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Lesbian Movies on Netflix: Everything Streaming and What’s Worth Watching

Wanna watch a Netflix movie with lesbian, bisexual or queer characters? We've got your round-up of every Netflix lesbian movie currently streaming, …

Streaming

Could You Hack Your Brain To Get More Motivated?

We know we should put the cigarettes away or make use of that gym membership, but in the moment, we just don't do it. There is a cluster of neurons in our brain critical for motivation, though. What if you could hack them to motivate yourself?<p>These neurons are located in the middle of the brain, in …

The Brain

Facebook’s HR chief conducted a company-wide study to find its best managers — and 7 behaviors stood out

"The most important thing is that we choose managers who want to be managers," Lori Goler, Facebook's VP of people, told Business Insider.<p>Facebook is a strength-based organization, she said, and that means that leadership finds what employees excel at and place them in those roles. In order to …

Employee Engagement

Tina Turner: 20 things you never knew

As the R&B legend celebrates her 77th birthday today, here are 20 things you didn't know about Tina:<p><b>1.</b> Turner was born Anna Mae Bullock, and brought up in the tiny Southern town of Nutbush, Tennessee, which she celebrated in her self-penned 1973 funk anthem, Nutbush City Limits.<p><b>2.</b> When she was in …

2 Harvard professors reveal the reason our brains love to procrastinate

To answer this question, the two professors — Todd Rogers and Max Bazerman — conducted a study where participants were asked whether they would agree to enroll in a savings plan that automatically placed two percent of their paycheck in a savings account.<p>Nearly every participant agreed that saving …

Procrastination

8 Things I Wish My Straight Girl Friends Knew About My Bisexuality

I feel like my straight friends don't really understand what I mean when I tell them I'm bisexual. For the record, I wanted to spell it all out.<p><b>1. Yes, I am bisexual. No, I'm not just going through a phase, and I'm not confused.</b> I'm not actually a heterosexual woman who's "experimenting." I'm …

LGBTQI

Disturbing Schools

So South Carolina has a special crime category called "disturbing schools," which seems to be creating just that: disturbing schools. Very disturbing schools.<p>Not that I need to single out South Carolina. In my brief stint teaching writing as an outside consultant in several Chicago high schools, …

3 Brain Dead Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating

Everybody has <i>that</i> friend. That guy or gal who never keeps a commitment. You ask them to do something, maybe they offer to help you with something, come out for a drink or send you an email with some information. They NEVER do it.<p>We humans are pretty smart. We quickly learn that this person cannot …

Procrastination

Black teen attacked by school cop has multiple injuries -- and is an orphan who recently lost her mother

An influential South Carolina Democrat plans to represent a teenage girl thrown to the ground by a school resource officer — and he intends to change …

Signature sips: Pineapple ginger beer ice cream float

By: Beard & Bonnet<p>Photo Credit: Beard & Bonnet<p>PINEAPPLE GINGER BEER ICE CREAM FLOAT<p>PREP TIME - 2 mins<br>TOTAL TIME - 2 mins<br>SERVES - 1 float<p>Don't have pineapple? That's ok simply puree your favorite fruit, add sweetener if desired, and use in place of the pineapple puree.<p>INGREDIENTS<br>2-3 big scoops of …

Amy Schumer renews call for stricter gun control

Amy Schumer has renewed her call for stricter gun control, alongside her cousin, the Democrat senator Chuck Schumer.<p>Speaking on the steps of New York City Hall yesterday, the star called for tighter restrictions on gun sales, introducing a hashtag #aimingforchange to raise awareness of loopholes in …

A Star Is Viral: How ‘Jem and the Holograms’ Doesn’t Get the Internet

<i>Jem and the Holograms</i> was always a strange beast: The animated TV cartoon took a Hasbro toy line and remarketed the female band of its namesake as an …

First, Let’s Get Rid of All the Bosses

Tony Hsieh, the CEO of Zappos, the online shoe and clothing store, lives in a trailer park in downtown Las Vegas. The Airstream Park, as it’s called, …