Jameela Muhammad

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After Hurricane Katrina, Neighborhoods Get Hit With a Rush of Wealth and Gentrification

NEW ORLEANS—Ten years after Hurricane Katrina and the collapse of the federal levee system, this city is driven by equal measures of defiance, …

Protein-rich foods that are good for your heart

Eating more foods rich in certain amino acids – the building blocks of protein – may be as good for your heart health as cutting sodium, getting more exercise and quitting smoking, rang headlines about a study published this month in the Journal of Nutrition.<p>Previous studies have linked higher …

Why teenagers need quality time with their parents more than toddlers do

With a study suggesting that the only stage at which the quantity of time parents spend with their offspring really matters is during adolescence, Anna Tyzack investigates the pros and cons of the new 'teen maternity leave'<p>Five weeks after giving birth to me, my mother returned to her office job. …

Parenting

America’s silent-but-deadly billionaires: How our tight-lipped overlords are waging stealth campaigns against the middle class

New research reveals the surreptitious ways in which the richest of the rich try to influence politics<p>Teddy Roosevelt famously argued that, when it comes to foreign policy, one should “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” Similarly, an apt summation of the political inclinations of billionaires …

The insane reason why Chinese drivers intentionally kill the pedestrians they hit

As the girl's grandmother shouted, "Stop! You've hit a child!" the BMW's driver paused, then switched into reverse and backed up over the girl.<p>The woman at the wheel drove forward once more, crushing the girl for a third time.<p>When she finally got out from the BMW, the unlicensed driver immediately …

Noel Road is a small business on a mission – to provide health and wellbeing inspiration for busy business owners. They put together five lunchbox recipes for us<p>Mother and daughter team Amanda and Georgia Takacs never intended to launch a health and wellbeing business. But shortly after Georgia …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Feds fighting to keep cash seized from person never charged with crime

Federal prosecutors are battling in court to keep $167,000 in cash seized in a 2013 traffic stop, despite the motorist never being charged in the incident and the Obama administration clamped down this spring on such asset seizures and forfeitures.<p>The case -- which highlights the ongoing concerns …

Chinese police arrest 15,000 for Internet crimes | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Police in China said on Tuesday they had arrested about 15,000 people for crimes that “jeopardized Internet security”, as the government moves to tighten controls on the Internet.<p>A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013 illustration file picture. …

8 things Samsung's new Galaxy phones can do that the iPhone can't

Both have large screens, but they couldn't be more different. And it looks like the Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ have a few tricks up their sleeves that iPhone 6 Plus owners can't boast about.

Galaxy Note

Why Women Are More Likely to Ask for a Divorce

In a presentation to the American Sociological Association, researchers report that women are more likely than men to ask for divorce. But …

The world’s first true “smart drug” enhances cognition and is deemed safe by health experts

Most people looking for a cognitive boost in the morning reach for a cup of coffee or tea. But all caffeine really does is lift up your mood and improve focus, and that is why it isn’t considered a “pure cognitive enhancer.”<p>There is, however, a real contender for that title: modafinil (also sold as …

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

11 easy ways to boost your willpower and concentration

Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to filter out distractions and improve your ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. To find out what some of these strategies are, we sifted through the Quora thread, "How do I improve my concentration and willpower?" and highlighted the most …

Will Power

Here's what the maximum amount of sugar you should be eating in a day looks like

Sugar: Love it, hate it, but you certainly can't ignore it.<p>The FDA recently proposed that nutrition labels on foods be required to list the amount of added sugar as a percentage of the recommended maximum daily intake, or about 50 grams of sugar.<p>Since "50 grams" isn't exactly easy to picture, we …

16 Facts About Dating That Will Change The Way You Think About Love

Apparently, love at first sight doesn't happen just on the big screen.

People with this personality type are more likely to become entrepreneurs — here's why

Science suggests there's one personality type that's more likely to ditch the corporate structure and work for themselves.<p>A new report from Truity Psychometrics, a provider of online personality and career assessments, found in its ranking of the personality types most likely to be self-employed …

The Best Butt Workout

Try this 20-minute butt workout to solidify your assets<p><b>To get a gorgeous butt</b> do these moves twice a week. Complete the recommended sets and reps, opting for a weight at which you can barely eke out the last rep of your final set with perfect form. <i>Check out all of WH's 20-Minute Workout Series -</i></b> …

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The religious have gone insane: The separation of church and state — and Scalia from his mind

A “strong and passionate” belief in God does real harm — look no further than the GOP or the Supreme Court<p>The headline on the News Nerd was almost too good to be true: “American Psychological Association to Classify Belief in God As a Mental Illness.” A study, the story beneath it read, had led the …

To Hold Women Back, Keep Treating Them Like Men

Are men and women different? While almost every executive I have ever met, anywhere in the world, says yes, most diversity policies are designed as if the answer were no.<p>Last week, the Global Head of Diversity of a leading professional services firm told me that she “didn’t want to be treated …

Our obsession with safety is harming our kids

If your primary parenting goal is to keep your child safe, what kind of an adult do you think you’re raising?<p>Last week our family took its annual soul-crushing road trip: a cool 1,000 miles each way from Atlanta to the eastern end of Long Island. Along the way, my 8-year-old son got to experience a …

5 things we should teach in school but don't

I mean, almost all of the important history I learned between grades 5 and 12 I could probably find on Wikipedia and understand within a few weeks now.<p>And pretty much any scientific knowledge you could ever want to learn is explained with pretty videos on YouTube.<p>On top of that, you have the most …

Factory farming is killing the planet: Why the meat industry’s future needs to look more like its past

Sonia Faruqi visited 60 farms in eight countries. Here’s what she learned<p>What happens when you go from never thinking about where your meat comes from to visiting 60 farms across three continents?<p>One thing's for sure: your food will never again look the same.<p>That was the case for Sonia Faruqi, …

Rights groups say arrest of Christians is further evidence of routine discrimination against non-Muslims, frequently punished for ‘indecent dress’<p>A Sudanese Christian woman arrested for wearing trousers has narrowly escaped the punishment of 40 lashes, in a case that human rights groups say is …

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A Chinese woman reportedly paid to rescue 100 dogs from a meat festival

Animal-loving Yang Xiaoyun paid about 7,000 yuan (US$1,100) to save around 100 dogs in the southern city of Yulin on Saturday, web portal Netease reported.<p>The city holds an annual festival devoted to the animal's meat on the summer solstice, which has provoked an increasing backlash from animal …

Chad bans full veil after deadly Boko Haram attacks

"Wearing the burqa must stop immediately from today, not only in public places and schools but throughout the whole of the country," Prime Minister Kalzeube Pahimi Deubet said in a speech to religious leaders the day before the start of the holy Muslim festival of Ramadan.<p>Any type of clothing that …

The world is flooded with oil and the biggest glut in history is taking shape

OPEC, which produces about 40% of global oil supply, announced on June 5 to "maintain" output at 30 million barrels per day for the next six months.<p>Six days later, the IEA's Oil Market Report for June clarified that "Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and the United Arab Emirates pumped at record monthly rates" …

Oil