Do people possessing degrees in science, medicine, or technology always continue working in their own field of study? Absolutely not! Continue reading Geeky Stars: Hollywood Celebrities Who Studied Science
Sure, we’d all love to be jet-setting around the world, living out the summer travel fantasies that are only attainable for influencers with all their expenses paid and the 0.000001%. But more likely, you’re stuck behind a desk, aggressively swiping through your friends’ vacation Insta stories. Continue reading Can’t travel this summer? Try taking a virtual vacation
By Jovane Marie
With a career spanning almost three decades, Common’s journey in the spotlight has been anything but.
Along the way, he’s gained an ever-expanding list of titles and credits that run the gamut: rapper, artist, father, actor, activist, model, author, designer, philanthropist, Microsoft ambassador, and Academy Award winner, to name a few. Continue reading Common Name, Uncommon Path
If it feels like DJ Khaled is everywhere in the transit world, that’s because he is. Popping up on Lyft scooters, ride-share driving undercover, and owning a ridiculous car collection, the hip-hop star is all about getting around. Now he’s helping you get where you’re going as a new navigation voice option in the Waze app.
Continue reading DJ Khaled will get you there as the new voice on Waze
Before his death, the rapper was involved in projects focused on revitalizing his South LA neighborhood and supporting STEM among black and brown youths.
Continue reading Nipsey Hussle’s Work In The Black Community Went Deeper Than You Think
The quantum physicist says Superman may be powerful, but he wouldn’t stand a chance against Ant-Man. Continue reading ‘Ant-Man’ science adviser explains the real-life physics behind the film
As we approach the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, Alcatraz East Crime Museum will be hosting a special guest speaker who will share his story of working at Ground Zero in New York.
Continue reading Crime Museum to Host 9/11 Forensic Expert, Offer Discounted Admission for Locals
Octavia E. Butler, a groundbreaking African-American science fiction writer who would have turned 71 on Friday, was honored with a Google Doodle that celebrates her contributions to the literary world.
Continue reading Octavia E. Butler, Who Brought Diversity to the World of Science Fiction, Honored With Google Doodle
By Mackenna Cummings
Last June, the trailer teaser for Marvel’s Black Panther—not even the full trailer—racked up 89 million views in 24 hours. Twitter called it one of the most tweeted-about films of 2017, though it wouldn’t open until February 2018, with hashtags #BlackPantherSoLit and #WelcomeToWakanda. The Boys & Girls Club of Harlem held a fund-raiser to arrange a private screening, others planned viewing parties. It was a sign of things to come.
Continue reading Black Panther: Movie to Movement
Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the 105th birthday of astronomer Guillermo Haro, who discovered a new class of nebula and helped promote astronomical research in Mexico. Continue reading Google Doodle Celebrates Astronomer Guillermo Haro