Staci Lutes Patterson

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Bill Paxton’s Cause Of Death Has Officially Been Confirmed

Bill Paxton, beloved actor known from projects like <i>Twister</i>, <i>Titanic</i>, and most recently <i>Training Day</i>, passed away at the end of February at the too-young age of 61. His passing was a surprise to fans and his friends in Hollywood, and the only information immediately available about his death was that …

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Company of software engineer held at JFK hits back on LinkedIn

The incredible odyssey of Celestine Omin, a Nigerian software engineer who at New York's JFK airport was told he didn't look like a software engineer …

Silicon Valley

42 Hours of Ambient Sounds from Blade Runner, Alien, Star Trek and Doctor Who Will Help You Relax & Sleep

Back in 2009, the musician who goes by the name "Cheesy Nirvosa" began experimenting with ambient music, before eventually launching a YouTube …

Star Trek

Bill Paxton: Watch ‘Training Day’s Touching Dedication To Its Star

Tonight CBS aired the first new episode of freshman drama <i>Training Day</i> since the untimely death of series star Bill Paxton last Saturday at the age of …

The 10 Traits of Mentally Tough People

And four things they do to make themselves even tougher.<p><i>"How do I become mentally strong?" 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 Dean Yeong, entrepreneur and writer on DeanYeong.com, on</b> …

Everyone Can Adopt This Founder's One-Step Productivity Advice

The CEO of Charity: Water says he would get nowhere without doing this one thing.<p><i>Editor’s Note: Entrepreneur’s</i> <i>“20 Questions”</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick, their everyday success strategies and advice</i> …

11 Ways to Stay Motivated From People Who Refused to Quit

Being an entrepreneur is rough. Things never go as planned and take 10 times longer than intended. There are highs and lows, and many times it feels …

Habits and Routines of Author and Entrepreneur Nat Eliason

I’ve been following Nat Eliason and his blog since 2015. He’s extremely realistic, practical and constantly produces mind food you need to chew to understand. You might remember Nat from one of my newsletters where I shared his writings.<p>Today, I’m happy to share the habits and routines of Nat …

7 Limiting Beliefs You Must Change to Succeed

To reach your biggest goals, you’ll need two things — a map and a motor.<p>90% of courses, books, podcasts and blog posts are maps. They give you the …

10 Essential Bill Paxton Roles, From ‘Aliens’ to ‘Big Love’

‘Weird Science’ (1985)<p>For a generation of viewers raised on John Hughes’ teen comedies, Paxton will always be Chet – the crew-cut–sporting, …

31 easy money hacks to help you get richer every single day this month

Having money is fun! But worrying about money is a major source of stress. Just thinking about goals like creating an emergency fund and saving for …

A technology loved by global protestors will soon be used for sending messages and music without the internet

Barcelona, Spain<p>An app called FireChat shot to global attention in September 2014, as protestors in Hong Kong’s “umbrella movement” downloaded it 100,000 times in 24 hours. The app lets users send messages to one another without cellular data or a wifi internet connection, relying on bluetooth and …

7 Ways to Save When You Don’t Have Any Extra Cash

By<p>March 1, 2017 6:01 a.m. ET<p>No sane person would ever suggest you tackle assembling IKEA furniture without instructions. Yet that’s often what you …

Your March Action Plan: 10 Easy Ways to Build Your Confidence

Your Action Plan is a monthly to-do list of tips straight from <i>SUCCESS</i> magazine—10 things you can do right now to improve yourself and your life.<p>This …

How to Conquer Anger

I once read that anger is like drinking poison, and hoping that the other person dies.<p>How do we conquer anger? Here are some personal remedies that …

6 ways to stop your body feeling old

Age is not an excuse<p>Many believe that muscle pain and stiffness are due to general old age and are just an inevitable part in the ageing process. But …

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This

Mental age is more in your control than you might think.<p>Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. …

How to Be Mindful if Your Flight Is Delayed

“Running late is stressful. You may miss your meeting, your connecting flight, or your plans. The first thing is to recognize that stressing about flight delays won’t help you get back on schedule.” — Melissa Eisler, a meditation teacher in San Diego and the author of MindfulMinutes.com<p><i>Don’t dwell</i> …

The Best Paleo Crock Pot Recipes Out There

Set it and forget it.<p>Just because you want to eat like a caveman doesn’t mean you have to cook like one. The Paleo diet may ask you to give up bread and cheese, but there’s no reason to not enjoy the convenience of the kitchen’s most prized appliance: the Crock Pot.<p>In fact, many Paleo-friendly …

Norway Is the 'World's Best Democracy' — We Asked Its People Why

World<p><i>The United States was downgraded to a "flawed democracy" in a recent index that examined 167 countries. NBC News traveled to the world's top-ranked democracy, Norway, to ask them how it's done.</i><p>OSLO, Norway — A look of puzzled amusement creeps across Aurora Aven's face when asked if she plans …

Jay Z will be the first rapper in Songwriters Hall of Fame and it's about damn time

Jay Z has 99 problems but being consistently overlooked by the Songwriters Hall of Fame ain't one.<p>Jay made headlines last year when he was the first …

Music

Neuroscientists Just Gave Lazy Humans a Free Pass

As anyone who struggles to get out of bed in the morning knows, fighting laziness is a losing battle. From beneath the covers, the world outside …

5 Common Mistakes Spiritual People Make

<b>“I still have a long way to go, but I’m already so far from where I used to be, and I’m proud of that.” ~Unknown</b><p>Just like any student, I’ve made …

I tried this trippy healing modality for mental clarity—and still can’t believe how it made me feel

A few years ago, a friend told me about an underground breathwork circle she’d attended in Venice Beach—back when breathwork outside of yoga studios</i> …

Seattle City Council Passes Resolution Asking Congress to Restore, Fund National Parks

Statement recognizes Washington’s parks as pillars of our region’s heritage, culture and economy<p><b>Seattle, WA</b> — The Seattle City Council today passed a …

National Parks

10 best money making apps for Android!

mrmohock / Shutterstock.com <br>Everybody needs a few extra bucks now and then. However, we’re not so foolish as to try to make you believe that you’ll earn a living sitting at home doing nothing. There are no apps that can make you that much money. However, we do know of a few that can make you a buck …

Feeling Stuck, Lost or Overwhelmed? There is Hope

Your situation may not be as dire as it feels. Whether you are facing a health crisis, an untenable work situation, or intense marital struggles, you …

A former FBI agent shares 8 qualities the most resilient people share

As an FBI agent, I was assigned investigations where I had no idea how to solve them, but this was my thinking: Drop me in the middle of any squad or any situation, anywhere, anytime.<p>I will not be scared, nor will I give up. If I'm knocked down, I'll drag myself back up and keep at it until I solve …

Do These 10 Things, And Trump Will Be Toast

Friends, I welcome you to <b>“The Michael Moore Easy-to-Follow 10-Point Plan to Stop Trump.”</b><p>First, let’s acknowledge what we all know to be true: Trump is in deep, deep trouble ― in the pocket of Russians, surrounded by alt.right idiots, alone in his bathrobe in a mostly-empty White House ― and caught …

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