Cory Powers

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Shark Killed by Tourist Bite in Costa Rica Causes Activist Outrage

<i>Sea Shepherd Paul Watson among those in uproar over attack</i><p>JACO BEACH – A dream surf vacation went tragically wrong for U.S. resident Andy Newberry …

30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2014

There has never been a more inspired generation of young Africans. These builders, innovators and risk takers are fervent in their resolve to transform the continent. They are solving critical socio-economic problems, exporting African culture to the world, creating job opportunities for Africans, …

South Asia

America’s Teens Outscore Adults On Stress

Since 2007, the American Psychological Association (APA) has conducted a survey of different aspects of stress in America. This year’s analysis …

6 Ways To Strengthen Your Mindset

"Knowing the purpose of your actions will set you on course, while having a passion for them will ensure follow-through."<p>Have your New Year's …

Motivation

Bertha’s boo-boo: Why the world’s largest tunnel boring machine is broken

It’s been two months since the world’s largest tunnel boring machine stopped drilling underneath Seattle, but now Washington’s Department of …

20 Fastest Growing Occupations

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is out with its most recent ranking of the 20 fastest-growing occupations in the U.S.. Coming in at #1, with …

Russian Arctic city hopes to cash in as melting ice opens new sea route to China

Thaw in temperatures brought by climate change could bring benefits for Siberian city of Nadym as global trade patterns shift<p>The city of Nadym, in the extreme north of Siberia, is one of the Earth's least hospitable places, shrouded in darkness for half of the year, with temperatures plunging below …

Part 2: Denying Climate Change….

<i>In the first of our three-part climate investigation, we showed why you don’t need to go far north to see evidence of climate change—</i><i>it’s happening</i> …

How to Throw a Dynamite Straight Punch: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The straight punch is an effective blow to deal a fighting opponent. John L. Sullivan is on deck today to show you how to deliver this punch with …

11 Things You're Terrified Of, But Shouldn't Be

You aren't swallowing tons of spiders while you sleep, so don't worry.<p>Occasionally the things that come to elicit the most collective fear start as harmless mistruths and grow into full blown sources of national paranoia. In times like these, we all just need to take a deep breath and stop to …

Associated Press News

Why Is the American Dream Dead in the South?

Upward mobility has stayed the same the past 50 years despite skyrocketing inequality. But it's lower in the South (and Ohio) than anywhere else in the U.S.—or the rest of the developed world.<p>Flickr: Sasha Y. Kimel<p>The top 1 percent aren't killing the American Dream. Something else is—if you live in …

Samsung's slumping sales suggest China is the next mobile battlefield

Samsung had a rough day yesterday. Its earnings report indicated the company experienced the first posted drop in profit in two years (a <i>mere</i> $7.8 billion, compared to $8.27 billion in the same quarter last year), thanks to a strong Korean won, a special one-off bonus payment to employees and heavy …

NFL

CIA Blocks More Inquiries

In a recent <i>New York Times</i> article about efforts by the Senate Intelligence Committee to get its hands on (and perhaps release?) an internal report on …

Still Unfolding: Astounding Stories from 2013

By nature, I am a cheerful pessimist. As one of the editors bringing WhoWhatWhy to you week after week, I recently found myself looking back at some …

Customer: Elderly Squatters Take Over Queens McDonald's, Just Won't Leave

<b>A sign posted in a Flushing, Queens McDonald's asks customers to respect a 20 minute dining time limit. (Credit CBS 2)</b><i>A sign posted in a Flushing,</i> …

NSA Official: 'We Are Now a Police State'

Last year, high-ranking NSA official Bill Binney said, “We are, like, that far from a turnkey totalitarian state.” Now, Binney says that the U.S. has …

Denver, Seattle rooting for Marijuana Bowl?

If all goes as oddsmakers have predicted, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will win the conference championship games on Sunday and gear up …

Texas Abortion Heroine Lied About Being a Single Teen Mom...

January 20, 2014 0 Comments<p>SINGLE TEEN MOM? TEXAS'S WENDY DAVIS LIED ABOUT LIFE STORY<p>Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator whose filibuster for …

SHOCK CLAIM: 85 richest people on Earth own nearly half of wealth...

Those wealthy individuals are a small part of the richest 1% of the population, which combined owns about 46% of global wealth, according to the …

Sitting At Work For Hours Can Be As Unhealthy As Smoking

<b>Some doctors recommend those who sit down for hours at work to get up and walk around once per hour. (credit: ClipArt.com)</b><i>(credit: ClipArt.com)</i><p><b>NEW</b> …