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Nile Rodgers: ‘My family were high-functioning addicts. I inherited that gene’

‘It’s been crazeeee,” Nile Rodgers says of his 65 years on the planet. We have barely met and he is already on to his parents’ heroin addiction, his mother’s three coat-hanger abortions, sexual abuse he witnessed at the convalescent home he was sent to for acute asthma as a child, mingling as a …

Music

5 Unbelievably Simple Ways to Make Your Content More Engaging

These 5 tactics will make your online content the digital page-turner your readers just can't put down.<p>Think about the stories you love. The ones you snuck under your covers after lights out and read with a flashlight. The ones you listened to on repeat. The ones you bailed on your friends for. …

6 Easy Ways to Attract More Website Traffic

Optimizing for mobile and customized email marketing are just two of them.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Traffic is the lifeblood of any online business. And success is difficult to achieve without it. No matter how much time, effort and money you've put into building …

Nicki Minaj Reveals Why She Stopped Having Sex

World famous female rapper Nicki Minaj is staying away from men for the time being, according to a new report.<p>The “Anaconda” singer recently revealed …

Nicki Minaj

What a Novel Looks Like Before It’s a Novel

In the long game that is novel-writing, the most mysterious element is the first draft: the rough attempt at shaping a story, the often never-seen …

Lamb Chops with Balsamic Reduction Recipe

"This recipe for lamb chops is a favorite in my house. It is an easy and quick recipe for two people (we eat two chops each). Rosemary and thyme give …

Hear Tyler, The Creator's Remix of Kanye and Kid Cudi's "Kids See Ghosts"

"Try to cancel me on Twitter but got limits on your data," raps Tyler on "CRUST IN THEIR EYES," his latest loosie.<p>Tyler, The Creator has been on a spree, dropping loose tracks on Twitter in some sort of never ending Flower Boy Christmas (O.D.D. Fridays?). His latest is especially timely, as it's a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

10 Freezer Meals for New Moms That You Won't Get Sick Of

Whether you’re already a mom or you’re soon welcoming your first little one into the world, you know that the timeframe post-birth is going to be a …

Healthy Eating

Quick Asian Barbecue Sauce

You'll want this tangy, Asian-style barbecue sauce on hand all summer long, especially for our Honey-Soy Appetizer Ribs. Easily spice up pulled pork …

Recipes

This Is the Easiest Way to Make Poached Eggs Perfectly Every Time

Are poached eggs the sort of thing you only ever have when you go out to brunch because trying to make them at home seems way too complicated? Yeah, …

Breakfast

The Serious Reason You Need to Sleep in the Dark

If you tend to spend half of the night in the living room, drifting in and out of sleep in front of the TV, you really need to read this.<p>Strangely, …

Sleep

California Voters Will Decide Whether To Split The State In Three This November

If approved by voters and Congress, the state would be divided into three new states: Northern California, California, and Southern California.<p>California voters will get the chance to decide whether to divide the Golden State into three new states in November after an initiative garnered enough …

California

120 House Democrats hit ‘flawed’ science in Pentagon’s plan limiting transgender people in military

There’s more than one way to rebuff the Pentagon’s plan to limit transgender participation in the military.<p>As a bugler played taps, members of the Transgender American Veterans Association made a point with a solemn wreath-laying ceremony Friday at Arlington National Cemetery.<p>More than 120 members …

LGBTQI

The danger of assisted suicide

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>As a physician specializing in oncology and hematology since 1975, I am pleased that the American Medical Association (AMA), …

Mental Health

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

<i>This piece originally appeared on</i> <i>Barking Up the Wrong Tree and Motto</i><p>Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re …

Educational Fads: iPads

Have your students come to rely on iPads? “Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know” was a phrase used by Lady Caroline Lamb toThe post Educational Fads: …

Education Technology

The end of ‘just Google it’: Why students need to be digitally literate

With that in mind, it’s worth considering how schools can prepare students to respond to the wealth of information available, to them and how they …

Parents, Schools Step Up Efforts To Combat Food-Allergy Bullying

Bullying takes many forms, but when it involves a food that triggers severe allergies, it could be potentially deadly.<p>Once, when Brandon Williams, a 16-year-old from Kentucky, was on a trip with his bowling team, his teammate decided to eat some food from McDonald's on Williams' bed. One item had …

Food Allergies

Why Men Have More Body Image Issues Than Ever

Superheroes today are a lot more shredded than they used to be. The original Superman and Batman look almost willowy compared to our muscle-bursting …

Medical Journals

The Strange Failure of the Educated Elite

Once upon a time, white male Protestants ruled the roost. You got into a fancy school if your father had gone to the fancy school. You got a job at a white-shoe law firm or climbed the corporate ladder if you golfed at the right club.<p>Then we smashed all that. We replaced a system based on birth …

Jeans

China is taking digital control of its people to unprecedented and chilling lengths

Examples of deductible behaviour can apparently include not showing up at a restaurant without cancelling your booking<p>Watching Donald Trump trying to deal with China is like watching a clown dancing in front of an elephant. The US president’s entire approach is transactional – the methodology he …

Kim Jong-un

J.J. Watt to Give $37 Million in Harvey Donations to Four Nonprofits

After Watt raised more than $30 million in the two weeks after Harvey — surpassing his original goal of $200,000 – there were some questions as to …

J.J. Watt responds to inquiry about Hurricane Harvey money donations on Twitter

Image 1of/65<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Where's the money J.J.? That's what one Houston woman on Twitter wanted to know, prompting a response from the Texans …

J.J. Watt reveals plans for Hurricane Harvey funds

Houston Texans linebacker J.J. Watt announced how the $37 million he raised for Hurricane Harvey relief will be used and distributed.

Darryl 'D.M.C.' McDaniels: Admitting Mental Health Issues Isn't Soft — It's Powerful

The Run-D.M.C. rapper opens up about mental illness, addiction, and recovery.<p><i>May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For too long, men have been silent about mental health and it’s literally killing us. We can change that. Our Healthy Mind, Healthy Body series shines a light on mental health issues</i> …

Mental Health

How mass school shootings affect the education of students who survive

A Washington Post analysis found that more than 150,000 students attending at least 170 primary or secondary schools in the United States have experienced a shooting on campus since the 1999 Columbine High School massacre, which is sometimes cited as the first in a string of modern mass school …

NGO Disability Rights International has campaigned for institutions to be closed for years but despite progress, there are still shocking instances of abuse<p>A dozen children with cerebral palsy lie on thin mattresses on the floor of a spacious room. A smell of cleaning products unsuccessfully masks …

Human Rights

I was 35 when I discovered I'm on the autism spectrum. Here's how it changed my life. - Vox

"Do you hate crowds, especially at supermarkets and restaurants?"<p>I avoided eye contact, which I knew I wasn't supposed to do. "Yes."<p>If Dr. P. noticed, she was too busy looking at the questionnaire to let on. "Do you tend to repeat heard words, parts of words, or TV commercials?"<p>I immediately …

Since being diagnosed with ASD (autism spectrum disorder) in her late teens, Sara Barrett has found herself becoming angry at the portrayal of autistic characters in books – none more so than The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Here’s why<p>Since being diagnosed with ASD (autism …

Autism

Becoming Disabled

Not long ago, a good friend of mine said something revealing to me: “I don’t think of you as disabled,” she confessed.<p>I knew exactly what she meant; I didn’t think of myself as disabled until a few decades ago, either, even though my two arms have been pretty significantly asymmetrical and …

Autism