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2 quake faults in the Bay Area could rupture together, causing major devastation, scientists say

The most dangerous earthquake fault in the San Francisco Bay Area is connected to another, which means both could rupture simultaneously and unleash major devastation, a new study finds.<p>The Hayward Fault has long been considered a threat because it runs under densely populated neighborhoods east of …

San Francisco

Our children are paying a high price for society’s vision of success

Individual limitations are no longer acknowledged and failure is not an option. No wonder there are frightening levels of mental illness among young people<p>Yet another report has been published showing frightening levels of mental illness among children and young people in England. The figure now …

Mental Disorders

Facebook deletes Norwegian PM's post as 'napalm girl' row escalates

Erna Solberg shared photo that had resulted in writer and newspaper falling foul of social media giant’s rules<p>Facebook has deleted a post by the Norwegian prime minister in an escalating row over the website’s decision to remove content featuring the Pulitzer-prize winning “napalm girl” photograph …

Social Media

The 1 Thing That Will Make You a Great Communicator

Good communication isn't rocket science. There's 1 thing you can do to make sure your message cuts through the noise and makes an impact.<p>"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." --George Bernard Shaw<p>We've all read and listened to communication experts …

5 Motivating Truths Successful People Live By

For many success stories, it's all in the mindset: staying dedicated, keeping focused, and not allowing doubt and fear to be greater than your sense of conviction. But in the age of the start-up with so many people starting businesses, it can be hard to stay confident on your path.<p>The bottom line …

How to Know If Someone Is Ready to Be a Manager

When you’re hiring a new manager, the stakes are high. You need someone who can effectively lead people, manage a budget, liaise with upper management — and, usually, do it all from day one. But what if a potential hire doesn’t yet have a track record in doing all of the above? Would you hire or …

The secret to how startups like Uber raise billions: Saudi Arabia, China and Singapore

Just when you thought the startup market can't possibly get any crazier, Uber goes and raises another $3.5 billion in funding.<p>That jaw-dropping …

Why You're Bored with Your Relationship and How to Turn Things Around

No cheesy date-night suggestions included.<p>You once sat in a Starbucks for seven hours with this person discussing your hopes, dreams, and <i>GoT</i> fan theories and now you’re…bored? How the eff did this happen? Where did the spark go? And more importantly, will it ever come back?<p>“Oftentimes I hear from …

Ideas & Inspiration for Small Backyards

If you think that having a small backyard means you can't enjoy your outdoor space as much, think again. We've rounded up 9 inspiring spaces and …

Landscaping

Trisha Yearwood’s Pineapple Iced Tea Will Be Your New Drink of Summer

Iced Tea is arguably summer’s signature drink. (Don’t worry, lemonade, we still love you like Beyoncé!)<p>Whether you’re hosting a party or just mixing …

Recipes

Expert Advice: Architects’ Top Tricks for Creating a European-Inspired Interior

We know—Europe is big, and a European “look” doesn’t mean one thing at all. Still, romantic notions of European decor continue to inspire.<p>Short of …

How Romantic Ideas Destroy Your Chance at Love

To fall in love with someone feels like such a personal and spontaneous process, it can sound strange—and even rather insulting—to suggest that …

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

Improve Your Sleep -- and Your Life -- With These 8 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On a recent flight from London to Atlanta, I had the good fortune to sit next to a very gracious woman. We bonded, not because we had a great number of things in common but rather because she did not complain or object when I …

Tropical Storms

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …

Paris Review - Donald Hall, The Art of Poetry No. 43

Interviewed by Peter A. Stitt<p>Issue 120, Fall 1991<p>Donald Hall was born in New Haven and raised in Hamden, Connecticut, but spent summers, holidays, and school vacations on a farm owned by his maternal grandparents in Wilmot, New Hampshire. He took his bachelor’s degree at Harvard, then studied at …

Articles about 20 modern kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in …

Kitchens

Hundreds of thousands evacuated from path of Philippine typhoon

MANILA (Reuters) - Around half a million people fled coastal villages and landslide-prone areas in the central Philippines on Friday, a day before a powerful typhoon was expected to hit the island nation where thousands died in a storm 13 months ago.<p>People take shelter inside a evacuation centre …

Watch Malala Yousafzai's Powerful Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech

<b>Malala Yousafzai</b> became the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize today, accepting the award together with <b>Kailash Satyarthi,</b> the Indian children’s rights advocate, and delivering a powerful speech arresting in its utter straightforwardness. On a day when headlines are dominated by the release of …

Nut Rumpus Prompts Korean Airline Exec To Apologize And Resign

Cho Hyun-ah, whose family runs Korean Air, caused a stir over the weekend after she demanded that a Korea-bound jetliner return to a gate at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, where it had been preparing to take off.<p>The reason? Seated in first class, Cho was angered that a junior …

Will and Kate Visit NYC: In Pictures

Healing And Relaxing Music For Meditation (Tears Of Love) - Pablo Arellano

Recipe For The Christmas Rum Fruit Cake Look In Description For Full Recipe

❤ Homemade Spring Roll Wrapper / Lumpia Wrapper / Popiah Skin | It's More Fun in the Kitchen

16 Nights To Sleep Before Christmas | Chef Ricardo Cooking