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‘Unfit’ Donald Trump Told Woman Psychologist: ‘I Wouldn’t Let You Suck My D***!’ ‘New York Post’ Reports

Psychologist Suzanne Lachmann, who works with New York firefighters, says that Trump spat out the profane insult after she introduced herself at a …

Donald Trump

Why plant protein is better for you than animal protein

Sorry, steak fans.<p>It’d be great if a burger-a-day diet was healthy. Don’t get me wrong—it’s not the worst. You’ve got protein in there and hopefully some veggies on top (and on the side) , and even some fiber from the roll (you used whole grain, right?).<p>Unfortunately, study after study shows that …

Nutrition

Blue Power Ranger star David Yost reveals two years of gay conversion therapy caused him to have a breakdown

David Yost who played the Blue Power Ranger in the 1990s hit show, has revealed that gay conversion therapy caused him to have a mental breakdown.<p>The …

LGBTQI

Cut these 5 outdated things from your resume

Mindy Kaling gave helpful resume advice during her Dartmouth commencement speech — plus, more ways to improve your CV.<p>Mindy Kaling says it’s time to …

Employment

Americans are depressed and suicidal because something is wrong with our culture

Don't pathologize the despair that is a rational response to a culture that values people based on ever escalating financial and personal achievements.<p><i>Correction & clarification: A prior version of this column misspelled Halle Berry's name.</i><p>In September of 2004, I received the call that every person …

Mental Health

39 Foods That Contain Almost Zero Calories

Calories provide the energy that your body uses during rest, physical activity and digestion.<p>While there is no evidence to support that …

Nutrition

We Compared Life Expectancy in All 50 States to Countries Around the World. The Results Are Truly Stunning

If you live in Mississippi, you have the same life expectancy as someone in Bangladesh.<p>What's the difference between living in Minnesota and living in Mississippi? About seven years.<p>It sounds like some kind of weird joke, but according to a new study, it's no laughing matter. That's because there's …

World Health Organization

Mental noise is hurting us: Why silence is the think tank of the soul

Upon meeting a Zen master at a social event, a psychiatrist decided to ask him a question that had been on his mind for a long time.<p>“Exactly how do …

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.<p>The movie theater was empty except for the two of us. As the credits rolled, we made the room into our playground: We danced in our seats, cut cartwheels down the aisles, and laughed until the lights turned on and the clean-up crew arrived.<p>I …

White Woman Calls Security on ‘Suspicious Man With a Baby’ at Park in Washington, DC

Well, it looks like the epidemic of well-meaning white folks (I guess) calling the police or security on black people as they go about their lives is …

White Woman Calls Cops on Black Real Estate Investor Inspecting House Next Door

It’s news to no one that the Rebeccas and Karens of the world will not cease until they call cops on every single black person in this country for …

How white Americans used lynchings to terrorize and control black people

<b>What were lynchings?</b><p>Historians broadly agree that lynchings were a method of social and racial control meant to terrorize black Americans into submission, and into an inferior racial caste position. They became widely practiced in the US south from roughly 1877, the end of post-civil war …

Black History

Linda Brown, Central to Landmark Brown v Board of Education Decision, Dies at 75

Hollywood luminaries celebrate the life and legacy of woman at the center of the fight against segregation<p>Linda Brown Smith, who as a little girl was …

An Incomplete List of Things Black People Should Avoid Doing so They Won’t Be Killed by Police

On Sunday, March 18, police in Sacramento, Calif., fired 20 shots at Stephon Clark, killing him. Clark was unarmed and in his own backyard, leading …

White Writer Calls Black Panther ‘Hollywood’s Worst Nightmare,’ Blames It for White People’s Problems

A writer for Forbes magazine wrote an article Tuesday in which he described <i>Black Panther</i> as “Hollywood’s worst nightmare” and lamented how the film’s …

Police shot and killed an unarmed black man in his own backyard. All he was holding was a cellphone.

Officers say they mistook Stephon Clark’s cellphone for a gun. Activists want more answers.<p>Stephon Clark, the unarmed black man shot by Sacramento police officers while holding a cellphone in his grandparent’s backyard last week, was shot eight times, six of which hit him in the back, according to …

Law Enforcement

Why Schools Fail To Teach Slavery's 'Hard History'

"In the ways that we teach and learn about the history of American slavery," write the authors of a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), "the nation needs an intervention."<p>This new report, titled <i>Teaching Hard History: American Slavery</i>, is meant to be that intervention: a resource …

Black History

The top 10 breakthrough technologies and the key players leading the charge, according to MIT Technology Review

Every fall, MIT Technology Review's editors get together to begin the months-long process of reviewing their coverage. The goal? To create a list of the top ten technological advances from the last year that will have the greatest longterm global impact on consumers.<p>While the editors do give key …

The #MeToo movement has officially jumped the shark

It’s official. #MeToo has jumped the shark.<p>It happened with Saturday’s brutal, public character assassination of actor Aziz Ansari — a dude who’s …

Oprah Winfrey Nailed Every Public Speaking Lesson You Could Learn in Her Golden Globes Speech | Inc.com

Oprah Winfrey didn't just win the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes on Sunday night. She stole the entire show.<p>The media mogul became the first African American woman to win the award, and she used her acceptance speech to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault. While that was …

Public Speaking

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62 Years Ago, a Bus Driver Had Rosa Parks Arrested. It Wasn't Their First Encounter.

On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks made her historic civil rights stand by refusing to give up her seat on a public bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Had she …

Salvador Dalí

Last week, the Girls co-creator was accused by a former colleague of ‘hipster racism’. Arwa Mahdawi reports on an unwitting racism deeply embedded in popular culture<p>It is, by now, a familiar cycle. First Lena Dunham, the writer-actor-director best known for creating and starring in HBO’s Girls, …

Feminism

How to Know If You Are a ‘Hipster Racist’

Take it from me, your black friend, I know the signs.<p>If you don’t already know, Zinzi Clemmons, a writer for Lena Dunham’s feminist newsletter, announced her resignation on Sunday shortly after Dunham defended fellow <i>Girls</i> writer-producer, Murray Miller, who actress Aurora Perrineau accused of rape. …

How the U.S. Government Locked Black Americans Out of Attaining the American Dream

The wealth gap between white Americans and black Americans is stark. The median white family has somewhere between 10 and 16 times the net worth of …

Income Inequality

The Optimal Number of Reps for Forcing Muscle Growth

Focus more on HOW you lift to get the most out of each rep.<p>If you’ve been reading my articles and columns over the past 15 years, you are well aware …

Muscle

Sixty years ago, nine teens braved violent protests to attend school after the supreme court outlawed segregation – but racial separation is not over in the US<p>Minnijean Brown Trickey didn’t intend to make a political statement when she set off with two friends for her first day in high school. She …

Black History

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …