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Oakland Recycling Center Closes, Exposes How America Treats The Homeless

Tomorrow's closure of the Alliance Recycling Center in West Oakland, California--a 38-year-old business tucked between Fitzgerald Park and the MacArthur Freeway--is, ostensibly, "just" a closure. Sad, yes, as more than 20 people will lose their jobs and the neighborhood will lose a longtime local …

How to Make Latte Art at Home

A step-by-step video guide<p>For many of us, latte art is a mystery. The way baristas create designs like hearts and tulips seems like magic. But with …

11 Unreal National Parks to Visit in Your Lifetime

Your End of Summer Vacation Is Right Here<p>Have you ever seen a more tranquil setting? This view of Wilde Goose Island in Glacier National Park in …

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The Secret To Becoming Unbearably Attractive

<i>This post was originally published on Techealthiest as part of Healthy Narcissism Month.</i><p>People obsess way too much about the physical changes needed to become more attractive to others.<p>I'm not saying that eating right and exercising aren't important. It's just that there are other minor changes …

The 11 cheapest tourist cities for a summer break, ranked

TripAdvisor has just released a ranking of the world's cheapest destinations for a mini-holiday during the summer.<p>The annual TripIndex Cities study, …

The Real Reason White People Say 'All Lives Matter'

<b>Why "Black" Makes Us Uncomfortable</b><p>Dear fellow white people, let's have an honest talk about why we say "All Lives Matter." First of all, notice that no one was saying "All Lives Matter" before people started saying "Black Lives Matter." So "All Lives Matter" is <i>a response to</i> "Black Lives Matter." …

We don't need Lincoln-inspired racial 'unity.' We need whites to stop being racist.

In a speech this week at the Old State Capitol in Springfield, Ill., Hillary Clinton called for racial unity by invoking the words of Abraham Lincoln. She said he “defended our Union, our Constitution, and the ideal of a nation ‘conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are …

Men Who Are Afraid of Commitment Explain Why

It has nothing to do with the fact that you texted him twice in a row.<p>"Men are pathetic garbage," a friend of mine texts me after finding out their noncommittal ex-whatever lied about seeing other people.<p>"I expected better of him, but then again I'm not surprised at all," I respond, also feeling …

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The Fundamentals on How to Build Muscle and Burn Fat Simultaneously

A lot of people fail to understand the importance of having both the benefits of building muscle and burning fat. Oftentimes people get the wrong end …

10 of the best walking and hiking adventures in the world

Backpacking the Appalachian Trail<p>Hike North America's most famous trail the original way, carrying all you need on your back and staying in huts …

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Nutrition Crash Course - 7 Tips to Boost Your Metabolism

Let's face it, both you and I know that the faster your metabolism, the less likely you will gain weight. So what can you do to improve your fat …

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I …

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6 Body Language Mistakes That Are Making You Look Unconfident

Are any of these common body language blunders undermining your pitch or presentation?<p>You've perfected and polished every last word of that presentation, elevator pitch, or sales spiel. It's so ingrained in your memory, you're certain that your delivery and your body language are absolutely spot-on.<p>…

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9 things successful people do when they meet someone for the first time

Preparing for meetings is critical, whether you're having them internally or doing a deal with a critical partner. It's no less important to prepare for a first meeting with anyone.<p>You never know in advance the roles you and people you meet will play in each other's lives. Research suggests that …

Wave of anti-police protests strains U.S. law enforcement

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A wave of anti-police protests since the 2014 killing of an unarmed black teen in Ferguson, Missouri, is creating strains at law enforcement agencies across the United States, forcing out some police chiefs and top prosecutors.<p>A protester is detained by NYPD officers as …

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Obama on police shootings: 'This is not just a black issue'

<b>Warsaw, Poland (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama said early Friday that Americans should feel outraged at episodes of police brutality since they're rooted in long-simmering racial discord.<p>Speaking in Warsaw immediately after landing here for a NATO summit, Obama called the shooting deaths of Alton …

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A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

The two Obamas: An assessment of our capable, but captive president

Obama’s obscuring of the truth about his drone program tarnishes otherwise strong legacy on human rights<p>Not long ago I had the president of our great country down as a conundrum or an enigma or a Hamlet or a hypocrite—or any combination of these or all four. One way or another, a hard read. Dearly …

This Personality Trait Can Lessen Your Stress and Anxiety

Humility frees you of unnecessary attachments. Here's how to develop it.<p>Stress and anxiety at work are linked to a future outcome. For example, you might worry about getting a raise, completing a project, increasing sales, or closing a deal.<p>But here's a secret: If you relate to your outcomes in a …

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Paul Krugman: Don’t believe his hype — Trump wants to kill the middle class

“Is Mr Trump for any of these things” that will help the middle class? “Not as far as anyone can tell”<p>In his most recent New York Times column, economist Paul Krugman ripped into the notion that the presumptive Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, is in any way, shape, or form "on the …

Do You Have A Guarded Heart?

In the past week, I've gotten several questions about blocks to receiving love (from both parties -- those with blocks and those who love someone who has a guarded heart) and how that affects relationships.<p>Here's the deal: we've all had bad relationships. We've all been hurt -- and, if we're …

The Pot Law That Could Be ‘Deal-Breaker for the Drug War’

Last week California’s pot legalization initiative, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, qualified for the ballot in November, setting the stage for a …

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What Food People Were Obsessed With the Year You Were Born

Shoutout to all the sushi babies of the '80s!<p>Trends in food, like those in fashion and beauty, change with the times. They sometimes take years, or even decades, to percolate and peak, and once they do, they can stick around on menus forever, or go the way of the fondue pot and disappear forever.

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30 Salad Recipes for Weight Loss

Whether you are looking for a savory, sweet or even vegan-style salad, we’ve compiled a list of mouth-watering salad recipes that will complement a …