11 Morning Rituals You Can Adopt To Become A Happier And More Successful Person

May 29, 2017

People are made up of their habits. If you eat junk food and watch a lot of TV, you may end up like a lazy couch potato. If you read a lot of books and work out, its likely that youll be energetic and intelligent. Our morning habits andrituals are immensely important in setting up our day and developing our character. If you listen to some of the worlds most successful people ininterviews or books, they always talk about their morning rituals. The way they start their day andthe habits they …

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Mystique Vs. Mayhem in Unlikely Stanley Cup Final

May 29, 2017

Pittsburgh (AP) — The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Four victories against the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final would make Pittsburgh the first franchise to win back-to-back championships in nearly 20 years and the first in the parity-driven salary cap era. It would give stars Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin their third Cup, one more than their boss — owner Mario Lemieux — earned during his Hall of Fame …

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How ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ has become the meme of the resistance

May 29, 2017

Image: Christopher Mineses / mashable  Earlier this week, 18 women dressed up in red cloaks and white bonnets, stood in pairs in the rotunda of the Texas state capitol, and began chanting, “Shame!” in unison. They didn’t stop shouting for eight minutes. They call themselves the Texas handmaids. You probably first saw them back in March, when images of their original protest in Austin went viral. That’s when they sat silently in the Texas senate gallery, watching as …

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100 Middle Schoolers Refuse Photo-Op With Paul Ryan During D.C. Trip

May 29, 2017

The students were visiting Washington, D.C., from New Jerseys South Orange Middle School on Thursday when they were offered the chance to pose with Ryan, according to reports. Fellow student Wendy Weeks said she also opted to not take a photo, telling the Village Green that to have stood next to Ryan would have given the wrong impression of how she feels about him. The House Speaker has earned criticism for his tireless efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Student …

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The best-looking fidget spinners on the internet, ranked

May 28, 2017

In this strange new world, there are those who fidget spin and there are those who wish this toy trend would run its course already, oh my god. For those in the former group, a boring fidget spinner will not do. Lucky for them, there are hundreds of options on Amazon boasting impressive spin times and various claims of health and well-being benefits. SEE ALSO: Break the mold and get a cookie fidget spinner instead But really, all that matters is the design. Here’s 35 of our favorites. …

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Pete Souza’s most legendary Donald Trump trolls

May 28, 2017

In an internet world where trolls lurk around every corner, one has loomed above the rest: Pete Souza, Barack Obama’s former staff photographer. An unlikely troll for unlikely times. Souza has stood out for the blunt savagery of his Instagram posts, but more than that, for the sheer amount of them. It’s seemed that for every Donald Trump action, there is an equal, opposite, and wistfully melancholy reminder of how things used to be. Since Trump’s inauguration in January, the …

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These new 3D scan fit helmets could make football safer

May 28, 2017

Riddell's next step in football helmet technology includes personalized 3D head scans.Image: lili sams/Mashable Helmets already make the violent game of football safer, but one of the biggest equipment makers in the sport is making them even better. It’s developed a new process to create helmets that could play a role in preventing the traumatic head injuries that currently plague the game and threaten its future. Riddell, the company behind the helmets worn by around 60 percent of …

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There is currently no emoji to represent periods. This campaign wants to change that.

May 28, 2017

Image: plan international  There’s an emoji for just about everything, from tacos to tropical fish. But, we currently don’t have an emoji to describe our periods. A new social media campaign wants to smash the stigma surrounding menstruation one emoji at a time. SEE ALSO: These ‘femojis’ may get you talking more about your period Girls rights group, Plan International, launched a social media campaign on Sunday to include an official “period emoji” on …

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Election 2017: What if I can’t afford to pay the rent? – BBC News

May 28, 2017

“It’s not a living wage if you cannot afford to live anywhere on that wage.” Where can I afford to live? BBC Calculator Shortfall According to the housing charity Shelter, there are now half a million people in the UK in the same situation as Nadine: people who have jobs, but who still have to borrow money for the rent. That amounts to one in three renters who are on low incomes, Shelter says. Nadine earns around 1,500 a month, but rent and council tax alone take up 1,057. …

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Video game stories still don’t belong to you

