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Revealed: How Steve Jobs Got Everything He Wanted

How To Forum: How to Use Steve Jobs's Insanely Simple Strategy for Getting What You Want Overcome your fear of rejection and failure with this three-letter word. here's a video clip on YouTube of Steve Jobs telling the story of when he was 12 years old and he was looking for spare parts so he could bu ... Continue Reading

​ ​ ​ In Trading, What Can Be Measured Can Be Managed

Business Forum: I was having a catch up with my good mate and uber cool pad holder Jarrod yesterday – we both share a fascination with human performance. We are both interested in what we can get out of the machine we wander around in all day. As part of this quest he had recently been to see a dietitian who works ... Continue Reading

​ ​ Is there any sense in Big Brother Naija?

Entertainment Forum: Big Brother Nigeria is a reality TV show based on the Big Brother TV series in which 12 contestants live in an isolated house and compete for a large cash prize worth $100000 at the end of the show by avoiding being evicted by viewers. A collaboration between Nigerian and South African production te ... Continue Reading

Is 15 years worth waiting for a green card? ​

World Forum: I have been in US for about 5 years on H1B and working in a top tier tech firm. My employer has filed my GC in 2013 but in EB2 it can take roughly about 10 years more (average). I have good savings to also start something in my home country. Looking to hear from people who have waited that long. F ... Continue Reading

How do people survive after losing their jobs?

Jobs Forum: How do people survive financially after quitting their job and pursuing the entrepreneur route of a startup? I've done it twice. Both times I went into massive personal credit card debt (US $50,000 and US $70,000). Both times the company I founded eventually raised investment capital, and thin ... Continue Reading

Privacy and Security Trends

Technology Forum: The future of online privacy and the security of personal data  http://trends.ifla.org/expert-meeting-summary/the-future-of-online-privacy-and-the-security-of-personal-data Generally speaking the trend towards ever expanding digitally-enabled opportunity in relation to education and democrati ... Continue Reading

What is your most powerful tip?

Personal Forum: This is not going to be a popular answer but after months of meditation I realized the sad truth. Nobody is going to like this but it is true. It could change your life, if you only grasp the sheer magnitude of it. I expect a lot of downvotes. First though, let’s understand that humans are nothing ... Continue Reading

Why Ladies Should Avoid Claiming They Are V!rgins

Relationships Forum: I was motivated to come up with this write-up by the comments of the ladies on a thread I dropped yesterday. I was so amazed when about 95% of ladies claimed they were vi rgins. The importance of vi rginity cannot be overemphasized any time any day and it's a thing everyone should endeavour to ... Continue Reading

What is the biggest lie society has taught you to believe?

Politics Forum: You need to prepare. Success is 95% practice and 5% preparation. However, the entire school system is designed to have you prepare until you graduate college. As a result, many people enter the workforce having never practiced creating value for customers and clients. They start from zero. ... Continue Reading

Super Trading Strategies - Tapping the Hidden Treasure in the Markets

Money Forum: “So much to know, so much to earn So much wisdom to seek and learn If we raise our hands, we’ll touch the sky Our beds are low, our dreams are high…” - Niyi Osundare I was born into a poor family of many children, and my parents struggled desperately to survive economically. I am a first-han ... Continue Reading

Which world language is as important as English?

Education Forum: What non-English language will be most useful for my child to know in 20-30 years? French? German? Arabic? Chinese? Spanish? Something else? Why? I'm going to disagree with all the answers for Mandarin.  The reasons given for Mandarin are basically correct, and by no means will it be ... Continue Reading

10 Reasons Why Men Think Many Women Are Useless

Relationships Forum: 10 Reasons Why Guys Often Say Ladies Have Nothing But $ex To Offer It is now a common scene to see how guys trash ladies both online and offline. Female bashing has become a norm that people no longer see anything good in our ladies whose bad sides outweighs the good sides. Sometimes, even as a ... Continue Reading

Are you happy that you were circumcised? Why?

Cultures Forum: When were you circumcised? And what is your nationality? No. Absolutely not. Wanna know what's even worse? I’m a female. I was born in Mali and FGM (female genital mutilation) is still practiced there. Both my clitoris and labia minora were cut And this happened when I was still an infant. W ... Continue Reading

Microsoft decides to sack 700 employees next week

Jobs Forum: About 700 Microsoft employees will be laid off next week, sources say Microsoft is expected to conduct another round of layoffs next week when the company reports its quarterly earnings on January 26. About 700 jobs are expected to be impacted, according to someone familiar with the matter. That ... Continue Reading

Is a PhD losing its value?

