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Five surprising tricks to help you stop snoring

As many as one in four people in the UK snore, according to NHS estimates – and men are twice as likely to snore as women.<p>To mark National Stop Snoring Week, we've rounded up the dream cures to every noisy sleeper's living nightmare ...<p>1. Flight socks<p>According to research published last year by the …

Sleep

America's Victim-in-Chief

Scarcely a week goes by when the president doesn’t publicly adopt a posture of victimhood to evade responsibility for his failures and shortcomings.<p><i>“No politician in history — and I say this with great surety — has been treated worse or more unfairly.” ~ Donald J. Trump</i><p>Imagine growing up heir to a …

Donald Trump

Media don't want to understand Trump voters, all 63 million of them

As the tax evasion trial of former presidential campaign manager Paul Manafort began, the Trump-hating Democratic Media Complex renewed its howls, hoping Manafort flips and gives up Trump’s head.<p>Mollie Hemingway, the conservative senior editor from The Federalist, asked a question on Twitter.<p>“At …

Donald Trump

The Money Series: How Much Should Churches Spend on Their Staff?

<b>Ministry is all about people reaching people and disciples making disciples.</b> Because of that, it should be no surprise that the largest financial …

Compensation

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? Build ’Em With Just 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core -- without doing situps -- using a routine that spares your lower back<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this — and lots more ended up with back …

Workouts

15 Horror Movie Wikipedia Pages That Are For Adults Only

"Some people think The Exorcist is cursed for portraying such demonic themes."<p><i>Warning: Some of the content and images in this post are potentially disturbing. Continue at your own risk.</i>

The Republican tax law is becoming less popular, not more

Six months in, the majority of voters are neutral to negative on the GOP tax cuts.<p>It’s been six months since President Donald Trump signed into law the Republican tax cuts. During that time, the measure appears to have become less popular — not more. The GOP’s big 2018 midterms sales pitch isn’t …

Vote against the GOP this November

By George F. Will<p>Columnist<p>Amid the carnage of Republican misrule in Washington, there is this glimmer of good news: The family-shredding policy along the southern border, the most telegenic recent example of misrule, clarified something. Occurring less than 140 days before elections that can …

Republicans

A Prayer for Churches Experiencing Intense Spiritual Warfare

<i>“The dragon was enraged at the woman and went off to wage war against the rest of her offspring—those who keep God’s commands and hold fast their</i> …

Jesus breaks religious rules

As we live in an imperfect society we need some rules and laws to combat the worst forms of evil. Religion has its own sets of rules, but Jesus …

Trump beats Obama at the lying game

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even the harshest critics of Donald Trump have to concede that the President excels at one thing -- lying. And he does so far more than his predecessor ever dared to. As the Washington Post recently quantified, Trump has served up over 3,000 lies or misleading statements since taking …

The Nature of Evil

"Evil" has a wider range of definitions than that for which human or supernatural agents are responsible.<p>There are two main types of evil:<p><b>Moral evil</b> …

History, Mystery, and Music in Money, Mississippi

<i>It was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty Delta day</i><p><i>I was out choppin’ cotton, and my brother was balin’ hay</i><p><i>And at dinner time we stopped and</i> …

Meaning: "in fact, in truth" (early 14c.), from Old English dæd "a doing, act, action, event" (see deed (n.)). As an interjection,… See more definitions.

indeed (adv.)<p>c. 1600, a contraction into one word of the prepositional phrase in dede "in fact, in truth" (early 14c.), from Old English dæd "a …

Is Power Evil? The Ethics of Power

Power. It’s what everybody wants, right? That’s the story at least. Money, political influence, weapons, power to intimidate, power to make people do …

Metro sex-trafficking sting rescues nearly 160 children, authorities say

Loading...<p><b>NORTH FULTON COUNTY, Ga.</b> - A sting on the sex-trafficking trade in metro Atlanta netted dozens of arrests and the rescue of dozens of …

Meet The Last Surviving Witness To The Tulsa Race Riot Of 1921

<i>Update: Since this piece was published several people have reached out to tell us the story of Hal Singer. At the time of the massacre, Hal Singer was just 18 months old. His mother worked as a cook in wealthy white homes in Tulsa. As the violence began, one of her employers helped Hal and his</i> …

Why Are White Men Stockpiling Guns?

Research suggests it's largely because they're anxious about their ability to protect their families, insecure about their place in the job market …

Almost half of US families can't afford basics like rent and food

The economy may be chugging along, but many Americans are still struggling to afford a basic middle class life.<p>Nearly 51 million households don't earn enough to afford a monthly budget that includes housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and a cell phone, according to a study …

Washington State

How training doctors in implicit bias could save the lives of black mothers

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — There was a pool of blood, a look of panic on her husband’s face — and then everything went black.<p>Alia McCants was back at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital, where nine days earlier, she had given birth to healthy twins. She and her husband had brought the babies home to their …

Pregnancy

This is why everyday racial profiling is so dangerous

<b>(CNN) —</b> The headlines pop up with alarming frequency: People of color going about their daily business -- shopping, golfing, moving in -- only to have the cops called on them.<p>But for every story that makes the news, there are countless others that don't involve police. Black customers who get …

Say Goodbye To The Information Age: It’s All About Reputation Now

In a world of fake news, the only antidote is our ability to judge the reputation of the people supplying us with information.<p>There is an underappreciated paradox of knowledge that plays a pivotal role in our advanced hyper-connected liberal democracies: the greater the amount of information that …

Greenwood, Tulsa

<b>Greenwood</b> is a neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma. As one of the most prominent concentrations of African-American businesses in the United States …

Democrats need to stop believing this myth about Trump's base

<b>(CNN) —</b> The big myth about the 2016 presidential election was that economic suffering drove most of Donald Trump's "base" directly into his hands in states such as Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. The story goes that while Democrats were tied in knots about identity politics, Trump's attacks …

Civil Rights

Poll: Obama losing support from base

President Barack Obama is losing support from his base, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll released on Tuesday that finds his backing from liberals and African-Americans has plummeted.<p>The percentage of liberal Democrats who strongly support the president’s job policies has dropped in …

Obama's legacy: He sparked hope -- and got blindsided

<b>(CNN) —</b> Barack Obama has been out of the White House for only a little more than a year. But it's not too soon for historians to begin to assess the impact of his momentous presidency. Soon after the election, I convened a conference at Princeton University to start the discussion, and now some of …

Tea Party

Never-Before-Seen Mineral Found Inside a 'Super Deep' Diamond

The find can tell scientists how ocean crust is recycled throughout Earth's interior.<p>Hidden inside a diamond forged deep within the belly of the Earth, scientists have found the first evidence of a mineral that's never been seen before.<p>It's called calcium silicate perovskite, and without a hard …

Abuna Yemata Guh

Reaching the "Church in the Sky" requires scaling the cliff face of a sandstone pinnacle with a 650-foot drop.<p>If you think going to a normal church …

Do You See A Duck Or A Rabbit? Your Answer Reveals Something About Your Brain

It’s an optical illusion that we are all probably familiar with. When you look at the image, do you see a duck or a rabbit?<p>As soon as someone says …

The Sardinians living to -- and over -- 100

Luigi Corda spent two years photographing centenarians in the regions of Barbagia, Ogliastra, Trexenta and Middle Campidano, where he saw the important role played by family.