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In Photos: The Mixed Reception Of Refugees As They Arrive In Europe

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When the world saw photos of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi’s lifeless body lying flat on the Turkish surf, it mourned. Kurdi, we later learned, was with his Syrian family as they attempted to escape the Syrian civil war via a small boat, which capsized soon after it left a beach near Bodrum, Turkey on September 2nd.

Although Syria has been the site of a mass exodus for years, the image of Kurdi’s body seemed to drive home the devastating realities of war, as well as the international community’s failure to adequately respond to the needs of Syrians stuck inside of — and fleeing — the Syrian crisis.

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Video Of The Day: The Case For the 32-Hour Workweek

“No matter how much money I make or how powerful I get, I can’t buy time. I don’t have that long to spend with people I love. And I’m not going to be at my f****** keyboard at 9PM on Friday night because there’s no life there.”

This is what Ryan Carson, the CEO of Treehouse–an online school that offers adult students courses in web, mobile, and business development–has to say about the average time we spend in an office. Carson uses a four-day workweek at Treehouse, stressing the significance of reducing time in the workplace and the perks of a more flexible schedule. Carson believes that a 32-hour workweek doesn’t only lead to an overall more productive work environment, but allows one to live a more balanced life.

20 Absolutely Ridiculous Facts About Pablo Escobar

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Pablo Escobar (left), next to an image of Wagner Moura, who plays Escobar on the show Narcos. Image Source: Inquisitr

If you haven’t yet viewed the latest Netflix original series Narcos, stop what you’re doing and pull out your laptop right now. The ten-episode series starring Wagner Moura, Maurice Compote and Boyd Holbrook details the rise of Pablo Escobar, the devastating Colombian man who ruled the world’s most complex and far-reaching drug trade—and killed thousands in the process.

Escobar eclipses just about every drug kingpin in history. He started from nothing, and in as little as decades became one of the most powerful men in the world. Along the way, he did some truly staggering things:

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Escobar, pictured here with his daughter, Manuela.

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