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Store Owner With 'No Gays Allowed' Sign Is Being Mercilessly Trolled On Yelp

This hardware store owner is learning a tough lesson about being openly homophobic in 2018<p>In the year 2018, you would think we know better than to …

Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” — Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Key concepts to …

Success

This Is What Happens When You Ignore Signs of Stress For Too Long

We might think that stress is just an inevitable part of working and living in the modern day, but it can be harmful if not properly managed. Stress is common but it should not go ignored. First, it's important to understand that stress is our body's natural response to threat. "This is often …

Goodbye, login. Hello, heart scan.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Forget fingerprint computer identification or retinal scanning. A University at Buffalo-led team has developed a computer security …

Here's How Highly Successful People Make Little Choices Different From the Rest of us

Everybody has their own definition of success. And most people probably would like to live an above-average life. But the reality is that the vast majority of people never do. Most people live ordinary, mediocre existences.<p>Hundreds of highly successful executives have shared with me the daily …

Success

Harvard Scientists Say Doing This Can Lower Your Blood Pressure. Hint: It's All in Your Head

Harvard researchers have made an interesting discovery: Mindfulness can lower your blood pressure by changing how your genes operate.<p>You know that fight-or-flight feeling: tense muscles, pounding heart, rapid breathing, and sky-high blood pressure. We're a nation of stressed-out workers tackling …

12 Hard Things You Need to Hear About Your Attitude

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the mind is your ultimate battleground. It’s the space where the greatest and fiercest conflict resides. …

10 Things to Remember When You Are Feeling Stuck

You cannot start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the old one.<p>We all feel stuck at one time or another--in a bad relationship, in the wrong job, in business, or just generally in life. Whatever the situation, feeling stuck doesn't make us feel good about ourselves. We may lose …

The Definitive Guide to Cuffing, Rolling, and Stacking Your Jeans

Solving one of menswear's most confusing dilemmas for good.<p>It's often the simplest problems that are the trickiest to navigate when it comes to getting dressed. A perfect case in point of this is figuring out just what to do with the bottoms of your jeans. Rolling, cuffing, tailoring, and stacking …

Clothing

‘Hillary Clinton didn’t fail us. We failed her’

Sarah Churchwell examines the myths, stories and misogyny surrounding American women and power<p>• ‘We are witnessing the politics of humiliation’ – Siri Hustvedt, Joyce Carol Oates and more on the US election<p>For 240 years, America has toyed with the idea of a woman becoming president. This year, for …

Transgender Americans fear for safety after Trump win: 'We are traumatized'

Members of the trans community see a threat to big gains made in recent years as the president-elect and running mate Mike Pence take the White House<p>Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution<p>As Emily Colvin, a transgender woman living in the heart of Missouri, watched the election results …

32 Amazing Gifts For People Who Love Drawing

Today... mom's fridge. Tomorrow... The Whitney.

Trump’s administration could be a total nightmare for LGBTQ people

From the Supreme Court to executive actions, Trump could have a serious impact.<p>There’s really no other way to put it: President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are bad news for LGBTQ people.<p>The optimistic take is that a Trump administration, even with a Republican-controlled Congress, …

There's Now a Fun Way to Teach Your Kids Their LGBTs

This video aims to help parents explain what LGBT means.<p>If you're looking for a tool to help better explain to your kids what LGBT means, you might want to check out the Queer Kid Stuff web series, which is tackling the acronym in a pretty fun way.<p>With the help of some old-fashioned building blocks …

The First Cases Of Drug-Resistant Fungus Candida Auris Found In The U.S.

It's already been linked to four deaths.<p>A drug-resistant fungus that first emerged in the U.S. only a few years ago has been linked to four deaths, and health officials are on guard about its potential to spread in healthcare facilities throughout the country.<p><i>C. auris</i>, a yeast that has sickened …

Why Your Mindfulness Efforts Aren’t Working

The latest trend in leadership development is mindfulness training. There is a burgeoning array of apps, self-help books, and corporate interventions designed to help leaders become more mindful and thus more resilient, focused, and aware — qualities that many executives believe can make them more …

Mindfulness

health

A gay imam's quiet revolutionary Islam in South Africa

A South African imam has been trying for 20 years to change misconceptions about Islam. Muhsin Hendricks is gay, and he believes that homosexuality …

These Are the 5 Most Popular Part-Time Jobs for College Students

School is officially back in session, but according to a recent study from WayUp, a website for young job seekers, there’s one thing just as stressful as doing well in the classroom: your student loans. The study found that 60 percent of students find loans to be financially stressful. (Uh, how is …

What a Lack of Eye Contact Says About You, According to Science (and How to Fix It)

What you do with your clothes, hair, accessories, posture, gestures--it all conveys deep, rich meaning. But your eyes send messages, too, and failure to maintain good eye contact with your conversation partner can jeopardize your ability to get ideas out and build personal or business …

Body Language

9 mistakes you might be making in the first 10 minutes of the workday

If you show up late to the office or get sucked into an overflowing inbox, you could easily get thrown off and have a hard time focusing for the rest of the day.<p>We did some research and rounded up nine common traps that can ensnare you within the first 10 minutes of your workday. Read on to find …

Mark Twain

14 Celebs Talk About What Surprised Them Most About Coming Out And How To Be An Effective LGBT Ally

Coming out is just the beginning<p>October 11 is National Coming Out Day, and what better way to celebrate our society's ongoing evolution toward being an open, safe space for all people, rather than just those traditionally in power, than by hearing from 14 LGBTQIA activists about what it was like to …

Science-Backed Ways To Build Confidence When You Feel Like You’re Out Of Your League

Forget about faking it ’til you make it, these tips will trick your brain into thinking you’re all that.<p>Whether you are interviewing for a job that feels beyond your current abilities, demonstrating a skill that feels rusty, or working with someone who is difficult and challenging, there are dozens …

View of the Roofs of Paris by Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh (3,521 artworks, 28,908 followers)<p>Vincent Willem van Gogh (Dutch: [ˈvɪnsɛnt ˈʋɪləm vɑn ˈɣɔx] ( listen);[note 1] 30 March 1853 – 29 …

LGBT Comedians, Allies React to VP Debate

The Junior Varsity event of election season happened last night, as the two vice presidential nominees debated in Virginia. Hillary’s running mate, …

Polish officials say mass protests by women stopped a total abortion ban and 'taught us humility'

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A member of Poland's conservative government says mass protests by women against a total abortion ban have been a lesson in "humility" for the country's leadership and that "there will not be a total abortion ban."<p>A member of Poland's conservative government says mass protests …

Bisexual identity overtaking gay and lesbian in Britain, official stats show

The number of British people defining themselves as “bisexual” has jumped by 45 per cent in just three years, according new official estimates.<p>For the first time, more young people in the UK describe themselves as bisexual than gay or lesbian combined, the figures from the Office for National …

Experts warn home 'gene editing' kits pose risk to society

Nuffield Council on Bioethics report finds materials to perform basic experiments are now available to ‘garage scientists’<p>The simplicity and low cost of tools to edit the genetic code means “garage scientists” - or amateurs with some skill - can now perform their own experiments, posing a potential …

Mark Wahlberg Says He Is 'Absolutely' a Feminist

"Let's just say that I am very open to having our first female president."<p>"Wow, you beat me up pretty good there" was Mark Wahlberg's first comment as his interview with ELLE magazine wrapped up today.<p>When picturing a high-profile advocate of diversity and closing the gender pay gap, Mark Wahlberg …