May 28, 2017

Video games are a fun way to pass time. They’re engaging and distracting. They’re an opportunity to socialize, and they can even be educational. But, increasingly, games are becoming known as a wonderful way to tell and be a part of stories, too. Over the last decade, that evolution of stories in games has arguably become as critical to the experience as the gameplay itself. As gamers, we’ve lived through dozens of varying stories. We’ve explored all sorts of landscapes …

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Economics not sex was behind this cruel Chinese practice, according to new research

May 27, 2017

A woman with three-inch bound feet. The Chinese practice of binding feet started in the 7th century, and was thought to occur to cater to men's sexual tastes. The practice stopped in the early 20th century.Image: Getty Images Bound feet the cruel Chinese practice of reducing a normal foot to 10cm (3 in.) stubs were once part of a stereotypical East Asian allure. The results of the practice, in which the toes of girls as young as four were broken and bound to the sole of the foot with cloth, …

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Professor gets his dog a position at 7 academic journals

May 27, 2017

For scientists and researchers, getting papers published in respected journals is critical for their careers. So it’s a good thing that Dr. Olivia Doll, respected authority and academic, is intimately involved in curating journals within the medical community. She sits on seven different editorial boards for journals focused on everything from drug abuse to respiratory medicine. She also looks like this. SEE ALSO: Very good dog interrupts newscast and is totally pumped to be on TV Yes, …

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If MacGyver lived today this is probably how he’d survive in the wild

May 27, 2017

Image: discovery channel We all use tech to get through the day. Whether its replying to messages on Slack or email for work, or using map apps to get us from place to place, our gadgets are often our lifeline to the world. But imagine having to use your gadgets to survive, literally. SEE ALSO: This tiny iPhone gadget can help you detect hazards lurking in the air That’s exactly what adventurer Andy Quitmeyer does in his new series Hacking the Wild. In the show, Quitmeyer, whose day …

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What you should think about while considering a career change to healthcare

May 27, 2017

Image: PIXABAY Between now and 2024, the healthcare field is projected to experience the fastest employment growth, which is creating opportunities for people who are passionate about healthcare and considering a career in the industry. The healthcare field is broad and dynamic, said Doris Savron, executive dean at University of Phoenix College of Health Professions. A career path in healthcare can range from IT to nursing to administrative staff, and each path is unique in what level of …

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Apple working on dedicated AI chip for iOS devices, report says

May 27, 2017

Image: lili sams/mashable Apple’s reportedly working on a new kind of chip potentially for future iOS devices that’ll be used just for processing AI, Bloomberg reports. SEE ALSO: New leaked photos reportedly reveal the final design of the iPhone 8 Bloomberg says the chip’s called the Apple Neural Engine internally, and could be used for “offloading facial recognition in the photos application, some parts of speech recognition, and the iPhones predictive keyboard to …

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The Most Futile Fight In Washington: Authorizing Wars

May 27, 2017

WASHINGTON At a time when health care reform and Russia investigations are sucking all the oxygen out of Congress, two senators a Republican and a Democrat filed into a small press gallery on Thursday to try and shine a spotlight on another pressing matter: war. Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and Tim Kaine (D-Va.) introduced against the Islamic State, al Qaeda and the Taliban. It would give Congress new oversight over military action against those groups and over the countries in which U.S. …

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Who is Nicola Sturgeon? A profile of the SNP leader – BBC News

May 26, 2017

After studying law at Glasgow University and working as a solicitor at the city’s Drumchapel Law Centre, Ms Sturgeon’s entry into full-time politics came at the age of 29, when she was elected to the new Holyrood parliament in 1999, as a Glasgow regional MSP. As a frontbench opposition spokeswoman, she sought to hold the Labour-Lib Dem coalition government to account on education, justice and health. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Salmond-Sturgeon leadership …

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Rush Limbaugh Can’t Stop Gushing Over ‘Manly And Studly’ Greg Gianforte

May 26, 2017

Speaking on his radio show Thursday, Limbaugh repeatedly described how manly and studlyGianforte must be for his alleged attack on Ben Jacobs, a Guardian reporter who was asking about thehealth care bill. Limbaugh no doubt relies on a certain amount of sarcasm and irony. However, he was largely critical of Jacobs, whom he dismissed as pajama boy and a classic Never Trumper, anti-Trumpist from the drive-by media. This cannot be accepted. This must be condemned, he said.I wonder how many …

