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‘You ain’t no Muslim, bruv’: David Cameron champions rallying cry against Islamophobia

Shouts, accompanied by frantic footsteps, echoed through an east London subway station Saturday as people fled from a knife-wielding assailant. The suspect, who allegedly injured three and reportedly yelled “This is for Syria,” wore a black balaclava, a gray shirt and khakis. He lunged at police …

Extremism

Today’s Rout Is a Far Cry From Wildcat Years for Oil Sands

The collapse in the market for Canada’s heavy crude below $30 a barrel last week is hammering home a harsh reality for the nation’s oil-sands …

Meet Plex, the media streamer that will make you forget Netflix and Hulu

Streaming media services like Netflix and Hulu are so convenient that you can easily to forget the simple pleasures of digital ownership. Sure, it’s …

Re

Inside Flipboard / April 7, 2014<p>If 2014 is the year of the media startup, Re/code is one of its marquee acts. Founded by Kara Swisher and Walt …

Severe winter weather estimated to cost economy nearly $50 billion

The severe weather that has hit much of the country this winter has cost the economy nearly $50 billion in lost productivity and 76,000 jobs, according to a new survey.<p>The debilitating effects of Old Man Winter hit factory production, which last month fell the most since the Great Recession ended, …

Economy

Job Cuts And Weeping Workers At IBM India

Job cuts arrived at multiple IBM locations in India this week and hundreds more layoffs are expected in the coming days.<p>In Bangalore, one IBM unit called STG, the company’s hardware division, turned into a “slaughter house” a worker reported. “People broke down after seeing the inhuman treatment,” …

Top iPad apps gone free

Subscribe to our newsletter:<p>Prices were last updated 17 minutes ago<p>We find the best iPad app gone free for you daily. Our appPicker PDI selects only …

Emilia Clarke, Alison Brie Top 99 Most Desirable Women List

While her character Daenerys Targaryen fights to win the Iron Throne, Emilia Clarke is sitting pretty on the top of a more modern honor.<p>The <i>Game of</i> …

Messaging app UppTalk becomes a carrier, launching with $15 mobile plans

UppTalk only brought its cloud-based mobile messaging and voice app to U.S. consumers in December, but on Wednesday it announced plans to become a …

With Chromebooks A Success, Google Adds Focus On Chromeboxes

When you think ChromeOS, chances are the first thing that comes to mind are Chromebooks. Since 2012, though, Google and its hardware partners have also been quietly selling its Chromeboxes, the desktop equivalents of the ChromeOS laptops. Now that Chromebooks seem to have found their place, with …

Why Klout Had to Change — and Why You Shouldn't Count It Out

When was the last time you checked your Klout score? And more importantly, did you really care about it?<p>The answer to that question could help …

When You’re Feeling Self-Doubt & a Lack of Motivation

This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of overtiredness from a few days of hard work, and a lack of sleep last night.<p>I …

Motivation

Scientists discover a naturally occurring hormone that blocks marijuana buzz

A group of scientists from the French Institute of Health and Medical Research may have discovered the buzzkill in hormone form. It's called Pregnenolone, and a new study suggests it may be released as a natural response to counteract the mental effects of marijuana. Researchers discovered the …

12 Ways to Calm the Overactive Mind

Gregg Prescott, M.S., <i>In5D Guest</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Have you ever laid in bed trying to sleep while a constant stream of thoughts flow through your mind? Do …

18 Night-Time Affirmations Before You Go To Sleep

Here are 18 amazing affirmations to speak aloud to yourself before you go to sleep.I read them every night, and find that they help send me off to …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Microsoft’s Windows 8 Is The Perfect OS That Nobody Wants

Windows 8 looks perfect. But new updates may revert its design to appease consumers. What is going on?<p>With Windows 8, Microsoft did the unthinkable: The company designed a groundbreaking interface of boxes called Metro that could scale from laptops, to tablets, to phones, to Xboxes–meaning any …

Call of Duty

Amazon Reportedly Buys Mobile Payments Startup Gopago, Working On An ‘Ambitious’ New Project

Looks like Amazon may have quietly made another acquisition, and another move to expand its role in the world of mobile: Italian newspapers are reporting that the e-commerce giant has acquired Gopago, a startup that offers consumers an iOS or Android mobile app to pre-pay for goods before picking …

To Strengthen Your Attention Span, Stop Overtaxing It

The Iditarod dog sled race covers 1,100 miles of Arctic ice and takes more than a week. The standard strategy for mushers had been to run twelve hours at a stretch, then rest for twelve. Either you ran all day and rested at night, or you rested all day and ran all night.<p>That all changed because of …

How I Learned to Stop Procrastinating, & Love Letting Go

‘People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.’ <b>~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>The end …

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