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Huawei Ascend Mate Review | Trusted Reviews

What is the Huawei Ascend Mate?<p>Many a loving person would tell a partner who has put on some weight that there’s simply “more to love.” However, …

Phones

10 Of The World's Best Places To See Stunning Sunrise Views

Historically, pagans aligned this turn in season with the theme of rebirth, both spiritually and agriculturally. Likewise, many pagan deities were associated with renewal and rejuvenation. Egyptians looked to Hathor, daughter of the sun god Ra, who bore a golden solar disk between her horns. Greeks …

Great Barrier Reef

3 Of The Most Inspiring Graduation Speeches Ever

Yes, commencement speeches are often little more than platitudes. But as David Foster Wallace, Jeff Bezos, and Arianna Huffington show us, some platitudes can save your life.<p>After the cherry blossoms have fallen from their branches in rising temperatures of the late springtime, we are every year …

David Foster Wallace

Reach Out of Your Comfort Zone For Breakthroughs! - Personal Branding Blog - Stand Out In Your Career

“It’s not our failures that determine our future success, but how we explain them to ourselves.”<p>—Dr Martin Seligman, the founder of Positive …

12 Things Successful People Do Differently

I’ve always been fascinated by people who are consistently successful at what they do; especially those who experience repeated success in many areas …

5 Things You Can Do Today to Make Yourself More Creative, And Productive, Tomorrow

From Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People report: Simon Rich, one of the most productive writers we know, outlines 5 steps to upping your own creativity quotient.<p>As we’ve noted here before, Simon Rich is a mind-bogglingly prolific creative force. At 29, he’s built a body of work that includes …

Sustainable Happiness? 6 Ways to Get There

In the past ten years there has been an escalating interest in happiness. Hundreds of books and studies have emerged to guide us toward finding the …

The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination

A recent early morning hike in Malibu, California, led me to a beach, where I sat on a rock and watched surfers. I marveled at these courageous men and women who woke before dawn, endured freezing water, paddled through barreling waves, and even risked shark attacks, all for the sake of, maybe, …

7 Questions You Will Ask at the End of Your Life

A few months ago I shared twelve pieces of wisdom my grandmother left behind for me after she passed. This wisdom was written in an old leather-bound …

How to Stick to a Habit When Life Falls Apart

‘If you’re going through hell, keep going.’ <b>~Winston Churchill</b><p>We’d like to think that making positive life changes is a straight line from beginning …

4 Reasons Why You Need a Personal Vision Statement

105<p>SHARES<p>Photo Credit<p>These days, it's easy to get caught up in what's happening around us, especially when it comes to our friends and social life. …

Homeless girl graduates as high school valedictorian and took so many AP classes she'll start college as a junior

• 17-year-old scored 1900 on SATs despite living in shelters and a car<br>• Georgia teenager to give inspirational speech at school graduation<p>By<p>A Georgia …

High School

7 Smart Ways to Becoming Your Best Possible Self

Have you ever wanted to be the best version of yourself?<p>Think of it: loaded with money, lots of high-profile friends, amazing job with amazing …

Make Better Decisions--And Stick to Them!

Whether you’re shutting your laptop, closing a door, or literally putting a lid on it, researchers call this kind of symbolic behavior “choice closure,” since it triggers the perception that your decision is final, says lead study author Yangjie Gu, PhD candidate at the London Business School.<p>To …

London Business School

Five Tips to Negotiate Better with Just About Anyone

If you think about it, we use negotiation in various ways almost every day. From conflict resolution and dealing with customers or vendors, to …

Boot Camp

7 Ways To Connect More With Strangers

<i>Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?</i> <i>—</i> <b>Henry David Thoreau</b><p>In the fast-paced 21st century, …

Henry David Thoreau

The Ultimate Quick Fix: Solve Any Problem In Your Life In Three Steps

You will find endless blogs and articles filled with advice and ideas, but really there is only one real easy solution to making our lives better – …

Burger King thieves have getaway car stolen by employee who hides it during robbery

A pair of criminals were left without a getaway car after it was stolen by an employee of the fast food restaurant they were attempting to rob.<p>The …

"Hiking, biking...or just sitting in your yurt." How to make the most of your Memorial Day without compromising your commitment to going green: http://trib.al/L2Kwy5G (Photo: Alamy)

New York man sells his ‘100% virgin hair’ on Craigslist

It looks like a bargain: One careful owner, it’s in great condition and can be sold to your specifications… but this is no second-hand car up for …

Stroke patients see signs of recovery in stem-cell trial

<b>Five seriously disabled stroke patients have shown small signs of recovery following the injection of stem cells into their brain.</b><p>Prof Keith Muir, of Glasgow University, who is treating them, says he is "surprised" by the mild to moderate improvements in the five patients.<p>He stresses it is too soon …

Stem Cells

Woolwich attack: Help For Heroes rejects donations from EDL leader

and<p>Help For Heroes will not accept donations from English Defence League leader Tommy Robinson, it has been announced.<p>The military charity said it …