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What is social intelligence (and how to increase yours) | Life Hack

At some point in our lives, we are dealt with personal or work miscommunication. This can affect relationships and social intelligence plays a vital role in understanding how we can respond proactively from stressful situations. Social intelligence takes time to develop and honed from experience. Improving our social intelligence can be relevant in solving conflicts from our family or professional peers. Source: https://www.lifehack.org/884585/social-intelligence Read More »

The five pillars of wealth building | Darius Foroux

Darius Foroux shares that there are five pillars when it comes to wealth building: self-investing, income generation, asset investing, asset protection, and capital allocation. Building wealth is a lifelong process. It starts from investing in ourselves where we turn our ideas into an actionable plan of generating income to grow, protect, and diversify over the years and leave an impact on the world. Source: https://dariusforoux.com/five-pillars-of-wealth-building/ Read More »

‘Apocalypse ’45’: Triumph and terror in never-before-seen footage of the Pacific War | Military Times

A documentary directed by Erik Nelson named “Apocalypse ‘45” brings into focus the horrors of the Pacific war while serving as a tribute to veterans and those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. It is a 1 hour, a 44-minute documentary that was pulled from thousands of archival reels that were filmed in color. “I was very conscious of creating a time machine in the film to remove as many barriers ... Read More »

Two hypersonic weapons complete new developmental milestone | Defense News

As part of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) program run by the Air Force and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), two hypersonic weapon variants will conduct their first free-flight tests later this year. Lockheed Martin and Raytheon have designed the scramjet-powered hypersonic missiles. Once captive carry tests are completed, this will be another milestone for the Air Force to fielding a hypersonic cruise missile. Source: https://www.defensenews.com/air/2020/09/01/two-hypersonic-weapons-just-completed-a-new-milestone-in-development/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+defense-news%2Fhome+%28Defense+News+-+Arc+RSS+-+Home%29 Read More »

How astronomers revolutionized our view of the cosmos | Scientific American

Astronomers have been studying the universe and it has helped us better understand the world we live in. Continuous discovery about planets, galaxies, and stars continue to surprise astronomers and their origin would need more time and advanced technology to unravel this discovery. Despite the incredible progress over the past 175 years, we have been more interested and curious now of what lies behind our mysterious universe. Source: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-astronomers-revolutionized-our-view-of-the-cosmos/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+basic-science+%28Topic%3A+More+Science%29 Read More »

Tunnel rats: Warfighters can now train in subterranean warfare | DVIDS

Warfighters now are being trained even more in depth about warfare in subterranean environments. These spaces can be tight and add even more danger. Soldiers at Fort Bragg are offered training on this kind of warfare. The range presents all kinds of likely scenarios that would occur in real life. The range started being built in January 2020. Source: https://www.dvidshub.net/news/377207/tunnel-rats-warfighters-can-now-train-subterranean-warfar Read More »

How to build credit with a credit card | Business Insider

Using a credit card has its advantages and disadvantages. Using it less than your credit limit and paying full on time can build a positive credit report. However, credit card charges high-interest rates and can quickly snowball your debt If not managed properly. As long as it is used wisely, a credit card can build your credit score, thus increasing your chances of approval for a loan for your future home or business. Building good credit takes time and smart ... Read More »

This personality trait is enhanced by education | Psy Blob

“We see quite clearly that students’ personalities change when they go to university”, says Jeremy Dean, founder of PsyBlog. Completing a higher education provides us not just knowledge but also experiences where our skills and values shift over time. From a personality test of 575 adolescents, it is found that extraversion and agreeableness are two of the five major aspects of ... Read More »

What is a midlife crisis and how to deal with it | Life Hack

Midlife crisis is a term used by people in their late 40s and early 50s where one faces an existential crisis while others lose their sense of satisfaction in life. One key reason is the changes that have happened in their life like body and health as well as relationships. However, a Midlife crisis is a good signal of call-to-action to find a new meaning in life, such as finding a new hobby, to find a new purpose, or to learn something ... Read More »

Pentagon reaffirms award of JEDI cloud to Microsoft | C4ISRNET

The Pentagon has re-stated the JEDI cloud contract to Microsoft after claiming it will not allow political affiliations get in the way. Microsoft pledges to allow the forces to have the best technology and will still be receiving the $10 billion contract. A Microsoft spokesperson said that company is “ready to get to work and make sure that those who ... Read More »

The new residency schemes inviting workers abroad | BBC Work Life

With remote and flexible work likely to become the mainstream after the pandemic, there have been new visa programs created inviting workers to settle abroad and work remotely. Bermuda launched the Work from Bermuda program where one can apply for a one-year residential certificate to work. There is a growing number of people applying for these kinds of visas and ... Read More »

Female aviator joins Special Tactics leadership team | DVIDS

U.S. Air Force Col. Allison Black made history as she joined the Special Tactics leadership team and became the vice commander of the 24th Special Operations Wing. This is another milestone in promulgating gender diversity and inclusion in the force. Black was known as “The Angel of Death” as she was the first female Spectre navigator in combat operations during Operation Enduring Freedom. With her unique background, involving SERE ... Read More »