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North Korea Signals Willingness to ‘Denuclearize,’ South Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has told South Korean envoys he is willing to negotiate with the United States on abandoning his country’s nuclear weapons, officials from the South said Tuesday. Mr. Kim also said he would suspend all nuclear and missile tests while such …

North Korea

World's oldest message in a bottle found by beachwalker in Australia

The world’s oldest message in a bottle has been found on a beach in Western Australia by a couple who thought it might “look good on a bookshelf”.<p>Tonya Illman found the 132-year-old gin bottle in the dunes near Wedge Island in January. Her husband, Kym Illman, told Guardian Australia she initially …

Archaeology

Why grief is not something you have to 'get over'

Grief is something that nearly all of us will experience but it's something that most of us find difficult to talk about. This week on Like Minds, we find out what grief is, that it's very individual for all of us and why you don't have to "get over" it.<p><i>Produced by Rob Brown and India Rakusen</i><p>If …

Mental Health

5 Things Super-Organized People Do Every Day

They're simple, but can save you time and money.<p>We all have those super-organized people in our lives: the ones who always seem to get things done …

It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert in Anything: Use These 4 Techniques | Inc.com

10,000 hours.<p>That's how long it takes to master your craft, according to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. Whether you want to become a better leader, an expert in marketing or a master of a language, it's going to take time. With all of the new social media platforms and business opportunities, …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Joey Foxx - 11 Toxic Habits That Are Making You Counterproductive

Did you know that anxiety is the most common mental illness in the U.S. affecting more than 40 million adults? That's roughly 1 in 8 people around …

In India, one student commits suicide every hour

The suicide crisis in India’s schools and colleges is worsening.<p>In the three years since 2014, over 26,000 students killed themselves in India, the latest data sent to the ministry of home affairs by all Indian states and union territories shows. The number for 2016 alone stood at 9,474—that’s one …

WIRED Explores Frontiers With Guest Editor President Barack Obama | WIRED

• Author: Scott Dadich. Scott Dadich Business<br>• Date of Publication: 10.12.16. 10.12.16<br>• Time of Publication: 6:55 am. 6:55 am<p>How We Made WIRED With Guest …

Barack Obama

Barack Obama on Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Cars, and the Future of Humanity | WIRED

Photographs by Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos for WIRED<p>IT’S HARD TO think of a single technology that will shape our world more in the next 50 …

Artificial Intelligence

'The Confessions': What if All Your Secrets Went Public? A Story by | WIRED

SCROLL DOWN<p>SCROLL DOWN<p>SCROLL DOWN<p>Dear Monica—that’s how you start a letter, with a salutation, I’d almost forgot.<p>Monica, my dear, my love, my girl …

Alameda County

A Culture of Relentless Improvement | Inc.com

One of the greatest feelings an entrepreneur can experience is when his or her product or service finally gains traction and begins to gain product market fit. It takes an immense amount of effort and time to get to this stage, and you may be tempted to pause, reflect, and enjoy the …

Self-improvement

This Letter From A 27-Year-Old Who Was Dying Of Cancer Will Change Your Approach To Life

"Be ruthless for your own well-being."<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

Holly Butcher

A bit of life advice from Hol:<p>It’s a strange thing to realise and accept your mortality at 26 years young. It’s just one of those things you ignore. …

H-1B crisis: It’s also opportunity for India

The changes proposed in the H-1B visa regulations by the US department of homeland security will have grave implications for Indians, including …

Seriously, How Dumb Is Trump?

For more than a year now, I’ve been hearing from people in the inner circles of official Washington – GOP lobbyists, Republican pundits, even a few …

NASA's Curiosity Rover spotted mysterious 'stick-like formations' on Mars

The images of these stick-like formations were taken by the Mars Curiosity rover on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.<p>NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover has made a …

Notorious Rajasthan Gangster Threatens to Kill Salman Khan

Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi of Rajasthan on Thursday issued a death threat to Salman Khan, saying the Bollywood actor will be killed in Jodhpur.<p>"Salman …

Blackbuck

Haj policy is not discriminatory, Centre tells SC

The Centre on Friday defended its new Haj policy, saying it is not discriminatory and the allocation of subsidy for pilgrims is based on the …

Supreme Court refers PIL against law on adultery to a Constitution bench

The petition had asked why a married woman, who is equally liable for committing adultery with another married man, is not punished along with the …

Triple Talaq Bill: Govt set to push for legislation in Rajya Sabha in Budget Session of Parliament - Firstpost

<b>New Delhi:</b> Notwithstanding the Opposition stalling the passage of the contentious triple talaq bill, the government is set to push for its nod in the …

Sailing around the world: Meet the Gifford family

The Gifford family (minus Behan) aboard their boat, Totem, their home for nearly 10 years and counting.Gifford family/Facebook<p>In 2008, Jamie and Behan Gifford left their home in Washington and embarked on a boat trip around the world with their three children.<p>Nearly 10 years later, they still …

Inside the depraved world of Silicon Valley tech bros

Clusters of naked bodies writhed in every room of the sumptuous mansion.<p>Some had brought their wives and husbands for the prospect of bedding new …

Rupert Murdoch reportedly called Trump a 'f---ing idiot' after explaining to him that Silicon Valley didn't need his help

Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch reportedly called President Donald Trump "a f---ing idiot" after a conversation the two men had to discuss Trump's December 2016 meeting with Silicon Valley elite, according to a soon-to-be-released book from columnist Michael Wolff.<p>Excerpts from the book, …

Donald Trump speaking India's language: Pak foreign minister

New Delhi/Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday alleged that US President Donald Trump's recent remarks against his country …

Trump takes credit for recent talks between North and South Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump took credit Thursday for recently renewed communications between North Korea and South Korea.<p>"With all of the failed 'experts' weighing in, does anybody really believe that talks and dialogue would be going on between North and South Korea right now if I wasn't firm, …

North Korea

In CM Fadnavis’ damage control plan: Ambedkar’s other grandson, Dalit factions

As part of a damage control plan, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis even held talks with Dr B R Ambedkar’s grandson Anandraj Ambedkar, who heads the …

India

Pakistan releases new Kulbhushan Jadhav video, he’s heard saying ‘they didn’t harm me’

Pakistan on Thursday released a new video of death row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav in which he asked why India was denying he was an intelligence …

Diabetes Drug Reverses Alzheimer’s Symptoms in Mice; Reduces Brain Plaque Buildup and Improves Memory

Tech & Science Alzheimer's Disease diabetes<p><i>Updated |</i>Promising new animal research suggests a drug originally developed to treat diabetes …

SpaceX targets January 5 launch for mystery Zuma payload

SpaceX is launching Zuma, a mystery spacecraft operated by the U.S. Government for purposes unknown, thanks to it being very classified. The launch was supposed to take place last year, with a November date for the flight, but it was scrubbed, reset and then scrubbed again with no firm timeline for …

Rhetoric rises as US vows to withhold aid to Pakistan

<b>Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> In a sign of escalating tensions between the United States and Pakistan, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Pakistan of playing "a double game for years" and confirmed the administration will withhold $255 million in aid to the country.<p>"They work …