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How A Brutal Beating Became The Symbol Of Oakland's Gentrification Struggle

In a city wrestling with fast-rising housing costs and demographic change, a security guard’s attack of a poor black man at Whole Foods has come to represent what many black residents fear: Oakland wants them out.<p><b>OAKLAND —</b> On the night of Sept. 3, sisters Zoe and Julia Marks were waiting in line to …

Sriracha Honey Lime Chicken Recipe

The weather’s warming up and long weekends are on the horizon. You know what that means…grill season! I know I say I love a lot of things, but I …

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11 Big Mistakes You Make Painting Cabinets

Only fools rush into this major DIY undertaking.<p>Painted cabinets are ruling Pinterest these days, since intrepid DIYers love the idea of updating …

One Pot Wonders: 7 Delicious Dinners Without The Mess

Minimize the mess! From succulent beef stew to easy chicken chili, you only need one pot to create these classic comfort meals.<p><b>1. Beef Stew with Carrots & Potatoes</b><p>In this classic French beef stew, otherwise known as Beef Bourguignon, chunks of beef are slowly braised with garlic and onions in a …

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Tupac Shakur on Life and Death

J. Cole On Competition And Writing Honest Songs

Ali Shaheed Muhammad And Frannie Kelley With J Cole<p><b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>Rapper and producer J. Cole put out his second major label album, <i>Born Sinner</i>, this week, on the same day Kanye West officially released <i>Yeezus</i>. Both albums leaked before their street dates, and both were the subject …

65 Books You Need To Read In Your 20s

The books that will move you, inspire you, make you cry, make you think, make you laugh. Even if you read them in high school or college, you'll have a different perspective on them now that you're Out In The World. (Trust me.)<p><i>With extra-special thanks for their suggestions to the BuzzFeed</i> …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

She's live. She's naked. She wants you. And she's 3000 miles away.<p>There's a whole world beyond the Egg McMuffin.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>If you don't tow a Jeep down the road, do you even lift, bro?<p>We talk to a 24 Hours of Daytona endurance racer about sweat and recovery.<p>Jimmy Kimmel's …

How Different Cultures Handle Personal Space

Our perspectives on personal space — the distance we keep between the person in front of us at an ATM, the way we subdivide the area of an elevator — are often heavily influenced by the norms of the places we inhabit.<p>Jerry Seinfeld once focused an episode of his sitcom on the concept of personal …

14 Ways to Acquire Knowledge: A Timeless Guide from 1936

The quest for intellectual growth and self-improvement through education has occupied yesteryear’s luminaries like Bertrand Russell and modern-day thinkers like Sir Ken Robinson and Noam Chomsky. In 1936, at the zenith of the Great Depression, the prolific self-help guru and famous eccentric <b>James</b> …

The 10/10/10 Rule For Tough Decisions

It’s good to sleep on it when there are tough choices to make, but you also need a strategy once you wake up–which is why you should employ the 10/10/10 rule.<p>It’s easy to lose perspective when we’re facing a thorny dilemma. Blinded by the particulars of the situation, we’ll waffle and agonize, …

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Glad to Be Unhappy: The French Case

Sometimes, even the wrong question can get the right answer. So, at least, it appears from a report in the <i>Guardian</i> about Claudia Senik, a French economist who will present a paper in London next month to show that, despite the generally excellent material conditions of life in France, “the French …

Morning Workout Plan: Men's Health.com

<b>3-Step Lateral Run and Pause (5 reps)</b><br>From a strong tall posture, perform a high knee run sideways taking three total lateral steps, running on the balls of your feet, driving the elbows back and maintaining good upright posture. Do not cross your feet as you run. On the third step pause and …