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What About “The Breakfast Club”?

Revisiting the movies of my youth in the age of #MeToo.<p>Earlier this year, the Criterion Collection, which is “dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world,” released a restored version of “The Breakfast Club,” a film written and directed by John Hughes that I acted in, more than …

Sexual Harassment

With 5 Quick Clicks You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Trump's attacks against a biased liberal media obscure one fact: it doesn't exist

Everyone loves to hate the media for its supposed liberal bias but Donald Trump, never one to lose at things, has taken it to new heights.<p>Trump has called the media “highly slanted”, “fake news”, and “the enemy of the American people”. Like so much of what he says, his claims need fact-checking, …

Donald Trump

Republicans are selling out everything to protect their Dear Leader. Even America.

You can always reclaim your middle name. But some things don’t just slide back into place — like your reputation or the norms of liberal democracy.<p>What would you give up for Donald Trump?<p>Ronna McDaniel seems to have offered her middle name as a sacrifice to Dear Leader.<p>The president reportedly …

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Richard Branson Says You Should Do 3 Things to Achieve More Happiness in 2018 | Inc.com

Every year, it is estimated that one in four people struggle with a mental health problem. In fact, according to <i>Psychology Today</i>, an estimated 15 million Americans a year struggle with depression.<p>One of my own family members has grappled with depression for decades, so I understand it firsthand. …

Happiness

12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It | Inc.com

I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going to share avocado toast in those …

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Rex Tillerson's time as secretary of state is nearly up — he should resign

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens to a question during a news conference with Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at the State Department in Washington.<p>With US President Donald Trump threatening to launch wars against North Korea and even Venezuela, now would …

KLF return to spotlight in throwback ice cream van... 23 years after they burned a million quid

Scots pop rebel Bill Drummond and partner Jimmy Cauty have launched their new book 2023 – a nightmarish vision of dystopian capitalism in the …

Watchdog: Steven Mnuchin and Wife May Have Used Government Plane to Watch the Eclipse

Watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has requested government records about the costs and purpose of Treasury …

Poll: Most Americans say Trump’s behavior ‘not what I expect from a president’

President Donald Trump promised to bring a fresh, outsider approach to the Oval Office, but about 7 in 10 voters nonetheless say the commander in chief’s behavior “is not what I expect from a president,” according to a poll released Thursday.<p>The George Washington University poll found that 71 …

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New Russia Revelation Highlights the Big Lie at the Center of Trump’s Campaign

A previously unreported e-mail reveals yet another Trump staffer discussing contact with Russians.<p>In the last several months of his campaign, <b>Donald Trump</b> and his aides repeatedly denied that anyone in his orbit had any contact with anyone connected to the Russian government. “That’s absurd,” …

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Germany has pulled all of its gold out of Paris

In a secret operation that took five years to complete, Germany’s central bank moved 374 metric tons of gold, worth around $15 billion, out of vaults in Paris. The final batch of 91 metric tons was shifted back to Frankfurt this year, the bank announced yesterday.<p>The bank is keeping a fair share of …

Central Banks

Don’t be fooled again: That huge crowd photo is not a Trump rally

Size matters to President Trump. From hyping the grandeur of his signature border project (“I will build a great wall”) to limning his own attributes (“My fingers are long and beautiful”), issues of scale and proportion are never very far from his thinking.<p>This became abundantly evident on …

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NICE INTERNET YOU HAVE THERE…

It would be a shame if anything happened to it.<p>If you’re not paranoid, you haven’t been paying attention lately.<p>You probably read about <b>NotPetya</b>, a …

13 things mentally strong people don't do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," …

How to use iOS 11's Notes app as a document scanner

With iOS 11, you no longer need to install a random third-party app to scan and sign documents.<p>Apple has a habit of building features into iOS that eliminate the need to install third-party apps for some users. For instance, with the release of iOS 11, Apple is adding a document scanner, along with …

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Five Life Lessons People Often Learn Too Late

<i>What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering</i> …

13 Behaviors All Successful People Stop Doing (to Discover Astonishing Happiness) | Inc.com

American society is corrupt. The value of obsessive, unrelenting work transmitted by U.S. culture is toxic to our mental, physical, and emotional health. In the U.S. alone, 42.5 million adults--one in every five--struggle with mental illness. Half of all adults have at least one chronic health …

Happiness

10 Magical J.K. Rowling Quotes to Motivate and Inspire You

Her advice goes far beyond wizards and witches.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While she's most recognized as the writer behind the world's beloved fantasy fiction series Harry Potter, author J.K. Rowling's achievements go far beyond wizards, snitches and muggles.<p>Before …

These Great Commencement Speeches Will Change How You Look at Success and Failure

Our greatest actors, writers, musicians, and leaders give really great advice—but it's not just for college graduates.<p>It's easy to dismiss the lessons delivered in a college commencement speech as reserved for bright, privileged kids with a degree at a fancy school who have their whole lives ahead …

Motivation

All The President's Men Revisited airs 6/17 at 9pm ET on MSNBC

Rachel Maddow alerts viewers to the All The President's Men Revisited special airing on MSNBC on June 17th at 9pm ET, combining the acclaimed …

The woman who fought to become Egypt's only deaf dentist

Esraa was born deaf and grew up in Egypt where she was classed as "unfit" due to her disability.<p>Despite the discrimination, she had aspirations of becoming a dentist and applied to many dental schools across the country.<p>She was turned away by all but one.<p>Accepting the only place she was offered, …

Goodbye internet privacy, we hardly knew you

As President Donald J. Trump’s systematic dismantling of 21st century public policy continues, we pause a moment to mourn the death of a set of …

Losing the ISP privacy fight is only the beginning

The FCC just opened the door to profound changes in the structure of the web<p>Last night, the House of Representatives joined the Senate in a joint resolution to repeal the FCC’s recent privacy rules, leaving only President Trump’s signature before the rules are officially revoked. It was a shocking …

These 50 Quotes About Letting Go Have Successfully Helped Me To Move On

Letting go is one of the hardest things we have to pick up in life. It’s hard because it’s something that we don’t want to do but we know we NEED to …

25 of Richard Branson's Favorite Quotes

From Mother Teresa to Michael Jordan to Disney, check out these quotes that have inspired the Virgin Group founder.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Billionaire entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder seeks creative ways to push others towards success. Through his blog, …

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever | Inc.com

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New research from …

Self-improvement

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not responsible.<p>Here's what you <i>are</i> responsible for, and what you</i> …

Happiness

Opinion: Ben Carlson: My 12 favorite (and free) websites for investing information and tools

A great thing about the internet is that it’s opened barriers to information.<p>Investors can now become more informed than ever before if they know …

Pope backs Native Americans in Dakota Access Pipeline row

Pope Francis appears to have taken the side of Native Americans in the Dakota Access Pipeline dispute.<p>The pope said that indigenous cultures have a right to defend “their ancestral relationship to the earth.”<p>Although the pontiff did not mention the Native Americans by name he clearly stated that …