Alicia Morgan

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Why a Republican Win in Georgia Doesn’t Change Anything

“In a real dark night of the soul it is always three o’clock in the morning, day after day,” F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote. He was not talking about the current political situation or yesterday’s election in Georgia, and it was a little after 10:00 p.m., not 3:00 a.m., when the results of that …

The genius ways you can use honey in your beauty regime for better hair, skin and nails

More than just a sweet topping for your porridge, honey has a plethora of beauty-boosting benefits.<p>The sweet and sticky pantry staple has <i>major</i> …

All We Need For Summer: Lazy Makeup and Skincare

We caught top Chicago makeup artist Jenny Patinkin in New York on her way into Barnes and Noble for her umpteenth book-tour stop: Lazy Perfection: …

Flourless Orange Cake Recipe

This delicious cake is just popping with orange flavor! Dense and moist, this cake makes a very satisfying end to a good meal or goes wonderfully …

Five strategies for getting kids off devices

<b>(Reuters/Alkis Konstantinidis)</b><p>Ever try to pry a tablet from sticky fingers? Check out these tips to avoid the tantrum<p>Christine Elgersma<p>June 10, 2017 8:00pm (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Common Sense Media.<p>"Just a sec," say nine out of 10 parents answering an email when their kid asks them …

How parents can find patience and empathy, even in a moment of frustration

By Lauren Knight<p>Thirteen minutes after dropping my husband off at the airport one sunny Sunday morning in April, I found myself in a standoff with my sweet but headstrong 7-year-old son. It began much like previous battles: with a choice to be made, and firm, reasonable limits set.<p>When these …

Making Their Potential Our Priority

ZERO TO THREE created <i>Think Babies™</i> to make the potential of every baby our national priority. Early experiences shape how a baby’s brain develops, …

Seth Meyers Shuts Down Steve King Over His 'Overtly Racist' Tweet

"You got a shout-out from David Duke!"<p>Seth Meyers pulled no punches Tuesday when it came to discussing Rep. Steve King’s (R-Iowa) recent tweet lauding white nationalism.<p>The “Late Night” host noted how the post ― in which King stated that “we can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s …

The best astronomy photos of the year have set a 'jaw-dropping standard'

When you combine the dynamic objects in our solar system with the distant bodies of the universe, you get award-winning photos.<p>Each year, the Royal Museums Greenwich holds its "Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year" contest. The winning photos are showcased in an exhibit at the Royal …

Secrets of the world's healthiest children: 6 longevity lessons from Japan

If you had complete power to engineer a long, vigorous life, you might start by choosing to be born in Japan.<p>The country has the highest “healthy life expectancy” in the world, with Japanese boys and girls expected to live to 73 without any major illness or disability, according to a recent study …

People weighed in on the most common regrets in life, and some of their answers will make you cry

Some people have the philosophy that everything happens for a reason, so there is no point in having regrets.<p>But for so many of us, looking back on our lives can lead us to linger on one poignant moment or period when we wish we had done things differently, and that nagging question — "What if ... …

Elizabeth Warren Just Gave the Best Response to Black Lives Matter. It’s Still Not Enough.

Elizabeth Warren isn’t running for president, but she can still make a splash. On Sunday, it was with a full-throated speech on racial inequality and …

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …

Science Says That Even if You Exercise More and Eat Less, You'll Be Bigger Than Your Parents

Turns out the good ol' days really were better.

10 Ingredients That Can Help You Hack Dairy Out of Every Dish

Ditching dairy may seem overwhelming. There are so many dairy products – milk, butter, cheese, cream, sour cream, yogurt, and ice cream just to name …

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Physical Activity Does Not Help Lose Weight

Contrary to popular belief, exercise does not help with weight loss. While physical fitness regimes have several benefits, such as reducing the risk …

Misdirection and outright lies: Coca-Cola’s obesity campaign is backfiring spectacularly

Like Big Tobacco before it, the soda giant’s PR tactics have grown increasingly desperate. The public is onto them<p>Ari LeVaux<p>August 19, 2015 9:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The soft drink industry is in a full-blown crisis. Soda sales are on a 10-year skid, and laws are …

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

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Inside the psychology of productivity

You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the room where your kids are playing video games. For entrepreneurs, …