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Inside Trump's Most Valuable Tower: Felons, Dictators and Girl Scouts

Inside Trump’s Most Valuable Tower: Felons, Dictators and Girl Scouts<p>By Zeke Faux and Max Abelson<p>June 22, 2016<p>A hedge-fund manager on the 28th floor …

10 Timeless Steps to Better Writing From David Ogilvy, the Father of Advertising | Inc.com

It's been said that the ability to write well helps a person to achieve focus, which leads to better, clearer thinking.<p>But how can you learn to write better?<p>Enter the timeless advice of David Ogilvy.<p>Despite never graduating from college, Ogilvy had a gift for the written word. At one point as a …

Creative Writing

Three people die from alcohol a day in Ireland, report shows

Irish drinkers consume 445 pints a year as State ranks fourth in OECD for consumption<p>Wed, Jun 22, 2016, 10:15<p>Three people a day die from drinking …

US House to vote on whether poor people need mobile phones

Lifeline program could be killed with new billThe US House of Representatives could end the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Lifeline …

Marco Rubio will seek Senate reelection, reversing pledge not to run

Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday he will seek reelection to the Senate, reversing a pledge he made a year ago to either assume the presidency or return to private life in Florida. The decision instantly transforms an already competitive race and improves Republicans’ chances of maintaining the …

Old Italian Meat Sauce Recipe

"A robust hearty Italian meat and mushroom pasta sauce. Serve with your favorite pasta, if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds lean ground beef<p>1 pound …

Bose has made the only noise-cancelling headphones you should buy

The Massachusetts-based company has put years of money and research into its QuietComfort line of noise-cancelling headphones, and it owns several important patents related to noise cancelling tech.<p>As a result, it's one of the few major audio brands selling headphones on the back of their …

Meet Paul Ryan's newest alternative to Obamacare

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled a Republican healthcare agenda on Wednesday that would repeal Obamacare but keep some of its more popular provisions.<p>The proposal is part of Ryan's blueprint, titled "A Better Way," which offers a Republican alternative to the Democratic …

Health Care

You Asked: What Happens If I Don't Eat Enough Protein?

Protein is a hot topic among weight loss and nutrition gurus. Some of the latest research suggests that regular helpings of the macronutrient can …

US Senate likely to pass FBI spying bill after Orlando shooting

The US Senate is likely to pass a Republican-backed proposal to expand the Federal Bureau of Investigation's secretive surveillance powers after the …

Guns N' Roses @ Gillette Stadium

5 Tips for Getting Bumped Up to First Class

Knowing how to ask goes a long way.<p>Traveling by plane can be expensive and lately it seems like there are extra baggage fees and charges for …

A map of the world's currencies, and how they compare to the USD

The value of currency differs across the world and often change over time. The currency exchange rate converts the value of one form of currency into another.<p>Knowledge of this rate is especially useful when traveling to different countries. In a recent article released by Reuters, currency market …

You Only Need to Exercise for 1 Minute, Says Study

Is one minute all we need?<p>A packed schedule may no longer be a reason to avoid working out. According to a “sophisticated” study highlighted by <i>New</i> …

Elizabeth Olsen’s Red Carpet Look Features Cutouts In a Very Daring Place

For a long time, Elizabeth Olsen lived in the shadow of her famous twin sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley. But over the past couple of years Elizabeth has really come into her own. She scored a role in <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> and is now starring in the soon to be released <i>Captain America: Civil War</i>. …

10 Magical Photos of 3-D Tattoos That Will Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

They've got that red and blue classic thing that you like.<p>When I was little, I used to take off my 3-D glasses in the middle of movies because I thought the blue and red lines looked so much cooler than 3-D. Portland-based tattoo artist Winston the Whale clearly feels the same way.<p>Winston started …

Man Emergency Lands Helicopter to Teach Neil Tyson a Physics Lesson

Neil deGrasse Tyson has been educating the masses on Twitter for years now with his self-proclaimed “brain droppings,” and they’re usually golden. …

Don’t Have Time To Exercise? Science Has Good (And Bad) News For You

It’s a common refrain: We’d like to exercise more, but we just don’t have the time! Well, we don’t have the time for <i>most</i> kinds of exercise. If this is true of you, then a team of researchers has sort of a good news tortilla wrapped around a filling of bad news: You do, in fact, have time to …

How a Liberal MP's inability to draw led him to invent photography

Plus: a wisely small show of Dutch flower paintings at the National Gallery and a unwisely medium-sized Sicily exhibition at the British Museum<p>William Henry Fox Talbot had many accomplishments. He was Liberal MP for Chippenham; at Cambridge he won a prize for translating a passage from <i>Macbeth</i> into …

Watch Beyoncé's Gorgeous Tribute to Prince During Her "Formation" World Tour

The perfect way to honor the Purple One.<p>In the middle of Beyoncé's first show for her "Formation" world tour Wednesday, the megastar took a break from her endless list of hits to pay tribute to Prince, who passed away unexpectedly earlier this week. After an incredible rendition of "Single Ladies" …

LG G5 now has an official UX 5.0 App drawer

In the precious few months since its announcement, the LG G5 has received a great deal of attention, as well as a heaping helping of criticism. Curiously it seems like every should-be-pro has turned into a mini-scandal of sorts. The decision to make with metal for example, has resulted in a plastic …

NSA spying scares people away from reading about terrorism

If you’re in doubt about whether the US government’s various programs to spy on its citizens has made people more paranoid, this should clear things up.<p>Jonathon Penney, a fellow at the University of Toronto’s interdisciplinary Citizen Lab, analyzed traffic on Wikipedia and found that visits to …

Comcast Guts Its Unpopular Internet Data Caps

Comcast has announced a major retreat in its plans to impose data caps on broadband Internet customers amid increased regulatory scrutiny of the …

Why repaying your student loans could soon get easier

The Obama Administration announced new steps Thursday to help ensure that federal student loan borrowers know all their rights under the law.<p>The …

The Digital Era Is Crippling The Five Year Strategic Plan

Each year, strategic planning teams at multinational companies review competitor revenues, read through press releases, compare their own company’s performance to their peer set and then work with their management teams to create annual strategic plans for the next year and reiterate a five year …

Management

The Number of Triplets Born in the U.S. Drops by 40%

Women are having fewer triplets than in the past, according to a new federal study looking at the rate of multiple births over time. Experts have …