Carrie Taylor

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Terrorism Happens Worldwide. Why Do We Feel More Connected To Paris?

We really are all Parisians (even if we're not).<p>I remember September 11, 2001 in perfect detail, from the clothes I was wearing to the hum of the computer screens in our classroom. It's a scene that I'll be able to recall for the rest of my life, and it will surely be the same for millions of …

10 Simple Steps to Clarity

"I can't focus, my mind's all over the place!" If I had a nickel for every time I heard someone say this to me, I'd be rich. I hear friends say they take on a million tasks at once and they're onto the next task before finishing the first one -- which really means nothing ever gets done.<p>Our minds …

How to Power Through the Day Without Any Sleep

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. Lack of sleep can cause anxiety, irritability and affect your ability to retain information, all impairing your productivity. But as all busy entrepreneurs know, …

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Reading This Beautiful Story Might Just Save Your Relationship. Choose Him or Her Everyday.

I was scrolling through Facebook when I came across a story written by Bryan Reeves, a former US Air Force Captain who in his own words has survived …

How to Go to Sleep

If you've ever had trouble sleeping, it's probably because you're doing it all wrong.<p>While you can't fall asleep on demand, you can control every move leading up to the point when you shut your eyes.<p>"It's good to start a wind-down routine around the same time every day," says Nitun Verma, MD, …

5 Ways to Survive Stress in the Workplace

From high blood pressure and heart disease to chronic headaches, internalizing stress may be causing more than you've bargained for. Next time someone in the office pushes you to the limit, take the following steps to stop short-term workplace drama from potentially creating detrimental …

Ten of the most badass upcoming documentaries

A lot of great documentaries have come out this year. <i>Dior and I</i>, <i>Amy</i>, <i>Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck</i>. While they’ll undoubtedly go on to land award season nods or at least a Netflix playback, there are thousands more underdogs toiling to be seen. All of the documentaries mentioned below will be, rather …

America's colleges are suddenly in crisis mode over race relations

Protests have erupted at colleges across the nation over how minorities are treated, putting many campuses in crisis mode.<p>Earlier this week, the University of Missouri system president resigned amid calls for him to step down due to what students said was a poor response to an increase in reported …

Inside Gore Vidal’s Cliffside Palace of Sex, Scandal, and Celebrity

Susan Sarandon found out she was pregnant by the pool. Princess Margaret visited. Now Kevin Spacey will play Vidal in a biopic set in Rome and …

Historians searching for Victorian crimes

<b>Historians have been handed hundreds of mugshots of Victorian criminals. Now, armed only with the pictures and names, they are searching for the stories behind the stares, putting a crime to the face.</b><p>Their pictures may be more than 120 years old but the crimes the Cook family from Middlesbrough …

Baby boomers are what's wrong with America's economy

One moment in the third Republican presidential debate encapsulates everything terrible about baby boomers and the way they've pillaged the U.S. economy.<p>It came from Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a Generation Xer, who offered the standard line - you can hear it from the mouth of almost any American …

How This New Mom Rediscovered Her Love of Fitness and Lost 190 Lbs

Steal the steps Anyce Banks took to dramatically change her life for the better.<p><b>Before:</b> 421 <b>After:</b> 230<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>When I was younger, I played baseball and basketball, and though I was always a little heavier than other kids my age, I was active.<p>But when I got cut from the volleyball team in the …

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20 Surprising Ways to Lose Weight In Your Sleep

How many meals did you eat yesterday?<p>Wrong! However you answered the above question, chances are that you actually ate far more frequently than you …

11 IKEA Makeovers That Look Shockingly Luxe

Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.<p>Here's proof that you can have champagne on a beer budget.

Inequality isn't just unfair — it's making people sick

Inequality has become a popular topic over the past decade. In books like <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i> and <i>Inequality and Instability,</i> economists have warned that the growing income gap is spinning us back to strict 19th-century-style social hierarchies, where elites dominate everybody else, …

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Bagel Egg in a Hole Breakfast Recipe

<b>Author Notes:</b> Better than the sum of its parts because 1. the bagel gets griddled 2. one bagel feeds two people 3. it's a toad in a hole. —Ali Slagle<p><b>Makes: 2</b><p>1 bagel<br>• 1 tablespoon butter<br>• 2 eggs<br>• Salt and freshly ground pepper<p>Cut the bagel in half. If the hole isn't very big—ie, you can't imagine a yolk …

Afghanistan 'After' the American War

<b>Once More Down the Rabbit Hole</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Ten months ago, on December 28, 2014, a ceremony in Kabul officially marked the conclusion of America’s very long war in Afghanistan. President Obama called that day “a milestone for our country.” After more than 13 years, he said, “our …

Human Skeletons Found Under NYC's Washington Square Park

Construction workers discovered the bones of more than a dozen people.<p>These 19th-century skeletons have staked their claim on what is perhaps the last untapped real estate on Manhattan.<p>On Tuesday, construction workers discovered the bones of about a dozen people contained in a vault while upgrading …

10 easy ways to feel less stressed in under 10 minutes

But stress doesn't have to derail your day. Here are 10 simple ways to stop those feelings of anxiety and pressure the moment they start.<p>When your brain starts buzzing, meditation can be just the medicine you need to silence those pestering thoughts.<p>When we are stressed, our minds can become …

Unbelievable 5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites

<i>5 Minute Cinnamon Sugar Waffle Bites are so easy, you won't believe it. You just need four ingredients and five minutes for this silly easy breakfast!</i><p>This recipe is almost embarrassing. But it was too amazing not to share. Because WHO doesn’t have 5 minutes?! I have 5 minutes to spare almost every …

Cheating in Online Classes Is Now Big Business

The growth in courses available on the web has led to a growth in paid services that will impersonate students and do their work for them.<p>When I was in high school, I cheated pretty regularly. And I mean all the time. I remember writing chemistry formulas on small bits of paper that I then sealed …

Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

"This is a very easy recipe for a delicious pot roast. It makes its own gravy. It's designed especially for the working person who does not have time …

After Thousands Of Inmates Released Early, Probation Officers Will Be Watching

Over the past few days, thousands of federal prisoners have been leaving confinement early and returning to their communities — the result of changes to sentencing guidelines for drug-related crimes.<p>And who will be monitoring those former inmates?<p>In some ways, the buck stops with Matthew Rowland. …