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​Facebook knows a lot about you<p>Facebook knows a lot about you. And so do the third-party app makers and partners in the social network's …

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Science says the difference between a friend and a best friend comes down to two things

Teaching someone how to make friends is like teaching someone how to ride a bike — <i>you say this, you put your foot here, do you get it now?</i><p>That is to say, it's all kind of intuitive: When it's working, you'll know.<p>But a new scientific paper, which was published in the Journal of Social and Personal …

15 Great Books That Will Become Movies In 2018

Read them before they hit the big screen<p>It's always a blessing and a curse to see a great book turned into a movie. Most film adaptations never compare to their book predecessors. Yet there's still the thrill of seeing the same story play out in two wildly different mediums. And, of course, it's …

The Insider’s Guide to Drone Videography

<b>The camera swoops in</b> on the face of a cliff rising more than 100 meters from the surrounding scrublands. Its view reveals a young woman in a …

Cleared for Takeoff: Do You Need FCC Permission to Operate that Drone?

JD Supra Privacy Policy<p>Updated: May 25, 2018:<p>JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of …

What Surprised Retirement Experts When They Retired

<b>By Greg Daugherty, Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>Retirement experts tell us to expect some surprises as we transition from the world of work to the land of (more) leisure. As it turns out, that’s pretty good advice for the experts, too.<p>While the pros may be better prepared than 99% of us, in retirement …

FAA Proposes New Rules for Commercial Drones

After months of delay, the Fed­er­al Avi­ation Ad­min­is­tra­tion on Sunday pro­posed a set of rules and reg­u­la­tions for fly­ing com­mer­cial …

Three Retirement Goals People Never Achieve

New and soon-to-be retirees often set lofty retirement goals based on newfound time and opportunities once they are no longer working. However, some of their most common goals and dreams are never even attempted, let alone achieved.<p>Goals remain elusive because people often attach misguided thoughts …

Paddle to DC: Visiting Basswood Lake’s Ancient Cedar

Adventure<p>Two-foot rollers gently lifted the stern of our canoe as we paddled out into the sprawling expanse of Basswood Lake, an iconic lake on the Minnesota-Ontario border in the heart of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Quetico Provincial Park. Together, these two wilderness areas …

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Indonesia volcano ash causes flight cancellations

Indonesia's Mount Sangiang volcano erupts, causing the cancellation flights in the Darwin area of Australia because of volcanic ash<p><b>Indonesia'</b>s Mount Sangiang erupted on Friday, sending a huge plume of ash into the air.<p>There were no reports of any deaths or injuries, but residents of the …

South Korean missionary sentenced to life of hard labour by North Korea

North Korea has sentenced a South Korean Baptist missionary to hard labour for life for allegedly spying and trying to set up underground churches.<p>He is the latest in a string of missionaries to run into trouble in the rigidly controlled north.<p>North Korean state media said the missionary was tried …

Hewlett Packard Faces The Classic Dilemma, How Do You Thrive In A Declining Market?

Hewlett Packard’s results are out and they’re a little bit worse than everyone expected. Not much, but just a bit: and they are accompanied by an announcement that the company will be laying off a further 11,000 to 16,000 people to add to the 34,000 who have already gone. That moves the …

The Week in Review: #BringBackOurGirls

Inside Flipboard / May 16, 2014<p>One month after their abduction, nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls are still waiting to be rescued. Considered ransom by …

South Africa's voting ends, counting starts

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Polling stations closed Wednesday evening in elections in South Africa that are expected to see the ruling African National …

Barack Obama vows United States will do 'everything we can' to help Nigerian schoolgirls

President Obama describes kidnap of more than 200 girls by Boko Haram Islamic group as ‘outrageous’<p>President Barack Obama has promised that the United States will do "everything we can" to help Nigeria in its search for more than 200 girls kidnapped by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group.<p>In an …

The Obamacare report card

Time’s up, Obamacare. Ready for your grades?<p>After six months, the first enrollment season is coming to an end. So it’s time to take stock, with POLITICO’s report card that covers the highs and lows of the rollout.<p>If you’re a supporter of the law, you might be cringing right now — you know the areas …

HIIT Workout: What It Is And Why It Works

<i>By Amy Schlinger for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>HIIT is all the hype lately. According to a survey conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine, it’s one of the two top fitness trends for 2014 (the other being bodyweight training). So what’s this type of training all about? What is it with HIIT?<p>HIIT, …

This man was just evicted from Beijing’s underground heating system—and there are many more like him

In a luxury residential neighborhood in northeastern Beijing, a 52-year-old man named Wang Xiuqing has been living in the underground pipelines (link in Chinese) of the city’s heating system for 10 years.<p>On Dec. 6, after seeing news reports (Chinese) of Wang and others’ underground abodes, …

Angry mobs carry out revenge attacks in Central African Republic

<b>GRAPHIC WARNING</b>: Contains images which some viewers may find disturbing.<p>Christian and Muslim mobs went on lynching sprees on Monday as French forces began disarming fighters in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. At least 459 people have been killed in the city since Thursday, …

W.H.: Site works for 'vast majority'

The Obama administration said Sunday that it achieved its goal of making HealthCare.gov work for the “vast majority” of users after the disastrous start of enrollment in the president’s signature health law.<p>The Obamacare website will be able to support more than 800,000 consumers per day, the …

Crucial Test Of Obamacare Exchanges Coming This Weekend

After Thanksgiving comes Black Friday. After Black Friday comes ... Obamacare Saturday?<p>Saturday is the deadline for President Barack Obama to make good on his vow that HealthCare.gov, the online portal to health insurance enrollment in more than 30 states, will be much improved by the end of …

Central African Republic 'descending into chaos' - UN

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1025000/1025083_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534473840_d3142ad3ccabd247cdfcac7caef33703<p><b>The Central African Republic (CAR) is descending into "complete chaos", the UN deputy secretary general has warned, calling for urgent action.</b><p>Jan …

Obama And Health Insurers Eye Each Other Warily

In "The Defiant Ones," a classic film directed by Stanley Kramer, two escapees from a Southern chain gang hated each other but were handcuffed together, meaning they could survive only by working together.<p>Which is pretty much a metaphor for where President Obama and insurance company executives …

Issa subpoenas White House tech official for ObamaCare hearing

House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa issued a subpoena late Friday to Todd Park, President Obama's top adviser on technology, requiring him to appear before his committee next week and testify on the glitch-ridden rollout of ObamaCare.<p>The California Republican rejected the …

Exclusive: Obama personally apologizes for Americans losing health coverage

President Obama said Thursday that he is "sorry" that some Americans are losing their current health insurance plans as a result of the Affordable Care Act, despite his promise that no one would have to give up a health plan they liked.<p>"I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation …

Robotic Surgery Is More Dangerous Than Hospitals Are Letting On

Complications from robotic-assisted surgeries have gone "vastly underreported" according to a new study by researchers from Johns Hopkins.<p>Robotic-assisted surgery is primarily carried out by the Da Vinci system, which is manufactured by Intuitive Surgical. It has been on the market for more than a …

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