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One step in the right direction: Wells Fargo settles historic housing discrimination complaint

“Somebody has got to go to jail!” exclaimed Stephen Lerner. Stephen and I were conferring off air during my wife, Melissa Harris-Perry’s MSNBC …

House price falls worsen in Greece and Spain

A world league table of property markets has shown values are falling fastest in southern Europe, as a recovery gathered pace in major markets across the globe.<p>Prices in Greece, where the economy has been crippled by the weight of government debt and by austerity measures, fell by 11.8pc in the …

The 20 Best Beer Towns In America

Today's drinkers become more educated by the day, and the breadth of choices available to them has never been so extensive.<p>This is great for beer lovers, and beneficial on the supply side as well, as a high-quality product created by friendly, local brewers gets consumers to open their wallets a …

The truth about gays and money

<b>By Barbara Raab, Senior Producer, NBC News</b><p>When gays and lesbians are featured in popular culture, what do we see? White, wealthy women who host talk shows or affluent men doting on their kids -- like Mitchell and Cameron from "Modern Family." So it’s no wonder that the conventional wisdom is that …

50 Women Who Are Changing The World

In the past year, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg pushed feminism back into the center of the national discourse.<p>In Afghanistan, a country where women used to be treated as second class citizens, parliament member Fawzia Koofi made history by announcing plans to run for president.<p>To recognize these …

Why Facebook Cofounder Chris Hughes And Google Are Giving Cash Directly To The Poorest

Here’s a radical idea: Instead of providing services or training to the world’s poorest, how about giving them cash instead?<p>GiveDirectly, a U.S.-based nonprofit operating in Kenya, is doing just that, and it’s won the support of the likes of Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes and Google. Last Thursday …

Barbers make a high street comeback as men go retro and abandon salons

The return of the short back and sides as the must-have hairstyle for fashion-conscious teens and twentysomethings is having a helpful impact on the …

10 Reasons Beginner Photographers Should Try to Learn With Manual Film Cameras

When I learned about photography for the first time, it was in my high school’s darkroom with a fully-manual Pentax K1000, which was at one time …

The 20 Best Restaurants In Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The hipster neighborhood has recently seen an influx of fantastic restaurants that serve everything from fresh farm-to-table ingredients to hand-made Japanese udon noodles.<p>We polled our editors and reporters as well as foodies who live and eat in Williamsburg to find the best restaurants in …

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Boy Scouts should be better prepared for change

“Be Prepared” is the Boy Scout motto. Edgar Cunningham, Sr. was, of course, just that.<p>He stood proudly before his fellow Troop 12 Boy Scouts on June …

I learned the most important lessons on starting a business when I was 11

<i>This originally appeared on LinkedIn. You can follow Joel Peterson here</i><p>I started my first business at age 11, selling tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots and squash that I grew myself. It was all planted from seed on a tiny plot of land behind our two-bedroom house in Okemos, Michigan.<p>My maiden venture …

The secret to getting engineers to be more charismatic

<i>Olivia Fox Cabane is an executive coach with an unusual approach: She teaches her clients how to become more charismatic. It’s an odd calling for someone who is an introvert by nature. In this excerpt from “The Charisma Coach” published by Matter, writer Teresa Chin explains why Silicon Valley</i> …

Sunkissed Water

The Solar Glass is a like an individual glass thermos that harnesses solar energy to keep the beverage within either cold or warm. This individual …

DNA 3D Printed Shoe System Creates Shoes that Fit You and Your Body Movement

Introducing <b>DNA 3D Printed Shoe System</b> from Pensar Development, this project aims to design and create footwear based on individual anatomy and …

Why millionaire investors are holding cash

Despite feeling financially secure and confident about their fiscal future, the wealthy are still holding mountains of cash rather than investing it.<p>Today's wealthy investors seem to have split personalities.<p>A part of them brims with confidence and optimism. Survey after survey shows that they are …

Shaving Your Armpits: How To Tell If You're Doing It Wrong

Shaving is just as much a rite of passage for girls as it is for boys. We here at HuffPost Style will never forget the moment we first picked up a razor to shave our legs. Fortunately, we got much better at it and have ended up with fewer nicks. But there's one body part that still gives us pause …

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Dear High School Graduate: Everything You've Been Told Is False

When I graduated from Omaha Creighton Prep High School back in 1977, my fellow grads and I entered a benign, forgiving, if U.S.-hegemonic, economic order where one could find paid work — albeit of a blue collar variety — just by completing high school. A world where even a C student was guaranteed …

Ann Coulter Wants More British Immigrants Instead Of Latin Americans

PHOTO GALLERY<p>Wrong Things Ann Coulter Keeps Saying<p>Ann Coulter wants more white immigrants.<p>In an opinion piece published this week titled “When Did We Vote To Become Mexico?” Coulter laments the demographic changes of the last few decades, saying she wished more immigrants came from the “mother …

Our Dramatic Choice: Prosperity or Annihilation | The Rabbit Hole

Deepak Chopra discusses how our abuse of the planet and the consequential climate change may cause the end of the world as we know it. Is there a way …

12 Actually Cool Ways To Style Your Coffee Table

It's so much more than a second dining table, seriously.<p>Yeah, your coffee table needs to be functional, but it also shouldn't be the eyesore of your living room. You could just stack some books on there and call it a day, but you're better than that. Whether you prefer some organized chaos or want …

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The 20 Most Valuable Brands In The World

Every year, BrandZ and Millward Brown Optimor calculate and rank brands based on their global value. And even though Apple's growth rate decreased by 95%, the tech giant's brand value still increased by 1% from 2012 to a a whopping $185 billion.<p>Millward Brown VP Oscar Yuan told Business Insider …

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Ethical shopping: how the high street fashion stores rate

On 24 April when the Rana Plaza factory complex on the outskirts of Dhaka fell down like a house of cards killing 1,127 workers, the fashion myth …

Week in Review

Inside Flipboard / May 17, 2013<p>This week provided a rude awakening about the perils of life in the Information Age. On Wall Street, many were …