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38 Stunning Photos From Women's Marches Around The World

Solidarity on seven continents.<p>This weekend will go down in history books as one of solidarity, sisterhood and mass resistance.<p>Around the world, on seven different continents, people marched in solidarity with American women to protest President Donald Trump’s sexism, racism and xenophobia ― and …

Donald Trump

Study: Facebook can actually make us more narrow-minded

<b>(CNN) —</b> On the surface, it seems like social media has the boundless potential to expand our world, connecting us to ideas and people we otherwise would never have found. However, a new study claims just the opposite: Social media actually isolates us, creating and facilitating confirmation biases …

Social Media

The Guardian View on the anti-Trump marches: Nasty Women of the world unite | Editorial

The estimated 2 million protesters who took to the streets across more than 60 countries this weekend are right to battle the threats to historic advances in equality<p>It is not by chance that women have led the opposition to Donald Trump’s ascendancy. An estimated 2 million demonstrated across the …

Out fur a cause: dogs add bark to Women's March against Donald Trump

Pooches sporting placards, slogans – and even a wig – were out in force during worldwide protests against the new US president<p>Dogs proved themselves women’s best friends in global protests against Donald Trump’s inauguration as president, with “good boys” and “good girls” the world over taking …

10 Creativity Quotes to Kick Off Your Year

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If accessing your creative side is one of your …

If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

<i>“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.</i><p>Getting smarter takes time and …

How Much Viking Lore Is True?

Archaeologists have confirmed key details in Norse oral histories (but not the dragons, elves, and trolls).<p>In TV series from <i>Vikings</i> to <i>Game of Thrones</i>, the icy wastes of the north provide the backdrop to dramatic, often violent, stories of kings and warriors, dragons and trolls. The source for many …

How Unconscious Bias Is Holding Your Company Back

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Life Is Not Supposed To Be Fair, We're Supposed to Learn To Live With It

If you’ve ever fallen in love, you would know how good it makes you feel. It’s an exciting and at the same time terrifying sensation. You might be …

These award-winning photos show planet Earth in ways you've never seen it

It's easy to get caught up in worrying about how crazy the world is. But sometimes it's important to stop and remember that it's also beautiful.<p>There are ice caves that shimmer sapphire blue, glowing swirls in the sky as particles carried by solar wind collide with Earth's atmosphere, and serene …

Nature Photography

You’ll Want To Add This Lunge To The Beginning of Every Workout

It’s especially good if you’ve got tight hips.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Low lateral lunge</b>: This is a great warmup move—it increases hip mobility and loosens up your groin …

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

27 Cheap Ways To Upgrade Your Home

Get your dream home without breaking the bank.

83 Questions Every Successful Person Asks

"What am I really good at?"<p>One of the things that stood out from my Rich Habits Study was how important thinking was to self-made millionaires. I …

Where The American Dream Is The Most Dead, People Believe In It The Most Strongly

In a sense, this broad distinction still holds today–at least in perception. Surveys show that majorities of Americans continue to believe in the …

Demographics

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity

Gain some inspiration for the new year with these motivational quotes.<p>Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more …

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

Plagued by anxiety or depression? Some apps may actually help.

By Linda Searing<p>The question<p>Medication and psychotherapy have been shown to reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety. Might smartphone apps be a helpful option as well?<p>This study<p>The study involved 99 adults with symptoms of depression anxiety or both. About 64 percent of the participants were …

Unbreakable Rules Everyone Should Follow in a Relationship

While we love to love love, it’s important to note that being in a committed relationship can be difficult, sometimes. One thing is for certain; romantic partnerships don’t come with a handbook. (Although we wish they did!) Don’t worry — that’s where we come in with our top relationship rules …

Here Are All The Risks of Climate Change in a Single Graph

Prepare yourself.<p>Whether you like it or not, climate change is happening, and most scientists agree that it's been exacerbated by human …

The power of talking sideways to children

Children need opportunities to talk solo to their parents. The best moments happen in ‘sideways listening’ – when out running, walking, driving, or baking or making<p>Good family communication is the key to successful parenting at all stages, but it’s not always easy. We all know the advice about …

Parenting

8 Communication Habits That Only Exceptional Bosses Use Daily

You can't be an exceptional leader without using these powerful communication habits.<p>When it comes to any type of business, effective communication is absolutely vital for success. Why? Communication creates clarity, productivity, fosters teamwork and inspires. Bad communication, on the other hand, …

17 So-Good Slow Cooker Recipes You Need to Try Before Winter Ends

It’s January, the coldest, darkest, SAD-dest month of the year, and I’m looking for anything that will make it a little cozier, brighter, and …

Cooking

Marie Kondo: How to clear out sentimental clutter

The very personal stuff in our homes is the hardest to lose but unless it ‘sparks joy in your heart’, says Marie Kondo, you should get rid of it. Here she tells us seven ways to effectively deal with the detritus of family life<p>Even if you’re good at clearing the clutter out of your home, the …

9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar ideas. …

Motivation

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …