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A scandal-plagued president steps down, and USC aims to restore the trust it has lost

Technically speaking, it was a coincidence that USC President C.L. Max Nikias agreed to step down on the same day that disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein surrendered himself to a courtroom in lower Manhattan.<p>In the greater scheme of things, however, it was a bicoastal convergence of karmic …

Harvey Weinstein

Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

Zora Neale Hurston’s Barracoon was written in the 1930s, but has only just been published. Why has it taken so long for the remarkable story of Oluale Kossola to be made public?<p>“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. …

Black History

I Knew My Life Would Be Over If I Had Kids — Here’s What Happened When I Did

I did not want to have children. Really, it was never on my list. One only needs to stand in the vicinity of a mom with young children in Target in order to understand. It looks (and sounds) freaking terrible. Innocent bystanders can practically hear a mom's life force being slurped down a drain as …

Parenting

The 100 stories that shaped the world

BBC Culture asked writers around the globe to pick stories that have endured across generations and continents – and changed society.<p>“I rarely find someone, really anyone, who doesn’t know some part of this story – the idea of the lost man who can’t get home after the war… the woman at home with …

Literature

The 8 Best Baby Bathtubs to Buy in 2018

Giving your baby his or her first bath is sure to be one of your favorite memories. But there are so many things to consider when choosing a baby …

Parenting

The MATADOR Intermittent Diet

A Science-Approved Plan for Sustainable Fat Loss<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The majority of diets don't work for long. Hunger pangs plague you, …

Nutrition

Arizona Law Aimed at Curbing Service Dog Fraud May Be All Bark, No Bite (US)

Under federal and Arizona state law, persons with disabilities can bring service animals—all breeds of dog and miniature horses—into places of public …

5 types of watch every enthusiast should own

By Spencer Hart<p>If you've developed a passion for watches (hopefully by reading T3's rather excellent watch coverage) and want to start a collection …

Watches

Breastfeeding by Stage: Birth to 12 Months and Beyond

When your baby's a newborn and a young infant, you just breastfeed, and if you need to or choose to, you may also supplement with formula. So, things …

Tip: Fat Loss is About Math, Not Magic

We've been lead to believe that there's something magical about low-carb diets. Nope, it's just basic math. Here's why.<p>I used to love low-carb …

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

Best Buy's CEO says he uses 5 criteria to decide whether someone's a leader

Best Buy's CEO has five criteria to determine whether someone is a leader.<p>"I've spelled out the five 'be's of leadership," CEO and chairman Hubert Joly told Business Insider. "I think it resonates with what we're trying to do."<p>Joly has led Best Buy's turnaround efforts since taking on the role of …

Leadership

Make the Nashville hot chicken sandwich that will change your life

There’s a reason Colonel Sanders decided to serve chicken by the bucketful – it’s food so comforting it’s nearly impossible to stop eating if it’s in …

Hiding behind the Second Amendment is a nasty scam and misunderstanding of American history

The Second Amendment to the Constitution has tremendous symbolic importance but is of no practical value in thinking about gun control. After the key …

These 11 Bottles Help Prevent Colic, so Everyone Can Get Some Sleep

No one wants their baby to be stricken by colic. The condition means that your usual happy bundle of joy is crying and in desperate need of soothing. Trapped air and gas is one of the leading causes of colic, meaning that what and how you feed your baby can have a huge impact on their comfort. …

Pregnancy

Barack Obama wants you to read this book on making smarter decisions

Four years ago, a few months before he was re-elected, President Barack Obama read a book on the science of decision-making that he now considers one …

8 Best Presidential Biographies to Read in 2018 - Signature Reads

The Life<p>From prize-winning biographer John A. Farrell comes this riveting portrait of Richard Nixon, a man who led America in a time of turmoil and left us a darker age. Nixon divided America through his decisions as the leader of this country: from the bombing of Cambodia and Laos, to the McCarthy …

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

Books

The Most Uncommon Baby Names Given in 2017 That You'll Be Obsessed With

Although it can seem like every kid you meet these days is named Noah or Olivia, there are, in fact, tons of other babies out there who receive less common names that are absolutely gorgeous. If you're looking to go off the beaten path when it comes to your baby's name, there are thousands of baby …

35 Things No One Told You About Becoming “Successful”

1. It’s Never As Good As You Think It Will Be<p><i>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,”</i> says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

These are the 3-star Michelin Restaurants in the US

Some of you might wonder what does the French tire manufacturer Michelin has to do with restaurants. Well, quite a lot. Since over a century ago, …

Hospitality

Your 2018 Age-to-Age Guide to What Your Kid Should Read Next

The secret to raising a reader? Knowing which book to give your child after he’s just finished one he loved. Colby Sharp, the co-founder of The Nerdy Book Club Blog, selected follow ups that will be the perfect match. These ideas are page-turners!<p><b>For Kids Who Liked:</b> <i>Look Look!</i> by Peter</b> …

How Storytelling Can Elevate You Above the Competition | Inc.com

Storytelling is an integral part of being human, and it's the way we've emotionally connected with one another for thousands of years. It should come as no surprise that brands use storytelling to connect with their consumers to great effect. After all, 92 percent of consumers say that they want …

Marketing

Innovative Trends that Will Transform Healthcare Industry In 2018

Technology has been developing at a fast pace and will be considered as a reliable tool for long-term health monitoring systems.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>The Indian healthcare industry in recent years has significantly transformed with the …

The Math Behind Gerrymandering and Wasted Votes

Imagine fighting a war on 10 battlefields. You and your opponent each have 200 soldiers, and your aim is to win as many battles as possible. How …

13 books Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and other moguls think everyone should read

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates reportedly reads 50 books a year. Oprah Winfrey has called reading "her personal path to freedom."<p>Gates and Winfrey, along with a number of other successful people, have made book recommendations over the years. For last-minute Christmas shoppers, here are some titles …

10 Schools of Philosophy and Why You Should Know Them

There are many famous schools of thought that you have probably heard of, but did you hear the truth or just get a caricature of the idea? <br>Read More

British Philosophy

Making Sense of Bitcoin and Its Wild Price Ride: QuickTake Q&A

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $19,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

Scientists Have Created a Synthetic Molecule That Could Be The Key to Ending Antibiotic Resistance

"I wouldn't say I feel safe, but it's clear we're making progress."<p>Antibiotic resistance in bacteria, which includes both common bugs and so-called …

World War I 101

World War I was a major conflict fought in Europe and around the world between July 28, 1914 and November 11, 1918. Nations from across all non-polar …

War