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Video Released After Teen Tased and Killed by Michigan State Troopers Underscores Law Enforcement’s Utter Contempt for Black Americans

The incivility and cruelty of law enforcement against black citizens of the United States continues unabated.<p>And it’s not just white officers who …

Crime

Use These Strategies to Maximize Productivity -- Without Inventing an Extra Weekday

I'm not telling you to slow down. Even if I did, you probably wouldn't listen.<p>Let's be honest -- there aren't enough hours in the week for most entrepreneurs. Days run together and soon you are begging for an eighth day of the week to catch up. We call this imaginary day "Smursday."<p>When you're …

Time Management

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>9 min read<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the …

Communication Skills

Finnish timber villa melds into a lakeside landscape

When design firms RESORTUM and OSUMA Architects were tapped to design a house by a Finnish lake, it was clear from the get-go that there was no point …

Architecture

Deep, Dark Money Secrets From 1,000 Women

Back when most of us were relying on the tooth fairy for our own meager incomes, the common attitude was that it was inappropriate or “in poor taste” to discuss money. Now the topic of women and money makes regular headlines (see: Ellen Pompeo opening up about her record-setting salary, and the …

Personal Finance

Luxury fashion brands under fire for hidden supply chains

Top luxury brands including Christian Dior, Dolce & Gabbana and Chanel are among the least transparent businesses when it comes to labour conditions in their supply chains, according to research released five years after the Rana Plaza disaster, the sector’s deadliest industrial accident on …

Exclusive: Facebook to put 1.5 billion users out of reach of new EU privacy law

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - If a new European law restricting what companies can do with people's online data went into effect tomorrow, almost 1.9 billion Facebook Inc users around the world would be protected by it. The online social network is making changes that ensure the number will be much …

Privacy

How to Be a More Confident Person

When I was a kid, we had very little money. This didn't seem like a problem to me until I went to my friends' homes and saw that they had <i>actual …

How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary

Everyone has the potential, but the habits necessary are adopted only by the few. Will you be one of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Elon Musk has been quoted as saying, “I think it’s possible for ordinary people to choose to be extraordinary.” Now, whether you …

ThirdLove's Co-Founder Has This Brilliant Advice for Women Leaders | Inc.com

<i>What is the best advice you can give to women CEOs about leadership and startups? 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 Heidi Zak, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of ThirdLove, on Quora:</b><p>Everyone …

Women Leaders

31 Morning Journaling Prompts that Will Change the Way You Think

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How we choose to spend our mornings can be used to predict the</i> …

Writing

New Research Shows Hummingbirds Need Exceptional Brains to Hover

Hummingbirds are unique in many ways. Some of the the smallest birds in the world, they are the fastest fliers relative to their body length, and …

The Trump Administration’s Scary Impact on Animal Rights

We may not think of the Trump administration in terms of animal rights policies, but maybe we should. As soon as his presidency began, President Trump made it harder for anyone outside the government to access some information about animal abuses (such as puppy mills), and now he’s (twice!) made it …

Quebec government to let threatened woodland caribou herd die off

MONTREAL — The Quebec government says it would be too expensive to try to save a small herd of woodland caribou whose habitat has been decimated by …

A 'Reclamation Of America As Indigenous Country,' T.C. Cannon's Paintings Confronting Colonialism Feel As Urgent As Ever

Support the news<p>As I walked into the Peabody Essex Museum's "T.C. Cannon: At The Edge of America" exhibition, the first thing I saw was this imposing …

Taoiseach to thank Native American tribe for help during Famine

The Taoiseach will visit a Native American tribe that donated money to Ireland during the famine.<p>As part of his St Patrick's Day trip to the US, Leo …

First Nation declares a public health emergency as more of its children taken into care

Friday, March 9th, 2018 11:05am<p>Chief Councillor Robert Dennis of Huu-ay-aht First Nation<p>"our Nation had 34 of our 220 children in care, and 25 were …

There’s hope for our blue planet, despite what you see on the news

After the mass die-off of starfish, it’s easy to despair. But conservation success stories show what ordinary people can do<p>I recently helped to organise an environmental meeting and found myself checking our video link by calling home. Beamed on to the screen was my four-year-old son, hair sticking …

Conservation

Corpuz and Joan Carling in the Wake of Unfounded Terrorist Accusations

On February 21, 2018, the government of the Philippines filed a legal petition to have a number of organizations, associations, and leaders declared …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re spreading yourself so thin that you’re starting to disappear.<p>Most of us …

This Is The One Most Important Thing To Know To Truly Succeed In Life

What gets you out of bed to go to the gym instead of hitting the snooze button? What inspires you to say no to the donuts and sweet treats at the office Christmas party? What is the driving force behind your decision to work weekends to get your company up and running when you could be going out …

Motivation

'I didn't want to be alive': Michael Phelps talks about struggle with depression

As the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps seems to have it all: 28 Olympic medals (23 of them gold), a beautiful wife and son — with baby number two on the way.<p>But he hasn't always felt that way.<p>"I can tell you I've probably had at least half a dozen depression spells that I've …

Bill Gates Commits $300M to Help Farmers Who Suffer From Global Warming

President Donald Trump wants the nation to retreat from climate change issues—and American philanthropists are not on board.<p>Bill Gates, for example, …

Some GOP lawmakers are speaking out on the FCC’s net neutrality rollback

After a chorus of Democratic and Independent lawmakers called for the FCC to delay its planned vote on a rollback of net neutrality protections, at least one Republican is now asking the agency to hit pause, as a few others express tempered skepticism of the proposal.<p>This week, Rep. Mike Coffman …

This Extreme Diet Reversed Type 2 Diabetes in Up to 86% of Patients

Incredible.<p>Type 2 diabetes isn't necessarily for life, with a 2017 clinical trial providing some of the clearest evidence yet that the condition can …

Diabetes

7 Small Changes to Your Daily Routine That Can Improve Your Mood, Productivity and Health | Inc.com

• <b>Small changes to your daily routine can make you a lot happier.</b>• <b><br>Those changes include journaling, practicing gratitude, and even ordering takeout dinner.</b>• <b><br>We collected a list of 10-minute tweaks you can make starting today, and why they're helpful.</b><p>Sometimes it's the big things that make us happy -- …

Happiness

This Trick Will Help You Promote Yourself Without Coming Off as Self-Centered

The first rule of talking about you: It's not really about you.<p>This story appears in the December 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>I've always struggled with self-promotion. Sure, I’ve done plenty of it -- you pretty much can’t work in media without hawking your own work. But I’ve always felt …

It Only Took Steve Jobs 5 Words to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today | Inc.com

The power of focus.<p>Without it, you're doomed to a life of distraction. A life in which others' priorities dictate on what you spend your time. As you move from one shiny object to another, you may get lots of things done--but few things ever get done well.<p>Or, you may find your life is ruled by …

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