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24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Leadership

Hawaii on 'Red Alert' After Huge Ash Cloud Bursts From Kilauea Volcano

Hawaii issued an aviation red alert Tuesday after the Kilauea volcano spewed a plume of ash into the air, with authorities warning the volcano could …

Geology

New fissure in Hawaii volcano propels lava four storeys high

Workers remove 50,000 gallons of pentane gas from plant Geologists warn volcano could shoot large boulders from crater<p>A new fissure roaring like jet engines and spewing magma opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Saturday, piling lava as high as a four-storey building, as the area torn by the US …

Geology

The surprising reason your kid is acting defiant and difficult

My son was 6-years-old.<p>He was reading chapter books and could string together a story about the Pokemon sitting on his shoulder who didn’t need a seatbelt because he could just fly into the air if we got into a collision—yes, he could use words like collision accurately—and he loved to learn and …

Parenting

Neuroscience shows listening to music has kind of the same effect as meditation

What do the Dalai Lama and a bass-music fanatic getting low at 3am at Burning Man have in common?<p>A surprising amount, actually.<p>From mood enhancement and relaxation to full-blown oneness with the cosmos, music has the ability to powerfully shift our state of mind. Meditation is not that different. …

Mindfulness

4 Examples That Will Confirm You Were Born to Be a Leader

Do you have a natural bent for people and relationships? That's a good starting point.<p>Ever wonder if you're true leadership material? Perhaps you've been told you are, but the question is <i>by what standard</i>? Thousands of leadership books are written each year, many of them with marketing agendas to …

Leadership

Pretty sure Google's new talking AI just beat the Turing test

So that whole Turing test metric, wherein we gauge how human-like an AI system appears to be based on its ability to mimic our vocal affectations? At the 2018 I/O developers conference on Tuesday, Google utterly dismantled it. The company did so by having its AI-driven Assistant book a reservation. …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump Withdraws U.S. From ‘One-Sided’ Iran Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON — President Trump declared on Tuesday that he was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal, unraveling the signature foreign policy achievement of his predecessor Barack Obama, isolating the United States from its Western allies and sowing uncertainty before a risky nuclear negotiation …

South Asia

Daniels' lawyer: Cohen got $500K from Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg

Michael Avenatti provided no documentation for his claims, which he posted on Twitter<p>Stormy Daniels' attorney claimed Tuesday that President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen received $500,000 from a company controlled by a Russian oligarch, deposited into an account for a company also …

Donald Trump

Chinese Missiles Are Transforming the Balance of Power in the Skies

For a quarter century, the U.S. and its allies owned the skies, fighting wars secure in the knowledge that no opponent could compete in the air. As …

Military

Do You Eat at Subway? Remember This Incredibly Important Lesson (It Could Save Your Business)

In 6 words it could be something like, "Always think about what comes next."<p>The late Fred DeLuca was one heck of an entrepreneur.<p>As the co-founder and president of Subway, he grew the company from a single store to the largest restaurant chain in the world by one important measure--bigger even than …

Succession Planning

This North Korea Show Might Be Over Before It Starts

Any deal will depend on something that’s in short supply on the Korean peninsula — trust.<p>North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has pledged to dismantle his nuclear test site, and supposedly, he’s even inviting the international press into his usually off-limits kingdom to witness the extravaganza. The …

North Korea

Can Psychedelics Be Therapy? Allow Research to Find Out

In the last few years, calls for marijuana to be researched as a medical therapy have increased. It may be time for us to consider the same for psychedelic drugs.<p>Two general classes of such drugs exist, and they include LSD, psilocybin, mescaline and ecstasy (MDMA).<p>All are illegal in the United …

Psychedelia

An American Airlines Passenger Was Stuck Next to a 'Screaming and Kicking' Toddler. His Stunning Reaction Went Viral

You have three choices in a situation like this one. Two of them can wind up making you 'internet famous.'<p>Imagine your happy place. Now, imagine that in order to get to your happy place, you first have to sit next to a screaming toddler in economy class on American Airlines for a few hours.<p>Related:</i> …

