Janay Graves

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Smart weekend rituals to make your workweek less anxious

A classic weekend spent lounging around the house and meeting with family can be the gift we all deserve after a long week. But it always feels like …

Time Management

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

Morning ritual: The 7 steps that will make you happy all day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

8 qualities that will help you be great in any relationship, according to a psychotherapist

Do you ever wonder how some people seem so natural and at ease in relationships, while others really struggle to maintain them?<p>Is it a difference in temperament, like introversion or extroversion?<p>It could be, but as a psychologist, I can say the approach to relationships for each temperament is …

The recipe for happiness and success? Try compassion

<b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with friends or looking for more friends? Want to relate better to your co-workers?<p>Try a little compassion.<p>Compassion, as one scholar describes it, is "experiencing feelings of loving kindness toward another person's …

Mindfulness

How Thinking About Death Can Make Your Life Better

It’s so important to live your life fully, in the now, aware of everything you have. Author Wayne Dyer said that in order to appreciate the beauty of …

Mariah Carey Splits From Fiancé James Packer—Here’s What We Know So Far

Mimi’s fans went crazy back in January when she revealed her engagement to Australian billionaire James Packer, with an eye-popping 35-carat ring no less. Now, according to multiple sources, it’s rumored that the pair has split, just months ahead of what the singer promised would be a wedding …

Top 10 Books of 2016

Fiction<p>Commonwealth<p>By Ann Patchett<p>An illicit kiss at a christening wrecks two marriages in Los Angeles but blends the six children from different families. As we follow them over the next half century, their stories come into focus the way our own family legends cohere — from scraps of information …

Books

Mannequin Challenge Origin: The true story of the coolest viral video trend of the year

The "mannequin challenge," the new trend in which groups of people hold a statuesque pose, has gone viral. After a number of publications discovered …

Social Media

Tubman replacing Jackson on the $20, Hamilton spared

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew reverses a plan to bump Hamilton after receiving fierce blowback.<p>Harriet Tubman will bump Andrew Jackson from the front of the $20 bill while Alexander Hamilton will stay put on the $10 — a historic move that gives a woman prime placement on U.S. currency and quells a …

Black History

'The People vs. O.J. Simpson' makes fact fiction and finds something profound in the process

"American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" should have been an unmitigated disaster.<p>Let's start with the fact that the 10-episode FX series practically ignores the horrific crime at the heart of the so-called trial of the century. It treats the double homicide of Nicole Brown Simpson and …

American Crime Story

A timeline of Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest and the athletes who joined him

Colin Kaepernick was alone in his early protests, but has now been joined by athletes from around the sports world.<p><i>After</i> President Donald Trump attacked NFL players <i>protesting during the national anthem on Friday and subsequently</i> told his followers on Twitter to boycott <i>the league, many players who</i> …

Football (U.S.)

Kobe Bryant Puts Exclamation Point on Career with Surreal, Epic Finale

LOS ANGELES — The last game of Kobe Bryant’s career—arguably the most lionized in NBA history—began like just about every other game this season: with the Los Angeles Lakers stuck at the bottom of the Western Conference standings, handicapped by a flimsy screen-door defense and a predictable …

How 2016 Brought Chaos to Music

The biggest statements of the year were full contradictions — and subject to change.<p>This year, as every year, there were many excellent <i>album</i>-albums by <i>artist</i>-artists. (See sidebar. David Bowie's <i>Blackstar</i> goes in a separate chamber: Nothing about that hello/goodbye was ordinary or reducible.) These …

Drake Is the Most Streamed Artist on Spotify in 2016 (And All Time)

Spotify has released their year-end charts, presenting the most streamed artists, songs, albums, and genres throughout 2016. For the second consecutive year, Drake tops the most-streamed artist list, with over 4.7 billion streams (more than doubling his 1.8 billion from last year). His album <i>Views</i> …

Drake

In Solange’s Room

Tina Lawson opened Headliners on Houston’s Montrose Boulevard in 1990. She did hair during the day, and sewed costumes at night. The hairdresser’s …

Chance The Rapper is the world's first truly independent artist

His fourth mixtape, Coloring Book, makes him the first artist to get an album in the Billboard 200 charts based on streams alone – is he the future of music?<p>Chance the Rapper looks set to become the first artist to get an album in the Billboard 200 charts this week based on streams alone for …

Arctic Monkeys

Beyoncé's 'Lemonade': EW Review

You may have heard that Beyoncé put out an album about her husband, Jay Z. You heard wrong: <i>Lemonade</i> is about one person, and that person’s name is …

Snapchat files for one of the biggest tech IPOs in years: sources | Reuters

(Reuters) - Snapchat has filed for an initial public offering, sources familiar with the situation said on Tuesday, which puts the messaging app a step closer to the biggest U.S. stock market debut since 2014.<p>A security camera is seen over the door of Snapchat's headquarters in Venice, Los Angeles, …

Venture Capital

'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Will Stay in Juvie For Now

The Texas teenager whose lawyers infamously invoked an "affluenza" defense while he was on trial for a fatal drunken-driving crash is not heading to the big house just yet.<p>A Texas judge ruled Friday that 18-year-old Ethan Couch should remain in a juvenile detention facility while he awaits a Feb. …

Crime

Kim Kardashian's robbery ordeal, from begging for her life to dealing with the aftermath

It's been a crazy week in the life of Kim Kardashian since she was robbed at gunpoint early Monday at her luxury apartment in Paris. There was the crime itself. The missing bodyguard. The strangely calm concierge. The hurried journey home. Those millions in stolen jewels. The post-traumatic …

Crime

Facebook's fake news problem, explained

News stories are supposed to help ordinary voters understand the world around them. But in the 2016 election, news stories online too often had the opposite effect. Stories rocketed around the internet that were misleading, sloppily reported, or in some cases totally made up.<p>Over the course of …

Internet