Alison Bethel

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9 Powerful Tony Robbins Quotes That Will Redefine Your Quest for Success

Check out the fire walker's words of wisdom to help you realize your potential, both in the office and throughout your life.<p>Motivational mogul Tony Robbins grew up understanding the difficulty of making ends meet, his family often unable to afford Thanksgiving feasts or Christmas presents. Yet, a …


37 Seriously Amazing Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Everything you need to know (or buy) to make your house spotless!

Have Reddit Users Discovered the Perfect Exercise Regimen?

If you’re looking to drop a few pounds this year but have no idea where to start, consider paying a visit to Reddit.<p>Reddit is a place for answers. Not all of these answers are correct, but they are numerous, covering nearly every subject from <i>Dota 2</i> strategy to underground steroid purchases. And on …

The White House pulls at your heartstrings with celeb-laden Obama video

Break out the tissues.<p>With just two weeks left in Barack Obama's presidency, many of us just can't help getting emotional. And a new video released …

Barack Obama

11 Habits of Happy People That Anyone Can Adopt

When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure — a decadent meal, a favorite book or a relaxing day on the …

India's top woman banker sees cracks in glass ceiling

The problem is not only at the top -- across the country only 27 percent of women work, according to the International Labour Organization, which …

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking More Water

You've heard it before: You should drink more water. Of course, between work, relationships, and life in general, it's hard to make water consumption a priority. Now, new research spells out why it's so important for you to keep up on your H2O intake.<p>A new study published in the <i>Journal of Human</i> …

You know Ben Carson is crazy, right? Let’s discuss the craziest things he actually believes

The GOP leader, ahead of Hillary by 10 points in one poll, has some crackpot beliefs you might want to know about<p>Every once in a while, religion will derange an otherwise intelligent individual in such a way as to leave no doubt that theistic faith – the fanatical conviction, based on no evidence …

Skip Takeout and Cook Up This Easy, Quick Noodle Dinner Instead

For some, the kitchen can seem pretty intimidating: There are thing-a-ma-bobs and whatcha-ma-call-its and don’t even get us started on that mixture-blender-thing ;) And although you may be afraid to try anything new because you are still trying to figure out how to properly cook a grilled cheese …

The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

European Travel

Senate Approves Cybersecurity Bill: What You Need To Know

The latest clash in the cybersecurity vs. privacy debate played itself out in Congress on Tuesday when the Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act. Supporters say the bill, approved 74-21, will help stop hackers by getting companies that have been breached to share information about …

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International Day to End Impunity (IDEI) 2012




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All Grown-Up: Macaroni and Cheese ... for the Mature Kid

Okay: No more curved pasta. Instead, use elegant penne, and call that cheesy sauce "creamy roasted garlic sauce." Plus, doesn't "roasting garlic" just sound like something adults do?

Overcoming a basic psychological barrier could be the difference between earning just enough and getting rich

"The biggest thing holding back most people from striking it big are their thoughts, beliefs and philosophies about money," writes self-made millionaire and author of "How Rich People Think," Steve Siebold.<p>Certified financial planner Douglas Obey echoes this belief in his book, "Money & The Human …


The 4 Most Common Mistakes People Make When Grilling Veggies

Grilled vegetables are so easy, you could make 'em with your eyes closed…right? Wrong. Here are the most common mistakes people make when grilling veggies.<p>Grilled vegetables are one of summer's simplest pleasures. From hearty mains to simple sides, a good batch of grilled veg is the answer to …


5 Steps to Understanding Racial Bias

The racial discord that has gripped the nation in cities from Ferguson to Cleveland has resurrected an old term. People are once again talking about "bias."<p>Bias in policing, economic and health disparities and social policy are topical in the media, corporate dining halls and on college campuses. …

50 Badass Ballerinas More Flexible Than You Are on Instagram

A standing ovation for the women who celebrated #NationalDanceDay, please.<p>The internet celebrated #NationalDanceDay this past weekend, and the dancers that seem to have taken over Instagram lately celebrated by sharing photos of their most impressive arabesques, attitudes, pliés and grand jetés. …


Windows 10 -- how to download it right now

Microsoft has launched Windows 10 in 190 countries, and more than 14 million people have already downloaded it. However, while the OS is a free …

Havana: one of the world's great cities on the brink of a fraught transition | Cities | The Guardian

To visit Havana in the late spring, before the torpid humidity and showers of summer, is a glorious thing. Strolling through the streets of La Habana Vieja, its derelict and weather-worn facades still elegant, one encounters the grandeur of squares such as the Plaza de la Catedral, its church built …


11 Hotel Bars to Die for

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>Fantasize about sipping mai tais on a seaside cliff or rubbing elbows with society's elite? A few hours in a glamorous (and open to the public) hotel bar may do the trick. From sky high rooftops to Hawaiian beaches, here are a few hotel bars that will leave you …

5 Very Bad Things That Can Happen to Your Vagina in Old Age

One age-related condition that can occur down below is prolapse (a.k.a. the dropping of the uterus, bladder, or rectum into the vagina), says Timothy Ryntz, M.D., assistant clinical professor of gynecologic surgery and urogynecology at Columbia University. For women with mild prolapse, Kegel …

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