Patricia Peters

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The Pentagon's Response to Ted Cruz Regarding Jade Helm 15

<i>Recently, Senator Ted Cruz from Texas asked the Pentagon to clarify its intentions with military exercises in Central Texas called "Jade Helm 15." The Pentagon's response follows:</i><p>Dear Senator Cruz:<p>Thank you for your inquiry into whether the Jade Helm 15 military exercise is the first wave of a …

United States

Disaster Is Inevitable When The Two Decade-Old Stock Bubble Bursts

Six years after the Global Financial Crisis, the U.S. stock market continues to soar to new heights with nary a pullback or correction. In this piece, I will explain why the stock market is experiencing a new bubble that is actually another wave of the bubble that has existed since the mid-1990s.<p>A …

Stock Markets

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts | Inc.com

Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even an informal business plan.<p>But the chances are more likely that those entrepreneurs fail.<p>Will a …

Small Business

What I Learned While Not Sleeping All Night in a Rainstorm

Lying wide awake listening to the sound of rain drops pounding on my tent, I was beginning to freak out. As an experienced car camper, I wanted to …

Backpacking

How Jeb Bush’s school reforms really played out in Florida

<i>(Correction: Sherman Dorn is now at Arizona State University, having moved from the University of South Florida).</i><p>Jeb Bush talks a great deal about his record on education when he was governor of Florida from 1999-2007 and later as a private citizen through his Foundation for Excellence in …

Education
Net Neutrality

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

Braised Onion Sauce Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This recipe is lightly adapted from James Beard's "Beard on Pasta." He originally …

We Are Correcting the Error of 9/12

We, as the United States, made a big mistake on 9/12/2001 that we are now in the process of correcting. I am confident that, in coalition with the other nations on Earth, we will succeed. However, some understanding of our fundamental error on 9/12 can provide the context necessary to become clear …

Political Science

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

The Brain

How to Make Turkish Delight

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Turkish delight doesn't have to be chalky and neon-colored. Sophia Real from Real Simple Food makes candy that tastes like it came straight from</i> …