Matt Peters

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How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a raise, even breaching a touchy subject with your spouse at home. The list goes on.<p>The premise of each …

Public Speaking

Here's the Name of Every Senator Who Voted Against Net Neutrality—and When to Vote Them Out

A surprising thing happened on Wednesday: The Senate did something good.<p>Not only did it pass a resolution to save net neutrality but more Republicans …

Facial Recognition In China Is Big Business As Local Governments Boost Surveillance

Dozens of cameras meet visitors to the Beijing headquarters of SenseTime, China's largest artificial intelligence company. One of them determines whether the door will open for you; another tracks your movements.<p>The one that marketing assistant Katherine Xue is gazing into, in the company's …

Artificial Intelligence

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Why Trump just killed a rule restricting coal companies from dumping waste in streams

With everything that Republicans want to do — repeal Obamacare, overhaul the tax code — it might seem odd that one of Congress’ very first acts would be to kill an obscure Obama-era regulation that restricts coal companies from dumping mining waste into streams and waterways.<p>But that is indeed …

How Cory Booker went from progressive hero to traitor in under 2 days

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker was trying to walk to the men’s bathroom Tuesday afternoon when about 30 immigration activists surrounded him to offer their thanks. Booker had just vowed to testify against Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, a longtime immigration hard-liner, at the attorney general nominee’s …

Life Is Not Supposed To Be Fair, We're Supposed to Learn To Live With It

How many times have you said to yourself that you’re going to do something but you end up not following through with it because you weren’t motivated …

Motivation

Megastorms vs. megadroughts: Climate change brings a potentially devastating “atmospheric river” to California

After years of drought, the Golden State is hit by epic storms — and it’s just the beginning of climate chaos<p>As the incoming Trump administration turns Washington increasingly freakish and bizarre, reinventing government as reality show, Mother Nature is doing something equally dramatic 3,000 miles …

Ecuador has begun drilling for oil in the world’s richest rainforest

The country is poised to cash in on one of its most valuable assets. But at what cost?<p><i>Originally published by</i> <i>bioGraphic</i><i>.</i><p>As many of the planet's last hectares of wilderness give way to roads and towns, farms and soccer fields, gas stations and Starbucks, the Anthropocene marches on. Perhaps nowhere …

When mothers kill kids, twisted altruism may be factor, experts say

With the slaying of her two young children followed by her own suicide, Carla Lopez-Mejia joined a dark sisterhood.<p>The Lake in the Hills woman, 27, allegedly strangled her son, Ezequiel Garcia, 11, and her daughter, Ariana Garcia, 8, before hanging herself. The bodies were discovered in the …

What Democrats should learn from 2016

Shortly after the election, David Roberts of Vox published an analysis of the words most commonly appearing in Hillary Clinton’s speeches. Rebutting …

Middle-class

The NSA can now share unfiltered surveillance data with other intelligence agencies

Barely a week before he leaves office, U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration has authorized controversial new legislation that grants America’s 16 intelligence organizations access to raw communications data from the NSA’s surveillance efforts.<p>The New York Times reported that on January 3 …

All the state energy legislation from 2016, in one place

A searchable database for your nerding pleasure.<p>With Donald Trump in the White House and the GOP controlling Congress, all hope for movement forward on climate change and clean energy lies in the states.<p>Such movement will be more difficult in the absence of federal support. National mandates and …

Here’s what optimistic liberals get wrong about Trump and climate change

Right after Donald Trump won the election, a number of observers worried that having a climate denier in the White House would be a crushing setback for efforts to tackle global warming. Here’s a sample hyperventilating headline from, uh, me: “There’s no way around it: Donald Trump looks like a …

US Govt Data Shows Russia Used Outdated Ukrainian PHP Malware

This entry was posted in General Security, Miscellaneous, Research, WordPress Security on December 30, 2016 by Mark Maunder 137 Replies<p><b>Update at 1am</b> …

How I Learned To Have Mind-Blowing, Intimate Sex Every Time

Sting was sitting on Oprah's couch talking about sex. It was 2003 and I was 30 years old. He waxed poetic about his hourslong lovemaking sessions. …

"It's One Gigantic Lawless Crime Scene" - Exposing The Dirty Business of U.S. 'Think Tanks'

Many of you have already read this past Sunday’s excellent and deeply disturbing article published by the <i>New York Times</i> regarding the shady and …

Climate scientists make a bold prediction about sea level rise

One of the great things about science is that it allows you to make predictions. Three top climate scientists just made a very bold prediction regarding sea level rise; we should know in a few years if they are correct.<p>As humans emit greenhouse gases, it’s causing the Earth to warm. That’s …

Global Warming

Soil organic carbon pools in the northern circumpolar permafrost region - Tarnocai - 2009 - Global Biogeochemical Cycles

Yeyi Liu and Dabang Jiang, Mid‐Holocene frozen ground in China from PMIP3 simulations, <i>Boreas</i>, <b>47</b>, 2, (498-509), (2017).<p>Nicole J. Couture, Anna …

Dangers lurking in the permafrost | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 05.08.2016

More than 20 people were recently sickened by anthrax in Siberia. It's thought a heat wave thawed permafrost there, releasing the bacteria. What else …

This island in the Philippines has the world’s greatest concentration of unique animals

In fact, sometimes evolution can be the result of a lucky animal finding "any port in a storm".<p>And the finding that Luzon, an island in the Philippines, has the greatest concentration of unique mammals in the world - even more than Madagascar - is the perfect example.<p>Islands are often examples of …

26 Pictures Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence - Alien UFO Sightings

Most of the people on Earth are completely unaware of everything that’s around us. When you look at the night sky, you see the moon, vague reflection …

Human Population Growth and Extinction

Get the latest on our work for biodiversity and learn how to help in our free weekly e-newsletter.<p><b>+</b> <b>PUBLICATIONS</b><p><b>+</b> <b>RELATED CAMPAIGNS</b><p><b>+</b> <b>MEDIA</b><p>We’re in the …

Sick Secret Sexual Fantasies

I wrote in my last blog about the large numbers of people who have sexual fantasies about someone other than their spouse. This topic taps into …

It's Religion

Trying to learn the cause of the massacre in San Bernardino, I listened to the Sunday talk shows that were all over the lot. Then President Obama appeared that evening and called it an "act of terrorism that was inspired but not directed by members of the Islamic State and Syria.". Neither …

President Obama's Speech: How Can We Fight Terrorism If We're Confused About Its Causes?

I watched President Obama's speech with a mixture of hope and gratitude and frustration. I was grateful that he reminded us that American Muslims are our friends, neighbors, sports stars, and men and women serving in our military. And I, like other American Muslims, feeling horror and anger and …

KERSPLEBEDEB

"Some People Push Back": On the Justice of Roosting Chickens<p>By Ward Churchill<p>When queried by reporters concerning his views on the assassination of …

History