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Israel is suppressing Palestinian uprisings to protest Israelis

<b>To the editor:</b> Ben Ehrenreich's essay about what the Israeli government does to the Palestinians leaves a lot out. Reading it, one would think that the government has really nothing else to do but ruin the lives of innocent Palestinians for no reason at all. ("Are Democrats finally ready for a real …

Israel

Data Storytelling: The Essential Data Science Skill Everyone Needs

Once your business has started collecting and combining all kinds of data, the next elusive step is to extract value from it. Your data may hold tremendous amounts of <i>potential</i> <i>value</i>, but not an ounce of value can be created unless insights are uncovered and translated into actions or business …

Data Visualization

10 Furniture Problems You Can Fix Yourself

A professional furniture restorer shares her secrets on making repairs that last.<p>Crystal Dvorak has been fixing, creating, restoring, and upcycling furniture for more than 20 years. The owner ofUrban Patina in Shakopee, MN, she's seen every problem a piece of furniture can have. And she's fixed …

Nine Things That Separate The Leaders From The Managers

Warren Bennis, one of the pioneers of contemporary leadership studies, was fond of saying, “The manager does things right; the leader does the right thing.” It’s a distinction that should speak volumes to anyone who seeks to both manage and lead in an organization.<p>Bennis, who died in 2014, once …

8 truly horrifying ways the Earth could die

When astronaut Jim Lovell saw Earth outside his window during Apollo 8, the moment forever changed him.<p>"People often say, 'I hope to go to heaven when I die,'" Lovell previously told Business Insider. "In reality, if you think about it, you go to heaven when you're born."<p>Lovell was referring to the …

Universe

Mystery object slams into Jupiter

<b>(CNN) —</b> In case you missed it, the largest planet in our solar system was struck by a foreign object.<p>Videos emerged this week of an object apparently hitting Jupiter. The footage shows a quick flash on the right side of the planet as an object seemingly makes impact.<p>Amateur astronomer Gerrit …

Astronomy

14 difficult questions companies like Google and SpaceX have asked job candidates during an interview

Some companies are asking far more challenging — an in many cases, oddball — questions of job candidates, like "How many basketballs would fit in this room?" and "How would you sell hot chocolate in Florida?"<p>Job site Glassdoor recently combed through its tens of thousands of interview questions …

Employment

Five Technologies That Will Disrupt Healthcare By 2020

<i>Frost & Sullivan’s Transformational Health program provides insight on the growth opportunities driven by innovative healthcare technology</i><p>The healthcare landscape is changing exponentially and the following technologies are expected to have far-reaching implications in terms of diagnostics, …

Digital Health

These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and …

11 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways.

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Warmer Winters Will Mean Catastrophic Effects For The Environment And Human Life

For many, the winters we remember from childhood are becoming just that: memories. Winter’s record warmth in recent years — especially the shockingly …

Homo Sapiens' Sex With Extinct Species Was No One-Night Stand

Scientists say ancient bed-hopping has left a mark on the human genome.<p>WASHINGTON, March 18 (Reuters) - Our species, Homo sapiens, has a more adventurous sexual history than previously realized, and all that bed-hopping long ago has left an indelible mark on the human genome.<p>Scientists said on …

Cauliflower Mash Cottage Pie (Low Carb)

AN EASY DINNER THAT HITS THE SPOT The hot new low carb substitute for mashed potatoes is cauliflower. Cauliflower mash is buttery, creamy and …

mashed potatoes

15 Awesome Ideas for How to Eat Chia Seeds

Chia seeds have come a long way since being only recognized as the little things that made those funny chia pets grow. More recently they’ve become …

Malaysia's social media rebels | Malaysia

<b>Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -</b> In 1968, the Atelier Populaire's striking posters captured the mood of French students agitating for change. Nearly 50 years later, the movement has inspired a whole new generation of activists, thousands of kilometres eastward in Malaysia.<p>Decades before, on the streets of …

Social Media

To Quit Smoking, It's Best To Go Cold Turkey

Nicola Lindson-Hawley remembers how hard it was for her mom to stop smoking.<p>"One of the reasons I find this topic very interesting and why I went into it was because my mom was a smoker when I was younger," says Lindson-Hawley, who studies tobacco and health at the Nuffield Department of Primary …

Google just scored a huge win against Amazon by landing Apple as a customer

Apple has reportedly signed a contract worth between $400 million and $600 million to use Google's Cloud Platform, reports CRN's Kevin McLaughlin and Joseph Tsidulko.<p>It's not clear if that's the annual or total value of the contract, or if the money will be taken directly away from what Apple …

Tim Cook

How a Simple Family Heirloom Unlocked a Dark Family Secret

Who knew something so small could have witnessed so much tragedy?<p>When my daughter was born, my mother gave me a comb that my grandmother Ella (born Esther) had given her. That comb, it turned out, had great history attached to it.<p>My mother first found the comb in my grandmother's jewelry box when …

10 Troubling Habits of Chronically Unhappy People

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken ahold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, just like second-hand smoke. The famous …

NoRedInk’s New Multi-Paragraph Exercises Help Students Practice Grammar in Context

Technology in School<p>NoRedInk’s New Multi-Paragraph Exercises Help Students Practice Grammar in Context<p>Mar 7, 2016<p><b>CONTENT IN CONTEXT:</b> NoRedInk’s …

All About Buttercream & How to Make 6 Different Types

Let’s talk about frosting—and in particular, the most commonly used word relating to frosting: buttercream.<p>Buttercream is delicious, a combination of flavorful butter mixed with plenty of sugar (and, depending on the recipe, some other ingredients) to produce a light, airy, and delightfully smooth …

Beef Braised in Guinness Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Cooking

Video: How to Make Amazing Everything Bagels at Home

Never wait in line for a bagel again.<p>These bagels are ridiculously tasty—their chewy texture, soft, springy interiors, and malty-yeasty flavor are …

Breakfast

What's the Difference Between Ragù and Ragout?

Do you know what sets them apart?<p>They’re both saucy, both hearty and both pronounced the same way, but ragù and ragout are not the same thing. Let’s …

Everything You Need to Know About Lentils

<b>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</b><p>They’re the world’s oldest cultivated legume, so it’s no surprise that lentils have become a staple across …

17 Recipes for a Homemade Dumpling Feast

I could practically live off dumplings—and, thanks to the dollar dumpling joint a few blocks from my house, there have been periods in my life during which I nearly have. I prefer not to think about how many of their pork and chive dumplings I've consumed in the past year and a half, but the total …

These Are the 4 Skills You Need to Master to Be Happy

According to the latest science, you can learn to be happy, just like you can learn to play an instrument.<p>We generally think of happiness as either a matter of chance or circumstance. Some people are born with happy brains--they just naturally seem to see everything in a cheerful light. Others are …

Couple Sues Burger King for a Whopping $17

Is the grand sum of seventeen dollars worth going to court over? Considering the time and hassle involved in filing a lawsuit, probably not — but one Pennsylvania couple just had to stick it to the man.<p>Per ABC 27, Doug and Patty Wargo took Burger King to small claims court after they were …

Nursing Home Evictions Strand The Disabled In Costly Hospitals

What if you had to go to the hospital, and when it came time to return home, your landlord said you couldn't move back in? Across the country, thousands of nursing home residents face that situation every year. In most cases, it's a violation of federal regulations. But those rules are rarely …