16 Bogus Myths About People Skills that Popular People Already Know

Being likable, saying yes to everything, always being in a good mood… Our society is governed by rules about what’s acceptable and advisable.How do you live up to these expectations while being a loving parent, a loyal employee and a socially active friend?Differentiate the really important people skills from false standards.All around us we see […]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, TSLA, HOG)

Reuters/Osman Orsal Here is what you need to know.  Turkey’s central bank promises ‘all necessary measures’ to save its financial system. “The Central Bank will closely monitor the market depth and price formations, and take all necessary measures to maintain financial stability, if deemed necessary,” the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey said Monday. The Turkish […]

Seal soup for dinner? Get to know Greenland’s Inuit cuisine

“Every family has their own way of cutting blubber,” Nivi casually explains as she wields a curved knife (known as an Ulu) and slices into thick narwhal blubber. Once I move past my mental image of the cute Arctic whale with its protruding tusk, I now feel humbled to partake in this. Originally from Eastern […]

Debrett’s Guide to weddings: What Princess Eugenie should know including who pays for what

Princess Eugenie will likely be consulting a number of wedding experts as she prepares for her big day. She has been with her boyfriend Jack Brooksbank for eight years. As the daughter of Prince Andrew and Sarah Ferguson, both 58, this royal wedding will come with plenty of pomp a circumstance. Debrett’s is the high […]

The first week of Paul Manafort’s high-stakes criminal trial took off with a bang: Here’s everything you need to know

AP The first week of Paul Manafort’s criminal trial rapidly took off, as the prosecution used some of Manafort’s closest financial associates to begin mapping out a case for the charges against him. Manafort is the former chairman of President Donald Trump’s campaign. He is the defendant in two criminal indictments brought by the special […]

The ‘Manhattan Madam’ who ran a high-end prostitution ring in the 2000s was reportedly questioned in the Mueller probe — here’s everything we know about her

AP Photo/Seth Wenig The “Manhattan Madam” was reportedly questioned as part of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. Kristin M. Davis, 41, is notoriously known for running a high-end prostitution ring in the 2000s. She is also a close friend of Roger Stone, a former Trump campaign […]

I’ve been on the front lines of the devastating wildfires sweeping the US — here’s what you should know about fighting them

Wildfires are burning over 1.2 million acres in the US across much of the west, Alaska, and Florida. California’s drought has killed more than 100 million trees, which can create a more intense fire — dead needles on coniferous trees act as fuel. The US Forest Service estimates that more than one-third of all US homes […]