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Biz Markie, Pioneering Beatboxer And 'Just A Friend' Rapper, Dies At 57

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Biz Markie died Friday night after months of health issues. Image credit: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

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3 Great Ways to Make Passive Income in 2021

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Experts say you should save about $1 million for retirement. Here's how to make sure you can. Finance

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U.S. COVID Deaths Are Rising Again. Experts Call It A 'Pandemic Of The Unvaccinated'

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Reversing a months-long downward trend, deaths from COVID-19 have begun rising steadily this week. More than 99% of the recent fatalities were among people who had not been vaccinated. Image credit: Jeremy Hogan/Getty Images

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Why Business Leaders Need to Roll Up Their Sleeves to Implement Successful Strategy

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The best way to determine whether your plans are actually working is to work directly alongside your employees. Leadership

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Alcohol Use Linked To Over 740,000 Cancer Cases Last Year, New Study Says

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Most people don't realize alcohol consumption can cause cancer. A report in Lancet Oncology shows how big a risk factor it is for esophageal, mouth, larynx, colon, rectum, liver and breast cancers. Image credit: markhanna/Getty Images/RooM RF

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How to Turn Any Challenge into a Life-Changing Opportunity

Success

On social media, there’s a graphic that’s been floating around for years about iconic people who weren’t always successful. Have you seen it? It’s called “ famous failures ” and shows nine legendary humans: Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan, Albert Einstein, Walt Disney, Steve Jobs and The Beatles.

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Hobbled Hubble Telescope Springs Back To Life On Its Backup System

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"There was cheering in the control center" when word came that NASA had brought a key computer back, says James Jeletic, the Hubble project's deputy project manager. Image credit: NASA

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Flood Deaths Are Rising In Germany, And Officials Blame Climate Change

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The worst flooding in decades to affect Germany and parts of Belgium has killed more than 100 people as search and rescue efforts for hundreds of missing continue, officials said. Image credit: Rhein-Erft-Kreis District/Storyful

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Buy McDonald’s as It’s Likely to Go Much Higher

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After being range-bound for about five months, McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) stock broke to the upside in a big way in March 2021. The stock has flattened in. Finance

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$73,499-Per-Guest World Cruise Sells Out In Less Than 3 Hours

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The cruise will take passengers on a trip lasting 132 nights. Prices range up to $199,999. The strong interest may be a positive sign for the cruise industry as it tries to rebound from the pandemic. Image credit: Regent Seven Seas Cruises

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5 Ways to Start a Career as an Influencer

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Kick-start your picture perfect profession. Influencers

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2 California Men Have Been Charged With Plotting To Bomb A Democratic Party Building

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Ian Rogers and Jarrod Copeland are facing several federal charges. Prosecutors say that at one point, Rogers told Copeland: "I want to blow up a democrat building bad." Image credit: Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images

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3 Keys to Making Millions That Business-Strategy Books Won't Teach You

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Your mindset itself can make a major difference on whether or not you're ready to hit that seven-figure threshold. Business Growth

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Oof, Y'all, Dictionary.com Just Added Over 300 New Words And Definitions

NPR Technology

Terms related to pop culture, technology and the pandemic — like "zaddy," "5G" and "asynchronous" — are also among the latest additions to the online dictionary. Image credit: Karen Bleier/AFP via Getty Images

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3 Lessons Wiz Khalifa Taught Me About Success

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The rap superstar and entrepreneur talks about what it takes to sustain success, both in and out of the spotlight. Success Stories

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Illinois Is The First State To Tell Police They Can't Lie To Minors In Interrogations

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Under a law that goes into effect January 2022, officials can't use common manipulative tactics, including offering leniency or suggesting that incriminating evidence exists, to people under 18. Image credit: Justin L. Fowler/AP

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Analysts Love Delta Air Lines and You Should As Well

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Shares of Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) are up nearly 4% in mid-morning trading. This means that the stock has recovered all the losses it sustained afte. Finance

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Mystery Surrounds Florida Company Suspected In Assassination of Haiti's President

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Mystery has surrounded a Florida security company with suspected ties to the assassination of Haiti's president. Court records reviewed by NPR suggest financial trouble at the company in recent years. Image credit: Valerie Baeriswyl/AFP via Getty Images

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When This Entrepreneur Lost His Job, He Created a Facebook Group to Ease the Pain. Now He Helps More Than 30,000 People With Their Careers.

