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This Boy Scout Has Enough Merit Badges for a Whole Troop

Ty Bingham had to earn 21 merit badges on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout. It’s the highest rank in Boy Scouts, reached by more than 2.4 million boys since the award was first presented in 1912.<p>But the California teenager recently joined an even more exclusive group when he earned all of …

Life Lessons From 48 Years As A Scoutmaster

When Bill Shaffer returned to Tulsa from military school in 1969, his pastor asked him to take over as Scoutmaster of his old Boy Scout troop. “Sure,” he thought. “I can do anything for a couple of years.” Forty-eight years later, at 72, he’s still leading Troop 26, sometimes working with the …

8 Pokemon Go Tips To Make You A Raid Battle Master

via pixabay.com/succo<p>If you’re a <i>Pokémon Go</i> fan or just looking to get into the game, no doubt you’ve heard all about the new features in the game …

36 Hidden Tips for Pokemon Go Fanatics

Check out these tricks to become a true Pokemon Go Master.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying …

Pokémon

The Likely Reason Why 'Pokémon GO' Still Won't Say The Word 'Legendary'

<i>Pokémon GO</i> just announced the largest feature update to the game in its one year history, a massive rework to gyms worldwide, and the introduction of “raid boss” Pokémon that will temporarily take over gyms and challenge groups of players to defeat and capture them.<p>And yet, there was one word …

FANTASY PLAYS: Second base not as deep as it appears

Second base looks like one of the better positions in fantasy baseball for 2017, but a closer look reveals the pool is not as deep as it …

Top Hat raises $22.5 million for digital platform that replaces pricey college textbooks

Cloud-based teaching platform Top Hat has raised $22.5 million in a series C funding round from Union Square Ventures, in addition to existing investors Emergence Capital, Georgian Partners, iNovia Capital, Golden Venture Partners, Version One Ventures, and SoftTech VC.<p>Founded out of Toronto in …

This Sentence Will Help Guide Your Career

What do you want out of your career? Think beyond job titles and salary. Focus on the overarching vision for your professional life -- the work that is going to make you happy and fulfilled. Now, describe the entirety of that vision in just a few words. Not so easy, right?<p>This is a topic that …

“I Am Not Your Negro”: James Baldwin’s lesson for white America still hits home 50 years later

Raoul Peck’s powerful, poetic documentary weaves together past and present, bringing an American prophet to life<p>If 2016 is unlikely to be remembered as a banner year in American race relations — except perhaps in a negative sense — it was an extraordinary year for films about the African-American …

Pokémon GO’s Valentine’s Event brings SIX HOUR lures and makes a few super rare Pokémon show up more

The Pokémon GO craze seems to have tapered off hard in much of the world… but Niantic knows it can use special Holiday events to bring (some) people back for now while it figures out what — if anything — will bring them back long term.<p>They did it for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Now …

How Stage 4 Cancer Was The Best Thing That Ever Happened To My Family | Inc.com

<b>It Makes You Appreciate The Wins</b><p>There are no great highs without great lows. Failing, even on a small level, truly makes the good and great days taste even sweeter. It also makes you appreciate those around you who support you even during the toughest of times.<p>Those are the employees, family and …

Business Strategy

3 Ways to Have a Bigger Impact in Your Personal and Professional Life

Oh, and these strategies also minimize stress, which is no small thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my travels all over the world, speaking to different organizations of all sizes, there are two common questions that I always seem to receive at some point before …

Analysts Can't Figure Out Alphabet's Puzzling $320 Million Charge

Is Google Fiber the culprit? Image source: Google.<p><b>Alphabet</b> (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL) reported fourth-quarter earnings last night, missing earnings expectations despite a beat up top. Beyond the core ad business, there were a few interesting developments worth highlighting. Expectedly, "Other …

6 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Differently

If you want to become a successful entrepreneur, learn these traits today.<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>While each entrepreneurial success story is …

Public Land For Sale! Here Are Some of the 3.3 Million Acres Being Eyed for “Disposal”

Back in 1997, then Secretary of Interior Bruce Babbitt was required by Congress to "examine their holdings" — basically to rank public lands that the …

Scientists have created metallic hydrogen. Here's how it could change the world

Metallic hydrogen is a potential wonder substance first proposed by Eugene Wigner and Hillard Bell Huntington back in 1935, but since conditions here …

Does torture work – and is it worth the cost?

Does torture work? Donald Trump believes so. If constant use over thousands of years of human history indicates efficacy then he might seem to be right.<p>The use of coercion, including the inflicting of pain and extreme discomfort, to extract information has been attractive to those charged with …

Osama Bin Laden

44 of the best long hiking trails in the continental US all on one map

So many trails, so little time. That’s sure how it feels sometimes when you’re trying to pick a new adventure to go on. It can be difficult deciding …