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BLACKSTONE: There's a hidden crisis in America that no one is talking about

Even worse, you could be part of a national crisis that's brewing under everyone's radars.<p>In an earnings call Thursday, Blackstone president and COO Tony James articulated the problem and its origins.<p>"I have the view that the hidden crisis in America that no one is talking about is what's going to …

Is Capitalism Ending?

“Without us noticing, we are entering the post-capitalist era,” writes Paul Mason in the <i>Guardian</i> in an article entitled “The End of Capitalism Has Begun.” “At the heart of further change to come,” he continues, “ is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways …

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What you should know about Cuneiform writing: One of the most important ancient writing systems

It is believed to be the oldest writing system known to man to date. The cuneiform writing can be found on numerous clay and stone tablets and …

Most ancient Torah scroll since Dead Sea Scrolls found and restored

Burned remnant from 1,500-year-old Book of Leviticus made legible via hi-tech lab.<p>><br>• ><br>• ><p>Most ancient Torah scroll since Dead Sea Scrolls found and …

12 signs America is on the decline

America is declining, in large and important measures, yet policymakers aren’t paying attention. So argues a new academic paper, pulling together …

How People With Higher Moral Reasoning and Kindness Have Different Brains

Altruism, compassion, and an advanced evaluation of morally complex situations have effects not only in an ideological sense, but also …

Why you Should Be Paying Attention To The ‘Other’ Form Of Solar Power. #Auspol

Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems have seen explosive growth because of their stunning 99 percent price drop in the past quarter century. As a result, …

12 Ways Airports Are Secretly Manipulating You

Over the years, airports have evolved from bare-bones transportation hubs for select travelers to bustling retail centers for millions. They’re being …

Is Interstellar Travel a Reality?

“Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” So said Carl Sagan. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle put these words in the mouth of his character, …

NASA releases dataset of global climate change predictions up to 2100

NASA has released a dataset setting out how rainfall and temperature patterns are likely to change in the coming decades. The data covers 21 climate …

Awesome photos of the US Army through history

From this inauspicious start, the US Army has gone on to become the strongest fighting force in the world.<p>The US Army is the largest of the branches on the United States Armed Forces, and it is responsible for land-based operations. Despite this, the Army still has access to some of the best …

Wells Fargo Conversations

Six moves to consider based on the opportunities and headwinds created by the new law.<p>Strategists at Wells Fargo Investment Institute provide their …

Finance

Mother, father, child: the best formula so far

No wonder there is little mutual respect.<p>There are many layers to a good debate, to prosecuting a good argument. The ancient Greek philosopher, …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> S&P downgraded Greece's credit rating on Wednesday to reflect the agency's view that in the absence of a deal between Greece and its creditors, the country will likely default within 12 months.<p><b>2.</b> South Korea cut its key interest rate to a historic low of 1.5% as the MERS outbreak threatens to …

Antarctic glaciers once thought stable, now thawing fast: study

The glaciers along a stretch of coast about 750 km (470 miles) long in the southern Antarctic peninsula<p>By: |<p>French Open final highlights: Simona …

Which Country Will Be First to Go Completely Underwater Due to Climate Change?

This country “could become the first state in history to be completely erased by the sea,” says Evan Puschak of the Seeker Network. It’s the planet’s …

Climate Change

The most mind-blowing things I learned in my first year at Harvard Business School

<i>"What's one thing you've learned at Harvard Business School that blew your mind?"</i><p>I've gotten countless variations of this question over the past year.<p>I can't tell you everything I've learned at HBS, and no book would have prepared me for the experience.<p>Instead, I'm going to give you a taste.<p>Some of …

Giant Solar Floating Farm Could Produce 8,000 Tons of Vegetables Annually

The world is less than 40 years away from a serious problem: producing enough food for 9 billion mouths. But with climate change cutting more than a …