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The Wingnut Plot to Rewrite the Constitution

Marco Rubio wants a Constitutional Convention. So do lefty pundits and right-wing talk-show hosts. Here’s why that’s a terrible idea.<p>In his quest to …

The Purpose Of Meditation — It's Not What You Think

Nico is the son of a friend of mine. We’ve only recently gotten acquainted, but I find his background fascinating.<p>We sit with our coffees in a garden …

Meditation

Read The Full Text Of Obama's Last State Of The Union Address

Obama touched on gun control, the economy and climate change in the speech.<p>President Barack Obama's last State of the Union address takes place Jan. 12.<p><b>Read the full text of the speech as prepared for delivery below:</b><p>Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans:<p>Tonight …

The best solo trips you can take in 2016

Now more than ever, solo travel is gaining popularity, as the travel industry has seen a steady increase in single travelers in recent years. According to a study by Visa, one in five travelers set out on their most recent vacation alone.<p>Not only do these types of trips enable travelers to meet new …

Virginia school district denies plans to close on election day due to Trump

Fairfax County is denying a Washington Post report that it may close its public schools during Virginia’s primary voting for fear of Donald Trump supporters causing chaos at the polls.<p>“At this time, there are no plans to close schools for the entire day on March 1,” Superintendent Karen Garza wrote …

Let Wheaton and other Christian colleges be Christian

<b>(CNN) —</b> Wheaton College has been in the national news again. This time because of a professor who, in an act of solidarity, stirred controversy by saying Muslims and Christians worship the same God.<p>It should be no surprise that such a tempest, teapot-sized or not, should arise on our campus. This …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

10 Things Entrepreneurs Overlook in Their Search for Funds

Entrepreneurs often forget the basics of good business when searching for funds. They think money from any source is good money, and in the process, …

The 25 Essential Books for Every Entrepreneur’s Library

No matter what stage you’re at in the entrepreneur journey, whether you just launched your first startup or have started several successful …

Entrepreneurship

Craft Beer Trends to Look Out For in 2016

One of the most exciting things about the craft beer world is its constant evolution. While there are certain flagships most breweries offer – like …

5 Ways to Improve Your Skin Through Food

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

McDonald's Business Model Goes On Trial

Did the fast-food giant break labor law in trying to quash the Fight for $15? We're about to find out.<p>The sight of McDonald's workers walking off the job in protest has been a public-relations nightmare for the company during the past three years. Now a judge will determine whether the fast-food …

NetFix: You'll Flip Your Lid Over It

<i>NetFix: You'll Flip Your Lid Over It</i><p>NetFlix announced plans to employ its highly successful sales formula in the field of marijuana distribution with the opening of NetFix. For a fee of just $250 a month, NetFix will mail out an initial packet of seven marijuana delivery systems (or, joints, as …

How To Change Your Eating Habits To Have A More Productive 2016

Eating right in the New Year isn’t about deprivation, it’s understanding what your metabolism needs to reset and maximize your energy.<p>Sledding down the hill of holiday gluttony straight into a field of ambitious resolutions can be a jarring adjustment at best. We spend the holidays gorging on fatty …

Inside the Case Against Bill Cosby: Will He Go to Prison?

Comedian Bill Cosby may not be facing criminal charges for an alleged sexual assault at the Playboy Mansion in 2008, but he still has one case to …