Michael H. Brown

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This is exactly how many days in advance you should buy a plane ticket

If you book at the wrong time, you could pay hundreds more than you need to<p>Land these savings.<p>You’ll want to book your domestic flight 70 days before …

Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys

A study of 20 million children shows the fragility of the American Dream.

Racism

How to Use the iPad App Switcher in iOS 11

On the iPad, iOS 11 merges the Control Center with the App Switcher as part of an overhauled interface that's meant to put more of a focus on multitasking. The update also adds new ways to access the App Switcher and it brings new, enhanced app switching functionality.<p>Accessing the App Switcher<p>On …

Apps

To Transform Your Weeknight Cooking, Turn On the Instant Pot

<i>(Need more instruction on using your multicooker? Our “How to Use an Instant Pot” guide can help you master the device.)</i><p>The hardest ingredient to find for any weeknight recipe is time. Tuesdays after work just don’t have a lot of it, and it’s not as if you can order it online.<p>A slow cooker can help …

Recipes

The iOS 11 hidden tricks you absolutely need to learn right now

iOS 11 is officially out, which means you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right now to experience some of the things Apple has been working …

The 11 Beliefs You Should Know about Jehovah’s Witnesses When They Knock at the Door

Written by: Justin TaylorThe following is a brief overview of what Jehovah’s Witnesses believe, along with what the Bible really teaches, printed …

You Can Eat to Beat Diabetes

The number hit you like a slap in the face: Nearly half of Americans have diabetes or likely will soon, according to a recent crunching of national …

Why Satan Is So Skillful at Tempting Us to Sin

Satan is a formidable foe. He opposes all those who are created in the image of God and is bent on their complete and utter destruction. What makes …

Trump Can’t Save American Christianity

According to Genesis 1, in four days, God made the heavens, the earth and all the vegetation upon it. But four days after Anthony Scaramucci’s filthy tirade went public, Team Trump’s evangelical all-stars — pastors and prominent laity who hustle noisily around the Oval Office trying to find an amen …

Faith

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can unleash your greatness and success.<p>Here are seven statements that …

Leadership

12 tried-and-true money tips, whether you're living comfortably or paycheck to paycheck

The best financial advice tends to apply to pretty much everyone. You don't need a spreadsheet of pros and cons and complex scenarios. What you need …

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things | Inc.com

If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>This means having a good understanding of what makes humans tick. As you scroll further down, …

Self-improvement

How to protect your iCloud account, as some hacked credentials confirmed valid

While the available evidence suggests that hackers have not gained <i>direct</i> access to more than 600 million iCloud accounts, some of the sample login credentials supplied by the group have been found to be valid. <i>ZDNet</i>, for example, used Apple’s password reset function to test 54 logins supplied by the …

Free Up iPhone Space With These Hidden Tricks

It’s 2017 and I still often witness this soul-crushing scene: A friend goes to take a photo only to realize he doesn’t have any more space on his iPhone (soul crush 1). Then he frantically deletes apps or photos (soul crush 2). Finally, he can take a picture…of his latte (soul crush 3).<p>Deleting a …

Apps

29 Pressure Cooker Recipes for Quicker, Easier Dinners

Life is a little crazy right now, and I don't have quite as much time to spend in the kitchen as I might like. Fortunately, I have a secret weapon that I can turn to when I want to make awesome food with minimal effort: a pressure cooker. There's a reason that these things have become an object of …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying — and 17 You Should Eat More

If you’re eating a mix of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, then you’re probably pretty far ahead of the nutrition curve. But even …

The president’s demolition derby: Trump wants to axe everything he doesn’t like — and he doesn’t like a lot

In a week, Trump seems to have set out to wreck government and turn over the remains to his plutocrat friends<p>We’re a week into the Trump administration and it’s pretty obvious what he’s up to. First, Donald Trump is running a demolition derby: He wants to demolish everything he doesn’t like — and …

Which Republicans Oppose Donald Trump? A Cheat Sheet

Colin Powell has reportedly announced that he will back Hillary Clinton for president.<p>Colin Powell reportedly told the Long Island Association Tuesday afternoon that he is supporting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the presidential race.<p>Several people at the event tweeted that the former secretary of …

Government

Grill shrimp skewers with chermoula for dinner tonight

Keep the kitchen cool and cook outdoors this evening with a simple grilled shrimp recipe. Fix a quick batch of <i>chermoula</i> (a North African spice blend combining bright, fresh lemon, garlic, ginger, cilantro, paprika and olive oil), and marinate jumbo shrimp to infuse the flavor (the recipe calls for …

This is the Secret Why Italians Don’t Get Fat!

<i>Italians don’t get fat</i> is a popular saying used to describe Italian food and lifestyle. Italian are famously devoted to their great food, yet their …

The Best Way to Tie a Tie

A good tie and one knot. That’s all you need. Forget the Windsors, Pratts and countless other iterations, because with a Four-in-Hand, you’re set. …

Church Fights State Over What It Preaches, Practices on Sexuality and Gender Identity

A small Iowa church has entered a legal battle with the state government over what the congregation considers censorship of biblical teaching on …

LGBTQI

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

How to protect your data in hotels, airports and other public spaces when traveling

The first time Jesse Harrison was hacked was around the time she logged on to a coffee shop's open WiFi network to pay a bill. She entered her credit card information and paid the bill as always. But the next day she noticed something odd — there were fraudulent charges on her statement. It looked …

Preacher’s Toolkit: Should I Learn Hebrew and Greek or Is Bible Software Enough?

<b>Editors’ note</b>: “Preacher’s Toolkit” is a new monthly series that seeks to answer questions related to preaching. If you have a preaching-related …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

7 ways you're completely killing your iPhone battery

If you're like the majority of iPhone addicts, you're constantly scanning for outlets the second you walk into a room, hoping to find a spot to …

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The Best Free Health and Fitness Apps

Getting in shape is only a download away.<p><i>This story is part of a series on how getting fit and healthy can boost your bottom line.</i><p>Sometimes all it …