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7 Disturbing Facts About the Koch Brothers' Relationship with Race and Civil Rights

Charles and David Koch are notorious for amassing a business empire well-known for destroying the environment and hijacking the political process to …

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This Kind of Tea Lowers Blood Pressure Naturally

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

10 Myths About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Imagine a home in which the temperature is always comfortable, yet the heating and cooling system is out of sight. That system performs efficiently but doesn’t require extensive maintenance or knowledge on the part of the owners.<p>The air smells fresh; you can hear the birds chirping and the wind …

Is swiping left the new sexual racism?

I like to play this game on Tinder where I look at a profile for just a few seconds and react with my initial feelings—left “no,” right yes.” I call …

'A Chosen Exile': Black People Passing In White America

Several years ago, Stanford historian Allyson Hobbs was talking with a favorite aunt, who was also the family storyteller. Hobbs learned that she had a distant cousin whom she'd never met nor heard of.<p>Which is exactly the way the cousin wanted it.<p>Hobbs' cousin had been living as white, far away in …

Gotta Love No-Drama Discipline

Over the years, my husband and I have occasionally disagreed about discipline. Typically, he's thought I was too soft, and sometimes he's been right. Often, though, I think I'm just more empathetic about <i>why</i> one of my girls had a seemingly unnecessary meltdown or made a big fuss about putting her …

We Brought it on Ourselves: A Timeline of Choices We've Made to Increase Inequality

<i>This post first appeared at</i> YES! Magazine.<p><i>This infographic was adapted from</i> Who Stole the American Dream? <i>by Hedrick Smith. Random House Publishing</i> …

7 Actual Facts That Prove White Privilege Exists in America

White privilege is a concept that far too many people misunderstand. These are the same people who argue that white privilege is made-up, that people …

Why kids should choose their own books to read in school

At one time many public schools gave students time to read books of their own choosing, an activity based on the common-sense theory that kids will read what interests them, and that kids who can choose what they read will learn to enjoying reading, and, hence, read more. Unfortunately, many …

How To Make The Most Of Your 10 Minutes With Teacher

So you finally get the chance to meet one on one with your child's teacher — now what?<p>Like a good Boy Scout, be prepared: Educators agree that doing your homework before a parent-teacher conference can make a big difference.<p>The Harvard Family Research Project's Tip Sheet for Parents suggests …

Introducing Mixxxer, an X-rated version of Tinder

<i>This article contains sexually explicit material that may be NSFW.</i><p>When people criticize Tinder, their criticism is usually twofold: First, they …

Get Rid Of Your Busy Parent Guilt And Carve Out Family Time

If you're like any other busy parent, you have a little something called “busy parent guilt.” Yes, this is a real thing because I suffer from it …

How Family Game Night Makes Kids Into Better Students

Matching up cards and planning the next chess move can help develop a child’s executive function—a set of skills that may be more important for success than IQ points.<p>There has been a lot of recent attention focused on the importance of executive function for successful learning. Many researchers …

9 clueless things white people say when confronted with racism

<b>BY DERRICK CLIFTON</b><p>Daring to talk about Iggy Azalea’s racism and cultural appropriation doesn’t make me a racist.<p>But judging from the tens of …

When Your Skin Smells Sandalwood Oil, It Heals Itself — NOVA Next | PBS

Your nose isn’t the only part of your body capable of taking a whiff.<p>In the past decade, scientists have discovered olfactory receptors lingering in …

Ask the Headhunter: The sign of ignorance all employers hold against you

<b>Nick Corcodilos</b> started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered over 30,000 questions from the <b>Ask The Headhunter</b> community over the …

How To Eat Pussy - A Magical Guide For Evolved People

• 5.6Kshares<br>• Facebook3.8K<br>• 455<br>• 1.3K<br>• 8<p>When a woman finds a man who know how to eat pussy, she’s found a treasure she’s not going to let go of too quickly. …

6 Most Ingenious Uses of Windex I've Ever Seen. The Last One Was Crazy!

At the SF Globe, we love life hacks. These are some handy tricks with Windex. Turns out Windex can be used for much more than just cleaning glass …

The Successful Child

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Here’s The Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

20 Practical Uses for Coca Cola – Proof That Coke Does Not Belong In The Human Body

I'm in!<p>advertisement - learn more<p><b>Update:</b> Coke responds and cleverly tries to bring other safe products into the spotlight in order to suggest their …

Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived

If you want to learn more about Tesla, I highly recommend reading Tesla: Man Out of Time<p>Also, this Badass of the week by Ben Thompson is what …

51 Budget Backyard DIYs That Are Borderline Genius

Can’t afford that dream deck or in-ground pool you’re dying for? There are still ways to get a beautiful backyard that’s perfect for entertaining.

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Samsung is making a VR headset for its phones and tablets

Samsung is known for its ubiquitous Galaxy smartphones and tablets, popular smart televisions and, most recently, smartwatches. The Korean consumer electronics giant is about to enter <i>another</i> major new category: virtual reality headsets. We're told by sources close to Samsung that a virtual reality …

11 Nut Butters That Are Better Than Peanut Butter

The heavy-handed reign of peanut butter is OVER. Here are some other butters you can try instead! Bonus: they're easy to make.<p>- 2-4 cups of nuts<p>- a pinch of salt (probably)<p>- a little sweetener (probably) (like honey or coconut oil)<p>- a food processor or small blender<p>Follow the awesomely simple …