Ricky Schumaker

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Want to Deliver Unforgettable Presentations? Use the 30-Second Rule

The secret to making a great presentation is winning over your audience in the first 30 seconds (and keeping their interest through the last 30 seconds).<p>No matter who's in your audience, or where and when you deliver it, the secret to making a great presentation is capturing your audience's …

Violence in Nicaragua Undermines Peace Talks 2 Months Into Uprising

MASAYA, Nicaragua — It is the most irregular of armies.<p>Armed only with homemade mortars, their features hidden behind scarves and ski masks, the fighters of Masaya crouched behind the barricades they built to protect the streets of their rebellious city.<p>Shots rang out, answered by the dull thud of …

Venezuela

San Francisco Giants vs. Marlins: The Rivalry Nobody Wanted

<b>It’s June of 2018 and the San Francisco Giants are in a heated rivalry with none other than…the Marlins?</b><p>After dropping three of four in Miami and …

31 Of The Best Sex Tips of All Time

You NEED these sex tips in your life! Our sexpert shares how to keep your sex life steamy throughout your relationship.

25 must-see under-the-radar summer movies

25 must-see under-the-radar summer movies

I am raising my daughter to speak three languages. A stranger demanded I 'speak English' to her

I felt her staring at me on the playground as I called out to my daughter.<p>She must be someone’s grandmother, I thought. She must be curious, as people often are.<p>Then she took one step toward me — pink fingernails, dark blond hair — and opened her mouth, e-nun-ci-a-ting each word.<p>“Speak English,” …

The Stanford Prison Experiment was massively influential. We just learned it was a fraud.

The most famous psychological studies are often wrong, fraudulent, or outdated. Textbooks need to catch up.<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment, one of the most famous and compelling psychological studies of all time, told us a tantalizingly simple story about human nature.<p>The study took paid …

Replication

Google brings offline neural machine translations for 59 languages to its Translate app

Currently, when the Google Translate apps for iOS and Android has access to the internet, its translations are far superior to those it produces when it’s offline. That’s because the offline translations are phrase-based, meaning they use an older machine translation technique than the machine …

Apps

How Fortnite is transforming the gaming industry

From e-sports competitions to battle royale game modes, Fortnite is the biggest and most influential title at E3 2018<p>The biggest video game at E3 2018 this week doesn’t need its own press conference. Epic Games’ <i>Fortnite</i> and its presence here at the gaming industry’s largest annual convention can be …

23 Dad Jokes That Are So Bad They're Good

Nothing like a good ol' dad joke.

Finally, a president with the guts to stand up to Canada

By Dana Milbank<p>Dana Milbank<p>Op-ed columnist covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Columnist<p>O Canada: You had it coming, eh.<p>They inflicted Nickelback on us. We did nothing.<p>They sent us Justin Bieber. We turned the other cheek.<p>They were responsible for one abomination after the other: Poutine. …

Iran Nuclear Deal

YouTube's World Cup coverage includes near-live highlights in Spanish

Telemundo will help you find big moments through a deal with Google.<p>If you're eager to follow the 2018 World Cup online <i>en español</i> and can't watch live, you might have a viable alternative. Telemundo has teamed up with Google to provide "close to real-time" video highlights in Spanish for American …

A company is paying work-from-home teachers $20 an hour, and you don't even need experience

Working from home certainly seems to be increasing in popularity, and it's not hard to see why. Not only does it mean you can stay in your pajamas, but you'll also save money in gas and — perhaps the best part — no actual co-workers you have to pretend to like.<p>Dozens of companies are jumping on the …

Your Apple Watch workout is about to get way better

Apple announced some great new features for the Apple Watch with WatchOS 5: a Walkie Talkie app, Siri shortcuts and Podcast support. But as someone who uses her Apple Watch mostly for its fitness and workout features, those are the improvements I'm most looking forward to with the new update.<p>Here …

21 clever Alexa commands you will use again and again

More than any other device, Alexa has become our closest approximation of artificial intelligence. She has a voice and personality, and if you ask the right question, she’ll even get sassy with you. Users even refer to Alexa as “she.” We usually prefer to say her name, rather than the name of the …

7 Alexa commands you're not using but should

With Alexa and the the Echo, Amazon has built a robust service that can deliver seemingly endless information and control your home. But, are you taking advantage of all it can do?<p>If you haven't yet unlocked the full potential of Alexa, these seven voice commands will get you closer. These are the …

9 Surprising Facts About Female Masturbation

Who does it most, why it's so good for you, and everything else you should know about self-pleasure.<p>Maybe masturbation is a regular part of your sex …

What Happens When a Bad-Tempered, Distractible Doofus Runs an Empire?

One of the few things that Kaiser Wilhelm II, who ruled Germany from 1888 to 1918, had a talent for was causing outrage. A particular specialty was insulting other monarchs. He called the diminutive King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy “the dwarf” in front of the king’s own entourage. He called Prince …

Police identify suspected serial killer in Australia, but say they can't arrest him

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police in Australia say they've identified an alleged serial killer behind three previously unlinked murders but they can't arrest the suspect due to lack of evidence.<p>South Australia police made the extraordinary admission in a public call for help for information that could lead to the …

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Profit

How This Couple Saved $1 Million in 11 Years and Became Financially Independent Before 40

They aim to spend just $2 on every meal.<p>Convenience drives American cuisine, and from her kitchen in Richmond, Va., Laura Barrett has put her own, …

Personal Finance

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

These oven-baked chickpeas are great on soups, salads, and grain bowls—or for munching on by the handful.<p>Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you …

Food

John Oliver Eviscerates Giuliani and Trump: ‘They Both Want to F*ck Ivanka’

On the latest edition of <i>Last Week Tonight</i>, host John Oliver aimed the majority of his ire at Rudy Giuliani, who made headlines last week with a …

Donald Trump

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

The unbelievable story of Michael Cohen and Sean Hannity

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> We thought the big news to come out of Michael Cohen's hearing on Monday in New York City would be porn star Stormy Daniels' presence in the courtroom.<p>It turned out to be so much more.<p>We knew Cohen had a handful of clients at the time his law office, home and hotel room were …

Sean Hannity

File Analysis: Taylor Phinney at the 2018 Paris-Roubaix

PlaceName (Country)TeamResult1Peter Sagan (Svk)Bora-Hansgrohe 5:54:062Silvan Dillier (Swi)AG2R La Mondiale3Niki Terpstra (Ned)Quick-Step …

10 slow and sensual Kama Sutra sex positions everyone should try

Sex really doesn't need to be wild to be enjoyable.<p>Kama Sutra positions are a classic for a reason. But good sex doesn't always have to be wild and quick, sometimes, the most pleasure can come from a slow and sensual session. We've chosen 10 of the slowest and most pleasurable positions to try, …

20 products with a cult following on Amazon, and why they're worth it

Power comes in numbers, and that’s how you <i>know</i> that these Amazon products are excellent. Thousands and thousands of users all agree that they’re worth it: Each item—from a knife sharpener to a clay face mask—has a 4+ star rating (and some of our staffers swear by these items too!) Without further …

Headphones

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …