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The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Nancy Pelosi Slams GOP ‘Obsession’ With Benghazi: ‘Cannot Let It Soak Up All of the Congressional Attention’

AP<p>House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi on Saturday blasted the Republican “obsession” with Benghazi, accusing the GOP of exploiting the attack to avoid talking about anything else.<p>“The obsession that some of my Republican colleagues have in the House doesn’t look like it’s on the path to really …

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Colleges Soak Poor U.S. Students to Funnel Aid to Rich

U.S. colleges such as Boston University are using financial aid to lure rich students while shortchanging the poor, forcing those most in need to …

CBS Anchor Scolds: ‘We’re Getting the Big Stories Wrong Over and Over Again’

Getty Images<p>CBS News anchor Scott Pelley on Friday scolded the news media for what he said has been “a bad few months for journalism.”<p>“Our house is on fire,” Pelley told an audience at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. “These have been a bad few months for journalism. We’re getting the big …

Does the Tea Party understand the Constitution?

<b>Rand Paul, Michele Bachmann (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/AP/Stacy Bengs)</b><p>The Right constantly claims devotion to our founding documents. The problem: Its policies completely violate them<p>John D'Amico<p>May 11, 2013 3:30pm (UTC)<p>Last month, 20 House Republicans, along with staffers from nearly 40 congressional …

7 Terrible Management Fads That Just Won't Die

Contrary to what you might think, management fads aren't fads because they're something new. Quite the contrary, what makes them fads is that companies glom onto these decades-old ideas as panaceas... one after the other after the other.<p>Here's how to ensure that you can still get work done and …

The College Bubble Is Finally Bursting

Some schools are seeing just 20% of the students they accepted enrolling, versus the usual rate of 33%. These schools have raised tuition discount rate — the price after grants and scholarships — to an all-time high of 45%.<p>Meanwhile, the median sticker price increased just 3.9% last fall, the …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

Rand Paul: Obama Helping 'Anti-American Globalists Plot Against Our Constitution'

Rand Paul on Saturday accused President Obama of working with "anti-American globalists" to "plot against our Constitution."<p>The email blast was sent on behalf of the National Association on Gun Rights and heavily criticized the president's gun control efforts. Here's a snippet of the email, …

PJTV: Benghazi: If Only Charles Ramsey Were Secretary of State, Not Hillary Clinton