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12 Books That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

T<p><b>he actual sound of an “lol” is dead silence or a small puff of air through the nostrils</b>. In the 12 years I’ve been sending texts I know this to be …

Books

The 3 steps that helped this mom lose more than half her body weight in 1 year

One evening, Amber Anderson was scrolling through Facebook when she saw a video of herself at a church service. She started watching and suddenly felt shocked.<p>“I looked massive,” the stay-at-home mom from Baxley, Georgia, told TODAY. "I didn’t realize how big I looked until I saw that video."<p>While …

Fitness

100 Best Pie Recipes

Add one of our best pie recipes to your must-try list this year. Luscious lemon pies, sinfully delicious chocolate pies, fresh apple pies, and …

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? 1 Crucial Life Skill They Need to Start Learning Young | Inc.com

The founder of Girls Who Code kept hearing the same story. In their first week of learning to code, the girls' screens would be blank. They said they were stuck and didn't know which code to write. Yet when the teachers pressed undo a few times, they found the girls had written code. But the girls …

Self-improvement

Favorites from The News’ photo archives

Shopping

The best New York City restaurant for every type of cuisine

As part of its 2017 restaurant-survey results, released in October, Zagat compiled a list of the best restaurants in New York City for every type of cuisine.<p>From smoky barbecue to flavor-packed ramen to handmade falafel, there's a top-rated spot to curb every craving.<p>There were also a few repeats …

New York City

What It Took

How a lifetime of compromises and concessions brought one woman to the brink of history.<p>In early 1979, on a community access television program called <i>In Focus</i>, the wife of the new governor of Arkansas was peppered with question after question about all the ways in which she was an untraditional …

Government

Inside the Trump Bunker, With Days to Go

On Oct. 19, as the third and final presidential debate gets going in Las Vegas, Donald Trump’s Facebook and Twitter feeds are being manned by Brad …

Donald Trump

19 Fascinating Crime Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Prepare to be fascinated and disturbed in equal measure.

How Donald Trump Set Off a Civil War Within the Right-Wing Media

In recent years, one of the most important events on a prospective Republican presidential candidate’s calendar was the RedState Gathering, a summer convention for conservative activists from across the nation. Its host was Erick Erickson, a round-faced, redheaded former election lawyer and city …

Donald Trump

29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books

The 50 Best Books From Oprah's Book Club

YOU get a book and YOU get a book! EVERYBODY GETS A BOOK!<p>In 1996, Oprah started her very own book club. Each year, she has chosen a few book titles that she thinks her fans and followers would enjoy reading. Since its inception, the success of the club has grown so much that her literary picks …

Toddler Tries to Revive Mother From an Apparent Overdose at Family Dollar Store in Heartbreaking Video

A heartbreaking video of a mother lying unconscious from an apparent drug overdose on the floor of a Family Dollar store in Lawrence, Massachusetts, …

Master the Classics: 22 Recipes That Will Transport You to Italy

When it comes to comfort food, it doesn't get much better than the Italian classics. If your idea of a perfect meal comes from an Italian restaurant, you'll want to learn how to master all the must-have recipes at home so you can become your own chef. From basic tomato sauce to risotto and pasta …

Better Things review

In FX’s <i>Better Things</i>, Pamela Adlon does it all and does it extremely well, even the part where she plays a woman who doesn’t often feel successful at …

An excruciating story of American addiction | The Washington Post

Published on July 23, 2016<p><b>FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.</b><p>She had already made it through one last night alone under the freeway bridge, through the vomiting and shakes of withdrawal, through cravings so intense she’d scraped a bathroom floor searching for leftover traces of heroin. It had now been 12 days …

Hung Up

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

New York City

A top exec at a 19,000-person company reveals the tricky interview technique he uses to assess emotional intelligence

Instead, the person is most likely trying, in a subtle way, to see whether you can think on your feet or to find out whether you'd be a cultural fit.<p>So when Jim Ayres, the managing director of Amway North America, is interviewing candidates for leadership positions and wants to measure their …

Emotional Intelligence

What 'Chewbacca Mom' teaches us about happiness

We were in our hotel room, across the street from the Mayo Clinic.<p>We had piled into one bed, needing to be close to each other—a quiet way of saying that no matter what happened, we were in this together. Anna’s body was still weary from the effects of anesthesia, which had kept her asleep earlier …

You Can Finally Get Rid Of Your iPhone's Dumb Default Apps

For everyone who's never actually used the Stocks app.<p>If you never turn off your phone (which isn't necessarily a bad thing), then it's not a problem!

Are you watching the gripping new Netflix documentary series "Making A Murderer"? You should be!

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Sheryl Sandberg: These Are the Only 2 Career Goals You Need

<i>Answer by Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook and founder of LeanIn.org, on Quora.</i><p><b>Fin</b><b>d</b> <b>work you love.</b> When you believe in what you are doing, you can …

Sheryl Sandberg

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

Motivation

Best Wines Under $20 for Your Barbecue

Summertime is in full swing, and it’s high time to fire up the grill! While beer is always a popular choice for a cookout, don’t count out wine as a spectacular companion to your favorite barbecue dishes. Grilling brings savory charred edges and a smoky depth of flavor that are a perfect fit with …

Stunning Potluck Sides That Might Just Steal the Show

<b>"Oh-wow" main dishes and photogenic desserts are often the stars at the potluck. The side dish is an afterthought. Just bring green beans, they say. A casserole, perhaps. But the side dish is far more than just the sidekick that is only useful for palate-cleansing or nutritional heft. The side dish</b> …

50 Times Sarah Jessica Parker Dressed Like Carrie Bradshaw in Real Life

No scrunchies in sight.<p><i>Sex and the City</i>'s Carrie Bradshaw may have put Sarah Jessica Parker on the map as a style icon, but the Manolos and tutus that defined her covetable wardrobe didn't stop at the screen. The actress's off-camera look is just as fun-loving and fashion-forward as the NYC …

Women's Fashion

Nat Geo Kids on YouTube

<b>Nat Geo Kids and Awesome Videos From YouTube!</b><p>Did you know hundreds of hours of video are uploaded to YouTube <i>every</i> <i>minute</i>? That's a lot of video to sort through! Luckily, National Geographic Kids has done the work for you, bringing you the best videos the Internet has to offer. Hosted <i>by</i> kids <i>for</i> kids, …

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

Five Binge-Worthy True Crime Documentaries Streaming On Netflix

True crime fans who enjoy real-life murder stories will find a number of binge-worthy documentaries streaming on Netflix right now. Whether you are …

Crime

What All Women (and Men) Can Learn From Sheryl Sandberg's Marriage

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has told women, "Who you marry is the single most important career decision you make." And she's right: A study of Harvard Business School graduates (Sandberg received her M.B.A. from Harvard, coincidentally) found that husbands—not kids—were more likely to hold women …

Sheryl Sandberg