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The single ugliest myth the rich perpetuate about the poor

Wealthy white conservatives want to believe they’ve earned their fortunes, so they pathologize the lower classes<p>Many wealthy white conservative males believe they deserve their good fortunes, and that the poor are taking handouts. But on average little of the money of the wealthiest Americans is …

Income Inequality

The 10 Least Visited Countries in Europe, and Why You Should Visit Them All

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Some dwarf in comparison to their gargantuan neighbors, others are still branded with a scarlet letter thanks to past global conflicts and none can compete with France's food scene, England's charms or Italy's gorgeous coastline, but nevertheless you …

European Travel

25 Fun, Budget-Friendly Date Ideas That Don’t Feel Cheap

Disclosure:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

Frugal Living

9 Ways to Use Travel Rewards Cards to Get Free Trips

A bite from the travel bug can be a pricey itch to scratch. While we here at Wise Bread are no strangers to teaching you ways to travel the world for …

Personal Finance
Personal Finance

15 things I learned while using my crockpot for 100 days straight

Editor's note: Lauren Greutman is a blogger and contributor for ClarkHoward.com. The crockpot: God’s gift to moms, dads, working people, …

Frugal Living
Personal Finance

20 Slow Cooker Meals from ALDI for just $150!

I Am That Lady is back with another <b>ALDI Freezer Cooking Plan</b>! In this newest plan, she shows you how to make 20 Slow Cooker “Comfort Food” Meals for …

Food

Neuroscientists Suggest These 5 Easy Ways To Create Genuine Happiness In Your Life

Scientific studies on how to improve mood and increase feelings of happiness have proliferated in recent years, thanks in part to the positive …

How to Budget: A Personal Budget Guide That Actually Works

Budgeting.<p>It seem so restrictive. It seems so impossible. It seems so…yuck, right?<p>Stick with me here.<p>Learning how to budget may seem like a daunting …

How to Save for Retirement Without a 401K

Employer-sponsored retirement plans are not mandated. They're an added benefit to being on the job. As a result, there are instances where an …

You’re Wasting $600/Year On Something You Could Get for Free

Did you know the average American spends more than $50 a month on bank fees?You probably don’t even realize it’s that much, but a bunch of small fees …

Personal Finance

The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

European Union

A sociologist has an unsettling theory about how we experience emotion

In his book named after the idea, sociologist Stjepan Meštrović describes contemporary Western societies as <i>postemotional</i>.<p>By invoking the prefix "post," he doesn't mean to suggest that we no longer have any emotions at all, but that we have become numb to our emotions, so much so that we may not …

Psychology

I Wish I Knew About This Before Paying Back $30,000 in Student Loans

Personal Finance

Best Money Tips: 21 Smart and Surprising Uses for Salt

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on smart ways to use salt, how to supercharge your afternoon with …

Personal Finance

China angered by Hillary Clinton tweet on women's rights

<b>From calling her a "big mouth" to making Monica Lewinsky jokes, China has reacted furiously at US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's recent comments about China's record on women's rights.</b><p>Mrs Clinton said in a tweet on Sunday that Chinese President Xi Jinping was "shameless" for hosting a …

China

15 crazy pieces of tech available only to the military (pictures)

Google Glass

How can some stars be older than the universe itself?

The Night Sky, October 2015: the majestic M13 cluster in the constellation of Hercules seems to defy common sense<p>People who glance casually up at the stars seldom think of them as they appear in this picture: vast and tightly packed profusions of red, green, blue, purple and gold.<p>This tremendous …

20 Most Thought-Provoking Quotes About Philosophy

We live in a very busy world, and it helps to slow down once in a while. Sometimes we need to take time to reflect on our personal philosophies …

She Was the Cartel’s Top Assassin. And Then Her Boyfriend Turned Her In.

La China led an army of murderers, then went rogue, terrorizing Cabo San Lucas with a fleet of 300 killers. She might have kept at it—if her lover …

Crime
Barack Obama

Poland Nazi ghost train

Soldiers near railway tracks between Walbrzych and Wroclaw preparing to search the site of a rumored Nazi ghost train. AP<p>Poland's army has begun inspecting the site where two amateur treasure hunters said they found "irrefutable proof" of a World War II Nazi ghost train late last month, Agence …

Europe

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French Islamic radical on the run from prison warns inmates: 'You'll be hearing about me'

Young Frenchman, who turned to radical Islam in prison, failed to show up after leave of absence and reportedly told inmates they would "soon be hearing about him"<p>A Frenchman radicalised in prison has gone on the run after reportedly telling inmates they would "soon be hearing about him".<p>The man, …

Radicalization

Our forgotten slavery horror: The shameful, untold history of America and the Cuban slave trade

As Cuba opens, it’s time to recognize our proxy role in Cuba’s slave trade, and the Monroe Doctrine’s real purpose<p>From the streets of Ferguson to the South Carolina statehouse, the legacy of slavery in the United States has taken on a new urgency in contemporary America. Today, 150 years after the …

Black History

Absurd Nude Photography By Giuseppe Palmisano

He is Giuseppe Palmisano, also known as Iosonopipo. He is 25-years-old and he changed eleven addresses, moved through five different towns, lived …

The Rise of Law Enforcement on College Campuses

The number of officers has continued to expand despite plateauing crime rates at universities.<p>Bill Taylor, the chief of police at Texas’s San Jacinto College, has spent four decades patrolling higher-education campuses. A veteran in the field, Taylor said his niche line of law enforcement dates to …

Law Enforcement

Research shows you need these 5 things to be happy at work

With unemployment at the lowest it has been since 2008, you might be thinking about changing jobs. But what exactly would make you happier at work? …

Happiness