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Bernie Sanders Is Quietly Building a Digital Media Empire

For a brief moment in late October 2016, when Hillary Clinton was surfing on a six-point national lead over Donald Trump and James Comey had yet to …

Middle-class

21 Wild AF Things Actual People Have Believed About Sex

"I thought the penis just stayed inside the vagina. No thrusting or anything. I thought thrusting was just for the kinky."<p>"My sister told me that when a man got an erection it <b>made his testicles perfectly spherical</b>."<p>– Bethany Aston via Facebook<p>"I believed that there was a thing called 'rainbow sex' …

Pregnancy

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>By<p>Mar 28 2018, 11:09 PM<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand …

Relationships

The Great Lie of Conservatism

The philosophical foundation of conservatism is a template for exploitation, argues Drew Magary, and it's time to stop treating it as half our country's guiding principles.<p>They’re all dead now. All the unofficial fathers of modern conservatism: William F. Buckley, Russell Kirk, Milton Friedman, …

Political Science

How to Practice Mindfulness – 5 Tips No One Has Told You

Mindfulness is a paradox. It’s the easiest thing in the world and the hardest thing in the world. Let me explain.<p>Look at your right hand. See the …

Mindfulness

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

5 Fifty Shades sex positions to set your climax free

Your inner goddess will thank you. Maybe.<p>A lot of the sex scenes from <i>Fifty Shades Freed</i> elicit a resounding "hell no" from me. Sorry, but I just don't find sex in a meadow erotic. Ticks, anyone?! But a select few are actually worth a shot if you're feeling brave, or have run out of Netflix shows to …

Sofa

These Could Be The Best Overlooked Survival Skills That Kept The Native Americans Alive

I have a lot of respect for Native Americans — those who populated this land before the first European white man set foot on these shores.<p>History …

Native Americans

16 of the Strangest Unsolved Mysteries of All Time

Photo: Shutterstock<p>1. The Incident at Dyatlov Pass<p>On the first night of February 1959, nine ski-hikers died mysteriously in the mountains of what is …

Paranormal

Bernie Sanders's Socialist Revolution Is Happening, Very Slowly

Last week more than a dozen socialists won office around the country after taking inspiration from the 76-year-old Vermont firebrand.<p>Democrats won off-year elections across the country last week for many reasons, but let's pause for a second and give Bernie Sanders some credit. Among the historic …

Middle-class

Eight things smart people never reveal about themselves at work

At work, sharing the right aspects of yourself in the right ways is an art form. Disclosures that feel like relationship builders in the moment can …

How to Become an Einstein or Da Vinci: 4 Steps to Mastering Your Craft | Inc.com

There's no denying it--watching people do what they're good at is fun. From chess players to basketball players, we not only enjoy seeing others excel, but often we will pay to see them do so up close. The skill! The finesse! The mastery!<p>What we see demonstrated by champions of all industries and …

Self-improvement

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Sleep

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

Self-improvement

9 Surprising Signs You May Be Smarter Than Average | Inc.com

Conventional wisdom may point to smart people having advanced levels of cognition, creativity, or emotional intelligence, but if you ever wondered whether you belong with the brainy bunch, these nine signs may confirm what you already know.<p>1. You're the first child in the family.<p>A study of 250,000 …

The Brain

Bernie Sanders dismissed Chuck Todd snark & schools him on Medicare for all

<b>Chuck Todd continued</b> either his devil's advocate impression or his snarky corporatist modal as he attempted to malign Bernie Sanders' push for</b> …

Health Care

Bernie Sanders Just Destroyed The Entire Republican Argument Against Single Payer Health Care

On Meet The Press, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) destroyed the Republican argument against single payer health care, by reminding America that what …

Public ignorance about the Constitution

A new survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center finds that most Americans are ignorant of many very basic facts about the Constitution. Chris Cilizza of CNN summarizes some of the lowlights:<p>* More than one in three people (37%) could not name a single right …

Political Science

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do

Raising mentally strong kids who are equipped to take on real-world challenges requires parents to give up the unhealthy — yet popular — parenting practices that are robbing kids of mental strength.<p>Of course, helping kids build mental muscle isn’t easy — it requires parents to be mentally strong as …

Self-help

Bernie’s “Medicare for All” actually is the pragmatic health care solution

Those who claim we have to stick with incremental, “common-sense” measures are living in the political past<p>“Medicare for All” is an idea whose time has finally come — at least conceptually, which is more than half the battle. When Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his "Medicare for All" plan last week, …

Health Care

Hillary Clinton used 'alternate nostril breathing' after election loss. You should, too.

Hillary Clinton revealed this week that she turned to an esoteric breathing technique popular among yogis to heal from her devastating election loss.<p>She has spoken in the past about using meditation and yoga for calm and balance. During an interview Wednesday with CNN's Anderson Cooper to promote …

Yoga

How do you become a millionaire? Here are 7 ways to end up with $1 million.

Becoming a millionaire might seem like a pipe dream, but it’s certainly not impossible. At the end of 2016, there were actually 10.8 million …

Personal Finance

10 potty training hacks every parent should know

It's a rite of passage every parent dreads but with a sensitive approach, helping your child transition from nappies to potty to toilet can be a calm …

Parenting

Bernie Sanders’ health care plan puts Democrats on the spot

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders rode his impassioned liberal army of supporters through a tumultuous 2016, fighting to snatch the Democratic …

Health Care

Smoke This, Pass That: The Best Types of Weed For Different Activities

When people tell me they don't like smoking weed, my first question (after my initial shock and disbelief) is always, "What kind did you smoke though?" Nine times out of 10, they have no idea. While most people are familiar with the two main strains (sativa, the upper, and indica, the downer), many …

The dam is breaking on Democrats and single-payer

<i>Update: Gillibrand just signed on to Sanders's "Medicare for all" bill. So now 5 of my top 8 potential 2020 Democratic nominees have now come out for the bill -- before it is even introduced. "Health care should be a right, not a privilege, so I will be joining Senator Bernie Sanders as a cosponsor</i> …

4 Discipline Mistakes Pushover Parents Make

Even if you’re usually totally in control as a parent, don’t be surprised if you fall into one of these discipline traps some day.<p>Softie. Spineless. Pushover. These are a handful of the words that have been used to describe my discipline style—by everyone from my husband to my mom to strangers at …

Americans Have Given Up on Public Schools. That’s a Mistake.

The current debate over public education underestimates its value—and forgets its purpose.<p>Public schools have always occupied prime space in the excitable American imagination. For decades, if not centuries, politicians have made hay of their supposed failures and extortions. In 2004, Rod Paige, …

Education

When the Rich Said No to Getting Richer

A half-century ago, a top automobile executive named George Romney — yes, Mitt’s father — turned down several big annual bonuses. He did so, he told his company’s board, because he believed that no executive should make more than $225,000 a year (which translates into almost $2 million today).<p>He …