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5 Signs of a Truly Happy Person - The Daily Positive

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Women Of History

dalepartridge.com - I fall short with the rest of you. I spend too much time searching for value, purpose, and meaning in all the wrong places. I work too much. I’m on my phone too much. And I’m just too freaking busy...

Seven Trends in Church Names - ThomRainer.com

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Thom Rainer

thomrainer.com - The call came from an eager young man starting a new church in Florida. He already had 50 people meeting in homes in Bible studies. They had secured a leased space to launch the church in just a fe...

Reddit User Posts About Missing Mom, Other Redditor Finds Her - ABC News

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abcnews.go.com - A woman with Alzheimer’s who went missing this week in New York City was located and reconnected to her family by the work of Reddit users. According to a post on the social sharing site Reddit, a ...

What Your Sleeping Position Says About Your Personality. Crazy. - The Daily Positive

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Women Of History

dalepartridge.com - These six positions can tells us anything from how we handle anger and stress to how happy, healthy, and personable we can be. What’s your sleeping position? Was it not listed? If so, give it a new...

Duct Tape Surfing Man Takes Paralyzed Woman Surfing Using Duct Tape - TIME

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time.com - They say duct tape can do anything. One man tested that theory by duct taping a paralyzed woman to his back and going surfing. It worked, too. Pascale Honore was paralyzed in a car accident, but th...

Love Animals? Here's A Sneak Peek Into What They Are Thinking

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Huffington Post

huffingtonpost.com - If you consider yourself an animal-lover, you would like to think that you understand them. After all, true love begins with understanding, doesn't it?

The Last of Us: Grounded Bundle and Season Pass End

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PlayStation

naughtydog.com - We’re pleased to announce the third and final drop in The Last of Us season pass. Here’s a rundown of what’s in the Grounded Bundle. New trophies and a mix of single player and multiplayer content ...

Tears speak for themselves

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Paulo Coelho

paulocoelhoblog.com - Our great goal in life is to love. The rest is silence. We need to love. Even when it leads us to the land where the lakes are made of tears, to that secret, mysterious place, the land of tears! Te...

Skylanders™ Trap Team Game

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PlayStation

playstation.com - Kaos has  blown up the walls of the feared Cloudcracker Prison freeing the most notorious villains in Skylands. It’s up to you and the Skylanders to find and capture them. Using Traptanium™, a magi...

William Shatner - Larry King Now - Ora.Tv

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Larry King

ora.tv - From Manischewitz to iPhones: Two of the world’s most famous octogenarians chat about the trials of aging, the wonders of the Internet, and whether aliens exist. Plus, an impromptu wine tasting! An...

Deepak Chopra - Seven Mind-Body Practices to Transform Your Relationship with Stress

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Deepak Chopra

deepakchopra.com - I have an answer, please, is any place to read this important lesson of Deepak Chopra in italian? Tankyou Dear Deepak, I trust that my personal message reaches you personally. I am fully aware that...

Why Does This NBA Player Have Emoji Tattoos?

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Mashable

mashable.com - You might be renowned among friends for always having the perfect emoji for any text-messaging situation — but we guaranteed your emoji game isn't as strong as Mike Scott's. Scott plays for the Atl...

Huffington Post – THRIVE: A Third Metric Live Event – Redefine Success Beyond Money & Power

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Arianna Huffington

huffingtonpost.thirdmetriclive.com - Redefine success and learn how you can lead a fuller, more-impactful life. Join the conversation with thought leaders from entertainment, fashion, politics, health care, and technology to hear how ...

How Much Gay Sex Should a Novel Have? : The New Yorker

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The New Yorker

newyorker.com - The first thing to say, of course, is that the question is deeply silly. The half answer, half protest that immediately springs to mind is, It depends. Many are the conditions that it depends upon....

Marathon Runners Carrying Competitor Across Finish Line? Didn't Happen.

