Anyone who has watched baseball in the last 15 year, no matter what team you root for, knows who Mike Piazza is: (Probable) Hall of Famer (He garnered 57.8% in voting his first year on the ballot), probably one of, if not THE best hitting catchers of all time, and, the NY Met whom Roger [...]
It's a historic day for the Boy Scouts of America, which just decided to welcome openly gay boys to its ranks. A group of over 1,400 leaders voted 60 percent to lift the ban, which was rooted in the pledge. It states that scouts must be "physically strong, mentally alert, and morally straight." The new policy, which goes into effect on Jan. Show More Summary
Ginger is known to add a particular flavor to many dishes, curries and recipes. Ginger is a root which is either sold in the raw form or in the form of a powder in spice markets. Besides the taste that Ginger adds to dishes, it is also known to have several health related benefits as [...]Show More Summary
Charlie Sheen has decided he's WAYYY too Caucasian to star in the new "Machete" movie -- so he's channeling his Latino roots and changing his name back to Carlos Estevez... at least for now. TMZ obtained a screengrab from the upcoming flick...…
The extraordinary case of academic fraudster Diederick Stapel followed the typical narrative of a scientific scandal. A professor of social psychology at Tilburg University, he became a star researcher in his native Netherlands and abroad...Show More Summary
The city honors Quest Love and the gang on Friday.
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(The Root) -- "My best friend is a guy I have known for almost seven years. We're former co-workers, and he now lives in a nearby state with his girlfriend. We're both busy with work and our relationships and don't speak very often, maybe once every other week. Show More Summary
(The Root) -- Jose Canseco danced around many of Twitter's terms of service yesterday when he posted the personal information of a woman charging him with sexual assault. The tweets have since been deleted, but not before screenshots...Show More Summary
The City of Philadelphia is, rather smartly, paying artistic tribute to their best known group of musical sons — no, not the Dead Milkmen — and has commissioned a mural of The Roots, which will be unveiled later this month. Via Exclaim:...Show More Summary
(The Root) -- It seems that Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS Exempt Organizations division who is at the center of the Internal Revenue Service scandal, can’t get out of her own way. First, her apology for her IRS division’s targeted scrutiny of conservative groups -- to neutralize fallout over a forthcoming audit -- backfired badly. Show More Summary
One of the reasons that it is been so hard for a lot of analysts, even trained economists, to understand the imbalances that were at the root of the current crisis is that we too easily confuse national savings with household saving...
It hasn’t been long since Verizon has started shipping Galaxy S4 to its customers and already instructions for rooting it have made their way online. Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
(The Root) -- As I suspect is the case with many African-American voters who hoped against hope that Barack Obama's presidency would bring about a sea change in the condition of our people, I've been disappointed with what he has been...Show More Summary
(The Root) -- Two men allegedly attacked a British soldier on active duty in London on Wednesday, beheading him with machetes and meat cleavers while citizens looked on in horror. The assailants reportedly hit the soldier with their car before attacking him. Afterward they demanded that people on the scene take video. Show More Summary
When economist Dambisa Moyo writes about the challenges facing African nations, she draws in part on her own roots and the great distance she has traveled since growing up in Zambia in the 1970s. She left her native country midway through college and went on to pursue graduate degrees at Harvard and Oxford. Show More Summary
I share the general opinion of many that our industrial food system is in crisis. But I generally disagree as to the real problems. Dislike of something like GMOs (or fluoride in the water for christ’s sake) are rooted in the empowerment of the individual body and the personal as political life we lead–a phenomenon [...]
The ceremony will take place at 11:30 a.m. at the World Communications Charter School and will feature an appearance from The Roots themselves.
Allergens? No. Inflammation? No. An over-active gene that interrupts lipid synthesis appears to be the cause of 20-30% childhood asthma cases.
Devs have already gotten to the bottom of the Verizon Galaxy S4. (Credit: Josh Miller/CNET) Modders and ROMmers rejoice, almost as soon as it reached the hands of consumers, Verizon's Galaxy S4 has been rooted. Instructions for rooting...Show More Summary