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8 Secrets of People Who Are Never Late

1 of 8<p>They Follow The 40 Percent Rule<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>They Time Their Makeup/Morning Prep Routine<p>3 of 8<p>They Make Breakfast In …

Social Media
Education

Grown-Up Versions of Childhood Monsters by Futurehaircut | Monday Insta Illustrator

Imagination has its dark side.<p>The term "childlike imagination" usually conjurs adorable images of children battling pirates or exploring invented landscapes, but illustrator Jimmy D'Amico, aka Futurehaircut, reminds us that kids can also be gross and whimsical. His grotesque take on the animal …

Art

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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My Goals Are More Important Than My Fears: A Message to Women Entrepreneurs

Dear women entrepreneurs,<p>Once I finally realized that my goals were more important than my fears, everything changed.<p>I'd spent so long people pleasing, so long wearing the persona of introversion and staunch professionalism, and so long playing safe to avoid judgement, that I had been crippling my …

Women Entrepreneurs

The Creationist Freak Out Over The Pope's Evolution Speech Has Begun

In a speech earlier this week, Pope Francis declared evolution and the Big Bang theory to be real. His comments, while not completely unprecedented …

'Sisters,' with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, is not as funny as it looks

Tina FeyandAmy Poehlerhave worked hard to become America's fun aunts. Their personas are wise but witty, harried enough to be relatable while together enough to be aspirational. In Fey's Liz Lemon on "30 Rock" and Poehler's Leslie Knope on"Parks and Recreation"they created television characters …

The 20 Best Movies Of 2015

It's that time of the year again -- the time for lists. Making them is interesting because all of a sudden you're forced to decide what was actually memorable from 2015. It turns out a lot of movies were.<p>In a year where "Jurassic World" stampeded over box-office records while many mid-budget …

Kurt Cobain

The 19 hottest female-founded startups of 2015

Women may be underrepresented throughout the tech sector, but they're building some incredible startups, apps, and products.<p>We've rounded up a collection of 19 female-founded startups that made the news this year.<p>Some of them launched or came out of beta, while others raised funding or launched new …

Startups

Why Europeans understand the danger of Donald Trump better than anybody else

But there is a danger in not looking at hate speech as anything other than what it is. Europeans now understand this very well. Because Europe's recent experience with extremist rhetoric suggests that Americans ignore Trump and his politically motivated bigotry at their peril.<p>For much of the last …

Europe

This startup was named the best place to work in NYC thanks to a unique Japanese philosophy

"Provide omotenashi."<p>Say what?<p>"The easiest literal translation is the ability of the host to predict what his or her guest wants before he or she asks for it," explains Button's CEO Mike Jaconi.<p>"What it speaks to, though, is if given or demonstrated authentically, there's an ability that you have …

Startups

An Ohio man allegedly tried to kill his ex-wife. When he got out on bail, police say he finished his crime.

It was a murder allegedly foretold just a fortnight ago.<p>On the evening of Nov. 24, Zeljka Sekulic left her job at a nursing facility in Canton, Ohio, and climbed into her car. As the pretty 37-year-old headed towards home, however, a car suddenly came crashing into hers.<p>The collision sent Zeljka’s …

Crime

Forget 'Sit down!' Students now standing up to learn

<b>(CNN) —</b> Juliet Starrett and her husband were running the sack race at their children's school field day when they noticed something was wrong -- the kids couldn't get into the sacks.<p>"A lot of kids at our school literally lacked the hip range motion to get into the sack and then were having …

Ergonomics

‘I’m a warrior for the babies’ Planned Parenthood suspect declares in court

“I’m guilty,” Robert L. Dear announced at his first in-person court appearance since he allegedly fired on a busy Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs three weeks ago, killing two civilians and a police officer in the assault and subsequent shootout with police.<p>Dear, 57, now faces charges …

Crime

15 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief

Yoga can help you cope with stress and improve overall health and satisfaction with life. In a national survey, over 85 percent of people who did yoga reported that it helped them relieve stress. Exercise is a very useful way to relieve stress, but yoga is different from spinning class or a gym …

Yoga

What's The Difference Between A Manager And A Leader?

It is tough to manage people. You have to manage up and down at the same time. Often managing your relationship with your boss is harder than managing the team you were hired to supervise!<p>To make things even more complicated, we have done the managers of our corporations and institutions a huge …

Sweden has declared war on cash

Back in June, I shared with you the story of how, in 1661, the Scandinavian monarchy became the first country in the world to issue paper money. (It was an unmitigated disaster, by the way.) Now it might be the first to ban it altogether.<p>All across Sweden, cash—the physical kind, not cash in the …

Interest Rates

A teacher gave her 8-year-old students iPads and discovered one huge drawback

When Launa Hall, a teacher in northern Virginia, gave each of her third graders an iPad, they were psyched. Many of them had never had a tablet, and the appeal, was immediate and powerful, she writes in the Washington Post.<p>Hall didn’t choose to give her students iPads. Her school received …

Teaching

For 1 Month, This Husband Wrote Down Everything That Made His Wife Cry

Aaron Gillies and his wife Lex have been married for a year. In that time, Gillies has observed his wife's tendency to cry at just about anything and everything.<p>For a month, the London-based comedy writer kept a list titled "Reasons My Wife Is Crying." He posted it to Twitter on Sunday and it has …

Biscuits

California shooting shows difficulty ID'ing attackers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time the married couple who carried out the deadly San Bernardino attack came to the attention of police, it was far too late.<p>Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, had gone undetected while planning the massacre that included amassing thousands of rounds of …

Terrorism

Fighting back against school shooters

The perspective of a member of ALICE training. One participant is chosen to act as a school shooter, while the others defend themselves.Adam Banicki/INSIDER<p>Karen Madden hopes she will never see the day when a shooter invades her school and opens fire on her students. But if that does happen, she’s …

Guns
Planned Parenthood

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

Self-improvement
Silicon Valley

The Insanity of Lyme Disease, Part 2: The Doppelganger in the Abstract

<i>Mixed-media collage/painting made during a prolonged anxiety attack.</i><p>In this recently published case study, authors Amir Garakani and Andrew G. Mitton detail the case of a man who... well, he could be me. Age 37 (my age), the man had sudden-onset panic attacks and suicidal ideation. He sought out a …

Disease
Donald Trump

Grand Canyon seeks changes as more visitors use backcountry

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Grand Canyon wants to change the way backcountry areas are managed as more outdoor enthusiasts take to the park's open spaces, with proposals that would require hikers using the most popular inner-canyon trails to spend a few dollars on a permit.<p>Millions of people visit …

Hiking

Articles about bright red farmhouse style home thats surprisingly modern inside on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known for its quintessentially New England charm,...<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more …

Architecture

The blind woman who switched personalities and could suddenly see

It had been more than a decade since “B.T.” had last seen anything.<p>After suffering a traumatic accident as a young woman, doctors diagnosed her with cortical blindness, caused by damage to the visual processing centers in her brain. So she got a seeing eye dog to guide her and grew accustomed to …

Mental Health

Forget Time Management. Do This Instead | Inc.com

How much do you think about time management? If you're like most busy professionals, the answer is, quite a lot. You're always trying to squeeze the most productivity you can out of every minute you spend at work. You hate being limited by the 24-hour day.<p>Managing our limited time is well and good, …

Love Myself