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We Must All Play a Role in Ending Childhood Obesity

All of society pays a stiff price for childhood obesity. Twenty percent of the United States’ total expenditures on health care can be linked to …

Health Care

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes | Inc.com

Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. While he never went into business himself, quite a business empire was built around his athletic …

Motivation

How To Get Into Yoga At Any Size

Yoga makes a lot of big promises. Get into the practice and you're sure to improve your flexibility, energy, and strength while stretching away your stress and emotional baggage. Heck, you can even lose weight. In fact, one study found that overweight yogis in their 50s who practiced at least once …

Yoga

Far more fish make their own light than we thought, study finds

From the fireflies that light up our backyards to the graceful, glowing jellyfish we admire in aquarium tanks, bioluminescence — an organism’s …

Biology

Dragon Boat Racing in China: Pictures

Hong Kong

President Obama Went Full-Dad at Malia's Graduation

She'll be heading to Harvard after a gap year.<p>Congratulations are due for Malia Obama, who somehow managed to go through high school with the world's most protective parents. (Can you imagine dealing with Secret Service at the same time as teenage drama and SAT prep?) <i>The Washington Post</i> reports …

High School

Malia Obama: Photos From a White House Childhood

Malia Obama is graduating from the private Sidwell Friends School on Friday, growing up in the public eye of the White H<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Chuck …

Malia Obama

Daily Edition Top Ten (Week of June 6, 2016)

Hillary Clinton made history this week, becoming the first female candidate be in with a chance of being elected the President of the USA. She was endorsed by current President Barack Obama and other senior members of the Democratic party. Israeli and Palestinian tensions rose following a shooting …

Revealed: Cambodia's vast medieval cities hidden beneath the jungle

Exclusive: Laser technology reveals cities concealed under the earth which would have made up the world’s largest empire in 12th century<p>Archaeologists in Cambodia have found multiple, previously undocumented medieval cities not far from the ancient temple city of Angkor Wat, the Guardian can …

Archaeology

Amazon is preparing to launch streaming music service – sources

Full-fledged service to be offered at $9.99 a month New music offering aimed to increase appeal of Amazon Echo home speaker<p>Amazon is preparing to launch a standalone music streaming subscription service, placing it squarely in competition with rival offerings from Apple and Spotify, according to …

Apple Music

Florida Republican in Deep Trouble for Agreeing President Obama Should Be Hanged for Treason

A Republican candidate for the Florida House of Representatives is in hot water after he agreed Monday that President Barack Obama should be hanged for treason.<p>Joshua Black, an African-American, agreed to the idea of hanging the president after a Twitter user sent him the following public message: …

Systematic killing evidence in Syria just tip of iceberg - aid agencies

International bodies say evidence of execution of 11,000 detainees in regime jails comes from just one area of Syria<p>The cache of evidence smuggled out of Syria showing the "systematic killing" of 11,000 detainees in Syrian jails may only be the tip of the iceberg, international aid agencies have …

US military proposal would keep 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after 2014

Military leaders have submitted a proposal to the White House that would keep 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after the U.S. combat mission ends in 2014, a senior U.S. official confirms to Fox News.<p>The 10,000-troop plan or any other troop proposal could still be rejected by Afghan President Hamid …

Bill Gates predicts there will be almost no poor countries by 2035

In their foundation’s just-released annual letter, Bill and Melinda Gates attempt to debunk three pervasive myths in development economics:<p>“Poor countries are doomed to stay poor.”<br>• “Foreign aid is a big waste.”<br>• “Saving lives leads to overpopulation.”<p>From the letter’s introduction:<p>We hear these myths …

Income Inequality

Rich meeting in Davos ponder how to spread world's wealth

With the global economy slowly getting back on its feet, 2,500 delegates gathered in Davos, Switzerland face a vexing question this week: How to spread the wealth.<p>As much as any other issue income inequality will tax world leaders in the years ahead.<p>Aggressive policies from central banks have …

Economics

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden to hold Q&A Thursday

Former NSA contractor is expected to offer his opinion on NSA reforms President Obama announced last week.<p>Edward Snowden is expected to offer his opinion of President Obama's NSA reforms during a Webcast question-and-answer session on Thursday.<p>It will be Snowden's first live chat since he began …

Surveillance

US secretly backs rebels to fight al-Qaeda in Syria

Sources tell Telegraph that America is backing 'friendly' rebels with millions in cash and non lethal aid to take on extremists in Syria<p>The United States and Gulf countries have been secretly backing efforts by opposition rebels to destroy al-Qaeda's most extreme wing in <b>Syria,</b> diplomats and rebels …

Bill Gates Just Revealed His Goal For The Rest Of His Life

For the past five years, Bill and Melinda Gates have published an annual letter, modeled on Warren Buffett’s legendary Berkshire Hathaway shareholder missives, which help set the global philanthropic agenda. This year, they’ve taken a different tack: rather than list their foundation’s wins, losses …

Why China Is Heading For A Greek Style Crisis On A Grand Scale

For years, China and Greece have had something special in common: A long cultural history that has helped shape the modern world. And from the late 1970s to this day, they shared something else — a semi-Soviet economic model whereby a large part of the economy has been subject to the direct or …

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

Austria

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Creative Commons Attribution

The iPhone 6: Five Features It Must Have To Stay In The Game

Having owned the last three major revisions of Apple’s iPhone and had extensive use of other handsets besides, I believe the iPhone 6 will be one of the most significant launches yet of an Apple iPhone.<p>However, I don’t mean significant as in a feature-laden device that will wipe the floor with the …

Nokia Yanks Here Maps From Apple's App Store

Here Maps, the mapping service that Nokia touted as an alternative to Apple’s first ill-starred iOS Maps app, is gone from the App Store today, and …

App Store

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

Chromebooks experienced a surge in popularity in 2013, rising from almost nothing to claim about a fifth of the commercial laptop market.This …

That Giant Bitcoin Crash in the Wake of China Restrictions? It Never Happened.

When news surfaced two weeks ago of a fresh round of restrictions that China was placing on businesses transacting in the bitcoin ecosystem, the …

Cryptocurrency

8 tips and tricks to get the most of Project Gutenberg

Updated on Dec 9, 2016<p>282<p><b>In the simple guide below, you’ll find tips on how to make the most of Project Gutenberg’s catalog of public domain …

Quick guide to using iPhone as e-reader

Updated on Feb 19, 2017<p>117<p>If you purchase an item through this post, we may get a small affiliate commission.<p><b>You don’t have to buy an iPad or a</b> …

Vellum review: App offers a sleeker way to build ebooks

Since the early days of the .epub and .mobi formats, writers and publishers have been trying to find better ways to make ebooks. Some writing apps …