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Robert Reich: America is trapped in a vicious wealth cycle

A progressive era saved us from the robber barons and it can save us now, argues the former secretary of labor<p>What’s at stake this election year? Let me put as directly as I can.<p>America has succumbed to a vicious cycle in which great wealth translates into political power, which generates even more …

Middle-class

Microsoft’s new photo app lets you edit your selfies like a professional

Just like the editing features in Instagram, the app, called Microsoft Selfie, gives you all the editing options you need to present your best face to the world. In fact, Microsoft has described the app as a “selfie and portrait enhancement application,” which utilizes an algorithm to make your …

Your First Look at Marie Kondo's 'Spark Joy'

Start the New Year right by organizing your closet with the KonMari method.<p>Marie Kondo sparked a worldwide organizing revolution with the publication of her book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i>. On January 5, she returns with her second book for American audiences, <i>Spark Joy</i>, an illustrated …

Apple ad-blocking software scares publishers but Google is target

Apps that prevent ads making it to the screens of mobile phones topped the charts this year. What will the consequences be in 2016?<p>When Apple revealed that its new operating system for mobile phones, iOS 9, would feature what the company called “content-blocking Safari extensions”, no one really …

Digital Advertising
College & University

Travelling this New Year? Here are the 5 photography apps you should have on your device

Open the app categories on Google Play store and Photography proudly sits on the top. As the OEMs continue to improve the cameras with every new …

Chick-Fil-A Says Farewell to Cole Slaw — Here's the Recipe

If you're among the millions with a sweet tooth for chicken chain Chick-fil-A's sugary cole slaw, you have 18 days left to get your hands on it. Unless you want to make it yourself.<p>The Atlanta-based fast food company said Thursday that it's dropping the cabbage-based side dish Jan. 18 as part of a …

Chick-fil-A

How to Choose the Perfect Color — The Feng Shui Way

The meanings of the hues in this ancient practice are fascinating.<p>Choosing a room color is never an easy decision. Do the hues make you happy? Do they work with the size of the room? Do they flatter you? So, yes, you might balk at Feng Shui as yet another consideration in the paint aisle.<p>But when …

The best items to buy in January: Flatscreen TVs, vitamins and more

You may still be shopping the after-Christmas sales, but there's no need to spend all your cash. The entire month of January will usher in great sales if you know where to look.<p>Big box retailers will be looking to clear out holiday inventory that didn’t sell, as well as make room for hot new 2016 …

Shopping

Under-$20 Makeup The Pros Actually Swear By

The gap between mass and prestige beauty products has never been so small. In fact, it seems that nearly every day a top celebrity makeup artist …

Beauty

Dear Daughter: You Are Not a Toy to Be Played With

My Dearest Daughter,<p>The day you came into the world was warm and sunny, which has been your disposition since the first moment I laid eyes on your sweet little face. You often skip rather than walk, and it is so rare to see you sad we know when it happens something is very wrong.<p>Your daddy often …

Parenting

Here Are 7 Delicious Dinners To Eat This Week

Easy ideas to make your weeknight meal planning a little bit easier.

The Ring Video Doorbell Catches Suspected Burglars

Ring, a video doorbell company, makes a device that is amazingly easy to setup and manage. Their doorbell cameras have recently caught several …

Las Vegas

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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Once And For All, Is There Really A Difference Between Generic And Name-Brand Beauty Products?

If you’re like most women, you always reach for the same beauty products, no matter the price. Call it brand loyalty or fear of experimentation, but …

1 Lemon Peel Trick to Get Rid of Inflammation and Chronic Pain

<b>Lemon peel trick to get rid of inflammation and chronic pain</b><p>The oldest and most cultivated fruit plant is definitely lemon tree worldwide and lemons …

The first 15 apps you should download for your new iPhone

1/<p>Google Photos is the best app for managing and backing up your camera roll.<p>iTunes<p>Google Photos is an overall better solution to Apple's built-in …

Vanguard Founder Jack Bogle's Surprising Retirement Advice

The one thing you absolutely must not do while saving for retirement<p>Don’t you dare open that monthly statement you get about your retirement account, …

Retirement

20 Life-Changing Products That Can Actually Make Your Skin Better

Basic needs: food, water, SKIN CARE!<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Apple's Secret Plan to Boost iPhone Sales Is Working

Analysts were quick to see the benefits for Apple in the company’s new iPhone Upgrade Program, the one announcement that took everybody by surprise …

Customers

14 Life-Changing New Year’s Resolutions That You Can Actually Maintain (Forever)

Research suggests that 92% of New Year’s Resolutions fail. Why? Because we treat our resolutions like things we must check off on a list. We focus …

Cooking

On the 'A' w/Souleo: Miss Jessie's CEO Successfully Navigates Through Natural Hair Criticism

Earlier this month, TV personality Sheryl Underwood from <i>The Talk</i> felt compelled to apologize for negative remarks she made about kinky hair in September 2013. She did so while revealing her own natural hair. But peruse the comments section of virtually any black natural hair care article or social …

Hair Care

12 baking hacks that will seriously improve your next batch of cookies

Due to sheer amount of office holiday parties, family meals, and last-minute homemade gifts for friends, chances are you've spent at least one chilly night indoors whipping up batch after batch of cookies.<p>But just because two people make chocolate chip cookies doesn't mean both will taste equally …

Dessert

How New Nonprofits Are Thinking Like Startups To Tap Internet-Powered Giving

How millennial-led nonprofits have used social media, big and open data, collaborations, and crowdfunding to scale like high-growth startups<p>Scaling a charity is statistically harder than it is to grow a business. According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are more than 1.5 …

5 Ways to Find Yourself When Life Becomes a Storm

If you told me on my wedding day in May 2014 that I'd become a 34-year-old caregiver in a few months, I would've told you to lay off the vodka! I'd just gotten married that month to the wonderful guy I'd been with for seven years. We'd moved from Toronto seven months prior, and I was working hard …

Happiness

An FBI Agent Shares 9 Secrets to Reading People | Inc.com

The ability to read others will greatly affect how you deal with them. When you understand how another person is feeling, you can adapt your message and communication style to make sure it is received in the best way possible.<p>But what should you be listening for? And what other signs can tip you …

Self-help

The Complete Guide to Where to Put Your Eye Makeup

Finally, an easy way to decode those complicated tutorials.<p>Eyeliner, eye shadow, blending brushes — oh my! Learning to use eye makeup is no easy task, even for seasoned beauty buffs. If you have a tough time decoding all those tricky makeup tutorials, I have an easy guide to each part of the eye so …

Jill Scott Performs a Soul Stirring Rendition of Billie Holiday's "Strange Fruit"

Jill Scott performed an amazing rendition of "Strange Fruit" for A&E's Shining A Light: Concert for Progress. Through song, Jill Scott told a story …

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