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Donald Trump Really Shouldn't Have Run for President

US President Donald Trump speaks at the East Room of the White House May 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images)Special counsel …

Donald Trump

I Was Ripped Off by Someone I Thought Was a Friend. Here's What I Learned.

If I had dug a little deeper, I would have seen the truth.<p>When I first met Chris, I felt a real kinship. He was accomplished, had a strong following and had the successes that I had been struggling to achieve. Not only did he understand marketing, manage a team of virtual assistants and run ads at …

Entrepreneurship

Balmain Dressed 16 Black Actresses To Help Challenge Racism At Cannes

The women, all dressed in Balmain, gathered on the red carpet to promote their cause.<p>This year, the steps at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival has served as a place for protests and dissent. Over the weekend, Cate Blanchett led an 82-women #MeToo protest on the red carpet and just yesterday, 16 black …

Women of Color

Guess What? Turning Off This Setting On Your Phone Could Double Your Battery Life

It's so obvious, but at the same time--not obvious at all.<p>Stop me if you've heard this one before, but I was oblivious to it.<p>It turns out that using the vibration setting on your iPhone X can really hurt the battery life. If you disable that setting and the ringer, your phone will suddenly last all …

Batteries

10 Simple Habits That Will Make You More Likable Right Away

Enthusiasm is contagious.<p><i>What are some social life hacks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, 7-figure entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>Growing up, I was one of the shyest and …

Body Language

How to write a book: 11 tips on creating a bestseller from published authors

While it's easy to romanticise writing a novel on the side, knowing how to actually write a book and where the F to start can be a little daunting. Here, 11 published authors, who will be at Hay Festival between 24 May - 3 June, share their tips and tricks for starting your next masterpiece. And …

Writing

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

Try These 5 Yoga Poses When It Feels Like You're Having The Worst Day Ever

Everyone has days from time to time that can only be described in one word: "meh." It's on these days that it feels like literally nothing at <i>all</i> is …

Yoga

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Critical Thinking

The surprising reason your kid is acting defiant and difficult

My son was 6-years-old.<p>He was reading chapter books and could string together a story about the Pokemon sitting on his shoulder who didn’t need a seatbelt because he could just fly into the air if we got into a collision—yes, he could use words like collision accurately—and he loved to learn and …

Parenting

7 Habits That Will Promote Productivity and Improve Your Work

There are only so many hours in your day. Cultivate these 7 habits to wring the most out of every minute of them.<p>Entrepreneurs and leaders strive for productivity. They want to become successful by getting more and more done, often with fewer and fewer resources.<p>But being productive isn't just …

Time Management

7 Jaw-Dropping Marijuana Statistics You Have to See to Believe

A newly released report projects robust growth for the cannabis industry over the next five years.<p>The marijuana industry is growing like a weed, and …

Cannabis

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

Exercise

How Perfectionism Can Contribute to Anxiety

Perfectionism may lead to increased feelings of stress and anxiety. The following looks at how perfectionism is linked to fear, anxiety, and panic …

Self-help

The Truth About Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, a potentially debilitating syndrome responsible for chronic body-wide pain and fatigue, has long been hard to diagnose and treat.<p>For …

Fibromyalgia

10 Best Ways to Increase Dopamine Levels Naturally

Dopamine is an important chemical messenger in the brain that has many functions.<p>It’s involved in reward, motivation, memory, attention and even …

Neuroscience

Why Doesn't Your Husband Want to Have Sex?

Contrary to conventional wisdom, sometimes it’s men who first lose sexual desire in a long-term relationship, a new study finds.<p>Men’s desire for sex can be as tricky as women’s, according to researchers at the University of Kentucky. Men often lose interest when they feel insecure, when they worry …

University of Chicago

Futuristic new device lets you talk, text, even use maps with no cell service

If you enjoy hiking, climbing, skiing, or any other activity that generally takes place in a remote area, we found something you definitely need to …

Apps

'Calling The Police' Is White People's Applecare For Black People

You’d think learning that Sarah Braasch — the woman who called the police on Yale graduate student Lolade Siyonbola for #NappingWhileBlack — is a …

Die Hard

This Is Your Brain on Sugar, According to Neuroscience

Insert joke about this video being "sweet."<p>Sugar, in its most basic form, is a natural and simple combination of elements. But when artificially …

Neuroscience

How the Rule of 72 Can Help Double Your Money

Double Your Money With This Simple Financial Rule<p>How the Rule of 72 Can Help You Build Wealth Without Much Risk<p>Updated May 10, 2018<p>Do you want to …

Investing

The Connection Between Sugar and Depression

Image by Brook Lark<p>Food can have many effects on your mood and emotions. When you’re hungry and want food, you can be grumpy, upset, or even angry. …

Nutrition

If You Want Your Abs to Pop, This Is the 1 Move You Need to Start Doing

Doing hundreds of crunches and planks can be great if you're looking to strengthen your core, but if a defined midsection is what you're after, the cable crunch is the one move you need to add to your repertoire of ab exercises. The cable crunch will define and strengthen your core at the same time …

Workouts

How does exercise keep the heart young?

A recent study published in <i>Nature Communications</i> identifies a link between exercise and the heart's ability to regenerate new muscle cells under …

General Hospital

New iPhone SE 2 renders reveal gorgeous glass back

New renders of the upcoming iPhone SE 2, which depict its gorgeous glass back, have been revealed by a popular case-maker.<p>Olixar is already producing accessories for the device based on information it has gleaned from sources in China. Its new screen protector indicates the iPhone SE 2 will be a …

Mobile Technology

How to Write the First Chapter of a Book: A Checklist for Novelists

Your story starts at the beginning, and beginnings are so important. I often hear from writers that the book really gets going a few chapters in. So …

Writing

13 ways to hack your workspace for optimal productivity

There are podcasts, morning routines, hobbies, and even procrastination techniques that can make you more productive.<p>But there's one thing that might be missing from your arsenal of time-management hacks: optimizing your work desk and workspace for ultimate productivity.<p>Office designers from …

Time Management

20 Recipes for People Who Are Obsessed with Mushrooms — Recipes from The Kitchn

I believe I survived my years as a vegetarian because of mushrooms. Their sturdy texture and hefty flavor were such an easy substitute for meat, …

Cooking

13 Foods That Have More Potassium Than a Banana

When you think about all of the nutrients your body needs, your mind might jump to protein, fiber, calcium, vitamin D, or even omega-3s. But potassium? The essential electrolyte probably gets swept to the sidelines when it comes to your diet.<p>Here's why it shouldn't: Potassium helps your nerves and …

Nutrition

How to write blogs humans want to read

Here are 10 steps to take before every blog post:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Just start writing (or recording).</b><p>The first thing you want to do is sit down and write.<p>If you have …

Public Relations