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Songs That Heal: Preserving A Thousand-Year-Old Tradition

Only six people in the world know how to do what Sergio Pacheco is about to do.<p>A middle-aged man who rarely smiles, Pacheco stands in the middle of a crowd on the National Mall, wearing a feathered headdress, beaded necklace and wrinkled dress that's been hand painted with a large, maroon bird on …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

An 'Uber' for apartments could fix major housing issues

Politicians find it hard to say no to the demands of the development industry for concessions because of the contribution housing construction makes to the economic bottom line and because there is a need for well located housing. New supply is also seen as a solution to declining housing …

Why Are Female Models Appearing in Menswear Shows?

This menswear season, more female models appeared on the catwalks than ever before. Why?<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom</b> — This season, at some of the biggest …

5 Secrets to Mastering Conflict | Inc.com

Between the two of us, Joseph Grenny (bio below) and I have spent 50 years studying what makes people successful at work. A persistent finding is that your ability to handle moments of conflict has a massive impact on your success.<p>How you handle conflict determines the amount of trust, respect, and …

Scientists Asked 650+ People, 'What is Happiness?' This Is How They Replied.

When philosophers try to answer the question: "What is a good life?", it usually involves lots of alone time, thinking and meditating, hopefully with a pipe, a fireplace, or some nice mountain trails.<p>Then the scientific method happened. With it, the emphasis shifted from within to without -- from …

The First Multiracial Miss Universe Japan Has Been Crowned

The stunning Miss Nagasaki, Ariana Miyamoto, is the first multiracial contestant ever to be crowned Miss Universe Japan and will represent Japan in the 2015 Miss Universe pageant.<p>Born in Japan to a Japanese mother and African American father, Miyamoto is a Japanese citizen, grew up in Japan, and …

Japan

Disney banning selfie sticks starting June 30th

Disney may be where dreams come true, but if your dreams involve taking selfies with the aid of an extendable stick, you best start making different plans for your mobile photography. A new report states the world-famous theme parks will start banning selfie sticks beginning next week.<p>All American …

Content Marketing, SEO, Email, Social Media, Online PR: 5 Essential Marketing Workflows

“Marketing can be chaotic, Shifting priorities, ongoing revisions, and countless approvals - not to mention tracking, measuring, and reporting the …

New Fiercely Powerful Metal Animal Sculptures by Seluk Yilmaz

Istanbul-based sculptor Seluk Yilmaz uses thin strands of hammered and welded metal to render animal heads in fearsome, three-dimensional forms. Like his majestic lion sculpture made from 4,000 metal scraps, his recent renderings of tiger, fox, and lynx busts exude a powerful grace that's apparent …

Hong Kong feminist groups hit back at objectification of women in city

A Hong Kong feminist group has hit back at what it says is the objectification of women in the city by making a thought-provoking documentary linking …

What Jay Z's New Streaming Service Says About The Future of Music

Contrary to popular belief, Jay Z is <i>not</i> the most influential man in music.<p>With 19 Grammy Awards, 13 No. 1 albums, a spree of sold out tours, and an estimated net worth <b>upward of $500 Million</b> – Shawn Carter is unquestionably the most successful rapper in history. Yet, despite being consistently …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Actress Busted for Stealing Instagram Pics From Other Celebs to Fake Her Fame

Anna Allen faked her career and glamorous life through poorly photoshopped photos.<p>This story is one of the most bizarre I have ever come across.<p>BuzzFeed reports on the strangetale of Spanish actress Anna Allen, who tried to pass off the life of other famous celebs as her own. Allen was busted …

6 studies on how money affects the mind

Paul Piff shares some of his research on the science of greed at TEDxMarin.<p>How does being rich affect the way we behave? In today’s talk, social …

Touch As Nutrition

<b>By: John Tuite</b><p>Touch could properly be regarded as a form of nutrition.<p>We mistakenly think that touch occurs on the periphery of our self, a skin thing. But truthfully each surface stimulus travels far into the most hidden interior landscapes of our self, traversing long nerve cells right through …

Truth In Numbers: Six Music Industry Takeaways From Year-End Data

In recent days, a handful of important year-end music reports have been published–from varied outlets including Nielsen SoundScan, Next Big Sound, Morgan Stanley, TechNavio and Concave Brand Tracking–and, as usual, the numbers contained in them reveal valuable insights about the state of the …

Jack White

'I never want to see my mother again'

Imagine being in a difficult, damaging, draining relationship. Despite your years of commitment, it is going nowhere and the strain is making you ill. When this happened to Danu Morrigan she took what seemed the healthiest option: she got "divorced". The thing is that the relationship in question …

‘It’s like a ghost town’: lights go out as foreign owners desert London homes

Racine had everything a west London restaurant could ask for: beaming reviews, great cooking and an enviable location opposite the V&A on the Brompton Road. For 12 years it served immaculate French standards to discerning diners and from the outside it looked like an institution to last a …

Housing

18 Badass Women You Probably Didn't Hear About In 2014

Badass women alert.<p>Bayan Mahmoud al-Zahran opened the country's first female law firm, where she'll represent women and bring women's rights issues into the courts.<p>"I believe women lawyers can contribute a lot to the legal system," al-Zahran said. "This law firm will make a difference in the …

The Next Generation Icons

Perhaps these new faces can chalk up some of their success to mirroring the icons of past and present. See the original standouts and their modern mirrors.<p>Perhaps these new faces can chalk up some of their success to mirroring the icons of past and present. See the original standouts and their …

5 Fun, Cheap Party Games You Didn't Know About

Every holiday or dinner party in need of a boost leans on the same party games: Pictionary, Charades, 20 questions, blah blah blah... In need of a …

How to Change Your Mind to Change Your Life: Why You Need a New Personality to Make a New Personal Reality

I'm admittedly a personal growth junkie. I've read all the books, and I regularly listen to teleseminars and webinars that teach me how to live meaningfully and mindfully, how to truly tap into the power of my authentic being, how to meditate, how to actualize my potential...you get the idea.<p>It's a …

Seven Essential Steps: The Power of Your Mind and Setting Intentions

If you're an ambitious and driven person, chances are you've heard the word intention thrown about:<p><i>Set your intentions...Be mindful of your intentions...Create powerful intentions...</i><p>But the term can be vague and convoluted. Is it a belief? A prayer? Is it having faith?<p>In simple form, your …

Physics

10 Ways to Save Ruined Recipes

Do you routinely create havoc in the kitchen? Turn that frown upside down! There are a number of food hacks that can help in even the most helpless …

How to Maximize the 2 Most Productive Hours of the Day | Inc.com

Wake up, smell the coffee, and get right to work. That should be your new mantra to start the day, according to Dan Ariely, a Duke University professor of psychology and behavioral economics.<p>This week, Ariely conducted an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit where he revealed that generally people are …

Time Management

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These expert techniques from Molly Graves and Ashley Murphy, the founders of NEAT Method, will turn your space from chaotic to calm in no time.<p>Your …

What Is Waist Training?

We investigate the new celebrity exercise craze.<p>With stars such as Kim Kardashian raving about its effects on Instagram, waist training—a workout done while wearing a tightly laced corset—is about to become the next big exercise trend. But what is it and how does it work? We caught up with personal …

Body Fat

Your Happiness Is Your Responsibility | Inc.com

I just read an article in <i>The Atlantic</i> about workplace happiness that made me laugh and cry at the same time. I laughed because it was so stupid and cried because millions of people will take it seriously.<p>The article cited the familiar dismal statistics showing that most workers are unhappy and that …

5 Things Successful People Do to End Their Days Right | Inc.com

Business may be 24-7 and your tech may never get tired, but human beings are cyclical animals. Our creativity and energy levels wax and wane throughout the day, week, and year. When it comes to productivity, you can take a couple of approaches to this reality.<p>Some would-be superheroes simply try to …

Productivity

Meet Elise Stefanik, the Youngest Woman Ever Elected to Congress

Republican Elise Stefanik has become the youngest woman elected to Congress in history, winning her race against Aaron Woolf in New York's 21st open …