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24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Leadership

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

In our dream world we could eat nachos for dinner each night and never see a change on the scale (or our bodies). Sigh. It’s actually that type of …

21 Worthless Foods a Nutritionist Will Immediately Cut From Your Diet

Want to start eating healthier and lose weight? Four nutrition experts share the red-flag foods you should avoid as part of a healthy diet.

Isis supporter jailed for life for trying to build child army in London

Umar Haque showed beheading videos to children and instructed them to role-play terror attacks<p>An extremist who attempted to build an army of child jihadists has been jailed for life with a minimum of 25 years for a range of terrorism offences.<p>Umar Haque was convicted of attempting to groom children …

Extremism

A Neuroscientist Explains What Cutting Carbs Can Do to Your Brain

With each passing month, certain foods and fad diets come in and out of favor. One food that's been on the "bad" list for a while is bread—more …

White nationalist, Ohio State ending lawsuit

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lawyers for white nationalist Richard Spencer's campus tour efforts and for Ohio State University have notified a federal judge a …

Rights & Freedoms

A 40-Year-Study Found That Kids Who Do This Are More Likely to Earn the Most Money When They Grow Up

Even researchers were surprised to learn which kids grew up to earn the most money.<p>Imagine you are asked to look at a sixth-grade class and predict which students will earn the highest income as adults. Which kids would you choose?<p>Do you go for the studious kids? The shy kids who are eager to …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read | Inc.com

Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I plan to spend at least part of the day having fun with …

Top 10

Accused South Florida school shooter confessed to rampage that killed 17 people, police say

<i>Follow Friday’s updates here:</i> Grieving families mourn Florida school shooting victims while police search for answers<p>PARKLAND, Fla. — The 19-year-old accused of killing 17 people at his former high school told police after his arrest that he carried out the mass shooting, authorities said Thursday, …

Crime

Kim Jong-un Invites South Korean Leader to North for Summit Meeting

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s reclusive leader, Kim Jong-un, extended an extremely rare invitation to a foreign head of state on Saturday, using the diplomatic opening created by the Olympics in South Korea to ask its leader, President Moon Jae-in, to visit the North for a summit meeting.<p>Mr. …

North Korea

North Korea Aligning With South Korea for the Winter Olympics Is Already Causing Controversy

The agreement between North Korea and South Korea to march under one flag for the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony on Feb. 9 would seem to …

Winter Olympics 2018: The PyeongChang Games have finally arrived

<i>Want this in your inbox tomorrow? Sign up for our daily newsletter during the Games.</i><p>After years of preparation and billions of dollars in investment, the 2018 Olympic Winter Games are finally here.<p>Mixed doubles curling matches and ski jumping qualifying are already in the books. <b>Figure skating</b> …

Winter Olympics

Trump escalates attacks on FBI leadership. This time claiming agency favored Democrats over Republicans.

President Trump on Friday accused the top leadership of the Justice Department and FBI of favoring Democrats and having “politicized the sacred investigative process,” posting an incendiary tweet hours before the expected release of a controversial congressional memo alleging surveillance abuses by …

Donald Trump

4 Proven Methods for Learning Faster | Inc.com

<i>What can we do to learn better and faster? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Brett Wingeier, CTO and co-founder of Halo Neuroscience, on Quora:</b><p>Learning can be hard work. That's what …

Machine Learning

The 7 Worst Foods for Your Brain

Your brain is the most important organ in your body.<p>It keeps your heart beating, lungs breathing and all the systems in your body functioning.<p>That’s …

Nutrition

Challenge Yourself to Eat Clean For 2 Weeks

Eating clean doesn't mean giving up foods you love, but it does entail making healthy, homemade meals. Our Two-Week Clean-Eating Plan For 2018, created by registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh of C&J Nutrition, focuses on whole foods: fruits, veggies, whole grains, and lean …

China’s latest energy megaproject shows that coal really is on the way out

China has some of the worst air pollution in the world. In several cities, thick layers of smog are common, resulting in thousands of deaths every year.<p>According to a 2016 study, the top contributor of air pollution-related deaths in China is the burning of coal. The team of Chinese and American …

Renewable Energy

The Most Popular Climate Change Article in 2017 Wasn’t Even Written by a Scientist

It was the most widely reported and shared climate article in 2017.

Norway’s Melting Glaciers Release Over 2,000 Artifacts

There’s a reason history museums are packed with stone statues, pottery and arrow heads—these things resist decay while exposed to hundreds (or even …

Archaeology

Do rising sea levels mean mountain elevations will need to be adjusted?

A hypothetical sphere called the geoid is actually used as a baseline measure for altitude, which won't change any time soon.<p>It’s not that simple. …

Sea Level

I Took a Shot of Apple Cider Vinegar for a Month and I Won't Stop

What's ACV?<p>More literally, apple cider vinegar is made out of the liquid of crushed apples. Bacteria and yeast are added to it to start fermentation …

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

The Dangers of Taking PPIs for Acid Reflux

There might be serious consequences to taking these drugs long-term.<p>You've probably felt it at some point—that sharp, burning sensation that starts in your gut and climbs up the back of your throat, possibly after your second cup of coffee, or that extra helping of fries.<p>We tend to call it …

HEAD OF THE SNAKE: How Obama Made Sure Hillary Was Not Indicted In Email Scandal

A new analysis from former assistant U.S. attorney Andy McCarthy thoroughly explains how former President Barack Obama made sure that former …

Obama Administration

The 20-Minute Workout Guaranteed to Improve Your Memory (and Get You in Better Shape) | Inc.com

While it's common to think success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why we all want to learn faster, retain more information, and improve our memories.<p>And we all want to double-dip: To get multiple benefits from one task or activity.<p>If that sounds …

Exercise

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Food

How to Start Meditating and Make It Part of Your Daily Routine | Inc.com

• <b>Over the last several years, meditation has surged in popularity in Wall Street and Silicon Valley.</b>• <b><br>Even though it's trendy, it's still a scientifically proven way to alleviate stress.</b>• <b><br>Apps like Headspace are useful for learning the basics.</b>• <b><br>To develop a habit, it's important to set aside as little as</b> …

Meditation

Trump says he would 'absolutely' talk to North Korea's Kim on phone | Reuters

CAMP DAVID, Md. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would “absolutely” be willing to talk on the phone to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and that he hopes a positive development results from talks between North Korea and South Korea.<p>North Korea agreed on Friday to hold …

North Korea

Four habits that will create resilient kids who can weather life’s challenges

“You’re moving AGAIN?” our acquaintances exclaim when we tell them that we will be relocating. The follow-up is generally a variation of either, “What a wonderful opportunity for your kids,” or “But your kids — they’re in high school now — Will they be okay? How are they taking it?”<p>The life we have …

Parenting

This Simple Practice Will Help You Be More Happy and Productive | Inc.com

Has this ever happened to you? You sit down to work on an important project with a looming deadline and suddenly, without warning, your mind slinks off to some other place as if slipping out the back door of a bad meeting. Before you know it, an hour has passed and you can't remember how, or where, …

Mindfulness