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Air Force error allowed Texas church gunman to pass background checks and buy guns

The U.S. Air Force failed to report the Texas church gunman’s 2012 domestic violence court-martial to an FBI database, wrongly allowing him to pass background checks to buy guns, officials said Monday.<p>The revelations came as experts wondered how Devin Patrick Kelley had been sold four guns between …

Burn Out

Victor Albisu grew up in Falls Church, Virginia, with a Cuban grandfather who found "all kinds of little ways to make things taste better, brighter …

Why Do Employees Quit on Their Bosses? Because They Never Get Asked These Important Questions

According to Gallup research, these questions may be the key to stopping your best people from leaving.<p>For nearly five decades now, ever since Robert K. Greenleaf wrote his seminal essay "The Servant as Leader," leadership thinkers have attempted to replicate, rehash, and reinterpret the concepts …

Scientists are dusting off a long-forgotten weapon to cope with modern bacteria

By Marlene Cimons<p>In 1915, British scientist Frederick Twort saw something weird happening to the bacteria that had invaded his viral cultures: They were disappearing, a sign they had been destroyed. Two years later, French-Canadian microbiologist Félix d’ Hérelle observed the same phenomenon in his …

Biology

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Now If You Want to Be More Successful

Persistence pays off, but so does knowing when to quit. These habits are holding you back.<p>Most of us grew up hearing the mantra "Don't be a quitter," and we've internalized it to the point where we feel guilty if we don't finish a book that's boring us to death. Our parents weren't entirely wrong …

America's Cult of Ignorance

More people are better educated than ever before, and knowledge is easier to come by. So why do we so often scorn those who plainly know more than we …

Vital Living Herbs And Nutrition

<b>Guayusa</b><p>Guayusa (gwhy-you-sa) is an Amazonian leaf naturally packed with caffeine, polyphenols, and 15 essential amino acids, so it provides a clean, …

Eight Foods to Eat During Your Menstrual Cycle

This is for the ladies- the best foods to eat during your menstrual cycle. During this time we need extra self-care, self-love and nourishment as our …

Nutrition