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10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

'You are not alone': How to cope with mental illness

<b>As part of the BBC's In The Mind season, we have been asking how you cope with mental illness.</b><p>From listening to music and running, to colouring a picture and spending time with your family, you have sent us your photos and messages of your personal stories and how you manage day-to-day.<p>To bring …

Mental Health

12 Mind Tricks That Make You Likable and Help You Get Ahead

Dr. Travis Bradberry shows you how to use the brain's natural quirks to your advantage.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the …

How anxiety scrambles your brain and makes it hard to learn

Levels of stress and anxiety are on the rise among students. Juliet Rix has tips to control the panic and thrive academically<p>Olivia admits she’s always been a worrier – but when she started university, her anxiety steadily began to build. One day she was simply too frightened to leave the house. …

Mental Health

Exxon sealed our fate: The campaign of misinformation and outright lies that ensured planetary disaster

New investigation finds the oil company understood the dangers of climate change a full 11 years before the public<p>Exxon was aware of climate change, as early as 1977, 11 years before it became a public issue, according to a recent investigation from InsideClimate News. This knowledge did not …

Kim Davis Mocked by 'Marriage' Billboard in Her Hometown

The Kentucky clerk who was jailed after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples hasn't exactly gotten the warmest welcome in her hometown after her release.<p>A billboard defending gay marriage, towering high above a Rowan County road, is directed specifically at Kim Davis.<p>Planting …

LGBTQI

Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Defies Supreme Court, Turns Down Gay Couples

Defying the Supreme Court and invoking “God’s authority,” a Kentucky county clerk on Tuesday turned away two same-sex couples seeking marriage licenses — and then was summoned to federal court.<p>Kim Davis, the clerk for Rowan County, who says that her personal Christian objections preclude her from …

LGBTQI

How Smart People Deal With People They Don’t Like

In a perfect world, each person we interact with would be nice, kind, considerate, mindful, generous, and more. They would get our jokes and we would …

Self-help

Overcoming Fear: A How-To.

Many times, as we wander down a path, our mind takes us on a separate journey; we may want to look into the trees and find that bird which chirps at …

27 Amazing Charts That Will Turn You Into A Baking Whiz

Your sweet tooth can thank us later.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Constitution Had Everything To Do With Gay Marriage Ruling

Rob Stothard—Getty Images<p>Eduardo Munoz—Reuters<p>Eduardo Munoz—Reuters<p>Rob Stothard—Getty Images<p>Clodagh Kilcoyne—Getty Images<p>Roberto Finizio—Pacific …

Latest on church shooting: Solidarity after Emanuel massacre

9:30 p.m.<p>Thousands of people marched across Charleston's main bridge in a show of unity after nine black church parishioners were gunned down during …

South Carolina

FtM Feelings On Father's Day

My father was the first person to call me a faggot.<p>One night, my younger brother had woken me up from sleep due to a realization that death is inevitable. I tried to talk him down, but he wasn't able to be soothed. At wits end, my solution for his anxiety was to accompany him to our parents in the …

Forget being 'on the edge' — Earth is entering a sixth mass extinction

Close to half of all living species on the Earth could disappear by the end of this century, and humans will be the cause.<p>This is the sixth mass extinction— a loss of life that could rival the die-out that caused the dinosaurs to disappear 65 millions years ago after an asteroid hit the planet.<p>This …

Here's why you can't just push a dead body into outer space

That might not sound like a big deal. But what if those microbes somehow made it to the real Mars?<p>We've launched tons of spacecraft, probes, and rovers to the red planet, all potentially carrying a few microbes from Earth.<p>Accidentally contaminating Mars could have big consequences. It might trick …

Charleston church massacre: The violence white America must answer for

Where are the white fathers? When will white leaders step up? Charleston reveals our racial double standard<p>The historic African-American Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was assaulted by at least one white gunman on Wednesday evening in Charleston, South Carolina. At least nine people …

Foods to Help Improve Your Mood

"I don't eat junk food; I don't have junk thoughts." -- Peace Pilgrim<p>Do you think a diet is just for losing or gaining weight? Think again!<p>The word diet literally means "a daily food allowance." We need food for growth, repair and energy for our daily activity.<p>But did you ever think about how food …

Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says

The $10 bill is headed for a feminine face lift.<p>One lucky lady — yet to be chosen — will become the first woman in more than a century to join an esteemed coterie of dead presidents and statesmen featured on American paper currency, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.<p>The new note will be issued …

From the Mind of USBC Finalist ”and winner ”Pete Licata

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Coffee Rust Eradicated In Colombia's Growing Regions, Marking A First For Latin America

Four coffee-growing regions in Colombia have been declared free of coffee rust, a debilitating fungus that in recent years has wreaked havoc on coffee plantations across Latin America.<p>The breakthrough is thanks in part to Colombian institutions like Cenicafé, a research organization funded by the …

How To Make An Excellent Espresso Shot

Even if a Barista can create awesome latte art what’s the point of drinking it if the coffee tastes awful? Luckily, pulling the perfect shot is not …

11 ways white America avoids taking responsibility for its racism

White people are all too quick to cite their good intentions. Unconsciously, they aim to preserve white supremacy<p>I am white. I write and teach about what it means to be white in a society that proclaims race meaningless, yet remains deeply divided by race. A fundamental but very challenging part of …

Los Angeles raises minimum wage to $15 per hour

Mayor Eric Garcetti signed into law on Saturday an ordinance that makes Los Angeles the biggest city in the nation to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.<p>He called the law "a major victory for our city" at a signing ceremony in south Los Angeles, and said the wage increases will enable …

12 Books Entrepreneurs Must Read

Greece sees a large increase in migrants fleeing war and poverty

Some 2000 refugees, mostly from Syria, arrived in the Greek port of Piraeus near Athens on Sunday morning.<p>They arrived on a government-supplied ferry that brought them from the Greek island of Lesbos.<p>Greece is a major entry point for migrants, especially those fleeing the conflict in Syria and Iraq …

Christian Disc Jockey Outfit Declined to Play Gay Man’s Birthday Party. Here’s What Happened Next.

Dani Tsakounis wanted help her brother Tom throw a birthday party for his 60-year-old housemate, so she phoned up Ultrasound Deejays in Maryland to see if the outfit could provide the music.<p>During the phone call, it came up that Tom Tsakounis’ housemate was past partner of his and that Tsakounis, …

Hung Up

Keep Andrew Jackson on the $20

Critics of the current $20 bill forget the president who made American democracy democratic.<p>He was a slave owner, hostile to the forces of abolitionism that were rising in America. He imposed a cruel policy of Indian removal, forcing the tribes of the Southeast across a brutal march to the Oklahoma …

Political Science

7 Books Arianna Huffington Wants You to Read for Personal Growth | Inc.com

In a society where a lack of sleep and burnout are worn as badges of honor, Arianna Huffington knows that there is a better way to find success and happiness.<p>While Huffington acknowledges that some people succeed despite exhausting themselves, no one succeeds because of it. "Many, many more people …

Biographies