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How to Reduce Shootings

It has happened yet again: Inevitably, predictably, fatefully, a gunman shot dead 26 people in a Texas church on Sunday.

Texas

The real reason Israel, Saudi Arabia, and neocons hate the Iran deal: They fear that Tehran will join the community of nations.

Here’s the thing to keep in mind about most critics of the Iran nuclear deal that was signed Tuesday morning: Their objections have nothing to do …

10 Positive Habits That Could Change Your Life

Quora

3-Part Mirror Glaze Cake by Tasty

Cake

Try These 26 Phrases To Help Calm An Angry Child

Whether your child has a slow-burning fuse or explodes like a firecracker at the slightest provocation, every child can benefit from learning …

The #1 thing you need to know from the 2017 JP Morgan Healthcare Conference: Follow the money

January 12, 2017 | Print | Email<p>If you want to understand the future of the $3 trillion U.S. healthcare industry, the lesson of the past is to …

A Helpful Guide to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

<i>“Comparison is the thief of joy.”</i> —Theodore Roosevelt<p>I’ve struggled with it most of my life. Typically, I blame it on having a twin brother who is …

Happiness

10 Simple Ways to Bring Mindfulness Into Your Life

Mindfulness is a mental state credited by many as the key to curbing anxiety and staying mentally happy and healthy.<p>Mindfulness is a mental state …

Real Simple

This dessert is a definite crowd-pleaser.<p>via Southern Living

We need to deal with our discomfort and talk to our kids about racism

Since the horrific shooting in Charleston, the questions have been pouring in, mostly from white parents. “How do I talk to my children about what happened?” “How do I explain racism to my 6-year-old?” “How do I talk about this level of violence?” “How can I support African Americans in my …

Parenting

8 Habits of Considerate People

Philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once said, “Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax.” It’s true. Being kind and considerate softens …

Stop Saying ‘I Feel Like’

IN American politics, few forces are more powerful than a voter’s vague intuition. “I support Donald Trump because I feel like he is a doer,” a senior at the University of South Carolina told Cosmopolitan. “Personally, I feel like Bernie Sanders is too idealistic,” a Yale student explained to a …

University of Pennsylvania

Here's The Easiest Way To Grow Your Own Herbs

Herb garden FTW.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>• 3 different-sized planters (we used 12-inch, 8-inch, and 6-inch terra cotta clay pots).<p>• Saucer for the largest planter<p>• Spray paint<p>• A bucket or container that fits inside but is shorter than the large and medium planters (we used an old paint bucket and …

Gardening

Real Simple

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8 Things Every Catholic Should Be Doing Every Day

We get it. You already have a to-do list that is long. This list isn’t meant to guilt you into an impossible regimen on top of your already crammed …

The Post

50 Best Restaurants in Chicago

For those who haven’t seen this list before (the last update ran in April), Phil’s 50 isn’t intended to indicate the absolute best restaurants in Chicago, but rather the ones that I feel are most vital to Chicago right now.<p>Thus the list skews a bit newer than an absolute Top 50 might, and makes …

How to Get Rid of That Damn 'Not Enough Storage' Alert

Do you have an iPhone? Do you use it to, say, take photos or listen to podcasts? Then you're probably familiar with the "Not Enough Storage" alert. …

iCloud

27 iPhone Tricks You Should Know About

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24 Daily Habits That Will Boost Your Intelligence

Can changing up your daily routine actually enhance your intelligence?<p>The inner workings of the human brain are still one of humanity's great mysteries.<p>As neuroscience has advanced, we've learned that we can train our brains to think more clearly, be more positive, and better express creativity.<p>In …

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …