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Affirmative consent is an excellent sexual ideal. It makes for terrible policy.

If Aziz Ansari were a college student, he would likely be expelled. That should alarm us.<p>A woman described a sexual encounter with the comedian Aziz Ansari as “the worst of her life,” one that shook her deeply. She has concluded in retrospect that Ansari’s actions constitute “sexual assault.”<p>Most …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

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18 bad habits you should break in 2018 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more …

Time Management

I Tried a Bullet Journal for One Week—Here’s What Happened

In case you haven’t heard: Bullet journaling is a thing (it’s also known as bujo-ing or productivity journaling). The idea: Combine all your to-dos, …

How to cope with the social pressures of a “Yoruba” party in Lagos

You don’t want to arrive too early. By chance you actually have an invitation card (and not the ordainment of word of mouth), if it says 2 pm., arriving at 4 pm. is trying too hard. As we say in Lagos, don’t fall your own hand or, better yet, don’t stain your own white.<p>Indeed, Nigerian nights are …

Africa

59 of the Best Quotes for Entrepreneurial Success

Being entrepreneur isn't a part time or full- time job. It's a lifestyle.<p>Entrepreneurs are initiators, challengers, and drivers. Entrepreneurs create something new-whether it's an initiative, a business, or a company.<p>Being an entrepreneur means you are willing to take the less traveled path, …

Motivation

11 strategies to earn more, according to self-made millionaires

Saving is a critical component of growing your wealth.<p>That being said, you can't neglect <i>earning,</i> which is what the wealthiest, most successful people choose to focus on.<p>"The masses are so focused on clipping coupons and living frugally they miss major opportunities," self-made millionaire Steve …

Self-improvement

What Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and 21 other highly successful people were doing right out of college

But while some tech geniuses and business tycoons took this route to success, finding the optimal career path right away is easier said than done for many, and others found career bliss many years down the road.<p>To show that no two paths to success are alike, here's what 23 highly successful people …

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TED Talks

Superdelegates have destroyed the will of the people: As a political activist and hopeful millennial, I won’t support a broken system by voting for Hillary

If Clinton is the Democratic nominee, I’ll leave the presidential column of my general election ballot blank<p>Four years ago, I attended a College Democrats conference in Chicago. I set foot inside Obama’s campaign headquarters and felt the enthusiasm about his presidency first-hand. For the first …

63 Businesses to Start for Under $10,000

You know you want to start something for yourself. You just need to funnel your ambition and time into an idea that'll earn extra cash, make you proud, and possibly lead to a full-time venture-and that amazing moment you get to say "I quit!" to your boss. But what great idea should you say "I …

Small Business

Sanders is changing the discourse on the Israel-Palestine conflict, while Clinton is as extreme as Netanyahu

The Brooklyn debate is a watershed moment. Bernie is pushing back against pro-Israel bias; Hillary is embracing it<p>"We are going to have to treat the Palestinian people with respect and dignity."<p>These are truly rare words in U.S. politics, yet they are the words Bernie Sanders uttered in the …

The Secret All Entrepreneurs Are Hiding

Some of the biggest and best-known tech startups are totally dysfunctional.<p><i>In his acclaimed book Disrupted (Hachette Books, 2016) former Newsweek editor Dan Lyons discusses his experience as an employee at HubSpot, a software marketing company. In the following edited excerpt, he discusses his</i> …

Biz Stone

The last days of Washington, D.C.: America can no longer mask its steep decline

No matter how relentlessly we couch our military defeats, all empirical evidence point to a single conclusion<p>The dishonesty of words illustrates the dishonesty of America’s wars.<p>Since 9/11, can there be any doubt that the public has become numb to the euphemisms that regularly accompany U.S. …

5 Lessons From the World's Most Successful Entrepreneurs

With some of the world's most influential business leaders all in one place, one entrepreneur had to make the cross-country trip to see.<p><i>Morris Tabush, an Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) member from New York, is the Founder & President of Tabush Group, a leading cloud computing, technology</i> …

Entrepreneurship

What Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and 13 other highly successful tech people were doing at age 25

At the time, many were already founding or making deals with multimillion-dollar companies, or simply dreaming up how they could make their dent in the universe.<p>In other words, it varied from tech titan to tech titan, and it all goes to show that there's no one path to success.<p>To underscore that …

Bill Gates

College is Good for Getting a Job but Not Necessarily for Getting Rich

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I went to McNeese State University. I promise you I’m not where I am today financially because of the formal education I received. Going to college is a path to the middle class -- not to becoming a millionaire …

College & University

Opinion: It wasn’t China that ruined the middle class; it was Republican policies

BERKELEY, Calif. (Project Syndicate) — One does not need to be particularly good at hearing to decipher the dog whistles being used during this …

How A $58 Million App-Making Startup Bootstrapped Its Way To Success

Appster’s founders were two precocious Australian teens full of hubris–but their company has flourished thanks to a strong partnership.<p>Josiah Humphrey wasn’t like the other kids in his New Zealand hometown. When he was five, his teacher asked the students what they wanted to be when they grew up. …

'Girls & Sex' And The Importance Of Talking To Young Women About Pleasure

Author Peggy Orenstein says that when it comes to sexuality, girls today are receiving mixed messages. Girls hear that "they're supposed to be sexy, they're supposed to perform sexually for boys," Orenstein tells <i>Fresh Air's</i> Terry Gross, "but that their sexual pleasure is unspoken."<p>While researching …

Feminism

Success Comes From Solving Real Problems, Not Chasing Unicorn Fantasies

Entrepreneurship has always been one of the great American dreams. For many people it’s about taking an idea and molding it into a business that sets you up for life. This, of course, isn’t in the cards for the vast majority of people who start small businesses.<p>In Silicon Valley these days, the …

The Disturbing Truth About Anxiety and Depression in College

Source: (c) chalabala/fotosearch<p>Much has been written about the epidemic of anxiety and depression on college campuses. This guest post by …

College & University

74 Inspiring Motivational Quotes About Success

“If you set your goals ridiculously high and it’s a failure, you will fail above everyone else’s success.” James Cameron<p>“Success usually comes to …

Robert Reich: America’s problem isn’t free trade — it’s the demise of an entire economic system

Factory work was once the backbone of the middle class. Now it’s all but gone, replaced by low-paying service jobs<p>Both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are blaming free-trade deals for the decline of working-class jobs and incomes. Are they right?<p>Clearly, America has lost a significant number of …

Artist Takes 20 Different Drugs And Creates 20 Illustrations To Show Drug Effects

Graphic designer Brian Pollett, aka Pixel-Pusha, pusha-ed himself to the limit by doing a new drug every day for twenty days and making art. The San …

Art

6 Little-Known Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurs

<i>This piece was originally published on Entrepreneur.</i><p>The world of entrepreneurship is surprising. Once you enter it, you either love it or hate it. …

Charles Koch: We Are Not ‘Some Secret Cabal’

INDIAN WELLS , CALIFORNIA — Deep in the California desert in an area dotted with luxury homes and golf courses, wealthy conservative activist Charles Koch encouraged the 500 wealthy attendees to his biannual retreat to "be open" about their beliefs.<p>"I'm kind of incognito, but I’ve been identified …

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