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9 Powerful Tony Robbins Quotes That Will Redefine Your Quest for Success

Check out the fire walker's words of wisdom to help you realize your potential, both in the office and throughout your life.<p>Motivational mogul Tony Robbins grew up understanding the difficulty of making ends meet, his family often unable to afford Thanksgiving feasts or Christmas presents. Yet, a …

Motivation
China

Quantum "flashes" could be responsible for the creation of gravity

Quantum Leap<p>Since the mid-twentieth century, two theories of physics have offered powerful yet incompatible models of the physical universe. General …

Quantum Mechanics

The invention of AI ‘gaydar’ could be the start of something much worse

Researchers claim they can spot gay people from a photo, but critics say we’re revisiting pseudoscience<p>Two weeks ago, a pair of researchers from Stanford University made a startling claim. Using hundreds of thousands of images taken from a dating website, they said they had trained a facial …

Artificial Intelligence

What 1000s of Near-Death Experiences Can Teach Us About Dying

Since 1998, Jeffrey Long, M.D., a radiation oncologist in Louisiana, has been collecting and documenting near-death experiences—across cultures, …

New York Times

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary and direct rebuke, called President Donald Trump "deranged" and said he will "pay dearly" for his threats, a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the horizon.<p>Hours later, North Korea's foreign minister …

North Korea

Africa’s Richest Man Dangote Has a Plan: Cement, Then Oil—Then Arsenal FCC

Africa’s Richest Man Has a Plan: Cement, Then Oil—Then Arsenal FC<p>By Francine Lacqua| August 17, 2017<p>Photographs by Benedicte Kurzen<p>From<p><b>“Nothing is</b> …

Africa

Satellite photos reveal underground construction at Chinese military base

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> New satellite imagery of China's first overseas military base reveal it to be bigger and more secure than previously thought.<p>Two images provided by Stratfor Worldview and Allsource Analysis show the base in Djibouti, located at a strategic choke point on the Horn of Africa, to be …

China

Tension between CIA and Trump White House persists over personnel and policy

The recent removal, and reinstatement, of the National Security Council’s senior intelligence director is a telling illustration of the ongoing animosity between at least some sectors of the Trump White House and the CIA and may be an early sign of problems for new national security adviser H.R. …

Donald Trump

Obama is reportedly 'furious' over Trump's unsubstantiated wiretapping allegations

People close to Obama told The Wall Street Journal in a story published Tuesday night that Obama was "livid" about Trump's unfounded accusations, which came in a series of tweets early Saturday morning.<p>Obama said before he left office that he would not respond to every controversial thing Trump …

Donald Trump

3 Supreme Court Justices Skipped President Trump's Address to Congress

Three Supreme Court justices skipped President Donald Trump‘s first address to a joint session of Congress: conservatives Samuel Alito and Clarence …

Donald Trump

Der Spiegel: Trump beheading cover sparks criticism

<b>Germany's influential weekly news magazine Der Spiegel has come under fire for a cover image showing US President Donald Trump beheading the Statue of Liberty.</b><p>Some German newspapers criticised the cartoon, while the German vice-president of the European Parliament called it "tasteless".<p>The …

Donald Trump

With Trump as president, China—China!—will be the world’s biggest champion of fighting climate change

Could a Trump presidency, in effect, ruin the global climate forever?<p>The answer is yes. The global, delicate effort to mitigate climate change already faced so many challenges, took so long to build, and came into being so desperately late. Trump, who has denied climate change is real and has an …

Climate

13 Beer Cocktails for Getting Fancy Without Liquor

If you’re not interested in busting out hard alcohol for cocktails but don’t want to just pop open a beer for your guests, then beer cocktails might …

Ice Cream

U.S. formally recalls Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Federal consumer safety regulators on Thursday formally recalled 1 million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after dozens of users reported the device caught fire while charging.<p>The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission told customers to "immediately stop using and power down" the device.<p>Samsung …

Gear & Gadgets

Experts Say These Are the Types of Questions You Should Be Asking on Dates

Gird your loins.<p>The craze over the 36 Questions posited by the <i>New York Times</i> last year as the pathway to falling in love with someone would draw skepticism from any true love cynic. The thinking behind the questions — ranging from mild to moderately probing questions about life and death and …

Are We Ready for War With China?

<i>This article is an edited version of a report by the Rand Corp.</i> <i>The full report</i> <i>may be found in PDF format or online here.</i><p>As its military advantage …

G20: Obama warns Beijing against South China Sea aggression

As he arrives in China, US president says he has attempted to convince Xi Jinping of the benefits of restraint<p>Beijing must avoid flexing its muscles in the South China Sea, US president Barack Obama has warned as he arrives in China on the first leg of his final tour of Asia.<p>In an interview with …

China

How Much Do Solar Panels Cost -- and How Much Money Do They Save?

Much like electric cars, solar panels once seemed "alternative," even fanciful -- but are now soaring into the mainstream with ear-popping speed. There have been a lot of recent changes in the technology, bringing the price way down. And with the promise of lower energy bills, it's no wonder that …

Solar Power

Donald Trump's Real Ambition

I normally stay clear of psychologically profiling public figures. But when the writing is so clearly on the wall, when the stakes are so high, and …

Psychology

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

7 Pro Study Tips That Will Make You Feel Like a Genius

These research-backed tips can help you learn more, faster, and with less effort.<p>Smart isn't just something you are. It's something you do.<p>A boatload of science shows that, when it comes to how fast we learn, context and strategy are nearly as important as sheer mental horsepower. Or as Mikey …

Learning

The Concept Of Self-Defense In International Law And South China Sea – Analysis

By Mary Fides A. Quintos*<p>Explaining Chinese actions in the Woody Island in the Paracels, on February 17, 2016, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi …

China

The Incredible Physics of the Hyperloop

There was lots of exciting news this week about the much-anticipated Hyperloop, a high-speed train that would be able to make the trip from San …