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A Dozen Ways You Don't Realize You Are Making a Bad Impression at Work

First impressions are important but so is the impression are making day after day with your team.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has a few habits they could improve but you may not even recognize that you have some of these habits. When your bad habits …

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This Simple Daily Habit Will Make Your Day Better

Becoming the best version of yourself doesn't require magic. It starts with this simple habit.<p>Learning a language, writing a book, getting a job promotion, improving productivity, becoming a million dollar business, becoming healthier, developing fulfilling relationships, getting out of debt, …

“You can’t coddle white brothers and sisters”: The fiery racial gospel of Michael Eric Dyson

<b>(St. Martin's Press/Getty/Alex Wong)</b><p>In the age of Trump, preacher Michael Eric Dyson challenges white America: “Stop being white, and just be human”<p>David Masciotra<p>January 29, 2017 2:00pm (UTC)<p>Eloquence is essential to the cultivation of constructive citizenship and the emergence of productive …

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Anonymous drops names of KKK members online, including US politicians

Anonymous has released four separate drops that allegedly include the names and information of members of the Ku Klux Klan — a Christian white supremacy organization identified as a hate group by the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center. The list, so far, has apparently …

A Little Spice Makes Everything Nice: 16 Cozy Cinnamon Recipes

Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon? From braises to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.<p><b>Is there anything that isn't made better by cinnamon?</b> From burgers to baked goods, these recipes all feature cinnamon as a starring ingredient.

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

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JIM RICKARDS: The dollar won't lose its reserve currency status in October

There are important and significant events happening behind the scenes in the international monetary system. Monetary elites are meeting in Washington, Beijing and Lima, Peru. Decisions are being made that will impact global capital markets in the years to come, and there is a plan underway to …

10 Trendy Front Door Decor Ideas for a Welcoming Entry

It is said that the first impression is the last impression and we think this holds true for a home as well. So to make your home’s first impression …

5 Signs Your Marriage Isn't Making You Happy

Women have a tendency to stay in relationships too long. Even when we know we're unhappy we override that gut feeling in the service of commitment, compassion, loyalty, patience and many other feminine qualities that serve us well the majority of the time.<p>While intuition is one of our greatest …

Boeing makes planes heavier to save money

Boeing switching certain parts from titanium to aluminium to cut the $30m loss it makes on every 787 Dreamliner it makes<p>Boeing, which loses about $30m (£19.4m) on every 787 Dreamliner passenger jet that leaves the factory, is trying to stem the losses by cutting the use of one of its signature …

Court Rules That Your Butt-Dials Are Not Private

Suddenly, butts are not that cool anymore.<p>The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday that people do not have a reasonable expectation of privacy if their butts dial people by accident, making butts the gravest threat to privacy since the Patriot Act. (Maybe not, but who knew that butts …

It’s simple: This is not a place for babies

Asha, whose pixelated face appeared on placards at snap rallies in Melbourne and Sydney this week, sleeps on a wet mattress. Her tent leaks …

How Sexism Can Help You Understand Racism

In his novel <i>The Fire Next Time</i>, prolific writer James Baldwin wrote "whatever White people do not know about Negroes reveals, precisely and inexorably, what they do not know about themselves." Replace "White people" and "Negroes" with "Men" and "Women," and read the statement again. Though the …

3 Mind Hacks To Boost Your Motivation

The question I am always asked by the unmotivated is <i>“how do others become motivated?</i>” Motivation is created by both internal and external …

Drone Captures Video of Russian Base Inside Ukraine

Newly released drone footage appears to show a large military buildup at a Russian base inside Ukraine.<p>Dnipro-1, a pro-government volunteer regiment …

11 IKEA Hacks To Turn Your Backyard Into A Summer Oasis

It's no guarded secret that IKEA's extensive catalog is ripe for reinvention. Laptop table turned old-school bar cart? Check. Spice rack bathroom …

Correction: Greece-Bailout story

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — In a story July 2 about the Greek referendum, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the International Monetary Fund had said Greece would need debt relief worth 50 billion euros. The IMF said Greece needs new financing worth 50 billion euros as well as debt relief.<p>A …

What it means to be female in Nigeria

<b>What does it mean to be female in Nigeria? Women in Nigeria are using a hashtag on Twitter to share their experiences of everyday gender discrimination.</b><p>It started with a small book club meeting in the capital of Abuja on Sunday. Its members were discussing Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "We Should All …

If execution by torture isn't 'cruel and unusual' punishment, what is? | Scott Lemieux

The US supreme court has ruled that even the least morally defensible executions are allowable. But there’s some hope in the court’s dissents<p>You might think that the Eighth Amendment, which forbids “cruel and unusual” punishments, clearly prohibits death penalty regimes like those currently in …

Take Down the Confederate Flag: Pictures

Rapper Rick Ross arrested on kidnapping and assault charges

• Rapper and bodyguard taken into custody on same charges in Atlanta<br>• Ross, real name William Roberts, arrested at his mansion<p>Rapper Rick Ross is facing kidnapping and assault charges after a US marshals service fugitive taskforce and deputies arrested him at his mansion outside Atlanta.<p>Related: Rick …

Suspect in Charleston church rampage returns to South Carolina

A 21-year-old South Carolina man who lived near swamps, sported white supremacist patches and got a .45-caliber handgun for his birthday in April was in a Charleston jail Thursday night. He was suspected of the cold-blooded killings of nine parishioners during Bible study inside one of America's …

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N.Y. Prison Where Inmates Escaped Fosters Brutality, Racism, Abuse: Report

The upstate New York prison under scrutiny after two inmates hack-sawed their way to freedom this month has earned a hardcore reputation for a history of "staff violence, brutality and abuse," according to one report.<p>About 91 percent of inmates at Clinton Correctional Facility in the tiny village …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

The Drugging of the American Boy

By the time they reach high school, nearly 20 percent of all American boys will be diagnosed with ADHD. Millions of those boys will be prescribed a powerful stimulant to "normalize" them. A great many of those boys will suffer serious side effects from those drugs. The shocking truth is that many …

Inside a Bright and Airy Bahamas House

The ideal island house.<p>In the Bahamas, all you need is white furniture, pretty prints, plenty of sea grass and rattan — and a good bar. Amanda Lindroth's Bahamas home is the ultimate island house.