Dan Wei

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Best Destinations That Every Women Should Visit One Day

Is there a girl or woman who does not want to go on an extra trip only with her girls? Well the answer is no, so let’s check out some of the places …

Puerto Rico

Old is Gold! Be Ready to Be Amazed When Traveling To Istanbul (things you might want to know )

If you are the person who wants to travel a lot and maybe just maybe sometimes want to be at two places at once than Istanbul is the right getaway …

European Travel

The Most Stunning City In Europe

I bet that you didn’t guess which city was on our mind, but let me spare you a time wondering and juts introduce you to Budapest. The capital of …

European Travel

Male and Female Entrepreneurs Get Asked Different Questions by VCs — and It Affects How Much Funding They Get

There is an enormous gender gap in venture capital funding in the United States. Female entrepreneurs receive only about 2% of all venture funding, despite owning 38% of the businesses in the country. The prevailing hope among academics, policy makers, and practitioners alike has been that this gap …

Venture Capital

The 20-Minute Killer Pilates Sequence for a Crazy-Strong Core

Pilates is known for building a crazy-strong core, and since a strong core is the foundation for almost every bodyweight and strength exercise out …

Workouts

Angela Bekkala: Balancing the Scales of Training and Life

When I signed up for my first marathon, I had no idea it would become such a large part of my weekly life. I had run numerous half marathons, but the …

The cult of healthy eating has more in common with religion than science

Food seems simple to study.<p>If we can put a man on the moon, transplant a heart, and manipulate DNA, then surely we can unpack the relationship between eating vegetables and living longer. There’s no obvious difficulty in figuring out if wine decreases risk of heart disease, or if eating red meat …

Holistic Medicine

15-Minute Exercise Routine for Weak Knees

Help stabilize and protect your knees by strengthening and improving mobility in the muscles that surround and support the knees like the quadriceps, …

31 Quotes From Children's Books That Will Inspire You At Any Age

"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."<p>2. "You must never feel badly about making mistakes ... as long as you take the trouble to learn from them. For you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong</i> …

Muslims' mixed response to new Mohammed cover

<b>(CNN) —</b> It is a message of defiance, but also forgiveness -- and many Muslims responded with similarly mixed emotions.<p>It is a magazine cover depicting the Prophet Mohammed with a tear falling from his cheek, holding a sign that says, "Je suis Charlie," the slogan that became a worldwide meme. Above …

Islam

How to Taper Correctly

Whether it's your first or sixth marathon, there are dos and don'ts to tapering.<p><i>Hi Susan-</i><p><i>I’m about to run my sixth marathon but I still have questions about tapering. I usually go to the gym for weight training twice a week. Should I keep doing this up until the week of the race? What about cycling</i> …

Marathons

17 Ways to Make a New Year's Resolution You'll Actually Keep

Many of us who have used this time of year to turn our bodies around have fallen into the same cycle of failure: We’re frustrated with our size or …

Fitness

CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?

Homeland The TV drama accurately presents the mission, intensity, pace, contradictions and complexity of a CIA station engaged in deadly battle, say …

Sony uses hacker techniques to fight back over stolen data

As revelations from the stolen files over executive pay, actor strife and poor security continue, Sony Pictures tries to stop people downloading its data<p>Sony Pictures is employing hacking techniques in an attempt to prevent computer users from downloading its stolen data from file-sharing websites, …

The 17 best drone videos that gave a whole new perspective to 2014

Drone photography came into its own this year.<p>Quadcopters with cameras got better and cheaper, turning more people into drone hobbyists and professional aerial videographers. Drones were used for cityscapes, nature walks, concerts, real estate listings, disaster surveys, Olympic sports—even …

Music Videos

5 things to know about Obama and immigration

It's coming next week. Or next month. It'll protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. Or 3 million. Or less.<p>There's still a lot of uncertainty about President Obama's upcoming immigration executive order, since Obama himself has yet to make a final decision on an action to fix the …

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27 Pre-Written Templates for Your Toughest Work Emails

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by …

Employment

From Jonathan Gruber to Kim Kardashian: Why American Leadership Is Broken

Kim Kardashian's break-the-Internet nude photos, Jonathan Gruber's outrageous statements on getting Obamacare passed and Sen. Mary Landrieu's speech on the Senate floor on the Keystone XL pipeline made for an interesting week in America, with the seemingly mixed events all clearly pointing to a …

United States

6 reasons religion may do more harm than good

It’s hard to argue with some of these…<p>Most British people think religion causes more harm than good according to a survey commissioned by the Huffington Post. Surprisingly, even among those who describe themselves as “very religious” 20 percent say that religion is harmful to society. For that we …

Race, Religion and the Search for Equality in a Post-Obama America

The worst part of the racist backlash to Obama's presidency isn't seen in comments such as these, made on Fox News' web site recently. The breakdown of any race- or gender-driven barrier intensifies bigotry, so a certain amount of vestigial racism was to be expected with the election of an …

Using Clipping Masks and Drop Shadows to Turn Any Portrait Into a Sculpturesque Image

Although they often get overlooked in the Photoshop workflow, clipping masks can make for some very interesting effects in images. A perfect example …

iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

God vs. the Internet. And the Winner is…

Faith leaders are starting to air previously hard-to-find “truths” as religious seekers are researching central tenants of their faiths’ histories …

10 Best Outdoor Watches For The Action Man

So you fancy yourself an action man? You may not be an international explorer, boldly traversing uncharted territory and ousting indigenous peoples …

What Do You Do With Your Life Once You’ve Admitted To Killing Bin Laden?

BuzzFeed News speaks with Rob O’Neill, the former SEAL Team Six member who says he fired the fatal shots that took down Osama bin Laden.<p>When he was younger, Rob O’Neill used to joke with his mother that he was put on Earth to do something special. “I would say that to her when I joined the Navy, …

National Security

Mormon founder Joseph Smith had as many as 40 wives

Joseph Smith (1805-1844), founded the Church of the Latter-day Saints, Mormonism's formal name, and is regarded by followers as a prophet.<p>The Mormon church said in an online essay last month that Smith is estimated to have had between 30 and 40 wives, some of whom were already married.<p>The New York …

Religion