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Only Mass Deportation Can Save America

In the matter of immigration, mark this conservative columnist down as strongly pro-deportation. The United States has too many people who don’t work hard, don’t believe in God, don’t contribute much to society and don’t appreciate the greatness of the American system.<p>They need to return whence …

Immigration

7 Ways to Manage Stress

Last summer an American Psychological Association survey found that our overall stress levels were going down—part of an encour­ag­ing nation­wide …

Running with the Altra Torin IQ: Live coaching via embedded sensors

Altra is a running shoe company that uses a unique FootShape form factor in its products. This latest Torin IQ shoe packs a coach in as well.<p>In order …

How artificial intelligence will transform IT operations and devops

To state that DevOps and IT operations teams will face new challenges in the coming years sounds a bit redundant, as their core responsibility is to solve problems and overcome challenges.<p>However, with the dramatic pace in which the current landscape of processes, technologies, and tools are …

How To Meditate with Noise: A 3-Minute Practice for Anywhere

1. <b>Begin this meditation by noticing the posture that you’re in</b>. You may be standing or sitting or lying down.2. <b>Notice your body exactly as it is</b>. See …

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Self-esteem

If Overthinking Is Your Habit, You've Judged Yourself Too Much

What if you could discover some tools and methods that could improve your relationships? What if by gaining a little knowledge you could understand …

Consciousness

How Does Google do Planet-Scale Engineering for a Planet-Scale Infrastructure?

How does Google keep all its services up and running? They almost never seem to fail. If you've ever wondered we get a wonderful peek behind the …

Scalability

March 3 Is Employee Appreciation Day -- Do You Do These 5 Things?

Friday March 3 is Employee Appreciation Day.<p>Sure, it’s a day for companies and leaders to thank their employees for their hard work and effort throughout the year. But while having cake and an office party are always fun, shouldn’t employees feel and experience appreciation all year long?<p>Here are …

Out of shape? You can probably blame bad habits. But it's never too late to build better ones

Tomorrow is a new day, but you probably know a lot about it already: what you’ll have for breakfast, the route you’ll take to your office, which website you’ll visit first. None of us has the mental energy to think about everything we do, so we spend a lot of time on autopilot, following patterns …

USC

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

8 Things Happy People Do Every Morning, According to a Mindfulness Expert

The world often seems to be divided into two types of people. There are those that drag themselves out of bed in the morning and can’t speak before …

Swiss spoof video goes after Trump in the most brutal way

Switzerland has given Donald Trump all the reasons why he should put "Switzerland Second."<p>Sound familiar?<p>It will do, if you've watched that cheeky …

Trump’s real war isn’t with the media. It’s with facts.

Trump needs to delegitimize the media because he needs to delegitimize facts.<p>Speaking at the CIA this afternoon, President Donald Trump said, “I have a running war with the media.”<p>Like much that Trump says, this isn’t quite true. His war isn’t with the media. Trump lives off media attention and …

Hackers copied US climate data to European servers during Trump's inauguration

As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president of the US on Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data.<p>A spreadsheet detailed their …

Donald Trump

‘He Has This Deep Fear That He Is Not a Legitimate President’

On the eve of the inauguration, Trump’s biographers ponder his refusal to bend his ego to his new office.<p>In the days immediately after the election that shocked the world, POLITICO Magazine convened the group of people who know Donald J. Trump better than anyone outside his family. We asked his …

Donald Trump

The hidden reason Republicans are so eager to repeal Obamacare

Repeal cuts taxes for millionaires, even if millions lose insurance.<p>What does the American Health Care Act — the healthcare bill the House of Representatives is voting on Thursday, after weeks of negotiation and a previous failed attempt — actually do?<p>You can answer this by talking about what’s …

Barack Obama forever changed black America | Peniel E Joseph

The president justified the faith of generations who persisted in loving America – even when the nation refused to love us back<p>Black America’s conception of ourselves was forever changed by Barack Obama’s presidency. For African Americans, the first family helped to unlock the transformational …

Michelle Obama

44 iconic images of Barack Obama's tenure as president

On November 4, 2008, more than 69.4 million Americans voted for then-Sen. Barack Obama (D-Illinois) to become the 44th president of the United States — and the first African-American to hold the position.<p>Obama, then 47, earned 365 electoral votes and nearly 53% of the popular vote in a …

The White House

A war correspondent's book perfectly explains why some Trump supporters welcome violence

"If she's in office" — Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton — "I hope we can start a coup. She should be in prison or shot. That's how I feel about it," Dan Bowman, a 50-year-old contractor, told reporters from The Boston Globe. "We're going to have a revolution and take them out of office if that's …

Donald Trump

Not Everyone Agrees On the Future of Uber Drivers When Self-Driving Cars Arrive

As Uber continues to push forward with its plans to develop self-driving cars, what about its millions of drivers?<p>Whether they should be worried or …

5 reasons you can't get turned on anymore

A woman’s libido is complicated. Getting in the mood doesn’t just hinge on one organ—there are so many emotional and mental factors that can influence how feisty you feel, which makes it easy for your sex drive to fluctuate. You’re not always going to be jumping to hit the sheets, and that’s …

Microsoft figured out how cloud servers can swap encrypted data

A team at Microsoft Research has figured out a way to share encrypted information stored in the cloud without compromising security. The example the outfit gives is as follows:<p>"Machine learning algorithms may examine our genomes to determine our susceptibility to maladies such as heart disease and …

‘Hooked’ author Nir Eyal on why personal assistant apps are the next big trend

Whenever I feel uncomfortable writing about a topic, that’s when I know I should write about it. So here goes. This article is about how a new way of designing apps changed my life. But to explain the power of this trend, I need to tell you about poop. That’s the uncomfortable part.<p>For the past …

Apps

The Science Behind Smarter Decision Making: 7 Mental Models To Know

Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to big decisions on a daily basis.<p>Some don’t impact our lives at all, while some can change the outcome of our entire lives.<p>Whether it’s trying to figure out which job you should take, deciding to quit your job to start a business, move to a new …

16 Apps You Need to Download Before Your Next Flight

Ask a traveler what they think about flying, and you’ll get wildly different opinions, from the geekily excited to the desperately terrified.Now, ask …

Apps

Self-driving cars are going to save a lot of lives… by killing their driver

A recent study detailed some rather perplexing problems for autonomous car manufacturers.<p>When polled, people wanted the self-driving car’s programming to minimize casualties during a crash — even if it meant killing the passengers inside the car. But here’s the rub, although this is how they …

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Modern Agile

Have you ever seen someone using an older laptop and just felt bad for them?That's how I feel when I see most people practicing agile these …