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Master these 7 grammar tips if you want to sound smarter

• <b>Poor writing can make others think you aren't intelligent.</b>• <b><br>I'm the executive editor of a magazine and know firsthand how grammar can change the</b> …

Language

Eminem unleashes on Trump: The 11 fiercest lines

<b>(CNN) —</b> In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem "came to stomp" Tuesday night, calling the President everything from "Donald the b----" to a "racist grandpa" in an explosive 4.5-minute freestyle rap.<p>The Detroit rapper challenged his …

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Mike Pence's Flagrant Waste of Taxpayer Money

The vice president spent more than most Americans make in a year traveling to an NFL game to perform a political stunt.<p>On Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence made a big show of leaving an NFL game early. He declared himself upset that some players knelt during the singing of “The Star Spangled …

Mike Pence

9 Daily Habits That Are Essential for Your Success | Inc.com

<i>What are the best habits that can change your life? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:</b><p>As a psychologist, I've given this a lot of thought, because …

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America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Guns

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>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 …

Watt preparing to donate supplies to Houston flood victims

Houston Texans star defensive end J.J. Watt raised an astonishing $17 million and a mass of supplies for flood victims after Hurricane Harvey made …

Football (U.S.)

What Beyoncé, Drake, and Others Are Doing to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Solange and Bun B are also among the Houstonians doing their part to aid those affected by flooding in Texas.<p>In the wake of devastating, fatal floods in southeast Texas as a result of Hurricane Harvey, musicians who hail from Houston and the surrounding areas are giving back to their hometown. …

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Stop Making These 12 Word Choice Errors Once and for All - Copyblogger

Bill is at a wine bar on Saturday night, enjoying a glass of Pinot Noir.<p>After striking up a playful conversation with Lisa (who prefers Syrah), he …

Seven Ways Not To Be A Resentful, Ungrateful, Entitled Turd

<i>“We always may be what we might have been.” ~ Adelaide Anne Procter</i><p><b>“I spend so much time and energy complaining and blaming – I mean, a lot of time and energy. It’s hard for me to imagine that it’s much fun for others to be around me. If anything does not go my way, I stew about it, find fault,</b> …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

What Your Face, Smell, and Walk Say About Your Personality, According to Science | Inc.com

We've all heard that first impressions are incredibly hard to shake. Experts often say that's because of cognitive biases that make it hard for people to change their opinions once they've formed them. But new science suggests another possible cause for the durability of these initial opinions -- …

Psychology

Depression may be biggest cause of lost productivity with sinus problems | Reuters

(Reuters Health) - - Pain and other symptoms of chronic sinus problems might cause sufferers to miss work or school but depression is their biggest source of lost productivity, a small study suggests.<p>A woman holds the antidepressant drug Prozac, also known as fluoxetine, in Leicester, central …

Medicine

Barack Obama Ranked 12th Best U.S. President Ever in Major Survey of Historians

Barack Obama has been whisked to a very good table at the club of former presidents, according to a C-SPAN survey of 91 presidential historians …

Scott Pruitt, President Trump's EPA Nominee, Ordered to Release Thousands of Emails

On the eve of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt's confirmation vote to be head of the Environmental Protection Agency, a judge from the Sooner State ordered the release of thousands of emails between his office and fossil fuel companies.<p>Oklahoma County District Judge Aletia Haynes Timmons told …

Scott Pruitt

'This Is Us' Showed How Debilitating and Scary an Anxiety Attack Can Be

A character on the hit NBC show suffered from a panic attack this week—and the portrayal was spot-on.<p>Fans of NBC's family drama <i>This Is Us</i> may have …

Senate votes to block rule meant to prevent people with mental disorders from purchasing guns

The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm. The measure now goes to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it.<p>The regulation was crafted as part of …

Trump's likely science adviser calls climate scientists 'glassy-eyed cult'

William Happer, frontrunner for job of providing mainstream scientific opinion to officials, backs crackdown on federal scientists’ freedom to speak out<p>The man tipped as frontrunner for the role of science adviser to Donald Trump has described climate scientists as “a glassy-eyed cult” in the …

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Learning To Slow Down

Sometimes we are so busy that we rush through our days and lives, and we fail to stop and notice the simple beauty of living.<p>We are conditioned to …

Trump's Illusory Answers to Imaginary Crime Problems

The president’s latest executive orders achieve little while trying to answer a crime wave that data doesn’t support.<p>Jeff Sessions issued a de facto mission statement within moments of being sworn in attorney general on Thursday.<p>“We have a crime problem,” the former Alabama senator said. “I wish …

U.S. Department of Justice

Betsy DeVos Confirmed As Education Secretary

Today the Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as President Trump's education secretary, 51-50. Vice President Pence had to cast an unprecedented tie-breaking vote, after hearings that became fodder for Saturday Night Live; after angry constituents swamped Senate offices with 1.5 million calls a day; after …

Education

TRUMP: 'Any negative polls are fake news'

"Any negative polls are fake news, just like the CNN, ABC, NBC polls in the election. Sorry, people want border security and extreme vetting," Trump tweeted.<p>Trump won the presidential election despite many professional polls predicting a Hillary Clinton victory.<p>A recent CNN poll found that Trump …

Poll: 40 percent of American voters want President Trump impeached

His immigration ban is deteriorating his already low favorability numbers<p>Only two weeks into Donald Trump's presidency and the American people are already done with him. More than a third of the country wants to see the president impeached, according to the latest national poll from Public Policy …

A neuroscientist explains why working out in the morning is best for your brain

The author of "Healthy brain, Happy Life" and professor at the Center for Neural Science at New York University, Dr. Wendy Suzuki, explains the best way to exercise in order to improve brain function.<p><i>Special thanks to Michael Bultman and CrossFit NYC.</i><p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

Swearing Is Actually a Sign of More Intelligence - Not Less - Say Scientists

You're damn right.<p>The use of obscene or taboo language - or swearing, as it’s more commonly known - is often seen as a sign that the speaker lacks …

Psychology

Steve Bannon: 'We're going to war in the South China Sea ... no doubt'

Only months ago Donald Trump’s chief strategist predicted military involvement in east Asia and the Middle East in Breitbart radio shows<p>The United States and China will fight a war within the next 10 years over islands in the South China Sea, and “there’s no doubt about that”. At the same time, the …

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White House Blasts U.S. Diplomats: “Get with the Program” or Quit

Welcome to the Trump administration.<p>The nationwide outrage over <b>Donald Trump’s</b> so-called “Muslim ban,” which critics have decried as unconstitutional, is boiling over at the State Department. Dozens of diplomats are expected to sign a memo opposing Trump’s executive order, <i>The Washington Post</i> …

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