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Japan Air Force Fighters Scrambled Against North Korean Jets For First Time In Four years

According to Japan's Defense Ministry, Japan Air Self-Defense Force fighter jets were scrambled nine times against North Korean military aircraft between April and June, Japan Times reported on Jul.10.<p>These alert launches of Japanese fighter jets against North Korean planes were the first since …

AIR FORCE: 'If We Don’t Keep The F-22 Raptor Viable, The F-35 Fleet Will Be Irrelevant'

First of all, forget any chance that the A-10 will continue. According to Hostage, one of the few ways to soften the budget cuts is to retire an entire weapons system. And, even though the Warthog "can still get the job done," the plane does not seem to be the weapon of choice in future conflicts, …

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Skewers With Pineapple and Teriyaki Sauce Recipe

The cure for the common skewer: brined chicken is wrapped in bacon, threaded on skewers with pineapple, grilled, and finished with a brush of teriyaki for a sweet, salty, fruity, smoky, and meaty treat.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Brine:</b>7 cups cold water1 1/2 cups soy sauce1/4 cup …

Cooking Off the Cuff: Glazed Pork and Carrots, Hearty Food for a Waning Summer

Why do we wait (or at least think we should wait) until winter before cooking dishes like the one Jackie and I had for dinner last week: the most flavorful cut of pork -- belly -- and carrots, glazed in deeply reduced braising liquid? And when I say "we" I include myself, as anyone who follows …

Mangoes and the 3 Best Ways to Enjoy Them in the Winter

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We’re escaping winter this month -- in our kitchen at least -- and exploring tropical fruits. Next up, the mango.</i><p>We do grow some mangoes in the U.S., but most of what you’ll find …

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Here's @ashleahalpern's Saturday morning ritual. It involves a trip to @breadsbakery in NYC.

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

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Raw Almond-Coconut Energy Bites (Oh My!)

Meet your new best friends: raw energy bites! They're filled with lots of love and nutrients to keep you going all day long, without a sugar crash or …

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11 Tough Truths About Leadership That No One Talks About

The truth is, these highly successful people do stumble, worry, and doubt themselves, but they've also mastered reputation management and the way they're perceived.<p>"Great leaders know that every step they take, every decision they make, matters in the end," says author and public speaker Deirdre …

4 Ways to Prove Yourself to Your Boss and Invest In Your Career

You’re walking taller and smiling at everyone who passes you in the hall. You’re strutting your stuff. You don’t care who knows it because you’re on …

A Simple Model for Understanding What Drives Behavior

The diagram above shows a <i>simplified</i> model for better understanding what drives behavior.<p>Since people often spend their lives studying and …

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