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How to Take Down Kim Jong Un

Stop saying there are no good options on North Korea. Here’s how we can end the threat once and for all—without firing a shot.<p>At my Senate confirmation hearing a few years ago, I made a promise to the panel deciding my fate: never to use the phrase “there are no good options.” After all, if there …

North Korea

US B-1 bombers ready if called upon by Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Shortly after tweeting the US military was "locked and loaded" should North Korea "act unwisely," President Donald Trump returned to Twitter on Friday to emphasize his point by retweeting images of US B-1 bombers currently stationed in Guam.<p>Featuring a series of photos depicting …

North Korea could cross ICBM threshold next year, U.S. officials warn in new assessment

By Ellen Nakashima ,<p>Ellen Nakashima<p>National security reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Anna Fifield and<p>Anna Fifield<p>Beijing bureau chief.<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Joby Warrick<p>Joby Warrick<p>National security reporter covering terrorism, rogue states, weapons proliferation<p>Email Bio Follow<p>North Korea will be able to field a …

North Korea

8 TED Talks to Help You Overcome Your Fear of Failure

Eight videos that will help inspire you to go for your dreams.<p>Debbie Millman told me her biggest regret was not “going for it” after she graduated college. She took the “safe” option, got a job and built a career. And a great career she built, becoming the president of Sterling Brands, and working …

8 Ted Talks On Work-Life Balance You Need To Hear

Work-life balance is something people are taught to want in life, however, what it looks like in reality and how to achieve it remains a mystery to most. One thing most people can agree on is that work-life balance is rooted in many concepts like time management, success, and of course, happiness …

Work-life Balance

Worried that my kids would only remember me as a stressed-out mom, I tried this.

By Sarah Cottrell<p>I slammed a glass plate down on the wooden dining room table, where it shattered into tiny pieces that flew around the room. My husband and children stared at me, slack-jawed and wide-eyed. No one, not even I, could believe that I had just smashed a salad plate. But there I was …

Meet the Mindfulness Guru Billionaires Go to For Advice

Money can buy you a Lamborghini, but it won't make you happy. This will.<p>I was surprised to learn just how many billionaires are depressed. Despite all of their money, fame and success, some of the most remarkable people on earth wake up lacking the sense of fulfillment that they'd hoped success …

7 Things I Learned After 30 Days Dedicated to Joy – Thrive Global – Medium

Happiness comes and goes, but joy can become a way of life.<p>In 2014, I experienced a major letdown in my professional life when an online health …

Happiness

Not A Creative Person? Meditation Will Change That

<i>By Paul Harrison</i>Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso.Creative people. They’re the rock …

How to take mindfulness on the road, with a walking meditation

So you’re sitting down to meditate, ready to find your Zen with your favorite app, a mindful group, or maybe even with the help of a hammock that’s …

North Korean Tests Add Urgency for U.S. to Fix Defense Flaws

WASHINGTON — As the Pentagon prepares to conduct its first test in three years of the multibillion-dollar effort to intercept a North Korean warhead, it hopes to demonstrate that it has fixed a system that has worked in fewer than half of its previous nine tests.<p>But just as the Defense Department …

A Powerful Energy Beam in Space Seems to Exceed the Speed of Light

A Fascinating Cosmic Q-Tip<p>In the Galaxy M87 (which was created when two other galaxies merged), a jet of hot plasma — caused by gas being sucked into …

University of Maryland

25 of Richard Branson's Favorite Quotes

From Mother Teresa to Michael Jordan to Disney, check out these quotes that have inspired the Virgin Group founder.<p>Billionaire entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder seeks creative ways to push others towards success. Through his blog, Branson shares stories and opinions and motivates others to …

Motivation

Are Free Online Courses Worth the Time and Effort?

The high cost of college is intimidating, but for many the cost of online courses is suspiciously cheap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Udemy, an online course company, has recently come under fire for peddling pirated content. In an ironic twist, one of these pirated …

20 Things that Will Matter a Lot Less to You in 20 Years

Too often we let the little frustrations of each day blind us to the beauty in front of us. We get caught up in our own heads, and literally don’t …

Social Media

How to bring the excitement back into a long-term relationship

To the casual observer, it looks like wellness star Sophie Jaffe and her husband, Adi, have the kind of love that perfume ads are made of. And, well, …

Four men developed a tool to keep track of Trump's every move

As Donald Trump embarks on his journey to "Make America Great Again," the world is waiting to see if he follows through on the <i>many</i> promises he made …

Donald Trump

Trump vows ‘insurance for everybody’ in Obamacare replacement plan

By Robert Costa and<p>Robert Costa<p>National political reporter covering the White House, Congress and campaigns<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Amy Goldstein<p>Amy Goldstein<p>Reporter covering health-care policy and other social policy issues<p>Email Bio Follow<p>President-elect Donald Trump said in a weekend interview that he is …

Health Care

Trump Threatens Toyota With 'Border Tax' Over Mexico Plans

Autos<p>In Donald Trump's latest Twitter rebuke of an automaker, the president-elect threatened Toyota Motor Corp. on Thursday with a large border tax if it builds a new plant outside the U.S.<p>Following the tweet, the company's U.S.-listed shares ticked about 0.7 percent lower, hitting a session low of …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

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3 Rituals That Will Make You More Motivated

You know what you’re supposed to be doing… but you’ve come down with a really bad case of “<i>I-don’t-feel-like-it.</i>” You just don’t have any motivation. …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

'The FBI is Trumpland': anti-Clinton atmosphere spurred leaking, sources say

Highly unfavorable view of Hillary Clinton intensified after James Comey’s decision not to recommend an indictment over her use of a private email server<p>Deep antipathy to Hillary Clinton exists within the FBI, multiple bureau sources have told the Guardian, spurring a rapid series of leaks damaging …

3 Secrets That the Happiest, Healthiest People Know

Above all, keep growing. Don't become complacent.<p><i>What are some of the biggest keys to long-term health and happiness in life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer</b> <b>by Joshua Reeves, CEO and</b> …

5 reasons why your laptop is slow

If your old laptop is starting to show its age, there can be any number of issues affecting its performance. Here are five likely culprits for why your laptop is running so frustratingly slow and five solutions to return it to its former glory.<p>1. Spinning hard drive<p>I speak from experience when I …

MacBook Pro

12 Scientific Reasons Married People Have LEGITIMATELY Better Lives

Let's face it, from all of the available research we have reviewed about marriage and its benefits, the one benefit that stands out most is this: more and more people who get married are getting married "because marriage is a status symbol."<p>Over the years, we have identified many benefits of …

10 Success lessons from Napoleon Hill – “Rich Man, Poor Man” for entrepreneurs

Share119<p>Tweet<p>Share231<p>+17<p>Shares 357<p>Napoleon Hill was an American author in the area of the new thought movement who was one of the earliest producers …

Obamacare woes to linger long after Obama is gone

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama leaves the White House in 12 weeks, but the law that bears his name will polarize politics long after he's gone.<p>Big price hikes to Affordable Care Act premiums announced this week mean that Obama's proudest legislative achievement will fail to resolve the decades-old …

Being Happy at Work: The Secret is in Your Strengths

According to Deepak Chopra: most of us are fooled into believing that getting the next big thing is the answer to our happiness and yet studies continue to show it's not about the external rather the internal. This means that we have to learn new ways to be happy. To emphasize this point further, …