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Karen Handel Is Keeping Donald Trump At Arm’s Length In Georgia's 6th District

It was hard not to notice the odd medley of mainstream Republicanism and insurgent Trumpism during the GOP congressional candidate’s get-out-the-vote rally Saturday.<p>You could count on one hand the red “Make America Great Again” baseball caps in the crowd here Saturday at a get-out-the-vote rally …

Republicans

32 books that will make you a more well-rounded person

There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't just stick to the mystery novels, anthologies, or biographies you've grown partial to. If you really want to become a more well-rounded person, you'll need to force yourself out of your comfort zone at the bookstore.<p>If you're not sure where …

50+ Ultimate Resources to Master Android Development

I still remember the day a few years back when I started Android development and stepped into the vast world of unknown with almost no idea where to …

11 of the Most Delicious Things You Can Do to Carrots

Everybody has a bag of carrots in their fridge. They’re super affordable—usually no more than a dollar or two, depending on whether you buy …

A mindfulness expert reveals 7 essential attitudinal qualities for a peaceful and productive life

What’s the secret to feeling calm and focused?<p>It’s not an easy question to answer.<p>So, why do Buddhist monks appear peaceful and present all the …

How to Develop Your First Android Application & Publish It On Google Play Store

In the last couple of years, the mobile app market has been expanded by leaps and bounds. Therefore, the mobile marketing become quite competitive. …

Google Play

Blender Foundation Releases 2.78b... for Performance!

It has been a few months since the release of 2.78, and the Blender Foundation has been sitting on a bunch of performance enhancements in that time. …

7 Tips for Keeping Your Sanity When You Work from Home

#7: Learn to say no.<p>Working from home can be very freeing in some ways: You’re free from the annoying commute, free to run errands when you need to — …

How to become an IoT developer: 6 tips

By 2020, there will be a projected 20 billion Internet of Things devices in the world. Here's how to get your start building connected things.<p>The …

Internet of Things

Deconstructing the 'Liberal Campus' Cliche

Uniformly labeling higher education as a community of hypersensitive, radical leftists is not only a false portrayal, but also undermines intellectualism.<p>Are American universities now spaces where democratic free expression is in decline, where insecurity, fear, and an obsessive, self-preening …

A Zen Master Reveals Why Most People Get Meditation Wrong and How They Can Fix It

Most of us have heard about the benefits of meditation, but if you’re anything like me then you struggle to switch off the thinking mind to actually …

Meditation

My First Ionic App From Start To Finish

<i>A tale of thoughts, tools, code and API’s</i><p>Learning to program has become widespread across the world and services to help you learn are popping up …

HTML & CSS Is Hard

The purpose of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, the difference between frameworks and languages, and finding your way around a basic website project with …

CSS

Do I really need to learn to code?

Code.org CEO Hadi Partovi and Girls Who Code CEO Reshma Saujani discuss on Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>Whenever the talk about personal drama and alleged scandals about the candidates in the 2016 election died down, the rest of the discussion was all about jobs, jobs, jobs. For tech-aware people, job …

The 25th Amendment, explained: how a president can be declared unfit to serve

If the VP and Cabinet conclude a president is unwell, they can legally do something about it.<p>The president of the United States has, legally speaking, a ton of power. He can fire the head of the country’s federal investigative agency. He can decide, unilaterally, to give ultra-classified …

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Reconfigures Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we go through life, we tend to be taken away from this deep sense of self as a …

Mindfulness

I Was Skeptical Of Android Apps On Chromebooks, But Now I’m All-In

Owning a Chromebook is no longer an exercise in self-restraint.<p>Within an hour of setting up Samsung’s Chromebook Pro, I was doing things that used to be impossible on these laptops. I found a decent Markdown editor in Epsilon Notes and used a OneDrive sync application to pull in all my online …

A reporter is suing the US government to learn how it vetted Trump’s advisers for security clearances

As a national security correspondent for Newsweek, reporter Jeffrey Stein knows he can’t see classified US government documents and doesn’t want to. He is, however, interested in how some of US president Donald Trump’s closest advisors—including Steve Bannon, Rex Tillerson, and Trump’s own family …

Donald Trump

Why I taught myself to code – and why you should too

I was born in 1999, around the peak of the dotcom bubble. But like most other young people out there, by the time I got to secondary school, my ICT lessons still just consisted of creating a presentation on PowerPoint and writing about it on Word – hardly the best training in the world. Our …

Education

101 Quotes by Lao Tzu That Will Open Your Mind to New Dimensions

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question With This Formula

Job interviews can be awkward, especially with open-ended questions like, “So, tell me about yourself.” Where do you start? What do they want to …

Fake news, Russia and Comey: all poor answers to why Donald Trump won

The longer we downplay the failings of the Democratic party, the greater chance we have of Trump winning again in 2020<p>They were up against a candidate that was beyond gaffe-prone. They had a huge money advantage. They had the support of almost every sector of capital, and what’s left of the labor …

Middle-class

7 Ways to Gain Self Discipline and Strive Towards Greatness

Feel like giving up on your 2017 goal? These tips will help you push through.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’re a few weeks into the 2017, and right now is the most crucial time to stick to your goals. But it can also be the most difficult time.<p>So, if you feel like …

10 Simple Steps to Finally Beginning Your Meditation Practice

We can all agree that we need more relaxation and peace in our busy lives. But when life seems so chaotic, how the hell can we go about it?!<p>Well if …

3 times you should reach out to a company before applying for a job there

For someone who currently makes a career out of giving people job search advice, I've made some pretty dumb mistakes.<p>Take, for instance, the time I was convinced I'd found <i>the</i> perfect position for me and was so desperate to get it that I called the office multiple times and sent countless emails.<p>In …

Can Steve Bannon Survive The Media’s Steve Bannon Obsession?

Trump has trained his eye on a Bannon racing to implement his vision for economic nationalism, as his media profile continues to rise. But is Bannon flying too close to the sun?<p>WASHINGTON - It was 6 a.m. on Monday morning and part-time Trump-whisperer and critic Joe Scarborough had a topic he was …

Donald Trump

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: change the Electoral College

Speaking to a packed crowd of students and faculty at Stanford University on Monday, US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg received raucous applause after saying she favored changing the Electoral College. As Politico reports:<p>[Ginsburg] offered that there are “some things I would like to …

9 basic income experiments to watch out for in 2017

Experiments from Kenya to the Netherlands to California are investigating what happens when governments and private organizations give people money for nothing. <i>Do people work less? Do they escape poverty? How many sit and do nothing?</i><p>Here are the experiments leading that charge in 2017.

Basic Income

Refugees crossing into Canada from US on foot despite freezing temperatures

A growing number of asylum seekers are braving freezing cold temperatures to walk into Canada from the US, driven by fears of what Donald Trump’s presidency will mean for refugees, advocates say.<p>Last week, amid the chaos and uncertainty triggered by Trump’s travel ban, one agency dedicated to …

Immigration