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More states sign on to U.S. Climate Alliance to honor Paris agreement

Frustrated by President Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, several governors have joined together to create the United States Climate Alliance.<p>The alliance is the brainchild of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and California Gov. Jerry …

Climate

U.S. poised to warn U.N. rights forum of possible withdrawal

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States is expected to signal on Tuesday that it might withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council unless reforms are ushered in including the removal of what it sees as an “anti-Israel bias”, diplomats and activists said.<p>Overview of the United Nations Human …

Human Rights

Trump’s Incredible Shrinking America

My whole life I have taken for granted America’s leadership in the world. America’s might and majesty were cornerstones of international relations, cooperation and diplomacy. We were a beacon and balance to the world. America has been imperfect — sometimes disastrously so — but it always seemed to …

MoMA has swapped out Picasso and Matisse paintings for works by artists from Muslim-majority countries

A poignant political protest is taking place on the walls of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The museum, located just two blocks from Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan, transformed its galleries overnight and hung works by artists from the Muslim-majority countries affected by president …

Art

5 Simple Ways You Can Boost Your Happiness, Health and Success Through Gratitude

In today’s fast-paced world, it is easy to get overwhelmed by all the noise around you. When it seems like your to-do list keeps getting longer and …

Ireland votes to stop investing public money in fossil fuels

Ireland just took a big step toward cutting coal and oil out of the picture. Its Parliament has passed a bill that stops the country from investing in fossil fuels as part of an €8 billion ($8.6 billion) government fund. The measure still has to clear a review before it becomes law, but it would …

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science

Want to slow down memory loss and cognitive decline? Start shopping for these amazing brain foods.<p>The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently …

Nutrition

Want to Be a Better Communicator? Try This Surprising Approach

Don't be selfish. Don't be stingy. Give everything you've got.<p>I've been a professional communicator for a lot of years, and here's the most important thing I've learned: Inspirational, persuasive communicators have one attribute that makes them much more effective than those who just disseminate …

audiencemembers

Snapchat: A Year in Review [Infographic]

2016 was a big year for Snapchat, with the platform continuing it's rapid evolution by introducing new ad features and options, along with the new …

Cannabis feminism: The new movement that has high hopes for the future

<i>After 10 years in the nascent natural beauty industry, Jessica Assaf, 26, went to Harvard Business School thinking she’d come out with a next-level</i> …

How to Be Interesting When Everything Has Already Been Said

Knowing how to tell your story makes all the difference.<p>5 min read<p>Anyone who's been writing for any length of time knows the feeling -- that goose bump-filled rush of epiphany as you realize the idea you just had is just out of this world. "No way has anyone else thought of this!" you say to …

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an …

Self-improvement

Surrealist and Poetic Pictures of the Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda galaxy, which is located at 2.55 million light years from the Sun, is one of the only visible with the naked eye from the northern …

Democrats Continue Gun Control Sit-In as Paul Ryan Adjourns House

The revolt in the House of Representatives entered a second day Thursday as protesting Democrats refused to give up and continued to demand votes on gun control measures opposed by Republicans.<p>While two dozen or so Democratic lawmakers camped out in the well of the House chamber, Speaker Paul Ryan …

10 Remarkable Motivational Tips For Self Improvement

Everybody has goals. Maybe you want to run that half marathon coming up in six months, or you want to finish up your degree and go for a promotion. …

The 4 Types of People Who Succeed as Entrepreneurs

A VC sorts all the successful founders she's known into four groups.<p>The glorious thing about entrepreneurs is their diversity. Some are swash-buckling risk takers. Others are determined plodders who won't take no for an answer. Some are born salespeople. Others are quieter types.<p>But amidst all this …

Entrepreneurship

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of “you’re so <i>talented</i>,” but truthfully, …

The Formula That Puts You In Control Of Success

Jack Canfield, author of <i>Chicken Soup for the Soul</i>, often tells audiences the story of how his book came to be. He and co-author Mark Hansen were …

Top Mindfulness Quotes to Change Your Life Forever

Mindfulness is a process of exploring ourselves. Mindfulness is a way to know yourself. It is a new way to look at your own thoughts. It is a way to …

12 things successful people do on Sunday nights

In fact, a whopping 76% of American workers say they get the Sunday-night blues, according to a 2015 Monster survey.<p>Even if you love your job and typically look forward to getting back into the swing of things, "it's easy to feel a bit of trepidation on Sundays about the stresses waiting for you on …

2 business school professors explain how you can become a more authentic leader

It's one thing to gain mastery of a particular function or skillset; it's quite another to take responsibility for, and earn the respect of, employees from different backgrounds, functions, and cultures.<p>For many leaders, this transition is marked by a period of self-doubt.<p>The newly appointed ask …

18 Adorable Illustrations Of Untranslatable Words About Love

Love may be blind, but it's not monolingual.

18 Things All Women With Great Eyelashes Do

Turns out having lush lashes is a lot of work, but being able to bat them is worth it.<p>If you wake up with Bambi-like lashes, then more power to you. But if you're like the rest of the general population and need a little help in the lash department, these tips from Courtney Akai, owner of Courtney …

5 Scientific Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

While science has proved that memory games don't make you smarter, there are 5 methods that actually do work.<p>About a decade ago, some early scientific research suggested that playing memory games could increase "fluid intelligence," which is the capacity to solve problems in novel situations, …

The Brain

The Formula to Build Any Successful Habit in Just 30 Days

It's no secret every successful person has developed insanely productive habits into their daily routine. They understand that success in every area of your life largely depends upon the actions you take and being consistent with those actions every single day.<p>A powerful personal growth tool for …

8 Brain Exercises To Improve your IQ Score

Can we make ourselves any smarter? The answer to that particular question is still a puzzle, trying to be solved by scientists all over the world. …

Natural Ways To Dye Your Hair When Pregnant

It’s estimated that 75% of women over 18 have colored their hair at some point in their life. While our hair often gets thicker and more lustrous, …

Hair

A Surprising Number Of Expectant Dads Also Get 'Pregnancy Blues'

New fathers need mental health resources just as much as new mothers.<p>The conversation about how to address depression during pregnancy for the 10 to 20 percent of women who suffer from it is growing all the time. But according to research from McGill University, we should be extending mental health …

Congress's Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Cannabis