Emma Wilson

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Nine epic hiking trails to tackle before you die

What turns a humble hike into something bucket list-worthy? Location, location, location. Some of the best hiking trails in the world are destinations in and of themselves.<p>From sandy desert basins to moss-draped mountain peaks, these hiking trails are extreme in unique ways that deliver …

South America

10 great American attractions overlooked by locals

It’s one of the ironies of travel that while people will fly around the world to marvel at a site, folks living nearby never bother to visit. Jamie Wong, founder and CEO of Vayable.com, says there are reasons. “There’s a lack of scarcity, always a feeling you can visit tomorrow.” And there’s also a …

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Michelle Wolf Compares Ivanka Trump to Herpes: ‘You Always Show Up When We’re About to Get F*cked’

In a segment about ‘civility,’ the comedian also referred to the president’s eldest daughter as ‘the prettiest tumor in a swiftly moving …

Donald Trump

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

Critical Thinking

The entire planet could literally be fueled by star power as soon as 2030

Your electric bill could end up being obsolete if one company succeeds at harnessing the energy of superhot plasma with a mega-reactor that could …

Energy

Jon Stewart Delivers Fiery Address to President Trump: ‘We Will Prevail’

‘Clearly, we’re not going to be able to negotiate or shame you into decency,’ Stewart said on pal Stephen Colbert’s ‘The Late Show.’<p>Jon Stewart began …

Stephen Colbert

The Most Beautiful Towns in the United States That Feel International

Destinations like the South of France, Marrakech, and Patagonia sit at the top of many travel bucket lists. And while all of those places definitely …

Washington State

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is a Name You Need to Know Immediately

The future of the Democratic Party is suddenly more clear.<p>On Tuesday, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old first-time candidate for office and …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The Resume Is Dead. Here's What Innovative Companies (Including Tesla) Are Using to Hire Instead

Need top talent? Then you need this.<p>In 1998, a study was done that found that previous work experience is actually one of the weakest indicators of future job success. So why do we still rely on it as the primary tool when it comes to hiring?<p>It makes no sense.<p>What does make sense is aggressively …

Employment

Huge asteroid is so close to Earth you can see it

An enormous asteroid has come so close to Earth that it’s visible to the naked eye.<p>The space rock, known as 4 Vesta, is four times the size of the UK …

Astronomy

Experts Ranked the Most Dangerous Countries for Women. The U.S. Made the Top 10

What do Syria, Somalia, Yemen, and the U.S. have in common?<p>Besides the travel ban imposed by the last on the first three, these four countries are …

Top 10

How To Say No Nicely And Nine Important Negotiating Skills

You’ve read about it. If you’re tough, your male counterparts, peers, and bosses don’t like it but they seem to be rewarded for the exact same approach. In fact, odds are your behavior and how you negotiate may be less than optimal. Trying to “act like a man” doesn’t propel you forward. Instead, …

Self-help

India the most dangerous country to be a woman, US ranks 10th in survey

<b>(CNN) —</b> India is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk of sexual violence and slave labor, a new survey of experts shows.<p>The Thomson Reuters Foundation released its results Tuesday of a survey of 550 experts on women's issues, finding India to be the most …

genderissues

Sudan overturns death sentence for teen who killed her husband after he raped her

A Sudanese court has overturned the death sentence for teenager Noura Hussein, who killed her husband after he raped her, in a case that has put a spotlight on forced child marriage and marital rape in the African nation.<p>Her legal team told CNN on Tuesday that Hussein, now 19, has been given a …

Africa

Report: Gender discrimination 'concerning' at FBI, others

WASHINGTON (AP) — Women are underrepresented in the ranks of criminal investigators and leadership roles at four of the nation's top federal law enforcement agencies. And those agencies have only taken "limited actions" to recruit more women for those positions.<p>That's according to a Justice …

Gender Discrimination

When It Comes to Achievement, There's Good News and Bad News

It really doesn't matter if you have natural ability or not.<p>You want to dominate in your profession, perfect your skill as a performer, or impress the world with your writing, artwork, or athletic achievements. There's just one problem: You're not very good at whatever it is you seek to do.<p>Should …

Self-improvement

Tuesday is Juneteenth -- a holiday most Americans have never heard of, but need to know about

Many black Americans will commemorate an important day in our nation’s history Tuesday – a day that many other Americans have never heard of. It’s called Juneteenth.<p>On June 19, 1865 – more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation ordering freedom for the …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Inversion: The billionaire thinking skill you were never taught in school

“All I want to know is where I’m going to die, so I’ll never go there.”<p>These are the famous words of Charlie Munger, the business partner of Warren …

Self-improvement

37 Random AF Facts About 37 Of Your Favorite TV Shows

Chris Pratt was not supposed to be a series regular on Parks and Recreation.

TV

3 Books That Will Transform Your Thinking on Success Habits

Do you ever regret agreeing to something?<p>Maybe you said yes when you should have said “no”.<p>You said yes to a meeting that you knew was going to be a …

Self-improvement

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold</i> …

Self-improvement

The FBI's Best Negotiator Says This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Influence Anyone

Hostage negotiators don't kid themselves about emotions. You shouldn't either.<p>Chris Voss may be the best negotiator in the world.<p>Voss spent more than two decades in the FBI, during which he worked on more than 150 international hostage cases. Eventually, he was chosen among thousands of agents to …

Body Language

Kate Spade Dies: Honoring Her Life and Legacy

When it comes to optimism, fun-loving fashion, few have done it better than designer Kate Spade, who we are sad to report passed away today at the age of 55. The icon left an indelible impact on the industry and inspired not only her peers, but countless fashion lovers who couldn't help but obsess …

Taking Migrant Children From Parents Is Illegal, U.N. Tells U.S.

GENEVA — The Trump administration’s practice of separating children from migrant families entering the United States violates their rights and international law, the United Nations human rights office said on Tuesday, urging an immediate halt to the practice.<p>The administration angrily rejected what …

Immigration

South Dakota lawmaker: Let businesses 'turn away people of color,' later apologizes

CLOSE<p>Supreme Court gives victory to a Colorado baker who refused to make cake for a gay wedding.<p>A South Dakota lawmaker on Monday said businesses …

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …

Motivation

This is how to be charming: 5 secrets from research

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We’d hate charming people if we didn’t love them so much.<p>I’ve covered how to be sexy and cool but …