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10 Ways to Win the Thanksgiving Argument | Inc.com

I absolutely love Thanksgiving. Still, I understand that if there's anything worse a big argument at Thanksgiving dinner, it's <i>losing</i> a big argument at Thanksgiving dinner.<p>With that in mind, I'm here to help. Before I became an author, I was a trial and appellate lawyer. (My dad is, too.) I was …

Bernie Sanders

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's best quotes may make you fall in love with science all over again

But deGrasse Tyson also has a serious side, which he reveals time and again in his books, shows, Twitter page, and popular science articles.<p>Often, deGrasse Tyson's humor strikes a serious chord that not only makes us laugh but also think. As a popular science educator, deGrasse Tyson is out to …

Middle School

Five Reasons You're Experiencing Writer’s Block

We’re going to go there, right now, even though it might lead to automatic resistance: <i>Writer’s block is a myth.</i><p>It is not something that always …

Creative Writing

These 2 editing strategies help cure my blindness to dumb writing mistakes

My least favorite part about writing is how blind I can get.<p>The more time I spend with a piece, the harder it is to see the words with fresh eyes. I miss mistakes that would be obvious to anyone — except me.<p>The psychological research on concentration suggests so-called "disfluency" promotes deeper …

Time I
Kids

The Rise of the Outrageously Long Commute

Some businesspeople are working half of the week in far-off countries or catching 3 a.m. trains just so that they don’t have to uproot their lives at home.<p>A few years back, David Neeleman, the founder of JetBlue Airways, left his company and launched a new airline in Brazil. The airline, Azul, …

Commuting

When Republicans Oppose Local Government

In North Carolina, a bill suddenly surfaced Tuesday that would have superseded and blocked local laws on minimum wage, affordable housing, discrimination, and more.<p>The North Carolina General Assembly gaveled out its legislative session in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, bringing an end to eight …

North Carolina

Calcium From Supplements or Dairy Doesn't Strengthen Bones, Study Finds

A new study should put the final nail in the coffin for any lingering beliefs that calcium supplements are good for you.<p>The new study finds that people over 50 don’t get stronger bones either by taking supplements or from eating extra servings of calcium-rich foods such as dairy products.<p>The …

Medical Journals

The Money Spent Selling Sugar to Americans Is Staggering

Why do we eat what we eat? Three experts attempt to answer.<p>There are new Pop Tarts, and they are Limited Edition. I know this because it says “Limited Edition” in bold red lettering inside a yellow banner that circumscribes the box. For an unspecified but finite amount of time only, Pop Tarts are …

Selling
Junior Hockey

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Black Lives Matter’s Big Mistake

The movement rebuffed a statement of support from the Democrats. Yeah, the DNC is the man. But this was an olive branch. Take it.<p>To the surprise of …

5 Men's Haircuts That Will Never Go Out of Style

Trends come and go. These cuts last forever.<p>What do the mullet, the ponytail, and the bowl cut have in common? For a while, some men decided they looked good. And they were wrong even then.<p>What do the following five men's haircuts have in common? They have always looked good, and they always …

Hair

Who Crashed China’s Stock Market?

Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve<p>China’s stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23 percent Tuesday, after closing down slightly …

Stock Markets

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

How Darrelle Revis became the NFL's savviest negotiator

<i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's August 31 NFL Preview Issue. Subscribe today!</i><p><b>THERE ARE CERTAIN</b> athletes who exude celebrity; it trails them …

The world's 12 best natural swimming pools | CNN Travel

Travel

Latest Naija News Today

COVER STORIES23 hours agoLassa Fever Kills 3 In Imo BUSINESS24 hours agoReps Begin Moves For Fish Importation Ban<p>MOST POPULAR<p>NEWS19 hours agoGunmen …

A Field Guide to the Potato Salad Styles of the World

<i>Header image: Potato Salad with Peas and Mint from CHOW</i>Potato salad is one of those things that no two cooks make quite the same. If you were to …

Food
BBQ

Only 4 northern white rhinos left on Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> And then there were four.<p>Nabire, a female northern white rhino, died of a ruptured cyst on Monday at a Czech Republic Zoo, leaving only four known northern white rhinos on Earth.<p>The 31-year-old rhino's cyst was so huge, it was untreatable, a rhino curator at the Dvur Kralove zoo said in a …

Extinction

Study: The kinds of friendships you have in your 20s and 30s predicts your well-being later in life

A new study shows that when it comes to friendship, it’s quantity over quality that matters in your 20s—and vice versa in your 30s.<p>That pattern turns out to be a predictor of psychological well-being later in life, and it happens to be one that comes relatively naturally to many of us.<p>“Earlier on …

Psychology

Coffee in crisis: The bitter end of our favourite drink?

Drought, flooding, disease - climate change is already threatening the source of our caffeine fix. Are we facing the end of coffee as we know it, asks David Robson.<p>As we sip our lattes and espressos and read the daily headlines, climate change can seem like a distant threat. But travel a few …

Coffee

How Cell Phones Would Change The Plots Of Famous Books

High Schoolers reading <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> today probably have a hard time imagining a world in which two people have such catastrophically frustrating communication problems. "Juliet, send the man a text before you initiate a complicated fake death scheme," a present-day Mercutio might suggest. "Drop …

Literature

The 25 best cities for foodies around the world

One of the best parts about traveling is getting to indulge in regional delicacies from around the world.<p>We combed through a recent Quora thread on the best cities for foodies and pulled out the top food cities where you'll find everything from high-end Michelin-starred restaurants to scrumptious …

Buenos Aires

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

In his fourth book, "American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures in North America," award-winning author Colin Woodard identifies 11 distinct cultures that have historically divided the US.<p>"The country has been arguing about a lot of fundamental things lately including state …

New Jersey