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What Does Trump Mean By 'Space Force'?

The president has proposed the creation of a new military branch that his Defense Department actually opposes.<p>With a fighter jet positioned behind him, President Trump suggested on Tuesday that the United States create another military branch.<p>“Space is a war-fighting domain just like the land, air, …

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Trump’s Secretary of State pick is ‘the number 1 all time recipient of KOCH Industries $$$’

Mike Pompeo is, of course, a climate science denier and opponent of the Paris climate deal.<p>President Donald Trump has officially fired Secretary of …

Mike Pompeo

Pi Day 2018: the math of pi explained, as simply as possible

Pi, explained in one GIF.<p>Today is March 14, a date that coincidentally spells out the first three digits of pi (represented by the symbol π). Thirty years ago, physicist Larry Shaw decided to celebrate 3/14 at a San Francisco science museum. Since then, Pi Day has grown into a worldwide celebration …


17 Inspiring Quotes From Stephen Hawking

Sadly, Stephen Hawking died today at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, this morning Hawking passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live after he was …

Stephen Hawking

7 Thinking Patterns That Will That Rob You of Mental Strength (And What You Can Do About Them)

Changing the way you think will change your entire life.<p>Just because you think something doesn't make it true. Yet, you likely believe your brain when it casts doubt on your abilities or when it tells you that people don't like you even though there's little evidence supporting such statements.<p>In …


If You Can't Pass This Simple 10 Second Test, Science Says You're 5 Times More Likely to Die Sooner

And don't worry if you can't pass it today. With a little time and effort, you will.<p>Everyone wants to live a long, healthy life. No one wants their life to be cut unnecessarily short. But is it possible to predict whether you're at greater risk of mortality? According to a Brazilian physician, the …


19 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die - Signature

If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

King of the Jungle: The Mayan Empire of Archaeologist Richard Hansen

Richard D. Hansen is the director of what is probably the largest archaeological excavation in the world, the Mirador Basin Project, some 51 ancient …


France’s butter crisis is a perfect lesson in basic economics

Toulouse<p>A visit to the Sena Fromager at the Marché des Carmes brought more bad news. Daniel, the knowledgeable and personable fromager who gamely tolerates my poor French, looked grimly at the display case when I inquired about butter.<p>Gone was the giant block of gleaming fresh butter from which he …


Police: MS-13 members in Maryland stab man more than 100 times and decapitate him

The most violent MS-13 crimes of 2017<p>As many as 10 members of the MS-13 street gang lured a man into a park in Wheaton, Maryland, spoke with one another over walkie-talkies as he arrived, stabbed him more than 100 times, decapitated him and then cut out his heart, according to police documents made …


The US net neutrality fight affects the whole world

This is serious<p>The United States is a nation quarreling with itself right now. Most of the country’s population wants to keep the internet an equitable and free place, embracing net neutrality rules as a necessary guardian against corporate overreach. But the current political administration seems …

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

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America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …


Here's the truth about why women 'go off' sex in long-term relationships

When it comes to long term relationships, women go off the idea of having sex with their partners before men do, says the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyle.<p>But you probably already knew that, right?<p>It’s one of those things that everyone has a low-level awareness of - yet no-one had …


A top psychologist shares his 3-step method parents can take to discipline their kids

Ross Greene wants to make life easier.<p>Greene is the groundbreaking psychologist behind the theory of "collaborative partnerships," an approach that discards the stuff of traditional parenting — timeouts and the revocation of privileges — and replaces them with calm, focused discussion.<p>"The best you …


Meet the original single lady, who wrote the book on living alone

Marjorie Hillis was the “spinster-in-chief” who showed women that they could make it on their own<p>In 1930, Marjorie Hillis stood in front of a large, …

17 Signs Your Relationship Will Last a Lifetime

See how many apply to your relationship -- especially if you haven't tied the knot yet.<p>Every relationship reaches the point where that person you were convinced you couldn't live without becomes the person you live <i>with.</i> That's when you really find out if you married the right person.<p>By no means are …


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36 Hours in Granada, Spain

Beyond the magnificent Moorish Alhambra, visitors will find a distinctive cuisine and a charming city that was once home to celebrated writers and artists.


Kremlin Ballet Performs in the Metro: Pictures


5 Simple Ways To Show Yourself More Kindness Every Day

It is time to make being kind to yourself a priority. It is so easy to be kind to other people and then talk badly to—or about—yourself. We’ve all …

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Want To Be More Productive? Make These Six Decisions

This curated column is authored by Josh Spector, Creator, ForThe post Want To Be More Productive? Make These Six Decisions appeared first on iamwire.

Time Management

5 things that are killing your productivity

Do you have days when you feel like you’ve been working non-stop, but can’t recall what you actually accomplished?<p>In today’s work culture, we usually …


Mindfulness and Happiness in the Workplace

What's the connection between mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and happiness in the workplace? Or is there a connection?<p>What's the connection between mindfulness, emotional intelligence and happiness in the workplace? Or is there a connection?<p>Let's start by defining terms.<p>Mindfulness is the …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Behaviors That Will Definitely Make You An Irresistible Person

“Julia has a certain magic, doesn’t she?” I heard a coworker say over margaritas a few years ago. Julia’s side hustle as a writer had recently taken …

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An epidemiologist says Donald Trump is a virus that’s infected America—but we can contain it

As an epidemiologist, I’ve grown accustomed to viewing the world through the lens of epidemics. Research has shown that it’s not just diseases that are contagious; everything from smoking tobacco to fashion trends can spread amongst people via loose social contacts. And so I’ve been watching …

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