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Shocking Aerial Photos Highlight Wealth Inequality in Cities Worldwide

When we first brought you Johnny Miller's <i>Unequal Scenes</i>, the photographer was using aerial photography to highlight wealth disparity in South Africa. Now, he's branched out to countries around the globe, using a drone to call attention to the income differential that often sees new tennis courts …

South Africa

A new report says traces of Monsanto pesticide found in many popular, oat-based breakfast foods

While it’s not printed anywhere on their ingredients list, some of America’s most popular breakfast foods contain pesticides. On Wednesday, the …

Pesticides

7 Ways To Reprogram Self-Defeating Thoughts

The quality of our thoughts impacts not only how we behave and interact with the world, but how we see ourselves, and ultimately, what we believe we’re capable of. This is why it’s so important to identify, and work on, self-defeating thoughts, or deeply held beliefs and ideas that are inherently …

Self-help

17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don’t live in regret in your 40s

They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn’t have to be. If you take a look at Quora and Reddit, hundreds of people older and wiser than you have …

Success

5 Major Expenses You Should Work on Cutting Today

Want to save more money? Lowering these costs should do the trick.<p>We all want to save money, whether it's for emergencies, retirement, or other major …

Personal Finance

These Three Little Words Are Making You a Negative Person—and You Probably Say Them All the Time

Cut this phrase out of your vocab immediately. Then learn what you should say instead to improve your mood instantly, according to …

Cleveland Clinic

Netflix: Everything Arriving And Leaving In August 2018

It's time to say goodbye to fireworks and hello to heat waves. To aid you in procrastinating on back to school shopping, we're here to let you know about everything coming to Netflix in August. Lots of movies and TV shows will be added, and some will be leaving too, so let's dive into the …

Entertainment

Considering quitting? Ask yourself these 6 questions first

“I heard a Jeep fell on you,” I said.<p>“Now where did you hear that?”<p>A wry smile sent wrinkles across the face of my high school English teacher.<p>We …

Performing Arts

The Importance of Sentence Length in Writing

First published in 1985, <i>100 Ways to Improve Your Writing</i>, is a book by author Gary Provost that is loaded with constructive tips for writers of all …

Creative Writing

Richard Powers: ‘It was like a religious conversion. I realised the natural world isn’t ours’

After writing novels on artificial intelligence, neuroscience and genetics, Powers’ has turned to trees. While on a hike through the Great Smoky Mountains, he talks about environmentalism and not having children<p>To reach the Great Smoky Mountains in eastern Tennessee, you must first pass through the …

Roller Coasters

Iridescent plants for lighting up the gloom

Some plants bend the light to create peacock colours in the deepest shade<p>The natural world is full of wondrous visual tricks, from the eerie glow of floating fireflies to the ever-changing camouflage of chameleons. But for me perhaps the most fascinating of all is iridescence – the shimmering, …

Nature

The 7 Most Important Life Lessons to Learn While You're Still Young

They'll put you on the path to happiness and success.<p><i>What did you learn too late in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of ceolifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>I wish I …

How Couples Misunderstand Each Other

A heart-breaking experience of counseling couples is seeing good people suffer due to the entirely avoidable <i>illusion of sameness.</i><p>In the illusion of …

Psychology

The Ancient Diet That Helped Balance My Hormones & Heal My Chronic Digestive Issues

In 2012, I sat in the humble waiting room of an ayurvedic doctor waiting to be seen for the chronic digestive issues that have plagued my past few …

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

You Can Legally Avoid Taxes on Your Social Security Benefits -- Here's How

Don't want to pay taxes on your Social Security benefits? Read on.<p>Did you know that your Social Security benefits may be subject to income taxes? If …

Retirement

The One Chapstick You Should Stop Using, According To A Dermatologist

One of the most frustrating things that comes with the winter season is dry skin -- this includes chapped lips. If you're like me, you might find …

This New Study Shows That People Who 'Think Backwards' Are More Successful

Research shows that how you plan determines how likely you are to succeed.<p>Your boss just messaged you saying she wants to talk tomorrow morning about the big idea you pitched at the weekly meeting.<p>Great. Right?<p>If you're like most people, your brain will start firing on all cylinders at this point, …

Four Important Things You Need To Learn Before 30

<i>If you could go back in time to your 20s, what would you tell yourself? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge,</i> …

6 Signs You Might Have A Magnesium Deficiency

The mineral is super important for your health.<p>Magnesium is one of those minerals you know is important to your health, but you're probably also a little hazy on what, exactly, it does. Turns out it's actually crucial—meaning that a deficiency in it can cause all sorts of problems.<p>First, some …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

Perhaps you’ve heard of this tiny show called Stranger Things<p>Halloween season is finally upon us, so you might expect your streaming service of choice to be filled with dozens of new slasher flicks, gothic thrillers, and serial killer movies. (The whole creepy killer clown thing is currently being …

Entertainment

What You Should Focus on Instead of Setting Goals

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

The Overthinker's Guide to Getting Sh*t Done

Don’t overthink. Do.<p>Balancing thought and action will always be a challenge for many people.<p>When you spend too much time picturing what a project is …

Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League

In the spring of 2008, I did a daylong stint on the Yale admissions committee. We—that is, three admissions staff, a member of the college dean’s …

College & University

Want to write a book? Stop talking about it. Entirely.

There’s an old Korean saying that my mother is fond of repeating: “You have nothing to fear from someone who threatens that he is going to kill you tomorrow.” In other words, if the speaker’s true intention were to kill you, he would have done it already. He would not have told you he was going to …

Writing

Over Two Hundred Free Art Books Are Now Available to Download from the Guggenheim

Tomes of work by Picasso, Kandinsky, Lichtenstein, Flavin, Klimt, Rothko, and more are as good as yours.<p>A veritable art history degree's worth of books digitized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum are now available for free.<p>There's Wassily Kandinsky's 1946 treatise, <i>On the Spiritual in Art</i>; books …

10 Conditions Where You Don't Have to Repay Federal Student Loans

Trying to pay for college can be a delicate balancing act. You want to maximize the amount of financial aid and minimize the amount of student loans …

If you're a millionaire, the AHCA gives you $50K. If you're poor, it costs you $1,420.

The typical family making less than $10,000 will lose $1,420 if the Republican health care plan passes, a cut that amounts to almost one-third of their income. Meanwhile, the average family making $200,000 or more would gain $5,640, according to a new analysis from the Tax Policy Center and the …

This Is the Best Netflix Documentary for Design Lovers to Binge Watch

"Abstract: The Art of Design" gives the industry a new edge rarely witnessed in design documentaries.<p>"You're looking for a moment when you feel you're as close to the soul as possible. That's what good design is."<p>So declares the trailer for "Abstract: The Art of Design," a new Netflix series that …

Automotive Design

Want to save on medical bills? This company makes it as easy as possible

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been baffled by a medical bill, or those lengthy “explanation of benefits” statements that arrive in the mail. The murky and often frustrating billing process is filled with unfamiliar terms and codes, meaning little transparency for the patient.<p>So, about a year ago, …

Health Care