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Muslim couple denied Swiss citizenship over handshake refusal

The Swiss city of Lausanne has blocked a Muslim couple’s bid to become Swiss nationals over their refusal to shake hands with members of the opposite sex.<p>The municipality said it refused to grant the couple’s citizenship application over their lack of respect for gender equality, Lausanne mayor …

Middle School

Another epic economic collapse is coming

Eric Sevareid (1912-1992), the author and broadcaster, said he was a pessimist about tomorrow but an optimist about the day after tomorrow. Regarding America’s economy, prudent people should reverse that.<p>This Wednesday, according to the Financial Times’s Robin Wigglesworth and Nicole Bullock, “the …

Economics

57 Funny Jokes for Kids (And Adults Who Like Dumb Jokes)

You can never have too many knee-slappers in your repertoire of bad puns.<p>Question: A pun, a riddle, and a knock-knock joke walk into a, umm, room …

Jokes

If you’re wondering why you’ve lost friends in adulthood, this is probably why

We all do it, and it’s probably doing damage to our friendships.<p>What a lot of people don’t appear to understand is that the single easiest way to make friends is to show up when it matters — and the single easiest way to lose friends is to, well, not.<p>That sounds obvious, but a pattern I’ve observed …

Relationships

Report: Oatmeal, breakfast foods contain unsafe amounts of weed killer

A number of popular breakfast foods, including cereals, granola bars and instant oats, were tested and found to contain potentially dangerous amounts of cancer-linked glyphosate, the main ingredient in weed killer.<p>The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an environmental advocacy organization that …

Glyphosate

Low-carb, high-fat diets could knock years off lifespan, 25-year study suggests

Eating a diet which is low in carbohydrates could knock years off lifespan, a 25 year study suggests.<p>Food plans which replace carbs with protein and fat, such as the Ketogenic or Atkins, have gained popularity in recent years, and are often endorsed by celebrities such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim …

Nutrition

Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — After his pregnant wife and two daughters disappeared, Christopher Watts stood on his porch in Colorado and lamented to reporters how much he missed them.<p>He longed for the simple things, he said, like telling his girls to eat their dinner and gazing at them as they curled up …

Crime

This Man Retired at 33 With $1.3 Million — and 3 Kids. Here’s How

Plus how another family retired with 2 kids at 43.<p>Retire early? “Sure,” you might say, “I could do that — if it weren’t for the kids.” But even with …

Retirement

Getting unstuck: The myth of work-life balance

Have you ever felt like you were in a rut or experiencing a particularly low point in your life? It’s times like these when we feel down, hopeless …

Work-life Balance

We’re in a new age of obesity. How did it happen? You’d be surprised | George Monbiot

The thrill of disapproval chimes disastrously with industry propaganda. We delight in blaming the victims<p>When I saw the photograph I could scarcely believe it was the same country. A picture of Brighton beach in 1976, featured in the Guardian a few weeks ago, appeared to show an alien race. Almost …

Will Power

It’s Trump’s Boom, Not Obama’s

Tireless Obama loyalists insist that his policies have finally started working.<p>At first they tried to deny its existence. Then they said it was …

Donald Trump

The Real Omarosa Scandal

Bringing a recording device into the Situation Room is an open invitation to foreign hackers. And it speaks to a culture of carelessness in the Trump White House that helps America’s enemies.<p>You’re not strip-searched when you walk into the Situation Room, the windowless chamber beneath the White …

Donald Trump

In the Market for Fetal Body Parts, a Baby’s Brain Sells for $3,340

Republicans on the special House panel investigating the transfer of fetal tissue from aborted babies will present evidence in a hearing today that …

Prenatal Development

Most people who think they have a penicillin allergy are wrong. Here's why that's dangerous.

