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‘The hospitals were slaughterhouses’: A journey into Syria’s secret torture wards

BEIRUT — One evening in the early days of Syria’s uprising, Mohsen al-Masri’s band of activists slipped through the Damascus streets and waited for the coast to clear. Then they crouched, opened their bags and let out a stream of color.<p>Thousands of ping-pong balls, painted green, pink, blue and …

Middle East

101 Quotes From Lao Tzu That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Lao Tzu was an ancient philosopher and writer who founded the philosophical framework for Taoism, which has had a huge influence on Chinese …

The 10,000-Hour Rule Won't Help You, But This Will | Inc.com

In <i>Outliers</i>, Malcolm Gladwell introduced the world to the 10,000-hour rule. As he described it, world class talents like Bill Gates, The Beatles and chess grandmasters attained their great prowess only after 10,000 hours of practice. The message was that if you are willing to put in the time, you …

Bill Gates

4 brain exercises elite athletes use to build mental strength

As many viewers declared the game over, Brady led the Patriots in one of the best come-from-behind victories of all time.<p>So what's the secret to Brady's success? Although he undoubtedly puts in countless hours of practice on the field, he also reports doing brain exercises to sharpen his …

Mindfulness

Mark Cuban, David Bach, and other successful people share their best money advice for 2017

GOBankingRates asked 17 of the most well-known names in personal finance and entrepreneurship to share their No. 1 money tip for the year.<p>They offered their advice as part of our Best Money Expert 2017 competition in partnership with ImportantScore.com.<p>1. Eliminate credit card debt<p>Self-made …

Personal Finance

5 Reasons Why Non-Digital Time Management Is More Productive

As technological innovation marches forward in so many aspects of life, there is a movement gaining momentum to return to the past in search of something important that progress may have left behind.<p>No, you can’t beat the convenience of streaming and digitized music, but the listening experience …

Time Management

Almost two-thirds of children worry 'all the time'

<b>At nine, Tom was so worried about not being able to do his class work that he kept running out of the school gates.</b><p>More than once he tried to escape out of a first-floor window, convinced his teacher was criticising him.<p>He is not alone - research among 700 children aged 10 and 11 for the …

PC Gaming

How to Make Sure Your Emails Give the Right Impression

Given the avalanche of email we receive each year — 121 messages per day, on average — it’s no wonder that we have become somewhat desensitized to its impact on our professional brand. We’ll spend hours polishing our LinkedIn profiles and revising our résumés, but hastily hit send on an …

Mark Twain

A startup founder worth $15 million explains why entrepreneurs should think like farmers, not suits

My path to becoming a tech startup founder with more than $15 million in funding hasn’t been conventional. My formative years were spent living and working on my family’s farm in Gladbrook, Iowa, a town with a population of around 1,000. I didn’t attend college on either coast, develop a knack for …

Entrepreneurship
Management
Management

I look like a self-made millionaire. But I owe my success to privilege.

I am a millionaire. The first in my family. A self-made success. It’s the story we love to tell ourselves in America about how anyone can make it. Except it’s not true. The reality is that most entrepreneurs — myself included — are the product of generations of privilege that enable success. You …

Entrepreneurship

How (And Why) To Master The Habit Of Delaying Gratification

Impulse control is something you can practice, and these three daily techniques can help.<p>You already know what delaying gratification entails, which means you already know how difficult it is. Avoiding a temptation that’s standing right in front of you so you can hold out for something …

Self Control

How to Deliver Criticism So Employees Pay Attention

In my college days I ranked among the top 10 women divers in the United States. I got that far not just because I worked hard — practicing every day in four-to-six-hour sessions — but also because I had an extremely tough coach who routinely offered both caring support and sharp criticism. Early in …

Employment

If You Do This, Your Life Will Be Changed in 2017--Guaranteed | Inc.com

If you haven't incorporated meditation into your routine yet, you're not alone. Maybe you've always heard about it but aren't sure where to start. Maybe you've tried it out but felt like you weren't getting a lot out of it. No matter what your experience, it's time to take another look at this …

Meditation

France's #1 Bodywash Is Finally Available in the U.S.—and It's Only $5

The only thing we like more than French beauty? French <i>drugstore</i> beauty. Slowly but surely, some of the best products lining the shelves at Monoprix …

This "Magic Eraser" Hair Foam Is the New Dry Shampoo

Because has Jen Atkin ever steered us wrong?<p>Listen up, or you'll have to suffer from a whole new form of #FOMO, or rather, #FOAMO. Jen Atkin, the Kardashian's go-to hairstylist and girlfriend after our own heart, is adding another styling product to the Ouai lineup and, you guessed it, it's a foam. …

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

Emotional Intelligence

The Best Investing Advice for 2017 From Fortune’s Experts

<b>By Matthew Heimer</b><p>Photographs by Robyn Twomey for Fortune<p>December 5, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>Insights from the panelists at our annual roundtable<p>For seven …

Markets

What You Really Need to Do to Make Your Employees Happy (No, It's Not More Money) | Inc.com

Want to inspire your employees to perform at levels you've never imagined?<p>In <i>Give and Take</i>, Adam Grant says that when people find purpose in their work it will not only improve that person's happiness, it will boost productivity.<p>Give the people what they want -- purpose.<p>One way to give them that …

Employment

Good Bosses Switch Between Two Leadership Styles

Think back to the last team project you participated in at work. How did the person running the project lead the group? Did they lead by presenting a plan and using their authority to insist that others follow along? Or did the person instead lead by explaining why a particular course of action …

Leadership

3 Tips for Being a Truly Great Leader

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Leadership

National Geographic’s 'Mars' Offers a Glimpse of Our Future

That said, there are some science plot holes.<p>Producers pulled all the stops in the highly anticipated miniseries <i>Mars</i>, debuting Monday night on the …

Space Exploration

Meditation for Beginners

As contemporary life is more and more reliant on non-stop streams of information from our mobile devices and constant stimulation becomes the norm, …

How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years

We won't see anything like it again until 2034.<p>Early this morning, astrophotographers got their closest look at the moon in 70 years, and the internet won't stop talking about it. The so-called "supermoon" is a flashy name for any full moon in October, November, and December, when its elliptical …

National Parks

8 Biggest Time Wasters That Kill Your Productivity

The average person spends 118 minutes per day on social media. Is it worth it?<p>We all wish that we could be more productive. But, how is that possible when assignments keep piling up, the latest season of <i>Orange is the New Black</i> just appeared on Netflix, and you have a flurry of emails, texts, and …

Time Management

With shock reform, Egypt throws out rules it long lived by

CAIRO (AP) — From as early as the 1950s, Egypt's rulers have had an unspoken social contract with Egyptians: Forfeit genuine democracy and freedoms and, in return, you get to live on the cheap with heavy state subsidies keeping down prices of basic items and services — bread, sugar, rice, fuel, …

Muslim Brotherhood

Clinton ignored pro-lifers at her own peril, Democrats say

Washington D.C., Nov 11, 2016 / 02:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In the wake of Hillary Clinton's electoral defeat in Tuesday's presidential election, …

Catholicism

Christian missionaries in Aleppo crucified and beheaded

“At several steps on their path to death by beheading and crucifixion last month, 11 indigenous Christian workers near Aleppo, Syria had the option …

This is what work-life balance looks like at a company with 100% retention of moms

When Phil Graves, a father of three young girls, worked for Deloitte, his days looked a lot like those of many working professionals. He left before the kids were up to commute to work in San Francisco. He raced through his day, and dashed home to make the bedtime crush: bath, bedtime stories, a …

Parenting