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How many of you have noticed that you’ve been on autopilot lately? Maybe you started a routine at the beginning of the year as your “New Year’s Resolution”, but slowly started to pull back and left it behind. When was the last time you stopped to reevaluate your strategy and readjust? In this article, I will […]

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Never trust anyone who is rude to a waiter

I remember my grandmother telling me that if I were ever to marry, I should make sure he was kind. But she might just as well have said: "Find yourself a man who's nice to waiters." The way people treat restaurant staff is, I think, a kind of poker tell, revealing a person's character in as long as …

Grow Your Wealth – Faster and Easier!

We are proud to say <b>we reached our goal of acquiring passive income over expenses in our own personal lives.</b> This was no easy task since we had LOTS …

Chinese man staged his own funeral just to see how many people would turn up

Zhang Deyang, who never married or had kids, organised his own funeral and invited friends and family<p>A Chinese man has held a funeral for himself just to see how many people would turn up.<p>Zhang Deyang from northern Shandong province organised a mock ceremony – and told his friends and family – in …

Do you really need to drink eight cups of water a day?

<b>Drinking eight cups or two litres of water a day is longstanding advice. But is there any scientific basis for it, asks Dr Chris van Tulleken.</b><p>You know those ads that remind us that even a small drop in hydration levels can massively affect performance so you need to keep hydrated with whatever …

Wellness

10 of the Most Dangerous Space Walks Ever Done

The blockbuster film Gravity features one heart-stopping emergency in space after another, most of them outside the confines of a spacecraft. Real-life emergencies during extravehicular activity, or EVA, are more rare, but they do happen.<p>The blockbuster film <i>Gravity</i> features one heart-stopping …

Space Science

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Donald Glover

10 Amazing Facts You Probably Don’t Know About Mobile Phones

Over the past few years, mobile phones have become a kind of addiction. Indeed, it’s almost impossible to imagine life without them. But how well do you really know that best friend (fiend?) in your pocket? Here’re a few surprising facts about that thing you whip out roughly 85 times a day.

5 Facts You Didn't Know About Blogging And Its Value For Your Brand

<b>Are you considering adding a blog to your online strategy this year?</b><p>As an online professional, chances are that you are present on more than a few social media networks.<p>You recall that the social media networks were not as ubiquitous even five years earlier.<p>Things have changed.<p><b>Constant …

6 Freaky Facts About Flying That Airlines Don't Tell You

<i>This story was originally published on May 25, 2016.</i><p>As a former airline industry employee, I've seen and heard a lot of things that the general …

She was abused as a child. Now she pushes for sex-abuse prevention laws

By Ovetta Wiggins<p>, Reporter<p>As a child, Erin Merryn learned how to say no to drugs in her school’s DARE program and how to avoid talking to strangers during “stranger-danger” lessons.<p>What she didn’t learn in school, she says, was how to stop a person she knew and trusted from becoming her sexual …

School Districts

Manny Pacquiao posts Bible verse that states gay people should be killed

Manny Pacquiao is not backing down from his stance against homosexuality.<p>Less than a day after the Filipino boxer and politician lost his sponsorship deal with Nike because he compared gay people to animals, Pacquiao took to Instagram early Thursday morning and posted some Bible verses that support …

Same-sex Marriage

Pregnant Dog Discovered Nursing Malnourished Child in Chile

The dog was the only thing keeping the boy alive.<p>A severely malnourished two-year-old boy was discovered being breastfed by a neighbor's pregnant dog in Arica, Chile, <i>The Independent</i> reports.<p>The boy was found by a neighbor, who noticed him nursing on her dog Reina in a mechanic's workshop. He had …

Texas Mother Facing 10 Years For Alleged Neglect and Malnourishment of Her Five Kids

Police in Texas have arrested a 27-year-old mother for extreme neglect, alleging that she routinely left her children malnourished and alone in a …

India’s malnourished children hit by food politics as eggs rejected for school lunches

Clutching battered metal plates, the children waited patiently in a remote central Indian village for the two small flat pieces of bread and scoop of boiled potato curry that would be their only full meal that day.<p>They are among the 120 million malnourished children across India who depend on a …

Severely Beaten and Malnourished 3-Year-Old Allegedly Offered for Sex, Kept Locked in Closet

"This is just one of those cases that just shocks the soul," said an official investigating the case.<p>A 3-year-old girl, found severely malnourished, beaten, and sexually abused, was kept in a trash bag in a closet and offered for sex by a man who was serving as her babysitter, according to police …

Crime

'I Was a Slave to Testosterone': How Sex Changes for Trans Women on Hormones

The experiences of transgender women on male-to-female hormone replacement therapy disrupt the conservative notion of intrinsic sex differences. Three trans women explain what it was like to change their hormonal sex, and how it unlocked parts of their...<p>If you think that the penis and vagina are …

How to create ads that don't objectify women - CNN Style

Written by Emanuella Grinberg, CNN<p>Contributors Haimy Assefa, CNN<p>Advertising executive Madonna Badger uses four criteria to determine whether an ad objectifies women:<p>Prop: Does the woman have a choice or voice in this situation?<p>Part: Is she reduced to just a sexually provocative body part?<p>Plastic: …

Why Feminism Can’t Help Third World Women

I know that some people are traveling under the delusion that feminism is about equality. They believe it’s a political response to injustices, but …

Gujarat village bans mobile phones for unmarried women | india

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may be promoting his Digital India drive across the world but a village in his native district of Mehsana in Gujarat has …

India

The Fierce, Female Mobile Gamers Of Saudi Arabia

Amir-Esmaeil Bozorgzadeh Contributor<p>Amir-Esmaeil Bozorgzadeh is the founder at Virtuleap, a sandbox for creative developers to showcase their VR concepts to the world, which is currently running the world’s biggest WebVR Hackathon. He is also the European partner at Edoramedia, a games publisher …

Single Women Starting Businesses

Young—and single!—women are starting their own businesses in droves, according to new research, despite the fact that entrepreneurship is down among millennials overall [pdf].<p>A Georgia State University study indicates that single women are becoming entrepreneurs at faster rates than both married …

Self-employment

Seven extremely wealthy people who choose to live frugally

Frugality is a subjective term. To the average Joe it could mean eating meals at home or scouring the internet for cheap flights. But to a …

3 Great Reasons to Take Social Security Benefits at 62

Most analysts urge you to wait, but there are some situations where it just doesn't make sense.<p>Social Security is a primary source of retirement …

Retirement

14 Items In Your Bathroom That Have Probably Already Expired

🎶 Let it go! 🎶<p>If you're obsessed with staying neat like us, there's almost nothing more immediately gratifying than cleaning something out. Here's some good news for you: It's likely high time you sort through your bathroom beauty and grooming items. Expired makeup and products do more harm than …

8 Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Keep in Bookmarks

We all come across thousands of websites while looking for something we need, or following a trail of links, or simply surfing aimlessly – and once …

Social Media

'Doppelganger' women spotted on the Tube wearing identical outfits

Has a glitch in the Matrix been spotted? Or just two twins sitting on the Tube? A commuter was left stunned when she saw two 'doppelganger' women<p>A commuter was left seeing double on Tube when she spotted these two' doppelganger' women wearing exactly the same outfits.<p>The pair were spotted on the …

Social Media