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WWI's Harlem Hellfighters Who Cut Down Germans and Gave France Jazz

PARIS—A classic study published in the 1970s, a tragic history of great hopes, great courage, brutal segregation, daily humiliations, and enduring, …

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People are using more apps now than ever before

The rhetoric regarding apps hasn’t changed much over the years. Every year, people are using more and more for longer periods of time. As it turns out, 2016 wasn’t much different. According to a report by App Annie, people spent nearly one trillion hours in apps in 2016. That trend is looking to …

Steve Ballmer launches USAFacts to track government spending

Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO, had such a tough time finding government data for his philanthropic work that he's created his own database -- called USAFacts.<p>"What we're trying to do now is create a foundation for a more fact-based discussion about what's going on with government in our …

I Found the World's Coolest Nightlight For My Son

I knew it was inevitable, but it arrived one night without warning: My two-year-old son woke up crying, suddenly afraid of the dark.<p>As a tech …

While Scolding Trump, Mexico Seeks to Curtail Citizens’ Rights

MEXICO CITY — Even as Mexico fumes over President Trump’s aggressive stance toward its people, the Mexican government is quietly trying to rip up basic legal protections for its citizens at home and gut longstanding efforts to fix the nation’s broken rule of law.<p>Legal experts fear the move will set …

Billionaire Carlos Slim's Foundation Concerned With Sharp Decline Of Monarch Butterflies' Population

Perhaps reflecting the winds of the times, the Mexican area occupied by the North American Monarch butterfly –the only known butterfly species that migrates up to 2,800 miles from Canada and the U.S. to Mexico each year–decreased by 27% in the 2016-2017 winter season compared to the previous …

The Real Costs of Building a Mobile App for iOS and Android

Find out which type of app might be right for your business and learn about what goes into development.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a world that has grown increasingly dependent on mobile technology, you should consider having a customized mobile application for …

6 uncomfortable truths about living in Mexico

1. Women face discrimination, sexual harassment and death on a daily basis.<p>In early December 2016, Ana Gabriela Guevara, a Mexican senator and former …

New iMessage hack lets you crash friends’ iPhones via text message

A new nefarious text message has been discovered that has the power to completely crash iPhones, even those running the latest version of iOS 10.<p>Instead of using infected links or weird text like previous iMessage hacks, this new one allows attackers to disable a person’s Messages app by simply …

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7 Sacred Promises People In Happy Relationships Always Make

Relationships take time, energy, and commitment. Finding the right person is hard enough. Staying with that person is even harder. We tend to have …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

To reduce poverty, expand affordable housing

Poverty is deeply connected to the absence of stable, affordable housing. Sociologist Matthew Desmond exposes this connection in his new book,</i> …

Heading a soccer ball causes instant brain changes, study finds

By Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Amy Ellis Nutt<p>Reporter covering neuroscience and mental health<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Routine heading of a soccer ball can cause damage to brain structure and function, according to a new study from the United Kingdom that is the first to detect direct neurological changes by impacts too …

11 Benefits of Bikram Yoga That Will Have You Running For Your Yoga Mat

If you have never tried Bikram Yoga before, it might be time that you did. Yoga is great for you in general, but Bikram Yoga, a form of hot Yoga, is …

Sorry, But Yoga Might Not Count Toward Your Weekly Exercise Goals

Do you rely on yoga to meet your 150 minutes of moderate physical activity in a week? You might actually be falling short of your goal, suggests a …

Homemade Homes: Beautiful, Sustainable DIY Houses

Dream homes have changed a lot in recent times. Rather than wanting a rambling Tudor mansion, more people are seeking sustainable houses that they …

Quiz: What’s your dosha?

Whether you’re just learning the ABCs of Ayurveda or are already <i>really</i> into it (the most extreme cleanse on earth, anyone?), you can’t get too far …

Ring Stick Up Cam and Solar Panel combo provides peace of mind

Ring’s Video Doorbell is among the best connected doorbell options out there, and the company released a wireless security camera called the Stick Up Cam earlier this year, as well as a solar panel to help provide it with continuous power. But how does the Stick Up, stack up?<p>At a glance<p>6-12 month …

Married at First Sight's Derek Schwartz Explains Why His and Heather Seidel's Marriage Failed After 10 Days

Ten days after <i>Married at First Sight</i>‘s Derek Schwartz and Heather Seidel tied the knot, the couple’s marriage came to an abrupt end.<p>While Schwartz, …

Need Some AI? Yeah, There’s a Marketplace for That

Diego Oppenheimer is worried that the Googles and the Facebooks will dominate the world of artificial intelligence.<p>It's a legitimate worry. Elon Musk …

How to Heal the Spiritual Pain of America

Over the past year, streams of commentaries have analyzed the ferocious and alarming combat marking this year’s presidential campaign. Few among …

What They Don't Tell You About Yoga

It was inevitable that yoga would become trendy and commercialized. Where there is greatness, somebody's going to capitalize on it. I can't even hate (that would go against yogic philosophy). Yet, amidst the fancy-pants and complicated arm balance poses, there is a lot that happens on the mat that …

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4 Legal Aspects To Look Out For Before You Sign Any Contract !

As a nascent entrepreneur, the agreements and/or contracts that you sign at the early stages of your business play a pivotal role in ascertaining the …

Here's why even soulmates have relationship problems

Shutterstock<p>This article was originally published on KyleBenson.net.<p>Anyone who finds themselves in a dysfunctional relationship will either try to …

Why Strong People Attract Difficult Relationships

I have seen spiritually awakened, amazingly strong people fall into relationships that are sometimes abusive, stressful and manipulative and often …

The Key To Mending Your Relationship Problems

Stalled relationships, curiously enough, are a topic of conversation these days, especially among my peers. These are the relationships that don't quite seem to take off or relationships that have taken off and then stopped moving forward in the trajectory that we expected. A lot of what we focus …

Emotionally Unavailable, Attachment And Disappointment: A Toxic Cocktail

Photo CreditLizziliz<p><b>A wicked stew!</b><p>Building walls, so fucking fast while climbing into our numb cocoon aka comfort zone and telling ourselves, we're just fine. It's how we cope with any possible disappointment whether it's a date or relationship gone bad!<p>Until that <i>someone</i> comes along, sparks fly and …

Toxic Troubles In A Relationship

Relationships are like energy of people who are the life of the party or the trolls that live under the bridge. I strive to bring the energy of those that light up the party and hope after reading this article that you will as well. Relationships can be described as being simple or way too …

Love Will Be The Death Of Us

"I'm sorry your marriage didn't work." My mother's words echo in my mind. When a marriage dissolves, can it only be seen as a failure? Can a relationship also succeed not because it lasts forever, but how it ends?<p>Notes On The End Of My Marriage<p><i>Author's note: This is a sincere attempt to learn the</i> …

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The 1 Thing That Will Make You a Great Communicator

Good communication isn't rocket science. There's 1 thing you can do to make sure your message cuts through the noise and makes an impact.<p>"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." --George Bernard Shaw<p>We've all read and listened to communication experts …