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3 Facts That Prove the Reality of White Supremacy

When I was 16 years old, my entire family thought my little sister was going crazy (and by “sister” I mean my cousin who lived with us because black …

Black Students

Tracking the Rise of Customizable Beauty

The 2016 beauty consumer is hard to please. Thanks to a little invention called the Internet, we've become more informed and certainly more discerning when it comes to what we let into our makeup bags and bathroom cabinets. In addition to forcing brands to work harder for our attention, consumers' …

A Therapist Explains How To *Really* Listen To Another Human Being

Let’s face it: Most people aren’t good listeners. In fact, most people — including your best friend who truly loves you to the moon and back — are <i>terrible</i> listeners. But it’s not their fault. No one (well, very few people) are out here trying to ignore your important thoughts and problems. They …

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China accuses western media of fake news about human rights

The Guardian among outlets to report on alleged torture of lawyer Xie Yang, which sparked Beijing’s Trump-style rebuke<p>China has launched a Donald Trump-style attack on foreign media, branding claims that a leading human rights lawyer was tortured by government agents fake news.<p>Xinhua, the …

Amicus briefs against Trump's travel ban: the strongest arguments

Tech companies, politicians and universities are among the US groups citing religious bias, immigrant achievements and national security as reasons to overturn the ban, which has been temporarily suspended<p>Several groups and businesses have waded into the dispute over Donald Trump’s travel ban, …

Drain the swamp

Katelyn Donnelly Contributor<p>Katelyn Donnelly is the managing director at Pearson Affordable Learning Fund.<p>Arvind Nagarajan Contributor<p>Arvind Nagarajan is the investment director at Pearson Affordable Learning Fund.<p>Let us tell you about a recent day in New York City.<p>We left a meeting and opened our …

Retailers Hunt for the Next Big Beauty Superstar at Indie Beauty Expo

Buyers from the likes of Ulta Beauty, HSN, Sephora, Costco, Amazon, Urban Outfitters and Peninsula Beauty attended the trade show held last month in …

We Tried Glamglow's Cult-Favorite Mask—Read Our Honest Reviews

At Byrdie HQ, we take skincare <i>very</i> seriously. Yes, we try a bunch of different products on a weekly basis, but it's only those yielding noticeable …

These Are the Eye Creams That Deliver Results

There’s several reasons we love a great eye cream. First and foremost, no matter your age, taking preventive action against fine lines and wrinkles …

What to Do When You Feel Stuck in Negative Emotions

We’ve all been there: A strong emotion like anger or fear sucks us in and suddenly we can’t seem to control the things we say or do, hurting …

Self-help

Kid-Friendly Meditation Videos Help Little Ones Settle Down Before Bed

My kids are balls of pure energy who are offended by the very thought of bedtime. But meditation videos like this one actually keep their interest …

5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

Self-improvement

Investors brace for 2017 shocks after surprise 2016 run

The benchmark S&P 500 is set to post a roughly 10 percent price gain for 2016 and around 12 percent on a total return basis, including reinvested dividends. That tops the single-digit increase expected by market participants polled by Reuters a year ago, with more than half of the advance coming …

Blood-Infused Skin Care: We Tried the $1,400 Treatment

The newest skin-care ingredient is not for the squeamish. (Spoiler: There will be blood. Blood-infused skin care, that is.) Skin care has taken a decidedly macabre turn. Take Barbara Sturm, a German physician with a skin-care line, who has come up with a very unorthodox way to boost skin’s …

Skin Care

Why You Need to Manage Your Energy Not Your Time

Putting in longer hours will backfire - follow these four pillars of energy management to become more productive<p>You feel the pull from every angle. Your home life demands your time. Your work life demands your time. Managing time can feel like the right solution. But if you're mentally, physically, …

Want to Raise Successful Daughters? 1 Crucial Life Skill They Need to Start Learning Young

The way boys and girls are socialized has long-term effects on their success.<p>The founder of Girls Who Code kept hearing the same story. In their first week of learning to code, the girls' screens would be blank. They said they were stuck and didn't know which code to write. Yet when the teachers …

36 Photos That Showcase The Unique Beauty Of Barcelona

A city like no other.

NOBEL ECONOMIST: 'I don’t think globalisation is anywhere near the threat that robots are'

Angus Deaton, who won the Nobel Prize last year for his work on health, wealth, and inequality, told the Financial Times he believes robots are a much greater threat to employment in the US than globalisation.<p>Addressing the theory that Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections was …

Economics

N.C. Republicans Move To Limit Powers Of Incoming Democratic Governor

The Republican-controlled North Carolina Legislature has introduced measures to limit the powers of the incoming Democratic governor.<p>Roy Cooper, the state's current attorney general, beat current Republican Gov. Pat McCrory by a slim margin in the November election. McCrory initially refused to …

Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

This Definitive History of Racist Ideas Should Be Required Reading

There are some books that just demand space on your bookshelf—not just because they’re interesting but also because these books break new ground in a …

The most disruptive phase of globalization is just beginning

To properly understand globalization, you need to start 200,000 years ago.<p>Richard Baldwin skillfully takes on this daunting task in a new book, starting all the way back with the hunter-gatherers. For too long, he says, traditional analysis of trade has been too narrow, he argues.<p>The economist, who …

Globalization

How do you teach a child to code? Don't tell them they're coding

Learning to code can be challenging, but Fab Lab wants to showcase technology that can get kids involved. For almost three years, it has been running …

FINANCE PROFESSOR: 'There is good reason few economists have endorsed Trump's economic plan'

Trump claims his "America First" plan will grow the U.S. economy over the next decade by a whopping 3.5 to 4%, generating 25 million new jobs.<p>For perspective, the 1980s much lionized Reagan-era only generated 16 million. If Trump can deliver, who wouldn't want this economic utopia? Unfortunately, …

Economics

5 Things This Dad Wants to Teach His Daughter

Every father-daughter relationship is different and special, but what this dad aims to teach his own young daughter may resonate with you.<p>There are almost as many lists with titles like "9 Things Every Dad Needs to Teach His Daughter" on the Internet as there are cat videos. The trouble with lists …

10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …

Are You Expecting Too Much From Your Toddler?

A national survey shows most parents believe their toddlers have the capacity for more control of their emotions than is developmentally possible at their age.<p>Sometimes when my 3-year-old melts down, and just. Won't. Stop. Crying. And screaming, and making a spectacle, and rolling around on the …

Child psychologist: This is how to raise human beings who are ready for the real world

By Ross W. Greene<p>People are a little worried about the human species these days. Maybe it’s the rash of terrorist attacks throughout the world. Maybe it’s the tone of the presidential campaign. Maybe it’s because so many of us are suffering from a nasty case of empathy fatigue in response to the …

Terrorism