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At least 2 dead, 15 injured in New Hampshire tent collapse

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At least two people were killed and 15 injured when a circus tent collapsed during a performance at the Lancaster Fairgrounds in Lancaster, New Hampshire, on Monday night as strong storms swept through the area

Initial reports said as many as 250 people were trapped when the collapse occurred

Breaking: NH officials say 2 dead, 15 injured in tent collapse during storm in Lancaster, NH #NHwx

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You may never have to listen to another voicemail again, thanks to Siri

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Listening to voicemails could become a thing of the past if Apple has its way.

Apple is testing a voicemail service called iCloud Voicemail that uses Siri to transcribe voicemails, according to a Business Insider report. Once transcribed, voicemails are then as text messages to iPhone users.

The report states that iCloud Voicemail is an internal testing feature and isn’t available to the public yet, but could launch next year as a…

The evolution of the flying car we’re still waiting on

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Nov. 1947

A ConVairCar Model 118 flying car during a test flight. The hybrid vehicle was designed by Theodore P. Hall for the Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Company of San Diego, California, but never went into production. A test pilot had to make a crash landing after the vehicle unexpectedly ran out of fuel — he’d been reading from the car’s fuel gauge, not the plane’s.

Image: FPG/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Mark my word: a combination airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will…

3 things you need to know about personality type and your career

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In today’s diverse work world, it’s important to know as much as possible about yourself and your strengths — and that includes knowing your personality type

Are you an ambitious ENTJ? A grounded-in-reality ESFJ? An analytical INTP? A recent study of the 16 Briggs Myers personality types in the workplace by my team at Truity suggests that if you haven’t yet explored your personality type, you may be missing key information that can help you reach your potential.

See also: Skills vs….

3 things you need to know about personality type and your career

Office-personality

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In today’s diverse work world, it’s important to know as much as possible about yourself and your strengths — and that includes knowing your personality type

Are you an ambitious ENTJ? A grounded-in-reality ESFJ? An analytical INTP? A recent study of the 16 Briggs Myers personality types in the workplace by my team at Truity suggests that if you haven’t yet explored your personality type, you may be missing key information that can help you reach your potential.

See also: Skills vs….

Donald Trump’s billions are hard to verify. Why is that?

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Keeping Donald Trump honest about his net worth seems to be a full-time job

In the past week, two more publications have jumped in, even though Trump shows no signs of backing down from his estimate that he is worth $10 billion or even more. Trump recently told the Daily Mail that he’s worth “much more than $10 billion.”

Let’s just say that reasonable minds can disagreeForbes has been waging a 32-year war against Trump’s exaggerations, the New York Times has long raised its eyebrows at his…

9 hashtags that champion body positivity for all

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We could all use more radical self-love in our lives.

But when it comes to body acceptance, that can be difficult — especially for people who have bodies existing outside the “socially acceptable” norm

Whether it’s skin color, size or disability, body appearance can be a major source of judgment and discrimination. Loving yourself even in the face of all of that negativity is incredibly important, as is encouraging and…

Why it’s so hard to figure out how much Donald Trump is worth

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Keeping Donald Trump honest about his net worth seems to be a full-time job

In the past week, two more publications have jumped in, even though Trump shows no signs of backing down from his estimate that he is worth $10 billion or even more. Trump recently told the Daily Mail that he’s worth “much more than $10 billion.”

Let’s just say that reasonable minds can disagreeForbes has been waging a 32-year war against Trump’s exaggerations, the New York Times has long raised its eyebrows at his…

Mozilla lashes out at Microsoft, says Windows 10 deters user choice

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Mozilla, the company behind the web browser Firefox, is accusing Microsoft of discouraging users from changing default applications in Windows 10.

Microsoft’s latest operating system, released this week, changed the way to set preferred applications for Internet browsing, calendar and other apps. Now a user has to work through more options and pages to make basic changes.

The move drove Mozilla CEO Chris Beard to pen an open letter

Mozilla lashes out at Microsoft, says Windows 10 deters user choice

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Mozilla, the company behind the web browser Firefox, is accusing Microsoft of discouraging users from changing default applications in Windows 10.

Microsoft’s latest operating system, released this week, changed the way to set preferred applications for Internet browsing, calendar and other apps. Now a user has to work through more options and pages to make basic changes.

The move drove Mozilla CEO Chris Beard to pen an open letter