Michael LaMar Crisp

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Associated Press News

Ukraine PM asks US for 'real support' to prevent further Russian hostility

The prime minister of Ukraine, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, has urged the US to provide greater support against Russian aggression amid signs that a peace deal reached in Geneva last week is already under strain.<p>Speaking on Sunday in an interview with NBC's Meet the Press, Yatsenyuk called on the west to …

When Predators Bite Off More Than They Can Chew

Featuring a snake whose centipede dinner tried to claw out of its body and other… interesting examples<p>We were entranced recently by a report of a young snake that tried to eat an old centipede. It seems the snake managed to swallow the centipede live, but then the centipede fought back, attempting …

Saudi Arabia Prepares to Build the World's Tallest Building

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Construction on Saudi Arabia's Kingdom Tower, which will be one whopping, expense kilometer tall, is …

5 Ways to Make Your Brand Thrive in the Sharing Economy

Success in this climate requires listening to your customers, establishing their trust, and changing your relationship with them in fundamental ways.<p>Top-down business is dead. People are now bypassing established brands entirely to get what they need from each other. Welcome to the sharing economy, …

Innovation

How Drones And Driverless Cars Raise Questions For The Future Of City Services

Technology developments will enhance our urban experience, but they also risk leaving more people behind. The city of the future must be a city for everyone.<p>What does the future of the city look like? Will it be full of driverless cars ferrying us about and drones delivering beer and pizza?<p>Probably …

How To Reboot A Bad Day In 10 Minutes Or Less

When your day seems like it’s imploding, here are four ways to hit the reset button to clear your mind.<p>We’ve all been there. Your boss schedules an emergency meeting on top of an already jam-packed day. A client calls with a last-minute project. And your new mattress delivery has been rescheduled …

A Series of Unfortunate Events

3 Lessons On How Failure Breeds Success

Permission to fail is liberating. Here’s how to give people–and yourself–the freedom to fail, in order to succeed.<p>Forget success–bring on the failure! Some good, old-fashioned disaster. Give it a whirl. It may feel unnatural and irresponsible at first, but for people whose jobs require creativity, …

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

Productivity

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

9 Ways To Harness Your Creativity ("Think Outside The Box" is Overrated)

"Think outside the box" is overrated. How about "Thinking without rules" "Thinking without limit" "Limitless thinking" or "Think above the clouds".</b> …

10 Life Lessons to Excel In Your 30s

A couple weeks ago I turned 30. Leading up to my birthday I wrote a post on what I learned in my 20s.<p>But I did something else. I sent an email out to …

Self-improvement

How Do You Stay Productive During "Wasted" Time?

We're all stuck in places that make us wait. It's easy to get bored and do nothing, but that time—if planned well—can be used productively. How do …

Time Management