Trevor Sigmond

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6 Ways to Add More Meaning to Your Life

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.<p>Most of us have moments when we overreact. It can happen in meetings, in one-on-one conversations, over email, and in personal relationships.<p>Sometimes we just cannot help ourselves--but there is always a …

The Best Way To Recover From A Break-Up, According To Science

A break-up can feel like the end of the world. And almost everybody goes through these jarring transitions at some point in their romantic lives, …

The Science of Viral Content: Which Emotions Make Us Share?

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Is creating the next viral hit on your marketing to-do list? If you’re in the marketing or social media industry, the answer is probably “Yes!” (and if you’re not, and the answer is probably still “Yes!”).<p>Campaigns that succeed are those that …

814M Vote, 543 Win: The Numbers Behind India's Epic Election

With 814.5 million eligible voters, more than 1,600 political parties and 935,000 polling stations, to suggest the biggest election the world has ever seen poses huge challenges is rather an understatement.<p>Indians began casting ballots Monday in the first stage of an election that will last more …

We must become a multi-planet species

The technology to reach nearby planets is possible, and one astronaut thinks we must colonise other worlds for our long-term survival.<p>One person who would like to see humans living outside the Earth in our lifetime is former astronaut Jeff Hoffman. The technology to reach nearby planets is …

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Here’s a Rare and Intimate Look at Everyday Life in North Korea

North Korea is a notoriously secretive country, one that regularly blocks visitors from capturing images of its cities and the day-to-day activities of its people.<p>However, there have been a few exceptions to the rule, including one that was made when David Guttenfelder, the Associated Press’ chief …

Ukraine crisis: the inevitable fall of Belbek

Russia soldiers finally stage assault on Crimea's Belbeck army base, arresting the brigade's commanding officer<p>The men of the 204th Tactical Aviation Brigade had been waiting for the storm for weeks.<p>Ever since Russian forces took over the runway, aircraft hangers and magazines on the ridge above …

Russian Navy Takes Over Ukrainian Sub In Crimea

The Russian Navy said Saturday that it took over Ukraine’s only submarine, based in Sevastopol, Crimea.<p>It is now part of Russia’s historic Black Sea Fleet and brings the number of Russian subs stationed in the Crimean peninsula to four.<p>But this ship is barely sea-worthy, so it’s far from a steal …

Ukraine crisis upends West's view of Russian President Vladimir Putin

WASHINGTON — The Ukraine<p>crisishas forced Western leaders to reassess what they thought they knew about Russian PresidentVladimir Putin, who has shown that he is willing to make far riskier moves to achieve his security goals and that his hostility to the U.S. and its allies runs much deeper than …

Pro-Russian Militias Are Roaming Odessa

East Ukraine’s major cities are being torn apart by pro-Russian and pro-Ukrainian factions as Crimea vows to hold a referendum next week to vote on …

Ukraine timeline in pictures: How protests developed into international crisis - Telegraph

Russians Seize More Crimean Facilities, Demand Ukrainians Surrender

Russian forces seized two more Ukrainian facilities in Crimea today as others surrounded Ukrainian military bases, demanding their surrender.<p>In …

Ukraine crisis: US-Europe rifts surfacing as Putin tightens Crimea grip

A rift appeared to be opening up on Monday night between the US and Europe on how to punish Vladimir Putin for his occupation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula, with European capitals resisting Washington's push towards tough sanctions.<p>With the Americans, supported by parts of eastern Europe and …

Vladimir Putin tightens grip on Crimea, bringing region to 'brink of war'

The fledgling government in Kiev put the country on a war footing on Sunday as the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, tightened his grip on the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula of Crimea and western powers were left scrambling to find a response to the escalating crisis.<p>"We are on the brink of …

Ukraine crisis: Viktor Yanukovych surfaces to say he is 'still leader'

Ousted Ukrainian president surfaces for the first time since going on the run five days ago, as armed pro-Russian separatists take over a parliament building in the Crimea<p>Ukraine's deposed president, Viktor Yanukovych, has surfaced for the first time since going on the run five days ago, declaring …

The Haunted Democratic Senate

Joe Manchin, the gun-totin', bill-shootin' centrist genius who represents the considerably poisoned state of West Virginia in the World's Greatest Deliberative Body, had some notions he wanted to share with his constituents, once they're done boiling drinking water and fishing for three-headed …

'I'm Dying': Internet Seeks to Learn Fate of Medic Shot in the Neck in Kiev (Update)

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>Update:</b> Readers will be relieved to hear that Zhukovska today tweeted out a simple message to her …

Ukraine president seeks to defuse crisis, calls for early elections

KIEV, Ukraine -- Embattled Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich acknowledged the opposition's victory Friday by initiating early presidential and parliamentary elections and a plan to form a coalition government.<p>“In these tragic days when Ukraine suffered such heavy losses, when people died on …

Obama meets with Dalai Lama despite China warnings

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - President Barack Obama held low-key talks with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Friday after warnings from Beijing that the meeting with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader would “seriously damage” ties with Washington.<p>The private meeting lasted about an hour, …

China training for 'short, sharp war' against Japan

US military analyst says Beijing's military exercises designed to invade and gain control of the disputed Senkaku islands<p>China is stepping up its training for a "short, sharp war" designed to seize the disputed Senkaku islands from Japan, according to the head of US naval intelligence in the …

What's The Problem With Feeling On Top Of The World?

Research explores the consequences of boosting self-esteem when it is not justified. When self-esteem is artificially boosted, it reduces performance and effort — as people seek to protect the fragile gain in self-esteem by withdrawing from effort and the risk of failure. When self-esteem is …