Ibn Aswad

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This May Be the Perfect Daypack

Earlier this year I gushed about how much I loved using my Patagonia fanny, er, lumbar pack. In the comments many of you said, basically: “Hey, …

3 Crucial Lessons Guy Kawasaki Can Teach You About Being More Disruptive

Disruption and innovation have been important for a long time, these experts teach you what it really is.<p>Disruption. The thing every entrepreneur dreams about achieving. Should you even care about disruption? Will you ever be able to disrupt your industry? What happens to your business and your …

Why this art professor turned American flags into KKK hoods

A Florida professor sparked outrage after she transformed three American flags into Ku Klux Klan hoods.<p>The flags shaped like KKK hoods had the eyes …

9 types of people who never succeed at work

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry originally published this post on LinkedIn.</i><p>Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace.<p>Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from 1980 to the present day and found that those that emphasize social …

Emotional Intelligence

We can't alter the course of time but, according to physics, we can bend it

by Chelsea Gohd October 31, 2017 Hard Science 32312<p>Traveling in Time<p>Most of us have dreamed of traveling through time, backward or forwards, faster …

White House defends Kelly's Civil War comments, calls criticism 'disgraceful'

Kelly’s message, Sanders said, was that 'all of our leaders have flaws.'<p>The White House on Tuesday condemned as “absurd and disgraceful" the blowback to chief of staff John Kelly’s assertion a day earlier that the Civil War was prompted by an inability to compromise.<p>“I think it is absurd and …

You Can Impress Your New Boss If You Do These 4 Things in the First 30 Days

Give it 30 days before you come to any conclusions about colleagues.<p>You've landed a coveted new position and you're ready to step into your new spotlight-- congratulations. This is not only great for your resume but also a fantastic time to learn from thelessons of the past and ease into your new …

Ginger Water: The Healthiest Drink To Burn All The Fat From The Waist, Back And Thighs

The internet is flooded with countless diets, recipes and remedies for natural weight loss and we’ve probably tried a good number of them, some more …

Immune System

Strength training can have unique health benefits, and it doesn't have to happen in a gym

Most of us probably know exercising is associated with a smaller risk of premature death, but a new study has found that doesn’t have to happen in a …

Frederick Douglass Shut Down Robert E. Lee Glorifiers More Than a Century Ago

Perhaps President Donald Trump was right—long-deceased abolitionist Frederick Douglass is doing an "amazing job." But it appears White House Chief of …

How the Russia probe closed in on Paul Manafort

Paul Manafort was in the room when Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer hoping for dirt on Hillary Clinton. One month later, he reportedly sent …

Iran fulfilling nuclear deal commitments: IAEA chief

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Iran is fulfilling its commitments under the nuclear deal with world powers and U.N. inspectors are facing no problems in their verification efforts, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director-general said on Monday.<p>International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) …

South Asia

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

• Criticizing your partner’s character (“You’re so stupid” vs “That thing you did was stupid”)<br>• Defensiveness (or basically, blame shifting, “I wouldn’t have done that if you weren’t late all the time”)<br>• Contempt (putting down your partner and making them feel inferior)<br>• Stonewalling (withdrawing from an …

Self-improvement

After Devastating Destruction, Caribbean Looks To Rebuild

Developers—and buyers—are figuring out how to handle the months ahead<p>There is no escaping the despair facing residents in Puerto Rico, the Virgin …

The long tail of Jim Crow

<b>(Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Inequality for black families now is still being affected by housing discrimination in the 20th century<p>Raynard S. Kington<p>October 29, 2017 12:00pm (UTC)<p>My four siblings and I will soon sell the final significant piece of my parents’ estate, the home they bought in Baltimore in …

Siblings

Why the Trump-Russia indictments are being kept secret — for now

A former prosecutor weighs in: It’s actually pretty routine.<p>The first criminal charges in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia probe are secret for now — but that doesn’t necessarily tell us much on its own.<p>Because the indictments are sealed, we don’t yet know who is being charged or what …

Corruption

Religion 101: Examining the Nature of Religion and Religious Beliefs

<b>What is Religion? The Problem of Defining Religion:</b><p>Academic literature is filled with attempts to describe what religion is and many of those …

Jared Kushner To Be Arrested In Robert Mueller Russia Probe? Donald Trump Son-In-Law Is Top Target, Rumors Say

After Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed the first charges in his investigation into collusion between Donald Trump and Russia, new rumors say that …

Donald Trump

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Money May Not Shield Prosperous Blacks From Bigotry, Survey Says

Support the news<p>Phillip Thompson lives in an exclusive gated community with a golf course in one of the wealthiest exurbs of Washington, D.C. Inside …

Demographics

People who smoke weed have more sex, according to a new Stanford University study

Ketchup is better than mustard. People who hang toilet paper in the “under” position are soulless monsters. <i>South Park</i> isn’t actually very funny. …

Great Backpacking Foods You Can Find at the Local Market

*This post was originally written for The Outbound Collective.The hardest part of planning a backpacking trip is planning your meals. There are …

Food

'This movement is evil': Religious leaders denounce White Lives Matter rallies

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: An earlier version of this report mischaracterized the number of Southern Baptists that Randy Davis represent.</i><p>NASHVILLE — Religious leaders across Tennessee are denouncing white supremacy ahead of Saturday’s White Lives Matter protests in Murfreesboro and …

Butter-Basted, Pan Seared Rib-Eye Steak

Informally, we call this dish "steak in a pan with butter" after a scene in an early <i>Mad Men</i> episode, even though we never saw Betty cook the dish. …

Chuck Eye Steak

<b>Definition:</b> The Chuck Eye Steak is cut from the chuck eye roast (Chuck Primal), lower down from the rib primal. This means that this steak is a …

Wider Image: Mexico's indigenous Muslims in Maya heartland

SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico (Reuters) - A trip to Mexico's indigenous Maya heartland showed me how a vibrant Muslim community had sprung up in this predominantly Roman Catholic country.<p>In the southern state of Chiapas, home to a lush mountainous landscape, I photographed members of a small …

Woman cured of sciatica within hours of using cannabis oil she bought online

A woman who spent 13 years in crippling pain that reduced her to tears says she has been cured thanks to cannabis oil.<p>Brenda Davidson says she is …

Second Special Operations team was on ground near Niger ambush

The Pentagon confirmed Thursday that a second U.S. Special Operations team was in the area when a Special Forces team was ambushed in Niger earlier this month.<p>"There are other teams that operate in Niger," Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr., director of the Joint Staff, told reporters. "There was …

How Your Personality Type Affects Your Health

Could your personality type be harming you, or is your personality actually helping you live a longer life? Our personalities play such an important …

Psychology