Stacy Scott

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Here's What Japan's Legendary Samurai Really Looked Like

<i>The history and lore surrounding Japan's samurai warriors is as fascinating as it is complex. Aside</i> <i>from representations in cinema, very few actual</i> …

Felice

How to Invest in Stocks if You've Only Got $100

Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees.<p>You might not hesitate to drop $100 on dinner and drinks for a special occasion, but you’d probably think twice before investing that money in the stock market. …

Investing

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Leadership

Slavery: What They Didn't Teach in My High School

A man I have known since grade school changed his name, years ago, to an Arabic one. He told me he rejected Christianity as "the white man's religion …

Black History

Russia admits defeat on its 'stealth' F-35 killer by canceling mass production of the Su-57 fighter jet

Russia announced earlier this month that the Su-57, its proposed entry into the world of fifth-generation stealth-fighter aircraft, would not see mass production.<p>"The plane has proven to be very good, including in Syria, where it confirmed its performance and combat capabilities," Russian Deputy …

Military

10 Most Terrifying Civilizations In the History of the World

10. The Spartans<p>The Spartan family was quite different from that of other Ancient Greek city-states. The word “spartan” has come down to us to …

World History

How the Nazis Went Wrong in Russia

in 1940, Adolf Hitler ignored the advice of his cautious generals and ordered bold plans to invade France and Poland

Adolf Hitler

If you still believe, The Lost Boys’ Sexy Sax Man finally drops first solo album: Blood on the Reed

In the world of rock ‘n’ roll, and pretty much every other world, timing is everything. So why the “Sexy Sax Man” from <i>The Lost Boys</i> is choosing now …

Albums

Deal Alert: US Cities to Colombia From $275 Round-Trip

<i>Airfare deals are typically</i> <i>only</i> <i>available on limited dates. We recommend you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online</i> …

Flying

The Russian Military Is Neglecting Its Eastern Flank

The Russian Military Is Neglecting Its Eastern Flank

Military

The Most Expensive Cities in Europe and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

When it comes to popular European cities, Barcelona, Paris, and Rome grab all the headlines. And while these destinations have the cultural offerings …

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

10 habits of unlikeable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good …

Body Language

26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

Startups

17 of the most legendary quotes from James Mattis, four-star Marine general turned Defense Secretary

Defense Secretary James Mattis was legendary long before he agreed to join President Donald Trump's Cabinet.<p>The retired four-star general spent 44 years in the US Marine Corps, working his way up to Commander of US Central Command.<p>He's been called "Mad Dog" Mattis (a nickname he detests), "Warrior …

What is USB OTG? Here’s how to use USB drives and more on your Galaxy S9

So you’ve bought a brand new shiny Galaxy S9. You’ve just finished setting it up, using Samsung’s Smart Switch to transfer all the data from your old …

Gear & Gadgets

Happy St. Patrick’s Day in Pictures

Cute

Condoleezza Rice stuns ‘The View’ audience with amazing story about 2nd Amendment rights

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice offered an amazing story from her childhood to explain to the more liberal hosts of “The View” why she supports Second Amendment rights.<p>“Let me tell you why I’m a defender of the Second Amendment,” she began.<p>“I was a little girl growing up in Birmingham, …

75 years ago, Norwegian commandos pulled off a daring raid that kept the Nazis from building a nuclear bomb

After handing them their suicide capsules, Norwegian Royal Army Colonel Leif Tronstad informed his soldiers, "I cannot tell you why this mission is so important, but if you succeed, it will live in Norway's memory for a hundred years."<p>These commandos did know, however, that an earlier attempt at …

12 of the Best Small Towns in Germany

First-time visitors to Germany often flock to Munich or Berlin, and tend to miss out on the country’s rural enclaves. From the southern Alps to the …

13 signs you're dealing with a psychopath, according to experts

In his leading book on psychopaths—<i>Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us</i>—Robert Hare, emeritus professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia, says a conservative estimate of the number of psychopaths in the United States is 2 million.<p>While it's easy to …

Psychology

Mattis Effect: Battlefield Recordings Have Russian Mercs Scrambling From Sheer Force Of US Military

The Russian government has downplayed the recent strikes on Russian mercenaries in Syria. However, recordings from fighters on the ground reveal just …

You Won't Believe What a Roth IRA Can Do for You

Don't assume that annual $5,500 contributions won't amount to much. They can grow to surprising sums -- like $500,000 or more.<p>Compare the maximum …

Here are 13 signs your friendship with someone is toxic

Letting the wrong kind of people into your life can be incredibly draining. You're not likely to find enough time for yourself if another person is constantly on at you about things and won't give you room to breathe.<p>Toxic relationships aren't just the romantic kind. Sometimes, friendships with …

24 Best Products on Amazon for Clean Freaks

There’s no shame in being a “Monica” (the beloved character from <i>Friends</i> who loved cooking, competition, and always, <i>always</i> keeping her home sparkling clean). Sure, you may be an obsessive “clean freak,” but you probably know you also are less susceptible to getting colds and generally finding gross …

Beethoven and Napoleon

Beethoven and NapoleonAlexander LeeThe French emperor was a hero to the composer, inspiring a revolutionary symphony. But disillusionment was soon to …

We all want good sex. It’s time for men to do their part.

<i>This is part of a series about love in the #MeToo era.</i><p>As the pain grew intolerable in my right hip, I treated myself to a professional massage. I am a single mom and busy professional. Luxury items don’t happen often. I expected to feel relief from a chronic sports injury. Instead, I was flooded …

Relationships

Brazen couple who filmed in porn video in popular national park could face fine

A brazen couple shot a porn film in a popular national park which has about 170,000 visitors a year.<p>The 13-minute clip uploaded to a popular …

12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

The US reportedly killed more than 100 Russian and Syrian-backed fighters in a 3-hour military blitz

The US-led coalition in Syria killed more than 100 Syrian regime forces on Wednesday after its headquarters suffered an "unprovoked attack," according to a statement from Operation Inherent Resolve and Reuters.<p>Syrian regime forces launched a coordinated attack that included about 500 regime troops, …