Education Forum: The question is not to offend current PhDs. But I have observed many low-ranking and poor research institutes offer PhDs just for their rankings and statistics. Is it not a threat to those who sincerely are contributing to science and technology? Answer: There are a few issues here... In my f ... Continue Reading

Has someone ever died in a reality show?

Entertainment Forum: Earlier this year, there was going to be a French reality TV show called Dropped, which would have "dropped" a group of celebrities into a harsh, remote environment and filmed them as they fend for themselves. The eight contestants were all athletes, seven from France and one from Switzerl ... Continue Reading

What is the dark side of living in South Korea?

Travel Forum: South Korea is a highly developed country, and it seems like a beautiful country with a beautiful culture. It is also very safe. My friend from South Korea, who is fiercely patriotic, warned me that South Korea has a huge "dark side". My female professor from South Korea also echoed that ... Continue Reading

4 year old Gainesville pre-schooler reads 1,000 books

News Forum: Daliyah Marie Arana’s face breaks into a smile when asked why she loves to read. The Gainesville Academy pre-schooler has been reading since she was about 2 years old. The 4-year-old recently completed the Georgia 1,000 Books B4 Kindergarten Program, which challenges children to read 1,000 books be ... Continue Reading

Is Australia a better country than US and UK?

Travel Forum: Having lived in all 3 countries: I like to say this: Australia has the best of America and of Europe. It is similar to Europe with: Excellent free or near free universal health care Excellent free or near free universal education Gun free country Social safety nets Very safe Excel ... Continue Reading

Why is it normal to kill a pig, but not a human/a stray dog?

Pets Forum: How would you explain to a child why it's okay to kill a pig but not a human or a stray dog? I’ve never felt bad about eating meat and that hasn't changed, yet I can't find any explanation that would make sense to me and I can’t stop thinking about it. I honestly have no idea what I wo ... Continue Reading

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TI Sued For Allegedly Skipping High School Graduation Gig

News Forum: T.I. and his management team have been slapped with a $390,000 lawsuit by a promotion company after blowing off a performance at a high school graduation party in Florida this past June. According to TMZ, Planet Productions claims it spent over $10,000 a day in marketing to promote the June 11 sh ... Continue Reading

BET Airs Concert Special Celebrating Obama’s Presidency

News Forum: President Obama has roughly two months of his presidency left, and the celebrations of his achievements while in office are only beginning. On Tuesday, BET aired its musical special, “Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration,” which was filmed at the White House on Oct. 21. The star-studded extravagan ... Continue Reading

Ricky Harris, 'Everybody Hates Chris' Actor, Dead At 54

News Forum: A cause of death has yet to be released. Harris was well-known for his role as Malvo in the Chris Rock series “Everybody Hates Chris,” as well as for his two-year stint on “Moesha.” He most recently appeared on FX’s “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.”On the big screen, Harris scored ... Continue Reading

Why Are Those Crash Barrels Broken Along Area Expressways?

News Forum: CHICAGO (CBS) – They are designed to help protect motorists in an accident, those yellow, sand-filled crash cushions along the expressways. But there are dozens of them around Chicago that are cracked, and they have been in that condition for weeks. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole looks into why failing to ... Continue Reading

FDA to Re-Evaluate Controversial Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood

News Forum: The Food and Drug Administration is officially reconsidering its blood donation policy, which currently restricts men who have had sex with other men in the past year from giving blood. A person donates blood in this file photo. (Credit: Getty Images) As part of this reassessment, the agency put out ... Continue Reading

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi concert over anti-LGBT law

News Forum: LOS ANGELES — Bryan Adams has canceled a concert scheduled for April 14 in Mississippi to protest a new state law that critics describe as discriminatory. “I cannot in good conscience perform in a state where certain people are being denied their civil rights due to their sexual orientation,” the Ca ... Continue Reading

Chicago Sees Deadliest Month In 23 Years

News Forum: Your browser does not support iframes. August 2016 was Chicago's deadliest month in nearly two decades, leaving the city's streets riddled with shell casings and bloodshed from mostly African-American bodies. According to the Chicago Police Department's crime statistics, an astonishing 474 peo ... Continue Reading

Greyhound shooter attacked, threatened to kill pregnant girlfriend, court documents show

