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6 Life-Changing Decisions Successful and Happy People Make | Inc.com

While luck certainly plays a part, success is usually the result of making a number of smart choices.<p>And so is happiness.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers. (His online courses "Launching a Business …

Entrepreneurship

How To Become A Millionaire In The Next 5 Years

Want to become a millionaire? Making it happen in the next five years doesn't have to be a fantasy. That's the view of Steve Siebold, 50, author of <i>How Rich People Think</i>. Siebold, a self-made millionaire who consults for corporate sales teams and gives speeches across the country, says that in fact, …

52 Great Wines for $25 or Less

Impress your friends.<p>Looking for the perfect wine for dinner or to take to a party? Our team of experts has come up with bumper crop of …

25 Wall Street movies to watch over the hot holiday weekend

It's the Fourth of July holiday and you'll probably be nursing a hangover and perhaps a sunburn over the next few days.<p>So why not kick back on the couch in the air conditioning and watch one of these Wall Street movies while you recover?<p>You'll definitely enjoy yourself, and you might even learn …

Slaves in their own words: Recordings of a lost world

The 13th amendment abolishing slavery was passed 150 years ago. Thanks to the Library of Congress, the voices of some of those who were emancipated can now be heard<p>Around four million slaves were freed at the end of the American Civil War in 1865. Over the generations their stories have been passed …

The 3 communication skills every leader needs to master

For a business leader to be successful, solid communication skills are vital.<p>Skip Weisman, a leadership and workplace communication expert, coaches leaders on how to communicate more effectively.<p>He says there are three overarching skills that lead to success, which he calls "the three levels of …

Why do people believe myths about the Confederacy? Because our textbooks and monuments are wrong.

History is the polemics of the victor, William F. Buckley once said. Not so in the United States, at least not regarding the Civil War. As soon as the Confederates laid down their arms, some picked up their pens and began to distort what they had done and why. The resulting mythology took hold of …

This Is Why Americans Have No Idea What Really Happens In Prisons

WASHINGTON -- When Kalief Browder killed himself last month after being held for three years without trial at Rikers Island, Americans took notice. His death focused more attention on the appalling treatment of youthful inmates at the New York City jail complex. But Browder, who entered the system …

Boy chained up with dead chicken around neck tells his story

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Handcuffed and shackled to a block of steel, the young boy would brace himself when he heard footsteps outside his bedroom …

10 Surprising Ways You Are Making Your Vegetables Less Nutritious

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Modern-day diets are often lacking in nutrition, in large part because food choices are not optimal. About 90 percent of the money …

An exercise scientist told us the 2 things everyone gets wrong about working out

Everyone out there seems to have ideas in their heads about what works and what doesn't, which is why the best thing you can do is turn to the actual science of how your body works for answers.<p>Recently, we chatted with Rutgers exercise scientist Shawn Arent and asked him what the two biggest …

How do we justify the horrible things we’ve done?

<i>Gerald Caplan is an African scholar, former NDP national director and a regular panelist on CBC's</i> Power and Politics<i>.</i><p>How do humans justify the terrible deeds we commit? This question perplexed the Globe's Konrad Yakabuski in his column last week on slavery in the United States and the murder in …

6 Fear-Based Moves That Lower Your Net Worth

Facing money facts can make you richer.<p>An unpredictable job market. Your city’s soaring cost of living. The hefty price of college tuition you’ll …

9 Foods You Should Never Attempt to Eat

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Many foods have been heavily promoted as being healthy when they are nothing more than pernicious junk foods. In the featured article, …

If You Only Read One Book About the Legacy of Slavery: ‘Slaves in the Family’

Ben Affleck tried and failed to hide a slave owner in his family tree. He would have done better to follow Edward Ball’s example—face the ugly past …

Black History

Who's Running New York Rap?

This used to be a thing. The King of New York. These days, though, it doesn't hold the same weight. There was a time when the top artists from NYC …

The College Degrees And Skills Employers Most Want In 2015

The hiring picture keeps getting better for college graduates. According to a new survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employers are planning to hire 9.6% more graduates for their U.S. operations than they did from the class of 2014. That’s a one percent hike from …

The top 14 skills in the red hot market for marketing jobs

Has the market for marketers heated up?<p>Short answer: Yes.<p>Slightly longer answer: Yes, absolutely!<p>For a more complete answer, read on …<p>We all know that the marketing industry is changing quickly — so quickly that most organizations are having a hard time keeping up. So it’s no surprise that …

Islamic India: The Biggest Holocaust in World History… Whitewashed from History Books

Researching and studying the impact of Islam and jihad on the world, we have come to the conclusion that India today is not living under its own …

World History

U.S. Stocks Edge Lower

Investors watch earnings reports, oil prices<p>By<p>Dan Strumpf<p>Dan Strumpf<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@DanStrumpf<p>Dan.Strumpf@wsj.com<p>U.S. stocks stalled Thursday following two sessions of gains, as a stream of positive earnings reports and well-received initial public offerings failed to lift major …

Stock Markets

Food: The Newest Celebrity

Steak and pasta and salads aren't just sources of nutrition; they're also objects of wonderment, curiosity, and fantasy.<p>This week, <i>The New York Times</i> published an ode to the bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich. The staple of city breakfasts, though “designed to satisfy practical needs rather than …

Top Chef

This Black Driver Was Stopped by a White Cop. What Happened Next Had Him Pulling Over to Record This Message.

He’s got a story to share.<p>“Usually I don’t do these kinds of videos but I felt like this one was necessary,” he begins.<p>Image via LiveLeak<p>In a video posted to LiveLeak Friday, 22-year-old Will Stack sits behind the wheel of his car and tells of being pulled over by a police officer in Lexington, …

Procrastination Is Literally Killing You

“I’ll just read this article a little later.”<p>It’s bad enough that procrastination can ruin your work day—an earful from the boss for blowing a deadline, say, or just a later evening at the office than you planned. But the effects of habitual delay can infect you at the physical level as well as the …

How the 1 percent always wins: “We live in a faux democracy, which is why everyone’s so cynical and nobody votes”

The rich get richer, the middle class gets hollowed out. We all stay quiet. Steve Fraser explains why we allow it<p>Why aren’t we getting angry about the steady shifting of treasure from the middle class to the very richest? Why haven’t the few who are vocal and visibly frustrated coalesced into a …

39 Sex Tips You'll Wish You'd Heard When You Were Younger

Lube is key, always pee, and orgasms aren't a guarantee.

Universal Pictures

How to Hack Your Body to Live Past 120

A high-profile group of futurists is exploring the possibility of extending human life. How will they do it? Treat the body like a computer.<p>For as …

6 Obstacles Keeping You From Pursuing Your Passion (and How to Overcome Them)

You have something to say — a story to tell, emotions to stir, imaginations to captivate. But there are obstacles that stand in the way of your …

Motivation

The Racial Wealth Gap: Why A Typical White Household Has 16 Times The Wealth Of A Black One

<i>See the related story: “10 Proposals For Eliminating The Racial Wealth Gap.”</i><p>The United States is becoming much more racially and ethnically diverse. At the same time, it’s becoming more unequal in terms of wealth and income. These two trends are combining in an uncomfortable way: the wealth and …