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Why You Should Think Twice Before Ordering Coffee or Tea on a Plane

There are a few things flight attendants would never drink in the air.<p>Overnight and early morning flights are hard on all of us. Sometimes, the only …

In his short life, Jaco Pastorius revolutionised the bass guitar, and lifted the music of key jazz-fusioneers Pat Metheny and Weather Report in the 1970s – but his ambition was to form a big band. This previously unreleased live set captures a blistering two-hour gig from Pastorius’s soulful, …

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White Men Can’t Murder: Why White Cops Are Immune to the Law

Philando Castile was not murdered, because white police officers don’t murder black men. If that statement upsets you, allow me to cheer you up with …

Why Self-Talk Is So Powerful For Your Health & Happiness

<i>We all could use a motivational speech from time to time — but don't underestimate the importance of self-talk. If you are looking for ways to pump</i> …

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Jupiter is the gigantic, stormy hellscape we always feared

Jupiter looks like hell.<p>The huge planet in the middle of our solar system has giant Earth-sized storms, a powerful magnetic field, and extreme …

Astronomy

He Called God an 'Utter Maniac' on TV — And Then the Police Showed Up at His Door

He made the comment two years ago, but now British comedian and humanist Stephen Fry may face blasphemy charges in Ireland.<p>According to the …

Ohio Teacher Fired for Dragging Preschooler Down Hallway

More news of a serious breach of duty by those entrusted to care for our most vulnerable: An Ohio preschool teacher has been fired after a colleague …

These radical black artists stood against white feminism

Catherine Morris is a white woman who has problem with "white feminism". Over the past few years, alongside Rujeko Hockley, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, she's played a key role in championing the work of black women artists who have been underrepresented in the …

Capitalism 2.0: the economy of the future will be powered by neural lace

A battle for the "soul" of the global economy is underway. The next few decades will likely decide whether capitalism survives or is replaced with a …

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Here's how to use turmeric to whiten your teeth

News flash: Turmeric can actually whiten your teeth. Say goodbye to oil pulling forever!<p>Blogger Farah Dhukai showed us an ingenious way to use …

Getting treatment for problem drinking — without giving up alcohol

She no longer drinks seven days a week. She doesn't lose entire Saturdays to hangovers.<p>She doesn't have to worry that her kids always see her with a wine glass in her hand.<p>But Adrienne, an Indiana therapist who asked to be identified by only her first name, does drink. With the help of an Evanston, …

27 Quotes to Change How You Think About Problems

Great minds give you the benefit of their experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It happens to even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs. You’ve built momentum for your latest project, you’re excited to embrace new challenges and you’ve visualized success at the end …

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

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Black girls have been playing with white dolls for a long time

Many people were touched by a recent viral story on social media about a white girl who defended her choice of a black doll when a cashier told her the doll didn’t look like her.<p>"Yes, she does. She's a doctor like I'm a doctor. And I'm a pretty girl and she's a pretty girl. See her pretty hair? And …

The Truth About Treating Depression

Here’s a surprising stat: Depression is the leading cause of disability worldwide, according to the latest figures from the World Health …

‘The Walking Dead’ Is Already Teasing How They Can Bring Back A Fan-Favorite In The Future

<b>WARNING: Spoilers for The Walking Dead below, though this is just a courtesy for people waiting to binge the latest season. Most already know what happened.</b><p>In case you live under a rock or decided long ago that <i>The Walking Dead</i> wasn’t for you, the latest season arrived with quite a shock thanks to …

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Diabetes is even deadlier than we thought, study suggests

Nearly four times as many Americans may die of diabetes as indicated on death certificates, a rate that would bump the disease up from the seventh-leading cause of death to No. 3, according to estimates in a recent study.<p>Researchers and advocates say that more-precise figures are important as they …

Diabetes

Ford built a baby bed that feels like it’s driving around the neighborhood

Some babies won’t sleep unless they get a nighttime cruise around the neighborhood, as many parents (my own included) can attest. That’s why Ford’s latest creation isn’t a car at all – it’s a small cot for babies called Max Motor Dreams (via CNET) that simulates a drive using sound and motion, …

‘Exactly What I Ate to Get My Blood Sugar Under Control For Good’

Changing one crucial part of his life helped this man bounce back from type-2 diabetes<p>When Thomas Rupp was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, he was stunned. Despite having a challenging career (he was working in corporate finance and for FEMA), he managed to exercise regularly, and he rarely ate fast …

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Simple ways to improve mood, according to psychologists

Jason Kempin / Staff / Getty Images<p>It's the little things.<p>Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of …

A Day of Rest: 12 Scientific Reasons It Works | Inc.com

Most major religions call for a day of rest. It's been getting harder and harder to take that day fully with people chained to their devices and constantly online. Now science supports this claim about the power of a day of rest. Here are 12 scientific reasons a regular rest time every week, …

A Tribute to the Late, Great Barrier Reef in Pictures

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I Did 30 Burpees For 15 Days and Here’s What Happened

Try it yourself: Three sets of 10 burpees for 15 days straight<p>When I wanted to try CrossFit, I dragged one of my best friends to a beginner’s class with me. And although she was a good sport about it, she mentioned on our drive home how the deadlifts-crunches-burpees circuit would have been so much …

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10 Reasons Why You Haven't Fulfilled Your Potential | Inc.com

You're frustrated that you aren't where you think you should be in life. With your career, your family, and your bank account--and you can't put your finger on the problem. You just want to be happy.<p>Here's the brutal reality you need to confront. The problem is you. You have to get out of your own …

Women Who Do These 5 Things Orgasm More Frequently

There's a ton of advice out there about how to orgasm more or better, but not that much hard data to back it up. A study just published in <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior,</i> however, offers an extremely comprehensive look at the factors that correlate with orgasm frequency.<p>Let's start off with the good …

7 Times Harriet Tubman Was a Badass Superhero

Harriet Tubman is having a moment. Right now she is the “it” girl of history.<p>No longer relegated to the pages of schoolbooks during Black History …

A Week's Worth of Quick and Easy Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

I feel better when I eat home-cooked food, but in my house, every night is a fire drill: Gather groceries during a break from work; forget essential grocery item, thus requiring a second trip to the store; prep ingredients while toddler entertains herself by applying peanut butter to her hair using …

Reverse Searing Is The Best Way To Cook A Steak

Most people have never heard of it.<p>Cooking a steak is an art form. You have to be precise, attentive, diligent. Most people prepare steak by first searing the meat in a skillet, then transferring it to the oven to finish cooking. But if you can't seem to get that T-bone exactly how you want it, …