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Trump is scrambling to justify his trade concessions to China

Critics say the president may have given up too much too quickly to the Chinese in negotiations.<p>President Donald Trump fired off a series of tweets Monday morning to defend against criticism that he’s being too soft on China when it comes to trade.<p>“Why didn’t President Obama & the Democrats do …

Donald Trump

Many Successful People Are Driven By a Quality No One Likes to Admit

But there's a catch.<p>Real-estate mogul and “Shark Tank” investor Barbara Corcoran was told she’d never make it.<p>After dumping her for her secretary in …

Success

Get Ripped Like Ryan Reynolds with the 'Deadpool 2' Full-Body Workout

Ryan Reynolds' personal trainer shows us how he got in superhero shape for 'Deadpool 2'.<p>Superhero movies dominate the box office these days, with hit after hit smashing records like super villains.<p>All of these comic book flicks are powered by A-list talent—the recent <i>Avengers: Infinity Wa</i>r even had …

Workouts

Octopuses are officially the weirdest animals on Earth

Octopuses have blue blood, can change colors, and regrow their tentacles. But what really makes them stand out is even weirder: they can edit their own RNA. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>Octopuses are the weirdest animal on earth. I know what you're thinking... Is it because they have …

Biology

Let’s talk about the Big Book: Everything your family needs to know when you die

Tax season is over. School is starting to wind down. Summer is coming.<p>Things have slowed enough to gather yourself and get organized.<p>We call it the Big Book in my family. Invented by my scrupulously detailed father-in-law, the Big Book is the index containing a road map to everything we own.<p>The …

Retirement

5 exercises that target those hard-to-tone body parts

You slip into a tank top for the first time this year and notice your triceps could use a tone up. Or perhaps it’s the leg-baring shorts or the thought of going shirtless at the beach that has you running to the weight room for the first time since January.<p>We know it’s not possible to spot reduce …

Workouts

Grab Your Dumbbells For This Trainer's Quick (but Killer) Legs and Butt Workout

There's nothing we love more than a killer booty workout that's quick yet efficient. Fitness blogger and trainer Stefanie Williams blessed Instagram with a simple home workout that fires up the lower body with just two dumbbells and three moves. The sequence combines strength training with some …

Workouts

Which Swimsuit Is Best for Your Body Type?

A style expert reveals the answer.<p>In the chillier months of the year, picking out the right outfit is pretty easy: thick sweaters for warmth and untucked shirts to cover those extra post-holiday pounds. It's not so easy to figure out what to wear to the beach or the pool.<p>These visual tricks from …

Clothing

4 Examples That Will Confirm You Were Born to Be a Leader

Do you have a natural bent for people and relationships? That's a good starting point.<p>Ever wonder if you're true leadership material? Perhaps you've been told you are, but the question is <i>by what standard</i>? Thousands of leadership books are written each year, many of them with marketing agendas to …

Leadership

This is the morning ritual that will make you happy: 4 secrets from stoicism

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Self-help

Scared yet? Boston Dynamics’ humanoid robot can now jog freely

Boston Dynamics’ Atlas robot has been untethered and set free, which, for anyone convinced of an imminent robot uprising, is a rather worrying …

Robotics

104-year-old scientist David Goodall ends life listening to 'Ode to Joy'

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 104-year-old Australian scientist who had campaigned for the legalization of assisted dying in his home country has ended his life at a Swiss clinic, a representative from the pro-euthanasia group Exit International said.<p>David Goodall, a respected botanist and ecologist, died Thursday at …

Western Australia

Tips for Reading the Room Before a Meeting or Presentation

In every conversation at work, there’s the explicit discussion happening — the words being spoken out loud — and the tacit one. To be successful in most organizations, it’s important to understand the underlying conversations and reactions that people in the room are having. But if you aren’t …

Body Language

Papa John's Has Much Bigger Problems Than the NFL

The national-anthem controversy was a smokescreen for deeper challenges.<p>Last year, John Schnatter got his pizza empire, Papa John's International Inc., in the headlines for all the wrong reasons.<p>Comparable sales growth had slowed in North America. And instead of simply pledging to step up the …

Pizza Hut

‘Lethal Weapon’ Star Clayne Crawford Has Been Fired, And Fox Is Scrambling For A New Lead

After weeks of news placing <i>Lethal Weapon</i> star Clayne Crawford, who plays Riggs, firmly on the bubble for his “hostile behavior,” multiple sources have told <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> that he’s officially been fired from the show. Fox is currently scrambling to find a replacement to play his character. …

TV

Baldness cure could come from side-effect of cancer drug

A cure for baldness could be on the horizon after British scientists discovered that an osteoporosis drug stimulates hair growth three times quicker than other drugs.<p>Around four in 10 men suffer male pattern baldness by the age of 45 and two thirds by the age of 60.<p>At the moment only two drugs, …

hair loss

Why are kids so bored, impatient, and fragile these days?

