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High Conflict in the Canadian Church

Conflict is good. Actually, the right kind of conflict is good. As Amanda Ripley writes in her new book High Conflict, healthy conflict “can be serious and intense but leads somewhere useful.” It “does not collapse into dehumanization.” High conflict, though, is bad. It “becomes self-perpetuating and all-consuming, in which almost everyone ends up worse off.” It’s “typically an us-versus-them conflict.” Ripley’s book tells stories of high conflict: a town council in California, a gang memb...
Tags: New York, Featured, California, Life, Chicago, Colombia, Canada, Current Events, Venezuela, Michigan, Hugo Chavez, Friedman, Ripley, Chavez, Gary Friedman, Christian Living


Aspi Engineer And Winning the Aga Khan Race

Our dear friend Rusi Sorabji writes…. I attach something I wrote about friend, ASPI Engineer*, the 17 years old should go down in the annals of World Aviation better than the likes of Alcock & Brown, Charles Lindbergh, Emelia Earhart, Amy Johnson and to correct the continuous mis-information that is floating around that it was Man Mohan Singh that came first in the Aga Khan Race. Even as late as last year I saw an article in the Indian press stating Singh came first, but do not find anybody fro...
Tags: Europe, England, London, News, California, France, Life, India, US, America, San Francisco, Iran, History, Best, Afghanistan, Britain


An Inside Peek at The Strenuous Life: May 2021

The Strenuous Life is a membership platform for those who wish to revolt against our age of ease, comfort, and existential weightlessness. The Bugle  is the monthly newsletter for participants of The Strenuous Life, which highlights the strenuous going-ons of our intrepid members. Below is what we sent members as the May edition of the Bugle. We wanted to give Art of Manliness readers an inside look at what’s going on over there. Click here to get on the email list and be notified of the next...
Tags: Utah, California, Life, Germany, Blog, Pennsylvania, Hawaii, Iowa, Arizona, Switzerland, Bavaria, Basel, NICK, Rhine, Ontario, Thomas


28 photos of some of the most adorable dogs to live in the White House

President Barack Obama and his dog Bo were very close. Getty Dogs are the most popular pet for a president to have during his time in the White House. The Obamas' dog Bo died from cancer, the family announced on Saturday. The Bidens have two German shepherds, 13-year-old Champ and 3-year-old Major, who is a rescue. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Grover Cleveland's cocker spaniel named Gallagher had a brown coat and ears of "inconvenient length." Grove...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Obama, Dogs, California, Washington Post, Washington, Life, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden, Features, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton


Ugg boots will still be trademarked in the US, a federal appeals court has ruled, a report says

Ugg boots will still be trademarked in the US, a federal appeals court has ruled Getty Images A court has rejected a case brought by Australian Leather to remove a trademark for "Ugg" boots. Deckers Outdoor Corporation holds the trademark in many countries, limiting where Australian bootmakers can sell. Australian Leather's owner says 'Ugg' should be protected for Australia as 'champagne' is for France. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal appeals...
Tags: Fashion, Australia, California, France, US, Trends, New York Times, Sydney, Retail, Nyt, Ugg, Trademark, Appeals Court, US supreme court, Deckers, UGG Australia


Bill Gates added a $43 million beachfront home to his sprawling real estate portfolio last year. Here's a closer look at his empire, which also includes a $130 million Washington mansion and horse ranches in Florida.

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. Susan Walsh/AP Photo Bill Gates has amassed a multimillion-dollar property empire. His portfolio includes Florida horse ranches, a Washington mansion, and a San Diego beach house. Now, that property may be divided in his divorce from his wife of 27 years, Melinda. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates has amassed a property empire over the years. From his $130 million Washington mansion nicknamed "Xanadu 2.0," to Florida horse ranches,...
Tags: Florida, Microsoft, California, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Life, US, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Wealth, Features, Wyoming, House, Billionaires, Bill Gates


„Das passiert überall“: Billie Eilish erzählt, wie einsam sich Missbrauch anfühlen kann

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 09: Billie Eilish attends the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic) Billie Eilish war gestern überall. Die Fotos vom Shooting für die britische Vogue zeigten die Sängerin in einem 1940er-Pin-up-Style – völlig anders als ihr sonstiger Look. Im Interview dazu sprach sie nicht nur darüber, wie dieses Umstyling zustande gekommen war, sondern über ein weiteres Thema,...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, California, Vogue, Britney Spears, Highland, Hollywood California, Wie, Rolle, Gott, Billie Eilish, Frau, Herzen, Leben, Zeile


Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 and Kilian, Love Don’t Be Shy On Sale? My Head Is About to Explode

I have many, many fragrances but if I had to live out my days with only two I would choose Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge 540 and Kilian Love, Don’t Be Shy! Love, Don’t Be Shy is the fluffiest most beautiful sweet orange blossom and marshmallow scent every. It’s like eating orange marmalade while sitting on a scented fluffy cloud that smells like marshmallow! It’s just gorgeous! And Baccarat Rouge 540 is like a cotton candy blend for adults! It’s intoxicating! Slightly sweet, a li...
Tags: California, Beauty, Don, Steals and Deals, Kilian, Love Don, Maison Francis Kurkdjian Baccarat Rouge, Kilian Love Don, MagiX Illuminator Avon Healthy Makeup Cream


Burnt out: is the exhausting cult of productivity finally over?

In the last decade, employees have been encouraged to see work and life as interchangeable, and to hustle ever harder. But the pandemic has brought a new reckoningIn the US, they call it “hustle culture”: the idea that the ideal person for the modern age is one who is always on, always at work, always grafting. Your work is your life, and when you are not doing your hustle, you have a side-hustle. Like all the world’s worst ideas, it started in Silicon Valley, although it is a business-sector th...
Tags: California, US, Life and style, Society, Work & careers, Work-life balance, Silicon Valley, Guardian Careers


The 30 highest-paying jobs in California

Airline pilots, copilots, and flight engineers are one of the highest-paying jobs in California where they earn $229,110 a year. David McNew/Getty Images California has an economy bigger than that of most countries. Using wage data from BLS, we found the occupations with the highest average salaries in California. The following are the 30 highest-paying jobs in the Golden State. See more stories on Insider's business page. 30. Computer hardware engineers vm/Getty Images ...
Tags: Jobs, California, US, Careers, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, David, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Salaries, Airline, Rick Bowmer, Justin Sullivan Getty, Department of Labor, BLS, David McNew Getty


WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann just sold his San Francisco Bay Area compound for $22.4 million. Look inside the 'Guitar House.'

Jacob Eliot; Michael Kovac/Getty WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann just sold his San Francisco Bay Area home for $22.4 million, per the New York Post. He listed the home for $27.5 million in August 2020 after moving to Israel with his wife. The 10-acre compound includes a guest house, a pool, a greenhouse, a chicken coop, and geothermal systems. See more stories on Insider's business page. Adam Neumann just sold his compound in Corte Madera in Northern California for $22.4 million, th...
Tags: New York Post, Real Estate, California, Life, New York City, Israel, San Francisco, Trends, Features, WeWork, Golden Gate Bridge, Hamptons, San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California, Luxury Real Estate, Neumann


I'm a 17-year-old Fortnite gamer who's won over $646,000 in two years since going pro. I average about 10 hours of gaming daily.

Palma became eligible to play professionally at age 14 and says he practices playing Fortnite for 10 hours a day. Diego Palma Diego Palma, aka Arkhram, is a 17-year-old professional gamer based in Sacramento, California. Since going pro in 2019, he's won more than $646,000 from Fortnite competitions. He says he can spend up to 10 hours each day reviewing old games and practicing with fellow pro players. See more stories on Insider's business page. I was 4 years old when my papá fi...
Tags: Gaming, Sweden, Video Games, California, Massachusetts, New York City, Careers, Trends, North America, Palma, Nordic, Sacramento California, Pablo, H P Lovecraft, Arkham, Tech Insider


Best Penis Milking Toys

First Friday is a yearly event held in downtown Honolulu (China Town, specifically). But as soon as a man remains attached with his mother as he was when he had been a child, then only issues might arise. For each of these questions, it is possible to choose Ask Me Later and come straight back to them whenever you want. Dating caters to black and biracial singles, bringing them with those who’ve experienced similar life and cultural experiences and who hold similar values and beliefs dear to the...
Tags: California, Life, Relationship, Lulu, Orange County, Don, Carlos, Richards, Honolulu China Town, Anna Fleszer


These dollhouses cost more than a typical home in Indiana

While $200,000 won't get you a single-family home in most parts of California, it can buy a very elaborate dollhouse on Instagram.
Tags: Design, Instagram, California, Lifestyle, Indiana, Radio, Luxury, Dollhouses, Architectural Digest, Cheap Old Houses, Chris Toledo, Nutshell News


California siblings ensnared in $6M residential sales scam

Adolfo Schoneke, 43, and Bianca Gonzalez, 38, are accused of running a multimillion-dollar listing scam that even included tricking homeowners into allowing home showings.
Tags: California, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Rentals, News Brief, Tracey Hawkins, Adolfo Schoneke, Bianca Gonzalez, U.S. Attorney's Office


