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Red Hen's LGBT employees should have made sure Sarah Huckabee Sanders got served

The LGBT community understands bias and has pleaded for tolerance. How could the Red Hen's LGBT employees lobby to eject Sarah Huckabee Sanders?<p>When Sarah Huckabee Sanders walked into the Red Hen restaurant in western Virginia, it is a safe bet she just wanted to enjoy a meal. She was in America’s …

Donald Trump

The Ugly Coded Critique of Chick-Fil-A's Christianity

The New Yorker has been taking it on the chin lately for its essay about Chick-fil-A’s “infiltration” of New York City. Although most of the piece is about the evils of fast food and the chain’s ubiquitous "Eat Mor Chikin" advertising campaign, the essay has been excoriated for its anti-Christian …

Same-sex Marriage

Tony Robbins' Apology to the #MeToo Movement Is a Brilliant Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

If you ever need to apologize, take a close look at what the legendary life coach did--and didn't--say.<p>Since last summer, when women and men began speaking out en masse about their experiences of sexual abuse and sexual harassment, a lot of prominent, powerful men have issued apologies for the …

Me Too movement

If You Don't Fully Understand the Cambridge Analytica Scandal, Read This Simplified Version

Here's the "SparkNotes" version of what actually happened, and why you should care.<p>Over the past week or so, I have seen countless headlines regarding Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Yet, none of them have helped me fully understand what happened. On a basic sense I knew that my, and many other …

I’m a Pediatrician. Here’s What I Did When a Little Boy Patient Said He Was a Girl.

“Congratulations, it’s a boy!” Or, “Congratulations, it’s a girl!”<p>As a pediatrician for nearly 20 years, that’s how many of my patient relationships …

5 Surprising Things Jazz Taught Me About Leadership

The inspiration the Sax can bring.<p>I fell in love with jazz when I was 20 years old. The first time I heard Sonny Stit, I was hooked. I joined a band and we played together for six years. Though I ended up starting a technology company, I still play my sax. Even when I'm at work, I hear music …

Customer Service

10 things I learned from meetings with Trump’s transition team

That gave me the opportunity to set up a few meetings with members from Trump's transition team ( many of whom read my free weekly letter, <i>Thoughts from the Frontline</i> <i>)</i> .<p>During those talks, I gained some insight into what the first 100 days, the first six months, and the first year of the Trump …

Donald Trump

Lighting Diagram Sketches That Reveal the Recipes Behind Photos

When photographer Paul Schlemmer started out in photography in his late teens, he spent the first four years studying the subject of light. As he …

Photography

How to get Apple’s beautiful Apple TV screensavers on your Mac

• Download the Aerial project from GitHub. (It should automatically download from that link, but if it doesn’t, try reading this.)<br>• Open the .zip file and double-click the file “Aerial.saver” to install it.<br>• If your system’s setup doesn’t automatically allow downloads from untrusted developers, open …

Smart TV

A single phone call gave Trump an edge over China

This understanding included an American endorsement of the one-China policy. This policy held that Taiwan was part of China but would continue to behave as if it weren't. The US agreed not to have diplomatic relations with Taiwan and pretend it wasn't a close ally.<p>The agreement was a fairly …

Dear journalists: Stop taking Trump literally

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just before the dawn of the Trump administration, journalism in Washington, DC, faces an existential crisis -- but virtually no one in the profession is willing to diagnose it.<p>Here it is: For the first time, words don't matter.<p>In August, as a guest on MSNBC's Meet the Press Daily, I noted …

Donald Trump

Tricks realtors use to sell homes

(Getty Images / Henrik Sorensen)<p>Imagine buying your first home at the height of the Canadian housing market. That’s the position Judy Winters found …

Real Estate

Warren Buffett brilliantly explains how bubbles are formed

Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway's CEO, has said cryptocurrencies "definitely will come to a bad ending."<p>He was speaking in January on what's probably the highest profile financial-bubble suspect right now.<p>When he publishes his annual letter to shareholders on Saturday, readers will be checking …

Investing

These Brutally Honest Parenting Comics Will Crack You Up

Brian Gordon — a cartoonist and dad of two — has been making fun of being a parent since he became one. In an attempt to keep himself sane and bond with other parents, he shamelessly started creating funny-because-it's-true parenting comics — and we can't stop laughing at them.<p>As soon as he brought …

15 Camera Shots Every Movie Fan Should Know

An essential part of making a movie memorable is striking the viewer with unusual camera shots and movements. When the first movies were made moving …

Cinematography

11 Great Filmmakers Who Can Teach You The Most About Sound In Cinema

The filmmakers mentioned in this list are not the only ones to use sound in an inventive way, but they are most high on virtually any list about …

Robert DeNiro

How the wealthy can beat Ottawa’s new rules by becoming low-income to save big on their taxes

In 2016 if you are high income, you will be paying a lot of tax. I mean a LOT of tax.<p>[np_storybar title=”The $10-million lifetime tax bill: Welcome …

7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until they reached a point in their businesses when it was feasible to quit. This transition time …

Entrepreneurship

Beginner's Guide to Visual Effects

“Once you’re in charge of a virtual shot, you are both the director and the DP for that world.”<p>Lights Film School recently had the opportunity to …

Filmmaking

The One Reason You Can't Get Anything Done at Work

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer</i> …

Vin Diesel Hints That He Might Want To Direct ‘Furious 8’ Himself

You may remember that <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> ran a long piece recently about how Vin Diesel, who is a producer on the <i>Fast/Furious</i> franchise, was making it hard for Universal to find a director for <i>Furious 8.</i> Diesel is “said to have questioned even small details on elaborate action sequences … [and] …

How to fortify your credit before buying a home, in 8 steps

One of the first steps is organizing your finances — and understanding your credit is a critical component.<p>Good credit opens lots of doors when it comes to buying a home, whereas bad credit can close them. And considering that the new Qualified Mortgage Rules have upped the scrutiny of mortgage …

Personal Finance

Harper hysteria a sign of closed liberal minds

If even a fraction of the darkness that his haters say has descended upon Canada under Stephen Harper was real, then the opening line of any election victory speech by Thomas Mulcair or Justin Trudeau could only be: "My fellow Canadians, our long national nightmare is over."<p>In less than a decade, …

Transcript of Stephen Harper’s remarks

<i>Editor's Note: The following is the text of the Conservative Leader's remarks as he kicked off the official portion of the 2015 federal election campaign on Sunday, Aug. 2.</i><p>Good Morning.<p>A few minutes ago, I met with his excellency, the Governor General, and he has agreed to my request that …

CNN, Newsweek, Etc. Try to Spin Planned Parenthood Video

In the wake of a sting video exposing a national Planned Parenthood leader discussing how the abortion mill harvests and sells the limbs and organs …

Planned Parenthood

Here’s how a filmmaker shot his critically-acclaimed movie using just an iPhone

Baker enjoys telling stories set in real settings, casting actors with little to no experience, and exploring stories you've likely never seen before on the big screen. That can range from a New York garment district wholesaler dealing with fatherhood ("Price of Broadway") to a porn actress …

Filmmaking

Prepaid credit card scams on rise, Canadians losing millions

Fraudsters have found a quick, convenient, and easy-to-disguise way to swindle cash out of unsuspecting Canadians: they demand their victims pay up …