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The oil crash has 'everyone on pins and needles' in Texas

And the fear is all about oil.<p>The latest manufacturing index from the Dallas Fed came in at -15.8, way below expectations.<p>Economists had expected the reading to come in at -3.8, slightly better than July's -4.6 reading but still indicating a decline in activity in the region.<p>August's …

5 signs you're going to be extraordinarily successful

There are certain traits that extremely successful people share. Here are five traits that high achievers tend to demonstrate in daily life.<p><i>Produced by Eames Yates. Original Reporting by Jeff Haden.</i>

9 things mentally strong people do every day

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy Morin writes that your genetics, personality, and life experiences all play a role in your mental strength.<p>Since we know what mentally strong people <i>don't</i> do, we asked Morin about the key habits they do follow.<p>Here are nine …

South Korea vows to make North pay a 'harsh price' for border blasts that maimed two soldiers

Military tensions along the heavily-fortified frontline on the Korean peninsula have soared as South Korea vowed to make the communist North pay a "harsh price" after landmines maimed two soldiers.<p>Seoul's defence ministry accused the North of planting three landmines that rocked a border patrol …

How not to screw up your new job and derail your career

Ahead of starting at the new company, I was given a management book with advice on how to handle a transition to a new organization.<p>"The First 90 Days" is a guide for executives in new leadership roles. It warns that if you get things wrong early at a new company, and it could derail your entire …

Samsung made a huge mistake with the Galaxy S6 and blew its chances of getting back at Apple

The South Korean electronics company released its earnings report for Q2 on Wednesday. Profits dropped 8% year-on-year — its fifth consecutive decline. Sales, meanwhile, dropped from 52.35 trillion won in Q2 2014 to 48.54 trillion won today.<p>Samsung concedes that the impact of the launch of the S6 …

11 morning routine tweaks that will make the rest of your day more productive

I don't know anyone who couldn't use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

5 steps that will help you quickly form a deep bond with someone

Forget the silly relationship books, let's look at the real science and get some answers.<p>Here are 5 shortcuts to bonding deeply with a romantic partner:<p>No more dull dinners telling the same stories and hoping you have fun.<p>What's at the root of seduction? Surprise. From my interview with Robert …

A Doctor Gave This Woman a Hysterectomy...WHILE SHE WAS PREGNANT

An ob-gyn weighs in on how this could've happened.<p>A prominent gynecologist in Connecticut has just been fined by the state’s medical examining board after he removed the uterus of a woman who was pregnant in 2011.<p>Jonathan Foster, M.D., says he didn’t realize the patient (whose name was not publicly …

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Sewing Tutorial: How to Make Your Own Piping

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