Stephanie Meier

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If These Totally Real Tweets About Parenthood Don't Make You Laugh, You're Probably Not A Parent

"Sorry for what I said while I was raising children."

Parenting

19 Brain Teasers That Will Leave You Stumped

Solving logic problems boosts brain power, keeps your memory strong, and entertains everyone to no end. See how many you can figure out—without …

Mathematics

These Pilots Say the Captain on Southwest Flight 1380 Wasn't Really a Hero. Here's What I Say to Them

I've got two words, and the second one is "you."<p>Most people are calling Southwest Airlines Captain Tammie Jo Shults a true hero after the emergency landing of Flight 1380 this week.<p>(Related: <i>Southwest's Apology to Passengers on Flight 1380 Is Brilliant, and It's Not Just the Cash. Here's …

Heroism

It’s Time For The United States To Divorce Before Things Get Dangerous

<i>“When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another…” —</i> …

United States

Before & After: Remodelista Contributing Editor Izabella Simmons Shares Her Scandi-Inspired Remodel

The first time I walked into our home, I remember immediately shifting into remodeling mode: I saw the potential, while ignoring the downsides of an …

Atlanta's Best Breakfast Dishes: 33 ways to start your day right

Atlanta’s Best Breakfast Dishes: 33 ways to start your day right<p>It’s the most important meal of the day—so make it a great one<p>Photograph by Ryan …

The most popular tiny dog breeds in America

46 Random Amazon Products That Thousands Of Reviewers Say Changed Their Lives

Life isn’t without its frustrations — and sometimes you need special products to help you solve those little problems that always seem to pop up. …

Amazon Has a Secret Section of $2 Travel-sized Beauty Products

Every time you buy one, you get a $2 credit — so they're basically free!<p>Here’s reason No. 948576875 why becoming an Amazon Prime member would be a …

Shopping

Woman outraged after Domino's staff write 'racist' message on her takeaway pizza box

A woman has hit out at fast-food chain Domino's after staff wrote a 'racist' message on her pizza box.<p>Amber Nasim was extremely upset after seeing …

This Is The Mindset You Need To Succeed 10X or 100X In Life (And It's The Opposite Of Convention)

When two people come together who are living in their "unique ability," they can go 100X bigger in their goals.<p><b>"</b><b>Being a giver is not good for a 100-</b><b>yard</b><b>dash</b><b>, but it's valuable in a marathon.</b><b>"</b><b>--</b> Adam Grant<p>Many people are TAKERS, especially those who desperately want success.<p>They engage in …

12 of the Best Small Towns in Germany

First-time visitors to Germany often flock to Munich or Berlin, and tend to miss out on the country’s rural enclaves. From the southern Alps to the …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the NRA but were too embarrassed to ask

Have a question about the NRA? We've got answers.<p>The NRA often gets a lot of attention in the news — and there’s been a particular focus on the …

Watch: “Shark Tank” judges reject the idea Amazon just spent $1 billion on

In November 2013, an entrepreneur named Jamie Siminoff pitched his idea for a “smart doorbell” on the reality show <i>Shark Tank</i>. The show’s judges rejected the idea. Siminoff forged ahead, turning the idea into a company called Ring. News broke yesterday (Feb. 27) that Amazon is buying that company …

The story behind the viral photo of a teacher in Ghana showing students Windows on a blackboard

There has been global applause for a teacher in Ghana who posted photos of himself drawing on a blackboard with multi-colored chalk, the features of a Microsoft Word processing window. The students in his class can also be seen drawing it into their notebooks.<p>Social media exploded in admiration and …

A New Backpack Is Blowing Up On Kickstarter. Here's Why.

Backpacks are the divas of the luggage world. One might work as a daypack but won’t carry enough for a three-day business trip. Another is perfect for work but way too small or formal for the gym. I have a sleek pack for that’s great for one laptop but heaven forbid I need it to accommodate extra …

Crowd Funding

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

The Women’s Skiing Freestyle Event Was Infiltrated By An Average Skier Who Gamed The Winter Olympics Scoring System

Elizabeth Swaney is a 33-year-old skier from Oakland, California who made the 2018 Winter Olympics with Hungary. She didn’t have the best run on the halfpipe on Monday, but you can certainly argue she had the most aesthetically interesting one.<p>Swaney made some waves on President’s Day when she took …

How to sell yourself in 30 seconds and leave people wanting more

How do you get people interested in you when you only have 30 seconds?<p>Whether you're in a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or happen to …

Katie Couric mocked for Olympic comments about Dutch and skating

Dutch mock Katie Couric's comments about speedskating<p>Tom Schad | USA TODAY<p>Best photos from day 3 of the Winter Olympics<p>Here are the best photos for the third full day of action at the Winter Olympics.<p>Katie Couric might want to visit Amsterdam sometime.<p>The broadcaster is drawing criticism on social …

Speed Skating

These photos will make you want to travel to Switzerland

Set against the backdrop of the Alps, most of Switzerland looks like it's straight out of a postcard.<p>It may be a small country, but it boasts …

Top CEOs Agree: Hiring People on Intelligence and Talent Alone Without This Other Trait May Be a Huge Mistake | Inc.com

If you were interviewing for an important job, and the CEO of the company asked you this question point blank (which has <i>one right answer</i> for getting you that job offer) what would you say on the spot? The question:<p><i>Are you smart or do you work hard?</i><p>Daniel Schwartz, the chief executive of the parent …

Employment

These Are The 'Smartest' Dog Breeds, According to a Canine Psychologist

Where does your dog rank?<p>There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. It can be focused on more than one thing.<p>As canine psychologist Stanley Coren …

Pets

Selling Means Learning How to Take Your Buyer's Money

Sales success requires knowing your product well and understanding people very well.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no shortage of money, but if you're ever going to make big money, you need to get your head right about money. People are being sent out into the …

12 Special Qualities A Man Has That Mean You Should Never Let Him Go

Some men are better than others. Yes, we're all equal human beings, but nevertheless one can easily make the argument that some men are better people …

The Right and Wrong Way to Apologize and Why It Matters | Inc.com

These past few weeks, we have seen what feels like an unusually high number of people faced with accusations of wrongdoing, sexual misconduct and unethical behavior. For most of them, the first response is one of denial and disputation. But as evidence and corroboration emerge, that strategy …

Positive Thinking

50 Holiday Cookies

Fill your cookie tins with batches and batches of classic cookies and creative variations.<p>Classic Sugar Cookies (No. 1)<p>Beat 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup …

The Most Expensive Cities To Remodel Your Bathroom, Ranked

If you're looking to renovate your bathroom this year, and wondering how much you'll spend, this is when you either curse or celebrate the city you …

San Francisco

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

Taste Beyond The Tongue