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Report: Ukraine military dolphins to switch nationalities, join Russian navy

Dolphins can detect sounds and objects in murky waters that human beings can't.
Dolphins can detect sounds and objects in murky waters that human beings can’t.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Russia plans to take custody of Ukraine’s combat dolphins, news agency reports
  • Dolphins are a crucial part of open-water security
  • From a military perspective, they’re effective at highlighting dangers on the sea floor

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Woman convinces entire town that she was expecting quintuplets when she wasn’t pregnant

The entire town of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in Quebec, Canada was rallying behind one of their own residents who had led them to believe she was pregnant with quintuplets. When the pregnancy was eventually revealed as a fake, the community understandably felt betrayed.

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(CTV)

As reported by CTV News, the woman (whose identity is being withheld for privacy as she undergoes psychiatric care) had kept the fictitious pregnancy story going for months and was only exposed Continue reading Woman convinces entire town that she was expecting quintuplets when she wasn’t pregnant

laziness

Life is made up of the amount to energy we have to expend. It is instinctive to be economical with energy and that means that laziness is a natural part of the human condition. If you can learn how to harness this tendency to be economical with effort, you can put your goal achieving on autopilot and, paradoxically, create the opportunity to achieve much more.  watch this video