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Bodies of Marines, Nepalese recovered from crashed chopper

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The bodies of six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers who were aboard a U.S. Marine helicopter that crashed during a relief …

Natural Disasters

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Middle School

Manly Humor

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The Key To Being Liked And Being More Influential

The key to being liked and being more influential is similarity.<p>You like names better when they are similar to yours. You even prefer brands that …

How to Be Someone People Love to Talk To

When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…<p>And we wonder why people aren’t better …

How To Get People To Like You: 7 Ways From An FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Before You Meet the Woman of Your Dreams: 5 Things You Need To Do To Fix Your Life

Shares 0<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p>—<p><i>Self-improvement doesn’t work if you don’t have the proper</i> …

Relationships

Obama poised to ask Congress for new war authorization

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is poised in coming days to ask Congress for new authority to use U.S. military force against Islamic State …

George W. Bush

Alan Watts: What do you desire?

Nepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster

The US military is as unequal as America. Want a fair fight? Reinstate the draft

I am certain that the US-led coalition can defeat the Islamic terrorist groups in the Middle East. But if we ultimately must put boots on the ground, we should only do so when our entire nation is fully committed to sharing the burden – when we reinstate the draft and enact a war tax. Most American …

Gaza aid conference may fall short of $4 billion sought by Palestinians: U.S. officials | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior U.S. officials voiced doubts on Friday that an international donors conference to be held in Cairo this weekend will meet the Palestinians’ full request for $4 billion in aid pledges to rebuild the Gaza Strip after it was devastated by a 50-day war between Israel and …

Malala's improbable journey to Nobel Peace Prize

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Malala Yousafzai celebrated her Nobel Peace Prize where she always wished to be: in school.<p>The Pakistani girl once shot by …

Hong Kong protesters take to streets after government pulls out of talks

Thousands of pro-democracy supporters took to Hong Kong’s streets on Friday night after protest leaders called on them to dig in for the long haul following the collapse of talks with the government.<p>Negotiations between protesters and Beijing-backed city officials were scheduled for Friday, but …

State television says Kim Jong Un sent a floral basket to 69th anniversary of the Workers' Party

Rumours are rife after North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un failed to make an appearance at a state event, but national television reports a floral basket was sent by the leader to be laid before a statue of Kim Il Sung<p>For the first time in three years, <b>North Korean</b> leader Kim Jong Un didn't appear at a …

Kobani is Falling to ISIS in Syria. Kurd Protests Explode in Turkey.

The Erdogan government’s refusal to save a Kurdish town from the jihadists across the border could reignite a civil war in its own …

Apple TV Continues To Evolve As A Smart Home Hub

Since the release of Apple TV in 2007, the $99 set-top box has long been referred to as a “hobby” project for Apple. But lately, it’s become much more important than that for the Cupertino tech giant. The company reported that it sold more than $1 billion Apple TVs in 2013 and has around 20 million …

Here's The Math Behind The CDC's Predictions About How Bad The Ebola Epidemic Could Get

The basic idea behind epidemic modeling is that we can break up a population into different groups based on their relationship to the disease, and describe how people move in and out of those groups over time.<p>In the basic model for Ebola, we break the population into four groups, based on the way …

Disease

Gut-Wrenching Images Show The Brutal Reality Of The Ebola Outbreak In Liberia

Grim news emerged in the battle against Ebola on Friday as the World Health Organization announced that more than 4,000 people have died from the disease since the outbreak began. Most cases were recorded in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. The U.N. special envoy for Ebola, David Nabarro, …