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THE SUBPRIME U.S. ECONOMY: Disintegrating Due To Subprime Auto, Housing, Bond & Energy Debt

By the <b>SRSrocco Report</b>,The U.S. financial system continues to disintegrate even though most Americans hardly notice. The system is being gutted from …

Oil & Gas Industry

7 Types of Plastic Wreaking Havoc on Our Health

It’s all around us—in our houses, walls, plumbing pipes, bottles and cans, rugs, dental fillings, eyeglass lenses, phones, cars, garden mulch and …

Making YouTube videos look sharp and professional on a budget

My team is doing some videos to show off some features in Visual Studio. Most of my videos or YouTubes are screencasts so the video quality of the …

Videography

GE wants to use CO2 pollution to make huge solar batteries

Two big problems have been vexing environmental scientists for decades: How to store solar energy for later use, and what to do with CO2 that's been captured and sequestered from coal plants? Scientists from General Electric (GE) could solve both those problems at once by using CO2 as a giant …

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Politeness

The modern world is wonderful in many ways (dentistry is good, cars are…<p>In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>…

Iraq digs security trench around Fallujah

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military will use a medieval tactic to keep control of Fallujah after recapturing it from the Islamic State group last month: It is digging a trench around the city.<p>The trench will have a single opening for residents to move in and out of the city, which is virtually empty …

Islam

The 6 Foods You Need To Clear Brain Fog & Boost Energy

What is your go-to pick-me-up when you are feeling tired and unfocused?<p>Coffee, tea, an energy drink?<p>As it turns out, your brain may be asking not for …

The Trojan drone: How extrajudicial executions became “war” policy in Washington

Should it really be permissible to kill people simply because we are afraid of them?<p><i>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.</i><p>Think of it as the Trojan Drone, the ultimate techno-weapon of American warfare in these years, a single remotely operated plane sent to take out a single key figure. …

War

10 Reasons You Don’t Have an Amazing Life (And How to Fix Them)

Wondering why your life seems blah? Most likely it's one of these reasons. Lucky for you it's never too late to fix them.<p>Who doesn't want their life to be amazing? No one really wants to live a life of blah mediocrity. But stuff just gets in the way. Life happens. Maybe you think you don't have …

Happiness

5 Startups That Are Killing It With Social Media Marketing

Social media is seductive because of its easy point of entry and low-cost basis, but a lot of time and effort are required to create a successful campaign. Large corporations can dump money into huge advertising campaigns whenever they want, but it’s the bit players -- the emerging startups of the …

The Origins of the Universe Get Remixed in this Short Animation

Digital artist Philat Matveev shows us his version of the book of Genesis.<p>Genesis. from Philat Matveev on Vimeo.<p>Digital artist Philat Matveev reflects on the world’s origins through an animated short film that acts as a visual interpretation of the first 50 chapters of the Bible to recount the …

Animation

Why calls for “unity” in American politics are not enough: Look at the 1930s and 1940s

The US is in the midst of a tepid economic recovery following a catastrophic downturn, but millions of Americans continue to feel left behind. Some turn their anger on corporations and Wall Street. Others target nonwhite immigrant workers. A charismatic media personality with a populist message …

Society

The 12 Words All Successful People Understand

If you want to be successful, there are some words you’ll need to know.<p>Words are powerful. They can tell a story. Think of the following words: boom, penny, jump, doctor, slip, October, Shakespeare, and corn. All of these words paint a picture in your mind. Words matter ― especially if they have …

Self-improvement

How Instagram’s Head Engineer Is Using Quantum Mechanics To Manage His Team

James Everingham’s passion for physics predated his management role at Instagram. Here’s how he’s brought one to bear on the other.<p>I didn’t intend to go into computer science, and I definitely didn’t expect to become a manager. Instead, I started out thinking I’d be a laboratory scientist. In …

Computer Science

8 Habits You Should Stop Doing Now To Radically Improve Your Life

Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the …

How to be happy: follow these five easy steps

From a young age we are told to aim high. Yet the more driven we are, the more likely we are to feel miserable, says happiness expert Raj Raghunathan. Here’s what we should try instead<p>The key to happiness, according to the latest research, is knowing where to look. We’re conditioned from a young …

Happiness

Notorious Victoria: the first woman to run for president

More than a century before Hillary Clinton, ‘Notorious Victoria’ Woodhull made a bid for the White House – a pioneering protest for which she was called ‘Mrs Satan’ and sent to jail<p>On 2 November 1872, three days before the nation went to the polls to elect its 19th president, one of the candidates …

Mark Twain

6 fixable flaws that are holding you back from success

To be successful, we have to first learn to guard against destructive behaviours — most people will be confronted with them (or even exhibit them) at some point in their careers.<p>Let me highlight six of the biggest mistakes for anyone in a leadership role.<p>These characteristics are what make us …

Career Development

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

Learning

8 Secrets Of Great Communicators

When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren’t nearly as good as we think we are. This overestimation of our ability to communicate is magnified when interacting with people we know well.<p>Researchers at the …

Public Speaking

How to Exercise Your Brain for Better Thinking Skills

Not so very long ago, scientists and doctors believed that the number of neurons, cells, and pathways that were present in our brains at birth were …

13 Life Lessons All Parents Should Teach Their Kids

<i>by the editors of Prevention</i><p>Forget the Mom guilt--these basic health, nutrition, fitness, and happiness 101s are easy to impart to your family. In fact, you've probably ingrained most of them already! But it never hurts to reflect on how well your kids are hearing--and adhering to--these life …

Cyberbullying

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

Jerry Seinfeld