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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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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President Obama continues his European tour with Prince Harry

May 29, 2017

President Barack Obama moved on from his picture-perfect vacation in Italy for basically the next-best thing: hanging out with Prince Harry. The president met up with future Mr. Meghan Markle at Kensington Palace in London on Saturday, the palace shared on Twitter and Instagram. Good to see my friend Prince Harry in London to discuss the work of our foundations & offer condolences to victims of the Manchester attack. https://t.co/7azv4BV2Nt Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 27, 2017 The …

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

May 27, 2017

… Bossen, a professor emerita of anthropology at McGill University, seeks to bring a new perspective to the long-discontinued practice economics. Women who had their feet bound were essentially restricted to work helping weave and do work by hand, according to Bossen, who was interviewed by CNN. Foot-binding ensured that young girls sat still and worked on boring, repetitive tasks, she said. Not that sexy. Image: Getty Images Bossen contends that foot-binding would have been a hush-hush …

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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

… University of Phoenix Discovering her passion Zuniga says she’s had a passion for healthcare for years. She studied healthcare while she was an undergraduate student, but like many others, she switched her field of study a few times. Her husband, who works as a research scientist at a cancer center, inspired her to pursue a career in the field. Through discussing his work and seeing the impact he was making, she was motivated to take steps to finish what she started as an …

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

May 27, 2017

… the chip.” By moving AI processing to a dedicated chip, battery life in devices could also see a boost since the main CPU and GPU wouldn’t be crunching as much data and gobbling as much power. The report says Apple plans to integrate the chip into its devices, but it’s unclear when that’ll happen, and if any iOS devices launching this year will have it. Apple’s work on an AI chip shouldn’t surprise anyone who’s paying attention to the competition. …

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter’s National Security Adviser, Dies At 89

May 27, 2017

… between Israel and Egypt in 1978. Brzezinski first came to government work in 1966 after earning a doctorate in political science from Harvard University and teaching there and at Columbia University. The author of multiple books,he remained active, opinionated and outspoken to the end. He was a sharp critic of President Donald Trump, whose foreign policies he skewered as muddled. …

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

May 24, 2017

… until theyd worked out a deal capable of just barely getting enough votes to pass. It looks as if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is trying to do the same thing by having his caucus work out a deal behind closed doors and then bring it to the floor right when he is within striking distance of a majority. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) is among the senators whoarent happy about the process. On Tuesday, that irritation came to a boiling point for him. Its a very awkward process, at …

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Trump Administrations Womens Rights Lip Service Turns Irony Up to 11

May 24, 2017

… Todays ceremony, emceed by first lady Melania Trump and acting Deputy Secretary of State Thomas A. Shannon, honored the work and bravery of 13 women from around the world, each of whom has devoted their lives to causes the Trump administration actively works againstor is, at best, indifferent to beyond the photo op. The ceremony carried on as though it were operating in a completely different universe than the one in which were currently living, a veritable smorgasbord of hypocrisy. President …

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Debt fears remain despite manifesto ‘breathing space’ plans – BBC News

May 23, 2017

… their income to fund an increasing amount of debt, leaving them at risk if interest rates were to rise from historic lows. Mike O’Connor, chief executive of debt charity StepChange, said: “In addition to better protections for people in debt, the next government should commit to action to prevent the 8.8 million people currently showing signs of financial difficulty from falling into serious hardship. “It should work to ensure better alternatives to dangerous forms of …

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General election 2017: New warning over social care plans – BBC News

May 22, 2017

… building a new system on very shaky foundations.” The councils who had entered into the most agreements were Southampton City Council with 331, followed by Essex County Council with 208 and Middlesbrough Council with 165. In contrast, 10 authorities – Westminster, Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Kensington and Chelsea, Haringey, Lewisham, Lambeth, Ealing, Blackburn with Darwen, and Luton – said they had not issued any. How would the Tory social care plans work? Related Topics …

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9 Ways To Prevent A Hangover So You Might Actually Get Sh*t Done This Weekend

May 22, 2017

… vitamins. After work on Friday, run to the store for those Flintstone gummies everyone loves. 7. Get Sleep The Night Before Half of what makes hangovers so terrible is the sheer exhaustion. Getting legit sleep after a night of drinking is pretty much impossible, but you can at least get enough sleep the night before or nap before going out. Who doesnt enjoy an excuse to sleep more? …

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7 Things You Put A Lot Of Effort Into That Guys Don’t Even Notice

May 21, 2017

As an Officially Woke Bae (and also, as not a giant idiot), I am fully aware that most of the things women do in terms of how they present themselves is for other women, not men. I get it, you wanna be “girl cute,” because something something something about the jungle scene from . Ladies be catty, amirite? But also: you definitely want to meet guys, you probably want to go out with some of them, and you may even want to strip down and touch some of them under the sheets while …

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Tips for dealing with a toddler and also Donald Trump

May 21, 2017

… vacation spots like Mar-A-Lago are reportedly very easy to hack into While most toddlers don’t have access to the nuclear codes, the advice for dealing with the president can also work for your kids at home. Please keep your speeches really brief Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock The president’s attention span is not known for being long, and NATO officials are telling leaders around the globe to tighten their speeches to 2-4 minutes, lest the president’s mind wander, according …

