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Best Methods of Self Study for Students

Self studying, which involves studying without direct supervision or attendance in a classroom, is a valuable way to learn, and is quickly growing in popularity among parents and students. By complementing formal education with home study, students can see a drastic improvement to grades, material understanding, and confidence. Many students study at home to supplement their class-based learning. However, self…

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How the Founder of Year & Day Made Millennials Love Tableware

The tableware industry is enormous and old — a $7 billion space dominated by high-end legacy brands and low-cost plates from the likes of IKEA. Is there room for more? Kathryn Duryea once worked in brand management at Tiffany & Co., where she was part of that old guard, but then she saw a new opening: “We’re in a moment of women embracing leadership and entrepreneurship,…

How to Exercise at Home

Working out is often a great way to de-stress at the end of the day and a good way to keep your immune system in tip-top shape.  But fears of contracting the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19, have many people on edge and avoiding places where they could contract the disease or spread the virus to other people. On that point, the…

Indian Women Protest New Citizenship Laws, Joining A Global ‘Fourth Wave’ Feminist Movement

Written by Alka Kurian. All opinions expressed and experiences written are reserved to the author. Women are among the strongest opponents of two new laws in India that threaten the citizenship rights of vulnerable groups like Muslims, poor women, oppressed castes and LGBTQ people. The Citizenship Amendment Act, passed in December 2019, fast-tracks Indian citizenship for undocumented refugees from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan –…

Katy Perry’s Habits for Glowing Skin

While Katy Perry dazzles on stage in cupcake bras, pink wigs, and cotton candy makeup, what really stands out about the American Idol judge is her glowing skin. The “Never Really Over” singer has been taking care of her skin ever since she developed acne in her teens. Today, you’ll notice that the 35-year-old popstar has a radiant, blemish-free complexion, thanks to tried-and-true routine. Here, everything…