Are you allergic to penicillin? If so, are you sure about that?<p>It's surprisingly common for people to wrongly think they have a penicillin allergy - and that misconception can be dangerous for their health.<p>Ten percent of all patients in the United States claim to have a penicillin allergy. Of those …

Microbiology

We Hope Someday We Can Love Something As Much As This Sheep Loves Bouncing On A Trampoline

Life is short. If you love bouncing on trampolines, go bounce on them by all means.<p>Revered as the ultimate symbol of cool since it was first …

Arctic Monkeys

Hospital Gives 'Honor Walk' To Organ Donor Who Touched 50 Livest

Photo of “honor walk” given to father of three before donating his organs goes viral<p>A 41-year-old father of three young children lost his life …

Empathy

Why Democratic Socialists Can’t Legitimately Claim Sweden, Denmark as Success Stories

Sen. Bernie Sanders and congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are popularizing the philosophy of democratic socialism, especially among …

Middle-class

You can make money directly off of other people's debt.

The Best Peer-to-Peer Lending Platforms for Investors<p>These services give you direct access to the consumer credit market.<p>Updated August 10, 2018<p>We …

Loans

Washington Post Conducts Massive Fact Check On Ocasio-Cortez

12:14 PM 08/10/2018<p>Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was the victim of a particularly tough fact check by the Washington …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

How to Break Your Procrastination Habit in the Next 21 Days Without Using Willpower

The first step is identifying why you procrastinate in the first place.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Do you ever procrastinate? Do you sometimes put off doing things you know would improve your life and/or business?<p>When I ask this question in my keynote speeches and …

Procrastination

This is what God may be doing with your unanswered prayers

I wanted the job. I wanted it badly. And a few weeks after making it to the final round of interviews, I learned that I had just missed the cut.<p>I called my friend Shon to share the bad news.<p>“Is the door totally shut?” he asked.<p>“They only hire seasonally, and this was pretty much my one shot,” I …

Faith

Dude, She’s (Exactly 25 Percent) Out of Your League

A massive new study of online dating finds that everyone dates aspirationally—and that a woman’s desirability peaks 32 years before a man’s does.<p>You’re at a party and you see someone cute across the room. They glance at you, maybe even smile for a second, then carry on with their conversation. You …

Relationships

Want a Happy Marriage? Science Says Couples Should Do These 7 Things for Each Other Often

Author Eric Barker dissects the book, "The All-or-Nothing Marriage: How the Best Marriages Work," and discovers science-backed behaviors for a happy marriage.<p>How many motivational books have you read? You know how it goes, right? The author conveys his or her version of the secrets of life, …

Happiness

The first human trials of this experimental, cancer-killing drug could change everything

Properly mixed, the medicine came out as a dark brown liquid. A nurse brought the intravenous bag to the side of a recliner, where a man with brain cancer sat. The nurse hung the plump bag on a stand and prepared the treatment for delivery. The moment had arrived for BXQ-350 to meet its first human …

Cancer

Excessive Exercise Linked to Poor Mental Health in Counterintuitive Study

"If you do a high volume of exercise, you are stressing your body out."<p>If a little bit of something is good, then a lot of it must be <i>great</i>, right? …

Mental Health

Why most people will never be successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

Self-improvement

10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions

The other day I received an email from a reader with 10 questions she wanted me to answer. No introduction. No small talk.<p>Just a list of questions …

Self-improvement

Researchers Find Grave Downside to Sleeping More Than 8 Hours a Day

"I think that longer sleep could be a red flag."<p>It’s no secret that chronic sleep deprivation is taking its toll on America’s health, but a new study …

Sleep

6 reasons why sex is important in a relationship

I want to start by saying that sex doesn’t need to be a part of every relationship. It might be important to you to wait a certain amount of time or …

Self-improvement

7 Ways To Reprogram Self-Defeating Thoughts

The quality of our thoughts impacts not only how we behave and interact with the world, but how we see ourselves, and ultimately, what we believe we’re capable of. This is why it’s so important to identify, and work on, self-defeating thoughts, or deeply held beliefs and ideas that are inherently …

Self-help