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19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

City Halls

America Takes the Next Step Toward Tyranny

Every now and again, when I find myself buried in the latest blizzard of invariably disturbing news emanating from the Trump White House, I go back …

Kim Jong-un

Sandy Hook survivor joins Parkland students to say 'Enough'

<b>Newtown, Connecticut (CNN) —</b> Lauren Milgram has a mission. The sweet and funny, shy yet confident, 12-year-old will join an anticipated hundreds of thousands of people at the March for Our Lives in Washington on Saturday.<p>The screams for change by survivors of a school shooting are very personal for …

Guns

3D-Printed House Finished in a Day, Costs Less Than $10,000

Print your home like a movie ticket.<p>In the near future, suburbs might be built using a combination of high tech wood and volcanic ash. But a recent …

3D Printing

Denmark has the happiest people in the world — and there are 3 ways anyone can be more like them

Sometimes we all feel anxious. Sometimes lonely or disconnected. Sometimes unhappy, and maybe even a little crazy. You know what might fix all of this?<p>Would you believe me if I said… a war?<p>From Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging:<p>Hold on a second before you send me that angry email. I'm not really …

Happiness

Arrivederce! This Italian Village Will Pay You to Move There

If you're looking to pick up and move in search of adventure, a fresh start, or just a change of perspective, one mayor in Italy wants to literally …

Labor Economics

10 Key Distinctive Traits Of Financially Successful People

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Personal Finance

Pope Francis Heads To Egypt

Pope Francis travels to Egypt this week in an effort to strengthen ties with Islam. He also will meet with Egypt's Coptic Christian community, which has been targeted in deadly attacks.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Pope Francis arrives in Cairo tomorrow. It's a trip to show solidarity with Egypt's …

Human Rights

Pope Francis delivers surprise TED Talk technology sermon

Pope Francis has elected to reach out to a new audience through the unlikely medium of a TED Talk, an occasion the pontiff used to exhort technology …

Christianity

Leave Me Alone So I Can Do Ministry!

“Oh Pastor, you’re so busy. I don't want to bother you,” she says as she makes herself at home on my office couch.<p>On my more gracious days, I respond …

In His Surprise TED Talk, Pope Francis Relied on This Proven Writing and Speaking Formula | Inc.com

The TED conference teased its audience with a "surprise guest" and they lived up to the billing. When Pope Francis took to the TED stage (remotely from his humble guest house in Vatican City), it lit up social media. But while the appearance might be surprising, the approach Francis took to writing …

Public Speaking

After Pope Francis gave a TED talk, Jesus decided to give one too

Stephen Colbert discussed the start of annual TED conference on Wednesday night's show, notable because Pope Francis Skyped in to deliver the first …

SXSW 2017: Why is the Vatican at a tech conference?

Dave Lee<p><b>As Bishop Paul Tighe sat down for our interview, he joked that not only is he probably the only priest at South by Southwest, but also the only person with grey hair.</b><p>His presence here marks the first time the Vatican has attended the South by Southwest Interactive conference, and their …

Artificial Intelligence

The Kindle Effect

Consider the metamorphosis of self-publishing. For decades it was dismissed as the desperate refuge of authors rejected by publishing houses, …

Writing

Where to learn critical life-changing skills

Many Library of Congress texts are now available online. Xiquinho Silva / Flickr<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal …

Learning

Money Monster - Trailer 1

In the taut and tense thriller Money Monster, Lee Gates (George Clooney) is a bombastic TV personality whose popular financial network show has made …

42 simple things that will help you discover your calling in life

"Sensations such as twinges, uneasiness, and tension are indicators that you may not be thinking, acting, or behaving in alignment with your authentic self, which is the source of all passion. When you sense constriction or discomfort stop and ask, "Why?" Let your intuition speak and decipher what …

Self-improvement

"Life is Not a Rehearsal"

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Workouts

UN urges Jordan to let in 12,000 stranded Syrian refugees

The UN refugee agency has called on Jordan to let in 12,000 Syrian refugees stranded on the border. They are fleeing airstrikes as well as individual …

North Africa

Spike Lee on Chicago's gun violence crisis

You Really Don’t Need To Work So Much

Recently, the New York <i>Times</i> ran a front-page story about the conditions for white-collar workers at Amazon. It revealed a workplace where abrupt firings are common, grown men and women cry at their desks, and people are scolded for not responding to e-mails after midnight. The story made clear how …

College & University

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Sleep

The surprising benefits of feeling insignificant

In the grand scheme of things, you are a tiny blip on the Earth’s surface. And recognising that fact may make you a better person, writes David Robson.<p>Take a look at the video above. Feel small and insignificant, compared to the enormous, beautiful world around you? If so, you may just have become …

Psychology

A Most Unlikely Saint

The case for canonizing G. K. Chesterton, the bombastic man of letters and paradoxical militant for God<p>If the Catholic Church makes G. K. Chesterton a saint—as an influential group of Catholics is proposing it should—the story of his enormous coffin may become rather significant. Symbolic, even …

Literature