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  • Health & Lifestyle Research 10 reasons you should wake up earlier — and how to do it

    10 reasons you should wake up earlier — and how to do it

    The sunrise is worth the early wakeup call. “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise” — Ben Franklin, famously “Put no trust in the benefits to accrue from early rising, as set forth by the infatuated Franklin …” — Mark Twain Recently, reader Rob asked me about my habit of waking at 4:30 a.m. each day, and asked me to write about the health benefits of rising early, which I thought was an excellent question. Unfortunately, […]

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  • News Research Muslims Have Revealed The Drastic Ways Their Lives Changed After 9/11

    Muslims Have Revealed The Drastic Ways Their Lives Changed After 9/11

    A Reddit user opened up a thread inviting the Muslim users of the site to reveal the ways in which their lives changed after 9/11. Some of the responses people shared were pretty sickening. They include plenty of tales of racism and prejudice meted out on Muslims and non-Muslims with dark skin. Redditers who are friends with people that were targeted also shared their stories in the thread. The submissions show the worst and the best in human nature, with […]

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  • Analysis News Research 13 Things Whiny, Pathetica, Unsuccessful People Never Stop Doing (Ever)

    13 Things Whiny, Pathetica, Unsuccessful People Never Stop Doing (Ever)

    Recently, close to 9,000 Inc.com readers shared my article about the common habits of successful people–on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. That was pretty cool–and it got me thinking: What about the other side? We all aspire to be like the really successful people we know, but how do we avoid thebad habits that unsuccessful people demonstrate? This is about those woefully pathetic souls–and we all know them–who squander every opportunity, then complain loudly about how their lives have turned out. […]

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    Positive Parenting: Punishing Misbehavior Doesn’t Have to be the Answer

    One morning my four year old daughter and I were getting ready to leave the house when she suddenly yelled “Idiot!” Right at me. As I processed the word, I saw my little girl’s cheeks flush. Tears streamed down her face as she half whispered – half yelled “you are an IDIOT Mama.” Total silence followed as we looked at each other. We stared so long, I nearly forgot to breathe out, and in again. Idiot. My daughter called me […]

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  • News Schoolgirl Saved From Certain Death As Burqa-Clad Woman Pulls Her From Path Of Oncoming Train

    Schoolgirl Saved From Certain Death As Burqa-Clad Woman Pulls Her From Path Of Oncoming Train

    A schoolgirl has narrowly escaped death after a burqa-clad woman pulled her off the tracks of an oncoming train. The incident occurred as the girl dropped what appears to be a hula hoop onto the tracks. CCTV shows her attempting to retrieve the toy, then struggling to climb back to safety as a train began to pull into the station. As the train began to roll towards the child, a woman wearing a purple head-covering, ran over and pulled her […]

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  • News GOLDMAN CEO: Here’s the secret to moving up the ranks without making people nervous

    GOLDMAN CEO: Here’s the secret to moving up the ranks without making people nervous

    A Goldman Sachs intern recently asked Lloyd Blankfein how he became the CEO. “Can you explain when early on you had to decide ‘I want to be CEO’ or people noticed it in you? And what kind of things they noticed so you didn’t become complacent and OK with just [vice president] or [managing director] or whatever—I know that’s great success—but CEO…” the intern asked during a Q&A in July. The simple answer from Blankfein: You have to do a great job in […]

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  • News Moving moment desperate whale approached boat full of fishermen for help after getting plastic bag caught in its mouth

    Moving moment desperate whale approached boat full of fishermen for help after getting plastic bag caught in its mouth

    A group of young fishermen have captured an incredible selfie with a whale after it swam up and seemed to ask them for help removing plastic bags caught in its mouth. The friendly whale nudged their boat as it made a surprise appearance in Middle Harbour, north of Sydney. The men soon noticed the whale, which circled the boat and swam underneath it, was asking for help and pulled out rubbish bags and fishing lines stuck in its mouth. Michael […]

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  • News Uncategorized West Africans have some of the healthiest diets in the world

    West Africans have some of the healthiest diets in the world

      People in Mali, Chad, Senegal and Sierra Leone enjoy healthier diets than their counterparts in the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan or Canada, according to a study published in The Lancet Global Health this spring. Using self-reported diet surveys from 187 countries that are home to 89% of the world’s adult population, researchers led by Fumiaki Imamura from the University of Cambridge analyzed the intake of healthy foods such as fruit, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, and fish, as […]

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  • News Rare Earth: Afghanistan Sits on $1 Trillion in Minerals

    Rare Earth: Afghanistan Sits on $1 Trillion in Minerals

    Despite being one of the poorest nations in the world, Afghanistan may be sitting on one of the richest troves of minerals in the world, valued at nearly $1 trillion, scientists say. Afghanistan, a country nearly the size of Texas, is loaded with minerals deposited by the violent collision of the Indian subcontinent with Asia. The U.S. Geological Survey began inspecting what mineral resources Afghanistan had after U.S.-led forces drove the Taliban from power in the country in 2004. In […]

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  • Analysis News Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do – here’s how to opt out

    Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do – here’s how to opt out

    Windows 10 is amazing. Windows 10 is fantastic. Windows 10 is glorious. Windows 10 is faster, smoother and more user-friendly than any Windows operating system that has come before it. Windows 10 is everything Windows 8 should have been, addressing nearly all of the major problems users had with Microsoft’s previous-generation platform in one fell swoop. But there’s something you should know: As you read this article from your newly upgraded PC, Windows 10 is also spying on nearly everything […]

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