Thomas Downes

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6 ways to create the perfect vision board

When it comes to your ultimate goals, sometimes you really have to see it to believe it. Whether it’s backpacking across another country or dreaming …

U.S. Senate voted 4 times in 2 days to deny existence of manmade global warming

In a series of votes that took place on Thursday and Friday, the U.S. Senate voted against four separate measures that would have put it on record as …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

The Week in Review: State of the Union Is ‘Strong’

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Tuesday night before a joint session of Congress, a tradition dating back to George …

Cyber-attacks

Five New Things to Do in the Gym

Ever get bored of doing the same workout, day in and day out? We know how you feel, but there are so many ways to challenge yourself to prevent …

Top 10 westerns

10. Rancho Notorious<p>Like Alfred Hitchcock, Fritz Lang moved effortlessly between genres; his "western period" scattered throughout his "urban crime" and "film noir" periods. Even now, 60 years on, Rancho Notorious remains one of the strangest westerns ever made, furthering Lang's fascination …

Senators seek to end US government shutdown and avoid default

Two senior senators have taken on the fraught process of finding a congressional deal to reopen the US government and raise the country's borrowing limit, just four days before the Treasury is scheduled to run out of money.<p>The Democratic Senate majority leader, Harry Reid, and his Republican …