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4 Influential Leadership Qualities I Learned From My Mother | Inc.com

I recently discovered a journal from six years ago written during the last few days of my mother's life. At the time, she was 92 years old and in hospice care. I was compelled to record my thoughts and feelings so that I could always remember certain things about her that I never wished to forget. …

Leadership

7 Leadership Tricks From Superheroes That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Superheroes aren't just men and women who strut around in tight clothes and fight evil villains. When it comes down to it, they're (at least part) human with real emotions and their motives can teach us a thing or two about what it means to be a good leader. They strive to better themselves by …

Beloved, tiny fish gets a 'badass' viking funeral

This is one fish will not be seeing the other end of a septum tank.<p>A tiny pet fish named Peeping Tom, aptly named for his love of creepily staring at …

US Army will put nano-drones in soldiers’ pockets by 2018

The US military has been using drones (unmanned aerial vehicles) for years, but they’re mostly large, long-range aircraft. That’s going to change by …

Atlanta business requires workers to have gun at the office

ATLANTA – The decision by the owner of a small insurance company to require his employees to carry firearms at the office has sparked a debate: Would …

Donald Trump accuses reporter in assault row of 'making the story up'

Donald Trump has accused a reporter who says she was “aggressively” nearly pulled to the ground by his campaign manager of making it up.<p>In a sign of intensifying frostiness between the Trump campaign and the media, the Republican frontrunner insisted on Thursday that secret service agents had …

Donald Trump

Canadian tennis player Agostinelli Jr. dies at 28

TORONTO — Retired tennis player Bruno Agostinelli Jr., a former University of Kentucky star and member of Canada’s Davis Cup team, died Wednesday at …

US Army pushing new light reconnaissance helicopter

The US Army has confirmed its pursuit of a light reconnaissance helicopter that will assume the role left vacant by the retirement of the Bell OH-58D …

After five years of civil war, it’s time to bid farewell to Syria

Approximately five years have elapsed since the popular protest against Bashar Assad’s regime began in Syria — a protest that spiraled into a …

Amazon has quietly removed encryption from its Fire tablets

Privacy advocates and some users criticized the move, which came to light on Thursday even as Apple was waging an unprecedented legal battle over U.S. government demands that the iPhone maker help unlock an encrypted phone used by San Bernardino shooter Rizwan Farook.<p>On-device encryption scrambles …

Disney Will Start Building 'Star Wars' Lands In April

It's time, jedis! 👏<p>Wookiees everywhere have been eagerly awaiting news about the Star Wars Lands that are coming to Disneyland and Disney World.<p>Here's something to get excited about: Construction on Star Wars Lands will start in April. <i>Yesss!</i><p>Disney CEO Bob Iger shared the news at the annual Disney …

Garth Brooks' World Tour Headed to Columbus

After 19 years, Garth Brooks is headed back to Columbus, Ohio. The country star has announced a stop in the city on his World Tour.<p>Brooks and wife …

Feeling Overwhelmed? 4 Mistakes to Avoid

Tell me if any of this sounds familiar.<p>You feel you are going in circles and never moving forward.<p>You are always busy, but nothing ever seems to get done.<p><i>You are exhausted.</i><p>Work and life cry out for your attention and pull you in different directions, regardless of what you really want to do.<p><b>You</b> …

Tesla Model 3 Orders Open March 31, Company Lost $889M in 2015

Tesla lost a record $889 million in 2015, marking its eighth consecutive year of losses, as it sunk cash into launching the “falcon-winged” Model X crossover, continued construction of the world’s largest lithium-ion battery plant, and preparing to introduce an all-new Model 3 electric vehicle. CEO …

Nintendo’s ‘Duck Hunt’ Now Exists in Virtual Reality

21-year-old New Jersey-based developer Joseph Delgado created a 3D voxel-based version of Nintendo’s iconic shooter game.<p>Nintendo’s <i>Duck Hunt</i>, with its iconic red and gray gun controller, was the perfect synthesis of an arcade shooter and a console game—an experience that anyone could play and …

VA demands proof World War II combat vet with Purple Heart served in military

The Veterans Affairs Department refuses to pay benefits to a World War II vet in his 90s who was wounded in combat and earned a Purple Heart.<p>Fox 2 Now in St. Louis reports that after Emil Limpert submitted an application for benefits to the Department of Veterans Affairs he was told he needed to …

McDonald's Will Serve Happy Meals With Books Instead of Toys

Trying to get your kids to read more? You might want to take them to McDonald’s (mcd), where they’ll get a book instead of a toy in their Happy …

Nintendo's first iPhone game may star its most iconic character

The celebrated Japanese game company is working on a new game for smartphones, iPhone and Android alike, and it sounds like it'll star a Nintendo favorite like Super Mario or Donkey Kong.<p>"We plan to adopt one of our characters that fans are very familiar with," Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima …

Nintendo expected to launch a new handheld game console this year

Nintendo is expected to launch a new portable gaming device in 2016, according to a statement from IHS senior principal analyst Hiroshi Hayase on Thursday. This console is expected to be the first of two next-generation devices that will make up the much-rumored NX project.<p>“We expect a small …

McDonald's Is Testing a New Item on Its All-Day Breakfast Menu

Good news -- if you live in Tulsa.<p>If you were outraged when you couldn’t find the McGriddle sandwich on McDonald’s all-day breakfast menu, take …

Reasons why you might want to stop buying supermarket meat

If you’re like most Americans, you most likely buy your meat at the supermarket. Be it raw chicken and steaks from the butcher case or cold cuts from the deli counter, we tend to not give much thought to the meat we buy beyond whether it’s fresh and how much it costs. But you might want to think …

These 13 Hacks Will Significantly Improve Your BBQ Game

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Are You Prepared for the Chick-fil-A Revolution?

Fried chicken comes in many forms at Chick-fil-A. The Christian-minded fast food chain serves fried chicken sandwiches with cheese; fried chicken with egg on breakfast biscuits; and simple fried chicken strips and nuggets for dipping. Looking for something healthy? It also serves un-fried …

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Braves announce plans for The Battery Atlanta

The Braves have taken another step toward providing a glimpse of what will be available within The Battery Atlanta, the mixed-use development that …

Russia will form 4 new military divisions in response to increased NATO drills

"Formation of these divisions is a measure to respond to the increase in intensity of exercises among NATO member countries that's been seen recently," RIA news agency cited Oleg Salyukov, the chief of land forces, as saying.

Marlins Still Interested In Veteran Starter

<b>JAN. 21:</b> In addition to the names mentioned yesterday, right-hander <b>Kyle Lohse</b> is also a consideration for the Marlins, Heyman tweets. The 37-year-old …

Dwayne Haskins, Keandre Jones commit to Ohio State

Quarterback Dwayne Haskins, the No. 23-ranked prospect in the ESPN 300, has committed to Ohio State, switching his commitment from Maryland on Monday.<p>…

College Football

Carl's Jr closing both Toronto locations

After a brief stint in the city, American burger chain Carl's Jr will be closing up its two Toronto locations at 4 p.m. today, reports Newstalk …

Why People Stopped Buying Cadbury Creme Eggs

Cadbury reportedly lost a huge chunk of sales last year after making a slight change to its recipe.<p>Sales of Cadbury’s Easter candy lines dropped more …

Here's how American burgers are changing for the better

The biggest trend in burgers in 2015 was meat on meat, according to ground beef purveyors Schweid & Sons. The hottest meat for topping burgers: bacon, with 97% of those who added meat choosing this topping.<p>"The 'meat on meat' trend is here to stay. It's just too good," Schweid & Sons said in a …