Ron Broussard

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The Problem with Female Protagonists

Photo by Flickr user bDomA few months ago, I read a fascinating article on the <i>Stuff You Missed in History Class</i> blog. After receiving innumerable …

The 28-Day Planking Challenge You Must Try!

Try the one month challenge. Your strength and endurance will improve. It is a slow progression, but something that shows wonderful results.<p>Start …

A Glass of This Juice Every Day Will Detox Your Body, Reduce Your Waistline and Add Firmness to Your Breast

Tropical foods indeed are providing many beneficial health results. This is one of those who we often forget about.<p>The pineapple. It is large source …

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How Much Time Do You Spend Marketing Your Business? [Poll] - Small Business Trends

You know it’s important — whether you use social media, local advertising or pass out business cards at the local Kiwanis Club.<p>It also may be tough …

Are We Ready for War With China?

<i>This article is an edited version of a report by the Rand Corp.</i> <i>The full report</i> <i>may be found in PDF format or online here.</i><p>As its military advantage …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on meeting Edward Snowden in Moscow

When it came to bringing the story of Edward Snowden to life on the big screen for <i>Snowden</i>, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt and filmmaker Oliver Stone made …

Surveillance

5 Reasons Why So Many Entrepreneurs Do CrossFit

The biggest fitness trend in recent years attracts executives and entrepreneurs for good reasons.<p>CrossFit...the word itself is divisive in fitness circles, immediately calling up either impassioned praise or accusations of some level of fitness cult-dom. The mantra of constantly varied, functional …

Scientists Reveal “Happy” Breakfast to Prevent and Fight Depression! Check it out!

This article was republished with permission from yourhealthtube.com<p>Breakfast to prevent and fight depression is probably an ideal way to improve your mental health condition. Well, we all know that there is a great link between how we feel and what we eat – which is where the popular expression</b> …

Burn belly fat faster with these six small lifestyle changes

Burn belly fat faster with these six small lifestyle changes<p>Losing belly fat takes time and patience. But what if you have neither? Beach holiday …

Fitness

品嘗純粹本質!綻放 45 坪樓中樓的絕美舞姿

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The hunt for Planet Nine reveals some strange, far-out objects

Astronomers hunting for Planet Nine have found some 50 new objects lying beyond the orbit of Neptune – including a few that may help them track down this elusive, distant world.<p>The new discoveries, described in a paper accepted to the Astronomical Journal, mark another step toward finding this …

Astronomy

The US Navy is hoping its new nuclear submarine will be the stealthiest ever

The Navy's new nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines will incorporate a stealthy "X"-shaped stern and noise-reducing electric drive technology as a way to try to engineer the quietest and least-detectable submarine in the history of the world, senior service officials said.<p>The emerging Ohio …

Learn from the Pros | 10 of the Best Writing Advice You’ll Ever Read

What these writers have learned in years, you’ll learn in minutes.<p><b>Medium is truly a godsend</b> — especially for those who just started writing on Medium …

Creative Writing

How To Outsmart The Procrastination Trap

Ok, let's be honest. Right now, as you read this, you're procrastinating something, aren't you? Maybe the laundry is piling up, or the beds aren't made, or there's a big project looming over you at work.<p>Or, like millions of Americans, you're going to start that great new diet ... tomorrow.<p>It turns …

A Torch Against the Night author Sabaa Tahir lights fantasy with dark truths

Sabaa Tahir remembers the night a whole new universe sparked to life.<p>It was July 14, 2007, and she was working the late shift as a copy editor at The …

Books

Cash-strapped startups are turning to a funding tactic used by oil and gas companies in the 1900s

Software-as-service companies have a great business model. Instead of one-off payments for software, these companies charge subscriptions, monthly or annual payments for delivering software through the browser. It gives them a predictable, ongoing stream of payments with plenty of room for …

Startups

The bold and controversial plan to drill into a supervolcano

A volcano hidden off the coast of Italy is so huge that it has the power to change life on Earth – should scientists drill into it to unlock its secrets, or is the risk too great? Jonathan Frochtzwajg investigates.<p>Stefano Carlino descends underground, into a deep pit occupied by what looks like a …

Geology

What is the Speed of Light?

Since ancient times, philosophers and scholars have sought to understand light. In addition to trying to discern its basic properties (i.e. what is …

Here's What You Need to Know About the #YouTubeIsOverParty Uproar

Twitter and YouTube erupted in a frenzy of outrage on Thursday after a number of prominent YouTube artists received notices from the service saying …

Einstein’s Masterpiece: Celebrating a Century of the General Theory of Relativity

It is not often that a centenarian is just as spry and vital as the day she was born, but that’s the case with the general theory of relativity.<p>More …

Physics

Good For Your Gut: Digestion-Friendly Foods

By now, many of us are familiar with probiotics — a type of beneficial bacteria that keep the digestive system functioning well by controlling the …

The Most Common Push-Up Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Push-ups look so deceptively easy. Everyone knows how to do them in theory, but when asked to do one, most people make various little mistakes that …