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Google Engineers Teaching and Mentoring HBCU Students

By Evette D. Champion Alanna Walton, a freshman at Howard University, realized there was something a bit off when she met the instructor for her Introduction to Computer Science course. The professor’s name was Sabrina, she was African-American, and had office hours late into the night—sometimes up until 2 a.m., if needed. Plus, the professor had a second title: Google ...

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Why Google Records Everything You Do Online and How to Erase It

By Victor Kam Google has developed a way for users to view their search history as well as download it. Many people weren’t even aware that Google has this feature, but the search engine saves everything that you search for if you are logged into your Gmail or Google+ account. The information saved includes links the user clicked on and ...

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Engineering Students’ Invention Puts Fires Out With Special Sound

Reported by Ryan Brennan Is it possible that the future consists of firefighters snuffing fires with deep-toned sound? Well, if a device that was invented by two engineering students from Fairfax, Virginia starts to trend, then that might just be possible. Viet Tran and Seth Robertson’s device resembles the traditional fire extinguisher. However, instead of an air-tank spewing out chemicals, ...

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White House adds steel spikes to keep intruders out

By Nigel Boys Security measures for the Secret Service have become an embarrassing problem over the last few years, especially since 42-year-old Omar Gonzalez scaled the north lawn fence around the White House and ran into the executive mansion before being apprehended. In November 2014, after the Gonzalez incident, Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) actually suggested installing a moat around the ...

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What these kids wrote their teacher will break your heart

Reported by Michal Ortner Kyle Schwartz, a teacher at Doull Elementary in Denver, recently assigned a project for her third grade class. She told the student to finish this sentence: “I wish my teacher knew…” The results of the assignment became more personal that she could have expected. “Ninety-two percent of our students qualify for free and reduced lunch,” Schwartz ...

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NY buses forced to display an ad saying “Muslims kill Jews”

By Nigel Boys Although they accepted ads from a campaign by a pro-Islamic group portraying jihad as an individual and personal, non-violent struggle, New York’s Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) refuses to display an ad from an anti-Muslim group. Consequently, Pamela Geller, president of the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), took the MTA to court, and this week, a federal judge ...

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Dr Oz fights back against his own colleagues who seem to hate him

By Nigel Boys Although Mehmet Oz was educated at Harvard University, was a world-class cardiothoracic surgeon for years and has his own daytime television program, The Dr. Oz Show, he is being called a “charlatan” by 10 top doctors in a letter to Columbia University. In their letter urging the school to remove Dr. Oz from the position of vice-chairman ...

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Iron Man walked out on this reporter for asking the wrong question

When you’re responsible for being the face of a multi-billion dollar franchise, you don’t take any chances.  This interview between Robert Downey Jr and a poor reporter who didn’t know his place got real ugly, real fast. The breakdown occurs at the end, take a look.    

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This child may be autistic, but he can also build you a robot

By Victor O. Autism is known to interfere with the ability of the brain to process information, which explains why most sufferers have learning and social difficulties. But a certain middle school pupil is not your average autistic child, as he does things you may not expect children in his condition to do. Julian Gibson, who was diagnosed with autism ...

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Developers Creating New Apps to Capture Police Brutality

By Stephen Kanyi The importance of taking a live video of police brutality could not be emphasized more after the video showing Michael Slager shooting Walter Scott was released. Without the video, the only thing that was to be relied on was the report provided by Slager. The video showed that the report Slager provided was fabricated, and now there ...

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