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Trump Jr. asks Secret Service to scale back his protection

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump Jr. is seeking to scale back his Secret Service protection, four sources familiar with Trump Jr.'s Secret Service protection confirmed Monday.<p>The President's eldest son previously requested to travel without protection during a family trip to Nassau, Bahamas, in late June, a …

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The Irish Coffee That Just May Be the Best in the World

Back when I lived in Boston and worked at a museum, one of my fellow museum educators hosted an annual New Year’s Day brunch. This was my first ever exposure to a New Year’s Day brunch, though I don’t quite know how I ever made it halfway through my 20’s before I discovered that people like to eat …

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Who needs selfie sticks when this Hover Camera drone can follow you around?

Selfie sticks are arguably dumb, but selfie sticks on wings? The guys at Zero Zero Robotics might be onto something.<p>The Beijing-based company today unveiled the Hover Camera drone, a foldable device that can track your face and follow you around to snap videos and photos wherever you go. We saw a …

What a 10-Day Meditation Challenge Taught Me About Myself

Recently I was forced to consider the state of my emotional and mental well-being. It was the second time in a week where I was sitting in my car in a parking lot, unable to work, focus, or even to get out of the vehicle. I was having a mental and emotional breakdown and I wasn't sure what to do. I …

Here's How The Rest Of The World Drinks Coffee

Don't try all these at once.<p>What more can be said about coffee? A lot, it turns out.<p>Europe will import 44.5 million bags this year, and drinkers in the U.S. will spend $40 billion on it. You love it, we love it. People all around the world love it, no matter how they drink it -- or how weird it can …

5 lessons on How to FIRE Church Volunteers While Making Them Heroes!

The reality is that many of us have churches that are in transition, rapid growth, or undergoing leadership challenges. Aversion is the common …

This Is How The Rest Of The World Drinks Iced Coffee

Now we're thirsty.<p>Cold brew coffee seems to be the caffeinated iced beverage of choice these days in the U.S. Starbucks has put it on its menu, and Dunkin’ Donuts has, too. And even though cold brew contains less caffeine than regular coffee, folks stateside are still reaching for it.<p>But that’s not …

Worship Team Training Mentoring

Mentoring<p><b>Transform Your Leadership!</b><p>[smartslider2 slider=”12″]<p><b> <br>Worship Leadership Development!</b><p>For individual (or group) worship leaders, musicians, …

A Simple Technique to Quiet Your Mind & Be Present

<b>“Get out of your head and get into your heart. Think less, feel more.” ~Osho</b><p>Meditating. It’s one of those things that we all know we’d be better off …

Joni Mitchell: the sophistication of her music sets her apart from her peers – even Dylan

As a book of interviews and box set of songs from Joni Mitchell’s career are released, long-time fan Sean O’Hagan argues that her run of five classic albums, from Blue in 1971 to Hejira in 1976, surpass the work of her more celebrated male contemporaries<p>“But even on the scuffle, the cleaner’s press …

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Alpha Dominche Steampunk - SCAA 2014 Show Report

So, another SCAA, another visit to the Alpha Dominche booth. Every year, you see this machine dramatically improved and the aesthetics fine tuned. If …

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How to Use a Pour Over

<i>Here at Food52, we're serious about our coffee. So we got our friends over at Stumptown Coffee to teach us everything there is to know about it -- and to make our morning (and afternoon) routines a little bit brighter.</i><p><i>Today: How to brew coffee in a pour over device.</i><p>There are dozens of different …

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Membership is free, easy, and comes with many benefits, so sign up today! With CoffeeGeek membership, you can post comments and reviews, participate …

Creative Mom Turns Her Baby’s Naptime Into Dream Adventures (Updated)

Do babies dream when they sleep, or they simply rest peacefully? Queenie Liao, a free-lance artist and mother of three boys living in California, has …

6 new uses for your old iPad

If the arrival of Apple's latest iPad is tempting you to upgrade, you might be debating the fate of your old iPad.<p>Two options: keep or sell. The latter can net you some funds to help defray the cost of the new tablet; here are some tips on selling used iPads for maximum profit.<p>But there are plenty …

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Have You Found Your Story Yet?

I’ve been dealing with an existential crisis lately: <i>What’s my story?</i><p>Am I the writer who quit his job?<br>The dad who learned to slow down?<br>The guy who …

15 Reasons to Start Following Your Dreams Today

<b>“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” ~Unknown</b><p>Do you have a dream? A wish? A desire?<p>Do you ever wake up and …

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Genius or Process? How Top Creative Directors Come Up With Great Ideas

It's a bit of a pointless exercise to ask creative people where they get their ideas. (As if they know.) What they can reveal, more reliably, are the …

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What Do You Want to Make Today?

<b>"What do you want to make today?"</b> (Click here to see the video)<p>For Biola University Commencement Address (for undergraduates), 2012<p>At Beacon High …

This Practice May Boost Intelligence And Lower Stress By Re-Wiring Your Brain

Meditation and mindfulness aren't just buzz words. A growing body of scientific research shows that the simple act of sitting still in thought confers long-term health benefits -- and even changes in brain function.<p>What exactly have scientists discovered? Here are eight scientifically backed …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

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From Mindlessness to Mindfulness: Meditation in Action

"Have you ever noticed, when you're driving, that anyone driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone driving faster than you is a maniac?" -- George Carlin<p>So I'm driving through my neighborhood, and this idiot in a big pickup is going 20 miles per hour where everybody knows that the rule is to …