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Cheap flights: Best day to book, top sites and insider secrets

There are plenty of ideas out there to make long-range travel cheaper and faster, such as Elon Musk's Hyperloop and supersonic airliners. But until they actually arrive, we're stuck with regular air travel, which can take all day and put a serious dent in your bank account. I can't do anything …

The 15 most amazing women in science today

But that doesn't mean they aren't making some of the most important and inspiring contributions out there.<p>We've highlighted 15 female scientists who are doing amazing things, pulled from our recent list of groundbreaking scientists who are changing the way we see the world.<p>From a woman who …

Scott Walker makes a clown of himself: Foreign policy-challenged candidate disastrously flubs Iran

Wisconsin governor promises to alienate all our allies, then convince them to help us “cripple” Iran somehow<p>News broke this morning that finally, after many long years of sanctions and many long months of delicate negotiations, the Obama administration and it allies finally ceded the Sudetenland to …

Meet the black woman raised to believe she was white

Growing up, Lacey Schwartz always felt different. It wasn't until her late teens that she discovered the truth about her parentage - and her race<p>“Throughout my life, people have asked me why I look the way I do,” says Lacey Schwartz. “I would tell them that my parents were white, which was true. I …

“Modern racism lurks in the shadows of equality”: Why colorblind school policies have failed black people

Instead of confronting racial and cultural divides, American education only serves to further them<p>The United States is experiencing a paroxysm of racism, from police shootings and the brutality of white supremacy in Charleston to a string of arsons in black churches across the South. Of course, …

Bill O’Reilly unloads in racial rant: Only “anti-American haters” think U.S. suffers epidemic of racism!

Fox News talking head plays to type in debate with Kirsten Powers<p>Fox News bloviator Bill O'Reilly keeps insisting that America has no problem with racism and with an increased scrutiny on the symbolism of the Confederate Flag, he's gone into an even deeper defensive crouch.<p>During his show last …

Why Most People Believe Affluence Is Wealth

When you drive through a fancy neighborhood where every home is a mini-mansion with a Mercedes or BMW in the garage, you probably think these people …

5 strategies that will make you a more authentic leader

<b>Related: Authenticity Is Your Brand's Greatest Social Media Asset</b><p>But that's the wrong question to ask because the fact is that when you are authentic, you are much more effective as a leader. People <i>want</i> to follow you.<p>Here are five ways you can start to step into your natural power right now.<p>People …

Happiest Man in the World: Stop Trying to be Happy

In his new book, Altruism, a scientist turned Buddhist monk argues that we’re all hardwired to be altruistic—and that’s the secret to true bliss.<p>Type …

Some blacks feel fatigued after barrage of racial incidents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The weariness, the rage, the depressing conviction that black life is stuck in a murderous loop fueled by racism — these emotions …

This is American terrorism: White supremacy’s brutal, centuries-long campaign of violence

There’s a war being waged against Black Americans, whether white America wants to admit it or not<p>The evidence is clear. The reports are in. There is no other conclusion. It’s 2015, and Black people in America are under a sustained and lethal terrorist attack.<br>In North Charleston, S.C., not too far …

6 ways white supremacy takes its toll on Black people’s mental health

<b>Protester, Baltimore, April 25, 2015. (Reuters/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)</b><p>Whether you’re a teen at a pool party or a parent just trying to make ends meet, America is a hostile place to live<p>Terrell Jermaine Starr<p>June 11, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Officially, Kalief …

Mental Health

6 Incredibly Common Financial Mistakes You Really, Really Don't Want to Make

Have you made any of these money mistakes?<p>We all make mistakes, and through them, we learn. But when it comes to finances, it is best not to take the …

6 Signs Your Finances Are in Great Health

Rock your finances.<p>You have six months of take-home pay socked away in an emergency fund. You pride yourself on your 720 credit score. And you …

Common, Pharrell, and ‘The New Black’: An Ignorant Mentality That Undermines the Black Experience

The rapper Common made waves during a recent appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart when he offered his take on race in America. It isn’t …

10 Ways You’re Secretly Losing Money

Personal Finance

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

Packing Tips: 6 Hacks Every Man Should Have in His Arsenal

Packing Tips: 6 Hacks Every Man Should Have in His Arsenal

Tisha Cherry's Pop Culture Food Art

Give <b>Tisha Cherry</b> a food item--<i>any</i> food item--and I'll bet that she can turn it into a work of art. But you'd better be well-informed about pop …

Learning a second language at any age may slow the brain's decline

Bilingual education in schools has long been a political hot potato -- it was banned in California by a 1998 ballot measure, which the state Senate is now asking voters to repeal. But politics aside, there's an increasing amount of scientific support for the benefits of knowing (at least) two …

You Can Now Get High-Speed Internet Access on the Moon

Once again, NASA has proven that lasers are one of the coolest technologies we’ve got. After three years of development, researchers from the space …