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Emma Watson: Don't let anyone tell you what you can or cannot achieve

<b>(CNN) —</b> British actress Emma Watson made an impassioned plea to women around the world: "Don't let anyone tell you what you can or cannot do, or cannot achieve.<p>"Just don't allow it. It's wrong. It's so wrong. Be what you want to be -- and prove them wrong."<p>The emotional Harry Potter star took to …

Feminism

This time, Hillary will run as a woman

<b>(CNN) —</b> After spending much of her 2008 campaign seemingly running away from the fact that she is a woman, Hillary Clinton is showing signs that 2016 is going to be a different story.<p>It seems that Hillary has found her outer woman, which is to say, she's found the person that she wants to present …

Driving

Is the world ready for GM animals?

<b>The use of genetically engineered animals could revolutionise whole areas of public health and agriculture, according to advocates. But is the world ready for modified mosquitoes and GM salmon?</b><p>Back in the 1950s, two American scientists came up with a revolutionary idea to eliminate a longstanding …

Meet the little girl who’s been 'designed' to help beat Huntington’s disease

Adorable seven-month-old Amelia Queen is a baby with a difference<p>Baby Amelia Queen, aged seven months, was genetically engineered in a laboratory to help beat an incurable disease which has blighted her family.<p>Her birth is one of the first in Britain which is hoped will help eradicate devastating …

Pregnancy

Deskercise! 33 Smart Ways to Exercise at Work

Remember the days when “work” meant manual labor with a side of blood, sweat, and tears? Neither do we. These days it seems we’re more likely to log …

Elizabeth Warren To The GOP: 'Put Up Or Shut Up' About Aid For Middle Class

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who has made it her mission to highlight and ameliorate the challenges middle-class Americans face, recently seized on the new Republican rhetoric being used to acknowledge wage stagnation and inequality.<p>Her comments about the Republican Party's obligation to help …

Middle-class

12 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By John Marshall<p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small …

Obama Gives Rubio a Gift From Cuba

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

Swiss Pay The Price For Being A Safe Haven

The Swiss National Bank set negative interest rates on Thursday on sight deposits to stem inflows of capital by investors seeking a safe haven for the current turmoil around the Ukraine crisis, Russian rouble rout and the falling oil price.<p>The negative interest rates – on short deposits and not on …

Pakistan's Blackest Day

The Taliban's massacre of more than 100 students caps an awful year for the world's children.<p>This morning, I awoke to images of the same school uniform I wore as a kid cloaking dead and bloodied children. The Pakistani Taliban had attacked an Army Public School branch in Peshawar in northwest …

The Taliban’s Massacre of Innocents in Pakistan

How to Beat Procrastination

<i>This is Part 2. You won’t get Part 2 if you haven’t read Part 1 yet. Here’s Part 1.</i><p><i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline</i> …

24 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

It's summertime, and the cookin's easy—master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September

Cooking

How To Meditate With a Mala

June 1, 2014 In Meditation, Mindfulness By Sarah James<p>I am thrilled that so many of you showed interest in learning more about meditating with Mala …

Meditation

What’s the difference between homophobia and standing up for “Christian values?” The answer lies in a postage stamp.

Angered by the recent release of a postage stamp honoring gay-rights activist Harvey Milk, the American Family Association has asked its members not …

10 Big Solutions for Small Spaces

Designer tricks for tiny rooms.<p>From striped floors in the living room to open shelves in the kitchen, designers share their best tricks for tiny rooms.

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Ask a Designer: How Do I Decorate a Small Kitchen?

Every week, we're asking designer Scot Meacham Wood, formerly of Ralph Lauren and now owner of his eponymous design firm, a question from our readers. This week's topic is decorating a small kitchen. Have a decorating dilemma? Comment below and yours might be featured in a future installment.<p><b>Q: "I</b> …

Recline!

I had an epiphany the other day. I was in the middle of marking up a memo on U.S. drone policy while simultaneously ordering a custom-decorated cake …

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