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Introducing Her Father, Ivanka Trump is Character Witness

CLEVELAND — Ivanka Trump, the eldest daughter of the Republican presidential nominee, Donald J. Trump, and perhaps the most poised and articulate defender of his character and ideas, introduced her father as “a fighter” who will “fight for you.”<p>“I ask you to judge my father by his results,” Ms. …

Ivanka Trump

Donald Trump Promised the Truth. We Checked the Facts.

CLEVELAND — <i>Donald J. Trump’s acceptance speech here was filled with Trump-like hyperbole and the kind of vague political rhetoric that is hard to pin down.</i><p><i>But there were also facts.</i><p><i>In describing the problems that he would seek to fix from the Oval Office, Mr. Trump offered a series of grim facts</i> …

Donald Trump

How Thoughts Can Lead to Emotional Explosions

<b>“Stay present. Stay conscious. Be the ever-alert guardian of your inner space.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>It was approximately 1:20 pm on a sunny Thursday …

Eckhart Tolle

Personalize Your Bike With The New On-Line Ducati Scrambler Configurator

<b>Begin Press Release:</b><p><b>Select and Personalize Your Bike with the Brand New Scrambler Configurator</b><p><i>Borgo Panigale, Bologna (Italy), July 21 2016</i> – The new …

Café Racers

How You Can Be a Great Leader and Not Just a Boss

True leaders help bring out the best in those around them. Here's how.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Are you playing at being a boss, or are you being a leader--as in throwing your whole self into helping bring out …

The 15 American Cities With the Best Botanical Gardens

657<p>While our country has some awe-inspiring national parks, for the majority of people who dwell in cities, getting out to those parks to commune …

Travel

US election: Donald Trump promises a 'safer' America

<b>Donald Trump has vowed as president to confront and repel the multiple threats facing the US, as he accepted the Republican nomination.</b><p>"The crime and violence that today afflicts our nation will soon come to an end," he said in Cleveland.<p>Painting a bleak picture of the state of the nation, he said …

Elections

AP FACT CHECK: Trump resurfaces debunked claims in speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite promising "the truth, and nothing else" in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of previously debunked claims and some new ones Thursday night — about the U.S. tax burden, the perils facing police, Hillary Clinton's record and more.<p>A look …

World Economy

Trump-Kasich Feud Has GOP Worried About Ohio

CLEVELAND--Donald Trump will leave Ohio after a week-long convention without the support of its Republican governor, an integral figure within a …

Ohio

Sunglasses

Invisibilia producer Yowei Shaw talks to a guy named Cass Frankenstein, who is horrendously bullied as a kid and tries all sorts of things to get it to stop. Nothing works, until he shows up at school with new prescription sunglasses, which magically end the harassment! The sunglasses work so …

Sunglasses

Satan's Angel Ted Leventhal's

Three Approaches to Thriller Writing

Megan Abbott is a crime-fiction scholar.<p>Before she took up writing, Ms. Abbott was going to be an English professor. She earned her PhD at New York University, writing her dissertation on masculinity in hardboiled fiction and film noir.<p>“My argument was that in the 1930s and ’40s in particular, …

Writing

Multilingual Prowess: 6 Tips to Guide You in Learning a New Language

<i>Screenshot: Language learning</i><p>A cousin of mine went for an internship program in South Africa early last year. When she came back a couple months back, she narrated to me her various adventures that included everything from hiking to bungee jumping. She stayed with a friend in a tiny rural community …

Learning

Why matching fish farming with crop irrigation is a win for parched Southwest

East of Lake Tahoe, an organic farmer and his son are putting the finishing touches on what is perhaps a counterintuitive approach to water conservation in a dry climate: a 32,000-sq ft greenhouse that will grow tomatoes, peppers and fish in the heart of the Nevada desert.<p>Mark O’Farrell, the owner …

Fish

Republican convention crowds thinned as delegates went through stages of grief over Trump's nomination

As the roll call vote to award Donald Trump the GOP presidential nomination began this week, Ryan Davenport slipped out of the convention hall here to a nearby restaurant where a group of Republicans were brainstorming how to find a new candidate before November’s election.<p>Davenport, a 25-year-old …

