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The Best Brain Training Apps You Must Have on Your iPhone to Keep Your Brain in Top Form

The older you get, the more crucial it is to do everything to keep your brain in top form, although it is definitely never too early to incorporate …

My President Was Black

A history of the first African American White House—and of what came next<p><i>“They’re a rotten crowd,” I shouted across the lawn. “You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together.”</i><p><i>— F. Scott Fitzgerald,</i> The Great Gatsby<p><b>I.</b><p>In the waning days of President Barack Obama’s administration, he and his wife, …

Tea Party

How Slavery Built America Into An Economic Power

The horrific legacy of slavery in America has long been documented. But in his 2014 book "The Half Has Never Been Told," historian <b>Edward Baptist</b> …

In an era of Black Lives Matter protests, history offers a powerful lesson

By Jeff Guo<p>Jeff Guo<p>Bio<p>A black man tackled and killed outside a convenience store in Baton Rouge. A black man shot dead during a traffic stop for a broken taillight in Minnesota. Five police officers killed in Dallas by a black man seeking to slay "white people, especially white officers."<p>The …

Top 15 Notorious B.I.G. Songs

The Notorious B.I.G. a.k.a. Biggie Smalls is one of the most revered artists in the Hip Hop game ever, an extraordinary fact since his career only …

A new digital archive promises to unlock the stories of fugitive American slaves

Among the millions of people enslaved in the United States before 1865, hundreds of thousands attempted to flee from those who held them in bondage.<p>Some left temporarily to protest mistreatment. Others sought to reunite with loved ones from whom they had been forced apart. Many simply wanted …

Korea will pay to move your startup to Seoul — and why you should let them

<i>This sponsored post is produced by K-Startup Grand Challenge.</i><p>At the start of 2015, I did something that would have seemed insane ten years earlier: I launched a startup in Seoul, Korea, as a Brit.<p>When I arrived in Korea in 2004, the nation was developing very rapidly, but it wasn’t seen as the …

Startups

iPhone capacity full? This cool trick will free up space without deleting files and apps

Then go to the movies section of the iTunes store and pick a big file to rent – one that's <i>bigger</i> than the amount of space you have left on your …

The 6 Biggest Startup Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As any entrepreneur can attest, there is a lot to do when starting your own business. It’s easy to make mistakes in the early days but you can avoid some of them if you know what they are. Many start-up entrepreneurs fall into these …

3. Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer (1990)

Given $100,000 to make a horror movie, John McNaughton asked himself a simple question: €œWhat€™s really scary?€ Freddy Krueger, with his dreadful …

Change Up Your Grill Game With This BBQ Sauce Recipe

It's fine if using a BBQ sauce that's colored anything but a shade of red feels like sacrilege, but it shouldn't. Sure, that might be the case in St. …

The Best Albums Of Hip Hop’s Best Ten Years: 1987 -1996

Infographic: The Best Years In Hip Hop<p>1987<p>Eric B & Rakim – Paid In Full<br>• Boogie Down Productions – Criminal Minded<br>• Public Enemy – Yo! Bum Rush The …

Want to Grow Your Business? Hire These 2 People Now

If you're starting a business, you'll definitely want these two individuals on your team.<p>If you're an entrepreneur, you've probably caught yourself telling someone that starting your business is like having a baby. You read all the books, ask for advice from other entrepreneurs, but the day your …

The Glute Workout From Hell

Will it hurt? Yes. Will it get results? Hell yes.<p>It’s time to put that cushion you sit on all day to work with this 10-minute glutes workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It’s as simple as it gets—one exercise, two variations, 10 minutes—but your butt will be burning by the end. …

7-Point Checklist for Making Sure You Can Afford to Invest

You don't become an investor overnight. It's a process, and it can take some doing to reach the point where you have the financial foundation to take on investing. But if you're starting to feel like it's time you take the plunge, here's a seven-point checklist for making sure you can afford to …

This May Be the Healthiest Thing to Eat After Your Morning Workout

Carbs are probably the last thing you'd expect to eat after a workout, but according to nutrition coach Joe Wicks, they're essential for …

10 Protein-Rich Breakfast Recipes To Help You Build Lean Muscle Mass Without Eating Meat

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

This Chart is the Only Thing You Need to See to Understand Why Vegan is Best For the Planet

It seems that a day doesn’t go by where some new evidence appears pointing to the connection between our food choices and the impact they have on the …

Diets

NSA Silent on Spies’ Child Porn Problem

Two senior U.S. intelligence officials said recently that defense and intelligence employees have an “unbelievable” amount of child pornography on …

Surveillance

America's Only Humor Site

Who knew these guys actually listen to fan complaints?<p>57<p>By Andrea Meno<br>• /<br>• July 21, 2018<p>Games don't teach you to be violent, or sexist, or an Italian …

Michigan Man Sprayed Poison On Open Food At Grocery Stores, FBI Says

Kyle Andrew Bessemer, 29, was charged.<p>A man suspected of spraying poison on food bars and produce in Michigan grocery stores has been captured and charged with four felony counts of poisoning food and drink.<p>Kyle Andrew Bessemer, 29, admitted spraying food with a mixture containing mouse poison at …

Ann Arbor

TSA watchdog opens probe into allegation of racial profiling

<b>(CNN) —</b> The inspector general for the Department of Homeland Security has opened an investigation into an allegation by a Transportation Security Administration official that he was instructed to racially profile Somali-Americans.<p>The DHS Office of Inspector General announced the investigation in a …

Yes, you should write a fucking business plan.

Just because you’re a startup, doesn’t mean you won’t need it.<p>I know business plans aren’t in vogue. They’re not popular. Many of the startups that I …

12 Fitness Apps That Will Get You Moving

Use your phone for something healthy for once.<p>Everything you need for a great fitness program is actually in the palm of your hand. Smartphone apps can help inspire your routine, track your progress and keep your nutrition sorted. Need to wind down after a tough bootcamp class? There's an app for …

Top 40 Hip Hop Albums 1996

1. De La Soul - Stakes Is High<p><i>“The instamatic</i> <i>focal point bringing damage to your boroughs / Be some brothers from the east with some beats that be</i> …

Just say yes: Some California law enforcement leaders support legalizing recreational pot

As the movement to legalize pot for recreational use heads closer to a November ballot initiative, California law enforcement leaders are taking some very different positions on the matter.<p>While Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said he's still reviewing the 62-page initiative, he offered this …