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A Foodie’s Guide To New Orleans

New Orleans City Guide<p>Oh New Orleans, we just keep on coming back for more. Any excuse to go and visit, we’re in! We love everything about this …

Dramatic Night at the SAG Awards: Pictures

You can buy a vacation though Costco — and most people have no idea

In fact, I only became aware of Costco's travel deals in May, when a friend suggested checking out the warehouse store's website while planning an upcoming vacation.<p>Contrary to popular belief, Costco has an extensive travel section. It offers Caribbean vacations, from Puerto Rico to Aruba. You can …

Air Travel

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Nails of Your Life

Mastering the manicure is not an easy task, especially when you choose to do it on your own. In order to make this process easier, we at <b>Bright Side</b> …


Black wealth, racism and the legacy of the legendary Madam C.J. Walker

Living History: Part of a series tied to the African American Museum of History and Culture.<p>She remembers the smells of the hair pomades in the factory, where women stirred ointment by hand in great, black vats.<p>She remembers her mother taking her to Madam C.J. Walker’s beauty school in Indianapolis …

Black History

7 Surprising Benefits of Exercise

You probably have a vague sense that exercise is good for you—and you’ve probably heard that it’s “healthy for the heart.” But if you’re like most …

Canadian Literature

6 Terrible Habits That Destroy Your Productivity (and Happiness)

If you want to excel at your work, stop doing these things immediately.<p>In today's interconnected and increasingly mobile world, people need no longer be confined to their offices. You can work anytime you like wherever you happen to be. But that very freedom has also resulted in some very bad …


11 Phrases Intelligent People Say Every Day (and So Should You) | Inc.com

Every success is based on action, but every action starts with a thought. That's why every worthwhile accomplishment starts with a change in perspective, or a new connection, or a renewed sense of purpose and motivation.<p>And sometimes success starts with remembering what is important to you -- and …


Muhammad Ali Dies at 74: Titan of Boxing and the 20th Century

Muhammad Ali, the three-time world heavyweight boxing champion who helped define his turbulent times as the most charismatic and controversial sports figure of the 20th century, died on Friday in a Phoenix-area hospital. He was 74.<p>His death was confirmed by Bob Gunnell, a family spokesman. The …


Muhammad Ali In His Own Words: Six of His Best Quotes to Live By

In an age where sports fans want their heroes to be more than just athletes, nobody has a legacy like Muhammad Ali.<p>Any press conference or statement he released was must watch, must listen. His gift for gab left reporters salivating and admirers invigorated with the same energy with which he …

Black History

Muhammad Ali: A Life in Pictures


21 Movies From The '80s You Need To Show Your Kids

These are treasures everybody should have on their must-see list.

47 Shrimp Recipes for Grilling, Roasting, Boiling, and More

From shrimp and grits to jambalaya, here are 47 great shrimp recipes.<p><b>There are two chief reasons we really love shrimp</b>. First, it cooks in a flash. Second, shrimp can take on so many different flavors like a pro. From something spicy like chiles to something cooling like mint, shrimp loves it all. …


How To Eat Healthier Without Even Noticing

You'll definitely want to be feeling your best when spring finally decides to roll in.

President Obama and Misty Copeland Open Up About Race

When Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States, many saw it as the dawn of a new era of American race relations. During his …

New York City

Twelve ways to save money at Whole Foods

Whole Foods can be a treat for the organic oriented shoppers, but the prices can make some hesitate. Here are a few ways to save money while still …

Personal Finance

9 Ways You Are Sabotaging Your Weekly Grocery Budget

Food is something we need in order to survive, and like all good things, it doesn't always come cheap. When you live on a budget, as most of us do, …

Personal Finance

The Most Genius Way to Save Money on Groceries Next Year

<i>By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist</i><p>Grocery shopping can take a big bite out of your household budget. In fact, a family of four spends up to an average of $1,300 a month on food at home, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That means families can shell out more than $15,000 a year on …

The Complete Guide to Where to Put Your Eye Makeup

Finally, an easy way to decode those complicated tutorials.<p>Eyeliner, eye shadow, blending brushes — oh my! Learning to use eye makeup is no easy task, even for seasoned beauty buffs. If you have a tough time decoding all those tricky makeup tutorials, I have an easy guide to each part of the eye so …


Tony Robbins says the smartest thing he's ever done with his money is a habit he started at age 24

He knows what it's like to be deep in debt and down to his last $20 bill— and he knows what it's like to own a resort in Fiji and travel by private jet.<p>He's gone from a cash-strapped upbringing to an estimated net worth of $440 million, and has coached some of the wealthiest people in the world …

Tony Robbins

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …


Queen Elizabeth Becomes Britain’s Longest Reigning Monarch


25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …


6 Amazing Beauty Benefits of Drinking Enough Water

Need a beauty boost? Grab a glass of water. We all know that water is important for our health—but did you know all of the amazing things it could do …

Skin Care

5 Reasons Lauryn Hill's Influence On Music Is Incomparable

<i>This post is part of a weekly series celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with reflections of our favorite childhood memories, past pop culture moments and more!</i><p>Just 17 years ago, Hill released "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” on Aug. 25, 1998. This was her first and last studio album which was created …

Rap & Hip-Hop

15 No-Heat #LazyGirl Weekend Hairstyles

Lazy weekend days call for chillaxing on the couch, cuing up Netflix and sipping a cozy cocktail or two in the park — not spending hours in the bathroom wrestling with your hair dryer or flat iron. If you’re ready to ditch the heat and rock wet locks in style, these 15 fresh ideas offer the perfect …


Misty Copeland Wants Others to Understand What it Means to Be a Black Dancer

"I never knew it was going to get to this level."<p>Misty Copeland made history when she became the first African-American to be be promoted to principle dancer with the American Ballet Theater—and now she's more determined than ever to make the most of her impact.<p>"I wanted it to be an opportunity for …