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Outstanding Leaders Exhibit More Than Just Emotional Intelligence--They Have These 7 Traits, According to Neuroscience | Inc.com

The topic of emotional intelligence (EQ) continues to dominate leadership conversations. Rightly so. However, in a <i>Harvard Business Review (HBR)</i> article that highlighted research by Daniel Goleman and Richard Boyatzis (experts on the topic), EQ is only the beginning.<p>Whereas EQ has an emphasis on …

Emotional Intelligence

Controversial New Theory Suggests Life Wasn't a Fluke of Biology—It Was Physics

The biophysicist Jeremy England made waves in 2013 with a new theory that cast the origin of life as an inevitable outcome of thermodynamics. His …

China

As North Korea intensifies its missile program, the U.S. opens an $11 billion base in the South

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South ­Korea — This small American city has four schools and five churches, an Arby’s, a Taco Bell and a Burger King. The grocery store is offering a deal on Budweiser as the temperature soars, and out front there’s a promotion for Ford Mustangs.<p>But for all its invocations of the …

North Korea

China Bets Trump Won’t Resort to Strike Against North Korea

China is betting that U.S. President Donald Trump won’t make good on his threats of a military strike against North Korea, with Beijing continuing to …

North Korea

The 28 Worst Stephen King Deaths, Ranked

Stephen King is the undisputed master of horror. He’s an incredibly prolific writer, penning over 56 books under his own name alone, and is one of …

U.S. gets Canadian help to take on China in supercomputer race: ‘A perfect world for D-Wave’

A new supercomputing partnership between a Canadian pioneer in quantum computers and a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory, which aims to reach …

ISIS Claims Attack on U.S.-Backed Troops in Syria

While the militant group struggles to maintain control of Raqqa, it continues to wage attacks on SDF fighters.<p>ISIS claimed responsibility on Friday for an attack on U.S.-backed forces near Raqqa, the militant group’s de-facto capital in Syria. The attack took place on Thursday as the Syrian …

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Middle East

7 Best Wireless Running Headphones of 2017 (At All Budgets)

<i>Last Updated November, 2017: We’ve added selections for best all-around wireless running, exercise, and workout headphones. This list includes new</i> …

Concerned about military threats in space, Congress mulls creation of new agency

WASHINGTON — There’s a turf war brewing in the final frontier.<p>House lawmakers on Friday approved a Defense authorization bill that would carve out the space mission from the U.S. Air Force and create a new branch of the military: the Space Corps.<p>The move is being spearheaded by Alabama GOP Rep. …

Military

Why Killing Enemy Submarines Is Not as Easy as It Use to Be

James Mugg’s recent piece made a convincing case that the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability of surface combatants is more about the aircraft …

The Army's Drone-Killing Lasers Are Getting a Tenfold Power Boost

U.S. Army laser guns will increase in power by a factor of ten by 2022.<p>The U.S. Army's laser weapons will experience an enormous increase in power over the next five years as the laser industry continues to make rapid technological gains. The army's two main laser programs will each receive a …

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U.S. forces kill ISIS leader in Afghanistan

U.S. forces killed the leader of ISIS' Afghanistan branch in a raid this week, the Pentagon announced Friday.<p>Abu Sayed, the emir of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — Khorasan Province, was killed in a strike on the group’s headquarters in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on Tuesday, Pentagon …

Afghanistan

The Military Is Altering the Limits of Human Performance

Breakthroughs in biometric science mean future troops will fight with weapons that understand them—inside and out.<p>Imagine a group of volunteers, their chests rigged with biophysical sensors, preparing for a mission in a military office building outfitted with cameras and microphones to capture …

U.S. Air Force

Here are the dangerous and intense methods the US Navy uses to keep its warships supplied at sea

"UNREP," short for "underway replenishment," is the term used to describe the transfer of fuel, food, ammunition, repair or replacement parts, people, and mail from supply ships to combatants like frigates, destroyers, and aircraft carriers. "VERTREP," short for "vertical replenishment," supplies …

Military

The US military will now delay casualty reports from Afghanistan

The change in policy was instituted by General John Nicholson, the senior U.S. commander in Kabul, over fears that families could be left guessing for days after casualties have been publicly announced but not identified, and before families could be notified, said military spokesman Captain Bill …

Afghanistan

The Army has upgraded their drones to stop enemy hackers

The Army and Textron are adding new computer processing power and cyber-hardening technology to the current inventory of ground control stations operating drones in combat, as a way to better defend against enemy "hacking," "jamming" and "interference" with video feeds, service officials said.<p>The …

Military

Uncertainty over Islamic State leader's fate after airstrike

BEIRUT (AP) — Uncertainty and confusion surrounded the fate of the head of the Islamic State group Friday as Russia announced it may have killed him in an airstrike targeting a meeting of IS leaders just outside the group's self-declared capital in Syria, but U.S. officials said there was no …

Middle East

UN 'wrongly singling out Israel for criticism' says US ambassador Nikki Haley on eve of visit

The new US ambassador to the United Nations has accused the organisation of being anti-Israel ahead of important visits to Geneva and the Jewish state.<p>Nikki Haley criticised the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for what she believes is a biased approach. In an opinion piece for the Washington Post, …

Israel official: 870 Palestinians remain on hunger strike

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Popular support for a hunger strike by hundreds of Palestinians imprisoned by Israel has been gaining momentum with West Bank marches, sit-ins and a social media campaign showing video clips of celebrities from across the Arab world drinking salty water in solidarity.<p>The …

Israel

NASA just got its closest look at Saturn yet — here's what it saw

On April 26, NASA flew its Cassini spacecraft closer to Saturn than ever before. In fact, it's the closest any spacecraft has ever come to Saturn — just 1,900 miles from the beautiful planet's cloud tops.<p>Even more exciting, Cassini has already transmitted images of what it saw from its deepest dive …

Astronomy

With Billions At Stake, Trump Agrees To Mend NAFTA — Not End It

President Trump still calls the North American Free Trade Agreement "a horrible deal" for the United States. But in opting to renegotiate — rather than cancel — the agreement, Trump acknowledged that backing out of NAFTA would be "a pretty big shock to the system."<p>After more than two decades, NAFTA …

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