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The Horror of Lynchings Lives On

The time when African-Americans were publicly hanged, burned and dismembered for insisting on their rights or for merely talking back to whites is nearer in history than many Americans understand. The horror of these crimes still weighs heavily on black communities in the South, where lynching …

Veterans

25 Books Every Man Should Read

Make it a drinking game.<p>Literacy is hot. Like CrossFit. Remember this Instagram account? Next time you're caught in a random girl's iPhone lens, make sure you've got your face buried in one of these puppies.*<p>* Burying your face in a puppy is also a surefire way of ending up in a girl's Instagram …

Baxter State Park pushes back on rising number of Appalachian Trail ‘thru-hikers’

TOWNSHIP 2, RANGE 10 — “Sputnik” had just emerged from the most remote stretch of the Appalachian Trail – 100 miles of Maine “wilderness” with no …

Hiking

Nine Top Sets From Newport Folk Festival 2015

For those of us that have been attending the Newport Folk Festival for the last half-decade or so, it had earned the reputation of the little …

Jack White

3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Make You Happier

<b>3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Make You Happier</b><p>You don’t have to practice yoga or follow an <b>Ayurvedic diet</b> to benefit from Buddhist ideas (but if you do, more power to you).<p>So whether or not you think about balancing your dosha, here are three powerful elements of Buddhist philosophy, “The Noble Truths,” and how you can incorporate them into every day. They might just change your life…<p><b>1. Dukkha: Life is painful and causes suffering.</b><p>Many people might say that Buddhism is pessimistic or negative. …

A boy's passport becomes a big Supreme Court case

WASHINGTON — Menachem Binyamin Zivotofsky just turned 12.<p>For 11 of those years, he has been the protagonist in a legal battle that the U.S. government warns could "provoke uproar throughout the Arab and Muslim world." Now the Supreme Court is weighing in — for the second time.<p>Young Menachem's …

'Mecca-hattan': Modern Face of Islam's Holiest City Revealed

Islam

Wave of Patriotism as Egypt Raises $9 Billion for Suez Canal

CAIRO - Brand “Egypt” has had a tough few years. After the euphoria of the Arab Spring swept authoritarian Hosni Mubarak from power 2011, the largest and arguably most important Arab nation has staggered from one crisis to another.<p>Its first democratically elected president, the Islamist Mohamed …

Suez Canal

U.N. Slams World Leaders Over Inaction in Syria as Death Toll Surpasses 191,000

The United Nations said Friday that more than 191,000 people have been killed in Syria since the country’s civil war began in March 2011, as a top …

7 Cover Letter Mistakes That Will Sink You

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Cover letters don’t get a lot of love. And …