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Ketan Anjaria's HireClub is helping people take the reins on their careers. Entrepreneurs

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A Federal Judge Ruled DACA Unlawful — But Current Recipients Are Safe For Now

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Texas and several other states argued then-President Barack Obama had overstepped his authority by creating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in 2012. Federal District Judge Andrew Hanen agreed. Image credit: Callaghan OHare/The Washington Post via Getty Images

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Ashton Kutcher Says He Was Supposed to be on the Next Virgin Galactic Flight But That He Sold His Ticket Back Because 'It Was Not a Smart Family Decision'

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Kutcher said he was supposed to be on the next flight but will instead go to space "at some point.". News and Trends

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Pro-Democracy Protests Continue In Eswatini, Africa's Last Absolute Monarchy

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King Mswati III has ruled the country formerly known as Swaziland for 35 years. On Friday, he called the protests "satanic." Pro-democracy sentiment is growing, and analysts say turmoil will continue. Image credit: Craig Ruttle/AP

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How climate change fueled the devastating floods in Germany and northwest Europe

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The destruction in the pedestrian area of Bad Muenstereifel, western Germany, after heavy rain hit parts of the country, causing widespread flooding, on July 16, 2021. | Ina Fassbender/AFP via Getty Images. These are the harbingers of climate change that have now arrived in Germany.”

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Why Crash Weight Loss Programs Don't Work: Clues From Hunter-Gatherer Societies

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Evolutionary anthropologist Herman Pontzer shares why some of the most physically active people in the world don't burn more calories than office workers. And what that means for your fitness goals. Image credit: Catherine Falls/Getty Images

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The wellness world’s conspiracy problem is linked to Orientalism

Vox Open Sourced

The Western wellness world loves to reference East and South Asian traditions, often without historical context and based upon an Orientalist framework. Westend61/Getty Images. East and South Asian medical traditions have been appropriated and misinterpreted in the West, sometimes for political gain.

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Virginia Shifts $700 Million In Relief Funds To Boost Rural Broadband Access

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Virginia will direct $700 million drawn from pandemic relief funds to boost broadband access and help close the digital divide for some of the poorest regions of the state. Image credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images

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Why Snail Mail Will Speed Up Your Business Growth

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By sending ten personal notes a day, you can write your way to the top -- and experience incredible business growth. Growth Strategies

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California Turned Pandemic Rentals Into Permanent Housing For The Homeless

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California leased hotel rooms for unhoused residents during the pandemic to move them out of crowded shelters. Then it bought some of those hotels to create long-term homes for unhoused residents. Image credit: Beth LaBerge/KQED

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Keep Your Hair Looking Great with the Best Wahl Clippers of 2021

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Return to the office with the best Wahl clippers even professionals use. Haircare

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Los Angeles County Moves To Get More Money Into The Hands Of Foster Youth

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Los Angeles County plans to ensure foster youth who get Social Security can use the money later, going against the common practice of child welfare agencies nationwide to use benefits to pay for care. Image credit: Sarah Reingewirtz/MediaNews Group via Getty Images

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Pain Is Inevitable—Here's How to Make Suffering Optional

Quick and Dirty Tips

Do you know the difference between pain and suffering? Do you know which one you'd choose? When I think about the most painful experiences in my life—whether they involved physical pain or emotional pain—I notice something funny.

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Why South Asian Baseball Fans Are Excited About Kumar Rocker's Future

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Kumar Rocker is headed for the big leagues — literally. And his pick to pitch for the New York Mets is monumental for people who haven't seen themselves represented in baseball very often. Image credit: Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

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Forbes CEO Next 50: The Up-And-Coming Leaders Set To Revolutionize American Business

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This new annual list highlights top tech executives who are redefining the role and driving game-changing innovation. CEO Network /ceo-network Leadership /leadership CEO Network /ceo-network No Paywall no-paywall Daily Cover daily-cover Editors' Pick editors-pick technology stevenbertoniblog

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U.S. Sports Teams Are Back In Action. But Coronavirus Infections Are Still A Threat

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Games schedules are back to normal and fans are in the stands. But a handful of high-profile positive COVID-19 cases are disrupting Olympic rosters and MLB games as cases tick up across the U.S. Image credit: John Locher/AP

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4 Ways to Overcome That Gap on Your Resume

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Sometimes career gaps are inevitable, but they can also be used to your advantage during the job search. Success Strategies

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photojournalist Danish Siddiqui Is Killed In Afghanistan

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The 38-year-old journalist, who worked for the Reuters news agency, died in southern Afghanistan during a clash between Taliban militiamen and Afghan troops with whom he was embedded. Image credit: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

The new Space Jam is apocalyptic horror

Vox Open Sourced

Yeah, it’s bleak. Warner Bros. Pictures. The algorithm” is the monster. On Monday night, I sat in a dark theater, staring up at the movie screen, asking myself a perhaps-unanswerable question: What exactly does Hollywood think an “algorithm” is?

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