World Surf League to offer equal prize money to men and women

The decision comes after intense blowback to a social media post that revealed the gender pay gap among league surfers The photo told the story in unmissable large block letters: a shot of followed suit, particularly over the past decade: they include speed skating, mountain biking, squash and beach volleyball.…

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Botham Jean’s family says warrant is part of a smear campaign against slain man

(CNN)The mother of Botham Shem Jean says her son has become the target of a smear campaign since an off-duty Dallas police officer killed him in his own apartment more than a week ago. The search warrant indicates that officers went inside the apartment looking for drugs the night of…

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‘Screaming nightmare’: William Shatner boldly goes into VR

Star Treks Captain Kirk voices concerns about virtual reality after simulating a walk on Mars As Captain Kirk in Star Trek, William Shatner took us to places where no man has gone before, with stories that foreshadowed the invention of the mobile phone and tablet computers. Now, in real life,…

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‘It’s more relevant than ever’ photo exhibition puts focus on immigration

At this years Photoville in Brooklyn, themes of immigration and multiculturalism run through much of the work on show In the coming weeks, a set of shipping containers will be installed at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza in Dumbo a clear sign that Laura Roumanos, co-curator of Photoville Brooklyn. Among the immigration-themed…

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People are truly inspired by this feature on a wedding dress

In case you didn’t know, pockets in women’s clothing are a feminist issue. Ladies have long been denied the convenience of functional pockets and our fashion options are for the most part decorative but impractical.  SEE ALSO: The ‘really start dressin’ meme is here to give you fashion inspo and…

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Apples Watch isnt the first with an EKG reader but it will matter to more consumers

Apple’s COO Jeff Williams exuberantly proclaimed Apple’s Watch was the first to get FDA clearance as an over-the-counter electrocardiogram (EKG) reader during the special event at Apple headquarters on Wednesday. While Apple loves to be first to things, that statement is false. AliveCor has held the title of first since…

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