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17 Things To Do On MDW That Have Nothing To Do With Getting Drunk

May 26, 2017

Memorial Day is meant to be celebrated as a solemn remembrance of the brave men and women who have fought to protect our freedom here in America. But we all know many (if not most) people will likely be spending the three-day weekend perpetually drunk off their asses, just because. Contrary to popular belief, though, there are so many other ways to spend the long weekend that dont involve alcohol whatsoever. Giphy Whether youre trying to give your body a break from all the vodka sodas you …

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Bella Hadid Confesses The “Crazy” Juice Cleanse She Once Tried

May 25, 2017

Bella Hadid is really at the top of her game right now. The 20-year-old modelis constantly on the move, whether it be flaunting her fabulous figurein the most enviable fashion on the runway orchilling in the sun in a sexy swimsuit with her friends. Instagram Good for you, Bella! I mean, singlelife is certainly working for you. In a recent interview with Coveteur, Hadid opened up about her hectic schedule and how she stays healthy. She alsodished on her favorite shoes and just how many she …

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Kit Harington Rips Into Donald Trump & Sean Penn!

May 25, 2017

The Game Of Thrones actor recently spoke to Esquire about the orange villain, expressing his view that the man is basically nothing but a big old phony! He said: “I believe in experts. Mr. Donald TrumpI wouldn’t call him President, I’ll call him Mister. I think this man at the head of your country is a con artist.” It was a sentiment echoed by GoT author George R.R. Martin, who said: “I think Joffrey is now the king in America. And he’s grown up just as …

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Rocket Lab Reports Launch Into Space From New Zealand

May 25, 2017

#ItsaTest pic.twitter.com/JI4M6iTqiC — Rocket Lab (@RocketLabUSA) May 25, 2017 Rocket Lab said it has successfully test-launched a rocket into space from a remote area of New Zealand’s North Island. #ItsaTest pic.twitter.com/KRo1iBB1wK — Rocket Lab (@RocketLabUSA) May 25, 2017 “Made it to space. Team delighted. More to follow!” the U.S. company, founded by New Zealander Peter Beck, tweeted at 4:29 p.m. New Zealand time Thursday. It is the first test of …

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China, the King of Coal, Is Getting Gassy

May 25, 2017

With factories and power plants across China burning half the world’s coal, the government’s latest targets for using more natural gas to ease the country’s worsening air pollution seemed too ambitious. Though gas remains a small and  The results are encouraging analysts to upgrade their demand forecasts and may signal the government is on track to reach its goal of getting as much as 10 percent of its energy from gas by 2020. It’s also bolstering the outlook …

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Trump Threatened To Let Obamacare ‘Implode.’ That’s One Promise He’s Keeping.

May 24, 2017

President has been telling us all along that he believes his best course politically is to do what he can to ensure that Obamacare breaks. What you may not have noticed is that hes actually been executing that plan. The Affordable Care Act has had its share of problems, some them serious like health insurance premiums that middle-class families cant afford, and swaths of the country with among insurers. Since the beginning of the year, the actions of Trump and his team have exacerbated …

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It Doesn’t Sound Like Senate Republicans Are Anywhere Close To A Deal On Obamacare Repeal

May 24, 2017

WASHINGTON It took the House months of infighting and a failed first attempt to ultimately pass a bill torepeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. More than two weeks later, Senate Republicans are nowhere near reaching an agreement on a bill of their own. As scandal after scandal piled up for the Trump administration last week, Republicans were given some cover. Rather than being flooded with questions as they exited multiple meetings about their own disagreements on how to repeal and …

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Boy Comes Home From School And Finds Dad Has Been Deported

May 24, 2017

Arino Massie, of Metuchen, New Jersey, was deported back to his native country of Indonesia, a place he fled 16 years ago because of religious persecution. Arino Massie is a Chinese Christian who lived in Indonesia, but missed a deadline to apply for amnesty shortly after his arrival in the U.S. But this year ICE took the men into custody, and on May 18 an immigration judge ordered thatMassie and the others be deported, according to News12.com. A spokesperson for ICE released this …

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