<b>Kids' social, emotional, and academic functioning has been declining for years, which suggests we need a new approach to parenting.</b><p>A friend of mine, …

Parenting

Nobel Prize in Literature postponed after sexual misconduct scandal

<b>(CNN) —</b> This year's Nobel Prize in Literature has been postponed in the wake of a sexual and financial scandal that has engulfed the Swedish Academy, the cultural institution responsible for awarding the prestigious prize.<p>The academy, one of Sweden's most respected institutions, made the …

Nobel Prize

GOP Senate candidate says 'wealthy Chinaperson' comment isn't racist

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> West Virginia GOP Senate candidate Don Blankenship defended on Tuesday his use of the term "Chinaperson" to describe the father-in-law of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.<p>During a Fox News GOP primary debate, Blankenship said his earlier use of the term "wealthy …

Mitch McConnell

How Working in 25-Minute Sprints Makes You Sharper and More Productive

Adopting the Pomodore technique is a simple way to help you work smarter.<p>My yoga practice has taught me the power of mindfulness and how to train my mind to focus more on the present moment. That level of concentration comes in handy when doing challenging balancing poses and inversions when a …

Time Management

Serious Entrepreneurs Have 2 Goals: Passive Income and Multiple Revenue Streams

The biggest difference between a job and a business is that a business keeps making money for you when you're off the clock.<p>4 min read<p>The phrase “passive income” has been so overused that it may provoke somewhat negative feelings. You’ve probably seen Facebook ads portraying the “laptop” lifestyle …

Small Business

Extra time: how smart exercise keeps you younger for longer

Slow down, that used to be the mantra for middle age. The dread half-century reached, fiftysomethings were expected to take up less challenging physical activities – if they were physical at all. A gentle stroll around the golf course, perhaps, rewarded with a gin and tonic at the 19th hole; or …

Exercise

According to Experts, This Is the Most Effective Way For Women to Lose Belly Fat

When it comes to burning body fat, a lot of women have the same target area: the belly. Much to the chagrin of many of us, belly fat is notoriously stubborn, and it's important to note that you can't spot reduce fat. In other words, simply being diligent about crunches isn't going to help you …

Nutrition

Bad habits you must immediately break to improve your life in the next 100 days

Habits define us. And nothing sabotages your creativity and productive life quite like bad habits. In the words of <b>Samuel Johnson</b> “The chains of habit …

Self-improvement

The 10 things confident people won’t ever do

In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. …

Self-improvement

I Have Been With My Boyfriend For 5 Years and the Sex Has Never Suffered — Here's Why

• Popsugar<br>• Love & Sex<br>• Sex<p>How to Keep Sex Interesting in a Relationship<p>I Have Been With My Boyfriend For 5 Years and the Sex Has Never Suffered — Here's …

Relationships

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Why I Left The U.S. 20 Years Ago... And Why I Won't Be Coming Back

In hindsight, growing up in white, middle-class suburbia in 1980s America was kind of like being brainwashed. I grew up believing that having money was an objective to strive for and that life was a ruthless competition. I worked hard in school and got a good job because that was what was expected …

United States

Brain 'Heat Switch' Reveals Why You're Not Hungry After an Intense Workout

Suppressing your appetite may boil down to body heat.<p>Not only is exercise an important part of a healthy diet, it may well be a solid diet in its own …

Neuroscience

Michelle McNamara Died Pursuing the Golden State Killer. Her Husband, Patton Oswalt, Has Questions for Him.

On Tuesday night, the comedian Patton Oswalt was in Chicago at an event to promote “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark,” a chilling true crime book about the Golden State Killer, who committed a string of unsolved rapes and murders in California in the 1970s and ’80s.<p>Mr. Oswalt told the crowd that he …