick. When she left the house, he nailed up the entrance and put padlocks on the door. Continue reading Charlotte E. Ray’s Brief But Historic Career as the First U.S. Black Woman Attorney
Scientists in the UK think they may have found a cheap, low-tech way to help fight age-related loss of vision. In a small clinical trial, people over 40 who were told to stare into a deep red light for three minutes a day had noticeable improvements to their sight. They reported being able to see better in the dark and to better distinguish colors.