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23 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

One of the great things about Netflix is that it has brought thoughtful, compelling documentaries to a much wider audience, which filmmakers could only dream of a decade ago.<p>And with bingeworthy titles like "Making a Murderer" and the vast ESPN "30 for 30" library a click away, you can get a lot of …

Entertainment

46 Literary Baby Names That'll Make You Want To Have Children

Game of Names.

You Don't Have To Be A Monster To Hate Women

Even subtle misogyny is insidious.<p>On Nov. 28, adult film star and writer Stoya publicly accused her ex-boyfriend and fellow adult star James Deen of rape. In the days that followed, 11 other women made allegations against the male darling of the porn industry.<p>Much of what made these accusations …

How to power through a day when you didn't get any sleep the night before

Lack of sleep can cause anxiety and irritability and affect your ability to retain information, all impairing your productivity.<p>But as all busy entrepreneurs know, sometimes getting a full night of shut-eye just isn't possible, leaving you with no choice but to try to power through the day on …

Sleep

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

Why Bernie Sanders Is Best on Women's Issues

Women's issues are taking center stage in the lead-up to 2016. As they should: The conservative war on women's health and reproductive rights has raged on for far too long. And in all measures of social and political inequality, we remain what number-crunchers coolly term "disproportionately …

Caught on Camera: Police Racism

<b>This outrageous arrest of Sandra Bland, captured on a police camera, likely led to her tragic death.</b><p><i>This post originally appeared in</i> The American Prospect<i>.</i><p>If you've regularly watched the nightly news over the past few years, you might think that the recent arrest and jail cell death of Sandra Bland …

8 Netflix Documentaries You Absolutely Can’t Miss

<i>Sometimes you just want to kick back, relax, and learn something new. Here are eight Netflix documentaries that you definitely don’t want to miss.</i><p><b>1.</b> …

The Late Night Snacks That Won't Upset Your Stomach and Wreck Your Sleep

Late night snacking isn’t ideal, but sometimes you just gotta eat. If you have to work late, get up early, or just have a case of the late night …

Dinesh D'Souza's Film Partner Sues 'God's Not Dead' Producers for $10 Million

John Sullivan is claiming that he and actor Brad Stine originated the plot of what became one of the biggest Christian films of the modern era.<p><b>John</b> …

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we’ve all …

15 must-read sci-fi, fantasy, and horror books for the summer

Fantasy

The 6 Most Valuable Grocery Items You Can Buy

138 ways to use these everyday items<p>When it comes to utility, not all grocery items are created equal.<p>If value can be defined by versatility then, …

35 Empowering Feminist Quotes from Inspiring Women

Words of wisdom from the trailblazers who make us proud to be women.<p>To all the women and men continuing the fight for feminism in 2017, get inspired by the words of the trailblazing women who've said it best. From Hillary Clinton to Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Rihanna and all the unapologetic, …

29 Awesome Books With Strong Female Protagonists

Celebrate National Women's History Month with these 29 great books.

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

29 Books That Will Enrich Your Inner Literati

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Books

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Literature

Emma Watson Turns 25: 7 Empowering Quotes From the Feminist Icon

The 'Harry Potter' alum has made a passionate plea for gender equality on multiple platforms as the UN Women's Global Ambassador.<p><b>Emma</b> <b>Watson</b> may …

Do you genes determine your entire life?

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics