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10 Neutral-Themed Rooms That Make Us Want to Redecorate This Instant

There's absolutely no doubt about it: Bold is beautiful when it comes to interior design. But there’s something so chill and calming about …

How You Should Handle a Large Windfall of Money | Investopedia

Getting large sums of money does not happen very often but it does happen. The first thought most people have are lottery winners. But a typical …

Why You Shouldn't Skip Brushing Your Teeth (Even If You're Feeling Lazy)

When you're feeling tired and lazy, it's easy to skip your nightly toothbrushing. But is it as harmless as you hope it is when you're prematurely …

Germ-killing dental implant has a heart of mouthwash

Typically, dental implants take the form of a false tooth with a titanium screw extending out the bottom. That screw goes into the bone, permanently …

Surviving Loss: You Always Have Choice

<b>“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” ~Stephen Covey</b><p>One ordinary night after an ordinary day of work and family, …

Self-help

'Boy 23: The Forgotten Boys of Brazil' looks at the country's horrifying Nazi past

Director Belisario Franca based the chilling documentary "Boy 23: The Forgotten Boys of Brazil," which she co-wrote with Bianca Lenti, on a doctoral thesis by professor-historian Sidney Aguilar Filho. His research showed how, in the early 1930s, 50 black boys were moved from a Rio de Janeiro …

The Rise of Santa Muerte Worship and Demon Exorcism in Mexico

VICE travels to Mexico City to sit in on a pastor's demon liberation ceremony and meet people who believe they've been possessed.<p>Across Mexico, millions of devout people are cutting ties with the Catholic Church and turning their faith toward the patron saint of outcasts and personification of …

Mexico City

UN Panel Says US Owes Black People Reparations

Colonial history, a legacy of enslavement and segregation are among the chief reasons reparations are owed to African Americans, <b>according to a report</b> …

Human Rights

HitFix

'Ready Player One' Is A Visually Dazzling Satire Of Consumer Culture<p>Vince Mancini reviews Steven Spielberg's 'Ready Player One,' a film so dazzling …

Construction

Why Are There Crushed Stones Alongside Railroad Tracks?

<i>Why are there crushed stones alongside rail tracks?</i><p><b>David S. Rose:</b><p>This is a good question with an interesting answer. The crushed stones are what is …

Fidel Castro

The 100-Year-Old Carve-Up Bleeding the Middle East Today

How two men, one British, one French, got together and drew a new map – betraying promises and inventing nations like Syria and Iraq. And left a mess …

South Korea

Himmler's diaries reveal schedule of massages and mass murder

Newly discovered diaries have revealed the schedule of Heinrich Himmler, the man who planned the Holocaust, which suggests he was more concerned about what he had for lunch than his role in the Nazi massacre of at least six million people.<p>The documents, uncovered by German newspaper <i>Bild</i>, had been …

Classic Mexican Recipes

These delicious Mexican recipes include crispy flautas, easy carnitas and a fantastic selection of tacos.

Cooking

Noam Chomsky: The Doomsday Clock Is Nearing Midnight

<i>[This essay is excerpted from Noam Chomsky's new book, Who Rules the World?]</i><p>In January 2015, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced its …

Geopolitics

How four sisters demolished their debt

These four sisters decided to band together and tackle their debt using one unified budget and plan. See how they did it.<p>When four 20-something …

24 business-etiquette rules every professional should know

In "The Essentials of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the rules people need to understand to conduct and present themselves appropriately in professional social settings.<p>We looked through the book and spoke to Pachter to find the most important tips on how to introduce yourself, …

Body Language

5 simple etiquette habits that help the rich get ahead, according to a man who spent 5 years studying millionaires

Manners matter.<p>"You have to know how to act and how to do certain things when you're around people," writes Thomas C. Corley in his upcoming book "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life." "Self-made millionaires have mastered certain rules of etiquette that help them in social settings."<p>Corley would …

Self-improvement

Pot is Bad News — No Ifs, Ands or Butts

While the chorus singing marijuana’s praises seems to be growing louder in some areas of the country, a stronger body of evidence is showing that the …

Why We Should Teach About the FBI's War on the Civil Rights Movement

<b>By Ursula Wolfe-Rocca</b><p>This month marks the 45th anniversary of a dramatic moment in U.S. history. On March 8, 1971—while Muhammad Ali was fighting Joe Frazier at Madison Square Garden, and as millions sat glued to their TVs watching the bout unfold—a group of peace activists broke into an FBI office …

Black History

Women Who Do This Are Less Likely to Get Ahead

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

Leadership

Unsuccessful? 2 Studies Say It Could Be Your Spouse's Fault | Inc.com

Are you as successful as you think you should be at work?<p>If not, a pair of studies suggest the blame might not be yours alone. Instead, it might be your spouse's fault--or boyfriend, girlfriend, significant other, etc.<p>(Quick time-out: Honey, they are NOT talking about us.)<p>What we are talking about …

Psychology

China's currency devaluation is just getting started

The stark truth is nobody wants yuan anymore.<p>The U.S. dollar (USD) has gained over 35% against major currencies since 2011.<p>China's government has pegged its currency, the yuan (renminbi) to the USD for many years. Until mid-2005, the yuan was pegged at about 8.3 to the dollar. After numerous …

Stock Markets
Medicine

I Used to Be Transgender. Here’s My Take on Kids Who Think They Are Transgender.

When a 9-year-old boy who identifies as Stormi, a transgender girl, started selling Girl Scout cookies, one neighbor was not amused, according to …

NASA is giving away these awesome futuristic posters of the cosmos

What would it be like to tour our solar system and beyond?<p>Check out them out below below.<p>You can download the high-resolution PDFs for free here and print them out.

Posters

Was This Brazilian Beauty Queen Dethroned for Being "Too Black?"

<b>Nayara Justino</b>'s childhood dreams came true when the black <b>Brazilian</b> <i>mulher</i> was selected as the Globeleza <b>carnival</b> <b>queen</b> in 2013 after a public vote on one of country’s biggest TV shows, but her excitement was short-lived. After racist complaints about Justino’s dark skin, the channel stripped her of …

Documentaries

A Stanford professor says eliminating 2 phrases from your vocabulary can make you more successful

The way you speak not only affects how others perceive you; it also has the potential to shape your behavior.<p>Swapping one word for another could make all the difference in how you approach your goals.<p>That's according to Bernard Roth, a professor of engineering at Stanford and the academic director …

Problem-solving

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship