Standing up to towering emerging challenges despite our wins

Standing up to towering emerging challenges despite our wins Despite our wins, we must stand up to towering emerging challenges Nairobi-April 5, 2018:  As the first quarter of 2018…

How "Feeling Invisible" Helped Amy Schumer Create I Feel Pretty's Beautifully Flawed Heroine

How "Feeling Invisible" Helped Amy Schumer Create I Feel Pretty's Beautifully Flawed Heroine

There’s a scene not long into I Feel Pretty that’s so heartbreaking it almost makes you forget, just for a moment, that you’re watching a feel-good romantic comedy. Renee (Amy Schumer), a NYC-dwelling woman with major self-esteem issues, comes home to her apartment and strips…

Feeling Blue? Listen to a Playlist of Inspiring Songs Curated by Gal Gadot, Kesha, and More

Feeling Blue? Listen to a Playlist of Inspiring Songs Curated by Gal Gadot, Kesha, and More

Time released its picks for the 100 most influential people on Thursday, and this year’s list comes with a special bonus. In addition to some funny, revealing, and illuminating interviews with public figures like Tiffany Haddish, Issa Rae, and the Parkland students, the magazine asked…

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for April 20th, 2018

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for April 20th, 2018

Book Riot Deals is sponsored by A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee:   Today’s Featured Deals Good as Gone by Amy Gentry for $1.99. Get it here, or just click the cover image below:   The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy for $1.99. Get…

Top 5 Creative Ways to Display Your Books

Top 5 Creative Ways to Display Your Books

I have moved a lot in the last decade. Back-and-forth across the country and oversees, ranging from five-bedroom houses to one-bedroom dormitories smaller than most bathrooms. Book storage has been my primary struggle in all of these living spaces, because book buying has been my…

Utrum to Launch Innovative Blockchain Platform Solving Trust Problems for Crypto Investors

Utrum to Launch Innovative Blockchain Platform Solving Trust Problems for Crypto Investors

Utrum, a decentralized community platform with reputation-based quality reviews of crypto projects and assets, has announced its public token crowd sale to launch May 10, 2018.  Utrum will offer OOT, a Privacy Coin and the utility token of the Utrum ecosystem. The crowd sale is…

Airchain Network Introduces Mobile Application to Make the Air Freight Sector Transparent, Safe and Flexible like Never Before

Airchain Network Introduces Mobile Application to Make the Air Freight Sector Transparent, Safe and Flexible like Never Before

AirChain Network, a blockchain powered ecosystem designed especially for the air freight sector, is all set to revolutionize the industry by addressing long-standing problems such as transparency, safety, and flexibility. The platform’s mobile applications are currently available for download via the App Store and Google Play.…

College Jeopardy! contestants present thoroughly terrible imaginary basketball intro

College Jeopardy! contestants present thoroughly terrible imaginary basketball intro

There have been plenty of sports and sports-adjacent flubs on Jeopardy! over the years, from lots of misses in the “Talkin’ Football” category through describing spring training in Florida as “The Bush League.” But Thursday’s three college contestants didn’t embarrass themselves with a lack of sports…

Seahawks’ Pete Carroll says “the opportunity is still open” for Colin Kaepernick, but also questions ongoing protests

Seahawks’ Pete Carroll says “the opportunity is still open” for Colin Kaepernick, but also questions ongoing protests

Much of the discussion around free agent NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick in recent weeks has turned to the Seattle Seahawks, who reportedly canceled a Kaepernick workout last week after he wouldn’t promise to stop kneeling during the national anthem. That report came via “a league…

How can Starbucks ensure its racial-bias training actually helps a divided America?

How can Starbucks ensure its racial-bias training actually helps a divided America?

After a racial incident that garnered national attention last weekend, Starbucks has required racial-bias training for all its employees. This move has the potential to positively impact America, but the company has an uphill climb. Here’s what happened. On April 12 a patron at a…

Friday Night Lights is on Hulu now. You’re welcome.

Friday Night Lights is on Hulu now. You’re welcome.

Friday Night Lights, the football show that was never just about football (and one of the best shows on television), is now streaming on Hulu. Say goodbye to the weekend is all I’m saying. Hailed as one of the most honest depictions of a functioning…