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How to become more intelligent everyday

<b>How does one become more intelligent every day?</b><p>Outliers have a tendency to give the masses the wrong ideas.<p>When we hear stories about a 7-year-old …

Self-improvement

A Conspiracy to Suppress Mary Magdalene? No Longer Just a Dan Brown Plotline

This weekend Christians mark the Feast Day of Mary Magdalene, the follower and patron of Jesus of Nazareth. Though an important Biblical figure, the …

Mary Magdalene

Dozer the dog warms the heart of 12 million people

Millions of people have watched and shared the viral video of a kid playing fetch with his neighbor's dog.

Pets

The power of positive people

Researchers have found that certain health behaviors appear to be contagious and that our social networks — in person and online — can influence …

Happiness

The Internet Agrees: These Are the Best Toners Based on Your Skin Type

I'm going to go ahead and say it: Toner might be the most misunderstood skincare product of all time. After doing an informal poll of family and …

Skin Care

Needle Felting Artist Crafts Hyperrealistic Cat Portraits

The traditional needle felting technique is becoming more and more popular among crafters, with many textile artists using wool’s fuzzy fibers to create charming sculpted creations. One creative to master this craft is Japanese artist Wakuneco, who creates hyper-realistic hand-felted cat faces.<p>Each …

Wearable Tech

How Long Does It Take to Boil an Egg?

Here’s a commonly asked cooking question—<i>how long should I boil eggs</i>? For hard-boiled eggs, we say <b>12 minutes</b>. But the answer really depends on the …

Breakfast

So Weird: Every Time I Wear This Makeup Product, I Literally Get Hit on All Day

Having just gotten out of a long-term relationship, life as a single 20-something has been anthropologically a <i>fascinating</i> experience. Now that I'm …

Beauty

10 Delightful Animals You May Not Have Known Were Necrophiliacs

Nature is just beautiful.<p>Ah, nature. So majestic. So serene. So … disturbing. It turns out that there's a lot of grotesquery in the animal kingdom, …

Sea Otters

Why I’m No Longer a Russiagate Skeptic

Facts are piling up, and it’s getting harder to deny what’s staring us in the face.<p>When I wrote, back in February, that I was skeptical that President Donald Trump would ever be proved to have secretly colluded with Russia to sway the 2016 election in his favor, I mistyped.<p>What I meant to write was …

Donald Trump

Do Pets Feel Grief? Here’s What To Do If Your Pet Seems Especially Down

Pets are a lot like humans, and just like their human counterparts, pets feel grief when they suffer a loss. If your pet is acting differently after …

Pets

Should We Be Concerned About The Yield Curve?

On the latest edition of Market Week in Review, Senior Quantitative Investment Strategy Analyst Kara Ng and Sam Templeton, manager, global …

Investing

A Top Bernie Sanders Adviser Is Named In The Evidence List For Paul Manafort’s Trial

Emails and documents from Tad Devine, a political operative who served at the highest levels of the Bernie Sanders campaign, could be presented as …

Donald Trump

Voter purges are on the rise in states with a history of racial discrimination

The increase coincides with a Supreme Court decision on the Voting Rights Act, according to a new report.<p>States are kicking a growing number of voters off their rolls in the wake of a 2013 Supreme Court decision that invalidated a key part of the Voting Rights Act.<p>The rate of voter purges — a …

Government

GOP congressman said blacks have 'entitlement mentality' and view themselves as victims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican Rep. Jason Lewis has a long history of racist rhetoric about African-Americans, pushing claims of a "racial war" by blacks on whites and arguing that violence regularly occurs at black gatherings. He also frequently claimed that black people have an "entitlement mentality" and …

Black Culture

GOP senators cave to Trump, drop attempt to punish telecom giant ZTE

Senate Republicans have dropped their attempt to reimpose U.S. sanctions on the Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE, lawmakers said Friday, a …

U.S. Dept. of Commerce

White House figures show Trump on pace to equal Obama deficits

View Caption Hide Caption<p>Despite clear signs of expanded economic growth, the latest White House budget estimates predict that President Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Fetch! Run! Hike! Sail! Swim! Raft! Jump! Paddle!

Outdoor adventures unfold best alongside an enthusiastic partner, including those with four feet, a wet nose and a wagging tail.<p>When we put out a …

Pets

The Three Jewels of Buddhism and Multi-faith Affiliations

July 20, 2018 by Justin Whitaker<p>The Three Jewels (<i>triratna</i> in Sanskrit, <i>tiratana</i> in Pali) represent what for many is <i>the quintessential</i> hallmark of …

Hinduism

Don't Let This Happen to You: Whoopi Goldberg and Jeanine Pirro in Shouting Match During 'The View' | Inc.com

Television viewers got a ringside seat to the hostile exchange that took place on Thursday between <i>The View</i> co-host Whoopi Goldberg and Fox News personality and former judge Jeanine Pirro. The argument, which began on the air during a segment of <i>The View</i> and continued backstage during a commercial …

Donald Trump

The Most Stylish Skirts for All Ages

The trusty skirt can often get overlooked in your closet, giving way to floral frocks and staple jeans instead. But turn your attention to its many …

Clothing

Currency war erupts, threatening to ripple across global markets

Yuan on Friday plunged past 6.80 per dollar for the first time in a year and China’s central bank shows little sign of intervening to stem the slide. …

Stock Markets

This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

Americium could save your life.<p>Thanks to high school, we've all got a pretty good idea about what's on the periodic table.<p>But whether you're looking …

Chemistry

Florida site of school massacre to get a therapy dog

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - The Florida high school where 17 people were killed in a mass shooting is getting a therapy dog to help students who need …

Florida

Trump Lines Up Fed Chairman as Fall Guy If Tax, Trade Moves Sour

President Donald Trump looks to be lining up Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to be the fall guy if the president’s trade and tax policies …

Donald Trump

The 4% rule for retirement savings desperately needs to be modernized

The longstanding 4% rule was developed in the mid-1990s to answer the question, “How much can I safely withdraw from my retirement savings each year …

Retirement

Heads Up: You Might Be Making These Kitchen Decorating Mistakes

Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a full-blown kitchen remodel to bring your space from uninspiring to striking. Sometimes, all you need is …

Coffeemakers

How to be smarter with money: 8 simple secrets

Everyone wants to know what the next great investment is. But that’s the wrong question. If you want to make money over the long haul, picking …

Investing

Warning signs rise for an end to stock market's potential record-setting bull run

NEW YORK — The current bull market in stocks is a month or so away from becoming the longest in history. If it happens, then what?<p>Many along Wall Street expect the rally that began in March 2009 to eclipse the 1990-2000 run that ended with the dot-com crash. But a growing number of experts are …

Stock Markets

CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against US

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia said Friday.<p>Beijing doesn't want to go to war, he said, but the current communist government, under …

National Security