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58 Facts About The U.S. Economy From 2015 That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

The world didn’t completely fall apart in 2015, but <b>it is undeniable that an immense amount of damage was done to the U.S. economy</b>.<p>This year the …

6 Ways To Kick Added Sugar Out, According To A Sugar Scientist

Learn how to protect yourself and your family from lurking added sugar.<p>The Food and Drug Administration’s new recommendation that Americans eat no more than 10 percent of calories from added sugar is a giant leap in the right direction, according to sugar scientist Laura Schmidt of the University …

Nigerians Are Building Fireproof, Bulletproof, And Eco-Friendly Homes With Plastic Bottles And Mud

<b>Amanda Froelich, True Activist</b><p>These colorful homes are bulletproof, fireproof, and can withstand earthquakes. They also maintain a comfortable …

Chipotle's E. Coli Outbreak Has Now Reached Six States

The CDC still has no answer for what's causing it.<p>An outbreak of E. coli linked to Chipotle that originated in the Pacific Northwest has spread south and east and has now infected people in six states.<p>New cases have been reported in California, New York, and Ohio, the Centers for Disease Control …

Mark Zuckerberg to take two months paternity leave

Mark Zuckerberg is taking two full months of paternity leave when his baby daughter is born, the Facebook CEO announced Friday.<p>Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan have not shared an exact due date for the Zuckerbaby, but he did say "every day things are getting a little more real" in a post …

SpaceX wins NASA deal to fly astronauts to space station

Elon Musk'sSpaceXrockets are still grounded after a June failure, but on FridayNASAgave his aerospace company some good news by officially ordering a future flight that will take astronauts to the International Space Station.<p>The announcement allows the Hawthorne company to continue work on a rocket …

Amazon and Google Expand On-Demand Shipping for Holiday Shopping

Google and Amazon are expanding the number of regions in which they offer express shipping, as the fight for e-commerce spending heats up going into …

NASA's new spaceship looks sleeker than a sports car

SpaceX already has a contract with NASA to deliver supplies to the ISS, but now it has finally convinced the space agency that its Dragon spaceship can safely transport humans.<p>Take a look inside the sleek new space capsule that future astronauts will travel in.

Google buys Diane Greene’s startup Bebop, makes her the head of its whole cloud business

Google today announced that it has acquired Bebop, a very stealthy startup founded by VMware cofounder Diane Greene.<p>Greene is now the head of all of Google’s cloud businesses, Google chief executive Sundar Pichai wrote in a blog post on the news.<p>“Bebop is a new development platform that makes it …

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

Speed up your metabolism to lose weight now<p>Speed Up Your Metabolism<p>Here's a secret: slaving away inside your body—right this minute—is your very own personal trainer working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat. It's called your metabolism, and it's the sum of everything your body …

Type 4 Naturals: 3 Products to Add to Your Regimen to Boost Moisture

One of the main problems I have experienced with my type 4 hair is dryness. This hair type in particular requires a lot of moisture, and moisture …

Sweet Almond Oil to Reduce Hair Breakage Increase Shine!

by <i>Yolanda Renee</i> @etcblogmag<p>Are you looking for a staple oil with a plethora of benefits? Then look no further, sweet almond oil is here to save the …

Twitter Engineering Manager Leslie Miley Leaves Company Because Of Diversity Issues

Twitter Engineering Manager Leslie Miley, the only black engineer in a leadership position at Twitter, just publicly announced that he has left the company. In his post, he says his reasons for leaving have everything to do with the way Twitter is addressing diversity and inclusion.<p>Though Miley was …

Angela Davis, Alice Walker, Lauryn Hill, and More Stand in Solidarity with Palestine

In a newly released video titled "When I See Them I See Us," over 60 leading Black and Palestinian artists and activists affirm Black-Palestinian …

