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Video of man shaving on train goes viral

A video of a passenger shaving on a train went viral and many shamed the man on social media. The Associated Press tracked down the man in the video and reported on his life story.

Social Media

Prince William Opens Up About His Mental Health

"I took a lot home without realizing it."<p>While most tend to focus on the glitz and glam of the royal family, they also have struggles that affect their daily lives. While speaking at the launch of the Mental Health at Work project, which seeks to promote dialogue about mental health in the …

Mental Health

US Navy Destroyer Commander Elaine Brunelle is the Boss You've Always Wanted

When it comes to leaders, we’re all familiar with the tough guys and the smooth operators. But it can be hard to come by a boss who you actually …

Military

10 books you need to read that will change your world view

There’s no denying the value of a good book. From informational to entertaining, eye-opening to jaw-dropping, and everything in between, books have …

Books

5 Pieces of Career-Changing Advice From Navy Fighter Pilots

There's no room for error when you're landing a $70 million fighter on the bobbing deck of an aircraft carrier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Imagine you are hurtling toward a 300-foot floating runway traveling over 150 miles per hour. That’s a daily reality for …

Self-improvement

Meet the table busser who’s worked at the same Wilmette pancake house for 54 years

<i>An earlier version of this story and headline incorrectly characterized Othea Loggan’s base salary as minimum wage. After 54 years, he makes $2.75 more than the minimum wage before tips.</i><p>-<p>Othea Loggan came to Chicago and got a job bussing tables and washing dishes at Walker Bros. Original Pancake …

Commuting

15 Big-Batch Instant Pot Recipes That Make Meal Prep a Snap

Meal prep staples in a fraction of the time.

Instant Pot

Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound | Maryanne Wolf

The negative effects of screen reading can appear as early as fourth and fifth grade<p>We need to cultivate a new kind of brain<p>Look around on your next plane trip. The iPad is the new pacifier for babies and toddlers. Younger school-aged children read stories on smartphones; older boys don’t read at …

Love Stories

The 50 Best Books of 2017

Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation.<p>Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are …

Instant Pot White Chicken Chili

Rinse and drain 3/4 pound of dry northern beans. I did not soak mine.<p>Add all ingredients (except chicken) to the pot, plus an extra 1 and 1/2 cups of …

Cooking

Best ‘brainy’ books of this decade

1. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race<br>Reni Eddo-Lodge<p>In recent years, we’ve read excellent nonfiction on race in the US, courtesy of writers such as Ta-Nehisi Coates, Claudia Rankine and Jesmyn Ward. Reni Eddo-Lodge’s superbly accessible book was a great addition to the British …

Nobel Prize

Gen. Mattis, Trump’s possible defense chief, fulfills Benton County jury duty

Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, under consideration by President-elect Donald Trump for a Cabinet position, still found time to appear in a …

Instant Pot Oatmeal Recipe for Steel Cut Oats or Rolled Oats

I’ve made oatmeal fast in the microwave and low and slow in the slow cooker and overnight in the fridge, but this oatmeal recipe made in the Instant …

The 100 Books Every Man Should Read

Books for men aren't all about DIY and fast cars, from mind-altering works of fiction and life-affirming autobiographies to stylish coffee table …

Bucket Lists

The Best Summer Reads of All Time

Decades ago, some dolt at a publishing company decided that summer should be the time for light reading, and for some inexplicable reason, the whole …

Books

Make This Tweak to Your Plank If You Really Want to Transform Your Abs

Planks are one of the best exercises you can do if you're looking to strengthen and sculpt your midsection. If you've already mastered the elbow plank and the side plank, try this variation to really fire up your abs. Here's how to do it:<p>Start face down on the floor resting on your forearms and …

‘There Is No Real Freedom’

At 92, Les Cruise is one of the last surviving D-Day paratroopers. “He is like a celebrity to a lot of people in the military community,” said Michael Ayjian, who, along with Stephen Skeel, co-directed a short documentary about Cruise<i>.</i>

Peak experiences, perfect moments and the extra-ordinary

<b>(CNN) —</b> The closest I've come to a profound religious experience happened at a Zen Buddhist monastery in the mountains. I was a sophomore in college, and my mom invited me to join her for a long weekend group retreat at the Dai Bosatsu Zendo, a collection of Japanese-style buildings surrounded by …

6 tips to help you leave work on time today - and everyday

According to a new study, more than a third of us stay late at work due to a culture of presenteeism (what? only a third, I hear you cry!)<p>Research by Totaljobs found that two out of five people linger in the office, due to a culture encouraged by bosses. While, one in three employers looked down on …

How to Work for a Leader You Don't Believe In

A bad leader doesn't have to beat down a great person.<p>It is a sad truth that you never have to look far to find someone working for a leader they don't believe in. (It may even be you.) People lose faith in leaders for lots of reasons: broken trust, lack of confidence, or just plain disagreement.<p>If …

The Best Way to Avoid Back Pain? Lift Heavy Things

Most people think that the human spine is one of evolution’s great flaws. After all, around 80% of adults suffer from lower-back pain. What more …

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

Sexual Harassment

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Bill Gates

A Young Steve Jobs Once Gave This Priceless Leadership Lesson. Here It Is in a Few Sentences

A pre-black turtleneck era Jobs defines the essence of great leadership.<p>A YouTube video that is circulating the internet shows a young and brash Steve Jobs candidly describing his feelings about management and hiring. It's a bit comical to hear him lambasting the idea of having professional …

Six NASA Astronauts Describe the Moment in Space When "Everything Changed"

"This is what heaven must look like."<p>There’s no squinting in space. Things appear small, sure. From your vantage point, 254 miles above Earth, even …

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

Synopsis

14 Women Writers Recommend Books for Men

From Audre Lorde's book of essays to Margaret Atwood's chilling fiction.<p>When I finished <i>Sex Object,</i> Jessica Valenti's memoir about sexism in everyday life, I immediately knew what I wanted to do with it: hand it off to every guy in my life with a little note that said, "Please read now." While it's …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

All strength comes from repetition

The biggest mistake you can make is to ignore the basics in your profession. This is true no matter what you do, where you live, or who you are.<p>When …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …