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Everyone should read John Kelly's speech about 2 Marines in the path of a truck bomb

Just minutes later, the pair of Marines guarding a gate in Ramadi, Iraq, were staring down a large blue truck packed with 2,000 pounds of explosives. They could have sought cover, like an Iraqi policeman on the scene who ran away and lived.<p>Instead, Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter and Cpl. Jonathan Yale …

Military

If The Rich Are Making Out Like Bandits Then We Should Tax Them More - As We Have Done

An interesting piece of research from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. They look at the welfare effects of increasing inequality over the recent decades. They then posit (yes, you’re allowed to do this, suggest something that you might like to be true) that actually, instead of the rich …

Income Inequality

New Experimental Army Rifle Uses "Telescoped" Ammunition

New ammo technology allows for more powerful, compact bullets.<p>Defense contractor Textron just unveiled a new rifle at the Modern Day Marine conference. Designed to use so-called "telescoped" ammunition, the new rifle promises a harder-hitting, lighter bullet for America's ground troops to fire. …

12 Random Facts That People Probably Wish Never Happened

Remember those boring history classes when it seemed all the teacher cared about was throwing random dates at you? And all the facts were blah, meh, …

How to get bigger arms: 2 techniques you need to know

Going shirtless or wearing a tank top at the beach can be a nerve-wracking experience if you aren’t feeling great about your arms.<p>Recently, training …

How to Train for Muscle Power

Here at <i>Men's Fitness</i>, our readers often contact us with questions related to workouts and athletic performance. Here, trainer Tommy Caldwell answers …

10 Success lessons from Robert Kiyosaki – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” for entrepreneurs

Share57<p>Tweet<p>Share181<p>+11<p>Shares 239<p>Robert Kiyosaki, is the author of number one personal finance book of all time ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad,’ American …

10 Disruptive Marketing Trends

Ten disruptive marketing trends that will shape the future of brand leadership.<b>1. Mobile will be the dominant platform</b>. Intelligent devices— …

Marketing

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California Freeways Will Soon Generate Electricity

By Laura Goldman<p>Energy conservation is probably not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about freeways jammed with idling vehicles.<p>But …

How My Company Makes Millions From Only $5,000 a Month in Advertising

Proven advice that will help you make millions while bootstrapping your business, just like we did.<p>You don't need fancy commercials and big agencies to market your product. The best brands today were built from tiny marketing budgets.<p>Dollar Shave Club started with a viral video that cost $5,000. …

Marketing

10 Setbacks which entrepreneurs must overcome

Share16<p>Tweet<p>Share20<p>+13<p>Shares 39<p>The most successful people will tell you that at some point in their careers, they thought they were going to fail. …

Plan B For Success: The Alternative To Talent Or Hard Work

Do you need to be hugely talented to succeed? It helps, but it isn’t an absolute requirement. Nor is it a guarantee. The same applies to hard work. So what is the missing ingredient? It isn’t luck.<p>To find out ingredient X, look at the history of some companies which started out struggling but then …

Product Management

How Prison Labor Is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support It

/ Jul 24, 2016<p>American slavery was technically abolished in 1865, but a loophole in the 13th Amendment has allowed it to continue “as a punishment …

Documentaries

12 Propulsion Technologies That Will Increase Future Cars’ Efficiency

Engineering

Grading the Obama Economy, by the Numbers

It's the economy, stupid.<p>That was how Bill Clinton singled out economic conditions as the most important issue in his 1992 presidential election campaign. Eight years earlier, candidate Ronald Reagan asked: "Are you better off now than you were four years ago?"<p>Today, some eight years after the …

Economics

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Elon Musk is among the top entrepreneurs who are in the news almost every day and have a vast impact …

Elon Musk

Got 40 inches of space? You can have a vertical garden.

<b>Are you a gardener</b> who is short on space or time? Take your plants vertical.<p>Ben Fritonfounded Can YA Love, a D.C.-based company that gives vertical-gardening classes around the world. (Locally, he teaches through the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation. His next class is July 13. Register here.)<p>…

Gardening

How to Be Totally Anonymous Online (Part 2)

<i>This is the second installment of our two-part series on being completely anonymous online. If you missed part 1, you can find it here.</i><p>Cookies and …

Privacy

How Leaving America Changes What People Think About Guns

"When I hear about people who own 15 assault weapons I think, why do you need that?"<p>When you live abroad, you start to see your home country differently. I speak from experience: After moving to Switzerland in 2006, I began to see American policies for what they were—one country's way of doing …

Guns

We Built A Phone-Charging Lamp With Our Bare Hands And You Can Too

And we're not even electricians.<p>View this post on Facebook

Why Can't We Figure Out How to Be Happy?

It shouldn't be this hard, but, yeah, it is.<p>Practice makes perfect—T-ball wisdom for the ages.<p>Happiness, as far as anyone can tell, is no exception.<p><i>The New York Times</i> ran an op-ed this Sunday arguing that advising someone to be his or her most authentic self is kind of bullshit. "Just be …

Happiness

Is anyone else worried about the future?

I am not a classically trained economist. But, I am well-versed in common sense. And, my spider sense is telling me something doesn’t feel right about our country’s economic future.<p>Tell me if anything below strikes a chord in your life, and if you agree. Or, if you think I am way off.<p>The facts<p><b>The</b> …

How liberals invented segregation: The real history of race, equality and our Founding Fathers

Even for reform-minded Founding Fathers, “separate but equal” was more important than “all men are created equal”<p>Edward Coles had a lot on his mind. In July 1814 he was private secretary to James Madison and spent his days managing the president’s business at a time of war. The United States had …

Black History

How the Banks Stole Higher Education

Student debt is big business for the banks, and it's fucking us all over.<p>Most progressive-minded people share an inherent belief that education should be free, a universal human right rather than the privilege of a wealthy few. For the left, it's an article of faith. This is the way we progress in …

Higher Education

There’s a loud corner of Reddit where millennials look to get rich or die tryin’

“Y-O-F**KING-LO,” the teen wrote, flashing his trading statement. “900 to 55K in 12 days!”<p>On Reddit, he’s known as “World Chaos,” a Florida high …

Hung Up

Meet the Black Blues Musician Who Befriended the KKK

Daryl Davis, the subject of the controversial documentary ‘Accidental Courtesy,’ opens up about why he’s spent thirty-plus years getting chummy with …