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How to Master Anything, at Any Age

A few years ago, I collaborated on a new website for an educational nonprofit, centered on the core concepts of a book called <i>The Art of Learning</i>. <br>In …

9 Practices at Home and Work That Increase Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Both salaried workers and entrepreneurs need to know what tools to use to become more productive at work. This is especially important for new startups, where the margin for error is not generous.<p>According to the Bureau of Labor …

Discrimination ruling in same-sex-marriage case strikes right balance between freedoms

This month a court in Massachusetts ruled that a Roman Catholic school engaged in illegal discrimination when it rescinded its offer of a job to an applicant after learning that he was in a same-sex marriage. The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts condemned the ruling as "a frontal assault on …

The 19 Most Powerful Photos Of Refugees Coming To Canada

So far. Welcome to Canada.

Baltimore riots: Who will protect rights, lives and property of city's residents?

When Freddie Gray was arrested by Baltimore police two weeks ago for no lawful reason and then died of a broken neck and crushed windpipe sustained while in police custody, and no one was charged with a crime, the tone deaf leadership of Baltimore’s government ought to have anticipated the public …

2016 Election: Washington Post Reporter Calls Race ‘Surreal’ and ‘Twisty-Turny’

<i>The 2016 race for president is fully underway. On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton remains embroiled in an email controversy, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders continues to rise in the polls, and Vice President Joe Biden is deciding whether or not to jump into the race. On</i> …

Clean-up begins in Mexico after Hurricane Patricia

The clean-up has begun in parts of Mexico in the wake of Hurricane Patricia.<p>It was initially one of the strongest storms ever recorded when it made landfall overnight, with wind speeds of around 320km/h (200mph).<p>By Saturday morning it had eased and was downgraded to a Category Two tropical …

Rare supermoon eclipse comes Sunday

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stargazers, night owls and space observers, be prepared, the eclipse of the supermoon is coming.<p>The United States and much of the world will see skies graced by a bright, big moon that will be encapsulated in a total lunar eclipse late Sunday evening into early Monday, according to NASA.<p>The …

Supermoon

France 'not finished with terrorism', says Hollande

President François Hollande praised the French people's response to the recent terrorist attacks and touched on controversial plans to strip dual nationals of French citizenship in terror cases as he delivered his traditional New Year address.<p>In a televised speech from the Elysée Palace on …

How the government got into the tricky business of telling Americans what to eat

By Sarah Kaplan<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>Reporter for Speaking of Science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A person theoretically could live on meat alone, but it would be “a very one-sided and imperfect diet.” “Ashes” — however unappetizing they might seem — are essential to nutrition. Milk is as close as anything will ever come …

Nutrition