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23 Recent Books By Women You Should Read ASAP

The perfect literary way to celebrate Women's History Month. 💁🏽 📚<p>Historically, women artists have rarely gotten their due. But there’s no time like the present ― especially this Women’s History Month ― to change that, and to make sure that we’re appreciating all the genius work women writers are …

I've used a meditation app loved by Wall Streeters and Olympic athletes daily for the past 8 months and now I can't imagine my life without it

Headspace was founded by Rich Pierson (left) and Andy Puddicombe in 2012. Puddicombe was formally trained as a Tibetan Buddhist monk during a 10-year …

7 Ways You Stress Yourself Out

Experts gave us insight into practices you may think are harmless—but are in fact disrupting your peace of mind.<p>Robin Hilmantel, <i>Life by Daily Burn</i><p>I …

Richard Sherman Gets Ready to Do Battle with the NFL

The outspoken Seahawks cornerback discusses labor issues in the NFL and how players will have to challenge the league.<p>Seahawks cornerback and Super Bowl XLVIII champion Richard Sherman isn't afraid to speak his mind. Whether it's trash talking opponents or picking apart Black Lives Matter, Sherman …

12 Workout Myths That Just Need To Go Away

For every two fitness truths, there’s a lie, and sometimes it’s hard to determine which is which. (Especially when it’s something many of us have …

9 Slept On Golden Age Hip Hop Albums (1988 – 1996) - Pt 2

During Hip Hop’s Golden Age so many classic albums were released each year, that every year almost inevitably has a few excellent albums that were …

'People have harboured this animosity for a long time': Why Baton Rouge is back at the centre of US civil rights protests

Dianne Jemison Pollard’s home was abuzz with activity.<p>She was a very young girl – only aged three – but she remembers clearly the crowds pouring into the living room in Baton Rouge where her father, a Baptist pastor, was coordinating the first major civil rights protest the United States had ever …

Henry Rollins: White America Couldn't Handle What Black America Deals With Every Day

The despicable litanies of willfully ignorant denial and misinformation I have heard spouted in the last several days by pieces of shit like Rudy …

Mainstream Media

Five bedtime drinks to help you sleep better

We’ve all been there – tossing and turning all night, unable to switch off no matter how tired we are. Then anxiety hits as you worry about how on …

100 Motivational Quotes That Will Relieve Your Stress

If you're feeling stressed--and who isn't?--let these quotes motivate you and inspire you.<p>Many of us struggle with stress--at work and in our personal life. Like any problem, stress requires a strategic approach to conquer, or at least manage.<p>Stress is real, but we always have a choice--we can let …

Motivation

Prince's Protégée Opens Up About Their Relationship and the Night His Plane Made an Emergency Landing to Save His Life

Judith Hill was more than Prince‘s protégé.<p>The “Purple Rain” singer shared an intimate friendship with the 32-year-old, as he mentored Hill, …

10 Best Local Coffee Roasters in L.A.

Instagram/LAMill<p>10. <b>LAMill Coffee</b><br>One of the pioneers of craft coffee roasting in Los Angeles, LAMill has held it down as a reliable source for …

Coffee

Campaign to remove judge in Stanford rape case gains steam

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A fledgling campaign to recall the judge who sentenced a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman gained momentum Friday as three prominent political consultants joined the effort.<p>The Recall Judge Aaron Persky …

Santa Clara County

9 Signs You're Successful--Even If It Doesn't Feel Like It

If you're ambitious, you're bound to feel like a failure from time to time. Lofty goals lead to inevitable moments when you aren't yet living up to your expectations.<p>We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it--other than the guy with the <i>'He who dies with the</i> …

This 11-Year-Old Wants To Help Kids Discover Books They Can Relate To

The sixth grader was frustrated that she wasn't reading books about little black girls in school, so she started #1000BlackGirlBooks.<p>Eleven-year-old Marley Dias told her mom she was "sick of reading books about white boys and dogs."<p>The sixth grader from New Jersey told The Huffington Post that she …

This Awesome Timeline Lets You Listen To Every #1 Rap Song Since 1989

<i>Billboard</i> has been charting “Hot Rap Songs” since 1989, the same year the Grammys first recognized rap as a legitimate art form and not just a passing trend (even if “Parents Just Don’t Understand” somehow beat “Push It”). Since then, Drake holds the record for most number one (15) and top 10 (55) …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Is Melatonin More Than Just a Sleep Supplement?

Melatonin, the hormone known for its ability to regulate your sleep and wake cycle, has long been the focus of sleep studies in the medical world. Though its natural secretion comes from the pineal gland in the brain, melatonin is also taken as an oral supplement to treat sleep disorders like …

Facebook Is Testing Another Big Change

Facebook is testing a new feature that would allow users to browse across multiple feeds rather than just one main News Feed.<p>The feeds would organize …

Finland plans to pay everyone in the country $876 a month

Imagine this: as you're worried about how to pay bills and make your rent, you get a check from the government for $876. Every month.<p>That's what …

Hillary Clinton Accuses Jerry Falwell Jr. Of Aiding ISIS

The president of Liberty University had called for more Americans to carry concealed weapons.<p>When Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. declared Friday that if more Americans could carry concealed guns "we could end those Muslims," he was aiding terrorism, Hillary Clinton alleged Sunday …

These Women Swear By Not Sharing a Bed with Their Husbands

"I love it and wouldn't go back."<p>For some people, the best part of being in a long-term relationship comes at the end of the day, when they slip into bed together and drift into dreamland entangled in each other's limbs. For other couples, sleeping together is, well, a real nightmare.<p>“If you’re not …

12 Struggles Only Girls with Acid Reflux Understand

You can burp like nobody’s business.<p>Feeling the burn is usually considered a good thing—unless you're talking about acid reflux. According to the American Gastroenterological Association, more than 60 million people in the U.S. have heartburn at least once a month, and 15 million experience it …

What to Do If You Suffer From Middle-of-the-Night Insomnia

It is a common story. You haven't slept well for three days now. The alarm is set for 7 a.m. You get into bed early, hoping that tonight you'll fall asleep early and stay asleep. Instead, you wake up at 2 a.m., staring at the ceiling, wide awake, frustrated and worrying about how you'll function at …

10 Dirty Little Secrets of Hotels

On average hotels do a much better job of satisfying customers than airlines—a conclusion supported by many surveys and ranking systems. But beating the airlines is a pretty low bar: No modern hotel accommodations are as downright uncomfortable and unpleasant as an economy class airline seat.<p>Even …

Why Red Wine Gives Us Headaches (& How to Avoid Them)

<i>Why do I feel like I already have a hangover the same night that I've been drinking?</i> All I had was two glasses of red wine. With dinner.<p>It wasn't the first time I'd been stricken with a red wine headache; I tend to identify as a red drinker, but as a red drinker, headaches are a frustratingly …

Noisy Christie exits Amtrak 'quiet car' after complaints

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Chris Christie was asked to leave Amtrak's quiet car Sunday morning after passengers complained to a conductor about the New Jersey governor yelling at his security detail and into his cell phone, according to a rider.<p>But a woman who sat across from Christie said the incident was …

Government

11 Benghazi takeaways: One for each hour

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House Benghazi committee took its best swings at Hillary Clinton in a day-long hearing Thursday -- but the former secretary of state remained mostly calm throughout the hearing, save for a few animated moments in which she struggled to mask her contempt for her Republican …

Government

Lupe Fiasco Responds To The Game's "Dollar & A Dream" Verse Calling Him Weird

A few cuts from The Game’s <i>The Documentary 2</i> apparently leaked yesterday (September 30) and among those tracks leaked was a joint featuring TDE member …