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7 Things That Make a Home Unsophisticated

The common denominator in all stylish homes? They show off your personality.<p>You Rush Decorating<p>Ignore every thing you’re ever heard about one and …

‘This Is Not Hazing. This Is Rape’: Inside a Texas Town’s Football Nightmare

How a varsity sex-abuse scandal threatened to tear apart Small Town, U.S.A.<p>LA VERNIA, Texas—When Jennifer’s* son made varsity—as a freshman, no …

The GOP health plan is an act of class warfare by the rich against the poor

After the Congressional Budget Office evaluated Republicans’ plan to replace Obamacare in March, concluding that it would take more than $1 trillion away from programs targeting poor and middle-class families and deny 24 million people health insurance, I reached out to one of DC’s most experienced …

Angels of the Resistance (and a Serial Killer) in Nazi-Occupied Paris

Brave women helped downed Allied flyers escape the Germans. But more than that, they showed Hitler’s white nationalists they would not surrender, …

France

Here's how to check if your finicky iPhone 6S battery needs to be replaced

<b>UPDATE:</b> Apple has updated the recall information page to include a built-in serial number checking tool. Rather than checking your number against the …

Super Families: Secrets of Raising Successful Children

Nine families raised children who all went on to extraordinary success. Here’s what they have in common<p>Every night for 20 years, Gino Rodriguez knelt …

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Entertainment

Angela Ahrendts: the woman aiming to make Apple a luxury brand

In Danny Boyle’s gripping Steve Jobs film, the talkie action is set before a series of product launches. The issue that’s repeatedly revisited by the Jobs character is the prime importance of technical development. In a tech company such as Apple, that’s hardly a surprising position, but there’s a …

Tim Cook

6 dispiriting truths about America’s billionaires

Mark Zuckerberg is applauded for his $44 billion donation, but he and his ilk are still driving income inequality<p>When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced this week that he will give away 99 percent of his personal fortune—now estimated at $44 billion—during his lifetime, he was lauded in …

Philanthropreneurship: How to give lots to charity without being stinking rich

Greed is no longer good. These days, the smart money is on companies that also help others. Molly Gunn meets the ‘philanthropreneurs’<p>Have you, like me, always loved the idea of being a philanthropist? Someone as generous as Bill or Melinda Gates, who spend their time choosing charities upon which …

Inside Stanford Business School’s Spiraling Sex Scandal

The prestigious school’s sexual-harassment policies proved to be no match for a litigious love triangle involving the dean and two married professors.<p>When, in November 2013, Stanford University held one of its seminars on sexual harassment, Professor James A. Phills, of the Graduate School of …

Sexual Harassment

From slave trading post to royal prison | slavery

The view of the Calabar River from Government Hill is spectacular. It is easy to imagine that Consul Edward Hewett must have stood on the top floor of his house to watch the ships carrying palm oil as they left for Britain.<p>If you don't know your heritage, you don't know where you belong. If you …

Africa

History of the Underground Railroad: Sydney Howard Gay's Record of Fugitives.

Due to the danger inherent in working with fugitives from slavery, many people who assisted runaways in their escapes either didn't keep records or …

Documenting Child Marriage for Over a Decade—and Still Going

Photographer Stephanie Sinclair has been photographing the issue of child marriage for 13 years. Her work on the topic was featured in the 2011 <i>National Geographic</i> magazine story “Too Young to Wed” (which is also the name of the nonprofit she founded in 2012 that advocates to end the practice). I …

Human Rights

50 Years Later: Racial Outrage and the Importance of the 1965 Watts Uprising

The more things change, the more things stay the same. Fifty years ago this month marks the uprising in the Watts community of Los Angeles, California in 1965. Spurred by the kind of tense police encounters that minorities fear but that have been a feature of urban American life, the upheaval in …

Why we need to rethink capitalism

Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It's a system that has done him very well over the last few decades. Nonetheless, the hedge fund manager and …

Hedge Funds

GOP’s fear of a black America: The long, racist history which explains Dylann Roof and stains the so-called “party of Lincoln”

Dylann Roof’s assault was the latest salvo in the racial struggle we have fought since 1865: Who owns America?<p>Dylann Roof’s murder of nine people worshipping at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was not about mental illness; it was not about religious freedom; it was not an …

The Ascent Of Afghan Women

Zahra Karimi Nooristani, 18, cautiously works her way down a rock face high above Kabul as her coach, Farhad Jamshid, guides her.<p>It is hazardous for his top female student to be rappelling here, not only because of the steep drop, but because she is using a frayed, 9-year-old rope handed down from …

Afghanistan

America’s real racial terror: How lynch mobs & barbaric violence haunt us today

It’s time to recognize our history of lynchings as a form of racial terrorism. Here’s what it means today<p>Earlier this month, President Obama made a remark about U.S. history that sent many members of the American far-right into a paroxysm of rage. Speaking at the annual National Prayer Breakfast, …

Can America handle the truth on race?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Truth and reconciliation.<p>As we mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year, it's worth asking: Can America handle either one?<p>When Nelson Mandela became president of South Africa after the end of apartheid he had two choices. He could have gone down a path of confrontation and retribution …

Black History

If This Is a Woman: Inside Ravensbrück, Hitler’s Concentration Camp for Women review – profoundly moving

It’s difficult to know why the history of Ravensbrück, a concentration camp 50 miles north of Berlin, in an idyllic setting on the Baltic coast, should remain “on the margins of the story” of Nazi genocide. Even more so given that Heinrich Himmler, prime architect of the annihilation, took a …

Nazi Concentration Camps

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Relationships

Remembering the Rosewood Massacre

Remains of Sarah Carrier's house in Rosewood, Florida, claimed to have been taken January 4, 1923 <br>but probably taken in the days following<p>One of the …

The Case for Reparations

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.<p><i>And if thy brother, a Hebrew man, or a Hebrew woman, be sold unto thee, and</i> …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryWhy Angry Men Kill Laura L. Hayes It’s rage, not mental illness, that often prompts massacres. Here’s how we can stop them before they …

How One Indian Police Department Is Helping Abused Women Break Their Silence

By Jatindra Dash<p>BHUBANESWAR, India, Nov 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For almost a decade, the 45-year-old Indian housewife suffered beatings at the hands of her businessman husband who relentlessly demanded more dowry money after their marriage.<p>Like many victims of domestic violence, the mother …

Eleanor Roosevelt's Most Inspiring Quotes

Eleanor Roosevelt was a human rights activist, feminist, and filled to the brim with gumption. To celebrate her impressive legacy, we've rounded up the former First Lady's greatest pieces of wisdom.<p>"Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they …