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Making sense of Nigeria's Fulani-farmer conflict

<b>After a spate of deadly attacks in Nigeria this year blamed on ethnic Fulani cattle herders, the president has ordered a military crackdown on the group.</b><p>But the issue is not new - clashes between different groups of Fulani herders and farmers have killed thousands of people in Nigeria over the past …

Africa

Vital Breakfast Spots To Know in Atlanta

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and if you're going to grab it at a restaurant, you don't want to waste time and money on disappointment. Lucky for you, Atlanta has many solid options serving a variety of takes on the morning meal. The 20 restaurants listed here, mapped north to …

Breakfast

This Is How Happy Couples Manage Their Money

Money can't buy you love, but it sure can put your warm and fuzzy feelings to the test. Nearly a third of American couples report that money is a …

Personal Finance

6 Things You and Your Partner Should Talk About Every Day

​"'Remember when...' is a great start to a loving conversation."<p>“How was your day?" All too often, couples rely on this standard, ho-hum question when catching up with each other. While not necessarily bad, the conversational touchstone probably isn’t serving your relationship or helping you stay …

Confused About Your Student Loans? You're Not Alone

Americans have about $1.3 trillion in student loan debt. And there's yet another survey out that shows students in this country are confused about their loans, in the dark when it comes to knowing what they've borrowed, uncertain about how to pay them back.<p>I've written before about how I was one of …

College & University

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

Self-improvement

7 Questions Every Couple Should Ask Themselves Before Having a Kid

How to make sure your partnership is baby-proof<p>Baby making is a lot of fun, but having a baby is a BFD. That tiny, adorable nugget is yours forever—and he or she will bring a whole lot of changes, as well as a big load of responsibility. So how do you know if you're ready? We talked to four …

Top 10 breakfast venues in London

Rise and dine like a king at one of these exceptional London establishments.<p>Hearty haggis at The Wolseley<p>The Wolseley is renowned for its breakfasts. …

Things to do in London

Tickets, hotels and offers<p>What's happening in London<p>Free things to do and cheap days out<p>Discover London areas<p>Day out, day trips and London itineraries<p>…

10 Healthy Lunch Ideas

Brown-bagging it just got a whole lot tastier with these easy, healthy lunch ideas

12 Illustrations That Are All Too Real For Introverts

Often alone, rarely lonely.<p>If you’re the kind of person who prefers inner dialogue to small talk ― or watching “The Breakfast Club” over <i>going</i> to the club ― then you’re more than familiar with the daily struggle of being an introvert.<p>Artist Maureen Wilson, the mastermind behind the series Introvert …

Personality

Which Meditation Is Right for You?

You’ve probably heard that meditation can reduce stress, boost your immune system, and make you a happier, more focused person. But, there are so …

How Long Do All Your Favorite Foods Last After They're Opened?

<i>By: Lee Breslouer</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist</i><p>After you've opened a jar of pasta sauce and put in the fridge, it's good basically forever, right? Sorry, Andre 3000, it's not good forever, or even forever ever. Because we're often confused about how long our favorite packaged food, …

Kitchens

What to Do with Your Money

1. In Your 20s<p><b>Master your credit score.</b><p>It determines the interest rates you'll get on loans and credit cards, and a good one—above 720—will save you …

Retirement

The Power of Negative Thoughts

A few years ago a woman we'll call Mrs. S. went to the hospital for some routine tests. Mrs. S. had a heart valve condition called tricuspid stenosis. She also suffered from a milder form of congestive heart failure. Neither condition was considered life-threatening.<p>The treating physician, Dr. …

Stand Up for Flat Abs

Challenge your core with this fast belly-tightening routine you can do on your feet<p>When you want to sculpt lean, sexy abs, doing crunches is highly overrated. Why? On-your-back moves target just one part of your midsection and leave out the deep-lying muscles that cinch in your waist. This upright …

9 Women Share Exactly How Much It Cost Them to Give Birth

The prices range from not so much to "You charge WHAT to pull a baby out?!"<p>I almost had a breakdown after my son was born, and it wasn't due to new-mom anxiety. Despite having "great" health insurance, my husband and I were handed more than $5,000 in hospital bills.<p>As if the price tag wasn't …

Nonacademic Skills Are Key To Success. But What Should We Call Them?

More and more people in education agree on the importance of learning stuff other than academics.<p>But no one agrees on what to call that "stuff".<p>There are least seven major overlapping terms in play. New ones are being coined all the time. This bagginess bugs me, as a member of the education media. …

Pedagogy

10 Easter Brunch Recipes That Will Become Family Favorites

Whether you are looking for something sweet, savory, healthy or indulgent this Easter, I've got you covered. And the best part -- all of these Easter recipes are incredibly easy!<p><b>1. Spinach & Cheese Strata</b><p>This elegant brunch strata -- really a savory bread pudding with spinach, cheese and cubes of …

Breakfast

How to Save a Troubled Marriage

Therapists weigh in on the solutions to real couples' most persistent relationship issues.

What to Do During Pregnancy to Make Losing the Baby Weight Easier

Set yourself up for success now!<p>When you're pregnant, it may seem like the most logical course of action is to devour whatever you want (after all, you're eating for two!) and worry about the weight gain <i>after</i> your bundle of joy is born. But taking a proactive approach can make getting back to your …

Weight Loss

Spirituality Myths Debunked! Understanding Spirituality

By onJanuary 31, 2015 in Blog<p>What is Spirituality?<p>Before debunking the myths surrounding spirituality we need to get an idea of what is meant by the …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

The World’s Most-visited Tourist Attractions

Embrace the wisdom of the crowds by adding the world’s most-visited tourist attractions to your bucket list.<p>For nearly 500 years, the emperors living …

Expectations vs. Reality: What Your Wedding Day is ACTUALLY Like

Our marriage blogger gets real about your big day.<p>The day you get married is filled with people bowing down at the altar of your beauty, while rainbows and butterflies flutter out of every orifice. Err, not exactly. While your wedding day will no doubt be amazing, the pressure to make it the Best …

Casseroles for Every Taste

We're mad for anything that you can bake in one dish, so we found 23 recipes that will suit any cooking style, mood or craving.<p>The Casserole for a …

Makeout Session 101: Be a Better Kisser

How to make every kiss feel like your first kiss<p>Sure, you've rounded the sexual bases in your relationship many, many times, but that doesn't mean you should skip over first. The problem is, as many couples become more serious, their makeout sessions start dwindling until suddenly they're not …