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Jedi Mind Tricks: How to Get Loved Ones to Lose Weight A Facebook of the Future: Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg Show Us Their Untitled Untitled Connie Picciotto has kept vigil near the White House for 32 years. Why, and Dexter Filkins: What Should Obama Do About Syria? : The New Yorker A Focus on Distraction – NYTimes.com Untitled The Night New York Avoided a Riot – The Morning News

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Investments for More Better

I’ll admit it. I’m a sucker for fads, for shiny new things that will help me in my never ending quest for betterment. Is that a word? I hope so, because I can’t think of another word that encompasses the pervading view that we should all be trying harder to do more, be more, and want more. Whether you are hacking your life to be more efficient, ramping up your productivity with all manner of techniques, methodologies and must-have apps, finding new shiny things to improve your day to day life (hello new DE razor shaving fetish!) or are honing and perfecting to get the body you should, it’s all pushing us to be better versions of ourselves. But what …

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One step forward

Weight. It’s a funny word. I’d prefer ‘health’ or ‘fitness’ but weight is the word that will be used, he’ll tell me to stand on the scales, and reiterate the why and wherefore, the science and encouragement. And I’ll agree. Because he’s right. I weigh too much. I don’t eat as well as I could. It’s not ignorance, it’s laziness, it’s excuses, it’s habit. When I get bored, I eat. That’s why I like to keep busy. But it needs to change. I want it to change. I’m taking steps to change. Change is good. Onwards.

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Untitled The Real Me – The Morning News Untitled The Prophets of Oak Ridge | Style | Washington Post Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s Guantánamo Memoirs: An interview with Colonel Morris Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s Guantanamo Memoirs: Part 3, a detainee describes his Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s Guantanamo Memoirs: Part 2, a Gitmo detainee disappe Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s Guantanamo Memoirs: Part 1, the endless interrogatio Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s Guantánamo Memoirs: How the United States kept a Git

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