Vox's Missing Chapter investigates why Chinatowns the world over adopted a common look that doesn't really reflect the prior homes of their immigrant founders.
An elementary schoolteacher in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, was reprimanded after cutting a 7-year-old's hair to "even it out" after a classmate hacked some off; the mixed-race girl's parents are also suing the school district. The lawsuit was filed in a federal court in west Michigan against Mount Pleasant Public Schools and two teaching staff, MLive.com… READ THE REST
Robert Lee commanded Confederate armies during the U.S. Civil War, but by the end of it he wouldn't have any slaves. By Wednesday evening, he won't have a giant statue in Richmond, either. A towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, will be taken down on Wednesday as a symbol of… READ THE REST
Commentator Jack Morris was asked by partner Matt Shepard yesterday what the Detroit Tigers' strategy should be against Los Angeles Angels' star Shohei Ohtani, who is Japanese. So Morris did what any racist might do in this situation and answered with an Asian accent. "Be very very careful." This was during the 6th inning. What… READ THE REST
From shelves that can't manage to stay level to weeds that grow faster than your beard, there are lots of things to tend to around the house these days. And if your tool arsenal is looking a little sparse, GardenJoy has some great tools that can really save the day. In fact, here are five… READ THE REST
Studies show that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of many who might not have had such problems before, and it's hardly surprising given the plight New York City experienced throughout 2020. After living through such a tense time when it was rare that we could even leave our houses, New Yorkers may… READ THE REST
There's a reason why the movie Sideways was such a hit with audiences. Sure, it had a great cast and a fun script, but part of its success was baked into its premise. It was a comedy about people who took wine way too seriously. That's an idea that practically writes itself. You know all… READ THE REST