Keolamalie (McComber) Mata'u

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A Journalist Was Shot With A Rubber Bullet On Camera During Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

For months, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and their many supporters have been protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. The tribe is concerned about the pipeline’s potential effect on sacred sites and the possibility that it could contaminate their water supply.<p>Clashes between protesters and …

When Should Children Sleep In Their Own Beds?

This question has a lot of diverse opinions based on your parenting style. For many families children go from their crib to their own bed and it's not a question. They might like to cuddle in the morning in your bed, but they sleep through the night in their own room.<p>Other parents who follow the …

See Vintage Pictures of Female Voters in the Early Years of Suffrage

Women line up to vote for the first time in New York after the passage of the 19th Amendment, in 1920.<br>Underwood Archives/Getty Images<p>1 of 8<p>As …

How to Explain a Gap in Your Résumé—and Still Get the Job

<b>The job market has dramatically shifted in the last decade—there have been serious peaks and valleys since the recession, and the way we work has</b> …

Daughter Records Mom As She Bursts Into Tears: ‘I Got To Vote For A Woman For President’

“I got to vote for a woman for president” is a phrase we couldn’t utter before<p>One woman perfectly captured how so many of us are feeling after this …

How to Increase Your Productivity and Happiness in 3 Simple Steps

Entrepreneurs who know how to crank out work have a tremendous advantage.<p>To run a successful business, you have to be able to crank.<p>You have to be able to dig in, put your head down and focus like a laser on completing a specific task. No one and nothing can distract you. All of your energy, all of …

Amid Email Focus, Obama Says He Has 'Absolute Confidence' In Clinton's Integrity

President Obama is vouching for Hillary Clinton in his latest direct appeal to millennial voters.<p>Speaking to Now This News, Obama made his first public statements about the FBI's renewed focus on evidence possibly tied to Clinton's private State Department email server.<p>"I know her; I trust her," …

U.S. Department of Justice

See Hillary Clinton With Her Biggest Fans: Young Girls

Hillary Clinton gets a hug from fifth-grader Hannah Tandy during a town hall meeting at Keota High School in Keota, Iowa<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Charlie …

Print On Demand

I am contemplating another P.O.D. venture. (That is, “print on demand”–the<p>modern form of vanity publishing.) I did one before via the P.O.D. …

Derbyshire

Montreal police defend surveillance of journalist's phone amid outcry

Rights campaigners are among those sounding the alarm over the erosion of press freedom in Canada after it emerged that police in Montreal had spent several months monitoring the phone of a journalist in order to identify his sources.<p>La Presse, one of Canada’s oldest and largest newspapers, said on …

Surveillance

Genetics startup Genos wants to pay you for your DNA data

The first whole human genome sequencing cost a whopping $2.7 billion. That didn’t bode well for making any breakthroughs on genetic disorders. Luckily, the cost has dropped dramatically since then, leading to a new breed of consumer genetics startups taking a deeper dive into all the double helix’s …

Genetics

This Is How You Create a Killer Business Name

<i>At MyDomaine, we know how challenging it is to turn your passion into a thriving business. Making that leap of faith takes courage and confidence,</i> …

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

Move Over Solar: There’s New Energy Right At Our Feet

The next time you’re running through an airport to catch your plane or busting a move on the dance floor, you could also be generating clean, green …

Clean Energy

10 Lessons every entrepreneur must learn from their first year

Share12<p>Tweet<p>Share4<p>+1<p>Shares 16<p>Many people will tell you that forming a company is easy. In fact, you can form your company online with no advice or …

Entrepreneurship

One of the most influential economists in the world explains why a carbon tax is a good idea

And he thinks the US needs a carbon tax.<p>In an interview with National Geographic— conducted, incidentally, by actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who stepped into the role of science reporter for "Before the Flood" — Mankiw explained why he believes a carbon tax is the best option for curbing US emissions.<p>A …

Listening to Jealousy

Katie didn’t see herself as the jealous type. Why should she be? The New York City writer was smart and attractive, and she was dating Sandy, a man …

How to Start a Luxury Brand with Just $300

What does $300 buy you these days? A couple of weeks' food shopping? A stylish pair of shoes? A multi-million-dollar skincare brand? That's what Susan Ciminelli did the first time she had some spare cash: "I started my company with $300 and built it into a multi-million business that keeps growing."<p>…

Volcom Creates Eco-Friendly Swimsuits From Recycled Ocean Trash

Swimwear

For The Cost Of An iPhone, You Can Now Buy a Wind Turbine That Can Power An Entire House For a Lifetime

<b>Indian startup Avant Garde Innovations has developed a low-cost wind turbine that can generate 3-5 kW hours of electricity every day.</b><p>For the same …

Renewable Energy

The era of climate migration meets violent borders

<i>Independent journalist and researcher Alexandra Tempus proposes that reevaluating the global border regime is key to addressing the disproportionate</i> …

Presidential Debate

25 Science-Backed Ways to Turn Your Life Around

For anyone who’s been looking for a good reason to #treatyoself, consider this: You probably don’t do it often enough, and putting “me time” on the …

Best Dad Ever Passes Out Candy To Everyone On Flight So 3-Year-Old Can Trick-Or-Treat

Image of 3-year-old trick-or-treating on a flight goes viral<p>What do you do when you’re flying with your three-year-old on Halloween night? You bring …

What Life Is Like In The Worst Country For Girls

In Niger, 76 percent of girls marry before they turn 18.<p>Every day, Ramatou, 13, starts off her morning by sweeping the backyard, washing dishes and preparing breakfast for her mother and seven siblings. Often, however, she has to skip the last chore because there isn’t any food available.<p>She wishes …

Africa

“Young Writers Program” Looks Like An Excellent Online Site To Assist Student Writing

The longer I teach, the more I realized I don’t know…<p>I just learned that November is National Novel Writing Month, and that there is a fabulous new …

Teaching

6 incredible places to see before they disappear

Some of the planet's most awe-inspiring destinations are at risk of being destroyed or irrevocably altered by increased population, climate change, pollution, and ecological extinction. And it's not the just low-lying islands that are in danger of vanishing. From national parks in Guatemala and …

China Rejects Donald Trump's Threat to Back Out of a Climate Change Pact

China on Tuesday rejected a plan by U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to back out of a global climate change pact, saying a wise …

This Startup Launched Without Titles or a Traditional Business Structure. Here's What It's Doing Now.

There's a right way to make a change.<p>This story appears in the November 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Tracy Young and her cofounders knew the construction business and computer engineering, but they didn’t know squat about organizational management. So when they launched their startup, …

Meet the bibliotherapists who can cure your children ... with books

When Ella Berthoud and Susan Elderkin met as English Literature students at Cambridge University, they found a novel way of helping each other deal with life’s twists and turns. “We would recommend books when one of us was down in the dumps or needed a kick up the backside” recalls Elderkin. “The …

Books

The Art of Brain Picking: 5 Ways to Do It Without Looking Like a Jerk

It's smart to learn from the experiences of others. Here's how to do it the right way.<p>When it comes to growing your business, one of the smartest things you can do is learn from the successes and failures of those that have come before you.<p>Since these entrepreneurs have already been where you want …