Melissa Thibodeau

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What Does the Future Hold for Black Musicians and Activists in Trump's America?

Junglepussy, Battyjack, Black Lives Matter activist Kei Williams, and Mic's Jamilah King discuss the essential questions.<p><i>Photos by Michelle Mosqueda</i><p>To many people of color living in the United States, February isn't just another month in the calendar. For a population whose history has been reduced …

Snapchat finally—inadvertently—released the manual users have been waiting for

When Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, revealed its paperwork to become a public company, it provided a detailed breakdown of how Snapchat actually works—something that users have wanted for years, as critics have decried how difficult they have found the app’s minimalist interface.<p>Here’s how …

Financial Regulation

'I Am Not Your Negro' Is a Brilliant Documentary About James Baldwin's Never-Finished Book

We caught up with director Raoul Peck to talk about the author's legacy, politics, and the ever-presence of history.<p>At the tail end of the 1970s, the decade in which the dreams of revolution that sparked a generation went to die, James Baldwin wrote to his literary agent in order to put forth an …

What the Director of the African American History Museum Says About the New Emmett Till Revelations

In a way, the story of Emmett Till is one of numbers. A boy, 14 years of age. A one-minute-long encounter during which Till supposedly whistled at, …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk Endorse 23 Principles for A.I.

Follow these guidelines and maybe artificial intelligence won't kill us all.<p>Artificial intelligence is an amazing technology that’s changing the …

Does Shiraz wine come from Iran?

<b>Until the Islamic revolution, Iran had a tradition of wine-making which stretched back centuries. It centred on the ancient city of Shiraz - but is there a connection between the place and the wine of the same name now produced and drunk across the world?</b><p>"I remember my father bringing in the grapes …

Napa Valley

How To Quit Your Social Media Addiction (Even If It’s Part Of Your Job)

If social media is killing your productivity or making you depressed, it can be life-changing to cut back. Here’s how.<p>Conventional wisdom says that Max Soni should be all over social media. He’s the founder of DotComSEO, a digital marketing and search engine optimization company that, among other …

Social Media

10 Brutal Truths About Life That Are Hard to Admit But You'll Benefit a Lot if You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

3 Exercises To Gently Strengthen Your Lower Back

There are plenty of reasons why your lower back may be weak—your desk job being one of them. Sitting all day contributes to underdeveloped glutes, which work together with the lower back. Or maybe you have overdeveloped abs from focusing on crunches and front-body exercises while neglecting the …

10 Infographics That Will Help You Sleep Better Effortlessly

Making love can be simultaneously the most pleasurable and the most stressful experience that we share with another human being. It is a natural …

Exercise

If You Don't Think Planks Are Hard Enough, Try This Move

Your abs will hurt every time you laugh tomorrow.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Plank knee taps</b>: Amp up your abs workout with this simple plank variation. Like the classic plank, …

White Children Need To Know More Black History

At a Wednesday breakfast in honor of Black History Month, Donald Trump made some truly bizarre comments about nineteenth century abolitionist Frederick Douglass:<p>Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is being recognized more and more, I noticed.<p>The White House …

How to Be More Than an Average Joe

No one wants to settle for the results that come with being average but it's easy to fall into the trap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you’re sick of being average? You say you want more out of your life and work? The question is really about what you’re going to do …

Motivation

The 30-Minute Yoga Flow That'll Make Your Butt Burn Like a Mother

Nothing can Netflix and chill as well as your glutes. Seriously. When we sit on our butts all day, our glutes (the muscles that make up your butt) …

Where Did the Ex-Confederate Leaders Go After the Confederacy Was Defeated by the Union?

Every February since 1976, the United States has celebrated the achievements of African-Americans during Black History Month. The month-long …

Civil Rights

Plus de 85 % des foyers rebranchés au Nouveau-Brunswick | La crise du verglas 2017

Énergie Nouveau-Brunswick a réussi à rebrancher 83 % des foyers touchés par les pannes d'électricité provoquées par la tempête de pluie verglaçante …

Nouveau-Brunswick

7 Podcast Communities To Join (And Why You Need Them)

From the outside, podcasting can seem like a solitary sport, especially if it’s a one-person operation like mine.<p>I plan, host and produce my show, <i>Write Now</i>, from my home office, where I spend long hours surrounded by towels, my ears encased in headphones, speaking into a homemade tube of audio …