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26 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

You can't get to the top by behaving like everyone else.<p>Highly successful people don't rise to the top by behaving like everyone else. They understand that achieving great things means getting more done, taking excellent care of their bodies and thinking in ways which promote greatness. Here are …

In front of an international audience, Trump delivered the single most embarrassing moment thus far

Donald Trump has struggled to connect with world leaders, primarily because they prefer to discuss policy and the hard issues facing the world …

A Couple Buy a Collapsing Cabin For $7K in Joshua Tree and Revamp it Into a Desert Oasis

Thanks to an extensive DIY renovation, a 480-square-foot homestead in Joshua Tree, California, receives a stunning new look.<p>When Kathrin and Brian Smirke purchased a 1957 abandoned property at the tax auction in San Bernardino County for $7,000 in June 2015, they had no doubt they had their work …

The least racist person in the world doesn't talk about being the least racist person in the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine a friend of yours came to town for the long Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. He stayed with you at your home and over the course of watching football, going out to eat and just loafing around, he said the following things:<p>"And I know more about wedges than any human being that's …

Obama to Letterman: No Sense of ‘Relief’ After Turning Presidency Over to Trump

In his first talk-show appearance since leaving the White House, Barack Obama got real with David Letterman.<p>It is somehow fitting that Barack Obama’s …

Trump says poll about fake news, published by ‘dishonest’ Politico, is real news

You can’t trust the media, according to President Trump — unless the media happens to tell you that many people don’t trust the media. In that case, you can trust that the media is reporting trustworthy information about the public’s distrust of the media.<p>It makes sense, if you don’t think about it.<p>…

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These enchanting islands are Europe's best-kept secret

Situated in the heart of the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic Ocean, there is a windswept world where the grass is so electric green, the terrain so …

Visionary eco-resort design for the Philippines features rotating seashell towers

Visionary eco-architect Vincent Callebaut has just unveiled images of his latest ecological masterpiece and it’s jaw-droppingly stunning. Nautilus is …

How to Respond When Clients Say You're Too Expensive

It really doesn't matter what kind of photography you do if you get paid for your services I guarantee that at some point you will be faced with …

The grown-up’s guide to 'Despacito,' the most popular YouTube video of all time

Over the weekend, the global reggaeton smash “Despacito” became the most-viewed YouTube video of all time, a cross-cultural milestone that came as a total shock to the vast percentage of us who have never consciously heard “Despacito.” Released in January and now boasting more than 3 billion views, …

Music

Google’s AutoDraw uses machine learning to help you draw like a pro

Drawing isn’t for everyone. I, for one, am definitely not very good at it. But with AutoDraw, Google is launching a new experiment today that uses machine learning algorithms to match your doodles with professional drawings to make you look like you know what you’re doing.<p>You can use AutoDraw on …

How to Reformat Your Brain

Dear friend,<p>You have in the power to reset, or reformat your brain.<p>Computer<p>If your computer is slow, has a ton of viruses, or is running out of …

President Trump Delivers Word Salad of a Speech to GOP Retreat

Victorious GOP lawmakers wanted to get down to business at their Philadelphia retreat, planning their Obamacare repeal and tax reform. Then Hurricane …

'Alternative Facts': The Needless Lies of the Trump Administration

If the president and his aides will tell easily disproven falsehoods about crowd sizes and speeches, what else will they be willing to dissemble about?<p>One of the many things that is remarkable about the Trump administration is its devotion, even in its first days, to a particular variety of …

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Trump’s rhetoric: a triumph of inarticulacy

His spelling and grammar are disastrous, he contradicts himself, trails into incoherence, never sounds dignified or recognisably presidential – but none of it does him any harm. In fact, it seems to help<p>‘It’s all fake news, it’s phoney stuff – it didn’t happen … I think we have one of the great …

Donald Trump Promises Disclosure, Delivers ‘Garbage’

Donald Trump’s first press conference in six months was supposed to focus on his plan to separate himself from his businesses. But Team Trump had …

105-Year-Old French Cyclist Sets World Record

Nearly a century ago, Robert Marchand was told by a coach that he should give up cycling because he would never achieve anything on a bike.<p>On Wednesday, he proved that prediction wrong. The 105-year-old Frenchman, made cycling history by covering 14.08 miles in one hour on a track near …

The internet hates the FBI’s terrible ‘Happy Holidays’ graphic

As the age-old adage goes, no shitty graphic shared on the internet ever goes unpunished.<p>On Saturday the FBI Twitter account tweeted an innocent, …

Aleppo’s fall is Obama’s failure

<i>Leon Wieseltier is the Isaiah Berlin senior fellow in culture and policy at the Brookings Institution.</i><p>Contemplating the extermination of Aleppo and its people, I was reminded of a sentence that I read this summer. It appeared in an encomium to Elie Wiesel shortly after his death. It was a sterling …

Foreign Policy

'The most beautiful and elegant city in the world'

<b>Throughout the long battle for Aleppo, as Syria's most ancient city has been blasted into ruins around him, one man has worked continuously to preserve an image of the city as it once was, before the horrors of war arrived.</b><p>A little over 10 years ago Alaa al-Sayyed unlocked a sealed basement in his …

Middle East

Unions See Through Donald Trump’s Sham After He Attacks Chuck Jones

The self-proclaimed friend of the working man earned some points for helping save Carrier jobs, but when a labor boss told the truth about it, he got …

Welcome to the age of anger | Pankaj Mishra

The seismic events of 2016 have revealed a world in chaos – and one that old ideas of liberal rationalism can no longer explain<p>The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States is the biggest political earthquake of our times, and its reverberations are inescapably global. It has fully …

Political Science

50+ Of The Best Images Of The Year Announced By National Geographic

The National Geographic has been showcasing world's best photography for years and 2016 is no exception. The magazine has just announced its Best …

3 Days In Meteora

Couple of weeks ago I finally have a chance to see and photograph Monasteries of Meteora. I knew they are amazing. I knew they are breathtaking… at …

Trump the president-elect: So far, acting a lot like Trump the candidate

Nearly three weeks into his presidential transition, Donald Trump has hewn closely to the habits that won him the presidency.<p>He continues to brush aside fine points of policy and freely contradict earlier positions, with some of the shifts seemingly based simply on the latest advice he's received …

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What, Me Torture? Donald Trump’s Week of Wild WTF Reversals

As Trump pivots from bully to hypocrite, remember he’ll pivot back the moment that it’s convenient.<p>So that’s all it took—one conversation with one …

China's crazy smog-sucking vacuum tower might actually be working

Studio Roosegaarde‘s smog-sucking vacuum tower may actually be cleaning up the air in China. The Smog Free Tower has been installed in Beijing, a …

Pollution

Copyright Your Instagram Photos With One Hashtag | #Blockai

From around the end of the first quarter this year, there were a bumper crops of rather noteworthy/infamous lawsuits regarding copyright claims of …

Crystal Pools Hiking Trail & Steenbras River Gorge

Overview<p>Crystal Pools is a very popular and fairly easy hike to a series of mountain pools in a beautiful Valley known as the Steenbras River Gorge, …

The dangerous fantasy behind Trump’s normalisation

Boris Johnson has urged people to ‘snap out of the doom and gloom’. Yet this situation is not normal. Convincing ourselves the president-elect doesn’t mean everything he says is a fantasy that stops us seeing Trumpism for the barbarism it is<p>It was David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker, who …

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