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Research Shows There May Be A Hidden Dark Side To Working With Introverts

Susan Cain’s book, “Quiet,” brought worldwide recognition to the less overt assets introverts bring to the workplace. While extroversion had historically been regarded as “ideal,” Cain’s book pointed out how office settings often play to the strengths of extroverts. Armed with new insight into the …

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

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This GIF Of Magnetic Putty 'Eating' A Piece Of Metal Is Mesmerizing

File this one under "Coolest thing we've seen all day": a cube of magnetic putty swallowing a smaller cube of metal whole.<p>We first saw this on r/woahdude, a section of Reddit dedicated to "Trippy & mesmerizing games, video, audio & images that make you go 'woah dude!'" Yes, we know they misspelled …

Chimpanzees are not people, New York court decides

A chimpanzee is not a legal person, a New York appeals court has decided, saying that no matter how great apes are, they cannot give back to society in a way that merits human rights.<p>Rejecting an animal rights group’s bid to expand the definition of “legal person” to chimpanzees, a five-judge panel …

Smokers learn to cut down while they sleep

A single session of aversive smell conditioning administered during sleep reduces smoking for several days.<p>Any smoker can tell you how hard it is to kick the habit. Nicotine is one of the most addictive drugs that we know of, and smoking is one of the deadliest of habits, killing more than 5 …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

Google Marks D-Day's 70th Anniversary with Online Exhibit

Google has released a new collection as part of its Cultural Institute to mark the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings.<p>The exhibit features a staggering 470 documents and images, including a copy of the prayer Franklin D. Roosevelt gave on D-Day, a top secret progress report from General …

Russian troops pulling back from Ukrainian border, U.S. officials say

Russia has begun pulling most of its roughly 40,000 troops away from its border with Ukraine, a move that U.S. and NATO officials called encouraging.<p>Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the movement of soldiers and equipment was promising but added that all of the Russian troops shifted to the area …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Suspected al-Qaeda fighters raid Yemen town

Suspected al-Qaeda fighters have launched a series of attacks on army camps and public buildings in a southeastern town in Yemen, security sources say.<p>The attacks on Friday night in Seyoun, the second biggest town in Hadramout province, led to fierce fighting in which at least 25 people were …

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Small Wonder: Makerbot Mini 3-D Printer Now Shipping

Before long, no garage or workbench will be complete without a 3-D printer, be it to replace broken parts, make party favors, or just tinker with. The MakerBot Replicator Mini, announced at CES in January, puts full-featured 3-D printing capability in a small package — if you have $1,375 to …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

Exclusive: CIA Falls Back in Afghanistan

The intelligence agency’s irregular forces have been key to the fight against the Taliban since 2001. Now they’re being withdrawn—just as a bloody …

In New Video, Boko Haram Leader Declares War On World Leaders And Abraham Lincoln

In a new clip released online, the leader of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram declares war on the West, denouncing a number of world leaders, as well as Abraham Lincoln.<p>The grainy video was released by the New York Times on Monday and shows a gun-toting Abubakar Shekau reading from a script …

Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russians seize back Mariupol city hall

<b>Pro-Russian separatists have seized back the city hall in the southern Ukrainian port of Mariupol, hours after being ousted by security forces.</b><p>Government forces first raised the Ukraine flag on the building but later left - allowing the rebels who captured it last week to be back in control.<p>Kiev …

Nigeria town attacked by Islamists leaving 'hundreds' dead

As many as 300 people reported dead in a Nigeria attack on northeastern border town by Islamists<p>A Nigerian state government official says "many, many" people have been killed by Islamic militants who attacked a northeastern border town.<p>Information commissioner Mohammed Bulama of northeastern Borno …

Putin Tells Separatists In Ukraine To Postpone May 11 Referendum

Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine should wait to hold a referendum on secession, Russia's President Vladimir Putin says.<p>The vote is currently planned for this Sunday. Putin's comments coincide with discussions he had today with the leader of the European group that has stationed military observers …

Putin to Ukraine rebels: postpone secession vote

DONETSK, Ukraine/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin called on pro-Moscow separatists in Ukraine to postpone a vote on secession just five days before it was to be held, potentially pulling Ukraine back from the brink of violent dismemberment.<p>It was the first sign the Kremlin leader …

S Sudan battle continues despite US warnings

South Sudanese troops and rebels battled around a key oil hub defying mounting pressure to end four months of civil war despite US threats of "serious implications" if fighting continues, AFP news agency reported.<p>Monday's government offensive to seize the northern oil town of Bentiu from rebel …

Great Odds You'll Love the Kentucky Derby Winner This Year

This week, Churchill Downs will be full of great storylines about the good people and great causes represented at this year's big race.<p>An old horseman told me this 40 years ago and I've never forgotten it: To win a big race, a million things have to go right, but to lose a race, just one thing has …

Ending Afghanistan’s Drug Addiction Is Looking Like 'Mission Implausible'

As U.S. troops continue to pull out of Afghanistan, the country’s booming poppy crops and the opium they yield have reached unprecedented levels that …

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Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

Al-Qaeda fighters killed in Yemen

Yemeni troops have killed at least 13 suspected al-Qaeda fighters, including a local leader, according to the country's defence ministry and the army.<p>At least four other people, including three soldiers and a tribal chief, Sheikh Abdallah Salem al-Abdelli, were also killed in Thursday's gun …

Ukraine separatists hunker down and hope Putin will come to their aid

SLOVYANSK, Ukraine — At the epicenter of the pro-Russia rebellion in eastern Ukraine, masked men on Friday raced around in commandeered police cars, blowing through stop lights and flying over speed bumps. Although it was a warm spring day, the streets were nearly empty.<p>Separatists described taking …

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