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14 Genius Hot And Tasty Breakfast Ideas

<i>Make yourself a hot breakfast to eat today, or get started on breakfasts you can eat hot the rest of the week. Here are a few chilly-morning go-tos</i> …

Breakfast

20 Popular Holiday Gifts for the Creative Girls + Guys on Your List

The best holiday gift givers are not necessarily the best gift wrappers; instead, they’re the ones who know exactly what you want before you do. These thoughtful creatures are the stuff of legends, and deep (or not so deep) down, we all want to climb that metaphorical Mount Olympus too. This …

15 things the modern gentleman should buy for fall

With the changing of the weather comes the turning over of the wardrobe.<p>From cozy sweaters to sharp flannels, you only need a few items for a compete fall wardrobe — but it's important to have them all.<p>Keep in mind that these are only the basics — there are no deep cuts here. If you don't have all …

Ralph Lauren's 'smart' shirt is the ultimate preppy tech

A sensor-filled men's suit could be on the way<p>Ralph Lauren's sensor-laden shirts are finally coming to the masses — provided the masses are willing to cough up $295 for a workout shirt.<p>At a preview event today in New York City, the lifestyle brand revealed pricing and availability for its …

Judge says Hillary Clinton's private emails violated policy

A federal judge has added fresh fuel to the incendiary controversy over Hillary Clinton’s email, asserting during a hearing Thursday that she violated government policy by storing official messages on a private server when she worked as secretary of state.<p>“We wouldn’t be here today if this employee …

Caine prize goes to Zambian Namwali Serpell

£10,000 prize for African writing won by a ‘truly luminous’ story, the first time it has gone to an author from Zambia<p>Namwali Serpell has become the first Zambian writer to win the prestigious Caine prize for African writing, for a short story described as “truly luminous” by judges.<p>The £10,000 …

Opinion: Disruptive technology blurs the lines between industries

LONDON (Project Syndicate) — Car makers are afraid of Apple AAPL, -0.31% . YouTube GOOG, -0.18% , Netflix NFLX, +0.87% , and Amazon AMZN, +1.12% are …

Innovation

Getty Images, Sheryl Sandberg Team Up to Make Stock Photos of Women More Empowering

I just did a search for "working woman" on a popular stock photography site, and got photos of women in pantsuits wielding brick-sized cellphones, …

Sheryl Sandberg

Creative Commons is building a mobile app to kill stock photos

Content sharing nonprofit Creative Commons has been hard at work over a mobile app that lets people and organizations request and use images from users under an open license — ringing the death knell for stock photos.<p>It’s called The List, because it provides lists of locations, people, objects and …

Who gets into elite American universities, and why

In May, 60 groups filed a complaint with the Justice and Education departments claiming that Asian Americans are held to a different standard — a higher standard — than other students applying for admission at elite universities. They believe that "holistic admissions" is being used as a modern-day …

'Orange is the New Black' is quickly becoming a feminist classic

<i>Orange is the New Black</i> has just returned for a third season. If you haven't watched it yet, it's time to sit up and take note: the Netflix programme …

“Something is rotten in Michigan”: Poisoned water supplies, dissolved school districts and a massive unraveling of American democracy

<b>Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (AP/Al Goldis)</b><p>Gov. Rick Snyder has given himself regime-change-style powers like Bush in Iraq, and his state is paying the price<p>Laura Gottesdiener<p>June 12, 2015 4:25pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Something is rotten in the state of Michigan.<p>One city …

Get your startup off the ground by studying a master's

Business-minded graduates can sharpen their skills by signing up to a course in entrepreneurship<p>Young graduates are fuelling a rapid increase in the number of startups, partly because highly paid jobs in finance and law are hard to come by, but also because UK universities are setting up enterprise …

Get ready for an explosion of knock-off Kit Kat chocolates

A European court has ruled that Nestlé's attempts to patent the "four finger" design of Kit Kat don't hold up under EU law. It follows a court challenge by rival Cadbury, which opposed Nestlé's attempt to patent the design of Kit Kat's when it filed its request back in 2010.<p>The decision by the …

Mental exhaustion has its perks: The secret to unlocking your creativity

<b>Jesse Eisenberg in "The Social Network"</b><p>Counterintuitive new research suggests we’re often our most dynamic selves when we’re completely drained<p>Madhuvanthi Kannan<p>June 12, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>If you walk down to the office gallery at …

Teachers Of All Races Are More Likely To Punish Black Students

Two students. One is black and the other is white. On Tuesday, they both refuse to complete the math worksheet. On Wednesday, neither will stop talking during lessons.<p>Same behavior. Will they receive the same punishment?<p>A new Stanford University study predicts that the black student will be …

The brown ballerina exists. Why we need to lift her up

Brown ballerinas<p>Ballet's big diversity moment is approaching.<p>Brown ballerinas<p>Ballet's big diversity moment is approaching.<p>NEW YORK, New York — In …

10 Etiquette Rules You're Probably Breaking

You leave your elbows off the dinner table and understand the importance of a nice, firm handshake. Congrats! You’re a generally well-mannered …

Advice From Travel Startup Entrepreneur

Project Bly is an online travel and commerce portal with street-creed.<p>Literally.<p>Every six months, site founder Rena Thiagarajan introduces shoppers to a new city, allowing them to browse (virtually) the alleyways and ateliers of Hanoi, Mumbai, Kumasi.<p>Recently, I talked to Rena about inspiration, …

10 Innovative Writers Who Are Shaking Up The Book World

It’s common for a writer to be hailed as revolutionary by a contemporary, a publisher, a reviewer or a peer -- so common, in fact, that it’s tough to distinguish new gems from old tropes. And while “new” shouldn’t be the standard when judging whether a book is valuable or exciting, it’s worth …

Why do people talk to themselves? It's not what you think

<i>“The most influential and frequent voice you hear is your inner-voice. It can work in your favor or against you, depending on what you listen to and</i> …

House panel votes to cut ex-presidents' pensions

Bill Clinton’s huge post-White House paydays loomed over a congressional panel’s vote on Tuesday to slash taxpayer-funded benefits to former presidents.<p>There was no direct mention of Clinton during the discussion by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and the proposal to scale back …

Jay Z Quietly Posting Bail for Protesters, Writer Says

<b>New York:</b> Rap mogul Jay Z has quietly used his wealth to post bail for people arrested in protests across the United States against police, an author …

7 banned books that everyone should read

Censored books offer important, sometimes difficult, stories. That's reason to read them, not ban them.<p>It's always been hard for me to wrap my head …

Books

Robots are coming for your job: Amazon, McDonald’s and the next wave of dangerous capitalist “disruption”

<b>(Paramount Pictures)</b><p>Says one builder: “Our device isn’t meant to make employees more efficient. It’s meant to completely obviate them”<p>Martin Ford<p>May 10, 2015 5:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future”<p>In the United States and other advanced …

McDonald's

How the Chicago Bulls Jersey Became a New Global Street Style Obsession

Forget florals for spring. From Nike Flyknit–style body-con at <b>Alexander Wang</b> to tech-mesh dresses at Lacoste, the cooler influence on the season's collections was retro sportswear. Off the runway, a nineties mood also held sway over local street style—varsity jackets, ubiquitous Adidas Stan …

TRAIL TRANSLATOR: They're all talking 'income inequality'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Of all the buzzwords and phrases popping up early in the presidential campaign, "income inequality" must be close to the top of the …