The 25 global companies with the best workplace cultures, according to employees

Alphabet Inc.'s Google logo. Ng Han Guan/AP Photo Career site Comparably just published a new ranking of global companies with the best cultures. The ranking is based on ratings from employees in the US and internationally over a 12-month period. The following are the top 25 companies, and the full list can be found on Comparably here. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. PepsiCo Courtesy of Comparably Global headquarters: Purchase, New YorkIndustry: Con...
Tags: Apple, Google, California, Germany, US, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Companies, Thailand, Amsterdam, Newcastle, San Jose, Seattle, Pepsico


Jill Biden’s fishnet stockings are receiving mixed reactions

Jill Biden turned heads on a flight back to the White House by sporting a pair of fishnet stockings — sparking debate online over whether the garment was first-lady material. Biden, 69, received a mixed reaction after she was seen disembarking from the plane from California Thursday at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland in the...
Tags: Fashion, Maryland, California, White House, Biden, Andrews Air Force Base, Jill Biden


Lizzo Shakes Things Up with a Great Vintage DayDreamer Tee .. and Does It on Instagram!

Lizzo just posted on her Instagram wearing DAYDREAMER!      The three-time Grammy winner shared a video dancing to Cardi B while wearing an exclusive tee from  DayDreamer’s upcoming Extended Sizing, or ES, collection that launched 2 days ago- March 23, 2021. The ES line will offer 12 classic DAYDREAMER styles available in sizes 1X-3X and retailing from […] The post Lizzo Shakes Things Up with a Great Vintage DayDreamer Tee .. and Does It on Instagram! first appeared on LA-Story.com. ...
Tags: Photos, Videos, Music, Featured, Instagram, Celebrity, Shopping, Entertainment, California, Women, Lifestyle, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Going Green


Hungry for Higher Education

Life has undergone some drastic changes for most of us in the past year. Facing pressure on all sides from rising expenses and a plummeting employment rate, the job market feels especially volatile, especially if you’re the sort of person who wants to do what they’re genuinely passionate about. The good news is that jobs in the food industry are more important than ever, and with so many people changing careers now, this is a great time to invest in further education. Is that even possible to g...
Tags: Cooking, Chef, Education, California, Uncategorized, Careers, New Jersey, Baking, Degree, Austin Texas, Sarah Brown, Manhattan New York, Boulder Colorado, Plant Based, CulinarySchools, Cheshire England


I became a professional bridesmaid after ditching a career in real estate. It's hard but fun work, and business is booming.

Krysten Walsh (second from the left) at a friend's wedding. She does not publish photos of clients' weddings as her professional involvement in them has to remain a secret. Trent Daft Photography Kerstyn Walsh, 30, has attended more than 200 weddings as a professional bridesmaid. "It's a full-time business. It is fun, don't get me wrong. But there's a lot of hard work involved." She spoke to Caitlin Tilley for Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. I ...
Tags: Australia, California, Russia, Careers, Trends, Sydney, Weddings, Bridesmaids, Palm Springs, Self-employed, Sydney Australia, Luke Fletcher, COVID, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Krysten Walsh


GoFundMe to pay off Harry and Meghan’s home scrubbed from internet

California resident Anastasia Hanson started the campaign to "help" the couple pay off their $14.65 million Montecito home after watching their interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Tags: Lifestyle, Luxury, Luxury Lens, Technology, Anastasia Hanson, GoFundMe, Meghan Markle, Montecito, Netflix, Oprah Winfrey, Prince Harry


Should I Put Solar Panels on My Roof?

I’ve always wanted to install solar panels to generate our electricity needs. It just never made sense for us because we’ve been talking on and off about moving for the past few years. Still, the fact that you can pay a one-time fee to avoid paying the monthly electricity bill forever kept me interested. After we moved last year, we decided to shop around for solar panels. The salesperson made us think that we can recoup our costs in three to five years or less, but those numbers are filled wit...
Tags: Congress, California, Housing, Marketing, Lifestyle, Shopping Smart, Homeowner 's Association


Elon Musk's famous family includes a model, several millionaire entrepreneurs, and multiple sets of twins. Here are all the members of the Musk family tree.

