Susan Pitts

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What a D.C. lawmaker’s inbox looks like after saying Rothschilds control the climate

The D.C. lawmaker who saw a brief snowfall and claimed that a Jewish banking family controls the climate set off worldwide outrage and condemnations from fellow politicians.<p>But his inbox also filled up with praise.<p>“You have just won the hearts of thousands of good people across the U.S. who have …

George Washington

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Information Systems

Best Fried Chicken in the U.S.

While fried chicken traces its origins to the South, innovative chefs across the country understand the innate appeal of the homey, crunchy, juicy …

Cooking

‘The Rape of Recy Taylor’ explores the little-known terror campaign against black women

Just as black men were lynched, black women faced systemic sexual violence under Jim Crow<p>For Southern black women, the era of separate but equal was …

Here Are the 2 Words You Need to Say to Yourself in Order to Become Unstoppable

The language you use can mean the difference between empowerment and determination, versus disempowerment and giving up.<p>Maybe it's a good idea you watch your mouth.<p>When we decide to acquire new habits and rid ourselves of old, harmful ones, we tend to focus the most on motivation and the logistics …

Framing

Genetic tests of mummies are revealing surprises about the ancestry of ancient Egyptians

Scientists on Tuesday said they examined genome data from 90 mummies from the Abusir el-Malek archaeological site, located about 70 miles (115 km) south of Cairo, in the most sophisticated genetic study of ancient Egyptians ever conducted.<p>The DNA was extracted from the teeth and bones of mummies …

Sleep In and Make Millions: Why You Don't Need to Wake Up at 5 A.M.

Sleep-loving millionaires share the secrets to their success.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We've all heard how successful entrepreneurs wake up well before the crack of dawn and get a metric ton done before 5 a.m.<p>However, as a successful entrepreneur who …

Time Management

'I Tried Meditating Every Day for a Month—Here's What Happened’

"It's as if I'd been drinking only juice my entire life, and now I've been led to my first glass of cool spring water.”<p>I regularly tend to parts of myself which need attention: I lotion my hands, brush my teeth, feed my belly. On occasion, I paint my toenails. Yet somehow, for a lifetime, I have …

Meditation

Exploring the Ancient Gospels of Ethiopia

It’s not every day that scholars discover new Bible manuscripts from the ancient world. It’s even rarer to discover ones endowed with luxurious …

The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead. Here's What the Top Companies Are Replacing It With

This strategy may quite possibly make the job interview extinct.<p>Most companies rely on the traditional in-person job interview to make hiring decisions. But I'm here to tell you, it doesn't work. In fact, it's a terrible tool.<p>Here's why: <i>81 percent of people lie during the interview</i>. No joke, 81 …

Employment

White women earn less than ethnic minorities because they rely on male breadwinners

Ethnic minority women are now outearning white women because they are less likely to work part-time and rely on a partner's income, a charity has said.<p>White British women earn less on an hourly basis compared to white men than their Indian, black Caribbean and Chinese counterparts.<p>This is partly …

Demographics

From Selma to Montgomery: 5 Things You May Not Know About 'Bloody Sunday'

Thousands of people in Alabama crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma into Montgomery on Sunday to recreate a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement on its 52nd anniversary.<p>On March 7, 1965, images of police beating and throwing tear gas at 600 marchers flashed across television screens …

30 New and Old Books by Black Authors You Should Read

The written word is not only informative, it's transformative. For as long as I can remember, words have always been an escape for me. During the …

Books

An entire Manhattan village owned by black people was destroyed to build Central Park

Three churches, a school, and dozens of homes were demolished<p>When Reverend Christopher Rush laid the cornerstone of the First African Methodist …

Are Archaeologists About to Find Nefertiti’s Tomb?

A fresh attempt to discover more secrets in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings offers a tantalizing reward—the tomb of one of history’s most beguiling …

Zen Philosophy Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About It)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before.<p>If you grew up in the west, most of us …

14 habits of exceptionally likeable people

Napoleon Hill is the grandfather of self-help authors, inspiring the likes of Oracle founder Larry Ellison, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, and …

This Meditation Exercise Builds Mental Muscle and Cures Procrastination

Imagine always having the strongest mind in the room.<p>That would mean being smart, sure.<p>But more importantly, you’d be grounded and unflappable. No …

Can you face the six hard truths of entrepreneurship?

It's a common occurrence in the startup world: A critical decision has to be made, one that will affect everything that comes after it, and may determine the fate of the company. It could be a decision whether to let a partner go or invest in a new technology. But the founder won't consider all the …

Meet Mary Jean Dundson, The Pin-Up Marijuana Chef Who Puts The ‘Baked’ In Baking

Mary Jean Dundson (her parents missed nailing her name by just thismuch) is a pin-up-worthy chef who cooks exclusively marijuana-based concoctions. One of you <i>Weird Science</i>-d her into existence, I know it.<p>For 13 years, Dundson has been cooking with weed, four of them on her show “Baking a Fool of …

Watermelon

16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year

Gallery16 Appetizers to Ring in the Chinese New Year<p>The Chinese New Year is just around the corner. What better way to ring in the Year of the Goat than with a smattering of delicious Chinese appetizers? From Dan Dan Noodles to dumplings galore, we've got 16 starters to help you kick off the new …

The 6 Step Online Marketing Strategy Every Small Business Should Follow in 2015

<i>This is a guest contribution from Jawad Khan.</i><p>2013 was the year when people started taking content marketing seriously. The momentum grew in 2014 and …

Marketing