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One final haka as New Zealand bids emotional farewell to Jonah Lomu Elevens were everywhere at Eden Park on Monday afternoon. On arrival at the stadium for a service to celebrate the life of Jonah Lomu, the public were handed black paper flags with a silver fern on one side and the number 11 on the other. Lomu’s two young sons, Brayley and Dhyreille, wore on their backs the 11 that their father made his own as an All Black winger, as did many of the pallbearers. 10 Biggest Entrepreneurs of 2011 Embed this infographic on your site! <a href=" src=" alt="10 Biggest Entrepreneurs of 2011" width="500" border="0" /></a><br />From: <a href=" Do a quick search for important entrepreneurs. Do you see any wrinkles on those faces?

11 Steps to Becoming Addicted to Running photo credit: Thomas Hawk Running is one of those things that you don’t miss until you try it again after a long hiatus. I’ve recently been reminded of this as I just starting to get back into running myself. I’ve been a runner for the past 13 years, about 9 of those competitively. Abbotsford Police create dark domestic violence video aimed at students The Abbotsford Police Department has teamed up with the drama program at W.J. Mouat Secondary School to create a dark and disturbing short film about domestic violence called Reveal'ution. The idea is to get teenagers talking about healthy relationships at an early age. "We've already been trying to figure out how do you talk to kids in school about how to start respectful relationships that aren't abusive or violent?" said Abbotsford Police Chief Bob Rich.

Hope on the Battlefield During World War II, U.S. Army Brigadier General S.L.A. Marshall asked average soldiers how they conducted themselves in battle. Before that, it had always been assumed that the average soldier would kill in combat simply because his country and his leaders had told him to do so, and because it might be essential to defend his own life and the lives of his friends. Marshall’s singularly unexpected discovery was that, of every hundred men along the line of fire during the combat period, an average of only 15 to 20 “would take any part with their weapons.”

Four Ways to Enjoy Long Runs Runners often have a love/hate relationship with the long run. We love the sense of accomplishment we feel when it's over; we hate the anticipation of actually getting out there. Yet it must be done: The long run is the keystone of any training program—5-K to marathon." This Councilwoman Had The Perfect Response To A CNN Host's Victim-Blaming Question About Rape by Kristina Marusic 23h ago Victim-blaming is one of the most damaging components of rape culture, but, as a councilwoman from New York just proved during an interview with CNN, it’s also one of the simplest to shut down: Just don’t engage. When councilwoman Laurie Cumbo appeared on CNN to discuss the brutal gang rape of a teenage girl that took place in Brooklyn last week, host Pamela Brown responded to her impassioned plea for better anti-rape legislation and an end to rape culture by pointing out that the victim was allegedly “drunk and combative” according to law enforcement. “I would say that that’s typical of just exactly what I spoke about,” Cumbo responded calmly. “Individuals often talk about the woman. They rarely talk about the individuals who actually committed the rape.

Infographic Of The Day: Walmart Dwarfs Entire Industries And Nations Walmart is always good for destroying your faith in humanity on Black Friday, and this year was no exception: By day’s end, reports emerged from stores across the country of biblical struggles over waffle makers, pepper-spraying, and even at least one shooting. Maybe if shoppers took a closer look at Walmart’s business doings they wouldn’t be so willing to whip out legal airborne torture for a bargain Xbox. Or maybe they would, I don’t know. Still, what Frugal Dad has strung together in Weight of Walmart above, has to give even the most hardened Black Friday criminals pause.

September 30 Day Ab And Squat Calendar Posted by Julien T under Fitness & Training on 31 August 2013 at 11:00 PM "30 days has September..." - This little ditty just got tough - to celebrate a month lacking a 31st day, let's take on another 30 Day Fitness Challenge: Take the Challenge, start today and complete 30 days of abs and squats workouts! Always warm up and cool down when performing body weight exercise sets like these - we recommend some back and legs stretching to be performed after this particular Challenge. The 30 day Challenges are often cited as being the toughest ones to stick to in the User of the Week articles - not only do they get progressively harder throughout the 30 days, there's also the difficulty of remembering to do them every day. No gym necessary for these Challenges, just a hardcore commitment and remembering to perform them every day!

Homeless Inuk man's selfless act caught on camera in Montreal - Montreal It was a selfless act: a homeless man spots an apparently homeless teenager asking for money and stops to give him the coat off his back. Little did he know that he was being filmed the whole time. Putulik Qumaq, originally from Cape Dorset in Nunavut, has been living on the streets of Montreal for 17 years.

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