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How to Enjoy Life

I think I enjoy life more so than other people. Why? And how?DOWNLOAD PDF: How to enjoy lifeFirst of all, to be alive is a blessing.We didn’t ask to …

Stand Up Comedy

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More | Inc.com

The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, your word choice creates a brief impression that can lead to a lasting impression, long after the particulars …

Charisma

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Who pays federal taxes, by income

60e38e94-6498-43fb-8811-0cab8460802e<p>Who pays federal taxes, by …

Health Care

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

REPORT: Justice Department Has Offered Hillary A Plea Deal

You won't see THIS on CNN.<p>"The Justice Department has reopened the investigation of Hillary Clinton's mishandling of classified material on her …

8bitdo’s new SNES-inspired retro gamepad is a dream Nintendo Switch controller

Ever since 8bitdo updated their NES30 Pro and other game controllers with Nintendo Switch support, I’ve been using them as the primary way to play on the console. Now at E3, 8bitdo has revealed a new model that might just become the best Switch controller of all time.<p>The SNES30 Pro (and SFC30 Pro, …

Retrogaming

Moving to Scuttle Obama Legacy, Donald Trump to Crack Down on Cuba

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday will move to halt the historic rapprochement between the United States and Cuba set in motion by former President Barack Obama, delivering a speech in Miami in which he plans to announce he is clamping down on travel and commercial ties with the island nation …

Cuba

Trump blasts Susan Rice for declining request to testify before Senate panel

President Donald Trump criticized former national security adviser Susan Rice on Thursday morning, writing on Twitter that it was “not good” that Rice refused an invitation from Sen. Lindsey Graham to testify before a Senate subcommittee.<p>Rice, who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and …

Donald Trump

Trump's Pressure on Tech Outsourcers Might Be Paying Off

President Trump has long promised to crack down on tech firms that undercut American workers by bringing in less expensive foreign labor. Last month, …

The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think

We crunched the data on where journalists work and how fast it’s changing. The results should worry you.<p><b>How did big media miss the Donald Trump swell?</b> News organizations old and new, large and small, print and online, broadcast and cable assigned phalanxes of reporters armed with the most …

Journalism

Trump’s Fake War on the Fake News

The president puts on a big show of assaulting his “opposition” in the news media. But inside the White House, it’s a different story.<p><b>Seven days before Donald Trump took office</b>, <b>the</b> inauguration festivities got off to a low-key start inside a modest conference room at the Capitol Hill offices of the …

Donald Trump

The gender pay gap starts with your college major

The gender pay gap in the United States starts early — with what you choose as your college major.<p>Majors that tend to lead to higher-paying jobs are …

Liberals were right: Racism played a larger role in Trump’s win than income and authoritarianism

The newly released American National Election Study analyzes voters and their motivations in the 2016 election<p>What motivated voters most during the 2016 election is still a highly debated topic. The 2016 American National Election Study, released last week, provides insight into the factors that …

Trumpcare fiasco proved it: Republicans are utterly divorced from reality

Conservatives have long accused Democrats of not living in reality. The fight over repealing the ACA says otherwise<p>One of the few gifts of Donald Trump's presidency is that it unmasks all the hypocrisy and inanity of right-wing ideology. It is almost as if Trump were a brilliant saboteur on an …

US investigates possible Russia role in Syria chemical attack

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US is investigating whether Russia was involved in the chemical attack in Syria that prompted President Donald Trump to launch the first direct military assault against the Assad regime.<p>The Pentagon is looking for any evidence that the Russian government knew about or was complicit in …

Middle East

Equal Pay Day: a wage gap fact check

Hey there, hope your week is going well. I’m delivering this week’s fact check a bit early. Yesterday, I got an email from Daniel in Lancaster, California, that said: “How would someone go about checking wage gaps? How can you check for gaps across genders and across racial/ethnic groups?”<p>Great …

Demographics

Zelda: Breath of the Wild has realistic puddles that form and dissipate from weather cycle

Zelda: Breath of the Wild has a ton of interesting little touches and details that players may not notice. All of the game’s functions interact in …

The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild’s Best Sidequests And Bonus Content

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a big game with lots to do outside of its main quests. Maybe you’ve fought Ganon and are looking for more …

Legend of Zelda

I studied how journalists used Twitter for two years. Here's what I learned

Twitter reflects the good, the bad and just plain ugly reality of social media these days. For academics, journalists and voters, there’s never been …

Social Media

Why the white middle class is dying faster, explained in 6 charts

The complicated collapse of middle-aged white Americans.<p>In 2015, a blockbuster study came to a surprising conclusion: Middle-aged white Americans are dying younger for the first time in decades, despite positive life expectancy trends in other wealthy countries and other segments of the US …

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

I Work from Home

911 OPERATOR: 911—what’s your emergency?<p>ROBERT: Hi, I . . . uh . . . I work from home.<p>OPERATOR: O.K., is anyone else there with you, sir?<p>ROBERT: No, I’m alone.<p>OPERATOR: And when’s the last time you saw someone else? Was that today?<p>ROBERT: Uh, my wife . . . this morning, I guess.<p>OPERATOR: Anyone …

Shia LaBeouf arrested on live stream after an apparent altercation

LaBeouf seems to have been quickly released, appearing again on the live stream this morning<p>Actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested Wednesday evening during his live-streamed protest project against President Donald Trump. The <i>Associated Press</i> reports that LaBeouf was detained after he “allegedly got into …

Entertainment

Samantha Bee Picks Apart Donald Trump's 'Dystopian' Inauguration

"It was surreal, and frankly not very funny."<p>President Donald Trump’s inauguration may seem like a lifetime ago. But Samantha Bee couldn’t resist taking aim at the “surreal and frankly not very funny” event during her first “Full Frontal” broadcast under the new administration.<p>“Oh yeah, it really …

Comedy

10 Websites That Will Teach You a New Language Anywhere You Are

Modern technologies and communication tools allow us to gain direct access to the best language teachers, courses, and native speakers, anywhere we …

Language

Take nobody's word for it – evidence and authority in a world of propaganda

‘Nullius in verba’ – roughly, ‘Take nobody’s word for it’ – is the motto of one of the world’s oldest scientific societies, the Royal Society. It neatly expresses the ideal that the credibility of information derives from evidence, observational or experimental, and not from the innate authority of …

Physics

Is Nintendo Switch worth it, and will a system made for devoted fans fail or succeed?

I walked away from the Nintendo Switch event and hands-on premiere in New York City earlier this month with one simple question: Who is this system …

Trump’s Dark, Raw Inauguration Speech Shocks Washington

The new president chose to forego most of the conciliatory rhetoric for which inaugural speeches are known, and delivered instead an ominous threat to his enemies.<p>Even <b>Donald Trump</b> looked awed—at least a little—by the gravity of the moment, at least until the choirs started singing, at which point …

Donald Trump

Nintendo’s Switch already gets right what the Wii U got wrong

But will that be enough?<p>There are still a lot of questions about Nintendo’s Switch, and the Kyoto gaming giant has everything to prove. But after spending a few hours in the hybrid console’s company this afternoon in Tokyo, I think Nintendo might be onto something. At the very least, there’s …