American Airlines

5 Easy Ways You Can Be Healthier at Work

Make health a priority and enjoy the benefits.<p>The average person spends 90,000 hours -- or around one third of a person's life -- at work. And that number may be increasing: More than two-thirds of Americans work more than 40 hours per week, which has translated to a 400 percent increase in …

Wellness

Elon Musk Just Sent an Extraordinary Email to Tesla Employees

A detailed look at a new email from Elon Musk teaches some important lessons.<p>Tesla, the electric auto manufacturer led by Elon Musk,is getting ready to enter a new phase of activity as it ramps up production of its mass-market intended Model 3. In an email recently obtained by automotive website …

Tesla

Robot goes for a pint - and terrifies punters by SMASHING a pint glass and talking about 'robot invasion'

A realistic robot terrified punters after popping into a pub for a PINT before 'malfunctioning' and smashing his pint glass.<p>The humanoid robot sat …

Fake videos could threaten what is left of reality

New, cheap tools to create realistic-looking fake videos are already here, and brand reputation, news reporting and political campaigns may never be …

Tesla goes bankrupt in Elon Musk April Fools' Day gag

Elon Musk pokes fun at Tesla bankruptcy speculation with a series of tweets and a comical photo of himself passed out against a Model 3.<p>On April 1, we're bound to take every news tidbit with several shakes of salt, especially when they're coming from notorious jokester Elon Musk.<p>Musk built up …

Tesla

Violence in Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Los Cabos threaten Mexico's tourism industry

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Tourists taking the ferry from this tourist town to the island of Cozumel now walk down a wharf lined with police, heavily armed soldiers and bomb-sniffing dogs.<p>Those safeguards came after a Feb. 21 explosion ripped through one of the ferries, injuring 24 people, …

Mexico

Tesla reveals the driver killed in a Model X crash was traveling with Autopilot engaged, received 'several' automated warnings before the collision

Tesla revealed new information about a collision involving a Model X, in which the driver of the electric SUV was killed last week.<p>The company said in a blog post on Friday night that the Model X had been operating on Autopilot, its semi-autonomous driving system, before the crash, according to …

This 'beer' will get you high, not drunk

The man who became a disruptor in the beer industry back in 1995 has come up with a new concept of the beverage — by integrating the psychedelic …

We've stopped talking about nuclear disarmament. Labour cannot let that happen

Nuclear apocalypse looms over humanity, yet it’s not even on the political radar. Let’s work to change that<p>In the next few hours, the end of human civilisation may commence. We’ve had a good run – about 6,500 years, actually – and now we will perish in fire, famine, drought, never-ending winters, …

Red Cross

Clean Up Corrosive Interpersonal Dynamics on Your Team with This System

“The consequences of not identifying and addressing conflicts and corrosive team dynamics are always dire,” says <b>Laura Gates</b>, whose work as an …

Alarming NASA Video Shows Arctic Ice Disappearing at a Record-Breaking Rate

2017 and 2018 were record low years for ice coverage.<p>On March 17, the Arctic Ocean reached its peak level of ice coverage for the rest of the year, …

Want to Raise Kids Everyone Wants to Hire? Train Them to Master This 1 Skill

Employers say it's the skill that's needed most in today's workplace.<p>With the cost of college tuition at an all-time high in the U.S., the most common question asked on campus tours these days is, "What's the job placement rate of your graduates?" However, having a college degree no longer …

I’ve Seen John Bolton Up Close. Yep, Be Afraid.

From the time in 2005 when he tried to blow up a U.N. negotiation, Trump’s new national security adviser has had two mottos: Allies are a hindrance, …

Trump’s Plan to Punish the U.S. Economy

In threatening trade war with China, the president seems to have no idea what’s at stake.<p>One thing to understand about President Donald Trump’s proposed new tariffs on China is that they are, in the first instance, a tax on U.S. producers and consumers. The revenue they’ll raise won’t come from …

Trump's Next National Security Adviser, John Bolton, Is As Dangerous As You Remembered

WASHINGTON — John Bolton, who President Donald Trump said on Thursday <b></b>will replace H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser on April 9, is a …

How a silent retreat changed my life forever

I don’t often evangelize, especially when it comes to spiritual or wellness practices. This is due to the fact that despite being a person who writes …