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Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ at 50: How Band Rallied Around Ringo on ‘With a Little Help …’

<i>The Beatles‘</i> Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band<i>, which</i> Rolling Stone<i>named as the best album of all time, turns 50 on June 1st. In honor of the</i> …

German-Jewish Immigration to the Lower East Side in the 19th Century | Guided History

– Last Updated 12/11/2013<p>Alex Babcock<p>Introduction<p>In order to avoid unfavorable conditions in Central Europe and to take advantage of the economic and …

DeVos’s Education Department misspells name of NAACP co-founder in tweet — and the apology had a mistake

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p><i>(Update: tweets corrected)</i><p>It’s not just the White House that seems to have a problem with spelling. Someone at the U.S. Education Department, now led by Secretary Betsy DeVos, does, too.<p>At 8:45 on Sunday morning, the department’s official Twitter account misspelled the …

Mr. President, I'd Like to Introduce You to Andrew Jackson

I've never met Steve Bannon and find most of his reported views repugnant. But I owe him: He caused me to reread Jon Meacham's biography of Andrew Jackson, “American Lion.”<p>Bannon, President Donald Trump’s provocative adviser and theorist, has promoted the notion that Trump is a modern version of …

Donald Trump

A history of American anti-immigrant bias, starting with Ben Franklin's hatred of Germans

In the 1750s, the United States of America was not yet a country, but its trouble with immigrants already had begun.<p>People of non-WASP (white Anglo-Saxon Protestant) descent were crossing the ocean to start new lives in the new world, and earlier Colonial settlers were none too happy about it. …

Immigration

USS Washington (1776 Row Galley) - American Revolutionary War Forums

USS ''Washington was a large row galley, with a rowing crew of 60, that was placed into service under the control of the Continental Congress in …

Four Useful Windows for Teaching the Turns in History

Engaging instructional ideas for Black History Month<p>In many ways, the African American experience has been a powerful fulcrum for new turns in the …

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Do You Always Procrastinate? This Trick Will End That Habit Once and for All

Procrastination isn"t a lack of willpower. It isn"t about laziness or not wanting to get something done.<p>The science behind procrastination will …

This Simple Exercise Can Help You Live a More Meaningful Life

A few minutes of self-reflection can help you feel a much greater sense of purpose and joy.<p>Happiness, according to the latest psychology research, comes in two distinct flavors. The first type is the simple, fleeting pleasure we get from satisfying a desire. How you feel when you indulge in an ice …

6 Questions to Help You Find Your Tribe

You're reading 6 Questions to Help You Find Your Tribe, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying …

Motivation

7 Ways to Gain Self Discipline and Strive Towards Greatness

Feel like giving up on your 2017 goal? These tips will help you push through.<p>We’re a few weeks into the 2017, and right now is the most crucial time to stick to your goals. But it can also be the most difficult time.<p>So, if you feel like giving up -- hold on and remember, it will get easier.<p>If …

Self-improvement

How to achieve your goals by creating an enemy

DJ Khaled, the one-man internet meme, is known for warning his tens of millions of social media followers about a group of villains he calls</i> …

Success Through the Positive Self-Interview

How Talking to Yourself (Really!) Can Help You Do Great Things<p>One of the hardest things that I’ve ever had to write was the writing sample I had to …

10 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

True confidence -- as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities -- has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly confident people always have the upper hand over the doubtful and the skittish because they inspire others and they make things happen.<p><i>"Whether you</i> …

Self-improvement

Treatment Options For Mental Illness - By Dr. Milind Barhate

• <b>Medications</b>: Antidepressants, anti-anxiety medications, mood-stabilizing medications, antipsychotic medications are some general types of psychiatric …

How Families Can Help in Self-Management of a Mental Disorder

Reprinted from "Self-Management" issue of Visions Journal, 2003, 1 (18), pp. 7-8<p>Families of people with serious mental disorders can be an invaluable …

Powerful Women Lead the Way in Taking Trump to Task

Consider the court battles following Trump’s executive order on immigration and the chaos that followed in airports. In the aftermath, six federal courts ordered temporary halts to deportations until the order's legality could be resolved.<p>Four of the judges who issued those six rulings were women: …

Miller on travel ban: 'We are considering and pursuing all options'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The White House is considering new executive actions as well as a series of legal strategies to enact President Donald Trump's ban on travel from seven majority Muslim countries, top policy aide Stephen Miller said Sunday.<p>"Right now we are considering and pursuing all options. …

After angry demonstration in Utah, Chaffetz returns to more wrath in D.C.

By Paul Schwartzman<p>, Reporter<p>Rep. Jason Chaffetz is not yielding.<p>When he gavels in his House committee Monday night, the Utah Republican will begin the rare act of dismantling a D.C. law — one that allows for assisted suicide — despite the wrath of District residents who are planning a massive …

White House Blocks Listing of Bumble Bee As Endangered Species

The rusty-patched bumble bee was scheduled to be added to the endangered species list on Friday but The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced …