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8 Educational Websites to Help Students Gain Important Learning Skills

June 8, 2015<br>The platforms we curated for you today provide a myriad of useful resources to help students gain important skills. These resources …

If You Act Like A Leader You Will Think Like A Leader

The move from individual contributor to first-time ‘leader of people’ is one of the most daunting career moves for many employees. It doesn’t matter what line of business you’re in either. When you’re asked to lead — when you’re given your first opportunity to become a leader of people — it can …

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Fat-Burning Interval Workouts

You can get in and out of the gym fast and still burn tons of fat. The trick? High intensity intervals (HIIT). Interspersing short bursts of working …

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Metabolic Supercharge: 6-Week Workout Plan for Fat Loss

“You can only burn so much fat <i>during</i> your workout,” says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of <b>Men's Health StreamFIT</b>. “If you want to drop those last 5 or 10 pounds, you also need to torch calories when you’re away from the gym—while you’re sitting at your computer, lying in bed, or commuting in the …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

I got slimed by Rush: The real story of how Stephen Colbert schooled Limbaugh on U.S. history, patriotism

Rush attacked my Salon piece, dismissed me as “professorette” — and got facts so wrong, he made my point stronger<p>There seems little doubt that nuance, subtle thinking and critical insight are well beyond the grasp of Rush Limbaugh. So this piece is not directed at him. But the power of his …

Book review: ‘The Lives of Muhammad,’ by Kecia Ali and ‘Misquoting Muhammad,’ by Jonathan A.C. Brown.

THE LIVES OF MUHAMMAD<p>By Kecia Ali<p>Harvard Univ. 342 pp. $29.95<p>MISQUOTING MUHAMMAD<p>The Challenge and Choices of Interpreting the Prophet’s Legacy<p>By Jonathan A.C. Brown<p>Oneworld.<br>361 pp. $29.99<p>The early-20th-century philosopher Muhammad Iqbal famously quipped, “You can deny God, but you cannot deny …

America’s grim identity crisis: What Ferguson & Garner tell us about the history we don’t teach

As a woman of color, I was taught very little about myself in the U.S. Now that I’m overseas, here’s what I know<p>I teach middle school African history in Botswana. As a history teacher, I measure myself by the extent to which I can understand (or at the very least recognize) my own ignorance. Far …

Learning White-American History

Being African-American in America means knowing the country was not made for you. I mean this literally, not figuratively: The country was founded with the explicit legal mandate that in America, black people count as three fifths of one person. You learn that countrymen, brothers, and fathers of …

White America’s scary delusion: Why its sense of black humanity is so skewed

Many white folks aren’t violent. But here’s how ignorance and lack of empathy make life so unsafe for black people<p>The failure of a St. Louis county grand jury to indict Darren Wilson, the former police officer who killed Michael Brown, created a maelstrom of protests last week. In more than 137 …

The Internet Has Changed the Way We Remember War

I spoke to Tate Modern curator Simon Baker about <em>Conflict, Time, Photography</em>, a new exhibition featuring the work of Don McCullin, Simon Norfolk, and Chloe Dewe Mathews.<p><i>This post originally appeared in VICE UK​</i><p>Contemplation and a thorough interrogation of what it is to actually remember …