Although we do our best to write comprehensive guides to rooting various Android phones, there are more handsets out there than we ever thought humanly possible. So, to give you a good starting point, we’ve put together a more general guide and jargon-buster, so that when some dick insults you on a forum, at least you’ll know what he’s saying. More »
(The Root) -- The confederacy of dunces that makes up the Republican Party leadership and Fox News want you to believe that liberal operatives at the IRS abused power -- for political purposes -- by scrutinizing conservative Tea Party affiliates applying for tax-exempt 501(c)(4) status. Show More Summary
Born in Vermont and raised on blues and country, singer-guitarist Jake Lear has spent the last three years honing his blues and roots sound in Memphis. He has a new self-released CD Diamonds and Stones, that brings together plenty of grit, stinging guitar and driving rhythm section on a program of mostly original songs. Show More Summary
Read more at Deadspin. Like The Root on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Read full article...
Forget his prissiness, his pouty wife, his diva-like antics in the MLS, the unconventional and "hip" name of one of his sons ("Brooklyn"), the claims that he was overrated, his hairstyles, and allegations that the "pretty boy" cared more about his image off the field than on it. Show More Summary
Fully rested and fresh off her stint as American Idol judge, Nicki Minaj arrived at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards blue carpet in a flowing red gown and big, curly diva hair. (The blonde hair and dark roots actually remind us of Rihanna‘s locks at the 2012 Grammy Awards — a lot actually.) The rapper looked... More »
When Sara and Maybelle Carter, along with A. P. Carter, forged the foundation of country and roots music they rendered the question of women’s impact in the genre moot. Della Mae build on that legacy, by not just being a band of pretty faces, but being cracker jack musicians with a keen sense of legacy [...]Show More Summary
People like to focus on white rappers with southern roots, as it is considered to be a 180 from those that are born and raised above the Mason/Dixon line, as if we still have to resort to territorial battles for acceptance. When you have someone who calls himself Sonny Bama, you might think well damn, [...]
People of the Forest The Arc of Appalachia ’s 2013 Indigenous Legacies Summer Lecture Series Exploring Eastern America’s Cultural Roots Three Archaeological Lectures on Ohio Valley’s Mound-builders Sunday July 14, Saturday August 3, Saturday...Show More Summary
(The Root) -- Our daily tasks involve social media more and more. Watching television, breaking up with our old mates, finding new ones -- we've found ways to incorporate our online interactions in ways we never would have dreamed before. Show More Summary
I ask you, fans across America and around the world, to root for Memphis -- both the Grizzlies team and the city. Maybe a Grizzlies championship can provide just the "grits" this Southern city needs.
How will rainfall patterns across the tropical Indian and Pacific regions change in a future warming world? Climate models generally suggest that the tropics as a whole will get wetter, but the models don't always agree on where rainfall...Show More Summary
No matter how beautiful and romantic weddings are, they are still a legal contract. Many of the wedding traditions we've come to associate love, friendship, and fun with have very practical - and even horrifying - roots. Find out what...Show More Summary
Read more at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Like The Root on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Read full article...
Popmatters: Hopkins’s rural roots exposed him to what would become his lifelong hobby—fishing: “I was born down by the river, they call it Warren’s Bottom.” “I was born on the banks of the river, that’s the reason I’m a fisherman from my heart. Show More Summary
When Arc Systems Works created BlazBlue, many assumed that Guilty Gear as we knew it was over. Guilty Gear 2: Overture certainly wasn't very encouraging. Well surprise surprise, Guilty Gear is back, with series co-creator Daisuke Ishiwatari...Show More Summary
It seems that the world of Weird News is filled with bikinis, weenies and roots that look like Homer Simpson. Teacher Olivia Sprauer may have been... Read more: Victoria James, Bad Parenting, Wakeboarding Westies, Anatomical Wonders,...Show More Summary
The ball was just slightly fuller than the majority. Sneaking ever so slightly from good to full. There is no doubt that in another over it would have been left alone or defended with confidence and ease. Joe Root’s front foot hesitates for a moment. It’s barely visible at full speed, but in our super […]
When I was in my early 20s I went through an Arthur Koestler phase, The Sleepwalkers, Reflections on Hanging, The Act of Creation, The Roots of Coincident and all that. Although he mainly wrote on politics Koestler did have some interest in religion as a result of a sort of ‘mystical’ experience he had while awaiting the firing squad. Show More Summary
(The Root) -- Genealogical DNA testing can yield very surprising results, as The Root's deputy editor just found out. "My mother, who is Creole from Louisiana and identifies as black, had her DNA tested recently. The test results came back as positive for a region in India. Show More Summary