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Tim Cook reportedly seen sporting a world-changing Apple Watch prototype

May 21, 2017

… toolkit could be a real, immediate breakthrough for the millions of people around the world living with diabetes. SEE ALSO: Apple, please don’t kill the iPad mini This is far from the first time we’ve heard about the potential for a glucose-monitoring Watch feature. Apple reportedly has an entire team of scientists hard at work on the tech’s development, which could come in the form of modular Watch bands or some other external add-on to the device. The glucose monitoring …

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The Canary Girls: The workers the war turned yellow – BBC News

May 20, 2017

Those who were spared such a fate were no less safe, facing daily peril by handling explosive chemicals that carried the risk of them contracting potentially fatal diseases. And for some, the effects of their work were immediately visible; a lurid shade of yellow that stained their skin and hair and earned them a nickname – the Canary Girls. Image copyright Hulton Archive Image caption Life in munitions was “hot… sweaty… dirty – women did not want the …

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Tesla reportedly treats factory workers like many successful start-ups: Like afterthoughts

May 20, 2017

Tesla employees work on a Model S car in the Tesla factory in Fremont, California.Image: Jeff Chiu/AP/REX/Shutterstock Silicon Valley companies are often built around making the world more efficient, but engineering efficiency has a human cost many of them either didn’t see coming or would like to forget. Tesla, it seems, is no different. SEE ALSO: Elon Musk says we’re only 2 years from being able to nap in self-driving cars Reports of incidents at Tesla’s Fremont, …

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‘Sesame Street’ is expanding the neighborhood with new theme park

May 19, 2017

… Street‘s work in Afghanistan on empowering young girls, its partnership with the IRC to educate refugee children, and work with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to promote health and hygiene in India as examples of programs in part funded by ventures like Sesame Place. Grover rides a rollercoaster at the original Sesame Place. Image: sesame workshop All of the things that we do that generate income in these different areas help support all of that work all over the …

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Apple spotlights how accessible tech helps people with disabilities thrive

May 19, 2017

… global accessibility policy and initiatives at Apple. “We want more and more people out there to not only see the work we’re doing, but realize the importance of accessibility in general.” The videos showcase users with a wide range of disability identities and experiences from Carlos Vasquez, a blind metal drummer, to Shane Rakowski, a music teacher with hearing loss. “Theres really a depth and breadth to what ‘accessibility’ means.” “You are …

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How to bring humanity and tech together: Innovators and advocates on hope for the future

May 18, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / whiteMocca The headlines are everywhere. Social media makes us narcissists. Screen time atrophies the brain. work is inescapable. We sleep less, weigh more, and report higher levels of depression all thanks to the onslaught of tech. On the other hand, many of technologys benefits are undeniable: longer life spans, reduced poverty, and the democratization of both knowledge and opportunity. The question is: Can we bring humanity and tech into harmony? To find an answer, I …

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1.2 million adolescents’ deaths mostly preventable, report says

May 16, 2017

(CNN)More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year around the world — an average of 3,000 deaths per day — from causes that are largely preventable, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. The leading cause of deathamong 10- to 19-year-olds globally in 2015 was road injury, which killed more than 115,000 people, followed by lower respiratory infections and self-harm. When separated by age, sex and region, however, the leading causes of death differed …

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A ‘second wave’ of ransomware could broaden global cyberattack

May 15, 2017

… work week begins. On top of that, copycat versions of the malicious software have already started to spread. “We are in the second wave,” Matthieu Suiche of the cybersecurity firm Comae Technologies told the New York Timeson Sunday. SEE ALSO: Meet the 20-somethings who stopped a worldwide cyberattack Officials urged companies and organizations to update their Microsoft operating systems immediately to ensure networks aren’t still vulnerable to more powerful variants of the …

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Trump might tap a non-scientist to fill a high-level science job at USDA

May 15, 2017

Not a scientists? Not a problem for Sam Clovis, pictured right.Image: Scott Olson/Getty Images In Trump’s world, you don’t have to be a scientist to land a high-level science job. President Donald Trump has reportedly picked Sam Clovis a conservative talk show radio host and climate change denier to be the “chief scientist” of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s research division. If appointed, he’ll oversee key scientific work on everything from nutrition …

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Hope You Don’t Expect The Senate GOP To Be Transparent About Obamacare Repeal

May 14, 2017

… when, not whether, the expansion population loses its coverage. Clearly the House has done some important work, Sen. (R-Miss.) said this week. I think wed like to take the Medicaid provision and engineer a softer landing and eventually get to the same place The House bill wouldnt simply roll back the Medicaid expansion. It would also introduce a that would reduce the programs funding over time. Sen. (R-W.V.), who joined the Portman letter and whose home state is particularly dependent on …

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New VR program helps new doctors learn strategies for delivering bad news

May 13, 2017

… and fast-paced environment can make it more difficult to switch to more thoughtful, empathetic conversations. And much of the pressure is on medical professionals to make sure these conversations go well. Upset a patient, and they might storm out without proper care. Become too brash, and a traumatic family death may become even more unbearable. That’s where MPathic VR can make a crucial difference. Image: Medical Cyberworlds/Youtube With MPathic VR, students can also work through two …

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