Julissa

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Why painful memories linger with us

If we didn’t forget pain, women would never go through childbirth twice – or so says the myth. But the truth is that agonising memories don’t always diminish.<p>If you visit someone with a newborn baby, their description of the pain of childbirth often includes the phrase “never again”. One friend …

The Brain

SAE scandal: 'Every day is Judgement Day'

<b>Over the weekend, members of University of Oklahoma's Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity were caught on video chanting racial slurs. That kicked of a controversy that has played out largely online - and provided new rules for how to handle a social crisis.</b><p>Within 48 hours of the video being posted, the …

Social Media

Ferguson police chief resigns, gets one year of pay

<b>(CNN) —</b> Embattled Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson resigned Wednesday, a week after a scathing Justice Department report slammed his department.<p>Jackson and the city "have agreed to a mutual separation," Ferguson officials announced.<p>"It's a really hard pill to swallow," Jackson said in a text …

Justice

Jewels worth millions stolen in French motorway heist

It was a daring robbery – and for thieves the reward was considerable.<p>Two high-security lorries transporting jewels worth millions of euros were relieved of their precious cargo by a gang of heavily armed, masked robbers in a spectacular heist at a toll booth on the A6 motorway in the Yonne area, …

Islamic State conflict: Iraqi troops advance in Tikrit

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1151000/1151767_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1527039952_f70e0b7c37e6d0c44d0cde0e74d52062<p><b>The top US general has said "there is no doubt" Iraqi forces will drive Islamic State (IS) militants out of Tikrit, as the troops reportedly entered</b> …

Middle East

Fortune.com

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Buffalo's $1 homes aren't as cheap as they seem

Paying $1 for a house may seem too good to be true -- and, in many cases, it is.<p>In Buffalo, New York, the city is selling vacant properties for a buck to those willing to fix them up and live in them for a few years.<p>Buffalo's Urban Homesteading Program, which has been around for almost four decades …

Real Estate

Thanks for Everything, Now Get Out! When Founders Get Fired.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all know the scene: Donald Trump waggles his finger and points at one of the pseudo-celebrities on his “Celebrity Apprentice” reality TV show then utters those harsh words, “You’re fired!”<p>It makes for good television, but despite the …

Asia stocks down after US fall as China growth goal eyed

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Wednesday after Wall Street declined and investors looked ahead to U.S. economic data and …

Stock Markets

Kiso ft. Neven - Interstellar (Original Mix)

Why a happy workplace is essential to your bottom line

Good management, flexible work arrangements and a better focus on employee strengths are the cornerstones to a happy workplace.<p>A smile can go a long …

7 Apps That Will Make You a Happier Person

The things you can accomplish with an app these days are truly impressive. With a couple of taps on your smartphone, a taxi will pull up at your …

Why Office Setup Plays a Large Role in Employee Happiness

Offices have an impact on the attitude of employees and their ability to work.<i>Today’s post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org</i>By …

Employment

The Tracks of My Tears: One man’s quest to have male crying be socially acceptable

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/The_Washington_Post/20150121/54c023cce4b0cdc7cd12c707/54c023d9e4b0f8e9e9d71717_1413917562171-fstwsn_t_1421878249888_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>On the flight back from Lake Tahoe, I feared a full-blown migraine headache was kicking in. The ache behind my eyes …

Empathy

The New Measles

One of the most infectious viruses on the planet is making a comeback in the United States, and many doctors have never even seen it.<p>Measles used to be an illness everyone got.<p>Before vaccination became widespread in the 1960s, pediatricians knew to check their patients' throats for the spray of …

Public Health

Psychology Around the Net: January 24, 2014

Ever wonder what makes you — and keeps you — a loyal customer? How about ways to strength train your brain? Oh, and speaking of your brain — where …

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …

Can arms trade be regulated? | Politics

The Arms Trade Treaty, signed by 130 countries, will put controls on governments to help limit the flow of weapons to countries where they would be used to commit atrocities, war crimes or attack civilians.<p>Supporters hailed the treaty as a new chapter, while campaigners said they will make sure it …

On social media, trying to discern a rant from an imminent explosion of violence

NEW YORK — The shooting deaths of two New York City police officers Saturday are drawing new attention to the role that social media networks play as a platform for threats of violence, particularly against police and other law enforcement officials.<p>Ismaaiyl Brinsley, the officers’ alleged killer, …

The 6th Circuit recently upheld same-sex marriage bans. Judge Daughtrey wouldn’t stand for that, as she explains here http://t.co/njH47AZSRG

Target Date Funds Are Setting Up Millennials For A Stock Market Shock--And Some Don't Even Know It

Here’s a statistic that ought to concern Millennials and those who care about their financial well-being, including their Baby Boomer parents. At the end of 2013, 65% of 20-somethings had more than 80% of their 401(k)s invested in stocks, up from the 48% who were so stock heavy at the end of 2007. …

Pakistan announces a national plan to fight terrorism, says terrorists’ days are numbered

Pakistani political parties reached an agreement Wednesday to set up a special military tribunal court to handle terrorism cases in the country. The agreement is part of a national action plan to fight terrorism, which comes a week after the deadly attack on a military school in Peshawar that …

Well pressed

IT IS a safe bet that at least one Christmas card you receive this year will be printed in the old-fashioned manner, by letterpress. You'll recognise …