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These Were The Most Popular Baby Names In The 1950s

Shout out to all the Donnas, Susans and Barbaras!<p>Baby name trends are an evolving part of our culture. The Social Security Administration tracks these fascinating trends over time, keeping a list of the most popular names every year since the 1880s.<p>The SSA also shares lists of the top names for …

Parenting

Must have been Vanna’s idea

Passenger thinks AirAsia's uniforms are revealing to the point of being 'disgusting,' claims Malaysian senator

A woman claiming to be a frequent AirAsia passenger says she’s fed up with the uniforms worn by the airline’s female flight attendants, and called them “quite disgusting” in a letter she penned to Malaysian Senator Hanafi Mamat — or so says Mamat, who claims he received the letter last week and …

6 healthy ways to indulge your sweet or salty cravings

Indulge in these satisfying swaps the next time you have a hankering for something sweet, salty or chocolatey.<p>Need a tasty treat you can snack on when a food craving strikes? I've got you covered. Indulge in these satisfying swaps the next time you have a hankering for something sweet, salty or …

Healthy Eating

The Spiritual Disciplines: Gratitude | The Art of Manliness

<i>Welcome back to our series on the spiritual disciplines, which explores exercises that can be used to train the soul. The purposes and practices of</i> …

This trick will save you hours of debating what to watch on Netflix

Have you ever logged into Netflix and gone through the recommended categories looking for something new to watch only to find nothing catching your eye? Despite having gone on a Disney movie binge, maybe I want to look through something other than "Feel-good Animation" or "Children & Family …

Guidelines to a simpler and better life

Why the Vegas Shooter Did It

In today’s fame-obsessed world, mass killings have become a bloody route to immortality.<p>Why did he do it?<p>A week after the worst mass killing in modern American history, the search for the motive behind Stephen Paddock’s murderous spree in Las Vegas has become a national obsession. Remarkably, …

Road rage

NFL's Week 4 sees dozens of players kneel, sit, raise fists during national anthem

Dozens of NFL players took a knee during the national anthem as others sat or raised their fists before the games of Week 4 Sunday, a day after President Trump tweeted that it that it was "very important” for players to stand.<p>Still, the number of kneeling players was down from last weekend, when …

The glass

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Wisdom

Mental Health Problems Rising Among College Students

Mental Health

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Advice from Kurt Vonnegut that Every Writer Needs to Read

I can give you professional writing advice until the cows come home, but at the end of the day, I’m not a bestselling author or a member of America’s …

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11,700 Free Photos from John Margolies’ Archive of Americana Architecture: Download, Use & Re-Mix

Many connoisseurs of architecture are enthralled by the modernist philosophy of Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, and I M Pei, who shared a belief …

Memphis pledges $900K to surviving 1968 sanitation strikers

MEMPHIS — Nearly 50 years after the Memphis sanitation strike, the city will offer the 14 living strikers $50,000 each in grants and will also contribute more to active sanitation workers' retirements, Mayor Jim Strickland announced Thursday.<p>Strickland made the announcement inside the National …

Black History

Mental Health Problems Rising Among College Students

Amy Ebeling struggled with anxiety and depression throughout college, as her moods swung from high to low, but she resisted help until all came crashing down senior year.<p>“At my high points I was working several jobs and internships — I could take on the world,” said Ebeling, 24, who graduated from …

Mental Health

Johnny Depp: ‘When Was the Last Time an Actor Assassinated a President?’

<b>UPDATE 2:</b> Depp has apologized for his comments. “I apologize for the bad joke I attempted last night in poor taste about President Trump,” he told</i> …

This bar sign tells the truth

Why Haven’t We Found Aliens Yet ?

22 Absolutely True Facts That Seem Like Garbage Nonsense

Science is awesome. Even more awesome are science facts that you can learn really quickly to make yourself look all smart and shit. Like the ones …

Shade Tolerant Trees, Shrubs, and Groundcovers

Plants and Shade<p>The amount of shade a plant is growing under will directly affect the density of the foliage, as well as the flowering and fruiting …

Handy tip for those who didn't know!

Feds pull financial aid tool after potential data breach

BOSTON (AP) — Families applying for federal student aid are facing extra hurdles this year after a potential data breach led federal officials to …

This low-tech gravity-fed watering system is based on an ancient irrigation technique

<b>Clayola Egypt's low-tech watering setup can keep your houseplants or garden watered when you're away.</b><p>The use of unglazed terracotta pots, also known …

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