Elon Musk with his mother, Maye Musk. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Elon Musk has a large family that includes multiple millionaire entrepreneurs. Musk himself has been married twice and has six sons, including a baby with his partner, Grimes. Musk also has two siblings who founded companies and a CoverGirl model mother. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk has had a wild life, but he's not the only member of his family who launched businesses, made millions, or...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, California, Life, Africa, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Paypal, Features, Canada, South Africa


How an 8-year-old signed a $33,000 contract to play Fortnite on a professional team

Fortnite has 350 million players worldwide. "Fortnite"/Epic Games Aged eight, California native Joseph Deen signed a $33,000 professional contract to play Fortnite. He is one of the youngest pro-gamers in the world, but he can't enter competitions until he's 13. Deen began playing Fortnite aged four and believes playing the piano may have helped him. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. At eight years old, most of us were probably playing with our friends or bei...
Tags: California, International, Careers, Trends, Bbc, Gigi, Video Game, Nordic, Joseph, Deen, Statista, Gallagher, BI International, Tech Insider, Video Game Addiction, Fortnite


How we met: ‘I told my grandparents I'd met the woman I would marry’

Charles and Yidi Outhier, 54 and 47, met on a train in the US before Christmas in 2003. They live in the suburbs of Philadelphia with their pet tortoiseCharles Outhier was travelling from Austin, Texas to Tucson, Arizona to see his grandparents for Christmas at the end of 2003. “I had seen the film The Station Agent, and I thought the idea of taking a train sounded appealing,” he says. “But in San Antonio, the train car I was in had separated and all the passengers continuing on were herded into...
Tags: California, Relationships, China, Germany, US, Life and style, Wisconsin, Philadelphia, Charles, San Antonio, Austin Texas, Orlando Florida, Tucson Arizona, Yidi Outhier, Outhier, Yidi Shen


'I am a woman who wants': on disability and desire

Cerebral palsy made my body a country of error and pain. It took me years to accept the part of me that craves intimacyThe autumn I was 19, I entered my college dining hall in California just in time to overhear a boy telling a table of mutual acquaintances that he thought I was very nice, but he felt terribly sorry for me because I was going to die a virgin. This was already impossible, but in that moment all that mattered was the blunt force of the boy’s certainty. He hadn’t said he could neve...
Tags: California, Sex, Disability


Sephora at Kohl’s List of Locations Opening Soon

As you know Sephora will be opening inside of Kohl’s stores and I have a list of all the locations that will be getting this beauty upgrade! Sephora announced their partnership in early December and early this week they unveiled the information of which Kohl’s stores would be getting a Sephora. There are a total of 200 locations and Kohl’s website will even begin carrying a selection of brands from Sephora in Fall 2021. New York is getting 22 stores being the state that has the most locations...
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30 companies that give back all year long - not just around the holidays

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Cotopaxi is a B Corp that puts 1% of its yearly revenue toward grants to nonprofits making sustainable changes in poverty alleviation. Cotopaxi/Instagram Giving back is woven into the business and operations of these 30 companies. If you shop from the following brands, you're also supporting several charitable initiatives. Need more gift ideas? Check out our ultimate gift guide.Aside from volunteering wit...
Tags: Reviews, Home, Food, Asia, New York, Style, California, US, Gift, Trends, Features, Gifts, Beauty, Aclu, B Corp, Patagonia


Glen Ivy Hot Springs Reopens on Feb. 24 with Live & Virtual Wellness Experiences!! Book It Now!

Glen Ivy Hot Springs, Southern California’s leading wellness destination, is thrilled to reopen its doors and offer live and virtual wellness experiences for guests to prioritize self-care. Open daily, Glen Ivy Hot Springs offers spa packages to experience a day of relaxation and transformative spa services. Starting February 24, Glen Ivy Hot Springs is launching […] The post Glen Ivy Hot Springs Reopens on Feb. 24 with Live & Virtual Wellness Experiences!! Book It Now! first appeared on LA-St...
Tags: Featured, California, Restaurants, Women, Lifestyle, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Going Green, Marketing Strategy, Natural, Meditation, Art and design, Viral, Innovation


How Much Do You Save If You Live Abroad?

One of the retirement options that I often think about is whether it makes sense for me to retire overseas one day. Being born in Asia and then growing up in Canada, there are quite a few places that attract our family on many levels. For one, we have many family and friends all over the globe. In fact, there are more friends and family of ours living in Hong Kong, Taiwan, or Canada than where I live. Moving to any of these places wouldn’t be much of an adjustment because the connections we hav...
Tags: Asia, Japan, California, Retirement, Marketing, Lifestyle, America, Canada, United States, New Jersey, Manhattan, Southern California, Emma, U S Census Bureau, Hong Kong Taiwan, Cost of Transportation America



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