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6 Surprising Reasons to Welcome Failure

Who likes to fail?That’s what I thought.For most of us failure’s shameful, embarrassing, and even scary. Maybe it means you don’t have what it takes. …

Motivation

Artist Creates Miniature Hand-Thrown Pottery Small Enough to Sit on Your Fingertip

Ceramic artist Jon Almeda likes to work in extremes, and for many years he's crafted massive pottery–the bigger the better. That all changed, however, when he came across a book called <i>Creating Ceramic Miniatures</i>. This publication precipitated a major shift in his process, and he went from throwing …

Miniature

9 Female Athletes Speak Candidly About Their Body Hang-Ups

You're not the only one who gets self-conscious sometimes.<p>If any women were totally comfortable with their bodies, you'd think it'd be the fittest ones on the planet: athletes who compete at their sports' most elite levels. But we noticed a trend in the quotes female sports stars shared in <i>ESPN The</i> …

The world only has ugliness for black women. That’s why Serena Williams is so important

For two decades, Williams has dominated an overwhelmingly white sport, a powerful statement on black womanhood<p>On Saturday morning when I dragged myself out of bed to watch Serena Williams compete for her 21st Grand Slam title at Wimbledon, I sent my mother a simple text: “Tennis?” More than a …

Feminism

Outrage as 9 Sudanese women face 40 lashes for wearing trousers

Rights groups say arrest of Christians is further evidence of routine discrimination against non-Muslims, frequently punished for ‘indecent dress’<p>A Sudanese Christian woman arrested for wearing trousers has narrowly escaped the punishment of 40 lashes, in a case that human rights groups say is …

Human Rights

How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. How did that happen and where does it go from here?<p>When Apple, the Silicon Valley veteran that revolutionised the music industry by unbundling the physical album and allowing individual digital …

World Economic Forum

Recovery to Catch: How to Position Your Hands and Hold Your Oars

Rowing Technique Part 7: Starboard Side Body Movement

Good Rowing Example

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Peek Inside North Korea Through a New Set of Eyes

North Koreans watch as others play an arcade game at the Kaeson Youth Amusement Park in Pyongyang, Sept. 3, 2014.<br>Wong Maye-E—AP<p>1 of 25<p>Wong Maye-E …

North Korea

U.S. ranks 33rd best place for mothers and children

Norway is the most hospitable country in the world for mothers, followed by Finland and Iceland, according to the annual State of the World's Mothers report, released Monday night.<p>The United States ranks 33rd out of 179 surveyed countries for the well-being of its mothers and children, below Spain …

Organic milk 'is less healthy than regular milk and could harm child IQ'

The discovery that organic milk has one third less iodine could have serious health implications, say researchers at the University of Reading<p>Organic milk is less healthy than regular milk and could cause unborn babies to have lower IQs, a study suggests.<p>Compared with conventionally-produced milk, …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> The death toll from Saturday's massive earthquake in Nepal has climbed above 4,310, Nepalese authorities said Tuesday.<p><b>2.</b> Multiple fires ravaged Baltimore, Maryland, on Monday amid violent riots and looting over the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after his spine was somehow …

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

The Cure for Brain Diseases Is in Your Gut

Researchers are just now starting to link inflammation in your gut with some of the most deadly and debilitating diseases we have.<p>Why are we making …

A British Graffiti Artist Who Goes By ‘Wanksy’ Is Painting Dicks Around Potholes

A mystery graffiti artist slash hero who is calling himself “Wanksy” has taken it upon himself to solve the problem of Manchester’s pothole-ridden streets, drawing attention to the offending potholes by spray painting giant dicks around them. Hey, you’ve got to give him credit for creatively using …

Expats Share Their Top 20 Tips for Moving Abroad

<i>By Nadia Imafidon</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>There's nothing more exciting than packing up your life and buying a one-way ticket to a foreign land, right? OK, maybe <i>crazy</i> is the better word. But whether you've joined the Peace Corps, transferred to Jakarta, or just decided to backpack around Europe and …

Drums

Stunning Sea Life Captured by the University of Miami's 2015 Underwater Photo Contest Winners

The winners of the 2015 Underwater Photography Contest hosted by the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science have just been announced! Since the contest's inception in 2005, each year the school invites amateur photographers from around the world to submit their …

Nature Photography

Rebel Wilson Dresses As A Victoria's Secret Angel To Make A Powerful Body Image Statement

All hail Rebel Wilson.<p>The superstar made a powerful body image statement this weekend, when she walked on stage at the annual MTV Movie Awards …

MTV Movie Awards

micdotcom: “Watch: Lillian is a burlesque dancer and her TEDx talk nails the key to positive body image ”

Watch: <b>Lillian is a burlesque dancer and her TEDx talk nails the key to positive body image</b><p>amymarc93 liked this<p>margauxaudet liked …

Plagued by Haters, a Pilates Trainer Photoshops Herself Skinnier in This Video About Body Image

No matter how much you accomplish in life, there are always going to be plenty of people online to tell you just how crappy you still are.<p>Pilates …

Advertising Industry
Shoes

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CNN

Controversial Viral Breast Feeding Picture Faces Criticism From Internet, Woman Claims ‘Motherhood Ain’t Pretty’

Images of women breastfeeding in public have caused an uproar throughout social media sites for quite some time. Brest feeding in public has long …

Breast Feeding

MIT Invention Turns Salt Water Into Drinking Water Using Solar Power

It could help farmers in developing countries<p>From plants to people, every living thing on this planet needs water. But getting enough to survive, and survive comfortably, that can be a little tricky. Just look at the furor around California's new water restrictions. If a state as wealthy as …

New Mexico

9 New Places You Must Add To Your Travel Bucket List

While seeing the places you know and are familiar with is all fine and well, sometimes, adventuring into the unknown can be immensely rewarding. The following nine places may be a bit remote, but they're absolute must-sees before age gets the best of you:<p><b>Milford Sound, Southland, New Zealand</b><p>Milford …

Instagram Censors Photo of Fully Clothed Woman on Period, Causes Uproar

Instagram sparked controversy this week after deleting this photograph of a woman lying on a bed with menstruation blood seen on her clothing and on …

Feminism

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

College & University

Why Don't My White Friends Talk About Race? Here's What They Told Me

For TueNight.com by Heather Barmore (originally written Nov. 25, 2014)<p>Heather (bottom right) with her three brothers (photo courtesy of Heather Barmore)<p>My anger was palpable long before the announcement by the grand jury in St. Louis County, Missouri. I was already antsy, wanting to fight, craving …

How the Right Wing Is Killing Women

According to a report released last week in the widely-respected health research journal, <i>The Lancet</i>, the United States now ranks 60th out of 180 countries on maternal deaths occurring during pregnancy and childbirth.<p>To put it bluntly, for every 100,000 births in America last year, 18.5 women died. …

Health Care