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David Pogue

deadspin.com - You may have heard the inspirational story yesterday about a Boston Marathon runner who collapsed just short of the finish and was unable to continue, but found himself carried across the line by f...

Shaq's LinkedIn Profile Needed Some Serious Copyediting

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Mashable

mashable.com - There are two schools of thought on LinkedIn. One is the group of people who truly believe LinkedIn is a magical place, ideal for connecting with individuals in your field and finding jobs and tout...

Animals Are Persons Too - Video - NYTimes.com

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The New York Times

nytimes.com - This short documentary follows the lawyer Steven Wise’s effort to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans.

'Sharing economy' can bring convenience, cash... and trouble - TODAY.com

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today.com - Our parents teach us from an early age to stay away from strangers: Never get into their cars or allow them into our homes. But now, we're doing both: sharing our homes and our cars for quick cash....

The Kindle wink — The Message — Medium

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medium.com - If you own one of Amazon’s e-readers, there’s a good chance you’ve accessed the “Manage Your Kindle” page at some point. Do you notice anything strange about that URL? Much of it is just what you’d...

Runner Hands Out 260 Signed Notes to Boston Marathon Spectators – New Day - CNN.com Blogs

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Chris Cuomo

newday.blogs.cnn.com - CNN welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the Rules of Conduct set forth in our Terms of Service. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything ...

Techmeme: Apple Reports Second Quarter Results (Apple)

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Danny Sullivan

techmeme.com - Erin Griffith / Fortune: Etsy buys Grand St.  —  The handmade marketplace has acquired Grand St., a marketplace for indie electronics.  —  FORTUNE — Etsy, the operator of a handmade marketplaces, h...

This Cheesy Video Was The First Upload On YouTube 9 Years Ago Today - Business Insider

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BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - Nobody knew what the evolution of dance was, and nobody cared about Charlie biting anyone's finger.  The very first video on YouTube was uploaded on April 23, 2005, by Jawed Karim, one of YouTube's...

Mark Cuban in the Hot Seat: 'Shark Tank' Star Reveals 9 Little Known Facts About Himself

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gma.yahoo.com - Billionaire investor Mark Cuban is no stranger to the headlines. He owns the Dallas Mavericks, he's Mr. Shark Tank and now he's got a new app, Cyber Dust. The new messaging app is being described a...

10 ways of looking at a bad haircut - Salon.com

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Salon.com

salon.com - “Oh, just layer the hell out of it,” I said cheerfully.  That is what I said.  I felt secure as only a woman in possession of a full head of thick, curly, abundant hair, a mammoth Jew-fro that some...

How Great Achievements Are Made | Tom Terwilliger | Goal Achievement

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Chris Brogan

TomTerwilliger.com - “All great achievements start first with the strength of WILL” Have you ever wanted something so bad – that you were simply able to WILL it to happen? Maybe it seemed impossible on the surface but ...

Watch Your Figures: How to Use Numbers To Tell A Story

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Klout

blog.klout.com - In an age of 140-character limits and fierce competition for social feed mindshare, crafting short and powerful stories is a necessary skill. Using data is one strategy that can help express comple...

Ask Ethan #33: A Flight Without Stars — Starts With A Bang! — Medium

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Medium

medium.com - At the end of every week, I sift through all the questions and suggestions I get in search of the one that’s going to be our weekly Ask Ethan column. But this week, I’ve got a special request from ...

Why Busy People Get More Done And How You Can Too

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Randi Zuckerberg

dotcomplicated.co - When you get a little bit done each day you end up achieving a lot. It might not seem like you’re making progress — that you’re too busy to even think straight — but you’re building a foundation of...

Take notes, Nate Silver! Reinventing literary criticism with computers - Salon.com

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Salon.com

salon.com - As a literary critic who says he aims to study books without actually reading them, Franco Moretti has positioned himself as an iconoclast. He has described what most non-academics think of as the ...

