Eugene Baker Jr.

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6 Ways to Cultivate Better Relationships for More Happiness

Happiness is an elusive topic that has been studied and contemplated by many throughout history. While there are many theories and ideas of what it means to be happy, I decided to focus on the relational aspect of happiness in this blog. As an Imago relationship therapist and someone who …

5 global banks just proved that no one can stop Wall Street from breaking the law

The guilty pleas mean the banks are literally felons, and it's a distinct shift in the way law enforcement has dealt with Wall Street in the past.<p>Lawsuits and legal fees are nothing new for the banks: Since the financial crisis, they have essentially become the cost of doing business on Wall Street.<p>…

Electroloom Is A 3D Fabric Printer In The Making

3D printing is pushing into all sorts of areas, allowing for rapid prototyping of plastic and metal components, circuit boards and even putting putting an alternative spin on food production — or offering a lower cost way to construct living tissue structures for drug testing. Well here’s another …

Clothing

Is rap the most important music since 1960? Scientists say they have proof

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, the most important development in pop music in the past half century is hip-hop.<p>That's not an opinion, it's fact -- backed up by hard data, says a team of researchers from two London universities.<p>In a study published Wednesday in the journal Royal …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come from? It transpires that it was left by the previous customer. The only snag, if indeed it is a snag, is that you now have to …

Psychology

Tidal Music Streaming Service Could Save Itself By Redistributing The Wealth

We all know that Tidal, the new streaming music service from Jay Z and his musician pals (Kanye, Madonna, Jack White, etc.), isn’t quite the wave they anticipated. Executives at the company have been fired, the app’s ranking is below 700 in the App Store, and like a good CEO Jay Z is out doing …

Alcatel Onetouch Idol 3 review

Smartphones are expensive. For many of us, they are the most important devices in our lives, justifying their cost. But there’s no ignoring the fact that most smartphones you buy cost $600, $700, or even up to a thousand dollars.<p>For that price, you generally get a great display, speedy performance, …

6 marketing lessons learned in Argentina

One of my favorite parts of being a marketing strategy consultant is getting to work with brands in different industries, stages of growth, and …

The Next Billion Dollar Startups

Startups that jump out to billion-dollar valuations are so rare they've come to be known as unicorns. We at FORBES, in cooperation with TrueBridge Capital Partners,* went hunting for the next wave of startups that are flying under the radar but getting ready to pop. We surveyed venture firms for …

How to tell if retirement-income funds are right for you

With all the back and forth over whether to withdraw 4% from your portfolio in your golden years, few would blame you if you simply threw in the …

Retirement

EDC: Nerd Rich

Nerdwax Glasses Wax ($10). <br>Casio Calculator Watch ($47). <br>Cutler & Gross Glasses ($495). <br>Octovo Mixie Wallet ($95). <br>Pilot Markliter Pen ($2). <br>Olloclip …

Geek

Victorinox Swiss Army Inox Remade Watch

The Inox was created to celebrate the company's 130th anniversary, so it only makes sense that the Victorinox Swiss Army Inox Remade Watch takes its …

Nike 2015 Spring/Summer WMNS Air Huarache Run Print Pack

Ladies and small-footers alike will be happy to know that some of this season’s best looks for the<p>Ladies and small-footers alike will be happy to know that some of this season’s best looks for the classic Air Huarache are on their way to retail in the days ahead in the form of NSW’s latest “Print” …

'T Magazine' Looks at "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Kanye West"

Kanye West’s evolution as a fashion designer — from his Fendi internship to his upcoming Yeezy<p>Kanye West’s evolution as a fashion designer — from his Fendi internship to his upcoming Yeezy Season 1 collection alongside adidas Originals — has been well documented, but, in perhaps the best …

The Secret Of Lawyers-Turned-Entrepreneurs?

Lawyers have launched numerous startups—some law-related, some not. But does legal training benefit or, as some have argued, hinder a future entrepreneur? In search of an answer, I interviewed three law school graduates who founded businesses and was surprised by what the members of this admittedly …

The Civil War’s Dirty Secret: It Was Always About Slavery

The war was never about states’ rights, unless it was the states’ right to permit slavery, and Charles Lamar was its firebreathing poster boy.<p>Seven …

With primetime TV, Apple hopes to hook customers for new Watch

LOS ANGELES/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - As Apple Inc (AAPL.O) debuts its smartwatch on Friday, the technology company focused efforts to drum up buzz on U.S. television, using expensive primetime spots to entice customers to the fledgling wearable technology market.<p>A picture illustration shows Apple …

Eddie Murphy to Be Awarded Top Humor Prize at the Kennedy Center

He’s come a long way from <i>Saturday Night Live</i>.<p>Eddie Murphy will receive the prestigious Mark Twain Prize in American humor, the John F. Kennedy Center …

U.S. Cannot Be Trusted Says Iran’s Supreme Leader

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatullah Khamenei warned Iranian diplomats on Thursday not to trust the United States as they try to finalize the nuclear …

South Asia

Calls for calm as South Carolina protesters voice their anger over shooting

Civil rights leaders have called for calm following the charging of a South Carolina police officer with murder for shooting a black man in the back as he fled.<p>Although highly charged with emotion protests have so far not tipped over into the violence shown after the shooting of Michael Brown the …

Justice

Obama backs efforts to end 'conversion therapy'

President Obama is lending support to efforts to end "conversion therapy" that seeks to change the sexual orientation of gay, lesbian and transgender youth.<p>Responding to a petition on the White House website calling for a ban on conversion therapy, Obama writes that "tonight, somewhere in America, …

Amazon has filed its first ever lawsuit over fake product reviews

Amazon has filed a lawsuit against four websites – buyamazonreviews.com, buyazonreviews.com, bayreviews.net and buyreviewsnow.com – for allegedly selling fake product reviews.<p>When you are buying a product on Amazon, you tend to scroll down and check out the user reviews underneath the listings, so …

North Korea fires missiles into sea as U.S. defense chief visits region

OSAN, South Korea (Reuters) - North Korea has fired two surface-to-air missiles off its west coast, South Korea said on Thursday, with the latest in a string of short-range firings by the North coming shortly before the U.S. defense secretary arrived in the region.<p>U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter …

Yemen's Houthis seize provincial capital despite Saudi-led raids

ADEN (Reuters) - Iran’s leader on Thursday condemned as genocide the military intervention by its main regional rival Saudi Arabia in Yemen, escalating Tehran’s rhetoric against the two-week-old air strike campaign.<p>People walk past a car damaged by an airstrike in Sanaa April 8, 2015. …