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NASA Launches GOES-R Weather Satellite

20Nov

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla, Nov 19 – A U.S. weather satellite that will “revolutionize” forecasting blasted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Saturday, promising to deliver continuous high-definition views of hurricanes and other storms over the Western Hemisphere. A detailed stream of images provided by the satellite is expected to sharpen weather forecasts, provide more advanced warning of floods and better tracking of wildfires, plumes and volcanic ash clouds.

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By Adelyn Zhou Every entrepreneur can likely relate: You wake up each morning to hundreds of unread emails, stare at a to-do list that never seems to die, and schedule meetings on a fully-booked calendar two months out. With a workload like this, every minute is essential. That’s why I constantly invest time in finding ways to automate the more mundane aspects of work

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Regina Spektor has a knack for turning simple chord progressions into ethereal expressions of joy, longing and sadness – sometimes all three in the same breadth. Her intonation alternates between whimsy and passion. This was all on display at her recent Town Hall show when she took the stage with a string quartet plus bass and drums.

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Amy Schumer  poked fun at Florida fans who walked out of her performance earlier this week after the comedian lashed out at Donald Trump onstage.  “I’ve written an open letter to Tampa and I’d like to read it tonight,” Schumer said during an NYC show at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, via People .

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The Huffington Post on Monday released its presidential forecast model , which uses polling data to project who’s likely to win the election. (Spoiler: It’s Hillary Clinton .) But we didn’t include some things that many people think will determine who will become the next president. Here are the top 10 with our reasons for ignoring them: 10.  Yard sign counts : Also known as the “Peggy Noonan adjustment,” yard sign counts are easily quantified but often not reliable

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So your job leaves you feeling like you’ve been in a marathon you didn’t sign up for, eh?

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Louisa Whitehead-Payne, High50 ‘s dating columnist, has settled upon a new boyfriend. The ‘Delightful Dick’ is living up to his name and she enjoyed his charming company over a weekend at a swanky country hotel, despite his ex popping up in the middle of it. After a couple of Saturday nights in London, we are spending a quiet weekend at my home

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3 Surprising Ways to Feel Less Busy

30Oct

Busyness stinks. Although people tell me all the time they like feeling busy — perhaps because it makes them feel important and significant — I’m not buying it

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7 Days to Simpler Living

28Oct

Life can be complicated, confusing and chaotic, but it doesn’t have to be. I live my life simply. I collect what I need and discard what I don’t

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This week, from the Wynn Las Vegas Casino Hotel, CNN will televise the first Democratic debate of the primary season. The news channel’s guru, Jeff Zucker, has a problem here: Unlike the fractious, bumptious, eminently televisable Republican mess that garnered huge ratings for the network, the Democratic debate features two front-runners who won’t fight one another, along with a handful of little-known candidates whose first priority is make the sort of generically good impression that could propel them to the mid-single digits in the polls.

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Remind yourself that vacation is within reach, even as you stretch your budget for back to school supplies. But before tossing the baby out with the bath water, please grant me the benefit of the doubt — at least until the end of this article — and let me offer you, if you’ll accept, a quick read.

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By: Joe Oliveto Credit: iStock/franckreporter Modern life has ensured we no longer need to worry about wild animals, starvation, and that lunatic tribe two caves down, but it’s also unloaded a metric butt-ton of new stresses on us. Stresses much more complicated than just “don’t die.” Our basic needs are all set, but now we’re expected to be fitter, happier, and strive to be more productive than ever. A better life isn’t a destination, it’s a daily process, and it’s easier than you think

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Root Beer Float Ice Cream

15Ago

Sometimes referred to as a “black cow,”root beer floats are one of the quintessential drinks of summer. Creamy vanilla ice cream surrounded by aromatic and effervescent root beer, this combination is hard to beat. Satisfyingly sweet and refreshingly smooth, root beer floats offer a brief and blissful respite from the sweltering heat of summer.

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Till Death Do Us Part

09Jul

Many people fret about what will happen to them after they die. Will they find themselves rejoicing in heaven, repenting in hell, or will their bodies simply decompose

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*** WARNING: Contains spoilers! Please do not read on unless you’ve seen Episode 5 of ” American Horror Story: Freak Show ,” titled “Pink Cupcakes.” Or if you don’t mind spoilers, go right ahead! *** Too many fake-outs.

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Every five minutes, a child is killed by violence, a new report by Unicef UK said. A majority of these deaths occur outside of war zones. The report, published this week by the UK branch of the United Nations children’s agency, said that violence kills more than 340 people under the age of 20 every day around the globe.

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