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23 Struggles Only Book Nerds Will Understand

The struggle is very, very real.

The Gangsters of Ferguson

Darren Wilson was innocent. If only the city's cops offered their own citizens the same due process he received.<p>Yesterday the Justice Department released the results of a long and thorough investigation into the killing of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. The investigation concluded that …

Justice

The LMAO Technique To Get Your Kids To Play Independently

Reader Up My Butt writes,<p><i>I need serious help! My 3- and 1-year-old follow me throughout the house ALL DAY LONG! How can I get them to be more independent (i.e leave me alone)? They will be starting daycare soon and I really don't want it to be overly traumatic for them because they are so used to</i> …

Parenting

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion
Parenting

10 Ways to Grow a Huge Following on Twitter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With 100 million daily active users and its professional look, Twitter has become one of the go-to platforms for personal and corporate branding. The social network giant has recently launched group direct messages as well as native video …

Infographics

10 Behaviors You Never See in Successful People

Author of Real Leaders Don't Follow<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you spend decades working with executives and business leaders, you really can’t help but observe what works and doesn’t work over the long haul. One thing I’ve noticed, it’s not intrinsic …

Success

The Mom That You Are

I'm not shy about not being particularly good at this kid thing. I love mine, of course. And sometimes I even enjoy kids' activities and playdates -- but in general, I'm a flop at understanding what to do with the younger set.<p>This bothers me. It's the kind of thing you feel weird discussing with …

Why Catering to Exactly What Clients Want Is a Winning Strategy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In high school, I struggled horribly with geometry. I would stay after school for help, work with study buddies and tutors, but I still could not perform on those blasted math tests.<p>One day my mom received a recommendation for a tutor who …

Self-esteem

3 Things They Should Teach in Prenatal Class

Bathing baby. Infant CPR. Car seat safety. Sure, those are all important things to know when becoming a parent for the first time. But now that I don't have babies anymore, I'm starting to realize how short-sighted prenatal classes really are in preparing us for the grand scheme of parenting. You …

3 Ways Steve Jobs Made Meetings Insanely Productive — And Often Terrifying

Steve Jobs made sure that Apple wasn't one of those companies.<p>Here are three ways the iconic CEO made meetings super productive.<p>In his book "Insanely Simple," longtime Jobs collaborator Ken Segall detailed what it was like to work with him.<p>In one story, Jobs was about to start a weekly meeting with …

Barack Obama

Environmental Nutrition: Top 5 spices for health

Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, they also can boost your immune system to help your body fight disease. Some herbs and spices have specific benefits, such as calming an upset stomach or aiding in blood sugar control. It's no coincidence that countries, such as China and India, …

Food

Stop Using These Words In Your Emails

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Bernard Marr, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>Do you know how you sound in emails?<p>Without the benefit of being able to hear people’s vocal inflections or see their faces, it can be challenging to interpret …

Wall Street

To My Daughter On The First Christmas She Doesn't Believe In Santa

You sang last night in your first holiday show. You belted out the words you practiced, and performed all of the carefully planned hand motions at just the right moment. You stood with your friends and before you started, you all held hands. As you started to sing, your joy was palpable, your grins …

Positive Thinking

An Open Letter to My Daughter's Stepmom

To my daughter's stepmom:<p>I never wanted you here. You simply were never part of the plan. Growing up and dreaming of my family I never included you. I didn't want help from another woman to raise my child. The plan was for my family to include me, daddy and our children, not you. I doubt you ever …

Parenting

'Protect and Serve' or 'In Your Face'

In 1971, I was working at a Boy's Club in the Germantown section of Philadelphia running an after-school program. One day, the Police Athletic League representative dropped off a pile of coloring books for the younger kids. On the cover was a picture of a policeman walking hand-in-hand with a …

Justice

Eating meat is worse for the environment than driving to work

Next time you brag about biking to work instead of driving for the sake of the environment, take a good look inside your lunch box.<p>According to a new report released by the London-based think tank Chatham House, livestock production accounts for more direct greenhouse gas emissions overall than all …

Agriculture

Vegans Say Goodbye to Meat... and Misconceptions

I used to love bacon.<p>Fried crispy on the griddle, dripping with that salty, greasy fat, served with anything from a stack of pancakes to a baked potato. Delicious on sandwiches, cheeseburgers and in omelettes. Heck, bacon even tasted good with chocolate.<p>Yep, I loved bacon. We had a good …

Food

Hey, Jimmy Kimmel, Find a Different Funny

Dear Jimmy,<p>You are hilarious! You and your team have created a vibrant show full of up-to-the-minute commentary and memes we love to watch. Celebrities Read Mean Tweets and This Week in Unnecessary Censorship shed humorous light on poor behavior and both have the chance of making the world a better …

Did 'The Walking Dead' midseason finale and that big [SPOILER] satisfy?

[<b>SPOILER ALERT</b>: Read on only if you have already watched Sunday’s midseason finale of <i>The Walking Dead</i>. Because AMC didn’t send screeners of the …

Mason Jar Solar Lights

I love entertaining outdoors at this time of year because it’s warm enough at night that a garden party does not need to end when the sun goes down. …

This Mom Melted the Hearts of Fellow Travelers

There are two things sure to bring a frown to the face of an airline traveler; notice of a flight delay and a passenger with a baby heading towards your row.<p>So, when a woman carrying a small baby in a pouch on her chest made her way into the row ahead of mine on a flight last week, the other …

Parenting

20 Things Successful People 'Refuse' to Do

<b>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</b><p><b>1. They don't define success in a monetary term.</b><p>Most successful people define success as happiness, having a peace of mind, or helping others. They see money as something that brings them comfort and opens doors of opportunities. They realize that …

Motivation