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James Mattis, a Warrior in Washington

The former Marine Corps general spent four decades on the front lines. How will he lead the Department of Defense?<p>On January 22nd, two days after President Trump was inaugurated, he received a memo from his new Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, recommending that the United States launch a …

Home Depot Raises Profit Forecast

Home Depot raised its full-year earnings forecast after reporting a 6.6 percent rise in quarterly sales as customers spent more in a strong housing market.<p>Home Depot and smaller rival Lowe's have benefited as consumers cut back spending on items such as apparel and accessories and instead spend …

7 Mantras that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

People are toxic to be around when they believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about …

Narcissism

8 Ways Successful People Beat Procrastination

Everyone procrastinates. Even the most successful people struggle with it every day. But successful people do something that most of us don’t —they …

The mercury doesn't lie: We've hit a troubling climate change milestone

Thursday, while the nation debated the relative size of Republican genitalia, something truly awful happened. Across the northern hemisphere, the …

El Niño

11 time-saving Microsoft Word hacks you won't know how you lived without

Microsoft Word tips? I know what you’re thinking: Is it 1995 again? <i>Am I back in seventh grade?</i><p>No – we’re definitely squarely in 2016. But that …

Software

A Cosmic Night At White Tank Campground

Golden Canyon

SUNSET AVIATION

Italy

Strange atmosphere!

There will be chaos: Big Oil’s collapse and the birth of a new world order

Barrel prices have completely cratered. With alternative energies on the rise, geopolitics may never be the same<p>Michael Klare<p>January 14, 2016 10:28pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>As 2015 drew to a close, many in the global energy industry were praying that the price of oil …

3 key things that separate a leader from a manager

Having an applied universal system in which all members can follow and abide by is a great way to uphold standards, increase accountability and promote unity.<p>You need people whose responsibility is carrying out these systems and assuring that they are implemented properly.<p>Throughout time, these …

Team Building

DJ Khaled's Guide to Being the Best

At the beginning of his songs, DJ Khaled is known to yell two things: "DJ KHALED!!!" and "WE THE BEST!!!" These taglines are indicative of the Miami-based producer’s masterful self promotion skills and life mantra. He runs his own label (called We the Best Music Group, obviously), and has a history …

Sunset At Oia Santorini

5 Ways To Transform Yourself Into A Leader

After months of effort, you finally land the promotion you’ve had your eyes on. On paper, it’s your dream job: You have a bigger team under you, more exciting responsibilities, a direct line of communication to the big boss, a salary that’s<i>actually</i> competitive, and of course, the highly anticipated …

Seven new facts we know about the Apple Watch from Tim Cook

The Apple Watch could soon replace your car keys and will nudge users to leave their desks every hour, Apple chief executive Tim Cook has revealed in an exclusive interview with the Telegraph<p>Apple boss <b>Tim Cook has given an exclusive interview</b>to <i>The Telegraph's</i> deputy editor Allister Heath, in which …

Dell's super-thin, depth-sensing tablet is available now for $400

Remember that 8-inch, super-high-res tablet Dell showed off back in September? You know, the one with the depth-sensing camera? It's OK if you don't, but really, you should give this a second look -- yes, even if you have tablet fatigue. Dell's Venue 8 7000 series goes on sale today, with a …

Las Vegas to roll dice with cold New Year's Eve weather

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fireworks coordinator Phil Grucci has a request of Mother Nature in this city of glitzy shows: If you're going to let it snow on New …

The top 17 gaming gadgets you can buy right now

Say hello to Engadget's first-ever Buyer's Guide dedicated to consoles, turbocharged headsets and all things gaming. It's a wide, wide world out there, and choosing the right console and accessories is a daunting task. So whether there's a special gamer in your life, or you're looking to make a few …

Amazon's free Crimbo app bundle includes Terraria, Plex and Djay 2

Plenty of Brits will be unwrapping Android devices this Christmas, so as an extra festive treat Amazon has assembled another one of its free app collections to get you up and running. The new promotion is one of its highest value bundles to date, packing in 40 apps worth up to £150 from the Amazon …

Motorola Moto 360 vs. LG G Watch R

We’ve spent a few months with the Android Wear platform now, and out of the six Wear smartwatches on the market today, only two of them have round displays. The first of which is Motorola’s Moto 360, announced way back in March earlier this year. Customers couldn’t actually buy the watch until it …

Mobile Technology

Vivo X5 Max enters thin smartphone battle at just 4.75mm thick

The battle for the thinnest smartphone has been raging for the past year or so, with device makers constantly one-upping each other by releasing …

Former top general calls on Obama to wipe out Isis in wake of Foley killing

An influential retired US general has called on Barack Obama to order the destruction the militant group responsible for murdering American journalist James Foley amid conflicting views in the administration on how to respond to the atrocity.<p>As Obama’s foreign policy team debates expanding its …

Liberians protest as bodies of Ebola victims left uncollected

Ebola continued to take a toll in Africa on Saturday.<p>Riot police in Monrovia, Liberia quelled a demonstration that blocked one of the nation's busiest highways Saturday as an angry crowd protested the government's delays in collecting the bodies of Ebola victims.<p>Several bodies had been lying by the …

Iraq conflict: US in new air strikes on militants

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1099000/1099804_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534280686_516f5e5fcca866543aab58102240f711<p><b>The US military says it has carried out a third round of air strikes on Sunni Muslim militants to defend civilians in northern Iraq.</b><p>It said jet …

Middle East