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Spain Catalonia: Clashes after separatist leaders detained

<b>Crowds of protesters in Spain's Catalonia region have clashed with police after the Supreme Court stepped up legal action against separatists.</b><p>Spain's Supreme Court ruled 25 Catalan leaders should be tried for rebellion, embezzlement or disobeying the state.<p>Convictions could result in up to 30 years …

Europe

23 Snacks That Burn Fat

What you eat between meals matters more than you think. These choices boost metabolism and help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

Don’t “hug a black woman” for standing up to the patriarchy

America seems to have fallen in love with black women.<p>“What if we let black women run everything?” one popular tweet asked after the black vote helped Democrat Doug Jones beat Republican Roy Moore in a December special election in Alabama. “White women may be loud, proud pop feminists—what with …

I Won't Attend The Women's March This Year. Here's Why.

On January 21, 2017, while millions of women marched in protest, I sat at home on the south side of Chicago bursting into manic tears and cold …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …

Richard Feynman

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re doing, it’s hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There’s a lack of clarity on <i>how to</i> …

5 Things You Never Knew About How Dangerous Pregnancy Is In The U.S.

Pregnancy-related deaths are on the rise. Here's why.<p>Here’s troubling news: The United States has got the worst maternal death rate of any developed nation, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And we’re one of the only industrialized countries in which the number of deaths …

The subtle ways colleges discriminate against poor students, explained in a cartoon - Vox

We stunt upward mobility and make college a finishing school for the affluent.<p>A few years ago, hundreds of college administrators received a survey in the mail. It was designed to figure out what they believed it takes to succeed in college.<p>The survey listed 12 skills that colleges generally expect …

College & University

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Books

Meet the model defying gender norms by modelling both men’s and women’s fashion

This is Rain Dove.<p>They’re an androgynous model who’s changing the binary nature of fashion castings by modelling both menswear and womenswear.<p>They …

What You Need To Know About Exercise And Weight Loss In Your 20s, 30s, And 40s​

Doing the same routine you did a decade ago isn't going to work.<p>When it comes to fat loss, your workouts are anything but timeless. Over the decades, what you need to do get (and stay!) at a healthy weight changes. And, spoiler alert, it gets more challenging.<p>But exactly how tough it becomes …

20 exercises to bulletproof your joints and prevent injury

How Depression Could Be Severely Impacting Your Ability to Have Kids<p>How to Train Like a World Cup Soccer Player<p>The 10 Healthiest, Low-sodium Jerky …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

21 Cheat Sheets For Getting Superhero Abs

Exercise routines, diet tips, and recipes for people who want a shredded midsection.<p>As BuzzFeed Health has reported, getting those abs to pop is about way more than doing a zillion crunches, or even lightly keeping an eye on your diet. It's actually a lot more labor-intensive, requiring most people …

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

Education

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

Many of life’s essential truths need repeating.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often because you’ve lost …

25 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life | HelloCare

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practicing …

Once you learn these 4 profound lessons from Lao Tzu, your perspective on life will completely change

Lao Tzu is one of the greatest Chinese philosophers to have ever lived.<p>His teachings have become so influential in Chinese society that they are …

6 movies on Netflix that everyone should watch in their 20s

Your 20s are some of the most transformational years in your life. Many people finish college, fall in love, and start a career. It's the time where …

How to stay fit and still party

Food

12 60-second weight-loss tips

<b>1. Ditch high fructose corn syrup</b> <i><br>Once you eliminate this natural sweetener from your diet, expect to see rapid weight loss.</i><p>Corn syrup is the sugar extracted from corn. It is not and never has been healthy, but as corn is now almost entirely genetically modified, it is even worse for us. The …

5 fixable job-search mistakes that are keeping you from getting interviews

Searching for a new job is a tedious process. But one of the worst parts is learning a position you wanted was filled — before you ever even got a chance to interview.<p>If you find yourself in that situation over and over again, you want to figure out whatever's holding you back so you can address it …

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science

Want to slow down memory loss and cognitive decline? Start shopping for these amazing brain foods.<p>The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently …

Nutrition

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Succeed in Life

Some words of wisdom to help you realize your dreams.<p>In these crazy times, there's nothing we seek more than a bit of soothing wisdom in our lives. Words that inspire us to success--while still brimming with sage advice--are the best cure for any difficulties we may find ourselves in.<p>Let these 37 …

Motivation

11 Ways to Super-Size Your Savings In 2017

If you're looking for ways to grow your nest egg this year, you're not alone. Overwhelmingly, Americans are worrying more about their financial security. Do you have a plan in place to kick-start your savings?Here are 11 ways you can get yourself on solid financial footing and stash away more money …

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

<i>“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.</i><p>Getting smarter takes time and …

Self-improvement

Seven science-backed tips for forming habits that stick

Banishing bad habits and converting them to good ones is not easy. As Mark Twain once wrote, “Habit is habit, and not to be flung out the window by any man, but coaxed downstairs one step at a time.” But how do we coax the bad habit down the stairs and out the door while encouraging the new one up …

Self-help

There's a World of Fitness Trackers Beyond Fitbit

Fitbit may be the most familiar, but companies like TomTom and Garmin also make fitness trackers worth your time.<p>Fitness trackers are some of the most practical must-have smart gadgets. Designed to help you keep track of your steps, your daily activity, your heart rate, and even your calorie …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

12 Books Every Woman Should Read Right Now

Recommended reading for 2016<p>This year (let's face it, every year) was a complicated one to be a woman in America. There were undeniably exhilarating highs as we collectively watched the acheivements of women athletes at the summer Olympics; the glorious heights attained by young women like Simone …

Feminism