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The things sex education should have taught us but didn’t

Two things are abundantly clear: 1) sex education matters, and 2) teaching teenagers that sex is shameful messes everything up.<p>The statistics are glaring. More pragmatic approaches to teenage sexuality (i.e., “Hey, you’re going to do what you’re going to do, but here’s how to be responsible about …

Teen Pregnancy

New app wants to help you find real friends, like the kind without benefits

There are a zillion apps to help you find friends with benefits, but what if what you really want is just regular, old-fashioned new friends?<p>Me3 is a …

Apps

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not responsible.<p>Here's what you <i>are</i> responsible for, and what you</i> …

Happiness

Hard Data Shows This Soft Skill Will Make You 35 Percent More Persuasive | Inc.com

Thanks to advances in neuroscience, brain scans, and data-driven studies, we've learned more about persuasion in the past decade than we had ever known previously. We know what works and why it works, and we can prove it scientifically.<p>The data firm Quantified Communications has added to the …

The Brain

I Was a Muslim in Trump's White House

When President Obama left, I stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country. I lasted eight days.<p>In 2011, I was hired, straight out of college, to work at the White House and eventually the National Security Council. My job there was to promote and protect the best of what …

Bannon: Trump administration is in unending battle for ‘deconstruction of the administrative state’

Stephen K. Bannon, President Trump’s reclusive chief strategist and the intellectual force behind his nationalist agenda, said Thursday that the new administration is locked in an unending battle against the media and other globalist forces to “deconstruct” an outdated system of governance.<p>In his …

Donald Trump

How to Get a Loan to Flip a House | Investopedia

House flipping is at its highest level since 2007, thanks to rising home prices and the increased availability of financing. What’s more, a limited …

Real Estate

Never Eat Alone: Why Your Success Requires The Success of Others | Inc.com

Building win-win relationships is a primary skill for any entrepreneur. Simon Sinek, author of <i>Why Leaders Eat Last</i>, advocates that relationships are not just necessary to our survival as humans but are key for learning and innovation. Ideas festivals such as Startup Grind, Totem Summit, and Names …

Entrepreneurship

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

9 Powerful Lessons From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Look at Life

Confucius was one of the most famous Chinese thinkers and philosophers. He mainly focused on moral issues, social relationships and how to live a …

Motivation

Russia Is Already Winning

If you understand what the Kremlin is up to, the news is grim. But it also gives us a clear path to fight back.<p>The whirlwind of Russian spy news over the past few weeks has forced Americans to confront questions that previously would only have seemed possible in fiction: Did a foreign power …

Russia

3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school seemed to …

Study: top bank execs saw the crash coming and sold off shares in their own institutions

In a new working paper from the Center for Economic Policy Research, scholars look at the trading records of shareholders, directors and top …