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$1 Million in 1 Day: ‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter Earns Pot of Gold
4 years ago

$1 Million in 1 Day: ‘Reading Rainbow’ Kickstarter Earns Pot of Gold

By  •  EDUCATION

You did it, Internet readers. In just half a day, LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow campaign to raise $1 million on crowdfunding website Kickstarter has reached its seven-figure goal.

The money …
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Google’s Employee Demographics: Mostly White, Mostly Male
4 years ago

Google’s Employee Demographics: Mostly White, Mostly Male

By  •  MONEY

Google released demographic data on its nearly 50,000 employees for the first time Wednesday.

The gist: Google employees are predominantly men (70%) and predominantly white (61%).

“Google is not where …
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Nas Starts “The Nas Scholarship Fund” For College Graduates
4 years ago

Nas Starts “The Nas Scholarship Fund” For College Graduates

By  •  EDUCATION

Nas once rapped “read more, learn more, change the globe” and he is putting his money where his bars are. Today (May 28th), the Queensbridge legend and his investment company …
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Michael Jackson Channel Coming To SiriusXM
4 years ago

Michael Jackson Channel Coming To SiriusXM

By  •  MUSIC

The King of Pop may be gone, but his music will live on forever.  SiriusXM has launched  The Michael Jackson Channel, an exclusive, limited-run channel celebrating the King of Pop’s …
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Apple Silently Becomes One Of The Most Influential Companies In The Smartwatch Industry
4 years ago

Apple Silently Becomes One Of The Most Influential Companies In The Smartwatch Industry

By  •  LIFESTYLE

Somehow, despite the fact that Apple hasn’t even announced a smartwatch product, the company is still the second-most influential corporate entity in the smartwatch industry, just behind Samsung.

Samsung has …
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Beats Parts Ways With Design Firm As Apple Takes Over Hardware
4 years ago

Beats Parts Ways With Design Firm As Apple Takes Over Hardware

By  •  MONEY

Now at Apple, Beats Electronics is leaving behind the design firm that made Beats synonymous in popular culture. The news came from Ammunition’s founder, Robert Brunner, in a blog post shortly …
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Mexico Travel Warnings After US Citizen Killed
4 years ago

Mexico Travel Warnings After US Citizen Killed

By  •  TRAVEL

An unusually bloody weekend has led to renewed warnings against unnecessary travel to the Mexican city of Nogales along the Arizona border.

The U.S. Consulate General …
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Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86
4 years ago

Legendary author Maya Angelou dies at age 86

By  •  HUMANITY

A literary voice revered globally for her poetic command and her commitment to civil rights has fallen silent.

Maya Angelou …
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When Innovation Makes you Drool: The Hand-Made Story of Ample Hills
4 years ago

When Innovation Makes you Drool: The Hand-Made Story of Ample Hills

By  •  FOOD

Even though the ice cream shop Ample Hills Creamery is in the residential enclave of Prospect Heights in Brooklyn, the endless lines don’t stop in the middle of the workday. …
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Friend’s International
4 years ago

Friend’s International

By  •  CAUSE

If you want to cook rice for 1,600 kids a day—you’re going to need a lot of water! Learn about Splash’s work with Mith Samlanh, Cambodia’s largest feeding center.

It’s …
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High antidepressant dose linked to self harm in youths
4 years ago

High antidepressant dose linked to self harm in youths

By  •  Health & Beauty

When it comes to the link between antidepressants and suicidal behavior in young people, dose may matter quite a bit, a new study suggests.

The Food and Drug Administration has …
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