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The Ultimate Guide to Cheesesteaks in Philly

It's a double-edged sword, the cheesesteak. On one side, it's, in some way, shape, or form, our ancestral identity — a delicious facet of a rough-and-tumble town fueled by a <i>truly</i> outstanding sandwich as simple as griddle-fried beef mixed with globby "whiz", whatever that is. On the other side, as …

16 Super Effective Productivity Habits to Add to Your Morning Routine | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I bet I can predict what your morning looks like: You wake up to a generic alarm clock sound, roll out of bed, get dressed, grab a mediocre breakfast, and leave the house still rubbing …

Time Management

White men are under attack! or: When you're accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.

I would like to start out this article by apologising to all the straight white men who are reading, if there are even any of you left out there who …

Feminism

SXSW panel explores black girl power in music and cultural appropriation

A discussion asked whether Mark Ronson had received opportunities black artists have not and discussed social media-assisted female solidarity<p>A panel at South by Southwest in Texas explored the increasing power and confidence of black women in pop music and beyond.<p>Titled Feeling Ourselves? Black …

Feminism

There Was Voting in North Carolina, So There Was Voter Suppression in North Carolina

The assault on democracy continues.<p>I know you'll be shocked to learn that, yes, voter-suppression laws actually, you know, suppress votes. Especially in the newly insane state of North Carolina.<p>About 218,000 North Carolinians, roughly five percent of registered voters, do not have an acceptable …

Government

Clinton Throws Flash Grenade To Divert Attention From Question About Senate Voting Record

MIAMI—Surreptitiously grabbing the explosive device stashed inside her lectern and pulling its pin as soon as she heard moderator Jorge Ramos mention …

Bernie Sanders

9 Reasons Why Some People Prefer The Single Life

On the face of it, people in relationships may seem to be at the happiest stage of their lives. The world has drilled into us, that everyone, …

White bread, bagels and rice 'increase the risk of lung cancer by 49 per cent'

Largest study of its kind finds consuming a diet with a high glycemic index increases lung cancer risk<p>Carbohydrates, long blamed for fuelling obesity, have now been linked to lung cancer.<p>A new study has revealed a 49 per cent increase in risk among people consuming a diet with a high glycemic index.<p>…

Cancer

India.Arie Perfectly Explains Why Nina Simone Casting Was A Lost Opportunity

"[T]o deny someone who looks like Nina Simone the opportunity to play her is sad."<p>In case anyone is still confused about why casting Zoe Saldana to play Nina Simone in the upcoming biopic "Nina" is problematic, India.Arie is here to break it down.<p>The songstress, who acted as Simone in a 2003 …

One day, nine cruel evictions. How supersized inequality looks in the US

If you want to learn something about what’s driving America’s elections, take my advice. Sit out the TV screamathons. Block your ears to all talk about the size of Donald Trump’s … fingers. Instead, try what I did last week and spend a day watching people being evicted from their homes.<p>I was in …

Housing

7 nighttime habits that guarantee a more productive morning

Since most of us work in the morning and afternoon, productivity is often seen as a day strategy. However, your nighttime habits and rituals can have a major impact on how productive you are the next day.<p>Try implementing these habits in your nightly life to guarantee yourself a productive morning:

10 Bad Habits That Could Be Destroying Your Happiness | Inc.com

Bad habits keep you unhappy, keep you stuck, make you do things you don't want to do. Start today, right now, to eliminate them from your life. When you do, you'll open up room for new positive habits to take their place.<p>Any or all of these 10 habits is a good place to start.<p>1. Postponing your …

Happiness

Learn to code in one of the most beginner-friendly and in-demand programming languages on the web

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Gvahim/FlickrFor anyone who's been wanting to learn to code, or is looking to add another programming language to their skill set, Ruby …

Programming

The Zen Habits Guide to Letting Go of Attachments : zen habits

I’ve been finding more and more that the Buddha had it right: pretty much all of our struggles, from frustrations to anxiety, from anger to sadness, …

Meditation

This Blinged Out Nike Air Max Plus Will Set You Back $4,700

We've seen some pretty costly custom sneakers over the years, but how about a nearly $5,000 Air Max Plus with a diamond-encrusted Swoosh? No one in …

Want to Be Truly Happy? Here's the Only Thing Harvard Researchers Say You Absolutely Need | Inc.com

In just a second, we'll share the research-backed secret of happiness. But first, even though it's March, let's think about an old Christmas movie: <i>It's a Wonderful Life</i>.<p>You'll remember Jimmy Stewart's character, George Bailey--and you might even remember the book inscription at the very end that …

Happiness

CONFIRMED: Science Says This Is The #1 Alcohol That Doubles Fat Loss

You’ve heard over and over just how much of a downer drinking alcohol can be for your health, weight loss, and attitude. But some studies have also …

Alcohol

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Self-improvement

The 7-step evening ritual that will make you a happier person

Because your mind ain't perfect when it comes to happiness. It <i>cheats</i>.<p>Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, has shown that your brain really remembers only two things about an event:<p>Via The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less:<p>If your brain is gonna cheat, you …

Happiness Is Actually Pretty Easy to Find

My approach to happiness is really a mash up of the things I’ve learned from the school of hard knocks, and from brilliant happiness scientists like …

How to Turn Your Body Into a Fat Burning Machine

Wouldn't you like to turn your body into the ultimate fat burning machine? Imagine being able to burn fat so efficiently that you could afford to eat …

Top 10 Best Exercises to Do at Home with No Equipment

While weight training is perfect to get whatever fitness results you want – losing fat, gaining muscle or keeping fit – the required equipment isn’t …

Workouts

31 Things That Will Happen When You Finally Decide to Live Your Dreams

You’ve been thinking about this for a long time, haven’t you?<p>You’ve reveled in shallow friendships, numbed yourself in trivial distractions, and …

Self-improvement

7 flight hacks guaranteed to save you money on your next trip

Shutterstock<p>If you're sick of being overcharged by airlines, turns out there are better ways to book your flights.<p>Nikolas Langes, the co-founder of …

Flying

Trump's march stirs growing sense of dread among U.S. Republicans | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans in Washington are coming to grips with what many of them not long ago considered an unimaginable reality: Donald Trump is likely to be their presidential nominee and standard-bearer.<p>Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump greets caucus goers as he …

Republicans

Hillary Clinton has a race problem — and it’s resurfacing at a dangerous time

A brittle reaction to Black Lives Matter protester on eve of South Carolina refocuses voters on problematic record<p>According to a Feb. 16 CNN/ORC poll, a whopping 65 percent of South Carolinian black voters are planning to support Hillary Clinton in Saturday’s primary, while only 28 percent are …