Latoya Smith

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Bill Clinton’s Black Lives Matter Comments Were Revealingly Honest

When I was 9 years old, my sister and I snuck downstairs to watch TV after my parents fell asleep and, unbeknownst to us, witnessed an event that …

To Anyone Who Thinks They're Falling Behind In Life

You don't need more motivation. You don't need to be inspired to action. You don't need to read any more lists and posts about how you're not doing enough.<p>We act as if we can read enough articles and enough little Pinterest quotes and suddenly the little switch in our brain will put us into action. …

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100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser

Listen to these 100 podcasts and you will become wiser, smarter, and better at business and life.<p>Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, …

Why Would Anyone Want to Be a Cop?

Pretty soon, police departments nationwide will have to lower their hiring standards, increase salaries and benefits, and put a lot more money into marketing for new hires, because the men and women who would usually be candidates for law enforcement careers will choose another path.<p>Becoming a …

10 Best Fruit Cutting Hacks Because Life Is Hard

Enjoy the fruits of your labor.<p>We owe a lot to many of our ancestors, but whoever discovered how to cut a watermelon and bag it in thirty seconds was a real pioneer.<p>We don't know why the best-tasting, most nutritious fruits have to be the hardest to get into, but we no longer have the right to …

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The Best Tequilas Of 2014: Epicurious' Official Taste Test Results

<i>by Gabriella Vigoreaux</i><p>If there is one thing we like here at the Epicurious offices, it's great tequila. In fact, Nilou Motamed, our EIC, keeps a rather expansive selection of artisanal bottles in her office bar at all times. Needless to say, no arms were twisted in conducting this taste test. Under …

How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack

Why Sprint Training Is the Best Abdominal Workout<p>There are so many great abdominal workouts out there and in the gym that are based around resistance …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Bush crew’s deplorable return: How their reemergence sends a deadly message

<b>Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</b><p>Enough with puff pieces about painting, and platforms for their self-defense. It only damns us to repeat the past<p>Elias Isquith<p>April 5, 2014 10:30am (UTC)<p>It’s been more than five years since Dick Cheney left the White House and nearly eight years …

Idina Menzel, Demi Lovato, Britney Spears 'Sing Let It Go'

The one woman Divas Live concert better known as Christina Bianco is back with another viral cover video. She has selected the current favorite song …

Afternoon Snack: Yogurt Swirled with Peanut Butter, Honey, and Graham Crackers

Did you eat graham crackers with peanut butter when you were a kid? We did. (Of course, you won't find peanut butter anywhere near a preschool these …

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3 Reasons Everyone Should Try Alternate Nostril Breathing

Conscious breathing exercises, or pranayama, are a big part of yoga, and they're among the key tools I use as a psychologist — particularly when …

22 Easy One-Pot Meals With No Meat

Because doing dishes SUCKS.

12 Ways to Calm the Overactive Mind

Gregg Prescott, M.S., <i>In5D Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Have you ever laid in bed trying to sleep while a constant stream of thoughts flow through your mind? Do …

A Story For R. Kelly's Defenders

Little black girls are taught when and how to be silent before anyone ever tells us we have the right to say no.<p>One week before my 7th birthday, I stayed up all night with the grown-ups. It was New Year's Eve in Fort Wayne, Ind., and our apartment was full of aunts, uncles, cousins, and family …

Joe Jonas: My Life As a Jonas Brother

<i>As told to Jennifer Vineyard.</i><p><b>To some extent,</b> I was used to growing up in public. I was a pastor’s kid, so eyes were always on me, even then. I sat in …

Workouts to Prepare You for the Police Department Physical Ability Test

In my last article, I talked about what it will take for aspiring police officers to pass the Physical Qualification Test (PQT) or the Physical …

Plotagon • Animated movies and avatars for education, business, and fun

<b>Plotagon Story</b><p><b>Individual Storyteller</b><p>Express yourself through animation, and make your creative visions come to life. <b><br>Plotagon Story</b> is an animation …

The 30 Best Pop Songs You Might Have Missed This Fall

Looking for some hot new jams? Then check this out. A follow up to 35 Pop Songs You Might Have Missed This Summer.

Mayonnaise Is a Chocolate Cake's Best Friend

<i>recipe by Sportello, photograph by Matt Duckor</i><p>There are some desserts in the world that we'll always have room for, come cheesy gut bomb or 20-course tasting menu. One such dessert is chocolate cake. Because of this, we're always looking for ways to make our chocolate cakes more moist, more …

21 Of The Best Things That Ever Happened In A Restaurant

Four Zagat stars for BEING THE BOMB DIGGITY.

Thirsty Thursday: Bloody Brain Shooters

Stephen Murello<p><b>It’s more than just alliteration;</b> <b>it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really start.</b> Kicking it …

2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers: TDE, A$AP Mob, Slaughterhouse, Action Bronson & More

The 2013 BET Hip-Hop Awards have arrived. Every year the undisputed highlight is the cyphers, which sees legendary veterans and new stars alike show …

NYCC 2013: Best Cosplay Photos

New York Comic-Con 2013 brought out cosplayers by the truck loads to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan this weekend. From the Lokis …

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#DeepCuts: The Mixtape Tracks You're Sleeping On

This summer, the record industry stumbled. Despite plugging many of the holes in the dam separating music from Internet users, U.S. album sales hit …