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Advice & Self-Help | Advice

Top 27 Productivity Hacks of 2018 | Inc.com

This new year, kiss your inefficient and time-wasting habits goodbye.

Music | Music

After 35 Years D.O.A.'s Joey Keithley Is Still Not Taking Your Shit

Joey "Shithead" Keithley talks about making music for 35 years and what he's doing to solve the oil issues in BC

Sports | Surfing/SUPing

Bruce Brown, who turned surfing into a cultural phenomenon with 'The Endless Summer,' dies at 80

Bruce Brown, a pioneering filmmaker whose story of two surfers chasing after the perfect wave in "The Endless Summer" helped introduce America to surfing, has died.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

The Crown: What Really Happened When Queen Elizabeth Met John and Jackie Kennedy | Vanity Fair

In The Crown’s second season, Queen Elizabeth catches wind of Jackie Kennedy’s unflattering remarks about her and Buckingham Palace.

History | History

The Crown: The Scandal That Rocked Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s Marriage | Vanity Fair

When Eileen Parker sued for divorce from Prince Philip’s best friend and equerry Michael Parker, a royal scandal erupted. And Queen Elizabeth, according to frenzied news reports, was none too pleased.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Review: ‘The Crown’ Season 2 Takes the Queen From Crisis to Crisis - The New York Times

Netflix’s award-winning series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II covers war, sex and the difficulties of managing a royally messed up family.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Oral Microbiome

Functional and integrative medicine focuses much attention on the gut microbiome as the root of many chronic health conditions.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Vitamin C plays a protective role against the degeneration associated with osteoarthritis

According to a study in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, researchers demonstrated a protective role of ascorbic acid on osteoarthritic osteoblasts.

Business & Finance | Business

How GoFundMe Is Redefining The Business Of Disaster Relief

Families in need used to look to nonprofits and government. Now they can raise their own funds in record time–assuming they have a click-able story.

History | History

The Secret World War II History Hidden in London's Fences

London's housing developments often feature a unique form of fencing: stretchers reused after World War II.

Psychology | Personality

Stress and How Emotions Affect Susceptibility to Burnout and Disease

How your memories impact your immune system, why moving is one of the most stressful life-events, and what your parents have to do with your predisposition to

Food & Drink | Bars/Restaurants/Venues

Napa's First Black-Owned Winery Needs To Be On The Top Of Your Wine Tasting List

Brown Estate is the first black-owned winery in Napa Valley, and the tasting room is so chic you're going to freak out over it.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

Deter Loose Dogs | Whole Dog Journal

If you are approached by a strange and unleashed dog while on a walk with your own dog, there are ways to protect your dog if things get aggressive.

Pets & Animals | Cat & Dog Resources

The 2017 Best Dog Harnesses Review | Whole Dog Journal

This Whole Dog Journal review of harnesses does all of the trial and error work of finding a quality harness for you!

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives – Brain Pickings

How to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love.

Sports | Cycling

Experiencing the Berlin 6 - Peloton Magazine

At 7:29 p.m. sharp on a January night, the lights go out in the circular-shaped stadium at Paul-Heyse-Straße, number 26, in Berlin. The sound of massive church bells fills the futuristic velodrome…and we identify the intro to AC/DC’s “Hell’s

News | Op-Ed

Trump’s Non-Radical Decision on Jerusalem

This is not a radical position. It has been the consensus in the United States for more than two decades,

History | History

"Darkest Hour' - Churchill’s powerful ‘fight on the beaches’ speech: The words few people actually heard

As the 'Darkest Hour' debuts in movie theaters, the strange story of how people finally got to listen to Churchill deliver one of history's most stirring speeches.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Top 4 Health Benefits of Marriage - Dr. Axe

While marriage brings challenges, science consistently shows that it's great for your health in certain ways. Here are the top health benefits of marriage.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Edible Food Parts You Never Knew You Could Eat - Dr. Axe

Turns out those scraps are really edible food parts. And sometimes their nutritional profiles are on par with popular superfoods.

Miscellaneous | Random shit

3 Things People Who Served In The Military Do That Make Them Look Like Tools

While it’s great to be proud of one’s service, it’s also the mark of a huge tool bag if he is unable to talk about anything but his time in the belly of the beast.

Politics | Politics

Trump’s Jerusalem Decision May Lead to Permanent Peace in Israel

The Israeli ambassador to the UN welcomes America’s belated recognition of Israel’s capital.

