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How the Most Successful People Process Criticism | Inc.com

There's one key difference between people who consistently pull off incredible feats, and others who are always wondering how the high achievers do it.<p>While hard work, luck, tenacity and the right connections can all add to someone's ultimate success, those are not the most important factors. The …

Self-improvement

WATCH: Dakota pipeline protesters sprayed with water cannons in freezing cold, 167 injured in police crackdown

Rights groups condemned the harsh law enforcement response to #NoDAPL indigenous protesters at Standing Rock<p>For months authorities in North Dakota have harshly cracked down on protesters challenging the Dakota Access pipeline but over the weekend this reached a new level of violence, when police …

South Korea finally has its first female president, but women's groups fear she's only made sexism worse

When<p>Park Geun-hyebecame South Korea’s first female president in 2013, women’s groups saw it as little more than a superficial milestone.<p>They had protested her candidacy, arguing that the daughter of a dictator would never represent real women.<p>Now, with Park facing calls to resign over an …

South Korea

This Glitter Cranberry Mimosa Is the Only Thing Your Holiday Brunch Needs

It's extremely easy to make.<p>If you're getting buzzed off any mimosa during the holidays, it needs to be this glitter cranberry mimosa. It's only boozy, delicious, and, most importantly — glittery AF.<p>The drink recipe only calls for three ingredients, so it's easy to throw together when you have no …

America’s Surprising Views on Income Inequality

As a whole, the population of the United States is wealthier today than it has ever been. But, as has often been reported, the relative increases haven’t been uniform. In 1970, the top ten per cent of the population earned a third of the total national income. By 2012, it earned half. According to …

An Avalanche of Azaleas: Stunning Photos of Japan’s Mifuneyama Park

We’ll forgive you if you’ve never heard of Mifuneyama Rakuen. The Japanese park—home to 200,000 azaleas and 2,000 cherry trees—isn’t famous. What it …

15 Italian Cooking Secrets That Will Change Your Life

The beauty of learning how to cook Italian food the right way is that you don't have to go to a restaurant every time the craving strikes. From making the perfect pasta to having the essential pantry staples on hand, there are a few secrets Italian cooks always have up their sleeves that come in …

Pokemon Sun and Moon Review

Sun and Moon greatly improve upon Pokemon’s formula and craft a world worth exploring.<p><i>Update: Pokemon Sun and Moon has been nominated for IGN's 2016</i> …

Pokémon

Another Earth might exist right next door — and this tiny telescope may be the first to see it

The first telescope to photograph a "pale blue dot" of another Earth in a distant solar system may not be funded by NASA, the European Space Agency, or some other government agency.<p>It might come from Kickstarter.<p>Dubbed Project Blue, the effort isn't run by hucksters out to peddle unrealistic …

“Cities will be a powerful antidote to Donald Trump”: Social scientist Benjamin Barber on the emergence of a new urban radicalism

The election of Donald Trump has left the Democratic party defanged. Despite winning the popular vote, the Democrats now face four years of a radically right wing executive and at least two years in the minority in both houses of Congress.<p>But as they cast around for succor, there is still one major …

Bill de Blasio

How a Swedish biologist is forcing people take responsibility for their own part in climate change

To combat its “throwaway consumer culture,” Sweden has announced tax breaks on repairs to clothes, bicycles, fridges, and washing machines. On bikes and clothes, VAT has been reduced from 25% to 12% and on large household products (also known in Sweden as “white goods”) consumers can claim back …

Sustainability

Photographer Documents Husband’s Depression In Intimate Photo Series

‘The Sea That Surrounds Us’ is a project by photographer Maureen Drennan that documents her husband’s battle with depression and her own battle to …