Stephanie Butler

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Get to the Root of Work Stress by Evaluating Your Ideals

There isn’t a working person among us who doesn’t deal with stress—whether you’re an entrepreneur, a freelancer, working for a struggling startup, or …

Daily Burn Is a Livestreaming Service for Workout Videos and People Are Obsessed

A streaming workout video service called DailyBurn 365 is part of growing online movement to make health and fitness attainable for complete novices.<p>A recently launched streaming video service has created a way for fitness novices to get into shape without having to brave a trip to the gym.<p>Called …

When Harry met Friede: How an English soldier fell for a German girl in the wake of the Second World War

Belleville, Ont. — Harry Leslie Smith is pushing 93, and best known for being an angry old man with almost 65,000 followers on Twitter. His repeated …

Remembrance Day

3 Things Extraordinary Leaders Do

Given the extraordinary low levels of engagement in the U.S. workforce — a recent Gallup poll showed that 70% of employees are “not engaged” or …

Employment

Slavery, the Nazis and the KKK: We can’t face the past, and it’s poisoning our future

<b>(AP/Reuters/Stephane Mahe/Salon)</b><p>Faulkner’s maxim is truer than ever — and while the whole world struggles with history, America’s denial is toxic<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>November 7, 2015 5:00pm (UTC)<p>No quotation from American literature, with the possible exception of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “boats against the …

On the Red Couch with UNICEF U.S. CEO & President Caryl Stern

<i>Caryl Stern has spent nearly 30 years advocating for children around the world, currently as head of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. As the daughter of a Holocaust survivor, she and her brother were raised to “be anything we wanted to be.” That is the message she brought to her own family and takes to</i> …

Meet the Press

6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Ways to Strengthen Without Using Weights

See ya never, barbells.<p><b>RELATED:</b> 7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try<p><b>RELATED:</b> 9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

The US Massacre in Kunduz Exposes the Bankruptcy of Obama’s National-Security Policy

The aerial destruction that rained down on a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders in Kunduz, a provincial capital in northeast Afghanistan, on …

Afghanistan

Pentagon calls Afghan hospital strike a mistake, seeks accountability

Saturday's strike on an Afghan hospital run by Doctors Without Borders, or Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), killed 22 people and deeply angered the …

Why Bombing the Kunduz Hospital Was Probably a War Crime

Did the U.S. military commit a war crime when it bombed a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz and killed at least 22 people? It’s too early for …

Why the U.S. Military Isn’t Winning

In June 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria swept through Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, and drove out the Iraqi forces that the …

War crimes prosecutions are rare in cases of hospital bombings

Red crosses painted on the roofs of hospitals are supposed to protect the facilities and their patients from the ravages of war under the Geneva Conventions that have sought for decades to impose humanitarian order amid armed conflict.<p>But across the global spectrum, especially in the lawless and …

Russia Is Bombing Ambulances in Syria

On the same day the U.S. struck a hospital in Afghanistan, Putin’s pilots struck medical facilities and vehicles nowhere near ISIS.<p>Dr. Ammar Martini …

The American atrocities we refuse to see: Doctors Without Borders, fumbling officials & our blindness to civilian deaths

<b>(AP)</b><p>Our outrage shouldn’t begin and end with the horrific bombing of a prominent, well-funded organization<p>Jack Mirkinson<p>October 6, 2015 7:43pm (UTC)<p>The United States has now told four different stories about what caused its military to attack a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, …

AP Interview: Germany still untangling Nazis' legal legacy

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice ministry is embarked on a wide-ranging effort to examine the influence that the Nazis had on the country's legal …

World War II

Nato’s bombs fall like confetti, not containing conflict but spreading it | George Monbiot

Syria, Isis, Iraq … there are no easy solutions. But killing innocent civilians in Afghanistan and elsewhere draws more people into insurgencies<p>‘The strike may have resulted in collateral damage to a nearby medical facility.” This is how an anonymous Nato spokesperson described Saturday’s disaster …

We have committed a war crime: “Patients were burning in their beds”

<b>(AP)</b><p>The U.S. story about the bombing of Doctors Without Borders is contradictory, ever-changing and possibly criminal<p>Ben Norton<p>October 5, 2015 7:56pm (UTC)<p>Doctors Without Borders says it is under "the clear presumption that a war crime has been committed" after a U.S.-led NATO coalition bombed its …

The Latest: Yemen says war wipes out decades of development

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Latest developments at the United Nations summit on the adoption of an ambitious blueprint to eradicate extreme poverty and …

Middle East

Lee Miller's stunning images of women in wartime – in pictures

Ahead of an exhibition at London’s Imperial War Museum, we revisit the American Vogue photographer’s unique record of women at war

The Author of Our Best SF Military Novel Explains the Future of War

Sci-fi's reigning king of war fiction on 3D-printed weapons, why interstellar war is impossible, and how, one day, we might actually see the end of war.<p>For my money, the best novel to read about the future of war today, in 2015, was published in 1974. Joe Haldeman's <i>The Forever War</i> is an all-time …

Europe's Refugee Crisis: The Last Time 'Round It Was Much, Much Worse

RM Douglas, <i>Colgate University</i><p>As train after train of refugees arrives in Germany, swamping the railway stations and stretching the capacities of welfare organizations, a senior Berlin-based administrator protests against the strain the newcomers are placing on the country's resources.<p>Germany, he …

UN criticised for failure to pursue rape allegations against staff

The United Nations investigated and cleared four peacekeepers accused of rape and sexual assault, including the assault of a child, without passing the cases to national authorities, the Guardian has discovered, in a move which poses questions about the way the organisation handles rape allegations …

Nations using child soldiers are invited to British arms fair

Arms trade,World news,War crimes,United Nations,Somalia,Middle East and North Africa,Africa,Pakistan,South and Central Asia,Democratic Republic of the Congo,UK news<p>British-made weapons could be used to target children in war zones<p>Britain is continuing to defy the UN by selling arms to countries …

Africa

Queen Elizabeth Becomes Britain’s Longest Reigning Monarch

Prince Charles

These Gorgeous Photos Get You Up And Close And Personal With Bees Before They’re Gone

Each fuzzy hair, and sometimes a tiny scrap of pollen, is clearly visible, using a technique that stitches together dozens of extreme closeups into a …

UC Berkeley

A Holocaust Survival Tale of Sex and Deceit

In 1942, Marie Jalowicz, a Jewish girl hiding in Berlin, watched as a barkeep sold her for 15 marks to a man mysteriously nicknamed "the rubber …

World War II

94-year-old who served behind Nazi lines reveals the most terrifying thing he experienced

John Cardinalli, who was sworn to secrecy for 65 years following the end of World War II, has taken to Reddit to explain his time with the US Office of Strategic Services. The OSS was the forerunner of the CIA, and it was dedicated to coordinating espionage and intelligence gathering behind enemy …

World War II