Food & Drink | Food & Drink

Instead of sipping, here's what you should do when your waiter serves you a sample glass of wine

There's a certain etiquette that diners should follow when ordering a bottle of wine at a restaurant.

Music | Music

John Lennon Was a Crazy Cat Lady

John Lennon had almost as many cats as the Beatles had No. 1 hits.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Pokémon GO's Gen 3 Update Arrives With A Lot More Than Just New Pokémon

Pokemon GO's Gen 3 launch is here, but there's a lot more to this update than just 50 new Pokemon to catch.

Recipes | Casseroles

The Pioneer Woman's Most Popular Casseroles Will Inspire You to Cook

You know you can always count on the Pioneer Woman for easy and delicious recipes. Some of Ree Drummond's most popular recipes are her casseroles, and it's

Music | Music

Otis Redding: Remembering His Life 50 Years After His Death

Looking back on the life of a soul legend who left far too early.

News | NEWS

How’s Your ‘Day of Rage’ Going So Far?

Today is the Palestinians’ “Day of Rage” over the United States recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, marked by angry mobs, violence, and chants of “We don’t need empty words, we need stones and Kalashnikovs.” The other name for days

Books | Books

These Kids’ Books Are Written By Kids From Around The World

Rakonto is teaching kids critical thinking skills by making them the authors of their own children’s books.

Music | Music

7 Musicians Nominated For A Grammy This Year (Whom You Might Have Missed)

Did you know that The Rolling Stones, Pharrell and even famous composer John Williams have a chance at glory in January?

Sports | Cycling

MT HOOD, OREGON by Sportful Squadra Avventura

The legend of the mountain is, well, stuff of legend. Having been given its current name in 1792 during the expedition of Captain George Vancouver, Mount Hood was formerly known by its native Multnomah name of Wy’east. Call it what you will, the mountai

Recipes | Recipes

Spicy Orange Chicken Wings - Will Cook For Smiles

Juicy, sticky, awesome wings that will blow your taste buds away! Baked chicken wings slathered in an easy homemade spicy orange glaze will make any party a smash! Don’t forget to sign up for email, so you won’t miss any new recipes. PIN IT if you LOV

Politics | Politics

Public Lands, Public Waters: An Op-Ed on the importance of our public waters and lands

This is an op ed on Public Lands, Public Waters and why they should be protected, following the recent decision to reduce the size of two national monuments

Psychology | Psychology

Those who need it most don’t get psychiatric care. It's a mental health crisis | Vyom Sharma | Opinion | The Guardian

People die without getting adequate psychiatric help, and it turns out even killing someone else isn’t enough to qualify for care. The system is failing

Pets & Animals | Animals

New marsupial lion species discovered

AUSTRALIAN researchers have discovered a new species of extinct marsupial lion that once roamed the continent.

News | Op-Ed

Donald Trump Strikes a Blow against International Anti-Semitism

By moving America’s embassy to Jerusalem, the U.S. confronts the bigoted double standards of the international community.

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Season 4 of Black Mirror now has a release date and seven trailers

More technology-driven nightmares are on the way on December 29th.

Business & Finance | Business

How to Tell Your Digital Brand Story

Your brand has a story, and you need to tell it! Here’s how to tell a digital brand story that will connect with your audience and cut through the noise.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

These are 15 of the best photos scientists took in 2017 — and they show the world in stunning ways

For their jobs, scientists explore the most unique corners of our world, observing the beauty of nature. There's lots of incredible photo opportunities.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

Generation X had the luxury of being rebel slackers, but Millennials have to be total squares

You know Generation X. The ones who skateboarded through high school with flannel shirts and angry music during a period of economic stability. The ones who criticized the establishment while…

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Introducing Weather and 50 Pokémon from the Hoenn Region in Pokémon GO!

Starting later this week, Treecko, Torchic, Mudkip, and several more Pokémon originally discovered in the Hoenn region

Science & Technology | Social Media

Beware of Relying on Fake Social Media Followers. Ever Heard of 'Shadowbanning'?

It's scarily easy to grow your numbers rapidly if you're willing to resort to fake traffic. But if you do, brace yourself for the consequences.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

A Few Things Any Quentin Tarantino Star Trek Movie Is Gonna Need | WIRED

The director and J.J. Abrams are reportedly starting up a writers' room for a new voyage. Here are a few things to consider.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

Yair Lapid: World must recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan, united Jerusalem as capital - Diplomatic Conference - J

Lapid, who is one of the heads of the opposition, surprisingly used his speech to support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on what is seen as a historic day for Israel.