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7 global warming 'skeptics' who are massively missing the point

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are on the rise. That's one thing even the climate change skeptics can't challenge.<p>And most climate experts agree that CO2 emissions from humans is increasing Earth's overall temperatures at a faster rate than at any other time in recorded history.<p>However, …

Climate Change

How to Impress Anyone in 30 Seconds or Less

Few things in life will help you more than knowing how to make an immediate great impression. Make note of these impressive habits.<p>Some experts estimate that 85 percent of your financial success comes not from your skills or knowledge but from your ability to connect with other people and engender …

Truly confident people do these twelve things differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When …

Self-improvement

3 Ways You Can Learn Faster

Learning is hard, but with a few tricks you can make the process much easier.<p>When you're young, learning is easy. You're open to new ideas, and get excited about challenging yourself. You also have more time, and everyone around you is encouraging you to take on new skills.<p>But something happens as …

Stress eating helps, when they're these superfoods

<b>(CNN) —</b> When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. Indeed, some …

Nutrition

4 Tips for Getting a Nourishing Night's Sleep

Sleep, nourishing sleep! It's natural medicine, pure and simple. The spirit of regeneration works upon each and every person during sleep, rejuvenating every cell in the body, as well as the mind and soul. The Huichols say that when sleeping, you die a little death: You go to the Great Spirit, or …

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5 Common Morning Routine Mistakes

For many of us, the morning doesn’t seem like it’s anything important. The time between your initial wakeup and your arrival to the office is usually …

The Children of ISIS

On the day he planned to make his sacred journey, or <i>hijra</i>, to the Islamic State, 19-year-old Mohammed Hamzah Khan woke up before dawn at his house in …

Kale Smoothie for Breakfast

When the winter darkness starts to feel heavy it is time to freshen up and find new energy. Starting your day with a boosting Green Kale Smoothie will help you to tackle early dark mornings and remind you that brighter days are ahead.<p>I love breakfast and I definitely do not function properly …

Today’s Anxious Freshmen Declare Majors Far Faster Than Their Elders

Weak job market and high debt loads prompt broad shift away from intellectual exploration<p>For decades, many American teenagers went to college to find themselves and then look for a career. Post-recession, more are launching the job search from day one.<p>Instead of spending their first couple of years …

College & University

6 Important Things To Know About How Your Brain Learns

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Whether you want to learn a new language, learn to cook, take up a musical instrument, or just get more out of the books you read, it helps to know how your brain learns.<p>While everyone learns slightly differently, we do have similarities in the way our …

The Brain

World Calendar: Must-Attend April Events

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. <b>Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in April:</b><p>In the mood to party? Head to <b>Seville, Spain</b>, for the <b>Feria de Abril</b> (April 21-26), which celebrates the arrival of spring with characteristic Andalusian élan. Join Sevillanos as …

The Woman Who Froze in Fargo

In November 2001, an unemployed Japanese travel agent named Takako Konishi was found dead outside Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. Nobody knew Konishi was a …

Crime

4 Steps to Successfully Cut Down Sugar in Your Diet

The average American adult consumes the equivalent of about 32 teaspoons of sugar per day. Sugar is really the number one food additive: it is added to drinks, often in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, to bread, sauces, dressings, and to all kinds of processed foods including many low-fat …

Do your genes determine your entire life? | Julian Baggini

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

Pamela Smart's teen lover who killed her husband gets parole

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The triggerman in the Pamela Smart murder trial was granted parole Thursday, nearly 25 years after he killed his school …

Crime

'We Know Where He Is': Four Nations Put Terror Boss in Crosshairs

Four different African nations now want to kill Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram, because they think that without its charismatic chief the terror group that controls a huge chunk of Nigeria could wither and die.<p>But Shekau’s enemies have “killed” him before, and each time Shekau has …

Obama announces changes for student loan repayment

By Roberta Rampton<p>ATLANTA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama told students at Georgia Tech on Tuesday he wants to make the process of repaying …

Will Einstein's General Relativity Break Under Extreme Conditions?

A century ago this year, a young Swiss physicist, who had already revolutionized physics with discoveries about the relationship between space and …

The 8 most impressive questions you can ask in a job interview

meeting, boss, coworker<p>(University of Exeter/Flickr ) "What's the most frustrating part of working here?" Job interviews are a two-way street.<p>The …

On Mars, Opportunity Rover Spots Weird Rocks Near Marathon Finish Line

NASA's Opportunity Mars rover is taking a break in the home stretch of its Red Planet marathon to study some rocks the likes of which it's never seen …

Malaysia Airlines Towelette Found On Western Australia Beach

An unwrapped moist towelette branded with the Malaysia Airlines logo has been found on a beach in West Australia -- and it's now being tested to see …

Cricket World Cup results and standings

Niall O'Brien hits a shot for Ireland against India in the cricket World Cup<p>Sydney (AFP) - World Cup results and standings on Tuesday:<p>Pool B<p>At …

Photos of the day - March 9, 2015

A Palestinian student prepares to fly her kite during a commemoration to mark the fourth anniversary of Japan's Tsunami in Khan Younis, southern Gaza …

Cricket World Cup: Abject England out

Follow us on @CNNSport and like us on Facebook<p><b>(CNN) —</b> England's abject cricket World Cup record endures.<p>Its team has been eliminated before the group stages of the competition has even finished after a demoralizing defeat to Bangladesh, who qualified for the quarterfinals.<p>It means England, who …