Republican Convention

Ted Cruz Has a History of Getting Himself Booed During Speeches

Did Ted Cruz do it on purpose? Did he deliver a speech that he knew the crowd would hate? Did he expect to get booed? Was he secretly exulting as he walked off the podium?<p>These were some of the questions that political observers were asking after Cruz, the Texas senator and former Presidential …

Ted Cruz

Fact Checking Donald Trump’s Acceptance Speech

Checking his facts<p>Donald Trump’s speech Thursday night was riddled with bracing statistics about crime, immigration, jobs and debt, each designed to speak to the real fears and concerns of Americans. He did a careful job of making sure the facts in his speech were cited to published sources, and …

Statistics

Your Friday Briefing

<i>Good morning.</i><p><i>Here’s what you need to know:</i><p><b>• Trump takes the Republican mantle.</b><p>Donald J. Trump cast himself as the savior of a nation in decline during his 75-minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention.<p>He said crime and violence would come to an end if he became president, and he …

Star Trek

Trump claims the prize

The Republican nominee strives to calm the waters after a choppy convention.<p>CLEVELAND — In the biggest speech of his unlikely and meteoric political career, Donald Trump will formally accept the presidential nomination of the Republican Party on Thursday to cap off a tumultuous four days in …

Liberal News

AP FACT CHECK: Trump resurfaces debunked claims in speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite promising "the truth, and nothing else" in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of previously debunked claims and some new ones Thursday night — about the U.S. tax burden, the perils facing police, Hillary Clinton's record and more.<p>A look …

Donald Trump

His Tone Dark, Donald Trump Takes G.O.P. Mantle

CLEVELAND — Donald John Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination on Thursday night with an unusually vehement appeal to Americans who feel that their country is spiraling out of control and yearn for a leader who will take aggressive, even extreme, actions to protect them.<p>Mr. Trump, …

Donald Trump

Making GOP history, Trump vows to protect LGBTQ community

CLEVELAND (AP) — With five letters, Donald Trump brushed off decades of Republican reluctance to voice full-throated support for gay rights — at least for a night.<p>Trump's call in his speech to the Republican National Convention for protecting the "LGBTQ community" was a watershed moment for the …

Political history

10 takeaways from Donald Trump's Republican Convention

<b>Cleveland (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump painted a picture of a dystopian America -- and sold himself as the only one who can fix it.<p>As he accepted the Republican nomination here Thursday night, Trump delivered tough talk, promising to eradicate crime, build a border wall, defeat ISIS, rejuvenate the economy …

Donald Trump

Five takeaways from Donald Trump's convention speech

After a week of missteps, it seems the Republican nominee is finally learning how to play the game.<p>CLEVELAND — The bar was low, and Donald Trump cleared it.<p>After three train-wreck days at one of the most mismanaged conventions in recent history – and less than 24 hours after his rival Ted Cruz …

Donald Trump

To douse hot hives, honeybee colonies launch water squadrons | Futura-Sciences | Le savoir directement chez vous

 News Animals,Ecology To douse hot hives, honeybee colonies launch water squadrons<p>New study reveals roles, communication among social insects at …

Insects

Wintering and camping in Florida

Chicago Manual of Style<p>Hill. <i>Wintering and camping in Florida.</i> 19--?. Color postcard, 9 x 14 cm. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. …

American South

Ostrich farm (feeding time) - Jacksonville, Florida

Chicago Manual of Style<p><i>Ostrich farm (feeding time) - Jacksonville, Florida.</i> between 1907 and 1914. Color postcard, 9 x 14 cm. State Archives of …

American South

Florida Christmas cheer

Image Number<p>PC0044<p>Year<p>1925<p>Publication Info<p>Asheville, N.C. : Asheville Post Card Co., [1925] (Chicago : Curt Teich)<p>Series Title<p>General Note<p>Postmarked …

Florida

A highway through the orange groves - Florida

Image Number<p>PC0033<p>Year<p>1926<p>Publication Info<p>Asheville, N.C. : Asheville Post Card Co., [1926] (Chicago : Curt Teich)<p>Series Title<p>General Note<p>Curt Teich …

Florida