Holly Merrill

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5 years of studying rich people taught me they have a set of unwavering beliefs that the rest of us don't

In my five-year Rich Habits study of 233 rich people and 128 poor people (you can see the criteria for each on my website), I discovered that your beliefs dictate your circumstances in life. Those who are wealthy have different beliefs than those who are poor or stuck in the middle class.<p>We adopt …

Self-improvement

German tourist falls to his death while posing for photo atop Machu Picchu

By Michael E. Miller<p>Michael E. Miller<p>Local enterprise reporter covering immigration, poverty, inequality and crime<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A German tourist has died while trying to take a photo atop Machu Picchu.<p>The tourist, identified by the BBC and Peruvian media as 51-year-old Oliver Park, died Wednesday …

Machu Picchu

Why Space and Time Might Be an Illusion

This past fall, the world of physics celebrated the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, which forms the foundation of our modern understanding of the force of gravity. Einstein's creation has been the ultimate antidote to a blasé, seen-it-all attitude that sometimes …

A former FBI agent explains how emotional intelligence will make you more mentally tough

While they considered themselves mentally tough, they preferred words like awareness and alertness to describe the skills they carefully honed over the years.<p>So what is mental toughness? It is being alert and aware of our emotions, thoughts, and behavior so we can manage them in ways that set us up …

US Republican hopefuls debate again in New Hampshire

US Republican presidential hopefuls met in the state of New Hampshire on Saturday for the final debate before the primary. Senator Rubio drew several …

France just passed a law that would help struggling Americans make ends meet if implemented in the US

IN FRANCE, if a supermarket throws out or destroys unused food its operators could face fines of €75,000 or two years in jail. Instead the food must …

Millennials Really Don't Like Debt, Aren't Into Credit Cards

Money<p>Millennials hate debt, aren’t crazy about credit cards and occasionally post photos of the house or car they just bought on Instagram.<p>That’s some of what Facebook IQ — a unit of the social network that combs through user data with an eye toward marketers — found in a report released on Monday …

Frustration grows as armed Oregon standoff continues

BURNS, Ore. (AP) — An armed group took over a national wildlife preserve in southeastern Oregon more than three weeks ago, and so far authorities …

Man who feared mass shootings brings gun to movie theater, accidentally shoots woman

By Michael E. Miller<p>Michael E. Miller<p>Local enterprise reporter covering immigration, poverty, inequality and crime<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Dane Gallion was so worried about public shootings that police say he committed one.<p>Last Thursday, Gallion popped a Xanax, ate a pizza and downed a 22-ounce beer. Then …

Mass Shootings

Here's how China could reorganize its military to become a world power

Over the past several decades, China has risen to become a prominent player on the world stage with global operations and interests far from its shores.<p>As the People's Liberation Army reorients itself toward China's evolving priorities, weapons acquisitions have garnered the most international …

There's A New Lawsuit Challenging Ted Cruz's Eligibility To Be President

A new lawsuit challenging Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's eligibility to be president was filed last week in a federal district court in Utah.<p>The complaint, signed last Thursday and filed on Friday, is the second of its kind known to have been brought against Cruz, as Donald Trump and …

Ted Cruz