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5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything

Start too early on the details and you'll miss the context of the whole.<p><i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your …

North Korea warns U.S. it's ready to use nuclear weapons 'any time'

<b>(CNN) —</b> In its latest bout of saber rattling, North Korea says it is ready to use nuclear weapons against the United States and other foes if they pursue "their reckless hostile policy" toward Kim Jong Un's regime.<p>In a statement carried by the North's state-run Korean Central News Agency on …

AP PHOTOS: Life on US aircraft carrier in Islamic State war

ABOARD THE USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT IN THE PERSIAN GULF (AP) — Every day, the steam-powered catapult aboard this massive aircraft carrier flings …

Military

Student Confronts Jeb Bush: “Your Brother Created ISIS”

At a town hall meeting this morning, Jeb Bush was given a dressing down by a student who told the Republican presidential candidate that his brother, …

Cosmology 101: The Beginning

[/caption]<p><i>Editor’s note: The article “The Universe Could be 250 Times Bigger Than What is Observable” sparked a sizable discussion among our readers,</i> …

An Introduction to Unix

<b>Everybody Knows How to Use a Computer, but Not Everyone Knows How to Use the Command Line. Yet This is the Gateway to Doing Anything and Everything</b> …

How to Make Your WordPress Site Blazing Fast

Today’s web users have the <b>need for speed</b>. With internet and cellular connections getting faster and faster, users expect sites to feel snappy. As …

Web Development

Obama summit aims to battle extremists

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <b>Update 4:51 p.m. ET:</b> President Barack Obama defended his decision not to call war against ISIS as a religious one during remarks at an anti-extremism summit on Wednesday.<p>"We are not at war with Islam, we are at war with those who have perverted Islam," he said.<p><i>Original Post:</i><p>At …

Carter: Unified Afghan gov't a reason to slow troop drawdown

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A more hopeful outlook for Afghan democracy is the key reason the Obama administration is considering slowing down its …

Afghanistan

\'The Egyptian Church has been strengthened\' by Christian beheadings says Coptic Bishop

The beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians has energised the Church and strengthened relationships with the Muslim community, a Coptic-Catholic …

Jesus

Hezbollah chief urges Middle East to unite against ISIL

<b>Beirut, Lebanon</b> - Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah movement, has called on the countries of the Middle East to join the battle in Syria and Iraq against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group.<p>"We call on the people and governments of the region in order to work …

Great American Republic

A writer uncovers what everyone has missed.<p>Shame on you James.<p>The lengths to which they went in their linguistic trickery are mind …

U.S. military denies claims of civilian deaths in targeting Islamic State

The sun was setting over the desert here as Lt. Col. Jose "Ed" Sumangil, commander of a B-1 bomber squadron known as "The Bats," stepped into a room crowded with pilots and crews for a final briefing before the night's combat mission.<p>Sumangil, a U.S. Air Force weapons systems officer with a graying …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

US intel: IS militants drawing steady stream of recruits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria has failed to slow the pace of foreign fighters flocking to join the Islamic State and …

Terrorism

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

Several arrested in European anti-terror raids

Authorities in France, Belgium and Germany arrested more than two dozen people in anti-terror raids Friday, reflecting a renewed urgency in Europe to combat the growing threat from Islamic extremism inside its borders.<p>The police raids in Belgium came after authorities Thursday night moved to …

Terrorism

Beagle 2 spacecraft found intact on surface of Mars after 11 years

So near and yet so far. New images show that the UK’s Beagle 2 successfully landed on the surface of Mars in 2003 but failed to fully deploy its solar panels. Without these, it could not communicate with Earth and scientists lost contact.<p>The discovery images come from the HiRISE camera on Nasa’s …

Counter-terrorism sweeps net more than two dozen suspects in Europe

A week after the worst terrorist attacks in France in decades, European counter-terrorism officials conducted sweeping raids that netted at least 29 people, searching numerous sites starting late Thursday in Belgium and continuing Friday in France and Germany.<p>Federal prosecutors in Belgium said …

Funerals Held In Paris, Jerusalem For Paris Attack Victims

In Paris and in Jerusalem, the victims of France's deadliest terrorist attack in more than 50 years were being laid to rest.<p>The BBC reports that in Paris, President François Hollande honored three police officers killed during the attacks with France's top honor, the Legion d'honneur.<p>During the …

Father Frantically Calls Son After Seeing Crash and Gets Terrible News from Officer

It was every parent’s worst nightmare come true.<p>A North Carolina father’s frantic phone call to his son confirmed his deepest fear Monday when a …

North Carolina