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86 Books Barack Obama Has Recommended During His Presidency

After an eventful and historic run, Barack Obama’s final term as president comes to a close on January 20. One of the legacies he will leave behind …

Books

Matcha-Almond Skillet Blondies and Give Your Detox the Boot

<i>Naturally gluten-free and as near-as-damn-it to a healthy but actually nice tasting, and not entirely made of coconuts, avocados and dates, blondie</i> …

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Self-improvement

Woman goes to the gym for 100 days (Weight Loss Motivation)

Rise in cases involving witchcraft

Number of witchcraft child abuse cases doubles<p>An increasing number of child abuse cases involving accusations of witchcraft and exorcism are being reported to police.<p>In one incident, a boy of nine was called a "devil child" and thrown out of his home by his parents, detectives revealed.<p>"Nothing is …

Witchcraft

Isis commanders killed in Iraq airstrike

Senior commanders of Islamic State were killed in an Iraqi airstrike near the country’s border with Syria but the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was not among them, hospital sources and residents have told the Reuters news agency.<p>The Iraqi military claimed in a statement earlier that the …

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Inside the World of Gulf State Slavery

People around the world were shocked by a video of a Saudi man assaulting his maid. Sadly, it’s all too common.<p>“<i>La, Baba</i>,” a young woman, pleads in …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi diplomat accused of raping two maids uses immunity to leave India

A Saudi diplomat accused of holding captive, beating and repeatedly raping two Nepali women hired as domestic servants in his luxury apartment near New Delhi has left India under diplomatic immunity.<p>Indian foreign ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup issued a statement on Wednesday night saying the …

India

The hijacking of the House of Representatives

Less than a year ago, Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) and his fellow House Republicans were triumphant. In November 2014, they elected more conservatives to Congress than any time since the 1920s. In the same election, the GOP won the Senate, giving the party control of both houses for the …

Republicans

To Catch A Bomb-Maker

This is the story of a little-known FBI forensics lab and how it changed the war on terror<p>The insurgent began with a cordless phone—one of the knockoffs of a Chinese-built Senao so popular in northern Iraq. Hunched over a worktable somewhere near the refinery town of Baiji, about 150 miles north of …

Terrorism

Closer to the Flame- Los Osos Choirs

Los Osos & Vineyard Choirs- Frozen Medley

Seasons of Love- Los Osos 2015 Senior Choir

*(Alex) 2014 Texas All-State Mixed Choir - Great God Almighty

Elijah Rock - Moses Hogan (High School Maine All-States Choir 2010)

Eric Whitacre - Alleluia (With Pictures)

Pentatonix drop Can't Sleep Love and preview new album

Texan quintet Pentatonix made waves with a cappella versions of hits by artists from Lorde to Daft Punk, but on <i>Pentatonix</i>, out Oct. 16, they’ll show …

The Singles Bar—Pentatonix Simmer On ‘Can’t Sleep Love’ Slow-Jam

“Somebody wake up my heart, light me up, set fire to my soul, yeah,” <b>Scott Hoying</b> smolders on <i>Can’t Sleep Love</i>, the debut single for a cappella …

Music

ANÚNA : Fill, Fill a Rún

Anúna : Fionnghuala, featuring John McGlynn, arr. Michael McGlynn

One simple move helped this chronic procrastinator become more productive when she works from home

<b>The 21 Day Timehacker Project matches readers with coaches who help them find time for their most important goals.</b><p><b>DAY ONE</b>: For years, Deb Calvey, 48, of Mukwonago, Wisconsin has been consumed with working for a scientific journal and caring for her three kids. Though they’re now teens, are more …

Time Management

6 Surefire Methods for Overcoming Procrastination

Many of us have goals -- a set of deep-down desires that we ultimately want to see realized. Yet, with each passing day, we can't find the energy to move forward. And, as the deadline approaches and passes for achieving our goals, we're no further ahead than where we started. Often, we might even …

What If Bruce, Clark And Diana Went To The Same School? Study Hall Of Justice, A New Novel By Derek Fridolfs And Dustin Nguyen

All power to Tortsein Adair over at the Beat for the persistent Googling on this one.<p><b>Study Hall of Justice</b> is a new series of novels of younger …

Comic Books

Seemingly Grown Man Donald Trump Insults Carly Fiorina's Face

Today in Trump.<p>In a <i>Rolling Stone</i> profile out this week, Donald Trump again turned his attention to women, or more specifically, the way women look, by insulting the face of fellow GOP candidate Carly Fiorina. Here's the scene: Trump is on board his private plane on the way back from a campaign …

Donald Trump

The Brain-Gut Connection: How Gut Bacteria May Treat Depression

We humans have a second brain. Come to think of it, men have three. The second one, called our enteric nervous system, consists of some 100 million …

Did Someone Say a New List of Manuscript Hyperlinks?

It's that time of year when we update the list of manuscripts published on the British Library's Digitised Manuscripts website. Since spring, more …

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