What to Do When Your Partner Doesn’t Support Your Career Dreams


Does the idea of selling something to someone you love sound sleazy or conjure up images of a salesman with a greasy mustache and bad suit promising low, low prices on used cars? We tend to confine our thinking about sales to business contexts – and more often than not it’s something we seek to avoid or shy away from. ...

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Refugees Pour into Latin America with Goal to Make it to U.S.


METETI, Panama — More than a million refugees from Africa and the Middle East have made their way into Europe over the last year and a half, garnering massive media coverage worldwide.  That same reporting may have served to ignite the idea of immigration in the minds of the masses worldwide.  In Panama, immigrants from over twenty countries are trekking ...

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Boy Throws Opening Pitch at Baseball Game 1 Year After Double Hand Transplant (WATCH)


Faced with the prospect of a life without hands or feet at just two years old, this little boy continues astonishing the world. Back in 2007, Zion Harvey’s hands, feet, and kidneys were lost to a bacterial infection known as sepsis. Though he was able to receive a new kidney from his mother, medicine was yet to facilitate giving anyone ...

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Gastronomika 2016, the Culinary World Gathers in San Sebastian


The culinary Mecca of San Sebastian was again home for the latest edition of the Gastronomika congress, bringing together 1500 participants from 45 countries for four days of discussions, demonstrations, exhibitions and networking in the picturesque Basque town. More than 50 chefs shared their knowledge throughout presentations at the congress, this year focusing on respect, unity and enthusiasm for gastronomy, ...

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Exxon consortium fined $76bn in Chad


An oil consortium led by ExxonMobil has been fined about $76bn by a court in Chad in a dispute over alleged unpaid royalties, in a sign of a breakdown in the company’s relations with the country. The court in N’Djamena, Chad’s capital, awarded the country’s finance ministry 480bn CFA francs ($816m) in royalties, and levied a record additional penalty of ...

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Maker Spotlight: Amanda Cole


Name: Amanda ColeHometown: Saylorsburg, PADay Job: electrical engineering student Penn State, lab assistant in the physics departmentMakerspace: back home at my desk Electronics : Yarncraft : Coding What type of maker would you classify yourself as? One of the reasons why I love making is that I enjoy learning new skills. I’m kind of an all-over-the-place, or perhaps more accurately, ...

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Be thankful


FEATURE ARTICLE Forgiving Those Choices We Made by Finding the Gold by Eileen Anglin I have been thinking a lot about the unwise choices that I made in my past, and the missed opportunities that they resulted in. I’m sure you have some too. We all do. The blessing is that our Divine Creator blesses us with an alternative path ...

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Child Sexual Abuse: Don’t Hide Your Head in the Sand


Right as the Summer Olympic Games started in Rio, the IndyStar reported that USA Gymnastics, the national governing body for gymnastics, ignored sexual abuse allegations filed against coaches. Complaints were reportedly filed against more than 50 gymnastics coaches, but authorities were not contacted about the complaints if they did not come directly from a victim or her parents. Three of ...

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Trump punts on Yucca Mountain, a major issue in key swing state of Nevada


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on Oct. 5 in Henderson, Nev. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images) Donald Trump punted Wednesday on a major issue in the key swing state of Nevada: whether nuclear waste should be stored at a Yucca Mountain repository, about 100 miles from Las Vegas. In an interview with KSNV-TV in Las Vegas, Trump ...

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The Value of the Handwritten Letter


Shutterstock.com In an age where letters appear instantly at the tap of a key, why take up pen and paper? Because the archaic will always have a place. Old ways are hard. They’re time consuming. And how we spend our time is a language unto itself—a letter written by hand creates a much different set of ...

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