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Have An Airline Complaint? Don't Call The Airline — Tell The Dept. Of Transportation

<b>Updated at 8:50 a.m. ET April 17</b><p>An annual study of airline quality in the U.S. gave airlines the highest scores in the 26 years the rankings have been published.<p>You may be wondering: How is that possible?<p>Especially since a story dominating news headlines has to deal with a passenger being forcibly …

Of Course Beyoncé’s Isolated Vocals From Her Grammy Performance Are Flawless

Two days after Beyoncé slayed the Grammy stage dressed as a golden goddess, we’re getting a clearer idea of just how flawless her vocals were. A new …

8 Meditation Apps to Try Now

Now, with all of the stress around current events and how our personal lives will be affected, it’s important to build self-care into the day any way you can, whether it’s taking three deep breaths every few hours or listening to a guided meditation to soothe you into a very important good night’s …

Las Vegas mom loses almost 80 pounds without surgery or joining a gym

Shannon Fleming transformed her body without setting foot in a gym.<p>The Las Vegas mom has lost almost 80 pounds in one year after deciding to skip weight-loss surgery and slim down on her own. She gets plenty of exercise, but in places you might not expect.<p>Fleming, who is 5 feet 6 inches tall, …

Fitness

Watch a Former Bond Girl Pack 100 Items in a Carry-on in 2 Minutes

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Packing a carry-on can be hard, even if you're just heading out on a weekend trip.<p>Now imagine …

Homicides of transgender women in US reach alarming high

For a few transgender Americans, this has been a year of glamour and fame. For many others, 2015 has been fraught with danger, violence and mourning.<p>While Caitlyn Jenner made the cover of Vanity Fair and Laverne Cox prospered as a popular actress, other transgender women have become homicide …

LGBTQI

It’s not just “Selma”: Hollywood’s history problem

<b>Tom Wilkinson as Lyndon B. Johnson, and David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King Jr., in "Selma" (Paramount Pictures)</b><p>Again and again, from “John Adams” to “Lincoln,” romantic truthiness supplants historical truth on-screen<p>Andrew Burstein • Nancy Isenberg<p>January 19, 2015 1:30pm (UTC)<p>On a recent CBS …

Black History

Aperture Priority vs. Shutter Priority vs. Manual Mode | Which is Best?

You may have heard it from a friend, from a popular photographer on the social media outlet of your choice, or read it on a blog somewhere. Maybe it …

12 Ways to Easily Eliminate Stress

• Remind yourself how unimportant your worries are in the big scheme of things.<br>• Making lots of decisions can burn you out. Automate as many things as …

Will Power

18 Things I've Learned about Changing Habits, Settings Goals, and Living Life

Cleavage Cut as Chinese TV's Sexy Historical Drama Returns

'The Empress of China' fell foul of an ongoing morality crusade and now focuses on talking heads rather than heaving bosoms<p>The historical costume …

China

Rush Limbaugh: Idris Elba can't be Bond because he's black

Ian Fleming conceived character as white and Scottish, says right-wing commentator, adding: ‘I know it’s racist to point this out’<p>US commentator Rush Limbaugh has said Idris Elba should not be able to play James Bond because he is black.<p>Responding to rumours that the London-born actor is being …

40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Jeff Haden, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>While I like to think I know a little about business writing, I still fall into a few word traps. (Not to mention a few cliché traps.)<p>Take the words …

Language

Listen to "Nobody," Chief Keef's New Collaboration with Kanye West

It's weird and weirdly perfect.<p>Chief Keef's newest project <i>Nobody</i> drops on iTunes tomorrow. On Nobody is a long-rumored and hinted-at collaboration with Kanye West, whose most recent collaboration with Keef, "Hold My Liquor," suggested that he was one of the few artists capable of comfortably …

The 21 Best Android Apps You Should Download Right Now

Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.<p>Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

WATCH THIS!<p>From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the …

Boom For Mac Is An Equalizer That Improves Your Sound

There are plenty of apps that claim to improve your computer’s sound, but what if one actually did? When I installed Boom 2 for Mac today, I almost couldn’t believe it.<p>Boom is an equalizer for system-wide audio; once you install it, all your audio is fine-tuned to sound better. This means it works …

When Is Flu Season? How Twitter Beats Google To The Answer

Get your flu shot! Stay home if you’re sick! And tweet your symptoms, so the CDC can follow along.<p>If you’re kvetching online about being sick or subtweeting your sneezing co-worker, public health researchers would love for you to keep at it. You’re feeding a faster, better system for predicting flu …

10 Books That Will Make You Smarter in 2015

Take time over break to read something that changes how you see the world.<p>Yes there's a small company in "A Christmas Carol." But you won't learn much studying the business practices of Ebenezer Scrooge and Jacob Marley. With the holiday break stretching before you, pick up (or download) one of …

Howard Schultz

The Daily Show - The Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

The Daily Show - Instigate

The Daily Show - American Hands Stand

White policeman kills unarmed black man in Arizona

Officer shot father of three after mistaking pill box in his pocket for a gun in another incident of police using lethal force against an unarmed black man<p>A white police officer shot dead a black man in Arizona when he mistook some pills for a gun, authorities said Thursday, amid protests in New …

Law Enforcement

Chris Rock: The Rolling Stone Interview

As Chris Rock would be the first to tell you, stand-up comedy brilliance doesn’t necessarily translate to movie stardom. Onstage, Rock is a virtuoso …

Comedy

13 Thanksgiving Fails That Will Make You Feel Better About Life

When it comes to holiday cooking mistakes, we've all been there.<p>If you think you're the only one whose made a mistake in the kitchen on Thanksgiving, think again. Maybe the mashed potatoes you've made 1,000 times before came out lumpy, or the pie you practiced gets burnt to a crisp. Or maybe you've …

Cooking

Humanists Must Unite To Show That Black Lives Matter

The Darren Wilson grand jury decision was made this afternoon and announced this evening, 108 days after Michael Brown was shot and killed in the …

How Exercising Helps You Get More Done

A lot of people don’t work out. In fact, not only do they not work out, they barely move at all. A typical workday for many consists of waking up, sitting in the car on the way to work, sitting at a desk at work, sitting in the car on the way home, sitting on the couch watching television, and then …

12 easy ways to stop procrastinating and get shit done

Ever heard the saying, “Never put off until tomorrow what can be done today?” It's very true, and with over 25% of us admitting that we regularly …

Procrastination