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SHOCK: As Americans Bought 170 Million Guns, Violent Crime Fell 51%

On August 28, the NRA presented ATF and FBI data showing Americans have purchased “170 million new guns” since 1991, and violent crime has fallen “51 …

Guns

Pirate Doctor: Medical implements from Blackbeard's ship

Archaeologists excavating the Queen Anne's Revenge have found a variety of medical implements indicating health hazards on the high seas.<p>The life of a pirate in the 17th century was not really kind to one's health -- and hazards numbered greater than scurvy and musket-balls. Even the infamously …

5 Toxic Beliefs That Make Success Impossible | Inc.com

It's hard to think differently and to dream new dreams. We'd all like to be visionary thinkers like Bezos, Buffett, and Branson (the Three B's of Bold Thinking) and achieve great things. But most of us aren't bold visionaries. (I'm definitely not.)<p>And that's OK, because while you and I might never …

Self-improvement

Now or Never: The Gamble of Drawing Your Gun

Armed robbery at a fast-food restaurant: what could you do?<p><b>»</b> <b>THOSE OF US WHO PAY MORE</b> than a little attention to concealed carry and defensive …