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Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes: MLK Day 2015 inspirations, motivations

In honor of MLK Day 2015, here are some of the most inspirational quotes from the civil rights icon which are timely given the role race has played …

Michael Brown Sr. and the Agony of the Black Father in America

Thanksgiving at the Brown house, with family, friends, ham hocks, a little football, and an empty chair.<p><b>It is Thanksgiving</b> at Mike Brown's house, three days after a grand jury declined to bring charges against the policeman who killed his son and his city exploded in riots. His wife, Calvina, and …

Here is how low oil prices will shake things up in 2015

You can count on two things in the new year: oil prices will occasionally rise—as they have today. And one million barrels per day of new supply will join the already gushing global surplus, guaranteeing that prices also will dive, as they did last week and generally have been doing since …

Oil

Will 2015 deliver the promise of telemedicine?

The year of 2014 was a big year for telemedicine. The idea of using technology to provide remote health care has been around for years, but it really started to take off this year with the proliferation of wearable devices, and providers starting to embrace seeing patients through video chat.<p>In …

Whites More Optimistic Than Blacks On Race Relations In The U.S.

In a <i>Morning Edition</i> interview, NPR's Steve Inskeep asked President Obama if he thinks America has become more racially divided during his administration.<p>"No, I actually think that it's probably, in its day-to-day interactions, less racially divided," Obama replied, later saying that this year's …

Enhance Your Critical Thinking Skills with These Socratic Questions

Critical thinking is crucial for making better decisions and effective communication. You can consistently think more critically about a topic or …

5 smart ways students can use Google Scholar

Here's something that's happened to most college students: It's 20 minutes before your final paper is due, and you haven't written a bibliography yet.<p>…

Slideshow: The Best Cruise Lines of 2015

Travel

7 Times Lupita Nyong'o Challenged Us To Think Bigger

She's an Oscar winner. She's Glamour's Woman Of The Year. She's the face of Lancome and the muse for Miu Miu. But the reason Lupita Nyong'o has become such a beloved superstar is her wit, wisdom and worldview on identity and self worth. Even though she's only been in the spotlight for a relatively …

14 Things That Happen In "Interstellar", Ranked By Scientific Accuracy

An astrophysicist ranks parts of Interstellar, from the totally plausible to the "you'd definitely need aliens for that". SPOILERS AHEAD, of course.<p>Professor Kip Thorne, the science advisor and executive producer of Interstellar, has written an excellent book called <i>The Science of Interstellar</i> in …

Watch Harvard Students Fail the Literacy Test Louisiana Used to Suppress the Black Vote in 1964

This summer, we revisited a literacy test from the Jim Crow South. Given predominantly to African-Americans living in Louisiana in 1964, the test …

The 20 Chicest Mom & Daughter Duos

From fashion moguls to iconic actresses, the adage "I got it from my mama" couldn't ring more true. In honor of Mother's Day this weekend, we're celebrating the chicest mother and daughter pairs.<p>From fashion moguls to iconic actresses, the adage "I got it from my mama" couldn't ring more true. In …

Demi Moore

Congress Proposes Three Changes To Social Security That Make Sense

The importance of Social Security retirement benefits cannot be understated as nearly one third of all U.S. retirees rely solely upon Social Security for their retirement income. Despite its importance and successful history of providing retirement income to the elderly, Social Security is at a …

Slow Cooker Hot Wings Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Wings<p>For wings, follow the same rules as any other type of poultry. Ensure that chicken remains in its original packaging (which …

Cooking

Chicken and Dumplings with Mushrooms

6 Servings<p>This chicken and dumpling recipe with mushrooms will become your go-to for a warming winter supper.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken Stew<p>6 oz. slab bacon, cut into ¼” pieces<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>4 chicken legs (drumsticks with thighs; about 2 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

In Defense of the Garlic Press

Dig out that old garlic press, and use it with pride!<p>I hate chopping garlic. It’s sticky, it stinks up my cutting board, stinks up my hands, and perfumes anything that comes close to it with its not-always-welcome aroma. Crushing a clove under a knife is no big deal. It stays in its jacket and …

50 Amazing Wines for $15 or Less

Wine editors Ray Isle and Megan Krigbaum tasted hundreds of wines to find these 50 bottles.<p><i>Wine editors Ray Isle and Megan Krigbaum tasted hundreds</i> …

I Found What Worked For Me and Lost Over 70 pounds

Find out how one woman lost nearly 40 percent of her body weight by sticking to a game plan.<p><b>Before:</b> 198 pounds <b>After:</b> 125 pounds<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>As a teenager, it felt like I had no control over the amount of food I would eat. I would grab a bag of chips and devour the whole thing. I also felt really …

The Only Product You Need For Cara-Worthy Brows

An easy-to-use brow gel that really delivers. Plus, see all of the past beauty must-haves.<p>You only need to Google "eyebrow fails" to know that good brows are hard to fake, but if your name isn't Brooke Shields or Cara Delevingne, you probably need to—at least a little bit. Enter Tarte's Colored …

How to Speed Read | The Art of Manliness

When Theodore Roosevelt did things, he did them with gusto. That included reading. Roosevelt was a voracious reader. The man devoured books like a …

Buy Shoes, Battle Breast Cancer! Nine West Joins Forces with FFANY and QVC in the Quest for the Cure

Think pink. Then add suede shoes, and you’ve got the idea behind <i>QVC Presents FFANY Shoes on Sale</i>, a three-hour shopping extravaganza featuring 180 …

Big Girl in a Skinny World

Accent your fall favorites with the perfect accessories! Nicolette Mason rounds up her top picks, including plus-size-friendly heels and boots<p>Here's the truth about shoes: Pricier designer pairs tend to hold up better than their cheaper knockoffs. Chalk it up to superior craftsmanship and leather. …

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

Makeup

The 10 Best Nail Colors To Try This Fall

Yves Saint-Laurent

Genius Denim Styling Tips That Flatter Everyone

When it comes to sartorial staples, jeans have you covered. Versatile enough to travel from home to office to cocktails, they can project toughness, …

Clothing

Why We're Considering Shaving Our Faces

If I so much as mention the word "shaving," I'm met with a flurry of naysayers in our comment section. "Your hair will grow back thicker," people …

Skin Care

Why These 6 Luxury Nail Polishes Are Worth the Price

<i>Below is an excerpt from "Why These 6 Luxury Nail Polishes Are Worth It (Tried and Tested!)</i><i>," which originally appeared on POPSUGAR BEAUTY. Read the</i> …

From Skinnies To Boyfriends, Your Perfect Plus-Size Jeans

Jean shopping, am I right? There's denim for nearly every occasion now, which weans we're saddled with the pressure to find just the right pair — for …

The Top LinkedIn Tricks for Outfoxing your Competition

Most professionals I run into consider LinkedIn to be a place to connect with other humans, not companies. But, as my friend Mitt used to say: corporations are people, too.<p>Go to the Interests tab, click on Companies, and you’ll see a list of companies you’re already following. If you want to add …