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9 Hacks to Help You Wear Heels All Day Long

Ladies, we’ve all been there. You’ve been standing in your heels for mere minutes and your feet are <i>already</i> killing you (really, the walk from the train to your work never seemed that long before!). But that doesn’t have to be the case. Nope, we’re not here to tell you to resign yourself to …

Hacking

How Greece Became European

The troubled relationship between modern Greeks and their neighbors to the north and west—sometime admirers, sometime lenders, sometime detractors—helps explain today’s crisis.<p>Greece is the cradle of European civilization, but is it even in Europe?<p>The answer might seem obvious: The country is on …

Europe

Will Samantha Power Be the First American UN Ambassador to Abandon Israel?

Last week mega-philanthropist Michael Steinhardt, co-founder of Birthright Israel, which has brought 500,000 young Jews to Israel, joined with our organization, The World Values Network, in a full-page New York Times ad about Ambassador Samantha Power. In the ad Mr. Steinhardt reminded the …

Deadly weekend in Chicago highlights city's gang warfare

CHICAGO (AP) — A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven people shot to death in Chicago over the holiday weekend was the son of a gang leader with a …

The inconsistent Libertarians of Convenience

Something curious is happening in cities across the country. Urban progressives are finding their goals stymied by laws and regulations, and they're demanding less government interference — but very selectively. Call them Libertarians of Convenience.<p>Nowhere is this trend more noticeable than in …

Society

Policing, Mass Imprisonment, and the Failure of American Lawyers

It did not surprise me that almost every child in the D.C. public high school class raised a hand when I asked if any of them had been stopped and …

Ayaan to Liberals: Get Your Priorities Straight

Ayaan Hirsi Ali sounds off on her evolving stance on Islam, feminism and atheism.<p>Few figures on the intellectual scene today are as controversial or …

Meet the 13-year-old CEO who built a $200,000 business and is mentored by Daymond John

Besides taking him to events and making introductions to power players in the industry, John accompanied Bridges on a morning taping of CNBC's "Squawk Box."<p>Later that day, John got a call from Karen Katz, CEO and president of the Neiman Marcus Group.<p>He assumed the call was for him, he tells …

These are the times during life when people are happiest

Some people say that we are happiest as children, free of adult pressures and responsibilities. In reality, most Americans over 60 are in better emotional health than those under 60. So really, most old men aren't all that grumpy:<p>Keep in mind most of the research cited below is from correlational …