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Poet Perfectly Explains The Struggles Black Women Face At PWIs

Ten commandments for protecting your black girl magic.<p>There are 10 guaranteed things that black women who attend predominantly white institutions (PWIs) for college experience, according to poet Kwyn Townsend Riley.<p>In a poem titled "PWI 10 Commandments" which Riley posted on YouTube on Friday, she …

10 Marriage Tips From Divorced People

At a recent wedding, the best man stood up and made a speech with a blend of sage and humorous advice on how to have a good marriage. A few of the guests exchanged whispers about his qualifications for dispensing tips to the newlyweds. After all, his own marriage had recently ended in divorce.<p>The …

Divorce

20 Ways to Waste Less Food

If you hate wasting food and essentially throwing money in the bin, then this post is for you, as I shall be sharing 20 ways that you can stop wasting so much food. I will hold my hands up and admit that I used to be the worst for this. I would go shopping on a Sunday with all good intentions and …

Food

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Linux

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Tax identity theft: Why you’re vulnerable

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine — let’s call her Mallory — got an unsettling call from her accountant. The accountant had been preparing Mallory’s …

10 Handy Household Uses for Vinegar

If you think vinegar is just for salads, think again. Here are 10 practical and easy ways to improve your household with vinegar—from cleaning tiles …

Cost of living: How far will my salary go in another city? - CNNMoney

Diaspora Sounds Alarm As Dominicans Face Statelessness

Politicians in the Dominican Republic have long courted Dominicans in the U.S. for votes. That relationship has strengthened in the past couple of years; in 2011, the Dominican government established seven representatives for its communities abroad.<p>And that influence means activism in the U.S. …

How to Make Creme Brulee

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, chef and stylist</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help Food52 tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Baking

These 4 Myths Could Destroy Your Marriage

<i>By Gal Szekely for YourTango.com</i><p>Love. Countless poems, novels, films and songs have been dedicated to celebrating and exploring the mystery of this experience. From almost as early as birth, we are bombarded with messages about what love and relationships should be -- messages that, unfortunately, …

Pirate Bay relocates to thepiratebay.ac

The Pirate Bay's .sx was seized this morning, and the site has relocated to thepiratebay.ac. The .AC top-level domain is controlled by Ascension …

17 Thanksgiving Turkey Mistakes Everyone Makes

Please put down the turkey baster.

24 Extremely Delicious Slow Cooker Dinners

There's no better feeling than coming home after a long day to a great dinner that you've already made. Way to go, slow cooker. Way to go, self.

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

Internet

The Seriously Amazing Salmon Omelet Recipe I Got From Someone I'd Never Met Before (Thank You, Sweet Stranger!)

Usually, I <i>dread</i> the grocery store. Am I alone in this? I feel like I go all the time, and, despite whatever list I put together, I end up with the same old stuff.<p>Then something amazing happened! I went to Trader Joe's the other day, not expecting to come home with anything other than the items I'd …

Sunday Sundae: Themed Date Ideas for Every Day of the Week

Here are recurring themed dates for every day of the week that you can easily make part of your dating schedule. So go ahead: Send your significant other a Google calendar invite for date night.<p><b>No Money Monday</b><p>The most stressful day of the week? Monday. The biggest cause for stress in a …

How To Make Potato Salad: Tips And Mistakes To Avoid

With Labor Day right around the corner, there's no denying the sad truth that our days of summer are numbered. We know, this is just about the worst news ever (except for the fact that it means apple pie, mashed potatoes and more of our favorite comfort foods).<p>Labor Day weekend gives us one more …

How This LinkedIn Intern Scored A One-On-One Meeting With The Company's CEO

This was the advice of LinkedIn's vice president of user experience Steve Johnson gave to a group of the company's summer interns about the company's CEO during a speaker series on making connections.<p>One intern, Phu Nguyen, proved he was listening.<p>Nguyen, finishing up triple degrees in Finance, …

A Line Cook's Grilling Manifesto

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>The rules of the grill, from a former line cook.</i><p>I use a pair of kitchen tongs and quickly flip a steak, …

BBQ

The Only French Toast Recipe You'll Ever Need

We're firm believers that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but not for the reasons that usually inspire this saying. No, breakfast is the most important meal simply because it's the best. Think about it, breakfast is the time when pancakes, bacon, cinnamon rolls, sausage, eggs and …

Sunday Supper: Jamaican Chicken Curry

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday afternoon we bring you a Sunday Supper recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>Vibrant, ochre Jamaican curry differs from its Indian counterpart, thanks to a healthy dose of allspice; it's a bit soupier, too. Like South Asian takes, …

How to Make a Cookie the Perfect Texture

Photographer:Marcus Tullis<p>Few foods conjure a feeling of childhood comfort better than a still-warm cookie and a cold glass of milk. Texture is a …

For First Time, Astronomers Read Exoplanet's Color

Astronomers have determined that an alien planet is blue like Earth.<p><b>A giant gaseous planet that's orbiting a star 63 light-years away is a deep cobalt blue that's reminiscent of Earth's color as seen from space, scientists say, marking the first time an exoplanet's true color has been …

11 Sex Positions Pretty Much Guaranteed to Help You Orgasm

Reach your peak every time.<p>Sure, wild, crazy, never-knew-my-body-could-bend-that-way sex might keep your love life exciting, but if your goal is to really learn what works for you, keeping it simple to start is key. "Trying to accomplish complicated acrobatics distracts you from the sex itself, …

21 Totally Hot Sex Games You Need to Try

Let the games begin.<p>The idea of playing games in bed can feel at once childish and intimidating. But it doesn't have to! Trying something new that feels a little out of character at first can open lots of doors for you as a couple. If you fully commit and go all in on these 21 sex activities, what …

Best Sex Positions and Kama Sutra Tips - Hot and Fun Sex Positions | Cosmo

All the best positions in one place.<p>Because there's more than one way to orgasm. What's yours?<p>These are anything but basic.<p>Sometimes you want to speed things up.<p>Get your body and mind on the same page, stat.<p>Why not try a fake penis on for size?<p>Here's how to get an O from a BJ.<p>Because two or three …