Why Slow, Dark Games Are Among the iPhone's Best : The New Yorker

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The New Yorker

newyorker.com - In 1980, a group of computer-science students at the University of California started working together on a game called Rogue. Before Rogue, computer games were text-based; Rogue was one of the fir...

NYPD Twitter Outreach Backfires in Scornful Response - TIME

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Newsweek

time.com - A New York City Police Department request for Twitter users to share pictures of themselves posing with police officers was met with photos of police brutality. In a tweet on Tuesday, the NYPD said...

Are You a Shoemaker's Kid?

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Peter Shankman

shankman.com - When I was growing up, we had two pianos in my home. As the son of two musicians (one of whom was a Grammy award nominee,) it seemed only fitting. But here’s the thing - The two pianos? They were r...

How Do You Forgive Someone Who Just Ruined Your Future? — Human Parts — Medium

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Medium

medium.com - When you wake up to a phone call from your best friend and business partner, and he tells you fire marshals from three different counties are waiting for you at the hilltop construction site of a m...

Social Experiment Calls Attention to Homeless

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Danny Sullivan

marketingland.com - We’ve all done it. We’re all guilty of it. Yet can we really be blamed for it? We’re busy people. We’re focused on our daily routine. We have things to do. People to meet. Places to go. And so it i...

Katy Perry Birthday Video: Singer Dresses Up As Old Burlesque Dancer - TIME

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TODAY

time.com - Justin Bieber Drops By Controversial Shrine Honoring War Criminals in Tokyo Albert Pujols Hits 500th Career Home Run in Win Over Nationals On Your Mark, Get Set, Lie: Supreme Court Weighs Truth in ...

Making Sure Internet Explorer Doesn't Replace Actual Exploring

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Randi Zuckerberg

dotcomplicated.co - Honey, you’ve had enough time on the iPad for now. Why don’t you go play for a little while? I recommended to my five year-old daughter. But there’s nothing to do! She responded/complained predicta...

Runner Captures The Entire Boston Marathon Experience With Google Glass - Business Insider

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BI: Tech

theblaze.com - And he did it as a tribute to those who were robbed of their finish last year by the deadly bombings. If you’ve ever been even remotely curious about running a marathon, especially Boston, you must...

How I started reading way more books

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AppSumo.com

appsumo.com - Whether I’m learning something new from educational books or losing myself in a universe that’s embroiled in some fictional war, there’s nothing quite as engaging and relaxing as reading. I do my b...

Chris Brogan Is a Proud Freak

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Chris Brogan

ducttapemarketing.com - My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Chris Brogan, founder of Owner magazine and author of The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth: Entrepreneurship for Weirdos, Misfit...

The Cubicle You Call Hell Was Designed to Set You Free | Design

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WIRED

wired.com - In 1964, the iconic furniture design company Herman Miller unveiled an office plan unlike anything anyone had ever seen. Called Action Office, it was the brainchild of Robert Propst, who was among ...

New York police Twitter campaign backfires badly - Yahoo News

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PRWeek US

news.yahoo.com - New York (AFP) - New York police Tuesday were eating extra helpings of humble pie after asking people to post images of themselves and NYPD officers on Twitter -- only to face a deluge of pictures ...

May Goldberg Found By Reddit - Business Insider

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BI: Tech

businessinsider.com - It was Reddit to the rescue after an older woman named May Goldberg wandered from her apartment on Central Park West in Manhattan on Monday afternoon.Goldberg had been diagnosed with early-onset Al...

Freaks Book Release Week

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Chris Brogan

chrisbrogan.com - Hi there! If you’re even vaguely considering getting my new book, The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth, but are on the fence, here’s my big attempt to convince you, especially since this week is a bi...

The 7 Books Every Entrepreneur Needs to Read When They're Discouraged | Slideshow

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Skillshare

entrepreneur.com - Don’t you wish you could go back in time and tip yourself off? Don’t sign that contract! Accept that dinner invitation! Don’t put off your trip to Prague! We don’t have time travel yet, but writer ...

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