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Report: Russian sub activity returns to Cold War levels

The Russian submarine fleet has returned to the North Atlantic with such gusto that NATO sub commanders are reporting “more activity from Russian submarines than we’ve seen since the days of the Cold War,” according to a top NATO admiral.<p>Royal Navy Vice Adm. Clive Johnstone, speaking aboard a …

Why the pomegranate should be the ‘it’ fruit for your holiday table

We’re deep into Thanksgiving at WaPoFood headquarters (have you clicked through Thanksgiving Central yet?), but that doesn’t mean the wealth, and price, of pomegranates around us has gone unnoticed. These round, red fruits with the tart edible seeds called arils are in season till early winter. Are …

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5 Ways Remarkably Successful People Spend the Weekend

Weekends are a great time to recharge your batteries and have some fun. Follow in the footsteps of these business greats.<p>Weekends have always been our time to relax, wind down, and be with loved ones. Yet many never even consider that these precious days of respite could be spent productively--even …

Self-improvement

The single best way to start getting rich, from a nearly 20-year-old personal finance classic

"It's not about how much money you make," Robert Kiyosaki writes in personal finance classic "Rich Dad Poor Dad." "It's about how much money you keep."<p>Most of us learn how to make money — how to get a job and work hard — yet we don't learn how to <i>manage</i> it, the important part.<p>"Money without …

5 Mistakes That Are Hindering Your Happiness

If there's one thing that I have learned since starting Sixty and Me it's that life after 50 is a choice. You can invest in your health, wealth and happiness. Or, you can let yourself go. You can build a solid foundation for the future. Or, you can accept age-related problems as …

I asked a Wall Street billionaire for financial advice for someone my age — this is what he said

I wanted the best money advice the investor had for someone my age.<p>I'm 27, so this advice will probably be useful for most millennials — anyone aged 19 to 34.<p>Here are the key takeaways:<p>Noted.

How To Make Your Own Almond Milk, Because It's Ridiculously Easy

Wham, bam, thank you, ma'am.<p>The list of ingredients on a carton of almond milk is long. Too long. It includes things like locust bean gum, sunflower lecithin, gellan gum and sometimes even carrageenan. Though those are all commonly found in many foods you buy at the grocery store and <i>most</i> aren't …

How Silence Creates Everyday Leadership

Everyday leadership begins with the silence inside of us; it is the platform of our own self-knowledge; the pillar of our character which motivates …

The First Golden Rule Of Leadership

Skills and experience might land you a leadership position with a large business organization, but they don’t make you a true leader.<p>Leadership comes from inside—and the greatest leaders first question themselves before they tackle the world around them.<p><b>Develop an inner clarity. Understand your</b> …

Alibaba trials video-streaming service in push to become the Netflix of China

Alibaba has been nothing if not completely transparent about its video-streaming ambitions to date: The Chinese ecommerce giant isn’t joking when it says it wants to be the Netflix of China.<p>Today, it took a step closer to realising that vision when it rolled out a beta of its Tmall Box Office (TBO) …

As More Adults Pedal, Their Biking Injuries And Deaths Spike, Too

More adults across the country are strapping on helmets and hopping on bikes to get to work. That's good news for people's hearts and waistlines, but it also means more visits to the emergency room.<p>Hospital admissions because of bike injuries more than doubled between 1998 and 2013, doctors …

Shell bid for BG likely to go ahead despite oil slide, say analysts

Barclays dismisses concerns about deal being disrupted by falling crude price<p>With the continuing slump in the oil price, there are signs that investors may be concerned that <b>Royal Dutch Shell</b>’s near £50bn cash and share deal to take over <b>BG</b> might not go ahead.<p>But in a new note, analysts at Barclays …

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Citing God's authority, clerk defies Supreme Court on gay marriages | Reuters

MOREHEAD, Ky. (Reuters) - Invoking God’s authority, a Kentucky county clerk defied the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday and stood by her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.<p>Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue marriage licenses to any couples - gay or straight - since …

Huge Fish Farm Planned Near San Diego Aims To Fix Seafood Imbalance

The largest fish farm in America could be built 4 miles off San Diego's coast.<p>Rose Canyon Fisheries could have a footprint on the ocean floor of 1.3 square miles, about the same size as New York's Central Park. The goal is to produce 11 million pounds of yellowtail and sea bass each year.<p>The …

Aquaculture