News Forum: RICHMOND, Va. -- Kane County court documents show that the Aurora, Illinois, man who fatally shot Virginia State Trooper Chad Dermyer at Richmond's Greyhound bus station was a very dangerous man who had spent most of his life in prison. In July 2011, the pregnant girlfriend of James Brown III calle ... Continue Reading

Tim Kaine departs RIC for campaign trail; plane now has his name on it

News Forum: HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate Tim Kaine departed Richmond aboard a campaign plane that now has his name on it. On Monday, Kaine greeted his flight crew before boarding the plane, bound for Dayton, Ohio. He headed out alone after Dem. Presidential nominee Hillary Clin ... Continue Reading

Gabrielle Union Writes Opinion Piece On Co-Star Nate Parker’s Rape Allegations

News Forum: The controversy surrounding “The Birth of a Nation” star and director Nate Parker continues to escalate. Now, actress Gabrielle Union has written an op-ad piece for the Los Angeles Times about the subject. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i18z1EQCoyg?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showse ... Continue Reading

Ukrop, Fazaldin to lead Jack Berry’s mayoral campaign

News Forum: RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond mayoral candidate Jack Berry landed one of Richmond's most well-known names to lead his campaign. Businessman and former CEO of Ukrop's Supermarkets Jim Ukrop and real estate developer Zarina Fazaldin were named co-chairs of Berry's mayoral campaign. “I am honored to have Za ... Continue Reading

Charlotte police release video of fatal shooting of Keith Scott

News Forum: Watch Video CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Several videos recorded during a fatal encounter between police and Keith Scott were released Saturday evening, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told reporters. A camera worn by a uniformed Charlotte police officer shows him running up to the encounter bet ... Continue Reading

Thousands Take Part in ‘National Night Out’ Events in Neighborhoods Across SoCal

News Forum: Thousands of people joined in annual "National Night Out" events across Southern California designed to promote positive relationships between residents and neighborhood law enforcement. Mary Beth McDade reports from KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016. ... Continue Reading

Relief Comes Tuesday For Commuters In Roanoke After Train Derailment

News Forum: Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter ROANOKE (CBS11) – Worries Monday evening about how long a major road will remain closed because of a train derailment near Roanoke were eased somewhat by word there would be some temporary openings of the highway for traffic. Drivers are making a time-consuming ... Continue Reading

Comptroller’s Report: Multi-Level City Hall Bungling Led To Deal To Turn Nursing Home Into Condos

News Forum: NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A new report by the New York City Comptroller's office Monday said poor management by a stunning number of City Hall officials allowed a developer to take advantage of the city. As CBS2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer reported, the deal allowed a Lower East Side nursing home ... Continue Reading

Apple Replaces Controversial Pistol Emoji With a Water Gun

News Forum: Watch Video Bullets are out, water is in. Apple is replacing the controversial pistol emoji with a green water gun in the next version of its iPhone and iPad operating system, iOS 10. Bullets are out, water is in. Apple is replacing the controversial pistol emoji with a green water gun in the next v ... Continue Reading

Thousands Take Advantage Of Beach Weather Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend

News Forum: NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There were no stormy skies and it felt like the perfect day on Wednesday, at Jones Beach where sand and surf lovers have a lot to look forward to. Blue skies, sunshine, and the entire summer ahead — that's the enticing combination that drew many to the beach as finishing touc ... Continue Reading

FBI: Hate Crime Went Up 6.8 Percent In 2015; Anti-Muslim Incidents Surge To Second Highest Ever

News Forum: Criminal hate crime incidents reported to police increased 6.8 percent in the United States in 2015, according to official FBI data released today. There were 5,850 incidents in 2015, compared to 5479 reported in 2014, the widely anticipated report showed. Anti-Muslim Hate Crime Surges 67 PercentIn ... Continue Reading

For Some Minnesotans, Snowstorm A 1st Chance For Winter Fun

News Forum: MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — While some of us wanted our warm November to continue, others can’t wait to get out and enjoy all the snow. We stopped by some snowmobile shops just waiting to get folks out for their first run. And they weren’t the only ones happy to see the snow start flying. That wind may put ... Continue Reading

Student Wants Traverse City To Accept Food Instead Of Fines

News Forum: TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) – A college student in Traverse City has an idea to fill stomachs: food instead of a parking fine. Kelsea Cole wants Traverse City to accept food donations for the needy when someone gets a parking ticket. She says she often sees tickets on cars when she works at Grand Trav ... Continue Reading