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Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl

The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 is “keep the memory alive”, and today we want to remember Annelies Marie Frank, better known as Anne Frank, who started her diary Diary of a Young Girl at the age of just 13, while hiding from the German occupation of Amsterdam during the second world war. …

Books

2Chainz, Conservative Icon

During a debate with Nancy Grace over marijuana legalization, the rapper laid out a philosophy based on personal responsibility, limited government, and hard work.<p>If you're looking for a concise summation for a certain strain of conservatism, you could do worse than the opening bars of 2Chainz's …

Forget Resolutions, What’s Your “Beautiful Question” For 2015?

Big questions can lead to big breakthroughs, writes Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question. Here’s how to find yours.<p>With New Year’s comfortably behind us, we’ve all had enough talk of resolutions. But for those still looking for a way to spark change in their lives, I’d like to suggest …

Creativity

15 Phrases That Will Change Your Life In 2015

As the new year approaches, many of us will resolve to transform our bodies -- but what about our minds?<p>Giving ourselves a mental makeover could be just as important as giving ourselves a physical one. But accomplishing that doesn't just lie in changing our thoughts -- it's also dependent on …

How to Make Banh Mi Rolls (and Build a Banh Mi Sandwich)

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Andrea Nguyen, author of The Banh Mi Handbook, is showing us how to make banh mi rolls (and banh mi sandwiches) at home.</i><p>Do you need to bake your …

'Pay-To-Go-Away' From State And Local Pensions

You’ve heard of “pay-to-play,” sometimes called pay-for-play, which is a phrase used for a variety of situations in which money is exchanged for the privilege to engage or play in the game. The National Football League has asked artists Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Coldplay, under consideration for the …