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‘This Is Nigeria‘ masterfully reframes Childish Gambino‘s epic video for a different audience

Folarin Falana, better known as the Nigerian rapper Falz, did something with Childish Gambino‘s incisive “This Is America” music video that no one else has managed: He deconstructed it and rebuilt it for his home audience. “This Is America” presents a picture of life in modern-day black America, with a heavy lean toward symbolism and subtext. As a piece of […]

We‘ve become normalized to Trump‘s tweets. Not this one.

Nowadays, it takes a lot for Americans to become incensed about Trump‘s tweets. We need at least one World War threat or nuclear weapon tangent to wake up and realize we‘re seconds away from doomsday. The President still has that magical ability to completely eviscerate our joy. Take Saturday‘s tweet, where Trump — in one of his worst lies yet […]

Practice mindfulness with these 3D puzzles and leave your phone alone for the afternoon

Between the 24-hour news cycle and binging Season 2 of , we could all use a little break. May we suggest the humble puzzle as a way to distract from the hell hole that is Twitter and cable news?  If you‘re looking to add a bit more mindfulness into your life, puzzles are a great way to kick back and […]

Learn about APIs and how to use them with this set of 6 online courses on sale for less than $30

To the uninitiated, API stands for Application Programming Interface. Technical jargon aside, it‘s basically a set of codes commercial sites permit others to borrow, allowing them to use it however they want. Take Twitter, for example: You don‘t imagine them exposing the entirety of their code (aka inner workings) to the public, do you? Still, they want others to incorporate […]

How telemedicine can fill the void left by ‘abortion deserts‘

Today, we use the internet to find everything – new restaurants and bars, the closest movie theater, and the most efficient route to our friends’ houses. Finding health information and researching health care providers is no different, and that includes finding the closest provider for abortion care. But unlike many other health care services, where a Google search will produce […]

Cisco : Threat Roundup for May 18-25

Cisco Blog > Threat Research Threat Research Today, Talos is publishing a glimpse into the most prevalent threats we‘ve observed between May 18 and May 25. As with previous round-ups, this post isn‘t meant to be an in-depth analysis. Instead, this post will summarize the threats we‘ve observed by highlighting key behavioral characteristics, indicators of compromise, and discussing how our […]

Congressman‘s Staffers: He Made Us Pick Up Laundry, Groceries, Dog Poop

Several staff members working for Virginia freshman GOP Rep. Tom Garrett have resigned, complaining that he and his wife turned them into personal servants, forcing them to run personal errands, drive his daughters around, and even watch and clean up after their small dog. "I don't know who I was working for: Was I working for him? Was I working […]