While not nearly as ubiquitous as Nest’s Learning Thermostats, Ecobee’s smart thermostats one-up the competition by pairing with wireless remote sensors that you can place elsewhere in your house, giving the thermostat a more accurate picture of your home’s overall temperature.
A New Jersey dad was killed while trying to protect one of his young children during a robbery.
Tennis star Serena Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian are now married after a star-studded wedding in New Orleans on Thursday night.
More black-nerd news: Common recently announced that he will create an original multimedia comic series called Caster.
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Right now, at this very moment, the single biggest threat to the group of people already in a compromised position because of their race is the congressional Republicans’ tax-reform plan. Not the sound of the police. Not lead in your water and not a jail cell.
So, Nicki Minaj has upped the ante on black female sexuality by shooting a pretty explicit Paper Magazine cover with herself in a menage a trois.
Cook County, Ill., prosecutors headed by State’s Attorney Kim Foxx dropped all charges against 15 men they say were framed by a corrupt cop, with reports that this is the “first mass exoneration in history.”
A Los Angeles woman accused Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) of sexual misconduct while the two were on a USO tour to entertain American troops nearly 11 years ago. The woman, Leeann Tweeden, a Los Angeles radio news anchor and occasional Fox News contributor, says that she kept quiet about the incident for so long because…
Given the severe identity crisis engulfing the Democratic Party, it makes sense that a Joe Biden 2020 run seems plausible. The party’s stubborn refusal to let go of white, working-class voters who voted for Donald Trump strengthens Biden’s candidacy for some party elites who can’t see that its future rests in the…
Charges have been dropped against a black man who was shot by Mesquite, Texas, cops who wrongly assumed he was breaking into a vehicle.
I’ll take “What We Already Know” for $1,000, Alex (as in Trebek, as in Jeopardy). It’s no secret that Hollywood carries a (tiki) torch for racism and that when movies feature a predominantly black cast, they’re considered “black movies,” and budgets and expectations are lower. Superstar actress Gabrielle Union stopped…
“I was being Taylor Swift and you just Kanye’d me,” Angela Rye said, scolding her The Root 100 gala co-host, Extra’s A.J. Calloway. Only someone as strong-willed as Rye could use “Kanye” as a verb. But what else do you do when you’re having your shining moment and A.J. Calloway comes up, attempting to take that shine?
What happens when you attempt to be edgy and provocative for Thanksgiving? You end up creating the most trash-ass recipes that one could think of, and a website like Delish will label it the next greatest thing. But they lied.
The universe was giving me every sign that Justice League was going to be trash. I asked four friends, who usually love going to the movies, to go to the Justice League screening and the collective answers were “I’ve got Bible study,” “I’m mentoring” and “I’m sleeping,” until finally someone said, “I guess, since the…
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