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Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity Linked to Fast-Food Proximity, Shows Study

Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity Linked to Fast-Food Proximity, Shows Study

By Sean Patterson November 13, 2014

It should come as no surprise that unhealthy foods such as those commonly served at fast-food restaurants are related to medical problems such as obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. A new study has gone even further, however, finding that …

Twitter Is (Shockingly) White and Male Like the Rest Twitter Is (Shockingly) White and Male Like the Rest

In more tech companies are full of white guys news, Twitter says they have a lot of work to do when it comes to employee diversity. Twitter follows other major players in releasing their first ever diversity report, which shows …

Yahoo Also Kind of Sucks at Diversity Yahoo Also Kind of Sucks at Diversity

Following Google’s lead, tech companies have started to voluntarily reveal their self-reported diversity stats – basically showcasing the percentage of men vs. women and racial breakdown in their company demographics. The latest to do so is Yahoo who, despite being …

Danica Patrick Finishes 18th Despite Rough Weekend Danica Patrick Finishes 18th Despite Rough Weekend

Friday’s practice at Bristol Motor Speedway was quite a bumpy start for NASCAR driver Danica Patrick. Only a few minutes into the practice run, the 31-year-old’s No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet crashed into Parker Kligerman’s No. 30 Swan Racing Toyota. Following the collision, Kligerman’s team …

Melissa Harris-Perry is Sorry for Joke About Romney Melissa Harris-Perry is Sorry for Joke About Romney

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Another week brings us another TV network that people are threatening to boycott. Melissa Harris-Perry ruffled a few feathers after jokes were made about Mitt Romney’s black grandson on her show. On the Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC, Harris-Perry showed …

Racially Diverse TV Shows Drive Higher Ratings Racially Diverse TV Shows Drive Higher Ratings

Although racial minorities and even women are “woefully underrepresented” on TV as leads, writers, and creators, a UCLA study has found that the key to higher ratings is employing a racially diverse team – both on screen and in the …

Bruce Jenner Competes in Lambo Series at VIR Bruce Jenner Competes in Lambo Series at VIR

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Although Bruce Jenner has had a few minor setbacks over the past couple weeks, it didn’t stop him from hitting the Virginia International Raceway on Friday for Saturday’s festivities. The former Olympic track star took part in the race during …

White Supremacist Town In This Day And Age? White Supremacist Town In This Day And Age?

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After recognizing the efforts of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior and Rosa Parks, one may wonder if teachings against racial segregation are still relevant in the twenty-first century. However, for the peaceful, secluded town of Leith, North Dakota, this issue …

NASCAR adds Jeff Gordon to Chase Line-up NASCAR adds Jeff Gordon to Chase Line-up

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With a week that’s been nothing less than topsy turvy, the adventures of NASCAR have definitely been quite eventful. However, none of the exhilarating fun has taken place on the track. The action has all taken place internally. From reprimanding …

2043 Census Prediction: U.S. Whites Not a Majority
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The U.S. Census Bureau today released predictions for the changing demographics of the country over then next 50 years. This is the first set of population projections issued by the bureau that are based on the 2010 Census. Perhaps the …

Asian Americans the Most Positive Toward Social Ads Asian Americans the Most Positive Toward Social Ads

According to a report from Nielsen, your susceptibility to and tolerance of social media advertising is tied to your ethnicity. Nielsen looked at interactions with social ads and found that Asian-American consumers are much more likely to react positively, all …

Prostate Cancer Treatments Are Better For White Men
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Researchers from the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) at Vanderbilt University have found that black men with prostate cancer receive lower-quality surgical care than white men. Their study found a difference in care due to race even when factors such as …

Bay To Breakers Celebrates 101st Anniversary

(image) One of the oldest continuos footrace held in the world just celebrated its 101st anniversary on Sunday. It is also the weirdest and most bizarre footrace in the world. The Bay to Breakers footrace started in 1912 as a …