facebook-icotwitter-icogoogle-icorss-ico
connectsubscribearchives
Log in

Students Create Roofie Alert Nail Polish

Nail Polish
A group of students at North Carolina State University are combatting date rape with nail polish. They’ve created Undercover Colors, a line of polishes that help wearers identify if their drinks have been exposed to the date rape drug. The Facebook page for the company states:

Brown Tribute ‘Don’t Shoot’

Dont shoot
Michael Brown's death appears to be sparking an entire cultural movement, particularly among black musicians.
 
A group of powerful artists—including the Game, Diddy, Rick Ross, 2 Chains, Fabolous, Wale, DJ Khaled, Swizz Beats, Yo Gotti, Curren$y, Problem, King Pharaoh and TGT—have collaborated on the just-released single "Don't Shoot" in honor of the Ferguson, Mo., teen who was killed by a police officer.

NFL increases penalties for domestic violence

NFL
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has implemented a six-game suspension for NFL personnel who are charged with domestic violence or sexual assault and banishment from the league after a second offense, effective immediately.
 
According to a memo obtained by ESPN that was send from the commissioner to all NFL owners:

Why raising a ‘Chatty Cathy’ isn’t a bad thing

Tarrin
Language and speech development is an early milestone that is vital for all infants to reach in order to promote healthy progression into childhood and to encourage school readiness. 
 
The words and sounds that they hear, things that they see and experience, and positive interactions with parents all contribute to how rapidly language and speech development will occur for young children. 

The ‘real’ Muhammad Ali is depicted in a documentary about his life outside the ring

Ali
CHICAGO (FinalCall.com) – One of the most recognizable figures on the Earth is Muhammad Ali. While many have heard his name and been told of his exploits in the ring, do you truly know his story?
 
You may know that he suffers from Parkinson’s disease and is not the fast-talking, swift moving athlete he once was. You may know that he joined the Nation of Islam, and you might even know that he refused to fight in America’s military, but how did he become such a beloved American figure?
You could say he has now become the quintessential American symbol. You don’t get much more American than carrying the Olympic torch and lighting the flame, as he did during the opening ceremonies of the 1996 games in Atlanta.