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N.J. student is 1 of 3 people in the world to earn a perfect score on AP test

A Toms River senior, who took the AP Chemistry test in May, was one of three people worldwide to obtain a perfect score on the exam

'Yo memo is so stupid Eric Trump beat it's SAT scores': Internet breaks into hysterics over #YoMemoJokes

In wake of Rep. Devin Nunes’ (R-CA) memo being released to the general public and declassified by President Donald Trump, the afternoon and evening …

We should be concerned about the casualisation of full-time work | Greg Jericho

More young people are being employed casually. If this continues long-term, society has a problem<p>This year the ACTU aims to fight on a number of hot button issues in its “Change the Rules” campaign. Among the issues is one which sits right at the centre of the flexible work debate, and one that has …

Unions

28 phrases the most likable employees use at work

You think words matter? According to a CareerBuilder survey, 50% of employees believe turnover would decrease if managers simply recognized their efforts more frequently.<p>That brings up some obvious questions. Do you compliment your workers for doing good work? If so, how often? And if you're on a …

Employment

Why So Many Young Men Have Sex Even When They Don’t Want To

Young men are apparently struggling on the other side of consent as well.<p>While parents worry about their daughter’s risk of experiencing sexual …

27 LGBT Movies That Actually Have Happy Endings

There's a happy ending at the bottom of the rainbow.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

9 powerful ways to make a great first impression

Want to make the people you meet instantly feel more comfortable? Want to make the people you meet instantly feel immediately valued and respected? In short, want to make a great first impression?<p>The key, according to Amy Cuddy, is to realize that people subconsciously ask themselves one question …

Self-improvement

After a storage unit opened, a Rockford family's World War II service and secrets were revealed

The storage unit's corrugated metal door slid upward, revealing 100 square feet of mostly empty space. Not very promising, thought Joe Alosi, a businessman who bid on units, sight unseen, when tenants stopped paying the rent. Several plastic bins sat in the middle of the floor, and dust billowed as …

Banning These 2 Words From Your Vocabulary Can Instantly Increase Your Willpower

Stop saying 'I can't' and start saying this instead.<p>Life is easier when you have more willpower.<p>That's common sense - how often has each of us wished bitterly that we had the willpower to get off our butts and go to the gym or stop ourselves from shooting off that angry email? - but it's also the …

Marriage and social class - CNA Columns: Russell Shaw

Among the benign myths that lie close to the hearts of many Americans is the belief that, in the end, social class differences don’t count for all …

Why did Pope Francis write to Cardinal Sarah?

Vatican City, Oct 24, 2017 / 04:45 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- To understand the <b>recent publication of a letter</b> sent by Pope Francis to Cardinal Robert …

Everyone Agrees Email is Killing Productivity. Here's How to Solve the Problem.

Start by acknowledging you've got to change . . .<p>Another day, another study that demonstrates that we professionals have a love/hate (mostly hate) relationship with email:<p>94% of those surveyed use email to manage their day-to-day work<br>• But 53% say excessive email gets in the way of that work<br>• 55% …

Why Multitasking Is a Myth That's Breaking Your Brain and Wasting Your Time

You might think you're a great multitasker, but you're not. There's no such thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was younger, I, like many young entrepreneurs, prided myself on being a master at multitasking. I thought I needed to be a strong multitasker to …

Time Management

Can the Philips Airfryer Conquer the Fear of Frying?

There’s nothing quite like the crunchy, lip-smacking taste of fried food. Too bad much of that flavor comes from the fat the food is fried in, which …

This Is The Abs Workout You've Been Waiting For

Get jacked like a former USA gymnast<p>Tired of crunches? Get jacked like an Olympian with this gymnastics-inspired abs circuit from former USA gymnast Dave Durante.<p>Durante, a coach at Solace New York and co-owner of Power Monkey Fitness, created this fast and effective abs workout to help you improve …

Did this Spanish nun bi-locate to Texas? Vatican aims to find out

San Angelo, Texas, Sep 14, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In the 1620s, while the pilgrims were landing on Plymouth Rock and having the first …

The Story of Rosa Parks’ Detroit Home Reveals Hard Truths About Her Life in the ‘Northern Promised Land That Wasn’t’

“Rosa Parks House in Berlin Has a Ticket Home to America,” the headline proclaimed. In 2016, Ryan Mendoza, an American artist based in Germany, …

Grant and Lee at Appomattox

More Videos<p>Join t Fight<p>Donate today to preserve battlefields in America and protect the legacy of our nation’s defining conflicts.<p>50,000<p>ACRES …

Cooking At Home Can Help You Lose Weight and Drop Body Fat

Spending time in the kitchen helps you eat less junk, a new study finds<p>If you want to drop pounds, here’s a good first step to take: Ditch the drive-thru and start cooking at home, suggests a new study published in the <i>International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity</i>.<p>After U.K. …

I Tried 5 Old-School Weight Loss Tips—and I Can't Believe How Well They Worked

Crash diets don't work. What does work, however, is plain common sense<p>I’m a full-time student with four part-time jobs, which means I have no time for anything other than school and work. My hectic schedule has resulted in a fairly unhealthy diet. I usually eat numbered meals from fast food joints, …

This Is the Ideal Number of Hours to Work a Day, According to Decades of Science

An 8-hour workday only makes sense if you're screwing in widgets on an assembly line.<p>There are many open questions in science -- Are we alone in the universe? What's at the bottom of a black hole? When will I finally get my jetpack? -- but according to <i>Rest</i>, a new book by Stanford's Alex Pang, 'How …

Why and how to erase your browsing history

Cover your tracks in any web browser.<p>Web browsers keep track of your past activity for a reason. That history comes in handy if you want to find a funny article again, or return to your favorite photo of the kids, or if restore a tab that you accidentally closed. At the same time, some people find …

On liturgy, ignore the Ultramontanists of both left and right

On August 24, Pope Francis gave an important address to participants in the National Italian Liturgical Week. We all, of course, read papal documents …

Pope invokes 'magisterial authority' to declare liturgy changes 'irreversible'

ROME – Addressing a group of liturgical experts on Thursday, Pope Francis said that after the teaching of the Second Vatican Council (1962-65) and a …

News from the Vatican - News about the Church

01/07/2018<p>Pope Francis prays for Nicaragua, Syria, and peace in Horn of Africa<p>02/07/2018<p>Vatican cricket team tours UK to strengthen interfaith …

Pope Francis: “Liturgical reform is irreversible”

With certainty and “magisterial authority”, fruit of the long path that has begun during the landmark-moment that was Vatican II, Pope Francis states …

9 Rules For Emailing From Google Exec Eric Schmidt

Communication in the Internet Century usually means using email, and email, despite being remarkably useful and powerful, often inspires momentous …

How to get free digital magazines from your library

Public libraries are so awesome. (Thanks, Ben Franklin!) They let you borrow not only physical books, but also digital content like e-books, audiobooks and -- surprise, surprise! -- digital magazines.<p>It's true: Many libraries have partnered with RBdigital (formerly Zinio for Libraries) to offer …

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

How to Build Stronger Glutes Using Just Your Bodyweight

No equipment necessary<p>Some might scoff at the notion of a glute bridge, assuming the only thing people associate them with are Jane Fonda home workout videos. And yes, thrusting your pelvis into the air at the gym is for the brave. (May we suggest avoiding eye contact?) But incorporating glute …