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8 Rules to Do Everything Better

“Principles are fundamental truths that serve as the foundations for behavior that gets you what you want out of life,” writes investor Ray Dalio in his bestselling book, <i>Principles</i><i>.</i> Dalio focuses on skills like decision-making, investing, and managing organizations. While reading through it, I …

Self-improvement

Do Binaural Beats Have Health Benefits?

When you hear two tones, one in each ear, that are slightly different in frequency, your brain processes a beat at the difference of the frequencies. …

Mindfulness

A Sneaky Theory of Where Language Came From

It might have hijacked our early ancestors’ brains.<p>I’m sitting in the sun on one of the first mild days of the spring, talking with a modern-day flintknapper about the origins of human language. His name is Neill Bovaird, and he’s neither an archaeologist nor a linguist, just a 38-year-old bearded …

Linguistics

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness

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Israel Strikes Gaza Hours After Kidnapped Teens Are Found Dead

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Within hours of learning that three Israeli teenagers had been found dead and the prime minister …

Ukraine forces attack rebel positions, Putin growls | Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces struck at pro-Russian separatist bases in eastern regions with air and artillery strikes on Tuesday after President Petro Poroshenko announced he would not renew a ceasefire but go on the offensive to rid Ukraine of “parasites”.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin …

Crimea Referendum Would Break International Law, NATO Says

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday a planned referendum in Ukraine's Crimea region would violate international law and lack legitimacy.<p>Moscow shipped more troops and armor into Crimea on Friday and repeated its threat to invade other parts of Ukraine in …

Crimea Tatar leader urges NATO intervention

The leader of Crimea’s Tatars has urged NATO to intervene in the Ukrainian region, saying the alliance would avert a “massacre.”<p>The Turkish Muslim minority make up roughly 12 percent of Crimea’s population.<p>Mustafa Cemilev said: “I am not saying that (NATO) soldiers should come and chase these …

NATO says Crimea referendum would break international law | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Friday a planned referendum in Ukraine’s Crimea region would violate international law and lack legitimacy.<p>Moscow shipped more troops and armour into Crimea on Friday and repeated its threat to invade other parts of Ukraine …

Crimeans Divided Over Secession And Soviet Legacy

With Sunday's referendum in Crimea fast approaching, people there are split into two sharply divided camps. Both are convinced that their side is right.<p>Transcript<p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:<p>The people running Crimea these days have little doubt about the result of this Sunday's referendum. They're …

Crimea to vote on joining Russia, Moscow wields U.N. veto | News Home | Reuters

KIEV/SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (Reuters) - Pro-Russian leaders in Crimea made final preparations on Saturday for a referendum widely expected to transfer control of the Black Sea region from Ukraine to Moscow, despite an outcry and threat of sanctions from the West.<p>An election commission official …