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Five Fire Lookout Cabins With Amazing Views

In the early 1900s, thousands of lookout stations were built across the Western U.S. to spot wildfires. The bare-bones dwellings atop mountains from Montana to California numbered around 5,000 by the 1930s. Over the years, modern fire surveillance technology rendered these cabins useless, and many …

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7 Quotes that Will Stop You from Holding On When You Should Let Go

One of the hardest lessons in life is letting go – whether it’s guilt, anger, love or loss. Change is never easy – you fight to hold on and you fight …

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HIV-positive man allegedly put thousands at risk by tampering with hospital syringes for five years

Fentanyl is an opioid — similar to heroin — used to treat the worst pain cancer patients experience. The drug is so powerful, doctors prescribe it in micrograms. It’s incredibly addictive and deeply dangerous. From 2005 to 2007, more than 1,000 deaths were blamed on the drug.<p>Surgical technician …

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David Bowie was dreaming of the country that would become his home since at least the 1960s. It fired his imagination, and his influence on US culture ran deep<p>“By the time I got to New York/I was living like a king,” sings David Bowie on Lazarus, his final single and also the title of the theatre …

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'Transparent' Is Transfixing In Season 2

As I watched each episode of the second season of Amazon's <i>Transparent</i>, the same question kept popping into my mind: Are the Pfeffermans the most dysfunctional family now on television?<p>The first episode of the new season begins with an awkward wedding photo. The family has gathered for eldest …

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5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

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Hands-On With Samsung’s Milk Music Streaming Service For Android | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Compact discs haven’t died yet and the iTunes store will probably live on, but lately the massive popularity of music streaming services such as …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Problems, Glitches, Questions, Errors and Solutions [Part 50] | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

What’s up loyal subscribers? Another continuation of our Samsung Galaxy S5 troubleshooter series is here!<p>If you have other concerns regarding your …

9 Under-The-Radar Attractions In The U.S.

The Grand Canyon. The Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore. These iconic tourist attractions are definitely on everyone's must-see list, but there are also a number of hidden gems throughout the country that often go unnoticed. From a ride through the mountains of Nevada on a railway dating back 100 …

Merry Christmas! The NSA's gift is a list of all the times it wrongly spied on you

A little present from Big Brother<p>If you want to release something no one will pay attention to, what time's better than Christmas Eve? At least, that appeared to be the National Security Agency's thinking. Last night, the NSA released reports detailing all the times they've illegally spied on …

Dollar Store Princess Wand Contains Suicidal Demon Bonus Image

What little girl doesn't want a sparkling pink princess wand that holds a dark suicidal secret?<p>Nicole Allen, a mother in Dayton, Ohio, is not too …

All Of Doctor Who's Big Thematic Arcs Pay Off, With Clara's Final Test

This season of <i>Doctor Who</i> has been pretty tightly structured around a few big themes, and all of them were tied up in the season finale. A lot of …

WHY FACEBOOK CHANGES 2016 -- HOW VALERIE WORKS – BUSH 43 calls Jeb run ‘a toss-up’: ‘I’m all-in’ – POTUS in Alaska, refueling en route Beijing -- BIRTHWEEK: Wayne Berman – B’DAY: John Harris

<b>By Mike Allen</b> ( mallen@politico.com, @mikeallen), <b>with Daniel Lippman</b> ( dlippman@politico.com; @dlippman)<p><b>2016: “THE FACEBOOK ELECTION ... The social network may end TV’s long dominance of American politics — and open the door to a new kind of populism” – Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith:</b> “At some point in the …

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33 Tricks That Make Presentations Memorable | Inc.com

• Build your presentation around the decision you want made.<br>• Structure the presentation as a journey through a series of emotions.<br>• Keep it simple. Your audience doesn't want or need more complexity.<br>• Cut your intro down to a maximum of two sentences.<br>• Cut your presentations to half as long as you …

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5 Trends Shaping the Future of Work

Since the dawn of business there has been a certain style of how and when work should be done. It flows from the top down: beginning with the organization, to the managers, and then employees. In this case organization refers to C-level executives and key stakeholders; those at the very top of the …

Elgato Eve Home Monitoring System

Keep an eye on every aspect of your home with the Elgato Eve Home Monitoring System. This comprehensive system is a family of sensors that gather …

All The Game Of Thrones Fan Theories You Absolutely Need To Know

If there's two things fans of the <i>A Song of Ice and Fire</i> book series can agree on, it's that 1) author George R.R. Martin is weaving an incredibly …

How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

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How to Freeze Peppers - Real Food

Do you have an abundance of fresh peppers? If so, this simple freezer preservation method may be for you.<p><b>Directions</b><p>1. For <b>bell peppers</b>, take and slice …

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …