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Adorable Smile-Filled Backyard Wedding

Today’s real wedding has brightened up my Monday no end. And I bet it does the same for you.Some weddings inspire us to try out DIY projects, opt for …

Jeb Bush: Prospect of Donald Trump presidency 'scary'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Jeb Bush says the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency is "kind of scary."<p>The former Florida governor blasted Trump, saying he doubts the real estate mogul's readiness for the White House, in an appearance on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday.<p>"I wanted to give him the benefit of …

Donald Trump

Intelligence is meaningless if you can’t recognize your own mistakes

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>It’s good to be smart. After all, intelligent people earn more money, accumulate more wealth, and even live longer. On the surface, being smart looks like easy living. But there’s another side to the story.<p>Intelligent people have a …

Self-improvement

Benedict Cumberbatch Opens Up About Being a New Dad

"I might go for a (Cumber)batch of boys!"<p>Earlier this summer, Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife Sophie Hunter welcomed their first baby into the world—a son named Christopher Carlton. Fatherhood seems to be treating the actor well.<p>"It's everything. I have a new life form that needs his father's …

Benedict Cumberbatch

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

5 scary things scientists and economists think could happen by 2050

Great innovations and progress are coming for humanity, but so too are threats of unprecedented magnitude.<p>Climate change. Cyber terror. Hunger.<p>Though such terms frequently appear in discussions about the future, the reality of these problems is often lost on us. Unfortunately, scientists and …

What will it take to stop Donald Trump?

Striding on stage to the triumphant strains of Nessun Dorma, Donald Trump has a surprisingly humble confession to make for someone defying all the laws of political gravity.<p>Donald Trump says New York Times reporter is 'grandstanding' on disability<p>Read more<p>“Unless we win, it doesn’t mean a damn …

Government

The 8 Stages of Black Friday Shopping in GIF Form

Today, millions of shoppers will scour stores for the best Black Friday deals. Some will leave their homes, the smell of pumpkin pie still lingering, in the wee hours of the morn. Others with meet up with friends midafternoon and make grandiose plans to cover as much ground as possible. Whatever …

Shopping

What Science Says About Your Brain On Black Friday

I am not a big fan of Black Friday. I’ve never been someone who waited in line for the hot, new, deeply discounted electronic must-have like some of my friends who gather to make an event of it. At least one study found that 99% of the deals out there really aren’t worth it and the frenzy may be …

Harvard Business School

The Ecstasy of Donald Trump

As the public’s fear and loathing surge, the front-runner’s durable candidacy has taken a dark turn.<p>MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina—All politicians, if they are any good at their craft, know the truth about human nature.<p>Donald Trump is very good, and he knows it better than most.<p>Trump stands alone on …

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