Shahid Wafa

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10 Brutal Truths About Success No One Wants to Hear (Except People Who Hunger for Success)

Want to be successful? Start by radically changing your approach to business and to life.<p>Ask successful people how they achieved their success and you'll hear words like "hard work," "sacrifice," and "persistence."<p>Dig a little deeper and you'll find some other common attitudes and habits, like …

I’m a journalist from rural America. The media can’t understand Donald Trump until it hires more of us

The American media botched the story of Donald Trump. Following his victory in the US presidential election last week, journalists have been reflecting on the blind spots that led them to underestimate the potency of his following—and the possibility that a man who ran on a white nationalist …

Top 20 greatest inventions of all time

Technology is a core component of the human experience. We have been creating tools to help us tame the physical world since the early days of our …

Inventions

How jihadist Anwar al-Awlaki haunts America from beyond the grave

<i>Five years after the U.S. killed American-born imam Anwar al-Awlaki, he is still inspiring jihadists at home and abroad. Here's everything you need</i> …

Bottle-Flipping Craze Is Fun for Children but Torture for Parents

Gurgle. Thud. Crunch.<p>Gurgle. Thud. Crunch.<p>That is the noise of water bottle flipping — the compulsion promoted through online videos to toss a partly filled plastic bottle and try to get it to land upright — which has captivated children across the country.<p>Boys and girls view it as a harmless …

The smart superset workout program

Getty Images/David Rogers<p>Getty Images/David Rogers<p><b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>The classic bodybuilding superset—two exercises done …

Science shows Thomas Hobbes was right – which is why the Right-wing rule the Earth

A Tory MP once told me, when I complained that I couldn’t identify my political tribe, that all politics boils down to one question. Who was right: Hobbes or Rousseau?<p>It was surprising – and somehow consoling – to think that behind every parliamentary skirmish over tax credits or NHS funding lies …

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’

Where was the president in the eight hours after the Sept. 11 attacks? The strange, harrowing journey of Air Force One, as told by the people who were on board.<p>Nearly every American above a certain age remembers precisely where they were on September 11, 2001. But for a tiny handful of people, …

Military

Guantanamo prisoner says Saudi 'royal' involved in terrorism

MIAMI (AP) — An accused al-Qaida bomb-maker who went to college in Arizona told military officials at the U.S. base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, that he …

Royal Family

The 7 Positive Habits That Pay Off the Most

Start the day off strong and positive by reaffirming what you want.<p><i>What are the highest compounding life habits? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, self-made life coach,</b> …

Fury as Trump mocks Muslim soldier's mother Ghazala Khan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1254000/1254283_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532499270_743b9aa86a5f0a5e766f31758d9fdcae<p><b>Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has attracted outrage by mocking a dead US Muslim soldier's mother.</b><p>Ghazala Khan stood silently next to her …

Donald Trump

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

MavCure

How Ali found home in Nation of Islam, his start as Muslim

CHICAGO — As a young boxer, Muhammad Ali searched for a faith to guide him as he confronted the indignities of racial discrimination. What he found was the Nation of Islam, the controversial black Muslims who preached a doctrine of strict separation of the races and described white people as devils.<p>…

Religion

Am I immoral because I’m attracted to my husband?

<b>During a conversation with a female friend, she let me in on a strange secret. She said,</b><b>“Once, my husband doubted my morality,”</b>I remained silent, …

Morality

Discover the Blue City of Jodhpur, India

One of the reasons I love going to India is because it's a photographer's paradise. All of the colors, textures, architecture and people are just some of the many reasons why India is a photo op on every corner. I swear even the way that people languidly sit on their front steps is better than any …

Jodhpur

The $2 Trillion Project to Get Saudi Arabia’s Economy Off Oil

Early last year, at a royal encampment in the oasis of Rawdat Khuraim, Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia visited his uncle, King Abdullah, …

11 Life Lessons From Albert Einstein

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Brussels terrorists probably used explosive nicknamed ‘the Mother of Satan’

More than a dozen people were killed, and several others were injured, after explosions at an airport and metro station in the Belgian capital.<p>More than a dozen people were killed, and several others were injured, after explosions at an airport and metro station in the Belgian capital.<p>The two …

Terrorism

How to Break the Pattern of Dwelling on Past Mistakes

Jennifer Bright Reich was in the fifth grade when she attended an open house at her elementary school with her parents and her little sister. …

Self-help

A migrant worker posted a tearful video about his life in Saudi Arabia. Then things got worse.

Abdul Sattar Makandar is a 35-year-old father of four from India. A little less than two years ago, he was recruited to work in Saudi Arabia as a driver, joining the enormous number of South Asian migrants who head to the Middle East's Gulf states for employment.<p>Last week, a tearful video from …

Einstein: 'The genius among geniuses'

Albert Einstein, one of the 20th century's most influential thinkers, would have been 139 this week.

Portraits Capture Piercing Gaze of Syrian Refugee Children

Shahid Wafa Observes

Written By: Shahid Wafa The talent of our national cricketers is not hidden from anyone. The whole nation watches them hitting many sixes and taking …

B-52 bombers to take on ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> American B-52 bombers are "ready and able" to strike ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria, a top Air Force official confirmed Monday.<p>The air campaign against ISIS is "taking a toll on our aircraft, our readiness and our airmen" but the "venerable B-52 ... remains ready and able to meet …

15 commonly misused words that make smart people look foolish

But that is OK — they are still learning. And new words are great for a laugh.<p>But you are an adult (even if people tell you that it's OK to express your inner child). And the last thing you want is to sound like a child at the office.<p>But with more than one million English words to choose from, …

Language

Indian army candidates made to take exam in underwear

After spate of cheating scandals in Bihar, army reportedly takes radical step to ‘save time on frisking so many people’<p>Candidates at an Indian army recruitment day in Bihar were made to take a written exam in their underwear to prevent them from cheating, according to reports, after a spate of exam …