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The former independent counsel behind Clinton’s impeachment has very bad news for Donald Trump

Ken Starr has some really bad news for President Donald Trump. The former independent counsel whose investigation directly led to the impeachment of …

Donald Trump

Rich People Broke America and Never Paid the Price

Lehman Brothers collapsed ten years ago, exposing a rotten system run only by greed. In an alternate universe, things actually changed.<p>What will you be doing on September 15, this year? Saturday marks ten years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the largest bankruptcy in US history and the …

Wall Street

This Is the Proper Way to Use a Semicolon

It begins with a squinting of the eyes<i>. Hm.</i> <i>A semicolon.</i> You approach it with caution<i>. Ok, I can do this.</i> One dot, plus a comma. <i>There. No, wait. That</i> …

Bedtime Stories

7 ways to make yourself indispensable to your boss

Being a good employee is one thing. You show up on time and complete tasks successfully, and are generally pleasant to work with. Your performance …

The Workplace

Massive stockpile of bottled water found in Puerto Rico a year after Maria

Hundreds of thousands of water bottles meant for victims of Hurricane Maria are still sitting at a Puerto Rico airport — nearly a year after the …

Hurricane Maria

Banning Small Talk From Your Conversations Makes You Happier, Says Science (Ask Any of These 12 Questions for a Change)

When you attend a networking event, cocktail party, or meet someone for a business lunch, exchanging superficial small talk is par for the course.<p>Sure, questions like <i>What do you do?</i> and <i>Where do you live?</i> are almost necessary to get some conversational momentum. But how many of us are willing to go …

Thomas Jefferson

Trump Made It Clear to Virginia That Blue States Now Get Treated Like the Brown People of Puerto Rico

by Charles MudedeThe aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Joe Raedle / Getty Yesterday, Virginia’s entire Congressional delegation begged …

Puerto Rico

I, Too, Grew Up in the Crime-Ridden Streets of Bethesda, Maryland

<i>“I’m a native of this area. I’m a native of an urban-suburban area. I grew up in a city plagued by gun violence and gang violence and drug violence.”</i> …

United States

Stranger Things, Ghostbusters, and Predator Chia Pets are headed our way

Forget the Upside Down. It's more like inside out.<p>Just in time for the holiday gift-buying season, those collectible-loving folks at toymaker NECA …

Ghostbusters

Sanrio's Hello Kitty Grand Cafe opens Sept. 14 in Irvine and will serve coffee, tea and cocktails

Now here’s a cat cafe even a cat hater could get behind.<p>Sanrio, the Japanese company behind Hello Kitty, is set to open its Hello Kitty Grand Cafe on Sept. 14 at the Irvine Spectrum Center. The shop contains two concepts: a fast-casual cafe and a separate private room for reservation-only afternoon …

Fast Casual

Science Does Not Support Claims That Contraceptives Are ‘Abortion-Inducing’

During his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Thursday, Judge Brett Kavanaugh referred to some forms of birth control as “abortion-inducing drugs.” The phrase is a characterization that some anti-abortion religious groups use, but it is not supported by scientific evidence.<p>Judge Kavanaugh used …

FDA

‘America to Me’ shows why all the black kids sit together in the cafeteria

Integration is just the first step in closing the racial achievement gap<p>A new 10-part documentary series from Starz has found a way to answer an old …

High School

'I hereby resign from my race. F--- these people,' white professor writes online, sparking furor

A white professor at Rutgers University in New Jersey violated the school's policy when he complained about other white people in a post on Facebook, according to reports.<p>The university says it prohibits discrimination and harassment, and judged that history professor James Livingston, who is …

Rights & Freedoms

50 Things That Anyone Between The Ages Of 35-45 Hasn't Thought About In Over 15 Years

Don't @ me with "I remember all of this and I am 12," 'cause no, you don't! This is for "old people" only!!!

11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Natural Deodorants That Actually Work—Even in the Summer

When it first came into the world, natural deodorant reeked of issues. They weren't particularly easy to use, nor were they able to keep you smelling fresh until the end of the day. But after years of research, cosmetic chemists kept chugging until they found formulas that are just as good as the …

6 Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar for More Beautiful Hair

Apply once a week for salon-worthy results.<p>Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has a bit of a rep on the internet—you can use it as a skin tonic, a natural household cleaner, digestion regulator, and even as a potential weight loss aid. It’s the ultimate does-it-all ingredient, and even if you don’t need it …

3 Natural Ways to Combat Thinning Hair

If you've been wondering about how to regrow thinning hair, the root of the problem may be your scalp. “Heat and humidity affect the health of the …

Amazon looking to fill 200+ work-from-home positions

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Interested in working from home and love a good discount?<p>Amazon is looking to hire more than 200 people to fill various …

Luxury homes, live-in housekeeper and a balmy tropical climate: The three overseas destinations where Aussies can live the 'good life' for just $40,000 a year

Many of us have dreamed about relocating to tropical and exotic climes to escape the stresses and strains of big city life and the associated …

Chiang Mai

The spot where Emmett Till's body was found is marked by this sign. People keep shooting it up.

Emmett Till's black, broken body was plucked from the Tallahatchie River in Mississippi days after his killing in Aug. 1955, a heavy cotton gin fan tied on his neck with barbed wire.<p>It took 19 days for two white men, Roy Bryant and his brother-in-law J.W. Milam, to be acquitted of murder by an …

The 9 Most Important Vitamins for Eye Health

Your eyes are complex organs that need many different vitamins and nutrients to function properly.<p>Common conditions, such as diabetic retinopathy, …

Twelve Types of White People I’d Like to Call the Cops On

Why let Permit Patty and Coupon Carl have all the fun?<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada</i>.<p>I thought “BBQ Becky” would have been enough—a white woman who used her white powers to call the cops on some charcoal-loving black folks in Oakland, California. Permit Patty—who threatened the …

3 Companies Recall Blood Pressure Medications Over Cancer Fears

Some drugs used to control high blood pressure and prevent heart failure were voluntarily recalled this past week due to an impurity that could …

How to Remove Sweat Stains From White Shirts

When your crisp white dress shirt or favorite tee starts yellowing around the collar or under the arms, don't sweat. Removing those unsightly stains is easier than you think with the help of natural ingredients that will leave that article of clothing looking fresh. And this eco-friendly cleaning …

26 Vegan Classics You Should Learn How To Cook

Yes, these are vegan.

Cooking

30 Ways White People Say 'Black People' Without Actually Saying 'Black People'

1. Urban<p>2. Inner city<p>3. At risk<p>4. Low income<p>5. Thug<p>6. Welfare recipient/dependent<p>7. Any out of context reference to Chicago (This, btw, also works …

Broccoli Slaw with Roasted Cashews and Cranberries Recipe

Your life may just forever be changed once you add broccoli to your coleslaw.<p>Servings: 8<p>Prep: 20 minutes<p>Total: 25 minutes<p>Ingredients<p><i>for the yogurt honey Dijon dressing:</i>¾ cup plain, unsweetened Greek yogurt<p>2 tablespoons Dijon mustard<p>2 tablespoons honey<p>Juice and grated zest of 1 lemon<p>1 tablespoon …

This Is The Scientific Way To Win Any Argument (And Not Make Enemies)

It’s not about the specific points you make, it’s all about how you position them.<p>You’re in the middle of a heated discussion–or fine, let’s just call it an argument–and the person whom you’re trying convince seems unable or unwilling to grasp your point of view. What should you do?<p>For starters, …

The 10 qualities of an emotionally intelligent person

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of …