On Wednesday, June 29, a black bear meandered down the streets in Opelika near the downtown area.
Yelp's Top Hot Chocolates in North America
While it may be easier to pour powder into a mug and add water, making real hot chocolate has become an edible work of art. From floral hints of lavender to hot chocolate that requires a spoon, these playful versions are certain to satisfy. We polled our Community Managers from around the country to find... Read more
Why America Needs Its HBCUs
The president of Howard University argues that “it is a danger to the national interest to not invest in these institutions.”
Here's how Disney World turns its characters into works of chocolate art
Early last month, we spoke with chef chocolatier Amanda Lauder of The Ganachery at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando about taking iconic Disney characters and turning them into works of chocolate art.
What makes America unique is its public lands
As Independence Day approaches, let's take a moment to celebrate our nation's natural wonders. In this country we have the freedom to explore approximately 618 million acres of publicly owned federal lands, from the tundra of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the cliffs of the newly-created Sleeping Bear Dunes Wilderness on Lake Michigan and the lush canopies of Puerto Rico's El Yunque National Forest, the…
Why America Can’t Kick Its Painkiller Problem
America must get over its unity fetish
George HW Bush’s funeral spurred much gushing over national unity, but such elite spectacles overlook real material divisions
This Is How Fast America Changes Its Mind
As the Supreme Court considers extending same-sex marriage rights to all Americans, we look at the patterns of social change that have tranformed the nation.
The Ultimate Guide to 13 Different Types of Schools Across America
A comprehensive guide to 13 different types of schools found all over the United States.
“Chocolate Rain” Came Out 10 Years Ago
Remember Tay Zonday? Remember "Chocolate Rain"? He who moves away from the mic to breathe in and his deep-voiced viral hit first took YouTube by storm 10 years ago yesterday, and Zonday caught up with BT News on the anniversary of the song's release to discuss his past decade of memedom. So what's it like to go from some dude getting his doctorate in American studies to an overnight viral sensation? "I know I did about 30 radio interviews in the course of…
How a Wayne company sold its tech to a Chinese-American bank
QuantaVerse nabbed California-based Cathay Bank as a client and will help them crack down on financial crimes through AI.
Why America can’t escape its role in the conflict between India and Pakistan
With perhaps the exception of the Korean peninsula, India and Pakistan represent the world’s most likely venue for nuclear conflict.
'It's not fair, not right': how America treats its black farmers
Sugarcane farmers can’t survive without large crop loans. For the Provosts, who say they suffered decades of discrimination, this could be the end of the line
How America Got Its First Black Radio Station
In 1948, Memphis channel WDIA became a community voice and a rock 'n' roll star-maker.
Audi kills its manual-transmission cars: How America lost its love for stick shift
Manual-transmission vehicles are falling sharply in popularity as Americans often don't know how to drive them and automakers don't want to make them.
America's Oldest HBCU Has Four Months To Fix Its Finances Before It Loses Its Accreditation
Cheyney University President Aaron Walton is implementing a...
How Half Of America Lost Its F**king Mind
I'm going to explain the Donald Trump phenomenon in three movies. And then some text.
Emily Falk: How the Brain Changes Its Mind
Emily Falk ’99 discusses concealed knowledge in the brain that can help predict what types of messages will be most effective in helping people change their ...
How to bake weird and wonderful miso-black garlic chocolate chip cookies
Welcome to Chocolate Chip Cookie Week, celebrating one of America’s most iconic and widely loved comfort foods.
NW Portland chocolate shop will change name after slave trade concerns
A new Portland chocolate house is facing sharp criticism before even opening its doors. The owner said he is taking the concerns seriously.