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The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

Pakistani men can beat wives 'lightly,' Islamic council says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The leader of a Pakistani Islamic council has proposed a bill that allows husbands to "lightly beat" their wives as a form of discipline.<p>In the 75-page proposal, Mohammad Khan Sheerani suggests a light beating is acceptable should the need arise to punish a woman. The proposal bans forceful …

How to Build Your Business Like a Fortune 500 CEO

Fake it till you make it.<p><i>Nick Chasinov is the founder and CEO of Teknicks, an agile digital marketing agency specializing in adaptive and analytics-driven strategies powered by research, client collaboration and goals. Teknicks was ranked four times in Inc Magazine's 500 fastest growing companies</i> …

Mexican Coffee

Spice up your daily cup.<p>A bit of cinnamon and nutmeg (and a pinch of cayenne) give your coffee some bite. Cocoa and sugar add a note of sultry …

Merle Haggard: A Life in Pictures

Award Shows

An Open Letter to Those Whose “Flaws” Are Holding Them Back

<i>This weirdness about you that you think is your flaw – it’s the reason someone is falling in love with you.</i>This article was inspired by a short email …

Oprah Winfrey

Actor Bill Murray Loses Cool, Throws Fans’ Cell Phones Off Restaurant Rooftop

Former Ghostbuster and occasional South by Southwest bartender Bill Murray allegedly lost his cool this weekend at a restaurant in Carmel, California, flinging two fans' cell phones off the roof. According to US Weekly, police were called around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday evening to investigate an …

Twitter says a white British actor playing a Mexican American is exactly what's wrong with Hollywood

In the latest saga of Hollywood's diversity issues, taking center stage is actor Charlie Hunnam of "Sons of Anarchy" fame, who will take on the lead role of "American Drug Lord," a film based on the life of Edgar Valdez Villarreal, a Mexican American drug lord.<p>Valdez Villarreal is a Texas native …

Texas eighth-grader suspended for rescuing classmate during asthma attack

Anthony Ruelas watched for what seemed like an eternity as his classmate wheezed and gagged in a desperate struggle to breathe.<p>The girl told classmates that she was having an asthma attack, but her teacher refused to let anyone leave the classroom, according to NBC affiliate KCEN. Instead, the …

Middle School

What Life Would Be Like If I Loved Myself the Way I Loved You

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Erin Pierce.</i><p>I should have loved myself with the love I gave to you. I should have told myself the encouraging things I told you when you were most vulnerable. I should have given myself the same chances that I gave to you.<p><i>And I didn't.</i><p>If there's one thing that I …

Positive Thinking

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed By Harvard Study

Happiness comes from choosing to be happy with whatever you do, strengthening your closest relationships and taking care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally.<p>Thus revealed a recent survey of Harvard's class of 1980 - with data likely biased to those feeling good enough about their …

Happiness

Forget the Listicles: A Happy and Successful Relationship Depends On Just One Thing

Couples who describe their relationships as happy, healthy or successful don't just get lucky. Nor do they keep a mantra of all the things the listicles tell them to do or not do.<p><b>Partners in happy relationships share an intent to have a strong relationship and they follow through that intention</b> …

Relationships

Cameron Diaz Beautifully Sums Up The Real Meaning Of Happiness

Perfect.<p>For Cameron Diaz, fame does not equal happiness.<p>The actress got real about the true definition of joy for the film "Human," saying success isn't defined by admiration from others. The movie features a series of interviews with people on what it's like to be human in the face of love, …

Letting Go of Self-Image and Focusing on Self-Concept for Lasting Happiness

Self-concept versus self-image: They may sound like the same thing, but they are worlds apart. Self-concept is an internal perception of ourselves, how we feel about our capabilities, mindset and emotions. Self-image is an external perception of ourselves, how we feel about our body, status and …

This Is the Healthiest Condiment According to Science

This Is the Healthiest Condiment According to ScienceITALY - MARCH 24: Spicy chili, Salento, Apulia, Italy. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)De …

Cancer Cells

Ten bad reasons to get a job

I’m going to tell you right off the bat that this post is for people who have a spouse who makes money. It doesn’t have to be a lot of money. But …

Parenting

100 Things To Be Grateful For

Thankfulness isn't just for Thanksgiving.<p>We take stock of the monumental moments -- that promotion at work, spending another holiday with our loved ones -- but what about the tiny treasures?<p>There's something to be said for the rare moments throughout the day that make you smile. Research shows …

Happiness

Model Who Lost Thousands of Instagram Followers After Posting Realistic Photos Speaks Out

Things got a little too real for Insta.<p>Instagram model Essena O'Neill blew up the Internet when she decided to quit social media because she felt she was living a lie. To test the theory that Instagram is just a bunch of pretty filters and doctored images, London-based model Stina Sanders decided …

Social Media

Why Gratitude Makes You a Happier Person

<i>“Stop pitying yourself, people have it worse, you should be grateful.”</i> You’ve probably heard this before, and it’s some of the most cliché, unhelpful …