Corinne Bostic

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The looming retirement crisis for public and private employees

The United States has a retirement crisis.<p>When it comes to saving for their retirement, Americans better hope they don’t retire. Public sector …

Say goodbye to your happy plantation narrative

Only a small percentage of historical interpreters are black, and Cheyney McKnight is trying to change that.<p>On a cold, clear Wednesday afternoon on …

Rosie the Riveter isn’t a universal icon: “That was a white woman’s story”

<b>Betty Reid Soskin</b><p>“It simply had nothing to say to me,” says WW II Home Front park ranger Betty Reid Soskin<p>Lauren Schiller<p>March 29, 2018 8:52pm (UTC)<p>Betty Reid Soskin helped to plan the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical park, but it wasn’t until she became a Park Ranger …

Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of April 2018

Night Shade Books is proud to introduce the latest volume of <i>The Best Science Fiction of the Year</i>, a new yearly anthology compiled by Hugo and World …

Facebook's new privacy tools let you scrub your data, for real

If you didn't care about Facebook privacy two weeks ago, you probably do now.<p>The social network has come under a hailstorm of criticism after news broke that 50 million Facebook profiles were passed along to UK data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica and used for political profiling. CEO Mark …

The Home Remedies Indians Swear By

The turmeric latte and golden milk trend abroad had many of us Indians thanking our mothers for foreseeing their popularity. I was given warm milk …

Passive income: 15 ways to let the money flow in

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might collect passive income streams.<p>For many people, toiling for a living isn't fun.<p>There can be lengthy commutes, dress codes, annoying coworkers, unreasonable …

Personal Finance

Curvy Girls, These Are the 10 Coolest Swimsuits You Need in 2018

Designers are releasing playful new swimsuits for 2018, and we can't get enough of them. Bold colors, asymmetrical silhouettes, and classic prints are dominating the shelves. If you're dreaming of a beach-filled vacation or planning on taking a dip in the pool, consider our favorite swimwear …

The FCC has created an 'internet for the elite'

<b>(CNN) —</b> On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to roll back the rules that uphold net neutrality -- the principle that internet service providers (ISPs) must allow equal access to web content, regardless of the source.<p>While some on the FCC argue that the decision will …

Net Neutrality

Mom, Pop -- you're the losers in this tax plan

<b>(CNN) —</b> As the Republican tax plan continues to advance -- and morph -- with dizzying speed, those of us in the accounting business continue to be astonished by the thickening maze of loopholes emerging from the bill.<p>As a CPA, I could be celebrating these loopholes. After all, I would be able to …

This housing startup designed homes that grow with their owners

Module’s adjustable housing system offers a right-size solution for urban infill.<p>When architect Brian Gaudio talks about Module, the Pittsburgh-based housing startup he cofounded in early 2016, he speaks the language of an excited techie. Module, an “operating system” for your home, creates spaces …

Gene Variants That Affect Skin Colour Suggest The Concept of Race Is Deeply Flawed

Let's rethink this.<p>Throughout history, humans have used changes in skin colour to support the idea that people belong to different races, but a new …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Tesla Model 3 interior doesn't look like any car you've ever seen

One 15-inch touchscreen panel — and that’s it<p>Tesla finally delivered the first 30 units of the Model 3 this past evening, and now that the production version of the company’s mass-market electric car is out in the wild, one key detail has finally been confirmed: the interior is going to look unlike …

29 Easy And Unexpected Ways To Make Your Home A Better Place

Break out the ruby slippers because there's about to be NO place like home.

Pro Organizers’ Best Decluttering Tips

No matter how often you sort through your bedroom closet or declutter your makeup drawer, there are some spots in the house that no amount of …

From Whipped Feta To Falafel: 11 Must-Try Mediterranean Recipes

Even if you’re staying close to home this summer, you can still take your tastebuds on a far-flung adventure. From Italy to Greece to the Middle East to North Africa, these recipes will transport you to the sunny Mediterranean Sea.<p><b>1. Creamy Whipped Feta Dip</b><p>This is an American riff on <i>htipiti</i>, the …

Recipes

Police in Dubai have recruited a self-driving robo-car that can ‘scan for undesirables’

The O-R3 comes with a built-in drone to follow targets off-road<p>By the end of the year, Dubai’s police force will have a new recruit patrolling the streets: a self-driving car that acts a mobile surveillance unit. The vehicle is about the size of a child’s toy electric buggy, reports <i>Gulf News</i>, and …

Researchers train drones to use Wi-Fi to look through walls

A new system by University of California, Santa Barbara researchers Yasamin Mostofi and Chitra R. Karanam uses two drones, a massive Wi-Fi antenna, and a little interpolation to literally see through solid walls.<p>The system is two-fold. The one drone blasts Wi-Fi through the structure and another …

23 Of The Absolute Coolest Products On Amazon Launchpad Right Now

Featuring cooling towels, shoe sanitizers, greek yogurt makers, and 20 other products you should check out right now!<p><i>The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

The Art-Hanging Mistakes We Keep Seeing Over and Over

Though I'm a firm believe in the power of doing whatever you damn well want—and in fact applaud design rule breakers—sometimes design "mistakes" …

29 Products To Make Your House Feel Like Your Dream Home

"Hey now, hey now / this is what dreams are made of!" —Lizzie McGuire, singing about your house.

5 Apps That Will Help You Make Money While Traveling

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p><i>Photo: Tim Robberts/Getty</i><p>658 million. That’s how many vacation days Americans left on the table in 2015. In …

How to find and finance bank-owned properties

Home prices are still rising — they’re currently averaging just below all-time highs set in 2006, according to the Case-Shiller Home Price Indices. Combine that with slim housing inventory in many markets, and you may believe you’ve missed the opportunity to buy your first, or your next, home.<p>But …

Their Tube

Published on December 7, 2016<p><b>The boys in the YouTube videos</b> always land their bottles perfectly upright. Max Cole has spent hours studying their routine, and now, his own viewers are waiting: Empty half the blue juice. Hold the Powerade bottle by its cap. Flip it into the air and–<p>“Dude!” Max …

Some cases of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder could be misdiagnosed immune disorders

Some patients sectioned with conditions such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder could instead have a treatable immune disorder, Oxford University scientists have found.<p>Currently, people experiencing psychosis are often thought to be suffering from mental disorder and are treated as such with …

Tesla’s Future in Trump’s World

What will Donald Trump actually do?<p>It’s a question many Americans are asking themselves now that the U.S. has wrapped up one of its least …

Oil & Gas Industry

Scientists are increasingly excited about ketamine, a party drug that could prevent depression

In the past five or 10 years ketamine — a drug that used to be primarily associated with psychedelically enhanced partying, K-holes, and jokes about horse tranquilizers — has captured the attention of the psychiatry community.<p>"It's basically revolutionized how we think about depression," said …

Depression