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20 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Truly Be Yourself

How often have you heard someone telling you to “just be yourself”? In reality, being ourself in a world that is constantly trying to make us …

The psychology of poverty helps explain why it’s so hard to escape

When considering poverty, our national conversation tends to overlook systemic causes. Instead, we often blame the poor for their poverty. Commentators echo the claim that people are poor because they have bad self-control and therefore make nearsighted choices. But psychology research says the …

Self Control

If You Don’t Think Americans Have Lost Our Freedoms, READ THIS | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

The Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave The Land of the Fleeced and the Home of the Slave<p><i>This post explains the liberties guaranteed in the</i> …

Obama Administration To Open Wearable Tech R&D Center In Silicon Valley

The White House and the Department of Defense are working with the private sector to build flexible, wearable electronics.<p>The Obama administration and the Pentagon are giving the wearables industry a big push. On Friday, defense secretary Ash Carter will announce that the Department of Defense is …

Silicon Valley

Suicides may be linked to Ashley Madison hack

Toronto Police are investigating two suicides they say may be linked to the massive Ashley Madison hack.<p>At a press conference Monday, Toronto police official Bryce Evans said the police are currently looking into "unconfirmed" connections between two suicides and last week's exposure of 32 million …

Samsung says design "trolls" will lead Supreme Court to reconsider Apple case

Samsung is preparing to challenge a landmark patent ruling over the iPhone to the Supreme Court, saying the case has serious implications for the law …

Cubs adding Toyota logo to landmark Wrigley marquee

The Cubs announced Friday morning that the iconic marquee at the Clark and Addison entrance to Wrigley Field will get a Toyota logo on the LED panel underneath.<p>Toyota was also announced as the team's tenth “legacy” partner.<p>The marquee is an official landmark and cannot be changed, but the Cubs have …

Chicago Cubs

Man smuggles cocaine between U.S. and Mexico through underwater tunnel

<b>(CNN) —</b> There has been increasing talk among politicians recently about building a border fence between the United States and Mexico. But the fence that exists in California couldn't stop one man -- and some drugs -- from going under it.<p>A Honduran man put on a wetsuit and scuba gear, and smuggled …

Isis 'hacking division' releases details of 1,400 Americans and urges attacks

Spreadsheet lists names, email addresses, phone numbers and passwords of US military and government staff, but marines say information is out-of-date<p>A group calling itself the Islamic State hacking division has published the details of 1,400 mostly US military and government personnel, urging …

U.S. Marines

Rosia Montana, an omen for TTIP

Romanians decided two years ago not to host Europe’s largest gold mine. Now the Canadian mining company behind the project is seeking massive …

Europe

How a Jewish woman in Berlin outsmarted the Gestapo | The Star

“We can all learn from my mother’s story that selfless help does not exist. Everything in life has a price.”<p>Hermann Simon<p>Marie Jalowicz Simon was 20 …

World History

How to Read and Interpret MTF Charts for Lenses

Purchasing a new lens for your kit can be an expensive endeavor and the more information you know before making a purchase is always useful. You may …

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