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Netflix's 'House of Cards' Wins First Major Emmy Ever for a Web Series

Netflix's political thriller <i>House of Cards</i> just made history, becoming the first web-only series to win an award during a Primetime Emmys. The show's …

The Legend of Giants: A New Mural by Natalia Rak | Colossal

<p>This is a great new mural by Polish artist and graphic designer Natalia Rak that was painted as part of the Folk on the Street art festival in …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

How to Heal Relationships: What's Love and Communication Got to Do With It? Part One

Truly loving, nurturing and sustainable relationships are not happening for a great many of us. The reasons for this have to do with our ego getting in the way, with our unwillingness to be more thoughtful, tolerant and considerate, with our unwillingness to rise above the battlefield, to release …

Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …

Hired Hog Trapper Has Three Years To Clean Out Dallas

Texas has a pig problem.<p>Wild hogs have overrun the state so rapidly that in 2011, Texas allowed them to be hunted all year round. The feral hog epidemic even spawned a reality show called <i>Aporkalypse Now</i>, following Ted Nugent as he shoots hogs from a helicopter.<p>Aporkalypse Now 2012 Trailer<p>But what …

Obamacare Isn't Causing Employers To Cut Worker Hours: White House

New data from the White House Council of Economic Advisers suggests that President Obama's Affordable Care Act isn't having the detrimental effect on workers some feared it would.<p>According to the White House, nine out of 10 jobs that have been created since Obamacare became law in March 2010 have …

Ambitious Women Face More Obstacles than Just Work-Life Balance

For the past year and change, the American conversation about women and leadership has revolved around challenges of work-life balance — which most of the time actually means “work-family balance.”<p>The women we’re hearing from — Anne-Marie Slaughter, Sheryl Sandberg, and the rest — aren’t jetting …