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How To Make Money On Social Media (Even With Fewer Than 1,000 Followers)

Social media seems to be growing by leaps and bounds every day. And with it come viable opportunities for individuals and business too.<p>Just the sheer number of active users on social media can make your jaw drop. Facebook has over 2 billion, Instagram has 800 million and Twitter has about 330 …

Public Relations

5 Reasons You'll Never Be Rich

These money mistakes could be costing you more than $1 million.<p>It takes $2.4 million to be considered rich in the United States, according to a 2017 …

Literal death machine offers a way to peacefully slip out of existence

When we talk about death machines, we’re usually speaking hyperbolically about contraptions like this one, or the rise of AI overlords that get bored with their menial tasks before rising up against their oppressors. This might start with buying up Papa Johns franchises and taking up Soul Cycle but …

Not all is well with grandparents babysitting kids, study suggests

A study by Glasgow University’s Medical Council’s Public Health Science Unit suggests that grandparents may have the tendency to provide their …

How the death of the hip-hop DJ spawned the superstar rapper

Since the inception of hip-hop culture, the DJ has been its cornerstone. The culture’s starting point is widely accepted as the birthday party Kool …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Where You Can Legally Smoke Weed in the USA, Mapped

Earlier this week, we published an article on how a pop-up weed dinner is coming to a city where, technically, it's illegal to consume or sell weed …

8 things the smartest people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can wind up as obvious no-nos with hindsight.<p>Trouble is, you can't build a strong professional network if you don't open up to your colleagues. Doing so is …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Negotiate a Higher Job Offer In Just 1 Simple Sentence

Like the offer, but want more money or better benefits? This tactic is surprisingly effective.<p>Load Error<p>Interviewing for jobs can be grueling. But if …

Teenagers will always find ways to outwit parents

Jamie Oliver has banned his daughter from posting ‘porno’ selfies, but kids will be kids<p>I’ve got time for Jamie Oliver – at least he tries to stand up for more than his own-branded crockery. This week, the father of five was commenting on teenagers posting provocative selfies online. He’s banned …

Parenting

How To Retire With Half A Million: John & Lisa Retirement Series - Part-3

Previously, we had presented a retirement planning case study on our hypothetical couple - John and Lisa – with $1 million of savings at …

Retirement

Chance The Rapper was the best SNL host ever

The King of Thanksgiving is here to save us all.<p>Last night, Chance The Rapper made history on NBC's <i>Saturday Night Live</i> as one of the best hosts of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Amazon Is Hiring 5,000 Work-From-Home Jobs

You’re probably on Amazon at least a few times a day stocking up on the essentials, scoring deals on tech and fashion, and even streaming movies, TV …

5 things never to say to your daughter if you want her to grow up body positive

Given we’re bombarded with unrealistic beauty standards and constant criticism of women’s bodies in the media, body confidence is understandably a …

Body Image

This New Study Shows That People Who 'Think Backwards' Are More Successful | Inc.com

Your boss just messaged you saying she wants to talk tomorrow morning about the big idea you pitched at the weekly meeting.<p>Great. Right?<p>If you're like most people, your brain will start firing on all cylinders at this point, formulating a plan of what you're going to say, what materials or …

Research

Boys aren’t learning how to handle rejection, with dangerous consequences

Unfortunately, there’s never a shortage of examples of men displaying their inability to accept a woman telling them “no” and move on.<p>These range from the creepy: the man who won’t stop playing the piano in the park until his girlfriend of four months takes him back, to the deadly: the Texas man …

Terrifying, first-person photos show the claustrophobic conditions inside Hong Kong's 'coffin cubicles'

Hong Kong is in the midst of a housing crisis. As prices begin to rise and the city grows denser, some have resorted to living in the smallest of spaces.<p>Since 2012, photographer Benny Lam has been documenting the housing situation in Hong Kong by focusing his camera on what have become known as …

Hong Kong

This little machine can clean your clothes with 10 liters of water and no power

Update: The Drumi is finally in production as of late September, but without an exact ship date. Yirego, the company behind the electricity-free …

Athletic Apparel

Here are your chances of winning at popular casino games

What are your odds at winning casino games? It's extremely difficult for players to go home with winnings.<p>All casino games have a house advantage, which means players will lose money in the long run. A 1% house advantage means the casino will make 1% profit over time. So, you are better off playing …

Poker

Cities are throwing hundreds of millions at Amazon to land HQ2 — here’s how they stack up

In January, Amazon named 20 North American cities as the top contenders for the future home of the company's second headquarters, dubbed HQ2. The company says HQ2 will bring 50,000 jobs, and late last year launched an open call for city proposals that explain why the e-commerce giant should invest …

Taxes
American Airlines

Wall Street furious over proposal to slash 401(k) limits

Wall Street pushed back hard on Friday against a report that congressional Republicans are weighing a plan to severely limit the amount of money …

Here's How Much the Average 50-Something American Has Saved for Retirement

How do your savings compare?<p>Your 50s are a pivotal time not just in your career, but on the road to retirement. By the time your 50s roll around, …

What a $1 million home looks like in 17 major cities across America

In fact, a million-dollar home in Dallas is more than twice the size of a similarly priced house in Los Angeles, according to real estate listing site Trulia.<p>To find out how home sizes compare across America, we asked Trulia to gather million dollar listings — homes priced between $995,000 and …

Real Estate

Personal finance: 15 smart things you can do with $1,000 right now

Deploying $1,000 in any of these ways (or several of them!) can make a meaningful difference in your life -- financially or otherwise.<p>A thousand dollars might be pocket change or a rounding error to multimillionaires and billionaires, but it's a meaningful sum for the rest of us. Any amount of …

Retirement

Why Fathers Leave Their Children

Millions of poor children and teenagers grow up without their biological father, and often when you ask them about it, you hear a litany of male barbarism. You hear teens describe how their dad used to beat up their mom, how an absent father had five kids with different women and abandoned them all.<p>…

Parenting

11 perfect films about fatherhood

This Is What Really Should Be Said About Fathers Who Abandon Their Children

A <i>New York Times</i> column by David Brooks has been making the rounds on social media. In “Why Fathers Leave Their Children,” he discusses how millions …

When Americans Are Stepping Into Fatherhood

Long Story Short According to a recent study, American men are becoming dads at increasingly older ages. Long Story American men are making the transition into fatherhood later and later in life. Research showed that the age of first time fathers in the U.S has increased by 3.5 years over the past …

Hugh Hefner

New Series Highlights The Trials And Triumphs Of Black Fatherhood

A new docuseries is exploring the real life experiences of black fathers in America.<p>“Pops,” an 11-part PBS series, features three black families with different backgrounds. The project follows the fathers ― activist Shaka Senghor, social media sensation LaGuardia Cross and same-sex couple Chris and …

Fatherhood

This Stay-at-Home Mom Nails Why It's OK to Be Upset When Your Partner Takes a Weekend 'Off'

Blogger Constance Hall explains why stay-at-home parents are justified being upset if their partner shirks off household duties one weekend.<p>Most working parents realize that a stay-at-home partner is doing just as much work as they are, albeit in a domestic (as opposed to office) environment. But …

Parenting