Temporarily forgetting about falling ratings and challenged business models, TV’s five major networks last week unveiled dozens of new shows at the so-called upfronts — a series of presentations designed to kickstart advertising sales for the fall. But while broadcasters generally throw the splashiest events and generate the biggest headlines,... More »
The notorious "hashtag activist" goes back to her Christian roots
Music festival season is upon us, and that means that the legendary Roots crew will host their 8th annual Roots Picnic on May 30 at Philadelphia’s Festival Pier. In response to the event’s growing popularity, the group has curated aShow More Summary
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It's not knowledge or work ethic, it turns out. W hat are the most important qualities of a society that allow economic prosperity to take root? A lust for learning and knowledge? A blistering work ethic? Increasingly, academic research...Show More Summary
Donovan McNabb is rooting hard for the Blackhawks in the NHL Western Conference finals, and just like the rest of us, he likes to show support for his teams on Twitter: Let's go Blackhawks tonight. Let's go up 2-1. Let's dominate @NHLBlackhawks...Show More Summary
As the world celebrated the life of Malcolm X this week, we also remembered Alex Haley; the man who brought Malcolm X's story to life. Before he became the Pulitzer Prize winning author of "Roots" in 1977, Alex Haley penned "The Autobiography...Show More Summary
Fresh shoots tentatively probe the air while their roots have yet to find purchase. The more firmly they are rooted,... The post 15 Books All 20 Somethings Should Read To Know More About The World appeared first on Lifehack.
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If you want to practice the glorious art of fly fishing in style, then a bespoke rod is the way to go. Marc Aroner describes a craft rooted in passion.
Composite by Kitron Neuschatz, via Visualized and Google Street View. A museum of unknown pleasures may very well soon take root in the former home of late Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis. When the patch of real estate appeared on the...Show More Summary
Univison, the leading media company serving Hispanic Americans, today acquired The Root, a leading online news destination for African Americans. The Root, co-founded by Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. and media mogul Donald Graham in 2008, will now have access to Univision’s digital production facilities and publishing infrastructure. Show More Summary
To Deputy Inspector John Hart of the New York City Police Department, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is just "Eli's brother." Naturally, the New York Giants fan roots for his team's quarterback, Eli Manning, the younger brother of the five-time NFL most valuable player Peyton. Show More Summary
On Monday, Univision Communications, Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, announced that it has acquired The Root, the leading online news, opinion and culture destination for African-Americans.
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Inspired by his Greek roots, Nick Stamos saw a problem in the mortgage industry and decided to solve it with Sindeo, which in his ancestors’ language means “to connect.” After buying his first home in 2010, Stamos found the process of applying for a mortgage loan long and complicated -- and marked by a few expensive surprises during the process...
Elton John isn't too cool to remember his roots. The 68-year-old music legend proved he's just like the rest of us when he attended his childhood grammar school's reunion over the weekend. He posted this photo of his classmates with the caption: "Lunch at home with dear old school friends. Show More Summary
This past February in Los Angeles, Mike Farris found himself in an unfamiliar place: standing entirely clearheaded onstage at the Grammy Awards, accepting a trophy for Best Roots Gospel Album for Shine for All the People. It was an especially meaningful victory for the soul singer, who just four years...
The late Dean Hildebrand, North Dakota Game and Fish Department director from 1996 through 2005, had a number of quotes that typically connected his small town North Dakota roots to the management of hunting, fishing and conservation in North Dakota. One of those that is appropriate now, since details of the 2015 deer gun, archery...
HAVANA, Cuba — Whether cooked up by Mom, ordered at a diner or served in a grade-school cafeteria, few dishes are more quintessential to American childhood than the Sloppy Joe. But the messy sandwich's roots may actually be in a place...Show More Summary