Chef Eros brings the love to the kitchen

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rising star Tolu Erogbogbo is bringing heat to Nigeria's gourmet food scene. The in-demand chef runs artisanal bakery Cookie Jar and has cooked for some of the world's biggest names, including Lauryn Hill. His love of food is how Chef Eros got his name, and passion is the fuel that drives …

The Nigerian doctor who miraculously survived Ebola last year has given birth to a baby girl

Dr. Ada Igonoh, a Nigerian doctor who survived Ebola last year, has given birth to a baby girl. Igonoh—now a public health advocate and motivational speaker—detailed contracting, living with, and eventually recovering from the disease, providing one of the first accounts of surviving Ebola. Her new …

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See the First Official Portrait of the Supreme Court Women

They take their rightful place at the Smithsonian.<p>Yesterday, the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery (aka the who's who of people who shaped the U.S.) introduced to its collection a group portrait of every woman who has been on the Supreme Court so far: current justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, …

Will the Supreme Court really end racist jury selection?

Lawyers for an African American death row inmate asked the Supreme Court on Monday to grant him a new trial because prosecutors used their "peremptory challenges" to keep blacks off the jury that convicted him of murdering an elderly white woman. The court should have no difficulty in agreeing that …

Supply Chains to Admire - An Analysis of Supply Chain Excellence for 2006-2013

Executive Overview<p>Supply chain excellence matters. It can make or break corporate performance. To drive improvements, companies need a clear definition of supply chain competency. It is easier to state than to define, and the market is full of beliefs that are not grounded by hard, cold facts.<p>Now …

How to Turn Your Supply Chain into an Innovation Engine

Highest quality. Lowest cost. On-time delivery. That's how companies typically view an effective supply chain.<p>But what if that thinking was replaced …

The path to supply chain transparency

Article<p>The path to supply chain transparency A practical guide to defining, understanding, and building supply chain transparency in a global …

Spike Lee, Amazon release 'Chi-Raq' trailer with Samuel L. Jackson, Teyonah Parris

A trailer for Spike Lee's latest film, "Chi-Raq," was released Tuesday, months after the director found himself in a war of words with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel over the title, which plays on the tough streets of the city and an embattled Iraq.<p>The movie, centering on Chicago's gang violence, …

The New Guard: The 50 Most Influential Women in America

This isn't your traditional Power List. Spotlighted here are legions of impressive women operating largely behind the scenes, pulling levers and exercising outsize influence in their industries. They are the women you call when you want to launch something—be it a startup or a movement—these …

Financial Services

US first lady Michelle Obama arrives in Qatar for speech

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama arrived in Qatar on Monday as part of a two-country Mideast tour, with plans to visit a crucial air …

The First Lady’s Travel Diary: Qatar and Jordan

By First Lady Michelle Obama<p><i>This post is part of a series authored by First Lady Michelle Obama to share her visit to Qatar and Jordan with middle</i> …

Nigeria vs. New York: Supermodel Oluchi Weighs In on the Latest Global Style Debate

Ah, yes, the style of New York women versus our Parisian sistren: the great, inconclusive fashion debate. We’ve mulled over this topic for years and have yet to come up with an unequivocal answer on which city does it better. But what of the fashion debate between New Yorkers and our Nigerian …

This Is the Key to Building Emotional Intelligence

Want to boost your EQ? Here's the first vital step.<p>Emotional intelligence, also known as EQ, describes a person's ability to recognize his or her own emotions, as well as those of other people; to understand the powerful effect of these emotions; and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Google Doodle celebrates George Boole, a genius who revolutionized logic

Google is paying tribute to English mathematician and philosopher George Boole with its Google Doodle on Monday, which would have been his 200th …

Supreme Court Takes On Racial Discrimination In Jury Selection

The U.S. Supreme Court wrestles Monday with a problem that has long plagued the criminal justice system: race discrimination in the selection of jurors.<p>"Numerous studies demonstrate that prosecutors use peremptory strikes to remove black jurors at significantly higher rates than white jurors."<p>Those …