Andy Powell

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Prison Guards Bet a Sandwich That Inmate Would Kill Herself

Prison video caught guards placing a bet that a suicidal inmate would try to take her life, her family says. They won, she lost.<p>A corrections officer …

ISIS Hunter: Time to Wake Up to the White Nationalist Terror Threat

Rita Katz has been tracking jihadist radicals for nearly two decades. She says an equally grave threat is being largely ignored: the rise of white …

Why wait for a funeral? I’d like one hell of a party while I’m still around | Jackie Ashley

Gathering friends and family to reminisce and celebrate a life needn’t come too late for us to enjoy<p>Picture this. It’s a spectacularly beautiful spring day in west London. Friends, many of whom haven’t seen one another for months or even years, are gathered, gossiping. We’ve been instructed, later …

Chinese funeral parlor using 3-D printing to help dead look their best

If you're worried about what you'll look like when you're dead, a Chinese funeral parlor has got you covered.<p>The Longhua funeral home in Shanghai is using 3-D printing technology to restore body parts that have been damaged or destroyed in accidents, natural disasters or fires. It's also making …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

John Balzer

Lol. I hope it all goes down the drain. Anybody that bought one of their bikes couldn't buy a Honda 70 on a a trade in without owing some money. …

6 Stealthy Credit Report Errors You Can Quickly Eliminate

Contact the credit reporting company immediately to avoid headaches down the line.<p>Financial institutions rely on one major determining factor when …

Credit Report

7 tips for becoming an excellent public speaker

Having to give a speech in front of an audience can cause some people to shake, sweat, get sick, or freeze in terror. The root of this fear is …

World Economic Forum

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by Paul Weiskopf, SVP of Corporate Development, Domo<p>A New Way of Managing<p>Read more<p>Ruzwana Bashir, CEO of Peek.com<p>The Leadership Experience<p>Read …

Leadership

16 Tips for Getting 90 Percent of Your Work Done Before Lunch

Don't have enough time in a day? Follow these tips to get majority of your work done in the morning.<p>Imagine this.<p>By the time lunch rolls around, you push back from your desk with a satisfied sigh, saunter off to your car, and drive off to have a leisurely, stress-free lunch, daydreaming about the …

Productivity

Intro Level DIY Fire Pit For Your Tabletop

Hot summer days, cool summer nights. You know what that means…fire pit season is almost here! Hooray! There are so many DIYs out there for making …

21 Fascinating Low-Budget DIY Mini Ponds In A Pot

Summer’s almost here! If you want to add some water fea […]

America’s Forgotten Mass Lynching: When 237 People Were Murdered In Arkansas

In 1919, in the wake of World War I, black sharecroppers unionized in Arkansas, unleashing a wave of white vigilantism and mass murder that left 237 …

Lincoln’s final hours: Moment by moment, inside Ford’s Theatre and the home where the president died

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>It was a scene of horror and disbelief, yet those who were there recall feeling inspired to live worthy of the man<p>Richard Wightman Fox<p>February 16, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History”<p><i>The collective sense of what had occurred was of a sadness too noble not</i> …

George Washington

14 Things Every Traveler Should Pack In Their Carry-On

For that reason, it's imperative that you do everything you can to make it go smoothly — like, for instance, packing the perfect carry-on.<p>Even if your luggage <i>isn't</i> lost (fingers crossed), you'll no doubt be glad to have a fully-stocked bag on hand at all times.<p>At the very least, it will spare you …

Street Photography

8 Hacks for Your Next Big Roadtrip

Contrary to the saying, getting there is not always half the fun. Don’t let airport hassles, dead phones, and suitcase disasters get in your way. …

DIY

What Fragrance Is Best in Winter?

The frosty weather is a perfect excuse to hold her close. Draw her in with a musky fragrance that complements the cold<p>When the winter air is nipping at your nose, pick up a heavier scent. You aren't sweating like you do in the summer, so there's no need to worry about your body heat intensifying …

Lose Your Belly Fat

Your step-by-step plan for making your gut disappear<p>There's a secret every trainer in Hollywood knows, and it's one you should know, too: "The fastest way to look like you've packed on 20 pounds of muscle is to lose 10 pounds of fat," says Alan Aragon, M. S., the <i>Men's Health</i> Weight-Loss Coach and …

Stonewall Jackson, VMI’s Most Embattled Professor

Before he led the armies of the Confederacy, Stonewall Jackson was one of the strangest professors to ever teach at the Virginia Military …

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

• <b>Author:</b> Caitlin Doughty<p>"Morbid and illuminating" (Entertainment Weekly)—a young mortician goes behind the scenes of her curious profession.<p>Armed with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre, Caitlin Doughty took a job at a crematory and turned morbid curiosity into her life’s work. …

Ghosts of an assassination: The chaotic history of Franz Ferdinand’s demise

<b>Archduke Franz Ferdinand (AP)</b><p>When Franz Ferdinand was killed 100 years ago, few could have anticipated the ripples it would send through history<p>Henry Grabar<p>June 29, 2014 6:30pm (UTC)<p>In June, magnificent roses bloom in the Sarajevo valley, from residential gardens on the hillsides down to the river …

On the Red Couch with Ebola Photographer Kieran Kesner

<i>Earlier this year, photographer Kieran Kesner graduated from New York University when he got the break of a lifetime: The photo editor from The Wall</i> …

Duty

• <b>Author:</b> Robert M. Gates<p>From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vivid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>When Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House, he thought he’d long left Washington politics …

'Close to Home': Neighbors of Dallas Ebola Patient Concerned

Many residents of a Dallas neighborhood were woken early Sunday morning by a knock on their doors from city officials handing out Ebola information pamphlets and informing them that someone who lives nearby had tested positive for Ebola. "It's one thing to be in Dallas but for it to be next door, …

Ebola Q and A: Here's what you need to know

The Ebola news keeps pouring in.<p>Two nurses who treated the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States are in isolation.<p>A nursing assistant in Spain who contracted the disease has been declared free of the virus.<p>Health officials have cleared many of the people who came in contact with …