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How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

Are African American families more vulnerable in a largely white neighborhood?

White people in America tell themselves many stories about racism and race. Some are comforting myths, designed to naturalize racial hierarchies or dispel the guilt and responsibility of privilege. Others are sociological and historical narratives, which locate the causes of racism in specific …

African-American News

Home Down Payments: 7 Myths Debunked

If you don't know the facts when it comes to homebuying, you could end up paying tens of thousands of dollars more than you have to.<p>The National …

‘The Lowest White Man’

I guess Donald Trump was eager to counter the impression in Michael Wolff’s book that he is irascible, mentally small and possibly insane. On Tuesday, he allowed a bipartisan session in the White House about immigration to be televised for nearly an hour.<p>Surely, he thought that he would be able to …

Michael Wolff

From Roots to Black People in Britain: 10 key political texts on black consciousness

<b>The Fire Next Time by</b> James Baldwin (1963)<p>We are living through something of a Baldwin renaissance, in large part thanks to Raoul Peck’s brilliant documentary <i>I Am Not Your Negro</i>. Any number of Baldwin’s books might earn a place on this list, but <i>The Fire Next Time</i> stands out. Consisting of two …

Black History

Donald Trump is a textbook racist

Civil rights advocates, social scientists and regular citizens have all called out<p>President Trumpas a racist in recent weeks. The president’s supporters have countered with stories about the blacks and Latinos he has hired or befriended, and with personal testimonies: “I’ve known Donald Trump for …

Donald Trump

Doug Baldwin Fact Checks American History, Drops Truth Bomb on CNN

If only Baldwin could be a White House fact checker too...<p>Last night, Doug Baldwin and his Seattle Seahawks teammate Michael Bennett participated in a CNN town hall discussion, moderated by Anderson Cooper, and dropped some absolute truth bombs that had the panel fidgeting in their seats.<p>Earlier in …

Tea Party

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Donald Trump has unleashed a white crime wave

A week earlier, in College Park, Maryland, another young man—active in white supremacist Facebook groups—killed a black college student after confronting him on the street, according to police. In March, a white supremacist reportedly traveled from Baltimore to New York City with the express …

A Georgetown professor explains how Martin Luther King Jr. 'has been severely whitewashed'

Michael Eric Dyson, professor of sociology at Georgetown University, and author of "Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America," reveals what a lot of people get wrong about Martin Luther King Jr. Towards the end of King's life, he became more radical and eager to challenge the notion that …

Communication with a Narcissist is confusing and basically dangerous. A Narcissist will crush any attempts from the target/victim to make sense of their agenda to keep the target CONSTANTLY confused and walking on those eggshells or off balance. The Narcissist ALWAYS needs to be in control of every situation and will react accordingly to keep you in line.

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Narcissism

5 ways to train your brain to stop overthinking everything

Problems. We all have them.<p>Some are small, others are big.<p>But whatever life is throwing our way, one thing remains true:<p>We think about them.<p>We think …

How Homeownership Became the Engine of American Inequality

The son of a minister, Ohene Asare grew up poor. His family immigrated from Ghana when he was 8 and settled down in West Bridgewater, Mass., a town 30 miles south of Boston, where he was one of the few black students at the local public school. “It was us and this Jewish family,” Asare remembered. …

Housing

The Steady Destruction of America’s Cities

Peter Moskowitz’s new book on gentrification outlines how local governments cede their power over residents’ lives to private interests.<p>To live in a city is to watch it change, sometimes quickly and in troubling ways. These changes, more often than not, are the product of decisions by city planners …

Study: black people are 7 times more likely than white people to be wrongly convicted of murder

More evidence of an unfair criminal justice system.<p>Race may be the deciding factor in whether you’re deemed innocent in a court of law.<p>That’s the takeaway from a study for the National Registry of Exonerations, published on Tuesday. Researchers Samuel Gross, Maurice Possley, and Klara Stephens …

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

The Problem With Being Too Agreeable

Half an hour had passed and I sat in my car, waiting for my habitually tardy friend to arrive so I could help her move. Resentment and anger started …

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Wall Street is evicting Americans from their homes

Invitation Homes, founded in 2012, now owns 48,431 single-family homes, according to the filing. It bought them out of foreclosure and turned them into rental properties, concentrated in 12 urban areas. Revenues for the nine months through September 30 rose 11.4% to $655 million, producing a net …

Housing

Waves of Stress

Much has been written about the effects of stress on the mind and body and how various forms of relaxation and meditation can help. This post …

Self-help

The Benefits of Meditation: 10 Minutes to Peace, Clarity & Focus

<b>“Meditation teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” ~Unknown</b><p>Do you feel overwhelmed at times? Or slightly lost? …

Five Essential Lessons I Learned In 20 Years Of Managing People

One longtime manager explains how he learned that you don’t actually need the best people.<p>Management guru Henry Mintzberg once observed, “The great myth is the manager as orchestra conductor. It’s this idea of standing on a pedestal and you wave your baton and accounting comes in, and you wave it …

101 Places to Buy Furniture & Home Decor Online

Oh, the joys of online home decor shopping. Not only can you find great deals on all kinds of housewares, you can do it all in your pajamas and from …

Home

HERE IS HOW YOU CAN LOSE WEIGHT LIKE CRAZY IN A MONTH WITH THESE AMAZING SHAKES

Image resource: https://goo.gl/zkWkFF<p>Overweight and excessive weight could raise the risk of lots of health troubles, including heart problem, …

What You Should Know About Muscle Building And Weight Training Diet

Crank up some music. Research has shown that listening to music you love while you are lifting can help you do more reps than not listening to any …

7 Homemade Detox Drinks for Weight Loss

These homemade detox drinks for weight loss are a natural way to melt the fat fast. Detoxification removes toxins and helps you reach your weight …

How Prison Labor Is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support It

/ Jul 24, 2016<p>American slavery was technically abolished in 1865, but a loophole in the 13th Amendment has allowed it to continue “as a punishment …

This Is The Best Way To Motivate Yourself To Exercise: 4 Proven Secrets

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.We all want a magic pill that makes us …

Antidepressants

New Year's Resolution Revolution

There's a certain energy that comes with a new year, a surge of motivation that's so strong, it convinces us that this is the year we're <i>finally</i> going …

Fitness

21 scientific facts that will motivate you to exercise when you really don't want to

It may encourage you to hear that exercise really is super good for you. There's a mountain of research backing up its many benefits.<p>The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend at least 2.5 hours of moderate cardio activity or 1.25 hours of vigorous cardio activity every week, plus …