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How to Grow a Long Beard That Never Gets Scraggly

Sage advice from James Harden's personal barber.<p>You can't just let the hair follicles on your face extrude their wiry product. There's significantly more to growing a beard than just <i>not shaving</i>. And the longer the beard, the higher the stakes. Once you get out in James Harden territory, the threat …

King's Death Gave Birth to Hip-Hop

The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. led directly to hip-hop, an era of black American culture, politics, and art that is often contrasted with his legacy.<p>The interlude immediately following Outkast’s “Rosa Parks” on their 1998 album, <i>Aquemini,</i> is perhaps the best starting point for …

Rap & Hip-Hop

How to share one iCloud Storage plan with your whole family

Apple’s Family Sharing iCloud feature was introduced back in 2o14 with iOS 8, but for several years many users requested a way to share one iCloud storage plan with multiple accounts. Apple brought this option to users with iOS 11, but for many it’s not turned on by default. Follow along for how to …

The dark reasons so many rich people are miserable human beings

It’s no picnic having a massive bank balance<p>Mo money, mo problems.<p>New research shows the richer we get, the less happy we become. A study, published …

These Are Our 10 Healthiest Chicken Dinners

Not only does chicken's versatility and crowd-pleasing tendencies make it a recurring choice for weeknight dinner, but it's ability to be a wholesome …

Cooking

In epic 9-minute speech, Cory Booker takes on Trump’s racism and white complicity

"Your silence and amnesia are complicity"<p>At a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Trump’s Secretary of Homeland Security, Kirstjen …

Donald Trump

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

This cheap online course will teach you how to build Android apps, so you can finally quit your day job

Sure, it seemed like the whole world was buzzing for a hot minute around the release of the iPhone X and iOS 11 — but don't sleep on Android. Not …

Why Do Some Teachers Risk Everything To Have Sex With Their Students?

It can ruin two lives. So why does it happen so frequently?<p>It’s in the headlines again. A Texas dad caught his 13-year-old son having sex with a …

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Matt Lauer: Former 'Today' Employee Reveals Traumatic Relations With Anchor

In November, Lauer was fired from NBC following multiple allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct<p>Addie Zinone, a broadcast journalist and …

Sexual Harassment

Only Guillermo del Toro Could Have Made This

It’s hard to imagine any other filmmaker constructing stories so tender, visceral and intense.<p>A period of high national tension would not seem like …

The women of the “alt-right” are speaking out against misogyny. They’d prefer absolute patriarchy.

The white supremacist right has a slogan, a clarion call that binds the movement across countries and generations. It’s called the “14 words”: “We …

Introduction to the Book of Habakkuk

Come to Terms With Injustice in This Introduction to Habakkuk<p>The Old Testament book of Habakkuk, written 2,600 years ago, is yet another ancient …

Coders are moving to Edinburgh because it's a nice place to live (and not London)

Stack Overflow today released its Q4 Developer Ecosystem Report, which highlights some surprising changes in the UK software development landscape pertaining to both employment trends, and the popularity of individual technologies.<p>The report draws comparisons between major UK cities. One surprising …

Crock Pot Chicken Enchilada Casserole

The word "enchilada" is a Spanish word that means "in chili." The typical enchilada is a corn tortilla stuffed with meat, cheese, and other …

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Will Pay You to Live There

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a quiet, picturesque town in the mountains, the time is now.<p>The Swiss village of Albinen, near Leukerbad in the …

Zinzi Clemmons: 'It's Time For Women of Color...to Divest From Lena Dunham'

Writer Zinzi Clemmons, author of <i>What We Lose</i>, has announced that she will no longer be writing for Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner’s online feminist …

Feminism

4 Under-the-Radar Countries Where You Can Retire for Cheap

They're rich in culture and have gorgeous scenery.<p>Travel tops the bucket list for many retirees. But what if your wanderlust is of the more permanent …

Italy is one of the most picturesque destinations in the world. Here’s proof.

Without a doubt one of the most unique and beautiful countries in Europe, there is much more to Italy than the delicious pizza, pasta, and gelato …

9 of the Best Things to Do in London

In 2016, London hit a big first-time tourism mark -- 19 million visitors in a single calendar year. It’s clear travelers are flocking to the capital …

Raze, rebuild, repeat: why Japan knocks down its houses after 30 years

Unlike in other countries, Japanese homes become valueless over time – but as the population shrinks, can its cities finally learn to slow down and refurb?<p>In the suburban neighbourhood of Midorigaoka, about an hour by train outside Kobe, Japan, all the houses were built by the same company in the …

Housing

18 Things You Never Knew About 'Malcolm X'

Twenty-five years later, it's hard to remember what all the shouting was about. Today, Spike Lee's "Malcolm X" looks like a standard Hollywood prestige biopic, centered around an Oscar-worthy performance by Denzel Washington.<p>But during the time leading up to the movie's release a quarter-century …

Al Pacino

These Are the Least Stressful Cities in the World

Have you ever daydreamed about moving somewhere totally new and starting over? If you ever decide to make those dreams reality, consider some of the …

European Travel

Inside Ron Jeremy Sexual Misconduct Allegations

After years of worrying their stories would be brushed off, women are coming forward with accusations against the famous porn star<p>Last June, a woman …

Here's Another Reason to Feel Good About Drinking Coffee

The news about coffee just keeps getting better. In a new analysis of one of the country’s largest and longest-running studies, drinking coffee was …

A relationship psychologist explains why marriage seems harder now than ever before

Eli J. Finkel, a professor at Northwestern University and the author of "The All-or-Nothing Marriage," explains three different ways you can strengthen your relationship.<p><b>Eli Finkel:</b> We have arrived at a moment in history where the best marriages are better than the best marriages of earlier eras, …

The night sky: How to photograph stars

<b>Grab your last chance to shoot the Milky Way in landscapes, or try capturing star trails. Andrew Fusek Peters is your guide</b><p>It’s an exciting challenge …