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Inconsistencies Haunt Official Record Of Kennedy's Death

The first thing T. Jeremy Gunn says when you ask him about President John F. Kennedy's assassination is, "I'm not a conspiracy theorist. I don't have a theory about what happened."<p>But he knows <i>a lot</i> about it from his work for the Assassination Records Review Board, established by Congress in 1992, …

Cafardo On Trumbo, Ethier, Kemp, Arroyo, Red Sox

• If the <b>Red Sox</b> don’t re-sign <b>Mike Napoli</b>, the 27-year-old <b>Mark Trumbo</b> will be on their list of players to pursue. Trumbo, who would come at half …

Do You Use Mental Techniques? 4 Reasons Why They’re Not Working | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Mental training techniques are all the rage right now. I’m going to present a contrarian view. It’s been my experience from working with athletes …

Self-Expression and Teenagers: Common Problems and Creative Solutions | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>Almost every teenager goes through wild periods of self-expression that will typically include clothing and musical choices that are borderline</i> …

Outsourcing

The 7 Top Habits of High Achievers | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

What separates the high achievers from the also ran’s, the scorers from the mediocre, the successful from the ordinary. The answer greatly lies in …

How to Improve Your Personal Awareness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The one person above all else, whose opinion counts more than anything, and who should know you better than anyone else, is yourself. Most people …

How to Raise Kids Who Become Great Adults | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you ask parents of any background what they want, you will overwhelmingly get this response:<p>“I want to raise great kids.”<p>Curiously, that is not …

10 Great Lessons You Can Learn From Successful People About Failure

<i>I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. – Michael Jordan</i><p>So, you have this fantastic idea and you are …

Motivation

What is Consciousness? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

What is consciousness? Language is often thought to be the tool of consciousness and evidence for the kind of consciousness that makes humans …

Consciousness

3 Ways Your Comfort Zone Is Restricting Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Expanding your comfort zone is great because of this…because of that…<p>Personally, I’m more of a consequence thinker. So when people explain a bunch of …

7 Facts About Why Failure Is False | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

1. As the True Fabric of life is a cosmic weave of ceaseless beginnings, your power for starting over is backed up by Reality itself. Put the power …

How To Stop Self Sabotage In It’s Tracks | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Ahhh, self sabotage. I’m very familiar with this particular rabbit hole. There are so many ways to engage in it, it’s mind-bending. Relationships, …

5 Ways to Stop Laziness In Its Tracks | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Is procrastination eating into your valuable study time? Does it stop you from making the change to a healthier lifestyle or affecting your …

Procrastination

How To Stop Being Scared Of Your Passion | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.”</i> <b><br>~ Oprah Winfrey</b><p>As I pulled on the reins there was nothing…<p>I …

5 Little Known Ways to Instantly Put Yourself In a Great Mood | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The internet is awash with great tips on how to improve your life, your mood and everything in between. The thing is – we already know most of this …

5 Things You Need To Stop Comparing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Are you currently indulging in this very ironic activity where you constantly think of other people and their lives instead of your own?<p>That sounds …

How to Overcome Fear and Live Your Dreams | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Changing my life was easy.<p><i>Laughably</i> easy.<p>I e-mailed a resume, did a 12 minute Skype interview, and typed up a letter of resignation. I then packed up …

5 Ways Our Unconscious Reacts to Rejection | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

However much we would like to avoid them, rejections are a regular part of life. We get ignored by neighbors, out posts don’t get ‘liked’ on …

How and why do we use animals in research?

There are few topics as emotive as the use of animals in research, and few topics where public trust is so essential. This is your chance to have …

Bigger, taller, faster

NFL

Here comes the money

<b>BEFORE THE PLAYOFFS</b> began, before the Pirates clinched and the Rangers disappointed again, money dominated the baseball conversation. The talk …

Elk Playing On Trampoline Is Serious Nature Gone Wild Fun (VIDEO)

For decades now, kids and adults alike have enjoyed the sheer enjoyment that comes from jumping on a trampoline ... but it turns out the fun factor isn't just limited to humans. Watch in this caught-on-camera moment above from Greg Chase as a herd of elk decide to test the high-flying device out …

A Dog Trying To Fit A Toy Through A Doggy Door Is Kinda Suspenseful

Pit Puppies Hate Ballet Dancing!

Police Dogs To Get Full Pensions For Medical Bills After Retirement In Nottinghamshire, England

Canine heroes who help fight crime in the UK are finally getting the compensation they deserve.<p>Police dogs in Nottinghamshire, England, will now receive up to £1,500 ($2,394) -- £500 a year for three years -- for medical bills after retirement, the Telegraph reported.<p>The funding, which will begin …

ThunderLeash 2-in-1 Dog Leash and No-Pull Harness - Dog Milk

Thunderworks, the makers of the well-known anti-anxiety dog product Thundershirt, recently released an innovative new leash designed to make dog …

If You Bowhunt, This Could Happen (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

Susan Darrah of Boonton, N.J., says she was stunned last week when she saw a deer with an arrow stuck in its head wandering through her backyard. On Nov. 1, she posted a heartbreaking photo of the injured animal on Facebook.<p>Darrah explained to her concerned Facebook friends that she had immediately …

Crazy Wild Animals Found in Airports

By Molly Fergus and Kelly Hwu, Condé Nast Traveler<p>You'd expect this in Florida or New Orleans, perhaps, but Chicago? Not so much: A passenger at O'Hare International Airport discovered a two-foot long alligator lurking beneath an escalator Friday morning. Police arrived quickly to whisk away the …

Orange County Looks at Putting "Dangerous" Dogs on the Map

A couple of days ago, we wrote about a plan under consideration to start keeping track of dangerous dog owners, just like some states do with sex …

Orange County

10 Secrets of People With Extraordinary Willpower

<i>This post is based on the book titled 10 Secrets of Extraordinary Willpower: Eat Less, Drink Less, and Claim the Life You Deserve, to be published by Katie Morton in 2014.</i><p>Willpower: I've spent much of my life curious about why some people have it, and some don't. Some say they're going to lose 10 …