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The Queen of England Enjoys These Four Cocktails

By now we all know the Queen of England really knows how to live, especially when it comes to how she eats and drinks.<p>The Queen rules the house with …

Country Lifestyle

A Secure, Modern Education Where It’s Desperately Needed

Adam Avery<p>Educational opportunities are severely lacking in the U.S. prison system—but technology is finally starting to fill the void.<p>Of the 2.3 million people currently incarcerated in the U.S., more than 35 percent don’t have a high school diploma or GED. About 94 percent don’t have any …

Education

I’m From America, Mr. President. Where Are *You* From?

The president has a problem with diversity. But the government’s issues go far deeper than one ignorant man.<p>“Where are you from?” No, really, where are you <i>from</i>?<p>The president of the United States reportedly asked these questions of an analyst briefing him on the release of a family held hostage in …

Disarm

Seven memory skills that will make you smarter

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

The Brain

We Compared Prices for 21 Items at Trader Joe's and Costco – A Clear Pattern Emerged

At first glance, Trader Joe's and Costco couldn't be more different. TJ's stores are fun, quirky, and smaller than most supermarkets. Costco is the …

Shopping

Trump says he's open to pathway to citizenship 'incentive' on DACA

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Wednesday opened the door to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children, the first time he's explicitly said he'd accept a pathway to citizenship for them.<p>"We're going to morph into it. It's going to happen at some point in the …

Immigration

North Korean ex-spy Kim Hyon-hui casts doubt on Kim Jong Un’s Olympic motives

DAEGU CITY, South Korea — She’s a killer with a soft voice and a sharp blue suit. And not just any killer.<p>Kim Hyon-hui is a mass murderer, a former spy for North Korea who blew up a passenger jet in 1987 on orders from Kim Jong Un’s father.<p>She says he wanted to sabotage the 1988 Seoul Summer …

North Korea

Trump in the World That He Insults

The President is headed to Davos. How can someone so “America first” attend an event so globally minded?<p>The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, getting under way this week in the Alpine town of Davos, Switzerland, has long been known as much for its socializing and its parties as for its serious …

Donald Trump

25 Simple Daily Habits Which Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen?<p>Everyone wants their life to be above average, but what are you really doing to make it happen? In truth, succeeding in business and life often depends on consistency, diligence and discipline. At least …

'Pyongyang Olympics?' Backlash reveals changing attitudes in South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - An agreement between South and North Korea to march under a unity flag and field a joint ice hockey team at next month's Olympics was met by sharp criticism from many in the South on Thursday, highlighting changing attitudes toward the country's northern neighbor.<p>The controversy …

A sleep expert gives the best tips for falling asleep quicker

Sleep expert Matthew Walker describes the perfect conditions for falling asleep quicker. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Matthew Walker:</b> My name is Matthew Walker. I am a professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California Berkeley and I am the author of the book, "Why …

Sleep

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Quitting Drinking

One year ago, I was hospitalized. I won't bore you with the details, so let's just say I was struck down with a case of having an enormous penis. …

When personality changes from bad to good

Brain injury does not always result in an undesirable personality change, finds Christian Jarrett.<p>In the classic 80s rom-com Overboard, Goldie Hawn’s spoilt, selfish character suffers a brain injury in a yachting accident. As well as causing memory loss, the accident transforms her personality in …

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

Johann Hari took antidepressants for 14 years until a shocking realisation – the drugs don’t work. In this extract from his new book, he calls for a new approach<p>• Johann Hari Q&A: ‘I was afraid to dismantle the story about depression and anxiety’<p>In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered …

São Paulo

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Surgeon Unemployment Rate Reaches 75 Percent; Million-Dollar Med Degrees 'Not Worth Paper They're Printed On'

Insights from the future: automated diagnosis, treatment, and surgeries will result in mass medical unemployment. Oh ... and medical care will be free (as in beer, not speech).<p><i>This is the first chapter of Insights from the Future. This is a book I'm writing about technology, innovation, and people</i> …

Top FBI official grilled on Comey, Clinton in Hill testimony

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe faced numerous questions this week about his interactions, conversations and correspondence with his onetime boss, former FBI Director James Comey, spanning both the FBI's Russia investigation and its probe into Hillary Clinton's private email …

Donald Trump

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<p>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

United States

Why the #MeToo Movement Should Be Ready for a Backlash

As a much-needed reckoning happens in the workplace, look to college campuses for a note of caution.<p>In the final five years of his presidency, Barack Obama’s administration undertook a worthy and bold challenge: the elimination of sexual assault on campuses. In fact, Obama’s team had a much more …

Leeann Tweeden

How to Finish Everything You Start | Heleo

“When you make a goal, it’s not just a goal, it’s a promise to yourself.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>How to keep promises you make to yourself</i>• <i><br>Why you should</i> …

The best smartphones you can buy right now

Smartphones get better every year, but 2017 has seen a string of particularly impressive devices. The benefits are obvious -- there's never been a better year to be in the market for a new phone -- but that also means that making a decision is harder than ever. Since we've tested all of 2017's …

Interior Designers Reveal the Top 8 Small-Space Tips They Swear By

Call us crazy, but we prefer styling a small space over a large one any day. There's something incredibly thrilling about size-challenged decorating …

Home Decorating

A Look at Life in the Mississippi Delta

<b>In his new book, photojournalist Brandon Thibodeaux shows a different side of one of the South’s most treasured landscapes</b><p>Brandon Thibodeaux’s journey through the Mississippi Delta began in 2009 with twenty rolls of black and white film and a 1970s-vintage twin-lens camera. “I thought if I came …

The Hidden Battle of the Sexes at Work - WSJ

For all the effort employers are pouring into advancing women in the workplace, why are they making so little headway?<p>One big obstacle: Men and women are at odds over whether there even is a problem to begin with.<p>In the same offices and on the same teams, women largely view gender equality as a …

Feminism

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

Psychology

50 Activities to Add to Your Fall Bucket List

Take advantage of the cooler months with these must-do activities.<p>As the temperatures start dropping and the leaves start changing, we're ready to …

Almost 80% of South Korean men have abused girlfriend, study claims

Disturbing footage of a man hitting and kicking his ex-girlfriend before chasing her down a street in central Seoul with a truck shocked South Korea in July and triggered a police 100-day action campaign to combat violence against women.<p>But a newly released study by the Korean Institute of …

Sociology