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Get certified & career-qualified in Social Media Marketing with this $29 course

We’ve all seen enough spam ads promising a quick & easy way to “make money online!”<p>But as companies increasingly establish their Web presence and outreach, social media is a tried-and-true tactic for engaging users and increasing revenue.<p>With the training provided in the <b>Silicon Valley Social Media</b> …

McDonald's investors are demanding a change to the company's food

The Congregation of Benedictine Sisters in Boerne, Texas, has filed a shareholder proposal demanding that the company prohibit suppliers from using antibiotics on animals, CNN Money reports.<p>Several other McDonald's shareholders are planning to file similar proposals to ban antibiotics, according to …

10 Conspiracy Theories Of The World That Will Make You Question History

Wherever there is conspiracy, there is human interest. There is something about pseudo reality that gets to us. Maybe because it is out of the …

Alex Gibney explains why his Steve Jobs documentary may cause you to put down your iPhone for good

"The motivation to make the film was why so many people who didn't know Steve Jobs were weeping when he left," Gibney told an audience last week who had recently seen his film "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine."<p>Gibney opens the film with footage of people all over the world crying at makeshift …

Why Kanye West would be the best president in US history (seriously)

The rapper’s lyrics reveal a wholly sound political platform from which the progressive Chicago native could run in 2020<p>If the lead actor in 1954 classic Cattle Queen of Montana can go on to become commander-in-chief, and The Terminator can be elected to run the eighth largest economy in the world, …

Mass Shootings

6 Facts Every Self-Respecting Beer Drinker Should Know

<i>By: Zach Mack</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Thomas Hawk</i><p>There was a time in (very recent) history where the depth of knowledge required to order the perfect beer for you was knowing whether you wanted it in a real bottle, or one shaped like a bowling pin. We now live in the midst of a beer renaissance, though, and …

Here's What Happens When You Don't Eat Enough Food to Fuel Your Workout

Get out those waffle fries, ladies. (Or like a protein shake. Whatevs.)<p>Women are getting fitter. Since 1972, participation in sports by girls and young women has grown 560 percent among high school students, according to the Women's Sports Foundation. That's awesome. We're all so active and I think …

Here's What We Know About Drake's Alleged Ghostwriter Quentin Miller

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This Is What It's Like to Be Homeless in College

Most students aren't sure what they want to do after graduation, and there's something sexy about that. But there's nothing sexy about not knowing where your next meal will come from.<p>I was at a bar awhile back with some of my university friends, sharing beers and relaxing, when a homeless man …

Homelessness

Secret Room at Mount Rushmore by the Presidents

In National Treasure 2: Book of Secrets (2007), Nicholas Cage finds a clue indicating a secret cave exists at Mount Rushmore, sculpted to protect a …

National Parks

Justin Bieber nude bottom sparks Miley Cyrus and Google logo memes

The bum of all jokes! Justin Bieber's naked bottom sparks cheeky Twitter memes including Miley Cyrus and the Google logo<p><b>The 21-year-old shared cheeky</b> …

Miley Cyrus

A Philosopher's Guide to Happiness

Happiness: A Philosopher’s Guide is worth reading. Frederic Lenoir explores what the greatest thinkers — Aristotle, Plato, Chuang Tzu, Voltaire, …

Watching Weed Grow at Medicine Man (Extra Scene from ‘The Grass is Greener’) | VICE News

In a city with dispensaries as common as coffee shops, Denver is undoubtedly the epicenter of the legal marijuana movement. And if you're in the business of bud, it's a good place to be: Colorado accounted for a third of the country's 2.7 billion dollar marijuana market last year.<p>But with being …

Four Common Myths About Habits, Debunked

Forming habits is hard, so it should come as a surprise there’s all kinds of junk science about the best way to do so, how long it takes, and how …

Psychology

The real reason marijuana is illegal in the United States

Hemp was once a key component of U.S. agriculture. A wave of xenophobia would doom us to a senseless war on drugs<p>It is hard to imagine a time when most pharmacies carried cannabis and farmers were required to grow hemp, much like they are given incentives to grow corn these days, but that is a …

Emotional Attachment: 5 Unhealthy Relational Patterns

Photo credit: Unsplash<p>What were your thoughts when you read this article title? You might believe that attachment has nothing to do with mental …

Motorcycle Helmets with Old-School Looks, New-School Safety

Vintage and motorcycles are good bedfellows. From Italian styling to luxuriously reconditioned rides, there’s a raw, utilitarian beauty to be found …

To Invent the Future, You Must Understand the Past

Silicon Valley Then and Now:<p>“You can’t really understand what is going on now without understanding what came before.”<p>Steve Jobs is explaining why, …

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity

The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say.<p>The DNA, which dates back some …

Why Your Pursuit of Happiness Is Making You Miserable

Don’t go chasing happiness. Instead, pursue the factors and conditions that create it.<p>Few things seem more obvious than feeling good–about ourselves, as well as life in general.<p>Compelling scientific evidence supports this. A November 2012 study in <i>American Psychologist</i> has found that subjective …

Female serial killers have some shocking characteristics

Indeed, there may be nothing more horrifying - and fascinating - than murder. With my colleague Tom Bowers at Penn State Harrisburg, I've studied the crimes and characteristics of mass murderers for years, and still, I'm alarmed by every reread of each case.<p>But it wasn't until last year when an …

See the Civil Rights Movement in Photographs

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Catches Fire (Mar. 25, 1911)<p><b>By Michele Anderson</b><p>The Triangle Shirtwaist Company’s fire resulted in the tragic loss of …