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6 Polarizing Differences Between Managers and Leaders

In today's climate, your job title isn't your job. Are you a manager or leader?

Whether you run a landscaping business or are a wholesaler for electrical goods, you'll be expected to do your job, mitigate risks, build profit, manage your career profile, and be a worker, manager, and leader for any …


Texas Governor Vetoes Mental Health Bill Because He Doesn’t Believe Mental Illness Is Real

Even though Rick Perry has received his fair share of criticism for his actions as Governor of Texas, there are some believe that his successor, Greg …

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Ted Cruz: I wasn't attacking Mitch McConnell 'personally'

Updated 7/28/15 12:08 PM EDT

Ted Cruz on Monday defended his statement that Mitch McConnell told a “flat-out lie” about reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank, doubling down on his assertion that the Senate majority leader conspired with Democrats to undermine the most conservative wing of the …

Ted Cruz

An iPhone feature most people never find is doing something amazing for the visually impaired

You wouldn't expect Luis Perez to be an amateur photographer.

Perez, a higher education learning consultant in Florida, has retinitis pigmentosa, a condition that essentially gives him tunnel vision. He only has about seven degrees of total vision, and his condition could progress to the point where …

iOS Apps

Liberal Media Openly Calls for Mass Gun Confiscation in America: “The 2nd Amendment Must Go”

This article was originally published by Alex Thomas at the Intellihub.

Shortly after the shooting in a Lafayette, Louisiana theater, liberals …


10 Things That Should Be In Your Emergency Kit

Be prepared for anything with these life-saving gadgets

When the big one hits — whether it’s an earthquake dismantling the west coast, a tornado ravaging middle America, or a hurricane tearing up the eastern seaboard — the only thing that will be certain is uncertainty. There’s no way of knowing if …


'Offensive,' 'Sad': Reaction To Huckabee's Holocaust 'Oven' Reference

Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said over the weekend that President Obama's Iran deal is so bad it will "take the Israelis and march them to the door of the oven."

Candidates, politicians and groups were quick to denounce — or defend — the Holocaust reference.

Here's Huckabee's full quote, said …


These Vintage Photos Of Supermodels Are So Beautiful It Hurts

Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images

Today when we think of top models, we think of the Gigi Hadids and Kendall Jenners of the world. But before these leggy ladies, there were some pretty iconic faces that paved the way.

Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Kate Moss are just a few of …

Historical Photography

Baltic Sea 'sunken UFO' begins to smell like an elaborate scam

The ocean explorers who discovered a huge, UFO-shape object on the floor of the Baltic Sea last year are having a heck of a time figuring out what it is.

A suspiciously hard time, some would say.

The Swedish divers, who call themselves the Ocean X Team, claim the object is giving off electrical …


Tip of the Day: Stop Greedy Apps From Gobbling Data

Have you ever been watching something on Netflix with your iPhone or iPad only to realize the app was using cellular data instead of Wi-Fi? Most of us do not have unlimited data available, so that can be an expensive mistake. To avoid using data when you don't have to, it's a good idea to prevent …

iPad Apps

SanDisk Connect™ Wireless Stick

Form Factor: USB flash drive

USB Connector: USB 2.0

Wireless Network Protocol: 802.11n

Available capacities: 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB** 1 GB= …


In Spanish, Jeb Bush recounts his children were taunted for their skin tone

Jeb Bush speaks frequently about the time he met his wife as a high school exchange student in Mexico. But he rarely does so in Spanish. And rarely has he spoken about the taunts his own children faced for the color of their skin growing up as half-Hispanic children in Florida.

On Monday, Bush spoke …

Jeb Bush

1958 Kitchen

The 7 largest employers in the Global 500

It takes a lot of human capital to generate these kinds of revenues. A lot.

It takes a lot of manpower for the companies on this year’s Fortune Global 500 list to generate $31.2 trillion in revenue—65 million people, in fact, roughly the same size as the population of Thailand. That is the combined …

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1956 Livingroom

What Your Pronunciation of These Words Tells Other People

Where do you put flowers? People are ready to infer a whole lot about you by the way you say your answer.

In a recent survey, over 1,000 participants …

Cool Stuff

Higher sea levels are bad for endangered turtles

Researchers discover what higher tides mean for turtles at one of the world’s most important nesting sites.

Sea Level

10 Differences Between Moonshining and Homebrewing

In the beginning, there was homebrew. The ancient Egyptians cultivated grapes and made wine [source: Cornell University]. The ancient Sumerians had a …


19 Really Bad Family Feud Answers

It's easy to laugh at the bad answers on Family Feud, but remember, these poor people are under a lot of pressure! Nonetheless, here are some of the …

Family Feud

Essential Techniques in Women’s Self Defense

Criminals are brighter than we give them credit for when it comes to their choice of victims. They do not typically choose a victim at random, but …

Self Defense

Hannah Arendt on Memory, the Elasticity of Time, and What Free Will Really Means

“Before we raise such questions as What is happiness, what is justice, what is knowledge, and so on, we must have seen happy and unhappy people, witnessed just and unjust deeds, experienced the desire to know and its fulfillment or frustration.”

Since 1888, the annual Gifford Lectures series has …

Hannah Arendt

How To Create A Dreamy Orton Effect by Jimmy McIntyre

The Orton effect is visual effect that you can apply to your images to give them a nice glowing appearance. When Michael Orton invented this look, he …


Can twins sense each other?

Identical twins give birth to daughters, moments apart, in hospitals hundreds of miles from each other. Twins are in auto accidents at the same time, …


Avoiding "Learned Helplessness"

Andrew MillerTeaching StrategiesTake responsibility for empowering students, and avoid the schooling habits that train them to seek a single right …


4 Common Flash Photography Myths Debunked

Learning to use a flash can be overwhelming, especially with the amount of information out there on settings and techniques. It has its own set of …

How to Get Started with Off-Camera Flash Photography - Start With One!

How to Get Started with Off-Camera Flash Photography – Start With One!

A Post By: Sarah Hipwell

I was prompted to write this article in the hope of …


Senate hitches Ex-Im renewal to long-term highway bill

The Senate voted 64-29 on Monday night to tack a renewal of the Export-Import Bank to a long-term highway funding bill, but the expired agency’s future is still far from guaranteed.

Ex-Im backs loans to help foreign companies buy U.S. exports, among other financial services. But its charter expired …


A Marine explains which state would win if the US declared war on itself

We recently came across the following question on Quora: “If every state of the USA declared war against each other, which would win?“

We’ve published the full answer from Quora user Jon Davis, a Marine veteran who is now a writer and blogger on military, veterans, and Middle Eastern affairs. In

Military History

The Atlantic Cable

Very early on July 28th, 1866, Reuter’s Telegram Company received news from Ireland that the shore end of the transatlantic cable had been spliced at …

World History