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Las Vegas-bound Virgin Atlantic flight VS43 makes emergency landing at Gatwick - as it happened

We are wrapping up the liveblog now so here is a summary of this afternoon’s developments:<p><b>A Virgin Atlantic flight to Las Vegas was forced to make an emergency landing at Gatwick airport after developing a serious problem with its landing gears.</b> Flight VS43 left the Sussex airport at 11.44am but …

Are You Prepared for a Natural Disaster?

Don't feel bad if the answer's no -- most Americans aren't. But the process isn't as daunting as you might think. A pediatrician mom walks you through it.<p>I've finally done it. I've made a disaster kit and created a communication plan for my family in case of an emergency. Until recently, every time …

Equipment-Free Total-Body Workout

Ready to go? Follow along with <i>Women's Health</i> fitness director Jen Ator, C.S.C.S., author of the book <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>:<p><b>Here are the moves you'll be doing:</b><br>1. Lateral Lunges<br>2. Pushups<br>3. Switch Lunges<br>4. Body Walks<br>5. Side Hurdles<p>Want more five-minute workouts? Try out these time-savers:

16 Things That Surprised Me When I Moved To America

<i>The author of this post is an international student from Cambodia currently working in the financial services industry in NYC. The post is based on his personal experience as an immigrant and from accounts of other immigrants' experiences.</i><p>I think that anyone from any part of the world can find a …

Beyond Being Likeable, Become More Highly-Valued

“The way to get someone to like you immediately is to find a commonality. Almost any commonality, no matter how trivial – a shared alma mater, an interest in running, a love of dogs – will get the ball rolling,” <i>Influence</i> author, Robert Cialdini told <i>Reinventing You</i> author, Dorie Clark, notes Judy …

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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Microsoft Surface Pro 3 review

Imagine if you had a time machine that could send you back exactly 13 years. The rules of time travel don’t let you change the past, but they do allow you to ask one question of a single person (time travel is, after all, very complicated). If your question for somebody in 2001 was “What will the …

Vivid Sydney festival – in pictures

Crowds flock to Sydney harbour to view light installations and projections on the roof of the Sydney Opera House

Marine Who Covered A Grenade To Save His Best Friend: 'I Wouldn't Change Anything'

Those thoughts raced through Marine Corporal Kyle Carpenter's head in the moments after he dove on top of a Taliban grenade, taking the brunt of the blast and saving the life of his best friend.<p>Covered in blood, Carpenter's vision was fading. Shrapnel had torn into his face and taken his right eye. …

The postpartum risk that many moms don’t know about

Health Advisor <i>is a regular column where contributors share their knowledge in fields ranging from fitness to psychology, pediatrics to aging. Follow us</i> @Globe_Health.<p>When you give birth you are expecting a baby to come out, and then the placenta. Not many moms are expecting their bladder or uterus …

Women's Health

Time-lapse of 9/11 Memorial Museum build will inspire you

Video from Ground Zero shows just how much progress has been made in a decade as a nation rebuilds.<p>Since the devastation of 9/11, the US has been in a state of recovery. Shortly after the attacks, EarthCam CEO Brian Cury installed a webcam at New York's Ground Zero to document the progress at the …

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15 Daily Routines Most People Don’t Realize Are Actually Ruts

<b>1. Maladaptive daydreaming.</b> It’s the kind of mindlessness that comes with repetitive motion (walking, rocking, even riding a car or train) and loud music — when you’re so lost in an intricate daydream that you’re completely detached from your current experience. We work up these ideas in our minds …

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32 Game-Changing Quotes About Love And Life That Will Make You Feel Better, Instantly

I don’t care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching they are your …

11 Questions You Should Ask At The End Of Every Job Interview

So, when the tables are turned and the interview asks, "Do you have any questions for me?" take advantage of this opportunity. It's the best way to determine if you'd be happy working for this employer, and whether your goals are aligned with theirs.<p>"The very process of asking questions completely …

The Mathematics of Murder: Should a Robot Sacrifice Your Life to Save Two?

It happens quickly—more quickly than you, being human, can fully process.<p>A front tire blows, and your autonomous SUV swerves. But rather than veering left, into the opposing lane of traffic, the robotic vehicle steers right. Brakes engage, the system tries to correct itself, but there’s too much …

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High Times: Meet the Russian Kids Who Take the World's Riskiest Photos

Hanging out at the top of the world with Moscow's death-defying "roofers"<p>Walking briskly, Ivan Kuznetsov leads Kirill Vselensky and Vasilisa Denisova …

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Follow these three rules, and retire comfortably

When making big financial decisions — a home, a car, college for the kids — you make must take into account how much income you’ll need for …

5 Signs Your Marriage May Be Headed For Divorce

<i>By Julie Orlov for YourTango</i><p>You and your spouse just had another fight about money. You have argued about money for years, never agreeing on spending and saving habits. This time, the fight turned uglier than usual. There was a lot of name calling and threats of divorce. You both have had it. You …

5 Ways To Make Your Retirement Not Suck

By most indicators, there is a Silver Tsunami coming -- millions of people who will enter retirement without enough money to house and feed themselves for the rest of their lives. Need evidence?<p>As The New York Times reported, "The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College said in 2013 that …

8 Things Only People With Anxiety Understand

For the 40 million American adults who suffer from anxiety and panic disorders, everyday life can be a little more challenging than most people realize. There’s the dreadful fear of particular events, the looming thought of a panic attack and persistent physical symptoms -- and it can be all the …

Happiness: Three Things You Probably Didn't Know

<i>"Nothing is either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."</i> -- William Shakespeare<p>Today's message is especially dedicated to the great Arianna Huffington in New York, New York for inspiring me to write for The Huffington Post.<p>I am most known for my work with athletes, but to me, it is not about …

Is It Time To Change Our Views Of Adultery and Marriage?

In today's society, marriage happens when two people (usually a man and a woman) fall in love and decide to spend the rest of their lives together in monogamy. But did you know that wasn't always the case? In fact, the modern version of marriage emerged a mere couple of hundred years ago. In the …

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