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The Authentic Power of Michelle Obama

Isn’t it delicious that after trafficking in racism, promoting sexism and using a lie about Barack Obama’s birthplace as a pivot into political relevance, Donald Trump could receive his final death blow from a black woman: the president’s wife?<p>And isn’t it interesting that after so many years of …

Michelle Obama

The Best OTC Pain Reliever For Whatever Hurts

The only thing more painful than a killer headache or cramps that just won't quit is the endless array of OTC remedies to choose from—which pain …

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do in Charlotte, NC

There’s something about Charlotte. This growing city, named after the Queen of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, may be the only place in the South where you can …

20 of the Best Desserts That Start With a Can of Crescent Dough

As irresistible as plain crescent rolls are, these recipes prove there's so much more you should be doing with the dough. Crescent dough is your secret shortcut to getting a bakery-worthy dessert, from cheesecake bars to baklava. No one has to know how easy these desserts are to make, because …

19 Whole30 Dinners to Cook Up + Eat Healthy All Week Long

It may no longer be New Year’s Resolution time, but that doesn’t mean your diet has gone out the window. In fact, now may just be the perfect time to remember those food resolutions you made back in January. Whether you’ve been inspired by healthy foodies on Instagram or your friend who simply …

The GOP tried to sink Obama. Instead, the party imploded

If your political priorities are the total defeat of a single politician – not the advancement of your own policies – it fans the flames of extremism<p>It may seem too early to call, but we already have a winner in the 2016 election.<p>He’s someone the pundits wrote off long ago. An improbable outsider …

Republicans

How to Reboot Your Brain and Mentally Reset Now

Stress can really mess you up. It can slow you down. It can cause you to make bad decisions. It can even make you sick. Fear and other strong …

Productivity

How to Get Healthy, According to Research

You want to know how to get healthy? Eat better, exercise and get more sleep… But you don’t need me to tell you that. You know that.<p>So is health just …

19 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do (According to Tim Ferriss and His Readers)

It's not what you do that matters. It's what you absolutely refuse to do.<p>Next year marks a full decade since the debut of Tim Ferriss's massive bestseller, <i>The 4-Hour Workweek.</i> If you haven't read it, you pretty much need to go download it now.<p>If I had to characterize the book, I'd say it's less of …

Obama's approval rating is at its highest point in years, and that could be a big problem for Donald Trump

He spoke in the primetime hour Wednesday night, a spot typically reserved for a vice-presidential nominee.<p>In 2000, for instance, former President Bill Clinton spoke on Monday night of then-Democratic nominee Al Gore's convention. Former President George W. Bush, deeply unpopular in his second term, …

Obama celebrates birthday with star-studded bash

<b>Washington/West Tisbury, Mass. (CNN) —</b> Usher and Stevie Wonder performed as part of a star-studded 55th birthday celebration for President Barack Obama held at the White House Friday evening, an attendee told CNN.<p>Other celebrities in attendance included actress Alfre Woodard, movie executive Harvey …

Barack Obama

55 Reasons Obama Will Go Down As One Of Our Best Presidents

We're really, really going to miss him.<p>It’s easy to become super nostalgic about the last eight years and the Obama presidency. Like every president before him, Barack Obama was by no means perfect, but you can’t deny that over his time in the White House he’s managed to accomplish a lot.<p>From the …

44 pictures of the incredible bromance between President Obama and Vice President Biden

On August 23, 2008, then Sen. Barack Obama introduced Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. as his running mate for the 2008 presidential election.<p>On Election Day, more than 69.4 million Americans voted for Obama to become the 44th president of the US — and the first African-American to hold the position.<p>It's …

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

Breakfast

The 12 Words All Successful People Understand

What do these words mean to you?<p>If you want to be successful, there are some words you’ll need to know.<p>Words are powerful. They can tell a story. Think of the following words: boom, penny, jump, doctor, slip, October, Shakespeare, and corn. All of these words paint a picture in your mind. Words …

Self-improvement

The 10 most valuable career skills you can acquire in your spare time

In other words, they evaluated a ton of different skills that companies look for in their job postings and then evaluated how much higher those jobs paid on average than similar jobs that <i>didn't</i> include those skills.<p>For example, a lab technician job that includes a requirement for the "data …

16 powerful habits of productive, successful people

<i>Andreas von der Heydt published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Today's (business) world is more complex, ambiguous, and demanding than ever before.<p>At the same time our working days have only so many hours. Fortunately! In addition, I strongly argue that it's not the smartest thing to add hours in …

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

US President Obama in Dallas praises police and calls for unity

President Barack Obama has praised police in Dallas for protecting Americans' right to protest. He called for unity in the wake of the killings of …

19 Vegan Breakfasts You Can Make in 15 Minutes or Less

When simply getting out the door without mismatched shoes is considered a feat during chaotic weekdays, whipping up a satisfying morning meal seems …

Breakfast

The Top Exercises for New Weight Trainers

The following exercises provide a nice full-body experience for anyone new to weight training -- or for more experienced exercisers wanting a simple …

Top 10

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

Online

Change Your Life In 6 Months With These 5 Skills

Learning a new skill that can change your life doesn’t have to take forever. In fact, you can learn several skills in as little as 6 months!<p>Some of …

Learning

5 years of studying rich people taught me they have a set of unwavering beliefs that the rest of us don't

In my five-year Rich Habits study of 233 rich people and 128 poor people (you can see the criteria for each on my website), I discovered that your beliefs dictate your circumstances in life. Those who are wealthy have different beliefs than those who are poor or stuck in the middle class.<p>We adopt …

Self-improvement

Meditation, Mindfulness and Sleep Can Radically Impact Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial drive that inspires us to work tirelessly in service of our vision is one of the integral components of building a great company from scratch. No game-changing organization has ever been created without diligent …