Kenneth Shorter

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A Louisiana Student Is Suing Her School For Allegedly Forcing Students To Pray

The First Amendment's Establishment Clause prohibits government entities, including public schools, from any actions that favors one religion. Most …

8 morning habits of Oprah Winfrey, Tony Robbins, and other successful people

The way you start your day can set the tone for how the rest of it will follow. Your probability of success can fluctuate depending on what you choose to do with those critical hours before your workday gets underway. That's why the morning routines of leaders can offer insights into how they are …

Success

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Five Signs You Are Sleeping Through Your Own Revolution.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) <i>Rip Van Winkle</i> is a story by Washington Irving that was written in 1819. Rip Van Winkle goes to sleep …

Motivation

Will Smith's 15 Inspirational Quotes To Help Dominate 2018

Will Smith’s accolades aren’t the only admirable things about his life. For years, the entertainer has dropped “factuals” about self-worth, …

Motivation

Apple Supplier Workers Describe Noxious Hazards at China Factory

At a Catcher Technology Co. manufacturing complex in the Chinese industrial city of Suqian, about six hours’ drive from Shanghai, workers stand for …

Codes of Conduct

Las Vegas Gunman Took Elaborate Steps to Hide His Tracks, New Documents Show

As he meticulously planned the Las Vegas attack, the man responsible for the worst mass shooting in modern American history took elaborate steps to stymie the inevitable law enforcement investigation, according to federal court documents unsealed on Friday.<p>The F.B.I. search warrants shed new light …

Why Stress Isn’t Necessary

Have you ever said or thought any of the following:<p>If I’m not stressed-out about failing, I won’t do a good job.<br>• I work best under pressure.<br>• If I …

Yes, Poop Particles Spray Into the Air When You Flush the Toilet

Toilet plume sounds like it should be the most popular DIY trend on Pinterest. <i>Adorn that plain ol’ toilet with a collection of decorative feathers</i> …

Environmental Health

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

How your iPhone could save your life

It’s hard to imagine leaving the house without a cellphone. Most of us feel naked and alone, disconnected from the world, without our phones. We feel, in a word, unsafe.<p>The truth is, your mobile phone can save your life. Whether you’re driving in a remote place, cornered by an attacker or pinned …

Apple apologizes for iPhone slowdown drama, will offer $29 battery replacements

Batteries are “consumable components” now<p>Apple just published a letter to customers apologizing for the “misunderstanding” around older iPhones being slowed down, following its recent admission that it was, in fact, slowing down older phones in order to compensate for degrading batteries. “We know …

Employees Say This 1 Thing Would Make Them Work Harder (And 6 Reasons Why Managers Won't Do It)

Letting employees know that you appreciate them is far more crucial than you think.<p>Contrary to popular belief, fear isn't the strongest motivator.<p>81 percent of respondents to Glassdoor's <i>Employee Appreciation Survey</i> said they're motivated to work harder when their boss shows appreciation for their …

Eight powerful ways to mold children into leaders

We all want our children to become leaders.<p>Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to …

These 7 features show why you should use Google Photos to store and manage all your photos and videos

Google Photos is Google's photo management service that works both as a gallery app on smartphones, tablets, and the web, as well as a good piece of software that uses the company's artificial intelligence to make cool stuff with your photos and videos.<p>The app's interface is divided into four tabs: …

Apps

How the baby boomers — not millennials — screwed America

“The boomers inherited a rich, dynamic country and have gradually bankrupted it."<p>Everyone likes to bash millennials. We’re spoiled, entitled, and hopelessly glued to our smartphones. We demand participation trophies, can’t find jobs, and live with our parents until we’re 30. You know the punchlines …

This Chart of How Long Foods Last in the Freezer Will Blow Your Mind

If you've ever reached into your freezer for something — anything — to make for dinner and spent a good 15 seconds wondering how long it's been in there (and the follow-up question: Is it still good?) before anxiously deciding if it belongs on your plates or in the garbage, you are going to want to …

I'm a psychologist, and I've found one of the biggest relationship problems people have always boils down to the same thing

"I wish he would just bring me flowers once in a while."<p>Does he know how much you would like that, or what your favorite kind of flowers are?<p>"No, but it should be obvious—who doesn't want flowers? And anyway, I don't want to <i>tell</i> him to do it, that ruins it!"<p>If you haven't said or heard some version …

Relationships

For many evangelicals, Jerusalem is about prophecy, not politics

<b>(CNN) —</b> As I watched Donald Trump announce that the United States would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move our embassy to that city, I could only think of one thing: my high school youth group Bible study.<p>I know that sounds odd. Especially coming from a liberal Episcopalian like me. …

Duke University

3 Bad Mistakes Even Good Parents Make

Good intentions aren't enough to put your kid on the path to success. You also need knowledge.<p>There are plenty of bad parents out there, but if you're reading this article, you're probably not one of them. Truly bad parents don't show much of an interest in scientifically validated parenting …

The Libyan Slave Trade Has Shocked the World. Here’s What You Should Know

A video of men appearing to be sold at auction in Libya for $400 has shocked the world and focused international attention on the exploitation of …

Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart's 'father and son' pic is wrecking everyone's emotions

Patrick Stewart: Do you think it's possible to break someone using only a single captioned image?<br>Hugh Jackman: hold my beer...<p>On Thursday Hugh …

Killing cancer softly: New approach halts tumor growth

One of the reasons that cancer is so hard to beat is the way that it ropes our immune system into working against us. Treatment kills off some cancer …

6 Morning Routines That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Pay Off For Life

To start your day right, you've got to get into some good habits.<p>The early birds will inherit the earth.<p>At least that’s what a 2009 University of …

What are the options for natural hair regrowth?

When it comes to preventing hair loss or improving the hair that someone already has, there are plenty of natural methods that help.<p>There are a …

You've just been bitten by a snake — what you do next could save your life - Science News - ABC News

Do you know what to do if you're bitten by a snake?<p>You have just been bitten by a small snake. You are pretty certain it is just a harmless python, …

5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

Self-improvement

How to Raise a Mentally Tough Daughter

According to a performance sports psychology specialist.<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with Chevrolet’s GoalKeepers Project.</i> <i>The Chevrolet</i> …

What Became of the Manson Family?

Over two nights in August 1969, Charles Manson’s followers savagely murdered seven people through a frenzied combination of shooting, stabbing, beating and hanging.<p>Their most famous victim was the actress Sharon Tate, the wife of the film director Roman Polanski. She was killed at her house along …

Successful People Never, Ever Say These Two Phrases (According to a Professor Who Studies Them)

More often than not, the secret to success seems to be just that—a secret. Sure, you can read up on the morning habits of highly successful people. …