Marlene Zaragoza

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Canadian Parliament shooter acted alone, eyed Syria, police say

As U.S. military forces have engaged in more than a decade of war across the Middle East, America has found an unwavering partner in Canada, a country with an otherwise peaceful image.<p>Now, after two deadly attacks launched against members of the Canadian armed forces in less than a week, fear has …

How to Create Better Ideas Faster

The four Fs of effective brainstorming.<p>Have you ever tried to get your team to brainstorm a breakthrough idea for a product or service only to find the process mostly yields extensions of existing ideas.<p>Research on creative thinking gives us these four simple suggestions that will greatly aid in …

A house made with only Pallets. And the plans for it cost $75

Amazing, but true. And you can actually order one now!<p>This fantastic pallet home, built by i-beam designs, and it’s plans costs only $75. But what is …

Sustainability

8 Surprising Reasons You Have No Energy

<i>By Amanda Shupack for YouBeauty.com</i><p>We're in the midst of an energy crisis. No, not that one. This one: We're tired. So. Completely. Tired.<p>To paraphrase Aerosmith, it can often feel like your get up and go musta got up and went. It's not just a matter of working too much and sleeping too little, …

Heavens Gate in China

Garden Storage Bench Plans | Free Garden Plans - How to build garden projects

Step by step project about <b>garden storage bench plans</b>. Building a wooden storage bench for your garden is easy, but your need to plan everything from …

Woodworking

7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

You don't have to be born mentally tough. Here's how you can develop the vital trait.<p>First, the definition:<p><i>"The ability to work hard and respond resiliently to failure and adversity; the inner quality that enables individuals to work hard and stick to their long-term passions and goals."</i><p>Now the …

Why firms don't want you to be brilliant at your job

<b>Are those workers who stay for years with the same companies unambitious and mediocre, or does the corporate grind make them so? asks author and Financial Times columnist Lucy Kellaway.</b><p>Last week I talked to a graduate who had just started working for one of the most prestigious employers in the …

Humiliation replaces fear for the women kidnapped by Isis

Islamic State,Iraq,Middle East and North Africa,World news,Syria,Slavery,Human rights,Law,Islam,Religion,Forced marriage,Society<p>Widow with child sold for marriage after raiding Isis militants shot her husband and took them into captivity<p>They sold Amsha for $12. Other girls and women went for more, …

Highly educated, unemployed and tumbling down

In the upside-down, topsy-turvy world of jobs these days, even an advanced degree can't protect some Americans from tumbling down the economic ladder.<p>The conventional wisdom that more education bears fruit in the labor market gets turned on its head when it comes to unemployment. For people with …

Sex 'emerged in ancient Scottish lake'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1116000/1116707_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532504886_8f7cb8b2084179448d4b6d14de5992d6<p><b>Scientists believe they have discovered the origin of copulation.</b><p>An international team of researchers says a fish called <i>Microbrachius dicki</i> is the …

One Of 7 Northern White Rhinos Left In The World Dies In Kenya

Northern white rhinos are one step closer to extinction, after one of only two breeding males known to exist was found dead at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.<p>In a statement, the conservancy said Suni, 34, had not been poached, but they had not yet determined why the rhino died. It …

Pope Francis: 'God is not afraid of new things'

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Sunday, as he beatified Pope Paul VI who implemented the Second Vatican Council's vast changes, called on the church to adapt to "changing conditions of society."<p>His remarks took on added meaning as the bishops ended a two-week conference by rejecting landmark wording …

15 Cozy Fireplaces That Will Keep You Warm All Year Long

It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly nights.<p>The hearth is the center of the home. From detailed stonework to stunning marble, these fireplaces will turn any living space — a study, bedroom, you name it — into a relaxing oasis.

Interior Design

The Best Anti-Aging Products For Your Home

Your skin gets creams and potions, your home deserves some love to keep it from looking antiquated. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com<p><b>1. A sleek, lovely white paint.</b> The simple backdrop is, and will always remain, the ultimate design classic.<p><b>2. Stripes.</b> Yes, there are a 101 patterns we …

Another North Korean overture as questions remain on Kim's whereabouts

It started with balloons. But the latest strife between North and South Korea hasn't been resolved, despite a meeting between top military leaders from both countries Wednesday at the Panmunjom border site -- their highest-level talks in seven years.<p>The meeting is just the latest unusual and …

Perk Up: Facebook and Apple Now Pay for Women to Freeze Eggs

Two Silicon Valley giants now offer women a game-changing perk: Apple and Facebook will pay for employees to freeze their eggs.<p>Facebook recently began covering egg freezing, and Apple will start in January, spokespeople for the companies told NBC News. The firms appear to be the first major …

Malala Yousafzai Is the Youngest-Ever Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

<b>Malala Yousafzai</b> won the Nobel Peace Prize today. Yousafzai is the seventeen-year-old girl from Pakistan who, almost two years ago exactly, when she was fifteen, was shot in the head by the Taliban while riding a bus to school. Yousafzai recounted the events in a book she published last year, at …

US Troops Found Huge Caches Of Chemical Weapons In Iraq — And The Pentagon Tried To Keep It A Secret

In a long exposé highlighting the "secret US casualties" posted Tuesday evening by The New York Times, journalist C.J. Chivers brings to light what has been suppressed for years by military officials. Between 2004 and 2010, according to The Times, troops found thousands of rusty, corroded chemical …

War

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …