Patient Doesnt Understand His Diagnosis Until Black Doctor Steps In, Shows Why We Need More Black Men In Medicine

When you meet with your doctor you have a certain expectation in your head, that after 4 years of undergrad and 3-7 years of residency experience this person will be able to help me. But for black men in America, this is not always the case. According to the Centers…

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Titanic treasure could return to Belfast

“The sinking of the Titanic was a heart-breaking moment in history,” he said. “Securing the irreplaceable collection of artefacts, protecting and preserving them for future generations, by placing them in the public trust, is a unique and important opportunity to honour the 1,503 passengers and crew who died.” Report End…

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They brought a $20M check to the White House to free every separated family.

In late June, a campaign launched by three Facebook employees turned into a massively viral sensation, raising more than $20 million to help reunite families separated at the border by U.S. immigration officials. Now, the organization that received those funds is putting them to use to try and free every…

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Stumbleupon, the purest social media site, is dead

The explosion of online content and people's changing internet habits ultimately led to the site's demise ironically at a time when we need something as simple and unfiltered as Stumbleupon the most.Image: shutterstock/mashable composite Happy stumbling no more. Stumbleupon shuttered recently after 16 years of bringing tailored content to users.…

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House rep suggests converting Google, Facebook, Twitter into public utilities

Amidst questions about how conspiracy theorists’ accounts are treated during today’s House Judiciary hearing with Facebook, Google and Twitter on social media filtering practices, Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) dropped a bombshell. “What about converting the large behemoth organizations that we’re talking about here into public utilities?” King’s suggestion followed his…

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20+ Introverts Shared Their Biggest Turn Ons, And The Result Will Turn You On

However, because of you know, society, there are times when contact with people is necessary, even for the most introverted of us. That’s why when a blissful moment of solitude does occur, an unexpected cancellation for example, or a glorious moment of communion with nature, it is truly something to…

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Actors rage at World Cup fans on phones

But some audience members couldn’t resist keeping up with the match on their phones, despite having a different kind of drama unfolding on stage. Skip Twitter post by @Kierbro Dumbfounded. 2 ladies, 1 older 1 middle aged, slap bang front row clearly watching football on phones during the most poignant…

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Gemstones Are Reportedly Raining Down From The Sky Right Now In Hawaii

Oh, Kilauea. Blue fire, volcanic tornadoes, baby volcanic cone building, and the violent vaporization of the island’s largest lake – what’s next in your box of flamboyant volcanological wizardry? Well, as has been reported in a few tweets, it appears that it’s been raining gemstones, specifically olivine, onto the ground.…

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Twitter acquires anti-abuse technology provider Smyte

Twitter this morning announced it has agreed to buy San Francisco-based technology company Smyte, which describes itself as “trust and safety as a service.” Founded in 2014 by former Google and Instagram engineers, Smyte offers tools to stop online abuse, harassment, and spam, and protect user accounts. Terms of the deal…

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Jimmy Kimmel And Ted Cruz May Settle Their Feud In A Charity Basketball Match

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) challenged Jimmy Kimmel to some basketball ― or is it “ring-ball?” ― for charity after the ABC host called him out on the air earlier this week.  Kimmel blamed the Houston Rockets’ loss to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA playoffs on Monday on Cruz, who was at…

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Two Friends Of Different Races Cant Stop Roasting Each Other On Twitter, Make People Question If Its Racism Or Not

Twitter users @TheParacelsus and @jmemc10 went viral when they chose to go a different route with their ‘opinions’ on social media. The two began roasting each other with racial jokes, but both saw the exchange as lighthearted comedy. Some Twitter users thought the Tweets were offensive and crossed the line of…

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