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4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

How a Hacker Proved Cops Used a Secret Government Phone Tracker to Find Him

And how it might change what cops can do with our smartphones.<p>On a warm summer’s day in 2008, police spotted a man walking outside his apartment in Santa Clara, California, one of the many bedroom communities spread across Silicon Valley. Undercover FBI officers saw him outside the building and …

Surveillance

We Now Know A Lot More About Students Who Receive Federal College Grants

There's been a lot of attention lately on low-income students on campus — mostly on how to recruit them and how to make them feel welcome.<p>For good reason: Pell Grant recipients make up about a third of the undergraduate student population in the U.S., according to the College Board. And often, …

College & University

I Doubled How Much Exercise and Protein I Got For a Month to Lose Weight Quick (Here's How it Felt)

Dieting isn't supposed to be easy. Mine wasn't. But it worked and it motivated me to never have to do it again.<p>In a word: it made me feel very sloooow.<p>But it worked. The idea was to lose about a pound each week over four weeks to jump-start my training for a high-altitude trail marathon later in …

Fitness

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Income Inequality

How one woman used the '3-hour reset' rule to lose 65 pounds

It’s a typical weight-loss tragedy: You ate healthy for a week, then you devoured a donut at the office party and now you’re mourning your diet.<p>Instead of feeling like you’ve ruined your progress — or yourself, for that matter — reset and restart your mindset before you eat again. It’s what Tiffiny …

Fitness

Breakthrough injection could help you shed 14 pounds a month

British scientists have developed a hormone injection that could help people lose 14 pounds in just four weeks.<p>The jab mimics the effects of a …

Diabetes

Despite porn stars and Playboy models, white evangelicals aren’t rejecting Trump. This is why.

A porn actress says she had sex with Donald Trump, only a few months after his wife gave birth to a son. A former Playboy model says she had an affair with him, too. And yet according to a Pew Research Center poll conducted March 7-14, both white mainline and evangelical Protestants continue to …

Religion

This cheap 3D-printed home is a start for the 1 billion who lack shelter

Printed by Vulcans on planet Earth<p>Food, water, and shelter are basic human needs, but 1.2 billion people in the world live without adequate housing, according to a report by the World Resources Institute’s Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Today at SXSW, an Austin-based startup will unveil its …

Scientists say the dream of unlimited clean energy is about to come true

In just 15 years, the U.S. will be producing unlimited amounts of nearly free, completely green energy. Not only would such an energy holy grail mean the end of humanity’s dependence on expensive fossil fuels, it would also be a panacea for climate change.<p>Amazingly, this is not a science fiction. …

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

How to Make a Yummy, Anti-Inflammatory Morning Drink to Start the Day Off Right

Whether you’re sticking to a strictly anti-inflammatory diet or you’re just looking to detox a bit, this morning drink has got you covered. Studies …

Recipes

All Parents With Young Kids Should Know About These 23 Hacks

How to handle finger paints, blocked sinuses, and muddy strollers like a boss.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

The CIA, Obama, and Soros vs. Democracy

Opinion<p>Posted: Feb 25, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>Is American …

Foreign Policy

Esperanto Is the World's Universal Language

Sometimes it seems like we could solve a lot of problems in the world if only we could all communicate better. Maybe if there was some kind of …

Read Charles Dickens books aloud to your children as the author intended, Simon Callow urges

Ask a child to name their favourite author, and Charles Dickens is unlikely to top the list. But Simon Callow, the actor and Dickens expert, believes that is because they are reading Dickens' words, but not hearing them.<p>It is not a surprise that children find the author's novels off-putting, Callow …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Entertainment

A high school football team took a knee and then all hell broke loose

“Nobody knew it would be like this.”<p>very morning, when former NFL player and current high-school football coach Joey Thomas walks into the recreation …

Tax bill and your tuition: Here's what to expect

Republican leaders backed away from several controversial proposals to change education-related tax breaks.<p>They have agreed to save the student loan interest deduction and keep tuition waivers for graduate students tax-free. The final version of the tax bill would also expand the use of 529 savings …

Orrin Hatch just made the Republican agenda startlingly clear

We can afford a trillion dollars in deficit-financed tax cuts. But "we don't have any money" for children's health care.<p>On the Senate floor last week, just hours before Republicans passed a $1 trillion tax cut, Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown challenged Senate Finance Committee Chair Orrin Hatch: Why …

The Next big thing in home automation debuts on Indiegogo

Wiscloud Inc. has come up with a futuristic smart home automation system based on proprietary network that assures to take home automation to a whole …

Home Automation

2 Shifts In Thinking That Can Change Your Life Forever

During the first two years of building my previous company, my income was less than that of a McDonald’s employee. I was regularly discouraged by …

Motivation

Too Many Toys May Limit Your Child's Creativity, According to New Study

When it comes to your child's toy collection, less may be more.<p>When it comes to how many toys and what kinds of toys you allow your child to play with, you surely have a take as a parent that's uniquely yours. Some moms and dads allow only a few items out of the play box at a time, while others are …

Learn How To Make THC Oil That Will Work In An E-Cig · High Times

Can you make THC oil that will work in an e-cig by yourself on a budget? Cartridges pre-filled with THC have been rapidly increasing in popularity …

Cannabis

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might …

Selling

A personal trainer reveals the 'most effective method of intermittent fasting' — here's how to get started

Intermittent fasting is changing the way people eat. But there are so many different ways to fast these days, is one method better than all the rest? Personal trainer and health coach, Max Lowery says, cutting your eating down to just 2 meals a day is the best way to tackle fasting head-on. He also …

Japan's long-breath diet: This diet can easily blow kilograms away; here's all you need to know about it

It helps in burning more fat when our body uses more oxygen.<p>To lead a healthy life, it's important to be in your correct BMI. It's a known fact that …

This floating tiny house is perfect for those who dream of living on water

For those of us who dream of living by the water, this tiny house might have just topped all of our expectations by actually being on the …