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Fake News: Lies spread faster on social media than truth does

If it seems like fake news is everywhere, that may be because it is.<p>Falsehoods spread like wildfire on social media, getting quicker and longer-lasting pickup than the truth, researchers reported on Thursday.<p>A deep dive into Twitter shows that false news was re-tweeted more often than true news …

Social Media

Taliban appeals to American people to ‘rationally’ rethink war effort

KABUL — Taliban insurgents on Wednesday issued an extraordinary, 17,000-word appeal to the “American people,” asking them to pressure U.S. officials to end the 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan and asserting that the protracted American “occupation” had brought only death, corruption and drugs to …

Afghanistan

China Has Big Plans to Win the Next War

The 1991 Gulf War and the 1999 Kosovo War heralded a new era of warfare for the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). Stunning victories by …

Don Lemon Breaks Down in Tears After Reading Open Letter to Trump

CNN host Don Lemon directly addressed President Donald Trump in an open letter on his show criticizing his inflammatory response to Myeisha Johnson, …

Donald Trump

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It) | Inc.com

Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you know someone who possesses the following qualities, share this with them -- and …

Self-improvement

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Imagine How You'll Feel on January 18 (if You Start a 100-Day Goal on October 10) | Inc.com

Recently, I wrote about how 100 days is the perfect amount of time to achieve a key life goal. It's enough time to accomplish something big--but short enough to be able to see the finish line from the start, and to discourage procrastination.<p>I've done these kinds of 100-day challenges a few times: …

Motivation

6 ways to create the perfect vision board

When it comes to your ultimate goals, sometimes you really have to see it to believe it. Whether it’s backpacking across another country or dreaming …

17 High-Protein, Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas For Weight Loss | TODAY.com

The TODAY Parenting Team is a community where anyone can write posts, ask questions and share advice.<p>When you start the day with a carb-heavy breakfast, the morning can sometimes drag, causing you to reach for that second cup of coffee. Try cutting down on carbs, and reach for one of these …

Tip: Get Leaner and Healthier by Doing Nothing

Got 5 or 10 minutes? Mindfulness drills like this one can reduce fasting glucose, making fat loss easier. Check it out.<p>Mindfulness has become a …

5 steps to get started with saving

Costs add up fast, and building your savings can seem like a pipe dream. But small changes now can yield big benefits later. Follow these basic steps …

8 simple ways to save money

Sometimes the hardest thing about saving money is just getting started. It can be difficult to figure out simple ways to save money and how to use …

The brain and the gut talk to each other: how fixing one could help the other

It’s widely recognised that emotions can directly affect stomach function. As early as 1915, influential physiologist Walter Cannon noted that …

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Confidants of Pope Francis blast right-wing American evangelicals in article that mentions Trump

Two confidants of the pope penned an article condemning the desire for religious influence in the political sphere<p>Two collaborators of Pope Francis condemned the growing link between politics and religion in an article this week published in La Civiltà Cattolica, a Jesuit publication that is …

Expert Advice for Breaking the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle

The Great Recession might be over but make no mistake about it: Americans are still in financial turmoil. According to a recent study released by …

43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

Salvadorean man with 39 children may be oldest living man

Juan Pablo Villalobos Maradiaga was born in 1901 and has just celebrated his 116th birthday.<p>Guinness World Records has not officially confirmed Juan Pablo as the oldest living man. As of 22 March 2017, the title was held by Israel Kristal, a 113-year-old from Poland.

5 Winning Social Media Strategies From a Master Marketer

Real content from real people develops real relationships.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most people who have their businesses on social media are looking hard for answers to solutions for more traffic, engagement and conversions to build their brand. While great …

10 easy ways to save $10 every single day: That's an extra $3,650 a year

Americans report daily spending of around $100 on average — and that's outside of car or home payments and basic household expenses, according to …

12 important lessons for building a business in your first year

The first year is always the hardest.<p>The first year of trying to get back into shape. The first year of learning a language. The first year of learning a new skill.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>For us, it was the first …

Business Strategy

This disturbing map reveals how climate change is already affecting your health, based on the state you live in

Climate change is already beginning to wreak havoc upon the planet. In the short term, we're facing more winter storms, miserably hot summers, and a longer allergy season. In the long term, entire coastlines will likely disappear, threatening communities and wildlife.<p>On a more local level, experts …

Climate Change

Is American Democracy Really Under Threat?

The country’s turbulent politics, in perspective<p>The White House’s increasing inaccessibility to the press; the violence against lawmakers and journalists; the apparent ease with which Russia preyed on Americans’ deep political divisions and distrust of government; and the president’s efforts to …

Cuba to Trump: US in no 'condition to lecture us' on human rights

<b>(CNN) —</b> Responding to President Donald Trump's announcement Friday that he is reversing the Obama administration's steps to normalize relations with Cuba, the Castro government said the US is in no "condition to lecture us."<p>Trump's speech in Miami to announce the rollback was "full of hostile …

Human Rights

Morning ritual: The 7 steps that will make you happy all day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

10 Creepy Sounds Recorded in Space by NASA

Spacecraft traveling to the far reaches of the solar system pick up some spooky sounds.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Trump wants more power and fewer checks and balances — again

<i>Update No. 2: Trump tweeted an even-more-specific request for the nuclear option Tuesday.</i><p><i>Update May 2: Trump is indeed going ahead with a push to get rid of the filibuster, tweeting that the GOP should consider it if it can't get 60 votes to overcome the filibuster. He apparently even threatened to</i> …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s Russia scandal: What you need to know (and what you should avoid)

When it comes to Russia, there are a lot of dangling threads that could distract us from the important points<p>If President Donald Trump did indeed collude with Russia to defeat Hillary Clinton, his best chance of getting away with it rests on manipulating our culture's notoriously distractible …

Shocking Discovery Proves Jesus Never Existed: Archaeologists Unearth the First Pope in History

The remains of the first Catholic pope have been exhumed by archaeologists and have been remarkably well preserved, as well as turning up some …

Archaeology

The rich pay fewer taxes than the poor, and get more services

<b>The rich continue to pay fewer taxes, and get more services (Yuri_Arcurs via iStock)</b><p>Uninformed conservatives should consider who really benefits from U.S. tax laws and assistance programs<p>Paul Buchheit<p>March 25, 2017 2:27pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>When all forms of taxes and …

Income Inequality