Archive for November 11th, 2013

DNA-Tested White Supremacist Leader Who Invaded North Dakota Town Finds Out He Is 14% Black
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DNA-Tested White Supremacist Leader Who Invaded North Dakota Town Finds Out He Is 14% Black

Years ago as an undergraduate student, I took a remarkable course from the legendary professor Paul Griffin. Professor Griffin’s “Ideas of Race” course opened with a three-part PBS documentary called Race: The Power of An Illusion. The documentary itself opened with a number of youths being asked what they thought their ethnic heritage was. This […]

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Russian Protestor Nails Testicles To Red Square Bricks
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Russian Protestor Nails Testicles To Red Square Bricks

“Meanwhile in Russia…” has become a phrase well-known in internet memes. Typically, an image bearing the phrase will depict something extraordinarily hardcore, a feat of strength, shrugging off of extreme temperatures or the like. But this past Sunday, a Russian performance artist gave new meaning to the phrase after an act of extreme protest. His […]

Google Perplexed: Human Brain Still Beats Algorithm
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Google Perplexed: Human Brain Still Beats Algorithm

Last week there was a chess championship termed “the most exciting chess championship in decades.” It featured a 22-year-old chess sensation Magnus Carlsen, who many call the “Mozart of chess” (due to his meteoritic rise at a young age), versus reigning champion Viswanathan Anand, age 43. Top Wall Street investors sat glued to their seats, anticipating some […]