Kerdell Baker

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7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

The Election Was About Racism Against Barack Obama

The popularity of radical anti-immigrant nationalism in Europe, from Britain to Russia, and in the United States—the recent defeat of a right-wing …

Religion

The Best Hip Hop Albums Of 2016

It’s time to review the best Hip Hop releases of this year. Let’s be honest folks. This year, up until recently, has been somewhat stale. There was a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Drake Is the Thirstiest Rapper in the Game

The Toronto MC has name-checked crushes on songs and slid into porn star’s DMs. Now, he’s paying visits to college women across the country.<p>Aubrey …

READ: The Undefeated on White Fear of the Black Man

On December 1, Ronald Gasser allegedly shot and killed ex-NFL running back Joe McKnight in New Orleans during a road rage incident. Gasser was …

This Definitive History of Racist Ideas Should Be Required Reading

There are some books that just demand space on your bookshelf—not just because they’re interesting but also because these books break new ground in a …

The Founder of Hollywood's Most Elite Sex Club Is Unhappy

He bought a mansion and filled it with debauchery. It still isn't enough.<p>In a leafy enclave near Beverly Hills, behind an aging Tudor mansion, Snctm is hosting a pool party. The sun is radiant overhead, the sky is cloudless and blue; the therapeutic aroma from the eucalyptus trees mixes in the air …

Lil Wayne: the tragic decline of a hip-hop trailblazer

As he prepares to release a memoir, Gone ’Til November, we look back at the New Orleans rapper’s career – from giving Drake his big break to becoming the voice of Katrina and his ongoing Cash Money legal battle<p>I can’t say I wrote the book on Lil Wayne but I did write <i>a</i> book. This was in late 2010, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Academic Success Factors: Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking > Building Skills for Critical Thinking<p>Building Skills for Critical Thinking<p>Just like any other ability or competence that you wish …

Critical Thinking

Forget takeout, try this homemade recipe for General Tso’s Chicken

Tech News Today<p>How hackers can use chip flaw to get your password<p>Tech News Today - 01-09-18<p>HP recalls laptops over fire risk, How to see if A<p>Tech …

Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken #Recipe

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>4-6 boneless skinless chicken breasts or 6-8 boneless skinless chicken thighs<br>5 tablespoons oil<br>juice of 4 limes (about 5-6 tablespoons)<br>2 …

Who's the burger king? Dallas whups Austin in Top 50 Burgers list

It's a big moment for burger lovers: For the second time in seven years, <i>Texas Monthly</i> has just published its list of the 50 greatest hamburgers in …

This Is What Republicans at the RNC Think About Black People and Cops

"This mentality of, 'poor me, I've been oppressed so I am going to kill somebody...' How does that help?"<p>There's never been a time in my life where the subject of race seemed to be more discussed and dissected than it is today. It's fascinating how differently we can view something like death, …

Here's How to Shine Your Shoes Like a Pro

You've invested in your footwear. You should also invest in its upkeep.<p><i>Jolie Kerr is a cleaning expert and advice columnist. She'll be here</i> <i>every week</i> <i>helping to answer your filthiest questions. Are you dirty?</i> <i>Email her</i><i>.</i><p><b>I had a pair of light brown/beige wingtips repaired and shined recently, but when</b> …

Here are New Orleans’ Best Po-Boy Spots

Few things are more New Orleans than a gut-filling, over-stuffed po-boy. Like the city itself, these sandwiches aren’t about restraint or reason. Rather they hold a sacred, perhaps even fanatical, place among the city’s food iconography -- and eating one amounts to an act of civic pride. First …

Slow Cooker Texas-Style BBQ Brisket

• Dry Rub<br>• 2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons smoked paprika<br>• 1 tablespoon coarse black pepper<br>• 2 teaspoons ancho chile powder<br>• 2 teaspoons …

BBQ

28 brilliant questions to ask at the end of every job interview

It's important to remember that every interview is a two-way street.<p>You should be assessing the employer just as much as they're assessing you …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

Myron Mixon's BBQ Rules: The Old-School Guide to Smoking Meat by Myron Mixon with Kelly Alexander

One of Mixon's top rules is to always use the right wood.<p>Pre-order a copy of <i>BBQ Rules</i> and tell us what your number one barbecue rule is in the form …

2016 New Orleans Saints game-by-game predictions

My early pick for the New Orleans Saints' 2016 record: 8-8. Although I think they're capable of beating anyone with Drew Brees at quarterback, and I …

6 Qualities Of Introverts That Make Them Great Leaders

Is it time to do some spring cleaning with the group of people who make up your circle of acquaintances, colleagues and friends? There are probably …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

#BeautySchool: The Most Effective Methods for Whiter Teeth

Dentist to the stars Dr. Kevin Sands on whitening strips, charcoal, lip glosses and in-office treatments.<p><b>Question: How can I get whiter teeth by tonight, and with more time, what's the safest, gentlest and most effective approach for white teeth all year long?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> No one knows good smiles like …

3 Things the Best Leaders Always Do When They Speak in Public

Great leaders, more often than not, are also great public speakers.<p><i>How does experience in public speaking make one a stronger leader overall? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Aaron Webber,</b> …

The One Book That Will Make You A Better Leader

We are more to blame for our failures than we think we are. Change your perception and change the outcome.<p>I have read hundreds of leadership books; I love Ken Blanchard, Stephen Covey, Patrick Lencioni amongst others and all of their works have helped improve my understanding of leadership.<p>But …

This Recipe Will Completely Change How You Make Roast Chicken

If a dish was ever going to change your life, it would be this one.<p>There are some foods that, when you really nail them — like really, really hit them exactly on the head — they can change your life. Take brownies, for one. You get the exact texture — the perfect mix between fudge-y and cakey — and …