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What to Know About the Deadly Fire at London's Grenfell Tower

More than 200 firefighters have been battling an “unprecedented” blaze at a 120-apartment tower block in Notting Hill, West London, which killed at …

5 research-backed secrets for making friends as an adult

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you're an adult.<p>You get busy with work. Your friends get busy with work. People get married. Have kids. And pretty soon being "close" means a text message twice a year.<p>You're not alone … …

Hey, Students: 5 Things That Are Wrong With Your Cover Letter

We've written a lot about the link between college and the workforce — and the kinds of skills graduates will need in the 21st century to succeed. One of the skills you need is knowing how to present yourself. To put your best foot forward in the workplace, and in life.<p>And so, as we started to read …

Employment

50 Handmade Business Ideas You Can Start From Home - Small Business Trends

There are plenty of home based business ideas out there. But if you’re looking for something that will let you exercise your creativity and work from …

Adulting School Teaches Young Adults Grown-Up Skills

Transitioning to adulthood isn't new, but there is a more modern way to describe it: adulting.<p>Get your car's oil changed? That's adulting. Cook dinner instead of order takeout? That's adulting.<p>And now a new school in Maine, called the Adulting School, is dedicated to teaching skills like these to …

Teens

One simple, free hobby that will improve your understanding of the world

Hobbies make people happy. Taking up bird-watching, running a 5K, or learning to knit can help us reduce stress, meet new people, and live more meaningful lives. There’s one hobby in particular that’s unique in its ability to truly transform us: learning a new language.<p>Research has shown that there …

Language Learning

California 'bombogenesis', biggest storm in years, kills four

<b>One of California's strongest storms in years - dubbed a "bombogenesis" or "weather bomb" - has hit the state, killing at least four people and bringing torrential rain and floods.</b><p>Power cuts hit 150,000 households and sinkholes swallowed cars.<p>Hundreds of homes were evacuated amid fear of mud slides …

Weather

Columbia University Apologizes After Accidentally Accepting a Few Hundred Students

It’s been a rough week for the 277 prospective Columbia University students who thought they had been accepted at the Manhattan Ivy League …

Bosnia to appeal against 2007 ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide

Country’s Muslim leadership is aiming to prove that genocide went beyond Srebrenica massacre<p>Fears of a new political crisis in the Balkans are growing after Bosnia-Herzegovina said it would appeal against a UN court ruling clearing Serbia of genocide during Bosnia’s civil war.<p>Ivica Dačić, Serbia’s …

Bosnia