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Uncovering Jamaica’s Jewish Past

In the great Caribbean melting pot, one group is largely overlooked: Jewish refugees who settled centuries ago. Their descendants are unearthing …

Actor Paul Walker, Star of ‘The Fast and the Furious’ Films, Dies In Car Crash

Actor Paul Walker, 40, died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon in Southern California.<p>Paul Walker, the blond-haired, blue-eyed actor best known for …

The 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People

Most of us claim we want to be happy—to have meaningful lives, enjoy ourselves, experience fulfillment, and share love and friendship with other …

9 Outfits Miley Cyrus Wore This Year That Were Actually Pretty Great

Miley Cyrus' epic style shift has been cause for debate ever since she chopped off her hair, threw on a pair of Docs and left her Hannah Montana days for good. Her resulting in-your-face look has been polarizing, to say the least.<p>But don't toss her in with the attention-grabbing Lady Gagas and …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

People in Seattle Are Outraged By This $2,000 'Homelessness Tour'

Unlike previous years, new iPhones slow to sell out

Did you forget to pre-order the iPhone 5c last night? Don't fret -- there seems to be plenty left on Apple's website.<p>Preorders kicked off Friday for the iPhone 5c, one of two new iPhones Apple announced earlier this week. The iPhone 5c comes in five different colors and starts at $99 with a …

The Top 15 Fashion Trends to Shop for This Fall, Ripped Straight From the Runway

Remember all the luscious leather, ladylike power suits, and street-style-baiting statement coats we saw saunter down the catwalk? No? Here's your refresher on fall's biggest...

The Week in Review: A Window Seat on the Aviation World

Inside Flipboard / July 12, 2013<p>Asiana Flight 214 crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, and while the …

25 Common Phrases That You're Saying Wrong

Being a freelance writer, I often find myself messing up common phrases. When I’m unsure, I do a quick Google search to make sure that what I’m …

Language

Apple and Samsung set to continue their duopoly in 2014

For the foreseeable future, it appears that Apple and Samsung will continue to carve up the majority of profit and a growing portion of sales of devices.<p>In 2014, an estimated 2.5 billion devices will be sold worldwide, an increase of 6 percent over the previous year, according to Gartner. More than …

Windows Phone

Costa Rica inadvertently legalises gay marriage

Conservative Costa Rican politicians have accidentally approved language making same-sex unions legal when they passed a piece of legislation this week.<p>President Laura Chinchilla late on Thursday signed the bill governing social services and marriage regulations for young people.<p>The mostly …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

How elite universities are killing the American dream

The American Dream isn’t dead. It’s just moved to Denmark.<p>Now, we like to think of ourselves as a classless society, but it isn’t true today. As the Brookings Institution has pointed out, America has turned into a place Horatio Alger would scarcely recognize: we have more inequality and less …

Income Inequality

Fat-Burning Yoga

Stockbyte/Thinkstock<p>You contort into all kinds of wacky positions wriggling into those skinny jeans. Bend and twist on a regular basis and that might not be necessary. An active sequence of yoga flows — a form called vinyasa — burns more than 450 calories an hour, according to Sara Ivanhoe, host of</i> …

Undercover policemen, undercover lovers

A little before lunchtime on 19 September 2011, a debonair academic was preparing to give a talk in London at a thinktank overlooking the Thames. Dr …

Michael Hastings Sent Email About FBI Probe Hours Before Death

Hours before dying in a fiery car crash, award-winning journalist Michael Hastings sent an email to his colleagues, warning that federal authorities were interviewing his friends and that he needed to go "off the rada[r]" for a bit.<p>The email was sent around 1 p.m. on Monday, June 17. At 4:20 a.m. …

Victoria Beckham Laughing? David Beckham Posts Photographic Evidence (PHOTO)

Judging simply by photos, it would appear that Victoria Beckham only has one facial expression. Despite having an awesome life (successful clothing line, lovely children, hot hubby), the designer always appears to be in a foul mood. Beckham even told Interview magazine that when she sees photos of …

OMG, I Want This House: Manhattan

Suffer from apartment envy? Wait until you see this New York townhouse where art and modern design are entwined.<p>Simon Upton/The Interior Archive

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

The 5 Best Foods For Speeding Up Your Metabolism

"Metabolism is the process of transforming food into energy for the body," says Heather Bauer, R.D., C.D.N., and founder of Bestowed, a subscription service that introduces consumers to healthy foods. "It's directly related to weight gain and weight loss and therefore to overall health."<p>Some people …

Study: People Can Be Trained in Compassion

Equipped with a meditation room for scientific research and a brain-imaging lab, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison examined, for the …

5 Things Happy People Do

Sages going back to Socrates have offered advice on how to be happy, but only now are scientists beginning to address this question with systematic, …

The Only Way to Improve Your Situation is to Improve Yourself

Self-improvement is multifaceted. To improve yourself, you must consider every aspect of the word self. This means improving your mind, your body, …

8 Cosmetics Ingredients Banned In Europe, But Not In America

When it comes to making sure cosmetics companies aren't poisoning us, Europe is apparently doing a much better job than the U.S.<p>While there are just 10 cosmetics ingredients banned in the U.S., there are 1,372 in Europe. As if those numbers alone aren't terrifying, the actual ingredients that are …

Education of a cancer nurse

Even strangers in a hospital room can steal your heart<p>I walk a fine line, as a nurse, between saving lives and pissing people off. Jim’s face is brick red. His neck veins bulge as thick as rat tails when he coughs. I’m elbow deep in frothy mucus, suctioning his tracheal stoma, the permanent …

Even With Obamacare, Health Inflation Falls To Historic Lows

Healthcare inflation will fall in 2014 to 6.5 percent, a percentage below this year and a growth rate expected to hold “even with the Affordable Care Act adding millions of newly insurance Americans to the healthcare system,” a new projection out this week says.<p>The news came from consulting and …

The Incarceration Epidemic

About one-fourth of all incarcerated people on Earth is in the U.S. That constitutes a public health problem.<p>Shannon Stapleton/Reuters<p>The U.S. incarceration rate has more than quadrupled since 1980. It's now the highest in the world, just ahead of Russia and Rwanda. It is estimated that …

10 Clever DIY Dress Hacks

What’s the best part about summer fashion? You can literally wear a dress every day of the week! If you’ve got a good crop of dresses but are totally bored of them, here are 10 ways to transform them into brand new duds.<p>1. Shoulder-less Shirt Dress: Take an oversized shirt and turn it into a hot …