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How the news media distorts black families

During his campaign for the U.S. Senate, former Alabama judge Roy Moore answered a question about what it means to “make America great again.” According to Moore, America was great “at the time when families were united — even though we had slavery. They cared for one another. People were strong in …

Great Depression

11 killer Android features you are not using, but should

Android is stacked with so many tools and configuration options, we often overlook some of its most useful features. Sometimes they’re hiding in …

Android News

Star Wars game eerily predicted huge Force Awakens spoiler

Game-playing <i>Star Wars</i> fans might have felt an eerie sense of déjà vu while watching a climactic scene in <i>The Force Awakens</i>.<p>Because a game from <i>five</i> …

This app is everything OS X Finder wants to be

Maybe it’s just me, but Finder is one of the default Mac apps I find most annoying. Even though Apple introduced tabs to the default experience a few years ago, Finder still makes it harder than it should to move files from one folder on your computer to another.<p>Commander One, a Finder alternative …

Operating Systems

19 books by CEOs that will teach you how to run the world

But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor of instructive anecdotes — which is why they so often come from execs who have lived through it.<p>From the memoir of a former gang member to an analysis of the most efficient hiring methods, here are the best leadership books from people who …

Say "No" to These 10 Things to Increase Your Success

“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.” – <i>Warren …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Time Management

Some coding 'bootcamps' can get graduates an average salary of over $100,000 after just three months, and now you can pay for them with student loans

These programs are designed to take in students with minimal coding knowledge and shoot them back out a few months later as employable software engineers. And the top schools have enjoyed outstanding success, boasting over $100,000 in average exit salaries and up to 99% employment rates, partially …

Higher Education

5 Outrageous Luxury Hotels Now Underway

Scores of luxury hotels debut all over the globe each year—and while every shiny new development strives to shatter the industry’s gold standard in terms of services and amenities, some aim to stand out from the pack in a far more daring way.<p>The following soon-to-be lodges—from a waterfront resort …

Architecture

Why one of Silicon Valley's top investors says 'don't follow your passion'

This week, he gave a commencement speech at his alma mater, Columbia University.<p>The subject of his speech?<p>"Don't follow your passion, and the world is not going to hell in a handbasket and the class of 2015 is not required to save it."<p>His first point was particularly interesting because it …

20 Smart Apps For Enterpreneurs To Use

A list of great apps for entrepreneurs to increase productivity, manage projects effectively and expand your business with ease!

New app solves maths equations in seconds

While helping their children solve basic math problems is possible for most parents for a while, it can become tricky as the exercises get more and more complicated.<p>That’s why a Croatian entrepreneur decided to create an app using character recognition software, that allows smart phones to solve …

How To Set Realistic Expectations For Your SEO Campaign

As a business owner, I’m always thinking in the present. I need to know how to get results now—how to increase the visibility of my business, get more leads, and generate more revenue as soon as possible. The sooner I meet my immediate goals, the sooner I can meet my long-term goals, and the more …

Marketing

College is still worth it, because the alternative is so much worse

The early admissions deadlines for universities across the country have come and gone, and acceptance letters are on their way. But with the cost of …

Sprint to existing customers: Lease an iPhone 6 for $5 a month

After several promotions aimed at winning over new customers, the wireless carrier looks to reward its base.<p>Sprint wants to reward its existing customer base for its loyalty.<p>The company said on Tuesday that it is offering a "Loyalty Service Credit" of $15 to Sprint customers looking to lease …

Here's Why Alibaba Is Becoming A Huge Threat To Amazon And eBay

Alibaba is expected to IPO in September and a new financial report from the company reveals that the Chinese e-commerce giant continues to grow at a blistering pace. The company's growth pattern, and its recent entrance into the U.S. market, makes Alibaba a serious threat to e-commerce giants like …

eCommerce

Get a 4-terabyte external hard drive for $119.99

This mammoth Samsung drive features auto-backup software and a three-year warranty.<p>Even as we shift to cloud-powered everything, there's a need for local storage. You've got ever-expanding music and photo collections, to say nothing of all that sweet video you're shooting with your new quadcopter. …

Tilt-shift

10 Best iPhone News and News Reader Apps

Keeping up with the news used to be pretty simple. You picked up your preferred tabloid or broadsheet newspaper on the way to work, or tuned into a scheduled news bulletin on the radio or your TV.<p>The internet has transformed the way in which news is created and distributed though. Keeping up with …

40 High-Paying Jobs That Don't Require A Bachelor's Degree

According to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the following are the 40 highest-paying jobs that don't require workers to have a four-year college degree. Each has an annual salary of at least $58,000.<p>The median annual wages listed are calculated to include hourly, weekly, and …