Richard Martinez

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'Military Children': Their Struggles, Sacrifices And Strengths

Listen to Part Two<p><b>Listen · 7:05</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>Listen to Part Three<p><b>Listen · 8:15</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>We've all seen the photo: A soldier in fatigues stoops down to hug his child one last time before heading off to a war zone.<p>Listen to Part Four<p><b>Listen · 5:21</b><p><b>Toggle more</b> …

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

Funeral begins for South Korean tycoon whose family ran ferry disaster firm

The funeral of a South Korean tycoon who was the target of a massive manhunt connected to April’s ferry disaster began on Saturday under tight security at the compound of the religious group he led.<p>Yoo Byung-Eun, 73, was the head of the family which owned and operated the Sewol ferry that sank on …

A Guide To South Africa's Economic Bubble And Coming Crisis

As Africa’s wealthiest major economy, South Africa has played a key symbolic role in the emerging markets boom that has transformed the global economy in the past decade. Unfortunately, like most other emerging economies now, South Africa is experiencing an economic bubble that shares many …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López hands himself in to police

Venezuela's opposition leader Leopoldo López has handed himself in to the authorities after coming out of hiding to attend a rally of supporters in Caracas.<p>After the protests that left three people dead last week, there was relief on the streets that a violent repeat might be avoided. Lopéz's …

The Biggest Mistake People Make When Setting Goals (and What to Do Instead)

The New Year is the perfect time to re-evaluate your daily practices and make real, lasting change. If you’re already grumbling about how badly last …

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

10 stocks to buy instead of Apple

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — The stunning plunge of Apple Inc.’s stock earlier this week just goes to show the high price investors pay for …

Richard Sherman: The New, True All-American

Why has Sherman's infamous post-game interview stirred up so much discomfort? Easy: The nation sees itself in him.<p>As a citizen of Seattle, I’ve been aware of Richard Sherman for some time. I knew he was one of the best corners in football and had come from Compton to Stanford to the NFL. I knew he …

Why Google wants to give you 101 alternatives to .com

Hundreds of new top-level domain names (the last bit of a web address, like .com) will hit the web this year. Of nearly 2,000 proposed domains, 101 belong to Google, one of the largest single applicants. That’s odd, for Google has worked hard to make domain names as irrelevant as possible.<p>Google’s …

The monstrous Sky Whale could be the future of air travel

This concept plane is called the AWWA Sky Whale and it's the brainchild of Spanish designer Oscar Viñals. Should it ever leave the ground, the …

The Geography of the American Dream

Featuring: The ten best (and ten worst) cities to pursue it<p>One of the most important lessons from today's blockbuster social mobility report is that place matters. (And, because your parents choose the place where you're born and live, parents matter.)<p>Tucked into the appendix are two colorful maps …

Pope Francis says the internet is a 'gift from God'

Pontiff calls for 'a network not of wires but of humans' in statement released Thursday<p>Pope Francis today described the internet as a "gift from God," hailing its ability to foster dialogue among disparate groups, though he acknowledged that the speed of social media can make it difficult for users …

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Chinese Pollution Is Making Its Way to the West Coast, and It's America's Fault

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The stifling air pollution you keep reading about in China is actually a byproduct of American …

South Sudan soldiers 'try to force entry into UN base sheltering civilians'

The UN has accused South Sudanese soldiers and officials of attempting to force their way into a peacekeeping base containing thousands of displaced civilians, raising fears over the UN's ability to offer sustained protection in the war-torn country.<p>An estimated 65,000 men, women and children are …