Tam Hicks

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Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …


Spreading hate has backfired on right-wing media: How Fox News unwittingly destroyed the Republican Party

<b>Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity (Fox News)</b><p>For years, Fox News has profited from its vicious, divisive rhetoric — and now a steep price is being paid<p>Cody Cain<p>April 8, 2016 9:12pm (UTC)<p>The Republican Party is in a pickle.<p>The Party itself despises its own two leading presidential candidates, Donald Trump …

Flashback Friday: The 81 Best Tips for Saving Big at the Grocery Store

You go to the grocery store. You have a list in hand. Then, you stray from the list for just one item, and somehow you end up bringing home a bunch …

Personal Finance

The Minimalist's Guide to Eating Well on a Budget

If you are on tight food budget but want to eat in a way that supports a healthy body composition, you’re in luck. <b>Having less to work with is</b> …


The 26 best comedy movies you can stream on Netflix right now

And thankfully, Netflix has some great comedies that you can watch right now to brighten up your day.<p>Whether it is a classic like "Groundhog Day" or an under-the-radar gem like "Sleepwalk with Me," there's something to stream for all comedy tastes.<p>Here are 26 we highly recommend.


Hundreds of Manatees Clog Florida Wildlife Spring

Anyone hoping to swim with the manatees in Florida may have to wait a bit, as the manatees have taken up all the room for swimming.<p>Three Sisters Springs, a manatee refuge in Citrus County, about 65 miles north of Tampa on Florida's Gulf Coast, has been closed to the public because so many of the …