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10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.
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How many of us do these things   -  (all of them)? .....

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Australia Calls World to Pray & Fast for 7 Days for USA

Australia Calls World to Pray & Fast for 7 Days for USA | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
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Amazing.....    grateful.....

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The Burden of Secrets: Overcoming Depression

The Burden of Secrets: Overcoming Depression | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
This motivational speaker shares his depression and near-suicide story and identifies seven steps to healing.
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3rd of 4 post in the series....

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Suicide Risk in the Elderly

Suicide Risk in the Elderly | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Watch for these warning signs for suicide in the elderly and take them seriously.
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This is the first of a few post today on this subject - very disturbing

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In 33 Cities, It's Now Illegal To Feed Homeless

In 33 Cities, It's Now Illegal To Feed Homeless | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
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WHY have we gone so wrong?  It's Now Illegal To Feed Homeless

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Baby Boomers to Face Big Housing Problem

Baby Boomers to Face Big Housing Problem | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Researchers point to concerns about how the nation will meet this population’s affordable housing needs.
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Housing Problems don't seem to go away

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World thinkers 2015: the results | Prospect Magazine

World thinkers 2015: the results | Prospect Magazine | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
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imagine the dynamics.....

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6 Ridiculous Lies You Believe About the Founding of America

6 Ridiculous Lies You Believe About the Founding of America | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
It turns out our teachers, Hollywood and whoever we got our Thanksgiving mythology from (Big Turkey?) all made America's origin story far more boring than it actually was for some very disturbing reasons.
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An entire different perspective....    update the school books/

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Fast, Free and Accurate Online IQ Test

Fast, Free and Accurate Online IQ Test | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Take our fast, free and accurate online IQ test to get your IQ score quickly and find out how smart you are free of charge.
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you might not want to do this early in the morning....

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Horns ‘n Hooves: Monster Visitors of the Book Fair in Leipzig - Bird In Flight

Horns ‘n Hooves: Monster Visitors of the Book Fair in Leipzig - Bird In Flight | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Every year thousands of Cosplay fans from all over Germany come to Leipzig. Bird in Flight asked Katerina Babkina to talk to Don Quichot, Princess Moon, Zombies, Kitties and a devil.
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book fair?   not like any I have ever been to.....

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13 Most Terrifying and Amazing places to look down from

13 Most Terrifying and Amazing places to look down from | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
I hope you do not have Vertigo. And If you don’t have it till now, you might have it after seeing this post! This is a ...
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NO      ...   N  O   .....      DID I SAY NO!

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Seattle’s $15 Min. Wage Is Making Something Happen That City Leaders Never Expected

Seattle’s $15 Min. Wage Is Making Something Happen That City Leaders Never Expected | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Early indicators suggest...
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Being an advocate of the $15 minimum, I read this carefully - a couple times. Maybe I am stubborn, but I am thinking the quitters are not giving it a chance. Of course there is an adjustment period as with anything new but to suggest that restaurants have a 4% profit before the change - nope, not buying into that one.

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This Bike Was Sprayed With Special Paint. But Once The Sun Goes Down, It Transforms Into THIS

This Bike Was Sprayed With Special Paint. But Once The Sun Goes Down, It Transforms Into THIS | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
What an ingenious invention, this is going to save so many lives.
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Think of the possibilities.....

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See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
After a quarter of a century on the job, the Hubble Space Telescope has returned some of the most extraordinary cosmic images ever captured
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Where no man has gone before - so much to discover...

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The Day I Almost Committed Suicide

The Day I Almost Committed Suicide | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Motivational speaker S.L. Young shares his near-suicide story to help others.
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4th and final post in this series on suicide.....   chilling 

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What Does the Exploding Rate of Boomer Suicide Say About Us?

What Does the Exploding Rate of Boomer Suicide Say About Us? | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The new CDC report on U.S. suicide rates makes one thing very clear: We have a national crisis on our hands.
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2nd post in this series....

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VeinViewer Means No More Poking People Relentlessly to Locate Veins - Industry Tap

VeinViewer Means No More Poking People Relentlessly to Locate Veins - Industry Tap | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
VeinViewer takes the guesswork out of inserting needles into veins, making it easier for medical personnel, and less painful for patients.
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this works well from my POV  (not a fan of needles)

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Liberland.org

Liberland.org | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Free republic of Liberland is sovereign state situated between Croatia and Serbia on west bank of Danube river.
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A new country! At the bottom of their web page...  "To live and let live" - Pretty cool...

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Is it genius or crazy to introduce a $70,000-a-year minimum wage?

Is it genius or crazy to introduce a $70,000-a-year minimum wage? | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Does more money lead to better employee performance?
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This blows the argument over a $15 min wage to kingdom come - WOW (and not without wow problems!)

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Top 10 Greatest Empires In History - Listverse

Top 10 Greatest Empires In History - Listverse | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The definition of an empire is when a single entity has supreme rule and power over a vast area of territory which consists of peoples of different ethnicity and nationality. This list is based on the influence, longevity, and power of the various empires and, as you will see, it contains at least one or two entries that may strike some as controversial. My one requirement for this list is that the empire must have been ruled - for at least a majority of the time - by an emperor or king. This ex
Al Cannistras insight:

The Roman Empire lasted just over 2200 years and at some point they were a republic as is the USA - we are just over 10% of that record and the sky is the limit - 'eh, actually it isn't any more!.

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Plants Can ‘Talk’ To Each Other by Clicking Their Roots

Plants Can ‘Talk’ To Each Other by Clicking Their Roots | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The idea that plants communicate with each other is normally based in science-fiction or fantasy, however new research out of The University of Western Australia has discovered that this actually may be the case. UWA Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dr Monica Gagliano has discovered that our green friends not only react to sounds, but can also communicate each with other via "clicking noises".
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I'll leave this one to the experts.....

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NASA scientist Stofan: 'Indications' of alien life by 2025 - CNN.com

NASA scientist Stofan: 'Indications' of alien life by 2025 - CNN.com | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Alien life indications aren't far away -- and evidence may be found in a generation, NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan says.
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If they get here before we get there - they are smarter than us!  (don't shoot first)

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179 Never Seen Photos Of The Past: Page 33

179 Never Seen Photos Of The Past: Page 33 | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
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I am only on #33 - pictures are quite interesting - this one "people used to pose with their dead relatives" maybe a bit off center :-)

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The future of loneliness | Olivia Laing

The future of loneliness | Olivia Laing | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The long read: As we moved our lives online, the internet promised an end to isolation. But can we find real intimacy amid shifting identities and permanent surveillance?
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Future world?  Actually, it is here and now!

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Boom: With 3 Powerful Words Bush Just Showed Obama What A President Sounds Like

Boom: With 3 Powerful Words Bush Just Showed Obama What A President Sounds Like | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Former President George W. Bush made a...
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EVIL IS REAL

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