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The Real Villain Behind Our New Gilded Age

The comedian Chris Rock once said, “If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.” Populist revolts throughout the world may not count as street riots, but they do reflect disenchantment with not just our government but also liberal democracy itself.<p>In the past …

Economics

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

Farro With Brussels Sprouts and Goat Cheese

In a large skillet over high heat, heat oil. Add brussels sprouts, season with salt and pepper, and cook, stirring occasionally, until al dente and …

Brussels Sprouts

Almond Flour Bread Recipe

"This is a delicious grain-free bread made out of almond flour that is high in protein and low in carbohydrates."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups almond …

Breakfast

Let’s talk about the Big Book: Everything your family needs to know when you die

Tax season is over. School is starting to wind down. Summer is coming.<p>Things have slowed enough to gather yourself and get organized.<p>We call it the Big Book in my family. Invented by my scrupulously detailed father-in-law, the Big Book is the index containing a road map to everything we own.<p>The …

Retirement

The Birth of a New American Aristocracy

The gilded future of the top 10 percent—and the end of opportunity for everyone else.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up residence at one of my …

Income Inequality

A local’s guide to Rome: 10 top tips

Contemporary Rome’s best bars, restaurants and culture are found in the southern neighbourhoods of Testaccio and Garbatella, a world away from the city-centre gladiators in plastic armour<p>‘How do you cope with the tourists?” is a question that you get used to when living in Rome. But the truth is, …

Italy

An Open Letter About Female Coaches | by Pau Gasol

I<p>want to tell you a little something about my parents.<p>I grew up just outside of Barcelona, a child of two highly successful professionals. My father …

Black Lives Matter

How to get hired for your first job when you don’t have any experience

You’ve done the work, taken the finals and donned the graduation cap — now it’s time to put those skills to work and get a job. But what do you do …

Employment

8 Life Skills You Should Have Before Moving Out

Updated April 26, 2018<p>If you're about to leave home or dorm-life to enter the real world, you may not realize just how comfortable you’ve had it all …

Personal Finance

Key Differences in the Neanderthal Brain Reveal Explanation for Extinction

Sometimes, bigger is better.<p>About 40,000 years ago, our closest relatives, the Neanderthals, went extinct. But the mystery of <i>how</i> they died is a …

Anthropology

8 books that teach you to be rich

What’s your money strategy? Do you even have one?<p>If not, it’s not uncommon. Until two years ago, I didn’t have a financial plan, whatsoever.<p>Even …

Investing

Limoncello e Pepe Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Limoncello is a strong, sunny, lemon-infused Italian liqueur, usually enjoyed as a digestif, or post-dinner drink. Recipes often differ on: what type of alcohol (high-proof grain alcohol or vodka) and how much sugar. This recipe opts for vodka and a modest amount of sugar. I know, I …

Recipes

17 Inspirational TED Talks on Motivation (Infographic)

Need a boost? These TED talks will get you excited and inspired.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no doubt that during your entrepreneurship journey your motivation will be put to the test. Whether it’s stress from family or finances, staying motivated can be …

Yes, we’ve lost our faith in God, but we’ve lost our faith in reason too

Our failure to create social movements that fill the space vacated by the church has left people feeling helpless<p>Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. So runs the inscription above the gates of hell in Dante’s Inferno. Through those gates walks Dante with his guide Virgil:<p>Now sighs, loud wailing, …

Religion

How they made Germany great again: The Nazi social media campaign of 1932

Decades before Facebook, Hitler and Goebbels pioneered the use of Big Data and “social media” to subvert democracy<p>It's a little too easy to draw comparisons between the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis in 1930s Germany and the shocking election of President Donald Trump in 2016. Both events took …

27 Things to Cook in a Cast Iron Skillet - Turntable Kitchen

Did you know that one of the most versatile kitchen essentials is not only super affordable, but can last a lifetime? Our cast iron skillet is one of …

You Can Take a Tequila Train to Mexico's Most Magical Town

You’d think it would be hard to live up to being designated a “magical” town, but Tequila, Mexico more than delivers on the hype.<p>Nestled deep within …

Mentally ill prisoner died in California jail as deputies watched, video reveals

A jailhouse video reveals California sheriff’s deputies watching and sometimes laughing as a schizophrenic man, who had been strapped naked to a chair for 46 hours, writhes on the floor of his cell, loses consciousness and eventually dies.<p>The Tribune of San Luis Obispo on Friday posted a nearly …

Mental Disorders

My Best Advice For Millennials Right Now

I have two Millennial children at the very youngest end of that generation's age range. So, this is really the advice I'm giving to my own children. …

Investing

Why White Evangelicalism Is So Cruel

Robert Jeffress, Pastor of First Baptist Church in Dallas and an avid supporter of Donald Trump, earned headlines this week for his defense of the president’s adultery with a porn star. Regarding the affair and subsequent financial payments, Jeffress explained, “Even if it’s true, it doesn’t …

Faith

What Are Adaptogens, and Why Is Everyone Talking About Them?

You've heard the word, but do you really know what an adaptogen is and which one is right for you?<p>If you've ever chilled in a salt cave or stockpiled supplement powders, you've definitely heard about adaptogens. They're the supposed panacea for anxiety, depression, insomnia, hormonal issues, sex …

Alternative Medicine

Girls Who Code - 2018 Girls Who Code Internships

<b>Join the Girls Who Code Community, become a Summer Intern!</b><p>Girls Who Code seeks motivated and enthusiastic applicants for our 2018 Summer Intern …

Making Road Racing Fun Again: Best Gravel Bike Races

Gravel grinders are the current rock stars of the amateur cycling world. These grueling, mostly off-road, but not quite mountain bike races, …

Herbed Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Recipe

<b>Try These Twists:</b><p><b>Lemony Ranch:</b> Prepare Herbed Buttermilk Ranch Dressing as directed, adding 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive …

Country Lifestyle

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Here's What Jeff Bezos' Healthcare Initiative Means For The Rest Of Us

Amazon together with J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway (let’s call them the “Triad”) recently announced plans to form a joint venture designed to provide more cost/effective healthcare (“higher employee satisfaction at reasonable cost”) for their 1+ million employees. Although the details are …

Digital Health

Author and Cyclist Andrew Tilin Dies in Collision

Andrew Tilin, a former <i>Outside</i> editor, a longtime contributor, and a close friend to many people affiliated with the magazine, has been killed in a traffic-related accident that occurred early on the morning of February 17 in Austin, Texas.<p>Law enforcement details are not yet available, but a …

San Francisco

The best ways to counter the negative effects of aging and live a long time — starting right now

The keys to a long and healthy life are right in front of you.<p>Instead of expensive face creams, a cache of vitamins and supplements, or a hard-to-follow diet, all you need are some research-backed tools to help you stay healthy as you age and fight cognitive decline.<p>These solutions involve simple …

The GOP used a Two Santa Clauses tactic to con America for nearly 40 years

<b>(AP Photo/Scott Stewart, File)</b><p>This scam has been killing wages and enriching billionaires for decades<p>Thom Hartmann<p>February 12, 2018 4:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>The only thing wrong with the U.S. economy is the failure of the Republican Party to play Santa Claus.<br>-Jude</i> …